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January 13, 2020 at 5:00 PM - Regular

Agenda
I. CALL TO ORDER:
Invocation
Pledges to American & Texas Flags- Lamar Primary students
II. FIRST ORDER OF BUSINESS
II.A. Announcement by the President whether a quorum is present, that the meeting had been duly called and that the notice of the meeting had been posted in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code, Chapter 551.
II.B. Approval of the minutes of the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees conducted on Monday, December 9, 2019, beginning at 11:30 a.m. and of the special meeting of the Board of Trustees conducted on Thursday, December 19, 2019, beginning at 5:15 p.m. both held in the Board Room of the Administration Building.
III. PUBLIC FORUM:
III.A. Recognize school board members for "School Board Appreciation Month". [Michael Lamb]
IV. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS/INFORMATION ITEMS
IV.A. "Lamar is You-Nique" presentation by Lamar students and music department.
IV.B. Report on Special Education program.  [Susan Johnston]
IV.C. Announce filing dates for the May 2, 2020 school board trustee election: Wednesday, January 15, 2020 through Friday, February 14, 2020
IV.D. Present the Lamar Primary Improvement TAP (Turn Around Plan) draft.  (Exhibit IV-D) [Kristin Monk]
IV.E. Dates for 2020 Open House.  (Exhibit IV-E) [Kristin Monk]
IV.F. Update and discussion on current board goals. [Michael Lamb]
IV.G. Head Start items given to the Board under separate cover for information only:
- Director's Report for December
- Policy Council minutes for December
V. CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS:
V.A. Consider approval of Tax Credits and Supplements for December 2019.
(Exhibit V-A)
V.B. Consider approval of Delinquent Tax Collections for December 2019.
(Exhibit V-B)
V.C. Consider approval of Financial Statements and Bills Payable for December 2019.
(Exhibit V-C)
VI. ACTION ITEMS
VI.A. Acknowledgement of the Individual Trustees of the Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees Conflict of Interest Policy in connection with the Application and Agreement for Limitation on Appraised Value of Property for School District Maintenance and Operations Taxes from Solemio LLC, Comptroller Application #1283.  (Exhibit VI-A)
VI.B. Acknowledgement of the Individual Trustees of the Sulphur Springs Indepenedent School District Board of Trustees Conflict of Interest Policy in connection with the Application and Agreement for Limitation on Appraised Value of Property for School District Maintenance and Operations Taxes from Hopkins Energy LLC, Comptroller Application #1384.  (Exhibit VI-B)
VI.C. Consider and possible action to adopt the Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees Resolution 1-20 designating the “Solemio Reinvestment Zone,” pursuant to Texas Tax Code §312.0025. (Exhibit VI-C)
VI.D. Consider and possible action to adopt the Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees Amended Findings of Fact in connection with the Amended Application for Limitation on Appraised Value of Property for School District Maintenance and Operations Taxes from Solemio LLC, Comptroller Application #1283, pursuant to Texas Tax Code § 313.
VI.E. Consider and possible action to approve the First Amended and Restated Agreement under the Texas Economic Development Act for a Limitation on Appraised Value of Property for School District Maintenance and Operations Taxes with Solemio LLC, Comptroller Application #1283, pursuant to Texas Tax Code § 313. (Exhibit VI-E)
VI.F. Consider and possible action to adopt the Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees Resolution 2-20 designating the “Hopkins Energy LLC Reinvestment Zone #2,” pursuant to Texas Tax Code § 312.0025. (Exhibit VI-F)
VI.G. Consider and possible action to adopt the Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees Findings of Fact in connection with the Application for Limitation on Appraised Value of Property for School District Maintenance and Operations Taxes from Hopkins Energy LLC, Comptroller Application #1384, pursuant to Texas Tax Code § 313. (Exhibit VI-G)
VI.H. Consider and possible action to approve an Agreement under the Texas Economic Development Act for a Limitation on Appraised Value of Property for School District Maintenance and Operations Taxes with Hopkins Energy LLC, Comptroller Application #1384, pursuant to Texas Tax Code § 313. (Copy of agreement included in above exhibit)
VI.I. Discuss and consider approval of application to TEA for Expedited Teacher Data Portal of the Texas Assessment Management System waiver.  (Exhibit VI-I) [Jason Evans]
VI.J. Discuss and consider review of legal policies and approval of additions and revisions of local policies as recommended by Texas Association of School Boards Policy Services and according to the instruction sheet for TASB Localized Policy Manual Update 114. (See attached local policy list) [Josh Williams]
VII. EXECUTIVE SESSION:
VII.A. Discuss and consider personnel to be employed, personnel to be reassigned, acknowledge and accept resignations of personnel, other personnel matters.
VII.B. Discuss purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property.
VII.C. Discuss Superintendent's evaluation.
VII.D. Discuss and consider Superintendent's contract extension and compensation.

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