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School Board Meet
September 9, 2009

5:30 Wednesday Meet
Link to previous
school board news.

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: September 9, 2009 Wednesday
Time: 5:30 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. -- all present
2) Record of Members Present and Absent.
3) Presentation By The Constituency. -- CHS Freshman Tyler Lutz (working on his "Citizenship in the Community" badge as a member of Boy Scout troop 84) addressed the board. Tyler also mentioned a concern that some students were having to stand on his crowded bus. (see new business below).
4) Reading of Minutes - August 3, 2009 Regular Meeting. -- approved
5) Approval of Purchase Orders and Payment of Purchase Orders - FY2010 General and Building and FY09 General and Building Reserves, All District Funds - Approval of Budgets, Reports, Allocations and Investments. -- approved
6) Discussion and Vote to Approve Activity Fund Fundraisers. -- 22 fund raisers approved
7) Board to Consider and Take Action on the Employment of Stephen L. Smith Corp. as Financial Consultants to the School District, for FY2010. -- approved
8) Discussion and Vote to Approve FY2010 Estimate of Needs and Financial Statements. -- approved
9) Discussion and Vote to Approve Alternative Education Plan for FY2010. -- approved
10) Vote to Approve Spring Extra Duty Coaching Assignments. -- approved, (I didn't get a copy of the list. Athletic Director Lance West noted that there were plans to split the boys and girls teams for track and soccer (next year) with dedicated coaches for each team instead of double duty as currently done.)
11) Discussion and Vote to Approve Activity Fund Athletic Revenue Policy and Procedure. -- approved, athletic income from all sports will go into a single (819) account with athletic expenses from all sports paid from that account. Fundraisers for each sport will go to distinct accounts.
12) Discussion and Vote to Approve April 2010 Prom Contract with Tulsa Zoo Living Museum. -- approved, having first outgrown their home CHS facilities and now the Bridal Creek facility (at Sperry, the past two years) the 2010 prom will be held at the enclosed facility at the Tulsa Zoo. There was not much info at the board meet but from viewing the zoo's web site I'm guessing it is the new HA Champan Event Lodge with location near penguins, lions, and tigers & t
otal capacity 450 people seated with buffet.

13) Resignations: -- accepted
a) Mary Irons, Special Needs MS.
b) Teresa Pratt, TA Wilson.
c) Lanel Horton, Special Needs TA MS.
d) Michelle McGonigal, Bus Driver FT AM/PM, TA HE.

14) Hiring of Personnel: -- approved
a) Linsey Tompkins, Special Needs MS.
b) Lindsey Shults, 3rd Grade HE.
c) Sherri Shackleford, CNP.
d) Suzanne Sanders, CNP.
e) Jennifer Gossett-Speck, WI - Special Needs TA.
f) Melissa Garrison - MS Special Needs TA.
g) Amber Warren - MS Snack Bar.

15) Assistant Superintendent’s Report. -- Terry Due reported on the following topics:
* Concrete work behind the new track bleachers is being removed and redon at no expense to the school as it was not don eproperly the first time.
* Work on Wilson roof and gas line and primer coat of paint in gym.
* Interior of ticket booth at football field was completed by Jamie Wilson.
* Pricing for freezer at Herald Elem (like already at other campuses) ... but on hold pending more potential state funding reductions.

16) Superintendent’s Report. -- Pat Herald reported on the following topics:
* State funding cutbacks were 2.4% last month but could be closer to 5% this month. The Collinsville district is better positioned to weather these cutbacks (as a growing district with a strong fund balance) than many districts. BUt Collinsville continues to look for savings .. including considering shutting off most computer each night o save electricity.
* Each campus continue to clean surfaces daily and ecourage hand washing as just a few of the measures to prepare for possible H1N1 fle impacts which have already impacted OSU recently. Closing impacted school systems is no longer a likely scenario.

17) Announcements. -- 88 kids suited up at the CHS football game at Mannford Friday in the 42-0 win.

18) New Business: (if any, of an emergency nature or that was not known at the time the agenda was posted). -- Terry Due noted that he, Pat Herald and Louis Keith had already met and discussed adjusting bus loading and routes and eliminate any problems (like students standing which is not allowed on a moving bus).
19) 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.
Pat Herald, Supt. of Schools

Posted this 4th day of September, 2009 at 3:45 p.m. on the door of the Education Service Center at 1119 West Broadway, Collinsville, OK 74021.

=======================-- Ted Wright's comments added in purple

Prom Contract with
Tulsa Zoo As Sperry Facility Outgrown

4 Resignations / 7 Hires

Adjusting Accounting For Athletic Funds

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