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Bonham ISD Board of Trustees regular meeting April 16
By Bonham ISD
Apr 16, 2018
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Notice is hereby given that on Monday, April 16, 2018, at 6:00 PM the Board of Trustees of the Bonham School District will hold a Regular Meeting at the Bonham ISD Administration Center, 1005 Chestnut Street, Bonham, Texas 75418. The subjects to be discussed are listed on the agenda which is attached to and made a part of this Notice.

If during the course of the meeting covered by this Notice, the Board of Trustees should determine that a closed session of the Board of Trustees is required, then such closed session as authorized by the Texas Open Meeting Act, Texas Government Code Section 551.001 et seq., will be held by the School Board at the date, hour, and place given in this Notice as the School Board may conveniently meet in such closed session concerning any and all purposes permitted by the Act, including, but not limited to the following sections and purposes:
551.071 Private consultation with the board’s secretary.
551.072Discussing purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property.
551.073Discussing negotiated contracts for prospective gifts or donations.
551.074Discussing personnel or to hear complaints against personnel.
551.075To confer with employees of the school district to receive information or to ask questions.
551.076 Considering the deployment, specific occasions for, or implementation of security personnel or devices.
551.082 Considering discipline of a public school child, or complaint or charge against personnel.
551.083 Considering the standards, guidelines, terms, or conditions the board will follow, or will instruct its representatives to follow, in consultation with representatives of employee groups.
551.084 Excluding witnesses from a hearing.

Should any final action, final decision, or final vote be required in the opinion of the School Board with regard to any matter considered in such closed session, then the final action, final decision, or final vote shall be either:
(a) in the open meeting covered by the Notice upon the reconvening of the publicmeeting; or at a subsequent public meeting of the School Board upon notice as the School Board shall determine.

This notice was released to the news media who had previously requested such notice and an original copy was posted at the Bonham ISD Administration Center on April 13, 2018 at 4:15 PM.

1. Call to Order

2. Invocation - LaTonia Arris

3. Pledge of Allegiance - Led by BI Pre-K: Chloe Bursell, Brynli Douglas, Joslyn Earl, Emma Hamilton, Emily Hashert, Aryanna Hasten, Griffin Hodges, Maddox Jones, Teagan La Vergne, Luis Martinez, Lane Owens, Tandilyn Pierce-Wheatley, Aubree Sadler, Luis Sanchez, Teagan Spencer, Madison Storm, Maddox Tadlock, Ellie Thompson, Tanner Vines, and Issac Zuniga

The Texas Pledge: "Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible."

4. Employee and Student Recognition: Staff of the Month – Jo Ann Lancaster (BI); Paraprofessional of the Month - Jeannie Massong (BI); Students of the Month: Haley Ross & Trent Arnott (BHS); Cade Bowser and Peyton McBroom (LHR); Zoey Mangum (IWE); and Grace Walker (FO)

5. Tell Me Something Good (BG II)

6. Public Comment

7. Consent Agenda

All items on the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine and will be enacted with one motion. There will not be separate discussion of these items unless a Board member requests that an item be withdrawn for individual consideration. The remaining items shall be adopted under a single motion and vote.

A. Consider approval of Minutes

B. Consider approval of tax credits, supplements and delinquent tax collection for March 2018

C. Consider approval of financial statements and bills payable for March 2018

D. Consider approval of budget amendment and transfers

E. Consider approval of ESC Region 11 Benefits Cooperative

F. Consider approval of interlocal agreement with TIPS Purchasing Cooperative through Region 8

G. Consider approval of substitutes: Cheyenne Sisk, Stefanie Williams

8. Reports to the Board

A. Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services Written Report

Presenter: Kelly Trompler

B. Assistant Superintendent of Student Services Written Report

Presenter: Faith-Ann Cheek

C. Director of Business Services Written Report

Presenter: Alicia Lang

D. Director of Operations Report

Presenter: Bill Wakefield

E. Athletic Director Written Report

Presenter: Harold Colson

F. Bailey Inglish Principal Written Report

Presenter: Rory Lacy

G. Finley-Oates Principal Written Report

Presenter: Mary Lou Fox

H.  I.W. Evans Principal Written Report

Presenter: Karli Fowler

I.  L.H. Rather Principal Written Repor

Presenter: Traci Daniel

J. Bonham High School Principal Written Report

Presenter: Ryan Prock

K. Superintendent Report

Presenter: Dr. Marvin Beaty

1. Average Daily Attendance Update - At the end of March 2018, the enrollment countwas 1825.

I.W. Evans Intermediate School had the best attendance in March with 96.98%

2. Board Member Candidate Forum - IWE PTO on April 17, 2018, 6-8PM

3. Principal Appreciation Day - May 1, 2018

4. Teacher Appreciation Week - May 6-12, 2018

5. TASB School Board Spring Workshop - Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Texas A&M Commerce

6. Staff Awards Luncheon - Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 1:45 PM @ Multipurpose Complex

7. BHS Graduation - Friday, May 25, 2018@ Warrior Stadium

9. Action Item - Consider and possibly approve additional personnel unit - RN/NATCEP Director

Presenter: Kelly Trompler

10. Action Item - Consider and possibly approve teacher pay scales

Presenter: Alicia Lang

11. Action Item - Consider and possibly approve 2% of midpoint raise for Auxiliary, Paraprofessional, and Clerical

Presenter: Alicia Lang

12. Action Item - Consider and possibly approve the Administrative Pay Scale and Stipend Pay Scale

Presenter: Alicia Lang

13. Action Item - Consider and possibly approve CEP

Presenter: Phyllis Kinnaird

14. Action Item - Consider and possibly approve weight room equipment

Presenter: Dr. Marvin Beaty

15. Action Item - Consider and possibly approve Allotment and TEKS Certification

Presenter: Faith Ann Cheek

16. Information Item - Budget Workshop

Presenter: Alicia Lang

17. Information Item - Report of training hours obtained by members of the Board

Presenter: Chance Roberts

18. Executive Session

A. Discussion of personnel matters pertaining to evaluations, duties, terminations,replacements, reassignments, hiring and additions to the staff pursuant to Government Code 551.074

1. Resignations Accepted: JW Scott (FO ~ Teacher/Coach), Jessica Womack (FO ~Teacher), Joshua Uland (LHR ~ Teacher/Coach)

2. New Hires: David Adams (Maintenance)

B. Pursuant to section 551.071 of the Texas Government Code (Attorney Consultation) regarding pending litigation against the District, Civil Action No. 4:17-cv-00764, pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

19. Information Item - Report of personnel matters pertaining to reassignments and resignations accepted

20. Action Item - Consider and take possible action on Civil Action No. 4:17-cv-00764,pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.