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June 24, 2014 at 6:00 PM - Regular Meeting

1. Announcement by the Board President calling this meeting of the Taft Independent School District to order. Let the record show that a quorum of Board Members is present, that this meeting has been duly called, and that notice of this meeting has been posted in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 551.
2. Invocation
3. Taft ISD Credo and Taft ISD Goals
4. Public Comments: Comments are limited to five minutes per speaker. The Board Secretary will be the timekeeper and will inform the speaker when they have one (1) remaining minute. Should there be more than five (5) people who wish to speak on a particular issue they need to select one (1) representative to speak for them. The presiding officer or designee shall determine whether a person who wishes to address the Board has attempted to solve the matter administratively. If not, the person shall be directed to the appropriate policy, as noted in BED (Local), to seek resolution before bringing the matter to the Board at a subsequent meeting. Pursuant to 551.042 of the Texas Government Code, no Board Member or Administrator may respond to a member of the public, unless such response is a recitation of District policy or a statement of specific factual information.
5. Recognize Taft ISD Employee
5.A. Melissa Hinojosa-Certified Texas School Business Official (CTSBO)
6. Budget Workshop
7. Construction Update
7.A. Taft High School
8. Consent Agenda
8.A. Approve Minutes of the Regular Meeting of May 20, 2014
8.B. Approve Investment Report for May, 2014
8.C. Total Expenditures by Function Ending May, 2014
8.D. Summary of Taxes Paid to Taft ISD
8.E. Budget Amendments
9. Information Only
9.A. Report on College Career and Readiness Scholarships
9.B. ADA Report
9.C. Athletic Report
9.E. Report on Summer School
9.F. Report on Preliminary Accountability Data
10. Items for Individual Consideration
10.A. Discuss and/or Approve the increasing lifeguard pay by $0.25 per hour. 
10.B. Discuss and/or Approve removing Jana Mayfield and Noel Snedeker as authorized safety deposit box users at Prosperity Bank and replacing them with Ivonne Banda and Pattie Martinez.
10.C. Discuss and/or Approve Removing the Assistant Superintendent for Business as District Investment Officer and selecting the Superintendent and Director of Business Affairs as the new District Investment Officers. (CDA Local)
10.D. Discuss and/or Approve Colorguard/Winterguard to participate and perform in the Valero Alamo Bowl College Halftime Show. Color Guard is asking only for the travel to be paid by the district.
10.E. Discuss and/or Approve removing Noel Snedeker from the Richard Eleazer Scholarship Savings Account and Replacing with Ivonne Banda and Pattie Martinez.
10.F. Discuss and/or Approve Administrative/Policy Changes re: Arrest/Convictions
10.F.1. Taft ISD Revised DH (LOCAL)
10.F.2. Taft ISD Suggested Board Policy DC (EXHIBIT)
10.F.3. Taft ISD Suggested Board Policy DH (REGULATION)
11. Discuss and/or Approve raising the Adult Meal Charge which is currently $3.25 to $3.50.
12. Discuss and/or Approve 2014-2015 Student Athletic Insurance Bids
13. Closed Session: Board will adjourn into closed session pursuant to the following sections of the Texas Open Meetings Act
13.A. The Board will convene in closed session as authorized by the Texas Government Code, Chapter 551. et. seq. TGC 551.071, 551.072, and 551.074
13.A.1. Employee Resignations
13.A.1.a. Jennifer Obenshain
13.A.1.b. Albert Amaya
14. Reconvened from Closed Session: The Board will take appropriate action on items, if necessary, as discussed in Closed Session
15. Future Board Agenda Items from Board Members
16. Adjourn
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