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Archived Meeting Minutes

Prepared by Jamie Highsmith, Public Information Officer

September 19, 2002

Mr. Don Vardeman, vice president of the board, presided in the absence of Mrs. Julia Stout, president. There was no executive session. Mr. Joe Munoz gave the invocation.

  • The Belaire Special Programs class presented to the board a flag they crafted and led the Pledge of Allegiance.
  • Minutes from board meetings on August 13, 20, and 29
    were read and approved, with the exception of Item 7455, which was tabled for clarification of wording regarding the budget.
  • Public comment was given by Patti Roach regarding class size and the need for more teachers and aides.
  • Bills, accounts, and financial statements from August 2002 were approved.


  • Robbin Gesch, Executive Director of Curriculum and
    Assessment, presented the Texas Primary Reading Inventory report. The TPRI is given to students in K, 1, and 2.
  • Sherry Hubbard, Director of Planning, Research, and
    Evaluation prepared the written Membership Report, dated 9/9/02.
  • Dr. Pugh, Superintendent, presented a report on Curriculum Management Audit Training. The training is 3½ days and is in progress with another session planned for October. He outlined each of the areas being reviewed and designated which employees
    are responsible for each area. He announced that training on Performance-Driven Budgeting will be offered February 27-28.

All but four items of the consent agenda were initially approved.
These four items were approved after discussion/clarification:
D) TIFB Special Projects-Cameron Evans provided clarification
on this technology-related item.
E) Bid award for library books
G) Possible Subcontractors and Suppliers for Southwest Elementary
H) Change Order #3 for Southwest Elementary-Mark Gesch provided clarification on Reese Albert work involving drainage,
the railroad crossing, and pavement.

A) The natatorium at Central High School was named the Gus Clemens Natatorium.
B) The gym at Lake View High School was named the Ben
Norton Gymnasium.
C) The auditorium at Lake View High School was named the
Hershel Duckworth Auditorium.
D) Travis Street at the Lincoln campus was made one way
from 48th-49th.
E) The CDA Local Investment Policy was approved.
The following items were tabled until a board workshop could
be set:
F) Board of Trustees Standard Operating Procedures
G) Board of Trustees Self-Evaluation Documents
H) Evaluation Instruments and Timelines for Superintendent
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I) Changing Board Meeting Dates for Fall--approved for
the month of October.
J) There was no consultation with the attorney.