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August 13, 2007 at 7:00 PM - Regular

Agenda
I. CALL TO ORDER
Description:  Meeting will be opened at the Northwest ISD Executive Board Room, 2001 Texan Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76177.
II. CLOSED SESSION
Description:  Closed Session will be opened at the Northwest ISD Executive Board Room, 2001 Texan Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76177.
II.A. Section 551.071: For the purpose of a private consultation with the Board's attorney, in person or by telephone, about: pending or contemplated litigation; or a settlement offer; or a matter in which the duty of the attorney to the Board under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State of Texas clearly conflicts with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code. Status of lawsuit filed by Carroll ISD against Northwest ISD. Private consultation with attorney regarding policy update.
II.B. Section 551.072: For the purpose of deliberating the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property if deliberation in an open meeting would have a detrimental effect on the position of the Board in negotiations with a third person.
II.C. Section 551.073: For the purpose of deliberating a negotiated contract for a propsective gift or donation to the state or the Board if deliberation in an open meeting would have a deterimental effect on the position of the Board in negotiations with a third party.
II.D. Section 551.074: For the purpose of deliberating the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee; or to hear a complaint or charge against an officer or employee, unless the officer or employee who is the subject of the deliberation or hearing requests an open hearing. Superintendent Evaluation.
II.E. Section 551:076: For the purpose of deliberating the deployment, or specific occasions for implementation, of security personnel or devices.
II.F. Section 551.082: For the purpose of deliberating in a case involving discipline of a public school child or in which a complaint or charge is brought against an employee of the school district by another employee and the complaint or charge directly results in a need for a hearing, unless an open hearing is requested in writing by a parent or guardian of the child or by the employee against whom the complaint or charge is brought.
II.G. Section 551.0821: For the purpose of deliberating a matter regarding a public school student if personally identifiable information about the student will necessarily by revealed by the deliberation, unless an open meeting is requested in writing by a parent or guardian of the student or the student if the student has attained 18 years of age.
II.H. Section 551.083: For the purpose of deliberating the standards, guidelines, terms, or conditions the Board will follow, or instruct its representatives to follow, in a consulation with a representative of an employee group in connection with a consultation agreement authorized by Section 13.091 of the Texas Education Code.
II.I. Section 551.084: For the purpose of excluding a witness from a hearing during the examination of another witness.
II.J. Section 551.087: For the purpose of discussing or deliberating regarding commercial or financial information that the Board has received from a business prospect that the Board seeks to have locate, stay, or expand in or near the territory of the District and with which the Board is conducting economic development negotiations; or for deliberating the offer of a financial or other incentive to a business prospect described herein.
III. RECONVENE REGULAR MEETING - After Closed Session
Description:  Meeting will be reconvened in the Northwest ISD Board Room, 2001 Texan Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76177.
IV. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
V. RECOGNITIONS: NA
VI. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
VII. CONSENT AGENDA:
VII.A. Minutes for the May 14, 2007, May 29, 2007, June 11, 2007, June 25, 2007 and July 30, 2007 Minutes.
Presenter:  Brenda Withers
Attachments: (6)
VII.B. Personnel recommendations, including reorganizing and assigning administrative duties and titles, extension, hiring, and/or renewal/non-renewal of contracts of individual teachers, adminstrators, principals, support staff, assistant superintendents, and resignations.
Presenter:  Mona Benotti
Attachments: (1)
VII.C. Amendments to the 2007-2008 Operating Budget.
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Attachments: (2)
VII.D. RFP #0708-08-019 for Technology Surplus Property.
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Attachments: (1)
VIII. DISCUSSION/ACTION:
VIII.A. Consider and Possible Endorsement of Jesse Rodriguez, Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, or Charles Stafford, Denton ISD for the TASB Board of Directors, Position 11A.
Presenter:  Karen G. Rue, Ed.D.
Attachments: (5)
VIII.B. Consider Annual Review/Revisions of the Board Operating Procedures and Code of Ethics. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Karen G. Rue, Ed.D.
Attachments: (2)
VIII.C. Selection of Fidelity Security Life Insurance (Arbor Benefit Group) as the Provider of Stop Loss Insurance for the District. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Mona Benotti
Attachments: (2)
VIII.D. Renewal of Student Insurance Coverage with Bene-Marc. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Mona Benotti
Attachments: (1)
VIII.E. Northwest ISD Resolution Unilaterally Designating the District as a Non-Elective Annualized Payment Employer. - Action Item
Presenter:  Mona Benotti
Attachments: (3)
VIII.F. Addition of College Algebra to 2007-2008 Course Selection Guide. - Action Item
Presenter:  Jim Chadwell
Attachments: (1)
VIII.G. Campus Improvement Goals and Objectives. - Action Item
Presenter:  Cindy Brown
Attachments: (1)
VIII.H. Public Hearing Notice to Discuss Budget and Proposed Tax Rate. - Action Item
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Attachments: (1)
VIII.I. Agreement for the Purchase of Attendance Credits. - Action Item
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Attachments: (1)
VIII.J. Resolution Authorizing Partnership Arrangement as Described in Chapter 41, Subchapter E of the Texas Education Code for the 2007-2008 School Year. - Action Item
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Attachments: (1)
VIII.K. Resolution Accepting Bid for the Sale of Certain Property Struck Off to the District Pursuant to Section 34.01, Texas Property Tax Code. - Action Item
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Attachments: (1)
VIII.L. Resolution of the Northwest ISD to Provide for the Taxation of Goods-In-Transit Exempt Under Tax Code 11.253(b).- Discussion Item
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Attachments: (1)
VIII.M. Proposed Canyon Falls Development and Their Request for Approval of a Resolution Which gives Northwest ISD's Support for the Development of a Fresh Water District. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (3)
VIII.N. Construction of Middle School #4. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (1)
VIII.O. First Reading - TASB Localized Policy Update 80 and NISD Local Policy Update. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Jerhea Nail
Attachments: (3)
IX. REPORTS:
IX.A. Corporate and Community Development Department.
Presenter:  Jerhea Nail
Attachments: (1)
IX.B. Leadership NISD.
Presenter:  Jerhea Nail
Attachments: (1)
IX.C. Construction.
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (1)
IX.D. June Investment.
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Attachments: (2)
X. Consider any item removed from the Consent Agenda.
XI. Board President's Report
Presenter:  Davis Palmer
XI.A. District-wide Activities
XI.B. Move August 28, 2007 Board Meeting to Monday, August 27, 2007.
XII. Superintendent's Report
Presenter:  Karen G. Rue, Ed.D.
XII.A. District-wide Activities
XIII. ADJOURN
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