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August 9, 2021 at 6:30 PM - Rescheduled Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
I. CALL MEETING TO ORDER
II. ROLL CALL
Description:  __ Rafael Garza, President                  __ Raymundo Martinez, Vice-President
__ Benjamin Arjona, Secretary             __ Luis Trejo Jr., Treasurer
__ Yesenia Ayala, Member                  __ Carlos Cardoza Sr., Member
__ Norma Torres, Member                   __Xavier Salinas, Superintendent
__Eden Ramirez,  School Board Attorney
III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE, TEXAS PLEDGE AND PRAYER
IV. AWARDS & RECOGNITION:
V. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT:
V.A. Announcements
V.A.1. Safety Measures Update
V.A.2. Mental Health Program
V.A.3. Scholarship Presentation Update
V.A.4. TEA PPRP Reimbursement Update
VI. PUBLIC COMMENTS:
VII. ACTION TAKEN ON CONSENT ITEMS:
VII.A. Approve Minutes of Board Meetings:        NONE
VII.B. Tax Collector's Report:
VII.B.1. Hidalgo County Tax Office - Tax Collections for June 2021
VII.B.2. Hidalgo ISD Estimated Collection Rate for 2021
VII.C. Authorize Advertisement for Bids/Quotes/Proposals:
VII.C.1. Boys Track & Field Supplies & Equipment Bid #21-22-01 (A)
VII.C.2. Girls Track & Field Supplies & Equipment Bid #21-22-01 (B)
VII.C.3. Boys Soccer Supplies & Equipment Bid #21-22-01 (C)
VII.C.4. Girls Soccer Supplies & Equipment Bid #21-22-01 (D)
VII.C.5. Baseball Supplies & Equipment Bid #21-22-01 (E)
VII.C.6. Girls Softball Supplies & Equipment Bid #21-22-01 (F)
VII.C.7. Golf Supplies & Equipment Bid #21-22-01 (G)
VII.C.8. Powerlifting Supplies & Equipment Bid #21-22-01 (H)
VII.C.9. Tennis Supplies & Equipment Bid #21-22-01 (I)
VII.D. Consideration for Bids/Quotes/Proposals:
VII.D.1. Instructional & Office Supplies Bid# 20-21-10
VII.D.2. Library Books Bid #20-21-11
VII.E. OTHER:
VII.E.1. Hidalgo ISD 2021 Planning Calendar to set the Public Hearing to Discuss Budget and Proposed Tax Rate
VII.E.2. Financial Report for the month of June 2021
VII.E.3. Budget Amendment for the Child Nutrition Fund
VII.E.4. Approval of HISD Health Insurance district monthly contribution for 2021-2022 school year
VII.E.5. Quarterly Investment Report for month ending May 31, 2021
VII.E.6. Agreement with MLG Protection Services for 2021-22 School Year
VII.E.7. 2021-2022 MEGAbytes Services Membership
VII.E.8. 2021-2022 Destiny Library Automation TREC Service
VII.E.9. Consider and take action on request for Student to travel out-of-town/overnight:
VII.E.9.a. The Hidalgo Varsity Volleyball Team is requesting permission to attend an out-of-town Varsity Volleyball Tournament in San Antonio, Texas.  The Tournament will be held on August 12th - 14th, 2021.  The Team will be departing on Wednesday, August 11, 2021.
VIII. ACTION TAKEN ON INSTRUCTION AND STUDENT SUPPORT:
VIII.A. Technology Distribution Plan Report 
VIII.B. Discussion and possible action to approve the 2020-2021 Interlocal Agreement with South Texas College Dual Credit Programs and Hidalgo Early College High School
VIII.C. Consider and approve the 2021-2022 Texas Teacher Evaluation Support System (T-TESS) Appraiser Listing
VIII.D. Discussion and possible action to approve the 2021-2022 Appraisal Calendar Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS) 
VIII.E. Discussion and possible action to approve the 2021-2022 Appraisal Calendar Texas Principal Evaluation and Support System (T-PESS)
IX. ACTION TAKEN ON FINANCE, HUMAN RESOURCES & OPERATIONS
IX.A. Discussion and possible action to approve the Property, Auto and General Liability Insurance RFP #20-21-15
IX.B. Discussion and possible action to approve the Medical Insurance Coverage RFP #20-21-16
IX.C. Discussion and action to adopt Local District of Innovation Plan and issue notice to Commissioner of Education
IX.D. Discussion and possible action to approve the two-year depository contract extension with Lone Star National Bank with the recommended changes by administration.
X. CONSIDER ACTION ON:
X.A. Discussion and possible action to amend board policy BE/Local
XI. CLOSED SESSION:
Description:  The Board may convene in Closed Session in accordance with the provisions of Texas Government Code, Sections 551.071 and  551.074
XI.A. Consultation with School attorney to receive legal advice
Description:  (Section 551.071, Texas Government Code)
XI.B. Personnel Matters:
Description:  (Section 551.074, Texas Government Code)
XI.B.1. Discussions of Superintendent Recommendations concerning Employment, Resignations, Reassignments, Retirements, Renewals, Non-Renewals, Terminations, staffing status, discipline or to hearing complaints or charges regarding personnel
XII. RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION:
XIII. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON ITEMS DISCUSSED IN CLOSED SESSION:
XIII.A. Personal Matters:
Description:  (Section 551.071, Texas Government Code)
XIII.A.1. Consideration of and Possible Action Regarding Superintendent's Recommendations Concerning Employment, Resignations, Reassignments, Retirements, Non-Renewals, and Terminations
XIV. CONSIDER ACTION ON:                                        
XIV.A. Discussion and possible action on Support for Nominee to TASB Board of Trustee Region One, Position A
XV. ADJOURNMENT
Description:  Agenda items may be considered, deliberated and/or acted upon in a different order than numbered above.  The Board of Trustees of The Hidalgo ISD reserves the right to adjourn into Executive (Closed) Session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any of the items listed on this agenda as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act.  No final action will be taken in Executive Session.

Public Input Policy: “During the meeting, the Hidalgo ISD will allow for an open public forum/ comment period. This comment period shall not exceed one-half hour (1/2) hour in length and each speaker will be allowed a maximum of three (3) minutes to speak.  All individuals desiring to address the Hidalgo ISD must sign up to do so, prior to the open comment period.  The purpose of this comment period is to provide the public an opportunity to address issues or topics that are under the jurisdiction of the Hidalgo ISD.  For issues or topics which are not otherwise part of the posted agenda for the meeting, members may direct staff to investigate the issue or topic further.  No action or discussion shall be taken on the issues or topics which are not part of the posted agenda for the meeting.  Members of the public may be recognized on posted agenda items deemed appropriate by the President as the items are considered, and the same time limitations three (3) minutes applies.”
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