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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 November 16, 2018 beginning at 10:15 a.m. in the Board Meeting Room, Building 600, 1100 West 45th Street, Austin, Texas.

If, during the course of the meetings, 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. 551.071, .072, .073, .074, .076, .082, .0821, .083, .084, or .089. 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):

BOARD AGENDA
for November 16, 2018 Meeting

1.     Call to Order

2.     Introduction of Audience

3.     Public Comments/Open Forum

4.     Recognition of Retiring TSBVI Employees (Joseph Muniz)

5.     Consideration of Approval of Minutes of September 28, 2018 Board Meeting (Joseph Muniz)

6.     Report from the Finance Committee (Michael Garrett)

         a. Consideration of approval of board polices: 

             CB (TSBVI) State and Federal Revenue Sources (adopt)
             CDA (TSBVI) Other Revenues: Investments (amend)
             CLC Buildings, Property, and Equipment Management: Traffic and Parking Controls (amend)
             CMD Equipment and Supplies Management: Instructional Materials Care and Accounting (amend)
             CRB (TSBVI) Board Member and Executive Management Staff Liability Insurance and for Worksites Where Student Work (amend)
             CRD (TSBVI) Insurance and Annuities Management: Health and Life Insurance (amend)
             CRE (TSBVI) Insurance and Annuities Management: Workers’ Compensation Coverage (review)
             CRG (TSBVI) Insurance and Annuities Management: Deferred Compensation and Annuities (review)
             CV (TSBVI) Facilities Construction (review)

         b. Consideration of approval of renewal of Nolan County farm contracts

         c. Report on maintenance, annual inspection, and recommendations for maintenance and repair of the campus residence

         d. Consideration of approval of Investment Report

         e. Consideration of approval of receipt of gifts and donations of over $500

         f. Consideration of approval of request for expenditure of gifts and donations

         g. Review of budget reports

     -- Operating Budget Expenditure Report
     -- Legacy Revenue Budget Report
     -- Legacy Operating Expenditure Budget Report

7.      Report from the Program Committee (Lee Sonnenberg)

         a. Report from Short-Term Programs Principal

     --  Update on Summer 2019 programs

         b. Report from Comprehensive Programs Principal

     --  Social Emotional Learning Update

        c. Report from Outreach Program Director

    -- Professional development events

8.      Annual Report on Complaints about Discrimination or Harassment (Kate Mainzer), page 189

9.      Discussion of Initiating the Superintendent’s Annual Performance Appraisal for the January Board Meeting (Kate Mainzer)

10.    Report on Achievement of Objectives for 2017-2018 from the Agency Strategic Plan and the Annual Improvement Plan (Susan Houghtling), page 190

11.    Discussion of Board Operating Procedures (Susan Morrison)

12.    Report from the Superintendent, pages 191-193

         a. Campus activities

         b. Curriculum sales and projects

13.    Report of Completion of Board Member Training Requirements for the Past Year (Joseph Muniz), pages 194-195

14.    Discussion of Scheduling Board Training for the Next Year Based on the Framework for School Board Development (Joseph Muniz), pages 196-199

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

16.    Announcements

17.    Adjournment