COLLEGE STATION INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
August 12, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.
Administrative Conference Room
A.† CALL TO ORDER
President Valerie Jochen called the meeting to order at 4:02 p.m. and declared a quorum was present with five members present.† ††††
B.†† DECLARATION OF QUORUM
In attendance were President Valerie Jochen, Vice President Paul Dorsett, and Trustees Randall Pitcock, Garland Watson, and Kimberly McAdams.† Trustee Carol Barrett arrived at 4:03 p.m. and Secretary Jeff Harris arrived at 4:09 p.m.
C.† WORKSHOP SESSION
C-1.† Consideration, discussion and possible action related to a November 5, 2013 CSISD Bond Proposal, including a Natatorium
Superintendent Eddie Coulson and Deputy Superintendent Clark Ealy reported and led discussion regarding the possibility of CSISD calling a Bond Election for the November 5, 2013 election.†
C-2.† Consideration, discussion and possible action related to a Request for Proposal for a CSISD faculty and staff wellness initiative
Superintendent Coulson recognized Deputy Superintendent Glynn Walker who reported that the purpose for this Request for Proposal Health and Wellness Program is to maximize health and wellness opportunities for district employees, by minimizing employee cost and creating availability of school facilities for this program.† Aerofit Health and Wellness Centers received the highest score from the committee and Aerofitís proposal offers a variety of options including group exercise and personal training classes at CSISD and Aerofit facilities.
Trustees want the employees to know that the Board values staff and think the health and wellness initiative is very important and in the long run, will benefit the district on number of employee lost days.† Health and Wellness are proactive and the Board congratulates administration on bringing forward a health and wellness initiative at this time.†
The administration has worked with PAC and will continue to do so.† Policy did not allow outside services to come into CSISD at a reduced rate and they would have to rent facilities.† Since the district is initiating this project, there are options to promote healthy lifestyle and family, etc.
MOTION XXXX:† I move to award Request For Proposal #13-011 to Aerofit Health and Wellness Centers effective August 15, 2013 through July 31, 2014, with options, as presented.† The motion was made by Vice President Paul Dorsett and seconded by Trustee Garland Watson.† The passed with seven ayes and zero nos.
MOTION XXXX:† I move
C-3.† Consideration, discussion and possible action related to Employee Wellness
Superintendent Eddie Coulson reported that some employees have expressed interest in wellness opportunities and that opportunities be made available to them at CSISD facilities for more convenience.† A Request for Qualifications Proposal process has begun and CSISD seeks a qualified organization to partner with CSISD health and wellness initiatives which could benefit CSISD employees by coming to CSISD facilities at a reduced cost.† Discussion occurred.
Without objection, President Jochen adjourned the workshop at 6:54 p.m.
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