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May 15th, 2017 Board Meeting Agenda

May 01, 2017

Newcastle ISD Board of Trustees



Monday, May 15, 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. Oath of Office/ Bruce Bailey, Carla Short, and Election of Officers for the 2017-2018 Board Term

    2. Consideration of District of Innovation plan

    3. Consideration of school calendar for 2017-2018

    4. Bus options


  1. Discussion/Information Item

    1. Brandon Bailey Basketball Shootout – Saturday, May 27th

    2. STAAR Results as we know them for this year

    3. Discuss New Confidential Student Report (CSR) from TEA

    4. Junior High/High School Graduation – Select Board Members for Presentation of Diplomas

    5. Mid-year review by Region 9

    6. Texas Virtual Schools Grant

    7. 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. 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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