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April 17, 2020 at 1:00 PM - Emergency Called Board Meeting

I. Meeting Called to Order.
II. Moment of Silence.
III. Pledge of Allegiance.
IV. Roll Call:
V. Recommend approving the agenda of the Emergency Called Board Meeting of Friday, April 17, 2020 with any corrections/deletions.
VI. Certification of Public Notice:

An Emergency or urgent public necessity exists that requires immediate action of the Board of Trustees or an imminent threat to public health and safety or a reasonably unforeseeable situation exists as follows:  On March 13, 2020 Governor Greg Abbott declared a State Disaster for Texas Counties due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The purpose of this meeting is to discuss and take appropriate action in response to the emerging health emergency.
VII.A. Conference Presentation Item(s):
VII.A.1. Texas Education Agency/Governors update on school calendar.
Attachments: (1)
VII.A.2. Superintendent's report concerning status of District response to COVID-19 Issues:
           Curriculum & Instruction Update
           Business & Operations Update/FEMA
VII.B. General Function Item(s):
VII.B.1. Recommend approval for the teachers to receive a $100.00 per month stipend for providing on-line learning to students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Attachments: (1)
VII.B.2. Recommend approval regarding Second Amended Board Resolution #020/2019-2020 to authorize the Superintendent to supplement instructional certified teachers in the amount of one hundred ($100.00) dollars per month beginning April 2020 to offset their teleconference/internet/telework cost of instruction for documented instructional services provided to students during this COVID-19 disaster declaration and to provide meals for BISD students at the Superintendent’s discretion from Monday thru Friday at the Superintendent’s designated pickup locations.
Attachments: (1)
VII.B.3. Recommend approval regarding Resolution #021/2019-2020 to delegate to the superintendent and designee(s) the authority to make decisions regarding the grading system found in policy EIC, EIF, EIE and EIA (LOCAL)
VII.B.4. Recommend approval for the Board of Trustees to adopt proposed language to Policy DEA (LOCAL) to include authorization for employees who are required to work during an emergency closing for a disaster, as declared by a federal, state, or local official or the Board.
Attachments: (1)
VIII.A.1. Discussion and presentation regarding maintenance, disinfection & landscaping of all schools and all BISD Facilities.  (Board Agenda Request Minerva Pena, Board Support Dr. Prisci Roca Tipton and Philip Cowen)
IX. Announcement(s):
IX.A. The next Board Meeting is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, May 5, 2020.
X. Adjournment.

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