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September 28, 2009 at 6:00 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. TEAM (BOARD) SELF-ASSESSMENT WORKSHOP
Description:  Workshop will be in the Northwest ISD Board Room, 2001 Texan Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76177.
III. CLOSE WORKSHOP
IV. CLOSED SESSION
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 prospective gift or donation to the state or the Board if deliberation in an open meeting would have a detrimental 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 consultation 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. OPEN PUBLIC HEARING TO DISCUSS SCHOOL FIRST (Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas). - After Closed Session
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Description:  Hearing will be held in the Northwest ISD Board Room, 2001 Texan Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76177.
Attachments: (3)
VI. CLOSE PUBLIC HEARING.
VII. RECONVENE REGULAR MEETING - After Public Hearing
Description:  Meeting will be reconvened in the Northwest ISD Board Room, 2001 Texan Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76177.
VIII. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
IX. RECOGNITIONS: NA
X. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
XI. CONSENT AGENDA:
XI.A. Personnel recommendations, including reorganizing and assigning administrative duties and titles, extension, hiring, and/or renewal/non-renewal of contracts of individual teachers, administrators, principals, support staff, assistant superintendents, and resignations.
Presenter:  Mona Benotti
Attachments: (1)
XI.B. Renewal of 4-H Resolution Between Northwest ISD, Denton County, Tarrant County, and Wise County.
Presenter:  Edward Chevallier
Attachments: (4)
XII. DISCUSSION/ACTION:
XII.A. Consider and Possible Nomination of Candidate for the Denton Central Appraisal District Board of Directors. - Action Item
Presenter:  Karen G. Rue, Ed.D.
Attachments: (3)
XII.B. Consider and Possible Nomination of Candidate for the Tarrant Appraisal District Board of Directors. - Discussion/Action Item
Presenter:  Karen G. Rue, Ed.D.
Attachments: (2)
XII.C. Campus Improvement Goals and Objectives. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Cindy Brown
Attachments: (1)
XII.D. Naming of Accelerated High School. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Jerhea Nail
Attachments: (1)
XII.E. Purchase Contract for Approximately 193 Acres of Property Located Within the City of Northlake for an Outdoor Learning Center and Authorize the Superintendent to take the Appropriate Action to Initiate the Feasibility Study. - Action Item
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (2)
XII.F. Design of Middle School #5. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (1)
XII.G. Resolution Declaring a Public Necessity to Acquire a Permanent Drainage Facility Easement, by Purchase or Condemnation, for use as a Culvert as Required of the District by the City of Fort Worth for Improvement of Ridgetop Road in Association with Construction of Tidwell Middle School and Authorize the Law Firm of Abernathy, Roeder, Boyd & Joplin, P.C. to do all things to Effectuate the Acquisition, by Purchase or Condemnation of the Subject Property. - Action Item
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (3)
XIII. REPORTS:
XIII.A. Demographic Report.
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (3)
XIII.B. August Financial and Investment Report.
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Attachments: (3)
XIII.C. Adopted Budget for the Year 2009-2010 (Document).
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Attachments: (1)
XIII.D. Summer School District Effectiveness Report.
Presenter:  Edward Chevallier
Attachments: (1)
XIV. Consider any item removed from the Consent Agenda.
XV. Board President's Report
Presenter:  Jeannette Leong
XV.A. District-wide Activities.
XV.B. NSBA, TASB, and NTAASB Meetings, Workshops, and Conferences.
XVI. Superintendent's Report
Presenter:  Karen G. Rue, Ed.D.
XVI.A. District-wide Activities.
XVI.B. NSBA, TASB, NTAASB, AASA, USAA, TASA, and Visioning Institute Meetings, Workshops, and Conferences.
XVI.C. Legislative Update.
XVII. ADJOURN
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