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December 17, 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 YouTube Channel at www.westisd.net.

The public may access this meeting at the link found on the West ISD calendar at www.westisd.net. A link to the online agenda is also available on the calendar post. 

Any public comments must be submitted between 8:00 AM on Tuesday, December 15, and 4:00 PM on Wednesday, December 16, 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. Public Hearing. West ISD's Proposed Amendment to the District of Innovation (DOI) Plan (originally approved by the Board on May 10, 2017, and amended on April 8, 2020). The purpose of this action is to provide the District an exemption from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) for extended flexibility under Texas Education Code §37.081(a); School District Peace Officers, School Resource Officers, and Security Personnel and related West ISD Board Policies: CKE (LEGAL) and CKEA (LEGAL). [District Goals #2-5]
7. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Amendment to the West ISD District of Innovation (DOI) Plan as approved on May 10, 2017, and amended on April 8, 2020, to provide the District an exemption from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) for extended flexibility under Texas Education Code §37.081(a); School District Peace Officers, School Resource Officers, and Security Personnel and related West ISD Board Policies: CKE (LEGAL) and CKEA (LEGAL). [District Goals #2-5]
8. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to name a Subcommittee to assist the Superintendent in the study, review, and creation of the required House Bill 3 (HB 3) District and Board Goals in the areas of Early Childhood Literacy and Mathematics Proficiency (ECLM) and College, Career, and Military Readiness (CCMR). [District Goals #1-5]
9. Report. New West Elementary School Design, Bid, and Construction Plan Updates. [District Goals #1-5] 
10. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Competitive Sealed Proposal (CSP) Purchasing Method for the procurement of the West High School Softball and Baseball Enclosed/Indoor Batting Cages including dirt work, concrete work, and custom metal building construction. [District Goal #5]
11. 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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