Notice of Emergency Meeting
Board of Trustees
September 1, 2017
Notice is hereby given pursuant to Texas Government Code Sections 551.125 and 551.045 that due to damage caused by Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey, an Emergency Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Orangefield Independent School District will be held on September 1, 2017, beginning at 5:00 P.M. via telephone conference for public safety reasons. The phone number to access the meeting is 1-888-585-9008. The conference room number to enter the meeting is 295-309-372.
The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are as follows:
1. Consider adoption of resolution for continued wage payment of all employees.
2. Consider adoption of resolution declaring emergency under Texas Education Code Section 44.031(h) due to catastrophic weather and delegating authority to Superintendent to procure goods and services necessary for emergency repair and remediation of storm damageincluding Blackmon Mooring contract.
3. Consider emergency repairs/remediation to District facilities.
4. Consider application to Texas Education Agency for attendance waivers
An emergency and urgent public necessity where there exists an imminent threat to public health and safety and a reasonably unforeseeable situation exists that requires immediate action of the Board, as follows:
The severe damage caused by Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey to District facilities and equipment, the threat of continued damage and the necessary closing of District facilities for student and staff safety.
If, during the course of the meeting, discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in a closed meeting, the board will conduct a closed meeting in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapters D and E or Texas Government Code section 418.183(f). Before any closed meeting is convened, the presiding officer will publicly identify the section or sections of the Act authorizing the closed meeting. All final votes, actions, or decisions will be taken in open meeting.