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Summary of regular meeting of Bonham ISD Board of Trustees
By Bonham ISD
Sep 5, 2017
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Summary of Regular Meeting
The Board of Trustees
Bonham ISD

A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Bonham ISD was held Monday, August 21, 2017, beginning at 6:00 PM in the Bonham ISD Administration Center, 1005 Chestnut Street, Bonham, Texas 75418.

1. Call to Order
The meeting was cal
led to order at the Bonham ISD Administration Center at 6:03 p.m. by Chance Roberts. A quorum was present.

Members present for the meeting: LaTonia Arris, Sean Floyd, Jason Fox, Jered Hudson, Randy Pendergrass, Chance Roberts, Dana Roscoe and Dr. Marvin Beaty, Superintendent.

Members Absent: None

2. Invocation - Chance Roberts

3. Pledge of Allegiance - Board Members

The pledge of allegiance to the Texas state flag is: "Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible."

4. Tell Me Something Good (BG II)

Randy Pendergrass ~ son was really excited about viewing the eclipse
Jason Fox ~ kudos to Finley-Oates; great job getting the campus ready for the start of school
LaTonia Arris ~ all the Meet the Teacher Nights went great
Chance Roberts ~ New Teacher Orientation, Meet the Teacher, and New Staff Reception all went great

5. Public Comment

Jason Walker encouraged the Board to vote against Stantec receiving 7% for planning and purchasing furniture for the new high school. Mr. Walker felt there were other avenues to meet this need

6. Consent Agenda

All items on the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine and will be enacted with one motion. There will not be separate discussions of these items unless a Board member requests that an item be withdrawn for individual consideration. The remaining items shall be adopted under a single motion and vote.

A. Consider approval of tax credits, supplements and delinquent tax collection for July 2017

B. Consider approval of financial statements and bills payable for July 2017

C. Consider approval of KFYN to broadcast sports events for Bonham ISD

D. Consider approval of Minutes

E. Consider approval of the following substitute teachers: Janice Taylor, Carlton Cox, Cynthia Bree; Hannah Wegner was added

F. Consider approval of addendum to the Student Code of Conduct

G. Consider approval of policy revisions in regards to District of Innovation

H. Consider approval of revisions to EIF(LOCAL)

I. Consider approval of Fannin County Extension Adjunct Faculty

J. Consider approval of resolution for Fannin County 4-H

K. Consider approval of purchase over $50,000 as per CH(LOCAL)

Motion made by LaTonia Arris and seconded by Jason Fox to approve items in consent agenda, excluding items G & K.

Motion carried 7-0.

Motion made by Dana Roscoe and seconded by Sean Fox to approve item G of the consent agenda.

Motion carried 7-0.

Motion made by Rand Pendergrass and seconded by LaTonia Arris to approve item K of the consent agenda with research and consideration of more auto coverage.

Motion carried 7-0.

7. Reports to the Board

A. Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services Written Report

Presenter: Kelly Trompler

B. Assistant Superintendent of Student Services Written Report

Presenter: Dr. Faith-Ann Cheek

C. Director of Business Services Written Report

Presenter: Alicia Lang

D. Director of Operations Written Report

Presenter: Bill Wakefield

E. Bailey Inglish Principal Written Report

Presenter: Rudy Rodriguez

1. https://goo.gl/ECtVKp

F. Superintendent Report

Presenter: Dr. Marvin Beaty

1. Joint meeting on Freeport Tax

2. TASA/TASB Convention - Oct 6-8, 2017 in Dallas - registration ends September 22

a. https://www.tasa.tasb.org/Home.aspx

3. Drop off and pick up procedures at BHS

4. Research regarding the addition of clubs at BHS

8. Public Hearing - Tax Rate

Presenter: Alicia Lang

Ms. Lang presented the Board/Public with the 2017-2018 Tax Rate.

9. Action Item - Consider and possibly approve adoption of Tax Rate

Presenter: Alicia Lang

Motion made by Dana Roscoe and seconded by LaTonia Arris to adopt a tax rate of $ 1.040100 for M&O and a tax rate of $0.3384 for I&S for a total tax rate of $1.3785.

Motion carried 7-0.

10. Action Item - Consider and possibly approve Certified Tax Roll

Presenter: Alicia Lang

Motion made by Dana Roscoe and seconded by Randy Pendergrass to approve the following resolution adopting the appraisal roll totaling $701,328,555 with the amount of tax levy due totaling $8,859,997.

Motion carried 7-0.

11. Information Item - 2017-2018 Employee Handbook

Presenter: Kelly Trompler

12. Action Item - Consider and possibly approve revised 2017-2018 School Calendar

Presenter: Kelly Trompler

Motion made by LaTonia Arris and seconded by Jason Fox to approve revised 2017-2018 School Calendar.

Motion carried 7-0.

13. Action Item - Consider and possibly approve Early Release Waiver

Presenter: Kelly Trompler

Motion made by Sean Floyd and seconded by Jered Hudson to approve 2017-2018 Early Release Waiver.

Motion carried 7-0.

14. Action Item - Consider and possibly approve the District Improvement Plan

Presenter: Kelly Trompler

Motion made by LaTonia Arris and seconded by Jason Fox to approve the District Improvement Plan.

Motion carried 7-0.

15. Action Item - Consider and possibly approve T-TESS Calendar

Presenter: Kelly Trompler

Motion made by Jason Fox and seconded by Sean Floyd to approve T-TESS Calendar.

Motion carried 7-0.

16. Action Item - Consider and possibly approve T-TESS Appraisers

Presenter: Kelly Trompler

Motion made by Sean Floyd and seconded by Dana Roscoe to approve T-TESS Appraisers.

Motion carried 7-0.

17. Action Item Consider and possibly approve the re-adoption of the 2016-2017 Board Goals as the 2017-2018 Board Goals

Presenter: Chance Roberts

Motion made by LaTonia Arris and seconded by Dana Roscoe to approve the re-adoption of the 2016-2017 Board Goals as the 2017-2018 Board Goals.

Motion carried 7-0.

18. Consider and possibly approve amendment to Stantec professional services agreement for the planning and purchasing of furniture for the new BHS

Presenter: Dr. Marvin Beaty

Motion made by Jason Fox and seconded by Sean Floyd to postpone, definitely until next meeting, the amendment to Stantec Professional Services Agreement for the planning and purchasing of furniture for the new BHS.

Motion failed 0-7.

Motion made by Jason Fox and seconded by Randy Pendergrass to direct Administration to procure multiple options.

Motion carried 7-0.

19. Executive Session

The Board did not enter into Executive Session.

A. Discuss personnel matters pertaining to evaluations, duties, terminations, replacements, reassignments, resignations, hiring and additions to the staff, pursuant to Texas Govt. Code 551.074

1. New Personnel: Patricia Chavez (BI ~ Family Support
Advocate/Administrative Assistant), Brittany Daniels (IWE ~ Teacher), Judi Wheeler (BI ~ Teacher), Evelyn Matlock (Child Nutrition), Celsie Warner (Child Nutrition), Carrie Bolender (IWE ~ Teacher), Holly Clifton (BI ~ Instructional Aide), Lena "Shae" January (Child Nutrition)

2. Reassignments: Ashley Gonzales (Substitute to Child Nutrition)

3. Retirements: Debbie Holt (IWE ~ Cafeteria)

4. Resignations Accepted: Teresa "Diane" Manley (FCSSA ~ Speech Therapist), Rachel McMahon (BI ~ Instructional Aide), Dennis Long (Maintenance), Dorothy Morgan (Child Nutrition), Cortney Hembree (FCSSA ~ Instructional Aide)

B. Information Item - Report of personnel matters pertaining to reassignments and resignations accepted

20. Action Item - Consider approval of items listed in Executive Session

21. ADJOURNMENT

Meeting adjourned at 7:15 p.m. by unanimous consent.