March 10, 2008


     A regular meeting of the Collinsville Independent School District Board of Trustees was held on Monday, March 10, 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:  Johnny Lee Godsey, Donita Byrom, Darryl Carney, Randy Adams, Larry Kittrell and Justin McDonnell.  Mindy Kerr was absent at this time.  Others present were:  Superintendent, Tim Wright; High School Principal, Cindy Brown; Primary Principal, Sheila Riddle; Kim Gammon, Christie Hall, Trudy Cantrell, Jamie Daniel, David Hedges, Carrol McKnight; Dan Fallin, and Athletic Director, Danny David.       


Invocation:  Invocation was given by Justin McDonnell. 


Citizen Participation:  Jamie Daniel gave her resignation to the Board.


Minutes:  A motion was made by Justin McDonnell and seconded by Donita Byrom to approve the minutes of the February 18, 2008, regular meeting.  The motion carried 6-0.


Old Business:  Mr. Wright updated the Board on the remodeling of the cafeteria and the auditorium.  He also gave the Board information on lease purchases and bonds.


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


Administrators Reports:

Danny David talked about cancelled track meets and upcoming track events.

Cindy Brown said that TAKS testing was successful.

Sheila Riddle said that TAKS went well on her campus as well and that there were 63 students on the “A” honor roll.  Everything is going well at this time on her campus.

Kim Gammon reported that the testing went smooth and successful and there will be more testing in April.


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


Resolution with Premiere Elections Solutions:  A motion was made by Justin McDonnell and seconded by Randy Adams to approve the resolution with Premiere Election Solutions a for voting machine at a cost of $4835.00.  The motion carried 6-0.


Election Resolution with City of Collinsville:   A motion was made by Donita Byrom and seconded by Randy Adams to have a joint election with the city during school board elections.  The motion carried 6-0.


School Calendar for the 2008-09 School Year:  Mr. Wright discussed the 2008-09 school calendar with the Board.


Mr. Kemp is now present.


Executive Session:  The Board went into executive session at 7:29 p.m. for the purpose of personnel authorized by Section 550.074 of the Texas Government Code.  The Board returned to regular session at 8:36 p.m.  No action was taken at this time.


Resignations:  A motion was made by Larry Kittrell and seconded by Randy Adams to accept the resignations as presented, see attached list.  The motion carried 6-0.


Teacher Contracts:  A motion was made by Darryl Carney and seconded by Johnny Lee Godsey to accept the recommendation of the Superintendent for employment as listed, see attached list for the 2008-09 school year subject to the following:  (1) assignment and reassignment; (2) state base salary plus local district supplement; (3) pending state funding.  The motion carried 6-0.


Adjourn:  A motion was made by Darryl Carney and seconded by Justin McDonnell to adjourn at 8:45 p.m.  The motion carried 6-0.  The meeting was adjourned at 8:45 p.m. by President, Johnny Lee Godsey with six members present and Mindy Kerr absent.  There were no objections.



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President – Johnny Lee Godsey                                                            Secretary – Larry Kittrell



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