Judson ISD

Board Briefs Regular Meeting 11-15-18

Agenda of Regular Board Meeting

 

The Board of Trustees

Judson ISD

 

A Regular Board Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Judson ISD will be held November 15, 2018, beginning at 7:00 PM in the ERC Board Room, 8205 Palisades Dr., Live Oak, Texas.

 
The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the same order as shown on this meeting notice. Unless removed from the consent agenda, items identified within the consent agenda will be acted on at one time.
 
1. MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
A. Roll Call, Establishment of Quorum, Invocation, Pledge of Allegiance
2. RECOGNITIONS:
  •   Judson High School Theater Students
  •    CPS Energy presentation of check to JISD Energy Management Department
  •    AP scholars
3. ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF VISITORS/CITIZENS TO BE HEARD- None
4. CONSIDERATION OF CONSENT ITEMS
A. Consider and take action regarding approving Board Minutes from the Regular Meeting held on October 18, 2018.
 
B. Consider and take action regarding approving Monthly Financial Information as of October 31, 2018. The accounting department compiles various financial reports each month to inform the Board of Trustees on the financial position of the District. The following reports are included for this purpose: Revenue and Expenditure (Budget vs. Actual) for the General Operating, Child Nutrition, and Interest & Sinking Funds; Estimated cash flow for the General Operating and Child Nutrition Funds; Cash reconciliation for the General Operating, Child Nutrition, Special Revenue, Interest & Sinking, and Construction Funds.
 
C. Consider and take action regarding approving the submittals for Request for Proposal 16-01 Fundraiser Products and Services. Allows the District to purchase goods and services in accordance with Section 44.031 of the Texas Education Code. Total annual expenditures are anticipated to exceed $50,000. Expenditures will be made from local and activity funds. All awards will be valid through June 30, 2019, with the option to extend for two additional one year periods.
 
D. Consider and take action regarding approving ranking of the engineering firms for services related to the material testing phase of the construction at Veterans Memorial High School - Building Addition. It is recommended that the Board of Trustees approve the ranking of the engineering firms to provide services for the material testing phase of the construction at Veterans Memorial High School - Building Addition. It is further recommended that the Board of Trustees delegate the authority to the superintendent or her designee to execute contracts upon successful negotiations.
 
E. Consider and take action regarding approving the Judson Independent School District's Annual Financial Audit Report for Fiscal Year 2018. It is recommended that the Board of Trustees approve the Judson Independent School District’s Annual Financial Audit Report for the Fiscal year 2018 as presented by the firm of Alonzo, Bacarisse, Irvine and Palmer, PC. The Board of Trustees is required to take action regarding the Financial Audit Report before it is submitted to the Texas Education Agency and other federal reporting agencies.
 
F. Consider and take action regarding approving the submission of the 2018 Tax Roll as certified by Bexar County Tax Assessor-Collector for the Judson Independent School District. The certified appraisal roll has been submitted to the Bexar County Tax Assessor-Collector with corrections since the July 25 certification, the taxable values were applied to the approved 2018 tax rate of $1.44 which creates the 2018 Judson ISD Tax Roll totals.
 
G. Consider and take action regarding approving the District Improvement Plan. It is recommended that the Board of Trustees approve the District Improvement Plan (DIP) for the 2018-2019 school year. The District Site Base Committee (DSBD) met on November 7, 2018, to review the plan. The DSBC will continue to meet and review data and discuss revision recommendations for the DIP throughout the year according to the following dates: January 16, 2019, March 6, 2019, May 8, 2019, June 12, 2019.
 
H. Consider and take action regarding approving a Memorandum of Understanding effective January 1, 2019, through June 7, 2019, with Parent/Child Incorporated of San Antonio and Bexar County, the new service provider for the Head Start Program. It is recommended that the Board of Trustees approve a Memorandum of Understanding with Parent/Child Incorporated of San Antonio and Bexar County concerning the Head Start program at certain campus locations and delegate the authority to the superintendent to execute all necessary documents. Board approval is sought to continue program operations at Franz, Hopkins, and Park Village Elementary Schools.
 
I. Consider and take action regarding approving the K-8 ELAR Proclamation 2019 District Instructional Materials Committee. The committee is made up of campus-based teachers and C & I ELAR and ELL District representatives who represent the Judson Independent School District and provide the final recommendations for K-8 ELAR instructional resources for Proclamation 2019.
 
J. Consider and take action regarding approving an amendment to the Judson ISD Compensation Plan for the  2018-2019 Fiscal Year to include a stipend modification of class sponsors for Judson Early College Academy (JECA). Due to the unique responsibilities that are encompassed by the 9th and 10th Grade Class Sponsors at JECA, the Principal has determined that an equal stipend distribution is more appropriate for her campus as opposed to the traditional stipend distribution that is used at the other high schools, where 9 th and 10th Grade Class Sponsors do not receive a stipend. This Compensation Plan amendment would cost the district no ($0) additional dollars. 
(ALL CONSENT ITEMS PASSED 7-0)
 
5. DISCUSSION/CONSIDERATION OF ACTION ITEMS
A. Consider and take possible action regarding approving renegotiating the Non-Exclusive License Agreement. That the Board consider approving renegotiating the royalty rate of the license gross revenue realized from the sale or Sublicense of products bearing the Licensed Marks or Logos. (Paschall) (this item pulled by Ms. Paschall)
 
B. Consider and take possible action regarding approving inductees to the Judson ISD Civic and Athletic Hall of Honor as selected by the Hall of Honor Committees. To approve the Hall of Honor Finalists: Athletic Finalists are Jimmy Dykes, Sterling Jeter, and Melvin Boelter. The Civic Finalist is Dr. Melinda Salinas. (passed 7-0) 
 
C. Consider and take possible action(s) regarding approving the Personnel Report and Updates Including New Hires, Resignations and Administrative Appointments. (vote after closed session)
 
6. DISCUSSION ITEMS/REPORTS
A. Superintendent Report
1. Construction Report
2. Substitute Teacher Pay Rate Comparison
3. Human Resources Audit Update
 
B. Update on Board Advisory Committees
 
C. Update on Board Training, Conferences, Events and Consider Future Agenda Item Requests by Board Members.
 
7. CLOSED SESSION
A. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074, Discussing Personnel, the Personnel Report and Updates Including New Hires, Resignations and Administrative Appointments.
 
B. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074, Discuss position of Deputy Superintendent.
 
C. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074, Discussion regarding organizational chart and duties of District level administration and possible program changes.
 
D. Pursuant to Texas Government Code § 551.071, Consultation with the School District's attorney regarding pending litigation styled Civil Action No. 5:16-cv-00832-XR; Alton Crain vs. Judson Independent School District, In the United States District Court, Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division.
 
E. Pursuant to Texas Government Code § 551.071, Consultation with the School District's attorney regarding pending litigation styled Civil Action No. 5:18-cv-269-FB; Caroline Ross vs. Judson Independent School District, Dr. Carl A. Montoya, Elida Bera, Dr. Melinda Salinas, Renee Paschall and Richard LaFoille, In the United States District Court, Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division.
 
F. Pursuant to Texas Government Code 551.074, Consider and discuss resignation of board member Melinda Salinas.
 
8. CONSIDER AND TAKE POSSIBLE ACTION(S) REGARDING ITEMS DISCUSSED IN CLOSED SESSION
A. Consider and take possible action(s) regarding Personnel, the Personnel Report and Updates Including New Hires, Resignations and Administrative Appointments. (Passed 7-0)
 
B. Consider and take possible action regarding organizational chart and duties of District level administration and possible program changes. (Passed 7-0)
 
C. Consider and take possible action regarding pending litigation styled Civil Action No. 5:18-cv-269-FB; Caroline Ross vs. Judson Independent School District, Dr. Carl A. Montoya, Elida Bera, Dr. Melinda Salinas, Renee Paschall and Richard LaFoille, In the United States District Court, Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division. (no action)
 
D. Consider and take possible action to accept resignation of board member Melinda Salinas (Passed 5-1-1, Macias opposed, Salinas abstained)
 
9. ADJOURNMENT

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