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August 20, 2020 at 6:15 PM - Agenda Review Meeting

This is an Agenda Review Meeting. The primary purpose of the meeting is to review all the listed agenda items in preparation for the Regular Board Meeting on Thursday, August 27, 2020. The only action expected at this meeting is on noted items on the agenda. Agenda items do not have to be taken in the order shown.

Due to health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 coronavirus, this meeting will be conducted by videoconference or telephone call. At least a quorum of the board will be participating by videoconference or telephone call in accordance with the provisions of Sections 551.125 or 551.127 of the Texas Government Code that have not been suspended by order of the governor.

Please note that there is no physical location for this meeting in order to ensure safe social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Members of the public may access this meeting via live stream at http://bit.ly/0820LISDmeeting. Please note, this link will not be active until approximately 5 minutes before the scheduled meeting time.

Citizen comments will be limited to topics on the agenda. Individuals wishing to address the Board of Trustees must sign up between 4:30 and 6:00 PM at http://bit.ly/2CHqGD7.
The notice for this meeting was posted in compliance with the Texas Open Meeting Act on August 14, 2020 at 5:30 PM.
Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER AND DECLARATION OF QUORUM
2. OPENING CEREMONY (to be held at the August 27 Regular Board meeting)
2.A. Pledge of Allegiance
2.B. Moment of Silence
3. COMMUNICATIONS / ANNOUNCEMENTS
3.A. Superintendent Remarks
3.B. Board Member Remarks
4. CITIZEN COMMENTS (Approximately 6:20 PM)
Citizen comments will be limited to topics on the agenda. Individuals wishing to address the Board of Trustees must sign up between 4:30 and 6:00 PM at http://bit.ly/2CHqGD7.
5. CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) -  EPIDEMIC (Tex. Gov’t Code 551.045)
5.A. Beginning of School Update
6. CONSENT AGENDA
6.B. Consider Approval of Staff Development Minutes Waiver
6.C. Consider Approval of COVID-19 Waiver: Kindergarten and 7th Grade Reading Assessments
6.D. Consider Approval of Teacher Fellows Memorandum of Understanding
7. CLOSED SESSION
7.A. Texas Government Code 551.071:  consultation with attorney regarding, pending or contemplated litigation, and/or attorney client privileged matter
7.B. Texas Government Code 551.074:  deliberation regarding resignations, terminations, employment, reassignments, duties, and evaluation of personnel and public officers
7.C. Texas Government Code 551.074:  deliberation and consideration of employment of Glenn High School Principal
7.D. Texas Government Code 551.074:  deliberation and consideration of employment of Steiner Ranch Elementary School Principal
7.E. Texas Government Code 551.074: Superintendent Summative Evaluation and Employment
7.F. Texas Government Code 551.072: deliberation regarding the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property
8. ACTION PURSUANT TO CLOSED SESSION
8.A. Consider Approval of Agreement to Resolve Pending Parent/Student Dispute
8.B. Consider Approval of  Administrator and Teacher Contracts (for action on August 20 and 27)
8.C. Consider Employment of Glenn High School Principal  (for action on August 20)
8.D. Consider Employment of Steiner Ranch Elementary School Principal (for action on August 20)
8.E. Consider Superintendent Summative Evaluation and Employment (for action on August 20 and 27)
9. ACTION ITEMS  (Items for discussion only at the Agenda Review meeting and discussion/possible action at the Regular Board meeting on August 27.)
9.A. STUDENT EXPERIENCE
9.B. GOVERNANCE TEAM
9.B.1. Consider Approval of Amended Order of Election
9.B.4. Consider Amending the 2020-2021 Academic Calendar to Move the November 2 Staff Development Day to November 3
9.B.5. Consider Nominating a Trustee and Alternate for TASB Stipend for the NSBA Advocacy Institute
9.C. OPERATIONS
9.C.1. Consider Approval of "Waiver from the AFR November 27th due date requirements due to COVID-19"
9.C.3. Consider Approval of an Ordinance Adopting the 2020 Property Tax Rate
10. REPORTS AND DISCUSSION ITEMS
10.A. STUDENT EXPERIENCE
10.A.1. 2019-2020 School Health Advisory Committee Overview (presentation was given at the August 20 Agenda Review Meeting)
10.B. GOVERNANCE
10.B.1. Core Beliefs and Commitments: Vision/Mission
10.B.2. Discussion Regarding How to Handle Resolutions of Support
10.C. OPERATIONS
10.C.2. LEEF Update Report
10.C.3. Business and Finance Monthly Reports
10.C.3.a. Monthly Financial Report
10.C.3.b. Monthly Investment Report
11. ADJOURNMENT

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