Minutes of Regular Meeting of the Board of Education of the Comanche Independent School District December 13, 2018.

BE IT REMEMBERED THAT THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF COMANCHE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT met in Regular Session on Thursday, December 13, 2018, beginning at 6:30 PM in the Comanche ISD Boardroom with the following members present to-wit: Jason Pate, Sheila Stephens, Neil Dudley, Eric Garcia, and Superintendent Gary Speegle.

Members Absent: Kay Hagood, Harold Higginbotham, Rachel Hilliard

School Personnel Present: Kathy Herring, Stephen Hermesmeyer, Mark Lewis, Joseph Simmons, Curtis Stahnke, and Jennifer Rucker

Guests Present: None

1. Call to Order

1.1. Roll Call and Establish a Quorum Jason Pate called the meeting to order with a quorum present.

1.2. Prayer led by Eric Garcia

1.3. Pledge led by Jason Pate

1.4. Mission Statement read by Neil Dudley

2. Public Comments: None

3. Action Items – New Business: Consider and Discuss

3.1. Consideration and Discussion on Awarding Bid(s) for Welders

Motion by Neil Dudley second by Eric Garcia to accept bids as presented. Motion Carried 4-0. Absent: Kay Hagood, Harold Higginbotham, Rachel Hilliard

3.2. Consideration and Discussion on a Superintendent Appraisal Instrument

Motion by Neil Dudley second by Sheila Stephens to accept use of the Superintendent Appraisal Instrument as presented. Motion Carried 4-0. Absent: Kay Hagood, Harold Higginbotham, Rachel Hilliard

3.3. Consideration and Discussion on Amending HS & JH Student Handbook Concerning Cell Phone Policy

Motion Sheila Stephens second by Neil Dudley to accept amendments to the High School and Junior High Student Handbook Cell Phone Policy as presented. Motion carried 4-0. Absent: Kay Hagood, Harold Higginbotham, Rachel Hilliard

4. Consent Agenda (Action Required)

4.1. Approve minutes from the Regular Meeting November 12, 2018, and Disbursement of Funds Report

Motion by Neil Dudley second by Eric Garcia to accept the Consent Agenda as presented. Motion Carried 4-0. Absent: Kay Hagood, Harold Higginbotham, Rachel Hilliard

5. Administration Reports (No Action To Be Taken)

5.1. Athletic Director’s Report

5.2. Technology Director’s Report

5.3. Food Director’s Report

5.4. School Operations Report

5.5. Early Childhood Center Report

5.6. Elementary Report

5.7. Junior High Report

5.8. High School Report

5.9. Director of Finance Report

5.10. Superintendent’s Report

6. Discussion Items (No Action To Be Taken)

7. Consider and Discuss Adjournment

Motion by Sheila Stephens second by Eric Garcia to adjourn at 8:05 p.m., Thursday, December 13, 2018. Motion Carried 4-0. Absent: Kay Hagood, Harold Higginbotham, Rachel Hilliard

President Jason Pate Secretary Sheila Stephens

Executive Session Notes: Board Members Eric Garcia, Jason Pate, Sheila Stephens, and Neil Dudley and Superintendent Gary Speegle entered into Executive Session at 7:30 p.m. as authorized under Section 551.074 of the Texas Government Code. The Board came out of Executive Session at 8:00 p.m.

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