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.