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August 17, 2020 at 6:30 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order, Roll Call and Declaration of Quorum
2. Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation
3. Citizen Communication
3.A. Public Comment for Non-Agenda Items
3.B. Public Address for Items on the Agenda
4. Administrative Reports and Discussion
4.A. Central Office Reports
4.A.1. Superintendent's Reports, Todd Grandjean
4.A.1.a. Monthly Report on Board Priorities:  1. Increase student success and continue a tradition of student achievement  2. Continue successful partnerships with the community, teachers and parents to support our schools and achieve student success 3. Align facilities and technology improvements with needs and career opportunities  4. Maintain Highly Qualified teachers and retain staff 5. Increase trade career opportunities and continue to develop enhanced technology resources for all students
4.A.1.b. Monthly Activity Calendar
4.A.1.c. District Event Calendar
4.A.2. Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction/Personnel Reports, Daryl Wendel
4.A.2.a. Monthly Report on Curriculum, Technology, Safety, Personnel, and Policy
4.A.3. Special Programs Director Monthly Report, Abigail Beadle
4.A.3.a. Monthly Report on Federal/State Programs, Community and Other
4.A.4. Director of Student Services Monthly Report, Dawn Schneider
4.A.4.a. Monthly Report on Testing and Assessment, Counseling, Student Services
4.A.4.b. Student Handbook Review
Presenter:  Dawn Schneider
4.A.5. DAEP Handbook and Devine Learning Center Handbook Review
Presenter:  JodiAnn Dzierzanowski
4.B. Business Reports, Shannon Ramirez
4.B.1. Monthly reports on taxes, cafeteria, investments, cash flow
4.B.2. Payment of Bills
5. Consent Agenda
5.A. Minutes of Board Meeting (s)
Attachments: (4)
5.B. Approve T-Tess Calendar and Appraisers
Attachments: (2)
6. Action Item(s):
6.A. CONSIDERATION AND ACTION ON A RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE DEFEASANCE AND CALLING FOR REDEMPTION CERTAIN CURRENTLY OUTSTANDING DISTRICT OBLIGATIONS; DELEGATING TO CERTAIN DISTRICT OFFICIALS AND STAFF THE AUTHORITY TO EFFECTUATE MATTERS HEREIN RESOLVED; AND OTHER MATTERS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH
Presenter:  Robert Tijerina, Tijerina Galvan Lawrence LLC and Lauren Ferrero, McCall, Parkhurst & Horton LLP
Attachments: (4)
6.B. Adopt Devine ISD 2020 Tax Rate
Presenter:  Shannon Ramirez
Attachments: (1)
6.B.1. Maintenance and Operations Tax Rate
6.B.2. Interest and Sinking Tax Rate
6.B.3. Ordinance Setting Tax Rate
6.C. Consider and Take Possible Action on Cafeteria Meal Price Increase
Presenter:  Shannon Ramirez/Chef Joseph Yates
Attachments: (1)
6.D. Consider and Take Possible Action to Approve Revised Professional Salary Table
Presenter:  Shannon Ramirez
Attachments: (2)
6.E. Consider and take possible action to approve 2020-2021 Student Code of Conduct
Presenter:  Dawn Schneider
Attachments: (2)
6.F. Consider and Take Possible Action to Amend Order and Notice of Election
Presenter:  Todd Grandjean
Attachments: (4)
6.G. Consider and Take Possible Action to Endorse Candidate for TASB Board of Directors
Presenter:  Todd Grandjean
Attachments: (7)
6.H. Consider and take possible action to approve Policy Update 115
     (LEGAL) policies
     (LOCAL) policies (as listed below)
Presenter:  Todd Grandjean
Attachments: (4)
6.H.1. BF(LOCAL): BOARD POLICIES
DED(LOCAL): COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS - VACATIONS AND HOLIDAYS
DIA(LOCAL): EMPLOYEE WELFARE - FREEDOM FROM DISCRIMINATION, HARASSMENT, AND RETALIATION
DMD(LOCAL): PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT - PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS AND VISITATIONS
EI(LOCAL): ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT
FB(LOCAL): EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY
FD(LOCAL): ADMISSIONS
FEB(LOCAL): ATTENDANCE - ATTENDANCE ACCOUNTING
FFG(LOCAL): STUDENT WELFARE - CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT
FFH(LOCAL): STUDENT WELFARE - FREEDOM FROM DISCRIMINATION, HARASSMENT, AND RETALIATION
FMF(LOCAL): STUDENT ACTIVITIES - CONTESTS AND COMPETITION
FNG(LOCAL): STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - STUDENT AND PARENT COMPLAINTS/GRIEVANCES
GF(LOCAL): PUBLIC COMPLAINTS
 
7. Closed Session
7.A. Personnel (TGC 551.074)
7.A.1. Personnel Update
7.A.2. Consider and discuss hiring professional staff
7.A.3. Consider and discuss Superintendent Goals and Evaluation
7.B. Considering the deployment, specific occasions for, or implementation of, security personnel or devices (TGC 551.076)
7.C. Considering discipline of a public school child, or complaint or charge against personnel (TGC  551.082)
8. Reconvene from Closed Session
9. Action Items Discussed in Closed Session
9.A. Consider and take possible action to hire professional staff
Presenter:  Todd Grandjean
10. Adjournment
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