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November 9, 2020 at 5:30 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order
Presenter:  Board President
1.A. Roll Call
Presenter:  Board President
1.B. Invocation:  
Presenter:  Josie Smith-Wright
1.C. Pledge: 
Presenter:  Justin Schwausch
1.D. Mission Statement:  
Presenter:  Gloria Torres
2. Public Comments
Presenter:  Board President
3. Recognitions
 
Presenter:  John Schumacher, Supt. & Robin Trojcak PR Dept.
4. New Business/Action Items
 
Presenter:  John Schumacher, Superintendent
4.A. Discuss and Consider Action to Approve the Consent Agenda
Presenter:  John Schumacher, Supt.
Description:  Included on pages that follow: Minutes for October 12, 2020 Regular Meeting, October 26, 2020 Team Builiding and October 30, 2020 Special Board Meeting.
4.A.1. Minutes of Meetings:  
Presenter:  John Schumacher, Supt.
4.A.2. Budget Amendments:
Presenter:  Amanda Smith, CFO and Ashley Wilke, Business Manager
Description:  On the pages that follow are the most recent budget amendments.  Budget amendments are required when funds are transferred between funds and functions, or when there is an increase or decrease in revenue.  Transfers of more than 10% of the total budget within a fund or function require Board approval.
4.B. Discuss and Consider Action to Re-Schedule December 14, 2020 Regular Board Meeting
Presenter:  John Schumacher, Superintendent
Description:  The regular December scheduled monthly meeting of the Gonzales ISD Board of Trustees is December 14, 2020, two days before Winter Break (Christmas Holidays).  It is requested that the meeting be moved up one week and rescheduled to Monday, December 7, 2020.
4.C. Discuss and Consider Action to Approve rescinding  Policy AE (Local)
Presenter:  John Schumacher, Superintendent
Description:  The GISD AE (Local) policy is regarding the District Mission Statement. TASB policy consultant recommended that the district rescind the AE (local) policy. As per TASB Consultant, this policy is not a required board policy. The request is to rescind policy AE (Local)
4.D. Discuss and Consider Action to Accept the Annual Investment Report and Approve a Resolution Related to Review of Investment Policy and Investment Strategies
Presenter:  Amanda Smith, CFO and Ashley Wilke Business Manager
Description:  Board Policy CDA (Local) requires that an annual comprehensive report on the investment program and activity be prepared and presented to the Board. Administration will share a report covering trhe 2019-20 fiscal year.
4.E. Discuss and Consider Action to Approve the Purchase of a School Bus
Presenter:  Gene Kridler, Director of Operations & Ashley Wilke, Business Manager
Description:  Administration recommends purchasing one regular yellow school bus.  This bus will have seat belts as it is now a legal requirement.  The purchase was planned and allocated for in the original 2020-2021 budget.
4.F. Discuss and Consider Action to Approve the Gonzales High School Targeted Improvement Plan
Presenter:  Amanda Fullilove Secondary Director of Curriculum and Instruction & Michael Garza HS Principal
Description:  The Development and Implementation of the 2020-2021 Gonzales High School Targeted Improvement Plan is complete.  The plan was developed by the Campus Leadership Team comprised of teachers and campus administration with feed back provided by parents, guardians, and commnity members through a virtual public meeting.  It outlines the yearlong accountability goals for 2020-2021. Additionally, the plan includes detailed strategies with specified timelines for monitoring of implementation.
4.G. Discuss and Consider Action to Approve & Accept the GISD Education Foundation Grant Funding to be used for Future Grant Disbursements & Amend the Budget.
Presenter:  John Schumacher, Superintendent
5. Reports
5.A. FCCLA Report
Presenter:  Cheryl Atkinson, Lisbet Alvarez and 3 Others
5.B. Financial Report
Presenter:  Amanda Smith, CFO and Ashley Wilke Business Manager
5.C. Superintendent Reports
Description: 
A)  Student Enrollment and Attendance Update

B)  Campus Updates
6. Board Business
Presenter:  John Schumacher, Superintendent
Description:  Information provided through the Board Business section of the agenda aimed at keeping trustees informed of routine correspondence. 
6.A. Board Correspondence
Presenter:  Josie Smith-Wright
6.B. Dates of Interest
Presenter:  John Schumacher, Superintendent
7. Personnel Matters: Section 551.074 , Property Matters: Section 551.072, & Security Matters: Section 551.076
Presenter:  John Schumacher, Superintendent
Description: 
Resignations
New Positions
New Hires
8. Adjourn
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