AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

WHITE SETTLEMENT I.S.D. BOARD OF TRUSTEES

TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2017

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

            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.    PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS BUDGET & PROPOSED TAX RATE

 

E.    OPEN FORUM

 

F.    INFORMATION ITEMS

            1.     SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT                                                                                          

                    a.     Financial Update

                    b.     Instructional Update

                   

G.    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 JUNE 20, 2017 AND JULY 13, 2017

            2.     APPROVE MONTHLY EXPENDITURES

            3.     CONSIDER AMENDMENTS TO THE 2016-2017 GENERAL FUND, CHILD NUTRITION FUND, AND DEBT SERVICE FUND BUDGET

            4.     CONSIDER VENDOR FOR WORKERS COMPENSATION INSURANCE FOR 2017-2018

            5.     CONSIDER RESOLUTION TO ASSIGN GENERAL FUND BALANCE

            6.     CONSIDER RATIFYING VENDOR TO PROVIDE YEARBOOK SERVICES FOR BREWER HIGH SCHOOL FOR 2017-2018

            7.     CONSIDER UIL COURSE EXEMPTIONS

            8.     CONSIDER RESOLUTION APPROVING TARRANT COUNTY 4-H ORGANIZATION AS AN APPROVED EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITY

            9.     CONSIDER STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT

            10.   CONSIDER VENDOR TO PURCHASE PORTABLE BUILDING FOR ADDITIONAL CLASSROOMS

 

 

 

H.    SEPARATE ITEMS

            1.     CONSIDER UPDATE 108

            2.     ADOPT 2017-2018 BUDGET

            3.     ADOPT TAX RATE FOR 2017-2018

 

I.     CONSIDER ITEMS DISCUSSED IN CLOSED MEETING

 

J.     ADJOURN


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

1.   Resignations/Terminations/Settlements/Non-Renewals

2.   Appointments/Reassignments

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.

 

 

 

 

 

G.  CONSENT ITEM # 1

 

Approval of Minutes of June 20, 2017 and July 13, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

 

The Board of Trustees met in regular session on June 20, 2017 and in special session on July 13, 2017.  On the following pages, please find the minutes of June 20, 2017 and July 13, 2017 for your review.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve the minutes of June 20, 2017, and July 13, 2017 as presented.

 

WHITE SETTLEMENT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

OFFICIAL MINUTES

JUNE 20, 2017

 

 

The Board of Trustees of the White Settlement Independent School District met in regular session on June 20, 2017, 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, 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 7:15 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 May 31, 2017.

 

Instructional Update

 

Mr. Chris Jenkins, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction and Administrative Services, and Mr. David Bitters, Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Operations,              introduced Roger Bowen, Technology Director, Carla Nored, Lisa McGarrah, and Erin Machajewski, Instructional Technology Coordinators.  Ms. Nored spoke to the Why, How, and What of the Technology program and reported that the Tech Department collaborates with the curriculum and instruction department on instructional goals, use of I-pad technology at various levels and provides training for teachers to empower learners to have the skills and resources necessary to ensure students to be successful and globally competitive.

 

School Health and Advisory Council (SHAC) Update

 

Mr. Tim Duncan, Director of Human Resources and Community Relations and SHAC Co-Chairman, Ms. Desiree Coyle, Director of Communications and Ms. Amy Scieneaux, Parent Representative and SHAC Co-Chairman, gave an update on the School Health and Advisory Council (SHAC).  Ms. Scieneaux reported that the SHAC initiates and supports programs on each campus and grade level regarding Health Education including “Growing Up” film, Project Fit America Program, and Character Education;  Physical Education including Special Olympics and Bear Tracks, and Running Clubs; Health Services including dental, vision, and immunization programs; Nutrition Services including healthy snack programs, promotion of nutrition posters and summer school free breakfast; Counseling Services including individual and group assessments, interventions, and referrals; Healthy School Environment including Red Ribbon and Choose Kind Campaigns; and Health Promotion for Staff and Family/Community Involvement.  Future plans include Aim for Success, Anti Bullying Campaign, Choose Kind Campaign, suicide awareness and Hope Squad Program with training available in August 2017 for parents, community, and mental health entities. 

 

Update 108

 

Mr. Tim Duncan, Human Resource Director, explained that Update 108 contains recommended changes to local policies on topics including instructional resources and materials, credit by examination with prior instruction, graduation, campus charters, and community relations in regard to advertising and fundraising.  Mr. Duncan also reported that there are revisions to legal policies incorporating various administrative rules, updating and recoding of provisions.

 

Consent Items

 

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

Minutes of May 9, 2017, May 16, 2017, and May 20, 2017

            Monthly Expenditures

            Amendments to the 2016-2017 General Fund Budget

Resolution for Schools and Libraries Universal Services (E-RATE) for 2017-2018 with Kellogg & Sovereign, Consulting, LLC

GermBlast as Vendor to Provide Infection Control by Sanitizing and Disinfection of Facilities

Resolution and Order to Extend Medicare to the Employees of White Settlement ISD

Offer to Purchase Property Struck-off for Taxes (8537 Sussex Court) from DKMR, LLC

Offer to Purchase Property Struck-off for Taxes (1050 Lake View Ridge) from DKMR, LLC

Offer to Purchase Property (654 Meadow Park Drive) Struck-off for Taxes from Trinity Truth Properties, Inc.

Offer to Purchase Property (908) Clyde Street) Struck-off for Taxes from Trinity Truth Properties, Inc.

Interlocal Agreement with Prospering Pals Purchasing Cooperative Program

Texas Political Subdivision (TPS) as Vendor of Property and Casualty Insurance for 2017-2018

Stovall Corporation as Vendor for Removal and Installation of New Fuel System

Martin Eagle Oil Company as Vendor to Purchase Fuel for 2017-2018

Texas Scenic Co. as Vendor to Purchase Updated Lighting Equipment for BHS Auditorium

Resolutions Authorizing Participation in the Texpool Investment Pools and Designation of Authorized Representatives

Interlocal Agreement with Region 20 Purchasing Cooperative

Contracts with Region XI Education Service Center for 2017-2018

Memorandum of Understanding for JJAEP

Memorandum of Understanding with TCU and WSISD

Memorandum of Understanding with Child Care Associates for 2017-2018

Payment to Fort Worth ISD for Deaf Education Tuition for 2016-2017      

Motion carried with 7 Ayes, 0 Nays.

 

District of Innovation Policy Updates

 

Mr. Chris Jenkins, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction and Administrative Services, explained that the district has been working with TASB to adjust district policies to both local and legal policies to fall in accordance with the District of Innovation Plan exemptions.  Following the recommendation made by the superintendent, the motion was made by Mr. Raymond Patterson and seconded by Mr. Ben Davis to update the policies as presented.

Motion carried with 7 Ayes, 0 Nays.

 

Board Resolution for Sale of District Owned Property No Longer Needed for District Operations

 

Mr. David Bitters, Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Operations, explained that the properties at 8409 Downe Drive, White Settlement, Texas, 8413 Downe Drive, White Settlement. Texas, and 8433 Downe Drive, White Settlement, Texas are not necessary for district operations and it would be beneficial to put the properties up for sale and back on the tax roles.

Following the recommendation made by the superintendent, the motion was made by Mr. John Bradley and seconded by Ms. Melissa Brown to approve the Resolution for Sale of District Owned Property (8409 Downe Drive, 8413 Downe Drive, 8433 Downe Drive, White Settlement, Texas) No Longer Needed for District Operations as presented.  Motion carried with 7 Ayes, 0 Nays.

 

Sell District Owned Vacant Lots

 

Mr. David Bitters, Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Operations, explained the amounts bid on the lots at 8409 Downe Drive, White Settlement, Texas, 8413 Downe Drive, White Settlement, Texas and 8433 Downe Drive, White Settlement, Texas.  Following the recommendation made by the superintendent, the motion was made by Mr. John Bradley and seconded by Mr. Ben Davis to sell the following property to the highest bidders, 8409 Downe Drive, White Settlement, Texas for the amount of $26,500.00, 8413 Downe Drive, White Settlement, Texas for the amount of $26,500.00, and 8433 Downe Drive, White Settlement, Texas for the amount of $39,551.00 as presented.  Motion carried with 7 Ayes, 0 Nays.

 

Vendor for Purchase of School Buses

 

Mr. David Bitters, Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Operations, explained that the district is recommending the purchase of twelve (12) school buses from Thomas Built Buses, member of Buyboard Purchasing Coop.  Following the recommendation by the superintendent, the motion was made by Ms. Melissa Brown and seconded by Mr. Glen Lowry to purchase ten (10) 2017 Seventy-seven (77) Passenger Thomas Built Regular Route Buses for $92,000.00 each and two (2) 2018 Twenty-eight (28) Passenger Thomas Built Special Education Route Buses for $91,300.00 each for a total cost of all twelve (12) buses of $1,102,600.00 as presented.  Motion carried with 7 Ayes, 0 Nays.

 

Resolution Authorizing the Issuance of Maintenance Tax Note

 

Mr. David Bitters, Assistant Superintendent of Operations and Finance, explained that the district has accepted a bid from BBVA in the amount of $802,600.00 to finance a maintenance tax note to fund the financing for the purchase of twelve (12) school buses.  Following the recommendation made by the superintendent, the motion was made by Mr. Glen Lowry and seconded by Ms. Amanda Sanchez.  Motion carried with 7 Ayes, 0 Nays.

 

Personnel

 

Following the recommendation made by the superintendent, the motion was made by Mr. Glen Lowry and seconded by Ms. Melissa Brown to accept the resignations of Meredith Belew, Robert Brewster, Joan Burns, Rito Hernandez, Amanda Johnson, Robert Jones, Levi Jordan, Dianela Martin, Oscar Martinez, Teighlor Lambert Mays, Adam Mihok, Dann Mosteller, Ann Nguyen, Jessica Porter, Lara Sanders, Clayton Shipley, and Peggy Strong-Johnson; to approve the appointments of Phillip Anderson, Rebekah Ball, Stephanie Ballaro, Natalie Barbee, Cristina Barnett, Amy Brown, Kristin Bundy, Amber Collins, William Culver, Amanda Fernihough, Myranda Fields, Denise Frankis, Collyn Kearney, Kayla Kempson, Kaydon Kirby, Caitlin Mendoza, Christina Noland, Katelynn Pearson, Stephanie Riska, Alicia Sisemore, Logan Sumpter, April Taylor, Sarah VanSant, Jeremy Williams, Rebecca Williams, and Amanda Yanger; and to approve the reassignments of Stacy Carter and Elisabeth Mele as presented. 

 

Motion carried with 7 Ayes, 0 Nays.

 

Meeting adjourned at 8:16 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHITE SETTLEMENT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

OFFICIAL MINUTES

JULY 13, 2017

 

 

The Board of Trustees of the White Settlement Independent School District met in special session on July 13, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. 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

 

Randy Armstrong, John Bradley, Melissa Brown, Glen Lowry, Raymond Patterson, and Amanda Sanchez

 

School Officials Present

 

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

 

Following roll call and the announcement by the Board President that six members of the Board of Trustees present constitutes a quorum; the Board convened to closed session at 7:32 a.m.               

The Board reconvened to open session at 7:50 a.m.             

 

The Board reconvened to closed session at 7:53 a.m.

 

Agenda Item #5 – Hear Grievances

 

a.       Level III Grievance – Jerry and Michelle Brown began at 7:59 a.m.

 

Level III Grievance with Jerry and Michelle Brown concluded at 8:29 a.m.

 

 

b.      Consider Level III Grievance – John Belousek began at 8:38 a.m.

 

Level III Grievance with John Belousek concluded at 9:11 a.m.

 

 

c.       Consider Level III Grievance - Jerry and Michelle Brown began at 9:20 a.m.

 

Level III Grievance with Jerry and Michelle Brown concluded at 10:15 a.m.

 

 

The Board reconvened to open session at 10:57 a.m

 

 

Level III Grievance of Jerry and Michelle Brown

 

The motion made by Mr. John Bradley and seconded by Mr. Glen Lowry to uphold the Level II decision made by the administration concerning the Level III Grievance of Jerry and Michelle Brown.  Motion carried with 6 Ayes, 0 Nays.

 

Level III Grievance of John Belousek

 

The motion was made by Mr. Glen Lowry and seconded by Ms. Amanda Sanchez to uphold the Level II decision made by the administration concerning the Level III Grievance of John Belousek.  Motion carried with 6 Ayes, 0 Nays.

 

Level III Grievance of Jerry and Michelle Brown

 

The motion was made by Ms. Melissa Brown and seconded by Mr. Glen Lowry to uphold the Level II decision made by the administration concerning the Level III Grievance of Jerry and Michelle Brown.  Motion carried with 6 Ayes, 0 Nays.

 

Personnel

 

Following the recommendation by the superintendent, the motion was made by Mr. Raymond Patterson and seconded by Mr. John Bradley to accept the resignations of Jason Avrett, Holly Bolling, Gina Michelle Brazeal, Lagenea Dowell, Kevin Folse, Maggie Howard, Kevin Kirkland, Jim Mahler, Robin Reed, Lisa Shelton, Logan Sumpter, and Viomar Velez; to accept the letter of retirement of Dana Davis-Avants; and to approve the appointments of Kelly Covert, Timothy Kromer, Christoher Long, Marc Malloy, Chimene Mergens, Phillip Miles, Brittany Mogford, Manuel Olmos, Chris Pimpton, Uriel Ramos-Renteria, Amber Robison, Suzanne Smith, and Marcos Zamarron as presented.  Motion carried with 6 Ayes, 0 Nays.

 

Meeting adjourned at 10:59 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

G.  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 April 2017 as presented.

 

 

 

G.  CONSENT ITEM # 3

 

Consider Amendments to the 2016-2017 General Fund, Child Nutrition Fund, and Debt Service Fund Budget

 

 

EXPLANATION

Proposed Final General Fund Amended Budget 2016-2017.pdf

 Proposed Debt Service Amended Budget 2016-17 FINAL.pdf

Child Nutrition Proposed Final Amened Budget 2016-2017.pdf

GENERAL FUND

The proposed amended budget includes:

·         Increase in revenue for revised amounts for tax collections, additional state revenue, Oil & Gas revenue and SHARS revenue.

·         Increase in expense for revised amounts for salary and related expenses and end of year accruals.

·         Decrease in expense for amounts not spent during the year.

 

The General Fund Budget will be deficit of $1,850,047 after this amendment is approved.

 

 

CHILD NUTRITION

The proposed amended budget includes:

·         Change in revenue for revised amounts local, state and federal.

·         Decrease in expense for amounts not spent during the year.

 

The Child Nutrition budget will be an excess of revenue over expenditures of $48,208 after this amendment is approved.

 

 

DEBT SERVICE

The proposed amended budget includes:

·         Decrease in revenue for revised amounts for tax collections and state revenue.

 

The Debt Service budget will be an excess of revenues over expenditures of $287,084 after this amendment is approved. 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve the budget amendments as presented for the 2016-17 budget as presented.

 

 

G.  CONSENT ITEM # 4

 

Consider Approval of Vendor for Workers Compensation Insurance for the 2017-18 School Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

 

Due to our excellent claims history the last three years we have been offered a reduced fixed cost and reduced maximum loss fund requirement from Claims Administrative Services. To take advantage of this option we will need to enter into a new three year agreement.  Claims Administrative Services has been White Settlement’s Workers Compensation vendor for many years.  The district is satisfied with their services.  The program is a self-insured program. The premiums are to pay for the reinsurance and the administrative support services.

 

Annual fixed Cost $54,488

Loss Fund Maximum $ 234,517

 

Administration is recommending approving this new three year agreement.

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve the 3-year Agreement Option Renewal Addendum for Workers Compensation Insurance with Claims Administrative Services for the 2017-18 school year as presented.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

G.  CONSENT ITEM # 5

 

Consider Approval of Resolution to Assign General Fund Balance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

Fund Balance Resolution.pdf

 

The resolution will set aside oil and gas revenue of $96,569.05 earned during 2016-17. The Oil and Gas reserve is for future technology needs. 

 

Previous Reserve Balance as of 8-31-16                                $ 1,061,546.38

Add: 2016-17 Oil & Gas Revenue                                                 96,569.05

 

TOTAL RESERVE                                                              $ 1,158,115.43

 

Also, the resolution will reverse the previous assignment of general fund balance made in August 11, 2015, in the amount of $1,061,546.38.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve the Resolution to assign General Fund Balance as presented.

 

 

 

 

 

G.  CONSENT ITEM # 6

 

Consider Approval to Ratify Vendor to Provide Yearbook Services for Brewer High School for 2017-2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

 

The high school is requesting to change the vendor to Walsworth Yearbooks for the 2017-18 yearbook production.  Cost bids were requested by Brewer High School Staff. Walsworth offered the district a much better price.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to ratify Walsworth as the vendor for yearbook services for Brewer High School the 2017-18 school year as presented.

 

 

 

 

 

 

G.  CONSENT ITEM # 7

 

Consider Approval of UIL Course Exemptions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

BHS APPROVED EXEMPTIONS FOR 2017.pdf

 

Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 74 and Texas Education Code 33.081 allows school districts to establish a list of courses that are exempt from the “No Pass, No Play” requirements.

The UIL exempt courses for Brewer High School are listed below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve the UIL Course Exemptions as presented.

 

 

 

 

G.  CONSENT ITEM # 8

 

Consider Approval of Resolution Approving Tarrant County 4-H Organization as an Approved Extra-Curricular Activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

 

Tarrant County 4-H membership is requesting all local school districts to adopt a resolution which sanctions 4-H as an extra-curricular activity.  This will allow students who participate in the Tarrant County 4-H Program to attend the activities without receiving an unexcused absence.  It is requested that the Board approve the Tarrant County Extension Agent as an adjunct faculty member, so that they may direct and supervise all activities and participation of students during 4-H activities.  This appointment is solely for the purpose of complying with the new State Board of Education amendment, and the adjunct faculty member is not an employee of the district and does not receive any compensation as such.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve the Resolution Approving Tarrant County 4-H Organization as an Approved Extra-Curricular Activity as presented.

 

 

 

 

 

G.  CONSENT ITEM # 9

 

Consider Approval of Student Code of Conduct

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

2017-2018 Code of Conduct.pdf

 

The Student Code of Conduct is the district’s response to the requirements of Chapter 37 of the Texas Education Code. Updated campus information will be added to the 2017-2018 Student Code of Conduct. A copy of the revised Student Code of Conduct is attached.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve the 2017-2018 Student Code of Conduct as presented.

 

 

 

G.  CONSENT ITEM # 10

 

Consider vendor to purchase portable building for additional classrooms.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

 

The District received a quote from Ramtech Building Systems for a two classroom portable building with handicap ramp and two restrooms for $52,900.  Ramtech Building Systems is an approved member of BuyBoard  purchasing Coop.

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve Ramtech Building Systems as the vendor for the purchase of a portable building. 

 

 

 

 

H.  SEPARATE ITEM # 1

 

Consider Approval of Update 108

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

 

Update 108 contains recommended changes to local policies on topics including instructional resources and materials, credit by examination with prior instruction, graduation, campus charters, and community relations in regard to advertising and fundraising.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board is requested to approve Update 108 as presented.

 

 

 

 

 

H.  SEPARATE ITEM # 2

 

Consider Adoption of 2017-2018 Budgets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

 

The 2017-18 budgets will be presented as part of the public hearing to discuss budget and proposed tax rate.  Following is a summary of the Proposed Budgets:

 

                              Revenue               Expenditures                Difference

General Fund         $ 51,542,523        $ 51,642,523               $            0

Child Nutrition       $   3,514,000        $   3,514,000               $            0

Debt Service           $ 10,552,450        $ 10,500,664                $   51,786

 

The budget is based on an average daily attendance of 6,275 students and a tax collection rate of 99%.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve the 2017-18 budgets as presented.

 

 

 

 

 

 

H.  SEPARATE ITEM # 3

 

Consider Adoption of Tax Rate for 2017-18 School Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPLANATION

Ordinance Setting The Tax Rate 2017.pdf

 

In conjunction with the 2017-18 budget, the district proposed a 2017-18 tax rate of $1.04 per $100 valuation for maintenance and operations (M&O) and $.50 per $100 valuation for interest and sinking (I&S) for a total rate of $1.54 per $100 valuation.  The tax rate has remained the same since the 2010-11 school year. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTION

 

The Board of Trustees is requested to approve the 2017-18 tax rates as presented.