Student Advisory Council - September 15, 2020

  1. Agenda

City of Titusville

STUDENT ADVISORY COUNCIL

Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 4:00 p.m.

Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 555 S. Washington Avenue, Titusville, FL  32796

 

MEETING AGENDA

 

Any person who decides to appeal any decision of the Student Advisory Council with respect to any matter considered at this meeting will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose, may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings be made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. The City desires to accommodate persons with disabilities. Accordingly, any physically handicapped persons, pursuant to Chamber 286.26 Florida Statutes, should, at least 48 hours prior to the meeting, submit a written request to the chairpersons that the physically handicapped person desires to attend the meeting.

 

The Student Advisory Council meeting may be conducted by utilizing communications media technology (CMT), as provided in section 120.54(5)(b)2, Florida Statutes without having a quorum of the Student Advisory Council physically present in the Council Chambers. In order to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and to comply with all local, state, and federal laws and guidelines regarding social distancing and social gatherings, designated seating shall be provided for the public within City Hall. Individual speakers shall, when directed to do so, be given the opportunity to speak on agenda items at City Hall during the meeting in accordance with City of Titusville Resolution No. 16-2020. Signs held by speakers are permissible, but no tripods, easels, props or other demonstrative aids shall be brought into City Hall. As an additional method for public participation the public may submit written comments, via email to Caitlin.Rodriguez@Titusville.com or by regular mail to the Student Advisory Council's attention at City Hall, 555 S. Washington Ave, Titusville, FL 32796. Written comments must be received by 2:00 p.m. prior to the start of the meeting and include the senders name, address and the subject line must specify the agenda item being addressed. All comments will be disseminated to the Student Advisory Council members and made a part of the public record prior to any action being taken. 

 

I.    CALL TO ORDER - Co-Chairperson Taylor Batson (Astronaut High)

II.    DETERMINATION OF A QUORUM 

Presentation by City Attorney’s Office - State’s Sunshine Laws (Open meeting laws) and Robert’s Rules of Order (Guidelines for conducting public meetings).  

III.    COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC PRESENT

IV.    APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Approve the minutes of the regular Student Advisory Council (SAC) meeting of March 10, 2020 (Prior to COVID-19 pandemic). 

V.    NEW BUSINESS 

A.    Welcome 2020-2021 Student Advisory Council (SAC)! – Member introductions. Also, meet the School Advisors, City Staff Liaison, and others. 

B.    Orientation Packet – Review prior to 1st meeting. Take opportunity to ask questions on packet contents and important enclosures, which we will briefly review at this meeting. 

C.    Council Budget – Two pages provided in agenda packet reflect available funding for SAC project/account nos. GFCC01 and GFCC04. 

D.    2020/2021 Goals/Recommendations – Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic and public school quarantine that began on March 13, 2020, goals for the 2020/2021 Student Advisory Council were never formalized by the 2019/2020 SAC. At this meeting, the SAC should discuss or formalize 2-4 goals (projects) for the 2020/2021 term, but considering you and your peers’ health and safety during the pandemic. 

VI.    OLD BUSINESS 

VII.    MEMBER REPORTS – Student Advisory Council (SAC) Members may individually share info they feel may benefit other SAC members, the community, etc. 

VIII.    STAFF LIAISON REPORT

A.    Action items: None

B.    Informational Items:

1.    Agendas & Delivery Methods – Following this first meeting on September 15th, the monthly SAC meeting agenda will be emailed to you at least five (5) calendar days prior to each meeting; however, the City liaison sometimes has trouble with emails being undeliverable. Please note: It is SAC Members’ responsibility to get the agenda and review it prior to your meetings.  

Another option - pick-up hardcopy from City Hall: Visit the Information Desk on the first floor of City Hall and ask for a hardcopy of the SAC agenda packet. 

A hardcopy of your Council’s agendas will be available at your meetings.

Reminder (under normal conditions and no pandemic) your Council’s regular meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month at 4PM, from August through April, at Titusville City Hall. 

Special meetings may be scheduled as necessary. (City of Titusville Resolution 1-2017).

IX.    ADJOURNMENT