FIRST Hearing and Board Meeting

by Coy Holcombe.  

Last night, the EISD Board of Trustees met to hold a public hearing on the FIRST report and to hold its regular monthly meeting. The public hearing on the FIRST report (see yesterday’s entry for a discussion on what FIRST is) started at 6:30 and was adjourned at about 6:45.

The regular board meeting started at 7:00 PM. Below are the items and/or actions taken during the meeting:

  • Approved minutes of previous meetings
  • Heard and approved the financial reports from August
  • Reviewed reports on: Evaluation of the district improvement plan for 08-09; PBMAS Report; Cash Flow for 08-09; PaySchools for August; TEA letter on AP Program
  • Approved the district improvement plan for 09-10
  • Approved a fuel bid submitted by Borders and Long
  • Approved a class size waiver request to be submitted to TEA
  • Approved agreement with Certified Payments for credit card tax payments for the 09-10 school year
  • Approved a bid for property
  • Received an update on enrollment
  • Approved the hiring of Michelle Vance as a Headstart Aide at the Primary
  • Approved the substitute list as presented.
  • Adjourned at 9:19 PM

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