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May 13, 2020 at 6:30 PM - Regular 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". 

The public may access this meeting at the following Zoom link: https://meetings.boardbook.org/Public/Organization/821. This link is also located on the West ISD website at www.westisd.net.

The Meeting ID is: 84305842929, and the Password is: 058102. 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 www.westisd.net under the "Calendar" section of the website. An electronic copy of the agenda may be viewed at the following link: https://meetings.boardbook.org/Public/Organization/821. This link is also located on the West ISD website at www.westisd.net.

Any public comments must be submitted between 8:00 AM on Monday, May 11, and 4:00 PM on Tuesday, May 12, 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. Report. Recognitions. [District Goals #1, 3, and 5]
5.A. 2019-2020 West ISD Staff and Community Member Awards. 
5.B. Teen School Board Class of 2020 Members: Hallie King and Boyd Denniston. 
6. Audience.
7. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the 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.)
7.A. Minutes of the April 8, 2020, Regular Board Meeting.
7.B. Finance and Operations.
7.B.I. Budget vs. Actual.
7.B.II. Check Register.
7.B.III. Quarterly Investment Report.
7.B.IV. Budget Amendments.
7.B.V. Donations.
7.B.VI. Student Enrollment Report.
7.C. Student Transfer Requests.
8. Report. West ISD's COVID-19 Response Plan Updates. [District Goals #1-5]
9. Report. Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremony Updates. [District Goals #1, 2, 4, and 5]
10. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Proclamation 2020 Grades 9-12 English, Language Arts, and Reading Adoption Committee. [District Goals #1, 3, 4, and 5]
11. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Proclamation 2020 Grades 9-12 English, Language Arts, and Reading Adoption Choice. [District Goals #1, 3, 4, and 5]
12. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the Texas Education Agency's (TEA) TEKS Certification. [District Goals #1 and 5]
13. Action. Consideration and possible action by the Board to approve the COVID-19 related Board Resolution for Modification of Policies and Procedures on Grading, Class Rank, GPA, and other related issues. [Board Goals #1, 4, and 5]
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. Superintendent's Contract Recommendations.
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.B.I. Matthew Biles, Assistant Principal, West Middle School. 
16. Report. Closing Remarks.
16.A. District Calendar Reminders. [District Goal #4]
16.B. Board Team of Eight Trainings and Summer Leadership Institute (SLI). [District Goals #1-5]
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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