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August 10, 2020 at 5:30 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. Call To Order
Presenter:  Board President
1.A. Invocation
Presenter:  Gloria Torres
1.A.1. Pledge
Presenter:  Josie Smith-Wright
1.A.1.a. Mission Statement
Presenter:  Sue Gottwald
Description:  Gonzales Independent School District is committed to a spirit of excellence in caring sevice and partnerships that equip students for continuous learning supporting reilience in achieving pesonal aspiration, and compassionate and dynamic citizenship in an ever changing worl.
2. Public Comments
Presenter:  Board President
3. New Business/Action Items
3.A. Consent Agenda
Presenter:  John Schumacher, Superintendent
3.A.1. Minutes of Meetings:  _____
Presenter:  Superintendent
3.A.2. Budget Amendments:
Presenter:  Amanda Smith, CFO
3.A.3. Discuss and Consider action to approve the TASB Board Policy Update 115, affecting GISD local policies (see attached list)
Presenter:  John Schumacher, Superintendent
Description:  The Texas Association of School Boards has provided the Gonzales ISD with  Policy Update 115.  Overview information is shard in the attached pages.  Provided are the Explanatory Notes, Vantage Points and other material to explain the changes that occurred during the Regular Legislative Session.  TASB recommends that the board review, but not adopt, the legal policies in the update.
3.A.4. Discuss and Consider action to approve the updates to the Gonzales ISD Student Code of Conduct for 2020-2021 school year.
Presenter:  Sarah Gottwald, PEIMS/Federal Programs
Description:  Each year the district is provided with updates to the GISD  Student Code of Conduct to recommend the language reflecting recent change in legislation.  Information will be share concerning any change advisory to the GISD Student Code of Conduct for the 2020-2021 school year.
3.A.5. Discuss and Consider action to Authorize the Superintendent to sign the Walsh Gallegos Retainer for Legal Services for the 2020-2021 school year.
 
Presenter:  John Schumacher, Superintendent
Description:  Board Policy BDD (Local) authorizes the Board to retain an attorney or attorneys, as necessary, to serve as the District's legal counsel and representative in matters requiring legal services. The district is asking authorization from the board to allow the Superintendent to sign the Legal Service Retainer agreement with Walsh Gallegos Trevino Russo & Kyle Legal services for the 2020-2021 school year.
4. Reports
4.A. Financial Report
Presenter:  Amanda Smith, CFO
4.B. Report Updates to the Gonzales ISD District Student Handbook for the 2020-2021 fiscal year.
Presenter:  Sarah Gottwald, PEIMS/Federal Programs
Description:  Each year the district is provided with updates to the district student handbook to provide guidance in guide lines to support recent changes in legislation. Information will be shared concerning any change advisory to the GISD Student  Handbook.
4.C. 504 Operating Guidelines Report
Presenter:  Erin LaBuhn, Special Services Director
4.D. Superintendent Reports
Presenter:  John Schumacher, Superintendent
4.D.1. Operations / EOP Report
Presenter:  Gene Kridler, Director of Ops
4.D.2. Transportation Report
Presenter:  Gene Kridler, Ryan Arrellano
4.D.3. AD Report
Presenter:  Michael Waldie, Athletic Director
4.D.4. Campus Report
Presenter:  Superintendent/Campus Principals
5. Board Business
Presenter:  Board President
5.A. Board Correspondence
Presenter:  Board Secretary
5.B. Dates of Interest
Presenter:  Superintendent
6. Personnel Matters: Section 551.074 , Property Matters: Section 551.072, & Security Matters: Section 551.076
Presenter:  Board President
6.A. Resignations
6.B. New Positions
6.C. New Hires
7. Adjourn
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