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May 18, 2021 at 6:00 PM - Regular Meeting

1. Opening of Meeting
1.A. Prayer
1.B. Pledge
2. Issue Certificate of Election , Administer Statement of Elected Officer, and Administer Oath of Office for Trustees
Description:  Holly Jeffreys, Colby Butcher, Justin Adams and James Gillenwaters will be issued certificate of election, administer statement of elected office and administer oath of office for trustee. 
3. Reorganization of BISD Board of Trustees
Description:  The Bushland ISD Board of Trustee will reorganize their officers. 
4. Recognition of Visitors
5. State Qualifier Resolutions 
6. CPC Certificate of Appreciation 
7. Employee of the Month
8. Limited Public Comments: 
9. Administrative Reports
Description:  The Principals and Directors will share information about their campus or department. 
1. Kristi Culpepper - High School Principal
2. Jessica Garrett- Middle School Principal
3. Brandi Rankin- Elementary School Principal
4. Ivan Lopez- IT Director
5. SRO
6. Billy Maples - Food Service Director
10. Federal Funding Report for 2020-2021
Presenter:  Karen Grantham
Description:  The administration will discuss Bushland ISD involvement in federal programs. Also, we will provide time for public comments on our federal programs, as required by law.
11.A. School Health Advisory Committee Report and Possible Approval of Wellness Plan
Presenter:  Tiffany Shelton
Description:  Tiffany Shelton, Bushland ISD Registered Nurse, will give a report to the Board regarding the School Health Advisory Committee (S.H.A.C.) for 2020-2021 and Bushland Local Wellness Policy. 
11.B. BISD Education Facility Specifications
Presenter:  Chris Wigington
Description:  TEA Guidelines concerning the basis of design for upcoming school construction. 
11.C. Construction Delivery Options
Presenter:  Chris Wigington
Description:  A presentation discussing the construction of delivery options available to school districts.
11.D. Consideration of retaining Pearson Legal Regarding insurance recoveries at the districts facilities. 
Presenter:  Holly Jeffreys
Description:  The Board will go into Executive session Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071 and Chapter 2254 of the Texas Government Code, private consultation with and consideration of Attorneys' advice regarding contemplated litigation regarding insurance recoveries of the District's facilities throughout Bushland Independent School District
11.E. Board consideration and vote, pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071 and Chapter 2254 of the Texas Government Code, regarding retention of Pearson Legal, P. C. as contingent fee counsel to handle litigation and any other dispute resolution processes and procedures concerning insurance recovery of the District's facilities throughout Bushland Independent School District. 
Presenter:  Chris Wigington
11.F. Consideration and possible adoption  of the Resolution of the Board Regarding ESSER III and Policy CB (LOCAL) State and Federal Revenue Sources
Description:  The Board will discuss and consider adoption for opportunity to apply for their allocation of the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief III (ESSERIII) Fund. 
11.G. Discuss and approve Aramark Food Service  
Presenter:  Mr. Wigington
Description:  The board will consider the renewal of Aramark Food Service Contract.
11.H. Personnel 
Description:  The board may meet in closed session, in accordance with the Texas Open Meeting Act, Section 551.074, Personnel Matters  

New Employees: 
Mayra Lechuga: High School Spanish 
Kim Conley- Elementary: Kindergarten
11.I. Consider Approval of Modifying DC (LOCAL) Policy regarding employment of Contractual Personnel. 
Presenter:  Mr. Wigington
Description:  The board will move to delegate the authority to employ contractual personnel during the months of June, and July to the Superintendent. 
11.J. Resolution Expressing Official Intent to Reimburse Costs of 2021 Bond Projects.
Presenter:  Chris Wigington
Description:  The Board will consider approving a Resolution, which, if approved, would allow the District to reimburse itself for the cost of the 2021 Bond which includes the construction of a new Elementary and High School and reconstructions of the current Elementary, Middle School and High School.
12. Consent Agenda
12.A. Donations and Amendments
12.B. Financial Report
12.C. Minutes of the Regular Board meeting on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 and Special May 11, 2021
Presenter:  Karen Grantham
13. Superintendent Report
13.A. Financial
13.B. Facilities
13.C. Enrollment
13.D. Accountability 
Presenter:  Dr. Tom Giles
14. Adjourn
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