PRESS RELEASE


August 11, 2014

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

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - August 14, 2014 - 6:00 PM

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

AGENDA
AUGUST 14, 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
IV. Open Forum
V. Special Reports & Superintendent's Information to Board
     A. Legislative Report
VI. Consent Agenda
     A. Consideration/Approval of 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. Business and Student Software
          II. Yard Maintenance Vendor
     E. Consideration/Approval of PIE Donations/Budget Revision Requests
     F. Consideration/Approval of Updated Campus and District Improvement Plans
     G. Consideration/Approval of Student Code of Conduct for 2014-2015
     H. POLICY REVISION: DNA (LOCAL) Pilot T-TESS Appraisal System at Martha and Josh Morriss Mathematics and Engineering Elementary School
     I. Consideration/Approval of TISD Professional Development and Appraisal System (PDAS) Appraiser List for 2014-2015
VII. Action/Discussion Items
     A. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Financial Report
     B. Consideration/Approval of Expenditures
     C. Consideration/Approval of Adoption of Tax Rate for 2014-2015 and Certified Values
     D. Consideration/Approval for Naming of John Watson Tennis Complex at Texas High School
     E. Consideration and Possible Approval of an Order Calling School Building Bond Election
     F. Joint Election Agreement
VIII. Reports/Information/Review Items
     A. OPTIONS/Virtual Academy Campus Report
     B. Student Handbooks for 2014-2015
     C. Update on Summer Projects
IX. Closed Session
X. Adjournment

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