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March 3, 2021 at 6:30 PM - Regular Board 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. 

The public may access this virtual meeting via the link found on the calendar on the West ISD website at www.westisd.net. A link to the online agenda is also available under the "Board" header on this same website. 

Any public comments must be submitted between 8:00 AM on Monday, March 1, and 4:00 PM on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 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. Recognitions. [District Goals #1-5]
6. Audience.
7. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Consent Agenda. [District Goals #1-5]
Description:  (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.)
7.A. Minutes of the February 10, 2021, Regular Board Meeting.
7.B. Finance & Operations.
7.B.I. Budget vs. Actual.
7.B.II. Check Register.
7.B.II.a. Payment to Sykora Family Ford for $293.99.
7.B.III. Budget Amendments.
7.B.IV. Donations.
7.B.V. Student Transfer Requests.
7.B.VI. Student Enrollment Report.
8. Report. Administrative and Campus Reports. [District Goals #1 and 4]
8.A. West ISD Return to Learn and Play Plan Updates.
8.B. New West Elementary School Construction Updates. 
8.C. West ISD Safety and Security Plan Updates.
8.D. State Accountability and Interim Assessment News. 
9. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve revisions to West ISD Board Policy DC(LOCAL). The purpose of this request is to delegate authority to the Superintendent to hire teachers in the time periods between Regular Board Meetings in the months of March, April, May, June, July, and August 2021. [District Goals #1, 3, 4, and 5]
10. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to adopt the prevailing wage schedule for McLennan County, as determined by the U.S. Department of Labor in accordance with the Davis-Bacon Act, to be used by all contractors as the Prevailing Wage Schedule for all District Construction Projects. [District Goals #1 and 5]
11. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Texas Education Agency's (TEA) Missed School Days General State Waiver for the period of Friday, February 12, through Friday, February 19, 2021. Note: Monday, February 15, 2021, was Presidents' Day, and a previously scheduled and approved student and staff holiday. [District Goals #1 and 5]
12. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Resolution Regarding Payment of Employees during the Emergency School Closure period of Friday, February 12, through Friday, February 19, 2021. Note: Monday, February 15, 2021, was Presidents' Day, and a previously scheduled and approved student and staff holiday. [District Goals #1-5]
13. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve Mr. Bill Killian as the Place 1 ESC Region 12 Board Member for McLennan County. Note: Each individual Board Member vote for Mr. Killian will count as one vote on the ballot tally. [District Goal #4]
14.  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).
14.A. Personnel Report.
14.B. 2021-2022 West ISD Certified Contracts.
14.C. Potential or Existing District Property. 
14.D. House Bill 3 Salary Scale Study. 
14.E. School Guardian Program Employees. 
15. Reconvene from Closed/Executive Session for possible action relative to items considered during Closed/Executive Session.
15.A. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Personnel Report. [District Goal #5]
15.B. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Superintendent's Contract Recommendations. [District Goal #3]
15.C. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the 2021-2022 Certified Employee Contracts (Administrator, Dual, Term, and Probationary Contracts). [District Goal #3]
15.D. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the West ISD employees who will possess firearms on District property after completing necessary evaluation and training requirements as required via the School Guardian Program and outlined in the Board Resolution approved on November 11, 2020. [District Goals #1-5]
16. Report. Updates from the Superintendent and Closing Remarks. [District Goals #1-5]
16.A. District Calendar Reminders. 
16.B. Reflection Time. 
17. 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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