Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 6/29/2017 - 6:00 PM
Category: Consideration and Possible Action Item(s):
Type: Action
Subject: TASB Letter Regarding Resolutions To Be Included In The 2016-18 Advocacy Agenda
District Goals:
Goal 1
Student Achievement for All
Goal 2
Safe, Secure and Nurturing Schools
Goal 3
Parent and Community Partnerships
Goal 4
Quality Workforce in a Positive Environment
Goal 5
Effective and Efficient Use of Resources
Enclosure: TASB Letter Regarding Resolutions To Be Included In The 2016-18 Advocacy Agenda including the Advocacy Resolution Form
File Attachment:
April 2017 TASB Letter Regarding Resolutions To Be Included In The 2016-18 Advocacy Agenda including the Advocacy Resolution Form .pdf
Resolution 2 - funding for seat belts in new buses.pdf
Resolution 3 - funding for retrofiting existing schoool buses with seat belts.pdf
Resolution 1 - funding for closing achievement gaps.pdf
Summary: Resolution proposals will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on July 3, 2017. Proposed resolutions are first reviewed by the TASB Resolutions Committee and then by the TASB Board. In October, the 2017 Delegate Assembly will adopt approved resolutions that will amend the 2016-18 Advocacy Agenda, which will remain in effect until the end of the 2018 TASB Delegate Assembly. The current agenda guides the Association's advocacy activities during the 85th Legislative Session and Interim.

Each proposed resolution must be adopted by the board and submitted using the attached form.

The following resolutions have been submitted by the board:

Resolution 1: TASB supports additional state funding specifically designed to develop and expand support programs to close achievement gaps among subgroups.

Resolution 2: TASB supports state funding for three-point seat belts in new school buses.

Resolution 3: TASB supports state funding to retrofit existing school buses with three-point seat belts.
Budgetary Impact:
Recommendation: I certify and recommend that the proposed resolution(s) be approved as presented.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Catherine Montalvo - Secretary to Superintendent
Signed By:
Patricia Linares - Interim Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Lyndsae Benton Moved, Member Ryan Ray seconded to approve the Original motion 'I certify and recommend that the proposed resolution(s) be approved as presented.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 7 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 7 - 0
   
June Davis     Yes
Ryan Ray     Yes
Mia Hall     Yes
Gary Grassia     Yes
Lyndsae Benton     Yes
LaTonya Mayfield     Yes
Nedra Robinson     Yes