Manor ISD Board Public Meeting and Hearing

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Manor ISD Board Meeting & Public Hearing
10/21/2013, 6:30 PM
Manor ISD Administration Building | Board Room

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This meeting will include a regularly scheduled board meeting as well as a public hearing. Notice of public meeting and public hearing will run in the Austin American Statesman on Sunday, October 6th and Sunday, October 13th as posted below.

Notice of public meeting and public hearing to discuss Manor Independent School District’s annual financial management report and its State Financial Accountability System Rating.

Manor Independent School District will hold a public meeting and a public hearing at 6:30 p.m., October 21, 2013 in the Administration Building, 10335 Hwy 290 E, Manor, Texas 78653.

The purpose of this meeting and public hearing is to discuss Manor Independent School District’s annual financial management report, as required by Section 109.1005 of the Texas Administrative Code, and it’s State Financial Accountability Rating.  All members of the public, including Manor Independent School District property owners and parents, are invited to attend and to address the school board regarding the annual financial management report and the District’s rating on the State Financial Accountability System.


Agenda of Regular Meeting

The Board of Trustees
Manor Independent School District

A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Manor Independent School District will be held
October 21, 2013, beginning at 6:30 PM in the Central Administration Bldg. Board Room, 10335
Hwy. 290 East, Manor, TX 78653.

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
Announcement by Board President on whether a quorum is present and that notice of
the meeting has been posted for the time and manner required by law.

2. Welcome/Pledge of Allegiance
Presenter: Representatives from Decker Middle School

3. Campus Presentation/Recognition of Special Guests
The Board received a packet of information last week related to topics on today’s
agenda. Each Board member has had an opportunity to peruse the information prior
to the meeting. It is the policy of the Board that, if members of the audience wish to
address the board, they must sign the form at the entrance prior to the meeting.
Commentaries and/or questions are limited to the public forum section of the set
(said) agenda as is provided in Board Policy.

A. Mark Twain Choir Presentation
Presenter: Representatives from Manor Middle School Choir

B. Recognition of Hindu Charities for America, Jewish Community Association
of Austin, and For the Children, for the generous school supply donations.
Presenter: Becky Lott

4. Public Forum
5. Public Hearing
A. Financial Integrity System of Texas (FIRST)
Presenter: Charles Brown

6. Consent Agenda
A. Consideration and approval of the minutes for the regular board meeting on
September 17, 2013 and the minutes of the special board meeting on
September 30, 2013.

B. Consideration and possible approval of tax resale deed on behalf of Manor

C. Consideration and possible approval of the Budget Amendments.
Presenter: Dan Arrigona

D. Consideration and possible approval of the Texas Center for District and
School Support Contract: TTIPS Grant.
Presenter: Erin Warren

7. Action Items
A. Consideration and possible approval to award contract for Professional
Services: Therapist, Teachers and Consultants for the Special Education
Presenter: Gerard Cortez

B. Consideration and possible approval to award contract for building
commissioning on Elementary #8.
Presenter: Rainey Lann

C. Consideration and possible approval of the District Growth Fund Revenue
and Expenditures.
Presenter: Dan Arrigona

D. Consideration and possible approval of a Bond Election.
Presenter: Dan Arrigona

E. Consideration and possible approval on selecting a Bond Servicing Company.
Presenter: Dan Arrigona

8. Information Items
A. Medical Towers at ShadowGlen
Presenter: Tammy Smittle, Arise HealthCare Director of Operations and

B. Decker Elementary School Improvement Plan
Presenter: Dr. Robert Peters

C. Manor ISD Mobile App
Presenter: Abby Siedenstrang

D. Facilities & Construction Update
Presenter: Rainey Lann

E. Possible Bond Timelines
Presenter: Dan Arrigona

F. Monthly Financial Report
Presenter: Dan Arrigona

G. Quarterly Investment Report
Presenter: Charles Brown

9. Adjourn to Closed Session
For the purpose of considering matters for which closed sessions are authorized by
Title 5, Chapter 551, Texas Government Code Sections (.071-.084), whereupon the
Superintendent at the request of the Board President, will present for the Board’s
consideration or discussion of the following matters:
A. Personnel Matters
1. To deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, duties discipline or
dismissal of a public officer or employee, including the duties, assignments
and responsibilities of the superintendent.

B. Consultation with School Attorney
School Board shall seek the advice of its attorney (A) pending or contemplated
litigation; or (B) a settlement offer; or (2) on a matter in which the duty of the
attorney to the governmental body under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of
Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with this chapter.

C. Update regarding discussion of pending negotiation for the purchase,
exchange, lease, value of, or easement of property

10. Reconvene in Open Session
11. Action Items
A. Consideration and possible approval of recommended administrators,
teachers, support staff and other human resources matters.
Presenter: Willie Watson, Jr.

12. Confirmation of next regular meeting date of November 18, 2013.
13. Adjournment


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