PRESS RELEASE


January 17, 2014

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

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - January 21 - 6:00 PM

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

AGENDA
JANUARY 21, 2014

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

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

III. Reconvene to Opening Session, Opening Ceremony, Prayer & Pledge of Allegiance, Public Recognition - Texarkana Public Schools Foundation Innovative Teacher Grant Recipients
IV. Open Forum
V. Public Hearing - TAPR Report and NCLB Status
VI. Special Reports & Superintendent's Information to Board
     A. Legislative Report
     B. Field Trip Request - Texas High TigerVision Students to Student Television Network Annual Convention in Orlando, Florida 3-18-2014 - 3-23-2014
VII. Consent Agenda
     A. Consideration/Approval of Minutes
          I. December 17, 2013 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
     B. Consideration/Approval of Personnel Items
          I. Personnel resignations/retirements
          II. Personnel elections/assignments
     C. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Investment Report
     D. Consideration/Approval of Proposals
          I. School Buses
          II. School Supply Vendor
     E. Consideration/Approval of PIE Donations/Budget Revision Requests
     F. Consideration/Approval of Maximum Class Size Exception Waiver
VIII. Action/Discussion Items
     A. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Financial Report
     B. Consideration/Approval of Expenditures
     C. Consideration/Approval of Order Calling for Trustee Election
     D. Consideration/Approval of Adoption of Annual Tuition Rate for Ineligible Students
IX. Reports/Information/Review Items
     A. Paul Laurence Dunbar Early Education Center Campus Report
X. Closed Session & Adjournment

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