October 27, 2011 (Summary)

posted Oct 31, 2011, 6:48 AM by Joel Parker   [ updated Oct 31, 2011, 6:48 AM ]

Board of Trustees

Slocum Independent School District

October 27, 2011

Summary of Regular Meeting


The October meeting of the Slocum Independent School District Board of Trustees was held on October 27, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.


During the meeting the Board:

  • Recognized middle school students Makayla Bickerstaff, Tyler Neal, Brittney Lively and Michaela McCleod, who received the Gates Award for their achievements during the first six weeks.
  • Approved the monthly Business Manager’s Report
  • Conducted a public hearing on the Financial Integrity Reporting System of Texas report which awarded the district a rating of Superior Achievement for the ninth consecutive year.
  • Received the monthly Principals report which included the monthly District Calendar, a monthly Enrollment and Attendance Report. Additionally the accomplishments of the cross country athletes and junior high basketball teams were reported.
  • Received the Superintendent’s monthly report which included comments on funding litigation, future district finances, admission charges to athletic events and disposal of surplus vehicles. Copies of the District Communication Plan and Energy conservation plans were made available to trustees.
  • Received Highly Qualified Teacher Report.
  • Approved TASB Policy Update 91.
  • Received a draft of an updated Concussion Policy and Procedures.
  • Discussed selection of an Anderson County Appraisal District Board of Director representative.
  • Received information related to the reassignment of personnel and an employee stipend increase.
  • Received in closed session received a personnel report which included information concerning student transportation, a student disciplinary matter, and receipt of an employee grievance.


The next scheduled regular meeting of the SISD Board of Trustees is October 20, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.