REGULAR BOARD MEETING
SULPHUR SPRINGS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD ROOM,
MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 2019 6:00 PM
I. CALL TO ORDER: Invocation Pledges to American & Texas Flags- Lamar Primary 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, Chapter 551.
B. Approval of the minutes of the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees conducted on Monday, December 10, 2018, beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Board Room of the Administration Building.
III. PUBLIC FORUM: Public participation is limited to the designated open forum portion of a meeting per policy BED(LOCAL).
A. Presentation of plaque of appreciation to former board president.
B. Recognize school board members for “School Board Appreciation Month”.
IV. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS/INFORMATION ITEMS
A. Announce filing dates for the May 4, 2019 school board trustee election as: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 through Friday, February 15, 2019
B. “Capturing Kids’ Hearts” presentation by Lamar students.
C. Report on Special Education.
D. Update on elementary and secondary programs.
E. Head Start items given to the Board under separate cover for information only: – Director’s Report for December – Policy Council minutes for December & January
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 December 2018.
B. Consider approval of Delinquent Tax Collections for December 2018.
C. Consider approval of Financial Statements and Bills Payable for December 2018.
VI. ACTION ITEMS:
A. Discuss and consider approval of Staff Development Days (5) waiver application to Texas Education Agency.
B. Discuss and consider approval of Early Release Days (6) waiver application to Texas Education Agency.
C. Discuss and consider approval of General Foreign Exchange Student waiver application.
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, Sections (.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.
C. Discuss Superintendent’s evaluation.
D. Discuss and consider Superintendent’s contract extension and compensation