December 20, 2012

posted Dec 21, 2012, 9:19 AM by Joel Parker   [ updated Jan 18, 2013, 7:31 AM ]

Board of Trustees

Slocum Independent School District

December 20, 2012

Regular Meeting

 

The Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District was held on December 20, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Slocum Independent School District at 5765 E. State Hwy 294, Elkhart, Texas.

 

  1. Open Meeting – Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Gov’t Code Chapter 551. Called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Malon Reed.
    1. Establish Quorum

1.     Members Present – Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Daniel Bailey, Steve Webb, John Day

2.     Members Absent – Darren Farley, Brad Chapin

    1. School Officials Present – Fred Fulton, Cliff Lasiter, Errin Deer, Kim O’Dell.
    2. Guest(s) Present – Tamara Harriman, Tammy Smith, Shawna Brown, Austin Brown, Kristin Luce, Clay Luce, Alex Moldenado, Carmen Cubias, Gary Johnson, Kay Reed.
    3. Pledges
    4. Prayer – John Day
  1. Recognitions – Gates awards were recognized for the previous six-weeks period.
  2. Public Comments / Audience Participation - None.
  3. Approval of the Minutes of Previous Meeting(s).  Motion to approve board minutes from November 19, 2012 Regular Meeting by Steve Webb seconded by Roger Jones.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Steve Webb, John Day

Nay:  None. 

Abstain: Daniel Bailey

  1. Area Reports and Recommendations –
    1. Business Manager Report

1.     Budget Report – Received information.  Motion to approve Budget Report by John Day seconded by Steve Webb.

Voting:

Aye: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Steve Webb, Daniel Bailey, John Day

Nay:  None 

Abstain: None

a.     Budget Amendment(s). None

2.     Accounts Payable – Motion to pay the bills by Malon Reed, seconded by Daniel Bailey.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Steve Webb, Daniel Bailey, John Day

Nay:  None  

Abstain: None

3.     Tax Collection Report – Received information for month(s) of November.  Motion to approve the report(s) by Roger Jones seconded by Malon Reed.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Steve Webb, Daniel Bailey, John Day

Nay:  None  

Abstain: None

4.      Resolution to Commit a Portion of the General Fund Unassigned Balance.

Motion by Daniel Bailey seconded by Steve Webb for a resolution to designate from the General Fund unassigned balance an additional $500,000.00 for capital expenditures.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Steve Webb, Daniel Bailey, John Day

Nay:  None  

Abstain: None

 

    1. Principal(s) Report

1.     Enrollment and Attendance – Received information.

2.     Calendar - Received information.

3.     Student Accomplishments – Received information.

    1. Superintendent Report

1.     Board Training Report – Received Information

2.     Legislative Session Information on the 12-10 meeting – Received information.

3.     Superintendent’s Evaluation – Received information packets with evaluation form, Superintendent goals, and a copy of the AIS report.

4.     Summer Food Service Program – Received Information.

5.     Security Update – Received information.

  1. Audit Report – Received information with no findings in the Audit Report.
  2. Election of Officers – Motion by Daniel Bailey seconded by Steve Webb that the Slocum ISD Board of Trustees keep the same officers from 2012.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Steve Webb, Daniel Bailey, John Day

Nay:  None  

Abstain: None

 

  1. College Program Regulations – Received information.
  2. Food Service Processing – Motion by Steve Webb seconded by Malon Reed to authorize the District to participate in Region 7’s food processing program for one year.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Steve Webb, Daniel Bailey, John Day

Nay:  None  

Abstain: None

 

  1. Bus Purchase – Received information.
  2. Personnel – Executive session entered at 8:18 PM and exited at 8:46 PM (Authority – Texas Govt. Code 551.074, 551.075)
    1. Substitute Personnel – No action.
    2. Personnel Report – Student personnel, received information regarding anticipated staffing needs for the second semester and next school year.
    3. Student Transfer Request – Received information. Motion to accept the superintendent’s recommendations on transfers by John Day seconded by Roger Jones.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Steve Webb, Daniel Bailey, John Day

Nay:  None  

Abstain: None

 

  1. Future Agenda Items/Trustee Comments – None.
  2. Adjourn – Motion to adjourn by Steve Webb, seconded by Daniel Bailey.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Steve Webb, Daniel Bailey, John Day

Nay:  None  

Abstain: None

 

 

 

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President - Malon Reed

 

 

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Secretary – John Day

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