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February 22, 2021 at 7:00 PM - Regular Meeting

1. Call To Order and Announcement of a Quorum
2. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance
3. Welcome Guests
4. Opportunity for Public Comment (including any item on the agenda)
5. Presentation of Lone Star Governance Quarterly Self-Evaluation
6. Campus Recognitions
6.A. Venus Primary School Monthly Report with Teacher, Staff and Student Recognitions
Attachments: (1)
6.B. Venus Elementary School Monthly Report with Teacher, Staff and Student Recognitions
Attachments: (1)
6.C. Venus Middle School Monthly Report with Teacher, Staff and Student Recognitions
Attachments: (1)
6.C.1. Presentation by Venus Middle School Teacher Benjamin Vollmer on Holocaust lessons.
6.D. Venus High School Monthly Report with Teacher, Staff and Student Recognitions
Attachments: (1)
7. Student growth performance update
8. Annual review of Technology Department Plan 
9. Consider approval of wireless RFP award under the ERate wireless access point project.
10. Consent Agenda
10.A. Approval of previous month's board minutes
10.B. Approval of additions, revisions or deletions to (LOCAL) policies as recommended by TASB Policy Service and according to the Instruction Sheet for TASB Localized Policy Manual Update 116.
10.C. Approval of 2021-2022 Academic Calendar
10.D. Approval of Venus Resolution requesting Governor Abbott to include public school district personnel in the official expert vaccine allotment panel definition of frontline workers.
10.E. Approval of Resolution Amending Authorized Representatives for Texpool
10.F. Approval to add James Hopper and Katie Drambareanu and remove Michelle Salazar on the signature cards for The Cowboy Bank of Texas.
10.G. Approval of Lone Star Investment Pool Additional Authorized Representative
10.H. Approval of Canon annual lease payment not to exceed $50,000
10.I. Approval of missed school day waivers 
10.J. Approval of other attendance waivers
11. Consider adopton of VISD Legislative Priorities for the Texas 87th Legislature
12. Consider approval of payment to Arlington ISD for Shared Services of the Deaf Program not to exceed $100,000 for the school year 2020-2021. (inclusive fall payment is $41,574.40)

13. Consider approval of Year to Date Investment Report
14. Consider approval of General Fund Budget Amendment
15. Executive Session
§551.071 Consultation with School District's attorney on a matter in which the duty of the attorney to the governmental body under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with the Texas Open Meetings Act specifically including the appointment, employment evaluation, reassignment, duties, salaries, discipline or dismissal of a public officer, superintendent, assistant superintendent, principals, district directors, counselors, assistant principals, teachers, CFO, coaches, interim superintendent, at-will employees, to hear a complaint or charge against an officer or employee. Staffing update. 

§551.072  A governmental body may conduct a closed meeting to deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property if deliberation in an open meeting would have a detrimental effect on the position of the governmental body in negotiation with a third person. 

§551.074 A governmental body may conduct a closed meeting to discuss the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, salaries, discipline or dismissal of a public officer, superintendent, assistant superintendent, principals, district directors, counselors, assistant principals, teachers, CFO, coaches, at-will employees, interim superintendent, or to hear a complaint or charge against an officer or employee.  Staffing update. 

§551.076 A Board is not required to conduct an open meeting to deliberate:  
1.  The deployment, or specific occasions for implementation, of security personnel or devices; 
or 2.  A security audit 
16. Reconvene from Executive Session
17. Consider approval of personnel
18. Consider approval of updated Stipend Schedule to reflect Summer School salary for teachers and paraprofessional staff.
19. Consider approval of Board Resolution concerning compensation for virtual learning closure day 
20. Reports
20.A. Superintendent
20.B. Assistant Superintendent
Attachments: (2)
20.C. Chief Financial Officer
20.D. Athletics
Attachments: (1)
20.E. Bilingual / ESL 
20.F. Child Nutrition
Attachments: (1)
20.G. Library
Attachments: (1)
20.H. Maintenance
Attachments: (1)
20.I. Special Education
Attachments: (1)
20.J. Technology
Attachments: (1)
20.K. Transportation
Attachments: (1)
20.L. Venus ISD Police Department Monthly Report
Attachments: (1)
20.M. VISD Police 2020 Racial Profiling Report
Attachments: (2)
21. Board request for additional items/next schedule board meeting date: Regular Meeting March 22, 2021 
22. Adjourn
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