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March 10, 2022 at 6:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order
Presenter:  Ralph Ramon
2. Invocation
3. Pledge of Allegiance
Presenter:  Ralph Ramon / Doug Neff
4. Open Forum / Public Comments
5. Campus Spotlight
Description:  Snyder Primary
6. Academic Update: 
     Effective Schools Framework,
     Resilient Schools Support Program, and
     Texas Instructional Leadership
Description:  This month we will provide an update on TEA Initiatives that Snyder ISD has committed to through the 2022-2023 school year: Effective Schools Framework, Resilient Schools Support Program, and Texas Instructional Leadership
7. Consent Agenda
Presenter:  Dr. Eddie Bland, Ed.D.
Description:  Action Required
7.A. Minutes from Regular Board meeting February 10, 2022
Special Meeting- February 21, 2022
Special Meeting- February 28, 2022
Special Meeting- March 2, 2022
7.B. AP
7.C. Financial Reports
Presenter:  Morgan Preston
7.D. Amended Order for Election
Description:  We are asking that the Board approve the Amended Order for School Board Election for the purpose of electing members to the Board for Place 2 to be held on May 7, 2022. 
7.E. Approve resolution supporting "Road to Success" grant
Description:  Resolution required to support application to continue "Road to Success" grant.
7.F. Approve resolution supporting "Attend Today...Achieve Tomorrow" grant
Description:  Resolution required to support application to continue "Attend Today...Achieve Tomorrow" grant.
7.G. Approve asbestos abatement of North Elementary, not to exceed $175,000.
Presenter:  Clay Cade
Description:  We originally had a low bid of $312,000 for asbestos abatement (plus an additional per foot cost of asbestos removal on water lines), demolition and removal of the North campus building. We have since had someone wanting to purchase the property once the asbestos is abated, so we are recommending we complete the abatement then proceed with selling the property. 

7.H. Approve 1-Year Contract Extensions for Snyder ISD District Level Administrator Contracts for:

Morgan Preston
Kathy Scott
Clay Cade
Wesley Wood
Matthew Nelson
Janell Martin
Jeffery McGinnis
Valerie Morris

Presenter:  Eddie Bland
Description: 

Jesus Gomez has indicated he will not be returning to the district, so he is not being recommended for the 1-year extension.

7.I. Approve 1-Year Contract Extensions for Snyder ISD Campus Level Administrators:

Shay Murphy
David Tate
Travis Gregory
John Rush
Stephen Parker
Rebecca Mebane
Katy Cade
Thad Myers
Canita Rhodes
Rode Merryman
Presenter:  Eddie Bland
8. Executive Session (G1-G4)
The Board may go into closed session in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act,     Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapters D and E. Before any closed meeting is convened, the presiding officer will publicly identify the section or sections of the Act authorizing the closed meeting. All final votes, actions, or decisions will be taken in an open meeting. 
9. Reconvene from Closed Session
10. Information
10.A. Teacher Incentive Allotment Spending Plan Proposal
Presenter:  Morgan Preston
10.B. 2022-2023 School Calendar
Description:  The attached preliminary calendar was developed during the SISD District Advisory Committee meeting on Monday, February 28th is being presented for board review and will then be posted for public review prior to bringing it to the board for approval next month. The calendar is almost identical to the school calendar for this year. The big difference for next year will be release times for SPS and SIS will be more closely aligned with SHS and SJHS.  There are 180 days of instruction, full week off at Thanksgiving, and the last day of school is prior to Memorial Day. The preliminary calendar does include 2 Bad Weather Days that are required for the Additional Day School Year (ADSY) funding to pay for SPS and SIS summer school. We did not include the 2 bad weather days this year because we were unaware of that requirement, and because of the length of our school days we have 11 days of excess minutes in the SPS and SIS calendars. We are working with the TEA regarding this summer, we will still have ample ESSR revenue available for summer school this year. 
10.C. Out of State Travel for Students Qualifying for National Competitions

     Speech and Debate National Tournament
     Educators Rising National Conference 
Description:  We have 6 students that have qualified for the Speech and Debate National Tournament the week of June 12th this in Louisville, KY.  We also have 6 students that have qualified for the Educators Rising National Conference and Competition the week June 24-27 in Washington D.C. Out of state travel requires board approval. We are working on travel plans and will bring back this item for board approval once the travel plans are finalized. 
10.D. Purchase of passenger vehicle - Transportation Department
Presenter:  Clay Cade
Description:  The transportation department is in need of a small SUV, and would like to trade in one or two of the small passenger cars.  Due to the MSRP cost of the vehicle, board approval is required.
10.E. Scoreboard Replacement - Tiger Stadium
Presenter:  Clay Cade
Description:  With the upcoming renovation of the track and turf at Tiger Staduim, it would be a good time to look at a scoreboard replacement.  The cost would be approximately $50,000 and sponsorships would be available.
10.F. LED Lighting - Snyder High School and Snyder Junior High
Presenter:  Clay Cade
Description:  In 2019 the Operations department started a project to retrofit exterior and interior lighting throughout the district.  In order to complete this project, we need to purchase additional lighting for SHS and SJHS.  The total cost will exceed $25,000 so board approval is required.
11. Superintendent's Report 
Presenter:  Eddie Bland, Ed.D.
11.A. March Enrollment comparison
11.B. Regular meeting- April 14 (Discuss change)
Description:  The WTC Red Dirt Soirée fundraiser for the Ranch Management program is on the same date.
12. Adjourn

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