PRESS RELEASE


September 11, 2015

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

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - September 15, 2015 - 6:00 PM

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

Notice is hereby given that all or a portion of the meeting will be conducted by video conference call. One or more members of the Board may participate in the meeting by video conference call. The location of the meeting where the presiding officer will be present will be the TISD District Services Building, located at 1600 Waterall Street, Texarkana. Any member of the public wishing to participate in the meeting can do so at that location.

AGENDA
SEPTEMBER 15, 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. Public Hearing - Accelerated Instruction Programs for High School Students
VI. Special Reports & Superintendent's Information to Board
     A. Legislative Report
     B. Annual TASA/TASB Convention - Austin, TX October 2-4, 2015
VII. Consent Agenda
     A. Consideration/Approval of Minutes
          I. August 18, 2015 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
     B. Consideration/Approval of Personnel Items
          I. Personnel resignations/retirement/exit agreement
          II. Personnel elections/assignments
          III. Consideration/Approval of Proposed Contract Recommendations: Renewals, Non-Renewals, Terminations
     C. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Investment Report
     D. Consideration/Approval of Proposals
          I. Kitchen Equipment for New Elementary School
     E. Consideration/Approval of PIE Donations/Budget Revision Requests
     F. Consideration/Approval of Updated Campus and District Improvement Plans
     G. Consideration/Approval of Maximum Class Size Exception Waiver
     H. Consideration/Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding between TISD and Northeast Texas Community College/Northeast Police Academy
     I. Consideration/Approval of Resolution for Texas High School Band Booster Club
VIII. Action/Discussion Items
     A. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Financial Report
     B. Consideration/Approval of Expenditures
     C. Consideration/Approval of Nominations to the Bowie Central Appraisal District Board
IX. Reports/Information/Review Items
     A. Westlawn Elementary Campus Report
     B. Partners in Education Report
X. Closed Session
XI. Adjournment

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