• Region One Education Service Center

    Finance Advisory Council Meeting



    Date:                                                                                                                                            February 18, 2011

    Time:                                                                                                                                        9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    Place:                                                                                                           Region One ESC – Ft. Ringgold Room

                                                                                                                                                        Workshop # 31774





                                     v  Sam de la Garza, Lonestar National Bank
                                     v  Cain Cacares, First National Bank


    III.        Tax Rate Elections – Impact Model and Calendar
                Legislative Update

    v  Lynn Moak, Moak, Casey and Associates, Inc.


     IV.        Budgeting Tools for 2011-2012

    ·        Staffing Guidelines
    ·        FTE Staffing Reports

    §  Student/Teacher (District specific reports – available upon request)

    §  Student/Non-Teacher (District specific reports – available upon request)

    §  Student/Staff (District specific reports – available upon request)

          v  Frances Guzman, Region One ESC
                 v  Lucio Mendoza, Asst. Supt. for Finance and Operations, Mission CISD
    • TASB Legal Resources - included in the packet are the following:
    • Freezing and Reducing Pay for the 2011-2012 School Year
    • Reducing Personnel Costs
    • Reduction in Force
    • Unintended Consequences: Unemployment Compensation Liability When Reducing Personnel Costs 

       V.        Maintenance of Effort and Excess Cost– (TEA TETN Session Presentation)

    ·       Preliminary Excess Cost for Elementary/Secondary Schools(District specific reports – available upon request

    v  Frances Guzman, Region One ESC


     VI.       ARRA Audits Findings & Discussion·    TEA Presentation – Midwinter Conference

    ·        Lessons Learned

    v  Frances Guzman, Region One ESC


    VII.        Child Nutrition Program Updates - This Agenda Item Cancelled

    v  Laura-Zelda Villarreal, Region One ESC


    VIII.        Announcements/Resources


     IX.        Forum for Open Discussion/Lunch


       X.        Adjournment


Last Modified on June 10, 2011