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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 May 28, 2020, beginning at 8:00 a.m. via Zoom videoconference from Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 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 Personnel Committee of the Board shall convene in such closed session in accordance with Texas Government code, Sec. 551.001, .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 public may access this Zoom videoconference meeting by calling 1-888-475-4499 (toll-free) and using the access code 5124548631.  You may also select this link to join online:

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 May 28, 2020 Meeting

  1. Consideration of approval of minutes of April 6, 2020 meeting (Joseph Muniz)
  2. Consideration of approval of board policies (Susan Morrison)
    CJA (TSBVI) Contracted Services: Criminal History (amend), pages 31-37, LP 57-72
    CLE Building, Grounds and Equipment Management: Flag Displays (amend), page 38, LP 73
    DAA Employment Objectives: Equal Opportunity Employment (amend), pages 39-48, LP 74-93
    DEG Compensation and Benefits: ERS Retirement Program (amend), pages 49-50, LP 94-97
    DNA (TSBVI) Performance Appraisal: Evaluation of Teachers (amend), pages 51-54, LP 98-104
  3. Consideration of approval of Investment Report (Pamela Darden)
  4. Review Donations Report (Pamela Darden)
  5. Consideration of approval of receipt of gifts and donations of over $500 (Pamela Darden)
  6. Consideration of approval of request for expenditure of gifts and donations (Pamela Darden)
  7. Review of budget reports (Pamela Darden)
  8. Report from Chief Financial Officer (Pamela Darden)
  9. Report from Director of Information Resources (Dan Hampton)
  10. Report from Human Resources Director (Cheryl Williams)
  11. Report from Director of School Support Services (Brian McDonald)