November 19, 2012

posted Nov 20, 2012, 12:13 PM by Joel Parker   [ updated Jan 18, 2013, 7:32 AM ]

Board of Trustees

Slocum Independent School District

November 19, 2012

Regular Meeting

 

The Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District was held on November 19, 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 Maylon Reed.
    1. Establish Quorum

1.     Members Present – Maylon Reed, Brad Chapin, Roger Jones, Darren Farley, Steve Webb, John Day

2.     Members Absent – Daniel Bailey

    1. School Officials Present – Fred Fulton, Cliff Lasiter, Errin Deer, Kim O’Dell, Joel Parker.
    2. Guest(s) Present - None
    3. Pledge
    4. Prayer – John Day
  1. Recognitions – None
  2. Public Comments / Audience Participation - None.
  3. Approval of the Minutes of Previous Meeting(s).  Motion to approve board minutes from October 18, 2012 Regular Meeting by Brad Chapin seconded by Darren Farley.

Voting:

Aye:  Maylon Reed, Brad Chapin, Roger Jones, Darren Farley, Steve Webb, John Day

Nay:  None. 

Abstain: None.

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

1.     Budget Report – Received information.  Motion to approve Budget Report by Steve Webb seconded by  Roger Jones.

Voting:

Aye: Maylon Reed, Brad Chapin, Roger Jones, Darren Farley, Steve Webb, John Day

Nay:  None 

Abstain: None

2.     Budget Amendment(s).  – Two amendments:

a.     Transfer $25,000 out of Fund 199

b.    Add $12,000 to Fund 699 for lockers

Motion to adopt the amendments by John Day, seconded by Maylon Reed.

Voting:

Aye:  Maylon Reed, Brad Chapin, Roger Jones, Darren Farley, Steve Webb, John Day

Nay:  None  

Abstain: None

3.     Accounts Payable – Motion to pay the bills by Steve Webb, seconded by Brad Chapin.

Voting:

Aye:  Maylon Reed, Brad Chapin, Roger Jones, Darren Farley, Steve Webb, John Day

Nay:  None  

Abstain: None

4.     Tax Collection Report – Received information for month(s) of October.  Motion to approve the report(s) by John Day seconded by Maylon Reed.

Voting:

Aye:  Maylon Reed, Brad Chapin, Roger Jones, Darren Farley, Steve Webb, 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 – Received Information

2.     Legislative Session – Received information

3.     Kindergarten Readiness System – Received Information

  1. Security System – Joel Parker recommended PC Services in Crockett – Motion to award bid by PC Services in Crockett, Texas for a new security system for $24,586.24 by John Day seconded by Brad Chapin.

Voting:

Aye:  Maylon Reed, Brad Chapin, Roger Jones, Darren Farley, Steve Webb, John Day

Nay:  None  

Abstain: None

  1. Wireless System Upgrade – Funded by REAP grant costing about 12,000.  Motion by Brad Chapin seconded by Roger Jones to award CDW-G a bid of $11,998.75 for Wireless System Upgrade.

Voting:

Aye:  Maylon Reed, Brad Chapin, Roger Jones, Darren Farley, Steve Webb, John Day

Nay:  None  

Abstain: None

  1. FIRST Report – Public hearing at 7:43 PM.  No questions were presented. Received the report.
  2. FAST Report – Received information from the State Comptroller’s office showing the District rated at 3.5 stars out of 5.
  3. NCLB Highly Qualified Teacher Report – Received Information -  All of the District’s teachers achieved highly qualified status this year district wide.
  4. Safety Plan – Received information about a recent School Safety and Security Audit.  Motion to approve the report by John Day second by Steve Webb.

Voting:

Aye:  Maylon Reed, Brad Chapin, Roger Jones, Darren Farley, Steve Webb, John Day

Nay:  None  

Abstain: None

  1. TIPS/TAPS Cooperative Purchasing Agreement – Motion by Brad Chapin seconded by Roger Jones to join TIPS/TAPS purchasing cooperative at no cost to the District.

Voting:

Aye:  Maylon Reed, Brad Chapin, Roger Jones, Darren Farley, Steve Webb, John Day

Nay:  None  

Abstain: None

  1. Athletic Field Gates and Entrances – Two areas were recommended by superintendent to put up gates – At the rear of the main building by the baseball field and at the entrance to the new baseball field.  Received information
  2. Personnel – Executive session entered at 8:00 PM and exited at 8:15 PM (Authority – Texas Govt. Code 551.074, 551.075)
    1. Substitute Personnel – Received recommendation from superintendent to employ Mary Jackson (teacher), Francis Daniel (teacher and employee), and Andrew Becton (teacher).  Motion to do so by Maylon Reed seconded by Brad Chapin.

Voting:

Aye:  Maylon Reed, Brad Chapin, Roger Jones, Darren Farley, Steve Webb, John Day

Nay:  None  

Abstain: None

    1. Personnel Report – Student personnel, received information
    2. Review Transfer Policy – received information
  1. Future Agenda Items/Trustee Comments – None.
  2. Adjourn – Motion to adjourn by Maylon Reed, seconded by Brad Chapin.

Voting:

Aye:  Maylon Reed, Brad Chapin, Roger Jones, Darren Farley, Steve Webb, John Day

Nay:  None  

Abstain: None

 

 

 

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President - Malon Reed

 

 

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Secretary – John Day

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