REGULAR BOARD MEETING SULPHUR SPRINGS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD ROOM, ADMINISTRATION BUILDING MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2016 6:00 PM
I. CALL TO ORDER:
Pledge to American FlagSheretta Hill, 12th grade, SSHS, daughter of Rochelle Hill
Pledge to Texas FlagGideon Canada, 2nd grade, Lamar, son of Aaron & Kasey Davis Canada Brooklyn Craig, 2nd grade, Lamar, daughter of Richard & Carolyn Craig
II. FIRST ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Announcement by the President whether a quorum is present, that the meeting had been duly called and that the notice of the meeting had been posted in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code, Chapter 551.
B. Approval of the minutes of the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees conducted on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Administration Building. 7
III. PUBLIC FORUM: Public participation is limited to the designated open forum portion of a meeting per policy BED(LOCAL).
A. Recognize SSHS students for the following: Christian Corona- CollegeBoard National Hispanic Recognition Program
B. Mandy Eckhart- Outstanding performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test in 2015
IV. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS/INFORMATION ITEMS
A. Reading data & curriculum report (Exhibit sent under separate cover) [Kristin Monk & Lisa Robinson]
B. Report of Red Ribbon Week activities throughout the district. (Exhibit IV-B) [Rusty Harden] 10
C. Report on accountability. (Exhibit sent under separate cover) [Michael Lamb]
D. Head Start items given to the Board under separate cover for information only: – Director’s Report for August/September – Policy Council Minutes for September
V. CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS: These items are considered to be routine by the board and will be enacted under one motion, unless a member of the board requests that an item be removed from the consent agenda and considered in its normal sequence on the agenda.
A. Consider approval of Tax Credits and Supplements for September 2016. (Exhibit V-A) 13
B. Consider approval of Delinquent Tax Collections for September 2016. (Exhibit V-B) 14
C. Consider approval of Financial Statements and Bills Payable for September 2016. (Exhibit V-C) 15
D. Consider approval of Quarterly Investment Report for the three months ended August 31, 2016. (Exhibit V-D) 38
VI. ACTION ITEMS
A. Discuss and consider approval of appointing a school board representative to Head Start Policy Council.
B. Discuss and consider approval of designating Assistant Superintendent Josh Williams as records management officer for the district. [Michael Lamb]
C. Discuss and consider review of legal policies and approval of additions and revisions of local policies as recommended by Texas Association of School Boards Policy Services and according to the instruction sheet for TASB Localized Policy Manual Update 105. (See attached list-Exhibit VI-C) [Josh Williams] 41
D. Discuss and consider approval of renewal of membership in Walsh Gallegos’ retainer program. (Exhibit VI-D) [Michael Lamb] 42
VII. EXECUTIVE SESSION: Executive Session will be held for the purpose of consideration of matters for which closed or executive sessions are authorized by Title 5, Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, Section (.071) (.072), (.074)
A. Consultation with board’s attorney.
B. Discuss purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property.
C. Discuss and consider personnel to be employed, personnel to be reassigned, acknowledge and accept resignations of personnel, other personnel matters.
VIII. RECONVENE FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR ACTION RELATIVE TO ITEMS COVERED DURING EXECUTIVE SESSION.