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September 14, 2020 at 6:30 PM - Regular Meeting

1. Call to Order
Presenter:  Board President
Description:  A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Utopia ISD will be held August 10, 2020, beginning at 6:30 PM in the 258 School Street Resource Building Conference Room. Members of the public who desire to address the Board regarding an item on this agenda must comply with the following procedures: To provide public comment, individuals viewing the board meeting remotely, must email their comments to UISD Board of Trustees at: Please provide your first and last name, email address, physical address and phone number with your comments. The time frame to submit your public comment is from Friday, August 7, 2020 to Monday, August 10, 2020 at 12:01 p.m. The public comments submitted will be read aloud for the Board to hear, and the content of the written comments cannot exceed three minutes. To the extend practicable, all other public comment rules shall apply. If seeking a Board resolution of a specific complaint, that concern should be addressed through the District's grievance process. District policy DGBA, FNG, and GF have been established for addressing employee complaints, parent complaints, and community member complaints respectively. Meeting ID: 955 0617 2500 Password: 7aRyBi Access to the livestream will only be open during the meeting. The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the same order as shown on this meeting notice. Unless removed from the consent agenda, items identified within the consent agenda will be acted on at one time.
2. Invocation 
Presenter:  Selected by Board President
3. American & Texas Pledge of Allegiance
Presenter:  Students of the Month
4. Recognition
Presenter:  Bryan Hernandez
Description:  a) Student of the month
  Presenter:  Bryan Hernandez
     1)  Taya Bohannon
     2)  William Cassin
b)  Teacher of the Month
Presenter:  Bryan Hernandez
     1)  Brady Williams
5. Consent Agenda
Presenter:  Superintendent
Description:  a)  Approval of minutes
     Presenter:  Michael Derry
b)  School Payments
      Presenter:  Michael Derry
c)  Budget Reports
     Presenter:  Michael Derry
d)  Tax Report
     Presenter:   Michael Derry
5.a) Information
Description:  a)  Citizens Comments
 Comments and criticisms must be civil and courteous.  No profanity or personal attacks on others will be permitted. Do not discuss students who are not your own.    
Presenter:  Board President
b)  Principal
      Presenter:  Bryan Hernandez
      1) District Learning Plan
c)  Athletics
     Presenter:  Allen Harris
       1)  Soil Sample   
d)  Counselor
      Presenter:  Ashleigh Kay
       1)  Dual Credit Update
       2)  Character Education - Respect
       3)  Suicide Prevention Presentation
       4)  ASVAB
e)   Academic Programs Report
      Presenter:  Julie Mazurek
f)   CTE & Security
     Presenter:  Bryson Dalrymple
     1) RAPTOR Technologies for school safety. 
g)  Food Service
     Presenter:  Kim Reyes
     1)  Temporary food program
h)  Technology
     Presenter:  David Carter

5.b) Superintendents Report
Presenter:  Michael Derry
6. Regular Agenda
Closed Session - If, during the course of the meeting covered by this Notice, the Board of Trustees should
determine that a closed or executive meeting or session of the Board of Trustees is required, then
such closed or executive meeting or session as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act,
Texas Government Code Section 551.001 et seq., will be held by the School Board at the date,
hour, and place given in this Notice or as soon after the commencement of the meeting covered by
this Notice as the School Board may conveniently meet in such closed or executive meeting or
session concerning any and all purposes permitted by the Act, including, but not limited to the
following sections and purposes:
Texas Government Code Section:

a)   Consideration and possible action to approve Auditors Report on Fiscal           Audit and approve contract for the 2020-2021 school year.

       Presenter:  Michael Derry

b)   Consideration and possible action to approve the contract with Braun               Inter tech to conduct a geological survey at a cost of $6,204.00 to be               paid out of fund balance.  
       Presenter:  Michael Derry

c) Consideration and possible action to approve the amendment of the                School Calender.
     Presenter:  Michael Derry

d)  Consideration and possible action to set the date for the Utopia ISD Tax          rate hearing on September 29, 2020.

e)  Consideration and possible action to approve Asynchronous plan of                instruction for the 2020-2021 school year.  
      Presenter:   Michael Derry

f)  Consideration and possible action to nominate by written resolution two candidates for the two directorship openings on the board of directors with Uvalde County Appraisal District.  

g)  Consideration and possible action to  accept professional                                  recommendations.
     Presenter:  Michael Derry

h)  Consideration and possible action to accept professional resignation.
      Presenter:  Michael Derry
7. Adjourn
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