School Board Meet
March 10, 2014

Terry Due Resignation
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Collinsville Public Schools
1902 West Maple
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 10, 2014
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Education Service Center, 1902 West Maple, 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.
2) Record of Members Present and Absent. -- Absent (Jana Oder) & Present (Stout, Ostrander, Johnson & Reed)
3) Requests to Address the Board. -- none
4) Reading of Minutes – February 10, 2014 Regular Board Meeting and February 19, 2014 Special Board Meeting. -- Approved
5) Approval of Purchase Orders and Payment of Purchase Orders – FY2014 General and Building Funds All District Funds - Approval of Budgets, Reports, Allocations and Investments. -- Approved
6) Discussion and Vote to Approve Activity Fund Fundraisers. -- Approved
7) Discussion and Vote to Approve 307 Federal and State Appropriations. -- Approved (an additional $228K)
8) Discussion and Vote to Approve the Engagement Letter from Kerry John Patten, C.P.A. for the 2013-2014 Fiscal Year. -- Approved
9) Discussion and Vote to Approve Changes to the District Board of Education Policy Book. -- Approved, wording change: generic "according to state standards" ... replacing specific wording more likely subject to change
10) Discussion and Vote to Approve the Collinsville Schools Disaster Plan. -- Approved (an 80 page plan to meet FEMA requirements. Full plan will be on-site at each campus but teachers will receive a 3-page summary version). Some additional training wil be required.

11) Proposed Executive Session to Discuss Re-employment of the Assistant Superintendent of Schools, Principals, Athletic Director, Curriculum Director and Special Services Director, Pursuant to Section 307 (B) (1) of the Open Meeting Law, O§, so that the Board May Return to Open Session And Vote to Rehire or Not Rehire the Assistant Superintendent of Schools, Principals, Athletic Director, Curriculum Director and Special Services Director for the 2014-2015 School Year.
12) Vote to Convene in Executive Session. -- 7:21 - 9:07pm
13) Vote to Acknowledge Return of Board to Open Session.
14) Executive Session Minutes Compliance Announcement.

15) Vote to Re-hire or Not Re-hire the Assistant Superintendent of Schools, Principals, Athletic Director, Curriculum Director and Special Services Director for the 2014-2015 School Year. -- Approved (rehiring of the existing folks)
16) Discussion and Vote to Reorganize District I-6 Board of Education. -- Approved (Steve Stout as President, Memory Ostrander as Vice President, and Tim Reed as Clerk)
17) Discussion and Vote to Declare Surplus and No Longer Needed by District. -- Approved (will try to sell old boys basketball uniforms and likely trash an old copier from the HS)

18) Assistant Superintendent’s Report. -- Lance West reported on these topics:
* Track building (from recycled metal building moved out of the way of new gym) -- forms and rough-in plumbing done -- should have concrete Tuesday and metal up in a few days
* Will remove the old lockers under the HS gym soon --- saving as much material as can be reused later
* Will likely start moving dirt for new elemetary this week (behind Herald)
* Proud of effort by snow removal crew ... clearing ice/snow from walkways at each campus ... on their own time (last Tuesday). Plus Lewis / Kyle Keith & Steve Branen on tractors clearing the lots.
* hope to show construction progress with photos on web page soon

19) Superintendent’s Report. -- Terry Due reported on these topics:
* Congratulation to the Girls Basketball team playing Thursday at State Tournament -- will allow student fans to attend the 2pm game at Sapulpa if their parents blue-slip them out at CHS
* March 31st Education Funding Rally at State Capitol -- many wish to attend (see new business below)
* Tuesday March 11: track pie auction and PLAC initial meeting (parent led organization)

20) Announcements.
* recent recognition for Coaches Howard Ray and Ray Henshall + alumi girls basketball
* CHS Academic team success continues (with mostly underclassman)
* CHS wrestlers won 4th set of 5A state team titles
* 2 wrestlers completed 4 years of individuals titles (Will Steltzlen & Gary Wayne Harding)
* Spring sports have begun ... baseball, soccer, tennis, track ...
* Great job by Coach Mark Campbell and the CHS Basketball girls
* Trying to schedule quick bond sale (noon) board meet ... maybe May 14th or 15th

21) New Business: (if any, of an emergency nature or that was not known at the time the agenda was posted).
* Three Resignations (since agenda released) -- Accepted
-- Crystal Martin (ECC)
-- Lisa Ward (CNP)
-- Terry Due (Superintendent) -- effective July 1, 2014 (see letter below)
* -- Approved -- hiring Lance West as superintendent-elect to take over July 1, 2014
* -- Approved -- changing Monday March 31, 2014 to a non-attendance day (to support the education funding rally at the state capitol) -- encourage parents to attend ... "as we need a larger voice"
* -- Approved -- adding 15 minutes to each school day between March 24 and May 2nd to recover the hours lost March 31st

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: ________________________________
Terry Due, Supt. of Schools

Posted this 7th day of March 2013 at 12:00 p.m. on the door of the Education Service Center at 1902 West Maple, Collinsville, OK 74021.

Ted Wright comments in purple

Lance West Will Be New Superintendent

No School March 31st

Surplus Declaration Old Basketball Uniforms

School Disaster Plan

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2014 School Board
Meeting Dates
Jan. 8, 2014
2nd Wednesday
Feb. 10, 2014
2nd Monday
Feb. 19th Noon Special - Wednesday
Mar. 10, 2014
2nd Monday
April 7, 2014
1st Monday
May 5, 2014
1st Monday
June 2, 2014
1st Monday
July 7, 2014
1st Monday
Aug. 4, 2014
1st Monday
Sept. 8, 2014
2nd Monday
Oct. 6, 2014
1st Monday
Nov. 3, 2014
1st Monday
Dec. 8, 2014
School Calendar
Friday Dec. 6, 2013 unscheduled bad weather day
Monday Dec. 9, 2013 unscheduled bad weather day
Tuesday Dec. 10, 2013 unscheduled bad weather day
Monday Jan. 6, 2014 unscheduled bad weather day
Tueday Jan. 7, 2014 unscheduled bad weather day
Monday Feb. 3, 2014 unscheduled bad weather day
Tuesday Feb. 4, 2014 unscheduled bad weather day
Monday Mar. 3, 2014 unscheduled bad weather day
Tuesday Mar. 4, 2014 unscheduled bad weather day

Next School Year (2014-2015) -- (these are outdated after 2/10/2014 changes to bad weather days -- check back for updates when available -- Ted)