COLLEGE STATION INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
December 18, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
CSISD Board Room
A. CALL TO ORDER
President Valerie Jochen called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. and declared a quorum was present with seven 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, Garland Watson and Randall Pitcock.
C-1. Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag and the Texas Flag, and a Moment of Silence
Superintendent Eddie Coulson recognized Timber Academy students Taylor Hawthorne and Kevian Montoya. The students led the audience in the pledges and the moment of silence.
Congratulations to Karis Jochen, State Cross Country Champion.
C-3. Recognize artwork provided by CSISD students
Student artwork adorned the Board Room walls and was enjoyed by all.
D. CONSENT AGENDA
Agenda Item E – BOARD: Agenda Item E-2: Receive Report related to Trustee Continuing Education Hours; Agenda Item G – APPROVAL OF MINUTES: November 19, 2012 Workshop Minutes, November 19, 2012 Regular Board Meeting Minutes; Agenda Item H – CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION: Agenda Item K –BUSINESS: Agenda Item K-1: Consider approval of the purchase of the Leveled Literacy Intervention System from Heinemann in the amount of $77,000 from Title I funds; Agenda Item K-2: Consider approval of monthly Head Start financial statements and credit card expenditures; Agenda Item K-3: Consider approval of Monthly Budget Amendments; Agenda Item K-4: Consider approval of Monthly Financial Reports
MOTION 4431: I move approval of the consent agenda as presented. The motion was made by Trustee Randall Pitcock and seconded by Vice President Paul Dorsett. The motion passed with seven and zero nos.
E-1. Board Directions and Reports/Announcements/Superintendent Reports and Announcements
Trustee Randall Pitcock reported related to “50 Men Who Can Cook” which is scheduled for 2/1/13 at the Expo. Also, the Star Educator Award program has been renewed this year.
Vice President Paul Dorsett reported that DEIC has met and reviewed calendar options for 2013-2014.
Trustee Kimberly McAdams reported that SHAC met on 11/7/12, led by Buddy Reed and the committee focused on “healthy minds/healthy bodies”.
Trustee Garland Watson reported that the Head Start Policy Council met.
Secretary Jeff Harris reported that the Intergovernmental Relations Committee has met and focused on the Brazos Transit District, the Crime Lab, and Bryan Collegiate high school and some of the program offerings.
Superintendent Eddie Coulson reported that CSISD is working with Texas High Performance School Consortium. The Consortium consists of 22 other districts and our task is to develop alter accountability standards. CSISD will have early release for students on 12/12/12 for staff development. Also, early release for students will occur on 12/21/12.
F. HEARING OF CITIZENS (Non-Agenda/Agenda Items)
1. Rick Hill addressed the Trustees.
H. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
H-1. Receive report from Margie Martinez related to the Center for Alternative Learning
Trustees received report from Margie Martinez, Principal of the Center for Alternative Learning.
J. BUSINESS SERVICES
J-1. Consideration, discussion and possible action regarding the Annual Financial and Compliance Report for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2012
MOTION 4432: I move approval of presented Annual Financial and Compliance Report for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2012 as presented. The motion was made by Secretary Jeff Harris and seconded by Vice President Paul Dorsett. The motion passed with seven ayes and zero nos.
J-2. Receive Quarterly Investment Report for the three months ended November 30, 2012
Deputy Superintendent Glynn Walker reported to the Board related to the Quarterly Investment Report for the three months ended November 30, 2012.
K. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
L. EXECUTIVE SESSION
L-1. The Board will meet in executive session to conduct a closed meeting to deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property because the deliberation in an open meeting would have a detrimental effect on the position of the District in negotiations with a third party. The executive session deliberations will be held pursuant to the “Deliberation Regarding Real Property; Closed Meeting” exception to the Texas Open Meetings Act as set forth in Section 551.0742 of the Texas Government Code.
The Board went into Executive Session at 8:06 p.m.
M. OPEN SESSION
Without objection, President Valerie Jochen adjourned the meeting