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Joaquin School Board Meeting Minutes

Minutes of School Board Meeting
April 18, 2016
 
1  The Joaquin ISD School Board met tonight in regular session at 6:00 p.m. in the Joaquin Boardroom 
with the following members present:  Jay Dee Cockrell, Ronnie Belrose, Tam Hearnsberger, Thomas Harvey, Jimmy Hamilton, and Chrisco Bragg 
 
Board members absent:  Charles Leflett
 
Guest(s) Present: Jeff Cater
 
Joaquin ISD Employee(s) Present:  Phil Worsham, Superintendent; Joel Bumback, Director of Finance; 
Jimmy Jackson, High School Principal; Sherry Scruggs, Elementary Principal;  Bert Coan, Assistant Elementary Principal; Donna Vergo, Human Resources; Steven McCann, Women’s Athletic Director; Wade Lawson, Men’s Athletic Director; Lynn Silvey, Teacher; Mark Bonner, Maintenance Director
     
Jay Dee Cockrell, President, called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.
 
2  The invocation was led by Ronnie Belrose, and the Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America 
    by Jimmy Hamilton, and the Pledge of Allegiance to the Texas Flag was led by Chrisco Bragg.
3  Audience Participation – None
4  Report and Information items:
4.1 High School UIL Academic - Lynn Silvey and Athletic Spotlight – Steven McCann and Wade Lawson
4.2 Presentation to Retiring Board Member Charles Leflett
4.3 Review Monthly Financial Reports – Joel Bumback, Director of Finance
4.4 May 7th School Board Election
4.5 TASB Spring Board workshop in Nacogdoches
4.6 Major Summer Repairs – Mark Bonner, Director of Maintenance 
4.7 Correspondence
5  Agenda Items for discussion, consideration, and possible action:
5.1  It was moved by Ronnie Belrose, and Tam Hearnsberger, to approve the previous meetings 
       minutes.  Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion.  It carried unanimously.
5.2  It was moved by Tam Hearnsberger, and seconded by Ronnie Belrose, to certify Phil Worsham, 
        Superintendent Joaquin ISD as the School District Representative to Regional Advisory Committee.  
        Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion.  It carried unanimously.
5.3  It was moved by Jimmy Hamilton, and seconded by Chrisco Bragg, to nominate Phil Worsham, Superintendent 
        of Joaquin ISD to represent Shelby County on the Region VII Executive Committee.     
        Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion.  It carried unanimously.
5.4  It was moved by Chrisco Bragg, and seconded by Ronnie Belrose, to approve TASB Update 104  as 
         recommendations per the instruction sheet.  Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion.  It      
         carried unanimously.   Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion.  It carried unanimously
5.5  It was moved by Chrisco Bragg, and seconded by Tam Hearnsberger, to approve TASB’s recommendations for 
        local update and policy review on January 19, 2016.  Following discussion, a vote was taken on the 
        motion.  It carried unanimously.
6  The board entered closed session in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government 
    Code Section 551.074 at 6:57 p.m. on April 18, 2016. 
6.1 Resignations, hiring and Contracts – Texas Government Code Section 551.074
    1.  Resignations and Retirements
6.2 Teacher Contracts
7  The board entered open session in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act at 7:43 p.m. on    
    April 18, 2016.  Agenda Items for discussion, consideration, and possible action: 
7.1    It was moved by Ronnie Belrose, and seconded by Tam Hearnsberger, to confirm the resignation of 
         Ashley LuPPlace and Shonda Elliott.    Following discussion, a vote was taken on the motion.  It carried unanimously.  
7.2    No action taken
8  Jay Dee Cockrell, Board President, asked for items to be placed on the next board agenda.   
Discuss summer repair projects  
Discuss Joaquin’s practice for Dual Credit course and paying for courses
9  Designation of date and time of next meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Joaquin ISD 
          May 16, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.  
 
10  With no further business on the agenda the meeting was adjourned at 7:47 p.m. 
 

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