DeSoto Independent School District

Regular Meeting
Monday, November 12, 2018 6:30 PM
Dalton L. James Administration Board Room, 200 E. Belt Line Rd., DeSoto, Texas
1. BOARD ORGANIZATION AND OPERATION
A. Welcome, Invocation - Pastor Christopher Henderson, Star of Hope Baptist Church, DeSoto.  Pledge - Amber Terrace DDECA, District Mission Statement, Emergency Statement, Establish Quorum.  
B. Celebrations
REV_Celebrations_ACE Grant.docx
Celebrations_ Nov 12 Veterans Day.pdf
Celebration _ Turkey Bucks Collection.docx
C. Special Recognition
•  DeSoto 4th and 5th Grade Students Qualify for DUKE TIP
Special Reognition for 4th and 5th Grade Duke Tip Students.docx
D. Parent Involvement Month Proclamation
Parental Involvement Month 2018.docx
E. Highlighted School - Amber Terrace DDECA
• Employee of the Month
F. Citizens Participation
2. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Executive Session As Authorized under Government Code of Texas: Attorney Consultation §551.071, Real Property §551.072, Prospective Gifts§551.073, Personnel Matters §551.074, Student Discipline §551.082, Employee-Employee Complaints §551.082, Security Devices §551.076, Economic Development Negotiations §551.087, Homeland Security §418.183 (f), Student Information §551.0821, Medical or Psychiatric Records §551.0785, Education Code, Assessment Instruments §39.030 (a).
     CLOSED SESSION ITEMS:
A. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section §551.074, (Personnel Matters)  to Discuss Superintendent's Recommendation for Chief of Schools.
3. OPEN SESSION
A. Reconvene in Open Session to Vote (if necessary) on Matters Discussed in Executive Session.
B. Reconvene in Open Session to Consider and Take Possible Action regarding hiring a Chief of Schools. 
4. CONSENT ITEMS
A. Budget Amendment #3
Action Sheet Action Item Budget Amendmt.doc
Amendmt Detail #3.doc
Budget Amendment 3 - Summary.xlsx
B. Minutes from Previous Meetings
Oct.22 REGMIN.docx
Oct. 24 SPECMIN.docx
5. REPORTS
A. September Tax Collections
Action Sheet Tax Collection Report as of September 2018.pdf
B. September Financials
Action Sheet Financial Report as of September 2018.pdf
C. Quarterly Investment Report
Action Sheet Quarterly Investment Report - September 2018.pdf
6. ACTIONS
A. Consider Approval of the 2017 - 2018 Annual Financial Report
Action Sheet ACTION ITEM - Auditor Report 2017-18.docx
B. Consider Approval of Issuance of Tax and Revenue Anticipation Note
Action Sheet ACTION ITEM - TANS.docx
Resolution v1.doc
7. COMMENTS - BOARD/SUPERINTENDENT
8. EVENTS
Nov. 14, 7:30 am - Coffee and Conversation - Northside Elementary
Nov. 15, 6:00 pm - Community Listening with Dr. Weaver - DeSoto Public Library, Multipurpose Room
Nov. 19 - 23 District Holiday - Happy Thanksgiving
Nov. 27, 6:00 pm - Career & Technical Education (CTE) Discovery Night - DHS Academy Cafeteria
Nov. 28, 7:30 am - Coffee and Conversation - Moates Elementary Library
Nov. 29, 6:00 pm -  Community Listening with Dr. Weaver - Harvest of Praise, Glenn Heights
Dec. 10 - School Board Meeting
9. ADJOURN