PRESS RELEASE


November 14, 2014

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

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - November 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
NOVEMBER 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

§ 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 - Junior League Teacher Take Wing Grant Recipients
IV. Open Forum
V. Public Hearing - Reconstitution Plans for Paul Laurence Dunbar Early Education Center, Westlawn Elementary School and Theron Jones Early Literacy Center
VI. Special Reports & Superintendent's Information to Board
     A. Legislative Report
     B. Field Trip Request – Spring Lake Park Boys to Men Leadership Academy Purple Tie Club Students to Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, Arkansas 11-22-2014
     C. Field Trip Request – Texas Middle School REACH Students to Arkadelphia, Arkansas
Ouachita Baptist and Henderson State University 12-02-2014
VII. 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. Cargo Van for Child Nutrition
          II. Food, Equipment and Supplies for Child Nutrition
          III. Temporary Services Vendor
     E. Consideration/Approval of PIE Donations/Budget Revision Requests
     F. Consideration/Approval of DGBA (Local) Personnel - Management Relations Employee Complaints/Grievances
VIII. Action/Discussion Items
     A. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Financial Report
     B. Consideration/Approval of Expenditures
     C. Consideration/Approval of Committed Fund Balance Resolution
     D. Consideration/Approval of Audit Report for FY 2014
     E. Consideration/Approval of Texas High School Program of Studies and Course Description Guide for 2015-2016
     F. Consideration/Approval of District Instructional Materials Adoption Committee for Proclamation 2015
     G. Consideration/Approval of Targeted Improvement Plan for Texarkana ISD Virtual Academy
     H. Consideration/Approval of Reconstitution Plans for Paul Laurence Dunbar Early Education Center, Westlawn Elementary School and Theron Jones Early Literacy Center
     I. Consideration and Possible Approval of Order Canvassing Returns and Declaring Results of School Building Bond Election
IX. Reports/Information/Review Items
     A. Texas Middle School Campus Report
X. Closed Session & Adjournment

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