June 16, 2007

     A regular meeting of the Collinsville Independent School District Board of Trustees was held on Monday, June 16, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. in the Primary School 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, Jonathan Hackett, Justin McDonnell, Dan Fallin and Johnny Lee Godsey.  Randy Adams and Larry Kittrell were absent at this time.  Others present were:  Superintendent, Tim Wright; Business Manager, Karen Shotwell; High School Principal, Cindy Brown, Primary Principal, Sheila Riddle, Technology Director and Intermediate Principal, Ken Kemp; Athletic Director, Danny David, Sheri Wright, and Debbie Garbacik.       

 

Citizen Participation:  There was no citizen participation.

 

Minutes:  A motion was made by Johnny Lee Godsey and seconded by Donita Byrom to approve the minutes of the May 19, 2008, special meeting, May 19, 2008, regular meeting, June 2, 2008, special meeting and the June 9 special meeting.  The motion carried 5-0.

 

FIRST RATING:  Mr. Wright informed the Board that our First Rating was Superior.

 

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

 

Administrator’s Reports:

 

            Danny David reported about the summer conditioning program and different camps starting up.

Cindy Brown said that the high school is working on the master schedule and the teachers are tutoring. 

Sheila Riddle informed the Board that tutoring is happening at her campus as well and she is getting ready for next year.

Ken Kemp reported that tutoring is also happening at his campus.  The servers are in and ready to be switched over.  He has doubled the memory in most of the computers and the lunch lines will be automated for 2008-09 school year.     

           

Budget Amendments:   A motion was made by Johnny Lee Godsey and seconded by Jonathan Hackett to approve the budget amendments as presented.  The motion carried 5-0.

 

Tax Rate:  A motion was made by Johnny Lee Godsey and seconded by Donita Byrom to table the tax rate adoption until the July meeting.  The motion carried 5-0.

 

Adopt the 2008-09 Budget:  A motion was made by Donita Byrom and seconded by Jonathan Hackett to adopt the budget for the 2008-09 school year as presented.  The motion carried 5-0.

 

Visions and Goals:  Consensus of the Board is to have a workshop on August 4, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. to discuss visions and goals for the district.

 

Flex Calendar Requirements:  A motion was made by Johnny Lee Godsey and seconded by Donita Byrom to approve the flex calendar requirements for the 2008-09 school year as presented with the addition of 90% state attendance requirement and the average will be after the fifth six weeks.  The motion carried 5-0.

 

Region 10 Resolution for 457(b) FICA:  A motion was made by Dan Fallin and seconded by Johnny Lee Godsey to approve the resolution from Region 10 for a 457(b) FICA alternative plan.  The motion carried 5-0.

Easement with the City of Collinsville:  Mr. Wright discussed the easement between the City of Collinsville and the school at the Athletic Complex. 

                                   

Rollback Election:  Consensus of the Board is to have a special meeting on August 4, 2008 to call a rollback election.  In July the Board will propose to adopt $1.17 tax rate. The motion carried 5-0.

 

Additional Teacher for Primary Campus:  A motion was made by Jonathan Hackett and seconded by Donita Byrom to add an additional teacher at the Primary campus for fourth grade.  The motion carried 5-0.

 

Resignations:  There are no resignations at this time.

 

Exit Interviews:  Mr. Hackett would like to have exit interviews put on the July 21, 2008 meeting.

 

Employee Contracts:  A motion was made by Johnny Lee Godsey seconded by Jonathan Hackett to hire Randy Freeman upon contingency of passing the science excet test and becoming certified before the first day of in-service, Charles Herndon, Joe Don Woody, Chris Uselton, Courtney Freese, and Tammy Brill 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.

 

Authority to Hire Teachers:  A motion was made by Johnny Lee Godsey and seconded by Donita Byrom to offer teachers contracts until the August board meeting.  The motion carried 5-0.

 

Adjourn:  A motion was made by Johnny Lee Godsey and seconded by Donita Byrom to adjourn at 8:20 p.m.  The motion carried 5-0.  The meeting was adjourned at 8:20 p.m. by President, Justin McDonnell with five members present and Randy Adams and Larry Kittrell absent.  There were no objections.

 

 

 

 

 

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President – Justin McDonnell                                                    Secretary – Johnny Lee Godsey

 

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