August 22, 2013

posted Aug 19, 2013, 12:15 PM by Joel Parker

THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

SLOCUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

 

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING

August 22, 2013

 

Notice is hereby given that on August 22, 2013, the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District will hold a Regular meeting at 7:00 PM in the Board Room of the Slocum Independent School District, 5765 E. State Hwy 294, Elkhart, Texas.  The subjects to be discussed will be listed on the agenda which shall be posted 72 hours prior to the meeting.

 

If, during the course of the meeting covered by this Notice, the Board should determine that a closed or executive meeting or session of the Board is required, then such closed or executive 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 Notice or as soon after commencement of the meeting covered by this Notice as the Board may conveniently meet in such closed or executive 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 employee groups

551.084               Excluding witnesses from a hearing

 

Should any final action, final decision, or final vote be required in the opinion of the Board with regard to any matter considered in such closed or executive 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 Board upon notice thereof; as the Board shall determine.

 

Prior to 7:00 p.m. August 19, 2013 this Notice was posted on the district website (www.slocumisd.org), the bulletin board located in the administrative suite of the school, and at a location adjacent to the front door of the school which is visible to the public 24 hours a day. 

                                                                               

For the Slocum ISD Board of Trustees

Cliff Lasiter, Superintendent


A Regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Slocum Independent School District will be held August 22, 2013 at 7:00 PM in the Board Room of the Slocum Independent School District, 5765 E. State Hwy 294, Elkhart, Texas. 

The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are listed below.  Agenda 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 – Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 551

A.      Establish Quorum

1)     Members Present/Absent

2)     School Officials Present

3)     Guest(s) Present

B.      Pledges of Allegiance

C.      Invocation 

2.     PUBLIC COMMENT

3.     CONSENT AGENDA

A.      Approve Minutes:

1)     Regular Meeting, July 18, 2013

2)     Special Meeting, July 29, 2013

B.       Business Manager - Approve Financial Reports for the Month

1)     Financial Report

2)     Budget Amendments

3)     Accounts Payable

4)     Tax Collection Report

4.     REPORTS

A.      2013 TEA Accountability Ratings

B.      Anderson County Special Education Coop Budget for 2013-2014

C.      Projected Enrollment 

5.     DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS

A.      Budget for the 2013-2014 School Year

B.      Set Tax Rate for the 2013-2014 School Year

C.      Additional Region VII Contract for 2013-2014 School Year

D.     September Board Meeting Date

E.      Consider Drug Testing Program for Secondary Students 

If during the course of the meeting, discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in 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. Before any closed meeting is convened, the presiding officer will publicly identify the section or sections of the Acts authorizing the closed meeting. All final votes, actions, or decisions will be taken in open meeting. 

6.      PERSONNEL

A.      CLOSED SESSION (Authority-Texas Govt. Code 551.074)

(1)  Employ Substitute Personnel

(2)  Resignations

B.      OPEN SESSION - Action, if any, will be taken on matters discussed in closed session. 

7.     FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS/TRUSTEE COMMENTS

8.     ADJOURN 

This notice was posted in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act prior to 7:00 p.m. on August 19, 2013. 

                                                           

For the Slocum ISD Board of Trustees

Cliff Lasiter, Superintendent

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