Minutes of JISD School Board Meeting March 28, 2018

1  The Joaquin ISD School Board met March 28, in regular session at 4:00 p.m. in the Joaquin Boardroom

with the following members present:  Chrisco Bragg, Tam Hearnsberger,  Jeff Cater, Bill Mason, Jr., Brandon Neal and Thomas Harvey

 

Board members absent:   Ronnie Belrose

 

Guest(s) Present: Dr. Walter Peddy

    

Joaquin ISD Employee(s) Present:  Phil Worsham, Superintendent; Joel Bumback, Director of Finance; Kathy

            Carrington, Special Programs Director; Jimmy Jackson, High School Principal; Bert Coan, Assistant

Elementary Principal; Sherry Scruggs, Elementary Principal; Terri Gray, Jr. High Principal, Jennifer McCann,

Administrative Assistant; Mark Bonner, Maintenance Director; Donna Vergo, Human Resources

 

Chrisco Bragg, President, called the meeting to order at 4:03 p.m.

 

2  The invocation was led by Chrisco Bragg, 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 Tam Hearnsberger.

 

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

 

4  Report and Information items:

 

4.1        Review Monthly Financial Reports

4.2        Quarterly Investment Report

4.3          School Safety Report

4.4        TASB Vantage Points for Update 110

4.5        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 previous meetings

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

5.2  It was moved by Tam Hearnsberger, and seconded by Thomas Harvey, to approve the Instructional

Materials Allotment and TEKS Certification (attached).  Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion.  It carried unanimously.

5.3  It was moved Tam Hearnsberger, and seconded by Jeff Cater, to approve purchase of Elementary

ELAR materials with Instructional Material Allotment Funds .  Following discussion, a vote was

taken on the motion.  It carried unanimously.

5.4  It was moved Jeff Cater, and seconded by Brandon Neal, to approve the order to cancel the of School

Board Election due to only 2 signing up for the 2 positions and declare Ronnie Belrose and Thomas

Harvey elected.  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 certify Phil Worsham as Joaquin’s

District Representative to Region 7’s Regional Advisory Committee.  Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion.  It carried unanimously. 

5.6  It was moved by Jeff Cater, and seconded by Thomas Harvey, to approve amendment to the 2017-18

budget(attached).              Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion.  It carried unanimously. 

5.7  It was moved by Brandon Neal, and seconded by Thomas Harvey, to approve application for low

attendance waiver days (attached).  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 application for staff  

development waivers (attached).  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 at 5:36 p.m. on

    March 28, 2018.

 

               6.1     Enter closed session under Texas Government Codes §551.071, §551.074, §551.127, §551.129 (See Attached Code)

 

                    6.1.1        Resignations, hiring and Contracts

                        1.  Resignations and Retirements

     6.1.2        Superintendent Contract

                 6.1.3       Duties of personnel and contracts

7  The board entered open session in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act at ) 7:13 p.m. on   

    March 28, 2018.  Agenda Items for discussion, consideration, and possible action:

           

             7.1  Consideration and Board Action, if any, authorize:

 

      7.1.1  It was moved by Brandon Neal, and seconded by Jeff Cater, to confirm the acceptance 

  resignation from Amber Graves effective at the end of the 17/18 school year..  Following

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

                 7.1.2  It was moved by Tam Hearnsberger, and seconded by Bill Mason, Jr., to approve

                         Levis Phil Worsham’s contract as Superintendent of Schools for a total of three

                         (3)years, beginning on July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2021.  Following

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

 

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

            School Safety

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

          – April 16, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. 

 

10  With no further business on the agenda the meeting was adjourned at 7:18 p.m.