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August 9, 2021 at 5:30 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER AND ESTABLISH A QUORUM
2. INVOCATION
3. COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITIZENS
4. QUESTIONS REGARDING THE CONSENT AGENDA
5. PRESENTATION ITEMS
5.A. Consider All Matters related to Teaching, Learning, and Innovation, including, but not limited to reports, finances, and/or proposals.
5.A.1. Dr. June Ritchlin, Executive Director of Educational Leadership, will present an addendum to the IMMS 2021-2022 Academic Planning Guide: Chart Your Course.
5.A.2. Dr. June Ritchlin, Executive Director of Educational Leadership, will review the CISD Grading Guidelines for the 2021-2022 school year. Guidelines were adjusted based on input from teacher teams, campus principals, and House Bill 4545.
5.B. Consider All Matters related to Student Services/Capital Improvements Projects, including but not limited to reports, finances, and/or proposals.
5.B.1. Right-Of-Way Vacation of Kiowa Avenue Presentation: Includes pertinent information from the City of Sansom Park to close Kiowa Street, from Buchanan to Waddell Street.  The city is proposing a pocket park area that will go from the empty lot next to the Fire Station and across the street.
6. DISCUSSION ITEM
6.A. Consider All Matters related to Financial, including but not limited to reports, finances, and/or proposals.
6.A.1. 2021 District Appraisal Roll: 2021 Certified Appraisal Roll Valuation Summary is attached and the values have been certified by the Chief Appraiser. CISD Property Values over time visual has been provided and a complete list of all property is available for review online in the Finance Office.
7. CLOSED SESSION
"The board may retire to closed session at any time between opening and adjourning the meeting for the purpose of deliberating business authorized by the Texas Open Meeting Act, Texas Government Code Section 551.001 et. Seq. Action, if any, will be taken in open session. Specifically:
7.A. Section 551.074  Personnel Matters (Appointment, Employment, Evaluation, Reassignment, Duties, Discipline, Dismissal, Complaint)
8. DINNER
9. ROUTINE BUSINESS
9.A. Pledges of Allegiance to the American and Texas Flags
9.B. School Officials Present
10. CONSENT AGENDA
Action(s):
I approve the consent agenda as presented. This motion, made by David Holder and seconded by Mary Lou Martinez, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10.A. Consider Approval of Board Minutes from July 19, 2021, for a Regular Meeting and July 26, 2021, for a Special Board Meeting.
10.B. Consider Approval of Expenditure Report for the month of July 2021: The attached schedule lists all checks written for the month of July 2021.
10.C. Consider Approval of T-TESS: This item includes all administrators who have completed the Teacher Evaluation and Support System training.
10.D. Consider Approval of Teacher Appraisal Calendar: This item details dates for teacher appraisals. Limitations on dates for appraisals are affected by such things as school holidays and state assessment days.
11. ACTION ITEMS
11.A. Consider All Matters related to Teaching, Learning, and Innovation, including, but not limited to reports, finances, and/or proposals.
11.A.1. Consider Approval of Grading Guidelines: Review CISD Grading Guidelines for the 2021-2022 school year. Guidelines were adjusted based on input from teacher teams, campus principals, and House Bill 4545.
Action(s):
I approve the grading guidelines as presented. This motion, made by Ariela Martinez and seconded by Tracy Gallman, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
11.A.2. Consider Approval of Joy James Elementary becoming a Leadership Academy with 2021-2022 being a transition year and 2022-2023 being the first year of full implementation.
Action(s):
I approve the Leadership Academy as presented. This motion, made by David Holder and seconded by Mary Lou Martinez, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
11.B. Consider All Matters related to Financial, including but not limited to reports, finances, and/or proposals.
11.B.1. Consideration and Approval of a Resolution Authorizing the Defeasance of Certain Portions of the District's Currently Outstanding Obligations, and Other Matters Related Thereto.
Action(s):
I approve the Resolution Authorizing the Defeasance as presented. This motion, made by David Holder and seconded by Mary Lou Martinez, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
11.B.2. Consider Adoption of the 2021 Tax Rate: Attached is the "Resolution Adopting Ordinance 31 of Castleberry ISD" for adopting the tax rate of $.9520 for M&O and $0.3611 for Debt Service for a total Tax Rate of $1.3131. This Ordinance accepts and approves the tax rolls and levies the Ad Valorem Taxes for Castleberry ISD.
Action(s):
I move to approve the Resolution and said Ordinance No. 31 accepting and approving the Certified Tax Rolls and setting the Tax Rate for Maintenance and Operations of $0.9520 and Debt Services of $0.3611 per $100.00 of assessed valuation for a total tax rate of $1.3131. This motion, made by Mary Lou Martinez and seconded by Cathy Gatica, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
11.B.3. Consider Approval of Resolution #22-001 to update Designated Signatures on District Bank Accounts. The resolution is required by the District's depository bank.
Action(s):
I approve the Resolution #22-001 to update Designated Signatures on District Bank Accounts as presented. This motion, made by David Holder and seconded by Mary Lou Martinez, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
11.B.4. Consider Approval of changing authorized representatives to the Participation Agreement for the District Investments Accounts for TexPool, TexStar, and Logic.
Action(s):
I approve the changing authorized representatives on the Investments Accounts as presented. This motion, made by Tracy Gallman and seconded by Mary Lou Martinez, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
11.C. Consider All Matters related to Student Services/Capital Improvements Projects, including but not limited to reports, finances, and/or proposals.
11.C.1. Consider Approval of Landscaping Architect (CEI) Design of CISD - Camp Carter Baseball & Softball Complex: Scope includes: Phase 1-Design & Permitting; Phase 2-Phase II - Construction Observation and Management of the CISD/ Camp Carter Baseball & Softball Complex from CEI Architects in the amount of $62,000.
Action(s):
I approve the Landscaping Architect (CEI) Design of CISD - Camp Carter Baseball & Softball Complex as presented. This motion, made by Mary Lou Martinez and seconded by David Holder, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
11.C.2. Consider Approval of Sale (Online Auction) of District Furniture & Equipment: Lone Star Auctioneers is a certified small business headquartered in the Metroplex. Lone Star's Online Auction is a full-service firm providing a full range of auction services to all levels of government: city, county, state and federal.  For city and county governments and school districts, Lone Star sells office equipment, furniture, and surplus vehicles.
Action(s):
I approve the Sale (Online Auction) of District Furniture & Equipment as presented. This motion, made by Linda Aguillón and seconded by David Holder, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
11.C.3. Consider Approval of the Furniture Purchase from Lone Star Furnishings: Consider approval of the furniture purchase from Lone Star Furnishings not to exceed $44,451.84 for the Irma Marsh Middle School, A.V. Cato Elementary and Joy James Elementary Schools (PK).
Action(s):
I approve the Furniture Purchase from Lone Star Furnishings as presented. This motion, made by Tracy Gallman and seconded by Linda Aguillón, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
11.D. Consider Approval of a Stipend for Acting Superintendent.
Action(s):
I move to approve the Stipend Agreement for the Acting Superintendent, retroactive to the date she began serving as Acting Superintendent. This motion, made by David Holder and seconded by Tracy Gallman, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
12. INFORMATION ITEMS
12.A. Consider All Matters related to Financial, including but not limited to reports, finances, and/or proposals.
12.A.1. Financial Services Executive Director Report:
12.A.1.a. Follow Up Financial Services Evaluation: This report includes information on Monitoring Daily Cash Flow, and Achievement of Transparency Stars.
12.A.1.b. Investment Report for the month of June 2021: This report shows District investment by fund for the month ending June 30, 2021.
12.A.1.c. Board Budget Report as of June 30, 2021: This report shows Revenue and Expenditures by Fund and Function.
12.A.1.d. Tarrant County Tax Collection Reports for the month of June 2021 reflects the amount of taxes, penalty, interest and delinquent taxes collected for the month and year to date and the percent of the total levy collected.
12.A.2. Castleberry High School received a donation of school supplies from The Welman Project. An appreciation letter from Heather Lamb is attached
12.B. Consider All Matters Incident and/or related to Public Officers and Employees, including but not limited to, Contracts Resignations, Hiring, Assignments, Allocations, and Salaries.
12.B.1. Acting Superintendent Approved New Professional Hires: There are thirty-one Acting Superintendent approved new hires for this meeting as of August 4, 2021.
12.B.2. Review Resignations Received: There is one resignation that has been received as of August 2, 2021.
12.B.3. Update 117: Presented as an information item is the TASB Board Policy Update 117.
12.C. Consider All Matters related to Student Services/Capital Improvements Projects, including but not limited to reports, finances, and/or proposals.
12.C.1. Capital Improvements Projects Update (2021-22): The Projects Report reflects work scheduled to be completed and funds expended through the 2021-22 school year.
12.D. BBB Local, Board of Education three-year terms
12.E. Eichelbaum Wardell, P.C. Update 7-15-21 and 8-1-21
12.F. School Board 2021-2022 Activity Calendar
12.G. Budget Preparation Timeline 2022-2023
12.H. Board Policy
13. DISCUSSION ITEMS - BOARD OF EDUCATION
13.A. Board of Education Key Dates
13.B. TASB Board of Directors Nominations
13.C. Bond Election
13.D. CHS Graduation
13.E. Pandemic Plan/Action
14. ESTABLISH NEXT MEETING
14.A. Monday, September 13, 2021, for a Regular Board Meeting
15. ADJOURN

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