July 21, 2008

     A regular meeting of the Collinsville Independent School District Board of Trustees was held on Monday, July 21, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. in the Elementary Library, 502 Reeves Street, Collinsville, Texas.

     The meeting was called to order by President, Justin McDonnell.

     Quorum was established with the following members present:  Donita Byrom, Dan Fallin, Randy Adams, Justin McDonnell and Jonathan Hackett.  Johnny Lee Godsey and Larry Kittrell were absent at this time.  Others present were:  Superintendent, Tim Wright; Primary Principal, Sheila Riddle, Athletic Director, Danny David, Laurie Davenport and Mary Jennings.      

 

Invocation:  The invocation was given by Jonathan Hackett.

 

Citizen Participation:  Troy Vannoy addressed the Board about the easement at the athletic complex.   

 

Minutes:  A motion was made by Jonathan Hackett and seconded by Dan Fallin to approve the minutes of the June 16, 2008, special meeting and the June 16 regular meeting.  The motion carried 5-0.

 

Financial Review:  Mr. Wright reviewed the finances with the Board.

 

Administrator’s Reports:

 

            Danny David reported that summer sports end this week and two a days start on Aug 4th.

            Cindy Brown was absent.

Sheila Riddle reported that the floors are being installed and open house will be Aug 21st from 6:00 p.m.– 7:30 p.m.

Ken Kemp was absent. 

            Mr. Wright updated the Board on the progress of the clean up at the Primary building.

 

Proposed Tax Rate:  A motion was made by Randy Adams and seconded by Donita Byrom to approve $1.17 for M&O and 0.0743 for I&S for a combined tax rate of $1.24 for the 2008-09 school year. The motion carried 5-0. 

 

Update 83:  I, Donita Byrom move that the Board, add, revise, or delete (LOCAL) policies as recommended by TASB Policy Services and according to the instruction sheet for TASB Localized Policy Manual Update 83 and I, Jonathan Hackett seconded the motion.  The motion carried 5-0.

 

New Board Member Orientation:  Consensus of the Board is to have the training on August 4, 2008 at 5:30 p.m. leaving at 4:00 p.m. 

 

Visions and Goals for the District:   The Board discussed visions and goals for the August 4, 2008 workshop.

 

Rollback Election:  The Board discussed the rollback election.

 

Exit Surveys:   Consensus of the Board was to table exit surveys until future meeting.

 

Organizational Chart:  A motion was made by Jonathan Hackett and seconded by Randy Adams to approve the organizational chart as presented.  The motion carried 5-0.

 

 

 

 

 

Appraisal Calendar:  Consensus of the Board was to table appraisal calendar to add Superintendent evaluation in March, October and July. 

 

Lunch Prices:  A motion was made by Randy Adams and seconded by Jonathan Hackett to approve the lunch and breakfast prices as presented.  (See attached sheet).  The motion carried 5-0.

 

Resignations:  A motion was made by Justin McDonnell and seconded by Randy Adams to accept the resignations of Heather Guthrie, Barney Frazier, Bobby Stastny, Melissa Segleski, Penny Moore and Stephani Short.  The motion carried 5-0.

 

Employee Contracts:  A motion was made by Randy Adams and seconded by Jonathan Hackett to hire Laura Wildt, Paula Stewart, Marshall Wallace, Jesse Speer, Jane Robinson, Alisha Stanley, and Joy Blackwell as teachers for the 2008-09 school year subject to the following:  (1) assignment and reassignment; (2) state base salary plus local district supplement; (3) pending state funding; (4) plus other duties assigned by the administration.  The motion carried 5-0.

 

Adjourn:  A motion was made by Randy Adams and seconded by Dan Fallin to adjourn at 8:25 p.m.  The motion carried 5-0.  The meeting was adjourned at 8:25 p.m. by President, Justin McDonnell with five members present and Johnny Lee Godsey and Larry Kittrell were absent.  There were no objections.

 

 

 

 

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President – Justin McDonnell                                                    Secretary – Johnny Lee Godsey

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