November 21, 2013

posted Nov 25, 2013, 8:21 AM by Joel Parker   [ updated Dec 20, 2013, 7:45 AM ]

SLOCUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

5765 East State Highway 294

Elkhart, Texas 75839 

Regular Meeting Summary 

November 21, 2013 

A Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District was held November 21, 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

A.    A quorum was established

1)      Members Present: Malon Reed, John Day, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, Daniel Bailey, Roger Jones; Members Absent: Brad Chapin

2)      School Officials Present: Cliff Lasiter, Errin Deer, Kim O’Dell

3)      Guest(s) Present: None

B.     Pledges of Allegiance

C.     Invocation: Steve Webb

2.      PUBLIC COMMENT

There was no public comment.

3.      CONSENT AGENDA

It was moved by John Day and seconded by Steve Webb to approve the consent agenda consisting of:

A.    Approve Minutes:  Regular Meeting, October 17, 2013

B.     Approve Financial Reports for the Month

1)      Financial Status Report

2)      Budget Amendments – The addition of one account in Fund 199 for a Floral Design class in the Agriculture Department in the amount of 5000.00.

3)      Tax Collection Report

4)      Accounts Payable

Yeas: John Day, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, Daniel Bailey

Nays: None

Abstain: Malon Reed, Roger Jones

4.      REPORTS

A.    Principals’ Reports

1)      Student Accomplishments - Received Information

2)      Enrollment/Attendance - Received Information

3)      School Events/Calendar - Received Information

4)      Career Day - Received Information

B.     District Site-Based Committee Facilities Report – Received Information

C.     Facilities Upgrades – Received Information and held discussion concerning ongoing and needed repairs. 

5.      ACTION ITEMS

A.    Superintendent Evaluation Instrument – It was moved by John Day and seconded by Roger Jones to adopt the Draft B Superintendent Evaluation Instrument.  

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, John Day, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, Daniel Bailey

Nays: None 

B.     Student Drug Testing Policy - FNF (Local) – It was moved by Daniel Bailey and seconded by Darren Farley to adopt the proposed changes to Slocum ISD Policy FNF (Local) to include a Mandatory Drug-Testing Program for all students in grades 7-12 involved in school-sponsored extracurricular activities or parking a vehicle on school property.

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, John Day, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, Daniel Bailey

Nays: None 

6.      PERSONNEL

              No discussion needed.

A.    Students and Discipline of Students - None

B.     Students – Non Disciplinary Action - None

7.      DISCUSSION ITEMS

A.    Board Training – Received Information and discussed training to be held in the February 2014 meeting at 6 PM.

B.     Plans for Future Maintenance, Renovation and Construction – Received Information and held discussion.

8.      FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS/TRUSTEE COMMENTS –

                    There will be a Level 3 grievance at the next meeting.

9.      ADJOURN –

              It was moved by Daniel Bailey and seconded by Steve Webb to adjourn the meeting.

Yeas: Malon Reed, Roger Jones, John Day, Steve Webb, Darren Farley, Daniel Bailey

Nays: None 

 

                                                           

Malon Reed – President

 

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John Day - Secretary

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