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College Station School Board Meeting Recap

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.

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Click below for comments from new CSISD Superintendent Clark Ealy.

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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.

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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.

Clark Ealy receives a standing ovation following his hiring as the next CSISD Superintendent, April 15 2014.

Clark Ealy receives a standing ovation following his hiring as the next CSISD Superintendent, April 15 2014.

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