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Livingston trustees to consider offering exit stipend to staff
LIVINGSTON —Trustees for Livingston Independent School District will consider offering an early exit notifi cation stipend during a meeting set for 6 p.m. Tuesday. Communications Director Greg Faith said any early exit proposals were still in the early planning stages and he would not have any details prior to Tuesday’s meeting. Board members will consider approving a call for an election for May 14 to fi ll the expiring terms of Bea Ellis, Jeff Galloway and Ben R. Ogletree III. All three have fi led for a place on the ballot. The deadline for fi ling an application for a place on the ballot is March 14 for all city and school board positions. LISD also will consider approval of an interlocal agreement between Livingston ISD and the City of Livingston to hold a joint election and an interlocal agreement with the Polk County to use voting equipment and tabulation services for the election. LISD is also set to consider several proposals for annual purchasing contracts for Internet and web hosting services; long distance telephone service and encapsulated video services. The board will also consider approving a waiver for low attendance day at Livingston High School on Jan. 27. Trustees will consider approving a waiver of back taxes on a quitclaim deed to property in Lot 2, Block 6 of the West End Subdivision for use by the Habitat for Humanity. Departmental reports presented to the board will include an update on food services revenue and expenses; a high school construction report and analysis of tax collection efforts. Trustees will consider approving overnight trips by students and sale of property acquired by sheriff’s seizure for unpaid taxes. The meeting will be held in the LISD administration offi ces at 1412 South Houston Street.