REGULAR BOARD MEETING AGENDA – JUNE 24, 2019

The Board of Trustees of the Borden County Independent School District of Gail, Texas will meet in Regular Session on Monday, June 24th, at 7:00 PM in the Borden County ISD Board Room.

 *OFFICIAL AGENDA*

  1. Call to Order
  2. Invocation
  3. Public Hearing

             Public Hearing on the Application of IP Juno, LLC for an 

             Appraised Value Limitation on Qualified Property, pursuant to

             Chapter 313 of the Texas Property Tax code 

  1. Adjourn Public Hearing 
  1. Community Input from Visitors Who Have Announced – Community Input will be allowed immediately after item four on the agenda.

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 – Consider and approve Findings on the Application for a Limitation on Appraised Value of Property for School District Maintenance and Operations Taxes submitted by IP Juno, LLL.
  2.  Discussion/Action – Consider the waiver of job creation requirement requested by IP Juno, LLC.
  3. Discussion/Action – Consider and approve Agreement on the Application for a Limitation on Appraised Value of Property for School District Maintenance and Operations Taxes submitted by IP Juno, LLC. 
  4. Minutes of May 28, 2019 and June 13, 2019 Board Meetings
  5. Payment of June 2019 Bills
  6. TASB Update 113
  7. Discussion/Action – Personnel:

          Staff Positions for 2019-2020

 (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).) 

   13.  Superintendent’s Report (Financial Reports)

   14.  Adjournment

CALLED BOARD MEETING AGENDA – JUNE 13, 2019

The Board of Trustees of the Borden County Independent School District of Gail, Texas will meet in Called Session on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at 6:00 PM in the Borden County ISD Board Room.

*OFFICIAL AGENDA*

  1. Call to Order
  2. Invocation
  3. Discussion/Action – Personnel- Principal Position
  4. Discussion/Action – Personnel –Other Staffing Needs
  5. Adjournment

 CLOSED SESSION: 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))

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING MINUTES – MAY 13, 2019

The Board of Trustees of the Borden County Independent School District of Gail, Texas, met in special session at 7:00 P.M. in the Board room of the Borden County I.S.D. on Monday, May 13, 2019.  Board members present were Dennis Poole, Nate Avey, Todd Holbrooks, Chad Beaver, Brian Briley, Carol Lewis and Randy Hensley.  Bart McMeans, Principal, was also present.

  1. The meeting was called to order by Dennis Poole at 7:01 p.m.
  2. Bart McMeans gave the invocation.
  3. The Board entered closed session at 7:07 p.m. until 8:09 p.m. under TOMA 551.074 to deliberate personnel matters.
  4. A motion was made by Randy Hensley and seconded by Brian Briley to hire Kyle Kuehler on the recommendation and terms set forth by Bart McMeans. The motion carried unanimously. A motion was made by Chad Beaver and seconded by Carol Lewis to hire Teresa Kuehler on the recommendation and terms set forth by Bart McMeans. The motion carried unanimously.
  5. A motion was made by Chad Beaver and seconded by Todd Holbrooks to adjourn the meeting.  The motion carried unanimously.

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING MINUTES – MAY 8, 2019

The Board of Trustees of the Borden County Independent School District of Gail, Texas, reconvened special session at 6:00 P.M. in the Board room of the Borden County I.S.D. on Wednesday, May 8, 2019.  Board members present were Dennis Poole, Nate Avey, Todd Holbrooks, Chad Beaver, Brian Briley, Carol Lewis and Randy Hensley.  David Baccus, Borden County ISD attorney was also present.

  1. The meeting was called to order by Dennis Poole at 6:10 p.m.
  2. Chad Beaver gave the invocation.
  3. The Board entered closed session at 6:11 p.m. until 6:20 p.m. to seek and receive legal advice from the District’s attorney, pursuant to Texas Gov’t Code Sec. 551.071, regarding employment of interim superintendents and related legal matters.
  4. The Board reentered closed session at 6:20 p.m. until 9:05 p.m. to interview candidates, pursuant to Texas Gov’t Code Sec. 551.074, for the position of interim superintendent.
  5. The Board deliberated over interim superintendent candidates in closed session until 9:05 p.m., pursuant to Texas Gov’t Code Sec. 551.074.
  6. The Board went back into open session and a motion was made by Randy Hensley and seconded by Nate Avey to authorize the Board President and Borden County ISD legal counsel to negotiate an interim superintendent agreement with Johnny Tubb and authorize Board President to execute such agreement. The motion carried unanimously.
  7. A motion was made by Todd Holbrooks and seconded by Brian Briley to adjourn the meeting.  The motion carried unanimously.

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING MINUTES – MAY 7, 2019

The Board of Trustees of the Borden County Independent School District of Gail, Texas, met in special session at 6:00 P.M. in front of the flag pole of the Borden County I.S.D. on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.  Board members present were Dennis Poole, Nate Avey, Todd Holbrooks and Carol Lewis.  Chad Beaver, Brian Briley and Randy Hensley were not present.

  1. The meeting was called to order by Dennis Poole at 6:01 p.m.
  2. A motion was made by Carol Lewis and seconded by Todd Holbrooks to recess and reconvene at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. The motion carried unanimously.
  3. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Todd Holbrooks to adjourn the meeting.  The motion carried unanimously.

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING – APRIL 29, 2019

The Board of Trustees of the Borden County Independent School District of Gail, Texas, met in special session at 6:00 P.M. in the Board room of the Borden County I.S.D. on Monday, April 29th.  Board members present were Dennis Poole, Nate Avey, Todd Holbrooks, Chad Beaver, Brian Briley, Carol Lewis and Randy Hensley.

  1. The meeting was called to order by Dennis Poole at 6:01 p.m.
  2. Dennis Poole gave the invocation.
  3. The Board entered closed session at 6:03 p.m. until 7:04 p.m.
  4. A motion was made by Todd Holbrooks and seconded by Carol Lewis for the Board to approve the Voluntary Resignation Agreement and Release with Billy Collins on the terms presented and authorize the Board President, on behalf of the District, to execute the Agreement and take any further action as needed under the Agreement and that the Board approve the District’s amending of the current fiscal year budget to account for the payment. The motion carried unanimously. Randy Hensley abstained from voting based on his opinion of not being fully informed on the agreement.
  5. A motion was made by Brian Briley and seconded by Chad Beaver to adjourn the meeting.  The motion carried unanimously.

REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES – APRIL 22, 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 Cafeteria of the Borden County I.S.D. on Monday, April 22nd.  Board members present were Dennis Poole, Nate Avey, Todd Holbrooks, Chad Beaver, Brian Briley, Carol Lewis and Randy Hensley. Bart McMeans, Principal and Billy Collins, Superintendent, were also present.

  1. The meeting was called to order by Dennis Poole at 7:00 P.M.
  2. John Anderson, Rich Anderson, Ralph Miller, Joel Dennis, Curt Rinehart, Marlo Holbrooks and DeAnn Brady announced and gave community input. Also present during community input were Glen Gray, Mike Valentine, Van York, Pat Porter, Samantha Gifford, Kacie Beaver, Carrie Hart, Monte Cheatham, Jennifer Cheatham, Monte Smith, Randy Adcock, Gerry Smith, Betty Dennis and Sheriff Benny Allison.
  3. Gerry Smith, representing the Borden County Historical Society, proposed the placement of a historical marker at Bi Centennial Park, with a dedication ceremony to follow. Carol Lewis moved and Nate Avey seconded to accept the proposal.  The motion carried unanimously.
  4. The board reviewed the minutes for the March 25, 2019 regular board meeting. A motion was made by Brian Briley and seconded by Chad Beaver to approve the minutes.  The motion carried unanimously.
  5. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Brian Briley to approve payment of the April 2019 bills. The motion carried unanimously.
  6. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Chad Beaver to set the date of the May regular board meeting on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 6:00 a.m. The motion carried unanimously.
  7. A motion was made by Carol Lewis and seconded by Todd Holbrooks to sponsor graduation night activities for the class of 2019. The motion passed unanimously.
  8. Reviewed list of rolling stock. Discussed condition of transportation vehicles.  No action taken.
  9. Discussed foundation fixes for houses #27 & #30. Collins will provide school board with official quote(s). No action taken.
  10. The board entered closed session at 8:20 p.m. until 8:41 p.m.

A motion was made by Chad Beaver and seconded by Brian Briley to accept the resignation of Bart McMeans.  The motion passed unanimously.

A motion was made by Chad Beaver and seconded by Todd Holbrooks to accept the resignation of Tracye Spencer.  The motion passed unanimously.

  1. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Todd Holbrooks to approve the superintendent’s report. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Brian Briley to adjourn the meeting at 8:59 p.m.  The motion carried unanimously.

Special Board Meeting Agenda – May 13, 2019

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF THE
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
BORDEN COUNTY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Notice is hereby given that on the 13th day of May 2019, the Board of Trustees of the Borden County Independent School District will hold a meeting at 7:00 PM at the Borden County ISD Board Room, Gail, Texas 79738. The subjects to be discussed are listed on the agenda, which is attached to and made part of this notice.

If, during the course of the meeting covered by this Notice, the Board of Trustees should determine that a closed or executive session as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code 551.001 et seq., will be held by the Board at the date, hour and place given in this Notice or as soon after the commencement of the meeting covered by this Notice as the Board may conveniently meet in such closed or executive meeting or session concerning any and all purposes permitted by the Act, including, but not limited to the following sections and purposes:

Texas Government Code Section

551.071   Private consultation with the Board’s attorney
551.072   Discussing purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property
551.073   Discussing negotiated contracts for prospective gifts or donations
551.074   Discussing personnel or to hear complaints against personnel
551.076   Considering the deployment, specific occasions for, or implementation of security devices
551.082   Considering discipline of a public school child, or complaint or charge against personnel
551.0821 Considering personally identifiable information about public school student
551.086   Discussion or deliberation regarding economic development negotiations

Texas Education Code Section

     39.030(a) Discussion or adoption of individual assessment instruments or assessment items

Should any final action, final decision or final vote be required in the opinion of the Board with regard to any matter considered in such closed or executive meeting or session, then the final action, decision, or vote shall be either:

  • in the open meeting covered by the Notice upon reconvening the public meeting; or
  • at a subsequent public meeting of the Board upon notice thereof, as the Board shall determine.

On this the 10th day of May 2019, this Notice was posted on the door window of the Borden County ISD building at 2:30 P.M. on said date.

_____________________________

Billy Collins
Superintendent
Borden County ISD

A G E N D A
SPECIAL MEETING
The Board of Trustees
Borden County ISD
May 13, 2019 7:00 PM

A Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Borden County Independent School District will be held on May 13th, 2019, beginning at 7:00 PM in the Board Room, Borden County ISD, Gail, TX 79738.

The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are as listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the order shown on this meeting notice.

  1. Call to Order
  1. Invocation
  1. Personnel Matters. Deliberation (in closed session under TOMA 551.074) and possible action to:
  • Offer employment contract(s) to certified and/or non-certified administrator employment applicants(s) for initial assignment by Superintendent to one or more of the following positions: central office administrator; campus principal; assistant principal; and other professional administrative support positions.
  • Offer employment contract(s) to other certified and/or non-certified professional employment applicant(s) for initial assignment by Superintendent to administration, classroom teaching, counseling, librarian, nurse, and other professional instructional and/or professional support positions.
  • Renew or propose the nonrenewal of term contract employees in accordance with Chapter 21, Subchapter E, Texas Education Code; renew or terminate probationary contract employees effective at the end of their current probationary contract periods in accordance with Chapter 21 Subchapter C, Texas Education Code; renew or terminate contract employees on contracts not governed by Chapter 21, Texas Education Code, effective at the end of their current contract periods; and authorize the superintendent to deliver, on Board’s behalf, any required notices(s) to such employees in accordance with the Texas Education Code.
  1. Action on employment of personnel discussed under Agenda Item #3 above.
  2. Adjourn

If during the course of the meeting, discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in closed session, the Board will conduct a closed meeting in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapters D and E. Before any closed session is convened, the presiding officer will publicly identify the section or sections of the Act authorizing the closed meeting. All final votes, actions, or decisions will be taken in open meeting. If the meeting is not concluded by 12:00 AM, the Board may recess the meeting. If the meeting is recessed, the Board shall reconvene at 6:00 PM the following day. If the meeting is not concluded by 12:00 AM on the night it is reconvened, the Board may continue to recess and reconvene as described above, from day to day, until the meeting is concluded.

Special Board Meeting Agenda – May 7, 2019

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF THE

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

BORDEN COUNTY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

 

Notice is hereby given that on the 7th day of May 2019, the Board of Trustees of the Borden County Independent School District will hold a meeting at 6:30 PM at the Borden County ISD Board Room, Gail, Texas 79738. The subjects to be discussed are listed on the agenda, which is attached to and made part of this notice.

If, during the course of the meeting covered by this Notice, the Board of Trustees should determine that a closed or executive session as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code 551.001 et seq., will be held by the Board at the date, hour and place given in this Notice or as soon after the commencement of the meeting covered by this Notice as the Board may conveniently meet in such closed or executive meeting or session concerning any and all purposes permitted by the Act, including, but not limited to the following sections and purposes:

     Texas Government Code Section

551.071   Private consultation with the Board’s attorney

551.072   Discussing purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property

551.073   Discussing negotiated contracts for prospective gifts or donations

551.074   Discussing personnel or to hear complaints against personnel

551.076   Considering the deployment, specific occasions for, or implementation of security devices

551.082   Considering discipline of a public school child, or complaint or charge against personnel

551.0821 Considering personally identifiable information about public school student

551.086   Discussion or deliberation regarding economic development negotiations

 

     Texas Education Code Section

     39.030(a) Discussion or adoption of individual assessment instruments or assessment items

 

Should any final action, final decision or final vote be required in the opinion of the Board with regard to any matter considered in such closed or executive meeting or session, then the final action, decision, or vote shall be either:

  • in the open meeting covered by the Notice upon reconvening the public meeting; or
  • at a subsequent public meeting of the Board upon notice thereof, as the Board shall determine.

On this the 3rd day of May 2019, this Notice was posted on the door window of the Borden County ISD building at 9:30 A.M. on said date.

 

_____________________________

Billy Collins
Superintendent
Borden County ISD

 

 

AGENDA

 

SPECIAL MEETING
The Board of Trustees
Borden County ISD
May 7, 2019 6:30 PM

 

 

A Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Borden County Independent School District will be held on May 7th, 2019, beginning at 6:30 PM in the Board Room, Borden County ISD, Gail, TX 79738.

 

The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are as listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the order shown on this meeting notice.

                                                                      

  1. Call to Order

 

  1. Invocation

 

  1. Seek and receive legal advice from District’s attorney in closed session per Tex. Gov’t Code §551.071 regarding employment of interim superintendents and related legal matters.

 

  1. Interview candidates in closed session under Tex. Gov’t Code §551.074 for the position of interim superintendent.

 

  1. Deliberation in closed session under Tex. Gov’t Code §551.074 regarding the selection of an interim superintendent.

 

  1. Deliberation and possible action in open session to name an interim superintendent to assume duties on May 27, 2019, and authorize the Board president to execute an agreement to employ such person.

 

  1. Adjourn

 

If during the course of the meeting, discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in closed session, the Board will conduct a closed meeting in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapters D and E. Before any closed session is convened, the presiding officer will publicly identify the section or sections of the Act authorizing the closed meeting. All final votes, actions, or decisions will be taken in open meeting. If the meeting is not concluded by 12:00 AM, the Board may recess the meeting. If the meeting is recessed, the Board shall reconvene at 6:00 PM the following day. If the meeting is not concluded by 12:00 AM on the night it is reconvened, the Board may continue to recess and reconvene as described above, from day to day, until the meeting is concluded.

Special Board Meeting Agenda – April 29, 2019

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF THE

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

BORDEN COUNTY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

 

Notice is hereby given that on the 29th day of April 2019, the Board of Trustees of the Borden County Independent School District will hold a meeting at 6:00 PM at the Borden County ISD Board Room, Gail, Texas 79738. The subjects to be discussed are listed on the agenda, which is attached to and made part of this notice.

If, during the course of the meeting covered by this Notice, the Board of Trustees should determine that a closed or executive session as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code 551.001 et seq., will be held by the Board at the date, hour and place given in this Notice or as soon after the commencement of the meeting covered by this Notice as the Board may conveniently meet in such closed or executive meeting or session concerning any and all purposes permitted by the Act, including, but not limited to the following sections and purposes:

     Texas Government Code Section

551.071   Private consultation with the Board’s attorney

551.072   Discussing purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property

551.073   Discussing negotiated contracts for prospective gifts or donations

551.074   Discussing personnel or to hear complaints against personnel

551.076   Considering the deployment, specific occasions for, or implementation of security devices

551.082   Considering discipline of a public school child, or complaint or charge against personnel

551.0821 Considering personally identifiable information about public school student

551.086   Discussion or deliberation regarding economic development negotiations

 

     Texas Education Code Section

     39.030(a) Discussion or adoption of individual assessment instruments or assessment items

 

Should any final action, final decision or final vote be required in the opinion of the Board with regard to any matter considered in such closed or executive meeting or session, then the final action, decision, or vote shall be either:

  • in the open meeting covered by the Notice upon reconvening the public meeting; or
  • at a subsequent public meeting of the Board upon notice thereof, as the Board shall determine.

 

On this the 26th day of April 2019, this Notice was posted on the door window of the Borden County ISD building at 9:30 A.M. on said date.

 

_____________________________

Billy Collins
Superintendent
Borden County ISD  

 

 

 

AGENDA

 

SPECIAL MEETING
The Board of Trustees
Borden County ISD
April 29, 2019 6:00 PM

 

 

A Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Borden County Independent School District will be held on April 29th, 2019, beginning at 6:00 PM in the Board Room, Borden County ISD, Gail, TX 79738.

 

The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are as listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the order shown on this meeting notice.

                                                                      

  1. Call to Order

 

  1. Invocation

 

  1. Seek and receive legal advice from District’s attorney in closed session per Tex. Gov’t Code §551.071 regarding Superintendent employment contract and related legal matters

 

  1. Consideration and possible action to approve entering into a Voluntary Resignation Agreement with the Superintendent and amending the current fiscal year budget to account for any payment thereunder

 

  1. Adjourn

If during the course of the meeting, discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in closed session, the Board will conduct a closed meeting in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapters D and E. Before any closed session is convened, the presiding officer will publicly identify the section or sections of the Act authorizing the closed meeting. All final votes, actions, or decisions will be taken in open meeting. If the meeting is not concluded by 12:00 AM, the Board may recess the meeting. If the meeting is recessed, the Board shall reconvene at 6:00 PM the following day. If the meeting is not concluded by 12:00 AM on the night it is reconvened, the Board may continue to recess and reconvene as described above, from day to day, until the meeting is concluded.