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June 15, 2021 at 6:02 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. Opening of Meeting
2. Executive Session with Pearson Legal.
Presenter:  Mr. Wigington
Description:  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. 
3. Personnel
Presenter:  Mr. Wigington
Description:  The board will may meet in closed session by the authority of Texas Administrative Code Section 515.074, to discuss any pending personnel matters. 

 
4. Recognition of Visitors 
Presenter:  Holly Jeffreys
5. Limited Public Comments: 
6. Dr. Tom Giles will give an update on the District Improvement Plan (DIP) and Campus Principals will give update on Campus Improvement Plan (CIP) . 
Presenter:  Dr. Tom Giles and Principals
Description:  The Assistant Superintendent and each campus' Principal will share information with the board about the following items:
  1. District Improvement Plan
  2. Campus Improvement Plan-Presented by Campus Principals 
  3. STAAR Results
7. Dr. Giles will give update on House Bill 3 
Presenter:  Dr. Tom Giles
Description:  The discussion will be over board goals and progress measure updates.
8.  Present the 2021-2022 Student Handbook for Board review.
Presenter:  Principals
Description:  Each Principal will present their 2021-2022 Student Handbook for Board review.

Brandi Rankin: Elementary Principal
Jessica Garrett: Middle School Principal
Kristi Culpepper: High School Principal
9. ACTION ITEMS: 
9.A. 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:  Mr. Wigington
Description:  Consideration of retaining Pearson Legal regarding insurance recoveries of all the District Facilities. 
9.B. Consent Agenda
Presenter:  Karen Grantham
Description:  Consider approving the consent agenda as presented.  The consent agenda will be voted on all at one time: 
  1. Approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of May 18, 2021
  2. Approve donations and amendments
  3. Approve Quarterly Report
  4. Approve the Financial Board Report

 
9.B.1. Donations and Amendments
Presenter:  Karen Grantham
9.B.2. Financial Report
Presenter:  Karen Grantham
9.B.3.  Quarterly Report
Presenter:  Karen Grantham
9.B.4.  Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of May 18, 2021
Presenter:  Karen Grantham
9.C. Discussion and possible action pertaining to out sourcing Custodial Services for the District. 
Presenter:  Mr. Wigington
Description:  The board will consider possible approval for out sourcing the Custodial Services for the District. 
9.D. Consider Updates to Board Operating Procedures.
Presenter:  Mr. Wigington
Description:  The Board will discuss possible updates to the Board Operating Procedures Manual and approve any revisions made.

 
9.E. The 2021-2022 Employee Handbook will be presented to the Board for approval. 
Presenter:  Mr. Wigington
Description:  Mr. Wigington will present the 2021-2022 Employee Handbook for Board  approval.

 
9.F. Discuss and possible approval of Aramark Food Service.
Presenter:  Mr. Wigington
Description:  The board will consider the renewal of Aramark Food Service contract.
9.G.  Consideration and possible approval of the 2021-2022 T-TESS Calendar 
Presenter:  Dr. Tom Giles
Description:  The Board will consider approving the 2021-2022 T-TESS Calendar 
9.H. Delegate Contractual Authority to the Superintendent for the purpose of obligating the District under TEC, Chapter 49, including a approval of the Agreement of the Purchase of Attendance Credits
Presenter:  Karen Grantham
Description:  For the 2021-2022 school year, the Board will consider delegating contractual authority to obligate the school district under Texas Education Code (TEC), §11.1511 (c)(4) to the superintendent, solely for the purpose of obligating the District under TEC, Chapter 49, Subchapters A and D, and the rules adopted by the commissioner of education as authorized under TEC, §49.006. This included approval of the Agreement for the Purchase of Attendance Credits. 
10. Superintendent Report
Presenter:  Mr. Wigington
10.A. Financial
Presenter:  Mr. Wigington
Description:  Mr. Wigington will share any new information that needs to be discussed on Finances.
10.B. Facilities
Presenter:  Mr. Wigington
Description:  Mr. Wigington will go over any new information on the Facilities that needs to be discussed. 
10.C. Enrollment
Presenter:  Mr. Wigington
Description:  Mr. Wigington will go over the enrollment for the last day of school. 
11. Personnel
Presenter:  Mr. Wigington
11.A. Resignations 
Presenter:  Mr. Wigington
Description:   Mr. Wigington will inform the board on the resignation received in the months of May and June.

Khassi Kellison- High School Coach and Teacher
Brandi Culwell- Elementary Teacher
Jordan Zerr- Elementary Teacher
Mayra Lechuga: High School Spanish Teacher


 
11.B. New Hires for 2021-2022 School Year 
Presenter:  Mr. Wigington
12. Adjourn
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