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December 14, 2009 at 6:30 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.
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. Property for elementary school.
II.C. 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. RECONVENE REGULAR MEETING
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: Northwest ISD Holiday Card Contest Winner; Northwest ISD Partners in Education to Recognize New Business and Community Partners
Presenter:  Jerhea Nail
VI. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
VII. CONSENT AGENDA:
VII.A. Minutes for the November 9, 2009 Meeting.
Presenter:  Brenda Withers
Attachments: (2)
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 2009-2010 Operating Budget.
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Attachments: (2)
VII.D. Waiver for Modified Testing Schedule.
Presenter:  Cindy Brown
Attachments: (2)
VII.E. Waiver for Reimbursement of Textbooks.
Presenter:  Cindy Brown
Attachments: (1)
VII.F. Purchase of Approximately 193 acres of Property in the City of Northlake for a Possible Future Outdoor Learning Center, and Authorize the Superintendent to Execute the Closing Documents to Complete the Purchase Contingent upon Satisfaction of Certain Issues Described Below.
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (1)
VII.G. Change Order #1 for an Amount of $329,255 to Reduce the Clara Love Elementary School Project Construction Contract.
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (2)
VII.H. Agreements for a Permanent Drainage Easement, Temporary Construction Easement, and an Interlocal Agreement to Construct a Masonry Wall at the Property Line with the Trinity River Authority of Texas (TRA) for the New Roanoke Elementary Replacement School Project.
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (2)
VIII. DISCUSSION/ACTION:
VIII.A. Request for Alternate Site Framework at Alliance Corridor Foreign Trade Zone No. 196. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Attachments: (6)
VIII.B. Possible Casting of Votes for the Wise County Appraisal District Board of Directors. - Action Item
Presenter:  Karen G. Rue, Ed.D.
Attachments: (2)
VIII.C. 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 Academic Calendars. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Jerhea Nail
Attachments: (3)
VIII.D. Naming of Accelerated High School. - Discussion/Action
Presenter:  Jerhea Nail
Attachments: (1)
VIII.E. Reduction of Monthly Fee for Employee Benefits Consultant. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Kitty Poehler
Attachments: (1)
VIII.F. Development of the Middle School Attendance Boundaries in Preparation for the Opening of John M. Tidwell Middle School. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (2)
VIII.G. Development Agreement between the Town of Trophy Club, the City of Roanoke, Denton County, and the Northwest Independent School District for the Disbursement of the Second Denton County Contribution to the cost of the Hwy. 377 and Bobcat Boulevard Intersection. - Action Item
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (3)
IX. REPORTS:
IX.A. Demographic Report.
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (1)
IX.B. Monthly Construction Report.
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (1)
IX.C. October Financial and Investment Report.
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Attachments: (3)
X. Consider any item removed from the Consent Agenda.
XI. Board President's Report
Presenter:  Jeannette Leong
XI.A. District-wide Activities.
XI.B. NSBA, TASB, and NTAASB Meetings, Workshops, and Conferences.
XI.C. Board of Trustees Continuing Education Hours.
XI.D. "What School Boards Can Do" Book Study.
XII. Superintendent's Report
Presenter:  Karen G. Rue, Ed.D.
XII.A. District-wide Activities.
XII.B. NSBA, TASB, NTAASB, AASA, USAA, TASA, and Visioning Institute Meetings, Workshops, and Conferences.
XII.C. Legislative Update.
XII.D. Texas Scholars Video.
XIII. ADJOURN
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