February 16, 2009

     A regular meeting of the Collinsville Independent School District Board of Trustees was held on Monday, February 16, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. in the Superintendent’s Office, 500 Reeves Street, Collinsville, Texas.

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

     Quorum was established with the following members present:  Johnny Lee Godsey, Donita Byrom, Dan Fallin, Randy Adams, Larry Kittrell, Jonathan Hackett and Justin McDonnell.  Others present were:  Superintendent, Tim Wright; High School Principal, Cindy Brown; Intermediate Principal and Technology Director, Ken Kemp; Primary Principal, Sheila Riddle; Athletic Director, Danny David; Business Manager, Karen Shotwell, Heath Gammon, David Hedges, Brenda Carney, Zona Covington, and Sheri Wright.       

 

Invocation:  Invocation was given by Donita Byrom. 

 

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 January 19, 2009, regular meeting and the February 9, 2009, special meeting with the correction of adding the government code of 551.071 to the February 9th minutes.  The motion carried 7-0.

 

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

 

Administrators Reports:

Danny David reported about softball and baseball starting and high school and junior high track is also getting started.

Cindy Brown reported that OAP has started rehearsing. Cheerleader tryouts went well and everyone is getting ready for TAKS. 

Sheila Riddle reported that the third and fourth graders attended a play at Grayson County College and her students and teachers are also preparing for TAKS. 

Mr. Kemp reported that several students are out sick.  Mrs. Carney demonstrated how the smart board works for the Board.  He is preparing for the new student software.  He is also working on the wireless network for the district.

  

Call May 9, 2009 Board Election:  A motion was made by Donita Byrom and seconded by Jonathan Hackett to call the May 9, 2009 for Place 4, and Place 5.  The motion carried 7-0.

 

Election Judges and Clerks:  A motion was made by Jonathan Hackett and seconded by Randy Adams to appoint Gary Davidson as Election Judge, Shirley Swindle and Kari Davidson as Election Clerk’s and Kay Denson as early voting clerk for the May 9, 2009 election.  The motion carried 7-0.

 

March 16, 2009 Board Meeting:  A motion was made by Dan Fallin and seconded by Larry Kittrell to approve moving the March 16, 2009 board meeting to March 9, 2009 due to spring break.  The motion carried 7-0.

 

Repair Track:  A motion was made by Johnny Lee Godsey and seconded by Randy Adams to repair the track with a budget amendment for the current year of $75,000.00 and $75,000.00 to be placed in the 2009-2010 budget for a total of $150,000.00 to be spent on repairing and updating the track.  The motion carried 7-0.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

 

Replacing AC Units at High School:  Mr. Wright discussed with the Board the need to replace three AC units at the high school.  The Board directed Mr. Wright to take care of replacing the units as needed. 

 

Drug Policy:  Mr. Wright discussed the accuracy of the district’s drug policy with the Board.

 

Executive Session:  The Board went into executive session at 7:56 p.m. for the purpose of discussing public school child authorized by Section 551.082 of the Texas Government Code.  The Board returned to regular session at 8:17 p.m.  No action was taken at this time.

 

Executive Session:  The Board went into executive session at 8:19 p.m. for the purpose of discussing personnel authorized by Section 551.074 of the Texas Government Code.  The Board returned to regular session at 9:10 p.m.  No action was taken at this time.

 

Administrator’s Contracts:   A motion was made by Donita Byrom and seconded by Randy Adams to extend Danny David’s contract as Athletic Director.  The motion carried 7-0.

 

A motion was made by Randy Adams and seconded by Jonathan Hackett to extend Shelia Riddle’s contract as Primary Principal.  The motion carried 7-0.

 

A motion was made by Donita Byrom and seconded by Jonathan Hackett to extend Kenyon Kemp’s contract as Technology Director and Intermediate Principal.  The motion carried 7-0.

 

Adjourn:  A motion was made by Dan Fallin and seconded by Jonathan Hackett to adjourn at 9:12 p.m.  The motion carried 7-0.  The meeting was adjourned at 9:12 p.m. by President, Justin McDonnell with all seven members present.  There were no objections.

 

 

 

 

 

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President – Justin McDonnell                                                     Secretary – Johnny Lee Godsey

 

 

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