Archived Meeting Minutes

November 18, 2003

  1. Call to Order and Establish Quorum
  2. Pledge of Allegiance (United States and Texas)
    Fort Concho Elementary PRIDE Officers
    Students: Jesus Martinez, Mireya Vasquez,
    Lauren Duarte, and Drenee Sifuentez
    Directed by: Susan Ruiz
  3. Invocation
  4. Public Comment—none was given
  5. Adjourn to Closed or Executive Session in accordance with:

    551.074 Texas Government Code

    • Discuss employee discipline, duties, resignations, reassignments, new hires, and evaluations
    • Discuss proposed termination of professional
      Employee
    • Discuss Superintendent Evaluation Instrument
    • Conduct Board Self-Evaluation—


Executive session was held at the end of the business meeting.

  1. Recognitions
    (a) Recognition of Businesses and Individuals
    Making Monetary Contribution for
    Synthetic Turf at San Angelo Stadium ……………… 1
    (Rex Scofield and Joanne Rice)
    (1) Alexander Construction – George Alexander
    (2) Town and Country – Don Allison
    (3) Coca-Cola – David Quanz
    (4) San Angelo Health Foundation – Tom Early
    (5) City of San Angelo – Tom Adams
    (6) Mr. Max Parker
    (7) Mr. Stormy Kimrey
    (8) Jerry and Rose Ann Vandergriff(b) Presidential Classroom Finalists (Jamie Highsmith).......... 2
    (c) Staff Recognition – (Jeff Bright)………………………… 3-5
    (1) Denise Huffman for Receiving the Award
    of Financial Reporting Achievement
  2. Presentations
    (a) The Omega Group – School Planner (Dr. Cole Pugh)…… 6
    (b) Rob Sarbach – Get Healthy Challenge (Dr. Cole Pugh)…. 7-13
  3. Consider Approval of Minutes for the Special Board
    Meeting of October 27, 2003, and the Regular
    Board Meeting of October 28, 2003
    ………………… 14-59
    The minutes of the October 27, 2003 meeting were approved; the minutes of the October 28, 2003 will be reviewed at the December board meeting.
  4. Consider Approval of Bills and Accounts and Financial Statements for October, 2003
  5. Reports
    (a) Partnership for the Development of the Healthcare Workforce (Dr. Dan Stultz)……………………. 60
    (b) Report from Citizen Committee Studying District
    Health Plan (Mr.Tommy Hiebert)……………… 61
    (c) 2002-2003 Academic Excellence Indicator System Report - (AEIS) (Joanne Rice / Jeff Bright)…… 62-67
    (d) Facilities/Finance Committee Report – Agenda and Minutes for October 28, 2003 (Tim Archer)…… 68-77
    (e) Membership Report – Friday, October 31, 2003, PEIMS Snapshot (Sherry Hubbard)…………… 78-79
    (f) 2003-2004 Second Six Weeks Average Daily
    Attendance Report (Sherry Hubbard) ………… 80-81
    (g) Student Transfer Policy Report (Eddie Heath)………. 82
    (h) Safe Schools Help-Line Report (Eddie Heath)………. 83-84
    (i) Request to Join Alvarado Intervenors in
    School Finance Lawsuit (Dr. Cole Pugh)……… 85-90
  6. Consent Agenda Items—all approved
    (a) Consider Approval of Donations (Hope Flores)……… 91-93
    (1) Cash Donation - $517.50 from Bonham PTA
    for Reimbursement of Bonham 6th Grade Field Trip
    (2) Cash Donation - $3,305.00 from Julie Glaspie
    for Glenn Junior High Music Department
    to Purchase Marching Band Polo Shirts
    (b) Consider Approval of Ratification of Administration’s Action in Sale of Properties (Jeff Bright)………. 94-105
  7. Action Agenda Items
    (a) Consider Discussion of Televising School Board
    Meetings (Daniel Cárdenas)………………… 106
    Discussion was provided by Dr. Pugh, Mrs. Rice, and Mrs. Highsmith. The district would like to have the new Director of Technology on the job to assist with this decision. A report will be given to the
    board in January.
    (b) Consider Approval of 2003-2004 District Textbook Committee Selections for 2004-2005 School Year Textbook Adoption (Joanne Rice)…….. 107-110
    APPROVED
    (c) Consider Approval of Awarding Bid CSP 757
    – Custodial Supplies (Steve Van Hoozer)… 111-124
    APPROVED
    (d) Consider Approval of Awarding Bid CSP 756
    - % Discount from Catalog for Library
    (Steve Van Hoozer).......................................... 125-149
    APPROVED
    (e) Consider Approval of Election of Candidates to
    Serve on the Board of Directors of the Tom
    Green County Appraisal District for the
    2004-2005 Term (Jeff Bright)……………….. 150-155
    APPROVED
    (f) Consider Discussion of SAISD Goal # 5 – Provide a Safe and Secure Environment (Terry Bader)…. 156-161
    Died for lack of discussion
    (g) Consider Approval of District Mission, Vision,
    Beliefs, Strengths, and Weaknesses, and
    Long-Range Goals (Dr. Cole Pugh) …………. 162-176 Postponed indefinitely
    (h) Consider Approval of Annual Board Meeting
    Calendar of Dates and Activities for
    2003-2004 (Dr. Cole Pugh)………………….. 177-184
    Approved with the addition of finance committee
    meetings.

    (i) Consider Review of Board Operating
    Procedures (Dr. Cole Pugh)…………………. 185-194
    If board members want specific statements included, they will notify Joan at the time the statement is made.
    (j) Consider Discussion of Hiring a Technology
    Consultant (Terry Bader) ................................ 195
    It was decided to wait until the new Director of
    Technology is hired; that person may wish to conduct
    the audit.
    (k) Consider Request for Change #10 – Southwest
    Elementary Parking Lot (Steve Van Hoozer)… 196-199
    Approved—the amount is still within the guaranteed maximum price.
    (l) Consider Approval of District Employment
    Recommendations for School Year
    2003-2004 (Gov’t Code 551.074)
    (Gloria Baird)………………………………. 200-202
    APPROVED
    (m) Consider Proposed Termination of Professional
    Employee (Gov’t Code 551.074) (Gloria Baird)
    The board adjourned to Executive Session.
    (n) Consider Discussion of Superintendent
    Evaluation Instrument (Terry Bader)………. 203-217 Changes to the current instrument will be addressed in a goal-setting workshop.
    (o) Conduct Board Self-Evaluation (Terry Bader)……. 218-249
    This was postponed until the January board meeting.
  8. Announcements
  • Regular School Board of Trustees Meeting
    Tuesday, December 16, 2003, 5:30 p.m.,
    SAISD Board Room
  1. Adjournment


prepared by Jamie Highsmith, Public Information Officer