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December 12, 2011 at 6:00 PM - Regular

Agenda
I. CALL TO ORDER
Description:  Meeting will be opened in the Northwest ISD Executive Board Room, 2001 Texan Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76177.
II. CLOSED SESSION
Description:  Closed Session will be opened in the Northwest ISD Executive Board Room, 2001 Texan Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76177.
II.A. Pursuant to Texas Government Code 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.B. Pursuant to Texas Government Code 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.C. Pursuant to Texas Government Code 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. 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: Nico Holt, Lea Pedersen, Alex Nicholas, Samantha Spence, Emily Wilson - NISD Holiday Card Winners; Northwest High School - 2011 College Readiness Award from the Texas ACT Council; Mary Morris - Rescued Student by Using Heimlich; Byron Nelson High School Coaching Staff - Army Strong 4A Team of the Week; Kim Vazquez - Inspiration Award for Exceptional Secondary Education at Texas A&M University; and Christine Davis - District 5-4A Team Tennis Coach of the Year. 
Presenter:  Jerhea Nail
VI. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
VII. CONSENT AGENDA
VII.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:  Gerard J. Gindt, Ed.D.
Attachments: (1)
VII.B. Minutes for the November 14, 2011 Meeting.
Presenter:  Brenda Withers
Attachments: (2)
VII.C. Amendments to the 2011-2012 Operating Budget.
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
VII.D. Policy CDA Other Revenue: Investments and Designation of Investment Officers.
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Attachments: (4)
VII.E. 2012-2013 High School Course Selection Guide Additions, Deletions, Renewals.
Presenter:  Edward Chevallier
VII.F. TYC Interlocal Cooperation Agreement.
Presenter:  Cindy Brown
Attachments: (2)
VIII. DISCUSSION/ACTION:
VIII.A. Naming of Principal for Chisholm Trail Middle School. - Action Item
Presenter:  Gerard J. Gindt, Ed.D.
VIII.B. CSP #011-016-07-025 for Self-Funded Workers’ Compensation Program. - Action Item
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Attachments: (2)
VIII.C. Termination of Interlocal Agreement with Deep East Texas. - Action Item
Presenter:  Kitty Poehler
VIII.D. Senate Bill 100. - Action Item
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Attachments: (3)
VIII.E. TASB Localized Policy Update 91 and NISD Local Policy Update affecting CDA (LOCAL): OTHER REVENUES INVESTMENTS,  CV(LOCAL): FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION,  DFBB(LOCAL): TERM CONTRACTS NONRENEWAL, EFAA(LOCAL): INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND ADOPTION, FFH(LOCAL): STUDENT WELFARE FREEDOM FROM DISCRIMINATION, HARASSMENT, AND RETALIATION, FO(LOCAL): STUDENT DISCIPLINE, EHBB(LOCAL): SPECIAL PROGRAMS: GIFTED AND TALENTED STUDENTS, and EIC(LOCAL): ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT: CLASS RANKING. - Action Item
Presenter:  Jerhea Nail
Attachments: (5)
VIII.F. TASB Localized Policy Update 92 and NISD Local Policy Update affecting DEC(LOCAL) COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS - LEAVES AND ABSENCES, DFF(LOCAL): TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT - REDUCTION IN FORCE, DFFA(LOCAL): REDUCTION IN FORCE - FINANCIAL EXIGENCY, DFFB(LOCAL): REDUCTION IN FORCE - PROGRAM CHANGE. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Jerhea Nail
Attachments: (4)
VIII.G. 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 School Year Calendars. - Action Item
Presenter:  Jerhea Nail
VIII.H. Budget Calendar for the 2012-2013 School Year. - Action Item
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Attachments: (2)
VIII.I. Replacement of the Artificial Turf at Texan Stadium. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (1)
VIII.J. Citizen Attendance Boundary Recommendation of the Middle School Attendance Boundaries in Preparation for the Opening of Truett Wilson Middle School. - Action Item
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
VIII.K. Resolution of the Board of Trustees of the Northwest Independent School District Authorizing the Superintendent, or her designee, to Submit a Letter to the Comptroller for the State of Texas Stating that the Northwest Independent School District is Authorized by the State to Exercise the Power of Eminent Domain and Identify Each Provision of Law that Grants the Power of Eminent Domain. - Discussion/Action Item
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
IX. REPORTS:
IX.A. Quarterly 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)
IX.D. Qualitiy Defined (QD) Process Report.
Presenter:  Edward Chevallier
Attachments: (1)
X. Consider any item removed from the Consent Agenda.
XI. Board President's Report
Presenter:  Mark Schluter
XI.A. Board Members' Continuing Education Hours.
Attachments: (2)
XI.B. District-wide Activities.
XI.C. NSBA, TASB, and NTAASB Meetings, Workshops, and Conferences.
XII. Superintendent's Report
Presenter:  Karen G. Rue, Ed.D.
XII.A. District-wide Activities.
XII.B. NSBA, TASB, NTAASB, AASA, USAA, TASA, and New Vision for Texas Public Schools Meetings, Workshops, and Conferences.
XII.C. Legislative Update.
XIII. ADJOURN
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