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May 20, 2019, Regular Board Meeting

KEY ITEMS: Discussion of repurposing, consolidation, & more efficient use of schools & facilities

 7:25 PM   Public Comment

  • Up to 30 members of the community may speak for 2 minutes

 8:35 PM Consent Agenda

  • Human Resources
    1. Appointment of Principal of Joslin ES, Lanier HS, Linder ES, Pease ES, and Ridgetop ES
    2. Appointment of Executive Director for Human Resource Services
    3. Appointment of Executive Director, School Leadership – Elementary Schools
  • Items for Separate Vote
    1. Approval of wastewater and water utility easements with the City of Austin for Doss ES

8:30 PM Superintendent’s Report

  • School Changes
    1. The Board will approve Guiding Principles for the School Changes process work on repurposing, consolidation, and better facilities planning
    2. Region Map

Austin Independent School District School Board. https://www.austinisd.org/board 

March 25, 2019, Regular Board Meeting

KEY ITEMS: School Renaming, Dual Language Implementation Report

 7:25 PM   Public Comment

  • Up to 30 members of the community may speak for 2 minutes

 8:35 PM Consent Agenda

  • Academics & Curriculum
    1. Contract with United Way of Austin for Early Childhood Innovation Initiative under SB 1882
    2. 2019 Instructional Materials Adoption Recommendations
    3. Instructional Materials Allotment and TEKS Certification for SY 2019 -20
  • Business & Finance
    1. Contract for air conditioning, heating maintenance, and repair services and enterprise backup system
    2. Software for Special Education, 504, and related services
    3. Monthly Budget Amendment Report for February 2019
  • Facilities
    1. Contract for renovations at Anderson HS, Kealing MS, Martin MS, and Pecan Springs ES
  • Human Resources
    1. Appointment of Principal of Williams ES
  • Items for Separate Vote
    1. Interlocal Agreement with City of Austin regarding funding for start-up costs for PK3 classrooms
    2. Interlocal Agreement with the UT Austin for 2019 UT PREP Summer Program
    3. Memorandum of Understanding of Austin ISD and UT Department of Education Leadership and Policy for Principalship Preparation and Residency

9:05 PM Superintendent’s Report

  • Dual Language Program, see report analyzing Dual Language implementation
  • School Name Changes (Possible Actions)

February 25, 2019, Regular Board Meeting

KEY ITEMS: Superintendent’s School Consolidations Update

7:25 PM   Public Comment

  • Up to 30 members of the community may speak for 2 minutes

 8:35 PM Consent Agenda

  • Academics & Curriculum
    1. MOU with ACC for Ready, Set, Teach Program
    2. Human Sexuality and Responsibility Scope and Sequence Revision for Grades 3 – 8
      1. The Board is putting out a request for proposals for human sexuality and responsibility curriculum that will “include the most current scientifically accurate information regarding child and adolescent health issues, contraception, and accurate information on failure rates, and risk reduction of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including HIV,” as required by Board policy.
  • Facilities
    1. Contract for construction manager-at-risk firms for school modernization projects
    2. Contract for renovations at Allison ES, Akins HS, Casey ES, Highland Park ES, Kealing MS, Mathews ES, Odom ES, and Pleasant Hill ES
  • Human Resources
    1. Appointment of the Executive Director for Special Education for Austin ISD
  • Policy
    1. TASB Policy Update 112, see BoardDocs Agenda Item 15.1 for all changes am

 9:05 PM President’s Report

  • Equity Policy Update

9:10 PM Superintendent’s Report

  • African American History Month (Statement)
  • School Name Changes (Possible Action)
  • Reinvention Roadmap for Repurposing, Consolidations, Boundaries and Better Facilities, see draft timeline here (Action)

June 18, 2018, Regular Board Meeting

KEY ITEMS: Adoption of FY19 Budget, Mendez T-STEM Partnership, & Mainspring Partnership 

 7:25 PM   Public Comment

  • Up to 30 members of the community may speak for 2 minutes

8:35 PM Public Hearing: Health Services RFP  

9:05 PM Public Hearing: FY2018-19 Recommended Budget and Tax Rate

9:35 PM Consent Agenda

  • Academics & Curriculum
    1. Agreement with Mainspring, a charter turnaround partner
    2. Mendez and T-STEM Coalition Partnership and Final Agreement
    3. District of Innovation revisions for Dual Language & Languages Other than English (LOTE)
    4. Approval of extension of the AISD/Austin Partners in Education Cooperative Agreement
    5. Optional Flexible School Day Program for the Graduation Prep Academy campuses at Travis and Lanier HS
  • Business & Finance
    1. Contracts for district-wide professional development services
    2. Agreement for the purchase of Attendance Credits from the state for SY2018-19
    3. Final Budget Amendment for FY 2017-18
    4. District-wide HUB program recommended aspirational goals
  • Facilities
    1. Contract for construction firm for the new Administration Center
    2. Contract for architectural firm selected for Norman ES Modernization Project
  • Human Resources
    1. Appointment of Principal of Bryker Woods ES, Uphaus Early Childhood Center, Covington MS, and Fulmore MS
  • Policy
    1. 2018-19 Student Code of Conduct
  • Items for Separate Vote
    1. Contract for Student Health Services, Request for Proposals
    2. Memorandum of Understanding with OnRamps Program at UT

9:05 PM Superintendent’s Report

  • End of School Year Report (Update)
  • Adoption of the Recommended FY2019 Budget (Action)

Austin Independent School District School Board. https://www.austinisd.org/board

May 21, 2018, Regular Board Meeting

KEY ITEMS: Recommended Budget and Employee Compensation Plan; Board Officer Selection

 7:25 PM   Public Comment

  • Up to 30 members of the community may speak for 2 minutes

8:35 PM Consent Agenda

  • Academics & Curriculum
    1. Attendance waivers for select campuses
  • Business & Finance
    1. Contracts for heating, ventilation, air conditioning rental equipment
    2. Amendment to a Contract for residential treatment center services for students with disabilities
    3. Resolution regarding hazardous traffic conditions for 2018-19 school year
    4. 3rd Quarterly Budget Amendment Reports for the months of Jan., Feb., and March 2018
    5. Approval of meal price increase
  • Facilities
    1. Contract for HVAC at Baranoff ES
  • Human Resources
    1. Appointment of Principal of Travis Heights
    2. AISD 2018-19 Employee Compensation Plan as agreed through consultation with Education Austin
    3. Appointment of Chief Officer of School Leadership
  • Items for Separate Vote
    1. Interlocal Agreement Between AISD and UT for the district’s 2017 -2022 Education Innovation and Research (EIR) Early Phase Grant

9:05 PM Superintendent’s Report

  • Presentation of Recommended FY2018-19 Budget

9:35 PM Executive Session

10:35 PM Board Officers

  • Consider and take appropriate action to select board officers

Austin Independent School District School Board. https://www.austinisd.org/board

April 30, 2018, Regular Board Meeting

KEY ITEMS: Preliminary Budget, Mendez T-STEM Coalition Partnership

 7:40 PM   Public Comment

  • Up to 30 members of the community may speak for 2 minutes

8:50 PM Consent Agenda

  • Academics & Curriculum
    1. Mendez and T-STEM Coalition 1882 Partnership Agreement
    2. Instructional materials allotment and TEKS Certification, 2018-19
  • Business & Finance
    1. Contracts for remanufactured bus engines, investment services, water treatment services, and short-term funding products & services
  • Facilities
    1. Contract for installation of & lease of portable classroom buildings, repair & replacement of selected roof areas, HVAC and electrical renovations at Bowie HS, and renovations at Burger Center
    2. Approval of contract to update the District’s construction project development manual and electric utility easement at Lucy Read
  • Human Resources
    1. Appointment of Principal of Kiker ES, Cunningham ES, St. Elmo ES, and Summitt ES
    2. Appointment of AISD Chief of Police
    3. AISD Police Department compensation structure
  • Policy
    1. TASB Policy Update 109
  • Items for Separate Vote
    1. Amendment and Addendum to Agreement with City of Austin regarding installation of parking meters on Stephen F. Austin Blvd.
    2. Memorandum of Understanding with OnRamps Program at UT

9:25 PM Superintendent’s Report

  • Presentation of FY2018-19 Preliminary Budget

Austin Independent School District School Board. https://www.austinisd.org/board