PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
THE JOAQUIN SCHOOL BOARD WILL HOLD A PUBLIC MEETING AT 5:30 P.M. ON MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016 IN THE BOARDROOM AT THE JOAQUIN ISD ADMINISTRATION BUILDING. THE PURPOSE OF THIS MEETING IS TO DISCUSS THE PROPOSED TAX RATE FOR 2016. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN THE DISCUSSION IS INVITED.
Regular Meeting of the Joaquin Independent School District Board
Notice is hereby given that on the 18st day of July 2016 the Board of Trustees of the Joaquin School District will hold a regular meeting at 6:00 p.m., at the Administration building, Joaquin, Texas.
The subjects to be discussed are listed on the agenda attached to and made a part of this Notice. If, during the course of the meeting covered by this Notice, the Board of Trustees should determine that a closed session of the Board of Trustees is required, then such closed session as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code, Section 551.001 et seq., Texas Education Code, will be held by the School Board at the date, may conveniently meet in such closed session concerning any and all purposes permitted by the Act, including, but not limited to the following sections and purposes:
Texas Government Code Section:
§551.071 An executive session will be held for the purpose of having private consultation with the Board’s attorney
when the governmental body seeks the advice of its attorney about pending or contemplated litigation or a settlement
offer, or on a matter in which the duty of counsel to his client, under the Code of Professional Responsibility of the
State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with the Act.
§551.072 Deliberation of the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property if deliberation in an open meeting
would have a detrimental effect on the position of the governmental body in negotiations with a third person.
§551.073 Deliberation of a negotiated contract for a prospective gift or donation to the governmental body if
deliberation in an open meeting would have a detrimental effect on the position of the governmental body in
negotiations with a third person.
§551.074 Deliberate the appointment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or
employee; or to hear a complaint or charge against an officer or employee.
§551.076 Deliberate the deployment, or specific occasions for implementation, of security personnel or devices.
§551.082 Deliberate a case involving the discipline of public school child or complaint or charge brought against an
employee of the School District by another employee and the complaint or charge directly results in a need for a hearing.
§551.0821 Deliberate a matter regarding a student or students where personally identifiable information about students
will necessarily be revealed by the deliberation.
§551.083 Deliberate the standards, guidelines, terms or conditions the board will follow, or instruct its representatives to
follow, in a consultation with a representative of an employee group.
§551.084 Exclusion of witness from hearing.
§551.127 A governmental body may use a video conference call to hold an open or closed meeting and a member or
employee of a governmental body may participate remotely in a meeting of the governmental entity by means of a video
conference call if that participation complies with the requirements and provisions of this section.
§551.129 A governmental body may use a telephone conference call, videoconference call, or communications
over the Internet to conduct a public consultation with its attorney in an open meeting of the governmental body or a private consultation with its attorney in a closed meeting of the governmental body.
Education Code 39.030
39.030 Discuss or adopt individual assessment instruments or assessment instrument items.
Should any final action, final decision, or final vote be required in the opinion of the School Board with regard to any matter considered in such closed session, then the final vote shall be either:
(a) in the open meeting covered by the Notice upon the reconvening of the public meeting; or
(b) at a subsequent public meeting of the School Board upon notice thereof; as the School Board shall determine.
AGENDA FOR JULY 18, 2016
1. Roll call, establishment of quorum, call to order Joaquin ISD shall have one member via video conference call – Texas Government Code Section 551.127 (See Attached Code)
2. Invocation and Pledges of Allegiance
3. Audience Participation – In accordance with Joaquin ISD Policy BED Local no presentation shall exceed five
minutes. Delegations of more than five persons shall appoint one person to present their views before the Board.
4. Report/Information items:
4.1 Review Monthly Financial Reports – Joel Bumback, Director of Finance
4.2 SHAC Report – Jennifer McCann, Administrative Assistant
4.3 Review Handbooks – Employee & Student – Principals and Donna Vergo, Human Resources
4.4 TASB Update 105 vantage points
5. Agenda Items for consideration and possible action:
5.1 Minutes from previous month’s meeting
5.2 District Code-Of-Conduct for 2016-2017 School Year
5.3 2015-16 Compensation Plan
5.4 Adopt Ordinance to set tax rate for 2016
5.5 Adopt Order for Tax Ratification Election – Tuesday, August 30, 2016
6. Enter Closed Session
6.1 Resignations, hiring and Contracts–Texas Government Code Section 551.074 and 551.129 (See Attached Code) 6.1.1 Resignations
6.1.2 Teacher positions
7. Return to Open Session - Agenda Items for consideration and possible action:
7.1 Resignations, hiring and Contracts
7.1.2 Teacher positions
7.1.3 Authorize Superintendent to hire teachers necessary before school begins
8. Recommendations for items to be placed on agenda for next Board meeting
9. Designation of date and time of next regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the
Joaquin ISD – August 15th at 6:00 p.m.
On this 18th day of July 2014, this Notice was mailed to news media that had previously requested such Notice and an original copy was posted on the bulletin board outside the School District Administration Building at 1:00 p.m. on said date.
Phil Worsham, Superintendent
July 18, 2014