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Merkel ISD School Board
April 24, 2014 Regular Meeting Minutes
Apr 17 2014 - 03:20:00 pm

Merkel Independent School District

Regular Board Meeting

April 24, 2014

6:30 PM

AGENDA

Merkel ISD Conference Room

 

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Regular Board Meeting held on Thursday, April 24, 2014 , at 6:30 PM in the Merkel ISD Conference Room, of the Merkel Independent School District, at 300 Ash Street, Merkel Texas. The subjects to be discussed or considered, or upon which any formal action may be taken, are as follows: (Items do not have to be taken in the same order as shown on the meeting notice.)

 

1.

Call Meeting to Order and Establish That a Quorum is Present

 

2.

Approve Minutes of Previous Meetings

 

3.

Open Forum/Public Comments

 

4.

Financial Update

 

A.

Discussion of Financial Update

 

B.

Action on Current Billings

 

C.

Budget Amendments

 

5.

Student/Athletic Accident Insurance

 

6.

Construction Upddate with W. B. Kibler Construction Company

 

7.

Policy Update 99, affecting (LOCAL) policies (See Attached list of Codes)

 

8.

Waiver for Staff Development Days in Lieu of Instuctional Days for 2014-2015

 

9.

School Calendar 2014-2015

 

10.

Principals' Report

 

A.

Enrollment

 

B.

Attendance

 

C.

Events

 

D.

Campus Activities

 

11.

Superintendent's Report

 

A.

Baccalaureate/Graduation

 

B.

Board Training Update

 

C.

SLI - San Antonio - June 19-21, 2014

 

D.

Banquets

 

E.

UIL Academic & Athletic Regional Qualifiers

 

F.

May Board Meeting Date

 

12.

Personnel

 

A.

Resignations

 

B.

Contract Offerings for Certified Personnel for 2014-2015

 

13.

Adjourn

 

 

If, during the course of the meeting, discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in a closed meeting, the

board will conduct a closed meeting in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapters D and E or Texas Government Code section 418.183(f).  Before any closed meeting is convened, the

presiding officer will publicly identify the section or sections of the Act authorizing the closed meeting. All final votes, actions, or decisions will be taken in open meeting.  This notice was posted in compliance with the Texas Open Meeting Act on  Monday, April 21, 2014 @ 9:00 a.m.

 

For the Board of Trustees

William L. Hood         

 

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April 9, 2014 Called Meeting Minutes
Apr 10 2014 - 11:08:00 am

MERKEL BOARD OF EDUCATION

Minutes

Of

Called Meeting

April 9, 2014

MISD Conference Room

 

The Merkel Board of Education met for a called meeting on April 9, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. Members present were:  Delbert Russell, Todd Yaddow, O. C. McKeehan, Teresa Teaff and Bill Palmer. Kyle Doan and Lynn Hays were absent from the meeting.  Bill Hood, Superintendent, was also present for the meeting.

 

Others Present:  Gaylon Brnovak, Ernest Munoz, Brack Jones, and Bryan Allen.  Please see attached list of other visitors.

 

Delbert Russell, Merkel ISD Board President, called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.

 

Open Forum – No comments

 

O.C. McKeehan made a motion to employ John Cornelius on a 12 month, multi-year, Athletic Director/Teacher/Coach contract beginning on April 21, 2014 through June 30, 2016.  Teresa Teaff seconded the motion.  The motion carried 5 for and 0 against.

 

The board met with the architect and construction firm representative.  They discussed the proposed plan, made modifications, and finalized plans as presented.

 

O.C. McKeehan made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Bill Palmer seconded the motion.  The motion carried 5 for 0 against.

 

The meeting adjourned at 7:22 p.m.

 

______________________________________

Board President

 

 

______________________________________

Board Secretary

April 2, 2014 Called Meeting Minutes
Apr 04 2014 - 02:13:00 pm

MERKEL BOARD OF EDUCATION

Minutes

Of

Called Meeting

April 2, 2014

Merkel ISD Conference Room

 

The Merkel Board of Education met for a called meeting on April 2, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Merkel ISD Conference Room.  Members present were:    Bill Palmer, Delbert Russell, Kyle Doan, Lynn Hays, Teresa Teaff, O.C. McKeehan and Todd Yaddow were present for the meeting. Bill Hood, Superintendent, was also present for the meeting.

 

Others Present:  Gaylon Brnovak and Bryan Allen

 

Delbert Russell, Merkel ISD Board President called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

 

Open Forum –No Comments

 

The board interviewed two applicants for the Merkel ISD Athletic Director Position.

 

The board went into executive session at 8:28 p.m.

 

The board came out of executive session at 9:08 p.m.

 

Teresa Teaff made a motion to employee Jennifer Dement on a 10 month, dual probationary teacher/coach contract.  O.C. McKeehan seconded the motion.  The motion carried 7 for and 0 against.

 

O.C. McKeehan made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Teresa Teaff seconded the motion.  The motion carried 7 for 0 against.

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:25 p.m.

 

______________________________________

Board President

 

 

______________________________________

Board Secretary

April 9, 2014 Called Meeting Agenda
Apr 04 2014 - 01:21:00 pm

Merkel Independent School District

Special Called Meeting

April 9, 2014

6:30 PM

AGENDA

Merkel ISD Conference Room

 

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Special Called Meeting held on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 , at 6:30 PM in the Merkel ISD Conference Room, of the Merkel Independent School District, at 300 Ash Street, Merkel Texas. The subjects to be discussed or considered, or upon which any formal action may be taken, are as follows: (Items do not have to be taken in the same order as shown on the meeting notice.)

 

1.

Call Meeting to Order and Establish That a Quorum is Present

 

2.

Open Forum/Public Comments

 

3.

Construction Workshop with Architect and Construction Firm

 

4.

Personnel

 

A.

Resignations

 

B.

Contract Offerings

 

C.

Contract for Head Football Coach/Athletic Director

 

5.

Adjourn

 

 

If, during the course of the meeting, discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in a closed meeting, the

board will conduct a closed meeting in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapters D and E or Texas Government Code section 418.183(f).  Before any closed meeting is convened, the

presiding officer will publicly identify the section or sections of the Act authorizing the closed meeting. All final votes, actions, or decisions will be taken in open meeting.  This notice was posted in compliance with the Texas Open Meeting Act on  Friday, April 4, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.

 

For the Board of Trustees

William L. Hood         

 

__________________________________
March 28, 2014 Called Meeting Minutes
Apr 01 2014 - 02:28:00 pm

MERKEL BOARD OF EDUCATION

Minutes

Of

Called Meeting

March 28, 2014

MISD Conference Room

 

The Merkel Board of Education met for a called meeting on March 28, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. Members present were:  Delbert Russell, Todd Yaddow, Kyle Doan, Lynn Hays and O. C. McKeehan.  Teresa Teaff was absent from the meeting.  Bill Hood, Superintendent, was also present for the meeting.

 

Others Present:  Bryan Allen.  

 

Delbert Russell, Merkel ISD Board President, called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.

 

Open Forum –  No comments

 

The board interviewed three applicants for the Merkel ISD Athletic Director Position.

 

Kyle Doan made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Bill Palmer seconded the motion.  The motion carried 6 for 0 against.

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:55 p.m.

 

______________________________________

Board President

 

 

______________________________________

Board Secretary