Board Hearing and Board Meeting Last Night

Last night, the EISD Board of Trustees held a hearing to discuss the proposed budget and proposed tax tax rate for the 2012-2013 school year. The hearing started at 6:30 and was held in the High School library. During the hearing, the board was presented with budget information and tax rate information. The proposed maintenance and operations budget for 2012-2013 was $10,557,527. This represents an increase of approximately $200,000 from last year. The proposed tax rate of $1.27 for 2012-2013 is a slight decrease from the rate of $1.2763 in 2011-2012.

In their regular monthly meeting, the EISD Board of Trustees heard the following reports:

  • Adequate Yearly Progress
  • Maintenance of Effort
  • 2012 Local Education Agency Determination Process
  • 2012-2013 UIL Side By Side
  • 2011-2012 District Improvement Plan Evaluation
  • 2011-2012 Campus Improvement Plan Evaluations
  • SAT Scores

The EISD Board of Trustees took the following actions during the meeting:

  • Approved the minutes of the previous meetings.
  • Approved the financial reports as presented
  • Approved the 2012-2013 budget as presented.
  • Approved the 2012-2013 at $1.27 per $100 valuation. The total tax rate is made up of an M & O rate of $1.04 and an I & S rate of $.23.
  • Approved the campus improvement plans as presented.
  • Approved the sale of property as presented.
  • Reviewed the Food Allergy Plan for the 2012-2013 school year.
  • Approved the attendance committees as presented.
  • Approved the PDAS appraisers as presented.
  • Accepted the resignation of April Morris.
  • Employed the following personnel: Jan Cooper, food service; Nicole Moore, custodian; Cheryl McEvoy, custodian; Rick Terrell, maintenance; Robert Raney, custodian; Bruce Russell, part-time maintenance; Kristina Mast, aide; Ashley McCarter, teacher; Pam Glover, teacher;
  • Approved the substitute list as presented.
  • Approved student transfers as presented.
  • Adjourned

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