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October 4, 2021 at 5:35 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER AND ESTABLISH A QUORUM
2. QUESTIONS REGARDING THE CONSENT AGENDA
3. PRESENTATION ITEM
3.A. Consider All Matters related to Teaching, Learning, and Innovation, including, but not limited to reports, finances, and/or proposals.
3.A.1. Campus Improvement Plans (Elementary): Campus Improvement Plans for the 2021-2022 school year have been provided for review. Principals from A.V. Cato Elementary, Castleberry Elementary, and Joy James Elementary will provide the board with a presentation to highlight a variety of strategies each campus will be working on this school year.
4. 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:
4.A. Section 551.071  Consultation with Attorney
4.B. Section 551.072  Deliberation Regarding Real Property (Purchase, Exchange, Lease or Value)
4.C. Section 551.074  Personnel Matters (Appointment, Employment, Evaluation, Reassignment, Duties, Discipline, Dismissal, Complaint)
4.D. Section 551.0821  Personally Identifiable Information about Public School Student
5. DINNER
6. ROUTINE BUSINESS
6.A. Pledges of Allegiance to the American and Texas Flags
6.B. School Officials Present
6.C. Campus Recognition: Leigh Ann Turner, Principal at Joy James Elementary School, will introduce the Joy James students who will be recognizing the Joy James Elementary students and staff.
7. CONSENT AGENDA
Action(s):
I approve the consent agenda as presented. This motion, made by Mary Lou Martinez and seconded by Linda Aguillón, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
7.A. Consider Approval of Board Minutes from September 13, 2021, for a Regular Meeting.
7.B. Consider Approval to purchase interactive flat panel displays for Castleberry High School: The Technology department recommends the purchase of 75 interactive flat panel displays for classrooms and teaching areas at Castleberry High School. The recommended purchase is to be made from ESSER funds set aside during the ESSER budgeting process.
7.C. Consider Approval of Update 117: Dr. Myrna Blanchard, Director of Human Resources is seeking approval for the Update 117.
7.D. Consider Approval of the Eichelbaum Wardell Hansen Powell & Munoz 2021- 2022 Retainer Agreement for November 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022 in the amount of $41,600.
7.E. Consider Approval of the 2021 District Appraisal Roll: The 2021 Supplemental Certified Appraisal Roll Valuation Summary is attached and the values have been certified by the Chief Appraiser. A complete list of all property is available for review in the Finance Office.
8. ACTION ITEMS
8.A. Consider All Matters related to Teaching, Learning, and Innovation, including, but not limited to reports, finances, and/or proposals.
8.A.1. Consider Approval of the 2021-2022 District Improvement Plan: Renee Smith-Faulkner, Acting Superintendent, has provided a link to the 2021-2022 District Improvement Plan. The district plan was created with input from the Teaching, Learning, and Innovation Team and the Superintendent's Cabinet.
Action(s):
I approve the 2021-2022 District Improvement Plan as presented. This motion, made by Tracy Gallman and seconded by Ariela Martinez, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
8.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.
8.B.1. Consider Approval of Contract Recommendation: There is one contract recommendation for this meeting as of September 27, 2021.
Action(s):
I move to accept the Superintendent's recommendation to employ one new hire, subject to assignment by the Superintendent or designee. This motion, made by Mary Lou Martinez and seconded by Ariela Martinez, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
8.B.2. Consider Approval of BED (Local): Dr. Myrna Blanchard, Director of Human Resources is seeking approval for the BED (Local) policy: BOARD MEETINGS: PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.
Action(s):
I approve BED (Local) policy 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.
8.B.3. Consider Approval of the Maximum Class Size Expectations Waiver: Dr. Blanchard, Director of Human Resources reports a Maximum Class Size Expectations Wavier was submitted on October 1, 2021 to TEA for CE Kindergarten and CE 4th Grade classrooms.
Action(s):
I approve the Maximum Class Size Expectations Waiver 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.
9. INFORMATION ITEMS
9.A. Consider All Matters related to Teaching, Learning, and Innovation, including, but not limited to reports, finances, and/or proposals.
9.A.1. DEIC/SBDM election results: Membership for the District Educational Improvement Committee and the campus Site-Based Decision-Making committees will be shared for the 2021-2022 school year.
9.A.2. Emergency Connectivity Fund Information: The Technology department has applied for $303,501.42 in federal funds made available through the FCC's Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) in order to supplement our at-home connectivity programs, as well as our students who do not have a device at home adequate for online learning.
9.A.3. Extended Year PEIMS Report: The Extended Year PEIMS 2019-2020 submission was completed in August. PEIMS information is listed along with a comparison from prior years.
9.B. Consider All Matters related to Financial, including but not limited to reports, finances, and/or proposals.
9.B.1. Monthly Expenditure Report. The attached schedule lists all checks written for the month of September 2021.
9.B.2. Castleberry ISD Financial Services received donations of a variety of supplies from CAS-Claims Administrative Services in the amount of $150.00. An appreciation letter from CISD Finance is attached.
9.B.3. Castleberry ISD Financial Services received donations of a variety of supplies from First Financial in the amount of $500.00. An appreciation letter from CISD Finance is attached.
9.B.4. Castleberry ISD Financial Services received donations of a wireless speaker from TCG Services. An appreciation letter from CISD Finance is attached.
9.B.5. A.V. Cato Elementary received donations of a variety of school supplies from River Oaks Community Center. An appreciation letter from CISD Finance is attached.
9.C. Consider All Matters Incident and/or related to Public Officers and Employees, including but not limited to, Contracts Resignations, Hiring, Assignments, Allocations, and Salaries.
9.C.1. Employee Resignation Update: Dr. Myrna Blanchard, Director of Human Resources reports there are no resignations as of September 27, 2021.
9.D. Consider All Matters related to Student Services/Capital Improvements Projects, including but not limited to reports, finances, and/or proposals.
9.D.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.
9.E. BBB Local, Board of Education three-year terms
9.F. Eichelbaum Wardell, P.C. Update 9-15-21 and 10-1-21
9.G. School Board 2021-2022 Activity Calendar
9.H. Budget Preparation Timeline 2022-2023
9.I. Board Policy
10. DISCUSSION ITEMS - BOARD OF EDUCATION
10.A. Board of Education Key Dates
10.B. 2021 Board of Education Self-Evaluation.
10.C. 2021 NSBA Annual Conference in San Diego, CA, April 2-4, 2022.
10.D. Nomination of Tarrant Appraisal District Board of Directors for 2022-2023.
10.E. 2021-2022 Board of Education Webpage
10.F. CISD-CCAC Baseball/ Softball Complex Timeline
10.G. Board Members' report on the TASA/TASB Convention
10.H. School Board Christmas Dinner, December 6, 2021
10.I. Pandemic Plan/Action
11. ESTABLISH NEXT MEETING
11.A. Monday, November 8, 2021, for a Regular Board Meeting
12. ADJOURN

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