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February 10, 2014 at 5:00 PM - Regular Called Board Meeting

1. Call to Order
Presenter:  President Kaminski
Description:  Waller ISD Board of Trustees: President-David Kaminski, Vice President-Dr. Michael W. Prince, Secretary-Joe Landin, Trustee-Kim Parmer, Trustee-Bryan Lowe, Trustee-Ronald Campbell, and Trustee-Gary Buchanan
2. Meeting recessed to closed session in accordance with Sections 551.071-551.087 inclusive, Texas Government Code, Texas Open Meetings Law. BEC (LEGAL) 
Presenter:  President Kaminski
2.A. Discuss resignations, employment, leaves of absence, and staff transfers
2.B. 551.072 Tx. Gov’t Code Section: Deliberation regarding purchase, exchange or value of real property
2.C. 551.071 Tx. Gov’t Code Section:  Consultation with Board attorney regarding all matters as authorized by law
3. Open Meeting Reconvened
Presenter:  President Kaminski
3.A. Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance to the U.S. & Texas Flag
Description:  Prayer: Trustee Landin, Pledges: Trustee Lowe, Alternate: Trustee Parmer
4. Board Recognition
Presenter:  President Kaminski
4.A. Waller ISD and Roberts Road Elementary School Awarded 2013 Financial Allocation Study for Texas
Five-Star FAST Rating
Presenter:  Danny Twardowski
4.B. Fields Store Elementary School Receives Nomination for National Blue Ribbon School
Presenter:  Danny Twardowski
4.C. Waller High School District 18-4A Football Honors
Presenter:  Coach Wright
4.D. Waller High School District 18-4A Cross Country Honors
Presenter:  Coach McMorris
5. Consent Agenda
Presenter:  President Kaminski
5.A. Approve Resignations, Employment, Leaves of Absence, and Staff Transfers
5.B. Approve Minutes: SCBM January 9, 2014 and RCBM January 13, 2014
5.C. Approve Disbursements
5.D. Approve Budget Change Request(s)
5.E. Approve Tax Refund(s) & Reports(s)
5.F. Approve Staffing Request(s)
5.G. Approve The Harris County Law Enforcement Agreement with Waller ISD
5.H. Approve Administrators Contracts
6. Regular Agenda
Presenter:  President Kaminski
6.A. Consider and Approve the Contract for a Joint Election with the City of Waller
Presenter:  President Kaminski
6.B. Consider and Approve the Order for the Waller ISD School Board Election:  Position 1 and Position 2
Presenter:  President Kaminski
6.C. Consider and Approve the 2014-2015 Waller ISD School Calendar and State Expedited Waivers:  Early Release Days, Modified Schedule State Assessment Testing, Staff Development Days, Staff Development Days Conference, Staff Development Days Mathematics, & Staff Development Days Reading/Language Arts
Presenter:  Kevin Moran
6.D. Consider and Approve the Texas Education Agency Class Size Exception Waiver
Presenter:  Kelly Baehren
6.E. Consider and Approve 2013-2014 Waller ISD School Calendar Revision to Include February 17, 2014 as a Regular School Day for Students and Staff
Presenter:  Danny Twardowski
7. Information Items
Presenter:  President Kaminski
7.A. HB 5 Implementation Update
Presenter:  Kelly Baehren
7.B. School Report Card Format and Communication to Parents
Presenter:  Kelly Baehren
7.C. Waller ISD Student Growth Concerns
Presenter:  Danny Twardowski
7.D. Consider and Approve the Waller ISD New Course Adoptions 2014-2015
Presenter:  Dr. Brian Merrell
8. Patron Presentations (3 minute limit/patron)
Presenter:  President Kaminski
9. Future Board Items
Presenter:  President Kaminski
9.A. Approve Teacher Contracts-March
9.B. Waller ISD Election Update from Waller County Elections Office-March
9.C. House Bill 5 Implementation Update
9.D. Board Operations Procedure Manual
9.E. Student Handbook Revisions
9.F. Population Growth and Analysis Update
9.G. Resolution to Address Staff Work Day Adjustments
10. Important Dates
Presenter:  Danny Twardowski
10.A. January 29-February 28:  Candidate filing period for a place on the ballot
10.B. February 12-Student Early Release/Staff Development 
10.C. February 17-Regular School Day
10.D. February 21-End of 6 Weeks
10.E. March 5-Last day a candidate may withdraw from the election for an election with a Friday, February 28, 2014 filing deadline
10.F. March 3-6 TAKS Retest
10.G. March 10-Regular Called Board Meeting
10.H. March 10-Last day to register to vote or make changes to a voter's address to be effective for the May election
10.I. March 17-21-Student/Staff Holiday-Spring Break
10.J. March 31-April 4-STAAR Test Grades 3-11
10.K. April 28-First day for early voting in person (Early voting period- April 28, 29, 30, May 1&2 and May 5&6)
11. Adjourn
Presenter:  President Kaminski
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