PFLUGERVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

  • Board Report - May 2017

    Posted by Steve Scheffler at 7/18/2017 5:00:00 PM
    Board Report
     
    CITIZEN PARTICIPATION
    At the Pflugerville ISD Board of Trustees regular meeting for May, the following citizens requested to address the Board:
    • Sandra Quintana requested to address the Board regarding the Connally High School Orchestra program.
    • Susan Morgan requested to address the Board regarding the Connally High School Orchestra program.
    • Cynthia Ruiz requested to address the Board regarding the Connally High School Orchestra program and surplus/relocated director. Acting Superintendent Gary Patterson stated there had been no funding cuts to the Connally High School Orchestra program, and that he would like everyone who mentioned it to forward the documentation they mentioned.
    • Meredith Prukop requested to address the Board regarding the Connally High School Orchestra program.
    • Michael Tusa requested to address the Board regarding the Connally High School Orchestra program.
    • Christian Arredondo requested to address the Board regarding financial cuts to the Fine Arts Department.
    • Garrett Walker requested to address the Board regarding AVID.
     
    BUSINESS ITEMS
    The Board approved the following:
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Meeting Minutes: April 6, 2017 Special Meeting; April 6, 2017 Workshop Meeting; April 7, 2017 Special Meeting; April 10, 2017 Special Meeting; April 20, 2017 Regular Meeting
    • Consideration and Possible Approval for a Connally High School Speech and Debate Student to Attend the National Speech & Debate Association Nationals in Birmingham, Alabama
    • Consideration and Possible Approval for Pflugerville High School Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Students to Attend the 40th International Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida
    • Consideration and Possible Approval for Pflugerville High School Theater Students to Travel to Los Angeles, California
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Budget Amendments for the General and Food Service Funds
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Purchases in Excess of $50,000:
      • Indeco Sales, Inc. for Weiss High School Classroom Furniture
      • Dell for Replacement Cycle Computers
      • GTS Technology Solutions for Weiss High School - (20) Student Device Carts and (5) CTE Laptop Carts
      • American Constructors, Inc. for Pflugerville High School Stadium Track Repairs
      • Braun & Butler Construction for 2017 District Portable Relocation Project (JOC)
      • Flooring Solutions for Murchison Elementary Carpet Replacement Project
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of a Change Order to Build an Access Road Between Cele Middle School and Vernagene Mott Elementary
     
    NEXT REGULAR MEETING
    June 22, 2017
     
    PFLUGERVILLE ISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES
    Vernagene Mott - President
    Larry Bradley - Vice President
    Mary Kimmins - Secretary
    Renae Mitchell - Member
    Dr. Carol Fletcher - Member
    Mr. Tony Hanson - Member
    Rob Reyes - Member
    Gary Patterson - Acting Superintendent of Schools


    The Pflugerville ISD Board of Trustees meets regularly once a month at 7 p.m. in the board room of the administration building at 1401 W. Pecan in Pflugerville. The meetings are open to the public. Board Meeting Agendas
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  • Board Report - April 20, 2017

    Posted by Steve Scheffler at 5/24/2017 2:40:00 PM
    Board Report
     
    CITIZEN PARTICIPATION
    At the Pflugerville ISD Board of Trustees regular meeting for April, the following citizens requested to address the Board:
    • Juanita McKinney requested to address the Board regarding the Hendrickson High School color guard.
    • Jennifer Corpus requested to address the Board regarding transfer of color guard students redistricted to Weiss High School.
    • Meme Styles requested to address the Board to provide an informational letter advocating for increased equity in education.
    • Dawn Burnside requested to address the Board regarding equity in education.
    • Carla Gonzales requested to address the Board to express appreciation of Pflugerville students and teachers.
    • Dan Dawer requested to address the Board regarding support for Black Pflugerville.
    • Diana Lopez requested to address the Board regarding transfers to remain at Hendrickson High School.
    • Adriana Cazares and Maguely Nunez requested to address the Board regarding transfers being able to remain at Hendrickson High School.
    • Hannah Friedman requested to address the Board regarding the gifted and talented program.
     
    BUSINESS ITEMS
    The Board approved the following:
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Meeting Minutes for the March 2, 2017 Special Meeting, the March 2, 2017 Workshop Meeting, the March 3, 2017 Special Meeting, the March 21, 2017 Special Meeting, and the March 23, 2017 Regular Meeting
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of the Summer 2017 Required Summer School Program Schedule for English Language Learners Entering Kindergarten and First Grade in 2017-18 and Student Progress Reporting as Required by TEC §89.1250.
    • Consideration and Possible Approval for Pflugerville High School Business Professionals of America (BPA) Students to Travel to Lake Buena Vista, Florida, to Attend the BPA National Leadership Conference
    • Consideration and Possible Approval for Timmerman Elementary and Pflugerville Middle School Students to Travel to Knoxville, Tennessee, to Attend the Global Destination Imagination Competition
    • Consideration and Possible Approval for Hendrickson High School Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) to Attend the Educators Rising National Conference and Competition in Phoenix, Arizona
    • Consideration and Possible Approval for Pflugerville High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Students to Travel to Nashville, Tennessee to Participate in the National Competition and Conference
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Foreign Exchange Student Waiver
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Instructional Materials Allotment and TEKS Certification for 2017-18
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Adoption of Instructional Materials for Languages Other Than English (LOTE) and Career Technical Education (CTE)
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of the Quarterly Investment Report for the Period Ending February 28, 2017
    • Approval of Purchases in Excess of $50,000:
      • Promaxima Manufacturing, LTD for Weiss High School Weight Room Equipment
      • Lensec for Weiss High School Security Cameras
      • Lensec for Vernagene Mott Elementary Security Cameras
      • Braun & Butler Construction for Whiteboard Replacement at Pflugerville Middle School and Windermere Elementary School
      • Dell for Computers and Lab Printers for Weiss High School
      • Apple for Mac Computers for Two Video Tech Labs and One Journalism Lab at Weiss High School
      • Dell for Computers for Vernagene Mott Elementary
      • Dell for Computers for New Timmerman Elementary
      • Kickstart for 2017-2018 Kickstart Program Fees for All Middle Schools and Hendrickson High School
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of T-TESS Student Growth Measure Waiver for 2017-18
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of District-Wide Copier Contract
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of a Contract to Provide an Interactive Classroom Solution for Timmerman Elementary, Vernagene Mott Elementary, and Weiss High School
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Recommended Pay Increases for 2017-18
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of New Positions for 2017-18
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) for Roof Replacement and HVAC Upgrades at Parmer Lane Elementary
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) for Campus Improvements at Connally High, Northwest Elementary, Springhill Elementary, Windermere Primary, and Copperfield Elementary
    • Consideration and Possible Approval to Issue Probationary, One-Year Term, and Professional Contracts for the 2017-18 School Year
    • Approved Connally High School Interim Principal Sheila Reed as the new Principal of Connally High School
     
    NEXT REGULAR MEETING
    May 18, 2017
     
    PFLUGERVILLE ISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES
    Vernagene Mott - President
    Larry Bradley - Vice President
    Mary Kimmins - Secretary
    Renae Mitchell - Member
    Dr. Carol Fletcher - Member
    Mr. Paul King - Member
    Rob Reyes - Member
    Gary Patterson - Acting Superintendent of Schools


    The Pflugerville ISD Board of Trustees meets regularly once a month at 7 p.m. in the board room of the administration building at 1401 W. Pecan in Pflugerville. The meetings are open to the public. Board Meeting Agendas
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  • Board Report - March 23, 2017

    Posted by Steve Scheffler at 5/1/2017 8:30:00 AM

     

    Board Report
     
    CITIZEN PARTICIPATION
    At the Pflugerville ISD Board of Trustees regular meeting for March, the following citizens requested to address the Board:
    • Iran Tovar requested to address the Board regarding dual language rezoning of Highland Park Elementary students.
    • Elizet Rodriguez requested to address the Board regarding the dual language concern at Highland Park Elementary students.
    • Daniel Valles requested to address the Board regarding Mott Elementary dual language designation and proposed boundaries.
    • Heather Kelley/Amber Garcia/Lisa Hall/Sondra Garvey requested to address the Board regarding Highland Park Elementary boundaries and the way surplus staff is handled.
    • Raquel Howser requested to address the Board regarding a sibling not being grandfathered in the Spanish immersion program at Riojas Elementary.
    • Amanda Major requested to address the Board regarding Highland Park rezoning and staggering the change.
    • Daymi Consuegra requested to address the Board regarding rezoning to Mott Elementary and dual language.
    • Juanita McKinney requested to address the Board to advocate for the Hendrickson High School Winter Guard to participate in the Winter Guard International in Ohio.
    • Emily Gutierrez requested to address the Board to advocate for the AVID program.
    • Maria Ortiz/Elina Alarcon requested to address the Board regarding rezoning to Spring Hill Elementary.
    • Matt Robertson requested to address the Board regarding the future of the District.
     
    BUSINESS ITEMS
    The Board approved the following:
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Meeting Minutes for the February 2, 2017 Workshop Meeting, the February 16, 2017 Special Meeting, and the February 16, 2017 Regular Meeting
    • Consideration and Possible Approval for Hendrickson High School Color Guard to Travel to Dayton, OH, to Compete in the Color Guard of World Champions, April 4-9, 2017
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Local Policy Update 107 - Second Reading:
      1. CDC(LOCAL): Other Revenues - Gifts and Solicitations
      2. CJ(LOCAL): Contracted Services
      3. DC(LOCAL): Employment Practices
      4. DEE(LOCAL): Compensation and Benefits - Expense Reimbursement
      5. DFAA(LOCAL): Probationary Contracts - Suspension/Termination During Contract
      6. DFBA(LOCAL): Term Contracts - Suspension/Termination During Contract
      7. FEA(LOCAL): Attendance - Compulsory Attendance
      8. FJ(LOCAL): Student Fundraising
      9. GE(LOCAL): Relations with Parent Organizations
    • Approval of Purchases in Excess of $50,000:
      • Round Rock ISD for Regional Day School for Deaf Shared Services
      • PBK for Vernagene Mott Elementary Architectural Fees
      • PBK for Parmer Lane Elementary Architectural Fees
      • Manville Water Supply Corporation for Vernagene Mott Elementary School Water Meters
      • Wenger for Pflugerville High School FAC Sound System
      • The College Board for District-Wide AP Exams for Middle School and High School Students
    • Consideration and Possible Appointment or Declination to Establish a Committee to Develop a District of Innovation Plan
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of a Contract to Provide Services Related to the District's Comprehensive Annual Financial Audit Report (CAFR)
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Contracts to Acquire Network Equipment for Vernagene Mott Elementary School
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Contracts to Acquire Network Equipment for Weiss High School
     
    NEXT REGULAR MEETING
    April 20, 2017
     
    PFLUGERVILLE ISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES
    Vernagene Mott - President
    Larry Bradley - Vice President
    Mary Kimmins - Secretary
    Renae Mitchell - Member
    Dr. Carol Fletcher - Member
    Mr. Paul King - Member
    Rob Reyes - Member
    Gary Patterson - Acting Superintendent of Schools


    The Pflugerville ISD Board of Trustees meets regularly once a month at 7 p.m. in the board room of the administration building at 1401 W. Pecan in Pflugerville. The meetings are open to the public. Board Meeting Agendas
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  • Board Report - February 16, 2017

    Posted by Steve Scheffler at 3/28/2017 11:30:00 AM

     

    Board Report
     
    CITIZEN PARTICIPATION
    At the Pflugerville ISD Board of Trustees regular meeting for February, the following citizens requested to address the Board:
    • Renee Lee, AVID Coordinator at Dessau Middle School, requested to address the Board regarding the AVID program. She introduced Treazure Sikes, an eighth grade student, who related her experiences in the program. Her mother, Nathalie Blackstock, also spoke in support of the program.
    • Jim Rigby requested to address the Board in support of the District providing “safe zones” in schools.
    • Donna Layton requested to address the Board in support of the District providing “safe zones” in schools.
    • Kari Reimer requested to address the Board in support of naming the Connally High School Performing Arts Center the Luis “Chico” Portillo Performing Arts Center.
    • Mary Dunn requested to address the Board in support of naming the Connally High School Performing Arts Center the Luis “Chico” Portillo Performing Arts Center.
    • Mary Cantrell requested to address the Board in support of naming the Connally High School Performing Arts Center the Luis “Chico” Portillo Performing Arts Center.
    • Angela Mintze requested to address the Board regarding reinstating Mr. Ward as Principal at Connally High School.
    • Norma Lane requested to address the Board regarding allowing ACC classes to be weighted the same as AP and Pre-AP classes for GPA purposes.
    • Dr. Jill Douglas requested to address the Board to question the reason behind Mr. Ward’s administrative leave and request his reinstatement.
    • Kathleen Gitachu requested to address the Board asking to be allowed to continue attending Hendrickson High School instead of being moved to Weiss High School.
    • Marie Howard requested to address the Board asking to be allowed to continue attending Hendrickson High School instead of being moved to Weiss High School.
    • Christy Smith requested to address the Board regarding becoming a District of Innovation, and requesting the decision be postponed until a new superintendent was in place and the community educated regarding the same.
    • Lucy Edwards requested to address the Board in support of the District providing “safe zones” in schools.
    • Cynthia Ruiz requested to address the Board regarding becoming a District of Innovation, and requesting all employees and stakeholders be provided as much information as possible before taking a vote.
    • Hoden Abdi-Yusuf requested to address the Board in support of the District providing “safe zones” in schools.
    • Annie Yu requested to address the Board in support of the District providing “safe zones” in schools.
    • August Plock requested to address the Board regarding becoming a District of Innovation, and requesting the decision be postponed until a new superintendent was in place and the community educated regarding the same.
    • Sherry Pearson requested to address the Board to request that her freshman son be allowed to continue attending Hendrickson High School instead of being moved to Weiss High School.
    • Francesco Mejia requested to address the Board in support of the District providing “safe zones” in schools.
    • Cindy Perkins requested to address the Board in support of the District providing “safe zones” in schools. She presented a TSTA resolution to the Board and requested they adopt the same.
     
    BUSINESS ITEMS
    The Board approved the following:
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Meeting Minutes for the January 19, 2017 Special Meeting, and the January 17, 2017 Regular Meeting
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS) Appraisers
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of a Budget Amendment for the General Fund
    • Approval of Purchases in Excess of $50,000:
      • Worthington Contract Furniture for Classroom and Office Furniture for the New Timmerman Elementary
      • Music and Arts for Weiss High School Band Instruments
      • Cascio Interstate for Weiss High School Band Instruments
      • Lone Star Percussion for Weiss High School Instruments
      • Region XIII for Extension of ITCCS Services Through 8/31/17
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of the 2017-18 School Calendar
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Naming the Connally High School Performing Arts Center the Luis "Chico" Portillo Performing Arts Center
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of District of Innovation Designation
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of a Contract to Provide Record Retention Services
    • Consideration and Possible Approval to Issue One-Year Administrator Term Contracts and Administrator Probationary Contracts for the 2017-18 School Year as presented by administration
     
    NEXT REGULAR MEETING
    March 23, 2017
     
    PFLUGERVILLE ISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES
    Vernagene Mott - President
    Larry Bradley - Vice President
    Mary Kimmins - Secretary
    Renae Mitchell - Member
    Dr. Carol Fletcher - Member
    Mr. Paul King - Member
    Rob Reyes - Member
    Gary Patterson - Acting Superintendent of Schools


    The Pflugerville ISD Board of Trustees meets regularly once a month at 7 p.m. in the board room of the administration building at 1401 W. Pecan in Pflugerville. The meetings are open to the public. Board Meeting Agendas

     

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  • Board Report - January 19, 2017

    Posted by Steve Scheffler at 2/21/2017 11:30:00 AM
    Board Report
     
    CITIZEN PARTICIPATION
    At the Pflugerville ISD Board of Trustees regular meeting for January, the following citizens requested to address the Board:
    • Augustin Cervantos, Jr. requested to address the Board regarding the AVID program. 
    • Rogelio Sanchez Hernandez requested to address the Board regarding the AVID program.
    • Morgan Daugherty requested to address the Board regarding the zoning of Bohl's Place neighborhood for Weiss High School.
    • Jady Griffin requested to address the Board regarding transfers not being allowed under any circumstances.
    • Dixie Ross requested to address the Board regarding traditional versus block scheduling.
    • Melody Ryan requested to address the Board regarding the boundary proposals, particularly elementary schools.
     
    BUSINESS ITEMS
    The Board approved the following:
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Revised Attendance Boundaries
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Meeting Minutes for the November  3, 2016 Workshop Meeting; December 1, 2016 Special Meeting; December 12, 2016 Special Meeting; and December 15, 2016 Regular Meeting.
    • Consideration and Possible Approval for Pflugerville High School Winter Guard Students to Travel to Dayton, Ohio, to Attend the 2019 Winter Guard International National Championships.
    • Consideration and Possible Approval for Pflugerville High School Band Students to Travel to Indianapolis, Indiana, to Attend the 2018 Bands of America Grand National Championships.
    • Consideration and Possible Approval for Hendrickson High School Theater Students to Travel to New York City to Participate in a Theater Experience.
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS) Appraisers.
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of the Quarterly Investment Report for the Period Ending November 30, 2016.
    • Approval of Purchases in Excess of $50,000:
      • Layer 3 Communications for New Timmerman Access Point
      • Layer 3 Communications for District Stadium Access Points
      • Buckeye Cleaning Centers for Ten 20" Auto Floor Scrubbers
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of the 2015-16 Annual Financial and Compliance Audit Report
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of a Contract with LJA Engineering, Inc. to Complete the Design Work to Straighten the S-Curve on Hodde Lane
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Contracts to Purchase Network and Telecommunications Equipment
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of the Sale of a Wastewater Easement to the City of Pflugerville
     
    NEXT REGULAR MEETING
    February 16, 2017
     
    PFLUGERVILLE ISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES
    Vernagene Mott - President
    Larry Bradley - Vice President
    Mary Kimmins - Secretary
    Renae Mitchell - Member
    Dr. Carol Fletcher - Member
    Mr. Paul King - Member
    Rob Reyes - Member
    Gary Patterson - Acting Superintendent of Schools


    The Pflugerville ISD Board of Trustees meets regularly once a month at 7 p.m. in the board room of the administration building at 1401 W. Pecan in Pflugerville. The meetings are open to the public. Board Meeting Agendas
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  • Board Report - December 15, 2016

    Posted by Steve Scheffler at 1/23/2017 2:30:00 PM
    Board Report
     
    CITIZEN PARTICIPATION
    At the Pflugerville ISD Board of Trustees regular meeting for December, the following citizens requested to address the Board:
    • Isabel Suarez requested to address the Board regarding AVID. 
    • Christopher Ashford requested to address the Board regarding the Hendrickson HS Band students and the re-zoning for Weiss HS.
    • Jeri Ashford requested to address the Board regarding the Hendrickson HS Band students and the re-zoning for Weiss HS.
    • Jordan Castillo requested to address the Board regarding the recent boundary meetings.
    • Talmadge Pearson requested to address the Board regarding the Hendrickson HS Band students and the re-zoning for Weiss HS.
    • Alex London requested to address the Board regarding the boundary alignment.
    • Arianna Bacon requested to address the Board regarding the AVID program.
    • Lily Bitner requested to address the Board regarding the AVID program.
    • Dan Dower requested to address the Board regarding the AVID program.
    • Cindy Perkins requested to address the Board regarding the substitute shortage and spoke on behalf of the Pflugerville Educators' Association.
    • August Plock requested to address the Board regarding the substitute shortage.
    • Zechariah Yeidel requested to address the Board regarding the Kelly Lane MS boundary change proposal.
     
    BUSINESS ITEMS
    The Board approved the following:
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Meeting Minutes for the November  3, 2016 Workshop Meeting; and November 17, 2016 Regular Meeting.
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of AP Research State Approved Innovative Course
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Organic Chemistry State Approved Innovative Course
    • Approval of Purchases in Excess of $50,000:
      • PBK for Campus Priorities and Athletic Renovations for Connally High School
      • SIGMA Solutions for Network and VoIP Equipment for new District Stadium
      • SIGMA Solutions for Network and VoIP Equipment for the new Timmerman Elementary
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Contracts to Provide Instructional Aids and Curriculum Materials, Supplies and Services
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Construction Manager at Risk (CMR) as the Delivery Method of Choice for the Roof Replacement and HVAC Upgrades at Parmer Lane Elementary
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Construction Manager at Risk (CMR) for Summer 2017 Campus Improvements
    • Consideration and Possible Action to Adopt an Order Providing for the Defeasance and Redemption of Certain Currently Outstanding Obligations; Authorizing the Execution of an Escrow Agreement; and Other Matters in Connection Therewith
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of a Contract with BOKF, NA, Austin, TX, to Serve as the District's Escrow Agent and Create an Escrow Account Used to Defease a Portion of the 2014A Bond
     
    NEXT REGULAR MEETING
    January 19, 2017
     
    PFLUGERVILLE ISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES
    Vernagene Mott - President
    Larry Bradley - Vice President
    Mary Kimmins - Secretary
    Renae Mitchell - Member
    Dr. Carol Fletcher - Member
    Mr. Paul King - Member
    Rob Reyes - Member


    The Pflugerville ISD Board of Trustees meets regularly once a month at 7 p.m. in the board room of the administration building at 1401 W. Pecan in Pflugerville. The meetings are open to the public. Board Meeting Agendas
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  • Board Report - November 17, 2016

    Posted by Steve Scheffler at 1/6/2017 1:15:00 PM
    Board Report
     
    CITIZEN PARTICIPATION
    At the Pflugerville ISD Board of Trustees regular meeting for November, the following citizens requested to address the Board:
    • Karen Myers requested to address the Board regarding the District’s libraries.
    • Lizbeth Martinez requested to address the Board regarding AVID. 
    • Autumn Hendrickson requested to address the Board regarding PfISD student involvement with the Vietnam Traveling Wall.
    • Steven Gripp, Nancy Hildago, and Alexander Torrez requested to address the Board to promote the PfISD AP Capstone course offered this year.
    • Gladys Weiss requested to address the Board regarding the naming of High School 4.
    • Gladys Pfluger requested to address the Board regarding the naming of High School 4.
    • Ferhana Admed and Ailani Elizondo requested to address the Board regarding publicizing FCCLA (PHS) Chapter current events.
     
    BUSINESS ITEMS
    The Board approved the following:
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Meeting Minutes for the October 6, 2016 Workshop Meeting; October 20, 2016 Special Meeting; and October 20, 2016 Regular Meeting.
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS) Appraisers
    • Consideration and Possible Approval for the Hendrickson and Pflugerville High School Forensics Students to Compete in the NSDA Nationals Tournament in Birmingham, Alabama
    • Consideration and Possible Approval for the Hendrickson and Pflugerville High School Forensics Students to Compete in the Extemp Tournament of Champions in Chicago, Illinois
    • Consideration and Possible Approval for the Hendrickson and Pflugerville High School Forensics Students to Compete in the Debate and Extemp Tournament of Champions in Lexington, Kentucky
    • Consideration and Possible Approval for Hendrickson High School Forensics Students to Compete in the Berkeley Tournament of Champions in San Francisco, California
    • Consideration and Possible Approval for Pflugerville High School Forensics Students to Compete in the Harvard Tournament of Champions in Boston, Massachusetts
    • Consideration and Possible Approval for Pflugerville High School Forensics Students to Compete in the Individual Events Tournament of Champions (TOC) in Kansas City, Missouri
    • Approval of Purchases in Excess of $50,000:
      • University of Texas at Austin for Rental of the Frank Erwin Center for All Three High School Commencement Exercises for the 2016-17 School Year
      • MMA for Ingaged Disease Management Program
      • Compass Professional Healthcare Services for Annual Cost of Service Which Focuses on Decreasing PfISD and Employee Costs Associated with Healthcare, Dental, and Vision Claims
      • PBK for Architectural Fees for Renovations at Springhill Elementary
      • PBK for Architectural Fees for Copperfield Elementary Renovations
      • PBK for Architectural Fees for Northwest Elementary Renovations
      • PBK for Architectural Fees for Windermere Primary School Renovations
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Change in Board Operating Procedures (BOP) to Align with Policy BED(LOCAL) 
     
    NEXT REGULAR MEETING
    December 15, 2016
     
    PFLUGERVILLE ISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES
    Vernagene Mott - President
    Larry Bradley - Vice President
    Mary Kimmins - Secretary
    Renae Mitchell - Member
    Dr. Carol Fletcher - Member
    Dr. Cynthia Graves - Member
    Rob Reyes - Member
    Dr. Alex Torrez- Superintendent of Schools

    The Pflugerville ISD Board of Trustees meets regularly once a month at 7 p.m. in the board room of the administration building at 1401 W. Pecan in Pflugerville. The meetings are open to the public. Board Meeting Agendas
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  • Board Report - October 20, 2016

    Posted by Steve Scheffler at 11/28/2016 5:00:00 PM
    Board Report
     
    CITIZEN PARTICIPATION
    At the Pflugerville ISD Board of Trustees regular meeting for October, the following citizens requested to address the Board:
    • Kermit Ward, CHS Principal, informed the Board that water damage was addressed promptly prior to the beginning of school. He also stated that the Marco Ramirez math program does not conflict with the AVID program. He also expressed support for Superintendent Torrez.
    • Addison Villegas, regarding the naming of the new high school after the Weiss family.
    • Merle Weiss, regarding the naming of the new high school after the Weiss family.
    • Gladys Pfluger, regarding the naming of the new high school after the Weiss family.
    • Gretchen Frisch Kuempel, regarding the naming of the new high school after Vernagene Mott.
    • Bryan Weiss, regarding the naming of the new high school after the Weiss family.
    • Cynthia Sivek, regarding the naming of the new high school after Vernagene Mott.
    • Cathy Bullard, regarding the naming of the new high school after Vernagene Mott.
    • Jenna Goolsby, regarding the naming of the new high school after the Weiss family.
    • Tammy Kelley, regarding the naming of the new high school after the Weiss family.
    • Gladys Weiss, regarding the naming of the new high school after the Weiss family.
    • Neal Weiss, regarding the naming of the new high school after the Weiss family.
    • Jackie Porter, regarding the naming of the new high school after the Weiss family.
    • Joe Weiss, regarding the naming of the new high school after the Weiss family.
    • Lloyd Hebbe, regarding the naming of the new high school after the Weiss family.
    • Robbie Smith, regarding the naming of the new high school after Vernagene Mott.
    • Troy Weiss, regarding the naming of the new high school after the Weiss family.
    • Susan Murphy, regarding the naming of the new high school after Vernagene Mott.
    • A.K. Brewer, regarding the naming of the new high school after the Weiss family.
    • Janice Weiss Fuchs, regarding the naming of the new high school after the Weiss family.
    • Melissa Weiss Parry, regarding the naming of the new high school after the Weiss family.
     
    BUSINESS ITEMS
    The Board approved the following:
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Meeting Minutes for the September 8, 2016 Special Meeting; September 15, 2016 Special Meeting; and September 15, 2016 Regular Meeting.
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS) Appraisers
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Local Policy Update 105 - Second Reading:
      1. BJCF(LOCAL): Superintendent - Nonrenewal
      2. BQ(LOCAL): Planning and Decision-Making Process
      3. CLB(LOCAL): Buildings, Grounds, and Equipment Management - Maintenance
      4. CLE(LOCAL): Buildings, Grounds, and Equipment Management - Flag Displays
      5. CPC(LOCAL): Office Management - Records Management
      6. DBA(LOCAL): Employment Requirements and Restrictions - Credentials and Records
      7. DFBB(LOCAL): Term Contracts - Nonrenewal
      8. DFFA(LOCAL): Reduction in Force - Financial Exigency
      9. DFFB(LOCAL): Reduction in Force - Program Change
      10. EHBD(LOCAL): Special Programs - Federal Title I
      11. FDC(LOCAL): Admissions - Homeless Students 
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Local Update 106 - Second Reading:
      1. EHBAF (LOCAL): Special Education - Video/Audio Monitoring
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Investment Policy CDA (LOCAL), Approved Sellers of Investments, and Independent Training Sources for the Required Investment Officer Training
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of the Quarterly Investment Report for the Period Ending August 31, 2016
    • Approval of Purchases in Excess of $50,000:
      • ESPED.com, Inc. for EStar Special Education Student Information Management Subscription Service
      • MSB Consulting Group, LLC for Fees to File MAC/SHARS for the 2016-2017 Fiscal Year
      • Blackmon Mooring of Austin for Insurance Deductible for Emergency Repairs and Services Related to Water Damage at Connally High School
      • Walsh, Gallegos, Trevino for Expected Cost of Legal Fees for 2016-2017 Fiscal Year
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of TEA Class Size Waivers for Five Classrooms at Three Elementary Campuses
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Contracts to Purchase Warehouse Inventory Items
     
    NEXT REGULAR MEETING
    November 17, 2016
     
    PFLUGERVILLE ISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES
    Vernagene Mott - President
    Larry Bradley - Vice President
    Mary Kimmins - Secretary
    Renae Mitchell - Member
    Dr. Carol Fletcher - Member
    Dr. Cynthia Graves - Member
    Rob Reyes - Member
    Dr. Alex Torrez- Superintendent of Schools

    The Pflugerville ISD Board of Trustees meets regularly once a month at 7 p.m. in the board room of the administration building at 1401 W. Pecan in Pflugerville. The meetings are open to the public. Board Meeting Agendas
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  • Board Report - September 15, 2016

    Posted by Steve Scheffler at 10/18/2016 4:10:00 PM
    Board Report
     
    CITIZEN PARTICIPATION
    At the Pflugerville ISD Board of Trustees regular meeting for September, the following citizens requested to address the Board:
    • Christine Kincaid requested to address the Board regarding AES district training and issues she has regarding the same.
    • Brian Allen requested to address the Board to share information regarding an oratorical contest being held by the Pflugerville American Legion, of which he is Commander.
    • Sharizod Aboii requested to address the Board regarding naming High School #4 after Mrs. Mott.
    • Serita Lacasse requested to address the Board regarding naming High School #4 after Mrs. Mott.
    • Mayor Jeff Coleman requested to address the Board regarding naming High School #4 after Mrs. Mott and was represented by Cynthia Sivek.
    • Cynthia Sivek requested to address the Board on her own behalf regarding naming High School #4 after Mrs. Mott.
    • Carol Peterson requested to address the Board regarding naming High School #4 after Mrs. Mott, and provided a petition with over 750 signatures regarding the same, which came from a Facebook post started in June of this year.
    • Jean Garlick requested to address the Board regarding naming High School #4 after Mrs. Mott.
    • A.K. Brewer requested to address the Board regarding parental rights/involvement, and the Board's commitment to its oath.
    • Joe H. Weiss requested to address the Board regarding naming High School #4 Weiss High School.
    • August Plock, President of the Pflugerville Educators' Association, requested to address the Board regarding naming High School #4 after Mrs. Mott.
     
    BUSINESS ITEMS
    The Board approved the following:
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Meeting Minutes for the August 4, 2016 Special Meeting; August 4, 2016 Workshop Meeting; August 18, 2016 Special Meeting; and August 18, 2016 Regular Meeting.
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Contracts to Provide Band Instruments, Supplies, and Miscellaneous Services
    • Consideration and Possible Approval for Pflugerville High School Film Students to Travel to New York City to Attend the 2016 All-American High School Film Festival
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS) Appraisers
    • Approval of Purchases in Excess of $50,000:
      • Travis Central Appraisal District for Property Appraisal Fees for 2016-17 Fiscal Year
      • ACT for ACT Plus Writing Test to be Taken by 11th Grade Students on February 28, 2017
      • Edgenuity, Inc. for Annual Software Licenses for Virtual Classroom and Web Administrator
      • SHI Government Solutions for Microsoft Licenses and Software for All Languages to be Used District-Wide
      • City of Pflugerville for PfISD Campus and Aramark Security
      • Netsync Network Solutions for Annual Maintenance Renewal for All Cisco Network Equipment and Software Licensing
      • Neuhaus Education Center for Professional Development for Literacy Interventionists and Principals
      • Associates for Educational Success for 2016-17 Professional Development Training for Elementary Teachers, Secondary Teachers, Instructional Coaches, and Campus Administrators
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Competitive Sealed Proposal (CSP) as the Delivery Method of Choice to Complete Repairs to the Detainage Pond at Connally High School
     
    NEXT REGULAR MEETING
    October 20, 2016
     
    PFLUGERVILLE ISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES
    Vernagene Mott - President
    Larry Bradley - Vice President
    Mary Kimmins - Secretary
    Renae Mitchell - Member
    Dr. Carol Fletcher - Member
    Dr. Cynthia Graves - Member
    Rob Reyes - Member
    Dr. Alex Torrez- Superintendent of Schools

    The Pflugerville ISD Board of Trustees meets regularly once a month at 7 p.m. in the board room of the administration building at 1401 W. Pecan in Pflugerville. The meetings are open to the public. Board Meeting Agendas
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  • Board Report - August 18, 2016

    Posted by Steve Scheffler at 10/17/2016 5:15:00 PM
    Board Report
     
    CITIZEN PARTICIPATION
    At the Pflugerville ISD Board of Trustees regular meeting for August, the following citizens requested to address the Board:
    • Dixie Ross requested to address the Board regarding PfISD needing to provide support to teachers seeking National Board certification.
    • August Plock requested to address the Board regarding PfISD becoming a District of Innovation.
    • Autumn Hendrickson requested to address the Board regarding National Board certification.
     
    BUSINESS ITEMS
    The Board approved the following:
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Meeting Minutes of the July 25, 2016 Regular Meeting.
    • Consideration and Purchase of Arabic Textbooks: Al-Kitaab Part 1 and Part 2: Brustad, Kristen; Al-Batal, Mahmoud; & Al-Tonsi, Abbas. (3rd Edition). Georgetown Press
    • Consideration and Possible Purchase of AP Art History Textbook: AP Art History: Stokstad, Marilyn and Michael Cothren, Art History (5th Edition), Pearson
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of the Quarterly Investment Report for the Period Ending May 31, 2016
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Budget Amendments for the General, Food Service, and Debt Service Funds
    • Approval of Purchases in Excess of $50,000:
      • Grande Communications for Annual Renewal of Internet Services Contract for the 2016-17 School Year
      • AT&T for 2016-17 Local Phone Service Contract Renewal
      • TASB Risk Management Fund for Unemployment Insurance and Related Services for the Period of October 1, 2016 - September 30, 2017
      • Germblast for 2016 Summer Infection Control Treatment to Eliminate Microorganisms
      • Germblast 2016-2017 Treatments to Eliminate Microorganisms, with Treatments Scheduled for Winter Break, Spring Break and Summer Break
      • Cavallo Electricity for Electricity Usage Outside of Austin City Limits
      • Austin Energy Electricity for Electricity Usage Within the City of Austin
      • City of Pflugerville for Water Utility Services Within the City of Pflugerville
      • City of Austin for Water Utility Services Within the City of Austin
      • Atmos Energy for Gas Utility Service
      • US Postal Service - Neopost on Call for District-Wide Postage
      • Renaissance Learning for Start 360 Universal Screening Software
    • Consideration and Possible Adoption of the 2016-17 General Fund, Debt Service Fund, and Food Service Fund Budgets as Presented During the Public Hearing Conducted on August 18, 2016
    • Consideration and Possible Adoption of the Proposed $1.04 Maintenance and Operations Ad Valorem Tax Rate for 2017
    • Consideration and Possible Adoption of the Proposed $0.50 Debt Service Ad Valorem Tax Rate for 2017
    • Consideration and Possible Approval of Conveyance of the “South Public Access” at the High School 4 Property to the City of Pflugerville Pursuant to the Development Agreement Dated August 20, 2015
    • Consideration and Possible Approval to Provide Two Electrical Easements for Electrical Service for High School 4
     
    NEXT REGULAR MEETING
    September 15, 2016
     
    PFLUGERVILLE ISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES
    Vernagene Mott - President
    Larry Bradley - Vice President
    Mary Kimmins - Secretary
    Renae Mitchell - Member
    Dr. Carol Fletcher - Member
    Dr. Cynthia Graves - Member
    Rob Reyes - Member
    Dr. Alex Torrez- Superintendent of Schools

    The Pflugerville ISD Board of Trustees meets regularly once a month at 7 p.m. in the board room of the administration building at 1401 W. Pecan in Pflugerville. The meetings are open to the public. Board Meeting Agendas
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