January 19, 2009

     A regular meeting of the Collinsville Independent School District Board of Trustees was held on Monday, January 19, 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, Justin McDonnell, Jonathan Hackett and Larry Kittrell.  Others present were:  Superintendent, Tim Wright; High School Principal, Cindy Brown, Intermediate Principal and Technology Director, Ken Kemp; Elementary Principal, Sheila Riddle, Athletic Director, Danny David, Business Manager, Karen Shotwell, Christie Hall, , Sheri Wright, Connie Holt, Laura Wildt, Laurie Davenport, Brian and Courtney Freese, Susan Mayfield, Debbie Garbacik, Russell Otto, Heath Gammon, Whitney White Brooke Yancey, Hannah Ritchey, Julia Meyer, Kelsi Mata, Zach Russell, Turner Coulson and Haley Teel.


Invocation:  Invocation was given by Johnny Lee Godsey. 


Citizen Participation:  There was no citizen participation.


Special Presentation:  Mr. Wright talked about School Board Appreciation.  Several teachers from the Primary and Intermediate Campus expressed to the Board how much they appreciate all that they do for the district and had some snacks for them.  Heath Gammon and the OAP students presented the Board with some gifts and expressed their appreciation.     


Minutes:  A motion was made by Johnny Lee Godsey and seconded by Jonathan Hackett to approve the minutes of the December 15, 2008, regular meeting, the January 12th 7:00 p.m. training meeting, the January 12th 8:00 p.m. special meeting and the January 15, 2009 special meeting.  The motion carried 7-0.


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


Administrators Reports:

Danny David reported that powerlifting, track, baseball and softball will be starting soon.  Coach David gave the Board a proposal for resurfacing the track    

Cindy Brown said that the second semester has started.  TAKS is now the focus and she has some teachers getting their Master degree.

Sheila Riddle thanked the Board for all their hard work and said she is gaining students.  Her campus will be doing a practice TAKS soon. 

Ken Kemp said that his campus will also have a practice TAKS test and he is also getting new students.  PTO has had a couple of movie nights that have gone well.  He said most of his students will watch the inauguration.       


AEIS Report:  Mr. Wright presented the Board with the AEIS report for the District.


Executive Session:  The Board went into executive session at 7:39 p.m. for the purpose of personnel authorized by Section 550.074 of the Texas Government Code.  The Board returned to regular session at 10:48 p.m.  No action was taken at this time.


Adjourn:  A motion was made by Johnny Lee Godsey and seconded by Randy Adams to adjourn at 10:49 p.m.  The motion carried 7-0.  The meeting was adjourned at 10:49 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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