AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

WHITE SETTLEMENT I.S.D. BOARD OF TRUSTEES

TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016

ADMINISTRATION BUILDING – 5:30 P.M.

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

            CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL         MR. RANDY ARMSTRONG, PRESIDENT

A.  CLOSED MEETING (TX. GOVT.CODE 551.071/551.072/551.074/551.082)

         1.   RESIGNATIONS/TERMINATIONS/SETTLEMENTS/NON-RENEWALS              

         2.   APPOINTMENTS/REASSIGNMENT

                        a.         Contract Extensions

         3.   REQUESTS FOR LEAVE OF ABSENCE

         4.   DISCUSS PURCHASE, EXCHANGE, LEASE, OR VALUE OF REAL PROPERTY

         5.   CONSULTATION WITH BOARD ATTORNEY

         6.   OTHER ITEMS CONCERNING PERSONNEL

                                                           

B.   RECONVENE FOR OPEN MEETING (7:00 P.M.)

 

C.  INTRODUCTION OF MEETING AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

D.  OPEN FORUM

 

E.   INFORMATION ITEMS

         1.   SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT                                                              

                 a.     Financial Update                                                                                                                                                    

                    b.     Instructional Update

              

F.   CONSENT ITEMS (All items listed under this subheading will be adopted with one motion

      unless they are removed from the Consent Agenda by a Trustee or the Superintendent for discussion.)

         1.     APPROVE MINUTES OF MARCH 29, 2016

            2.     APPROVE MONTHLY EXPENDITIURES

            3.     CONSIDER AMENDMENTS TO THE 2015 – 2016 GENERAL FUND BUDGET

            4.     CONSIDER CHILD NUTRITION MEAL PRICE INCREASE FOR 2016 – 2017

            5.     CONSIDER OFFER TO PURCHASE PROPERTY STRUCK-OFF FOR TAXES FROM TARRANT PROPERTIES, INC.

            6.     CONSIDER OFFER TO PURCHASE PROPERTY STRUCK-OFF FOR TAXES FROM TARRANT PROPERTIES, INC.

            7.     CONSIDER OFFER TO PURCHASE PROPERTY STRUCK-OFF FOR TAXES FROM TARRANT PROPERTIES, INC.

            8.     CONSIDER SECOND ADDENDUM TO THE GCS FOR CONTRACTED CUSTODIAL SERVICES AGREEMENT

            9.     CONSIDER RENEWAL OF INDEPENDENT AUDIT FIRM

            10.  CONSIDER RENOVATION OF LOCKERS AT BHS ATHLETIC FACILITY

            11.  CONSIDER TANNAHILL INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL RE-CARPET PROJECT

            12.  CONSIDER RATIFICATION OF INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH PROSPERING PALS PURCHASING COOPERATIVE PROGRAM

            13.  CONSIDER INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH DALLAS COUNTY SCHOOLS TO PROVIDE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

            14.  CONSIDER RENOVATION OF BREWER HIGH SCHOOL GYM FLOORS

G.  SEPARATE ITEMS                                                                                                                       

            1.     CONSIDER ORDER AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF WHITE SETTLEMENT ISD UNLIMITED TAX REFUNDING BONDS

            2.     CONSIDER POLICY UPDATE 104

            3.     CONSIDER LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STORE FRONT PROJECT

 

H.  CONSIDER ITEMS DISCUSSED IN CLOSED MEETING

I.    ADJOURN


 

A.  CLOSED MEETING (551.071/.072/.074/.082)

1.   Resignations/Terminations/Settlements/Non-Renewals

2.   Appointments/Reassignments

                  a.   Contract Extensions

3.   Requests for Leave of Absence

4.   Discuss Purchase, Exchange, Lease, or Value of Real Property

5.   Consultation with Board Attorney

6.   Other Items Concerning Personnel

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

 

Specific information regarding the above personnel is included in the “Personnel” section of your document.  Information on personnel recommended after the online delivery, but prior to Tuesday night's meeting, will be e-mailed no later than Monday at 12:00 P.M. 

 

If you have any questions regarding the personnel information, please contact me prior to the board meeting so that I can discuss it with you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve all personnel items as presented.

 

 

 

F. 

 

CONSENT ITEM # 1

 

Approval of Minutes of March 29, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

 

The Board of Trustees met in regular session on March 29, 2016.  On the following pages, please find the minutes of March 29, 2016 for your review.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve the minutes of March 29, 2016 as presented.

 

WHITE SETTLEMENT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

OFFICIAL MINUTES

March 29, 2016

 

 

The Board of Trustees of the White Settlement Independent School District met in regular session on March 29, 2016, in the Board Room of the WSISD Administration Building.  The meeting agenda was posted as required by Texas Government Code 551.051/551.056.

 

Members Present

 

Mr. Randy Armstrong, Mr. John Bradley, Ms. Melissa Brown, Mr. Ben Davis, Mr. Glen Lowry, Mr. Raymond Patterson, and Ms. Amanda Sanchez

 

School Officials Present

 

Mr. Frank Molinar, Mr. David Bitters, Mr. Chris Jenkins, and Mr. J.B. Morgan, Board Attorney

 

Following roll call and the announcement by the Board President that seven members of the Board of Trustees present constitutes a quorum; the Board convened to closed session at 5:30 p.m.

 

The open meeting began at 7:08 p.m.

 

The Board President announced that the seven members of the Board of Trustees present constitutes a quorum.

 

Open Forum

 

No one was present who wished to address the Board.

 

Superintendent’s Report

 

Financial Update

 

Mr. David Bitters, Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Operations, gave a financial update to the Board with a year to date budget analysis as of February 29, 2016.

 

Instructional Update

 

Mr. Chris Jenkins, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction, and Administrative Services, introduced Dr. Karen Gonzales, Early Childhood Director, and Kelsey Massey who gave a presentation regarding WSISD Head Start Collaboration and demonstrated hands-on-learning opportunities, co-teaching commitment, collaboration and professional development, Circle Progress Monitoring Training, thinking maps examples, and lesson planning in Google Docs.  Dr. Gonzales also reported that WSISD was a recipient of the Pre-Kindergarten Partnership Award from Child Care Associates.

 

Policy Update 104

 

Mr. Tim Duncan, HR Director, reported on Policy Update 104 which includes topics such as taxes, financial reports and audits, reports to the State Board for Educator Certification, special education video and audio recording, and requirements for students who are homeless or in foster care.

 

Consent Items

 

Following the recommendation by the superintendent, the motion was made by Mr. Ben Davis and seconded by Ms. Amanda Sanchez to approve the consent items as presented:

Minutes of February 16, 2016

            Monthly Expenditures

            Bids/ Proposals for Lawn Care Service

            Offer to Purchase Property (1306 Kimbrough) Struck-off for Taxes from Tarrant

            Properties, Inc.

Offer to Purchase Property (416 S Redford Lane) Struck-off for Taxes from Tarrant Properties, Inc.

Resolutions Amending Authorized Representatives for Texpool and Texstar

Instructional Materials Allotment and TEKS Certification for 2016- 2017

2016 – 2017 Academic Calendar

Motion carried with 7 Ayes, 0 Nays.

 

Ordinance Canceling School Trustee Election

 

Mr. Tim Duncan, Human Resource and Community Relations Director, reported that the incumbents in Place 4, Randy Armstrong and Place 5, Ben Davis were unopposed for election to office, therefore, the motion was made by Ms. Melissa Brown and seconded by Mr. John Bradley to adopt the “Certification of Unopposed Candidates and approve the “Order of Cancellation”, to cancel the May, 2016 School Board Trustee Election.  Motion carried with 7 Ayes, 0 Nays.

 

Contract for Liberty Cafeteria Renovation Project

 

Mr. David Bitters, Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations, showed a diagram of the Liberty Elementary School Cafeteria Renovation and explained the changes.  Following the recommendation made by the superintendent, the motion was made by Mr. Ben Davis and seconded by Mr. Glen Lowry to approve the contract with Steele Freeman for the renovation of the Liberty Elementary Cafeteria at a cost of $776,796 as presented.  Motion carried with 7 Ayes, 0 Nays.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Candidate for ESC Region 11 Board Election

 

Following the recommendation made by the superintendent, the motion was made by Mr. Glen Lowry and seconded by Ms. Melissa Brown to cast the seven votes allotted for each of the WSISD Board members for Cathy Bryce, Place 3 and Weldon Hafley, Place 6 to be elected to the Region XI Education Service Center Board of Directors.  Motion carried with 7 Ayes, 0 Nays.

 

Personnel

 

Following the recommendation made by the superintendent, the motion was made by Mr. John Bradley and seconded by Mr. Ben Davis to accept the resignations of Stephanie Burke, Michael P. Garcia, and Katherine Sewell; to accept the letters of retirement of Elaine Cox, Jane Cramer, Paula Ingram, Marie Riccitelli, Pam Turpen, Kelli Winn, and Ronda Wright; to approve the appointments of Laura Goshey and Thomas Killough;  and approve the contract extensions below as presented.   Motion carried with 7 Ayes, 0 Nays.

 

 

CONTRACT EXTENSIONS FOR 2016 - 2017:

 

PROBATIONARY

Brewer High School

Krystal Bare

Alexis Beauchamp

Randall Bradshaw

Madeline Child

Rhonda Dollar

Cari Grubbs

Aaron Gunn

Benjamin Ilarraza

Ashley Johnson

Linda Jones

Lisa Jones

Erin Joy

Sherylyn Klair

Kaylie McPherson

Blaire Moore

Marian Rodriguez Nevarez

Darlene Seeley

Natalie Kristen Shannon

Jennilee Swanner

Aaron Watson

Cheri Whisker

Loran Wilburn

Dual/Probationary

Phillip Burris

Kayla Jennings

Braden Ritchey

Jennifer Robbins

Thomas Threadgill

 

Brewer Middle School

Kimberly Barela

Sommer Barlow

Monica Bean

Benjamn Borneman

Billy Coleman

Jessica Dickey

Christina Gregory

Lee Ann Hall

Elizabeth Hintermeier

Levi Jordan

Eric Kingsbury

Skye Kleven

Anelle Martinez

Matthew Martinez

Charlene Wilson

Hannah Works

Nurse Probationary

Amie Chapman

Dual/Probationary

Caitlin Bradley

Marisa Morton

Karly Pancake

Zachery Redden

David Roller

 

Tannahill Intermediate School

Aminta Cruz Erazo

Kelly Cumpiano

Kelsey Grba

Meghan Martin

David Meredith

Carolyn Phiripes

Valerie Redding

Loren “Buck” Thomas

Alyssa Winn

 

Blue Haze Elementary

Nikole Berg

Courtney Button

Elizabeth Hummel

Breanne Ingram

Megan McClendon

Jayme McDonald

Rachel Morin

Allison Speer

Lindsey Vinson

Ashley Williams

 

Liberty Elementary School

Malorie Blancho

Rosario Kaudy

Laura Lunceford

Vanessa Olivares

Courtney Orebaugh

Lisa Shelton

Brittani Thomas

Emily Wahl

Nurse Probationary

Cynthia Herron

 

North Elementary School

Keyan Brady

Kristen Bryant

Skylar Dry

Kara Nichole Irick

Amanda Johnson

Teighlor Lambert

Bailey McGraw

Mary Roberts

Pamela Torres

Michelle Tyler

 

West Elementary School

Emily Aldriedge

Paige Clawson

Caroline Harper

Elizabeth Ingram

Veryka Lozada

Dianela Martin

Rosa Miranda

Morgan Moore

Viomar Velez Mangual

Taylor Pearce

Jennifer Ropa

Nurse Probationary

Brenda Schraeder

 

Special Programs

Speech Language Pathologist

Rachel McBryde

 

TERM CONTRACTS

 

Brewer High School

 

Wendi Andersen

Greg Baird

Jacqueline Bandy

Linda Beddingfield

Rachel Beilfuss

Michael Bodiford

Alan Bonner

Thomas Bowers

Judith Bullard

Chris Covington

Charles Creasy

Katherine Davenport

Dana Davis-Avants

Katrina Diaz

Keith Duke

Amber Evans

Renee Floyd

Chris Graham

Julia Gray

Heather Holt

Ronald Hooker

Lisa Jester

Aja Jones

Jennifer Jones

Chad Keeney

Kevin Kirkland

Cathy Koke

Jennifer Leonard

Lance Libby

Jamie Martin

Amy McDonald

Jennifer Moore

Rafael Novelo

John Palmer

Richard Payne

Jessica Porter

Catherine Ramon

Yolanda Rangel

Maurisa Riley

Danny Shackelford

Peggy Strong-Johnson

Deborah Tinius

Robin Tucker

Andrew Williams

Mark Wynn

Nurse Term

Traci James

Dual/Term

Casey Alexander

Lacey Brewer

Garrett Campfield

Jaci Chasteen

Michael Dunn

Amy Ganninger

Ernie Holland

Darius Ingram

Robert Jones

Kyle Kevil

Mason Kuettel

John Ladd

Ricky Lindsey

Gareld Massey

Misty Merck

Bryan Muschalek

Clinton Nabors

Stephen Park

Jason Porostovsky

Gilbert Ramirez

Grant Risner

Christina Rudiger

Clayton Shipley

B.J. Warren

Dual Head Trainer

Kimberly Tucker

 

Brewer Middle School

 

Jonna Alexander

John Caldwell

Amber Calvo

Billy Ferguson

Ashley Francisco

Allison Grinstead

Matt Haley

Gary Holt

Crystal Intfen

Heather Lee

Misti Menchaca

Elizabeth Moore

Sandra Norman

Lindsey Rauer

Janicee Rivera

Leann Rothermel

Angela Samuels

Robert Summerhill

Becca Sunday

Leslie Tyson

Cathy Vessels

Christopher Walker

Desiree Wall

Amber Welch

 Anne Willhite

Dual/Term

Dustin Burchfield

Rochelle Cook

Jennifer Dexter

Sean Kenny

John McMillan

Beau Shahan

 

Brewer Alternative Center

Layla Arzanipour

Allisan Bennett

Jerry Brim

Rito Hernandez

Cynthia Johnson

Brandon Love

Teressa Love

Wanda Monroe

Laura Morris

Russell Norman

 

Tannahill Intermediate School

 

Carol Andrews

Jason Avrett

Stephanie Behrens

Holly Bolling

Michelle Calkins

Stacy Carter

Lagenea Dowell

Joshua Ferguson

Jennifer Fortson

Amy Gabbert

Nikki Hagood

Loretta Haley

Beth Harville

Andrea Howell

Jennifer Johnson

Heather Laster

Kamella Lilly

Jessica Lowry

Erin Machajewski

Amanda Maitlen

Elisabeth Mele

Jazmin Mendoza

Carly Menn

Jennifer Montgomery

Mary Munroe

Nan Ogle

Deborah Pearce

Kelley Powell

Jessica Pupalaikis

Kyle Rice

Demetric Shaw

Erin Sierra

Jamey Souza

Courtney Strybosch

Josh Stubbs

Patricia Sykes

Michelle Tavaglione

Valerie Valadez

Jeremy Williams

Nurse Term

Sally McGuire

 

Fine Arts Academy

Becky Bickett

Lisa Brannon

Susan Brayfield

Lisa Brown

Linda Coleman

Jeff Crissey

Sarah Crowdis

Melissa DeJesus

Christi Eldredge

Cheryl Frost

Jennifer Lambert

Anne McCarty

Kelli McCoy

Michelle Moore

Deborah Rutledge

Krista Shelley

Heather Williams

Nurse Term

Tabatha Waybright

 

Blue Haze Elementary School

 

Meredeth Belew

Angela Burns

Joan Burns

Ashley Caldwell

Andrea Colston

Rebecca Davis

Marcy Deaton

Crystal Dryden

Pam Dugan

Belen Garcia

Lisa Garton

Alden Gideon

Chauntel Hebert

Catherine Holub

Krista Hooten

Jessica Lockhart

Susan Mayer

Cherise Moreno

Ashley Morse

Tai Lea Peacock

Marisela Perez

Maegan Perryman

Erin Roark

Fara Robertson

Deneise Rothenberger

Lara Sanders

Billye Toms

Marissa Torres

Lara Van Wyk

Carrie Wright

Nurse

Kimberly Lobbes

 

Liberty Elementary School

 

Abby Bergmann

Steven Dexter

Chessa Exum

Christina Foster

Ashley Frost

Rhonda Gallagher

Tricia Grinalds

Frances Hale

Vicki Hanson

Fabiola Islas

Lauren Ivy

Kurt Johnson

Gretchen Jones

Courtney Lindsey

Adriane Massey

Gloria McKinney

Katy Miller

Leesa Mills

Dann Mosteller

Claudia Myers

Kara Ramsey

Mayle Riffe

Samantha Smith

DeannaWhite

Haydee Wiseman

 

Head Start

Sara Coleman

Kellie Molden

 

North Elementary School

 

Jessica Bautista

Kendra Benedict

Myrna Blanchard

Rebecca Boyer

Olivia Case

Lindsey Elliott

Jennifer Ferguson

Shannon Finder

Danah Ford

Jenna Fox

Minerva Garcia

Katie Griffin

Debra Gunther

Susan Hammonds

Monica Harp

Kelli Lauterbock

Heather Lee

Shannon Lofton

Rebecca Marx

Carla Miranda-Sanchez

Lylyana Olivares

Sara Parra

Rhonda Richey

Katy Samford

Rachel Seidler

Colleen Snyder

Christy Summerhill

Abby Tyler

Lisa Williams

Shannon Wilson

Elizabeth Wolford

Nurse

Priscilla Young

 

West Elementary School

 

Kathy Adair

Haley Belew

Aracely Claro

Dawn Collins

Jennifer Duddington

Gloria Espinoza

Ashleigh Estes

Adrienne Gribble

Heidi Harville

Kecia Johnson

Monica Kertz

Jennifer Kinton

Christie Kratch

Jennifer Layton

Mindy Pospech

Jonetta Prewitt

Devon Spence-Herron

Jennifer Veale

Susan Vest

Nancy York

 

Special Programs

 

Speech Therapist

Tiffany Abram

Adrienne Moretti

Speech Therapist Assistant

Amanda Diffie

Speech Language Pathologist

Delia Harris

Nicole Lightsey

Meredith Pogson

Teacher

Kristy Bagg

Miranda Jenkins (Coordinator/Teacher)

Mindy Warren

 

Meeting adjourned at 7:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F. 

 

CONSENT ITEM # 2

 

Approval of Monthly School Expenditures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

 

The monthly listing of school expenditures is presented for the Board’s review in the “FINANCIAL REPORTS” section.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve monthly expenditures for February 2016 as presented.

 

 

F. 

 

CONSENT ITEM# 3

 

Consider Amendments to the 2015 – 2016 General Fund Budget

 

 

EXPLANATION

 

GENERAL FUND (Fund 199)

The proposed amended budget includes:

·         Adding $179,300 to TRS On-Behalf Revenue (5800) and expense Functions 11, 13, 21, and 23). The addition will have no effect on the budget bottom line.

·         Adding $20,000 to Function 11 CTE Supplies.

·         Adding $30,000 to Function 11 for BHS reward trip and $10,000 to BMS for reward trip.

·         Adding $51,000 to Function 11 for Band Equipment.

·         Adding $25,000 to Function 51 for Storm Deductible.

·         Moving $ 468,000 from Function 81 Construction to Function 53 Technology for construction of fiber and purchase of switches, cables, and servers.

·         Moved 4,712 from Function 36 Band Supplies to Function 11Band Equipment.

·         Moved $100,000 from Function 81 Construction to Function 51 Maintenance and Operations.

 

The General Fund Budget will be a deficit budget of $ 3,198,976 (including $500,000 beginning deficit) after this amendment is approved. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve the amendments to the General Fund Budget as presented.

 

 

F.  CONSENT ITEM #4

 

 

Consider Child Nutrition Meal Price Increases for 2016-2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

 

The Paid Meal Equity provision of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 requires schools to annually assess their prices with the end goal of all paid lunch prices at least equaling the free reimbursement rate minus the paid reimbursement rate.

 

The Paid Lunch Equity Tool for 2016-17, an Excel-based tool helps SFAs determine the current average price for paid lunches and the new average paid lunch price requirement. Results: $2.15

 

Recommend increase of $0.10 for all grade levels for lunch.

 

Campus

2015-16

Paid student

2016-17

Paid student

Increase of:

Lunch:

Elementary, Intermediate, Middle

    $2.05

   $2.15

   $0.10

Lunch:

High School

     $2.15

    $2.25

   $0.10

Breakfast:

All Campuses

     $1.30

    $1.30

    none

Teacher/Staff

 

$3.00

 

    $3.00

 

    none

 

 

The last price increase was for 2014-2015 school year.

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve Child Nutrition Meal Price Increases for 2015-2016 as presented.

 

 

F.  CONSENT ITEM #5

 

SSE

 

Consider Offer to Purchase Property Struck-off for Taxes from Tarrant Properties, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

 

An offer was received from DKMR LLC on the following property that was previously struck-off the tax roll in a tax foreclosure on September 4, 2007.  The offer is $13,500.  The bid is less than the amount for taxes and related fees and will require the approval of all of the taxing entities.  The address of the property is 9127 N Dodson Drive, White Settlement, Texas. The intended use of the property is to build home.  The balance to be to be prorated to taxing entities is $12,305. This amount will be allocated to the City of White Settlement (21.09%), Tarrant County (21.85%), and White Settlement ISD (57.06%).  The expected amount to be disbursed to White Settlement after court costs is $7,021.23.  The action will allow White Settlement to access and collect taxes on the properties in the future.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve the offer from DKMR LLC.to purchase the lot of land located at 9127 N. Dodson Drive, White Settlement, Texas, for a total amount of $13,500 as presented.

 

 

 

 

 

F.  CONSENT ITEM

 

SSE # 6

 

Consider Offer to Purchase Property Struck-off for Taxes from Tarrant Properties, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

 

An offer was received from DKMR LLC on the following property that was previously struck-off the tax roll in a tax foreclosure on July 7, 2015.  The offer is $13,160.  The bid is less than the amount for taxes and related fees and will require the approval of all of the taxing entities.  The address of the property is 1211 Mirike Drive, White Settlement, Texas. The intended use of the property is to build home and improve land.  The balance to be to be prorated to taxing entities is $10,449. This amount will be allocated to the City of White Settlement (22.10%), Tarrant County (21.91%), and White Settlement ISD (55.99%).  The expected amount to be disbursed to White Settlement after court costs is $5,850.40.  The action will allow White Settlement to access and collect taxes on the properties in the future.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve the offer from DKMR LLC.to purchase the lot of land located at 1211 Mirike Drive, White Settlement, Texas, for a total amount of $13,160 as presented.

 

 

F.  CONSENT ITEM

 

SSE # 7

 

Consider Offer to Purchase Property Struck-off for Taxes from Tarrant Properties, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

An offer was received from Book Holdings, LLC, on the following property that was previously struck-off the tax roll in a tax foreclosure on April 6, 2010.  The offer is $5,000.00.  The bid is less than the amount for taxes and related fees and will require the approval of all of the taxing entities.  The address of the property is 8012 Cambridge Circle, White Settlement, Texas. The intended use of the property is to build..  The balance to be to be prorated to taxing entities is $4,122.00. This amount will be allocated to the City of White Settlement (20.40%), Tarrant County (21.09%), and White Settlement ISD (58.51%).  The expected amount to be disbursed to White Settlement after court costs is $2,411.78.  The action will allow White Settlement to access and collect taxes on the properties in the future.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve the offer from Book Holdings, LLC.to purchase the lot of land located at 8012 Cambridge Circle, White Settlement, Texas, for a total amount of $5,000.00 as presented.

 

 

 

 

 

F.  CONSENT ITEM

 

SSE # 8

 

Consider Approval of Second Addendum to the GCS for Contracted Custodial Services Agreement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

 

The Second Addendum to the Service Agreement with GCA began March 1, 2014.  The contract was adjusted to reflect a Consumer Price Index of 1.1 % or $16,163.73 annually. The total agreement price for a 12 month period is $1,485,589.57.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve Second Addendum to the GCS for contracted services agreement as presented.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F.  CONSENT ITEM

 

SSE # 9

 

Consider Renewal of the Independent Audit Firm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

 

Kirk, Richardson, and Poole, P.C. has completed our annual financial audit for the years ending August 31, 2008 through August 31, 2015.  The District recommends that we continue with Kirk, Richardson and Pool P.C. for our annual audit for the year ending August 31, 2016, the cost which will not exceed $29,500 for the regular audit services.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve the Kirk, Richardson and Pool P.C. to do the audit for the school year ending August 31, 2016 as presented.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F.  CONSENT ITEM

 

SSE # 10

 

Consider Approval of Renovation of Lockers at the BHS Athletic Facility

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

 

WSISD received three bids for the renovation of lockers at BHS Athletic Facility.  The bid price will cover the cost to install a new locker system that provides more space and meets the needs of an expanding program.  The new lockers will include an air venting system to assist with cleaning and reduction of mold, mildew, and staph. Staff recommends accepting the bid from Longhorn Locker Company, LLC for $38,930.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve the renovation of the lockers at BHS Athletic Facility by Longhorn Locker Company, LLC as presented.

 

 

 

 

F.  CONSENT ITEM

 

SSE # 11

 

Consider Tannahill Intermediate School Re-carpet Project

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

 

In the October 2015 School Board Meeting, the Board approved amending 2015-2016 General Fund Budget.  The amendment allocated $250,000 to function 51 (Maintenance and Operations) for Special Maintenance Project. One of the projects is replacing carpet at Tannahill Intermediate.   Project scope of work is:

1.      Remove all carpet.  Old carpet will be recycled

2.      Carpet tile will be installed in classrooms, library and offices

We have received a quote from Patcraft (Shaw Industries) and Gomez Flooring Covering Inc., BuyBoard vendors, in the amount of $120,388.58.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board is requested to approve Patcraft (Shaw Industries) and Gomez Flooring Covering, Inc. for the Tannahill Re-Carpet Project as presented.

 

 

F.  CONSENT ITEM

 

SSE # 12

 

Consider Ratification of Interlocal Agreement with Prospering Pals Purchasing Cooperative Program

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

 

The purpose of the Interlocal Agreement is to reduce the cost and time of purchasing and bidding for Child Nutrition Programs.  The cooperative will issue the request for proposals for grocery products, milk and dairy products, bread and bakery products, paper and disposable products, and commodity processing.  There is no charge for this service.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to ratify the Interlocal Agreement with Prospering Pals Purchasing Cooperative Program as presented.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F.  CONSENT ITEM

 

SSE # 13

 

Consider Interlocal Agreement with Dallas County Schools to Provide Technology Services

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

 

Dallas County Schools (“DCS”) and the district entered into an Interlocal Agreement to Operate Technology and Information Systems Department Between DCS and the District effective July 1, 2011.  The Fifth Amendment to the interlocal agreement is attached.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve the Fifth Amendment to the Interlocal Agreement to Operate Technology and Information Systems Department between TEXSERVE and WSISD as presented.

 

 

 

F.  CONSENT ITEM

 

SSE # 14

 

Consider Renovation of Brewer High School Gym Floors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANTATION

 

Summer of 2015 GCA attempted to refinish BHS gym floors in-house.  White Settlement ISD was not satisfied with the gym floors.  This year GCA is using Allen Hardwood Floors who specialize in gym floors.  All four (4) gyms will be sanded down to raw wood.  The competition gyms will be bleached on the outside perimeter of the three point lines and practice gyms will be bleached inside the perimeter.  Competition gyms will have center court logos and practice gyms will not.  Cost to complete sanding project will be $36,500.00.

GCA will pay $20,000.0(?) of the project cost due to White Settlement ISD dissatisfaction of prior year work.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board is requested to approve Allen Hardwood Floors to renovate Brewer High School gyms as presented.

 

 

 

 

G.  SEPARATE ITEM

 

SSE # 1

 

Consider an Order Authorizing the Issuance of White Settlement ISD Unlimited Tax Refunding Bonds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

 

Consideration and action on an order authorizing the issuance of unlimited tax refunding bonds; appointing officer and delegating to the pricing officer the authority to approve the sale of the bonds; establishing certain parameters for the approval of such matters; approving an escrow agreement, and paying agent/registrar agreement; levying an annual ad valorem tax for the payment of the bonds; and enacting other provisions relating to the subject.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve the authorization of refunding as presented.

 

 

 

 

 

 

G.  SEPARATE ITEM

 

SSE # 2

 

Consider Update 104

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

 

Update 104 is the second of two post legislative updates, focusing primarily on amendments to the Administrative Code as a result of recent legislation.  Major topic in Update 104 includes taxes, financial reports and audits, reports to the State Board for Educator Certification  (SBEC), video and audio recording in special education settings, partial credits requirements for students who are homeless or in foster care, credit- by-exam requirements for homeless students, substitutes for state assessments and wellness policy requirements.  Several of the local policy recommendations address new local policy requirements included in the 2015-2016 TEA Students Attendance Accounting Handbook, including homebound instruction and residency and admissions.  Other local policy recommendations address equal educational opportunities for students and student discrimination and harassment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve Policy Update 104 as presented.

 

 

G.  SEPARATE ITEM

 

SSE # 3

 

Consider Liberty Elementary School Store Front Project

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

 

Store fronts facing Whitney Drive and north east entrance of original building will be replaced.  Also, an interior store front will be installed in the north hall of First Class Learning Center for security.

We have received three (3) quotes from American Glass ($34,278), Layne Glass Co. ($34,385) and Binswanger Glass ($43,700.00).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board is requested to approve American Glass for Liberty Store Front Project as presented.