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June 21, 2021 at 6:30 PM - Regular Meeting

1. Call to Order/Announce Quorum
2. Invocation/Pledges to Flags
3. Presentation/Recognition:  
3.A. Mariah Byars: Secondary Teacher of the Year
4. Public Participation
4.A. Opportunity for public input regarding submission of the ESSA grant application and compliance report.
5. Action Items
5.A. Consider and approve the consent agenda
5.A.1. Minutes
5.A.2. Financial report
5.B. Consider and approve Budget Amendment Request

5.C. Consider and approve NWEA MAP Growth contract for K-12 for $32,288.50 to be paid with ESSER II funding

5.D. Consider and approve charging carts for the campuses with ESSER III funding.
Description:  ESSER III funds will be used for this purchase
5.E. Consider and approve change to CBB (LEGAL) policy on State and Federal Revenue Sources to increase the Micro-purchase threshold from $10,000 to $25,000.   
Description:  TEA announced changes to Federal Grant Regulations on April 22, 2021.
In November 2020, the federal Office of Management and Budget issued revised Uniform Grant Guidance updates that are incorporated into the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) of the U.S. Department of Education (USDE).  The new grant regulation changes are generally effective with new USDE Grant Awards to the state on or after November 12, 2020, such as the ESSER II, ESSER III and July 1 awards of other federal grants. 

Local education agencies "LEA" may self-certify a micro-purchase threshold higher than $10,000 and below $50,000.    
5.F. Consider and approve State & Federal Grants Manual. EDGAR Policy
5.G. Consider and approve a 2% of midpoint pay increase of for Administration, Clerical, Paraprofessional, and Hourly employees for the 2021-2022 year.
5.H. Consider and Approve a possible increase to the district paid portion of the employee health insurance.
5.I. Discuss and possible action taken on Allstate Accident Insurance.
5.J. Review Regulations Resource Manual Update 63.
5.K.  Consider and approve the sale of tax properties by Texas Communities Group. Property is located at 11138 Alice Dr.
5.L. Review and Adopt TASB Localized Policy manual update 117.
5.M. Consider and approve the renewal addendum for plan year 2021-2022 from Claims Administrative Services Inc.
5.N. Consider and take appropriate action on accepting the resignation of Trustee JJ Oznick 
6. Non Action Items (Discussion Items/Reports)
6.A. Curriculum and instruction report
6.B. Campus reports
6.C. Facilities report
6.D. Board Member comments/announcements/calendar time
6.E. Superintendent's report
6.F. Discuss Ordinance NO. 1434
6.G. Discussion on Preliminary Budget Worksheets for 2021-22. 
Description:  Packets were given at May 17th Regular Meeting. 
6.H. Discuss Handbooks
6.I. Discuss Wilbarger County Appraisal District's Proposed Budget for 2022.
6.J. Discuss Foard County Appraisal District's Proposed Budget for 2022.
6.K. Discuss Annual Eligibility Report (Form 50-772A) for Lockett Wind farm, LLC
6.L. Discuss Annual Eligibility Report (Form 50-772A) for Western Trail Wind, LLC
6.M. Discussion of ESSER III funding allocations 
7. Adjournment to Closed Session
Description:  If during the course of the meeting covered by this notice the Board should determine that a closed meeting or session should be held or is required in relation to any item presented to the Board in this agenda, then such Closed Meeting or Session as authorized by Chapter 551, Texas Government Code (the Open Meetings Act) will be held by the Board at that date, hour, and place given in this notice as the Board may conveniently meet in such Closed Meeting or Session concerning any and all subjects and all purposes permitted by Chapter 551, Texas Government Code of said Open Meetings Act including the following sections and purposes:

Texas Government Code Section 551.074 for the purpose of considering 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.  
7.A. Personnel
8. Reconvene to Open Session
9. Adjournment

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