JISD Board Minutes

 

Minutes of School Board Meeting October 21, 2019 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 Hamilton, Jeff Cater and Ronnie Belrose (arrived at 6:03 p.m.). 

Board members absent: Tam Hearnsberger 

Guest(s) Present: 

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

Sherry Scruggs, Elementary Principal; Terri Gray, Jr High/High School Principal; Kathy Carrington, Special Education Director 

Chrisco Bragg, President, called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. 

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

3 Audience Participation – NONE 

4 Report and Information items: 

4.1 First Hearing 4.2 Monthly Financial Report 4.3 Joaquin ISD Unissued Bonds from November 2008 Authorization 4.4 Correspondence 

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

5.1 It was moved by Brandon Neal, and seconded by Jeff Cater, to approve the previous 

meeting minutes. Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously. 

5.2 It was moved by Thomas Harvey, and seconded by Jeff Hamilton, to approve 

Campus/District Goals and Objectives. Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously. 

5.3 It was moved by Jeff Cater, and seconded by Jeff Hamilton, to approve 2019 Tax Levy. Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously. 

5.4 It was moved by Brandon Neal, and seconded by Ronnie Belrose, to approve adoption of 

the Wellness Policy. Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously. 

5.5 It was moved by Ronnie Belrose, and seconded by Jeff Hamilton, to approve the Substitute 

Employee List. Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously. 

5.6 It was moved by Jeff Cater, and seconded by Brandon Neal, to approve purchase over 

$50,000 for New Roof-High School Old Wing. Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously. 

5.7 It was moved by Thomas Harvey, and seconded by Jeff Hamilton, to approve authorizing 

the superintendent to seek proposals and select vendor for roof construction. Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously. 

5.8 It was moved by Brandon Neal, and seconded by Jeff Cater, to approve authorizing the 

superintendent to seek proposals from Architects for Campus and District Improvements. Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously. 

5.9 It was moved by Jeff Hamilton, and seconded by Thomas Harvey, to approve the 

appointment of Jay Dee Cockrell as Shelby County Appraisal District Representative for Joaquin ISD. Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously. 

6 The board entered closed session in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code Section 551.074 at 7:03 p.m. on October 21, 2019. 

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 

6.1 Resignations, hiring, and Contracts- 

a. Hire special education aide at the junior high school 

7 The board entered open session in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act at 7:15 p.m. on October 21, 2019. Agenda Items for discussion, consideration, and possible action: 

7.1 a. It was moved by Jeff Cater, and seconded by Thomas Harvey, to hire Jason Freeman as a special education aide at the junior high school. Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously. 

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

9 Designation of date and time of next meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Joaquin ISD. 

November 18, 2019, 6:00 p.m. 

10 With no further business on the agenda the meeting was adjourned at 7:16 p.m.