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  • 10.21.19 Regular Meeting

    Posted by Cecelia Jones on 10/21/2019 10:00:00 PM

    5. Superintendent Spotlight

    A. Little Elm High School Students of the Month Presenter: Renee Pentecost

    B. Little Elm ISD Education Foundation Recognition Presenter: Daniel Gallagher

    C. Governor Abbott's Resolution - Texas Education Human Resources Day Presenter: Ross Roberts

    D. Governor Abbott's Resolution - "Principal's Appreciation Month" Presenter: Ross Roberts

     

    Line item taken out of order before closed meeting

    F. Consider the Order Authorizing Issuance of Bonds Presenter: Grant Anderson - Derek Honea, RBC Capital Markets

    "ORDER AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE FROM TIME TO TIME OF LITTLE ELM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT UNLIMITED TAX SCHOOL BUILDING BONDS, UNLIMITED TAX REFUNDING BONDS AND COMBINATION UNLIMITED TAX SCHOOL BUILDING AND REFUNDING BONDS; LEVYING A TAX AND PROVIDING FOR THE SECURITY AND PAYMENT THEREOF; PROVIDING FOR THE AWARD OF THE SALE THEREOF IN ACCORDANCE WITH SPECIFIED PARAMETERS; AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF ONE OR MORE PURCHASE CONTRACTS, PAYING AGENT/REGISTRAR AGREEMENTS AND ESCROW AGREEMENTS RELATING TO SUCH BONDS; APPROVING THE PREPARATION OF ONE OR MORE OFFICIAL STATEMENTS; AND ENACTING OTHER PROVISIONS RELATED THERETO."

    vote passed

    Closed meeting 

    8. Reports of the superintendent:

    A. Update on Full day preK for all eligible students.

    HB 3, passed in the 86th legislative session has a requirement for providing full-day pre-k to eligible 4-year-olds. The Board will be updated on the timeline for LEISD to be in compliance with HB 3 requirements.

    Call for partnerships with surrounding preschools -- Public meeting November 6 at Zellars. 

    $127,000 is the cost to the District to open one full day classroom. November, the District will share a more in-depth financial impact and forecasting based on student growth. Talk about partnerships.

    December will present the application for the waiver.

    B. Presentation on Professional Learning - Amanda Ball -- meaningful professional learning is the goal. 12,715 continuing professional education ouse between June 3 and August 5. 

    Students earned 801, College Credit Hours savings: $200,250

     

    GT - serving 500 students k-12

    ALI - restructure in 2020, it will be a 2-year program. 

    9. Approval of minutes

    A. minutes from meetin 9-16-19 vote passed

    B. Special board meeting minutes 9-9-19 vote passed

    10. Action Items

    A. Consider Hiring Approval for Director for Human Resources Presenter: Dr. Chad Teague - approval of the candidate presented in closed session. Vote passed

    B. Consider Stadium Lobo Marketing Package Presenter: Dr. Tony Tipton - Community Strand under the strategic plan -- three year agreement with Cook Childrens. vote passed

    C. Consider Financial Reports Presenter: Grant Anderson - August Financials - 2018-2019 fiscal year - reports regarding the general fund, capital outlay fund for bond projects, and non-bond projects, debt service fund, special revenue funds, general fund transfer, increased annual operating costs for new facilities

    See presentation

    Vote passed

    D. Consider Little Elm ISD Expenditures Over $50,000 Summary Report Presenter: Grant Anderson

    E. Consider Little Elm ISD Interlocal Summary Report Presenter: Grant Anderson - Special Pop and Technology needs - vote passed

    G. Consider 2019/20 Capital Outlay Projects Presenter: Rod Reeves

    baseball/softball field electrical and replacement of concession area concrete - vote passed

    Consent Agenda A-H pulling item D - vote passed

    12. Board President comments -- help with sharing good news among the community.

    13. Board members comments

    English - thank you to staff

    Harding - thank you staff, thank you for saving district money

    Blackwood - welcome Dr. Teague

    14. Superintendent comments - Thank you for your leadership

    Adjourn at 9:41

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    Watch Part 2 after closed meeting

     

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