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Summary of Bonham ISD Board of Trustees regular meeting
By Bonham ISD
Jul 23, 2020
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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 will be held July 20, 2020, beginning at 6:00 PM in the Bonham ISD Administration Center 1005 Chestnut Street Bonham, TX 75418.
One or more board members may attend the meeting via video conference pursuant to Texas Government Code 551.127.
The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the same order as shown on this meeting notice. Unless removed from the consent agenda, items identified within the consent agenda will be acted on at one time.

1. Call to Order

President Chance Roberts called the meeting to order at 6:00 pm.

Members present were Chance Roberts, Sean Floyd, LaTonia Arris, Myles Galyon, Mike Patton and Kelly Trompler, Superintendent. Jason Fox and Jeri Lea Johnson attended via Zoom. A quorum was present.

2. Invocation - Sean Floyd

3. Pledge of Allegiance: Led by Board Members

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

4. Tell Me Something Good

Mr. Galyon commended Mrs. Trompler on her Board Notes and meeting with teachers to gather input about returning to school this fall

5. Public Comment None

6. Consent Agenda

A. Consider and possibly approve meeting minutes

B. Consider approval of tax credits, supplements and delinquent tax collection for June 2020

C. Consider approval of financial statements and bills payable for June 2020

D. Consider approval of ratification of Assistant Principal

E. Consider approval of agreement with KFYN radio to air sports event

F. Consider approval of the R10 Multi-Region Purchasing Cooperative

G. Consider approval of purchase over $50,000

H. Consider and possibly approve instructional materials

Motion made by LaTonia Arris to approve, seconded by Myles Galyon.

Motion passed 7/0

7. Reports to the Board

A. Assistant Superintendent Written Report

B. Chief Financial Officer Written Report

C. Director of Operations Written Report

D. Athletic Director Written Report

E. Superintendent Report

1. Open Positions

2. Convocation - August 11th at Multipurpose Complex

3. Letter to Governor asking for cancellation of STAAR testing

8. Information Item - Initial Draft of BISD Back to School Health and Safety Guidelines

9. Information Item - Initial discussion regarding students choosing remote instruction and their participation in extra-curricular activities

10. Information Item - Initial discussion regarding 2020-2021 Calendar

11. Action Item - Consider and possibly approve Update 115 regarding the policies listed (entire update packet under Extra)

Motion made by Sean Floyd to approve, seconded by LaTonia Arris.

Motion passed 7/0

12. Action Item - Consider and possibly approve TASB Board of Directors nomination

Sean Floyd made the motion to endorse Jeff Strickland of Bland ISD; seconded by Myles Galyon.

Motion passed 7/0

13. Action Item - Consider and possibly approve resolution for Chamber of Commerce membership

Motion made by Sean Floyd to approve, seconded by LaTonia Arris.

Motion passed 7/0

14. Information Item - 2020-2021 Employee Handbook

15. Executive Session Board did not enter into Executive Session

A. Pursuant to Texas Government Code section 551.074, discussion of personnel matters pertaining to evaluations, duties, terminations, replacements, reassignments, hiring, and additions to the staff

1. New Hires: Amber Harvey (Teacher ~ BHS), Brian Hopkins (Teacher/Coach ~ BHS), Leo Chavez (Asst. Band Director ~ LHR/IWE), Lou Ann Tatum (Teacher ~ BHS)

2. Reassignments: Amanda Poormohammadi (Assistant Principal ~ LHR), Audrey Richardson (Teacher ~ IWE)

3. Resignations - Elizabeth Holman (Transportation), Tammy Ramsey (FCSSA Aide ~ LHR)

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

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

No action taken


By unanimous consent, meeting adjourned at 6:56 pm.