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November 29, 2010 at 6:30 PM - Regular

Agenda
1. Call Meeting to Order for November 29, 2010.
1.A. Roll Call
1.B. Reorganization of Board
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. Report on pending litigation: Pena v. EISD;
2.A.2. The search for a superintendent;
2.A.3. Requirements, terms and conditions for an outside audit of District personnel positions;
2.A.4. Legal issues associated with other Closed Session items.
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 effect on the position of the Board in negotiation with a third party, to wit:
2.B.1. Property located at 5335 Castroville Road, San Antonio, TX  78227.
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; and to hear a complaint or charge against an officer or employee, to wit:
2.C.1. Employment of a superintendent
3. Call Meeting to Order for November 30, 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:  L.B. Johnson 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: Regular...October 25-26, 2010; Canvass...November 11, 2010; Special...November 15, 2010.
6.B. Approval of Budget Amendments from October 15, 2010 - November 11, 2010.
6.C. Approval to proclaim January 2011, as School Board Recognition and appreciation Month in the Edgewood Independent School District.
6.D. Approval to accept from the Texas Education Agency the Life Skills Program for Student Parents (LSPSP) Grant, for school year 2010-2011, in the amount of $92,418.00.
6.E. Approval to accept the recommended bids from the following Child Care Centers: A-2-Z Child Care Center; Madonna Neighborhood Center; Fantasy Land Child Care Center.
6.F. Approval of  the agreement with the Alamo Community College District (Northwest Vista College) to provide professional development on how to facilitate student teams to design, build and program a robot to complete tasks and mini-challenges in an educational environment, utilizing Boeing Grant Funds designed for District Science and Math Staff Development.
6.G. Approval to submit to Texas Education Agency (TEA) an attendance waiver for John F. Kennedy High School to eliminate October 20, 2010 from the District's Average Daily Attendance.
6.H. Approval to Dispose of out-of-adoption textbooks in accordance with Policy CMD (Legal), equipment and supplies management instructional materials and District accounting procedures .
6.I. Approval of a memorandum of agreement with the City of San Antonio on behalf of the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District to participate in the "Communities Putting Prevention to Work" grant program, awarded under the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act, which will provide equipment, salad bars and training workshop for designated elementary and secondary physical education teachers, cafeteria staff and After School Program personnel.
6.J. Approval to accept the Notice of Grant Award for the Student Success Initiative Grant in the amount of $209,570.00 for the 2010-2011 school year.
6.K. Approval of a memorandum of understanding with the Bexar County Health Collaborative, Project Measure Up (PMU) Program, to provide services to elementary and secondary physical education staff in the assessment of the Fitnessgram Program during the 2010-2011 school year.
6.L. Approval of TASB Localized Policy Manual Update 88 presented for 1st Reading.
7. Individual Items for Consideration and Approval:
7.A. Approval to accept the Notice of Grant Award totaling $5,892,573.00 for the 2010-2011 Title XIV State Fiscal Stabilization Funds (SFSF) Grant under the American Recovery and Reinvestment ACT.
7.B. Approval of the District Textbook Selection Committee for the adoption of Pre-kindergarten Systems, English and Spanish Language Arts for grades 2-8, English as a Second Language for grades K-8, Spelling for grades 1-2 (consumable), Spelling for grades 3-6 (nonconsumable), Handwriting for grades 1-3 (Consumable), Speech for grades 6-8 and English for levels I-IV textbook adoptions.
7.C. 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.]
7.D. Approval of Xerox fleet payment for digital duplicating equipment, maintenance and service to include all consumables in at a cost not to exceed $263,472.00, utilizing local funds.
7.E. Approval to appropriate prior year encumbrances.
7.F. Approval of the First Amended Lease Agreement between Alamo Community Colleges District and Edgewood I.S.D. under the WETC lease of former Lincoln Elementary School.
7.G. Approval of proposed amendment to "Interlocal agreement between the City of San Antonio and Twelve Public Education Districts within its Boundaries," including the Edgewood Independent School District.
7.H. Approval for the purchase of services with TDIdustries for the assessment of all HVAC equipment at Districtwide facilities at a cost of  $113,000.00 from current year surplus.
7.I. Approval for the purchase of  services from Johnson Control Inc., for the repairs on the existing pneumatic control system at Perales, at a cost  not to exceed $263,807.81 from current year surplus
7.J. Approval for the purchase of services from Alpha Building Corporation for the Stafford concrete and drainage improvement, at a cost not to exceed $60,000.00 from Bond funds.
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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