Board Notes and Board Videos

  • 07.27.20

    Posted by Cecelia Jones on 7/27/2020 9:00:00 PM

    7. Citizen Input -

    Craig Nelson - Thanked the board members for their sacrifice - but wanted state that he's not in favor of keeping the schools closed.

    Dr. Monique Thompson - two parent communication - proposing an agenda item to present about two way parent communication.

    8. Reports of the Superintendent

    A. Back to School 2020 Presenter: Ross Roberts -- same presentation that was presented to staff.  Goes over the different protocols in regards to safety, operations, curriculum See the presentation page 7 of the Boardbook.

    B. Annual Update: Special Populations Presenter: Cortney Clover - review the program evaluation

    Major findings in staffing, professional development, programming.

    C. 1st Quarter 2020 Growth Report Presenter: Rod Reeves

    9. Approval of Minutes

    A. Consider approval of Regular Board Meeting Minutes - 06/15/2020 Presenter: Sonia S. Flores vote passed

    B. Consider approval of Special Meeting Minutes - 7/09/2020 Presenter: Sonia S. Flores vote passed


    10. Action Items

    A. Consider approval of TASB Endorsement Form for Region 11, Position C Presenter: David Montemayor - Deleon English is running for position and providing endorsement for him. - vote passed

    B. Consider approval of Little Elm ISD Order of Election - Amended Presenter: Sonia S. Flores  From May to November 3, 2020. May have three weeks of early voting. - vote passed

    C. Consider approval of Contracting with ESS Substitute Management System Presenter: Asheley Brown - national group.Has a proven track record of success. 365 days a year recruiting. They offer incentives to subs that a distrct cannot do. They will have a person on site to ensure sub position are filled. This company will be in the best interest for the district as we enter a school year with a lot of anticipated absences.$280,000 of new expenditures (total contract amount is $1,200,000). Already spending more than 900K on subs 2018-2019 (full year to review data) without ESS. Vote passed - Myers opposed.

    D. Consider approval of Set Date, Time, and Place for Public Meeting on Budget and Proposed Tax Rate Presenter: Grant Anderson - The Administration recommends approval of August 17, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at Zellars Center for Learning and Leadership as the date, time, and place to set to conduct the public meeting to discuss budget, purpose tax rate, and recommend the following proposed tax rates not greater than. Maintenance and Operations $1.0547 per $100 value Interest and Sinking $0.4700 per $100 value Total Tax Rate $1.5247 per $100 value - vote passed

    E. Consider approval of Financial Reports - May 2020 Presenter: Grant Anderson - page 151 of Boardbook

    vote passed

    F. Consider approval of Little Elm ISD Contract Summary Report Presenter: Grant Anderson

    vote passed

    G. Consider approval of Little Elm ISD Interlocal Summary Report Presenter: Grant Anderson

    Allows LEISD to purchase products or services from other governmental entities (listed on attachment) which have been properly awarded contracts through statutorily authorized methods. vote passed

    H. Consider approval of Little Elm ISD Expenditures over $50,000 Summary Report Presenter: Grant Anderson

    Vote passed

    I. Consider approval of Change Order No.1 - Strike Middle School Presenter: Rick Martin Vote passed

    Presenting Change Order No. 1 to the Cadence contract for the extensions of sidewalks, crosswalks, and signage connecting the campus to the existing neighborhoods. Financial Implications: The total cost of the Change Order to be $ 567,977.27, to complete sidewalk and street crossing access to the new campus. Funds will be reallocated within the existing, approved budget to cover this cost. 

    J. Consider approval of Change Order No.1 - Stadium Track Replacement Presenter: Rick Martin

    Pay Hellas corrective sub-grade work on the surface of the track at Lobo Stadium. vote passed


    K. Consider approval of Resolution Concerning St. Arbor Community Development Corporation Presenter: Rod Reeves  The Administration is seeking the consideration and approval of a Memorandum of Understanding with St. Arbor Community Development Corporation a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization and local community organization. This partnership is for the common good of the residents of the District’s community, including students, and staff, to develop mutually beneficial programs, gardening projects and activities at St. Arbor Community Garden and Little Elm High School.  vote passed

    11. Consent Agenda pull B, C, and E

    B. Consider approval of 2020-2021 Employee Handbook - make corrective edits vote passed

    C. Consider approval of stipend allotments for the 2020/2021 School Year - two trained professionals to help certify more schools in LEISD. vote passed

    E. Consider approval of Board policy update to CO (Local) - tabled

    Approve A-K - vote passed

    continued into closed session 11:33pm.


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