Joaquin School Board Meeting Minutes

Joaquin ISD

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 (arrived at 6:43 p.m.), Thomas Harvey, Jeff Cater, Bill Mason, Jr., Brandon Neal (arrived at 6:38 p.m.) and Tam Hearnsberger Board members absent: Ronnie Belrose

Guest(s) Present: Molly Mason; Lanie Stanley; Michalla Byrd; Wayne Haglund, School Attorney Joaquin ISD Employee(s) Present: Phil Worsham, Superintendent; Joel Bumback, Director of Finance; Terri Gray, Jr. High Principal; Sherry Scruggs, Elementary Principal; Jimmy Jackson, High School Principal; Kathy Carrington, Special Education Director; Donna Vergo, Human Resources, Bert Coan, Assistant Elementary Principal; Mark Bonner, Maintenance Director

 

Tam Hearnsberger, Secretary, called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

 

2 The invocation was led by Bill Mason, Jr., and the Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America by Thomas Harvey, and the

Pledge of Allegiance to the Texas Flag was led by Jeff Cater.

3 Audience Participation – Those signed up and participating were: None

4 Report and Information items:

4.1 Director of Finance Reports

      1. Monthly Financial Report
      2. Quarterly Investment Report
      3. Annual Investment Report

4.2 Principal’s Reports (Elementary, Jr. High & High School)

4.2.1 School opening and enrollment

4.2.2 Accountability Ratings

4.2.3 Master Schedule and Class sizes for each campus

4.2.4 Mentor Teachers

4.3 Correspondence

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

5.1 It was moved by Bill Mason, Jr., and seconded by Thomas Harvey, to approve the minutes from previous meetings. Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously.

5.2 It was moved by Jeff Cater, and seconded by Bill Mason, Jr., to approve Investment Broker’s List and Review Policy (attached). Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously.

5.3 It was moved by Bill Mason, Jr., and seconded by Jeff Cater, to approve the Adjunct Faculty Agreement for Panola and Shelby County Extension Agents. (attached). Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously.

5.4 It was moved by Jeff Cater, and seconded by Thomas Harvey, to appointment of Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) Members (attached). Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously.

5.5 It was moved by Bill Mason, Jr., and seconded by Thomas Harvey, to approve the District and Campus Goals and Objectives for 17-18 (attached). Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously.

5.6 It was moved by Jeff Cater, and seconded by Bill Mason, Jr., to approve the sale of Surplus items (attached). Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously.

5.7 It was moved by Brandon Neal, and seconded by Bill Mason, Jr., to move October Regular Board Meeting from the 16th to the 23rd due to a conflict of Region 7 meeting for the Superintendent. Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously.

6 Enter Closed Session

6.1 Enter closed session under Texas Government Codes §551.071 & §551.074 at 6:43 p.m.

6.1.1 Private consultation with the Board’s attorney

6.1.2 Superintendent’s Performance Goals

7 Return to Open Session at 7:36 p.m.

7.1 Consideration and Board Action, if any, authorize:

7.1.1 No action taken

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

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

Monday, October 23, 2017, at 6:00 p.m.

10 With no further business on the agenda the meeting was adjourn at 7:40 p.m.