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August 19, 2015 at 6:00 PM - Special Meeting

Agenda
1. Call Meeting to Order:
1.A. Roll Call
2. Presentation(s):
2.A. Monthly Update on Construction Projects
2.B. IDRA presentation
3. Consent Agenda Items:
3.A. Approval of Budget Amendments for the period ending July 30, 2015.
3.B. Promotions, transfers, new hires, resignations, retirements and reassignments 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 transfer, resignations previously approved by the Superintendent, retirements and reassignments.]
3.B.1. Professional Board Report
3.B.2. Auxiliary and Paraprofessional Board Report
4. Individual Items for Consideration and Approval:
4.A. Proposed approval to purchase start-up supplies from School Specialty Inc. for all campuses for the 2015-2016 school year in the amount of $32,451.76, utilizing local funds.
Attachments: (1)
4.B. Proposed approval to purchase postage from Pitney Bowes for the district's meter mail machine for the 2015-2016 school year in the amount not to exceed $25,000.00, utilizing local funds.
4.C. Approval of Tax Levy payments to Bexar Appraisal District for the 2015-2016 school year in the amount not to exceed $76,000.00, utilizing local funds.
4.D. Approval of Ad Valorem Tax payments to Bexar County Tax Assessor for the 2015-2016 school year in the amount not to exceed $33,000.00 utilizing local funds.
4.E. Approval of payment to the City of San Antonio for students enrolled in the Pre-K 4 SA program for the 2015-2016 school year in the amount not to exceed $235,000.00 utilizing local funds.
4.F. Proposed approval of services by HUB International for employee benefits consulting services to Edgewood ISD for the 2015-2016 school year in the amount of $48,000.00 utilizing local funds.
4.G. Proposed approval to purchase one (1) Manda workstation and two (4) monitors and two (2) Lenovo 15 notebooks for the Information Systems Department and Cardenas and Stafford Early Childhood Centers from M & A Technology in the amount of $3,381.79 utilizing local and head start funds.
Attachments: (1)
4.H. Proposed approval to purchase office supplies from Nolan's Office Products, Inc. for the Athletics/Physical Education Department in the amount of $1,764.46 utilizing focal funds.
4.I. Proposed approval to purchase one (1) Case CX17B Excavator from Associated Supply Company in the amount of $25,303.00 utilizing local funds.
4.J. Proposed approval for the purchase of Food and Non-Food items for the Child Nutrition Department in the amount of $5,960,000.00, through the Region 20 Service Center, utilizing Child Nutrition funds.
4.K. Proposed approval to purchase "commitments" for products and services for the Information Systems Department from Region 20 for the 2015-2016 school year in the amount of $216,086.84 utilizing Local funds.
Attachments: (1)
4.L. Approval to expand allocated funds for staff/parent development, supplemental materials, and consulting services, through Region 20 and other ESCs across the state, with all sessions and professional development directly aligned with the District Improvement or Campus Improvement Plan initiatives or funding source requirements; and for a Shared Service Agrement through Region 20 to provide required Title I, Part A, services to students in private schools as required by federal guidelines, calculated with TEA equitable services worksheet.
4.M. Proposed approval to renew the Pinnacle Insight Analytics support and licenses from Scantron in the amount of $55,505.00, to be funded by Title I, Part A.
4.N. Approval of agreement with Texas Educational Consultative Services (TECS) to provide Edgewood ISD with technical assistance and support with NCLB grants for an amount of $35,000.00, to be funded with Title I, Part A; Title II, and Title III of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act funds.
4.O. Proposed approval for the estimated cost of services with Houston Independent School District Medicaid Billing and Claiming Services for the School Health and Related Services (SHARS) program for the 2015-2016 school year in the amount of four percent (4%) of all SHARS reimbursement revenue received.
4.P. Proposed approval for an expenditure for the estimated cost of services with Beyond Speech and Sound for the 2015-2016 school year in the amount not to exceed $137,104.00 utilizing Special Education State funds.
4.Q. Proposed approval for an expenditure for the estimated cost of services with Speech Specialists of San Antonio for the 2015-2016 School year in the amount not to exceed $471,000.00 utilizing Special Education State funds.
4.R. Proposed approval for an expenditure for estimated cost of services with School Therapy Services for the 2015-2016 school year in the amount not to exceed $219,820 utilizing Special Education Federal and local funds.
4.S. Approval to accept the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Toltech T-STEM Academy of Memorial High School and Region 20's Transformation Central T-STEM center for 2015-2016.
4.T. Proposed approval to purchase two (2) LAP-3 Kits and 850 Web Software for LAP-3 and Early LAP assessments from Kaplan Early Learning Company for Stafford and Cardenas Early Childhood Centers in the amount $15,357.40 to be funded through Head Start funds.
4.U. Proposed approval to purchaser sixteen (16) Kawai Model Pianos for the Digital Piano Lab at Stafford Elementary School from Steinway Piano Gallery in the amount of $36,784.00, to be paid with local funds.
Attachments: (1)
4.V. Approval to accept the memorandum of understanding with Dance Your Depression Away, Inc., to provide services to students at Las Palmas and Loma Park Elementary Schools for the 2015-2016 school year for a cost of $60,000.00 utilizing local funds.
4.W. Approval of the Student Code of Conduct for the 2015-2016 school year.
4.X. Approval to purchase water and supplemental materials for professional development sessions from Office Depot for staff development in the amount of $10,297.78 to be paid with local and Title II Part A funds.
4.Y. Proposed approval for an expenditure for the estimated cost of services to be provided to Edgewood ISD students by the Northside Regional Day School for the Deaf for the 2015-2016 school year in the amount of $31,740, to be paid through Special Education Federal funds.
4.Z. Approval to renew an agreement with the Greater San Antonio After-School  All-Stars to provide an After School Program at ten (10) Elementary Schools and one (1) Middle School for the 2015-2016 school year, at a cost not to exceed $60,000.00, to be funded by Title I funds.
4.AA. Proposed approval of professional development services from Math Solutions in the amount of $30,600.00 using Title I funds.
4.AB. Receipt of proposed revisions to Policy DNA (LOCAL) regarding the Performance Appraisal Evaluation of Teachers using the Texas Teacher Evaluation & Support System (T-TESS); a finding of special circumstances requiring adoption at First Reading; and the adoption of the revised policy as permitted under Policy BF (Local).
4.AC. Proposed approval of services of Sedwick Claims Management Services, Inc., ("Sedwick CMS") for review of workers compensation claims for Edgewood ISD for the 2015-2016 school year, at a cost of $46,000.00 utilizing local funds.
Attachments: (1)
4.AD. Proposed approval of services from Reliance Air & Refrigeration for preventative maintenance services to Edgewood ISD kitchen equipment for the 2015-2016 school year, at a cost of $100,000.00, to pay with Child Nutrition funds.
4.AE. Approval to purchase HVAC supplies from Johnson Supply for an amount not to exceed $25,000.00, utilizing local funds.
4.AF. Approval of TASB Risk Management Fund Renewal of Property, Casualty, Auto, and Liability Insurance for the period of September 1, 2015 through August 31, 2016, at a cost of $404,246.00, utilizing local funds.
4.AG. Approval to enter in agreement with EdTech 360 to assist in the integration, validation, and reporting of education accountability data, which will include analysis, assessment and on-going support services in support Title I, Part A instructional initiatives, at a cost not to exceed $57,500.00, to be funded by Title 1, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
Attachments: (1)
4.AH. Approval of services agreement between EISD and ChildSafe relating to ChildSave for 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 school years.
4.AI. Approval to purchase HVAC supplies and equipment from Trane in an amount not to exceed $25,000.00, utilizing local funds.
5. Motion to go into Closed Session:
5.A. [Section 551.071, Texas 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:
5.A.1. The law concerning resignations of trustees from a school board and the board's related options.
5.A.2. Appeal to TEA of denial of District's application under the State's Optional Flexible Year Program.
5.A.3. Proposed formal letter from attorney Don Walheim regarding alleged private conversation with trustee Velma Peña during public meeting as previously requested by trustee Johnny Perez.
5.A.4. Proposed approval amendment to Board Policy CH (Local).
5.A.5. Other agenda items brought into Closed Session.
5.B. [Section 551.074, Texas Government Code - Personnel Matters:] To deliberate the, appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline or dismissal of a public officer or employee, to wit:
5.B.1. Stop, Look & Listen appeal hearing for Raymond Sarabia in accordance with Policy DCD (Local)
5.B.2. New Hires and/or Change in Contract Status for assignments by the Superintendent to fill the following positions, and subject to assignment and reassignment by the Superintendent in the proposed Pay Grade Ranges offered to them, to wit:
5.B.2.a. High School Principal - pay grade rage AP4 - AP9
5.B.2.b. Custodial/Warehouse Director - pay grade range - AM4 - AM6
5.B.2.c. Middle School Principal - pay grade range AP4 - AP8
5.B.2.d. Middle School Assistant Principal - pay grade range AP4 - AP5
5.B.2.e. EDGEWOOD Career Academy Director - pay grade range AP4 - Ap7
5.B.2.f. Campus Testing Coordinator - pay grade range AP4 - AP4
5.B.2.g. Truancy Coordinator - pay grade range AP4 - AP5
5.B.2.h. Assessment Evaluator - pay grade range - AP4 - AP4
5.B.3. Other appointments, employments, assignments and/or reassignments of persons mentioned in the Superintendent's Personnel Report at Agenda Item IV (2).
5.B.4. Superintendent's Evaluation and contract.
5.B.5. List of goals for District to be among criteria for future performance review of Superintendent.
5.B.6. Proposed investigation into alleged improprieties regarding financial transactions with District by District officer:  Sonia Elizondo.
5.B.7. Proposed acceptance of resignation of Board member John Morales.
5.B.8. Consideration of a reprimand of Board President Dr. Eddie Rodriguez for alleged unethical conduct and violation of policy.
6. Discussion/Action on matters taken up in Closed Session and/or matters listed in Section VI, whether or not items listed therein were taken into Closed Session; and matters listed under Sections IV and/or V, if any, taken into Closed Session under Section VI.
7. Statement concerning Domestic Violence.
8. Administrative/Product Reports
8.A. Tax Report for June 2015
9. Information:
9.A. Donations for August 2015
Attachments: (1)
9.B. Financial Statements for July 2015
9.C. Consultant Evaluations for July 2015
9.D. Overtime Reports for July 2015
Attachments: (1)
9.E. Supplemental Pay Report for June 2015
10. New Business:
11. Announcement(s):
12. Adjournment:
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