COLLEGE STATION INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
May 21, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Grace Bible Church - Southwood
A. CALL TO ORDER
President Valerie Jochen called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. and declared a quorum was present with six members present.
B. DECLARATION OF QUORUM/WELCOME
In attendance were President Valerie Jochen, Vice President Paul Dorsett, Secretary Jeff Harris and Trustees Kimberly McAdams, Carol Barrett, and Garland Watson. Trustee Randall Pitcock was absent.
C-1. Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag and the Texas Flag, and a Moment of Silence
Superintendent Eddie Coulson recognized AMC High School students Emily Hall, 2012-2013 Student Body President; Macon Heath, 2012-2013 Senior Class President; Kathleen Dill, 2012-2013 Student Body Vice President; and Rebecca Start, 2012-2013 Secretary. The students led the audience in the pledges and the moment of silence.
a. Auxiliary Employee of the Year
Deputy Superintendent Glynn Walker recognized Auxiliary Employee of the Year nominees:
Jarius San Angelo representing Purchasing
Diane Lewis representing Child Nutrition Services
Deborah Johnson representing Transportation
Gwen Taylor representing Custodial
Deputy Superintendent Glynn Walker announced the 2013 College Station ISD Auxiliary Employee of the Year…Gwen Taylor, Custodial Services.
b. Paraprofessional Employee of the Year
Deputy Superintendent Glynn Walker recognized Paraprofessional Employee of the Year nominees:
Diane Walter representing College Hills Elementary
Karen Pustejovsky representing Creel View Elementary
Susan Sweitzer representing Forest Ridge Elementary
Regina Williams representing Greens Prairie Elementary
Barbara Fitzgerald representing Pebble Creek Elementary
Kari Gray representing Rock Prairie Elementary
Irais Becerra representing South Knoll Elementary
Elena Quiros representing Southwood Valley Elementary
Jeanette Cegielski representing Oakwood Intermediate
Jonelle Wilkins representing Cypress Grove Intermediate
Kim Farrell Montgomery representing AMC Middle School
Elizabeth Cunha representing AMC High School
Julie Middleton representing CS High School
Jeanine Gouge representing Alternative Learning Center
Mr. Walker announced that this year we have a tie and so we have two winners. He announced the 2013 Paraprofessional Employees of the Year…Kari Gray, Rock Prairie Elementary and Elizabeth Cunha, AMC High School.
a. Elementary Teacher of the Year
Deputy Superintendent Glynn Walker recognized the Elementary Teacher of the Year Nominees:
Magda Zietsman, representing College Hills Elementary
Kevin Herlihy, representing Creek View Elementary
Alyssa Johnson, representing Forest Ridge Elementary
Charla Anderson, representing Greens Prairie Elementary
Cynthia Gronberg, representing Pebble Creek Elementary
Judy Bratcher, representing Rock Prairie Elementary
Amanda Simmons, representing South Knoll Elementary
Audrey Rangel, representing Southwood Valley Elementary
Christine Grafe, representing Cypress Grove Intermediate
Mr. Glynn Walker, announced the 2013 Elementary Teacher of the Year…Alyssa Johnson, Forest Ridge Elementary
b. Secondary Teacher of the Year
Deputy Superintendent Glynn Walker recognized the 2013 Secondary Teacher of the Year Nominees:
Ashley Hobbs representing A&M Consolidated High School
Jill Faith representing A&M Consolidated High School
Laura Sanders representing Alternative Education Programs
Melissa Jones representing A&M Consolidated Middle School
Leslie Kurtz representing College Station Middle School
Brittany Clift representing Oakwood Intermediate
Tiffany Rutherford representing CS High School
Grace Stanford representing AMC High School
Mr. Glynn Walker, announced the 2013 Secondary Teacher of the Year…Tiffany Rutherford, CS High School
Deputy Superintendent Glynn Walker recognized CSISD Retirees:
1. Donna Adams, Central Office – C&I
2. Laurie Anderson, Special Services
3. Amanda Bradley, Rock Prairie Elementary
4. Elaine Cartwright, Transportation
5. Marilyn Chevalier, South Knoll Elementary
6. Pamela (Jen) Colkin, Southwood Valley Elementary
7. Karen Cooper, College Hills Elementary
8. Judith Cummins, Pebble Creek Elementary
9. Mala Farmer, AMCMS/CSMS
10. Rhonda Flasowski, Oakwood Intermediate
11. Denise Glockzin, Creek View Elementary
12. Nan Graham, Cypress Grove Intermediate
13. Van Henry, AMC High School
14. Janet Hogg, Pebble Creek Elementary
15. Anna Juliff, College Hills Elementary
16. Janet Murray, AMC High School
17. David Norton, Facilities
18. Helen Rosson, Special Services
19. Kate Schoen, Oakwood Intermediate
20. Barbara Shuler, Human Resources
21. Bobby Slovak, AMC High School
22. Lucinda Thelen, Special Services
23. Jean Westbrook, Pebble Creek Elementary
24. Patricia Wilson, College Hills Elementary
25. Sharee Wilkerson, South Knoll Elementary
26. Connie Wood, Pebble Creek Elementary
27. Nanette Zeig, AMC High School
The Board took a 10-minute break at 7:42 p.m. for photos and cake. The Board reconvened at 8:00 p.m.
D-1. Board Directions and Reports/Announcements/Superintendent Reports and Announcements
Trustee Garland Watson reported that the Head Start Policy Council has met and is focusing on the budget. Dr. Watson also reported that PAC has met and is focusing on the budget.
Secretary Jeff Harris reported related to the Intergovernmental Committee.
Superintendent Eddie Coulson reported that A&M Consolidated High School’s graduation is scheduled for 5/31/13 at 7:00 p.m. in Reed Arena. Timber Academy graduation is scheduled for 5/30/13 at 7:00 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church.
E. HEARING OF CITIZENS
F. CONSENT AGENDA
Agenda Item G – APPROVAL OF MINUTES – April 16, 2013 Workshop Minutes, April 16, 2013 Regular Board Meeting Minutes, April 30, 2013 Team of Eight Meeting Minutes; Agenda Item J –BUSINESS: Agenda Item J-2: Consider approval for Request for Proposals #13-004 Athletic Supplies, to forty-four (44) vendors; Agenda Item J-3: Consider approval of Request for Competitive Sealed Proposals #13-005, Milk and Dairy Products to Oak Farms Dairy for an estimated amount of $370,967.50 for the 2013-2014 school year; Agenda Item J-4: Consider approval of purchase, delivery and installation of furniture for AMC High School from School Specialty in the amount of $93,082.93 from 2009 bond funds; Agenda Item J-5: Consider approval of monthly Head Start financial statements and credit card expenditures; Agenda Item J-7: Consider approval of Monthly Financial Reports; Agenda Item J-8: Consider approval of Monthly Budget Amendments
MOTION XXXX: I move approval of the consent agenda as presented. The motion was made by Trustee Randall Pitcock and seconded by Secretary Jeff Harris. The motion passed with seven ayes and zero nos.
H. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
H-1. Consideration and possible action concerning threatened litigation and possible settlement of Student v. College Station Independent School District, Before a Special Education Mediator for the State of Texas; Docket No. 065-DM-0413
This agenda item will be delayed to another meeting.
I-1. Discussion in closed session related to possible personnel moves for the 2013-2014 school year
Will discuss in Executive Session
J. BUSINESS SERVICES
J-1. Consider approval of Request for Quote #13-010 to Avinext for $212,400.00 from Instruction Materials Allotment (IMA) funds, for purchase, delivery and installation of desktop computers for ten computer labs
Superintendent Eddie Coulson recognized Deputy Superintendent Glynn Walker who reviewed the Request for Quote to Avinext for computers.
Secretary Jeff Harris abstained.
MOTION XXXX: I move approval of the request for quote #13—010 to Avinext for $212,400.00 from Instruction Materials Allotment (IMA) funds, for purchase, delivery and installation of desktop computers for ten computer labs as presented. The motion was made by Trustee Garland Watson and seconded by Vice President Paul Dorsett. The motion passed with five ayes and zero nos. Secretary Jeff Harris abstained and Trustee Randall Pitcock was absent.
K. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
K-1. Consideration, discussion and possible action related to the 2013-2014 meal prices
Superintendent Eddie Coulson recognized Deputy Superintendent Clark Ealy who reviewed information related to paid meal prices for the 2013-2014 school year. The Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 reauthorized the National School Lunch Program. One of the provisions of the act affects the prices schools must charge for their paid meals.
MOTION XXXX: I move approval of the school lunch prices for the 2013-2014 school year as presented. The motion was made by Secretary Jeff Harris and seconded by Vice President Paul Dorsett. The motion passed with six ayes and zero nos. There was one absence.
K-2. Consideration, discussion and possible action related to naming a Construction Manager at Risk
Superintendent Coulson recognized Deputy Superintendent Clark Ealy who reported to the Board related to responses to Requests for Proposal for Construction Manager – At Risk services for any work that arises out of the Long Range Educational Planning Committee.
MOTION XXXX: I move approval of the ranking of the respondent firms as presented and to authorize the Superintendent or his designee to negotiate and execute a contract with Joeris General Contractors, Ltd. To provide pre-construction services and Construction Manager – At Risk services related to projects that are an outgrowth of the Long Range Educational Planning Committee. The motion was made by Trustee Kimberly McAdams and seconded by Vice President Paul Dorsett. The motion passed with six ayes and zero nos. There was one absence.
L. EXECUTIVE SESSION
L-1. The Board moved into executive session at 8:15 p.m.
N. OPEN SESSION
Without objection, President Valerie Jochen adjourned the meeting at 9:22.p.m.