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School Board Meet
(7pm) Dec. 10, 2007
(Postponed Due To Ice Storm to Friday Noon: Dec. 14th)
Priorities For Bond Election
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Note: I missed most of Friday Dec. 14th meeting but do have the bond priorities list in photo form though I missed the discussion. I did update Terry & Pat's reports below also. -- Ted -- Sat. Dec. 15th

I'll just repeat the Monday agenda below but list the only new item added in the revised agenda posted Dec. 12th 4pm for Friday noon rescheduled meet:

* Discussion and Vote on Leave of absence for employee.

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: Monday Dec. 10, 2007 -- Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Education Service Center, 1119 West Broadway, Collinsville OK 74021

1) Call to Order and Roll Call of Members.
2) Record of Members Present and Absent. --
3) Presentation by the Constituency. --
4) Reading of Minutes - Nov. 5, 2007 Regular Meeting. --

5) Approval of Purchase Orders and Payment of Purchase Orders - FY2008 General, Building Funds and FY2007 General and Building Fund Reserves and All District Funds - Approval of Budgets, Reports, Allocations and Investments. --
6) Discussion and Vote to Approve Activity Fund Fund-raisers. --

7) Resignations: -- Nathan Pelton

8) Hiring of Personnel: --

9) Discussion and Vote to Approve School Board Meeting Dates for Calendar Year 2008.

10) Set Priorities for Spring 2008 Bond Issue.
some candidates from previous meet:

Estimated Cost Potential Projects Discussed 11-5-2007
$1.467 million 8 new classrooms (w/ restrooms) at Herald Elementary
$1.8 million 6 new classrooms (w/ restrooms) at the high school + canopy to main bldg + brick exterior of the then 12 room remote bldg. + Commons refurb in main CHS bldg
$300,000 3 new 77 passenger school buses + security cameras for all buses. (Option for 1 van also if buses not air conditioned.)
$350,000 Textbooks & Technology
$690,840 Artificial turf for Sallee (football) Field (which would also be the band practice field, soccer field, youth football field, ...)

11) Set Spcial School Board Meeting Date for Election Call Resolution..

12) Assistant Superintendent's Report. -- Terry Due's report:

  • The showers at the Middle School Gym dressing rooms were made available to the Red Cross Shelter at the Baptist Church and the visiting electrical crews during the ice storm.
  • Fence collapse at softball field due to ice storm

13) Superintendent's Report.
-- Pat Herald's report:

  • Congratulations to Wendell Johnson who drew no opponent for another 5 year seat 3 term on the school board.
  • Pat Herald recommended to the board that the original school calandar for winter break (starting Thursday Dec. 20) remain in place despite now being 2 days behind with 5 days outage used and only 3 pre-planned. Understanding that more days could be lost and spring break days might be considered to catch up later.

14) Announcements.

15) New Business (if any, of an emergency nature or that was not known at the time the agenda was posted): --

16) Adjournment

Posted Dec. 6, 2007 10am at the door of the Education Service Center at 1119 W. Broadway -- Ted Wright's comments added in purple

Wendell Johnson Unopposed
For Board Post 3
5 School Days Lost To Ice Storm / Electrical Impacts
2008 School Board Meeting Dates
Jan. 7, 2008 - 1st Monday
Feb. 4, 2008 - 1st Monday
Mar. 10, 2008 - 2nd Monday
Apr, 7, 2008 - 1st Monday
May 5, 2008 - 1st Monday
June 9, 2008 - 2nd Monday
July 14, 2008 - 2nd Monday
Aug. 4, 2008 - 1st Monday
Sept. 8, 2008 - 2nd Monday
Oct. 6, 2008 - 1st Monday
Nov. 10, 2008 - 2nd Monday
Dec. 8, 2008 - 2nd Monday