The Board of Trustees of San Saba ISD held a Regular Meeting on Thursday, December 13th at 6:00 p.m. in the Central Administration office. President Kim Kirk called the meeting to order, established a quorum with all Trustees in attendance followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags. Board member Kevin Shahan, gave the invocation.
The AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) students were recognized for their outstanding efforts for the Veterans Day program.
Superintendent Glaze reported on the following:
A. The January Board Meeting will be Monday, January 14th at 7 p.m.
B. There will be a public hearing in January on the District Performance Report.
C. The Christmas District staff luncheon will be at noon on December 21st.
There will be special recognition for Mr. Dennis, who is retiring.
D. Board members were given invitation to the Texas Capital Schoolhouse Event.
The following Consent Agenda was approved:
a. The regular meeting minutes of November 12th.
b. Amend 2012-2013 budget as needed.
c. Allow and pay bills.
d. Financial report.
The District deviated from the agenda order to hear the Level III Complaint by Mike Argote. The administrative decision has been put before the parties on a Level I and Level II complaint, but Mr. Argote is appealing to Level III which is the board of trustees. According to the directions read by President Kirk each party had 10 minutes to speak. Melissa Mims spoke on behalf of Mike Argote. Mrs. Glaze presented the information that was used during the complaints process. Mrs. Kirk asked to close the deliberation and go into executive session at 6:45 p.m. After returning from executive session at 7:00 p.m., a motion was made by Michael Deans to uphold the superintendent’s decision; a second motion was made by Angela Johnson. The motion passed by unanimous vote. Attorney Ms. Holly Wardell was in attendance for consultation. Police Chief Ray Riggs and Deputy Officer David Noble were also in attendance.
Assistant Superintendent Michael Bohensky gave reports on the STAAR, End of Course Exams, and semester exams will be the week of December 17th.
The Principal’s reports were viewed on the Boards laptops.
Tom Rehak and Mike Nelson gave a report on the Building Project and informed the board they are ready for the first concrete pour the week of December 17th for the new Elementary building.
The Local Policies EIA & EIC were approved on the 2nd Reading for the one Old Business item.
The following New Business items were approved:
1. The Interlocal Agreement with West Texas Food Service Co-op.
2. The 2012 Annual Financial Audit was presented by Patrick Klein. The audit included the information that less was spent than budgeted. The entire audit can be viewed on the school’s website.
President Kim Kirk adjourned the meeting and announced a 15 minute break before an Executive Session.