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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a regular meeting of the Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired shall be held on January 29, 2016, beginning at 8:00 a.m. in Room 102 of Building 600, 1100 W. 45th Street, Austin, Texas.

If, during the course of the meeting, any discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in closed session, the Finance Committee of the Board shall convene in such closed session in accordance with Texas Government Code, Sec. 551.001, et. seq.  Before any such session is convened, the presiding officer shall publicly identify the section or sections of the Code authorizing the closed session.  All final votes, actions, or decisions shall be taken in open session.

The subject to be discussed, or considered, or upon which any formal action may be taken are as follows (items do not have to be taken in the same order as shown on this meeting notice):

Finance Agenda:

1.  Consideration of approval of minutes of November 19 and 20, 2015 (Michael Garrett) Consideration of approval of board policies (Bill Holland)

CFDA    Accounting:  School Activity Fund Management (review)

CFDB    Accounting:  Student Trust Fund (review)

CFE       Accounting:  Payroll Procedures (review)

CFEA    Payroll Procedures:  Salary Deductions (amend)

CFG       Accounting:  Cash Received for School Purposes (review)

CG         Bonded Employees and Officers (review)

CHF       Purchasing and Acquisition:  Payment Procedures (amend)

CV         Facilities Construction (review)

2.  Consideration of approval of investment report (Bill Holland)

3.  Consideration of adoption of a resolution regarding the review of the investment policy and strategies of TSBVI (Bill Holland)

4.  Review donations report (Bill Holland)Consideration of approval of receipt of gifts and donations of over $500 (Bill Holland)

5.  Consideration of approval of request for expenditure of gifts and donations (Bill Holland)Review of budget reports (Barney Schulz)

6.  Report from Human Resources Director (Kate Mainzer)Report from Operations and Facilities Director (John Daude)

7.  Report from Information Resources Director (Mike Wolszon)Report from Accounting Director (Bill Holland)

8.  Report from Business, Operations & Technology Director (Barney Schulz)