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June 23, 2020 at 5:30 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. Call Meeting to Order:
Presenter:  Martha Castilla, Board President
1.A. Roll Call
Presenter:  Martha Castilla, Board President
1.B. Pledge of Allegiance to US and Texas Flag
Presenter:  Martha Castilla, Board President
2. Communication from Citizens:
3. Superintendent's Report:
3.A. Update of Current District Events, Information, Operations, and Programs
Presenter:  Dr. Eduardo Hernandez
4. Presentation/Discussions:
5. Consent Agenda (All items may be acted upon at the same time by the School Board)
5.A. Consideration and approval of payments to the City of San Antonio for students enrolled in the Pre-K 4 SA program for the 2020-2021 school year
Presenter:  Phillip Chavez, Deputy Superintendent
Description:  Goal 1: Focus on Student Success
5.B. Consideration and approval of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with City Education Partners and Edgewood Independent School District to launch fully autonomous school models
Presenter:  Phillip Chavez, Deputy Superintendent
Description:  Goal 1: Focus on Student Success
5.C. Consideration and approval of School Improvement Turnaround Plans for LB Johnson and Perales Elementary
Presenter:  Phillip Chavez, Deputy Superintendent
Description:  Goal 1: Focus on Student Success
5.D. Consideration and approval of the revised 2020-2021 Edgewood Independent School District Academic Calendar
Presenter:  Angela Dominguez, Assistant Superintendent of Academic Services
Description:  Goal 1: Focus on Student Success
5.E. Consideration and approval of the 2020-2021 Optional Flexible School Day Program (OFSDP) as permitted by TEC 29.0821 and rules promulgated by the Commissioner of Education in 19 TAC 29.1027 et sea, and in accordance with Board Policy services EHBC
Presenter:  Angela Dominguez, Assistant Superintendent of Academic Services
Description:  Goal 1: Focus on Student Success
Goal 2: Focus on Students, Families and Community
5.F. Consideration and approval of the Proclamation 2020 adoption of the SAVVAS Learning Company for English Language Arts and Reading for grades 9-12
Presenter:  Angela Dominguez, Assistant Superintendent of Academic Services
Description:  Goal 1: Focus on Student Success
5.G. Consideration and approval of the submission for the 2019-2020 application for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Waiver required instruction for all seniors, pursuant to the Texas Education Code (TEC), 28.0023 and applicable rules in 19 Texas Administrative (TAC), 74.38
Presenter:  Angela Dominguez, Assistant Superintendent of Academic Services
Description:  Goal 1: Focus on Student Success
5.H. Consideration and approval of the reading instrument waiver to use an Alternative 7th Grade Reading Diagnostic Instrument for the 2020-2021 academic year, pursuant to the Texas Education Code (TEC) 28.006 (c-1)
Presenter:  Angela Dominguez, Assistant Superintendent of Academic Services
Description:  Goal 1: Focus on Student Success
5.I. Consideration and approval of the submission of the 2019-2020 Parent Notice Requirements for Students at Risk for Failure Waiver, pursuant to the Texas Education Code (TEC), 28.011
Presenter:  Angela Dominguez, Assistant Superintendent of Academic Services
Description:  Goal 1: Focus on Student Success
5.J. Consideration and approval of the Proclamation 2020 Instructional Materials from Vista Higher Learning for English as a Second Language (ESL) Newcomer in grades 6-12
Presenter:  Angela Dominguez, Assistant Superintendent of Academic Services
Description:  Goal 1: Focus on Student Success
5.K. Consideration and approval of the Big Rocks Educational Services contracts for Gus Garcia University School and Perales Elementary
Presenter:  Christopher Nester, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer
Description:  Goal 1: Focus on Student Success
5.L. Consideration and approval of Agreement between New Tech Network and Edgewood Independent School District at the Gardendale Early Learning Program and Brentwood STEAM School of Innovation, utilizing Title 1 and School Transformation Fund Grant Funds
Presenter:  Christopher Nester, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer
Description:  Goal 1: Focus on Student Success
5.M. Consideration and approval of the 2019-2020 Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) Waiver, pursuant to Senate Bill (B) 1843 and the Texas Education Code (TEC), 29.9015(a) Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Test
Presenter:  Christopher Nester, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer
Description:  Goal 1: Focus on Student Success
Attachments: (1)
5.N. Consideration and approval to purchase the annual food and non-food items for the 2020-2021 school year from Purchasing Cooperative Texas 20 Purchasing Cooperative
Presenter:  Elvis Williams, Chief of Operations
Description:  Goal 3: Focus on Operational Excellence
Goal 5: Focus on Financial Stewardship
5.O. Consideration and adoption of Resolution regarding Hazardous Bus Routing for the 2020-2021 school year
Presenter:  Elvis Williams, Chief of Operations
Description:  Goal 2: Focus on Students, Families, and Community
Goal 3: Focus on Operational Excellence
5.P. Consideration and approval of the final amended budget for 2019-2020
Presenter:  Myrna G. Martinez, Chief of Staff
Description:  Goal 5: Focus on Financial Stewardship
5.Q. Consideration and approval of the adoption of the 2020-2021 District Official Budget
Presenter:  Myrna G. Martinez, Chief of Staff
Description:  Goal 5: Focus on Financial Stewardship
5.R. Consideration and approval of the Proposed Tax Rate for Tax Year 2020
Presenter:  Myrna G. Martinez, Chief of Staff
Description:  Goal 5: Focus on Financial Stewardship
5.S. Consideration and approval of a Resolution by the School Board to approve the Investment Policy and Strategies for Fiscal Year 2020-2021
Presenter:  Myrna G. Martinez, Chief of Staff
Description:  Goal 5: Focus on Financial Stewardship
5.T. Consideration and approval of the selected Investment Brokers and Dealers for Fiscal Year 2020-2021
Presenter:  Myrna G. Martinez, Chief of Staff
Description:  Goal 5: Focus on Financial Stewardship
5.U. Consideration and approval of the Tax Levy payments to Bexar Appraisal District in the estimated amount of $95,000 for the 2020-2021 school year
Presenter:  Myrna G. Martinez, Chief of Staff
Description:  Goal 5: Focus on Financial Stewardship
5.V. Consideration and approval of April 2020 donations of $50,500.00
Presenter:  Myrna G. Martinez, Chief of Staff
Description:  Goal 5: Focus on Financial Stewardship
5.W. Consideration and approval of new authorization for "District Representatives" for the District's accounts at Wells Fargo Bank, designating Edgewood Independent School District School Board President, Martha Castilla and School Board Secretary Joseph M. Guerra as signatories on such accounts, which shall authorize them to sign District checks, as required by Wells Fargo Bank, and will remove former School Board President Roy Richard Soto, Jr., and School Board Secretary Stella Camacho as signatories
Presenter:  Myrna G. Martinez, Chief of Staff
Description:  Goal 5: Focus on Financial Stewardship
5.X. Consideration and approval of the first and final reading of updated policy DEC (LOCAL)
Presenter:  Cynthia Trevino, Chief of Human Resources and Student Services
Description:  Goal 4: Focus on Employees & Organizational Improvement
5.Y. Consideration and approval of the first and final reading of updated policy FFH (LOCAL)
Presenter:  Cynthia Trevino, Chief of Human Resources and Student Services
Description:  Goal 4: Focus on Employees & Organizational Improvement
5.Z. Consideration and approval of the 2020-2021 Compensation Plan
Presenter:  Cynthia Trevino, Chief of Human Resources and Student Services
Description:  Goal 4: Focus on Employees & Organizational Improvement
5.AA. Consideration and approval of Board Meeting Minutes:
1. Regular Board Meeting, April 21, 2020
2. Regular Board Meeting, May 26, 2020
Presenter:  Amelia M. Portillo, Secretary to the Superintendent
Description:  Goal 1: Focus on Student Success
Goal 2: Focus on Students, Families, and Community
Goal 3: Focus on Operational Excellence
Goal 4: Focus on Employees & Organizational Improvement
Goal 5: Focus on Financial Stewardship
6. Closed Session as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 551.071.
6.A. Private consultation with the District's attorney to discuss mediation and any settlement proposal made in the pending lawsuit styled Edgewood Independent School District - Roy Cisneros Elementary v. Kopplow Construction Company, Inc., Cause No. 2017-CI-23773, 73rd Judicial District Court, Bexar County, Texas
6.B. Consultation with legal counsel regarding legal issues related to grievance procedures, policies, and Robert's Rules of Order
7. Open Session:
7.A. Consideration and possible action to approve settlement proposal in the pending lawsuit styled Edgewood Independent School District - Roy Cisneros Elementary v. Kopplw Construction Company, Inc., Cause No. 2017-CI-23773,73rd Judicial District Court, Bexar County, Texas 
8. Information Items:
8.A. Monthly Tax Collection Report for the month of April 2020
Presenter:  Myrna G. Martinez, Chief of Staff
Description:  Goal 5: Focus on Financial Stewardship
8.B. Monthly Financial Statements for the month of April 2020
Presenter:  Myrna G. Martinez, Chief of Staff
Description:  Goal 5: Focus on Financial Stewardship
8.C. Auxiliary and Paraprofessional Employee Board Report for June 2020
Presenter:  Cynthia Trevino, Chief of Human Resources and Student Services
Description:  Goal 4: Focus on Employees & Organizational Improvement
8.D. Professional Employee Board Report for June 2020
Presenter:  Cynthia Trevino, Chief of Human Resources and Student Services
Description:  Goal 4: Focus on Employees & Organizational Improvement
9. Adjournment:
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