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School Board Meet
(7pm) June 4, 2007

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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 June 4, 2007 -- Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Education Service Center, 1119 West Broadway, Collinsville OK 74021

1) Call to Order and Roll Call of Members.
2) Record of Members Present and Absent. (Only Donna Sears, Memory Ostrander & Steve Stout present. Sears presided over the meeting)
3) Presentation by the Constituency.
4) Reading of Minutes - May 7, 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) Discussion and Vote to Set Date for Special School Board Meeting in June 2007.
8) Discussion and Vote to Accept Milk Bid for FY2008.

---- I missed the actions above while at the city commission meeting -- Ted

9) Discussion and Vote to Approve Certification of School District Treasurer -- Rita Pate approved
10) Discussion and Vote to Approve School District Permission to Invest Policy for FY2008.
11) Vote to Approve Certificate and Order of Board of Education to County Clerks and County Treasurer of Tulsa County and Washington County. --approved
12) Discussion and Vote to Accept Worker's Compensation Bids for FY2008 from Agent of Record, G. T. Mitchell Agency. -- --approved (1 bid for ~$92K ... had been ~$72K last year)

13) Resignations: --approved
--a) Tamatha Oglive, MS Computers
--b) Bob Pratt, H.S. Social Studies
--c) Patricia Couch, Wilson Elementary Teacher

14) Hiring of Personnel to Fill Current Vacancies: --approved
--a) MS Counselor: Charles Hewlett
--b) 7th & 8th Grade Math: Ashley Farley
--c) 6th Grade Math/Science: Zack Kinsey
--d) MS Social Studies: Tristan Johnson
--e) MS Geography: Ben Davis
--f) HS Dean of Students: Rusty Poindexter (will be assistant principal in January after degree in December)
--g) HS Science: Janell Lundgren (also an athletic trainer)
--h) HS Social Studies: Kevin Jones
--i) In School Suspension ISS: Matt Davison
--j) HS Drivers Education: Mike McClure
--k) Summer Technology Aide: Marlon Craft (a CHS Junior)

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

  • ECC -- exterior brick work nearing completion, sheetrock 98% complete inside. Approximate July 15 move in date likely.
  • Track's 2nd top coat finished. Striping could occurs soon. Limited use possible now but public use will be encouraged after the stripes and a turnstile are added. Bikes, skateboards or other devices will not be allowed as they would damage the track surface. Camera surveillance was discussed.
  • ECC building & track will both be showcase facilities for the district.
  • An additional (used) driver's ed car will be purchased for $4800. A 2002 Chevy Malibu with 54K miles

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

  • School summer work week is Monday-Thursday with Friday's off and air conditioning reduced to save money. Back to normal work week in August.

17) Announcements.

  • Education Foundation Golf Tournament is June 14th ... still need additional teams and sponsors ... as the event supports the schools.
  • Another excellent CHS graduation (May 2007). Next year may be final year that Claremore Expo is large enough before a differen location will be needed.

18) New Business (if any):

  • Minor mods to MS and CHS policy booklets were approved. The books will go to the printer 6/5 to be ready by August. (Middle school start time will be 7:50am (like HS) to allow announcements to not shorten first period & time for notes after absense reduced to 2 days from 5)
  • Declared Maza surplus with additional driver;s ed car purchase.
  • Rare Non school use of buses (by churches or other organizations) was discussed with the likehood of raising the fees to help defray climbing gas prices.


19) Adjournment

Posted May 31, 2007 4pm at the door of the Education Service Center at 1119 W. Broadway -- Ted Wright's comments added in purple 6/4
Bob Pratt
(Here since 1986)
Possibility of Extra Duty Return Being Discussed