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May 27, 2020 at 6:30 PM - Special Called Meeting

Agenda
1. Pursuant to Governor Abbott's Temporary Suspension of Open Meetings Laws issued on March 16, 2020, this Regular Board Meeting of the West ISD Board of Trustees will be conducted via video conference and telephone call. The video conference will be audible to the Board and public and allow for two-way communication. The Board of Trustees will not be physically present at one location, but a Quorum will be required for the meeting on the video conference or phone. A recording of the meeting will be available on the West ISD website under "Board Archived Meetings and Agendas" and on the West ISD YouTube Channel. 

The public may access this meeting via Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89269719959?pwd=QXhUbktMbVlPWDlnWkgvM0d4dmk0Zz09. This link is also located on the West ISD website at https://www.westisd.net/. The Meeting ID is: 892-6971-9959, and the Password is: 293832. The phone number is: +1-346-248-7799. The same Meeting ID and Password may be needed. The Zoom Meeting link is also provided on the West ISD website at https://www.westisd.net/ under the "Calendar" section of the website. An electronic copy of the agenda may be viewed at https://meetings.boardbook.org/Public/Organization/821. This link is also located on the West ISD website at https://www.westisd.net/.

Any public comments must be submitted between 8:00 AM on Tuesday, May 26, and 4:00 PM on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, by emailing the comments to publiccomment@westisd.net. All public comments shall be submitted to this email address and will be read to the Board of Trustees for consideration. 
2. 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.
3. Pledge of Allegiance.
4. Prayer.
5. Audience.
6. Report. 2020-2021 West ISD Scholastic Calendar and the Texas Education Agency's (TEA) COVID-19 Response Recommendations. [District Goals #1-5]
7. Report. West ISD Health Care Planning. [District Goals #2, 3, and 5]
8. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Request for Proposal (RFP) method for the procurement of alternate Uniform Group Health Care and Wellness Coverage Programs and Plans. [District Goals #2, 3, and 5]
9. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to adopt a new Shared Services Arrangement with Lorena ISD appointing West ISD as the Fiscal Agent for the purpose of application and use of grant funds relating to Career and Technical Education (CTE). [District Goals #1, 3, and 5]
10. 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).
10.A. Personnel Reports.
10.B. Superintendent's Contract Recommendations.
10.C. West Elementary School Leadership Team. 
11. Reconvene from Closed/Executive Session for possible action relative to items considered during Closed/Executive Session.
11.A. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Personnel Report. [District Goals #3 and 5]
11.B. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Superintendent's Contract Recommendations. [District Goal #3]
12. Report. Closing Remarks
13. 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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