PRESS RELEASE


May 9, 2014

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

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - May 13 - 6:00 PM

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

AGENDA
MAY 13, 2014

I. Call to Order, Mission & Goals Statement, Roll Call, Establishment of Quorum, Certification of Notice
     A. Administration of Oaths of Office - Gerald Brooks, Jerry Chapman, Fred Norton, Jr.
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 & Election of Officers for Board of Trustees for 2014-2015, Opening Ceremony, Prayer & Pledge of Allegiance, Public Recognition
     A. Duke University Talent Identification Program State Recognized Students
IV. Open Forum
V. Special Reports & Superintendent's Information to Board
     A. Legislative Report
     B. Texas High School Graduation Ceremony - Saturday, June 7, 2:00 p.m. - First Baptist Church, Moores Lane - Board members please be at church by 1:30 p.m.
     C. Annual TASA/TASB Convention September 26-28, 2014 - Dallas, Texas
     D. Field Trip Requests
          I. Westlawn Elementary Students to Air U Indoor Trampoline Park in Shreveport, LA 5-28 and 5-29, 2014
VI. Consent Agenda
     A. Consideration/Approval of Minutes
          I. April 15, 2014 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
     B. Consideration/Approval of Personnel Items
          I. Personnel resignations/retirements
          II. Personnel elections/assignments
          III. Consideration/Approval of Proposed Contract Recommendations: Renewals, Non-Renewals, Terminations, Etc.
          IV. Consideration/Approval of Naming Taryn Wells as Dunbar Principal
     C. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Investment Report
     D. Consideration/Approval of Proposals
          I. Fuel Vendor
          II. Vehicles
          III. Video Board for Tiger Stadium
     E. Consideration/Approval of PIE Donations/Budget Revision Requests
VII. Action/Discussion Items
     A. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Financial Report
     B. Consideration/Approval of Expenditures
     C. Consideration/Approval of Review of Potential Bond Refunding Program and Adoption of an Order Authorizing the Issuance of Refunding Bonds, Establishing the Parameters of the Refunding Program and Delegating Authority to the Administration
     D. Consideration/Approval of Second Reading of Budget FY 2014-2015
     E. Consideration/Approval to Change Date of June 2014 Board Meeting to Tuesday, June 24, 2014
VIII. Reports/Information/Review Items
     A. Nash Elementary Campus Report
     B. STEM Report
IX. Closed Session
X. Adjournment

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