JOAQU(IN ISD: Minutes of School Board Meeting May 18, 2020

 

1 The Joaquin ISD School Board met tonight in regular session at 6:00 p.m. in the Joaquin Boardroom with the following members present:  Chrisco Bragg, Thomas Harvey, Brandon Neal, Jeff Cater, Jacob Kay, Ronnie Belrose, Jeff Hamilton

 

Board members absent: 

 

Guest(s) Present:

    

Joaquin ISD Employee(s) Present:  Ryan Fuller, Superintendent, Joel Bumback, Director of     Finance

  

     Chrisco Bragg, President, called the meeting to order at 6:15 p.m.

 

2 The invocation was led by Chrisco Bragg, and the Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America by Brandon Neal, and the Pledge of Allegiance to the Texas Flag was led by Jeff Cater.

 

3 Reorganize the Board- Election of:

      a.  Board President

The floor was open for Board President nominations. Chrisco Bragg was nominated by Jeff Hamilton. No other nominations were made, nominations were closed. A vote was taken and the results were unanimous for Chrisco Bragg.

      b.  Vice-President

The floor was open for Vice President nominations. Ronnie Belrose was nominated by Chrisco Bragg. No other nominations were made, nominations were closed. A vote was taken and the results were unanimous for Ronnie Belrose.

      c.  Secretary

The floor was open for Secretary nominations.  Jeff Cater was nominated by Brandon Neal. No other nominations were made, nominations were closed. A vote was taken and the results for unanimous for Ronnie Belrose.

 

4 Audience Participation – None

 

5 Report and Information items:

 

5.1 Recognize Tam Hearnsberger for her service on the Board of Trustees

5.2  Review Monthly Financial Report- Joel Bumback, Director of Finance

5.3  2020 Preliminary Property Values

 

6 Agenda Items for discussion, consideration, and possible action:

 

6.1       It was moved by Ronnie Belrose, and seconded by Jeff Hamilton, to approve the minutes from the previous month’s meeting.  Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion.  It carried unanimously.

 

 

6.2       It was moved by Brandon Neal, and seconded by Jacob Kay, to approve payment of a $50 stipend to all teachers for the months of April and May for a total of $100 to help offset cost of personal use of cell phones and internet services.  Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion.  It carried unanimously.

 

6.3       It was moved by Jeff Hamilton, and seconded by Thomas Harvey, to approve TEA Missed School Days Waiver for Covid-19.  Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion.  It carried unanimously.

 

6.4       No Action Taken.

 

6.5       It was moved by Thomas Harvey, and seconded by Jeff Cater, to approve Resolution conveying property held by Joaquin ISD, Trustee to Shelby County.  Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion.  It carried unanimously.

 

7 The board entered closed session in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Section 551.074 at 6:51 p.m. on May 18, 2020.

 

551.074 Appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal   of a public officer or employee or to hear a complaint or charge against an officer or employee

 

            7.1        Resignations, hiring’s, and contracts

            7.2        Hire At-Will Employees for 2020-2021 School Year

 

 The board entered open session in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act at 7:21 p.m. on May 18, 2020.  Agenda Items for discussion, consideration, and possible action:

 

8.1       It was moved by Jeff Cater, and seconded by Ronnie Belrose, to accept the resignation of Bree Bearden.  Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion.  It carried unanimously.

 

8.2       It was moved by Thomas Harvey, and seconded by Jeff Hamilton, to hire the At-Will Employees for 2020-2021 School Year. (see attached list)

 

 

9 Chrisco Bragg, Board President, asked for items to be placed on the next board agenda.  

                         

10 Designation of date and time of next meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Joaquin ISD:

Special Meeting June 4, 2020 5:00 p.m.

Regular Meeting June 15, 2020 6:00 p.m.

 

11 With no further business on the agenda the meeting was adjourned at 7:26 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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       Chrisco Bragg, President                                                                  Jeff Cater, Secretary