Notice of Regular Meeting

The Board of Trustees

Waxahachie Independent School District

A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Waxahachie Independent School District will be held August 12, 2013, beginning at 7:30 PM in the Waxahachie ISD Administration Building 411 N Gibson Street, Waxahachie, TX 75165.

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.

1.

STUDY SESSION - 6:00 P.M.

A.

Call to order.

B.

Announcement by presiding officer that a quorum is present, that the meeting has been duly called, and that notice of the meeting has been duly posted for time and manner required by law.

C.

Information Items.

1.

Delegate to TASA/TASB Convention - September 27-29, 2013, in Dallas

2.

August Board Updates.

a.

WISD Grading Guidelines.

b.

House Bill 5.

3.

Discussion on the 2013 State District and Campus Accountability Ratings and Data Tables.

4.

Discussion on the 2013-2014 Student Handbook Updates.

5.

Discussion with Huckabee, Mr. Lueck, on controlled entrance architect fees.

D.

Additional information relating to items on the agenda.

E.

Closed Session.

1.

Discussing personnel. Govt Code 551.074

2.

Consulting privately with the board’s attorney. Gov't Code 551.071

3.

Deliberating the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property/real estate. Govt Code 551.072

2.

REGULAR SESSION - 7:30 P.M.

A.

Call to Order.

B.

Establish Quorum.

C.

Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance to the U. S. and Texas Flags.

D.

Recognitions.

E.

Open Forum: Hearing of individuals or committees.

F.

Minutes of previous meetings.

G.

Action relative to items considered in Closed Session.

H.

Budget and Finance.

1.

Cash Position.

2.

Revenue and Expenses.

3.

Revenue Summary Report.

4.

Budget Summary.

5.

Proposed Budget Amendments.

6.

Tax Collection Report.

7.

Check Register.

8.

Bid Report.

9.

Purchase Order Approval.

10.

Reconciliation for Designated Fund Balance.

11.

Interest Income.

12.

Substitute Report.

13.

Budget Updates.

14.

Board Resolution.

I.

Human Resources.

1.

Personnel Report.

2.

Consideration to approve the PDAS Appraisal Calendar and Second Appraiser List.

J.

Superintendent's Report.

1.

Consideration to approve the Ellis County Extension faculty as adjunct faculty members for Waxahachie ISD for the 2013-2014 school year.

2.

Consideration to approve the resolution that recognizes the Ellis County Texas 4-H Organizationan as eligible for extracurricular status.

3.

Consideration to endorse one of the following as your TASB Board Region X, Position D Director.

4.

Consideration to approve TASB Board Policy Update 97.

5.

Consideration to nominate a board member and alternate as Delegate to TASA/TASB Convention, September 27-29, 2013.

6.

Consideration to approve the recommendation as presented for pizza bid for the 2013-2014 school year with the option to extend the bid through 2014-2015.

7.

Consideration to approve 2013- 2014 Student Code of Conduct updates.

8.

Consideration to approve architect fees for controlled entrances.

9.

Consideration to approve controlled entrance work at Clift Elementary, Felty Elementary, Finley Junior High, Howard Junior High, and Global High.

10.

Additional Information Items.

a.

Technology Program Updates - Robert Keith.

b.

Request for three new buses information - Gary Coffey.

c.

Request for two new security vehicles information - Erik Kyle.

d.

Construction Projects Update - Ryder Appleton.

K.

Additional Items from Study Session, if necessary.

L.

Closed Session

1.

Consulting privately with the board’s attorney. Govt Code 551.071

2.

Deliberating the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property/real estate. Govt Code 551.072

3.

Discussing Personnel. Govt Code 551-074

M.

Action relative to items considered in Closed Session.

3.

ADJOURN.

If, during the course of the meeting, discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in a closed meeting, the board will conduct a closed meeting in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapters D and E or Texas Government Code section 418.183(f). Before any closed meeting is convened, the presiding officer will publicly identify the section or sections of the Act authorizing the closed meeting. All final votes, actions, or decisions will be taken in open meeting. [See BEC(LEGAL)]

The notice for this meeting was posted in compliance with the Texas Open Meeting Act on:

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For the Board of Trustees