September 17, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.

CSISD Board Room 



Vice President Paul Dorsett called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m. and declared a quorum was present with six members present.



In attendance were 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 Principal Nkrumah Dixon who introduced students Ally Vollentine, National Junior Honor Society President and Tiera Body, Student Council President - AMC Middle School dignitaries.  Students led the audience in the pledges and the moment of silence.


C-2.  Recognize artwork provided by CSISD students

Student artwork was provided by students from AMC Middle School and College Station Middle School.  It adorned the Board Room walls and was enjoyed by all.



Agenda Item E – BOARD:  Agenda Item E-1:  Consider approval of the Notice of Elections  Considerar la aprobacion de la notification de las elecciones; Agenda Item E-2:  Consideration and possible action concerning ending litigation and possible settlement of David Riley v. College Station Independent School District et al., Case No. 4:12-cv-00474, In the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

; Agenda Item E-3:  Consider Selection of two Appraisal District Board Members; Agenda Item G – APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  August 20, 2013 Board Workshop Minutes, August 20, 2013 Public Hearing Minutes, August 20, 2013 Regular Board Meeting Minutes;  Agenda Item H – CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION:  Agenda Item H-1:  Consider approval of TASB Update 97 – A25 Index – replace, CMD Legal – replace, CNA Local – replace, CRE Legal – replace, DBAA Local – ADD, DECA Legal – Replace, DFAB Exhibit – Replace, E Legal – Replace, EHBE Legal – Replace, EHBI Legal – Replace, EHDE Legal – Replace, EIF Legal – Replace, EKB Legal – Replace, EKBA Legal – replace, FD Legal – replace, FFAB Legal – replace, FFAD Legal – Replace, FL Legal - Replace;  Agenda Item J –BUSINESS: Agenda Item J-2:  Consider approval of annual Support and Maintenance Agreements for Hewlett Packard hardware maintenance and software support in the amount of $60,763.78;  Agenda Item J-3:  Consider approval of Annual Maintenance and Support Agreement with Sungard Public Sector, Inc. in the amount of $106,171.58; Agenda Item J-4:  Consider approval of Purchasing Cooperative Fees Report for 2013-2014; Agenda Item J-5:  Consider approval of monthly Head Start financial statements and credit card expenditures; Agenda Item J-6:  Consider approval of Monthly Budget Amendments;  Agenda Item J-7:  Consider approval of Monthly Financial Reports


MOTION XXXX:  I move approval of the consent agenda as presented.  The motion was made by Trustee Randall Pitcock and seconded by Trustee Carol Barrett.  Trustee Garland Watson abstained from the vote.  The motion passed with five ayes and zero nos.  There was one absence and one abstention. 



E-5.  Board Directions and Reports/Announcements/Superintendent Reports and Announcements

Trustee Randall Pitcock reported related to the CSISD Education Foundation.


Secretary Jeff Harris reported related to the Intergovernmental Relations Committee.


Vice President Paul Dorsett reported related to the District Education Improvement Committee.



J-1.  Receive the quarterly investment report ending August 31, 2013

Superintendent Eddie Coulson recognized Deputy Superintendent Glynn Walker who presented the Quarterly Investment Report ending August 31, 2013.  Mr. Walker reported that the interest earned still remains below 1%.



L-1.  The Board will meet in executive session to consult with attorney: closed meeting.  A government body may not conduct a private consultation with its attorney except (1) when the governmental body seeks the advice of its attorney about: (A) pending or contemplated litigation, or (B) a settlement offer; or (2) on a matter in which the duty of the attorney to the governmental body under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with this chapter.  Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 268, {1, eff. Sept 1, 1993.


L-2.  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 7:12 p.m.



Without objection, Vice President Paul Dorsett adjourned the meeting at 7:45 p.m.





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