Board of Directors agenda: Jan. 27-28, 2013

Official agenda of the

Florida High School Athletic Association
and Florida High School Athletic Association's Land Corporation
Board of Directors

Sunday & Monday, Jan. 27-28, 2013
Robert W. Hughes FHSAA Building
Gainesville, Florida

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013

A.            CALL TO ORDER – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

B.            ROLL CALL

C.            WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

D.            ADOPTION OF AGENDA

E.            OVERVIEW OF THE APPELLATE PROCESS

F.            APPEALS

1. Student Case A -- Gulliver Preparatory School (Pinecrest, Miami-Dade) ... 1:00 p.m. 

2. School Case B -- Coral Springs Christian Academy (Coral Springs, Broward) ... WITHDRAWN 

3. Student Case C -- Gulf Coast High School (Naples, Collier) ... 1:40 p.m. 

4. Student Case D -- Atlantic Community High School (Delray Beach, Palm Beach) ... 2:00 p.m. 

5. Student Case E -- Cape Coral High School (Cape Coral, Lee) ... 2:20 p.m. 

6. Student Case F -- Tampa Bay Christian Academy (Tampa, Hillsborough) ... 2:40 p.m. 

7. Student Case G -- Colonial High School (Orlando, Orange) ... 3:00 p.m. 

8. Student Case H -- Key West High School (Key West, Monroe) ... 3:20 p.m. 

G.            ADJOURNMENT

Monday, Jan. 28, 2013

9 a.m.            General business meeting (Conference Center)

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A G E N D A

Florida High School Athletic Association
Florida High School Athletic Association’s Land Corporation
Board of Directors

9 a.m., Monday, Jan. 28, 2013
Robert W. Hughes FHSAA Building 
Gainesville, Florida

A.          CALL TO ORDER – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

B.          ROLL CALL

C.          WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

D.          ADOPTION OF AGENDA

E.          APPROVAL OF MINUTES—Nov. 18-19, 2012, Board of Directors Meeting [Attachment E]

F.          SPECIAL RECOGNITION AND AWARDS - Bright House Sports Network

G.         ACTION ITEMS

            1.         Ratification of Appointment to the FHSAA Public Liaison Advisory Committee (PLAC) [Attachment pgs. 1-2] … Dearing

                        RECOMMENDED ACTION: The Executive Director recommends ratification of the appointment of Representative Daniel Davis by the Speaker of the House of Representatives to the PLAC.

            2.         Rural Division (1A) Team Sport Schools [Attachment pgs. 3-15] … Dearing

                        Utilizing a combination of the population density of the zip code area around member schools, median family income of those same areas--by zip code, the new REDI designations, and the old OTTED designations, there were 60 eligible schools that were surveyed to obtain interest in participating in the Rural Division.

                        RECOMMENDED ACTION: The Executive Director recommends approval of the continuation of Rural Division (1A) as a permanent part of the FHSAA Classification procedures.

            3.         Montverde Academy – Out-of-State Basketball Contest in Lexington, Kentucky [Attached pgs. 16-17] … Dearing

                        Montverde Academy is requesting permission for the Basketball team to travel to Lexington, Kentucky, to participate in a contest on Saturday, March 2, 2013, against Huntington Prep.  The school will remain within the 25 game limit and the students will miss no more than one day of school.

                         RECOMMENDED ACTION: The Executive Director recommends approval of Montverde Academy Basketball team traveling to Lexington, Kentucky, to participate in a contest on Saturday, March 2, 2013.

            4.         Agreement with Paragon Marketing Group [Attachment pgs. 18-30] … Dearing

                     Paragon Marketing Group is requesting the lengthening of seasons for up to two boys and two girls basketball teams from Florida in order to participate in the 2013 National High School Invitational (NHSI) basketball tournament to be held April 4-6, 2013.

                    RECOMMENDED ACTION: The Executive Director recommends approval of the agreement with the Paragon Marketing Group.

            5.         Report of Finance Committee … Johnson

                        a.         FHSAA Financial Statements for Period Ending December 31, 2012 [Attachment pgs. 31-35] … Robertson

                                   RECOMMENDED ACTION: The Executive Director recommends approval of the financial statements for the period ending December 31, 2012, as presented.

President will recess the general business meeting and convene the meeting of the FHSAA Land Corporation, Inc.

                        b.         FHSAA Land Corporation Revenue and Expenditure Statements for Period Ending December 31, 2012 [Attachment pgs. 36-37] … Robertson

                                    RECOMMENDED ACTION: The Executive Director recommends approval of Land Corporation revenue and expenditure statements for the period ending December 31, 2012, as presented.

                        c.         FHSAA Land Corporation – 2012-2013 Budget Amendment #2 [Attachment pgs. 38-39] … Robertson

                                   This budget amendment request amends the Land Corporation budget to reclassify expenditure categories on furniture/equipment, correct utilities estimates and recognize cost of new security system in new section of building.

                                   RECOMMENDED ACTION: The Executive Director recommends approval of the 2012-2013 Budget Amendment #2 as presented.

President will adjourn the meeting of the FHSAA Land Corporation, Inc., and reconvene the general business meeting.

             6.         Report of Operations Committee … West

                         a.         Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High School Boys Basketball Program [Attachment pgs. 40-43] … D. Thornton

                                    Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High School is requesting reconsideration of the final adjudication made in November 2011 by the Board against the Boys Basketball program as relating to the remaining fines.

                                     RECOMMENDED ACTION:The Executive Director recommends consideration of extending the timeline for payment of remaining fines.

                         b.         Mandatory Water Breaks for Girls Lacrosse [Attachment pgs. 44-45] … Ozuna

                                     The Athletic Directors Advisory Committee (ADAC) recommends mandatory water breaks for girls lacrosse.  The referee call an uncharged, one-minute timeout at a natural stoppage of play nearest to the half-way point of each half, coaches may meet with their players during this timeout, and the rule must be enforced in all games and levels up to and including the state series.

                                     RECOMMENDED ACTION: The Executive Director recommends approval of the mandatory water breaks for girls lacrosse as recommended by the ADAC.

H.         DISCUSSION ITEMS

             1.         Student Ticket Prices for District Level Softball and Baseball State Series Games [Attachment pgs. 46-47] … Robertson

             2.         Transgender Participation Policy [Attachment pgs. 48-50] … Dearing

I.         PRESENTATION

J.         REPORT OF LEGAL COUNSEL

K.        REPORT OF PRESIDENT

L.        REPORT OF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

M.       BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ COMMENTS/REQUESTS

N.        INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

 

            The following item(s) are provided for information and inclusion in the official minutes of the Board:

            1.  FHSAA Employee Retirement Plan Review [Attachment pgs. 51-52]

            2.  Results of Representative Assembly [Attachment pg. 53]

            3.  Leadership Council Minutes – September 30, 2012 & January 11, 2013 [Attachment pgs. 54-62]

O.        ADJOURNMENT

Scheduled Upcoming Meetings for the Board of Directors:

April 28-29, 2013
June 10-11, 2013