The Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees will meet at noon on Friday, March 6.
I. CALL TO ORDER:
Pledge to the American and Texas 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, February 10, 2020, beginning at 6:00 p.m. and of the
Work Session of the Board of Trustees conducted on Friday, February 28,
2020, beginning at 12:00 p.m., both held in the Board Room of the
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. A highlight of math & science programs. [Carmen Hammack & Karen Phillips] B. Head Start items for Board information only. (Ex IV-B)
-Elementary & Secondary updates
-Head Start Dir Report & Policy Council minutes for February
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 February 2020. (Ex V-
B. Consider the approval of Delinquent Tax Collections for February 2020. (Ex V-B) 29
C. Consider the approval of Financial Statements and Bills Payable for February 2020.
VI. ACTION ITEMS
A. Discuss and consider approval of Ordinance 1-20 ordering May 2, 2020
election to be canceled due to the declaration of unopposed candidates elected
to the office of the Board of Trustees. (Ex VI-A) [Sandra Gibby]
B. Consider approval of Engagement Letter with Rutherford, Taylor & Company,
P.C. for the fiscal year ending August 31, 2020. (Ex VI-B) [Sherry McGraw] 65
C. Discuss and consider approval for Head Start director to apply for the continuation
and refunding of the Head Start program. (Ex VI-C) [Angela Edwards]
D. Discuss and consider approval to retain attorneys and consultants to assist the
District in the annual reporting and maintenance of any existing Agreement for
Limitation on Appraised Value of Property for School District Maintenance and
Operations Taxes, pursuant to Chapter 313 of the Texas Tax Code. (Ex VI-D)
E. Discuss and consider approval of the 2020-2021 school calendar. (Exhibit sent to
board under separate cover) [Michael Lamb] 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).
A. Discuss and consider approval to grant one-year employment contract
extensions to recommended professional certified instructional administrative
personnel and administrative support services personnel presently employed
under two-year contracts. (Assistant Superintendent, Directors, Principals and
B. Discuss and consider approval of resignations, personnel to be employed or
reassigned, and other personnel matters as recommended by the Superintendent.
C. Discuss purchase, exchange, lease, or value of the real property.
VIII. RECONVENE FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR ACTION RELATIVE TO
ITEMS COVERED DURING EXECUTIVE SESSION.