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April 20, 2021 at 6:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. OPENING OF MEETING
1.A. Prayer
1.B. Pledge
2. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS
Presenter:  Board President
3. EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH
Presenter:  Principal from each campus
4. LIMITED PUBLIC COMMENTS 
Presenter:  Board President
5. ADMINISTRATION REPORTS
Presenter:  Principals and Directors
Description:  District Administrators and Directors will provide informative reports about their campus or department. 

1. High School - Kristi Culpepper
2. Middle School- Jessica Garrett
3. Elementary- Brandi Rankin
4. Technology Department- Ivan Lopez
5. SRO
6. Food Nutrition- Billy Maple
6. ANNOUNCEMENT OF BOARD TRAINING HOURS 
Presenter:  Board President
Description:  Holly Jeffreys, Board President will announce the Continuing Education Credits for each Board Member.  See Attched information explaining board members Continuing Education Credits. 
7. ACTION ITEMS: 
7.A. Instructional materials Allotment and TEKS certification 2021-2022
Presenter:  Dr. Tom Giles
Description:  The board will consider approval of the Allotment and TEKS certification for the 2021-2022 school year. 
7.B. Consent Agenda
Presenter:  Karen Grantham
Description:  Items on the consent agenda will be presented all at once, for approval. 
  • Donations and Amendments
  • Financial Report
  • Quartley Report
  • The minutes of the Regular Board Meeting on March 9, 2021
7.B.1. Donations and Amendments
7.B.2. Financial Report
7.B.3. Quarterly Report 
7.B.4. Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting March 9, 2021
7.C. Bank Depository Extension
Presenter:  Karen Grantham
Description:  The Administration recommends extending the current bank depository contract with Happy State Bank.  The extension date will be for a two-year period beginning September 1, 2021 and continue until August 31, 2023.  Everything will stay the same except for the CD Rates.  (See attached letter from Happy State Banks for the change in the CD Rates.) 

The current extension is the second of (3) two-year extensions for Bushland ISD.  In 2025 the District will need to go out for a bid again for a bank depository contract. 
Please, view the attached agreement. 
7.D. Review and approve engagement letter for auditor for 2020-2021 Financial Audit.
Presenter:  Karen Grantham
Description:  Administration will recommend the board to review and approve the engagement letter with Valentine & Associates /CPAs, PC, for the 2020-2021 academic year audit.  

Attached you will find the engagement letter from Valentine & Associates.
7.E. Personnel 
Presenter:  Mr. Wigington
Description:  Under the authority of Texas Eduction Code 551.074, the Board will meet in executive session to discuss pending personnel matters. 
Mr. Wigington would like to recommend the following ladies for Teaching positions for the 2021-2022 academic school year

Hiring of the following:
1. Tenille Mitchell-Elementary Instructional Coach. 
2. Belinda Gatlin- Elementary Teacher 
 
7.F. Adult Breakfast Meal Price Increase
Description:  Due to the Food Service Administrative Review the adult breakfast meal price needs to be increased from $2.25 to $2.65 immediately after board approval. 
8. SUPERINTENDENT REPORT
8.A. Financial
Presenter:  Mr. Wigington
8.B. Facilities
Presenter:  Mr. Wigington
8.C. Enrollment
Presenter:  Mr. Wigington
Description:  Enrollment as of April 16, 2021 : 
Kinder:  93
1st: 86
2nd: 101
3rd: 98
4th: 107
Elementary total:  485

5th: 113
6th; 107
7th: 126
8th: 137
Middle School Total: 483

9th: 116
10th; 133
11th: 108
12th: 121
High School Total: 478
Bushland ISD Total Enrollment: 1446 
Our Enrollment is up 34 students from this time last year.
8.D.
 Procedures for Proof of Residency FD(EXHIBIT)
Presenter:  Mr. Wigington
Description:  The Board will discuss and possibly revise the FD (LOCAL)
8.E. Training Information for Board Members
Presenter:  Mr. Wigington
Description:  2. School Board Spring Workshop (WT Wednesday, May 12th)

1. Summer Leadership Institute (San Antonio June 16-19 & Ft. Worth June 23-26)


 
8.F. Bond Information
8.G. Accountability
Presenter:  Dr. Tom Giles
9. ADJOURN
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