Board Meeting Last Night

Last night, the EISD Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss the 2015-2016 proposed budget and the 2015-2016 proposed tax rate. Following the adjournment of the hearing, the Board held its regular August meeting. The Board took the following actions during the meeting:

  • Approved the minutes of previous meetings.
  • Approved the financial reports as presented.
  • Approved the 2015-2016 Budget as presented.
  • Approved the 2015-2016 tax rate of $1.04 M & O and $0.1915 for a total tax rate of $1.2315 (the same rate as last year).
  • Approved the purchase of a 2016 Ford Expedition from Tri-County Ford.
  • Approved the adjustment to the compressed tax rate.
  • Approved the construction documents for the new Ag Science Building as corrected.
  • Approved the purchase of a new fork lift for the Ag Science department.
  • Approved the bid for fuel from Borders and Long.
  • Approved participation in the Community Eligibility Provision for grades PK-8. (This will allow all students to eat breakfast and lunch at no cost).
  • Rejected the bid on property.
  • Approved the 2015-2016 District Improvement Plan
  • Accepted the resignation of Judy Kerr.
  • Employed personnel as presented
  • Approved the substitute list as presented.
  • Approved the student transfer list as presented.
  • Adjourned.


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