1 The Joaquin ISD School Board met in regular session the Joaquin Boardroom with the following members
present: Jay Dee Cockrell (had to leave at 7:37 p.m.), Ronnie Belrose (arrived at 6:09 p.m.), Thomas Harvey, Chrisco Bragg (arrived 6:09 and Tam Hearnsberger
Board members absent: Charles Leflett and Jimmy Hamilton
Guest(s) Present: None
Joaquin ISD Employee(s) Present: Phil Worsham, Superintendent; Joel Bumback, Director of Finance; Terri Gray, Jr. High Principal; Sherry Scruggs, Elementary Principal; Bert Coan, Assistant Elementary Principal & Districtwide Truancy; Jimmy Jackson, High School Principal/Transportation Director; Kathy Carrington, Special Education Director
Jay Dee Cockrell, President, called the meeting to order at 6:09 p.m.
2 The invocation was led by Jay Dee Cockrell, and the Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America by Tam Hearnsberger, and the
Pledge of Allegiance to the Texas Flag was led by Ronnie Belrose.
3 Audience Participation – Those signed up and participating were: None
4 Report and Information items:
4.1 Director of Finance Reports – Joel Bumback, Director of Finance
4.1.1 Monthly Financial Report
4.2 Delinquent Property Tax Report-Linebarger-Goggan-Blair & Sampson, LLP – John Manuel & Richard King
4.3 Principal’s Reports
4.3.1 Student Handbook – Cell Phone usage – Jimmy Jackson, Terri Gray and Sherry Scruggs
4.3.2 AEP Policies & Procedures – Jimmy Jackson and Terri Gray
4.4 TASB Update 103 Vantage Points
4.5 TASB Legal Seminar – Nacogdoches, November 19, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. SFASU-Twilight Ballroom
5 Agenda Items for discussion, consideration, and possible action:
5.1 It was moved by Tam Hearnsberger, and seconded by Chrisco Bragg, to approve minutes from previous meeting.
Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously.
5.2 It was moved by Tam Hearnsberger, and seconded by Chrisco Bragg, to approve Shelby County Appraisal District
appointment of James Allen Cockrell as Joaquin ISD’s representative to Shelby County Appraisal District
Board of Directors. Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously.
5.3 It was moved by Chrisco Bragg, and seconded by Thomas Harvey, to approve class size waiver to TEA. Following
discussion, a vote was taken on the motion. It carried unanimously.
6 Jay Dee Cockrell, Board President, ask for items to be placed on the next board agenda. None at this time
7 Designation of date and time of next regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Joaquin ISD –
Monday, November 16th, 2015, at 6:00 p.m.
8 With no further business on the agenda the meeting was adjourn at 7:43 p.m.