Agenda of Regular Meeting
The Board of Trustees
A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Midlothian will be held September 16, 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
WOW Presentation - Irvin Elementary
CONSENT AGENDA: ACTION ITEMS
August 19, 2013 - Regular Meeting
August 26, 2013 - Joint City/School Meeting Minutes
Approval of Gifts and/or Donations
TEA Class Size Waiver for 2013-2014
Authorization for Superintendent to Hire Teaching Positions Between October 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013.
Midlothian High School STAAR / EOC / TAKS Update
Texpool Investment Pool Resolution
First Public / LoneStar Resolution
Ellis County Appraisal District (ECAD) Board of Director's Vote
Bids/Requests for Proposals/Purchase Orders
Designation of Official Voting Delegate and Alternate to TASB Delegate Assembly
Consider Contracting Services for a Demographer
Consider Computer and Supply Bids
Consider Purchase of Band Instruments
Consider 2011 Bond Projects: Midlothian Heritage High School (Phase 1)
Protective Fencing for Ball (Football and Soccer) Stoppage on to FM 1387
Students, Texas Government Code 551.082, 551.0821
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
Action, if any, on Items Discussed in Closed Session
Superintendent's Report and Announcements
Information from TASB, TASA, TEA and Other Organizations
September 26 - 29, 2013 - TASB/TASA Convention, Dallas
January 3-4, 2014 - Schlechty School Board Conference, Four Seasons, Austin
May 10, 2014- Trustee Election Day
May 19, 2014 - Education Showcase
Items for Next Regular and/or Special Board Meetings
October 21, 2013 - 6:30 p.m. - Regular Meeting
Y Contract Renewal
Joint School Board / Student Council Meeting
Public Hearing to Discuss Overview of School FIRST (Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas)
Annual Investment Report
Annual Audit Report for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2013
Inter-local Cooperation Contract Between Ellis County and MISD
Texas Comptroller Gold Leadership Circle
Highly Qualified Report
Operational Reports and Athletic Reports for 2012-2013
School Health Advisory Council
Professional Turnover Rates
TEA: Class Size Waiver (if needed)
Update on Athletic Procedures
Fund Balance Designations
RFQ for District Phone System
Consider Director for Food Service Bids
November 18, 2013 - 6:30 p.m. - Regular Meeting
December 9, 2013 - 6:30 p.m. - Special Student Recognition Meeting
December 16, 2013 - 6:30 p.m. - Regular Meeting
February 24, 2014 - 6:30 p.m. - Joint School Board/City Council Meeting
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.