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October 19, 2020 at 7:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
I. Call to Order
Description:  Announcement by the Board President whether a quorum is present and that notice of the meeting has been posted in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 551 as required by law.
II. Pledges of Allegiance: Led by J.T. Atkinson, Board Vice President
II.A. "I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."
II.B.  "Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible." 
III. Invocation-Given by Jeff Stone, Board Member
IV. Public Comment
Description:  The Board encourages comments about the district from members of the public.  Anyone who has signed up to speak in advance of the meeting in accordance with the Board procedures may do so at this time.  The Board asks that each participant's comments pertain to district business and be no longer than 5 minutes.  For any member of the public who is accompanied by a translator, your time will be doubled as required by law.  Remember that the Board may not discuss or act upon any issues that are not posted on our agenda.  In addition, the Board has adopted policies to provide prompt and equitable resolution of complaints and concerns for employees, students or their parents, and the general public.  Copies of our district policies and procedures on public comments and filing complaints are available on the district website. 
V. Superintendent Report
V.A. Teacher of the Month
Presenter:  Paul Michalewicz
Description:  Addresses District Goal 1, 2, 3
V.B. Campus Reports
Presenter:  Campus Principals/Paul Michalewicz
Description:  Addresses District Goal 1, 2, 3
V.C. Special Recognition
Presenter:  Paul Michalewicz
V.D. Bond Project Update
Presenter:  Paul Michalewicz/Mike Boyle
Description:  Addresses All District Goals
V.E. Bilingual/ESL Report
Presenter:  Paul Michalewicz/Lila West/Vanessa Freed
V.F. Transportation Report
Presenter:  Paul Michalewicz/Heather Piatt
V.G. Investment Strategy and Policy Review
Presenter:  Paul Michalewicz/Eric Banfield
V.H. Revision to Student Handbook Effective During the 2020-2021 School Year
Presenter:  Paul Michalewicz/Campus Principals
V.I. COVID 19 Update
Presenter:  Paul Michalewicz
VI. Consent Agenda: Consideration, Discussion and Appropriate Action
Description:  To be approved by unanamous consent.
VI.A. Minutes of September 21, 2020 Regular Meeting
VI.B. Resolution Regarding the Review of the Investment Policy
VI.C. Resolution Approving the Independent Sources of Investment Officer Training
VI.D. Revision of 2020-2021 TTESS Calendar
VII. Items Brought Down from Other Agenda Sections for Discussion and Appropriate Action
VIII. Regular Business: Consideration, Discussion and Appropriate Action
VIII.A. Consideration and Possible Action to Approve Florence Elementary Targeted Improvement Plan
Presenter:  Kay Bradford/Paul Michalewicz
VIII.B. Consideration and Possible Action to Approve an Additional Position for a Bilingual/ESL Teacher
Presenter:  Paul Michalewicz
VIII.C. Considertion and Possible Action to Approve Budget Amendment Number One
Presenter:  Paul Michalewicz/Eric Banfield
VIII.D. Consideration and Possible Action to Approve Purchases in an Amount Exceeding $25,000.
Presenter:  Paul Michalewicz/Eric Banfield
VIII.E. Consideration and Possible Action to Adopt a Resolution Regarding Modified Employee Leave.
Presenter:  Paul Michalewicz/Eric Banfield
IX. Executive Session
IX.A. Personnel 
X. Action Taken from Closed Session
X.A. Consideration and Possible Action Regarding Personnel
XI. Items for Future Board Meetings
XI.A. December Board Meeting
XI.B. Discuss Date for Future Workshop to Discuss Acquisition of Real Property
XII. Reports (no board action required)
XII.A. Reports
XII.A.1. Enrollment/Attendance Report
XII.A.2. Finance Reports
XII.B. Bandwidth Report
XIII. Adjournment
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