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February 8, 2022 at 6:30 PM - Regular Meeting

1. Call to Order/Announce Quorum
2. Invocation/Pledges to Flags
3. Presentation/Recognition:  
3.A. Vernon ISD Cheerleaders for placing 6th in the UIL State Cheer Competition. 
3.B. Vernon Auto Group and Chris Slaydon for their donation for the athletic facility upgrade.
4. Public Participation
5. Action Items
5.A. Consider and approve the consent agenda
5.A.1. Minutes
5.A.2. Financial report
5.B. Consider and or approve the May 7, 2022, Order of Election for Vernon School Trustee Place 3, Place 4 and Place 5 
5.B.1. Order May 7, 2022, General School Trustee Election for Place 3, Place 4 and Place 5
5.C. Consider and approve the sale of tax properties by Texas Communities Group. Properties are located at 1108 Houston Street, and 1116 Houston Street.
5.D. Consider and approve The West Texas Food Service Cooperative purchasing agreement with Region 17 for the 2022-2023 school year.
5.E. Consider and approve the total amount of $40,850 for permit review proposals requested by WRA. 
5.F. Deliberation and possible action to determine the prevailing wage rate for VISD construction projects.
5.G. Consider and accept the donation from Vernon Auto Group, Chris Slaydon, and Ford Motor Company for athletic facility upgrade in the amount of $100,000 dollars to be paid in 10 monthly installments of $10,000 per month between March 2022 and December 2022.
5.H. Consider and approve Gallagher Construction CM Fee-3% of Projected Fee: Issuing of Schematic Drawings amount of $84,000.00 and CM Fee -5% of Projected Fee: Issuing of Design Development Drawings amount of 140,000.00, with the total amount of $224,000.00
5.I. Discuss and Consider Resolution Authorizing wage payments to employees directed not to report to work and premium pay of employees required to report to work during January 2022 emergency COVID-19 closures.
5.J. Consider and approve changes to the Vernon ISD school calendar due to Covid and bad weather days.
6. Non Action Items (Discussion Items/Reports)
6.A. Bond Project Update. Presentation by Brian Wyatt with WRA. 
6.B. Presentation of Athletic Facility Improvement Plans by Kevin Sherrill.
6.C. Curriculum and instruction report
6.D. Campus reports
6.E. Facilities report
6.F. Board Member comments/announcements/calendar time
6.F.1. Remind Board Members that the Regular March Board Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 3rd, at 6:30 p.m. and the Regular April Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 11th, at 6:30 p.m.
6.F.2. Board Training scheduled for Tuesday, February 22 6:00-8:00 via Zoom.
The topic is College, Career, and Military Readiness (CCMR), presented by Dr. Brian Bibb, Region 9 ESC's Director of Future Ready.  
This will account for 2 hours of  "Additional Education" requirements. 
6.F.3. A Special Board Meeting will be scheduled in between the February and March board meetings to approve the audit.   
6.F.4. Update on retention climate and culture survey / Jim McCellan
6.G. Superintendent's report
6.G.1. District Goal and District Strategic Plan
6.G.2. Review the District of Innovation plans as amended for renewal for the 2022-2027 school years.
7. Adjournment to Closed Session

Texas Government Code Sect. 551.074; Conduct a closed meeting 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.
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
7.A.1. Including Superintendent Evaluation and Contract
7.A.2. Consider and approve taking action on the Superintendent's contract.
7.B. Discuss personnel survey results.
8. Reconvene to Open Session
9. Adjournment

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