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August 10, 2020 at 6:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
CALL TO ORDER
ESTABLISH QUORUM
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
OPEN FORUM
It is the intent of the Board of Trustees to conduct this meeting primarily via teleconference pursuant to the Open Meetings Act procedure announced by governor Abbot. Under these procedures, the public will be permitted to participate in the teleconference by logging on at the following web address: https://zoom.us/j/91014218956?pwd=THkxQWtraG51cGtiZytqbE12N3ZGZz09, password: Q7Bvf8, or calling in to (346-248-7799) the meeting ID:910 1421 8956 password: 375373, the public will be allowed to participate by phone, electronic copy of the agenda packet that the Board will consider is posted at (smisd.net) the meeting will be recorded and available to the public after the meeting.
1. Presentation
1.1) Presentation by Estrada Hinojosa & Co. on Bond Refunding Opportunity for Interest Savings (Miguel de los Santos).
ACTION AGENDA
1. Bond
1.1) Discussion and possible action to approve order authorizing the issuance, sale, and delivery of Santa Maria Independent School District Unlimited Tax Refunding Bonds, Series 2020, setting certain parameters for the bonds: authorizing a pricing officer to approve the terms thereof; levying a tax and providing for the security and payment  of such bonds; and enacting other provisions relating thereto.  (BOND COUNSEL WILL PREPARE AND SUBMIT ORDER)
2. Construction Agenda
2.1) Construction Project Updates for the following:
2.1)a. Fencing
2.1)b. Agriculture Building
3. Resolution
3.1) Discussion and possible action to adopt resolution regarding extension of leave during precautionary exclusion.
3.2) Discussion and possible action to approve resolution delegating Spending Authority to Superintendent. 
3.3) Discussion and possible action on Resolution Regarding the reopening of schools for the 2020-2021 School Year.
4. Curriculum and Instruction
4.1) Discussion and possible action to approve the 2020-2021 Synchronous Attestation Summary.
4.2) Discussion and possible approval of Teacher/Principal Appraisers and Appraisal Timelines for 2020-2021 school year.
4.3) Discussion and possible action to ratify Operation Connectivity, Interlocal Agreement with Region 4 and authorize the superintendent and other appropriate district personnel to take all and necessary actions under such agreement on July 29,2020.
4.4) Discussion and possible action to approve Memorandum of Understanding  between Cameron County Juvenile Program and Santa Maria ISD for school year 2020-2021.
5. Finance
5.1) Discussion and possible action to approve date for Public Meeting to discuss Budget and Proposed Tax Rate and Approval of Proposed Tax Rate.
5.2) Discussion and possible action to approve the student insurance proposal for 2020-2021.
5.3) Discussion and possible action to approve TASB Risk Management Fund Contribution and Coverage for Santa Maria ISD for school year 2020-2021
6. Human Resources
6.1) Discussion and possible action on the proposed 2020-2021 Supplemental Stipends.
6.2) Discussion and possible action on the proposed 2020-2021 Salary Schedule.
7. Governance
7.1) Discussion and possible action on order calling for School Board Election to be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 for Places 5,6,7 (serving four year term for each place).
7.2) Discussion and possible action to approve the following location Santa Maria ISD., Administrative Bldg., Board Room, 11119 Old Military Hwy 281, Santa Maria, Texas 78592 for Early Voting and Election Day site for the General Elections to be held on Tuesday, November 3,2020.
8. Consent Agenda
8.1) Finance
8.1)a. Approval of Check Payments since last report for June 2020 and July 2020
8.1)b. Approval of the Tax Collection Report for June 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020.
8.1)c. Approval of Monthly Investment Report for the period of June 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020 and July 1 - July 31, 2020.
8.1)d. Approval of Revenue and Expenditure Report ending June 2020 and July 2020
8.1)e. Budget Amendment for July 2020.
8.2) Policy Update 115:
8.2)a. BF(LOCAL): BOARD POLICIES
8.2)b. DIA(LOCAL): EMPLOYEE WELFARE - FREEDOM FROM DISCRIMINATION,
HARASSMENT, AND RETALIATION
8.2)c. DMD(LOCAL): PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT - PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS
AND VISITATIONS
8.2)d. EI(LOCAL): ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT
8.2)e. FB(LOCAL): EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY
8.2)f. FD(LOCAL): ADMISSIONS
8.2)g. FEB(LOCAL): ATTENDANCE - ATTENDANCE ACCOUNTING
8.2)h. FFG(LOCAL): STUDENT WELFARE - CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT
8.2)i. FFH(LOCAL): STUDENT WELFARE - FREEDOM FROM DISCRIMINATION,
HARASSMENT, AND RETALIATION
8.2)j. FMF(LOCAL): STUDENT ACTIVITIES - CONTESTS AND COMPETITION
8.2)k. FNG(LOCAL): STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - STUDENT
AND PARENT COMPLAINTS/GRIEVANCES
8.2)l. GF(LOCAL): PUBLIC COMPLAINTS
EXECUTIVE SESSION

Discussion under the authority of Section 551, Texas Government Code:  If, during the course of the meeting covered by this Notice, the Board should determine that a closed session of the Board should be held or is required in relation to any item included in this Notice, then such closed session as authorized by Section 551.001 et. seq. of the Texas Government Code (the Open Government Act) will be held by the Board after the commencement in open session of the meeting covered by this Notice.  Such closed session may concern any or all of the subjects and be conducted for any and all purposes permitted by Section 551.071 through and including Section 551.084 of the Texas Open  Meetings Act, including, but not limited to, private consultation with the Board’s attorney on any or all subjects or matters authorized by law.  
1. A.  Section 551.071—Consultation with Attorney on Any Permitted Subject Including, But Not Limited
1.1)  Discussion with School Attorney on Item(s) Exempted under Attorney-Client Privilege  
2.  B.  Section 551.072—Deliberation Regarding Real Property
3.  C.  Section 551.073—Deliberation Regarding Prospective Gift
4. D.  Section 551.074—Personnel Matters, pursuant to Section 551.074 of the Texas Government Code And Attorney consultation pursuant to Section 551.071 of the Texas Government Code
4.1) Resignations, retirements, terminations, proposed terminations, appointments, evaluations, reassignments, duties and discipline of Professional, Paraprofessional and Non-Contract Employees; Teacher Substitutes and Substitutes for Maintenance, Transportation, and Cafeteria Department
4.2) Discuss all items as appropriate on Superintendent’s personnel recommendations
5. E.  Section 551.076 – Deliberations on Security Devices or Security Audits
6. F.  Section 551.082—School Children; School District Employees; Disciplinary Matters or Complaint
7. G.  Section 551.0821—Personally Identifiable Information about Public School Student
RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION
1. Discussion and possible action on items discussed in Executive Session
2. Discussion and possible action on recommendations on all items as appropriate on Superintendent's personnel recommendations.
EXECUTIVE SESSION
Description:  (May be reconvened, if necessary)
ADJOURNMENT

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