By Bob Belcher
Corsicana Daily Sun
Corsicana — Notes from the Corsicana Independent School District Board of Trustees meeting held Monday.
Ratliff sworn as chief
Board President Scott Watkins issued the oath of office to CISD Police Chief Randy Ratliff. Ratliff was named chief of the district's police at a previous meeting.
At the recommendation of CISD bus driver Herman Starcher, trustees presented a 'C-Award' to CHS student Derontre Chambers, citing his help with younger students who rode the bus, leading by example, and helping without being asked. Trustee Leah Blackard presented the award to Chambers.
Trustees approved accepting a number of donations to the district as part of the Consent Agenda. A number of donations were received in support of the 2013 Special Prom and activities for special education students. Those donations included $500 from the Corsicana Police Officers Association, $100 from the Corsicana Police Officers Wives Association, $75 from Donny and Debra Rogers, $250 from Riley Transports, Inc., $100 from Community National Bank and Trust, $30 from Ronald Ragsdale, $100 from Keith Allen Bryson, and $500 from John Owens/Texas Tile Contractors. Other donations received included a Hunter 4000 Alignment machine from Berry Chrysler for use in the Auto Technology Department, and $1,545 from the Corsicana Cheer Booster Club to help fund a charter bus for the CHS Cheer Camp trip to Galveston.
Printed supply bid awarded
Trustees voted to award the bid for printed supplies to Greenworx Printing of Corsicana, the only bidder in the Request for Proposals sent out.
Closed Session held
Trustees held a closed session during Monday's meeting to consult with an attorney, discuss personnel and real estate. After returning to open session, no action was taken on items discussed.