PRESS RELEASE


September 16, 2016

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

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - September 20, 2016 - 6:00 PM

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

AGENDA
SEPTEMBER 20, 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
IV. Open Forum
V. Public Hearing - Accelerated Instruction Programs for High School Students
VI. Public Hearing - Stakeholder Input to Consider Whether Texarkana ISD Should Develop a Local Innovation Plan for Designation as a District of Innovation
VII. Special Reports & Superintendent's Information to Board
     A. Legislative Report
     B. Field Trip Requests
          I. Texas High School Band Students to Perform in the Disney Magic Kingdom's Electric
Night Time Parade in Orlando, Florida from March 9-14, 2017
          II. Theron Jones Early Literacy Center Students to Dixie Maze in Shreveport, Louisiana on September 26, 2016
VIII. Consent Agenda
     A. Consideration/Approval of Minutes
          I. August 16, 2016 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 Cooperative Purchasing Fees Report
     E. Consideration/Approval of PIE Donations/Budget Revision Requests
     F. Consideration/Approval of Updated Campus and District Improvement Plans
     G. Consideration/Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding between TISD and Northeast Texas Community College/Northeast Police Academy
     H. Consideration/Approval of TASB Policy Update 106 (List of Local Policies Affected Below)
     I. EHBAF (LOCAL) – SPECIAL EDUCATION VIDEO-AUDIO MONITORING
     I. Consideration/Approval of a Resolution for the Acceptance of Property at 926 Bowie, Texarkana, TX
     J. Consideration/Approval of Maximum Class Size Exception Waiver
IX. Action/Discussion Items
     A. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Financial Report
     B. Consideration/Approval of Expenditures
     C. Consideration/Approval to Appoint a Committee to Develop a Local Innovation Plan
     D. Consideration/Approval of Changing the Name of the Campus known as Bowie-Cass Adult Education Cooperative to Texarkana ISD Adult Education & Literacy
X. Reports/Information/Review Items
     A. Westlawn Elementary Campus Report
XI. Closed Session
XII. Adjournment

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