Agenda of Regular Meeting

The Board of Trustees

Midlothian

A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Midlothian will be held July 15, 2013, beginning at 6:30 PM in the L.A. Mills Administration Complex.

The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are as listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the order shown on this meeting notice.

Unless removed from the consent agenda, items identified within the consent agenda will be acted on at one time.

1.

CALL TO ORDER

A.

Announcement by the presiding officer that a quorum of Board members is present, that the meeting has been duly called, and that notice of the meeting has been posted in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 551

B.

Invocation

C.

Pledge of Allegiance

2.

PUBLIC HEARING TO DISCUSS THE PROPOSED INTERNET SAFETY POLICY FOR 2013-2014

3.

PRESENTATION(S)

A.

Bond Refunding Opportunity

4.

PUBLIC COMMENT

5.

CONSENT AGENDA: ACTION ITEMS

A.

Minutes

1.

June 17, 2013 - Regular Meeting

B.

Student Code of Conduct 2013-2014

C.

Bids/Requests for Proposals/Purchase Orders

1.

2013-2014 Printer Supplies

D.

2013-2014 Employee Handbook

E.

PDAS Appraiser List and Calendar

F.

Student Athletic Accident Insurance Bid

G.

Policy Update 97 affecting (LOCAL) policies (see attached list of codes)

H.

Quarterly Investment Report

I.

Local Policy Update(s)

1.

FM (LOCAL) Student Activities

a.

FM(LOCAL) Student Activities: Color(s) and Mascot(s)

b.

FM(LOCAL) Student Activities: Extra-curricular Absences

2.

CNA (LOCAL) Resolution

J.

School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) Annual Report 2012-2013

K.

Approval of Gifts and/or Donations

L.

North Central Texas Council of Government School Resource Officer Grant Resolution

6.

DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS

A.

Closed Session, Texas Government Code 551.071, Consultation with Attorney

B.

Organizational Health Inventory (OHI) Explanation, 2012-2013

C.

Consider 2011 Bond Projects: Midlothian Heritage High School (Phase 1)

1.

Consider Wording for Library Entrance

2.

Consider Athletic Lockers

3.

Consider Fence Options

D.

Consider Purchase of PC Lab Computers for MHS from 2006 Remaining Bond Funds

E.

Consider Dates for Joint City/School Meeting

F.

Consider Creation of District Math Coach Position

G.

Consider RFQ for Demographic Service(s)

H.

TASB Summer Leadership Institute, June 2013, Trustee Training Reports

I.

Consideration of Personnel, Texas Government Codes 551.074

1.

Consideration of Personnel, Texas Government Codes 551.074 - Resignations, Terminations, and Non-renewals of Professional Employees, Employment, Leaves of Absences, Personnel Issues

2.

Employment

3.

Resignations of Professional Employees

4.

Leaves of Absence

5.

Superintendent Formative Evaluation

6.

Consider Superintendent Insurance Package (School Attorney Recommended Adjustments as a Result of the Affordable Care Act to Avoid District Penalties)

7.

Consider Change in Superintendent's Annual Contract Beginning and Ending Dates (School Attorney Recommended Adjustments, No Change in Salary)

J.

Students, Texas Government Code 551.082, 551.0821

1.

Discipline Issues

2.

Non-Discipline Issues

K.

Action, if any, on Items Discussed in Closed Session

L.

Superintendent's Report and Announcements

1.

Information from TASB, TASA, TEA and Other Organizations

a.

August 16, 2013, 7:00 p.m. - Summer Graduation, Midlothian High School

Auditorium

b.

September 27-29, 2013- TASB/TASA Convention, Dallas

c.

January, 2014 - Schlechty School Board Conference, Austin, Texas

2.

Business Reports

3.

Items for Next Regular and/or Special Board Meetings

a.

August 19, 2013 6:30 p.m. - Regular Meeting

1.

Midlothian Education Foundation Report for 2012 - 2013

2.

Public Meeting to Set the Tax Rate

3.

Set the Tax Rate

4.

Curriculum Bids: Princeton Review

5.

Y Contract and Update

6.

Paper & Vehicle Bid(s) and Purchase Order(s)

b.

September 16, 2013 - Regular Meeting

c.

October 21, 2013 - Regular Meeting

7.

ADJOURNMENT OF MEETING

If, during the course of the meeting covered by this Agenda, the Board of Trustees should determine that a closed meeting or session of the Board of Trustees is required, then such closed meeting or session as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Section 551.001 et seq., will be held by the School Board at the date, hour, and place given in this Agenda or as soon after the commencement of the meeting covered by this Agenda as the School Board may conveniently meet in such closed meeting or session concerning any and all purposes permitted by the Act, including, but not limited to the following sections and purposes:

Texas Government Code Section:

551.071 Private consultation with the board’s attorney.

551.072 Discussing purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property.

551.073 Discussing negotiated contracts for prospective gifts or donations.

551.074 Discussing personnel or to hear complaints against personnel.

551.075 To confer with employees of the school district to receive information or

to ask questions.

551.076 Considering the deployment, specific occasions for, or implementation of, security personnel, or devices.

551.082 Considering discipline of a public school child, or complaint or charge against personnel.

551.0821 Discussing personally identifiable information about a public school student.

551.083 Considering the standards, guidelines, terms, or conditions the board will follow, or will instruct its representatives to follow, in consultation with representatives of employees groups.

551.084 Excluding witnesses from a hearing.

Should any final action, final decision, or final vote be required in the opinion of the school

Board with regard to any matter considered in such closed meeting or session, then the final action, final decision, or final vote shall be either:

(a) in the open meeting covered by the Notice upon the reconvening of

the public meeting; or

(b) at a subsequent public meeting of the School Board upon notice thereof; as the

School Board shall determine.