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Hitchcock Independent School District
Board of Trustees
by Garrett Bryce
Wednesday, November 18, 2009

The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to cast the district's votes for the Galveston Central Appraisal District Board of Directors election in favor of Calvin McNeal.

The district cast 75 votes in favor of McNeal, which are all the votes the district carries in the election. Each taxing entity is given a number of votes equal to the percentage of the overall county tax levy it draws. A total of 834 votes is needed to elect a member to the board.

The school board voted unanimously to nominate Estelle Holmes as representative and Dianne James as alternate for the Houston-Galveston Area Council 2010 General Assembly.

The school board voted unanimously to postpone consideration of funds for the Hitchcock High School stadium sign.

The school board voted unanimously to postpone action on Texas Association of School Boards Localized Board Policy Update 86 until the December board meeting.

The school board took no action regarding a statement of support for Galveston County schools for the next legislative term.

The school board took no action regarding new employees for the 2009-2010 school year. The item was discussed during an executive session.

The school board took no action regarding employment of a campus assistant principal at Crosby Middle School. The item was discussed during an executive session.

The school board voted unanimously to change the date of the March 2010 school board meeting to March 23.

All other items were approved by unanimous vote. All members were present. Agenda






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