School Board Meet
June 8, 2015

New Band Director Hired
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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: June 8, 2015
Time: 6:00 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. -- All present: Stout, Ostrander, Johnson. Morrison & Reed.
3) Requests to Address the Board. -- none
4) Consent Agenda: Discussion and Vote to Approve Items #1- #3 of the Consent Agenda:
--1) Approval of the May 11, 2015 Regular Board Meeting Minutes and May 29, 2015 Special Board Meeting Minutes.
--2) Approval of the Activity Fund Fundraisers as Attached.
--3) Approval of Purchase Orders and Payment of Purchase Orders – FY2015 General and Building Funds, All District Funds and Sinking Fund –Approval of Budgets, Reports, Allocations and Investments.
-- Approved

5) Presentation by Brewer Construction on Building Projects -- Chad Brewer reoprted the finishing touches on the new upper elementary should all be completed by mid-July. Teacher's boxes have been moved in but teachers aren't allowed in yet to start their classroom setup. Lot of top soil and asphalt still to be done outside. Traing soon for the new cafeteria equipment.
-- High School: finally have everything under a roof after a wet month of May with only partial roof. Asking subcontractors to work weekends to try to makeup for weather delays.
Masons in remodeled locker rooms under old gym bleachers. Concrete floor now in those locker rooms. Will start demolition soon in the old commons cafeteria ... which will be snack bar. Lots of exterior cleanup work to be done -- asphalt and grass.
Drone photos provided by Chad Brewer: Upper Elementary & High School.

6) Discussion and Vote to Approve the 2015-2016 Professional Development Plan- Michelle Borthick. -- Approved
7) Discussion and Vote to Approve the Memorandum of Understanding from the Tulsa Technology Center for the 2015-2016 School Year. -- Approved, 8th Floor training Tulsa ($3200) and ESchool Netwook ($11K) ... Odessyware
8) Discussion and Vote to Approve the Contract with Tulsa Technology Center for Student Transportation for the 2015-2016 School Year. -- Approved, same as last year ... they pay us to send our kids there.
9) Discussion and Vote to Approve Proposed Changes in Activity Fund. -- Approved ... grades shifting buildings
10) Discussion and Vote to Approve Transfer of Funds from MS Account #953 to 6th Grade Center Account # 950. -- Approved
11) Discussion and Vote to Join or Not Join the OSSBA for the 2015-2016 School Year. -- Approved joining
12) Discussion and Vote to Declare Surplus and No Longer Needed by the District.
--a) FFA Surplus -- Approved, outdated electronics and air compressor.

13) Proposed Executive Session to Discuss Resignations, Hiring of Personnel, and Reassignment of Personnel Pursuant to Section 307 (B) (1) of the Open Meeting Law, O§, so that the Board May Return to Open Session And Vote to Accept or Not Accept Resignations and Hiring of Personnel.
14) Vote to Convene in Executive Session. -- 6:32-8:10pm
15) Vote to Acknowledge Return of Board to Open Session.
16) Executive Session Minutes Compliance Announcement.
17) Discussion and Vote to Approve Superintendent’s Recommendation to Hire or Not Hire Certified Personnel for FY 2016. -- Approved rehiring

18) Resignations: -- Accepted
--a) Cassie Taylor- Herald 3rd Grade Teacher -- going back to Oologah where she lives
--b) Justin Schubert- Girls Varsity Head Coach (not teaching)
--c) LeAnn Nicholson- 7th Grade Science -- going back to Bartlesville where she lives
--d) Julie Chisum- MS Paraprofessional

19) Hiring of Personnel: -- Approved
--a) Kendell Chronister- 3rd Grade Teacher -- husband Tyler hired at last board
--b) Amanda Lee- Special Ed Paraprofessional -- student taught here last year
--c) Melanie Johnson – 7th-8th Grade Science -- taught at Sand Springs (lives in Owasso)
--d) LaDawn Hadley- 6th Grade Special Education Teacher -- taught at Clarm Seq.
--e) Shannon Yox- 7th and 8th Grade Math -- taught at Garden City ... family in Skiatook
--f) Diana Cook- 7th Grade Life Science -- 1985 CHS Grad -- taught at several elementaries

19) Discussion and Vote to Approve Changes to Set Special School Board Meeting for Late June 2015. -- Approved, 6pm special session Monday June 29th.

20) Superintendent’s Report. -- Lance West reported on these topics:
* Flat (0% cut) state public education budget was "good news" ... better than further cuts
* kept expenses lowest since 2010
* revenue up ... expect votech transportstion check soon
* looks like $800K carryover to next year is possible -- "Proud of our peopke" for their efforts
* Teachers do more with less
* Buildings: Less detail work required at high school ... will have heat & air in gym. Remodel at Wilson progressing ... as well as moving stuff between buildings
. Herald - some aint and moving large outdoor toys. New tile in senior wing at high school ... will lead into new commons. Maybe schedule July tour for school board.
* Bond lease purchase -- bids for extra asphalt .. Calan bid best ... maybe last week July.
* New HS stage will be $36K ... waiting til we have room for it.
* Janitorial bids out for services and supplies ... more square feet with new buildings.

21) Announcements.
* 5th and 8th grade writing tests were "thrown out" by state
* Lauren Wilson added to Soccer All-State
* Braden Varer to All-State Baseball

22) New Business: (if any, of an emergency nature or that was not known at the time the agenda was posted).
* Rod Mackey approved as new band director. Selection committee included teachers and parents and Lonnie Fuller as consultant. Six interviews over the weekend. Decision made Sunday and Rod Mackey excited for the opportunity. He had been the co-director at Berryhill from 2001-2007 and an assistant at Union 2007-2013. He had also taught band at Pawnee and Ponca City. He has music degrees from West Texas State and the University of Tulsa. ~40 applications were received and they will now be considered for assistants to be hired soon.
* A new "Cardinal Creed" has been derived from an OU Band Director

* -- Accepted, a resignation from Elizabeth Sonnefelt at the high school ... to teach closer to home.
23) 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: ________________________________
Lance West, Supt. of Schools

Posted this 5th day of June 2015 at 12:00 p.m. on the door of the Education Service Center at 1902 West Maple, Collinsville, OK 74021.


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