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July 17, 2015

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

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - July 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
JULY 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. Annual TASA/TASB Convention - Austin, TX October 2-4, 2015
VI. Consent Agenda
     A. Consideration/Approval of Minutes
          I. June 30, 2015 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
     B. Consideration/Approval of Personnel Items
          I. Personnel resignations/retirements
          II. Personnel elections/assignments
          III. Renewals, Proposes Non Renewals, Proposes Terminations/Suspensions
          IV. Consideration/Approval of Naming Melodie White as Theron Jones Early Literacy Center Principal
     C. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Investment Report
     D. Consideration/Approval of Proposals
          I. Kitchen Equipment for the 6th Grade Center at Texas Middle School
          II. Milk and Juice Products for the Child Nutrition Department
     E. Consideration/Approval of PIE Donations/Budget Revision Requests
     F. Consideration/Approval of Professional Development and Appraisal System Calendar
     G. Consideration/Approval of TASB Policy Update 102, affecting (LOCAL) policies (List of Local Policies Affected Below).
          I. CDA(LOCAL): OTHER REVENUES - INVESTMENTS
          II. DBB(LOCAL): EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS AND RESTRICTIONS - MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS AND COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
          III. DEA(LOCAL): COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS - COMPENSATION PLAN
          IV. DEAA(LOCAL): COMPENSATION PLAN - INCENTIVES AND STIPENDS
          V. DEAB(LOCAL): COMPENSATION PLAN - WAGE AND HOUR LAWS
          VI. DFFA(LOCAL): REDUCTION IN FORCE - FINANCIAL EXIGENCY
          VII. DHE(LOCAL): EMPLOYEE STANDARDS OF CONDUCT - SEARCHES AND ALCOHOL/DRUG TESTING
          VIII. FNC(LOCAL): STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - STUDENT CONDUCT
          IX. FO(LOCAL): STUDENT DISCIPLINE
     H. Consideration/Approval of Instructional Materials Adoption - Additional Secondary Textbooks
          I. Consideration/Approval of State Expedited/General Waivers
VII. Action/Discussion Items
     A. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Financial Report
     B. Consideration/Approval of Expenditures
     C. Consideration/Approval of Naming Delegate/Alternate Delegate to annual TASB Convention - Austin, Texas October 3, 2015
     D. Consideration/Approval of the TISD Compensation Plan for 2015-2016
VIII. Reports/Information/Review Items
     A. School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) 2014-2015 Annual Board Report
     B. English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education Annual Report
     C. Highland Park Elementary Campus Report
     D. Athletic and Extracurricular Report
IX. Closed Session
X. Adjournment

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