December 15, 2008


     A regular meeting of the Collinsville Independent School District Board of Trustees was held on Monday, December 18, 2008 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, Randy Adams, Justin McDonnell and Dan Fallin, Larry Kittrell and Jonathan Hackett.  Donita Byrom was absent at this time.  Others present were:  Superintendent, Tim Wright; Intermediate Principal and Technology Director, Ken Kemp; Elementary Principal, Sheila Riddle; Jesse Speer and the Collinsville Band.   


Invocation:  Invocation was given by Jonathan Hackett.      


Citizen Participation:  There was no citizen participation.   


Minutes:  A motion was made by Jonathan Hackett and seconded by Johnny Lee Godsey to approve the minutes of the November 17, 2008, regular meeting and the November 24, 2008 special meeting.  The motion carried 6-0.


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


Administrators Reports:

            Danny David was absent. 

Ken Kemp informed the Board that TEA has approved us for technology until 2010.  He is updating the T-1 and the student accounting is not yet ready.  December 16th is movie night at 6:30 p.m. 

Sheila Riddle reported that the we placed 4th in UIL.  The Christmas Program is Thursday at 7:00 p.m.  The teachers are making learning fun. 

Cindy Brown was absent. 


Agreement between CISD and Plaza Joint:  The agreement between Collinsville ISD and Plaza Joint Adventures was tabled until a later date.


Refinancing Lease Purchases:  Mr. Wright discussed the refinancing of the lease purchases on the athletic complex and the primary building. 


Band Trip:  Mr. Speer and the band presented the Board with an idea for taking a trip to Branson.  This does not take Board action.


Superintendent Evaluation:  The Board discussed the upcoming superintendent evaluation.  The Board set January 15th for a special meeting to discuss the superintendent evaluation.


Adjourn:  A motion was made by Johnny Lee Godsey and seconded by Larry Kittrell to adjourn at 8:00 p.m.  The motion carried 6-0.  The meeting was adjourned at 8:00 p.m. by President, Justin McDonnell with six members present and Donita Byrom absent. There were no objections.



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President – Justin McDonnell                                                    Secretary – Johnny Lee Godsey


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