JISD Board Minutes August 10 2020

Joaquin Independent School District 11109 US Highway 84 East, Joaquin, Texas 75954 Telephone (936) 269-3128 Fax (936) 269-3615 Web Page www.joaquinisd.net Ryan Fuller, Superintendent Email rfuller@joaquinisd.net 

Minutes of School Board Meeting August 10, 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 Hamilton, Jeff Cater, and Jacob Kay 

Board members absent: Ronnie Belrose 

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 6:00 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 Audience Participation – None 

4 Report and Information items: 

4.1 Review Monthly Financial Reports – Joel Bumback, Director of Finance 4.2 Review Handbooks (Employee and Student) 4.3 Application for TEA ESSER Grant of $132,906 due August 24, 2020 4.4 TASB Update 115 Vantage Points 4.5 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 JISD Appraisers and 

Appraisal Calendar for the 20-21 school year. Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously. 

5.3 It was moved by Brandon Neal, and seconded by Thomas Harvey, to approve property and General 

Liability Insurance for 2020-21 school year with Texas Political Subdivisions for purchase over $50,000. Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously. 

5.4 It was moved by Jacob Kay, and seconded by Brandon Neal, to approve the Student Code of 

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

5.5 It was moved by Jeff Hamilton, and seconded by Jeff Cater, to approve the Fuel Proposal with R&D 

Distributing for the 2020-21. Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously. 

5.6 It was moved by Thomas Harvey, and seconded by Jacob Kay, to approve the Substitute Employees for 2020-21. Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously. 

5.7 It was moved by Jeff Cater, and seconded by Jeff Hamilton, to approve the Interlocal Agreement with 

Region IV for Remote Learning Operation Connectivity-CV 19 Grant. Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously. 

5.8 It was moved by Jeff Cater, and seconded by Jacob Kay, to approve Attestation to Provide Remote 

Asynchronous Instruction for 2020-21 and authorize the Superintendent to submit final plan to TEA. Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously. 

5.9 It was moved by Jacob Kay, and seconded by Thomas Harvey, to approve CEI to prepare Requests for 

Competitive Sealed Proposals for Stadium Synthetic Turf Project. Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously. 

5.10 It was moved by Jeff Cater, and seconded by Jeff Hamilton, to approve donating the old weight room 

equipment to another school district. Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously. 

5.11 It was moved by Thomas Harvey, and seconded by Brandon Neal, to approve the 2020 proposed tax rate as follows M&O $1.0547 and I &S $.4747 per $100 valuation for a total rate of $1.5294. Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously. 

5.12 It was moved by Jeff Hamilton, and seconded by Thomas Harvey, to approve 5:30 pm on Thursday August 27, 2020 for the public meeting to discuss budget and proposed tax rate. 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 7:34 p.m. on August 10, 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 

6.1 Resignations, hiring, and Contracts- 

a. Hire Temporary Part Time Custodian 

7 The board entered open session in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act at 8:01 p.m. on August 10, 2020. Agenda Items for discussion, consideration, and possible action: 

7.1 a. It was moved by Brandon Neal, and seconded by Thomas Harvey, to hire Matt Wood as a temporary 

part-time custodian. 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 

- Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. - Public Hearing on Budget and Proposed Tax Rate - Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. - Special Meeting - Monday, September 21, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. – Regular Monthly Meeting 

10 With no further business on the agenda the meeting was adjourned at 8:12 p.m. 

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Chrisco Bragg, President Jeff Cater, Secretary

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