PRESS RELEASE


January 13, 2017

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

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - January 17, 2017 - 6:00 PM

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

AGENDA
JANUARY 17, 2017

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 - Bob Bruggeman of the Texas Association of Sports Official - Texarkana Chapter
IV. Open Forum
V. Special Reports & Superintendent's Information to Board
     A. Legislative Report
     B. Class Size Reports
     C. Field Trip Requests
          I. Texas High School and Texas Middle School Students to Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, Arkansas on February 1, 2017
          II. Texas High School Students to Pulaski Technical College in Little Rock, Arkansas on February 16, 2017
          III. Texas High School Students to DECA State Career Conference in San Antonio, Texas on February 22 – 25, 2017
          IV. Texas High School TigerVision Students to Student Television Network Convention in Anaheim, California on March 27 – April 2, 2017
VI. Consent Agenda
     A. Consideration/Approval of Minutes
          I. December 13, 2016 Regular Board Meeting
     B. Consideration/Approval of Personnel Items
          I. Personnel resignations/retirements
          II. Personnel elections/assignments
          III. Proposed Renewals, Non Renewals, Terminations/Suspensions
     C. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Investment Report
     D. Consideration/Approval of Proposals
          I. Flooring Supplies and Labor Vendor
          II. Lockers for Fieldhouse Renovation
          III. School Bus
     E. Consideration/Approval of PIE Donations/Budget Revision Requests
     F. Consideration/Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding between TISD and the City of Texarkana, Texas
     G. Consideration/Approval of 2017-2018 District Calendar
VII. Action/Discussion Items
     A. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Financial Report
     B. Consideration/Approval of Expenditures
     C. Consideration/Approval of Order Calling for Trustee Election
     D. Consideration/Approval of Adoption of Annual Tuition Rate for Ineligible Students
     E. Consideration of Proposed Resignation
          I. Armstrong Green, Shasta - Westlawn Elementary School - Intervention Reading Teacher - Resignation, effective January 3, 2017
VIII. Reports/Information/Review Items
     A. Paul Laurence Dunbar Early Education Center Campus Report
     B. State and Federal Grants Manual Report
IX. Closed Session & Adjournment

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