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September 16, 2020 at 6:30 PM - Regular Board 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.

As a reminder, tonight's Board Meeting is being shown via Live Stream on the West ISD YouTube Channel at www.westisd.net.
2. Pledge of Allegiance.
3. Prayer.
4. Recognition. West ISD Trustee Leigh Crawshaw - Leadership TASB Graduation. 
5. Audience.
6. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Consent Agenda. Note: These action items are considered to be routine by the School Board and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussions on items unless a school board member so requests, at which time the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and will be considered in its normal sequence on the Agenda.
6.A. Minutes of the August 12, 2020, Regular Board Meeting, August 26, 2020, Special Called Meeting, and September 2, 2020, Special Called Meeting.
6.B. Finance & Operations. 
6.B.I. Budget vs. Actual. 
6.B.II. Check Register. 
6.B.II.a. Payment to Sykora Family Ford for $41,395.06.
6.B.III. Budget Amendments.
6.B.IV. Donations.
6.B.V. Student Transfer Requests.
6.B.VI. Student Enrollment Report.
7. Report. Administrative and Campus Reports. [District Goals #1 and 4]
8. Report. 2020-2021 Back-to-School News and Updates. [District Goals #1-5]
9. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the update to the 2020-2021 West ISD Student Code of Dress. Note: This update centers on the Code's language involving the hair length of male students. [District Goals #1, 2, and 4]
10. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Interlocal Purchasing Method for Fine Arts Supplies and Equipment, Athletic Supplies and Equipment, Food Service Supplies and Equipment, Maintenance Supplies and Equipment, Custodial Supplies and Equipment, Grounds Supplies and Equipment, Science Lab Supplies and Equipment, Technology Supplies and Equipment, and District Furniture for the 2020-2021 school year. [District Goal #5]
11. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the 2020-2021 School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) Membership Roster. [District Goal #4]
12. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve Mrs. Jana Pratka as the West ISD Attendance Officer per West ISD Board Policy FED (LEGAL). [District Goals #2, 4, and 5]
13. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Board Policy Reference Manual 115. The revised LOCAL policies include: BDF, BF, DED, DMD, DIA, EI, FB, FD, FED, FFG, FFH, FMF, FNG, and GF. Note: Update 115 focuses on updating and reorganizing several policies in the FFE series addressing student welfare. FFEA continues to focus on counseling, and a new code, FFEB, focuses on mental health provisions. Several polices have also been revised to incorporate the new Title IX regulations, effective August 14, 2020, which define sexual harassment under Title IX and establish detailed procedures for how districts must respond to notice or allegations of sexual harassment. [District Goals #1-5]
14. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve Mrs. Amanda Adams as the West ISD Title IX Coordinator per West ISD Board Policy DIA, FB, and FFH (LOCAL and EXHIBITS). [District Goals #2 and 3]
15. Action. Consideration and possible action of the Board to approve the Public Property Finance Contract between BBVA USA and West ISD for Grades 6-12 Student Chromebooks. [District Goals #1, 4, and 5]
16. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Reimbursement Resolution tied to the Public Property Finance Contract between BBVA USA and West ISD for Grades 6-12 Student Chromebooks.. Note: The Reimbursement Resolution allows the District to reimbursement itself with proceeds of the Public Property Finance Contract for any out of pocket expenditures for the project incurred not more than 60 days prior to the date the resolution is adopted. [District Goal #5]
17. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the West ISD Board President, Dr. Larry Sparks, and one additional Board Member as required members of the Senate Bill 11 Texas School Safety Center (TxSSC) Emergency Operations Procedures (EOP) Safety and Security Audit Committee. [District Goals #2 and 5]
18.  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).
18.A. Personnel Report.
18.B. District Property. 
18.C. Consultation with Legal Counsel regarding Administrative Personnel Matters. 
18.D. District Leadership Duties. 
18.E. District Security Plan. 
19. Reconvene from Closed/Executive Session for possible action relative to items considered during Closed/Executive Session.
19.A. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Personnel Report. [District Goal #5]
20. Report. Closing Remarks. [District Goals #1-5]
20.A. District Calendar Reminders.
20.B. Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) txEDCON2020 Online Conference: September 30-October 2, 2020. 
20.C. West High School Homecoming: October 2, 2020. 
21. 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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