PRESS RELEASE


September 7, 2021

Tina Veal-Gooch
Director of Public Relations
903.794.3651 ext. 1013

TISD Board of Trustees - Called Meeting - September 10, 2021 - 11:30 AM

The meeting will be conducted at the TISD District Services Building, 1600 Waterall St., Texarkana, TX 75501.

AGENDA
SEPTEMBER 10, 2021

I. Call to Order, Mission & Goals Statement, Roll Call, Establishment of Quorum, Certification of Notice

II. Open Forum

III. Action/Discussion Items

A. Consideration and action to hire the Underwood Law Firm as special legal counsel to provide professional services to the District concerning Applications and Agreements for Limitation on Appraised Value of Property under the Texas Economic Development Act, Texas Tax Code, Chapter 313

B. Consideration and possible action to retain school finance consultants Moak, Casey & Associates to assist the District in processing and evaluating an Application for Appraised Value Limitation on Qualified Property

IV. Closed Session - Board Planning Workshop

The open session of the meeting will adjourn. The Board of Trustees will reconvene in closed session pursuant to one or more of the following sections of the Texas Open Meetings Act (Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code):

§ 551.071 Private consultation with the Board’s attorney

§ 551.072 Discussing or deliberating purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property

§ 551.073 Discussing or deliberating negotiated contract for prospective gift or donation to the school district

§ 551.074 Discussing or deliberating appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee or to hear a complaint or charge against an officer or employee

§ 551.076 Discussing or deliberating the deployment or specific occasions for implementation of security personnel or devices or security audit

§ 551.082 Discussing or deliberating discipline of a public school child or employee complaint against another employee

§ 551.0821 Discussing or deliberating a public school child which reveals personally identifiable information

§ 551.084 Investigation; exclusion of witness from a hearing during examination of another witness

§ 551.086 Discussing economic development negotiations or offer of financial or other incentive to business prospects

§ 551.087 Deliberation regarding Economic Development Negotiations (a) to discuss commercial and financial information received from TCI Texarkana, Inc. related to the construction of a manufacturing facility and possible offer of financial incentives related to an application for an Appraised Value Limitation on Qualified Property under the Texas Economic Development Act, Chapter 313 of the Texas Tax Code.

The Board of Trustees will reconvene in open session to take any final action, decision, or vote on a matter deliberated in closed session.

V. Reconvene to Open Session, Opening Ceremony, Prayer & Pledge of Allegiance

VI. Consideration/Approval of Consent Agenda Items

A. Consideration/Approval of a Resolution for Acceptance of Property at 308 Westlawn, Texarkana, TX

B. Consideration/Approval of Resolution of the Board Regarding Extended Sick Leave During Epidemic

VII. Action/Discussion Items

A. Consideration and possible action to accept for consideration an Application for an Appraised Value Limitation on Qualified Property under the Texas Economic Development Act, Texas Tax Code, Chapter 313, assess an Application fee, and authorize the Superintendent to review the Application for completeness and submit such Application to the Comptroller.

B. Consideration/Approval of a Resolution Authorizing Acquisition of Property at 1915 Pine Street by Eminent Domain

VIII. Closed Session

IX. Adjournment

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