College Station School Board Meeting RecapFeatured Stories, News Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
The College Station school board took final action Tuesday night to hire the district’s next superintendent. Deputy Superintendent Clark Ealy was received with a standing ovation from the board and audience. Dr. Ealy begins his new position June 27. He was given a three year contract with a starting salary of $195,000 and the same benefits as other CSISD employees. Dr. Eddie Coulson, who is retiring, received a salary of $185,000 with a yearly $20,000 contribution to a supplemental retirement account.
Click below for comments from CSISD board president Valerie Jochen and members Paul Dorsett, Carol Barrett, Jeff Harris, and Kimberly McAdams.041514-CSISD-board-comments-and-vote-on-new-Superintendent-Clark-Ealy.mp3
Click below for comments from new CSISD Superintendent Clark Ealy.041514-Clark-Ealy-comments-after-his-hiring-as-CSISD-Superintendent.mp3
In other business, the board approved spending $5,000 towards a natatorium feasibility study. Board President Valerie Jochen and members Jeff Harris and Kimberly McAdams expressed their support for exploring the joint project.041514-Valerie-Jochen-comments-about-the-natatorium-study.mp3
The board also awarded a construction contract to build what will be called Spring Creek Elementary school. The maximum budget is just under $20 million dollars.
A variety of other purchases from proceeds from the 2013 bond program were made:
Two International 4300 box trucks with lifts for a total of $153,142.00,
Bus communication hardware and GDS units for a total of $51,888.64,
Chiller coil replacement for Rock Prairie Elementary for $68,400.00,
A&M Consolidated High School band uniforms for $76,770.00, and
And district-wide video security systems for a cost not to exceed $690,618.05.
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