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August 24, 2022 at 6:30 PM - Regular Board Meeting

Public Notice
1. Call meeting to order, roll call, establishment of a quorum and Pledge of Allegiance.
Presenter:  Chris Morales, Board President
2. Invocation.
3. OPEN FORUM:  Comments from the public. Citizen Communications: (Limit of 3 minutes per speaker/group) Public Audience: Public comments for   this meeting will be held as follows: Members of the public, if you wish to comment before the Board, you must email comments@eeisd.org by 6:00 p.m. on August 24, 2022 to give your name and topic you wish to comment on.   Individuals must send in their comments or questions to the body of the email.
Presenter:  Ben Castillo, Attorney for EEISD
4. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT:
4.a. 2022-23 Back To School Report
Presenter:  Dr. Greg Rodríguez
4.b. 2021-22 STAAR Summary Report
Presenter:  Dr. Greg Rodríguez
5. CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS:
5.a. Approval of previous Board Meeting(s) Minutes:
Presenter:  Maria E. Rodriguez
5.a.1. Regular Board Meeting - 07/20/2022
5.a.2. Special Board Meeting-08/03/2022
5.a.3. Special Board Meeting-08/10/2022
5.b. Approval of Budget Amendments.
5.c. Discussion and approval on Payment of Current Bills - August 2022
5.d. Discussion and approval of EEISD Financial Report - August 2022
5.e. Approval of Overtime/Substitute Pay -July 2022
5.f. Discussion and approval of Extra Duty Pay Analysis- July 2022
5.g. Discussion and approval of EEISD Tax Collection Report - July 2022
5.h. Discussion and approval of expenditures over $25,000.
5.i. Approval for Child Nutrition Department to attend the School Nutrition Expo in South Padre Island Convention Center from September 26-27, 2022.
Presenter:  Elena Garza
5.j. Approval for Monica Vela, Migrant Director to attend the 2022 TEHCY Program Summit in San Marcos, Texas from August 29-31, 2022.
Presenter:  Monica Vela
5.k. Approval of an auctioneering company for the Transportation Department.
5.l. Approval of an auctioneering company for the Maintenance Department.
5.m. Approval of an auctioneering company for the Child Nutrition Department.
5.n. Approval of the Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between the County of Hidalgo, Texas and Edcouch-Elsa Independent School District.
5.o. Approval of the MOU between Edcouch-Elsa Independent School District and South Texas College of Continuing Education.
Presenter:  Lydia Gonzalez
5.p. Approval of an out of state trip for JJ Garza and Jay Alejandro of the FFA/CATE Department to purchase show hogs in Duncan, Oklahoma from October 18-22, 2022.
Presenter:  Lydia Gonzalez
5.q. Approval of memorandum between Edcouch-Elsa ISD and BCFS Health and Human Services.
Presenter:  Itza Flores
5.r. Approval of Memorandum of Understanding between Region One Education Service Center's Adult Education Program and the Edcouch-Elsa I.S.D.
Presenter:  Mrs. Frances Rocha
5.s. Approval of the 2022-2023 Student Code of Conduct.
Presenter:  Mrs. Frances Rocha
5.t. Approval of the 2022-2023 Elementary/Secondary Student Handbooks.
Presenter:  Mrs. Frances Rocha
5.u. Approval of EEISD UIL No Pass/No Play Course Exemptions.
Presenter:  Mrs. Frances Rocha
5.v. Approval to submit an RFQ for Licensed Professional Counselor Services and Physical Therapy to meet the educational needs of students with disabilities.
Presenter:  Itza Flores
5.w. Approval to purchase a renewal license for Lightspeed Content Filter from BorderLAN through TIPS Cooperative contract.
Presenter:  Jose L. Torres
5.x. Approval to submit an RFQ for Licensed Professional Counselor Services to meet the educational needs of students with disabilities.
Presenter:  Itza Flores
5.y. Approval to extend contracts to meet the educational needs of students with disabilities for the following:
*Robert Huerta, Orientation & Mobility
*Believe N Care, Occupational Therapy
*Dr. Noe Ramos, Psychological Services
*Gloria Rich, VI Services
*Life Span, Physical Therapy
Presenter:  Itza Flores
5.z. Approval of the EEISD School Health Advisory Committee 2021-2022 Annual Report.
Presenter:  Mrs. Frances Rocha
5.aa. Approval to purchase van to transport Special Education students needing transportation to meet the educational needs for students with disabilities.
Presenter:  Mrs. Itza Flores
5.ab. Approval of the Amplify mCLASS Texas as Universal Screener.
Presenter:  Mr. Jesus O. Ramos
5.ac. Approval of T-TESS Calendar/T-TESS Appraisers.
Presenter:  Dr. Marisol Rocha
5.ad. Approval to endorse the candidacy of Sylvia Sanchez-Garza, Ph.D., nominated to fill a position on the TASB Board of Directors.
5.ae. Approval of Instruction Partners to consult on ODELL Implementation.
Presenter:  Mr. Jesus O. Ramos
5.af. Approval of Employee Sick Leave Bank.
Presenter:  Dr. Marisol Rocha
5.ag. Approval of Employee Handbook.
Presenter:  Dr. Marisol Rocha
6. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS:
6.a. Discussion and possible action to approve payment to E3 for the North High School HVAC facility improvement project.
6.b. Discussion and possible action to approve Payment #2 for South Texas BuildCon.
Presenter:  Dr. Marisol Rocha
6.c. Discussion and possible action regarding Resolution Regarding Extension of Leave for Employee Illness due to Covid-19.
6.d. Discussion and possible action to award RFP# 2022-010 Voluntary Employee (Insurance) Benefit Products: (Section 125 & Third Party Administration for Consolidated Billing), 403(b) & 457, Accident, Cancer, Critical Illness, Vision, Dental, Short/Long Term Disability, Group Term Life & AD&D, Hospital Indemnity.
Presenter:  Roger Garza
6.e. Discussion and possible action to award RFP# 2022-011 Property & Casualty Insurance – Boiler & Machinery, Property & Contents.
Presenter:  Roger Garza
6.f. Discussion and possible action to accept the renewal for Excess Workers Compensation Insurance.
Presenter:  Roger Garza

7. CLOSED SESSION:  The superintendent requests that the Board of Trustees convene in closed meeting as authorized by the provisions of the Open Meeting Act, Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code.  This executive session is in accordance with the Texas Government Code Section:

7.a. 551.074 for the purpose of discussing personnel, considering appointment, employment, resignation, retirement, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee.
7.b. Consultation with legal counsel regarding a.)  pending or contemplated litigation b.)  settlement offer; or c.)  matter in which the duty of the attorney to Edcouch-Elsa Independent School District under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code (TX.Gov't. Code 551.071)
Presenter:  Ben Castillo, Attorney for EEISD
8. ACTION ITEMS DISCUSSED IN CLOSED SESSION:
8.a. 551.074 Discussion and action regarding personnel, considering appointment, employment, resignation, retirement, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee.
8.b. Discussion and action regarding consultation with legal counsel regarding a.)  pending or contemplated litigation b.)  settlement offer; or c.)  matter in which the duty of the attorney to Edcouch-Elsa Independent School District under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code (TX.Gov't. Code 551.071)
9. ADJOURNMENT:

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