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March 22, 2021 at 6:30 PM - Agenda Review

Agenda
I. CALL TO ORDER and determination of quorum
Description:            The Agenda Review meeting will begin immediately following the Workshop meeting.
II. PUBLIC FORUM
Description:  Board members will listen to comments but only the Board president, as the designated spokesperson, may respond to the speaker if required.  Those responses are limited to referring the speaker to applicable board policy or to the appropriate administrator.  
II.A. For Posted Agenda Items
III. AGENDA REVIEW
IV. OPENING CEREMONY
IV.A. Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag and the Texas Flag
IV.B. Moment of Silence
V. RECOGNITIONS
V.A. Campus Spotlight - Rooster Springs Elementary
V.B. Texas School to Watch - Sycamore Springs Middle School
Presenter:  Billy Pringle, Texas Assoc. of Secondary School Principals
V.C. Tiger Swimming and Diving State Qualifiers
Presenter:  Coach: Andrea McCarthy
V.D. DECA State and International Qualifiers
Presenter:  Sponsor: Michael Lemonds
V.E. Youth in Government State Qualifiers
Presenter:  Sponsor: Jeff Bixby
V.F. PTA State Qualifiers
Presenter:  Program Chair: Melanie Engels
V.G. Visual Arts (VASE) State Qualifiers
Presenter:  Art Teacher: Jay Bates
V.H. All-State Choir Students
Presenter:  Choir Director: Courtney Neva Aguilar
V.I. All-State Band Students
Presenter:  Band Director: Derek Woods
V.J. Above & Beyond
V.J.1. Dripping Springs Elementary - 
V.J.2. Rooster Springs Elementary - 
V.J.3. Sycamore Springs Elementary - 
V.J.4. Walnut Springs Elementary - 
V.J.5. Dripping Springs Middle School - 
V.J.6. Sycamore Springs Middle School - 
V.J.7. Dripping Springs High School - 
V.J.8. Central Office / Non-Campus -
VI. PUBLIC FORUM (Occurs only at regularly scheduled meeting on March 29, 2021)
Description:  Board members will listen to comments but only the Board president, as the designated spokesperson, may respond to the speaker if required.  Those responses are limited to referring the speaker to applicable board policy or to the appropriate administrator.  
VI.A. For Posted Agenda Items
VI.B. For Non-Posted Agenda Items
VII. REPORTS AND DISCUSSION ITEMS
VII.A. Learning & Innovation
Presenter:  Asst. Superintendent of L&I - Karen Kidd
VII.A.1. L&I Report
Attachments: (1)
VII.A.2. Class Size Ratios
Attachments: (1)
VII.A.3. Student Success Report
Attachments: (1)
VII.B. Business Services
Presenter:  CFO - Cedric Menchion
VII.B.1. 2018 Bond Report
Attachments: (1)
VII.B.2. Financial Reports
Attachments: (2)
VII.B.3. Purchasing Co-op Management Fee
VII.B.4. 2019-20 Audit Update
Attachments: (1)
VII.C. Facilities & Operations
Presenter:  Director of Facilities & Construction - Clint Pruett
VII.C.1. Demographic Report
Presenter:  Stacy Tapera - Population and Survey Analysts (PASA)
VII.C.2. Construction Report
Attachments: (1)
VII.C.3. Schematic Design Update for the Administration Relocation and Renovations Project 
Presenter:  Director of Facilities & Construction - Clint Pruett; Corgan Architects
VII.D. Communications Report
Presenter:  Communications Executive Director - Dale Whitaker
Attachments: (2)
VII.E. Human Resources
Presenter:  HR Executive Director - Tiffany Duncan
VII.E.1. HR Report
Attachments: (1)
VII.F. Superintendent
Presenter:  Interim Superintendent - Brett Springston
VII.F.1. Superintendent's Office Report
Attachments: (1)
VII.G. Board of Trustees
Presenter:  Board President - Barbara Stroud
VIII. CONSENT AGENDA
VIII.A. Consideration / Approval of Minutes for Recent Board Meetings
Attachments: (3)
VIII.B. Consideration / Approval of Budget Amendments
Attachments: (1)
IX. BOARD DISCUSSION / ACTION ITEMS
Description:  No action will be taken on these items until the March 29 meeting.
IX.A. Consideration / Approval of Attendance Zones
Presenter:  Director of Facilities & Construction - Clint Pruett
Attachments: (1)
IX.B. Consideration / Approval of Bond Advisory Committee Recommendations
Presenter:  Director of Facilities & Construction - Clint Pruett
Attachments: (1)
IX.C. Consideration / Approval of Resolution Designating Investment Officers
Presenter:  CFO - Cedric Menchion
IX.D. Consideration / Approval to Extend the Audit Service Contract to Weaver and Tidwell, LLC for the 2020-2021 Audited Financial Statements and to approve the Engagement Letter
Presenter:  CFO - Cedric Menchion
Attachments: (1)
IX.E. Consideration / Approval of Resolution 2021-08 to Pay Staff During Emergency Closure Caused by Winter Storm
Presenter:  Interim Superintendent - Brett Springston
Attachments: (1)
IX.F. Consideration / Approval of Revisions to Policy FFAC Local.
Presenter:  Asst. Superintendent of L&I - Karen Kidd
Attachments: (1)
IX.G. Consideration / Approval of Election of Place 7, Region 13 Board of Directors
Presenter:  Interim Superintendent - Brett Springston
Attachments: (1)
X. ANNOUNCEMENTS
XI. CLOSED SESSION
Description:  Pursuant to Tex. Gov't Code Sections 551.071, 551.072, 551.074, 551.076, 551.082, 551.0821, 551.089 and 551.129, the Board will deliberate in closed session on the following items:
XI.A. Consideration of Legal, Real Estate, Personnel or Student Matters including matters related to COVID-19.
XI.B. Consultation with legal counsel regarding any matter posted on the agenda
XI.C. Consultation with legal counsel regarding the termination of the Interlocal Agreement/Town Center Project by the City of Dripping Springs and the Dripping Springs Community Library District and related real estate matters
XI.D. Consultation with legal counsel regarding the legal issues presented with regard to the Donation Agreement and Donation Deed, (and a proposed Temporary Construction Easement) requested by Hays County for the County’s safety improvements along Darden Hill and Roundabout at Sawyer Ranch Road, said Donation Agreement and Donation Deed concerning a described 2.595 acre parcel being a portion of a called 150.74 acre tract recorded in Volume 3976, Page 755 of the Official Public Records of Hays County
XI.E. Consultation with legal counsel regarding the legal issues presented with the proposed Agreement for the Provision of Nonstandard Retail Water Service (Dripping Springs ISD Darden Hill) and Construction and Reimbursement Agreement for Darden Hill Transmission Line, both with the West Travis County Public Utility Agency, related to the current development of the Elementary School #5 site.  (Texas Government Code Sections 551.071 and 551.129)
XI.F. Consultation with legal counsel regarding the Transportation Facility site
XI.G. Consultation with legal counsel regarding special education matter, Student vs. DSISD, 030-DM-1120.

 
XII. OPEN SESSION
Description:  No action will be taken on these items until the March 29 meeting.
XII.A. Consideration / Approval regarding the termination of the Interlocal Agreement/Town Center Project by the City of Dripping Springs and the Dripping Springs Community Library District
XII.B. Consideration / Approval regarding Donation Agreement and Donation Deed, (and a proposed Temporary Construction Easement) requested by Hays County for the County’s safety improvements along Darden Hill and Roundabout at Sawyer Ranch Road, said Donation Agreement and Donation Deed concerning a described 2.595 acre parcel being a portion of a called 150.74 acre tract recorded in Volume 3976, Page 755 of the Official Public Records of Hays County
XII.C. Consideration/Approval regarding Agreement for the Provision of Nonstandard Retail Water Service (Dripping Springs ISD Darden Hill) and Construction and Reimbursement Agreement for Darden Hill Transmission Line, both with the West Travis County Public Utility Agency, said provision of the water service to include the granting of an easement on District property, related to the current development of the Elementary School #5 site
XII.D. Possible action regarding matters discussed in closed session.
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