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August 22, 2013

posted Aug 19, 2013, 12:18 PM by Joel Parker   [ updated Sep 25, 2013, 7:43 AM ]

A Public Hearing Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District was held August 22, 2013 at 6:50 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.      Establish Quorum – Board President, Malon Reed, announced that a quorum was present and that the meeting was duly called.

1)     Members Present – Malon Reed, Roger Jones, Daniel Bailey, Darren Farley, Steve Webb, John Day

2)     Absent – Brad Chapin

3)     School Officials Present – Cliff Lasiter, Errin Deer, Mark Leuschner, Kim O’Dell

4)     Guest(s) Present – Kay Reed

B.      Pledges of Allegiance

C.      Invocation – John Day 

2.     PUBLIC MEETING FOR DISCUSSION

A.      Proposed Budget for 2013-2014 School Year – The budget that was presented in the July, 2013 meeting was proposed for consideration.

B.      Proposed Tax Rate for 2013-2014 School Year – The tax rate of 1.04 per cent was proposed for consideration. 

3.     ADJOURN

It was moved by Steve Webb and seconded by Roger Jones to adjourn the meeting.

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

              Nays: None

July 29, 2013

posted Jul 26, 2013, 3:27 PM by Joel Parker   [ updated Jul 30, 2013, 11:45 AM ]

SLOCUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

5765 East State Highway 294

Elkhart, Texas 75839

 

Special Meeting Summary 

July 29, 2013

 

A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District was held on July 29, 2013, at 7:00 PM in the Board Room of the Slocum Independent School District, located at 5765 E. State Hwy 294, Elkhart, Texas.

 

The Board took the following actions:

·         Approved the 2012 Property Value Study – Final Certification

·         Approved Faculty Salary Scale and Stipends for 2013-2014 School Year

·         Approved Staff Salaries for 2013-2014 School Year

·         Approved updates to Policies DIA (Local), FB (Local), FFH (Local) and FFC (Local)

·         Approved endorsement of Dr. Carolyn Booker for TASB Region VII Director

·         Approved employment of Francis Daniel as Cafeteria Manager

 

The next meeting of the SISD Board of Trustees is August 22, 2013, at 7:00 PM.

 

March 4, 2013

posted Feb 27, 2013, 7:39 AM by Joel Parker

SLOCUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

5765 East State Highway 294

Elkhart, Texas 75839

Telephone 903.478.3624     Facsimile 903.478.3030

 

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

 

Notice is hereby given that on March 4, 2013; the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District will hold a Special Called meeting at 7:00 pm in the Board Room of the Slocum Independent School District, 5765 E. State Hwy 294, Elkhart, Texas.   The subjects to be discussed will be listed on the agenda which shall be posted 72 hours prior to the meeting.

 If, during the course of the meeting covered by this Notice, the Board should determine that a closed or executive meeting or session of the Board is required, then such closed or executive meeting or session as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Section 551.001 et seq., will be held by the School Board at the date, hour, and place given in this Notice or as soon after commencement of the meeting covered by this Notice as the Board may conveniently meet in such closed or executive meeting or session concerning any and all purposes permitted by the Act, including, but not limited to the following sections and purposes:

 

Texas Government Code Section:

551.071             Private consultation with the board’s attorney

551.072             Discussing purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property

551.073             Discussing negotiated contracts for prospective gifts or donations

551.074             Discussing personnel or to hear complaints against personnel to ask questions

551.075             To confer with employees of the school district to receive information or to ask questions

551.076             Considering the deployment, specific occasions for, or implementation of, security personnel or devices

551.082             Considering discipline of a public school child, or complaint or charge against personnel

551.083             Considering the standards, guidelines, terms or conditions the board will follow, or will instruct its representatives to follow, in consultation with representatives of employee groups

551.084             Excluding witnesses from a hearing

 

Should any final action, final decision, or final vote be required in the opinion of the Board with regard to any matter considered in such closed or executive meeting or session, then the final action, final decision, or final vote shall be either:

 

(a)   in the open meeting covered by the Notice upon the reconvening of the public meeting; or

(b)   at a subsequent public meeting of the Board upon notice thereof; as the Board shall determine.

 

Prior to 7:00 p.m. March 1, 2013, this Notice was posted on the district website (www.slocumisd.org), the bulletin board located in the administrative suite of the school, and at a location adjacent to the front door of the school which is visible to the public 24 hours a day.

 

                                                           

For the Slocum ISD Board of Trustees

Fred Fulton, Superintendent


SLOCUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

5765 East State Highway 294      Elkhart, Texas 75839

Tel 903.478.3624     Fax 903.478.3624

 

Special

Meeting Agenda  

March 4, 2013

 

A Special meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District will be held March 4, 2013 at 7:00 pm in the Board Room of the Slocum Independent School District, 5765 E. State Hwy 294, Elkhart, Texas.

Agenda items do not have to be taken in the order shown on this meeting notice.

The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are as follows:

1.     Call to order – Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 551

A.    Establish Quorum

1)     Members Present

2)     Members Absent

3)     School Officials Present

4)     Guest(s) Present

B.    Pledge

C.    Prayer

If during the course of the meeting, discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in closed meeting, the board will conduct a closed meeting in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Government Code Chapter 551, Subchapters D and E. Before any closed meeting is convened, the presiding officer will publicly identify the section or sections of the Acts authorizing the closed meeting. All final votes, actions, or decisions will be taken in open meeting.

  1. Employ Superintendent
  2. Approve Superintendent’s Contract
  3. Reassign Principal  
  4. Adjourn

 

This notice was posted in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act prior to 7:00 p.m. on March 1, 2013.

 

                                                           

For the Slocum ISD Board of Trustees

Fred Fulton, Superintendent

 

February 4, 2013

posted Feb 14, 2013, 12:28 PM by Joel Parker

Board of Trustees

Slocum Independent School District

February 4, 2013

Special Meeting

 

A Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District was held on February 4, 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, Steve Webb, John Day

2.     Members Absent – None

3.     School Officials Present – Fred Fulton, Errin Deer, Cliff Lasiter.

4.     Guest(s) Present – none

    1. Pledges
    2. Prayer – John Day
  1. Resolution Regarding Anderson County Legislative Platform. Motion by Steve Webb seconded by Roger Jones to adopt proposed resolution.

Voting:

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

Nay:  None 

Abstain: None

 

  1. Consider Purchase of Property. Motion by Brad Chapin seconded by Daniel Bailey to purchase property adjacent to the athletic compound.

Voting:

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

Nay:  None 

Abstain: None

 

  1. Personnel – Executive session entered at 7:15 PM and exited at 8:25 PM (Authority – Texas Govt. Code 551.074, 551.075)
    1. Superintendent’s Resignation. Motion by Daniel Bailey seconded by Brad Chapin to accept Superintendent’s resignation.

Voting:

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

Nay:  None 

Abstain: None

    1. Interview Applicant(s) for the Position of Superintendent.
    2. Name Finalist for the Position of Superintendent. Motion by Steve Webb seconded by Roger Jones to name Cliff Lasiter as the lone finalist for the position of Superintendent.

Voting:

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

Nay:  None 

Abstain: None

 

  1. Adjourn – Motion to adjourn the meeting by John Day seconded by Steve Webb.

Voting:

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

Nay:  None  

Abstain: None

 

 

 

____________________________________________

President - Malon Reed

 

 

____________________________________________

Secretary – John Day

February 21, 2013

posted Feb 14, 2013, 12:09 PM by Joel Parker

SLOCUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

5765 East State Highway 294

Elkhart, Texas 75839

Telephone 903.478.3624     Facsimile 903.478.3030

 

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

 

Notice is hereby given that on February 21, 2013; the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District will hold a Regular meeting at 7:00 pm in the Board Room of the Slocum Independent School District, 5765 E. State Hwy 294, Elkhart, Texas.   The subjects to be discussed will be listed on the agenda which shall be posted 72 hours prior to the meeting.

 

If, during the course of the meeting covered by this Notice, the Board should determine that a closed or executive meeting or session of the Board is required, then such closed or executive meeting or session as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Section 551.001 et seq., will be held by the School Board at the date, hour, and place given in this Notice or as soon after commencement of the meeting covered by this Notice as the Board may conveniently meet in such closed or executive meeting or session concerning any and all purposes permitted by the Act, including, but not limited to the following sections and purposes:

 

Texas Government Code Section:

551.071             Private consultation with the board’s attorney

551.072             Discussing purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property

551.073             Discussing negotiated contracts for prospective gifts or donations

551.074             Discussing personnel or to hear complaints against personnel to ask questions

551.075             To confer with employees of the school district to receive information or to ask questions

551.076             Considering the deployment, specific occasions for, or implementation of, security personnel or devices

551.082             Considering discipline of a public school child, or complaint or charge against personnel

551.083             Considering the standards, guidelines, terms or conditions the board will follow, or will instruct its representatives to follow, in consultation with representatives of employee groups

551.084             Excluding witnesses from a hearing

 

Should any final action, final decision, or final vote be required in the opinion of the Board with regard to any matter considered in such closed or executive meeting or session, then the final action, final decision, or final vote shall be either:

 

(a)   in the open meeting covered by the Notice upon the reconvening of the public meeting; or

(b)   at a subsequent public meeting of the Board upon notice thereof; as the Board shall determine.

 

Prior to 7:00 p.m. February 18, 2013, this Notice was posted on the district website (www.slocumisd.org), the bulletin board located in the administrative suite of the school, and at a location adjacent to the front door of the school which is visible to the public 24 hours a day.

 

 

Special Meeting Agenda  

February 21, 2013

 

A Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District will be held February 21, 2013 at 7:00 pm in the Board Room of the Slocum Independent School District, 5765 E. State Hwy 294, Elkhart, Texas.

Agenda items do not have to be taken in the order shown on this meeting notice.

The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are as follows:

1.     Call to order – Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 551

Establish Quorum

1)     Members Present

2)     Members Absent

3)     School Officials Present

4)     Guest(s) Present

  1. Board Training

·         Team Building

·         Goal Setting

If during the course of the meeting, discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in closed meeting, the board will conduct a closed meeting in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Government Code Chapter 551, Subchapters D and E. Before any closed meeting is convened, the presiding officer will publicly identify the section or sections of the Acts authorizing the closed meeting. All final votes, actions, or decisions will be taken in open meeting.

  1. Future Agenda Items/Trustee Comments
  2. Adjourn

 

This notice was posted in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act prior to 7:00 p.m. on February 18, 2013.

 

                                                           

For the Slocum ISD Board of Trustees

Fred Fulton, Superintendent

July 9, 2012

posted Jun 28, 2012, 8:39 AM by Joel Parker   [ updated Aug 18, 2012, 9:59 AM ]

Board of Trustees

Slocum Independent School District

July 9, 2012

Special Meeting

 

A Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District was held on July 9, 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 Malon Reed.

a.       Establish Quorum

i.          Members Present – Malon  Reed, Steve Webb, Roger Jones, Steven Evers, Darrin Farley

       ii.     Members Absent  - Brad Chapin and John Day

b.      School Officials Present – Fred Fulton, Cliff Lasiter and Errin Deer

c.       Guest(s) Present – None

d.      Pledge

e.       Prayer

2.       Compensation Proposal for 2012-13 was presented.

3.       Proposed Tax Rate – Motion by Steve Webb, seconded by Malon Reed, to recommend a proposed tax rate of 1.04 for 2013.

Voting:

        Aye: Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Roger Jones, Steven Evers and Darrin Farley      

Nay: None         

Abstaining:  None

4.       Personnel – Closed Session Gov’t 551.074

 Entered Closed Session  7:26 p.m.   Exited Closed Session at 7:37 p.m.

No votes were taken during executive session

                        Motion by Darrin Farley, seconded by Steve Webb, to employ Regina Hogan.

                        Voting:

  Aye:     Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Roger Jones, Steven Evers and Darrin Farley                

  Nay:     None    

  Abstaining: None         

                5.    Complaint & Request for Due Process Hearing – Executive Session (Authority-Govt. Code 551.0821

                                Received Complaint

6.       Trustee Resignation – Motion by Malon Reed, seconded by Roger Jones, to accept the resignation of

        Trustee Steven Evers. 

                        Voting:

  Aye:     Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Roger Jones and Darrin Farley                             

  Nay:     None    

  Abstaining: None         

7.       Appointment of Trustee – Motion by Steve Webb, seconded by Roger Jones, to appoint Daniel Bailey.

        Voting:

  Aye:     Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Roger Jones and Darrin Farley                             

  Nay:     None    

  Abstaining: None         

8.       Adjourn – Motion by Steve Webb, seconded by Roger Jones, to adjourn the meeting at 7: 41 p.m.

 Voting:

 Aye:      Malon Reed, Steve Webb, Roger Jones  and Darrin Farley            

 Nay:      None    

 Abstaining:        None 

 

__________________________________

President – Malon Reed

__________________________________            

Secretary

 

February 16, 2012

posted Feb 17, 2012, 11:09 AM by Joel Parker

SLOCUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

5765 East State Highway 294    

 Elkhart, Texas 75839

Tel 903.478.3624     Fax 903.478.3624

 

Special Meeting Summary

February 16, 2012

 

A special meeting of the Slocum Independent School District Board of Trustees was held on February 16, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.

 

During the meeting the Board participated in the following training:

 

  1. Team Building
  2. Board Goals
  3. Superintendent’s Goals

February 16, 2012

posted Feb 8, 2012, 6:15 PM by Joel Parker   [ updated Feb 13, 2012, 6:59 AM ]

SLOCUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

5765 East State Highway 294

Elkhart, Texas 75839

Telephone 903.478.3624     Facsimile 903.478.3030 

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING 
 

Notice is hereby given that on February 16, 2012; the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District will hold a Special meeting at 7:00 pm in the Board Room of the Slocum Independent School District, 5765 E. State Hwy 294, Elkhart, Texas.   The subjects to be discussed will be listed on the agenda which shall be posted 72 hours prior to the meeting. 

If, during the course of the meeting covered by this Notice, the Board of Trustees should determine that a closed or executive meeting or session of the Board of trustees is required, then such closed or executive meeting or session as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Section 551.001 et seq., will be held by the School Board at the date, hour, and place given in this Notice or as soon after commencement of the meeting covered by this Notice as the school Board may conveniently meet in such closed or executive meeting or session concerning any and all purposes permitted by the Act, including, but not limited to the following sections and purposes: 

Texas Government code Section:

551.071  Private consultation with the board’s attorney

551.072  Discussing purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property

551.073  Discussing negotiated contracts for prospective gifts or donations

551.074  Discussing personnel or to hear complaints against personnel to ask questions

551.075  To confer with employees of the school district to receive information or to ask questions

551.076  Considering the deployment, specific occasions for, or implementation of, security personnel  or devices

551.082  Considering discipline of a public school child, or complaint or charge against personnel

551.083  Considering the standards, guidelines, terms or conditions the board will follow, or will  instruct its representatives to follow, in consultation with representatives of employee groups

551.084  Excluding witnesses from a hearing 

Should any final action, final decision, or final vote be required in the opinion of the School Board with regard to any matter considered in such closed or executive meeting or session, then the final action, final decision, or final vote shall be either: 

(a)   in the open meeting covered by the Notice upon the reconvening of the public meeting; or

(b)   at a subsequent public meeting of the School Board upon notice thereof; as the School Board shall determine 

Prior to 7:00 pm, February 13, 2012, this Notice was posted on the district website (www.slocumisd.org), the bulletin board located in the administrative suite of the school, and at a location adjacent to the front door of the school which is visible to the public 24 hours a day. 
 
 

For the Slocum ISD Board of Trustees

Fred Fulton, Superintendent


SLOCUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

5765 East State Highway 294     

 Elkhart, Texas 75839

Tel 903.478.3624     Fax 903.478.3624

 

Special Meeting Agenda

February 16, 2012

 

A Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District will be held on February 16, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Slocum Independent School District at 5765 E. State Hwy 294, Elkhart, Texas.

 Subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken, are listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the order as shown on this meeting notice.


  1. TEAM BUILDING
  2. BOARD GOALS
  3. SUPERINTENDENT’S GOALS

 

If during the course of the meeting, discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in closed meeting, the board will conduct a closed meeting in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code, and Chapter 551, Subchapters D and E or Texas Government Code section 418.183(f). Before any closed meeting is convened, the presiding officer will publicly identify the section or sections of the Acts authorizing the closed meeting. All final votes, actions, or decisions will be taken in open meeting. [See BEC (Legal)]

 

       This notice was posted in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act prior to

       7:00 p.m. February 13, 2012.

 

 

                                                                       

For the Slocum ISD Board of Trustees

Fred Fulton, Superintendent


November 4, 2011

posted Oct 31, 2011, 1:40 PM by Joel Parker   [ updated Oct 31, 2011, 1:58 PM ]

SLOCUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING 

Notice is hereby given that on November 4, 2011; the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District will hold a Special meeting at 7:00 pm in the Board Room of the Slocum Independent School District, 5765 E. State Hwy 294, Elkhart, Texas.   The subjects to be discussed are listed on the agenda which is attached to and made a part of the Notice.

If, during the course of the meeting covered by this Notice, the Board of Trustees should determine that a closed or executive meeting or session of the Board of trustees is required, then such closed or executive meeting or session as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Section 551.001 et seq., will be held by the School Board at the date, hour, and place given in this Notice or as soon after commencement of the meeting covered by this Notice as the school Board may conveniently meet in such closed or executive meeting or session concerning any and all purposes permitted by the Act, including, but not limited to the following sections and purposes:

Texas Government code Section:

551.071                         Private consultation with the board’s attorney

551.072                         Discussing purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property

551.073                         Discussing negotiated contracts for prospective gifts or donations

551.074                         Discussing personnel or to hear complaints against personnel to ask questions

551.075                         To confer with employees of the school district to receive information or to ask questions

551.076                         Considering the deployment, specific occasions for, or implementation

                                    of, security personnel or devices

551.082                         Considering discipline of a public school child, or complaint or charge

                                    against personnel

551.082                         Considering the standards, guidelines, terms or conditions the board will follow, or will instruct its

                                    representatives to follow, in consultation with representatives of employee groups

551.084                         Excluding witnesses from a hearing

 

Should any final action, final decision, or final vote be required in the opinion of the School Board with regard to any matter considered in such closed or executive meeting or session, then the final action, final decision, or final vote shall be either:

 (a)   in the open meeting covered by the Notice upon the reconvening of the public meeting; or

(b)   at a subsequent public meeting of the School Board upon notice thereof; as the School

        Board shall determine

 On this date October 31, 2011 at 4:00 pm this Notice was posted on the district website (slocumisd.org),  the bulletin board located in the administrative suite of the school, and at a location adjacent to the front door of the school which is visible to the public 24 hours a day.

  

                                                           

For the Slocum ISD Board of Trustees

Fred Fulton, Superintendent

 

Board of Trustees

Special Meeting Agenda

November 4, 2011

Place: Board Room- Slocum School 

A special meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District will be held on November 4, 2011 at 7:00 pm in the Board Room of the Slocum Independent School District, 5765 E. State Hwy 294, Elkhart, Texas.

Items to be considered are as follows:

1.  Call to order – Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 551

A.    Establish Quorum

1)     Members Present

2)     Members Absent

B.    School Officials Present

C.    Guest(s) Present

D.    Pledge

E.    Prayer

2. Executive Session: (Authority – Texas Govt. Code 551.071, 551.074)

A.    Private consultation with the board’s attorney

Open Session

3. Hear the Level 3 Grievance of District Employee- Mr. Ron Garrett 

4. Adjournment

If during the course of the meeting, discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in closed meeting, the board will conduct an Executive Session meeting in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Government Code Chapter 551, Subchapters D and E. Before any closed meeting is convened, the presiding officer will publicly identify the session of the meeting.

This notice was posted in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act on October 31, 2011, at 4: 00 pm.


                                                           

For the Slocum ISD Board of Trustees

Fred Fulton, Superintendent

 

 

 


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