September 17, 2007


     A regular meeting of the Collinsville Independent School District Board of Trustees was held on Monday, September 17, 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; High School Principal, Cindy Brown; Intermediate Principal and Technology Director, Ken Kemp; Athletic Director, Danny David; Business Manager, Karen Shotwell, Laurie Davenport, Christie Hall, Kim Gammon, Heath Gammon, Jamie Daniel, and Auditors Gary Sorrell and Cole Perry.


Invocation:  Invocation was given by Justin McDonnell. 


Citizen Participation:  Laurie Davenport discussed pay raises for the teachers with the Board. 


Minutes:  A motion was made by Justin McDonnell and seconded by Randy Adams to approve the minutes of the August 20, 2007, regular meeting.  The motion carried 7-0.


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


2006-2007 Audit:  A motion was made by Darryl Carney and seconded by Larry Kittrell to approve the fiscal audit for the 2006-07 school year.  The motion carried 7-0.


Administrators Reports:


Danny David reported that the volleyball game scheduled for tonight has been rescheduled.   


Cindy Brown reported that the homecoming parade will be next Friday.  She also informed the Board about the Study Skills classes.  


Kim Gammon explained to the Board about the class changes that the students will be having and the reason for the changes is because of TAKS and the Study Skills classes.


Ken Kemp reported as Technology Director that we are having email issues but they are trying to work them out.  We also had a battery back up short out.  He reported as Principal that the students are getting used to homework.  He would like to see an automated lunch system in the future. 


Sheila Riddle was absent.












By-Laws of Energy for Schools:  A motion was made by Justin McDonnell and seconded by Larry Kittrell to approve the resolution adopting the articles of incorporation and by-laws of energy for schools.  The motion carried 7-0. 


403b Tax Deferred Annuity Program:  A motion was made by Justin McDonnell and seconded by Larry Kittrell to approve the 403b tax deferred annuity program resolution to permit contract exchanges.  The motion carried 7-0.


Executive Session:  The Board went into executive session at 7:58 p.m. for the purpose of personnel authorized by Section 550.074 of the Texas Government Code.  The Board returned to regular session at 8:42 p.m.


Adjourn:  A motion was made by Donita Byrom and seconded by Darryl Carney  to adjourn at 8:42 p.m.  The motion carried 7-0.  The meeting was adjourned at 8:42 p.m. by President, Johnny Lee Godsey with all seven members present.   There were no objections.






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President – Johnny Lee Godsey                                                Secretary – Larry Kittrell



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