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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired shall be held on June 2, 2017, beginning at 10:15 a.m. in the Board Meeting Room, Building 600, 1100 West 45th Street, Austin, Texas.

If, during the course of the meeting, any discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in closed session, the Board shall convene in such closed session in accordance with Texas Government Code, Sec. 551.001, et seq. Before any such session is convened, the presiding officer shall publicly identify the section or sections of the Code authorizing the closed session. All final votes, actions, or decisions shall be taken in open session.

The subjects to be discussed or considered, or upon which any formal action may be taken, are as follows (items do not have to be taken in the same order as shown on this meeting notice):

for June 2, 2017 Meeting

1. Call to Order

2. Introduction of Audience

3. Presentation of Donation from the Tejano Music Association

4. Recognition of Retiring TSBVI Staff Members (Joseph Muniz)

5. Public Comments/Open Forum

6. Consideration of Approval of Minutes of April 6 & 7, 2017 Board Meeting (Joseph Muniz), pages 3-16

7. Report from the Finance Committee (Michael Garrett)

a. Consideration of approval of Investment Report, page 17
b. Consideration of approval of receipt of gifts and donations of over $500, pages 18-22
c. Consideration of approval of request for expenditure of gifts and donations, pages 18-22
d. Review of budget reports

• Operating Budget Expenditure Report, pages 23-28
• Legacy Revenue Budget Report, page 29
• Legacy Operating Expenditure Budget Report, pages 30-31

8. Report from the Program Committee (Lee Sonnenberg)

a. Consideration of approval of board policies: pages 32-59

• FL Student Records (amend), pages 33-59

b. Report from Short-Term Programs Principal, Sara Merritt

• Short-term Program attendance

c. Report from Comprehensive Programs Principal, Miles Fain

• Enrollment update
• School Health Advisory Council’s activities and recommendations

d. Report from Outreach Program Director, Cyral Miller

• Changes in personnel

e. Reporting Process for Texas Tech University and Stephen F. Austin University Regarding Teacher Preparation Programs

9. Report from the Audit, Compliance, and Management Review Committee (Joseph Muniz)

a. Report from Administrator for Business, Operations and Technology (Pam Darden)

• Preparations for Contract Management Audit

b. Report from the Internal Auditor (Jaye Stepp)

• Consideration of approval of TAC 202 Information Security Audit, page 60
• Audit Recommendations Tracking Schedule

10. Consideration of Approval of New Contract Staff (Bill Daugherty), page 61

11. Consideration of Approval of Appraisers for the Teacher Appraisal Process (Bill Daugherty), page 62

12. Consideration of Approval of Campus Housing Agreement (Joseph Muniz), pages 63-72

13. Review of 2017-2018 Annual Improvement Plan (Bill Daugherty), page 73

14. Report from the Superintendent, pages 74-76

a. Legislative activities
b. Legislative Budget Board Management and Performance Review
c. Strategic planning meeting
d. Campus visitors
e. Campus activities

15. Discussion of Future Board Meeting Topics (Joseph Muniz)

16. Announcements

17. Adjournment