Board members present: Harry G. Kinnan, Chairman; Karen Carpenter, Vice-Chair; Julie B. Aranibar, Robert C. Gause, and Barbara A. Harvey. Also present: Tim McGonegal, Superintendent; Scott Martin, Assistant Superintendent for District Support Services; and Michael Boyer, Chief Financial Officer.
3. Call to Order
Chairman Kinnan called the meeting to order at 4:00 p.m.
4. Pledge of Allegiance
Chairman Kinnan led in the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.
5. Moment of Silence
Chairman Kinnan requested the observance of a moment of silence.
6. Consolidation Study for School Support Center and Professional Support Center
Attachment: Consolidation Study Overview SchenkelShultz 050712.pdf
Chairman Kinnan stated that the Chair found good cause to amend the agenda to include all items listed under Agenda Amendments on the May 7, 2012 Agenda, updated May 4, 2012 and posted to the district website, http://www.manateeschools.net/.
Chairman Kinnan described the purpose of Board Workshops.
Superintendent McGonegal introduced this topic to the Board. He invited Ken Dean, architect from SchenkelSchultz Architects, to present the results of a consolidation study that was performed by his company to the Board.
The Board asked questions of Mr. Dean and the Superintendent during the presentation.
Ms. Carpenter asked for information about the current utilization of the training labs on the fourth floor of the SSC (School Support Center).
The Board requested a summary document that reflects the results of the employee survey that was conducted in preparation for this presentation.
Mrs. Harvey requested a presentation about what each department is going to look like over the next five years, which would assist in determining space requirements. The Board agreed with this request.
Superintendent McGonegal asked Jane Dreger, Director of Construction Services, to prepare the five-year report as requested by the Board.
Chairman Kinnan thanked Mr. Dean for preparing and presenting this information to the Board.
Chairman Kinnan recessed the meeting at 4:57 p.m. and reconvened the meeting at 5:03 p.m.
7. 5-Year Capital Plan
Attachment: Memo to Board re Workshop May 7, 2012.pdf
Superintendent McGonegal introduced this item to the Board. He reviewed information about the five-year capital plan. He invited Jane Dreger, Director of Construction Services, and Todd Henson, Director of Maintenance and Operations, to review this information for the Board.
Mr. Henson reviewed repairs and maintenance that need to be made to facilities throughout the district. He noted that the list will need to be prioritized to meet a $3,000,000 budget limitation.
The Board asked questions of Mr. Henson and the Superintendent during his presentation.
Chairman Kinnan thanked Ms. Dreger and Mr. Henson for providing this information to the Board.
Prior to adjournment, Chairman Kinnan invited members of the community who were in attendance to comment on the budget discussion that took place earlier.
There being no further business to come before the Board, Chairman Kinnan adjourned the meeting at 5:52 p.m.
Tim McGonegal, Ex Officio Secretary
and Superintendent of Schools
Harry G. Kinnan