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February 8, 2021 at 6:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1) Board Dinner 6:00-6:30
 
2) Call Meeting to Order and Establish Quorum
3) Invocation
4) Open Forum
Description:  All persons who address the Board at this time must complete a registration form before the meeting begins. Each Speaker is limited to 5 minutes. No action may be taken regarding the information received by the board. The topic must be placed on the agenda at a future meeting to receive deliberate action.
5) Recognitions
5)a. High School: Caden Bixler
5)b. Junior High: Josey Allen
5)c. Elementary: Lily Loftin
6) Financials 
7) Student Enrollment 
8) Yearly Utility Report 
9) December EOC Test Results
Prsented by: Kim Stradley
10) Consent Agenda
Description:  Items appearing on the Consent Agenda are routine in nature and may be dealt with using a single motion, second and affirmative vote. At the request of any Board Member(s) any item can be pulled from the Consent Agenda and moved to the regular agenda for the Board's consideration as a single item. If you have any questions concerning bills please call in advance for more detailed information. Recommendation: Approve the Consent Agenda as presented. 
10)a. Minutes from December 14, 2020 meeting and January 11, 2021 meeting. 
10)b. Calling of the school Board Elections
May 1, 2021 is election day. Three, 3 year terms on the School Board are up for election, they are currently held by George Strub, Kathryn Vine, and Seth Jewell. Hunter Harris is running for a one-year term that was vacated in June, 2020.
10)c. Designate Early and Regular Voting Places
Polling sites need to be set. Early voting will be Monday, April 19- Tuesday, April 27, 2021 from 8:00-4:00, at Big Sandy ISD Business Office. Election day is Saturday, May 2, 2020 from 7:00-7:00 at Big Sandy ISD, foyer of new gym. 
Description:  Polling sites need to be set. Early voting will be Monday, April 20- Tuesday, April 28, 2020 from 8:00-4:00, at Big Sandy ISD Business Office. Election day is Saturday, May 2, 2020 from 7:00-7:00 at Big Sandy ISD, foyer of new gym.  No temporary sites are needed. 
10)d. Appoint Election Judge and Early Voting Clerks
Melinda Benson and Meagan Elms will be early voting clerks, getting things ready for elections and mailing out ballots to those requesting to vote by mail, the mailing address is PO Box 598, Big Sandy, Texas 75755.  It has not been decided who will be election day judges and clerks. 
10)e. Agreement with City for Joint Elections
Early voting and election day will be at Big Sandy ISD.  At this time we do not have a joint elections agreement to approve.  My recommendation is to allow the superintendent to approve such an agreement with the City of Big Sandy if needed.  
10)f. Agreement with County for Election Equipment 
At this time we do not have an agreement for renting equipment.  My recommendation is for the board to designate the superintendent to enter into an agreement for the rental equipment. 
11) Action Agenda 
11)a. Consider/discuss proposed 2021-2022 school calendar 
Description:  All staff has seen and had the opportunity to respond.  Only one suggestion for change came back for consideration and the change was made.  Double days have been removed, with strong anticipation of District of Innovation status for 2020-2021.   
11)b. Approval of Payment in Lieu of Taxes for the Big Sandy Housing Authority 
11)c. Adjustment to the 2020-2021 Calendar
Description:  Discuss Bad Weather Day compensation as well as adjusting the calendar near Spring Break. 
11)d. Discuss/ Take Action on the Resolution Approving Payment of Dual Credit Tuition. 
11)e. Consider/Take Action on Adoption of Pre-K Curriculum Proclamation 2021
12) Superintendent's Report
13) Executive Session under Govt. Code: 551.074 to deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee. 
14) Adjourn
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