January 17, 2013

posted Jan 22, 2013, 8:06 AM by Joel Parker   [ updated Feb 14, 2013, 12:27 PM ]

Board of Trustees

Slocum Independent School District

January 17, 2013

Regular Meeting

 

The Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District was held on January 17, 2013 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, Darren Farley, Brad Chapin, John Day

2.     Members Absent – Steve Webb

    1. School Officials Present – Fred Fulton, Errin Deer, Cliff Lasiter, Kim O’Dell.
    2. Guest(s) Present – Kay Reed
    3. Pledges
    4. Prayer – Cliff Lasiter
  1. Recognitions – Board Appreciation mementos presented by Errin Deer and Fred Fulton.
  2. Public Comments / Audience Participation - None.
  3. Approval of the Minutes of Previous Meeting(s).  Motion to approve board minutes from December 20, 2012 Regular Meeting by Roger Jones seconded by Daniel Bailey

Voting:

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

Nay:  None. 

Abstain: Darren Farley, Brad Chapin

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

1.     Budget Report – Received information.  Motion to approve Budget Report by John Day seconded by Roger Jones

Voting:

Aye: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Daniel Bailey, Darren Farley, Brad Chapin, John Day

Nay:  None 

Abstain: None

2.     Budget Amendment(s). None

3.     Accounts Payable – Motion to pay the bills by Brad Chapin, seconded by Daniel Bailey.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Daniel Bailey, Darren Farley, Brad Chapin, John Day

Nay:  None  

Abstain: None

4.     Tax Collection Report – Received information for month(s) of December.  Motion to approve the report(s) by John Day seconded by Brad Chapin.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Daniel Bailey, Darren Farley, Brad Chapin, 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 – Received information.

3.     Locker Purchase – Received information. Motion by John Day seconded by Brad Chapin to approve additional locker purchase.

Voting:

Aye: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Daniel Bailey, Darren Farley, Brad Chapin, John Day

Nay:  None 

Abstain: None

 

  1. Resolution Suspending Implementation of EOC Test 15% Requirement. Motion by Malon Reed seconded by  Roger Jones to adopt resolution suspending implementation of EOC Test 15% requirement.

Voting:

Aye: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Daniel Bailey, Darren Farley, Brad Chapin, John Day

Nay:  None 

Abstain: None

 

  1. Consider Purchase of a School Bus. Motion by Brad Chapin seconded by Daniel Bailey to purchase a school bus.

Voting:

Aye: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Daniel Bailey, Darren Farley, Brad Chapin, John Day

Nay:  None 

Abstain: None

 

  1. District and School Improvement  Plans – Received information

 

  1. Technology Insurance – Received information

 

  1. Purchase of Property – Executive session entered at 8:23 PM and exited at 9:25 PM (Authority-Texas Govt. Code 551.072). Motion by Malon Reed seconded by Brad Chapin to authorize the Superintendent to negotiate purchase of land adjacent to athletic complex.

Voting:

Aye: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Daniel Bailey, Darren Farley, Brad Chapin, John Day

Nay:  None 

Abstain: None

          11.   Safety Plan (Authority-Texas Govt. Code 551.076) Received information

  1. Personnel – Executive session (Authority – Texas Govt. Code 551.074, 551.075)
    1. Substitute Personnel – Motion by Darren Farley seconded by Daniel Bailey to authorize Superintendent to advertise for a part time employee to support the technology program.

Voting:

Aye: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Daniel Bailey, Darren Farley, Brad Chapin, John Day

Nay:  None 

Abstain: None

 

    1. Resignations – none
    2. Personnel Report – Received information concerning long term employee injury/illness.
    3. Superintendent’s Evaluation - completed
    4. Superintendent’s Contract – not considered

 

  1. Future Agenda Items/Trustee Comments – None.
  2.  Adjourn – Motion to adjourn by John Day seconded by Daniel Bailey.

Voting:

Aye: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Daniel Bailey, Darren Farley, Brad Chapin, John Day

Nay:  None 

Abstain: None

 

 

 

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President - Malon Reed

 

 

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Secretary – John Day

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