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Action Item
DATE: Tuesday, August 01, 2017
TO: School Board Members
FROM: Jeff Eakins, Superintendent
SUBJECT / RECOMMENDATIONS
Approve Lease Renewal with McDill Columbus Corporation for Classroom Space for Career Recruitment and Instruction in Basic English (CARIBE) Program for the 2017-2018 Term
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Since 2001, classroom space for the CARIBE Adult Education Program has been located at McDill Columbus Plaza, 2700 N. MacDill Avenue in Tampa.  The current lease term expires on July 31, 2017, the renewal lease will commence on August 1, 2017, and expire on July 31, 2018.  Classroom space for this term will consist of 2,400 square feet with an annual rent of $43,200.00 ($3.600 per month) with utilities and custodial services included.

The facility is used for approximately 400 adult learners enrolled through CARIBE for instruction in the English language serving recent refugees and political asylees.   The location has proven to be ideal for recruiting and retaining the targeted refugee population.
STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES
All Strategic Objectives
FINANCIAL IMPACT (Budgeted:  Yes)
Funds in the amount of $43,200.00 will be available in the 424-5900-360. For tracking purposes, the project number specific to this agenda item is 3321. As of Tuesday, August 01, 2017, the remaining balance less encumbrances for this line item equaled $104,400.00.
EVALUATION
SUBMITTED BY:  Lorraine Duffy Suarez, General Manager, Growth Management & Planning
Josalyn Michelle Loango, Director of Adult Education
Christopher Farkas   Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Chief Operating Officer
(813) 272-4004
  Chief of Staff
(813) 272-4986
    C 7.07
Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20170801_817 (Board Meeting followed by Public Hearing) * Section C Item# 7.07