Board Hearing and Board Meeting Tonight

Tonight the Eustace ISD Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing on 2015-2016 budget and tax rate. The hearing will start at 6:30 and be held in the HS library. The Board will review several pages of items related to the 15-16 budget and tax rate. The current proposed M & O budget is $12.2 million and the current proposed tax rate is $1.2315, the same as in 2014-2015. The hearing will take about 30 minutes to complete. No action will be taken during the hearing regarding either the tax rate or the budget.

At 7:00 PM, the Board will hold its regular monthly meeting. The meeting will take place in the HS library. During the meeting the Board will hear the following reports:

  • 14-15 District Improvement Plan Evaluation
  • District Accountability Summary
  • Campus Accountability Summary
  • Notice of Sheriff’s Sale
  • Report on Preliminary FIRST Rating
  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement
  • TEA District Distinction
  • Employee Handbook

The Board will consider action on the following items:

  • Approve minutes of previous meetings
  • Financial Reports
  • 2015-2016 Budget
  • 2015-2016 Tax Rate
  • Purchase of New Vehicle for District Use
  • Adjustment to Compressed Tax Rate
  • Ag Science Building Drawings
  • Bid for forklift
  • Fuel Bids
  • Participation in Community Eligibility Provision
  • Sale of Property
  • Approval of District Improvement Plan for 2015-2016
  • Attendance Committees
  • PDAS Appraisers

The Board will enter closed session to discuss personnel issues and student transfers. Any action taken on a closed meeting item will be made in open session.

Everyone is encouraged to attend the board hearing and the regular board meeting.

There is a dual volleyball match here today against Kemp and Edgewood. Games will start at 5:00. Varsity will play in Kirk Gym, JV A will play in MS front gym and JV B will play in MS back gym.

A reminder that tomorrow is Fish Camp from 1:00 – 3:45.


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