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June 24, 2022 at 12:30 PM - Regular

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER
Description:  Mr. David Schaeffer, Board Chairman, will call the meeting to order.  
2. RECORD OF ATTENDANCE (Information)
3. REVIEW AND CONSIDER APPOINTMENT TO FILL EXPIRED PLACE 1 AND PLACE 6 POSITIONS ON ESC BOARD OF DIRECTORS (Action and Information)
Description:  The process for filling an expired term for the ESC Board of Directors is outlined in BBB(LEGAL) which is outlined in Exhibit 1, pages XX-XX.  The required vacancy notice to all district superintendents was emailed on May 20, 2022, and is included in Exhibit 1, page XX.
4. ADMINISTER OATH OF OFFICE TO PLACE 1, PLACE 3 AND PLACE 6 POSITIONS ON ESC BOARD OF DIRECTORS (Information)
Description:  Mr. Mike Wartes, Place 1 ESC Board of Directors member; Mr. Lawrence Bussard, Place 3 ESC Board of Directors member, and Mrs. Doneice Ray, Place 6 ESC Board of Directors member, will be administered the oath of office by Mr. David Schaeffer, Board Chairman.
5. REORGANIZATION OF BOARD - ELECTION OF OFFICERS (Action)
Description:  Board Policy BDA(LOCAL) stipulates that at the first meeting following the canvassing of the election, the Board of Directors will reorganize. A Chairperson, vice-chairperson, and secretary shall be elected by a majority vote of the members present and voting.
 
Place Name/Residence Present Term Expires
1 Mr. Mike Wartes, Canyon 2024
2 Mr. David Schaeffer, Dimmitt 2024
3 Mr. Lawrence Bussard, Dumas 2025
4 Mr. Justin T. Smith, Miami 2023
5 Mrs. Kathleen Morris, Amarillo 2023
6 Mrs. Doneice Ray, Amarillo 2025
7 Mr. Lee Porter, Pampa 2024
6. REVIEW AND CONSIDER APPROVAL OF MINUTES (Action)
Description:  A copy of the minutes of April 29, 2022, regular meeting is included in this agenda as Exhibit 2, Pages XX-XX.  
7. REVIEW AND CONSIDER APPROVAL OF THE ESC BOARD OF DIRECTORS' MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2022-2023 (Action)
Description:  Listed below is a proposed schedule of Board meeting dates for Board consideration.  Special meetings may be called as needed.  

Friday, October 28, 2022
Friday, January 20, 2023
Friday, March 31, 2023
Friday, April 28, 2023
Friday, June 23, 2023
Friday, August 25, 2023
8. REGION 16 ESC PROGRAMS AND SERVICES REPORT (Information)
Description:  Program highlights, Exhibit 3, pages XX-XX, for service areas will be reviewed.
9. REVIEW AND CONSIDER APPROVAL OF FINANCIAL MATTERS (Action)
9.A. Financial Reports
Description:  Financial Reports through May 2022 are shown in Exhibit 4, page XX.  Questions or observations regarding these reports are invited prior to or during the Board meeting. 
9.B. Investment Report
Description:  The Investment Report for the current fiscal year through May 2022 is shown in Exhibit 4, pages XX-XX. 
10. REVIEW  SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS FOR 2021-2022 (Information)
Description:  The Special Revenue Funds for 2021-2022 are shown in Exhibit 5, page XX.
11. REVIEW AND CONSIDER APPROVAL OF PROPOSAL ITEMS (Action)
Description:  In accordance with Board policy, proposals were received for the items presented below.  Detailed proposals and recommendations are presented in Exhibit 6, pages XX-XX.
11.A. Head Start Data Management (RFP #DM-06-22-01)
11.B. Head Start Dental Services (RFP #DS-01-06-22)
11.C. Telecommunication Services (2022-2023)
11.D. Statewide Office and Classroom Supplies for TexBuy Purchasing Cooperative (RFP #022-001)
11.E. Roofing - Job Order Contracting for TexBuy Purchasing Cooperative (RFP #022-020)
12. REVIEW AND CONSIDER APPROVAL OF PROPOSED PAYGRADE FOR THE PARENT AND FAMILY ENGAGEMENT COMPENSATION PLAN (Action)
Description:  Due to the specialized work that our PFE group performs managing the PFE initiative for the entire state of Texas, we felt it was appropriate to adjust their pay scales to take into account the additional responsibilities that are placed upon them that other similar roles across the ESC do not have.  After discussions with TEA, they too highly encouraged the Administration to evaluate and adjust the pay for these individuals.  Since this was not part of the previously approved compensation plan for the 2022-2023 year, we are asking the Board to consider it at this time.  
13. SAFETY AND SECURITY MEASURES FOR REGION 16 ESC AND REGION 16 ESC SCHOOL DISTRICTS (Information)
Description:  Due to recent events in Uvalde ISD, the Governor's office, TEA and the Texas School Safety Center have communicated new requirements and reiterated the expectations of existing requirements for school districts regarding the safety and security of school buildings and campuses.  Region 16 will be expected to assist districts in meeting those expectations in the coming weeks/months at new levels of support.  Additionally, we are reviewing current practices, policies, and procedures regarding safety and security at the Bell, Cleveland, and Nelson locations.
13.A. Region 16 ESC Safety and Security Measures Discussion
13.B. Region 16 ESC School Districts Safety and Security Support Discussion
14. PERSONNEL REPORTS (Information)
Description:  Provision is made in the official notification for the calling of a closed session under the provisions of Chapter 268, Subchapter D, Section 551.074 of the Government code for discussion of items 14 and 15.  Any action will be taken in open session. 
14.A. Employment, Reassignments, Retirements, and Resignations 
Description:  Personnel Actions and Summaries are shown in Exhibit 9, pages 89-100.
14.B. Staffing Pattern Report
Description:  The Staffing Pattern Report is presented in Exhibit 9, page XX.
15. EVALUATION AND CONSIDER EMPLOYMENT OF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (Action)
Description:  The Board will evaluate the Executive Director and consider employment for September 1, 2022 to August 31, 2023.
16. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT (Information)
16.A. Communications and Correspondence
16.B. Head Start/Early Head Start Policy Council Meeting Information
16.B.1. May 4, 2022, Meeting Agenda, Minutes, and Email/Telephone Vote
16.C. Strategic Planning Update
16.D. Board Digital Move Update
16.E. TEA Update
16.F. Legislative Update
16.G. Region 16 Superintendent Update
16.G.1. Channing ISD - Dr. Misty Heiskell
16.G.2. Childress ISD - Mr. Mark Dykes
16.G.3. Dalhart ISD - Mr. Jeff Byrd
16.G.4. Darrouzett ISD - Mr. Jim McClellan - Interim
16.G.5. Follett ISD - Open
16.G.6. Lazbuddie ISD - Mr. Brad Jones
16.G.7. McLean ISD - Mr. Johnny James - Interim
16.G.8. Plemons-Stinnett-Phillips - Mrs. Jamie Copley (previously at Follett ISD)
16.H. Region 16 Superintendent of the Year - Dr. Darryl Flusche - Canyon ISD
16.I. Region 16 Fall Conference - Shangri La, Afton, OK - September 16-19, 2022
16.J. ESC Board Training Opportunities
16.J.1. TASA/TASB txEDCon - San Antonio, TX - Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
September 23-25, 2022
17. ADJOURN (Action)

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