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.

REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES – MAY 28, 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 Tuesday, May 28, 2019.  Board members present were Dennis Poole, Nate Avey, Todd Holbrooks, Chad Beaver, Brian Briley, Carol Lewis and Randy Hensley.  Johnny Tubb, Superintendent, Bart McMeans, Principal, and Phillip Allen, BCISD teacher, were also present.

  1. The meeting was called to order by Dennis Poole at 7:02 p.m.
  2. There was no community input.
  3. Phillip Allen gave a report on FFA accomplishments and other student activities for 2018/19 school year. Discussed class scheduling and future plans for the ag program.
  4. A motion was made by Todd Holbrooks and seconded by Carol Lewis to approve the minutes for April 22, 2019; April 29, 2019; May 7, 2019; May 8, 2019 and May 13, 2019 meetings. The motion carried unanimously.
  5. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Brian Briley to approve the payment of May 2019 bills. The motion carried unanimously.
  6. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Randy Hensley to set the next regular board meetings on June 24, 2019 and July 18, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. The motion carried unanimously.
  7. A motion was made by Randy Hensley and seconded by Chad Beaver to extend the Depository Contract with First Bank and Trust through August 31, 2021. The motion carried unanimously.
  8. A motion was made by Carol Lewis and seconded by Todd Holbrooks to remove and replace designated signatures and representatives on the First Bank and Trust accounts as attached. The motion carried unanimously.
  9. A motion was made by Todd Holbrooks and seconded by Chad Beaver to approve the allotment and TEKS certification for 2019-2020. The motion carried unanimously.
  10. Discussion held over School Health Advisory Committee report. No action taken.
  11. Discussion held over TRS ActiveCare premium schedule for 2019-2020. No action taken.
  12. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Todd Holbrooks to amend the budget for 2018-19 fiscal year. The motion carried unanimously.
  13. The board entered closed session at 9:06 p.m. to discuss Principal and Certified teacher positions for 2019-2020. The board returned to open session at 9:38 p.m.  A motion was made by Brian Briley and seconded by Chad Beaver to accept the resignation of Sheri Poole.  The motion carried unanimously.
  14. A motion was made by Chad Beaver and seconded by Brian Briley to accept 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 – 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.