August 15, 2016 at 6:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
2.A. Announcement by the Presiding Officer that a Quorum of Board Members is Present; That the Meeting has been Duly Called; and that the Meeting has been Posted in Accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code, Chapter 551.
3. INVOCATION
4. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCES 
5. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS - (Invitation to address the Board  - Time allocation to be specified by the Board President)
6. REPORTS
6.A. Board President's Report
6.A.1) Present Information Concerning the Welcome-Back Meal.
6.B. Chief Academic Officer's Report
6.C. Business Manager’s Report
6.D. Superintendent’s Report
7. CONSENT AGENDA - Action Item
7.A. Consider Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting held on Monday, July 18, 2016 and the.
7.B. Consider Approval of July/August 2016 Disbursements as paid
7.C. Consider Action to Accept a Donation from Bill and Nancy King to the Early Primary and Early Elementary Schools for "Buddy Benches".
8. REGULAR AGENDA
8.A. Consider Discussion Concerning Restricted Personal Leave Days for the 2016-2017 School Year.-Information Only
8.B. Present for Discussion the Board Members Reflections from the Summer Leadership Institute in Ft. Worth in June.-Information Only
8.C. Consider Action to Officially Set the Tax Rate for the 2016-2017 School Year.-Action Item
8.D. Consider Action in Response to Second and Final Reading of TASB Policy Updated # 105 from TASB Policy Service as Presented.  Action Item
8.E. Consider Action to Adopt, at First Reading, Board Policy Update/Change for DNA (Local) and DNB(Local) as it Concerns Teacher Evaluations.  Information Only
8.F. Consider Action to Approve Student Fund-Raisers for the 2016-2017 School Year and Designate Administration to Approve Subsequent Fund-Raisers as they May Deem Appropriate.  Action Item
8.G. Consider Information Concerning the Athletic Handbook for Early ISD for the 2016-2017 School Year.  Information Only
8.H. Consider Action to Formally Adopt the Adjustment to the Compressed Tax Rate for Certain School Districts as Presented.  Action Required
8.I. Consider Action to Call for Sealed Requests for Proposals (RFP) for Construction Manager -At-Risk Services for the Renovation of the Heartland Special Education Co-Operative Administration Building.  Proposals to be Received until 2:00 PM on Thursday, September 15, 2016, to Wes Beck at the Early ISD Administrative Offices Located at 101 Turtle Creek, Early, Texas.  Interested Parties May Obtain a Request for Proposals for Construction Manager-At-Risk Procurement/Information Packet With General Details Concerning the Project, Including Budget, Scope, Criteria, Weight of Criteria, and Other Information from the Office of the Superintendent of Early ISD at 101 Turtle Creek, Early, Texas 76802, or by Contacting the Superintendent by Phone at 325-646-7934.  Action Item 
8.J. Consider Action to Accept the T-TESS Calendar for Teacher Appraisals for the 2016-2017 School Year.  Action Item
8.K. Consider Action to Accept the Yearly Investment Report in Response to CDA (Legal) as Presented.  Action Item
9. 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.
9.A. Personnel Matters-551.074
9.A.1) Review Resignations-(If Any)
9.A.2) New Hires to Fill Vacancies-(If Any)
9.A.2)a. "Self-Contained" Teacher--Heartland
9.A.2)b. History Teacher/Coach-Middle School
9.A.3) Other Personnel Matters as May be Presented-(If Any)
9.A.3)a. Proposed Resignation of Teacher/Coach
9.B. Action Items Pursuant to Discussions in Closed Session-(If Any) 
10. FUTURE BUSINESS
10.A. Consider the Early ISD Board of Trustees Regular Board Meeting to be on September 19, 2016 at 6:00 P.M. - Possible Action Item
11. ADJOURNMENT - Action Item
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