Presentations by Finalist Candidates for Investment Counsel Services
for the Permanent School Fund
January 21, 2009
COMMITTEE ON SCHOOL FINANCE/PERMANENT SCHOOL FUND: DISCUSSION
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION: NO ACTION
SUMMARY: The committee will receive presentations by finalist candidates for investment counsel services for the Permanent School Fund.
BOARD RESPONSE: Based on the data presented, the committee will provide guidance to the investment staff as appropriate.
PREVIOUS BOARD ACTION: The board approved the issuance of a request for proposals for investment counsel services for the Permanent School Fund at the July 2008 meeting.
FUTURE ACTION EXPECTED: None.
BACKGROUND INFORMATION AND SIGNIFICANT ISSUES: None.
FISCAL IMPACT: The distribution of the Permanent School Fund is projected to be $1.4 billion during the 2008-2009 biennium.
PROCEDURAL AND REPORTING IMPLICATIONS: Not applicable.
PUBLIC COMMENTS: None.
ALTERNATIVES: No alternative actions are proposed regarding this item.
OTHER COMMENTS AND RELATED ISSUES: None.
Commissioner of Education
Staff Member Responsible:
Holland Timmins, Executive Administrator
and Chief Investment Officer of the
Texas Permanent School Fund