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									                                         MINUTES
                                   REGULAR BOARD MEETING
                                        MAY 18, 2010


The Board of Trustees of the Hull-Daisetta Independent School District met in regular session on Tuesday, May
18, 2010, at 6:30 p.m. in the Administration Building.

School Board Members Present: Inez Echols, Jenna Brett, Vincent Espree, Marvin Fregia, Charles Walker, and
Joe Espree.

School Board Members Absent: David Meadows

Others Present for this Meeting: Superintendent Mary Huckabay, Principal Kelley Berry, Principal Quinn
Godwin, Assistant Principal Greg Box, Anne Richardson, Regina McDonald, Dennie Howell, Joy Melancon,
Kimber Melancon, Dani Perkins, Morgan Brooks, and Elizabeth Pursley, Shannon Ogburn, and Finance Director
Frances Fregia.

Board President Inez Echols called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.
Board Member Charles Walker led the invocation.
Board Vice-President Marvin Fregia led the pledge

Item 1         Canvass Election Results: The May 8, 2010, School Board Election returns were
               canvassed by the Board. The results per the summary of precinct returns were:
               Position 2            Inez Echols                         93
                                     Lewis N. (Sonny) Debarge            81
               Position 6           Anna Lou Warren                      104
               Position 7           Marvin Fregia                         83

               Board Vice President Marvin Fregia made the motion to accept the election returns as
               submitted by the election judges. Board Member Vincent Espree seconded and the
               motion passed: six for, none against.

Item 2         Public Comments/Audience Participation: No one had any comments.

Item 3         Student Recognition: High School Principal Quinn Godwin presented the five highest
               ranking graduates: Morgan Brooks, Dani Perkins, Kimber Melancon, and Elizabeth
               Pursley. He stated that Heather McKey was not able to be present. Elizabeth Pursley
               was number 1 in UIL for Informative Speaking.

Item 4         Consent Agenda:
                  a. Minutes of Previous Meeting(s):
                      1. April 20, 2010
                  b. Monthly Financial report

              Board Vice-President Marvin Fregia made the motion to approve the consent agenda as
              presented. Board Secretary Jenna Brett seconded and the motion passed: six for, non against.

Item 5         Swearing In Of Newly Elected Board Members: Frances Fregia swore in the newly
               elected board members Inez Echols, Anna Lou Warren, and Marvin Fregia.

Item 5b        Board Reorganization: Vincent Espree nominated Charles Walker for President
               Anna Lou Warren nominated Marvin Fregia for President
               Board Vice President Marvin Fregia made the motion that nominations cease. Board
               Member Joe Espree seconded and the motion passed, six for, non against.

               Marvin Fregia received 3 votes for Board President and Charles Walker received 3 votes
               for Board President. President Inez Echols declared a tie.
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               Board Vice President Marvin Fregia made the motion to re-organize the Board in the
               June meeting, Board Member Vincent Espree seconded and the motion passed, six for,
               none against.


Item 6         Budget Amendment(s): Finance Director Frances Fregia stated that there were no amendments
               at this time:
.

Item 7         Superintendent’s Report:
                Superintendent Mary Huckabay reported that the enrollment as up
               7 from the beginning of the year. She also reported on the Summer Food
               Nutrition Program that the state is requiring schools to operate during the month of
               June. She informed the Board that several area churches were interested in being a
               serving place for the meals.
                .
               Principals’ Report
               Jr. High/High School Principal Quinn Godwin reported on the following:
                     TAKS results
                     High School End of the Year Activities
                       a. Band Concert
                       b. Jr. Hi. Field trips
                       c. Distinguished Graduates
                       d. Banquets
                       e. High School Graduation, June 4, 2010 7:00 p.m.
                       f. Beta Blood Drive

               Elementary Principal Kelley Berry reported that the Little Bobcat Relays had gone well with
               only 1 minor accident a couple of asthma related cases.

               Maintenance Report
               No report was presented at this time

Item 8         HD School Health Advisory Council for 2010-2011: Superintendent Huckabay recommended
               that the Board approve the 2010-2011 School Health Advisory Committee for the 2010-2011
               consisting of Janell Vickrey, Coordinator, Donna Cox, Chairman, George Tulley, Co-Chairman,
               Rhonda Johnson, Secretary, Les Hulsey, Angela Costlow, Quinn Godwin, Lindsay Stephens,
               Teresa Trousdale, Krislyn Eddings, Richard Perry, Carrie Dillard, Mary Huckabay, Norma
               Arceneaux, Larry Luster, Jana Fregia, Melissa Hickman, Kimberly Melancon, Brenda Carr,
               Chuck Hall-Medical Advisor, Ann Phillips, Dawn Fregia, Cliff Gravitt, Kelley Berry, and Rita
               Sanders.

               Board Member Vincent Espree made the motion to accept Superintendent Huckabay’s
               recommendation. Board Member Charles Walker seconded and the motion


Item 9         High School Auditorium Repair: Superintendent Huckabay presented the Board with bids to
               consider for the repair of the auditorium AC, asbestos removal and consultation, floor and door.
               The bids received were: CAPS for a 40 ton unit at a cost of $49,991; Asbestos Abatement:
               Hazard Assessment Leaders for $2200, and Assured Environmental for $3123; Project
               Management/Air Monitoring: ASE Consulting Services, $600; Electrical: Elite Electrical, $4980
               and Dayton Electric, $6099; Auditorium Floor Repair: Jelco, $3526 and J.R. Parsley,
               $12.328.02; Replace back 6’ exterior door prior to floor repair, estimated $1500.
               Superintendent Huckabay recommended CAPS, Hazard Assessment Leaders, ASE Consulting
               Services, Elite Electrical, and Jelco, and to replace the exterior door for approximately $1500.
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               Board Member Vincent Espree made the motion to accept Superintendent Huckabay’s
               recommendation. Board Member Anna Lou Warren seconded and the motion passed five for,
               none against, one abstained (Joe Espree)

Item 10        Dell Computer Lease Proposal: Superintendent Huckabay recommended that the District enter
               into a four year computer lease contract with Dell Computer for a total contract price of $59,714,
               with three payments at $19,619.03 and the option for final payment of $4777.12-or- option to
               refresh lease and replace with new equipment. Board Vice President Marvin Fregia made the
               motion to accept Superintendent Huckabay’s recommendation. Board Member Vincent Espree
               seconded and the motion passed six for, non against.

Item 11        Kindergarten Carpet Replacement Proposal: Superintendent Huckabay presented the Board
               with two proposals for replacing the carpet in the kindergarten room. Proposals were received
               from Peoples Building Center for $4098.85 and James’ Carpet and Floor Covering for $5380.
               Board Member Marvin Fregia asked if RJR Floor Covering from Raywood, had been contracted
               for a bid. Superintendent Huckabay said that they had not but she would contact them. It was
               the consensus of the Board that if they were contacted for a proposal and were lower than the
               two proposals that were submitted, the Superintendent had the authority to proceed with the
               replacement from RJR Floor Covering.

Item 12        Early Release Waiver and Modified Schedule/TAKS Testing Days Waiver: Superintendent
               Huckabay presented a TEA Application for Expedited and General State Waivers for the Board
               to consider. Board member Joe Espree made the motion to accept the Waiver. Board Vice
               President Marvin Fregia seconded and the motion passed six for, none against.

Item 13        Facilities Use: Superintendent Huckabay recommended that the Board approve the request
               from St. Miles Missionary Baptist Church for the use of the gyms for a basketball tournament on
               June 10-12. Vice President Marvin Fregia made the motion to accept the Superintendent’s
               recommendation. Vincent Espree seconded and the motion passed, six for, non against.

Item 14        Southeast Texas Purchasing Cooperative Letter of Commitment: Superintendent Huckabay
               recommended that the Board approve the Region 5 Southeast Texas Purchasing Cooperative
               Letter of Commitment. Board Member Vincent Espree made the motion approve participation in
               the Southeast Texas Purchasing Cooperative. Joe Espree seconded and the motion passed six
               for, none against.


The Board took a break at 8:10 p.m.

At 8:15 p.m. the Board President announced that the Board would now enter into executive session. The
Board returned to open session at 8:55 p.m.

Item 15a.      Resignation of Exempt Employee as Recommended by Superintendent. Board accepted
               resignations of Jason Henry and Laura Guye. Motion was made by Vince Espree and seconded
               by Charles Walker. Motion was approved 6-0.

Item 15b.      Employment Recommendation of Exempt Employee as Recommended by Superintendent.
               Board accepted employment recommendation of Robert Fowler. Motion was made by Anna Lou
               Warren and seconded by Marvin Fregia. Motion passed with a vote of 4-2 (Joe Espree and
               Vince Espree Abstained)-0.

Item 15c.      Approval of New Substitute Teacher(s) as Recommended by Superintendent: No action
               was taken.
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BILLS SUBMITTED FOR PAYMENT MAY 18, 2010:

Balfour Company                  413.10     Classroom Direct.Com                117.88
Coburn Company                    57.36     Cooper Electric                     230.52
Custom Air Products            1,758.49     City of Daisetta                    855.93
Dayton Electric                  434.85     Delia Sellers                     1,215.49
Dell Computers                   818.00     Exxon-Mobil                         413.95
Frank’s Tire Shop                 14.50     Duane French                        305.00
Quinn Godwin                      14.84     Got to Specialties                  204.93
Gaye Nell Harrison               399.61     John J. Hebert, Dist.             3,130.58
Hlavinka Equipment                46.45     Hull Fresh Water                    274.75
Ikon Office Solutions            234.00     Liberty CO Appraisal             21,794.11
Liberty Co-op Special Ed       6,198.43     Liberty County, PCT 2                17.00
Liberty Pest Control              85.00     Lowe’s Home Improvement             158.67
Mannings School Supply            43.48     Pinnacle Medical                    350.00
Potetz Home Center               440.70     Purchase Power                      518.99
Raywood Water Supply             227.85     Region V Ed. Serv.                  140.00
School Specialty                 172.84     SFA Dept. Agriculture                50.00
TASB                           1,295.00     Triangle Equipment                  525.50
Trinity Valley                   294.74     Wal-Mart Community                  169.52
Inez Echols                      100.00     Joe Espree                          100.00
Vincent Espree                   100.00     LaQuinta Inn                        367.25
David Meadows                    100.00     Angelia Taylor                       90.00
Charles Walker                   100.00     The Works                            73.50
RCI                            1,975.00     A-1 Filter                          325.45
Auto Chlor                       311.40     Balfour Company                      11.24
Borden’s                       3,762.17     Custom Air Products               1,336.07
Earthgrains                      613.81     Entergy                              64.54
Quinn Godwin                     538.83     Gold Star Food Service              100.27
Got to Specialties               499.27     Highsmith Company                    60.80
Hull Fresh Water                 203.00     Ikon Office Solutions             4,015.24
Jones School Supply              183.00     Kommercial Kitchens                 529.25
Jim Langford                     106.07     M & M Rent-All                      203.00
Follett Library Resources      1,398.89     Hlavinka Equipment                  399.41
Ink Spot                         393.92     Interquest Detection Canines        200.00
Lakeshore Learning               387.39     Lee College                       3,744.50
Liberty CO Co-op Special Ed.     135.00     Master Teacher                      203.10
Wal-Mart                       1,043.71     Office Depot                         68.17
Region IV                        340.00     Roby’s                              381.72
Sierra Springs                    88.30     Sysco                            13,194.83
TASB Risk Management             500.00     Thomas Bus Gulf Coast                49.82
John Trousdale                    50.20     Verizon SW                          571.15
Paradise Construction          2,500.00     Affordable Celebrations           2,327.50
AP Program                       160.00     Gerald Bagwell                    2,781.60
Beta Technologies                150.83     Diamond C Awards                    250.00
Euphoria, Inc.                   395.00     Elliott’s Septic Service            400.00
Entergy                        1,182.64     ETA Cuisenaire                   13,511.52
Joycelyn Fowler                   50.00     Oriental Trading                    222.78
Pioneer                        2,255.50     Pitney Bowes                        183.00
RJ’s                             184.00     Reliable Office Products          1,013.92
Staples                        1,544.60     Texas Lutheran                      500.00
Hull State Bank Visa             654.00     Pitney Bowes                        732.00

                                                              TOTAL:       $113,049.34
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Adjournment: Board Member Marvin Fregia made the motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:00 p.m. and was
             Seconded by Joe Espree. Motion was approved 6-0.




                                             These minutes were approved this 15th day of June, 2010.




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         Charles Walker, President                                           Inez Echols, Secretary

								
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