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October 25, 2010 at 6:30 PM - Regular

1. Call Meeting to Order for October 25, 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. Consultation with attorney regarding attorney-client items listed in agenda item VII (A).
2.A.2. Legal issues dealing with the District's Emergency Operation Plan.
2.A.3. A proposed MOU with Center for Health Care Services, the County Juvenile Probation Department, Child Protective Services, the State Department of Health Services, the Department of Family and Protective Services, the Texas Youth Commission, TEA, and other governmental entities, for a local behavioral Health Intervention Pilot Project.
2.A.4. Legal issues associated with other Closed Session items.
2.B. [Section 551.074, Texas Government Code - Personnel Matters:] To deliberate the, appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties or dismissal of a public officer or employee; and to hear a complaint or charge against an officer or employee, to wit:
2.B.1. Level 4 Appeal of a consolidated grievance, pursuant to Policy DGBA (Local):
2.B.1.a. Lila Galindo; Rachel Morales; and Amelia Mendoza
2.B.2. New Hires:
2.B.2.a. James White - on a standard District Probationary Contract for non-Chapter 21 employment for the remainder of the 2010-2011 contract year, at Pay Grade AM-4 or equivalent, subject to assignment and reassignment by the Superintendent. [Note: Mr. White has interviewed for the Physical Plant Coordinator position.]
2.B.3. Change in Contract Status:
2.B.3.a. Patrick Hubbard - on a standard District Term Contract for chapter 21 employment for the reminder of the 2010-2011 contract year, at Pay Grade AP-4, subject to assignment and reassignment by the Superintendent. [Note: Mr. Hubbard has interviewed for a Student Achievement Specialist position.]
2.C. [Section 551.0821, Texas Government Code - Student Matters:] To deliberate a matter regarding a public school student, to wit: DO
3. Call Meeting to Order for October 26, 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:  H. B. Gonzalez 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 VI and VII, 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. Consent Agenda Items:
6.A. Minutes: Special...September 22, 2010; Regular...September 27-28, 2010; Special...October 14, 2010.
6.B. Approval of Budget Amendments from September 20 - October 14, 2010.
6.C. Approval to proclaim November 18, 2010, as National Parental Involvement Day in the Edgewood Independent School District.
6.D. Approval to proclaim November 14-20, 2010, as American Education Week in the Edgewood Independent School District.
6.E. Approval to proclaim November 15-21, 2010, as National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week 2010 using the theme "Bringing America Home."
6.F. Approval of TASB Localized Policy Manual Update 87 Presented for 2nd Reading and Adoption.
6.G. Approval of a collaboration through a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of San Antonio on behalf of the Metropolitan Health district to implement a dropout preventive initiative through the City's Metro Health Project WORTH program entitled Strengthening Assets for  Youth in San Antonio (Say SA) for EISD students in 6th, 7th and 8th grades at E. T. Wrenn Middle School for the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 school years.
6.H. Approval of purchase order for the annual renewal of Microsoft software.
6.I. Approval of an interlocal agreement with the City of San Antonio to obtain funding for the implementation of  the After School Challenge Program and the Math and Science Initiative for EISD Elementary School students for the 2010-2011 school year and through September 30, 2011, not to exceed $161,861.00.
7. Individual Items for Consideration and Approval:
7.A. Approval of statement from the Law Firm of Escamilla & Poneck, Inc. in the amount of $36,619.13 for Professional Services Rendered for the month of August using Local Funds.
7.B. Approval of Education Service Center, Region 20 contracts to provide technical support to EISD for Secondary Science CSCOPE and Best Classroom Practices for the 2010-11 school year for a total of $3,600.00, to be paid with Federal Funds.
7.C. Approval to employ Lisa Corbin, Occupational Therapist, as a consultant to provide EISD Special Education students occupational therapy services for a total amount not to exceed $59,280.00, using American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds.
7.D. 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. Information:
8.A. Human Resources Report
8.B. Consultant Monthly Report
8.C. Overtime Report
8.D. Financial Statements
8.E. Active Investment Report
8.F. Tax Report
9. New Business:
10. Announcement(s):
11. Adjournment:
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