School Board Agenda




September 12, 2023


Notice is hereby given that a Regular Meeting of the School Board of NYOS Charter School will be held onSeptember 12, 2023, beginning at 6:00pm. The meeting will be held in the Building 1 at 12333 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78753.

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 vote on agenda for September 12, 2023
  3. Discuss and approve the consent agenda items
    1. Minutes for the August 8, 2023 meeting
    2. Committee Reports
  4. Public Comment
  5. New Business
  1. Discuss and vote to approve contracts under $50,000 
  2. Discuss enrollment increase for 2023-2024
  3. Discuss and vote on Student Policy 400, Addendum 11 regarding house bill 1416
  4. Discuss and vote on Financial Policy 100.100 regarding deposits and cash handling 
  5. Discuss and vote on resolution to approve pandemic medical leave for the 2023-2024 school year
  6. Discuss and vote on resolution to amend the Bylaws
  7. Discuss and vote on revised Board meeting date for October
  8. Discuss strategic planning project for 2023-2024 school year 
  9. ED Update
  1. Committee Business
    1. Financial Oversight Committee
      1. Discuss dashboard
      2. Discuss and vote on FOC guidance 
      3. Discuss Texas of Agriculture Closure Letter
    2. Board Development Committee
      1. Training presentation: charter schools
      2. Discuss training dates
    3. ED Review Committee
      1. Discuss review tool update 
    4. Committee Announcements
  2. Executive Session:
    1. The School Board will meet in executive session in accordance with Texas Government Code Section 551.076.  This chapter does not require a governmental body to conduct an open meeting to deliberate:

(1)  the deployment, or specific occasions for implementation, of security personnel or devices; or

(2)  a security audit.

  1. The School Board will meet in executive session in accordance with Texas Government Code Section 551.074 regarding personnel matters: to deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee.
  1. Discuss and vote on Item 7a, regarding the MEOP, in open session.
  2. Closing 
    1. Discuss agenda items for the October 10, 2023 meeting
  1.   Adjourn

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 6pm on September 8, 2023, on behalf of the Board by Kari Honea, Chair, NYOS School Board, and Kathleen Zimmermann, Executive Director, NYOS Charter School.


/s/ Kari Honea
/s/ J. Kathleen Zimmermann

For the Board of NYOS Charter School