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May 27, 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. ADMINISTER OATH OF OFFICE
Presenter:  Brenda Withers
III. BUDGET WORKSHOP - After Oath of Office
Description:  Workshop will be opened at the Northwest ISD Board Room, 2001 Texan Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76177.
IV. 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.
IV.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.
IV.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.
IV.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.
IV.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.
IV.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.
IV.F. Section 551:076: For the purpose of deliberating the deployment, or specific occasions for implementation, of security personnel or devices.
IV.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.
IV.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.
IV.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.
IV.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.
IV.K. Section 551.084: For the purpose of excluding a witness from a hearing during the examination of another witness.
IV.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.
IV.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.
V. RECEPTION FOR LEAP/LEAD GRADUATES AND EMPLOYEES OF THE YEAR - After Closed Session
Description:  Reception will be held in the Professional Development Center, Northwest ISD Administration Building, 2001 Texan Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76177.
VI. RECONVENE REGULAR MEETING - After Reception
Description:  Meeting will be reconvened in the Northwest ISD Board Room, 2001 Texan Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76177.
VII. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
VIII. RECOGNITIONS: LEAP/LEAD Graduates; Employees of the Year
Presenter:  Jerhea Nail
IX. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
X. ORGANIZATION OF BOARD
Presenter:  Davis Palmer
Attachments: (1)
X.A. Election of Officers.
Attachments: (1)
X.B. Designation of Signatories.
X.C. Dates and Times for Regular Monthly Meetings.
XI. Designate a Delegate and Alternate from the NISD Board of Trustees to Represent the District at the 2008 TASB Delegate Assembly on Saturday, September 27, 2008. - Action Item
Presenter:  Board President
XII. Designate a Member and Alternate from the NISD Board of Trustees to Represent the District at the City of Fort Worth Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Two (TIF 2) Board Meetings. - Action Item
Presenter:  Board President
XIII. Designate a Voting Representation for the North Central Texas Council of Governments General Assembly (NCTCOG). - Action Item
Presenter:  Board President
Attachments: (1)
XIV. CONSENT AGENDA:
XIV.A. 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)
XIV.B. Extension of the Agreement with Travelers Insurance as the Property Insurance Provider for the District.
Presenter:  Mona Benotti
Attachments: (1)
XIV.C. Resolution Adopting a 403(b) Agreement.
Presenter:  Mona Benotti
Attachments: (2)
XIV.D. RFP #0809-04-010 for Maintenance, Equipment, Parts and Supplies.
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Attachments: (1)
XIV.E. CSP #B0809-04-020 for 2008 HVAC Retrofit Phase 2-Chiller Replacement for PAC Building.
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Attachments: (1)
XIV.F. PDAS Appraisers and 2008-2009 Appraisal Calendar.
Presenter:  Edward Chevallier
Attachments: (3)
XV. DISCUSSION/ACTION:
XV.A. Consider Adoption of an Order Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds, Authorizing the Execution of a Purchase Contract and an Escrow Agreement and Approving an Official Statement. - Action Item
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Attachments: (3)
XV.B. 2008-2009 Compensation Plan. - Action Item
Presenter:  Mona Benotti
Attachments: (1)
XV.C. Staffing for 2008-2009 School Year (2nd Request-Part 2). - Action Item
Presenter:  Mona Benotti
Attachments: (1)
XV.D. Construction Schematic Design and Development Drawings for the Chisholm Trail Middle School Classroom Addition, Pike Middle School Gymnasium Addition and an Orchestra Room Addition for all Three Middle Schools. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (2)
XV.E. Construction Manager at Risk (CM at Risk) Delivery Method and Selection Criteria for Construction of Building Addition Projects at Chisholm Trail Middle School, Pike Middle School and Medlin Middle School. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (2)
XV.F. Middle School #4 Construction Design and Development Drawings. - Action Item
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (2)
XV.G. Addendum #1 to the Guaranteed Maximum Price in the Amount of $3,212,460 Submitted by Pogue Construction Company for the Middle School #4 Construction Project. - Action Item
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
XV.H. Elementary School #14 Construction Schematic Design and Develoment Drawings. - Action Item
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (2)
XV.I. Development Agreement Between the Town of Trophy Club, the City of Roanoke, Denton County and the Northwest ISD for the Construction of a Road that is Mutually Beneficial to all of the Above Parties. - Action Item
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (2)
XV.J. Student Handbook and Code of Conduct. - Action Item
Presenter:  Edward Chevallier
Attachments: (1)
XV.K. Textbook Waiver for Reimbursement. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Edward Chevallier
Attachments: (2)
XV.L. Waiver for Modified Testing Schedule. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Edward Chevallier
Attachments: (1)
XV.M. Waiver Limiting Number of Foreign Exchange Students. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Edward Chevallier
Attachments: (1)
XVI. REPORTS:
XVI.A. Spring TAKS Preliminary Testing Report.
Presenter:  Edward Chevallier
Attachments: (1)
XVI.B. Demographics Update.
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (1)
XVI.C. April Finance and Investment Report.
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Attachments: (3)
XVII. Consider any item removed from the Consent Agenda.
XVIII. Board President's Report
Presenter:  Board President
XVIII.A. District-wide Activities.
XIX. Superintendent's Report
Presenter:  Karen G. Rue, Ed.D.
XIX.A. District-wide Activities.
XX. ADJOURN
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