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August 17, 2020 at 5:30 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order, Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation
2. Public Comments, Presentations and Reports
2.A. Public comments/audience participation
Description:  Core Value 4
2.B. Superintendent's Report
Description:  Core Values 1, 2, 3, 4
2.B.1. Update regarding two new ethnic studies courses to be offered at District high schools
2.B.2. Update regarding COVID-19 response and returning to school 
3. Action Items for Consideration
3.A. Consent Agenda Items
3.A.1. Acceptance of gifts to the District
Description:  Core Values 2, 4
3.A.2. Approval of Board meeting minutes
3.A.2.a. June 15, 2020, Regular Meeting
3.A.2.b. July 20, 2020, Regular Meeting
3.A.2.c. July 27, 2020 Special Meeting
3.A.2.d. July 31, 2020 Special Meeting
3.A.3. Approval of District budgeted purchases
Description:  Core Values 1, 2
3.A.3.a. Lightspeed Relay filtering for Chromebook devices
3.A.3.b. Online math instructional materials
3.A.4. Approve issuance of a tax deed for the Potter County sale of property at 1302 N. Lincoln St. 
Description:  Core Value 4
3.B. Regular Action Items
3.B.1. Consider authorizing the submission of a Synchronous Attestation form to the Texas Education Agency
Description:  Core Value 1
3.B.2. Consider approving the purchase of hotspot devices and service under the Texas State Department of Information Resources contract to provide Internet access for students in a virtual learning setting 
Description:  Core Values 1, 2
3.B.3. Consider selecting an architect and approving a contract with the architect for repairs at Palo Duro High School and North Heights Alternative School 
Description:  Core Values 1, 2
3.B.4. Consider selecting an architect and approving a contract with the architect for perimeter security fence projects at Amarillo High School, Caprock High School and Tascosa High School
Description:  Core Values 1, 2, 4
3.B.5. Consider approving a guaranteed maximum price presented by the Construction Manager-At-Risk, Southwest General Contractors, for the renovation of the former Hastings warehouse into the career academy
Description:  Core Values 1, 2, 4
3.B.6. Consider approving an interlocal agreement to participate in the Sourcewell Cooperative Purchasing Group for construction job order contracts 
Description:  Core Value 2
3.B.7. Consider approving an updated interlocal agreement with Randall County to provide tax collection services for the District
Description:  Core Values 2, 4
3.B.8. Consider approving an updated interlocal agreement with the City of Amarillo for Security and Peace Officers
Description:  Core Values 1, 2, 4
3.B.9. Consider adopting the District's Multi-hazard Emergency Operations Plan  
Description:  Core Values 1, 3, 4
3.B.10. Consider adopting an Order authorizing the issuance of Refunding Bonds, establishing the parameters for the Refunding Bonds, and delegating authority to the Administration to approve bonds issued for refunding purposes
Description:  Core Values 2, 4
3.B.11. Consider appointing a delegate and an alternate to the Texas Association of School Boards 2020 Delegate Assembly
4. Information Items
4.A. Review on first reading Policy Manual Update 115, affecting local policies:
Description:  BF(LOCAL) Board Policies; DED(LOCAL) Compensation and Benefits - Vacations and Holidays; DIA(LOCAL) Employee Welfare - Freedom From Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation; EI(LOCAL) Academic Achievement; FB(LOCAL) Equal Educational Opportunity; FD(LOCAL) Admissions; FEB(LOCAL) Attendance - Attendance Accounting; FFG(LOCAL) Student Welfare - Child Abuse and Neglect; FFH(LOCAL) Student Welfare - Freedom From Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation; FNG(LOCAL) Student Rights and Responsibilities - Student and Parent Complaints/Grievances; GF(LOCAL) Public Complaints 
4.B. Discussion regarding annexation and detachment process
Description:  Core Value 4
4.C. Discussion regarding lease, purchase, exchange, or value of real property
Description:  Core Value 2
4.D. Monthly financial reports (Budget Status and Comparison Report, Investment Report, Medical Insurance Fund Report, Dental Insurance Fund Report, Workers Compensation Fund Report, Purchase Order Report, and Staff Travel Report)
Description:  Core Value 2
4.E. Report regarding incidents of vandalism or damage to District property
Description:  Core Values 2, 4
5. Personnel Items
Description:  Core Value 4
5.A. Information Items:  deliberation regarding resignation, evaluation, discipline, changes of assignment and/or duties of employees, administrators and/or public officer(s); superintendent evaluation
Action Items: appointment, employment, leave of absence, or dismissal of public officer(s), district employee(s), teacher(s), teacher/coach(es), administrator(s), and/or supervisory staff; approve a list of appraisers for the 2020-2021 school year
Description:   Core Value 3
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