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April 27, 2015 at 6:30 PM - Regular

1. Call to Order and Roll Call
Description:  It has been found and determined that in accordance with the policies and orders of the Board, the notice of this meeting was posted publicly at the Administration Building in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code, Section 551.001 et. seq., and that all of the terms of said article have been fully complied with and that the 72-hour notice required has been properly and correctly given.
2. Invocation
3. Pledges of Allegiance
4. Open Forum (Public Comment Session)
Description:  At this time, the Board will listen to comments from the public and others regarding both agenda action items and items that are not on the agenda. No action may be taken on non-agenda items. Public participation is limited to the designated open forum portion of a regular meeting. No presentation shall exceed a maximum of five minutes. Delegations of more than five persons shall appoint one person to present their views before the Board. COMPLAINTS AGAINST SPECIFIC EMPLOYEES OR INDIVIDUALS ARE NOT ALLOWED. THESE COMPLAINTS ARE COVERED BY A SEPARATE POLICY. Members of the public will not be allowed to offer comments on agenda action items when that item is on the floor for discussion unless requested to do so by the President of the Board. This audience participation period is not the appropriate means for bringing complaints for which resolution is sought.
5. Superintendent's Announcements and Information
6. Business Items
Description:  The Board of Trustees have been supplied detailed background information regarding each item of business on the “Consent Agenda” if one is so indicated, or it has been discussed at a previous meeting of the Board. All items will be acted upon by one vote without being discussed separately. If requested by a Board member, individual items may be removed from the “Consent Agenda” to be discussed and voted upon separately. All items are as recommended by the Superintendent.
7. Recommended Consent Items A - C
7.A. Approval of March 21, 23 & 27, 2015 Board Minutes
7.B. Approval of Student Transfers 2015 - 2016 School Year
7.C. Approval of FCCLA Overnight Trip to Washington D.C. for FCCLA Nationals
8. Approval of March Expenditures
9. Update of the Continuation of Hosting Galveston College Extension Center
10. Information on House Bill 5 Community and Student Engagement Accountability Rating System
11. 2013 - 14 Board Goal - Survey
12. Update on Elementary Fire Insurance Proceeds/Expenditures Budget
13. Request for Technology Equipment Purchase
14. Fund Balance Information for Current Year
15. New Controls for AC Units @ High School and Intermediate
16. High School Auditorium HVAC
17. Approval of Quote for Outdoor Freezer
18. Approval of Food Service Contract Renewal
19. 2015 - 16 Preliminary  Budget Information
20. 2014 - 15 Budget Amendment #5
21. Updates:  Business & Finance, Curriculum & Instruction, Maintenance & Operations, Technology and Food Service Departments
21.A. Sheri Drawhorn:
21.B. Jerry Ausburn: 
-  STAAR 3-8
Testing Complete for:
-  March 30 - 4th & 7th Writing Day 1
-  March 31 - 4th & 7th Writing Day 2, 5th & 8th Reading
-  April 20th - 5th & 8th Math
-  April 21st - 3rd, 4th, 6th, 7th Math 8th SS
- April 22nd - 3rd, 4th, 6th 7th Reading, 5th, 8th Science
- May 12 th - 5th, 8th Reading Retest #1
- June 23rd - 5th, 8th Reading Retest #2
English I Monday, March 30, 2015
English II Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Upcoming Tests:
Biology Tuesday, May 5, 2015
US History Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Algebra I Thursday, May 7, 2015
21.C. Mark Martin:
21.D. Stephen Edwards: 
- Technology Survey's Presentation
- Device Purchase Update
- Employment Update
21.E. Angel WIngate:  Employee Appreciation Day
22. Personnel Resignations
23. Personnel Employment
Description:  The Board may elect to meet in closed (executive) session to discuss personnel pursuant to the Texas Open Meetings Act,Section §551.074(a)(2), Texas Government Code.  Any action, decision
or final vote with regard to any matter considered in such closed session, shall be made in open session.
24. Consider and, if appropriate, take action on a Level Three parent complaint, in accordance with H-F ISD board policy FNG.
Description:  The Level Three hearing will be conducted in closed (executive) session, as permitted by section 551.082(a)(1), Texas Government Code.  The Board may also elect to consult in closed (executive) session with its attorney - either before and /or after the hearing - regarding legal aspects of this matter, as permitted by section 551.072(2), Texas Government Code.
25. Executive Session - Real Property
Description:  The Board will now convene into closed session to discuss purchases, exchanges, leases or value of real property in accordance with Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Gov't Code Section §551.072.
Any action, decision or final vote with regard to any matter considered in such closed session shall be made in open session.
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