REGULAR BOARD MEETING
SULPHUR SPRINGS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD ROOM, ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2019
I. CALL TO ORDER
Pledge to Flags
II. FIRST ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. An announcement by the President whether a quorum is present, that the meeting
had been duly called and that the notice of the meeting had been posted in
accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code,
B. Approval of the minutes of the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees
conducted on Monday, November 11, 2019 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the
Board Room of the Administration Building.
III. PUBLIC FORUM:
Public participation is limited to the designated open forum portion of a meeting
per policy BED(LOCAL).
IV. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS/INFORMATION ITEMS
A. Report on Educational Performance of Bilingual/ESL Program for 2018-2019
school year. (Exhibit IV-A) [Lisa Robinson] 10
B. Present TASB Localized Manual Update 114. (Exhibit sent under separate
cover) [Josh Williams] C. Elementary and Secondary campus highlights. (Exhibit IV-C) [Kristin Monk
& Josh Williams] 14
D. Head Start items provided under separate cover for the school board’s information
– Director’s Report for November
V. CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS:
These items are considered to be routine by the board and will be enacted under
one motion, unless a member of the board requests that an item be removed from
the consent agenda and considered in its normal sequence on the agenda.
A. Consider the approval of Tax Credits and Supplements for November 2019.
B. Consider the approval of Delinquent Tax Collections for November 2019.
C. Consider approval of Financial Statements and Bills Payable for November
2019. (Exhibit V-C)
D. Consider approval of Quarterly Investment Report for the three months ended
November 30, 2019. (Exhibit V-D)
E. Consider approval of Comprehensive Annual Report on Investment Activity
for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2019, and annual review of investment
policy and strategy. (Exhibit V-E)
VI. ACTION ITEMS
A. Consider approval of the district’s Annual Financial and Compliance Report
for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2019, by Rutherford, Taylor and
The company, P.C. [Robert Lake] B. Discuss and consider approval of two innovative courses for two different
CTE programs of study will be offered. (Exhibit VI-B) [Jenny Arledge] 85
C. Discuss and consider approval of Resolution 5-19 electing a representative to
serve on the Hopkins County Appraisal District Board of Directors for the
term beginning January 1, 2020, and ending on December 31, 2021. (Exhibit
VII. EXECUTIVE SESSION:
Executive Session will be held for the purpose of consideration of matters for
which closed or executive sessions are authorized by Title 5, Chapter 551, Texas
Government Code, Section (.071), (.072), (.074), (.087).
A. Discuss and consider personnel to be employed, personnel to be reassigned,
acknowledge and accept the resignations of personnel, other personnel matters.
B. Discuss purchase, exchange, lease, or value of the real property.
VIII. RECONVENE FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR ACTION RELATIVE TO
ITEM(S) COVERED DURING EXECUTIVE SESSION.