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June 14, 2016 at 7:00 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 Board Goals
4. Recognition of Taft ISD Students:
4.A. Recognition of Class of 2016 Valedictorian Roger Christian Garcia and Salutatorian Aaron Daniel Saldana.
5. Recognition of New Taft ISD Administrators and Staff:
5.A. Athletic Director and Head Football Coach: J.J. Suarez
5.B. Defensive Coordinator and World Geography: Marcos Pina
5.C. Head Band Director: Felix Hernandez
5.D. Taft Junior High Principal: Christine Acosta
6. 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.
7. Consent Agenda:
7.A. Approve Board Meeting Minutes of:
7.A.1. Special Board Meeting Monday, May 16, 2016
7.A.2. Regular Board Meeting, Tuesday, May 17, 2016
7.B. Approve Total Expenditures by Function Ending May 2016.
7.C. Approve Investment Report for:
7.C.1. February 2016
7.C.2. March 2016
7.C.3. April 2016
7.C.4. May 2016
7.D. Approve Summary of Taxes paid to Taft ISD for May 2016.  
7.E. Approve Child Nutrition Report for May 2016. 
8. Discussion:
8.A. Administrative Review Child Nutrition Department
8.B. Maintenance and Operations Department Report
8.C. Special Education Report
8.D. Budget Calendar Update
8.E. 2016-2017 College Career MOU Agreement
8.F. Report on Summer School
8.G. ADA Report Sixth Six Weeks.
8.H. Principal's Report: STAAR Scores, Attendance and Sumer School Update:
8.H.1. High School
8.H.2. Junior High
8.H.3. Petty Elementary
8.I. Curriculum and Instruction Update
9. Items for Individual Consideration:
9.A. Discuss and/or Approve 2016-2017 Student Athletic Accident Insurance.
10. Closed Session: Board will adjourn into Closed Session pursuant to the following sections of the Texas Open Meetings Act.
10.A. Employee Resignations:
10.A.1. Florentina Gonzales
10.A.2. Angelmira Bejeran
10.A.3. Melissa Hoggett
10.A.4. Myra Valentine
10.A.5. Mike Jones
10.A.6. Jennifer Grote
10.A.7. Tracy Martinez
10.A.8. Maisavel Saldivar
10.A.9. Ismael Villarreal
10.A.10. Meredith Pena
10.A.11. Amy Stewart
10.B. Retiring:
10.B.1. Elvira Rodriguez
10.C. Discussion Regarding Individual Employees Affected by TASB Salary/Staffing Study.
11. Reconvened from Closed Session: The Board will take appropriate action on items, if necessary, as discussed in Closed Session.
11.A. Action, if necessary, on Item (s) Discussed in Closed Session.
11.A.1. Approval of TASB Salary/Staffing Study With Possible Modifications, as Necessary.
12. Future Board Agenda Items from Board Members
13. Important Dates to Remember:
13.A. Regular Board Meeting Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
14. Adjourn
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