December 19, 2013

posted Dec 16, 2013, 11:26 AM by Joel Parker

THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

SLOCUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING

December 19, 2013 

Notice is hereby given that on December 19, 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. December 16, 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 December 19, 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.      RECOGNITIONS

A.    Gates Awards

3.      PUBLIC COMMENT

4.      LEVEL III GRIEVANCE HEARING – CAREY TRAHAN

5.      CONSENT AGENDA

A.    Approve Minutes:  Regular Meeting, November 21, 2013

B.     Approve The Lab of Tyler as Drug Testing Company for Student Drug Testing Program

C.     Approve Financial Reports for the Month

1)      Financial Status Report

2)      Budget Amendments

3)      Tax Collection Report

4)      Accounts Payable

6.      ACTION ITEMS

A.    Financial Audit Report for Year Ending August 31, 2013

B.     Improvement Plans

C.     Policy Update 98, Affecting Local Policies:

1)      BBE(LOCAL): BOARD MEMBERS - AUTHORITY

2)      DBA(LOCAL): EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS AND RESTRICTIONS - CREDENTIALS AND RECORDS

3)      DFFA(LOCAL): REDUCTION IN FORCE - FINANCIAL EXIGENCY

4)      DFFB(LOCAL): REDUCTION IN FORCE - PROGRAM CHANGE

5)      DGBA(LOCAL): PERSONNEL-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS - EMPLOYEE COMPLAINTS/GRIEVANCES

6)      DH(LOCAL): EMPLOYEE STANDARDS OF CONDUCT

7)      DNA(LOCAL): PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL - EVALUATION OF TEACHERS

8)      EC(LOCAL): SCHOOL DAY

9)      EIA(LOCAL): ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT - GRADING/PROGRESS REPORTS TO PARENTS

10)  FEA(LOCAL): ATTENDANCE - COMPULSORY ATTENDANCE

11)  FEC(LOCAL): ATTENDANCE - ATTENDANCE FOR CREDIT

7.      REPORTS

A.    Principals’ Reports

1)      Student Accomplishments

2)      Enrollment/Attendance

3)      School Events/Calendar

8.      PERSONNEL

A.    Resignations

B.     Employ Personnel – Special Education Aide

C.     Students and Discipline of Students

D.    Students – Non Disciplinary Action

9.      DISCUSSION ITEMS

A.    January Board Meeting Date

B.     Superintendent Evaluation Instrument

C.     Plans for Future Maintenance, Renovation and Construction

D.    School Board Continuing Training Requirements

10.  FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS/TRUSTEE COMMENTS

11.  ADJOURN 

This notice was posted in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act prior to 7:00 p.m. on December 16, 2013. 

                                                           

For the Slocum ISD Board of Trustees

Cliff Lasiter, Superintendent


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