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School Board Meet
(7pm) Aug. 4, 2008

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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 Aug. 4, 2008 -- 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. -- All present
3) Presentation by the Constituency. --
4) Reading of Minutes - July 14, 2008 Regular Meeting. --
5) Approval of Purchase Orders and Payment of Purchase Orders - FY2009 General, Building Funds and FY2009 General and Building Fund Reserves and All District Funds - Approval of Budgets, Reports, Allocations and Investments. --
6) Discussion and Vote to Approve Activity Fund Raisers. --

7) Discussion and Vote to Accept Bids and Purchases.
--a) Transportation Insurance Bid for FY2009.
--b) Paper Bid for FY2009. -- $15K bid for 480 cases by Expects approved
--c) Cleaning Services Bid FY2009. -- Multi-Clean approved

8) Dicussion and Vote to Approve School District Accreditation and School Improvement Status Report from State Department of Education. -- approved, the report showed no deficiences again.

9) Resignation:
-- accepted
--a) Lisa Dunning, Sp. Needs Teacher/Multi Wilson Elem.
--b) Mona Swaffar, Sp. Needs Para, Herald Elem

10) Hiring of Personnel to Fill Current Vacancies: -- approved a-j
--a) Jana Williams, 1st Grade Teacher, Wilson Elem.
--b) Stephanie Stehl, Sp. Needs Teacher/Multi, Wilson Elem.
--c) Catherine Cross, English MIddle School.
--d) Bruce Roberts, Band-Percussion Music.
--e) Laura Ivey, Kdg, TA, ECC.
--f) Melonie Dunson, Sp. Needs Para, High School.
--g) Kimberly Thetford, Sp/ Needs TA, High School.
--h) Tamra Haskell, Sp. Needs Para, Middle School
--i) Tanner Robb, Maintenance - Seasonal/Occasional.
--j) Lanel Horton, Sp/ Needs ED Para, Herald Elem.
--k) 1 TA/Pre-K, ECC. -- hold for later

11) Discussion and Vote to Approve Working Agreement for FY2009 Support Personnel.-- not ready until next meet, asking 5% more likely to offer 2%

12) Cost Saving Measures for Alternative School. --
not ready until next board meet, Mrs. Bowman and Mr Rule looking for non-teaching cuts for potential savings

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

  • Field Turf Completed (& Mr. Keith has graded and spread 30 loads of gravel in parking areas). Kyle Smalyago has volunteered labor for bricking the ticket booth. Exploring options for removable goal posts, but may end up just turing posts in place for soccer.
  • HS Commons ...nearly complete. Working on sound system today
  • MS Gym -- locker room floors and walls complete ... rest to be done by school start with locker installation. Showers operable, new sinks, rubber material 8 feet up the walls is tough and mold resistant. Walls blue and lockers will be red.
  • Will open bids August 8th for Herald classroom addition. Expecting high steel price impacts.
  • Temporary pre-fab at Herald for 1 year is nice but small ... have made arrangement with ECC to move one 3rd grade class (Mrs. Fugate) into ECC instead for this year only until new classrooms available.

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

  • Thank you to Cory Slagle for publishing EOI test improvements
  • Collinsville HS sports now all 5A except football (for at least two more years) as now 60th largest school in Oklahoma based on top 4 grades. Baseball & basketball will continue to play in "Tulsa 7" for maybe two more years. No distric playoffs in 5A, go direct to regionals.
  • Owasso new all-day kindergarten may impact Collinsville ECC enrollment ... will know more after Wednesday's enrollment.

19) Announcements. -- none

20) New Business (if any, of an emergency nature or that was not known at the time the agenda was posted):
-- 2 resignations today: Michelle McGonigal (bus driver) and Missy Reeder (Herald Cafeteria) -- accepted
-- hirings approved: Donna Vote? (Herald custodian started today), Alicia Crew? (CNP), Melinda Grey? (MS snak bar)

21) Adjournment

Posted July 31st, 2008 2pm at the door of the Education Service Center at 1119 W. Broadway

-- Ted Wright's comments added in purple

Bids: Insurance, Paper, Cleaning

Cost Savings For Alternative School Considered