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October 21, 2014

District sheds little light on action taken at meeting

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  • MissionaryMan posted at 10:41 am on Sun, Jul 13, 2014.

    MissionaryMan Posts: 1776

    Ooops! That should be, "this really demonstrates her lack of experience as a superintendent to not "know" better herself".

     
  • MissionaryMan posted at 10:39 am on Sun, Jul 13, 2014.

    MissionaryMan Posts: 1776

    The burning question now circulating around town is "when will the DA's office FINALLY file charges and fine these people for not following the Open Meetings Act"?

    The districts legal team should be fired immediately for not knowing better and advising these people who don't know what they are doing in the first place to vote on something the way that they did.

    As others have pointed out after reading Terri Watkins comment, this really demonstrates her lack of experience as a superintendent to not better herself.

    Laws are made to be followed and the DA's office has an obligation to the citizens for which they serve to make sure they are.

    Will anything happen THIS time? Probably not....[wink]

     
  • Robert Buckner posted at 6:58 pm on Sat, Jul 12, 2014.

    Robert Buckner Posts: 731

    A little conversation with other locals revealed that the terms "Tiny Town" and "Podunk" are getting more popular lately along with "ghetto" and dissolving the incorporation of the city isn't such a bad idea, They figure LMISD's days are number as it continues in downward spiral. Also, a recall of everybody wouldn't be a bad idea.[beam]

     
  • MissionaryMan posted at 12:56 pm on Sat, Jul 12, 2014.

    MissionaryMan Posts: 1776

    Your right Robert, titles mean NOTHING when it comes to these people! LOL

    For those who have been calling and texting me regarding "SECO Loan", here you go according to DSIRE's website:


    "LoanSTAR Revolving Loan Program"

    "Last DSIRE Review: 06/10/2013

    Program Overview:

    State: Texas

    Incentive Type: State Loan Program

    Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
    Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Chillers , Furnaces , Boilers, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Heat recovery, Programmable Thermostats, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Building Insulation, Motors, Motor VFDs, Custom/Others pending approval, Led Exit Signs, Energy Management Systems

    Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
    Passive Solar Space Heat, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Geothermal Heat Pumps

    Applicable Sectors: Nonprofit, Schools, Local Government, State Government, Public Schools, Public Universities, Public Tax District Supported Hospitals, Community-Based and House-of-Worship Nonprofit (Pilot Program)
    Amount: Varies

    Maximum Incentive: $7.5 million

    Terms: Interest rates are set with each Request for Application. Loans are repaid through energy cost savings. Projects must have composite payback of 10 years or less.

    Funding Source: Petroleum Violation Escrow Funds; ARRA

    Program Budget: $190 million (including ARRA funds)

    Start Date: 1989

    Web Site: http://www.seco.cpa.state.tx.us/ls/
    Authority 1:
    Date Enacted:
    Texas Government Code § 2305.032
    1993 (subsequently amended)
    Authority 2:
    Date Enacted:
    Date Effective:
    HB 2077
    06/17/2011
    06/17/2011

    Summary:
    Note: Postings for applications occur annually in April and October. Visit the Texas State Energy Conservation Office LoanSTAR web site for additional details.

    Through the State Energy Conservation Office (SECO), the LoanSTAR Program offers low-interest loans to all public entities, including state, public school, colleges, university, and non-profit hospital facilities for Energy Cost Reduction Measures (ECRMs). Such measures include, but are not limited to: HVAC, lighting, and insulation. Funds can be used for retrofitting existing equipment or, in the case of new construction, to finance the difference between standard and high efficiency equipment. The evaluation of on-site renewable energy options (e.g., solar water heating, photovoltaic panels, small wind turbines) is encouraged in the analysis of potential projects".

     
  • Robert Buckner posted at 12:04 pm on Sat, Jul 12, 2014.

    Robert Buckner Posts: 731

    It isn't the first time this ISD has showed little regard for the open meeting's act. Their actions showing willful disregard and disrespect for the taxpayers via "executive sessions will continue until they are completely out of business, along with fiscal mismanagement, lies, double talk, etc. They may fool their "sheeples" and all the other followers into believing them but not here. These Dr. titles are about as useless as all the Rev. titles we see around here.

     
  • MissionaryMan posted at 10:31 am on Sat, Jul 12, 2014.

    MissionaryMan Posts: 1776

    Perhaps Terry Pettijohn can go to TCISD, DISD, CCISD, SFISD, GISD and any other well organized and run school district and sit in their audience and watch how "public officials" really follow the law and are TRANSPARENT and then perhaps we can again read another one of his fine "feel good" political posturing letters to the editor about what he learned from someone else.

    If anyone remembers correctly or even knew, on the school districts "Future Agenda Items" on the May 20th school board meeting, it clearly read "SECO LOAN".

    Read about SECO LOans and you'll see what I'm talking about.

    You see these people over at LMISD forget that we're not ALL from the Eagle's Nest and we do have the capability and desire to lead ourselves towards our own success and destination rather than follower those who are STILL lost themselves.

    I hope the board doesn't approve sending Nakisha Paul back to this years school board state conference because it's obvious that her other trips in the past has been a huge waste of taxpayers money seeing how her and "her board" haven't YET learned a thing about how to become a SUCCESSFUL and KNOWLEDGEABLE school board of trustee by what we see they have NOT learned from these past conferences?

    Everything done in the dark shall come to light and it looks like for these people it's continues happening in order to expose them for who they really are as people and their TRUE character. [scared]

     
  • MissionaryMan posted at 9:26 am on Sat, Jul 12, 2014.

    MissionaryMan Posts: 1776

    Well of course no one at LMISD wants anyone to know that their about to approve possibly borrowing $3 million dollars in the name of saving energy through this "green energy" grant program so they can do like they've done with all of our other money, steal from Peter to pay Paul in order to keep their doors open.

    This is what I said yesterday, these people are nothing but liars, watch closely and you can catch them talking out of both sides of their mouths.

    Things aren't as peachy at LMISD as they want their people to believe because those of us who aren't one of their own weak sheeples know better!

    It's pitiful that Terri Watkins would sell her soul to the devil and be a part of all of these lies and deception just for a paycheck. I can't imagine she's liking what she sees looking at herself in the mirror these days either.

    When you have 2 board members with the "Dr." initials in front of their name (Hooker and Courville) and they don't know better themselves the rules of the Texas Open Meeting Act, then it only serves to prove one thing, "those who can do, those who can't become LMISD school board of trustees".[beam]

     
  • Robert Buckner posted at 4:48 am on Sat, Jul 12, 2014.

    Robert Buckner Posts: 731

    The dog and pony show continues at LMISD. This dog and pony show is now a traveling show up and down Bayou Road with appearances at city hall included.[beam]