REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES-SEPTEMBER 16, 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, September 16, 2019.  Board members present were Nate Avey, Todd Holbrooks, Chad Beaver, Brian Briley, Carol Lewis and Randy Hensley.  Superintendent Johnny Tubb, Principal Britt Gordon, County Judge Ross Sharp, and Chief Tax Appraiser Tracy Cooley, were also present.

  1. The meeting was called to order by Vice President, Todd Holbrooks at 7:00 p.m.
  2. Todd Holbrooks gave the invocation.
  3. There was no community input.
  4. A motion was made by Carol Lewis and seconded by Randy Hensley to approve the minutes for the August 29, 2019 meeting. The motion carried unanimously.
  5. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Brian Briley to approve the August 2019 bills. The motion carried unanimously.
  6. A motion was made by Carol Lewis and seconded by Brian Briley to approve Julie Smith as an adjunct faculty member. The motion carried unanimously.
  7. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Brian Briley to continue the early paying tax discounts for 2019. The motion carried unanimously
  8. The board entered closed session at 8:06 p.m. to discuss board member vacancy. The board exited closed session at 8:45 p.m.  No action was taken.
  9. A motion was made by Chad Beaver and seconded by Randy Hensley to set the FIRST rating public hearing for October 21, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. The motion carried unanimously.
  10. Discussion held concerning the Howard County Appraisal District Resolution. No action was taken.
  11. Discussion held on District of Innovation process and time line.
  12. Discussion held on campus carry policies and procedures.
  13. A motion was made by Nate Avey and seconded by Brian Briley to approve the Superintendent’s report. The motion carried unanimously.
  14. A motion was made by Brian Briley and seconded by Randy Hensley to adjourn the meeting.  The motion carried unanimously.