April 20, 2009


     A regular meeting of the Collinsville Independent School District Board of Trustees was held on Monday, April 20, 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:  Donita Byrom, Dan Fallin, Randy Adams, Larry Kittrell, Jonathan Hackett, and Justin McDonnell.  Johnny Lee Godsey was absent at this time.  Others present were:  Superintendent, Tim Wright; High School Principal, Cindy Brown; and Intermediate Principal and Technology Director, Ken Kemp; Primary Principal, Sheila Riddle; Business Manager, Karen Shotwell, Counselor, Kim Gammon, Heath Gammon, Kim Faulconer,  Mr. Herndon, Alisha Stanley, and David Johnson.


Invocation:  Invocation was given by Donita Byrom. 


Citizen Participation:  There was no citizen participation.


Minutes:  A motion was made by Jonathan Hackett and seconded by Dan Fallin to approve the minutes of the March 9, 2009, regular meeting.  The motion carried 6-0.


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


Administrators Reports:


Danny David reported on all of the sports.      

Cindy Brown reported about UIL events.  Mr. Johnson explained to the Board about a new photography class that will be offered next year. 

Sheila Riddle reported that the cookie dough sales went well and that the third grade was 100% in TAKS for Reading.   

Mr. Kemp reported that his cookie dough sales also went well.  He commented that the flex calendar is working.


Curriculum at High School:  Mrs. Brown and Kim Gammon discussed the curriculum at the high school and how to fix the mistake made on the scheduling for this years sophomores on the 4x4 plan.  Consensus of the Board was to try to have a couple of options for the students.  


Reschedule May Board Meeting:  A motion was made by Dan Fallin and seconded by Donita Byrom to reschedule the Regular May Board Meeting to May 19, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.  The motion carried 6-0.


Canvass the May 2009 Election:  A motion was made by Donita Byrom and seconded by Larry Kittrell to canvass the election on May 19, 2009 at 6:45 p.m.  The motion carried 6-0.


Policy Review Update:  Mr. Wright reviewed the new policy revisions with the Board.


2008-09 School Calendar:  The Board reviewed the school calendar for the 2009-10 school year.   


Budget Amendments:  A motion was made by Donita Byrom and seconded by Randy Adams to approve the budget amendments as presented.  The motion carried 6-0.








Depository Bid:  Consensus of the Board was to table the depository bid until the May board meeting.


Executive Session:  The Board went into executive session at 8:13 p.m. for the purpose of personnel authorized by Section 550.074 of the Texas Government Code.  The Board returned to regular session at 8:17 p.m.  No action was taken at this time.


Resignations:  A motion was made by Larry Kittrell and seconded by Jonathan Hackett to accept the resignation of Alisha Stanley effective April 24, 2009.  The motion carried 6-0.


Teacher Contracts:  A motion was made by Dan Fallin and seconded by Larry Kittrell to hire Jane Robinson for the 2009-10 school year subject to the following:  (1) assignment and reassignment; (20  state base salary plus local district supplement; (3) pending state funding.  The motion carried 6-0.


Adjourn:  A motion was made by Larry Kittrell and seconded by Dan Fallin to adjourn at 8:17 p.m.  The motion carried 6-0.  The meeting was adjourned at 8:17 p.m. by President, Justin McDonnell with six members present and Johnny Lee Godsey absent.  There were no objections.





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President – Justin McDonnell                                                                Secretary – Johnny Lee Godsey


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