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Action Item
DATE: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
TO: School Board Members
FROM: Jeff Eakins, Superintendent
Approve Agreement with the Florida State Fair Authority for High School Graduations (Chief of Staff)
High school graduations for 2018 will be held at the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall for 27 high schools, adult education, technical colleges, and career centers. Graduations are scheduled for May 17, 2018, through May 25, 2018. Rehearsals will be held on May 12,14,15,16,17, and 20, 2018. Back–up day is scheduled for May 26, 2018.
• Improve the high school graduation rate
Funds in the amount of $168,158.50 will be available in the Chief of Staff Division – Graduation Rental.  For tracking purposes, the project number specific to this agenda item is 5300.  As of August 18, 2017, the remaining balance less encumbrances for this line item equaled $185,000.
This contract will be reviewed and tracked annually to look for variations and cost saving measures for future graduation ceremonies. 
SUBMITTED BY:  Tanly Cabrera, Director of Administration
Gretchen Saunders   Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Chief Business Officer
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  Chief of Staff
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    C 6.06
Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20170919_819 (Board Meeting followed by Public Hearing) * Section C Item# 6.06