Board Report - August 18, 2016

Posted by Steve Scheffler at 8/31/2016 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