WATCH LIVE: FHSAA Holds Board of Directors Meeting to Discuss High School Fall Sports in Florida

By  //  August 14, 2020

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Meeting begins 10 a.m. ET

The Florida High School Athletic Association will reveal their plans for the fall sports season for high school sports in Florida on Friday in Gainesville.

GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA – The Florida High School Athletic Association will reveal their plans for the fall sports season for high school sports in Florida on Friday in Gainesville.

The meeting will be held by the Board of Directors, where they will discuss their options and decide how to move forward with the fall sports season, including football.

The meeting begins at 10 a.m.

Coverage of the meeting can be seen on Space Coast Daily TV.

MEETING AGENDA

A.  CALL TO ORDER – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

B.  ROLL CALL

C.  RATIFICATION OF APPOINTMENT to the FHSAA Board of Directors by the Commissioner of Education … Tomyn

RECOMMENDED ACTION: The Executive Director recommends ratification of the appointment by the Commissioner of Education of Mr. Ben Hanks, Miami, Citizen-at-large, representing Section 3 & 4, effective August 12, 2020.

D.  ADOPTION OF AGENDA

E.  PUBLIC COMMENT

F.  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REPORT… Tomyn

July 23, 2020 Motion moved to temporarily postpone the start of all Fall sports until August 24th, allowing established summer policy to continue until that time and directing the Executive Director to work with SMAC and FHSAA Advisory Committees to prepare a recommendation for the start of Fall sports at an in-person meeting of the Board of Director’s between August 10th and August 17th.

Motion by Mr. Dodd   Seconded by Mrs. Patricca

The question was called

Upon Vote: Motion carried 11-4
(Opposed: Johns, McDaniel, Finlayson and Moore)

G.  ACTION ITEMS

1.     Current Plan – Postpone Fall Sports until August 24, 2020 [See pgs. 1-9]… Tomyn

RECOMMENDED ACTION: The Executive Director recommends approval of the plan to begin Fall Sports on August 24th as presented.

2.     SMAC Covid-19 Waiver [See pgs. 10-12]… Tomyn

3.     Agenda Item [See pgs. 13-14]… Finlayson

RECOMMENDED ACTION: The Executive Director recommends approval of this policy as presented.

H.  SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS

  • Advisory Committee discussion topics and agenda [See pgs. 15-16]… Tomyn
  • Option 1 [See pgs. 2-9]… Tomyn/Harrison
  • Option 3A [See pgs. 17-38]… Tomyn/Harrison
  • Option 3B [See pg. 39]… Harrison
  • Supporting Documentation

1. SMAC/FHSAA Considerations [See pgs. 40-59]… Harrison
2. SMAC Report [See pgs, 60-69]

I.  NEW BUSINESS

J.  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR COMMENTS

K.  PRESENTATION (Recognize Departing 2019-2020 Board President)

L.  BOD COMMENTS

M.  ADJOURNMENT

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