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April 13, 2017

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

TISD Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - April 18, 2017 - 6:00 PM

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

AGENDA
APRIL 18, 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 and Public Recognition - Texarkana Public Schools Foundation Innovative Teacher Grant Recipients
IV. Open Forum
V. Special Reports & Superintendent's Information to Board

A. Legislative Report

B. Field Trip Requests

I. Theron Jones Early Literacy Center Students to Sci Port in Shreveport, LA on April 28, 2017

II. Texas High Students to Central High School in Little Rock, AR and to the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, TN on April 25–26, 2017

III. Texas High DECA Students to Anaheim, CA on April 25–30, 2017

IV. Theron Jones Early Literacy Center Students to Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, AR on May 10, 2017

V. Texas High Students to Orlando, FL on May 10-14, 2017

VI. Nash Elementary Students to Old Washington State Park in Old Washington, AR on May 11, 2017

VII. Morriss Elementary 3rd Grade Students to Sci Port in Shreveport, LA on May 11, 2017

VIII. Morriss Elementary 4th Grade Students to Logoly State Park in McNeil, AR on May 16, 2017

IX. Morriss Elementary 5th Grade Students to Space Camp in Huntsville, AL on May 21-24, 2017

X. Nash Elementary Students to Mid America Science Museum in Hot Springs, AR on May 27, 2017

XI. Texas High Tiger Theatre Company Students to the International Thespian Festival in Lincoln, NE on June 19-25, 2017

VI. Consent Agenda

A. Consideration/Approval of Minutes

I. March 21, 2017 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. Weight Training Equipment

E. Consideration/Approval of TASB Policy Update 107 (List of Local Policies Affected Below)

I. CDC (LOCAL) OTHER REVENUES GIFTS AND SOLICITATIONS

II. CJ (LOCAL) CONTRACTED SERVICES

III. DC (LOCAL) EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES

IV. DEE (LOCAL) COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT

V. DFAA (LOCAL) PROBATIONARY CONTRACTS SUSPENSION/TERMINATION DURING CONTRACT

VI. DFBA (LOCAL) TERM CONTRACTS SUSPENSION/TERMINATION DURING CONTRACT

VII. DFCA (LOCAL) CONTINUING CONTRACTS SUSPENSION/TERMINATION

VIII. FEA (LOCAL) ATTENDANCE COMPULSORY ATTENDANCE

IX. FFA (LOCAL) STUDENT WELFARE WELLNESS AND HEALTH SERVICES

X. FJ (LOCAL) STUDENT FUNDRAISING

XI. GE (LOCAL) RELATIONS WITH PARENT ORGANIZATIONS

F. Consideration/Approval of Waiver for Low Attendance Days

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 2017-2018

D. Consideration/Approval of Bank Renewal

VIII. Reports/Information/Review Items

A. Theron Jones Early Literacy Center Campus Report

B. Student Academic Performance Report

IX. Closed Session & Adjournment

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