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January 16th, 2017 Board Meeting Agenda

January 11, 2017


Newcastle ISD Board of Trustees



Monday, January 16, 2017 – 7:00 P.M.

Newcastle School Community Room

505 Washington Avenue Newcastle, Texas 76372


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 the meeting notice.)


  1. Call to Order


  1. Announcement by chairman that a quorum is present, that the meeting has been duly called and that the notice of the meeting has been duly posted for time and manner as required by law.


  1. Open Forum:  


  1. Hearing of appeals/grievances/complaints


  1. Consent Agenda:

    1. Minutes of previous meetings  

    2. Payment of bills

    3. Statement of district operations

    4. Summary of monthly tax collections

    5. Monthly/Quarterly Investment Report including daily rates and earnings

    6. Necessary amendments to budget


  1. Action Items:


  1. Amendment to budget for roofing expenditure $128,361.37

  2. Review and consideration of Investment Policies- Resolutions CDA(LEGAL),CDA(LOCAL)

  3. Review and consideration of Joint Election Resolution with city of Newcastle

  4. Order Trustee Election Places 4 and 5 for Saturday, May 6, 2017

  5. Resolution concerning the A-F accountability rating system for Texas public schools

  6. Superintend Appraisal / Contract


  1. Discussion/Information Item


  1. May 6, 2017 Board of Trustees Election Update

  2. Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR) Public Hearing in February

  3. School Report Card 2016

  4. TEA released provisional A-F report with ratings January 6, 2017

  5. Texas Municipal Report for Newcastle ISD, last revised 12-19-16

  6. Other Reports – Enrollment; Facilities; Personnel; Transportation, Student Activity Schedule


  1. Closed Session: A closed session may be held under the provision of Texas Government Code, Chapter 551 including but not limited to Section 551.071, Section 551.072, Section 551.076, Section 551.082(a), and Section 551.083.


  1. Superintendent Appraisal and consideration of contract renewal/salary

  2. Personnel


  1. Reconvene from closed session for action relative to items considered during closed session.


  1. Adjournment


If, during the course of the meeting, any discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in closed meeting, the Board will conduct a closed meeting in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Tex. Gov’t. Code, Chapter 551, Sub-chapters D & E.



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