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September 8, 2015 at 6:30 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. Call Meeting to Order for June 9, 2015.
1.A. Roll Call
2. Time for Public Comment:
3. Presentation(s):
3.A. Construction Updates - Ramiro Zapata, District Project Manager
3.B. Custodial and Transportation Updates - Chief Kenneth Jacobs, Director of District Operations
3.C. TASB Loss Prevention Grant Presentation - Marissa Saucedo, Loss Prevention Consultant
3.D. Accountability Report - Anna Nieto, Executive Director Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
4. Consent Agenda Items:
4.A. Approval of Budget Amendments for the period ending August 28, 2015.
4.B. Approval to proclaim October 14, 2015, as Texas Education Human Resources Day in Edgewood Independent School District.
5. Individual Items for Consideration and Approval:
5.A. Request for approval of anticipated purchases of $25,000 or more for goods and/or services over the course of the 2015-2016 budget year, as shown on "Vendor List," as presented:

a.   Apple, Inc.                                           
b.   Athletic Supply, Inc.                            
c.   Cintas Corporation                               
d.   Computer Solutions, Systems              
e.   Consolidated Office Systems              
f.    ESC Region 20                                   
g.   W. W. Grainger, Inc. ("Grainger")        .
h.   Gulf Coast Paper Co., Inc.                 
i.    HEB Food Stores 
k.   J.R., Inc.  
l.    JPM Communications, LLC  
m.  M & A Technology  
n.   Matera Paper Company, Inc.    
o.   Office Depot Business Services   
p.   SAM's Club  
q.   School Specialty, Inc     
r.   Staples Contract & Commercial
s.   Western Paper
5.B. Proposed approval to purchase a Color Digital Envelope Printer System and Paper Folder/Inserter System for the Print Shop Department from Spiral Binding Company, Inc. in the amount of $41,745.00 to be paid with Print Shop funds. 
5.C. Approval of Renewal Addendum to the Master Agreements for Schoolwires, Inc. for the cost of services for the 2015-2016 school year, an approximate amount being $34,790.57, to be paid with local funds.
5.D. Proposed approval to accept the partnership with the Westside YMCA to offer the 2nd Grade Swim Program with District's ten Elementary campuses for the 2015-2016 school year, in the amount of $30,000.00 utilizing local funds.
5.E. Approval of  the implementation of and payment for the attached list of Career and Technical Courses for the 2015-2016 school year.
5.F. Proposed approval for 2015-2016 Optional Flexible School Day Program as permitted by TEC 29.0821 and rules promulgated by the Commissioner of Education in 19 TAC 129.1027 et seq, and in accordance with board policy series EHBC.
5.G. Approval of the Campus Improvement Plan Goals and Objectives for the 2015-2016 school year.
5.H. Approval of the 2015-2016 request for maximum class size exception to be submitted to the Texas Education Agency (TEA) State Waiver Unit.
5.I. Approval of the Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS) appraisal calendar for the 2015-2016 school year.
5.J. Approval of Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS) Appraisers and second Appraisers.
5.K. Proposed approval to renew the eStar Special Education Student Information Management Subscription Service for the Special Education Department in order to continue to provide online information system services, at a cost not to exceed $32,224.00, to be funded through Special Education Federal Funds.
5.L. Approval of the 2015-2016 interlocal agreement with the City of San Antonio for collaboration and participation in the After School Challenge Program at eleven (11) schools, at a cost not to exceed  $168,750.00, to be funded through local funds.
5.M. Approval to the following allocated amounts for staff development, supplemental materials, and consulting services, through Education Service Centers across the state, with all sessions and professional development directly aligned with the District Improvement Plan and Campus Improvement Plan initiatives or funding source requirements, to wit: $5,000.00 funded through State, Federal and Career and Technical Education Funds and $2,000.00 funded through Local Funds.
5.N. Approval of Big Brother Big Sisters of South Texas Inspire U Workplace Mentoring to provide workplace-based mentoring to GEAR UP students at a cost $30,000.00, to be funded from Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs.
5.O. Proposed approval to purchase Istation Reading for English pre-kindergarten through 8th grade and Spanish pre-kindergarten through 3rd grade students as a supplemental  reading support, to include teacher directed Resources in both English and Spanish,  at a cost of $59,933.30, to be funded from State Compensatory Education funds.
5.P. Proposed approval to purchase the Edusoft Software System License, a web-based comprehensive assessment  and instructional tool, from  Riverside Publishing, a subsidiary of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, at a cost not to exceed $42,000.00 to be funded through Title I.
5.Q. Proposed approval to purchase differentiated instruction programming licenses for "Think Through Math," a web-based program from Think Through Learning, Inc., for all 3rd through 9th grade students in Edgewood ISD at a cost not to exceed $28,448.00, to be funded through State Compensatory Education Funds.
5.R. Proposed approval of Stephanie Harvey Consulting services to provide Edgewood ISD Elementary and Middle School Campuses with Literary Coaching Services and Professional Development in Instructional Coaching for an amount not to exceed $31,500.00, to be paid with Title II funds.
5.S. Proposed approval to purchase software licenses from Edgenuity, Inc., for professional development and online credit recovery, credit accrual program for Kennedy High School, Memorial High School, Career Academy, and Discipline Alternative Education Program students, at a cost of $90,800.00, utilizing High School Allotment funds.
5.T. Approval of new authorization for "District Representatives" for the District's accounts at Wells Fargo Bank, designating Edgewood ISD School Board President Dr. Eddie Rodriguez and Chief of Operations and Police Kenneth M. Jacobs as signatories on such accounts, which shall authorize them to sign District checks, as required by Wells Fargo Bank, and will remove former Superintendent Cervantes as a signatory.
5.U. Proposed approval of an Ad HoC Policy Advisory Committee.
5.V. Approval of Minutes for Board Meeting: Special Board Meeting July 27, 2015.
6. Motion to go into Closed Session:
6.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:
6.A.1. Status Report on the proposed MOU between the City of SAT, ACCD, Westside Development Corporation, and EISD - [Discussion only].
6.A.2. Board options and process for appointing an Interim Superintendent.
6.A.3. Legal issues associated with other agenda items brought into Closed Session.
6.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:
6.B.1. Interim Superintendent.
6.B.2. Central Office Administrative staff.
7. 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.
8. Administrative/Product Reports:
8.A. Tax Report for July 2015
9. Information:
9.A. Interim Financial Statements for August 2015
9.B. Overtime Reports for July 2015
9.C. Supplemental Board Report for July 2015
9.D. Consultant Evaluations for July 2015
9.E. Donations Report for September 2015
9.F. Community Partnership Monthly Report
9.G. Escamilla & Poneck LLP Monthly Invoice
9.H. Human Resources Report
10. New Business:
11. Announcement(s):
12. Adjournment:
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