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October 27, 2021 at 10:00 AM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order
Description: 
Call to Order Time: __________________

Invocation by: ______________________

Board Members Present: 

Board Members Absent: 

Region 5 Personnel Present:

Guests Present:
 
2. Board Training - BoardBook Premier
Description:  Board members will watch and discuss a tutorial on the BoardBook Premier software.
 
3. Approval of Minutes
Description:  The Board is requested to approve the minutes of the regular meeting held Wednesday, August 25, 2021.

Motion by: ________________________________

Second by: _______________________________

Vote: ____________________________________
 
4. Financial Management
4.A. Review of Investment Policy, Investment Strategies, and Adoption of Written Instrument
Description: 
In accordance with Government Code 2256.005(e), the Board shall review its investment policy and investment strategies not less than annually. The Board shall adopt a written instrument stating that it has reviewed the investment policy and investment strategies and that the written instrument so adopted shall record any changes made to either the investment policy or investment strategies. A copy of the investment policy is included in the board packet, and a copy of Texas Government Code Sections 2256.001 through 2256.019 will be made available for review.

It is requested that the Board review its investment policy and strategies, and adopt a written instrument stating that it have reviewed them and that the adopted written instrument shall record any changes made to either the investment policy or investment strategies.

Motion by: ___________________________

Second by: __________________________

Vote: _______________________________
 
4.B. Investment Portfolio Report
Description: 
As required in Policy No. CBF the Executive Director will present a detailed report on the enclosed investment portfolio.

Recommendation:  Approval as Presented

Motion by: ________________________________

Second by: _______________________________

Vote: ____________________________________
 
4.C. Statement of Operations; Budget Amendments; Check Register; and Checks Over $10,000.
Description: 
The Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer will review the Statement of Operations, budget amendments, check register, and checks over the amount of $10,000 (copies enclosed).

Recommendation: Approval as Presented.

Motion by: ________________________________

Second by: _______________________________

Vote: ____________________________________
 
5. Discussion/Information Items
5.A. Personnel Changes
Description: 
Dr. Lovett will report on employment and resignations of staff since the previous board meeting as shown on the attached report.
 
5.B. Annual Food Show and Tasting
Description: 
Mark your calendars for the 21st Annual Food Show and Tasting on Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at the Beaumont Civic Center from 1:00-5:00 p.m. The theme for this year is "Food Service Directors: Our SUPERHEROES."
 
5.C. Board Directory Information Form
Description: 
Dr. Lovett will offer the form for board members to complete or review.
 
5.D. Board Member Term Update
Description:  Notice of Election for 2022 will be posted by January 31. The filing period is February 1-20. If incumbents are unopposed, candidates will be declared unopposed with no formal election process. Other board terms expiring in 2022 include:
  • Earl Jeffery
  • Donald Foster
  • Robert E. Madding
Cary Coffin completes her third one-year term in 2022 as our Charter School Representative.
 
5.E. Christmas Cards
Description: 
Christmas cards from the Board will be mailed to each superintendent in Region 5, as well as Service Center employees. 
 
5.F. Next Board Meeting: Thursday, December 16, 2021 
Description: 
It is recommended that the next board meeting be held on Thursday, December 16, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. in the boardroom. Board members and spouses are invited to attend the annual Christmas luncheon with Region 5 staff following the meeting.
 
5.G. Executive Session
Description: 
If, during the course of the meeting, discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in a closed meeting, the Board will conduct a closed meeting in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapters D and E. 

Before any closed meeting is convened, the presiding officer will publicly identify the section or sections of the act authorizing the closed meeting. All final votes, actions, or decisions will be taken in open meeting.

Conduct a closed session:
 
Motion by: ________________________________

Second by: _______________________________

Vote: ____________________________________
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            Beginning Time:  __________

Return to open session:
 
Motion by: ________________________________

Second by: _______________________________

Vote: ____________________________________
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            Ending Time:  __________

Per items considered in Executive Session.
 
Motion by: ________________________________

Second by: _______________________________

Vote: ____________________________________
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6. Adjournment
Description: 
Adjournment Time: _________________________

Motion by: ________________________________

Second by: _______________________________

Vote: ____________________________________

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