Regular Meeting – February 23, 2012

Regular Meeting – February 23, 2012

BEAUMONTINDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

Regular Meeting – February 23, 2012

7:15 p.m.

Board Room – Administration Building

3395 Harrison Street

Beaumont, TX. 77706

 

 

 

I.

Roll Call

Woodrow Reece, President

 

 

Janice Brassard, Vice President

 

 

Terry Williams, Secretary

 

 

Gwen Ambres, Member

 

 

Zenobia Bush , Member

 

 

Mike Neil, Member

 

 

Tom B. Neild, Member

 

 

 

  

II.

School Officials

Dr. Carrol A. Thomas, Superintendent of Schools

 

 

Dr. Shirley Bonton, Deputy Superintendent/Curriculum/Elementary Schools

 

 

Dr. David Harris, Assistant Superintendent/Secondary Schools

 

 

Dr. Timothy Chargois, Assistant Superintendent/Research/Evaluation

 

 

Philip Brooks, Assistant Superintendent/Administration

 

 

Robert Zingelmann, Chief Business Officer

 

 

Sybil Comeaux, Executive Director of Personnel

 

 

Jessie Haynes, Special Assistant to the Superintendent

 

 

Melody Chappell, School Attorney

 

III.

 Establishment of Quorum

 

 

 

IV.

 Pledge of Allegiance

 

V.

 Invocation

 

 

 

 

 

VI.

Approval of Minutes

 

A.    Minutes of Regular Meeting, January 19, 2012

 B.    Minutes of Special Meeting, January 21, 2012  

 

VII.

Information Item

 

A.

Status of Campus State Compensatory Educational Funds

   

 

VIII.

Report of the Superintendent of Schools

 

A.

Update on Status of Redistricting

 B.Report of the School District's Attorney on Superintendent Search Firms for the Beaumont ISD C.Bond 2007 Update D.State of the District

 

 

 

 

 

 

IX.

Communications

 

 

 

X.

Action Items

 

A.

Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action on the following General Consent Items (Exhibit "A")

 

 

1.

Approval of Tax Collection Report for January 2012

 

 

 

a.

Certification of Tax Collections for January 2012

 

 

 

b.

Tax Collector Monthly Report for January 2012

 

 

 

c.

Deposit Distribution January 2012

 

 

2.

Approval of Business Office Reports for January 2012

 

 

3.

Amend the 2011-2012 General Fund Budget and Accept the Special Revenue

Budget Amendments

 

 

 

B.

Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to Approve Fourth Year Option for School Leaders Errors and Omission Insurance and Law Enforcement Liability Insurance Coverage (Exhibit "B")

 

 

 

 

C.

Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to Approve Fifth Year Option for Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for the 2011-2012 School Year (Exhibit "C")

 

 

 

D.

Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to Approve Electronic Records Management (Archive) Project (Exhibit "D")

 

 

 

E.

Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to ApproveAsbestos Abatement at Caldwood Elementary (formerly Amelia Elementary)(Exhibit "E")

 

 

 

 

 

F.

Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to ApproveBid for the Roof Replacement at Ogden Elementary School (Exhibit "F")

    

 

G.

Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to Approve Bid for the West Brook Parking and Drive Project (Exhibit "G")

 

 

 

 

 

H.

Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to Approve Bid for Babe Zaharias Track Renovation (Exhibit "H")

 

 

 

 I.Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to Approve Third Year Option for Term Contract for Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC and Miscellaneous Operational Supplies (Exhibit "I")   

 

J.

Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to Approve Fourth Year Option for Term Contract for Paper - Print Shop (Exhibit "J")

    K.Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to Approve Fourth Year Option for Term Contract for Janitorial Supplies (Exhibit "K")    L.Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to Approve Fourth Year Option for Term Contract for Doors and Hardware Supplies (Exhibit "L")    M.Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to Approve Fourth Year Option for Term Contract for Ballast and Fixtures (Exhibit "M")    N.Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to Approve Fourth Year Option for Term Contract for Audio Visual (Exhibit 'N")    O.Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to Approve Fourth Year Option for Term Contract for Paint (Exhibit "O")    P.Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to Approve HCDE Purchasing Cooperative Price Agreement to Provide Electronic Purchasing Software (Exhibit "P")    Q.Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to Approve Final Acceptance of the Ozen High  School Phase 1 Central Plant Relocation (Exhibit "Q")    R.Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to Approve Final Acceptance of the King Middle School Renovation Project (Exhibit "R")    S.Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to Approve Acceptance of the Prototype Elementary School Gymnasium and Cafeteria Acoustical Wall Panels for Various Elementary Campuses (Exhibit "S")    T.Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to Approve Purchase of Land for Storage of Portable Buildings (Exhibit "T")    U.Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to Consider Adoption of Resolution to Participate in School Finance Litigation and to Engage Thompson & Horton LLP, Regarding Same (Exhibit "U")    V.Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to Approve District Administrators as the 2011-2012 Professional Development and Appraisal System (PDAS) Appraisers (Exhibit "V")    W.Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to Approve the Course Offerings for Secondary Campuses - High School, Middle School  (Exhibit "W")    X.Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to Approve the 2010-2011 Academic Excellence Indicator System (AEIS) Report; the Campus Comparable Improvement Report 2010, 2011; the Campus Performance Objectives; the Student Performance in Postsecondary Institutions Report 2010, 2011; the Accountability for Safe Schools Report; the Violent and Criminal Incidents Report; and the 2010-2011 School Report Card (Exhibit "X")    Y.Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to Approve the School Calendar for the 2012-2013 School Year (Exhibit "Y")    Z.Consider and, if Appropriate, Take Action to Approve Personnel Recommendations (Executive Session)    AA..Consider and, if Appropriate Take Action to Approve Payment to Morganti Texas, Inc. Pursuant to District Judge's Order in the Matter of GADV v. Beaumont ISD et. al. (Executive Session)    BB.Discuss Civil Action No. 1:11-CV-187; GADV, Inc. d/b/a/ L & L General Contractors v. Beaumont Independent School District, et al; in the U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas , Beaumont Division (Executive Session)   

XI.

Approximately five (5) minutes after the conclusion of the public (open) meeting referred to above, an executive (closed) meeting will be held to discuss the following matters:

 

 

A.

Consultation with school district attorney, as permitted by Section 551.071 (1) (a) and (b), (2) Texas Government Code regarding pending or contemplated litigation; or a settlement offer; or on a matter in which the duty of the attorney to the government body under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the state Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with this chapter -- (Executive Session)

  1.     Payment to Morganti Texas, Inc.  2.     Civil Action No. 1:11-CV-187; GADV, Inc. d/b/a L & L General Contractors v.            Beaumont Independent School District, et al; in the U. S. District Court, Eastern            District of Texas, Beaumont Division        

 

B.

Consideration of personnel matters of the sort described in Section 551.074 (a) (1 and 2), Texas Government Code, regarding the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline or dismissal of an employee; or to hear a complaint or charge against an officer or employee -- (Executive Session)

1.     Retirements

2.     Resignations

3.     New Employee Contract Recommendations

        a.     Campus Coordinator/Head Football Coach - West Brook High School

4.     Administrative Contract Recommendations

        a.     Curriculum Coordinator

 

 

C.

Final action, decision or vote, if any, with regard to the items listed above, shall be made in public (open) meeting duly announced by notice, as the Board of Education shall determine.

 

 

 

XII.

Adjournment

 

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