June 20, 2013

posted Jun 17, 2013, 11:03 AM by Joel Parker

SLOCUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

5765 East State Highway 294

Elkhart, Texas 75839

Telephone 903.478.3624     Facsimile 903.478.3030

 

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING

June 20, 2013

 

Notice is hereby given that on June 20, 2013; the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District will hold a Regular meeting at 7:00 pm in the Board Room of the Slocum Independent School District, 5765 E. State Hwy 294, Elkhart, Texas.   The subjects to be discussed will be listed on the agenda which shall be posted 72 hours prior to the meeting.

 

If, during the course of the meeting covered by this Notice, the Board should determine that a closed or executive meeting or session of the Board is required, then such closed or executive meeting or session as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Section 551.001 et seq., will be held by the School Board at the date, hour, and place given in this Notice or as soon after commencement of the meeting covered by this Notice as the Board may conveniently meet in such closed or executive meeting or session concerning any and all purposes permitted by the Act, including, but not limited to the following sections and purposes:

 

Texas Government Code Section:

551.071             Private consultation with the board’s attorney

551.072             Discussing purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property

551.073             Discussing negotiated contracts for prospective gifts or donations

551.074             Discussing personnel or to hear complaints against personnel to ask questions

551.075             To confer with employees of the school district to receive information or to ask questions

551.076             Considering the deployment, specific occasions for, or implementation of, security personnel or devices

551.082             Considering discipline of a public school child, or complaint or charge against personnel

551.083             Considering the standards, guidelines, terms or conditions the board will follow, or will instruct its representatives to follow, in consultation with representatives of employee groups

551.084             Excluding witnesses from a hearing

 

Should any final action, final decision, or final vote be required in the opinion of the Board with regard to any matter considered in such closed or executive meeting or session, then the final action, final decision, or final vote shall be either:

 

(a)   in the open meeting covered by the Notice upon the reconvening of the public meeting; or

(b)   at a subsequent public meeting of the Board upon notice thereof; as the Board shall determine.

 

Prior to 7:00 p.m. June 17, 2013 this Notice was posted on the district website (www.slocumisd.org), the bulletin board located in the administrative suite of the school, and at a location adjacent to the front door of the school which is visible to the public 24 hours a day.

 

                                                           

For the Slocum ISD Board of Trustees

Fred Fulton, Superintendent


SLOCUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

5765 East State Highway 294      Elkhart, Texas 75839

Tel 903.478.3624     Fax 903.478.3624

 

Regular Meeting Agenda Comments  

June 20, 2013

 

A Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District will be held June 20, 2013 at 7:00 pm in the Board Room of the Slocum Independent School District, 5765 E. State Hwy 294, Elkhart, Texas.

Agenda items do not have to be taken in the order shown on this meeting notice.

The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are as follows:

1.     Call to order – Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 551

A.    Establish Quorum

1)     Members Present

2)     Members Absent

3)     School Officials Present

4)     Guest(s) Present

B.    Pledge

C.    Prayer

Comments/Recommendations: None

  1. Recognition(s)

Comments/Recommendations: None

  1. Public Participation

Comments/Recommendations: None

  1. Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting(s)

Comments/Recommendations: None

  1.  Reports and Recommendations

A.    Business Manager

1)     Budget

2)     Budget Amendments

3)     Accounts Payable

4)     Tax Collections

5)     Investment Policy

6)     2013-2014 Budget Draft

 Comments/Recommendations: None

B.    Superintendent

1)     Preliminary Student Assessment Report

2)     Projected Enrollment

3)     Cafeteria Account Debts

Comments/Recommendations: Information will be provided during the meeting.

  1. Replace Core Switch (Technology Infrastructure)

 Comments/Recommendations: Estimated cost will be $50,000. This is the center piece of the technology infrastructure. Additional information will be provided. 

  1. Audit Engagement Letter

Comments/Recommendations: Copy included in the packet.

  1. Claims Administrative Service Agreement

Comments/Recommendations: Proposal included in the packet.

  1. TASB Policy Update 97

Comments/Recommendations: Vantage Points included in the packet.

  1. Property Value Study Appeals Service

Comments/Recommendations: Information has not been received as of this date. Recommend approval of the agreement upon receipt

  1. Instructional Materials Allotment

Comments/Recommendations: Copy of agreement included in packet. Recommend approval.

 

  1. Fees for Meals

Comments/Recommendations: Copy of proposed fees required to be in compliance with federal regulations. included in the packet. Recommend approval.

 

If during the course of the meeting, discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in closed meeting, the board will conduct a closed meeting in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Government Code Chapter 551, Subchapters D and E. Before any closed meeting is convened, the presiding officer will publicly identify the section or sections of the Acts authorizing the closed meeting. All final votes, actions, or decisions will be taken in open meeting.

  1. Personnel-Closed Session (Authority-Texas Govt. Code 551.074/551.082)

(Comments/Recommendations follow each item for #11)

A.    Resignations

·         None as of this date.

B.    Employ Certified Personnel

·         Teacher/Coach

·         Agriculture Science Teacher

C.    Employ Staff Personnel

·         No current vacancies.

D.    Student Personnel Report

·         Information will be provided.

E.    Staff Personnel Report

·         Information will be provided.

F.    Student Transfer Request

·         Information will be provided.

G.    Rescind Approval of Student Transfer Request

·         Information will be provided.

  1. Future Agenda Items/Trustee Comments

Comments/Recommendations: None

  1. Adjourn

 

This notice was posted in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act prior to 7:00 p.m. on June 17, 2013.

 

                                                           

For the Slocum ISD Board of Trustees

Fred Fulton, Superintendent

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