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SAFETY AND SECURITY COMMITTEE

In accordance with guidelines established by the Texas School Safety Center (TxSSC), TSBVI shall establish a school safety and security committee. The committee shall:

  1. Participate on behalf of the School in developing and implementing emergency plans consistent with TSBVI’s multi-hazard emergency operations plan to ensure that the plans reflect specific campus, facility, or support services needs; 
  2. Provide the School with any campus, facility, or support services information required in connection with a safety and security audit, a safety and security audit report, or another report required to be submitted by TSBVI to the TxSSC; and
  3. Review each report required to be submitted by TSBVI to the TxSSC to ensure that the report contains accurate and complete information regarding each campus, facility, or support service in accordance with criteria established by the center.

Education Code 37.109

SAFETY AND SECURITY AUDIT

At least once every three years, TSBVI shall conduct a safety and security audit of the School’s facilities. To the extent possible, TSBVI shall follow safety and security audit procedures developed by the TxSSC or a comparable public or private entity. TSBVI shall report the results of the safety and security audit to the Board and, in the manner required by the TxSSC, to the TxSSC.  Education Code 37.108(b)-(c)

DISCLOSURE 

Except as provided by Education Code 37.108(c-2) regarding certain emergency operations plans [see CKC], any document or information collected, developed, or produced during a safety and security audit is not subject to disclosure under Government Code Chapter 552.  Education Code 37.108(c-1) 

AGREEMENTS 

If TSBVI enters into a memorandum of understanding or mutual aid agreement addressing issues that affect school safety and security shall, at the TxSSC’s request, provide the following information to the TxSSC:

  1. The name of each entity with which TSBVI has entered into a memorandum of understanding or mutual aid agreement; 
  2. The effective date of each memorandum or agreement; and
  3. A summary of each memorandum or agreement.

Education Code 37.2121

Adopted:         3/7/80
Amended:       5/8/81, 11/19/93, 11/15/96, 4/6/18
Reviewed:       3/31/03