May 19, 2007

     A regular meeting of the Collinsville Independent School District Board of Trustees was held on Monday, May 191, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. in the Superintendent’s Office, 500 Reeves Street, Collinsville, Texas.

     The meeting was called to order by President, Johnny Lee Godsey.

     Quorum was established with the following members present:  Donita Byrom, Randy Adams, Larry Kittrell, Justin McDonnell and Johnny Lee Godsey.  Darryl Carney, and Mindy Kerr were absent at this time.  Others present were:  Superintendent, Tim Wright; Business Manager, Karen Shotwell; Intermediate Principal and Technology Director, Ken Kemp; High School Principal, Cindy Brown; Primary Principal, Sheila Riddle; Athletic Director, Danny David, Torrey Price, Martine Dove, Gay Fallin, Katherine Fallin, Russell Otto, Susan Pritchard, Sheri Wright, and Cynthia Kays.       

Invocation:  Invocation was given by Justin McDonnell. 

Citizen Participation:  There was no citizen participation.

Reorganization of the Board:  Mr. Wright dissolved the Board officers and opened up the floor for nominations for Board President.  A motion was made by Larry Kittrell and seconded by Randy Adams to nominate Justin McDonnell as Board President. The motion carried 7-0.

A motion was made by Randy Adams to nominate Donita Byrom as Board Vice-President. 

Johnny Lee Godsey nominated Larry Kittrell for Board Vice-President. Donita Byrom received four votes and Larry Kittrell received 3 votes.

A motion was made by Randy Adams and seconded by Dan Fallin to nominate Jonathan Hackett for Board Secretary.  A motion was made by Justin McDonnell and seconded by Larry Kittrell to nominate Johnny Lee Godsey for Board Secretary.  Johnny Lee Godsey received 4 votes and Jonathan Hackett received 3 votes. 

Mr. Wright then turned the meeting over to Justin McDonnell, the newly elected Board President.


Minutes:  A motion was made by Johnny Lee Godsey and seconded by Randy Adams to approve the minutes of the April 21, 2008, regular meeting and the April 28, 2008 special meeting.  The motion carried 7-0.


Old Business:  Mr. Wright discussed the cafeteria remodeling with the Board.  Mr. Wright suggested waiting to see if the rollback election passes to see how much money the district will have to dedicate to the cafeteria.

Auditorium:  Mr. Wright is going to bid out the construction to remodel the auditorium.

Board Scholarship:  The Board agreed to pay $12.00 each per month to the foundation to be able to give a scholarship next year.  Next month each Board member is to bring $24.00 to get the scholarship caught up.

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

Administrators Reports:

Danny David reported that all sports have ended and the banquet went well. 7 on 7 has started.  The students will be busy all summer with different camps.    

Cindy Brown reported the scholarship banquet went well and there will be an awards assembly on Friday.  Semester exams are coming up next week.

Sheila Riddle reported on field day and every grade level is going on or has gone on a field trip.  She received a $3500 grant from Lowes for the outdoor learning center.

Mr. Kemp reported that field day went well.  He has new servers and has bought a new screen for the auditorium.

Kim Gammon was absent.

Mr. Wright asked the Board who would like to help with graduation.  Randy Adams and Donita Byrom will help give out diplomas.

Easement with City of Collinsville:  Mr. Wright discussed the easement with the City of Collinsville with the Board. (See Attached Sheet)


208-09 School Calendar:  A motion was made by Johnny Lee Godsey and seconded by Donita Byrom to approve the flex calendar for the 208-09 school year with the stipulations being approved next month.  The motion carried 7-0.


Budget Workshop Dates:  A motion was made by Johnny Lee Godsey and seconded by Randy Adams to have a budget workshop on June 2, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. and another one on June 9, 2008 if necessary.  The motion carried 7-0.

Rollback Election:  A motion was made by Randy Adams and seconded by Donita Byrom to approve Mr. Wright to hire John Walsh as a consultant for the roll back election.  The motion carried 5-2 with Dan Fallin and Jonathan Hackett voting against.

Resignations:  A motion was made by Johnny Lee Godsey and seconded by Larry Kittrell to accept the resignation of Aaron Whitmire.  The motion carried 7-0.

Adjourn:  A motion was made by Johnny Lee Godsey and seconded by Randy Adams to adjourn at 9:00 p.m.  The motion carried 7-0.  The meeting was adjourned at 9:00 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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