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Action Item
DATE: Tuesday, August 01, 2017
TO: School Board Members
FROM: Jeff Eakins, Superintendent
SUBJECT / RECOMMENDATIONS
Approve Renewal of Agreement with Charter Communications Operating, LLC (Formerly Bright House Networks) to Televise Athletic Contests for the 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 School Years (Educational Access, Opportunity, and Alternatives)
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
We request approval of the renewal of the original Television License Agreement, agenda item A 1.03, approved by The School Board of Hillsborough County, Florida (HCPS) on September 4, 2008, and agenda item A6.04 approved October 13, 2014.  Charter Communications Operating, LLC, (formerly Bright House Networks) will pay HCPS a total of $49,000 over the life of the contract in exchange for televising HCPS athletic contests.

The first payment from Charter Communications Operating, LLC, due on September 1, 2017, will be $24,000, followed by $25,000 on September 1, 2018.  In addition, Charter Communications Operating, LLC, will pay $500 per game to each home team school for each game televised on the Spectrum Sports cable channel.  This contract will end on June 30, 2019.
STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES
• Improve the high school graduation rate • Provide a student-centered learning environment that engages every child • Engage and communicate with families and stakeholders • Establish a strong foundation of financial stewardship
FINANCIAL IMPACT (Budgeted:  Yes)
Charter Communications Operating, LLC, will pay HCPS a total of $49,000 over a two-year period.
EVALUATION
The effectiveness of this agreement will be evaluated by the Director of Athletics and staff.
SUBMITTED BY:  Lanness G. Robinson, Director, Athletics Department
Wynne A. Tye, Assistant Superintendent, Educational Access, Opportunity, and Alternatives
Gretchen Saunders   Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Chief Business Officer
(813) 272-4270
  Chief of Staff
(813) 272-4986
    C 6.11
Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20170801_817 (Board Meeting followed by Public Hearing) * Section C Item# 6.11