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August 24, 2010 at 6:00 PM - Special

1. Call to order
Description:  Roll Call: Certification by the President that, "The Provisions of Section 551.041 Sub Chapter C, Government Code as Amended by the 73rd Legislature have been complied with in connection with public notice of this meeting and a quorum is present."
2. Mission Statement
Description:  The mission of the Weatherford ISD is to teach, challenge, and inspire each student in a safe, nurturing environment to succeed in the global community.
3. Unfinished Business
3.A. Consider final amendment to the 2009-2010 budget.
Description:  At the end of the fiscal year, the Board considers a final amended budget for approval.  The final amended budget takes into consideration all of the changes that were made or that need to be made prior to the fiscal year end.  August has the normal monthly expenses, plus payroll accruals.  This is an entry that books August days worked into the 2009-2010 fiscal year.  Final amendment recommendations will be provided at the meeting.
Attachments: (1)
3.B. Consider 2010-2011 Compensation plans.
Description:  Due to the Tax Ratification Election (TRE), it is necessary for the Board to consider two compensation plans:  one if the TRE passes and one if the TRE fails.  Options are included for Board review.
Attachments: (1)
3.C. Consider 2010-2011 Budgets for General Fund (including State Fiscal Stabilization Funds), Interest and Sinking Fund, and Child Nutrition Fund.
Description:  The Texas Education Agency requires the annual adoption of the budgets prior to August 31. The budget must be prepared in accordance with GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) and state guidelines.
Attachments: (1)
4. New Business
4.A. Consider agreement for the purchase of Attendance Credits.
Description:  Chapter 41 of the Texas Education Code requires school districts above a statutory wealth per weighted average daily attendance (WADA) threshold of $319,500 (as of 2006-07) to conduct a process of wealth equalization whereby tax dollars are recaptured by the state in an amount sufficient to attain that prescribed wealth level.  WISD’s wealth per WADA as determined by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) for school year 2010-11 exceeds that threshold at $382,195.  To accomplish this process of wealth equalization, a contractual agreement between TEA and the district is required.  That contract is entitled “Agreement for the Purchase of Attendance Credits” which must be approved by the board and submitted before September 1, 2010.
Attachments: (1)
4.B. Closed Session per Texas Government Code.
4.B.1. Personnel
4.B.1.a. Conduct Superintendent’s Evaluation; and
4.B.1.b. Superintendent Contract Extension.
Description:  (Sec. 551.074)
4.C. Reconvene from Closed Session for action relative to items considered during Closed Session.
5. Adjournment
Description:  If, during the course of the meeting, discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in a closed meeting, the Board will conduct a closed meeting in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapters D and E.  Before any closed meeting is convened, the presiding officer will publicly identify the section or sections of the Act authorizing the closed meeting.  All final votes, actions, or decisions will be taken in open meeting.
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