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February 12, 2020 at 6:15 PM - Regular Meeting

I. Call to Order and Announcement of Quorum Present by the President
I.A. Members Present/ Members Absent
I.B. Guests
II. Invocation
III. Public Forum
IV. Longhorn Association Student Recognition
V. Technology Update
VI. Athletic Director Update
VII. Principal's Report
VII.A. Public Forum and Public Hearing on Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR) 
VIII. Superintendent's Report: Financial Report; Administrative Report; Maintenance Report
IX. Recommended Action
IX.A. Routine Business
IX.A.1. Approval of the minutes for the January 2020 meeting.
IX.A.2. Approval of accounts payable
IX.B. New Business
IX.B.1. Information Only: School Calendar 2020-2021
Description:  Administrative presentation of the school calendar for next school year.  This is information only and the board will vote to approve next month.
IX.B.2. Information Only:  Board Training
Description:  Just a reminder to complete your board training.  Some of you have completed some of the required training's. If you need to know what you need come by my office and I have a sheet for each of you. FYI the required training's has increased this year.

Training hours accumulated at this point:
Kathy Culbertson - 18.75
Richard Holder - 2
Brett Trigg - 2
Stacey Wyatt - 2
Randy Mills - 1.5
Justin Scrivner - 0
Michael Rouse - 0

20 hours needed 
IX.B.3. Information Only:  Bad weather day
Description:  Gordon ISD cancelled school on 2/4/2020.  All Gordon ISD employees will have to make up the day.  At this point we are unsure of what day that will be and if it will include students or not.  Sufficient notice will be sent out once the district decides what is best.
IX.B.4. Information Only: Cheerleader uniforms and overall update
Description:  Administrative staff is considering that the cheerleaders will use the same uniform for two consecutive years (beginning with the 2019-2020 school year).  This is an idea that will alleviate some of the financial burdens of cheerleading from the parents.
IX.B.5. Information Only: Scholarship Information
Description:  Mrs. Elrod has been creating a google classroom for many years in which the seniors and senior parents are asked to join.  The google classroom contains all the information and links needed to complete all the scholarships offered to all Gordon ISD graduating seniors.  The seniors are also met with face to face several times and given paper copies when we receive them.  Then this year we have now started sending out reminder parentsquares notifications.
IX.B.6. Information Only:  Bond Committee Update
IX.B.7. Information Only:  Online PO and Leave Requests
Description:  The administration is looking at the cost effectiveness of moving to an online PO system through TXEIS.  Currently we use paper POs and there is no way for each department to monitor their individual budget.  Online POs would allow this.  Administration is also looking at moving to online leave requests instead of paper copies.
IX.B.8. Discuss/Approve: School Survey
Description:  In order to continue with the bond process the school will need a complete survey with some specifically required information. The following quotes are from two quality surveying companies.  The administration does not have a recommendation on which company is used.  This will be required if the board wants to continue forward with a bond.
IX.B.9. Discuss/Approve: Architect Contract
IX.B.10. Discuss/Approve: Palo Pinto Interlocal agreement
Description:  Administrative Recommendation:  The administration supports the Palo Pinto interlocal agreement between Palo Pinot ISD and and Gordon ISD.
IX.B.11. Discuss/Approve: Student supplemental insurance policy
Description:  The administration sent out for several quotes last year and this company was the most affordable.  Again this company has agreed to keep the premiums the same.
X. Adjournment to closed session pursuant to Texas Government Code:
Description:  Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section §551.074 for the purpose of considering the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer, employee, or to hear complaints or charges against a public officer or employee.
X.A. Information Only: Superintendent Evaluation
Description:  Mr. Wilkins has completed the narrative portion of the superintendent evaluation for your review in the attached evaluation.  Also the following attachments are Gordon ISD score breakdowns.
Attachments: (4)
X.B. Information Only: Personnel
XI. Reconvene to Open Session
XI.A. Discuss/Approve: Superintendent Contract
XII. Future Business
XII.A. Approval of the date and time for the next board meeting(s).
XIII. Adjourn
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