College Station Independent School District
Workshop Meeting Minutes
February 18, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Administrative Conference Room
A. CALL TO ORDER
President Valerie Jochen called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.
All seven board members were present: President Valerie Jochen, Vice President Paul
Dorsett, Secretary Jeff Harris, and Trustees Carol Barrett, Kimberly McAdams, Quinn
Williams, and Michael Wesson.
C. WORKSHOP SESSION
C-1. Consideration, discussion and possible action related to a Harner & Associates demographic study
Superintendent Eddie Coulson recognized Deputy Superintendent for Administrative Services Clark Ealy. Dr. Ealy introduced Dennis Harner, Ph D. and demographer for Harner & Associates who reviewed the highlights of the recent study with those in attendance at the workshop. The projections provided are based on the census data for College Station Independent School District and not data for the City of College Station. CSISD geocodes students using city and county data.
C-2. Consideration, discussion and possible action related to the 2014-2015 budget
Superintendent Eddie Coulson recognized Deputy Superintendent for Human Resources and Business Services Glynn Walker. Mr. Walker reported that the budget must be approved by September 1, 2014. He reviewed the breakdown of percentages of CSISD funds and where that money is spent. Fund balance was discussed as well as needs. More staff will be needed if we enroll more students. Projected ADA for the 2014-2015 school year is 11,386 students. Discussion occurred.
C-3. Consideration, discussion and possible action related to CSISD rezoning
Superintendent Eddie Coulson recognized Deputy Superintendent Clark Ealy who reviewed the timeline for the upcoming rezoning work. Three rezoning community forums are scheduled to receive input from the community prior to setting the parameters to guide the committee work. Those parameters will be set in March 2014.
putting together the committee. Please send names and contact information
of those you would like to nominate for the committee to Dr. Coulson as soon as
C-4. Consideration, discussion and possible action related to the 2013 Bond update
recognized Deputy Superintendent Clark Ealy who presented information related
to the 2013 Bond update. He reviewed that the community passed an
$83.5Million bond in November 2013. The projects to be included in the
work are: security vestibules, elementary school #9, and the alternative
learning center. Questions were answered and discussion occurred.
C-5. Consideration, discussion and possible action related to a Community Based
postponed this agenda item until it can be posted to a future agenda.
C-6. Consideration, discussion and possible action related to a Superintendent Search
The Board moved into Executive Session.
D. EXECUTIVE SESSION
D-1. The Board will meet in executive session to conduct a closed meeting to
deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee. The executive session deliberations will be held pursuant to the “Personnel Matters; Closed Meeting” exception to the Texas Open Meetings Act as set forth in Section 551.074 of the Texas Government Code.
The Board went into executive session at 6:44 p.m.
E. OPEN SESSION
Without objection President Jochen adjourned the meeting at 7:00 p.m.
President Signature Secretary Signature