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(7pm) March 9, 2009

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Collinsville Public Schools -- 1119 West Broadway -- Collinsville, OK 74021

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: March 9, 2009 Monday
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Place: Education Service Center, 1119 W. Broadway Collinsville, OK 74021

The following items will appear on the agenda at the above scheduled meeting to wit:

NOTE: The Board of Education may discuss, vote to approve, vote to disapprove, vote to table or decide not to vote on any item on this agenda.

1) Call to Order and Roll Call of Members.Donna Sears, Wendell Johnson, Steve Stout, Memory Ostrander, and Joe Hampton. -- all Present
2) Record of Members Present and Absent.
3) Presentation By The Constituency. -- none
4) Reading of Minutes - Feb 9, 2009 Regular Meeting. -- approved
5) Approval of Purchase Orders and Payment of Purchase Orders - FY2009 General and Building Funds
All District Funds - Approval of Budgets, Reports, Allocations and Investments. -- approved
6) Discussion and Vote to Accept Audit for FY2008 from Kerry J. Patten, CPA, School District Auditor. -- approved, report showed "everything in order".
7) Discussion and Vote to Approve Activity Fund Fundraisers. -- 19 were approved
8) Discussion and Vote to Approve School Auditor Engagement Letter for 2008-2009 Year. -- approved

9) Resignations: -- accepted (losing more than 60 years of experience between these two ladies at end of semester ... and a few more expected next month)
--a) Betty Cross, Herald Elementary Classroom Teacher
--b) Ellen Dortch, Middle School Classroom Teacher

10) Declare Surplus and No Longer Needed by the District, Technology Equipment - Larry Meese -- approved, large piles of old computers and supplies that have mostly come from large bulk tech donations and usable items in use. Will likely be given to Okla. Computer Recyclers for legal disposal. Will check one possible (Bartlesville tech) donation 1st to see if that could use.

11) ... into executive session to discuss administrative personnel ... (I didn't get a digital agenda initially and won't waste time typing all the legalesee -- Ted)
16) Vote to approve Superintendant's recommendation to hire Administrative Personnel for FY2010. -- approved (same administrators as this year).

17) Discussion and Vote to Reorganize District I=6 Board of Education. -- Donna Sears to remain president.
18) Assistant Superintendent’s Report. -- Terry Due reported on the following topics
* Building construction going great. Bricks ready for exterior of new classrooms at CHS and Herald. Sheetrock in progress at CHS. Considering different types of computer drops in new computer testing room for about 70 computers.
* Middle School chilling tower repairs are pending insurance claim followup. Three bids received ranging from $31-$45K
. Apparently the water froze in late December when power was lost to the heating pan during freezing weather.
* Repair of several problems at the middle school gym are about 3/4 done. Some continued vandalism after initial repairs will cause increased monitoring.

19) Superintendent’s Report. -- Pat Herald reported on the following topics
* Excellent story on Collinsville Alternative School (& decreased dropout rate) in Tulsa World 3/2/2009. Pat, the board & CHS Principal Cory Slagle all commented on how fortunate we are to have such an excellent program and teachers at the alternative school.
* OSSBA Dist 4 Meeting will be hosted here (for the first time) March 26th at ECC.

20) Announcements. --
* CHS Band made all I's at Bartlesville
* A CHS student socred 34 of 36 on ACT (another 31).
* Dalton Salisbury won 5A state wrestling title at 215 & Nichael Maul was runner-up at 160.

21) New Business: (if any, of an emergency nature or that was not known at the time the agenda was posted). -- Rebecca Ferguson was hired to fill a replacement position in child nutrition at Herald.
22) Adjournment

This notice being 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. of Schools

Posted this 5th day of March, 2009 at 12:30 p.m. on the door of the Education Service Center at 1119 West Broadway, Collinsville, OK 74021.

-- Ted Wright's comments added in purple

Cross & Dortch Resignations At The End Of This School Year