Board Meeting Last Night

Last night, the Eustace ISD Board of Trustees held their regular monthly meeting. The meeting started at 7:00 PM and was held in the HS library.

The Board presented a Board Commendation to Angel Baker for her accomplishments in Lincoln-Douglas Debate. Angel placed first at district, 3rd at regional, and was a state qualifier in the event.

A picture of the special award for Jack Wallace, EISD director of maintenance, is at the end of this entry.

The Board heard the following reports:

  • RevTrak Report
  • 2014-2015 Perkins Planning Amounts
  • Van Zandt CAD 2015 Proposed Budget
  • Henderson CAD 2015 Proposed Budget
  • 2014 Platinum Leadership Circle Award
  • Texas Municipal Report
  • Rider 71 – Temporary TRS Contribution Assistance
  • STAAR/EOC Results
  • Update on Title I and Title II Planning Amounts
  • Local Education Agency Determination Process
  • Reports from campuses on Reading Programs for 2014-2015
  • Update on attendance and enrollment

The Board took the following actions at last night’s meeting:

  • Approved the minutes of previous meetings.
  • Approved the financial reports as presented.
  • Approved up to $85,000 for technology upgrades in the district.
  • Approved changing the date of the July regular board meeting from Tuesday, July 15 to Tuesday, July 22.
  • Approved the purchase of two new buses for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • Approved the ESC Region 7 contracts for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • Approved endorsing Ted Beard from Longview ISD to the Region 7 TASB Board of Directors.
  • Approved the District Investment Policy as presented
  • Accepted the resignations of Michael Rowley and Chris Lowry.
  • Employed Holly Johnston, custodian; Stephen Tardiff, HS teacher/coach; Brandon Grayson, MS teacher/coach; Cody Lowe, MS teacher; Tiffany Miley, PS teacher.
  • Approved the student transfers as presented
  • Approved the salary recommendations for 2014-2015 as presented
  • Adjourned


Award for Jack Wallace


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