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February 24, 2014 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 February 24, 2014, 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
II.C.1. Pursuant to Texas Government Code §§ 551.071 and 551.0821, consultation with school attorney regarding threatened litigation and possible settlement of Student v. Boerne Independent School District, Before a Special Education Mediator for the State of Texas; Docket No. 056-HM-0114.
III. OPEN SESSION - 6:30 p.m.
Presenter:  Board President
III.A. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND MOMENT OF SILENCE
Curington Elementary Student Council Officers 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:  Teachers of the year
CHS TMEA Choir Student
Swimming & Diving Teams
III.D. TEACHER / STUDENT PRESENTATIONS
III.D.1. ISM Presentation - Marcy Voss & Students
III.D.2. Innovative Classroom Instruction - CES - 2nd Grade Teachers - Data Binders
III.D.3. Innovative Classroom Instruction - KES - Donna Oates - QR Codes in Classroom
IV. CONSIDER ACTION, IF ANY, REGARDING ITEMS DISCUSSED IN CLOSED SESSION
         (as Listed Under Closed Session in this Notice)
Presenter:  Board President
IV.A. Consideration and possible action with regard to land for new campuses and negotiated contracts with various firms.
IV.B. Consideration and possible action concerning threatened litigation and possible settlement of Student v. Boerne Independent School District, Before a Special Education Mediator for the State of Texas;
Docket No. 056-HM-0114.
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. UNFINISHED / NEW BUSINESS
VI.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.
VI.A.1. Consider approval of the “Guaranteed Maximum Price,” or GMP, for the Boerne Middle School North Phase 2 construction.
Description:  Proposed MOTION: Motion for approval of the GMP as submitted by Bartlett Cocke General Contractor for Phase 2 work at Boerne Middle School North.
VI.B. CONSIDER APPROVAL OF TASB UPDATE 98 LOCAL AT SECOND READING
VI.C. CONSIDER APPROVAL OF AMENDMENT TO THE 2013-14 STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT WITH REFERENCE TO ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES
Description:  PROPOSED MOTION:

“A motion that the Board of Trustees approve the amendment changes to the 2013-2014 SCOC as proposed by the Administration and as contained in the Board Agenda”.
VI.D. CONSIDER ANY MATTERS INCIDENT TO SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION FOR MAY 10, 2014
Description:  No action anticipated at this time until the February 28, 2014 5:00 p.m. Filing Deadline has taken place.
Currently two candidates have filed their applications; one in Place 6 and one in Place 7.
VII. 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.
VII.A. 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
Presenter:  David Stelmazewski
VII.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 BISD accept the additions to the Investment Firms; Budget Amendments be approved and Donations accepted as presented.
VII.C. 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.
VII.D. ANNOUNCE ANNUAL TRUSTEE TRAINING COMPLETED
VIII. 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.
VIII.A. APPROVE CHANGES AND CORRECTIONS TO 2013 TAX ROLL
VIII.B. APPROVE CHANGES AND CORRECTIONS TO TAX ROLLS FOR OTHER YEARS
VIII.C. CONSIDER REQUESTS FOR TAX REFUND AND WAIVER OF PENALTIES AND INTEREST
VIII.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; Approval of Vendor Selection, and any Contract Extensions, method of purchase, acceptance of recommended bid/proposal and price - as contained in the board packet.
VIII.E. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM PRIOR MEETINGS OCTOBER 2013 - JANUARY 2014
Presenter:  Marcia Leach
Description:  MOTION:  TO APPROVE THE MINUTES FROM REGULAR MEETINGS OF OCTOBER 21, 2013; DECEMBER 2, 2013; JANUARY 20, 2014 and SPECIAL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 18, 2013.
OR if Changes are Required:
MOTION:  TO APPROVE THE MINUTES FROM REGULAR MEETINGS OF OCTOBER 21, 2013; DECEMBER 2, 2013; JANUARY 20, 2014 and SPECIAL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 18, 2013. with the following changes.
IX. FUTURE BUSINESS ITEMS
Presenter:  Board President
Description:  MARCH 24, 2014 REGULAR MEETING
Commendations
Contract Decisions on Administrators
Textbook Committee Recommendations
Consider any TEA Waiver recommendations
Consider any matters incident to conducting the Election - May 10, 2014

APRIL 21, 2014
Commendations
Contract Decisions for teachers/other professionals
Consider any matters incident to conducting the Election - May 10, 2014

May 19, 2014
Commendations
Swearing in of New Trustees
Re-Organization of Board Officers
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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