Bowie School Board to meet

Trustees of the Bowie Independent School District will meet at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 16 in the school administration building.
Chief Financial Officer Jonathan Pastusek will present the annual public hearing for the district’s Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas report. BISD has received top ratings since this program was put into place.
Retiring school board members will be recognized, along with the campus principals for Principal Appreciation Month. Trustees Kevin Polk and Kevin Roth both declined to run in the November election.
The district and campus improvement plans will be examined and approved. Christie Walker, curriculum director, will present the district plan and each principal will offer the campus plans.
Trustees will review proposals for for a construction delivery method of design-build for the facility and energy efficiency project. The district is considering a program where it could replace large items such as heating and air conditioning units, along with developing improvements to energy efficiency that can save money.
Other topics on the agenda will include the 2017 tax roll totals; interlocal agreement with the Texas Educational Employers Benefit Cooperative; resolution with the Region 9 Education Service Center to participation in the FICA Alternative Plan; and possible action on district operation projects and purchases.