Cuero ISD Safety and Security: Feb 11 2020

Last Updated: 7/1/2021 7:52 PM


Notice is hereby given that on February 11, 2020 the Safety and Security Committee of the Cuero Independent School District will hold a meeting at 11:30 AM in the Board Room located at 960 East Broadway. The subjects to be discussed are listed on the agenda attached hereto and made a part of this notice. Items do not have to be taken in the same order as shown on the meeting notice. Unless removed from the consent agenda, items identified within the consent agenda will be acted on at one time.

  1. Call To Order

  2. Introductions / Attendance

  3. Open Forum

  4. Minutes of Previous Meeting

  5. District Audit Report 2017-2020 Update 

  6. HB496: Stop The Bleed Update

  7. Review of Drills & Future Drills

  8. School Safety Allotment Update

  9. 2019-2021 School Safety and Security Grant Update

  10. New Business Update

  11. Adjournment

Dr. Micah Dyer, Superintendent



  1. Call To Order

The meeting of the Cuero ISD Safety and Security Committee was called to order by Ruby Rodriguez on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 11:30 AM in the Cuero ISD Board Room located at 960 East Broadway. 

  1. Introductions

The following members were present:

Dwayne Noack, Facilities Director; Heather Stewart, Teacher; Bo Daniel, Transportation Director; Jennifer Bauer, Principal; Sandra Hernandez, Nutrition Director; Jessie Hernandez, Parent; Lieutenant Jerome Hernandez, Cuero Police Department; Paul Fleener, Principal; Kimberly Fleener; Principal; Paula Brown, Technology Director; David Truman, Network Coordinator; Emily Weatherly, Parent; Wanda Hays, District Nurse; Ruby Rodriguez, Coordinator; Dr. Pam Longbotham, Assistant Superintendent; Rhonda Templin, School Resource Officer; Jason Stanley, Assistant Principal; Gene Lasseter, Assistant Principal; James McCarter, Assistant Principal; Kenneth Haymen, Assistant Principal

  1. Public Comment

No public comments at this time.

  1. Minutes of Previous Meeting

Mrs. Wanda Hays made the motion to approve the minutes as presented.  Seconded by Mr. Bo Daniel..  Motion carried..

  1. District Audit Report 2017-2020 Update 

Mrs. Ruby Rodriguez reported the Texas State University TX Schools Safety Center has not yet updated the audit toolkit with the SB11 requirements.  Updates to the audit cycle and other toolkits are in progress.  The next District Audit Report is due September 2020.

  1. HB496:  Stop The Bleed Update

Mrs. Wanda Hays reported the Stop The Bleed kits were strategically placed in areas easily accessible and nearby where AEDs were placed throughout the district.  A map was provided to all committee members with the location of district AEDs. 

Mrs. Heather Stewart reported the Jr. High National Jr. Honor Society students have been holding bake sales to raise funds for the purchase of classroom tourniquet kits.  The student led project is within $300 of their goal.

  1. Review of Drills & Future Drills

Mr. Paul Fleener reported the Cuero High School lockdown drill went very well.  A reverse evacuation of the entire school also went well during the recent power outages.  

Mrs. Kim Fleener reported the Cuero Jr. High School has been working with Officer Rhonda Templin on drills.  She also recommended a district wide drill similar to the one held in the spring of 2019 be scheduled for the 2020 school year before standardized assessment dates.  

Mr. Kenneth Hayman reported Hunt Elementary has had 3 successful fire drills.

  1. School Safety Allotment Update

Mrs. Paula Brown reported the technology department is working with a vendor to install phones into every classroom in the district.

  1. 2019-2021 School Safety and Security Grant Update

Mr. Dwayne Noack reported the district is requesting quotes for the installation of bullet resistant film for the main entrances of each school.  

Mrs. Ruby Rodriguez reported the film can increase response time and played a video demonstrating how bullet resistant film can reduce an intruders ability to breach glass entry points.  A handout was provided to all committee members with more information on bullet resistant film.  

  1. New Business Update

No new business.

  1. Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 11:55 AM.

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