PRESS RELEASE


March 7, 2014

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

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - March 18, 2014 - 6:00 PM

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

AGENDA
MARCH 18, 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 - Superintendent's Contract

§ 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 Homeless Coalition "Bridge City Project" Winners
IV. Open Forum
V. Special Reports & Superintendent's Information to Board
     A. Legislative Report
     B. Field Trip Requests
          I. Texas High Ninth and Tenth Graders to Visit Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana April 3, 2014
          II. Theron Jones ELC First Graders to Visit Sci-Port Science Center in Shreveport, Louisiana May 2, 2014
VI. Consent Agenda
     A. Consideration/Approval of Minutes
          I. February18, 2014 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
     B. Consideration/Approval of Personnel Items
          I. Personnel resignations/retirements
          II. Personnel elections/assignments
          III. Consideration/Approval of Superintendent's Contract
     C. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Investment Report
     D. Consideration/Approval of PIE Donations/Budget Revision Requests
     E. Consideration/Approval of Child Nutrition Agreement with Linden-Kildare CISD
VII. Action/Discussion Items
     A. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Financial Report
     B. Consideration/Approval of Expenditures
     C. Consideration/Approval of Instructional Materials Allotment and TEKS Certification, 2014-2015
     D. Consideration/Approval of Order Declaring Unopposed Candidates Elected/Cancellation of Trustee Election
     E. Consideration/Approval of Texas High School and Texas Middle School Course Additions
     F. Consideration/Approval of Memorandum of Understanding Between TISD and Texarkana College Regarding College Prep Mathematics and English Language Arts Courses
VIII. Reports/Information/Review Items
     A. Operations Update and Upcoming Projects Report
     B. Spring Lake Park Elementary School Campus Report
IX. Closed Session & Adjournment

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