July 28, 2021 at 5:00 PM - Budget Workshop/Regular Meeting

Agenda
I. Call Meeting to Order
II. Pledge of Allegiance to the American and Texas Flags
III. Moment of Silence
IV. Public Comment
V. Consent Items (board action)
V.a. Review and approve previous Board Minutes--June, 2021
Attachments: (1)
V.b. Monthly Tax Collection Report
Attachments: (1)
V.c. Budget Amendments 
VI. Financial Reports (board review)
Attachments: (3)
VI.a. Check Payments Report (board review)
Attachments: (1)
VII. Truth in Taxation:  2021 Property Tax and No New Revenue Tax Rate Calculations Authorized Representative
VIII. Certification of Anticipated Tax Collections Rate for 2021
Attachments: (1)
IX. 2021-2022 Budget Workshop (board discussion and recommendations)
Attachments: (2)
X. Student Athletic, Catastrophic and Voluntary Accident Insurance (board action)
Attachments: (1)
XI. 2021-2022 Employer Paid Employee Health and Life Insurance Benefits (board action)
Attachments: (1)
XII. 2021-2022  Teacher/Counselor/Principal Pay Step Scale & Additional Pay Scale (board action)
Attachments: (6)
XIII. Superintendent Report 
XIII.a. Response to Covid-19 
XIII.b. District Goals Updates
Attachments: (1)
XIII.b.1. Student Performance
XIII.b.1.a. STAAR/EOC scores compared to Region 18 districts
Attachments: (1)
XIII.b.1.b. Summer academic support
XIII.b.1.c. 2021-22 "accelerated learning" (interventions)
XIII.b.1.d.
Consideration of HB 547 which allows homeschool students to participate in UIL activities (board action)
XIII.b.2. Graduation Rate
XIII.b.2.a. Plan to administer SAT and ACT exams in 2021-22
XIII.b.3. Staff Quality
XIII.b.3.a. District housing for staff (board information)
XIII.b.4. Safe and Healthy School Climate
XIII.b.4.a. Discipline Matrix for 2021-22 Student Code of Conduct (board review and possible action)
Attachments: (1)
XIII.b.5. Fiscal Responsibility and Facilities Management 
XIII.b.5.a. Summer projects--priorities
Attachments: (1)
XIII.b.5.b. Consideration of JSA architectural bids for track, telescope building, digital lab, and boys locker room (board action) 
XIII.b.6. Board/Parent/Community Engagement
XIII.b.6.a. Debrief SLI
XIII.b.6.b. School board/superintendent norms
Attachments: (1)
XIII.b.6.c. School board/superintendent communication--T.H.I.N.K.
Attachments: (1)
XIII.b.6.d. TASB Effective Board Practices--board self-assessment
Attachments: (1)
XIII.b.6.e. Planting of tree in memory of Mr. Cowell
XIV.  Closed Session
In accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act (Subchapter D and F of Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code), the board will now enter into a closed meeting to deliberate subjects listed on this agenda authorized by Subchapter D.  Any final action, decision, or vote on a subject deliberated in the closed meeting will be taken in an open meeting held in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act.
Tex. Gov't Code 551.071, 551.129,551.074
XIV.a. Consideration of principal's resignation
XIV.b. Consideration of probationary contract for new elementary school teacher
XIV.c. Consideration of term contract for elementary school teacher
XV. Open Session
XV.a. Consideration of principal's resignation
XV.b. Consideration of probationary contract for new elementary school teacher
XV.c. Consideration of term contract for elementary school teacher
XVI. Upcoming Events
XVI.a. Aug. 4--Budget Workshop (5 pm)
Aug. 10-17--Staff development for teachers
Aug. 18--First day of school
Aug. 25--School board meeting (6 pm)
XVII. Adjourn
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