2012-10-25 / Community News

Lexington ISD Board of Trustees Meeting Notes and Briefs

The Lexington ISD Board of Trustees held their October regular meeting on October 22, 2012. The meeting was called to order by Phillip Brown, Board President and a quorum was declared. Mr. Green and Dr. Strain were not at the meeting.

No one signed up for public comment.

The consent agenda, which included minutes from the September meeting, revenue and expense report, quarterly financial report, donations, and local policy review, was discussed. The motion to approve failed 2-3.

Curtis Patschke and Dr. McArthur presented a technology report. The District’s BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) initiative is progressing. There are currently 113 users. IPads are being effectively used by the staff. Our network now extends from the main campuses to the bus barn. New computers are planned for installation during the Christmas holidays.

Dr. McArthur reported on changes in TASB Update 95. This was first reading, and will be on November agenda.

The eminent domain resolution was discussed, but no action was taken.

After discussion regarding the purchase of a district truck at the September meeting, six bids were received. A motion and second was made, but it failed 2-3.

Agenda items for November and upcoming months were reviewed. Board training is scheduled for November 5th, and the regular board meeting will be on November 19th.

In her Superintendent’s report, Dr. McArthur reported that the district received refunds which will be used for summer school and student instructional needs.

The meeting adjourned at 8:07 p.m.

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