May 19, 20097

     A regular meeting of the Collinsville Independent School District Board of Trustees was held on Monday, May 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:  Donita Byrom, Justin McDonnell, Dan Fallin, Jonathan Hackett and Johnny Lee Godsey.  Larry Kittrell and Randy Adams were absent at this time.  Others present were:  Superintendent, Tim Wright; Business Manager, Karen Shotwell; Intermediate Principal and Technology Director, Ken Kemp; Primary Principal, Sheila Riddle; Athletic Director, Danny David, Sheri Wright, Katie Koerner, Susan Stokes, Heath Gammon, Louis Zimmerman, and Lori Seelig Carrie Lewter, New Board Member Candidates, Carrie Crane and David Hedges.       

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.  David Hedges nominated Dan Fallin for Board President.

Dan Fallin nominated Justin McDonnell for Board President.

Dan Fallin received four votes and Justin McDonnell received three votes.   Dan Fallin is the Board President.

Mr. Wright opened up the floor for Board Vice-President.

David Hedges nominated Justin McDonnell.  There were no more nominations for Board Vice-President.  Justin McDonnell received seven votes.  Justin McDonnell is the Board Vice- President.

Johnny Lee Godsey nominated Donita Byrom for Board Secretary.

Jonathan Hackett nominated Carrie Crane for Board Secretary.

Carrie Crane received four votes and Donita Byrom received three votes.  Carrie Crane is the Board Secretary. 

Mr. Wright then turned the meeting over to Dan Fall, the newly elected Board President.

Minutes:  A motion was made by Jonathan Hackett and seconded by David Hedges to approve the minutes of the April 20, 2009.   The motion carried 7-0.

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

Administrators Reports:

Danny David reported on the track repair and that the sports banquet went well. We have some students that have made it to state in track.

Cindy Brown was absent.

Sheila Riddle reported that several field trips were cancelled due to weather or sickness.  The awards assemblies went well and the TAKS results on her campus were great.  She is really proud of all of her teachers.  She also talked about the Title I survey that went home to parents. 

Mr. Kemp reported about the water issue and summer repairs.  He said the TAKS scores on his campus were great as well.  He talked about the flex schedule and field trips.  He mentioned that the transformation from Winschool to RSCCC is going to be difficult this summer. 

Depository Bid:  A motion was made by Johnny Lee Godsey and seconded by Donita Byrom to approve Independent Bank as the bank depository for the 2009-2011 school years with a fixed rate of 2.25%.   The motion carried 7-0.

2009-10 School Calendar:  A motion was made by Johnny Lee Godsey and seconded by David Hedges approve the school calendar for the 2009-2010 school year as presented.  The motion carried 7-0.

4x4 Curriculum:   Mr. Wright discussed the 4x4 curriculum with the Board.  Consensus of the Board was to have a parent meeting to explain the options that will be given to the students.

Budget Workshop Dates:  The Board set June 8, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. for a budget workshop and to have a budget hearing on June 15th before the regular scheduled Board Meeting. 

Resignations:  A motion was made by Johnny Lee Godsey and seconded by David Hedges to regretfully accept the resignation of Sheila Riddle at the end of her contract.  The motion carried 7-0.

A motion was made by David Hedges and seconded by Johnny Lee Godsey to accept the resignation of Doyle Heath Gammon.  The motion carried 7-0.

Teacher Contract:  A motion was made by Johnny Lee Godsey and seconded by Donita Byrom to hire Shawn Poe for the 2009-10 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 7-0.

Adjourn:  A motion was made by Johnny Lee Godsey and seconded by Donita Byrom to adjourn at 8:57 p.m.  The motion carried 7-0.  The meeting was adjourned at 8:57 p.m. by President, Dan Fallin and all seven members present.  There were no objections.



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President – Dan Fallin                                                                         Secretary – Carrie Crane

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