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February 12, 2020 at 6:30 PM - Regular 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. Recognitions.  Presented by David Truitt, Superintendent. [District Goals #1 and 4]
4.A. "Best of West" Honoree: Veronica Glockner, West High School. 
5. Audience.
6. Consent Agenda. (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 January 8, 2020, Regular Board Meeting and January 28, 2020, Special Board Meeting.
6.B. Finance & Operations. 
6.B.I. Budget vs. Actual. 
6.B.II. Check Register. 
6.B.III. Quarterly Investment Report.
6.B.IV. Budget Amendments. 
6.B.V. Donations.
6.B.VI. Student Transfer Requests.
6.B.VII. Student Enrollment Report.
7. Administrative Reports. [District Goals #1 and 4]
7.A. Division Reports.
7.A.I. Accomplishments. 
7.A.II. Initiative Updates.
7.A.III. Recent Activities, Upcoming Activities, and Special Events.
7.B. Campus Reports.
7.B.I. Accomplishments.
7.B.II. Initiative Updates.
7.B.III. Recent Activities, Upcoming Activities, and Special Events.
8. Report. West Elementary School and West Middle School Targeted Improvement Plan and Effective Schools Framework (ESF): Race to an "A" Updates.  Presented by David Truitt, Superintendent, Amanda Adams, Executive Director for Teaching and Learning, Carrie Kazda, West Elementary School Principal, and Chuck Klander, West Middle School Principal. [District Goals #1- 5]
9. Report. Teacher Retirement System (TRS) of Texas Healthcare Update.  Presented by Charles Mikeska, Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations. [District Goals #3 and 5]
10. Report. New West Elementary School Construction Updates.  Presented by Charles Mikeska, Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations. [District Goals #1-5]
11. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the 2019-2020 Advanced Notification of Resignation Stipend Amount and Guidelines.  Presented by Charles Mikeska, Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations. [District Goals #1, 3, and 5]
12. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the "Resolution Expressing Official Intent to Reimburse Certain Expenditures of the West Independent School District, McLennan and Hill Counties, Texas" relating to the construction of the new West Elementary School.  Presented by Charles Mikeska, Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations. [District Goals #1-5]
13.  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).
13.A. Sale and Purchase of District Land. 
13.B. Personnel Report.
13.C. Superintendent's Contract Recommendations.
13.D. Student Discipline Report. 
14. Reconvene from Closed/Executive Session for possible action relative to items considered during Closed/Executive Session.
14.A. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Personnel Report.  Presented by David Truitt, Superintendent. [District Goal #5]
14.A.I. Retirements.
14.A.II. Resignations.
14.A.II.a. Leah Sloan, Math Teacher, West High School. 
14.B. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Superintendent's Contract Recommendations.  Presented by David Truitt, Superintendent. [District Goal #3]
14.B.I. 2020-2021 Administrator Certified Contracts - Assistant Superintendent, Directors, and Principals. 
14.B.II. New Hires.
15. Closing Remarks.  Presented by David Truitt, Superintendent. [District Goals #1-5]
15.A. District Calendar Reminders. [District Goal #4]
15.B. Summer SLI Training for the Board of Trustees. [District Goals #1-5]
16. 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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