REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES – AUGUST 29, 2019

The Board of Trustees of the Borden County Independent School District of Gail, Texas, met in regular session at 7:00 P.M. in the Board room of the Borden County I.S.D. on Thursday, August 29, 2019.  Board members present were Nate Avey, Todd Holbrooks, Chad Beaver, Brian Briley, Carol Lewis and Randy Hensley.  Superintendent Johnny Tubb and Principal Britt Gordon, were also present.

  1. The meeting was called to order by Vice President, Todd Holbrooks at 7:02 p.m.
  2. Johnny Tubb gave the invocation.
  3. The board entered public hearing at 7:03 p.m. Discussion was held on 2019-2020 BCISD school budget and 2019-2020 tax rates.  The board closed the public hearing at 7:48 p.m.
  4. There was no community input.
  5. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Brian Briley to adopt the 2019-2020 school year budget. The motion carried unanimously.
  6. A motion was made by Randy Hensley and seconded by Brian Briley to set the M&O tax rate at $.97, the INS tax rate at $.28 for a total tax rate of $1.25. The motion carried unanimously.
  7. A motion was made by Chad Beaver and seconded by Nate Avey to approve the minutes for July 18, 2019 and August 12, 2019 meetings. The motion carried unanimously.
  8. A motion was made by Carol Lewis and seconded by Randy Hensley to approve the August 2019 bills. The motion carried unanimously.
  9. A motion was made by Carol Lewis and seconded by Brian Briley to approve the professional staff appraisal calendar. The motion carried unanimously.
  10. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Brian Briley to approve the 2019-2020 BCISD Student Handbook. The motion carried unanimously.
  11. A motion was made by Carol Lewis and seconded by Chad Beaver to approve the BCISD Student Code of Conduct. The motion carried unanimously.
  12. A motion was made by Randy Hensley and seconded by Nate Avey to approve the BCISD Employee Handbook. The motion carried unanimously.
  13. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Randy Hensley to approve the 2018-19 Final Budget Amendments per attachment. The motion carried unanimously.
  14. A motion was made by Brian Briley and seconded by Carol Lewis to approve the Superintendent’s Report. The motion carried unanimously.
  15. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Brian Briley to adjourn the meeting.  The motion carried unanimously.

REGULAR BOARD MEETING AGENDA – SEPTEMBER 16, 2019

The Board of Trustees of the Borden County Independent School District of Gail, Texas will meet in Regular Session on Monday, September 16, at 7:00 P.M. in the Borden County ISD Board Room.

 *OFFICIAL AGENDA*

  1. Call to Order
  2. Invocation 
  3. Community Input from Visitors Who Have Announced

Community Input has a duration of 30 minutes, and the Board reserves the right according to law to enter into Closed Meeting when Community Input matters involve personnel and during the course of the meeting as authorized by State Law.

COMMUNITY INPUT

1.________________________________       3._______________________________ 2.________________________________       4._______________________________

  1. Approve Minutes from August 29, 2019, meeting
  2. Approve Monthly Bills
  3. Discussion/Action – Adjunct Faculty
  4. 7. Discussion/Action – Tax Payer Discounts (3%, 2%, 1%)
  5. Discussion/Action – Board Member Vacancy
  6. Discussion/Action – Set Date and Time of FIRST rating public hearing
  7. Discussion/Action – Howard County Appraisal District Resolution
  8. Discussion – District of Innovation
  9. Discussion – Campus Carry
  10. Superintendent’s Report (Financial Reports)
  11. Adjournment

CALLED BOARD MEETING MINUTES -AUGUST 12, 2019

The Board of Trustees of the Borden County Independent School District of Gail, Texas, met in regular session at 7:00 P.M. in the Board room of the Borden County I.S.D. on Monday, August 12, 2019.  Board members present were Nate Avey, Todd Holbrooks, Chad Beaver, Brian Briley, Carol Lewis and Randy Hensley.  Superintendent Johnny Tubb and Principal Britt Gordon, were also present.

  1. The meeting was called to order by Vice President, Todd Holbrooks at 7:00 p.m.
  2. Nate Avey gave the invocation.
  3. A motion was made by Brian Briley and seconded by Carol Lewis to accept the resignation of Christi Collins. The motion carried unanimously.  A motion was made by Randy Hensley and seconded by Carol Lewis to offer Patricia Allen a one- year probationary contract for duties as required.  The motion carried unanimously.
  4. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Chad Beaver to apply for a “Statewide Waiver for Out-of-District Transportation.” The motion carried unanimously.
  5. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Randy Hensley to propose the INS tax rate at $.28 and the M&O rate at $.97. The motion carried unanimously.
  6. Tubb explained the budget template and how House Bill 3 directly affected the budget.
  7. A motion was made by Carol Lewis and seconded by Brian Briley to set salaries for the 2019-2020 school year as detailed in the document attached. The motion carried unanimously.
  8. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Randy Hensley for specific budget amendments to cover deficits. The motion carried unanimously.
  9. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Brian Briley to adjourn the meeting.  The motion carried unanimously.

REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES – JULY 18, 2019

The Board of Trustees of the Borden County Independent School District of Gail, Texas, met in regular session at 7:00 P.M. in the Board room of the Borden County I.S.D. on Thursday, July 18, 2019.  Board members present were Nate Avey, Todd Holbrooks, Chad Beaver, Brian Briley, Carol Lewis and Randy Hensley.  Superintendent Johnny Tubb and Principal Britt Gordon, were also present.

  1. The meeting was called to order by Vice President, Todd Holbrooks at 7:07 p.m.
  2. Todd Holbrooks gave the invocation.
  3. There was no community input.
  4. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Brian Briley to accept the resignation of Dennis Poole. The motion carried unanimously.
  5. A motion was made by Carol Lewis and seconded by Brian Briley to approve the June 24, 2019 minutes. The motion carried unanimously.
  6. A motion was made by Chad Beaver and seconded by Randy Hensley to approve the July bills. The motion carried unanimously.
  7. The board entered closed session at 7:23 p.m. to discuss personnel. The board adjourned closed session at 8:05 p.m. No action was taken by the board.
  8. Tubb lead discussion on House Bill 3 and its future impact on the Borden County ISD budget.
  9. Tubb lead discussion on House Bill 3 and its future impact on the Borden County ISD staff and salaries. No action was taken.
  10. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Chad Beaver to enter into an Option 3 agreement for the purchase of attendance credit. The motion carried unanimously. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Carol Lewis to delegate the contractual authority to obligate the school district under Texas Education Code (TEC) Sec. 11.1511 (c)(4) to the superintendent, solely for the purpose of obligating the district under TEC, Sec. 48.257 and TEC, Chapter 49, Subchapters A and D, and the rules adopted by the commissioner of education as authorized under TEC, 49.006 for the 2019-2020 school year.
  11. The Board entered into closed session at 8:56 p.m. to discuss student transfers. The Board adjourned closed session at 9:38 p.m. Mr. Tubb discussed the current transfer process.  He discussed changing the process to include a site-based committee.  No action was taken by the board.
  12. A motion was made by Randy Hensley and seconded by Nate Avey to set a regular board meeting and budget workshop for August 12, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. and to set a called meeting for August 29, 2019 with public hearing at 7:00 p.m. and budget adoption at 7:30 p.m. The motion carried unanimously.
  13. A motion was made by Brian Briley and seconded by Chad Beaver to solicit fuel and propane bids for 2019-2020. The motion carried unanimously.
  14. A motion was made by Brian Briley and seconded by Randy Hensley to approve the presented Wellness Policy. The motion carried unanimously.
  15. A motion was made by Brian Briley and seconded by Chad Beaver to approve the Superintendent’s Report. The motion carried unanimously.
  16. A motion was made by Randy Hensley and seconded by Nate Avey to adjourn the meeting.  The motion carried unanimously.

REGULAR BOARD MEETING & PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA – AUGUST 29, 2019

The Board of Trustees of the Borden County Independent School District of Gail, Texas will meet in Regular Session/Public Hearing on Thursday, August 29th, at 7:00 P.M. in the Borden County ISD Board Room.

 *OFFICIAL AGENDA*

  1. Call to Order
  2. Invocation
  3. Public Hearing – 2019-2020 BCISD School Budget and 2019-2020 Tax Rates
  4. Community Input from Visitors Who Have Announced

Community Input has a duration of 30 minutes, and the Board reserves the right according to law to enter into Closed Meeting when Community Input matters involve personnel and during the course of the meeting as authorized by State Law.

COMMUNITY INPUT

1.________________________________       3._______________________________ 2.________________________________       4._______________________________

  1. Discussion/Action – Adopt 2019-2020 Budget
  2. Discussion/Action – Ordinance to Set Tax Rate for 2019-2020 School Year
  3. Approve Minutes from July 18, 2019, and August 12, 2019, Board Meetings
  4. Approve August 2019 Bills
  5. Discussion/Action – Teacher Appraisal Calendar
  6. Discussion/Action – 2019-2020 BCISD Student Handbook
  7. Discussion/Action – BCISD Student Code of Conduct
  8. Discussion/Action – BCISD Employee Handbook 
  9. Discussion/Action – 2018-2019 Final Budget Amendments
  10. Superintendent’s Report (Financial Reports) 
  11. Adjournment

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS BUDGET AND PROPOSED TAX RATE

CALLED BOARD MEETING AGENDA – AUGUST 12, 2019

The Board of Trustees of the Borden County Independent School District of Gail, Texas will meet in Called Session on Monday, August 12, 2019, at 7:00 P.M. in the Borden County ISD Board Room.

 *OFFICIAL AGENDA*

  1. Call to Order
  2. Invocation
  3. Discussion/Action – Personnel – Staffing Needs
  4. Discussion/Action – Student Transfers
  5. Discussion/Action – Proposed Tax Rates
  6. Discussion – Budget Workshop
  7. Discussion/Action – Set salaries for 2019-2020
  8. Discussion/Action – Budget Amendments
  9. Adjourn

REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES – JUNE 24, 2019

The Board of Trustees of the Borden County Independent School District of Gail, Texas, met in regular session at 7:00 P.M. in the Board room of the Borden County I.S.D. on Monday, June 24th.  Board members present were Dennis Poole, Nate Avey, Todd Holbrooks, Chad Beaver, Brian Briley, Carol Lewis and Randy Hensley.  Superintendent Johnny Tubb, Principal Bart McMeans, Dale Cummings, a representative of Westlake LLC and Kathy Mathias, a representative of Moak, Casey & Associates were also present.

  1. The meeting was called to order by Dennis Poole at 7:01 p.m.
  2. Johnny Tubb gave the invocation.
  3. The Board entered public hearing at 7:02 p.m. Dale Cummings and Kathy Mathias discussed the future solar project for IP Juno LLC.  Mathias recommended that BCISD enter into a 313 agreement for the project.
  4. A motion was made by Carol Lewis and seconded by Brian Briley to adjourn the public hearing. The motion carried unanimously.
  5. There was no community input.
  6. A motion was made by Carol Lewis and seconded by Brian Briley to approve the Findings on the Application for Limitation on Appraised Value of Property for School District Maintenance and Operations Taxes submitted by IP Juno, LLC. The motion carried unanimously.
  7. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Randy Hensley to approve the waiver of the job creation requirement for IP Juno, LLC. The motion carried unanimously.
  8. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Brian Briley to approve the Agreement under the Texas Economic Development Act based on the Application for Limitation on Appraised Value of Property for School District Maintenance and Operations Taxes submitted by IP Juno, LLC. The motion carried unanimously.
  9. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Carol Lewis to approve the minutes for the May 28, 2019 and June 13, 2019 meetings. The motion carried unanimously.
  10. A motion was made by Chad Beaver and seconded by Brian Briley to approve the June bills. The motion carried unanimously.
  11. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Todd Holbrooks to approve the TASB Update 113 upon the recommendation of Superintendent Johnny Tubb. The motion carried unanimously.
  12. The Board entered into closed session at 8:26 p.m. The Board adjourned closed session at 9:16 p.m. A motion was made by Carol Lewis and seconded by Chad Beaver to offer Margaret Guthrie a one-year probationary contract for the 2019-2020 school year.  The motion carried unanimously.
  13. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Todd Holbrooks to approve the Superintendent’s report. The motion carried unanimously.
  14. A motion was made by Brian Briley and seconded by Nate Avey to adjourn the meeting.  The motion carried unanimously.

REGULAR BOARD MEETING AGENDA – JULY 18, 2019

The Board of Trustees of the Borden County Independent School District of Gail, Texas will meet in Regular Session on Thursday, July 18th, at 7:00 P.M. in the Borden County ISD Board Room.

 

*OFFICIAL AGENDA*

  1. Call to Order
  2. Invocation
  3. Community Input from Visitors Who Have Announced

Community Input has a duration of 30 minutes, and the Board reserves the right according to law to enter into Closed Meeting when Community Input matters involve personnel and during the course of the meeting as authorized by State Law.

COMMUNITY INPUT

1.________________________________       3._______________________________ 2.________________________________       4._______________________________

  1. Discussion/Action – Resignation of Board Member
  2. Minutes of June 24, 2019, Board Meeting
  3. 6. Payment of July 2019 Bills
  4. Discussion/Action – Personnel:  Varsity Softball Coaching Assignment

 (The Board reserves the right according to law to enter into Closed Meeting when matters involve personnel and during the course of the meeting as authorized by State Law( TEC Section 551.074).)

  1. Discussion – 2019-2020 Budget
  2.  Discussion/Action – Staff Salaries for 2019-2020 School Year
  3. Discussion/Action – State Funding Contracts and Actions
  4. Discussion – Student Transfers
  5. Discussion/Action – Set date and time of August Meetings, Budget Workshops, and Public Hearings for tax rate and budget adoption.
  1. Discussion/Action – Solicit Fuel Bids for 2019-2020
  2. Discussion/Action – Wellness Policy
  3. Superintendent’s Report (Financial Reports)
  4. Adjournment

CALLED BOARD MEETING MINUTES – JUNE 13, 2019

The Board of Trustees of the Borden County Independent School District of Gail, Texas, met in called session at 6:00 P.M. in the Board room of the Borden County I.S.D. on Thursday, June 13, 2019.  Board members present were Dennis Poole, Todd Holbrooks, Chad Beaver, Brian Briley, Carol Lewis and Randy Hensley.  Board member absent was Nate Avey.  Johnny Tubb, Interim Superintendent, Bart McMeans, Principal, and Britt Gordon were also present.

  1. Call To Order –  The meeting was called to order by Dennis Poole at 6:11 p.m.
  2. Invocation –  Board President Dennis Poole gave the invocation.
  3. Personnel – Principal Position – The board entered closed session at 6:14 p.m. to discuss the Principal’s position.  The board returned to open session at 7:53 p.m.  Upon return to open session:  A motion was made by Todd Holbrooks and seconded by Chad Beaver to offer the Principal’s position in the form of a two-year 12 month term contract beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2021, to Britt Gordon.  The motion carried unanimously.
  4. Personnel – Other Staffing Needs- A motion was made by Randy Hensley and seconded by Brian Briley to offer a teaching position in the form of a one-year 10 month probationary term contract to Kelly Gordon.  The motion carried unanimously.
  5. Adjournment – A motion was made by Brian Briley and seconded by Todd Holbrooks to adjourn the meeting.  The motion carried unanimously.