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

Agenda
1. Call to Order and establish a quorum
Presenter:  Board President, SDarden
Description:  A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of Utopia ISD will be held December 14, 2020, beginning at 6:30pm in the 258 School Street Resource Building Conference Room.  Members of the public who desire to address the Board regarding an item on the 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: sdarden@utopiaisd.net.  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, December 11, 2020 to Monday December 14, 2020 at 12:01pm.  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 resoultion of a specific complaint, that concern should be addressed through the District's grieveance process.  District policy DGBA, FNG, and GF have been established for addressing employee complaints, parent complaints, and community member complaints respectively.  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:  Board President, SDarden
3. American & Texas Pledge of Allegiance
Presenter:  Students of the Month
4. Recognition
Presenter:  Brian Hernandez
Description:  Students of the Month
1.  Samuel Fox
2.  Cheyenne Westbrook

Teacher of the month:
1.  Carol Caulk
5. Citizens Comments
Presenter:  Board President, SDarden
Description:  Comments are limited to 3 minutes per speaker.  The timekeeper will inform the speaker when they have 1 minute remaining.  No more than 3 persons will be allowed to speak on any side of an issue.  Should there be more than 3 people who wish to speak on a particular issue, they need to select no more than 3 representatives to speak for them and the presiding officer may limit the public comments further in the interest of an orderly meeting.  Complaints, criticisms, and concerns against District employees shall be directed through the appropriate channels in accordance with Board policy.  The presiding officer or designee shall determine whether a person who wishes to address the Board has attempted to solve the matter administratively.  If not, the person shall be directed to the appropriate policy to seek resolution before coming to the Board. 

Our First Speaker is:_____________________
Topic:_______________________________
6. Information
Presenter:  Board President, SDarden
Description:  a)  Principal
Presenter:  Bryan Hernandez
None
b)  Athletics
Presenter:  Allen Harris
None
c)  Counselor
Presenter:  Ashleigh Kay
None
d)  Academic Program Report
Presenter:  Julie Mazurek
1.  Elementary and Jr. High UIL district Meet
2.  STAAR EOC Testing
e)  CTE & Security
Presenter:  Bryson Dalrymple
None
f)  Food Service
Presenter:  Kim Reyes
Food Boxes
g)  Technology
Presenter:  David Carter
None
h)  Superintendent’s Report
Presenter:  Michael Derry, Superintendent
1.  Update on rekeying school
2.  Camera installation update.
3.  Hot water heater update
4.  New copier contract.
5.  Update on 2020-2021 DIP/CIP.
6.  Strategic planning information.
7.  Present faculty survey.
 
7. Consent Agenda
Presenter:  Board President, SDarden
Description:  a)  Approval of Minutes
b)  School Payments
c)  Budget Reports
d)  Tax Report
 
8. 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 551.1 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 Governement Code Section:  51.074 Discussin personnel matters. 
Presenter:  Board President, SDarden
Description:  a)  Consideration  and possible action to set the Superintendents evaluation date, evaluation instruments, and goals.  
Presenter:  Michael Derry, Superintendent

b)  Consideration and possible action to cast votes for Uvalde Central Apprasail District.
Presenter:  Michael Derry, Superintendent

c)  Consideration and possilbe action to accept professional resignations.
Presenter:  Michael Derry, Superintendent

d)  Consideration and possible action to accept professional recommendations.
Presenter:  Michael Derry, Superintendent
9. Adjourn
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