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December 2, 2013 at 5:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
I. ESTABLISH QUORUM - 5:00 p.m.
Presenter:  Board President
Description:  The Board President ensures that a minimum of four board members are present. 
The President then states, for the record, the names of those present and those absent.

Alan Rich                          President
Richard Elkins                Vice President
Susan Allen                     Secretary
Members                         Dale Adams, Maritza Gonzalez-Cooper, Bob Ogle, Ernie Pyles
II. CLOSED SESSION
Notice is hereby given that a Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Boerne Independent School District, will be held on December 2, 2013, beginning at 5:00 p.m. at 123 W. Johns Road, Boerne, Texas.  The Closed Session will begin immediately after the opening of the meeting and followed by the public Open Session at approximately 6:30 p.m.  All final votes, actions, or decisions on the following items will be taken in open session meeting thereafter.
Presenter:  Board President
Description:  The Board will now recess into Closed Session Pursuant to Texas Government Code Chapter 551 of the Texas Open Meeting Act at approximately 5:00 p.m. for the following purposes:
II.A. PERSONNEL (551.074, .075, .082)
II.A.1. RESIGNATIONS (including consideration of any settlement proposals with regard to current personnel)
II.A.2. APPOINTMENTS (All Professional staff hiring decisions including but not limited to teachers, counselors, administrators, coaches)
II.A.3. DISCUSSION OF PERSONNEL PERFORMANCE - Superintendent's report to Board on any outstanding or newly developed individual personnel issues (including but not limited to individual evaluations of personnel performance) and opportunity for Board to query Superintendent on such issues
II.A.4. DISCUSSION AND APPROVAL OF ANY STAFFING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR
II.B. DISCUSS THE PURCHASE, LEASE AND VALUE OF REAL PROPERTY - INCLUDING But Not Limited To Negotiations on Purchasing Decisions With Regard To Land For New Campuses And Negotiated Contracts With Various Firms (551.072)
II.C. CONSULTATION WITH PRIVATE ATTORNEY ON MATTERS PERTAINING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY PENDING LITIGATION
III. OPEN SESSION - 6:30 p.m.
Presenter:  Board President
III.A. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND MOMENT OF SILENCE
Boerne Middle School South Student Council students will lead the Pledge of Allegiance to the American and Texas flags and then a moment of silence will be observed.
III.B. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
The Board President will ask the members to indicate whether the order of the agenda, as presented is acceptable or whether changes to that order are proposed.
Description:  PROPOSED MOTION:
I move that the agenda be approved as presented.
(If a board member proposes a change to the order of the agenda, then the following might be used):

PROPOSED MOTION:
I move that we insert item(s)  of the agenda between item and item.
III.C. COMMENDATION OF STUDENTS, STAFF, AND COMMUNITY ACHIEVEMENTS
Presenter:  Board President
Description:  Susan Bowers, BMSN, Linden Heck Howell Outstanding Teaching of Texas History Award
Irasema Arizpe, Region 20 Dual Language Teacher of the Year
Champion HS Varsity Boys Cross Country Team
Champion HS Varsity Girls Cross Country Team
Ashlynn Tucker, Boerne HS Varsity Cross Country
Clayton Hatfield, Named Army All-American
Curington Elementary Region 20 Spanish Spelling Bee students
Recognition Related to Bond 2013
IV. CONSIDER ACTION, IF ANY, REGARDING ITEMS DISCUSSED IN CLOSED SESSION
         (as Listed Under Closed Session in this Notice)
Presenter:  Board President
V. COMMENTS FROM VISITORS
Presenter:  Board President
Description:  Under district policy BED Local, citizens may address the Board by contacting the superintendent’s office prior to the meeting or by signing up just before the meeting is called to order. Note: Sign Up Sheet for Speakers is placed at the entrance to the Board Room.  Citizens may not address individual personnel concerns or other items that might infringe on the rights and privileges of others.
VI. MONTHLY REPORTS / HEARINGS
Description:  The following items are reports and are generally not action items – although some exceptions occur.  Board members may choose to take action with regard to the specific items listed.
VI.A. OPTIONAL:  Comments From Professional Organizations (i.e. BOERNE CLASSROOM TEACHERS ASSOCIATION (BCTA) AND ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS PROFESSIONAL EDUCATORS (ATPE)
VI.B. RECEIVE MONTHLY FINANCIAL REPORT FROM THE BISD BUSINESS OFFICE AND BOARD ACTION ON FINANCIAL MATTERS DIRECTLY RELATED TO THOSE REPORTS (INCLUDING TAX COLLECTION REPORT, DONATIONS and BUDGET AMENDMENTS)
Presenter:  Bruce Revell
Description:  PROPOSED MOTION:
I move that Budget Amendments be approved and Donations accepted as presented.
VI.C. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORTS:  Oral-The superintendent may update the Board on recent developments linked directly or indirectly to Board/Superintendent Calendar Year Goals in the following categories, to include the Highly Qualified Teacher Report
Presenter:  David Stelmazewski
VI.C.1. Overview of the "Clarity" data analysis and measuring instrument - Julie Turner
VI.C.2. Teacher Innovations:  LiveScribe Smart pens in the classroom - Wendy Lutz, Fabra Elementary
VI.D. REPORTS FROM BOARD MEMBERS - Including But Not Limited To Any Activities In Connection With The Board Appointed Sub-Committees For Salary/Benefits/Budget, Transportation/Safety, Superintendent Evaluation, Audit Oversight, Communications, Facilities Planning, Workforce Readiness, Hispanic Advisory, etc., Board Training and the Development of Board Operating Procedures
Presenter:  Board President
Description:  Board Members will have updates on their recent participation at their Annual TASA/TASB Conference and any developments within their subcommittees.
VI.E. REPORT ON BOARD TRAINING HOURS COMPLETED AT END OF CALENDAR YEAR
VII. CONSENT AGENDA
Description:  The consent agenda provides the opportunity for the board to act quickly and collectively on routine matters so that valuable meeting time is preserved for other issues.

The board makes a Motion to approve all items, as presented, on the consent agenda unless an individual board member has an objection to approving any of the individual items listed.
Or Motion to approve any individual items on the consent agenda.
VII.A. APPROVE CHANGES AND CORRECTIONS TO 2013 TAX ROLL
VII.B. APPROVE CHANGES AND CORRECTIONS TO TAX ROLLS FOR OTHER YEARS
VII.C. CONSIDER REQUESTS FOR TAX REFUND AND WAIVER OF PENALTIES AND INTEREST
VII.D. APPROVE METHOD OF PURCHASE, VENDOR SELECTION, PROPOSALS, AND/OR PRICES BASED ON DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDATIONS
Presenter:  Bruce Revell
Description:  Propose Action:
MOTION:   Move that BISD approve the specific recommendations of the administration with regard to the attached Bond Fund (613) Purchases and those which may exceed the $50,000 aggregated limit for 2013-2014 (TASB Worker's Compensation Coverage; Hewlett-Packard Co.; Apple Computer);   Approval of Vendor Selection, Contract Extensions, method of purchase, acceptance of recommended bid/proposal and price - as contained in the board packet.
VII.E. CONSIDER APPROVAL OF 2014-2015 DISTRICT CALENDAR
Description:  PROPOSED MOTION:  Motion to approve the 2014-2015 District Calendar as presented.
VII.F. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM OCTOBER 21, AND NOVEMBER 18, 2013 MEETINGS
Presenter:  Marcia Leach
Description:  MOTION:  TO APPROVE THE MINUTES FROM REGULAR MEETING OF OCTOBER 21, 2013 and SPECIAL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 18, 2013
OR if Changes are Required
MOTION:  TO APPROVE THE MINUTES FROM REGULAR MEETING OF OCTOBER 21, 2013 and SPECIAL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 18, 2013 with the following changes.
VII.G. CAST BALLOTS FOR APPRAISAL DISTRICT BOARD MEMBERS
Description:  BISD WILL CAST ITS ALLOCATED VOTES BY RESOLUTION IN THE COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICTS AS FOLLOWS:
BEXAR COUNTY             36 VOTES
COMAL COUNTY            19 VOTES
KENDALL COUNTY        4,125 VOTES
VIII. UNFINISHED / NEW BUSINESS
VIII.A. CONSIDER FACILITIES ISSUES INCLUDING COMING PLANNED ACTIVITIES, APPROVAL OF BIDS AND BID PACKETS for DISTRICT-WIDE BUILDING PROGRAM AND OTHER DECISIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE BUILDING PROGRAM:  Including but not limited to any actions concerning facilities upgrades, re-building and design/construction decisions resulting from present and past building programs initiated by the district.
Presenter:  Don Tillis
VIII.A.1. Consider approval of the Schematic design of BHS Phase 1
Description:  PROPOSED MOTION:  Motion to approve  the schematic design for Phase 1 work at BHS as presented by SHW.
VIII.A.2. Consider approval of the “Guaranteed Maximum Price,” or GMP, for  BMS-North Phase 1
Description:  PROPOSED MOTION:  Motion for approval of the GMP as submitted by Bartlett Cocke General Contractor for Phase 1 work at BMS North.
VIII.A.3. Consider approval of the “Guaranteed Maximum Price,” or GMP, for the construction of a metal cover for the batting cages at both high schools
Description:  PROPOSED MOTION:  Motion for approval of the GMP as submitted by Bartlett-Cocke for the construction of two batting cage covers at both high schools
VIII.A.4. Consider approval of the vendor for BHS and CHS Technology Cabling System
Description:  PROPOSED MOTION:  Motion for approval of the vendor selection of Tero Technologies for the structured cabling work at both of the high schools.
VIII.B. CONSIDER APPROVAL OF BOERNE EDUCATION FOUNDATION MEMO OF UNDERSTANDING
Description:  PROPOSED MOTION:  MOTION FOR APPROVAL OF THE BOERNE EDUCATION FOUNDATION MEMO OF UNDERSTANDING AS SUBMITTED.
Attachments: (1)
IX. FUTURE BUSINESS ITEMS
Presenter:  Board President
Description:  JANUARY 13, 2014  Special Meeting
Superintendent Evaluation

JANUARY 20, 2014  Regular Meeting
State of the District
School Board Appreciation Month
Enrollment Update
Possible 1st Reading Local Update 98 (if received)
Annual "New" TAPR - Texas Academic Performance Report
Call School Board Election
X. CLOSED SESSION - FURTHER DELIBERATION OR ACTION, IF ANY REGARDING CLOSED SESSION ITEMS.
Presenter:  Board President
XI. OPEN SESSION
XII. ADJOURNMENT
Description:  MOTION TO ADJOURN

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