November 10, 2015 at 7:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
I. Call to Order
II. Invocation
III. Pledges of Allegiance
IV. Request for Approval of Agenda
V. Citizen’s Forum
VI. Recognition of Programs and Personnel
VI.A. Girls and Boys Cross Country State Qualifiers
VII. Consent Agenda
VII.A. Approve Minutes of Previous Meetings, Approve Investments & Bank Accounts Report, Approve Check Payments List Excluding Checks #35877, #35907, #35935, #35981, #35992, #36029, #36056, #36106, #36121
VII.B. Approve Awbrey Conflict of Interest Check #35935
VII.C. Approve  Berzoza Conflict of Interest Checks #35877, #35981
VII.D. Approve  Lentz-Edwards Conflict of Interest Checks #36029, #36056
VII.E. Approve Marshall Conflict of Interest Check #36106
VII.F. Approve Woods Conflict of Interest Checks #35907, #35992, #36121
VIII. Notice of Public Meeting November 10, 2015

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS KERMIT 
ISD'S STATE FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY RATING

Kermit ISD will hold a public meeting combined with a 
scheduled regular meeting of the Board of Trustees at 
7:00 pm, November 10, 2015 in the KISD Administration 
Building, Board Room, 601 S. Poplar, Kermit, TX

The purpose of this meeting is to discuss Kermit ISD's
rating on the state's financial accountability system
IX. Discuss the Financial Audit for the School Year 2014-2015 as Presented by Robison, Johnston & Patton
X. Discuss Bond Program Update
XI. Discuss Targeted Improvement Plans for KHS and District to Satisfy State Accountability Requirements
XII. Discuss Bright Bytes Technology Survey Results
XIII. Discuss and Approve District Goals
XIV. Discuss and Approve Standard Operating Procedures
XV. Discuss and Approve Effective Board Practices
XVI. First Reading TASB-Initiated localized updates: Policy Update 103, affecting local policies
A (LEGAL):  Basic District Foundations
AF (LEGAL):  Innovation Districts
AIC (LEGAL):  Accountability
BAA (LEGAL):  Board Legal Status, Powers and Duties
BBA (LEGAL):  Board Members - Eligibility/Qualifications
BBB (LEGAL):  Board Members - Elections
BBC (LEGAL):  Board Members - Vacancies and Removal from Office
BBFA (LEGAL):  Ethics - Conflict of Interest Disclosures
BBFA (EXHIBIT):  Ethics - Conflict of Interest Disclosures
BDF (LEGAL):  Board Internal Organization - Citizen Advisory Committees
BE (LEGAL):  Board Meetings
BF (LOCAL):  Board Policies
BJA (LEGAL):  Superintendent - Qualifications and Duties
BQ (LEGAL):  Planning and Decision-Making Process
CAA (LOCAL):  Fiscal Management Goals and Objectives - Financial Ethics
CB (LOCAL):  State and Federal Revenue Sources
CBB (LEGAL):  State and federal Revenue Sources - Federal
CCA (LEGAL):  Local Revenue Sources - Bond Issues
CCG (LEGAL):  Local Revenue Sources - Ad Valorem Taxes
CDA (LEGAL):  Other Revenues - Investments
CE (LEGAL):  Annual Operating Budget
CFC (LEGAL):  Accounting - Audits
CH (LEGAL):  Purchasing Acquisition
CHE (LEGAL):  Purchasing and Acquisition - Vendor Relations
CHG (LEGAL):  Purchasing and Acquisition - Real Property and 
      Improvements
CI (LEGAL):  School Properties Disposal
CKE (LEGAL):  Safety Program/Risk Management - Security Personnel
CMD (LEGAL):  Equipment and Supplies management - Instructional
     Materials Care and Accounting
CO (LEGAL):  Food Services Management
CO (LOCAL):  Food Services Management
COB (LEGAL):  Food Services Management - Free and Reduced - Price
     Food Program
CQA (LEGAL):  Technology Resources - District Campus and Classroom
     Websites
CR (LEGAL):  Insurance and Annuities Management
CV (LEGAL):  Facilities Construction
CVD (LEGAL):  Facilities Construction - Construction Manager At-Risk
CX (LEGAL):  Renting or Leasing Facilities from Others
D (LEGAL):  Personnel
DBA (LEGAL):  Employment Requirements and Restrictions - Credentials
     and Records
DBAA (LEGAL):  Employment Requirements and Restrictions - Criminal
     History and Credit Reports
DBB (LEGAL):  Employment Requirements and Restrictions - Medical
     Examinations and Communicable Diseases
DBD (LEGAL):  Employment Requirements and Restrictions - Conflict of
     Interest    
DBD (LOCAL):  Employment Requirements and Restrictions - Conflict of
     Interest
DBD (EXHIBIT):  Employment Requirements and Restrictions - Conflict of
     Interest
DEA (LOCAL):  Compensation and Benefits - Compensation Plan
DEAA (LEGAL):  Compensation Plan - Incentives and Stipends
DEAB (LEGAL):  Compensation Plan - Wage and Hour Laws
DEC (LEGAL):  Compensation and Benefits - Leaves and Absences
DECA (LEGAL):  Leaves and Absences - Family and Medical Leave
DECB (LEGAL):  Leaves and Absences - Military Leave
DF (LEGAL):  Termination of Employment
DFE (LEGAL):  Termination of Employment - Resignation
DG (LEGAL):  Employee Rights and Privileges
DH (LEGAL):  Employee Standards of Conduct
DH (LOCAL):  Employee Standards of Conduct
DHB (LEGAL):  Employee Standards of Conduct - Reports to State Board
     for Certification
DIA (LEGAL):  Employee Welfare - Freedom from Discrimination,
     Harassment and Retaliation
DIA (LOCAL):  Employee Welfare - Freedom from Discrimination,
     Harassment and Retaliation
DIA (EXHIBIT):  Employee Welfare - Freedom from Discrimination,
     Harassment and Retaliation
DMA (LEGAL):  Professional Development - Required Staff Development
DNB (LEGAL):  Performance Appraisal - Evaluation of Other Professional
     Employees
EB (LEGAL):  School Year
EC (LEGAL):  School Day
EEB (LEGAL):  Instructional Arrangements - Class Size
EFAA (LOCAL):  Instructional Materials - Selection and Adoption
EHAC (LEGAL):  Basic Instructional Program - Required Instruction
     (Secondary)
EHAD (LEGAL):  Basic Instructional Program - Elective Instruction
EHBAB (LEGAL):  Special Education - ARD Committee and Individualized
     Education Program
EHBC (LEGAL):  Special Programs - Compensatory / Accelerated Services
EHBE (LEGAL):  Special Programs - Bilingual Education / ESL
EHBG (LEGAL):  Special Programs - Pre-Kindergarten
EHBK (LEGAL):  Special Programs - Other Instructional Initiatives
EHBL (LEGAL):  Special Programs - High School Equivalency
EHDC (LEGAL):  Alternative Methods for Earning Credit - Credit by
     Examination Without Prior Instruction
EHDD (LEGAL):  Alternative Methods for Earning Credit - College Course
     Work / Dual Credit
EHDE (LEGAL):  Alternative Methods for Earning Credit - Distance Learning
EI (LEGAL):  Academic Achievement
EIA (LEGAL):  Academic Achievement - Grading / Progress Reports to
     Parents
EIF (LEGAL):  Academic Achievement - Graduation
EK (LEGAL):  Testing Programs
EKB (LEGAL):  Testing Programs - State Assessment
FD (LEGAL):  Admissions
FDC (LEGAL):  Admissions - Homeless Students
FEA (LEGAL):  Attendance - Compulsory Attendance
FEA (LOCAL):  Attendance - Attendance Accountings
FEC (LOCAL):  Attendance - Attendance for Credit
FED (LEGAL):  Attendance - Attendance Enforcement
FFAC (LEGAL):  Wellness and Health Services - Medical Treatment
FFAC (LOCAL):  Wellness and Health Services - Medical Treatment
FFAF (LEGAL):  Wellness and Health Services - Cafe Plans
FFD (LEGAL):  Student Welfare - Student Insurance
FFG (LEGAL):  Student Welfare - Child Abuse and Neglect
FNCD (LEGAL):  Student Conduct - Tobacco Use and Possession
FNCG (LEGAL):  Student Conduct - Weapon
FNF (LEGAL):  Student Rights and Responsibilities - Interrogations and
     Searches
FO (LEGAL):  Student Discipline
FOA (LEGAL):  Student Discipline - Removal by Teacher or Bus Driver
FOC (LEGAL):  Student Discipline - Placement in a Disciplinary Alternative
     Education Setting
FOD (LEGAL):  Student discipline - Expulsion
GA (LEGAL):  Access to Programs, Services and Activities
GBA (LEGAL):  Public Information Program - Access to Public Information
GBAA (LEGAL):  Information Access - Requests for Information
GKA (LEGAL):  Community Relations - Conduct on School Premises
GKA (LOCAL):  Community Relations - Conduct on School Premises
GNC (LEGAL):  Relations with Educational Entities - Colleges and
     Universities
GRA (LOCAL):  Relations with Governmental Entities - State and Local
     Governmental Authorities
GRC (LEGAL):  Relations with Governmental Entities - Emergency
     Management
XVII. Information Items
XVII.A. KISD Monthly Enrollment Report October 2015
XVII.B. KISD Monthly Work Orders October 2015
XVII.C. Utility Usage
XVII.D. Leadership Team Times
XVII.E. KISD’s Highly Qualified Report
XVII.F. KISD Administration and Co-Op Open House Friday, December 11, 10:45 am - 2:00 pm Administration Building
XVII.G. First Financial District Retirement Plan Audit
XVII.H. Veteran's Program - Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 9:00 am, KHS Auditorium
XVII.I. Kermit ISD Ad Valorem Taxes - Monthly Statement of Collections for the Month of September 2015
XVII.J. Superintendent Discussion
XVIII. Correspondence
XIX. Recess
XX. Executive Session: Pursuant to the Following Sections of the Texas Open Meetings Act 551.074, 551.076 Personnel matters related to the consultation, employment, resignation, evaluation, reassignment, and duties of a public official or employee(s); including but not limited to Superintendent, Business Manager, Directors, and Principals.
XXI. Take Appropriate Action related to the personnel matters related to the consultation, employment, resignation, evaluation, reassignment and duties of a public official or employee(s); including but not limited to Superintendent, Business Manager, Directors, and Principals.
XXII. Adjournment
XXIII. Call to Order
XXIV. Invocation
XXV. Pledges of Allegiance
XXVI. Request for Approval of Agenda
XXVII. Citizen’s Forum
XXVIII. Recognition of Programs and Personnel
XXVIII.A. Girls and Boys Cross Country State Qualifiers
XXIX. Consent Agenda
XXIX.A. Approve Minutes of Previous Meetings, Approve Investments & Bank Accounts Report, Approve Check Payments List Excluding Checks #35877, #35907, #35935, #35981, #35992, #36029, #36056, #36106, #36121
XXIX.B. Approve Awbrey Conflict of Interest Check #35935
XXIX.C. Approve  Berzoza Conflict of Interest Checks #35877, #35981
XXIX.D. Approve  Lentz-Edwards Conflict of Interest Checks #36029, #36056
XXIX.E. Approve Marshall Conflict of Interest Check #36106
XXIX.F. Approve Woods Conflict of Interest Checks #35907, #35992, #36121
XXX. Notice of Public Meeting November 10, 2015

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS KERMIT 
ISD'S STATE FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY RATING

Kermit ISD will hold a public meeting combined with a 
scheduled regular meeting of the Board of Trustees at 
7:00 pm, November 10, 2015 in the KISD Administration 
Building, Board Room, 601 S. Poplar, Kermit, TX

The purpose of this meeting is to discuss Kermit ISD's
rating on the state's financial accountability system
XXXI. Discuss the Financial Audit for the School Year 2014-2015 as Presented by Robison, Johnston & Patton
XXXII. Discuss Bond Program Update
XXXIII. Discuss Targeted Improvement Plans for KHS and District to Satisfy State Accountability Requirements
XXXIV. Discuss Bright Bytes Technology Survey Results
XXXV. Discuss and Approve District Goals
XXXVI. Discuss and Approve Standard Operating Procedures
XXXVII. Discuss and Approve Effective Board Practices
XXXVIII. First Reading TASB-Initiated localized updates: Policy Update 103, affecting local policies
A (LEGAL):  Basic District Foundations
AF (LEGAL):  Innovation Districts
AIC (LEGAL):  Accountability
BAA (LEGAL):  Board Legal Status, Powers and Duties
BBA (LEGAL):  Board Members - Eligibility/Qualifications
BBB (LEGAL):  Board Members - Elections
BBC (LEGAL):  Board Members - Vacancies and Removal from Office
BBFA (LEGAL):  Ethics - Conflict of Interest Disclosures
BBFA (EXHIBIT):  Ethics - Conflict of Interest Disclosures
BDF (LEGAL):  Board Internal Organization - Citizen Advisory Committees
BE (LEGAL):  Board Meetings
BF (LOCAL):  Board Policies
BJA (LEGAL):  Superintendent - Qualifications and Duties
BQ (LEGAL):  Planning and Decision-Making Process
CAA (LOCAL):  Fiscal Management Goals and Objectives - Financial Ethics
CB (LOCAL):  State and Federal Revenue Sources
CBB (LEGAL):  State and federal Revenue Sources - Federal
CCA (LEGAL):  Local Revenue Sources - Bond Issues
CCG (LEGAL):  Local Revenue Sources - Ad Valorem Taxes
CDA (LEGAL):  Other Revenues - Investments
CE (LEGAL):  Annual Operating Budget
CFC (LEGAL):  Accounting - Audits
CH (LEGAL):  Purchasing Acquisition
CHE (LEGAL):  Purchasing and Acquisition - Vendor Relations
CHG (LEGAL):  Purchasing and Acquisition - Real Property and 
      Improvements
CI (LEGAL):  School Properties Disposal
CKE (LEGAL):  Safety Program/Risk Management - Security Personnel
CMD (LEGAL):  Equipment and Supplies management - Instructional
     Materials Care and Accounting
CO (LEGAL):  Food Services Management
CO (LOCAL):  Food Services Management
COB (LEGAL):  Food Services Management - Free and Reduced - Price
     Food Program
CQA (LEGAL):  Technology Resources - District Campus and Classroom
     Websites
CR (LEGAL):  Insurance and Annuities Management
CV (LEGAL):  Facilities Construction
CVD (LEGAL):  Facilities Construction - Construction Manager At-Risk
CX (LEGAL):  Renting or Leasing Facilities from Others
D (LEGAL):  Personnel
DBA (LEGAL):  Employment Requirements and Restrictions - Credentials
     and Records
DBAA (LEGAL):  Employment Requirements and Restrictions - Criminal
     History and Credit Reports
DBB (LEGAL):  Employment Requirements and Restrictions - Medical
     Examinations and Communicable Diseases
DBD (LEGAL):  Employment Requirements and Restrictions - Conflict of
     Interest    
DBD (LOCAL):  Employment Requirements and Restrictions - Conflict of
     Interest
DBD (EXHIBIT):  Employment Requirements and Restrictions - Conflict of
     Interest
DEA (LOCAL):  Compensation and Benefits - Compensation Plan
DEAA (LEGAL):  Compensation Plan - Incentives and Stipends
DEAB (LEGAL):  Compensation Plan - Wage and Hour Laws
DEC (LEGAL):  Compensation and Benefits - Leaves and Absences
DECA (LEGAL):  Leaves and Absences - Family and Medical Leave
DECB (LEGAL):  Leaves and Absences - Military Leave
DF (LEGAL):  Termination of Employment
DFE (LEGAL):  Termination of Employment - Resignation
DG (LEGAL):  Employee Rights and Privileges
DH (LEGAL):  Employee Standards of Conduct
DH (LOCAL):  Employee Standards of Conduct
DHB (LEGAL):  Employee Standards of Conduct - Reports to State Board
     for Certification
DIA (LEGAL):  Employee Welfare - Freedom from Discrimination,
     Harassment and Retaliation
DIA (LOCAL):  Employee Welfare - Freedom from Discrimination,
     Harassment and Retaliation
DIA (EXHIBIT):  Employee Welfare - Freedom from Discrimination,
     Harassment and Retaliation
DMA (LEGAL):  Professional Development - Required Staff Development
DNB (LEGAL):  Performance Appraisal - Evaluation of Other Professional
     Employees
EB (LEGAL):  School Year
EC (LEGAL):  School Day
EEB (LEGAL):  Instructional Arrangements - Class Size
EFAA (LOCAL):  Instructional Materials - Selection and Adoption
EHAC (LEGAL):  Basic Instructional Program - Required Instruction
     (Secondary)
EHAD (LEGAL):  Basic Instructional Program - Elective Instruction
EHBAB (LEGAL):  Special Education - ARD Committee and Individualized
     Education Program
EHBC (LEGAL):  Special Programs - Compensatory / Accelerated Services
EHBE (LEGAL):  Special Programs - Bilingual Education / ESL
EHBG (LEGAL):  Special Programs - Pre-Kindergarten
EHBK (LEGAL):  Special Programs - Other Instructional Initiatives
EHBL (LEGAL):  Special Programs - High School Equivalency
EHDC (LEGAL):  Alternative Methods for Earning Credit - Credit by
     Examination Without Prior Instruction
EHDD (LEGAL):  Alternative Methods for Earning Credit - College Course
     Work / Dual Credit
EHDE (LEGAL):  Alternative Methods for Earning Credit - Distance Learning
EI (LEGAL):  Academic Achievement
EIA (LEGAL):  Academic Achievement - Grading / Progress Reports to
     Parents
EIF (LEGAL):  Academic Achievement - Graduation
EK (LEGAL):  Testing Programs
EKB (LEGAL):  Testing Programs - State Assessment
FD (LEGAL):  Admissions
FDC (LEGAL):  Admissions - Homeless Students
FEA (LEGAL):  Attendance - Compulsory Attendance
FEA (LOCAL):  Attendance - Attendance Accountings
FEC (LOCAL):  Attendance - Attendance for Credit
FED (LEGAL):  Attendance - Attendance Enforcement
FFAC (LEGAL):  Wellness and Health Services - Medical Treatment
FFAC (LOCAL):  Wellness and Health Services - Medical Treatment
FFAF (LEGAL):  Wellness and Health Services - Cafe Plans
FFD (LEGAL):  Student Welfare - Student Insurance
FFG (LEGAL):  Student Welfare - Child Abuse and Neglect
FNCD (LEGAL):  Student Conduct - Tobacco Use and Possession
FNCG (LEGAL):  Student Conduct - Weapon
FNF (LEGAL):  Student Rights and Responsibilities - Interrogations and
     Searches
FO (LEGAL):  Student Discipline
FOA (LEGAL):  Student Discipline - Removal by Teacher or Bus Driver
FOC (LEGAL):  Student Discipline - Placement in a Disciplinary Alternative
     Education Setting
FOD (LEGAL):  Student discipline - Expulsion
GA (LEGAL):  Access to Programs, Services and Activities
GBA (LEGAL):  Public Information Program - Access to Public Information
GBAA (LEGAL):  Information Access - Requests for Information
GKA (LEGAL):  Community Relations - Conduct on School Premises
GKA (LOCAL):  Community Relations - Conduct on School Premises
GNC (LEGAL):  Relations with Educational Entities - Colleges and
     Universities
GRA (LOCAL):  Relations with Governmental Entities - State and Local
     Governmental Authorities
GRC (LEGAL):  Relations with Governmental Entities - Emergency
     Management
XXXIX. Information Items
XXXIX.A. KISD Monthly Enrollment Report October 2015
XXXIX.B. KISD Monthly Work Orders October 2015
XXXIX.C. Utility Usage
XXXIX.D. Leadership Team Times
XXXIX.E. KISD’s Highly Qualified Report
XXXIX.F. KISD Administration and Co-Op Open House Friday, December 11, 10:45 am - 2:00 pm Administration Building
XXXIX.G. First Financial District Retirement Plan Audit
XXXIX.H. Veteran's Program - Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 9:00 am, KHS Auditorium
XXXIX.I. Kermit ISD Ad Valorem Taxes - Monthly Statement of Collections for the Month of September 2015
XXXIX.J. Superintendent Discussion
XL. Correspondence
XLI. Recess
XLII. Executive Session: Pursuant to the Following Sections of the Texas Open Meetings Act 551.074, 551.076 Personnel matters related to the consultation, employment, resignation, evaluation, reassignment, and duties of a public official or employee(s); including but not limited to Superintendent, Business Manager, Directors, and Principals.
XLIII. Take Appropriate Action related to the personnel matters related to the consultation, employment, resignation, evaluation, reassignment and duties of a public official or employee(s); including but not limited to Superintendent, Business Manager, Directors, and Principals.
XLIV. Adjournment
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