September 20, 2012

posted Sep 17, 2012, 11:59 AM by Joel Parker



5765 East State Highway 294      Elkhart, Texas 75839

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Regular Meeting Agenda  

September 20, 2012


A Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District will be held on September 20, 2012 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

  1. Recognitions
  2. Public Participation
  3. Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting(s)
  4. Area Reports and Recommendations

A.    Business Manager

1)     Budget

2)     Budget Amendments

3)     Accounts Payable

4)     Tax Collections

5)     Activity Accounts

B.    Principals

      1)    Enrollment/Attendance

       2)   Calendar

        3)   Student Accomplishments

C.    Superintendent

1)     Audit Letter

2)     New Board Member Training

  1. Budget Hearing
  2. Tax Rate Hearing
  3. Adopt Budget
  4. Adopt Tax Rate
  5. One-On-Technology Initiative

·         Regulation addressing cost of replacement of damaged devices.

·         Consider approval of purchase of additional devices with new grant funds.

·         Update on implementation in grades 9-12.

  1. Waste Water Disposal System Bid
  2. Replacement of Air Conditioners
  3. Transfer Report
  4. Teaching Load Report
  5. District Vehicle Report
  6. Cancel November Election

If during the course of the meeting, discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in closed meeting, the board will conduct an Executive Session 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 session of the meeting.


17.  Personnel-Executive Session ( Authority-Texas Govt. Code 551.074, 551.075)

A.    Employee Resignations

B.    Employ Faculty Personnel

C.    Employ Staff Personnel

D.    Employ Substitute Personnel

E.    Student Transfer Requests

F.    Personnel Report

       Return to Open Session

  1. Future Agenda Items/Trustee Comments
  2. Adjourn


This notice was posted in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act prior to 7:00 p.m. on September 17, 2012.



For the Slocum ISD Board of Trustees

Fred Fulton, Superintendent