Gonzales ISD is meeting today at 5:30 at East Avenue campus


East Avenue Campus
1615 Saint Louis Street
Gonzales , Texas 78629

June 14, 2021 at 5:30 PM - Regular Meeting

1. Call to Order
1.A. Roll Call
1.B. Invocation:  
1.C. Pledge: 
1.D. Mission Statement:  
Description:  Gonzales Independent School District is committed to a spirit of excellence in caring service and partnerships that equip students for continuous learning, supporting resilience in achieving personal aspiration, and compassionate and dynamic citizenship in an ever changing world.
2. Public Comments
3. Recognitions
Description:  Recognitions for the Month of June Mr. Daniel Flores with Daya's Extreme and 
Education Foundation members.
4. New Business/Action Items
4.A. Consent Agenda

Discuss and Consider Action to approve the Consent Agenda
Description:  On the pages that follow, there will be the minutes for the Regular Meeting of May 10, 2021 and May 27, 2021 Special  Board Meeting.

Also included are the budget amendments.
4.A.1. Minutes of Meetings:  May 10, 2021 Regular Board Meeting Minutes & May 27, 2021 Special Board Meeting Minutes.
4.A.2. Budget Amendments:
4.B. Discuss and Consider Action to Approve a Depository Contract
Description:  Effective September 1, 2017, Senate Bill 754 amended the Texas Education Code to allow the school district depository contract to be extended a total of three (3) two-year terms (prior law only allowed two (2) additional two-year terms.)
4.C. Discuss and Consider Action Regarding GHS Cosmetology Program Including Operation of Salon 
Description:  The cosmetology program of study has been operational for three years now and the students are ready to offer their services to the public.  The administration has worked with the district's attorneys to ensure good procedures, fee schedules, and client waivers.  At this time, the administration seeks the board's approval to formally open the salon.
4.D. Discuss and Consider Action to Approve the 2021-2022 GISD District Improvement Plan (DIP)
Description:  Each year the District Educational Improvement Committee (DEIC) must complete a plan that uses focused strategies to achieve district goals.  The GISD District Improvement Plan (DIP) is written as part of the strategic planning process for the 2021 -2022 school year.  The DIP is inclusive of action steps, necessary funding resources, personnel responsible, and evaluation measurement steps and dates.
4.E. Discuss and Consider Action to Approve the Date for the Public Meeting for the 2021-2022 
Proposed Budget and Tax Rate
Description:  Before the budget and tax rate can be adopted, a public hearing must be held.

School districts file one notice for budget and tax rate adoption. Education Code Section 44.004(c) specifies the content requirements for this notice and the Comptroller's office provides the model form which includes the statutory requirements.

Superintendents Recommendations: August 23, 2021
4.F. Discuss and Consider Action to Approve the rescinding of the Resolution of the GISD, Delegation of Authority to the Superintendent in response to COVID-19 Epidemic.
Description:  The Resolution of the Gonzales ISD Delegation of Authority to Superintendent in Response to COVID-19 was adopted in response to the City of Gonzales, Gonzales County, the State of Texas had declared an emergency regarding the spread of the potential spread of the coronavirus/COVID-19.  Since this is no longer a state of emergency, the board would like to rescind this agreement.
4.G. Discuss and Consider Action to Approve the 2021-2022 GISD Compensation Plan
Description:  In accordance with policy code DEA, the board shall review and approve the 2021-2022 Compensation Plan to be used by the district.
5. Reports
5.A. Federal Grants Updates
Description:  Gonzales ISD will be submitting a Federal Grant application by July 1, 2021. The grants will be utilized in the areas of payroll, professional development, contracted services, and educational materials for the 2021-2022 school year.
The final drafts of each grant will be presented to the board for approval before the submission of the grant is made.
5.B. Financial & Quarterly Investment Report
Description:  The administration will provide the board with an update on the district's financial and quarterly reports.
5.C. Technology Report Update
Description:  Dr. Fairchild will share a technology report with the board.
5.D. Superintendent Reports
5.D.1. Enrollment-Attendance
Description:  The information provided by the superintendent and designee is to keep the Board informed regarding the daily operations of the school district.
5.D.2. Reconfiguration Report
Description:  Ms Trojcak and Mr. Kridler will share a Reconfiguration report with the board.
6. Board Business
6.A. Board Correspondence
6.B. Dates of Interest
7. Adjourn to Closed Session: Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.072, (Deliberation Regarding Real Property), Texas Government Code Section 551.074, (Personnel, to deliberate regarding the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee) , Texas Government Code Section 551.076 (Deliberation regarding implementation of security, personnel or devices) and  Section 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney).
7.A. Resignations
7.B. New Positions
7.C. New Hires
8. Reconvene to Open Meeting
Description:  The Board will take appropriate action on items, if necessary, as discussed in Closed Session.
9. Adjourn