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Bonham ISD Board of Trustees regular meeting Nov. 27
By Bonham ISD
Nov 25, 2023
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Agenda of Regular Meeting
The Board of Trustees
Bonham ISD

A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Bonham ISD will be held November 27, 2023, beginning at 6:00 PM in the Bonham ISD Administration Center, 1005 Chestnut Street, Bonham, TX 75418.

One or more board members may attend the meeting via video conference pursuant to Texas Government Code 551.127.

The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the same order as shown on this meeting notice.

Unless removed from the consent agenda, items identified within the consent agenda will be acted on at one time.

1. Call to Order

2. Invocation - Sean Floyd

3. Pledge of Allegiance: Led by Kashley Fox, Clayton Swiney, Blake Luttrell, Chloe Sanchez, Azrael Bryant, Brody Yates, Maggie Richards, Josiah Brooks, Julie Vargas, Callaway Lee, Zoe Lee, Adelynn Ransom, Jayden Palmer, Alexander Garcia, Richard Orellana,Tandilynn Pierce-Wheatley, Aiden Golden, Summer Jones, Carter Eacret, Kayden Brannum, Brynli Douglas, Landon Stofford ,August Holderer, Kingston
Kinkade, Kurstyn Booker, Cash Dooley, Stela Barnett, Gavin Owens, Peyton Person, Kendall McPherson, Wade Dickson, Maverick Bell, Collin Curington, Archer Williams

The Texas Pledge: "Honor the Texas flag: I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible."

4. Warrior Talk

5. Employee and Student Recognition:Tracey Burris ~ (Paraprofessional - LH Rather); Blake Burnett ~ (Professional - LH Rather); Emma Springer ~ Finley-Oates; Kaydence Childers ~ I.W. Evans; Tabitha Richards ~ LH Rather; Kendall Brownfield ~ BHS; Justin McBride ~ BHS;

6. Public Comment

7. Consent Agenda

A. Consider and possibly approve meeting minutes

B. Consider and possible approve budget changes and amendments

C. Consider approval of tax credits, supplements, an ddelinquent tax collection for October 2023

D. Consider approval of financial statements and bills payable for October 2023

8. Reports to the Board

A. Assistant Superintendent Written Report

B. Chief Operations Officer Written Report

C. Chief Financial Officer Written Report

D. Director of Child Nutrition Written Report

E. Boys Athletic Director Written Report

F. Girls Athletic Director Written Report

G. Bailey Inglish Principal Written Report

H. Finley-Oates Principal Written Report

I. I.W. Evans Principal Written Report

J. L.H. Rather Principal Written Report

K. Bonham High School Principal Written Report

L. Superintendent Report

1. ADA Report -

a. At the end of October 2023, the enrollment count was 1970.

LH Rather School had the best attendance in October with 95.93%.

2. Open Positions

9. Information Item: TRS Loss Data Review

10. Information Item: BISD Guardian Program Administrative Regulations Update

11. Information Item - Cycle I Assessment Data: August-October 2023

12. Action Item: Consider, discuss and possibly approve revision to LOCAL Policy EHBAF (Special Education Video/Audio Monitoring)

13. Action Item: Consider, discuss and possibly approve Fannin County Appraisal District Election of Board of Directors for Term 1-1-2024 thru 12-31-2025 Ballot/Resolution for Taxing Units

14. Information Item: LEGAL Policy Update 122

15. Action Item: Consider, discuss and possibly approve LOCAL Policy revisions from TASB Update 122

16. Action Item: Consider, discuss and possibly approve the agreement letter between Bonham Independent School District and O'Hanlon, Demerath & Castillo in the lawsuit regarding the A-F performance ratings for the 2022-2023 school year.

17. Action Item: Consider, discuss and possibly approve resolution regarding annual review of the investment program.

18. Information Item: School Board Head Start Self-Assessment Training

19. Action Item: Consider, discuss and possibly approve the FanninCounty Head Start Annual Report for the FY 2022-2023.

20. Executive Session

A. Pursuant to Texas Government Code section 551.074, discussion of personnel matters pertaining to evaluations, duties, terminations, replacements, reassignments, hiring, and additions to the staff

1. New Hires: Laura Ballard ~ BHS; Gregory Hughes ~ FO; Brittany Habib ~ BI;

2. Reassignments: Brian Cottier (Substitute ~ BHS Teacher);

3. Resignations: Patricia Melchor ~ I.W. Evans; Robin Thibodeaux ~ BI; Keelan Haggard ~ BHS;

21. Information Item - Report of personnel matters pertaining to reassignments and resignations accepted

22. Action Item - Consider approval of items listed in Executive Session