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School Board Meet
June 29, 2009
Jon Coleman Is New
CHS Principal
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Collinsville Public Schools
1119 West Broadway
Collinsville, OK 74021
All persons interested in attending the Special 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: June 29, 2009 Monday -- Time: 12:15 p.m.
Place: Education Service Center, 1119 W. Broadway Collinsville, OK 74021

1) Call to Order and Roll Call of Members.
2) Record of Members Present and Absent. -- all present (Sears, Johnson, Stout, Ostrander & Hampton)
3) Approve ARRA Funds. -- approved. These are projects as described at the previous board meet (June 8th) ... which are funded by federal "stimulus" dollars.
4) Bids: One Special Needs School Bus. -- approved the lowest ($92K) bid of two received. This is part of the ARRA projects above.
5) Approval of Purchase Orders and Payment of Purchase Orders - FY2009 General and Building Funds. -- approved
6) Back to School Supply Drive - Wendell Johnson. -- no action, just a reminder about Meadowcreek United Methodist Church planning to repeat last year's effort (and even increase a bit to include up through 6th grade). Pastor Mangan was introduced.
7) Discussion and Vote to Approve School District Facility Use Policy and Procedures - Lance West. -- approved. A few minor wording changes were still to be made before copies are available for distribution and to be posted on the school's web site. (See Feb. 9th meet for previous discussion/goals).
8) Discussion and Vote to Approve Policy Changes for High School and Middle School Handbooks - Rusty Poindexter. -- approved, dropping corporal punishment option. Recent national lawsuits (where a parent approval letter like Collinsville's) had resulted in rulings against the schools despite the parent pre-approval). Increased the points for vandalism to result in suspension.
9) Vote to Approve Certification of Encumbrance Clerk for FY10. -- yearly approved (Pat Sunday)
10) Vote to Approve Purchasing and Receiving Agent for FY10. -- yearly approved (Stacy Byrum)
11) Vote to Approve Certification of Activity Fund Custodian and Co-signers for FY10. -- yearly approved (Pat Sunday w/ Herald/Due)
12) Vote to Approve Minutes Clerk and Assistant Minutes Clerk for FY10. -- yearly approved (Pat Sunday/Rita Pate)
13) Discussion and Vote to Approve Transfer Activity Fund Monies to General Fund, Independent District I-6, Treasurer. -- approved (~$7K)
14) Discussion and Vote to Hire or Not Hire Classified Support Personnel for the 2009-2010 Fiscal Year. -- approved Re-Hire
15) Discussion and Vote to Approve Certified Working Agreement for FY2010. -- approved, includes: direct deposit in another year (July 2010 start), increase to $85 stipend for 3 unused personal days, lunch duty pay at same as teaching rate, adult restroom at Wilson, move 1 professional day from Jan 18, 2010 to Jan 4 instead, allow donation of 2 (max) sick days to another, compensate test monitorng time during planning period, increase professional development chairperson compensation to $2500 from $1925, .
16) Discussion and Vote to Approve Support Working Agreement for FY2010. -- approved, includes 2% raise and increased stipends.
17) Vote to Approve Tulsa Technology Center Student Transportation Contract for FY2010. -- approved

18) Discussion and Vote to Approve Lease/Purchase Agreement for FY2010. -- approved
a) Bank of the Lakes - ESC - 12 payments.
b) First Pryority Bank - Batting Facility - 1 payment.
c) Tennis Courts at Collinsville City Park.
d) Pepsi Contract.
e) RCB - School Bus - 1 Payment.
f) Grand Bank - HS Security - 10 payments.
g) Security Bank - ESC Copier- 11 payments.
h) Arvest - MS Copier - 1 payment.
i) OME (Okla. Mailing Equip) 1 annual payment.

19) Hiring of Personnel: -- all approved
a) Part-Time Testing Coordinator. -- Linda Blunt (recently retired)
b) High School Principal. -- Jon Coleman (had been MS assistant principal) (selected by committee with 6 interviewed)
c) Child Nutrition Director. -- Dawn Rowe
d) 2 Kindergarten Teachers. -- Julie Kelley & Sarah Castillas?
e) HE Special Needs Teacher. -- Percilla Pittman
f) Athletic Director. -- Lance West (keeps existing coaching and admin duties)

20) Assistant Superintendent’s Report: -- Terry Due reported on the following topics:
* July 1 signoff anticpated for "substantial completion" of both CHS and Herald classroom additions.
* Extra brick used on front of Vo-Ag building ("looks like new"), Will re-tile soon.
* Brewer Construction did a fine job.

21) Superintendent’s Report: -- Pat Herald reported on the following topics:
a) Comp Time Payment for FY2009. -- total down a bit from last year with 5 employees receiving additional pay outside their contract.
* HS graduation will be May 13, 2010 at Tulsa University's Reynolds Center.
The contract should be ready for approval at the July 13th board meet. Having out grown the Claremore Expo, the Reynolds Center has a graduation crowd capacity of 7,000, free parking, provided security and ushers, and a hugh drop down video screen. The cost (~$7K) is about twice the Claremore cost, but "well worth it" for the added space and capabilities.
* The school district's budget is now near $1.8 million. Herald indicated it was near $16 thousand when he first started. Continued growth and careful spending have allowed Collinsville to prepare for the current and potential continued economic downturn.

22) Announcements. -- Wendell Johnson thanked the Collinsville Education for their cntinued support (see CEF Golf Tournament).
23) Adjournment.

This notice being publicly given and displayed by the authority of the School Board of Independent District I-6, acting by and through the undersigned.
By:_____________________ Pat Herald, Supt.
Posted this 24rd day of June 2009 at 4:00 p.m. on the door of the Education Service Center,
1119 West Broadway, Collinsville, OK 74021.

-- Ted Wright's comments added in purple

Facilities Use Proceedures Approved

Policy Handbook Changes: Dropped Corporal Punishment Option

2010 Graduation at TU's Reynolds Center

Lance West Takes Over as Athletic Director (from Retired Bill Rule)

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