Board Report - November 17, 2016

Posted by Steve Scheffler at 11/30/2016 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