PRESS RELEASE


April 17, 2015

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

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - April 21, 2015 - 6:00 PM

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

AGENDA
APRIL 21, 2015

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
     B. Field Trip Requests
     I. Wake Village Students to Sci Port in Shreveport, LA 5-13-2015
     II. Nash Students to Sci Port in Shreveport, LA 5-14-2015
     III. Nash Students to Old Washington, AR 5-20-2015
     IV. Morriss Students to U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL 5-29-2015
VI. Consent Agenda
     A. Consideration/Approval of Minutes
          I. March 17, 2015 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.
     C. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Investment Report
     D. Consideration/Approval of Bank Renewal
     E. Consideration/Approval of Proposals
     I. Building Storefront and Glass Vendor
     F. Consideration/Approval of PIE Donations/Budget Revision Requests
     G. Consideration/Approval for Architect and Engineering Services for Wake Village Roof Replacement
     H. Consideration/Approval of Waivers for Missed Instruction Day and for Low Attendance Days
     I. Consideration/Approval of a Resolution Concerning Payment of Nonexempt Employees Who Were Idle During the Day of Closure Resulting From the Bad Weather Day in March
     J. Consideration/Approval of Instructional Materials Allotment and TEKS Certification, 2015-2016
VII. Action/Discussion Items
     A. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Financial Report
     B. Consideration/Approval of Expenditures
     C. Consideration/Approval of First Reading of Budget FY 2015-2016
     D. Resolution for 3517 Summerhill Road/Smith and Mankins LLC Property Exchange
     E. Resolution to Nominate Mr. Paul Norton for the 2015 TASB Superintendent of the Year Award
VIII. Reports/Information/Review Items
     A. Theron Jones Early Literacy Center Campus Report
     B. Operations Update and Upcoming Projects
     C. Elementary Design Overview
IX. Closed Session & Adjournment

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