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May 8, 2013 | 1,703 views | 3 comments

FLORESVILLE -- The Floresville Independent School District board of trustees is going back to the drawing board. This is following its decision during an April 29 special meeting to reject all transportation-service proposals, according to Superintendent’s Secretary Kim Cathey.

According to the request for proposal available for download on the district’s website, Floresville ISD seeks a firm to manage its student-transportation system for two years, with the option for two contract renewals of that same duration. The district owns all of its vehicles, along with its bus barn facility -- both of which would be leased to the contractor. Student Transportation Specialists is Floresville ISD’s current vendor.

Also during the meeting, the board approved the following personnel changes:

•The selection of Clint Askins as director of special education.

•The resignation of Floresville North Elementary School Librarian Allison Shoemaker.

•The retirement of Floresville South Elementary School Assistant Principal Hilary Reile.
 

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Tyra  
FloTown  
May 8, 2013 5:56pm
 
Spec ops heard the same thing... the school is taking it on again.

 
Spec Ops  
Wilson  
May 8, 2013 12:06pm
 
From what I hear, the decision has already been made. The School district rejected all contract bids and ready to take on that responsibility

 
Xavier bernal  
San Antonio, Tx  
May 8, 2013 12:05pm
 
I hope someone did their homework in deciding to take this back over. The way of the world business is thru Contracting. They do it because it saves money. I hope FISD did its homework in regards, to operating cost and maintenance ... More ›

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