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Minutes

Of the
Responsive Education Solutions Board Meeting
Date: November 13-14, 2008 Time: 4:00 P.M.
Location: RES Corporate Office
1800 Lakeway Drive, Suite 100
Lewisville, Texas 75057
The Board of Directors of Responsive Education Solutions met on
November 13-14, 2008. The Board president, Lupe Gonzalez, called the
meeting to order at 4:12pm on Nov. 13. He announced that a quorum was
present, the meeting had been duly called, and notice of the meeting was posted
as required by law.

Board members present:


President: Lupe Gonzalez, Vice-President: Marvin Reynolds,
Secretary: Dan Maddalena, and Judge Willard French

Others present:
Chuck Cook, J.B. Morgan, Robert Davison, Dan Clower, Alan Wimberley,
Rosalinda Gonzalez, Joseph Riggs, Amanda Thomas and Nathan Morris

The board heard a District Report by each Regional Superintendent and the
Chief Operating Officer.

The board went into closed session at 7:50 pm and ended at 10:36 pm, Nov. 13

The board reconvened into open session at 8:44 am, Nov. 14

Judge Willard French moved to approve all consent items except 2, 6 and 8.
They were pulled out for more clarification. The motion was seconded by Marvin
Reynolds. The vote was 4-0 in favor.

1. Approved of Payment of Bills 07/01/2008 – 10/31/2008


3. Approved Preliminary FY 2008 Financials and Budget Report
4. Approved Lease for El Paso
5. Approved Gregory S. Delk, CPA as the Independent Auditor for the 2007-08
school year
7. Approved Independent Contractor Agreements with the following:
Denise Laman
Pediatric Therapy Center P.C.
Nicholette Clower
Shane Moore
Judy Smith
Toni S. Bobruck
H.O.P.E.
The following were pulled from the consent agenda and discussed separately:

2. Minutes for the Board Meeting on August 5, 2008 will be re-written for
approval at the next Board Meeting due to the re-wording of some of
the language.

6. Bad Weather/Hurricane Waiver Days.


Marvin Reynolds moved to accept the Impact from Hurricanes to
Beaumont, Willis and Huntsville. The motion was seconded by Dan
Maddalena.
The vote was 4-0 in favor.

Judge Willard French moved to accept the Impact from flooding to


Laredo. The motion was seconded by Dan Maddalena.
The vote was 4-0 in favor.

8. Judge Willard French moved to approve the Janitorial proposals for the
entire District and directed RES staff and attorney to prepare contracts
accordingly. The motion was seconded by Marvin Reynolds.
The vote was 4-0 in favor.

Dan Maddalena moved that the Board increase the number of board members to
six (6) and appoint Earl Little and Ben Klingenstein as new members of the
Board, as recommended by Chuck Cook. The motion was seconded by Marvin
Reynolds.
The vote was 4-0 in favor.

Judge Willard French moved to continue with the same slate of Board Officers
that are currently in position. Those officers will be President, Lupe Gonzalez,
Vice-President, Marvin Reynolds, Secretary, Dan Maddalena. The motion was
seconded by Marvin Reynolds.
The vote was 4-0 in favor.

Judge Willard French moved to adopt Board Travel Policy changes as presented
regarding travel items 502 (b) and 505. The motion was seconded by Marvin
Reynolds.
The vote was 4-0 in favor.

The item considering the changing of Business Policies was pulled due to there
being no changes at this time.

Dan Maddalena moved to adopt the 403 (b) model plan of the IRS as presented.
The motion was seconded by Judge Willard French.
The vote was 4-0 in favor.
Judge Willard French moved to approve the changing of the name and address
for campus 221801-019 (Lindale), if needed. The motion was seconded by
Marvin Reynolds. The vote was 4-0 in favor.

Judge Willard French moved for approval of the Expansion Amendment for
Additional Sites and Geographical Boundaries as presented. The motion was
seconded by Marvin Reynolds. The vote was 4-0 in favor.

Judge Willard French moved for the approval of Charter Text Changes as
presented by Chuck Cook. The motion was seconded by Dan Maddalena.
The vote was 4-0 in favor.

Marvin Reynolds moved to approve the selection of the Vincent and Elkins law
firm as Bond Counsel. The motion was seconded by Judge Willard French.
The vote was 4-0 in favor.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:08 am on Nov. 14, 2008.

_____________________________ ________________________
Lupe Gonzalez, President Date

_____________________________ ________________________
Dan Maddalena, Secretary Date