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March 19, 2013 at 5:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. FIRST ORDER OF BUSINESS
Announcement by the President whether a quorum is present, that the meeting has been duly called and notice of the meeting had been posted for the time and manner required by law.
2.A. Invocation
2.B. Pledge of Allegiance
2.C. Texas Pledge of Allegiance
2.C.1) Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible.
3. STUDENT / STAFF RECOGNITIONS
3.A. Highland Park ISD Academic Decathlon Team
3.B. Highland Park ISD Girls Swim and Dive Team
3.C. Highland Park ISD Wrestling Team
3.D. Special Education Parent Advisory Committee (SEPAC) Spotlight Award
3.E. Texas' Outstanding High School Teachers for 2012
4. RECESS AND RECONVENE IN 5/6 ASSEMBLY ROOM
5. AGENDA RELATED PUBLIC COMMENTS
Members of the public who wish to make a public statement to the HPISD School Board on a specific agenda item at this meeting may do so by completing a Citizen Comment Card (available at the door) and returning it to the Meeting Secretary prior to the commencement of the meeting to reserve speaking time.
5.A. Please address your comments to the Board and limit your comments to three minutes.
5.B. Comments pertaining to individual personnel or individual student problems are not permitted.
5.C. Please recognize that under the Texas Open Meetings Act, the Board may not act at this meeting on a matter not listed on the public notice for this meeting.  If members of the public have questions or private comments for the Board, please contact any of them at their homes or offices by telephone or in person immediately after the meeting.  The Board invites public inquiries and suggestions.
6. BOARD ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMITTEE REPORTS
6.A. Central Dad's Clubs
6.B. Curriculum and Instruction Committee
6.C. Facilities Improvement Committee
6.D. Finance Committee
6.E. Highland Park Education Foundation
6.F. HP Arts
6.G. Highland Park Sports Club
6.H. Student, Staff, and Community Commendations and Acknowledgements
7. SUPERINTENDENT'S UPDATE
7.A. School Security
7.B. Legislative Update
7.C. School Finance Litigation
7.D. Texas High Performance Schools Consortium
8. CONSENT AGENDA
8.A. Minutes of the HPISD Board of Trustees Regular Meeting Held on February 12, 2013
8.B. Minutes of the HPISD Board of Trustees Training Session Held on February 20, 2013
8.C. Minutes of the HPISD Board of Trustees Training Session Held on February 27, 2013
8.D. Changes in Personnel
Attachments: (2)
9. INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES
9.A. National Merit Finalists
Attachments: (1)
9.B. Annual Certification of Instructional Materials
9.C. Student Email System for Grades 3-4
Attachments: (1)
10. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
10.A. Food Service Employees Appreciation Day
10.B. Certification of Unopposed Status of Candidates for Trustee Election on May 11, 2013
10.C. Order Declaring Unopposed Candidates Elected to Office
Attachments: (2)
10.D. Gifts for March 2013
Attachments: (1)
10.D.1) Acceptance of Gifts from PTAs and Other Supporting Organizations including:
10.D.1)A) John S. Armstrong Elementary School PTA
Attachments: (2)
10.D.1)B) University Park Elementary School Dads' Club
Attachments: (1)
10.D.1)C) Highland Park Education Foundation
Attachments: (1)
10.D.1)D) Highland Park Sports Club
Attachments: (1)
10.D.1)E) Mr. George Chandler
Attachments: (1)
10.D.1)F) HP Arts
10.D.2) Reported Gifts:
10.D.2)A) University Park Elementary School Cafeteria PTA
10.D.2)B) Highland Park Sports Club
10.D.2)C) Robert S. Hyer Elementary School PTA
Attachments: (1)
10.E. TASB Localized Policy Manual Update 96
Attachments: (1)
10.E.1) Revised Local Policies - First and Only Required Reading
10.E.1)A) DEC(LOCAL):  COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS - LEAVES AND ABSENCES
10.E.1)B) EFAA(LOCAL):  INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS - SELECTION AND ADOPTION
Attachments: (1)
10.E.1)C) FEB(LOCAL):  ATTENDANCE - ATTENDANCE ACCOUNTING
Attachments: (1)
10.F. Personnel
10.F.1) Personnel Recommendations
10.F.2) Contract Renewals
Attachments: (2)
10.G. McCulloch Intermediate School/Highland Park Middle School Cafeteria Project
10.H. Facilities Planning
10.I. Softball Field and Tennis Court Lighting
10.J. Bank Depository Contract
10.K. 2012-2013 Budget Amendment
Attachments: (2)
10.L. Quarterly Investment Report
10.M. January 2013 Financial Report
Attachments: (2)
10.N. Texas Public Information Act
10.O. 2012 - 2013 Enrollment Report
Attachments: (2)
11. NON-AGENDA RELATED PUBLIC COMMENTS
Members of the public who wish to make a public statement to the HPISD School Board on a non-agenda item at this meeting may do so by completing a Citizen Comment Card (available at the door) and returning it to the Meeting Secretary prior to the commencement of the meeting to reserve speaking time.
11.A. Please address your comments to the Board and limit your comments to three minutes.
11.B. Comments pertaining to individual personnel or individual student problems are not permitted.
11.C. Please recognize that under the Texas Open Meetings Act, the Board may not act at this meeting on a matter not listed on the public notice for this meeting.  If members of the public have questions or private comments for the Board, please contact any of them at their homes or offices by telephone or in person immediately after the meeting.  The Board invites public inquiries and suggestions.
12. CLOSED SESSION
12.A. For discussion of the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of an employee, or to hear a complaint or charge against an employee, pursuant to the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Section 551.074
12.B. For deliberation in a case involving discipline of a public school child or in which a complaint or charge is brought against a district employee, pursuant to the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Section 551.082
12.C. For discussion of the purchase, exchange, lease, or value or real property, pursuant to the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Section 551.072
12.D. For deliberation of the deployment, or specific occasions for implementation, of security personnel or devices; or a security audit, pursuant to the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code, Section 551.076
12.E. For discussion of the formative evaluation of the superintendent, pursuant to the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Section 551.074
13. RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION
14. ADJOURNMENT
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