REGULAR BOARD MEETING
SULPHUR SPRINGS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD ROOM, ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
I. CALL TO ORDER:
Pledges to American & Texas Flag – Douglas students
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,
B. Approval of the minutes of the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees
conducted on Monday, August 14, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. and the special
meeting/budget adoption of the Board of Trustees conducted on Friday,
August 25, 2017, at 11:30 p.m., both held in the Board Room of the
III. PUBLIC FORUM:
Public participation is limited to the designated open forum portion of a meeting
per policy BED(LOCAL).
IV. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS/INFORMATION ITEMS
A. Campus highlight – Douglas Intermediate–Fifth Grade Students, with the assistance of Shelley Burton, will use iPads to showcase great things at Douglas Intermediate School through the use of the app Flipgrid. Flipgrid is the leading video discussion platform used in grades Pre-K through college. Teachers ask questions and students respond with short video clips providing 100% student engagement. Students build community, define and share voices, and show respect for classmates by using Flipgrid. Teachers can utilize the app for formative assessments, exit tickets, project based learning and much more. 11
B. Report on Security Audit. (Exhibit sent under separate cover) [Rusty Harden]
C. Report on accountability ratings. [Michael Lamb]
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 August 2017.
B. Consider approval of Delinquent Tax Collections for August 2017.
C. Consider approval of Financial Statements and Bills Payable for August 2017.
D. Consider approval of Quarterly Investment Report for the three months ended
August 31, 2017.
E. Consider approval of Organizational Flow Charts for the SSISD Head Start
Program and the Early Childhood Learning Center.
F. Consider approval of Head Start Mission Statement & Statement of
G. Consider approval of Head Start Personnel Policy Summary. (Exhibit V-G) 45
VI. 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 (.072), (.074).
A. Discuss and consider personnel to be employed, personnel to be reassigned,
acknowledge and accept resignations of personnel, other personnel matters.
B. Discuss purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property.
VII. RECONVENE FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR ACTION RELATIVE TO
ITEMS COVERED DURING EXECUTIVE SESSION.