Birdville Independent School District
Administration Building
6125 East Belknap
Haltom City, Texas 76117
October 23, 1997
5:30 p.m.

A. CALL TO ORDER
  1. Notice Of Regular Meeting

B. FIRST ORDER OF BUSINESS
Announcement by the President whether a quorum is present, that the
meeting has been duly called, and that notice of the meeting has been posted
in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code
Chapter 551.

C. CLOSED SESSION as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas
Government Code Section 551.01, et seq.
  1. Personnel (551.074)
    a. Resignations
    b. Appointments
  2. Land Purchase (551.072)

D. RECONVENE INTO OPEN SESSION - 7:00 P.M.

E. INVOCATION - Hannah Schockley, Smithfield Middle School

F. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Tony Marra, Smithfield Middle School

G. AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS, RECOGNITIONS - Jay Thompson
  1. Recognition Of School Business Partners
    a. Allied Electronics, Inc.: Greg Nickell
  2. Applebee's Teacher Of The Month
    a. David Russell, Green Valley Elementary
    b. Deonna Courtney, Snow Heights Elementary

  3. Texas Association For The Gifted And Talented Region XI Teacher Of
    The Year: Elaine Pennington
  4. Texas Association For The Gifted And Talented Region XI Parent Of
    The Year: Kathy Parker
  5. 1998 National Merit Semifinalists: John Reid, Joel Stanwood, Stacey Street, Christy Walker, Martin Dawson, Ryan Dawson, John Kinnaird, Valory Wangler
  6. Outstanding Support Red Ribbon Campaign: Robert C. Orwig, Manager Of Safety For Con-Way Southern Express

H. HEAR REQUESTS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

I. INSTRUCTION
  1. Update On Academy Programs - Georgene Mais

J. CONSENT ITEMS (All items listed under this subheading will be adopted
with one motion unless they are removed from the Consent Agenda by a
trustee for discussion.)
  1. General
    a. Consider Approval Of Minutes September 16 And 23, 1997
    b. Consider Approval Of Class Size Waiver, Fall 1997 - Ray Williams
    c. Consider Approval Of Speech-Language Therapist Appraisal
    Instrument - Jay Thompson
    d. Consider Approval Of Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Policy Update 55 - Cordelia Thompson
    e. Consider Acceptance Of Donations - Jay Thompson
  2. Instruction
    a. Consider Approval Of Textbook Adoption For Advanced Placement Music Theory - Henry Schraub
  3. Business
    a. Authorize Payment Of Bills For September 1997 - Pat Smith
    b. Consider Approval Of Financial Reports For September 1997 -
    Pat Smith
    c. Consider Approval Of Budget Amendments - Jack Knowles
    d. Consider Approval Of Bids - Richard Goolsby
K. INFORMATION
  1. Bond Construction Report - Jennifer Bedwell
  2. Quarterly Investment Report - Jack Knowles
  3. Campus Commitment To Moral And Responsible Citizenship - Ray Williams
  4. Board Goals Excellence Awards Program - Jay Thompson
  5. Texas Association Of School Boards (TASB) Board Policy Update 56 -
    Cordelia Thompson
  6. Change In Policy GKD(LOCAL) - Cordelia Thompson
  7. Proposed 1997-98 Rental Rates - Pat Smith
  8. 1997-98 District Textbook Committee And Adoption Process -
    Georgene Mais

L. CONSIDER ITEMS DISCUSSED IN CLOSED SESSION

M. ADJOURN