June 20, 2013

posted Jul 15, 2013, 2:23 PM by Joel Parker

SLOCUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Regular Meeting

June 20, 2013

 

A Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District was 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.

 

1.     Call to Order – Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 551 – Meetin called to order at 7:15 PM.

A.    Establish Quorum

1)     Members Present -- Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

2)     Members Absent – Roger Jones, Brad Chapin, Daniel Bailey

3)     School Officials Present – Fred Fulton, Cliff Lasiter, Kim O’Dell

4)     Guest(s) Present – Kay Reed, Joel Parker

B.    Pledge

C.    Prayer – Steve Webb

2.      Recognition(s) – Mrs. Regina Hogan’s class was recipient of grant from Wal-Mart for 1500.00.

3.     Public Participation – None.

  1. Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting(s) – Motion by John Day seconded by Darren Farley to approve minutes of May 16, 2013 Regular meeting.

Voting:

Aye:  Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: Malon Reed

  1.  Reports and Recommendations

A.    Business Manager

1)     Budget – Motion by Steve Webb seconded by Malon Reed to approve Budget report.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

2)     Budget Amendments - Motion by John Day seconded by Darren Farley to transfer 175,000.00 from General Fund to Capital Projects Fund and to transfer 5,000.00 from Fund 11 to Fund 36.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

3)     Accounts Payable – Motion by Malon Reed seconded by Steve Webb to pay the bills.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

4)     Tax Collections – Motion by John Day seconded by Steve Webb to approve the Tax Report for May, 2013.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

5)     Investment Policy – Motion by John Day seconded by Malon Reed to adopt Investment Policy recommended by Superintendent.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

6)     2013-2014 Budget Draft – Received Information

B.    Superintendent

1)     Preliminary Student Assessment Report – Received Information

2)     Projected Enrollment – Received Information (projected to be 427 students)

3)     Cafeteria Account Debts – Received Information (debts are now under 5000.00)

  1. Replace Core Switch (Technology Infrastructure) -- Motion by John Day seconded by Malon Reed to authorize Superintendent to replace Core Switch in the Technology Infrastructure.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

  1. Audit Engagement Letter – Motion by Malon Reed seconded by Steve Webb to approve the Audit Engagement Letter.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

  1. Claims Administrative Service Agreement – Motion by Malon Reed seconded by John Day to adopt Claims Administrative Service Agreement.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

  1. TASB Policy Update 97 – Motion by Malon Reed seconded by Steve Webb to adopt TASB Policy Update 97.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

  1. Property Value Study Appeals Service – No information to date, no action taken.
  2. Instructional Materials Allotment – Motion by John Day seconded by Darren Farley to approve Instructional Materials Allotment agreement.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

  1. Fees for Meals – Motion by Steve Webb seconded by Malon Reed to approve new fees for meals.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

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

Entered Closed Session at 8:10 PM and exited Closed Session at 8:20 PM.  No votes were taken during closed session.

A.    Resignations – None.

B.    Employ Certified Personnel

Motion by John Day seconded by Steve Webb to employ Julie Neel as classroom teacher/coach and Sam Stanley as Agricultural Sciences teacher.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

C.    Employ Staff Personnel – None.

D.    Student Personnel Report – Received Information

E.    Staff Personnel Report – Received Information

F.    Student Transfer Request --Motion by Malon Reed seconded by John Day to approve Student Transfer Requests as recommended by Administration.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

G.    Rescind Approval of Student Transfer Request -- Motion by Darren Farley seconded by John Day to approve recommendation by Administration to Rescind Approval of Student Transfer Request.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None

14.  Future Agenda Items/Trustee Comments -- Land purchase and parking.

15.  Adjourn – Motion by Malon Reed seconded by John Day to adjourn.

Voting:

Aye:  Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, John Day

Nay:  None

Abstain: None 

 

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President – Malon Reed 

 

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Secretary – John Day

 

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