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Board Work Session - May 10, 2012

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1.         PUBLIC HEARING

A.        The Board will hold a public hearing on the adoption of the 2012-2013 Budget at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, May 10, 2012. (Thursday)
Presenter: Stuart Snow and Karen Smith [View agenda item]

2.         RECOGNITIONS

A.        The Board will recognize 52 students from the Cypress Falls High School Varsity Mens Choir who were selected and performed at the Texas Music Educators Association convention. (Thursday)
Presenter: Larry Matysiak [View agenda item]
B.        The Board will recognize 44 students who were selected and participated in All-State Band, Choir and Orchestra. (Monday)
Presenter: Larry Matysiak
C.        The Board will recognize students who placed first or second in statewide competitions for Career and Technology Education. (Monday)
Presenter: Denise Kubecka
D.        The Board will recognize the annual top volume buyer from the 2012 CFISD Livestock Show and Sale. (Monday)
Presenter: Denise Kubecka
E.         The Board will recognize students who placed in the following state and national art and photo competitions:  Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) and National Scholastic Art Awards. (Monday)
Presenter: Sarah Sanders
F.         The Board will recognize Nikita Sankoorikkal from Cypress Woods High School for winning a silver medal in the 2012 National Scholastic Art & Writing contest. (Monday)
Presenter: Kristi Thaemlitz
G.        The superintendent will make remarks and announcements including the honors and achievements earned by staff and students in recent weeks. (Monday)
Presenter: Mark Henry

3.         BOARD COMMENTS

A.        Any Board member may make a comment during this portion of the agenda, without prior posting being required. Comment items may not pertain to the character of any students, staff or Board member and may not be discussed or deliberated upon at this meeting. (Monday)
Presenter: Board Members

4.         CITIZEN PARTICIPATION

A.        Patrons who have duly registered per policy BED (Local) may address the Board regarding matters of concern/interest to the district, other than the character of any student, staff or Board member. The Board may not act upon any matter that is not listed under the Action Item portion of the agenda. The Board will continue with the remaining agenda after the registered patrons have had an opportunity to speak. (Monday)
Presenter: Kelli Durham

5.         REPORTS
The following items may be considered at both the Committee-of-the-Whole Meeting and the Regular Board Meeting.

A.        The administration will report on current policies and procedures at the Berry Center that impact revenue generation.  (Thursday)
Presenter: Pam Wells and Beth Wade [View agenda item]
B.        The administration will provide a report on the progress of the district’s Safe Schools Committee. (Thursday)
Presenter: Teresa Hull and Deborah Stewart [View agenda item]
C.        The administration will provide a report on the district’s Health Services Department. (Monday)
Presenter: Teresa Hull and Jan Jones [View agenda item]
D.        The administration will report on the TXU Energy Efficiency Rebate Program, which has resulted in improved efficiency for the district. (Monday)
Presenter: Roy Sprague, Claude Yoas and Glen Rhoden

6.         ACTION ITEMS - CONSENSUS
The following items may be considered at both the Committee-of-the-Whole Meeting and the Regular Board Meeting.

A.        The Board will consider approving the advanced courses for 2012-2013.
Presenter: Mary Jadloski [View agenda item]
B.        The Board will consider approving a request for a Texas Education Agency general waiver to opt out of participation in the Teacher Data Portal of the Texas Assessment Management System for 2012-13, and 2013-14.
Presenter: Mary Jadloski [View agenda item]
C.        The Board will consider approving bids and contracts to the recommended vendors and authorize the superintendent, respective associate superintendent or designee to execute all necessary documents related to such bids and contracts. [View agenda item]
Presenter: Matt Morgan and Roy Sprague

1.         Ambulance & EMT Services for Varsity Football Games
2.         Art Paper  (Renewal)
3.         Athletic Equipment – Basketball, Swim Wear & Wrestling
4.         Concrete Demolition & Installation  (Renewal – Year 2 of 3)
5.         Event Staff Contract Labor
6.         Janitorial Paper & Soap Products  (Renewal – Year 2 of 3)
7.         Musical Instruments, Furnishings & Equipment
8.         Police Department Vehicles
9.         Portable Building Deck, Ramp & Walkway Installations  (Renewal – Year 3 of 3)
10.       Portable Building Removal & Relocation  (Renewal – Year 3 of 3)
11.       Portable Building Walkway Canopy Installations  (Renewal – Year 3 of 3)
12.       Portable Classroom Building Construction
13.       Projector Moves, Adds and Changes
14.       Specialized Educational Services

D.        The Board will consider approving the budget amendments for the period of January 1, 2012 through March 31, 2012.
Presenter: Stuart Snow and Karen Smith [View agenda item]
E.         The Board will consider approving construction proposals and contracts paid from bond funds to the recommended contractors and authorize the superintendent or designee to execute all necessary  documents related to such contracts as follows:  
Presenter: Roy Sprague [View agenda item]

1.         Package S-2012 Miscellaneous Renovations to District Support Facilities
2.         Package T-2012 Structural Renovations to Matzke and Owens Elementary Schools
3.         Elementary School No. 53

F.         The Board will consider authorizing the superintendent or designee to enter into the miscellaneous professional service contracts related to the following project:
Presenter: Roy Sprague [View agenda item]

1.         Elementary School No. 53 - HVAC Testing and Balance Services up to $70,000.00; Material Testing Services up to $60,000.00

G.        The Board will consider approving the tax refunds of $500 or greater for Cypress-Fairbanks I.S.D.
Presenter: Stuart Snow [View agenda item]
H.        The Board will consider approving the minutes of the April 12, 2012 regular meeting.
Presenter: Donna Blowey [View agenda item]

7.         ACTION ITEMS - NON-CONSENSUS
The following items may be considered at both the Committee-of-the-Whole Meeting and the Regular Board Meeting.

A.        The Board will consider approving on first reading additions, deletions and revisions to district policies:
Presenter: Teresa Hull, Roy Garcia and Linda Macias [View agenda item]

1.         CKE (LOCAL) SAFETY PROGRAMS/RISK MANAGEMENT: SECURITY PERSONNEL/PEACE OFFICERS (New)
2.         DAB (LOCAL) EMPLOYMENT OBJECTIVES: GENETIC NONDISCRIMINATION (Delete)
3.         DAC (LOCAL) EMPLOYMENT OBJECTIVES: OBJECTIVE CRITERIA FOR PERSONNEL DECISIONS (New)
4.         EIA (LOCAL) ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT: GRADING/PROGRESS REPORTS TO PARENTS (Revise)
5.         EIE (LOCAL)  ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT: RETENTION AND PROMOTION (Revise)      

   
B.        The Board will consider the adoption of the 2012-2013 Budget.
Presenter: Stuart Snow and Karen Smith [View agenda item]
C.        The Board will consider approving the administration’s recommendation for the selection of a Consultant to perform engineering consulting services for the implementation of the Behavioral Modification Program, developed using American Productivity and Quality Center (APQC) techniques, to reduce energy consumption and any future energy savings/retrofit projects in the District and to authorize the Superintendent or his designee to negotiate the final terms and execute all related documents.
Presenter: Roy Sprague [View agenda item]
D.        The Board will consider a proposed resolution outlining the public purpose served and benefit to the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District by adopting the Texas Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) guidelines to the extent feasible for new construction and renovation projects.  
Presenter: Roy Sprague [View agenda item]
E.         The Board will consider a Level III appeal of a Level II decision denying a parental grievance filed by Trina and Gilbert Batiste. [This item will be discussed in closed session pursuant to Sections 551.074].
Presenter: Dan McIlduff, Jane Flinn and Marney Sims

8.         SUPERINTENDENT'S BRIEFING
The following items may be considered at both the Committee-of-the-Whole Meeting and the Regular Board Meeting.

A.        The superintendent will provide information regarding district events and items of community interest.
Presenter: Mark Henry

 

 

 

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