By Chuck Davidson
CHESTER – Board of trustees president Bryan Martin gaveled the regular meeting of the Chester ISD school board to order at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 12, with five of the seven members present along with regular attendees, Chester ISD superintendent Dr. Paul Drake, business manager Austin Odom and secretary and reporter.
The agenda was quickly dealt with as revenues and expenses and grant updates were presented by Odom followed by Drake’s update on staffing and board training. Drake shared some positive comments regarding the recent safety/security audit done with more details to be presented in executive session.
The consent agenda was approved as were three action items: 1) resolution to continue being part of the Region 5 food service cooperative; 2) approval of TASB local policy update #121; and 3) approval of Memorandum of Understanding between Tyler County precinct #2 and Chester ISD.
The board went into closed executive session at 6:22 p.m. and returned at 7:02 p.m. when they voted to adjourn.
The July meeting of the Chester ISD Board of Trustees is set for 6 p.m. on Monday, July 17.