LISD presents Parade of Champions
During the opening of the May 2023 meeting, the LISD Board of Trustees recognized the success of Livingston ISD students during the Parade of Champions (see more photos inside).
The board approved items under the consent agenda, which included the minutes from previous meetings, the financial statement, payment of bills, personal property donations, overnight trips, and out-of-state travel.
Also approved was the Food Services Contract with Southwest Food Excellence, as well as Axley and Rode, LLP for the financial audit. The sale of property acquired by sheriff seizure and budget amendment were also approved.
There were a few purchases over $50,000. There will be construction of four new post-tensioned concrete tennis courts at the Livingston Junior High campus in the amount of $588,000. A replacement for a suburban that was totaled in an accident will be purchased from Kramer Chevrolet Buick GMC in the amount of $58,795. Capturing Kids Hearts Leadership Training to be conducted Summer 2023 through Spring 2024 was purchased for $241,950. Forced entry bullet-resistant film for campus entrances for was purchased $146,801.
A resolution was approved by Livingston Independent School District’s Board of Trustees regarding dependable, affordable broadband access. The district requests that Governor Greg Abbott, the Comptroller, and the Texas Education Agency act promptly to create a statewide broadband internet service plan to ensure equitable and affordable opportunities for rural students to access fully the benefits and privileges of the Texas public school system without regard to geographic residence.
“We appreciate that our Governor, Lt. Governor, Speaker, and other legislators have made broadband a priority,” the resolution read. “We will support the initiative to get reliable internet service to rural Texas.”
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