February 21, 2013 at 6:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
3. INVOCATION
4. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS - Invitation to address the Board (Time allocation to be specified by the President)
5. REPORTS
5.A. Board President's report
5.B. Principals' reports
5.C. Athletic Director’s report
5.D. Assistant Superintendent’s report
5.E. Business Manager’s report
5.F. Superintendent’s report
6. CONSENT AGENDA
6.A. Consideration for approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting, January 21, 2013
6.B. Consideration for approval of February disbursements
6.C. Consideration for approval of accepting donations
7. REGULAR AGENDA
7.A. Consideration for approval of a contract, to be presented by Chief Appraiser Brett McKibben, with Brown County Appraisal District for tax collection services
7.B. Preparation for the 2013 Early ISD Trustee Election
7.B.1) Identification of expiring terms
7.B.1)a. Ray Bertrand - Place 3
7.B.1)b. Mike Kingston - Place 4
7.B.1)c. Shawn Russell - Place 5
7.B.2) Review the Election Calendar
7.B.3) Passage of an "Order for Trustee Election"
7.C. Consideration for approval of the selection and appointment of an Election Official
7.D. Consideration for approval of an agreement with Eckert and Company to conduct audit services for the year ending August 31, 2013 for Early ISD and Heartland Cooperative
7.E. Review the recommended 2013-14 school calendar
7.F. Discuss Resolution regarding Vouchers, Taxpayer Savings Grants, Tax Credits and other mechanisms that reduce public education funding
7.G. Consideration and possible action, including possible adoption of a resolution, to lease of real property (surface only), together with any and all improvements on the real property, described as the surface only and all improvements thereto described as the former administration building located at 1001 Early Boulevard and non-exclusive use of the adjacent parking lot
7.H. Discuss options and financial impact regarding the refinancing of Series 2007 Bonds
8. CLOSED SESSION - 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 or Government Code section 418.183 (f). 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.
8.A. Personnel Matters – 551.074
8.A.1) Routine evaluation of HTL Cooperative personnel and assignments
8.A.2) Administrative staff evaluations and contract recommendations
8.A.3) Resignations
8.A.4) New Hires
8.A.4)a. Athletic Director/Head Football Coach
8.A.5) Other personnel matters as may be presented
8.A.5)a. Deliberation regarding consideration of proposed resolution agreement with Athletic Director
8.A.5)b. Update on AD/Head Football coach search
9. ACTION ITEMS PURSUANT TO CLOSED SESSION
10. ADJOURNMENT
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