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March 23, 2020 at 6:30 PM - Special Called Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to order and verification that a quorum of Board Members is present, that this meeting has been duly called, and that notice of this meeting has been posted in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 551.
2. Pledge of Allegiance.
3. Prayer.
4. Audience.
5. Report. West ISD's COVID-19 Response Plan. [District Goals #1-5]
6. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Texas Education Agency's (TEA) Staff Development Minutes Expedited State Wavier for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 school years. [District Goals #1 and 5]
7. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Texas Education Agency's (TEA) Missed School Days General State Waiver for the 2019-2020 school year. [District Goals #1 and 5]
8. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the following changes to the 2019-2020 West ISD Scholastic Calendar (if needed): Monday, April 13, 2020, Thursday, May 21, 2020, and Friday, May 22, 2020, from staff and student flex days/holidays to regular school instructional days. [District Goals #1-5]
9. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Resolution Regarding Payment of Employees during Emergency School Closure. [District Goals #1-5]
 
10. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Resolution Delegating Authority to the Superintendent to Act in Place of the Board of Trustees during an Emergency Closure. [District Goals #1-5]
11. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Construction Manager At-Risk (CMAR) for the new West Elementary School Project, and to delegate authority to the Superintendent or designee to negotiate a contract with the first-ranked proposer; if negotiations are unsuccessful, end negotiations with the first-ranked proposer and proceed with negotiations with the next proposer in the order of selection until a contract is negotiated to present to the Board of Trustees for consideration. [District Goals #1-5]
12. Executive Session.  Adjourn to Executive Session pursuant to Texas Government Code §551.071 (Consulting privately with the Board’s attorney), §551.129 (Consulting privately with the Board’s attorney telephonically), §551.074 (Personnel, to deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline or dismissal of a public officer or employee, specifically to discuss), and §551.072 (Deliberating the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property).
12.A. Personnel Report.
12.B. District Land Purchases. 
13. Reconvene from Closed/Executive Session for possible action relative to items considered during Closed/Executive Session.
13.A. Action - Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Personnel Report. [District Goal #5]
14. Adjournment.

If, during the course of the meeting, any discussion of any items on the agenda should be held in Executive or Closed Session, the Board will convene in such Executive or Closed Session in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code §551.001 et seq.

District Goal Headers:

Goal #1: Educational Excellence
Goal #2: Safe and Secure Schools
Goal #3: Recruit and Retain Committed Educators
Goal #4: Community and Parent Involvement
Goal #5: Efficient and Effective Operations
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