Agenda of Regular Meeting
The Board of Trustees
A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Midlothian will be held August 19, 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.
CALL TO ORDER
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
Pledge of Allegiance
PUBLIC MEETING TO SET THE TAX RATE
CONSENT AGENDA: ACTION ITEMS
July 15, 2013 - Regular Meeting
District Administrative Representatives for ARD Meetings
Approval of Gifts and/or Donations
4-H Resolution for 2013-2014 Adjunct Faculty Agreement
Local District Update
Policy Revision: GBBA and GBB (Follow-up to Update 97)
DEC(LOCAL) Sick Leave Bank
EI (LOCAL) - Academic Achievement
Bids/Requests for Proposals/Purchase Orders
District Copier Contracts
Create a Board Committee to Review & Provide Input for MISD's Multi-purpose Stadium's Press Box Administrative Suite Rules and Procedures
North Central Texas Council of Government School Resource Officer Amended
Closed Session, Texas Government Code 551.071, Consultation with Attorney
Consider and Take Action to Approve an Order Authorizing the Issuance of Midlothian Independent School District Variable Rate Unlimited Tax Refunding Bonds; Levying a Tax and Providing for the Security and Payment Thereof; Providing for the Award of the Sale Thereof in Accordance with Specified Parameters; Authorizing the Execution and Delivery of a Purchase Contract, a Paying Agent and Delivery of a Purchase Contract, a Paying Agent/Registrar Agreement, a Remarketing Agreement, a Tender Agent Agreement and an Escrow Agreement Relating to such bonds; Approving the Preparation of an offering memorandum; and Enacting Other Provisions Relating Thereto
Consider Contracting Services for a Demographer
Consider Adoption of the 2013 - 2014 Tax Rate
Consider RFQ for District Phone System Upgrade
Consider MISD Tax Reinvestment Zone Alignment Agreement (TIRZ) Board Representative
Consider Creation of a Community Development Coordinator Position
Consider 2013 - 2014 Sports Park Budget
Consider 2011 Bond Projects: Midlothian Heritage High School (Phase 1)
Consider Midlothian Heritage High School Fencing Options
Consideration of Personnel, Texas Government Codes 551.074
Consideration of Personnel, Texas Government Codes 551.074 - Resignations, Terminations, and Non-renewals of Professional Employees, Employment, Leaves of Absences, Personnel Issues
Resignations of Professional Employees
Leaves of Absence
Consider Superintendent Insurance Package (School Attorney Recommended Adjustments as a Result of the Affordable Care Act to Avoid District Penalties)
Consider Change in Superintendent's Annual Contract Beginning and Ending Dates (School Attorney Recommended Adjustments, No Change in Salary)
Consider Recommendation for Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Operations
Students, Texas Government Code 551.082, 551.0821
Action, if any, on Items Discussed in Closed Session
Superintendent's Report and Announcements
Information from TASB, TASA, TEA and Other Organizations
September 27-29, 2013 - TASB/TASA Convention, Dallas
January 3-4, 2014, Schlechty School Board Conference, Four Seasons Austin
Items for Next Regular and/or Special Board Meetings
August 26, 2013, 6:00 p.m. - Joint City/School Meeting - Midlothian Conference Center
September 16, 2013, 6:30 p.m. - Regular Meeting
Y Contract and Update
Consider Purchase of Band Uniforms and Instruments
Midlothian Education Foundation Report for 2012 - 2013
Public Hearing - Overview of School FIRST (Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas)
Interlocal Cooperation Contract Between Ellis County and MISD
Adoption of Tax Rates
STAAR / AYP / TAKS Update
Bank Signature Card Resolution(s)
Ellis County Appraisal District (ECAD) Board of Director's Vote
October 21, 2013 - 6:30 p.m. - Regular Meeting
Professional Turnover Rates
Highly Qualified Report
November 18, 2013 - 6:30 p.m. - Regular 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.