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School Board Meet
(7pm) Feb. 5, 2007

Calendar Revisions
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All persons interested in attending the Regularly Scheduled School Board Meeting for Collinsville Public Schools, Independent District I-6, should make plans to attend the meeting at the following date, time and place to wit: Date: Monday Feb. 5, 2007 -- Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Education Service Center, 1119 West Broadway, Collinsville OK 74021

(Note: I missed the first 7 topics below while at the city commission meeting) -- Ted Wright

1) Call to Order and Roll Call of Members. -- all present
2) Record of Members Present and Absent.
3) Presentation by the Constituency.
4) Reading of Minutes - Jan. 8, 2007 Regular Meeting.
5) Approval of Purchase Orders and Payment of Purchase Orders - FY2007 General, Building Funds and Building Bond 2006 and FY06 General, Building Fund Reserves and All District Funds - Approval of Budgets, Reports, Allocations and Investments.
6) Discussion and Vote to Approve Activity Fund Fund-raisers.
7) Angela McKnight - Policy of Teacher Request - Wilson Elem.
8) Discussion and Vote to Approve AIDS Curriculum and Update.-- approved (state mandated)
9) Discussion and Vote to Approve CNP Procurement Policy and Update.-- approved
10) Discussion and Vote to Approve 307 Federal/State Appropriations Increase.
-- approved
11) Discussion and Vote to Appoint Policies/Procedures for Physical Restraint of Children with Special Needs.
-- approved
12). Discussion and Vote to Declare Surplus and no longer Needed by the District: Baseball Uniforms, Navy and Grey, 6 years old, and IBM Syatem 36 Computer.
-- approved
13) Discussion and Vote to Amend 2006-2007 School Calendar.
-- approved (see details to right). Pat Herald stated that adding time to days to make up lost days is not allowed by the State dept. of Education. The details are yet to be worked but it likely that seniors will have to attend some days after they cross the stage for graduation on May 15th.
14) Hiring of Personnel to Fill Current Vacancies:
--a) MS Gym Lunchroom Manager. -- Dana Pelton (snackbar is actually in cafeteria)
15) Proposed Executive Session to Discuss Administrative Persobbel, Pursuant to Section 307 (B)(1) of the Open Meeting Law, so the board may return to open session and amend Superintendent's and Asst. Superintendent's current contracts, and vote to hire administrative personnel for FY2008.
16-17-18) ... executive session transition ...

19) Vote to approve superintendent's recommendation to hire Administrative Personnel for FY2008 and amend Superintendent's and Asst. Superintendent's contracts. The current administrative team was hired to continue next year also. An adjustment was made to the retirement funds paid for Mr. Herald and Mr. Due which the auditor noted had been underpaid by mistake for years. An adjustment was made for this year. Mr. Herald indicated he (nor Mr. Due or Mr. Creech) had no intention of requesting the adjustment for previous years.

20) Assistant Superintendent's Report. -- Terry Due's report:

  • Progress on the fence for the track. Some grading corrections in one location. The final surface still needs 5 days of 50+ degrees and rising before application. Track students are using the asphalt surface in the meantime.
  • ECC building progress continues: duct work, plumbing, fire suppression systems, exterior sheathing, etc. May have paving soon.
  • Security camera systems being studied for additions at each campus.

21) Superintendent's Report.
-- Pat Herald's report:

  • The George Sallee family has renewed discussions with the school on an arrangement for land east of the high school (for possible parking lot expansion).
  • Middle school principal Kelly Hamlin has missed some time helping her son Jack regain his health after a lengthy illness. Mr. Coleman has filled in and done a fine job.
  • Collinsville is fortunate (& proud) to have 5 nationally certified teachers.
  • School board election Feb. 13th (Hampton & Storm running for post # 2)

22) Announcements.

  • Bill Rule reported Chance Riley and David Chester will be signing football letters of intent this Wednesday.
  • Both CHS basketball teams are leading the conference ... the girls are undefeated in conference play ... the boys are tied with Mannford
  • EOI testing at CHS Feb. 6th

23) New Business -- none

24) Adjournment

Election Feb. 13th
Baseball Uniforms To Be Surplused / Auctioned
Administrative Hires & Contracts
The revised school schedule above is for all the campuses except the high school (which is on tri-mesters below). Five classroom days were added: Feb. 16, Feb. 19, May 25, May 29 and May 30. The Feb. 16th date is still subject to State Dept. of Educational approval which anticipated Feb. 6th. No changes were made to spring break or the May 15 CHS graduation ceremony at the Claremore Expo. Any additional lost days would require additional revisions.