Joaquin ISD Special Meeting and Public Hearing, August 28

Joaquin ISD will be holding a public hearing on Tuesday, Aug. 28 at 5:30 p.m. to discuss this years budget and proposed tax rate. A special meeting of the JISD Board of Trustees will also be taking place at 6 p.m. and members will meet to discuss and possibly adopt the 2018 tax rate for Joaquin ISD. 



August 28, 2018


The Joaquin School Board held a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 in the Boardroom at the Joaquin ISD Administration Building.  The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the school district’s 2018-2019 Budget and proposed Tax rate. 


NOTICE Special Meeting Of


Joaquin Independent School District Board


Notice is hereby given that on the 28th day of August 2018 the Board of Trustees of the Joaquin School District will hold a special meeting at 6:00 p.m., at the Administration building, Joaquin, Texas.


The subjects to be discussed are listed on the agenda attached to and made a part of this Notice.  If, during the course of the meeting covered by this Notice, the Board of Trustees should determine that a closed session of the Board of Trustees is required, then such closed session as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code, Section 551.001 et seq., Texas Education Code, will be held by the School Board at the date, may conveniently meet in such closed session concerning any and all purposes permitted by the Act, including, but not limited to the following sections and purposes:


Texas Government Code Section:

§551.071  An executive session will be held for the purpose of having private consultation with the Board’s attorney

when the governmental body seeks the advice of its attorney about pending or contemplated litigation or a settlement

offer, or on a matter in which the duty of counsel to his client, under the Code of Professional Responsibility of the

State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with the Act.

§551.072  Deliberation of the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property if deliberation in an open meeting

would have a detrimental effect on the position of the governmental body in negotiations with a third person.

§551.073 Deliberation of a negotiated contract for a prospective gift or donation to the governmental body if

deliberation in an open meeting would have a detrimental effect on the position of the governmental body in

negotiations with a third person.

§551.074              Deliberate the appointment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or

employee; or to hear a complaint or charge against an officer or employee.

§551.076 Deliberate the deployment, or specific occasions for implementation, of security personnel or devices.

§551.082            Deliberate a case involving the discipline of public school child or complaint or charge brought against an

employee of the School District by another employee and the complaint or charge directly results in a need for a hearing.

§551.0821 Deliberate a matter regarding a student or students where personally identifiable information about students

will necessarily be revealed by the deliberation.

§551.083  Deliberate the standards, guidelines, terms or conditions the board will follow, or instruct its representatives to

follow, in a consultation with a representative of an employee group.

§551.084              Exclusion of witness from hearing.

§551.127  A governmental body may use a video conference call to hold an open or closed meeting and a member or

employee of a governmental body may participate remotely in a meeting of the governmental entity by means of a video

conference call if that participation complies with the requirements and provisions of this section.

§551.129            A governmental body may use a telephone conference call, videoconference call, or communications

over the Internet to conduct a public consultation with its attorney in an open meeting of the governmental body or a private consultation with its attorney in a closed meeting of the governmental body.


Education Code 39.030

39.030  Discuss or adopt individual assessment instruments or assessment instrument items.

Should any final action, final decision, or final vote be required in the opinion of the School Board with regard to any matter considered in such closed session, then the final vote shall be either:

  1. in the open meeting covered by the Notice upon the reconvening of the public meeting; or
  2. at a subsequent public meeting of the School Board upon notice thereof; as the School Board shall determine.










  1. Roll call, establishment of quorum, call to order – Joaquin ISD may have one member via video conference call – Texas Government Code Section 551.127 (See Attached Code)


  1. Invocation and Pledges of Allegiance


  1. Reports

                        3.1       Opening enrollment for 2018-19 School Year


  1. Agenda Items for consider and possible action:


4.1       Minutes from previous meetings

                        4.2       Amend 2017-2018 Budget

                        4.3       Adopt 2018-2019 Budget

4.4       Adopt 2018 Tax Rate

4.5       Approve Audit engagement letter


  1. Adjournment


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