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July 3, 2022

Granbury ISD School Board  |  Meeting Summary

The GISD Board of Trustees held its monthly meeting on June 13, 2022.

  • Watch the meeting recording: 
    • GISD administration apologizes for technical difficulties that contributed to poor quality of audio and video.

Achievement Spotlight

Trustees recognized Granbury High School Boys and Girls 800-meter relay teams.


Trustees accepted monetary donations.

  • $250 from Michelle Polaceko and $1,000 from Erin Cave to STEAM Academy
  • $500 from George Herr and $3,750 MOA (Military Officers of America) to GHS MCJROTC
  • $1,520 from Granbury Optimist Club to GHS and GMS Junior Optimists
  • $390 in travel points from Nika Carter to GHS Stowaways 

Action on Agenda Items

Trustees discussed and took action on agenda items.

  • Approved budget amendments, employee handbook and compensation plan
  • Approved purchases of chromebooks and school buses
  • Approved Memorandum of Understanding between GISD and Tarleton State University
  • Did not approve the implementation plan regarding House Bill 547 and homeschool students participating in district UIL activities


Trustees heard reports from superintendent of schools and chief financial officer.

  • Superintendent Dr. Jeremy Glenn outlined a three-point plan to address district library services, including the adoption of local policy, appointment of a library coordinator and availability of software for parents to view student library loans.
  • Chief Financial Officer Emmett Whitefield reviewed financial statements, cash flow reports and presented a balanced budget despite recent rise in fuel expenses and food expenses.


Trustees discussed and took action on items discussed in closed session.

  • Accepted resignations and approved staff recommendations
    • Dr. Glenn highlighted the appointments of new district administrators: Leah Dawson to coordinate student services and oversee district librarians and nurses, and Lissa Oliver to replace Jeff Meador as director of communications.
  • Approved superintendent's evaluation and extended contract by one year

Next Meeting

Trustees next convene on Monday, July 18, 2022.

  • Budget Meetings at 4 PM, Executive Session at 5 PM, Regular Session at 6 PM
  • GISD Board Room in the Administration Building at 217 N. Jones Street

Read the meeting summary from the monthly meeting held May 16, 2022: