PRESS RELEASE


April 15, 2016

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

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - April 19, 2016 - 6:00 PM

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

AGENDA
APRIL 19, 2016

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. Susan Waldrep – TASC 2016 Eddie G. Bull State Advisor of the Year
     B. Kayce Welch – 2016 Youth Wilbur Award recipient
     C. Martha and Josh Morriss Mathematics & Engineering Elementary School and Nash Elementary School - Texas Honor Roll School
IV. Open Forum
V. Special Reports & Superintendent's Information to Board
     A. Legislative Report
     B. Field Trip Requests
          I. Texas High Reach Students to University of Arkansas in Little Rock, AR on April 21, 2016
          II. Morriss Elementary 1st Grade Students to Logoly State Park in McNeil, AR on April 25, 2016
          III. Texas High DECA Students to Pulaski College in Little Rock, AR on April 27, 2016
          IV. Texas High Students to BPA National Conference in Boston, MA on May 5-9, 2016
          V. Morriss Elementary 2nd Grade Students to Washington State Park in Washington, AR on May 6, 2016
          VI. Morriss Elementary 3rd Grade Students to Sci Port in Shreveport, LA on May 12, 2016
          VII. Nash Elementary 3rd Grade Students to Little Rock Zoo in Little Rock, AR on May 13, 2016
          VIII. Nash Elementary 5th Grade Students to Old Washington Arkansas in Washington, AR on May 13, 2016
          IX. Westlawn Elementary Robotics Club Students to Sci Port in Shreveport, LA on May 20, 2016
          X. Morriss Elementary Students to Space Camp in Huntsville, AL on May 22-25, 2016
          XI. Nash Elementary 4th Grade Students to Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs, AR on May 27, 2016
          XII. Texas High Highstepper Students to New York on January 13-16, 2017
VI. Consent Agenda
     A. Consideration/Approval of Minutes
          I. March 15, 2016 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 Proposals
          I. Internet Service
     E. Consideration/Approval of PIE Donations/Budget Revision Requests
     F. Consideration/Approval of TASB Policy Update 104 (List of Local Policies Affected Below)
          I. EEH (LOCAL) – INSTRUCTIONAL ARRANGEMENTS - HOMEBOUND INSTRUCTION
          II. FB (LOCAL) – EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY
          III. FD (LOCAL) – ADMISSIONS
          IV. FEB (LOCAL) – ATTENDANCE - ATTENDANCE ACCOUNTING
          V. FFH (LOCAL) - STUDENT WELFARE - FREEDOM FROM DISCRIMINATION, HARASSMENT, AND RETALIATION
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 2016-2017
VIII. Reports/Information/Review Items
     A. Theron Jones Early Literacy Center Campus Report
     B. Construction Update on Waggoner Creek Elementary School and the 6th Grade Center at Texas Middle School
IX. Closed Session & Adjournment

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