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A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of Kennedale Independent School District will be held August 25, 2016, beginning at 7:00 PM in the Kennedale High School Media Center, 901 Wildcat Way, Kennedale, Texas. {{more: Read more … }}
 
2% increase for proposed budget …

On the agenda is a public hearing on the budget for 2016-17

and the tax rate needed to fund that budget.

The Board is proposing no change in the current tax rate but with higher property evaluations should see enough of an increase along with a small increase in

state funding to cover the cost of a 2% increase in proposed expenditures this

coming year.

budget has not been published yet …

The public meeting is one of the first items on the agenda. Later under new business the proposed budget

and the tax rate are scheduled for a vote by the trustees. The school district has not posted the proposed budget. Read more about the budget and tax rate at Notice of Public Hearing on budget and Tax Rate

KISD considers a move to more local control …
 
Also on the agenda is a public hearing on a proposal to make Kennedale ISD a District of Innovation. This would provide a chance for KISD to move to more local control form of governance. Find out more KISD considering new state options for local control
 
The KISD Board of Trustees Agenda:
 
1. CALL TO ORDER
 

2. ROLL CALL

A. Members Present

B. Members Absent
 
3. PROCLAMATIONS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS
 
4. CORRESPONDENCE
 
5. PUBLIC COMMENTS
 
6. PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS THE 2016-2017 BUDGET AND 2016 PROPOSED TAX RATE
 
7. CONSENT AGENDA
 
A. Approval of Minutes
B. Financial Statement
C. Bills Payable

D. Report of Tax Assessor Collector

E. Approve 2016-2017 Eligible Tuition Fee

F. Approve Appraisers for the 2016-2017 school year

G. Adopt the 2015-2016 Amended Budget

H. Approve renewal of interlocal agreement with TASB Risk Management Fund

I. Approve Shared Service Agreement – Arlington Regional Day School Program for the Deaf
 
8. OLD BUSINESS
 
A. Second reading of TASB Policy Update 105, affecting (LOCAL) policies (see list below)
 
9. NEW BUSINESS
 
A. District of Innovation Public Hearing
 
B. Discuss and adopt the 2016-2017 Budget
 
C. Discuss and adopt the 2016 Tax Rate
 
D. Adopt GASB 54 resolutions regarding fund balance
 

E. Review and adopt policy update for DNB(LOCAL) Performance Appraisal Evaluation f

Campus Administrators
 
F. Discuss and consider security services for the high school
 
G. Review and approve Property/Casualty Insurance
 
H. Discuss and consider personnel needs of the district (closed session as per Texas Government Code 551.071 and 551.074, if needed)
 

1. Resignations/Retirements

2. Hiring of personnel

3. Other matters concerning personnel

a. New Personnel Position
 
I. Superintendent’s Report
 

1. Enrollment Report

2. Information on the 2017 high school band trip

3. Report on the preliminary FIRST (Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas)

4. Campus reports from Principals and ACE Program Director

5. Mandatory Drug Testing Program Results
 
J. Board Discussion
 

1. Discuss Upcoming Meetings and Dates

2. Board Operating Procedures and Code of Ethics
 

10. ADJOURNMENT

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