PRESS RELEASE


July 28, 2020

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

TISD Board of Trustees - Called Meeting - July 31, 2020 - 10:00 AM

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

AGENDA
JULY 31, 2020

A Called of the Board of Trustees of the Texarkana Independent School District will be held on July 31, 2020 beginning at 10:00 AM.

Due to health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 coronavirus, members of the public may access this meeting by calling this number: (903)798-6883.

Public comments related to this meeting will be handled as follows: When we get to the Open Forum item on the agenda, community members will have the opportunity to speak, per the instructions listed below.

Members of the public who desire to address the board regarding an item on this agenda must comply with the following registration procedures:

Under this law, we proceed according to a posted agenda and cannot act on any item not on this agenda. Therefore, if you have any special problems or concerns, we regret to inform you that no action can be taken on those concerns at this meeting. However, there is an Open Forum at the beginning of each regular meeting. During this Open Forum, you may sign up and address the Board on any topic you wish, including items on the agenda, with the exception of personnel, with a five (5) minute limit. If an interpreter is required, the presentation shall not exceed ten (10) minutes.

During this period, the Board will listen to your comments but will not participate in a discussion of your concerns. Any questions you have may be directed to the Board President who will handle those questions at their discretion. If action is appropriate for consideration based on your comments, the Board President will direct the administration to follow-up on the problem. As appropriate, your concern could either be handled by the administration or it could possibly be placed on a future agenda as an item for consideration.

After the Open Forum, the Board will proceed with the meeting, following the posted agenda and will not accept questions or comments from the audience except at the discretion and/or direction of the Board President. In order that all in attendance may hear the proceedings, the audience is asked to refrain from talking.

The audience is encouraged to remain until the Board goes into closed session. In closed session, the Board is allowed to discuss only items on the agenda including legal, real estate, discipline and personnel matters. No action may be taken in closed session. When the Board reconvenes in open session, any item discussed in closed session may be acted upon.

The open portions of this meeting will be recorded and made available to the public upon request.

The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the same order as shown on this meeting notice. For more information about public comment, see Policy BED.

I. Call to Order, Mission & Goals Statement, Roll Call, Establishment of Quorum, Certification of Notice

II. Open Session, Prayer & Pledge of Allegiance

III. Open Forum

IV. Action/Discussion Items

A. Consideration/Approval of Region 4 Interlocal Agreement

V. Adjournment

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