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December 14, 2020 at 6:30 PM - Regular Meeting

1. Call to Order and Establish Quorum
2. Public Comment
3. #CommittedToSMSD- Stephanie Jernigan
4. Calendar of Events
5. Closed Meeting - Closed meeting will be held for the purposes authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Section 551.071 - 551.076 concerning any and all purposes permitted by the Act, including but not limited to the following sections and purposes:
Texas Government Code Sections:
5.A. A. 551.071,551.129 For the purpose of a private consultation with the Board's attorney on all subjects or
matter authorized by law
5.A.1. 1. when the governmental body seeks the advice of its attorney about:
5.A.1.a. a. Pending or contemplated litigation or
5.A.1.b. b. A settlement offer; or
5.A.2.  On a matter in which the duty of the attorney to the governmental body, under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas, clearly conflicts with this chapter;
5.A.3. Consider legal advice regarding items specifically listed on the Agenda.
5.A.4. Consider legal advice regarding Texas Education Code 11.303 and related actions
5.A.5. Obtain legal advice regarding methods of trustee elections 
5.B. 551.073 For the purpose of discussing negotiated contracts for prospective gifts or donations
5.C. 551.074 For the purpose of considering the appointment, employment, resignation, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline or dismissal of a public officer or employee
5.C.1.  Consider hiring of professional personnel;
5.C.2. Consider renewals, non-renewals and terminations of contracts for professional personnel;
5.D. 551.076 For the purpose of considering the deployment, specific occasions for, or implementation of, security personnel or devices
6. Return to Open Session
7. Action and/or Discussion Items
7.A. Discussion and possible action regarding payment of lobbyist fees in an amount not to exceed $50,000 and related actions.
7.B. Discussion and possible action regarding approval of the Stafford Legislative Agenda and related actions. 
7.C. Consider approval of the 2021-2022 Stafford Elementary Targeted Improvement Plan (TIP). 
7.D. Consider approval of Chapter 49 agreement as a precaution that SMSD will need to enter into an agreement as a result of the impact of HB3 and delegating authority. For the 2020-2021 school year, the Board of Trustees delegates contractual authority to obligate the school district under Texas Education Code (TEC) §11.1511(c)(4) to the superintendent, solely for the purpose of the obligating the district under TEC, §48.257 and TEC, Chapter 49, Subchapters A and D and the rules adopted by the Commissioner of Education as authorized under TEC, §49.006. This included approval of the Agreement for the Purchase of Attendance Credit or the Agreement for the Purchase of Attendance Credit (Netting Chapter 48 Funding).
7.E. Consider approval of $57,615.21 for two-way radios and batteries from Crosspoint Communications an approved vendor from the Buyboard with the TEA School Safety and Security Grant funds. 
Presenter:  Dawn DuBose, Chief of Schools
7.F. Consider approval of contract with Educator’s Depot, Inc. (Buy Board Cooperative Contract 584-19) in an amount not to exceed $390,000.00 for fixtures, furnishings, and equipment for the STEM Magnet School Renovation project, part of the 2017 Bond Program.
7.G. Consider approval of the contract award for Request for Competitive Sealed Proposals #20-004 for Locker Room Renovation project for a total bid amount of $499,000.00, which includes an allowance of $50,000 and consider delegating authority to the Superintendent and his designee to negotiate, finalize, and execute the Contract Documents.
8. Consent Agenda
8.A. New Hires
8.B.  Board Minutes:
November 9, 2020
November 16, 2020
November 17, 2020
8.C. Statement of Bills 
8.D. Financial Statements 
8.E. Payments over $50,000
8.F. Payroll Expenditures 
9. Future Business
10. Adjournment
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