December 11, 2015

Todd Marshall
Director of Communications,
Marketing and Development
903.794.3651 ext. 1013

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

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

DECEMBER 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 & Public Recognition
     A. College Board AP Scholars
IV. Open Forum
V. Public Hearing - TAPR Report
VI. Special Reports & Superintendent's Information to Board
      A. Legislative Report
     B. Board of Trustees Continuing Education Report
     C. Field Trip Requests
          I. Westlawn GT Students to Old Washington, AR on December 16, 2015
          II. Texas High Theatre Arts Students to the International Thespian Festival at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE on June 19 – 26, 2016
VII. Consent Agenda
     A. Consideration/Approval of Minutes
          I. November 17, 2015 Regular Board Meeting
     B. Consideration/Approval of Personnel Items
          I. Personnel resignations/retirements
          II. Personnel elections/assignments
          III. Renewals, Proposed Non Renewals, Proposed Terminations/Suspensions
     C. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Investment Report
     D. Consideration/Approval of Proposals
          I. Food, Equipment and Supplies for Child Nutrition
          II. Custodial Equipment and Supplies
          III. Screen Printing Vendor
     E. Consideration/Approval of PIE Donations
     F. Consideration/Approval of Budget Revision Requests
     G. Consideration/Approval of Designation of Backup Submitter for TEA TEASE/TEAL System
     H. Consideration/Approval of 2016-2017 District Calendar
VIII. Action/Discussion Items
     A. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Financial Report
     B. Consideration/Approval of Expenditures
IX. Reports/Information/Review Items
     A. Public Report for Highly Qualified Teachers 2015-2016
     B. New Elementary School Attendance Zone - Rezoning Process
X. Closed Session & Adjournment

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