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May 12, 2008 at 7:00 PM - Regular

Agenda
I. CALL TO ORDER
Description:  Meeting will be opened at the Northwest ISD Board Room, 2001 Texan Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76177.
II. BUDGET WORKSHOP
Description:  Workshop will be opened at the Northwest ISD Board Room, 2001 Texan Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76177.
III. CLOSED SESSION - After Budget Workshop
Description:  Closed Session will be opened at the Northwest ISD Executive Board Room, 2001 Texan Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76177.
III.A. Section 418.183: For the purpose of deliberating information regarding emergency response providers, risk or vulnerability assessment, construction or assembly of weapons, certain encryption codes and security keys for communications systems, certain information provided to the federal government regarding terrorism, critical infrastructure and security systems.
III.B. 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.
III.C. 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.
III.D. 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.
III.E. 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.
III.F. Section 551:076: For the purpose of deliberating the deployment, or specific occasions for implementation, of security personnel or devices.
III.G. Section 551.0785: For the purpose of deliberating the medical records or psychiatric records of an individual applicant for a benefit from the plan, or a matter that includes consideration of information in the medical or psychiatric records of an individual applicant for a benefit from the plan.
III.H. 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.
III.I. 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.
III.J. 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.
III.K. Section 551.084: For the purpose of excluding a witness from a hearing during the examination of another witness.
III.L. 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.M. Section 551.088: For the purpose of deliberating a test item or information related to a test item if the governmental body believes that the test item may be included in a test the governmental body administers to individuals who seek to obtain or renew a license or certificate that is necessary to engage in an activity.
IV. RECEPTION FOR LEADERSHIP NISD GRADUATES
Description:  Reception will be held in the Professional Development Center, Northwest ISD Administration Building, 2001 Texan Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76177.
V. RECONVENE REGULAR MEETING - After Reception
Description:  Meeting will be reconvened in the Northwest ISD Board Room, 2001 Texan Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76177.
VI. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
VII. RECOGNITIONS: Leadership NISD Graduates
VIII. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
IX. CONSENT AGENDA:
IX.A. Minutes for the April 14, 2008 and April 28, 2008 Meetings.
Presenter:  Brenda Withers
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IX.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
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IX.C. Long-Range Technology Plan.
Presenter:  Mona Benotti
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IX.D. Extension of the Interlocal Agreement with TASB for Casualty Insurance.
Presenter:  Mona Benotti
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IX.E. Extension of Interlocal Agreement with Deep East Texas to Provide Worker's Compensation Insurance.
Presenter:  Mona Benotti
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IX.F. Amendments for the 2007-2008 Operating Budget.
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
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IX.G. RFP #0809-03-009 for Catalog Discount (Annual).
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
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IX.H. RFCSP #B0809-04-019 for Construction Manager at Risk for Elementary School #14.
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
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IX.I. Extension of the Contract with O'Donnell's Landscape Services, Inc. for Landscape Maintenance.
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
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IX.J. Agreement Between Keller ISD and Northwest ISD for the use of the Swim Center.
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
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X. DISCUSSION/ACTION:
X.A. Naming of Principal at Prairie View Elementary School. - Action Item
Presenter:  Karen G. Rue, Ed.D.
X.B. 2008-2009 Compensation Plan. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Mona Benotti
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X.C. Staffing for 2008-2009 School Year (2nd Request): Part 1 - Action Item; Part 2 - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Mona Benotti
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X.D. Extension of the Agreement with Travelers Insurance as the Property Insurance Provider for the District. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Mona Benotti
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X.E. Resolution Adopting a 403(b) Agreement. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Mona Benotti
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X.F. Review the Financing Plan for the Issuance of the Remaining 2005 Bond Authorization ($54,500,000), which will include a Minor Refinancing of the Remainder of the Series 1997 Bond Issue and a Portion of the Series 2001 Bond Issue. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
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X.G. Purchase of Property Located in the Ranches East Development within the City of Fort Worth for $1,862,554 for Middle School #4 and Authorize the Superintendent to take the Necessary Actions to Execute the Closing. - Action Item
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
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X.H. PDAS Appraisers and 2008-2009 Appraisal Calendar. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Edward Chevallier
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XI. REPORTS:
XI.A. Staff Development Update.
Presenter:  Edward Chevallier
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XII. Consider any item removed from the Consent Agenda.
XIII. Board President's Report
Presenter:  Davis Palmer
XIII.A. District-wide Activities.
XIV. Superintendent's Report
Presenter:  Karen G. Rue, Ed.D.
XIV.A. District-wide Activities.
XV. ADJOURN
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