|DATE:||Tuesday, June 13, 2017|
|TO:||School Board Members|
|FROM:||Jeff Eakins, Superintendent|
|SUBJECT / RECOMMENDATIONS|
|Approve Letter of Engagement with HBEC Group Inc. for Continuation of Professional Services Related to State Budget Financial Analysis and Government Relations (Government Relations)|
|Since 2007, Hillsborough County Public Schools has maintained a professional services agreement with HBEC Group Inc. for the services of Dr. James Hamilton. In order to facilitate our proactive budgeting process, Dr. Hamilton tracks, analyzes, and reports on Florida Revenue Estimating conferences. These revenue conferences shape the state budget and analysis of this information is an integral part of our budget planning.
Additional services provided include, but are not limited to:
|All Strategic Objectives|
|FINANCIAL IMPACT (Budgeted: Yes)|
HBEC Group Inc.'s compensation will remain at $60,000 per year to be paid in monthly installments of $5,000 per month for 24 months. Service under this agreement is provided July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2019.
Either party may cancel this agreement with a 30-day written notice. As per this agreement, HBEC Group Inc. will be responsible for all customary travel expenses including housing, gasoline, airline transportation, rental car, parking, and meals associated with the services provided to the district.
|SUBMITTED BY: Connie Milito, Chief Government Relations Officer|
|Gretchen Saunders||Dr. Alberto Vázquez|
|Chief Business Officer
|Chief of Staff
|Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20170613_814 (Board Meeting) * Section C Item# 6.30|