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August 15, 2022 at 6:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Minutes
1. CALL TO ORDER:   Mr. Dusty Wiley
2. INVOCATION:  Mr. Darrian Dover
3. Action Item: Consideration of Consent Agenda
Description:  A consent agenda is an item listed on the regular agenda that groups routine items under one agenda heading.  This allows the Board to take a unified motion and action on all routine items listed under the consent agenda instead of taking separate votes on each item.
3.A. Approval of Minutes
3.B. Approval of Financial Report
3.C. Approval of Tax Report (not attached, Mrs. Hawkins will distribute if she receives it before the meeting)
4. Comment:  Public Comment
Description:  At regular meetings, the Board shall allot up to thirty (30) minutes to hear persons who desire to make comments to the Board.  Persons who wish to participate in this portion of the meeting shall sign up as they arrive, indicating the topics about which they wish to speak.
 
Public participation is limited to the designated open forum portion of a meeting.  At all other times during Board meetings,  the audience shall not enter into  discussion or debate on matters being considered by the Board.  No presentation   shall exceed five (5) minutes.  Delegations of more than five persons shall appoint  one person to present their view before the Board.

Specific factual information or recitation of existing policy may be furnished in response to inquiries, but the Board may not deliberate, discuss, or make any decision on any subject not on the agenda.

Presentations  which include negative comments/complaints regarding personnel should be heard in Executive Session as provided by Texas Government Code Section 551.074.  This will insure the protection of the rights and responsibilities of all persons involved.
5. Report:  Campus and Administrative Reports
6. Discussion Item:  Billy Vess 7-10 Year Plan for Instrument Inventory
Presenter:  Billy Vess
7. Action Item:  Verification of Annual Cybersecurity Training and Training Plan
Description:  In accordance with Section 2054.5191, Government Code, the governing body of a local government shall:
  • verify and report on the completion of a cybersecurity training program by employees of the local government, and
  • require periodic audits to ensure compliance with this section.

Per published information on the DIR Texas Department of Information Resources Statewide Cybersecurity Awareness Policy and Guidance outline, for school districts, only the district’s cybersecurity coordinator is required to complete annual cybersecurity training. Any other school district employee shall complete the training as determined by the district in conjunction with the cybersecurity coordinator.

https://dir.texas.gov/information-security/statewide-cybersecurity-awareness-training
8. Action Item:  Consideration of Approval of QCISD Basic Plan (Emergency Operations Plan)
Presenter:  David Gaskin
Description:  This Basic Plan is the core of the Queen City ISD Multi-hazard Emergency Operations Plan (EOP). This EOP, including its supporting documents, provides a framework that outlines our intended approach to managing incidents of all types. It is designed to allow for integration with local, state, and federal emergency management agencies. This EOP is reviewed and updated at least annually and is to be regarded as guidelines rather than performance guarantees.
 
9. Action Item - Consideration of Approval of  Administrative Procedure to update the mileage rate each year as of September 1 to the State Reimbursement Rate.
Presenter:  Darrian Dover
Description:  The standard Federal and State mileage rate for business travel is 62.5 cents per mile.  The District will reimburse employees for mileage at that rate, incurred only when a school vehicle is not available, effective September 1, 2023.
10. Action Item:  Consideration of approval 2022-2023 Faculty Handbook
Presenter:  Darrian Dover
Description:  Primary changes are the personnel name changes, updated board members, campus phone number and pay dates.
11. Action Item: Consideration of Approval of Proposed Student Handbooks and Drug Testing Policies.
Description:  Primary changes are updated names, positions, and the addition of links to TEA for Special Student Populations, SPED and Programs and Services.
12. Executive Session as provided for by the Texas Government Code Section 
       551.074 et seq. to Discuss Personnel
13. Action Item:  Personnel
A.  Resignations/Leave
B.  Hiring/Reassignment
       
Description:  Mr. Ricky Washington resigned from MUMS.

Ms. Mary Stiger has graduated and is being recommended as a Middle School Teacher, 1 class of 6th Grade Social Studies and will also have Athletics.
14. Discuss and agree upon a date for the next regular board meeting
15. Action Item:  Adjournment

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