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November 19, 2020 at 6:30 PM - Regular Meeting

1. Call to Order and Establish Quorum
Discussion:  Meeting called to order at 6:57 pm.  Members present include Bill Dowell, Chad Hale, Shane Stegall, Cody Pike, Neil Culpepper, Ashley Graves and Tricia Klein.

Troy Roberts, Wes Corzine and Vinnie Heller attended for the administration.
2. Invocation
3. Pledges of Allegiance - United States and Texas
4. Open Forum for Agenda Items
Discussion:  No members of the public present.
5. Consent Agenda
Review of Check Register
Review of Comparison to Revenue
Review of Detail Transactions - Utilities
Minutes of Previous Board Meetings
Discussion:  Motion to approve Consent Agenda as presented by Chad Hale.  Second by Neil Culpepper.  Motion passes unanimously 7-0.
6. Superintendent Report
Discussion:  Mr. Heller was invited to address the board on the progress of the Ag Program.  Currently, there are 90 FFA members with 39 of those members showing at the county or a major show.  There are 86 animals in the program on feed ranging multiple species.  There are currently 10 Ag Mech projects being completed at this time for both county and major shows in both metal and wood across multiple disciplines. 

Mr. Roberts commented on the growth of the program and the recognition it along with the school is receiving due to its success.  He discussed with the board the newly developed need for transportation with the sharp increase in student and animal participation.  Students from 3rd to 12th grade are participating.
7. Principal Report
Discussion:  Mr Corzine yielded his time to Mr. Heller.
8. Workshop - District Goals, Program Goals
Discussion:  The board reviewed the goals previously developed and began preparations for our HB 3 goal-setting meeting in January.  
9. Recess to Closed Session
For the purpose of consideration of matters for which closed or executive sessions are authorized by Title 5, Chapter 551, Texas Government Code §(.071-084), whereupon the Superintendent, at the request of the President of the Board of Education, will present for the Board's discussion the following matters:
A. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071, to consult with the District's attorney, in person or by phone.  
B. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.072, to deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property.  
C. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074, to deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee including the consideration by the board of the Superintendent's evaluation and contract.  
D. Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.076, to deliberate continued evaluation and implementation of security plans, of security personnel or devices and/or conducting security audits.
Discussion:  Board entered closed session at 7:56 pm.
Adjourned at 9:01 pm.

The board brought two items up for action and vote from closed session.

Motion to approve Purchase of New Trailer (16 pen aluminum) as presented by Neil Culpepper.  Second by Cody Pike.  Motion passes unanimously 7-0.

Motion to approve Purchase of an Additional Ag Truck (under $70,000 GVWR 19,000+) as presented by Tricia Klein.  Second by Chad Hale.  Motion passes unanimously 7-0.

10. Adjourn
Discussion:  Meeting Adjourned at 9:04 pm.
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