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May 29, 2012 at 5:00 PM - Regular

Agenda
I. CALL TO ORDER
Description:  Meeting will be opened in the Northwest ISD Burlington-Northern Conference Room, 2001 Texan Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76177.
II. CLOSED SESSION
Description:  Level III Hearing will be held in the Northwest ISD Burlington-Northern Conference Room, 2001 Texan Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76177.
II.A. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Sections 551.074 and 551.0821, to: deliberate 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; and to deliberate a matter regarding a public school student if personally identifiable information about the student will necessarily be revealed by the deliberation, specifically to conduct a Level III appeal hearing regarding the appeal filed by Ms. Kathy Salas.
II.B. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Sections 551.071 and 551.074, to: consult with the District's attorney regarding pending or contemplated litigation, a settlement offer, or on a matter in which the duty of the attorney to the District under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code; and to deliberate 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, specifically regarding the appeal filed by Ms. Kathy Salas.
III. OPEN BUDGET WORKSHOP
Description:  The Budget Workshop will be opened at the Northwest ISD Board Room, 2001 Texan Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76177.
Attachments: (1)
IV. CLOSE BUDGET WORKSHOP
V. CLOSED SESSION
Description:  Closed Session will be opened in the Northwest ISD Executive Board Room, 2001 Texan Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76177.
V.A. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Sections 551.074 and 551.0821, to: deliberate 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; and to deliberate a matter regarding a public school student if personally identifiable information about the student will necessarily be revealed by the deliberation, specifically to conduct a Level III appeal hearing regarding the appeal filed by Ms. Kathy Salas.
V.B. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Sections 551.071 and 551.074, to: consult with the District's attorney regarding pending or contemplated litigation, a settlement offer, or on a matter in which the duty of the attorney to the District under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code; and to deliberate 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, specifically regarding the appeal filed by Ms. Kathy Salas.
V.C. 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.
V.D. 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.
VI. OPEN PUBLIC HEARING CONCERNING 2012-2013 APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL FUNDED PROGRAMS AND ARRA
Description:  Public Hearing will be held in the Northwest ISD Board Room, 2001 Texan Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76177.
VII. CLOSE PUBLIC HEARING
VIII. RECONVENE REGULAR MEETING
Description:  Meeting will be reconvened in the Northwest ISD Board Room, 2001 Texan Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76177.
IX. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
X. Consideration and Possible Action Regarding the Level III Appeal Filed by Ms. Kathy Salas.
Presenter:  Mark Schluter
XI. ADMINISTER OATH OF OFFICE
XII. ELECTION OF OFFICERS: President, Vice President, and Secretary
Attachments: (3)
XIII. RECOGNITIONS:  Communities in Schools Student of the Year - Jamie Patterson, Communities in Schools Educator of the Year - Jamie Farber, 2012 Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award - Charles Cooper, and LEAP and LEAD Participants.
Presenter:  Jerhea Nail
XIV. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
XV. ORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Attachments: (1)
XV.A. Designation of Signatories. - Action Item
XV.B. Determine Dates and Times for Regular Monthly Meetings. - Action Item
XV.C. Designate a Delegate and Alternate from the NISD Board of Trustees to Represent the District at the 2012 TASB Delegate Assembly in Austin, Texas, on September 29, 2012. - Action Item
XV.D. Designate a Voting Representative from the NISD Board of Trustees to Represent the District at the City of Fort Worth Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Two and Ten Board Meetings. - Action Item
XV.E. Designate a Voting Representative from the NISD Board of Trustees for the North Texas Council of Governments General Assembly (NCTCOG). - Action Item
XV.F. Designate a Voting Representative from the NISD Board of Trustees for Communities in Schools (CIS). - Action Item
XV.G. Designate a Voting Representative from the NISD Board of Trustees for the Northwest ISD Education Foundation (NEF). - Action Item
XVI. CONSENT AGENDA
XVI.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)
XVI.B. PDAS Appraisers and 2012-2013 Appraisal Calendar.
Presenter:  Gerard J. Gindt, Ed.D.
XVI.C. Renewal Agreement for Investment Advisory Services.
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
XVI.D. CSP #012015-04-015 for Pest Management Services.
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Attachments: (1)
XVI.E. Legal Services Contract.
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
XVI.F. Use of the Keller Swim Center for the Practice Facility for Northwest High School and Byron Nelson High School according to the Six-year Agreement and Extend the Agreement through the 2017-2018 School Year.
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (2)
XVI.G. CSP#010-015-05-025 for Renewal of Waste Management and Single Stream Recycling Services.
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
XVI.H. CSP#010015-03-011 for Renewal of Professional Moving and Storage Services.
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
XVI.I. Declaration of Surplus Property.
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
Attachments: (1)
XVI.J. Construction Manager at Risk (CM@ RISK) as Method of Delivery and the Selection Criteria for upgrades of Northwest High School Football Practice Field to a Sub-Varsity Stadium.
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
XVI.K. Agreement Between Northwest ISD and SHW Architects, Inc. to Provide the Design and Project Administration Services for the Additions of Lakeview Elementary School.
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (1)
XVI.L. 0.3140 Acres of a Temporary Construction and Permanent Maintenance Access Easements, to 831 Trophy, LP, and Permanent Drainage Easement to the City of Roanoke for the Highlands Glen Subdivision, located in Roanoke, Texas.
Presenter:  Dennis McCreary
Attachments: (2)
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XVII. DISCUSSION/ACTION:
XVII.A. Order Authorizing the Issuance of Unlimited Tax School Building and Refunding Bonds, Establishing Sale Parameters, Authorizing the Execution of a Bond Purchase Contract and an Escrow Agreement; Approving an Official Statement; and Enacting Other Provisions Relating to the Subject. - Action Item
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
XVII.B. 2012-2013 Compensation Plan. - Action Item
Presenter:  Gerard J. Gindt, Ed.D.
Attachments: (2)
XVII.C. Selection of Travelers Insurance as the Provider of Property Insurance Provider of the District. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Kitty Poehler
XVII.D. TASB Localized Policy Update 93 affecting local policies DAB (LOCAL) EMPLOYMENT OBJECTIVES: OBJECTIVE CRITERIA FOR PERSONNEL DECISIONS; DAC (LOCAL) EMPLOYMENT OBJECTIVES: OBJECTIVES CRITERIA FOR PERSONNEL DECISIONS; DH (LOCAL) EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS OF CONDUCT; EFA (LOCAL) INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES: INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS; FDB (LOCAL) ADMISSIONS INTRADISTRICT TRANSFERS AND CLASSROOM ASSIGNMENTS; FFH (LOCAL) STUDENT WELFARE FREEDOM FROM DISCRIMINATION, HARASSMENT AND RETALIATION; FFI (LOCAL) STUDENT WELFARE FREEDOM AND BULLYING; and NISD Local Policy Update affecting local policies BBB (LOCAL) BOARD MEMBERS ELECTIONS; DNA (LOCAL) PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL EVALUATION OF TEACHERS; and EIC (LOCAL) ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT CLASS RANKING. - Action Item
Presenter:  Jerhea Nail
XVII.E. Resolution of the Board of Trustees of the Northwest Independent School District Approving Support by the Northwest Independent School District of the Northwest ISD Education Foundation. - Discussion/Action
Presenter:  Jerhea Nail
XVIII. REPORTS:
XVIII.A. CATE/CTE Academies Program Evaluation Report.
Presenter:  Edward Chevallier
Attachments: (1)
XVIII.B. Update Summary of Priority Goal #3:  Development of Problem/Project-based Learning Curriculum.
Presenter:  Rob Thornell, Ed.D.
XVIII.C. Communications District Effectiveness Report.
Presenter:  Jerhea Nail
Attachments: (1)
XVIII.D. April Financial and Investment Report.
Presenter:  Jon Graswich
XIX. Consider any item removed from the Consent Agenda.
XX. Board President's Report
Presenter:  Board President
XX.A. District-wide Activities.
XX.B. NSBA, TASB, and NTAASB Meetings, Workshops, and Conferences.
XXI. Superintendent's Report
Presenter:  Karen G. Rue, Ed.D.
XXI.A. District-wide Activities.
XXI.B. NSBA, TASB, NTAASB, AASA, USAA, TASA, and New Vision for Texas Public Schools Meetings, Workshops, and Conferences.
XXI.C. Legislative Update.
XXI.D. Participation in High Performing Schools Consortium, Senate Bill 1557.
XXII. ADJOURN
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