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May 18th, 2015 Board Agenda

May 06, 2015

Newcastle ISD Board of Trustees



Monday, May 18, 2015 – 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. Oath of Office/Michael Crossland, Ken Lowe, Tradd Strawbridge and Election of Officers for the 2015-2016 Board Term
    2. Consider extension of Depository Contract with Farmers State Bank from Sept. 1, 2015 – Aug. 31, 2017
    3. Consider approval of pavilion project: $30,000 to $35,000
    4. Consider lighting project for the gym: $12,509


  1. Discussion/Information Item
    1. Brandon Bailey Basketball Shootout – Saturday, May 23th
    2. STAAR Results as we know them for this year
    3. Junior High/High School Graduation – Select Board Members for Presentation of Diplomas
    4.  Approved for a $4000.00 TASB Risk Management grand for 2015
    5. Information Updates – Facilities; Financial; Personnel; Enrollment; Transportation; Activities



  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.  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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