PROCLAMATION: VEHICLE MAINTENANCE STAFF MONTH
WHEREAS, the Vehicle Maintenance Staff are on the front lines providing safe and reliable district transportation to staff's and student's destinations everyday;
WHEREAS, the Vehicle Maintenance Staff begin their normal work schedule at 5:00 A.M. and end their day at 10:30 P.M., they put aside many personal wants and needs to meet the needs of the district;
WHEREAS, the Vehicle Maintenance Staff contribute to the school district's ability to meet its academic mission by providing reliable transportation allowing students to arrive at school and be ready to learn;
WHEREAS, the Vehicle Maintenance Staff continue to enhance their education through professional training provided by the district and on their own;
WHEREAS, the Vehicle Maintenance Staff have recognized the importance of putting together a strong team atmosphere where all have input in problem-solving, learn from their failures and share success;
NOW THEREFORE, in recognition of the Vehicle Maintenance Staff and their commitment and dedication to the children, community and staff, I, Dr. Roger Dearing, proclaim the month of June 2004 as Vehicle Maintenance Staff Month and call upon the Manatee County School Board and its employees to join with the School Support Division in celebration and support of accomplishments and commitment shown through their daily work ethic and high regard for the importance of their profession, as it relates to the mission of the district.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the School Board Chairman and Superintendent have hereunto subscribed their names on this 7th day of June, 2004
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Miller moved, with a second by Mrs. Harvey, to proclaim the month of June, 2004, as Vehicle Maintenance Staff Month in Manatee County Schools. Motion carried 4-0.
Mr. Miller moved, with a second by Mrs. Harvey, to approve the Consent Items as amended. Motion carried 4-0.
Approval of Purchase(s) Bids Under $100,000.00
Approval of Renewal (2) Invitation for Bid on Armored Car Services, MCSD No. 03-0022-KS.
Approved of Renewal (1) of Bid for Armored Car Services, to Dunbar Armored, Inc., Florida Registration No. 843622, for the period of June 8, 2004 through June 7, 2005, in an amount not to exceed $60,000.00. The estimated expenditure for these services will be funded equally from the Finance budget and Food Service budget. (Original Invitation for Bid approved on July 29, 2002.)
Approval of Purchase(s) of Business Recovery Services
Approved the Board waive bidding procedures and authorize the procurement of Business Recovery Services from IBM Corporation for the period of July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, in an amount not to exceed $25,356.00. The requested expenditure will be charged to the following Fiscal Year 2004-05 Budgeting Account: General Fund; Technology Information Services; Central Services; and Professional/Technical Services.
Approval of Contract with Bright House Networks LLC to Provide Data Communications Service
Approved of the three (3) year contract with Bright House Networks LLC, Florida Registration No. M02000002161, to provide Data Communications Service, in an amount not to exceed $60,168.00 annually. This contract will provide a 10-30Mb fiber optic connection from Bayshore High School, Manatee High School and Nolan Middle School to the School Support Center. The expenditures for these services are included in the Technology and Information Systems Budgetary account.
Approval of Contract Addendum with Bright House Networks LLC to Provide Data Communications Service
Approved of the three (3) year contract addendum with Bright House Networks LLC, Florida Registration No. M02000002161, to Provide Data Communications Service, in an amount not to exceed $57,000.00 annually. This addendum increases the fiber optic connection from 10Mbs to 70Mbs. The revised expenditures for these services are included in the Technology and Information Systems Budgetary Account.
Approval of Request for Quotation on Printing and Mass Mailing of Free and Reduced Lunch Applications, MCSD No. 04-0113-SS
Approved to ratify and approve of the Printing and Mass Mailing of Free and Reduced Lunch Applications, from Image One, Florida Registration No. P94000082386, in an amount not to exceed $30,000.00. The requested expenditure will be charged to the Food Service Budgetary Accounts.