November 19, 2007


     A regular meeting of the Collinsville Independent School District Board of Trustees was held on Monday, November 19, 2007 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,  Larry Kittrell, Randy Adams, Mindy Kerr and Justin McDonnell.  Others present were:  Superintendent, Tim Wright; Intermediate Principal and Technology Director, Ken Kemp; Athletic Director, Danny David; Business Manager, Karen Shotwell, High School Principal, Cindy Brown, Primary Principal, Sheila Riddle, Carrie Crane, Gay and Dan Fallin, Christie Hall, Betty McCray, Sharon Farr, and John Farr.     


Invocation:  Invocation was given by Donita Byrom.    


Citizen Participation:  Sharon Farr addressed the Board about being put on administrator’s leave and then she turned in her resignation effective November 30, 2007.      


Minutes:  A motion was made by Donita Byrom and seconded by Randy Adams to approve the minutes of the October 15, 2007.  The motion carried 7-0.


Old Business.:  Mr. Wright discussed the lights that have been put on the press box and the cost of putting security cameras at the high school and field house. 


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


Administrators Reports:


Danny David reported that the basketball has started and the football team is doing well.     

            Cindy Brown informed the board that high school did bench marking and that UIL was getting started.   

            Ken Kemp reported that bench marking was also done on his campus and they have had 91% attendance this six weeks.      

            Sheila Riddle said bench marking was also done on her campus and the Christmas program will be on December 20. 


Tax Roll Values:  A motion was made by Darryl Carney and seconded by Larry Kittrell to approve the 2007-2008 tax roll values as presented.  The motion carried 7-0.


Grayson County Appraisal District Board of Directors;  A motion was made by Darryl Carney and seconded by Randy Adams to cast votes for Keith Nathan for the Grayson County Appraisal District Board of  Directors.  The motion carried 7-0.


Extra Duty Pay:  A motion was made by Darryl Carney and seconded by Justin McDonnell to have the extra duty pay included in the December pay check for the amount of $250.00 which will include any and all taxes.  The motion carried 7-0.


Inter-local Agreement with the City of Collinsville:   Mr. Wright discussed the inter-local agreement that the district has with the City of Collinsville with the Board.


Executive Session:  The Board went into executive session at 7:45 p.m. for the purpose of personnel authorized by Section 550.074 of the Texas Government Code.  The Board returned to regular session at 8:27 p.m.  No action was taken at this time.


Mindy Kerr left meeting at 8:17 p.m. during executive session.


Adjourn:  A motion was made by Johnny Lee Godsey and seconded by Darryl Carney to adjourn at 8:28 p.m.  The motion carried 6-0.  The meeting was adjourned at 8:28 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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