Notice of Regular School Board Meeting

Notice is hereby given that a Regular Meeting of the School Board of NYOS Charter School will be held on April 8, 2021 beginning at 6:00pm. Meetings of the Board are normally held at 1605 Kramer Lane Austin, TX, 78758. THIS MEETING WILL BE CONDUCTED BY VIDEO CONFERENCE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GOVERNOR’S AUTHORIZATION CONCERNING SUSPENSION OF CERTAIN OPEN MEETING LAW REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) DISASTER.

Members of the public may access the meeting by going to Passcode: e6YUAy quorum of members of the Board of will participate in the meeting and will be audible to the public. Members of the public may submit comments on any agenda items(s) to before or during consideration of the item. The link to the Board Meeting Packet can be accessed here.
Items will not necessarily be discussed or considered in the order they are printed on the agenda below. If, during the course of the meeting, discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in an executive or closed session, the Board will convene in such executive or closed session as permitted by and in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 551.
PUBLIC COMMENT. Members of the public have the right to address the Board about any agenda item prior to the Board's consideration of the item, or on any other area of concern. Those who wish to address the Board are invited to do so during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.
Should you wish to address the Board during Public Comment, PLEASE sign up in advance; you may sign up here. Comments are limited to three (3) minutes. If five (5) or more sign up to speak, public comments will be limited to two (2) minutes. You may sign up to speak up until the start of Public Comment.
Regular Session
1. Roll call; establishment of quorum; call to order

2. Discuss and approve the consent agenda items
a. Minutes for the March 4, 2021 meeting
b. Financial operations policy review 100.200
3. Discuss and vote on agenda for April 8, 2021
4. Public Comment
5. New Business
a. Recognize Matthew Hausmann, National Merit Scholar Finalist
b. Discuss and vote on resolution to approve phone system upgrade
c. Discuss and vote to ratify resolution for Hertz furniture purchase
d. Discuss and vote on resolution to continue to require mask-wearing and other COVID protocols
e. Discuss and vote on on waiver for staff development minutes
f. Review Student Code of Conduct
g. Discuss Elementary CIP update
h. Discuss progress toward goals for the new campus
i. ED Update

6. Committee Updates
a. Academic Oversight Committee Update
  • i. Academic Data Training Example C
b. Board Development Committee Update
  • i. Preview orientation
  • ii. HRS overview
c. Compensation Committee Update
d. Executive Committee Update
e. Financial Oversight Committee Update
  • i. Cash position, enrollment, attendance and waitlist
  • ii. Discuss and vote on contract approvals resolution
f. Nominations Committee Update
g. Samatva Committee Update
h. Succession Committee Update
Executive Session
Item 1: The School Board will meet in executive session in accordance with Texas Governance Code Section 551.074 regarding personnel matters: to deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee; or to hear a complaint or charge against an officer or employee.

i. Discuss goals for Executive Director for 2021

7. Closing
a. Discussion of agenda items for the May 13, 2021 meeting
b. Adjournment
In accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act Subchapters D and E of Ch. 551, Tex. Govt. Code, the board may enter a closed/executive session to deliberate any subject authorized by Subchapter D that is listed on the agenda for this meeting. Before any closed/executive session is convened, the presiding officer will publicly identify the section or sections of the Act authorizing the closed/executive session. Any final action, decision, or vote on a subject deliberated in a closed/executive session will be conducted in an open session held in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act.
This notice was posted before 6:00pm on April 5 , 2021 on behalf of the Board by Kathleen Zimmermann, Executive Director, NYOS Charter School.

/s/ J. Kathleen Zimmermann
For the Board of NYOS Charter School