Agenda of Regular Meeting

The Board of Trustees Midlothian

A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Midlothian will be held March 25, 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.


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. WOW PRESENTATION

A. Baxter Elementary School




1. February 18, 2013 - Regular Meeting 2. February 18, 2013 - Workshop Minutes 3. March 18, 2013 - Special Meeting Minutes - Board Goal Setting

B. Budget Amendment(s) C. Approval of Gifts and/or Donations D. Bids/Requests for Proposals/Purchase Orders

1. Technology Purchases E. Resolution(s):

1. Resolution to Amend the Midlothian ISD 403(b) Retirement Plan

F. Authorization for Superintendent to Hire Contractual Personnel Between March 25, 2013 and June 30, 2013

G. Policy Update 96, affecting (LOCAL) policies:

1. DEC (LOCAL) Compensation and Benefits Leaves and Absences 2. EFAA (LOCAL) Instructional Materials Selection and Adoption 3. FEB (LOCAL) Attendance: Attendance Accounting

H. Local Policy Update(s) and/or Revision(s)

1. FM (LOCAL) Student Activities: Extra-Curricular Activity Absences

2. DEC (LOCAL) Compensation and Benefits Leaves and Absences: Military Leave

I. Performance-Based Monitoring: Discipline Audit Report

J. Consider RFQ for Auditor

K. Consider State Energy Conservation Office (SECO) Innovative Energy Demonstration Grant and Related Budget Amendment


A. Demographic 4th Quarter Report for 2012

B. Consider Mentor Program: Movement Toward A Future

C. Consider 2011 Bond Projects: High School No. 2 and Frank Seale Middle School Addition

1. Color Schemes for Exterior and Interior Building Materials D. Consider Local Policy CW (LOCAL) Naming of Facilities

E. Consider Purchase of Projectors for Frank Seale Middle School and Walnut Grove Middle School

F. Consider Board Policy Regarding MISD Facility Colors and Campus Mascot(s) G. Consider and Discuss Open Enrollment for 2013/2014 H. Consider Signage at the MISD Multi-purpose Stadium

I. Consider Contracts (13/14) and Addendum to Contracts (12/13) between Midlothian ISD and City of Midlothian (Interlocal Agreement(s)) for Student Resource Officer(s) (SRO)

J. Consider and Discuss Participation in Legislative Coalition to Change Special Education Evaluation Timelines

K. MISD Board Scholarship and Selection of Committee Members L. MISD Servant Leader Award and Selection of Committee Members

M. Consider the Board's Standard Operating Procedures

N. Board President to Appoint a Committee to Review the Board Operating Procedures, 2013

O. Budget 1. Additional Personnel

P. Students, Texas Government Code 551.082, 551.0821 1. Discpline Issues 2. Non-Discipline Issues

Q. Consideration of Personnel, Texas Government Code 551.074, Personnel

1. Consider renewals, non-renewals and terminations of conracts for professional personnel. (To deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties and contracts of employees.)

2. Resignations of Professional Employees 3. Employment 4. Termination of Employment 5. Leaves of Absence

6. Consideration of Teacher Contracts and Addendums R. Action, if any, on Items Discussed in Closed Session

S. Superintendent's Report and Announcements 1. Information from TASB, TASA, TEA and Other Organizations

a. May 11, 2013 - MISD Board of Trustee Election b. May 20, 2013 - WOW Showcase at Midlothian High School c. June 7, 2013 - 8:15 p.m. Graduation, at Multipurpose Stadium d. June 6-8, 2013 - TASB Summer Leadership Institute, San Antonio e. June 13-15, 2013 - TASB Summer Leadership Institute, Ft. Worth

f. September 26-28, 2013- TASB/TASA Convention, Dallas 2. Business Reports 3. Upcoming Events 4. Items for Next Regular and/or Special Board Meetings

a. April 15, 2013 - 6:30 pm - Regular Meeting 1. Renewal of Child Nutrition Contract 2. Instructional Materials Allotment TEKS Certification Form 2013 3. Middle School Community Problem Solver Project Update 4. Budget Workshop 5. Volunteer Recognition 6. Superintendent Evaluation (OHI Report Review) 7. Outdoor Education Program (Sky Ranch)

b. May 20, 2013 - 7:30 pm - Regular Meeting 1. Budget Workshop 2. Canvass of the May 11, 2013 Election Results 3. Statement of Elected/Appointed Officers 4. Certificate(s) of Election 5. Administer Oath of Office 6. Election of Officers

c. June 17, 2013 - 6:30 pm - Regular Meeting 1. Public Meeting to discuss budget and proposed tax rates

2. Demographic Contract (Renewal: 8/31/2013)

3. Authorization for Superintendent to Hire Contractual Personnel Between July 1, 2013 and September 30, 2013

d. July 15, 2013 - 6:30 pm - Regular Meeting e. August 19, 2013 - 6:30 pm - Regular Meeting

1. Board Adopts Tax Rate 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:

551.071 551.072 551.073 551.074 551.075

551.076 551.082 551.0821 551.083


Private consultation with the board’s attorney. Discussing purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property. Discussing negotiated contracts for prospective gifts or donations. Discussing personnel or to hear complaints against personnel. To confer with employees of the school district to receive information or to ask questions. Considering the deployment, specific occasions for, or implementation of, security personnel, or devices. Considering discipline of a public school child, or complaint or charge against personnel. Discussing personally identifiable information about a public school student. 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. 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.