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September 27, 2010 at 6:30 PM - Regular

Agenda
1. Call Meeting to Order for September 27, 2010.
1.A. Roll Call
2. Motion to go into Closed Session:
Description:  If the Board votes to go into closed session, then such closed session shall be held pursuant to Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code, the expected specific sections of which are listed herein below; however, the Board may also go into closed session on any agenda item listed in either or both sessions as may be authorized by law, whether or not specified in this Section of the Agenda. The following subjects are expected to be brought up in closed session:
2.A. [Section 551.071, Government Code - Consultation with Attorney:] For a private consultation with the Board’s attorney with respect to pending or contemplated litigation or settlement offers, and/or on matters where the attorney’s duty to the Board, under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas, clearly conflicts with the open government provisions of Chapter 551 of the Government Code, to wit:
2.A.1. Proposed revision to Board Policy EIA (Local) - Grading/Progress Report to Parents - for Second Reading and Adoption.
2.A.2. Vendor's response on cancellation of E-Rate contracts.
2.B. [Section 551.072 Texas Government Code - Real Property:] To deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property if deliberation in an open meeting would have a detrimental effects on the position of the Board in negotiation with a third party, to wit:
2.B.1. 3014 Rivas Street - [Former H.K. Williams Elementary School]
2.C. [Section 551.074, Texas Government Code - Personnel Matters:] To deliberate the, appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties or dismissal of a public officer or employee, to wit:
2.C.1. Change in Contract Status:
2.C.1.a. Dr. Dayne Denning - from Pay Grade AP-4 to a Pay Grade Range of AP-4 through AP-5, subject to assignment and reassignment by the Superintendent. [Note: this Instructional Facilitator was interviewed for an assignment to an Assistant Principal position in a Middle School.]
2.C.1.b. Andrea Salazar - from a Chapter 21 Dual Term Contract to a regular Chapter 21 Term Contract [Board action not required.]
2.C.2. Valerie Moreno - from Pay Grade 4 to a Pay Grade of AM-1, subject to assignment and reassignment by the Superintendent. [Note: Ms. Moreno was interviewed for an assignment to High School Registrar.]
3. Call Meeting to Order for September 28, 2010, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Edgewood Academy, Recital Hall, 607 S.W. 34th Street, San Antonio, Texas.
3.A. Roll Call
3.B. Invocation & Pledge of Allegiance
3.C. Academic Spotlight for Hosting Campus:  Perales Elementary
4. Time for Public Comment:
5. Discussion/Action on matters taken up in Closed Session and/or matters listed in Section II, whether or not items listed therein were taken into Closed Session; and matters listed under Sections VII and VIII, if any, taken into Closed Session under Section II.  The Board may also go into Closed Session at this time on any matter on any agenda item listed in either or both sessions as may be authorized by law.
6. Presentation(s) and/or Public Hearings:
6.A. Report on the Edgewood ISD Annual Financial Management Report and its State Financial Accountability Rating
6.B. In accordance with law (19 TAC 109.1005), a presentation and public hearing and discussion on the Edgewood ISD Annual Financial Management Report and its State Financial Accountability Rating.  Public participation in the discussion is invited.  The Board will provide time for citizens to present their views, opinions, suggestions, etc., regarding the Edgewood ISD Annual Financial Management Report.
6.C. District and Campus Accountability Ratings and Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Preliminary Report
6.D. HVAC Report
6.E. Employee Health Insurance
6.F. Worker's Compensation Plan
7. Consent Agenda Items:
7.A. Minutes: Regular...August 23-24, 2010;Special...August 24, 2010; Special...August 31, 2010.
7.B. Approval of Budget Amendments from September 1-15, 2010.
7.C. Approval to proclaim September 15 - October 15, 2010, as Mexican American/Hispanic Heritage Month in the Edgewood Independent School District.
7.D. Approval of Quarterly Investment Report from June 1, 2010, through August 31, 2010.
7.E. Approval to enter into a renewal agreement with The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School from September 1, 2010,  through August 31, 2012.
7.F. Approval of newly elected members to the District-wide Educational Improvement Council (DEIC) for the 2010-2011 school year.
7.G. Approval to accept the Notice of Grant Award for the 2010-2011 No Child Left Behind (NCLB) consolidated federal grant (NCLB AA11) for Title I-Part A, Title I-Part C (Migrant), Title II-Part A (Professional Development) and Title III, Part A (LEP) Programs.
7.H. Approval to submit revisions to the procedures for identifying students who are at-risk of dropping out of school.
7.I. Approval to accept the Memorandum of Understanding for a partnership between Alamo Community Colleges District (Palo Alto College) and EISD to provide Kennedy High School, Memorial High School and Edgewood Fine Arts Academy students with Dual Credit courses for August 2010 - May 2011.
7.J. Approval to accept the Memorandum of Understanding for a partnership between the Alamo Community Colleges District (St. Philip's College Southwest Campus) to provide high school students with Career Exploration courses for the August 2010-May 2011 school year.
7.K. Approval of the use of Frank Mata Stadium by the Jr. Rocket Youth Football League with waiver of User fees as permitted by Policy GKD (Local).
7.L. Approval of the use of Tiger Field by the San Antonio Venom Team with waiver of fees as permitted by Policy GKD (Local).
7.M. Approval of a cooperative service arrangement  with Good Samaritan Community Services to bring Career and College Exploration Services to the J.F. Kennedy High School students for the 2010-2011 school year.
7.N. Approval of agreement with the Rape Crisis Center for Children and Adults to provide awareness and preventive programs to elementary, middle and high school students and parents for the 2010-2011 school year.
7.O. Approval to allow Memorial High School Band Boosters to utilize the parking lots adjacent to, and across from Memorial High School on April 8th-9th, 2011, during the Oyster Bake.
7.P. Approval of the EISD Campus Goals and Objectives for the 2010-2011 school year.
7.Q. Approval of Education Service Center - Region XX participation commitments for the 2010-2011 school year.
7.R. Approval of TASB Localized Policy Manual Update 87 Presented for 1st Reading.
8. Individual Items for Consideration and Approval:
8.A. Approval to increase the District's Health Insurance Employer contribution.
8.B. Approval of the Edgewood ISD Property and Casualty Insurance Coverage for the 2010-2011 school year.
8.C. Approval to enter into agreement with the HEB Discount Prescription Card Program.
8.D. Approval of proposed contract with Bexar County Elections Administrator for the November 2, 2010, Trustees Election.
8.E. Approval of purchase in the amount not to exceed approximately $750,000 to purchase computer systems from M&A Technology, Inc., using the Buyboard Interlocal Method with State Fiscal Stabilization Funds.
8.F. Approval of a recommendation to set a tuition limit at $2,207 for the 2010-2011 school year.
8.G. Approval to renew an agreement with Princeton Review for future purchase of College Readiness Services through August, 2011.
8.H. Approval to enter into a third party non-disclosure agreement between Education Service Center Region XX and Global Scholar, Inc. for the purpose of loading data into Pinnacle Insight Software.
8.I. Approval to accept the Beginning Teacher Mentor stipend to pay mentors up to $500 per semester for a total of $1,000 for mentoring a new teacher, to be funded by American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) and Title II funds.
8.J. Approval to continue Positive Behavior Support (PBS) agreement for year three program in EISD in the amount of $17,000.00, to be funded by Title II.
8.K. Approval to submit payment to TASB (Texas Association School Board) for Medicaid reimbursements, at a cost of $40,000.00.
8.L. Approval to enter into an agreement with Willis Jansen for consulting services for the Special Education Department to make instructional recommendations to the staff in the Transitional Program and to provide intervention to students, at a cost of up to $38,000.00, to be funded through ARRA funds.
8.M. Approval to enter into agreement for consultant services from JoAnn Luker for the Special Education Department to provide instruction to Transition students during their secondary Special Education Instructional activities to be funded through ARRA funds totaling $57,000.00.
8.N. Approval of an interlocal Training Agreement with the University of Texas at Austin through its Southwest Center, for the Accelerated Schools program, to provide training and support including progress assessments and on-site coaching to support restructuring efforts at Kennedy High School, with training costs not to exceed $45,778, to be paid pending award of school improvement funds.
8.O. Approval of an interlocal Training Agreement with the University of Texas at Austin, through its Southwest Center, for Accelerated Schools  program, to provide training and support including progress assessments and on-site coaching to support restructuring efforts at Memorial High School, with training costs are not to exceed $45,778, to be paid pending award of school improvement funds.
8.P. Approval of promotions, transfers, new hires, resignations, retirements and re-assignments for professional contract personnel where Board Action is required. [Note: Board action on this item, if any, is limited to those personnel items that require Board action; otherwise, the item is for information only, whether or not the Board approves a motion to approve this item; and, in any event, the Board does not approve transfers, resignations previously approved by the Superintendent, retirements and reassignments.]
8.Q. Approval of Individual Expenditures Equal to or Exceeding $25,000, (in accordance with Policy CH (Local) and Texas Education Code Purchasing Requirements, where applicable), to wit:
8.Q.1. Purchase Math and Reading intervention programs from Voyager Expanded Learning for elementary grades 2nd-3rd not to exceed $30,340.20 to be funded by ARRA.
8.Q.2. Approval to accept the Reading is Fundamental (RIF) books for ownership program agreement to pay for books for students in an amount not to exceed $75,911.00 from RIF and $21,705.00 from District State Compensatory Education Funds.
8.R. Approval of consulting agreement with Moak, Casey & Associates, Inc. 
8.S. Report on the Edgewood ISD Annual Financial Management Report and its State Financial Accountability Rating for the 2008-2009 school year.
8.T. Approval of the purchase and installation of a compressor for the chiller at Memorial High School from Johnson control Inc., not to exceed $36,580.00 from 2004 Bond interest funds.
8.U. Approval of the purchase and installation of a chiller replacement for Kennedy High School from Johnson Control Inc., not to exceed $194,485.00 from 2004 Bond Interest Funds.
8.V. Approval of purchase and installation of a replacement chiller for Truman Middle School from TDI Industries not to exceed $69,931.00 from 2004 Bond Interest Funds.
8.W. Approval of purchase and installation of a chiller replacement for the Fine Arts Academy from Johnson Control Inc., not to exceed $188,510.95 from 2004 bond Interest Funds.
8.X. Approval of an interlocal agreement with Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG) for the purchase of a bus to replace an older bus to upgrade the District's fleet.
8.Y. Approval of Pest Control Proposal and service agreement with Worldwide Pest Control Inc., in the amount of $30,887.76 using local funds.
8.Z. Approval to dispose of any and all structures located on the following District real property, to wit: 140 NW 34th Street, San Antonio, Texas, utilizing the disposal requirements of Policy CI (Local).
9. Information:
9.A. Human Resources Report
9.B. Consultant Monthly Report
9.C. Overtime Report
9.D. Financial Statements
9.E. Active Investment Report
9.F. Tax Report
9.G. Application for the 2010-2011 Title XIV State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) Grant was submitted to the Texas Education Agency on Monday, August 23, 2010.
9.H. Emergency Operations Plans
10. New Business:
11. Announcement(s):
12. Adjournment:
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