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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired shall be held on August 5, 2016 beginning at

8:00 a.m. in the Board Meeting Room of the Administration Building, 1100 West 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 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 subjects 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):


for August 5, 2016 Meeting

Introduction of Audience

1.   Call to Order

2.   Public Comments/Open Forum

3.   Consideration of Approval of Minutes of June 3, 2016 Board Meeting (Joseph Muniz), pages 3-10

4.   Consultation with the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired’s General Counsel on Possible Litigation (to be held in closed session) (Joseph Muniz)

5.   Consideration of Approval of Operating Budget and Personnel Budget for 2016-2017 (Pam Darden), page 11

6.   Consideration of Superintendent’s Salary for 2016-2017 (Joseph Muniz), pages 12-13

7.   Consideration of Approval to Transfer Funds between Budget Codes (Pam Darden), page 14

8.   Consideration of Approval of Legislative Appropriations Request for the 2018-2019 Biennium (Bill Daugherty), pages 15-16

a.   Approval of Administrator’s Statement

b.   Consideration of Superintendent’s salary for the Legislative Appropriations Request

c.  Approval of proposed exceptional items

d.   Consideration of proposed riders and special provisions

9.      Consideration of Approval of Internal Audit Plan (Jaye Stepp), page 17

10.    Consideration of Approval of New Contract Staff (Bill Daugherty), page 18

11.    Consideration of Approval of Physicians’ Contracts Approved for the 2016-2017 School Year (Bill Daugherty), pages 19-27

12.    Discussion of Initiating the Superintendent’s Formative Evaluation at the September Board Meeting (Joseph Muniz)

13.    Discussion of Initiating the Internal Auditor’s Formative Evaluation at the September Board Meeting (Joseph Muniz)

14.    Discussion of TSBVI Agency Planning Process (Joseph Muniz)

15.    Consideration of Future Board Meeting Topics (Joseph Muniz)

16.    Consideration of Approval of Topic for September 29 Team Building Training Session (Joseph Muniz)

17.    Consideration of Approval of TASB Delegate and Alternate (Joseph Muniz), page 28

18.    Announcements

19.    Adjournment