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November 9, 2020 at 4:30 PM - Regular

Agenda
I. CALL TO ORDER
Description:  Meeting will be opened via videoconference.
II. CLOSED SESSION
Description:  Level III Hearing will be held via videoconference.
II.A. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.0821, deliberation regarding a matter involving a public school student which may reveal personally identifiable information about the student.
Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074, 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.
Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 552.082, to deliberate 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.
Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071, to consult with the District's attorney, in person or by phone, to seek the advice 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.
II.A.1. Consultation with the Board’s attorney regarding procedural issues related to Level III Appeal Hearing.
II.A.2. Pursuant to Board Policy DGBA (LEGAL) and DGBA (LOCAL), conduct the Level III Appeal Hearing regarding an appeal filed by an NISD employee.
II.B. Consultation with the Board’s attorney regarding the Level III Appeal Hearing.
III. CLOSED SESSION
Description:  Closed Session will be opened via videoconference.
III.A. 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.B. 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. Consider property acquisition for future school sites.
III.C. 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.
IV. SCHOOL FIRST (FINANCIAL INTEGRITY RATING SYSTEM OF TEXAS) PUBLIC HEARING

Public comments specifically for the School FIRST public hearing will be submitted by filling out the form at this link: https://forms.gle/Tyecp45AzuUUdYWY8.  Comments will be received until ten minutes after the presentation and then will be read aloud for the Board to hear.
Presenter:  Brian Carter
Attachments:
V. CLOSE PUBLIC HEARING
VI. RECONVENE REGULAR MEETING
Description:  Meeting will be reconvened via videoconference.
VII. Action on Level III Appeal of employee, pursuant to Board Policy DGBA (LEGAL) and DGBA (LOCAL).
Presenter:  Judy Copp
VIII. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
IX. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
X. RECOGNITIONS:  ASBO Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting; GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting; ASBO Meritorious Budget Award; and Partners in Education to recognize the following business partners: Galderma, Junior Achievement of the Chisholm Trail, Northstar Builders Group, LifePoint Fellowship of Haslet, and Gateway Church of Justin.
Presenter:  Lesley Weaver
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:  Kim Caley, Ed.D.
Attachments:
XI.B. Minutes for the October 19, 2020 School Board Meeting.
Presenter:  Brenda Withers
Attachments:
XI.C. Amendments to the 2020-2021 Operating Budget.
Presenter:  Brian Carter
XI.D. Oncor Utility Easement at Berkshire Elementary.
Presenter:  Tim McClure
XI.E. Transformer Easement at Network Operations Center in Roanoke.
Presenter:  Tim McClure
XI.F. Ratification of Utility Easement for Texas Health at the Aquatic Center.
Presenter:  Tim McClure
XI.G. RFP #020-025-10-009 Electric Energy Consultant Services.
Presenter:  Mark Vechione
XI.H. RFP #020-023-10-008 Natatorium Equipment, Repairs and Supplies - Supplemental.
Presenter:  Mark Vechione
XI.I. Student Teaching Affiliation Agreement with Grand Canyon University.
Presenter:  Mark Vechione
XII. CONSIDER ANY ITEM REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA
XIII. DISCUSSION/ACTION
XIII.A. Instructional Materials Adoption Committee. - Action Item
Presenter:  Stephanie Espinosa, Ed.D.
XIII.B. 2020-2021 Campus Improvement Plans. - Action Item
Presenter:  Michael Griffin, Ed.D.
Attachments:
XIII.C. Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2020. - Action Item
Presenter:  Jonathan Pastusek
XIII.D. 2021-2022 High School Course Academic Planning Guide Course Additions, Enhancements or Deletions. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Logan Faris, Ed.D.
XIII.E. Review and Consider Revisions to 2021 NISD Legislative Priorities. - Discussion Item
Presenter:  Ryder Warren, Ed.D.
XIII.F.  Create Nominating Committee for 2020-2021 Board Officers. - Action Item
Presenter:  Judy Copp
XIV. REPORTS
XIV.A. Status of 2020-2021 Budget Reductions - Part Two.
Presenter:  Brian Carter
XIV.B. Facilities, Planning, and Construction Monthly Report.
Presenter:  Tim McClure
Attachments:
XV. BOARD PRESIDENT'S REPORT
Presenter:  Judy Copp
XV.A. District-wide Activities.
XV.B. NSBA, TASB, and NTAASB Meetings, Workshops, and Conferences.
XVI. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
Presenter:  Ryder Warren, Ed.D.
XVI.A. District-wide Activities.
XVI.B. Legislative Update.
XVI.C. COVID-19 Update.
XVII. ADJOURN
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