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 June 9, 2008
-- Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Education Service Center, 1119 West Broadway, Collinsville OK
1) Call to Order and Roll Call of Members.
2) Record of Members Present and Absent. -- all
3) Presentation by the Constituency. -- none
4) Reading of Minutes - May 5, 2008 Regular Meeting, May 6 and May 30th
Special Meetings.. -- approved
5) Approval of Purchase Orders and Payment of Purchase Orders - FY2008
General, Building Funds and FY2008 General and Building Fund Reserves
and All District Funds - Approval of Budgets, Reports, Allocations and
Investments. -- approved ($183K
bills payable including almost $32K fuel costs which typically lasts
Technology Update -- Larry Meece and Melanie Garrett. --
Garrett demonstrated one of the two "Smart Boards" that arrived
at the ECC in April. Melanie and other are still learning the capabilities
of the units which provide interactive displays and an archive of lessons
and historical data for classroom use. The subject matter included with
the software (& projector & board) covers topics for the youngest
kids up to a 'hands on" frog disection for the high school kids
(which could save the school the cost of live frogs). The two units
were purchased with grant money at about $3500 each. One is portable
and will be shared with Herald Elementary. Teachers can also build their
own lesson plans into the memory of the unit.
and Vote to Approve Activity
Fund Raisers. --
and Vote to Transfer Activity Fund Monies to General Fund, Independent
District I-6, Treasurer. -- item tabled
to next meeting to verify one item questioned
9) Discussion and
Vote to Set Date for Special School Board Meeting in June 2008. --
approved June 26th at 12:45pm.
10) Discussion and
Vote to Approve Financial Accounting Software for FY2008-2009.
11) Discussion and
Vote to Accept Milk Bid for FY2008-2009. --
approved the bid of Highland Dairy (over Bordon's bid). Noted that the
district spends about $10K per month on milk.
and Vote to Approve Certification of School District Treasurer.
-- approved: Rita Pate
and Vote to Approve School District Permission to Invest
Policy for FY2008-2009. -- approved
to Approve Certificate and Order of Board of Education
to County Clerks and County Treasurer of Tulsa County, Rogers County
and Washington County. -- approved. Allows
those 3 counties to release school funds to Rita Pate (school district
treasurer) who is bonded for $75K
and Vote to Approve Workers Compensation Bids for FY2008-2009
from Agent of Record. G. T. Mitchell Agency. --
approved for $108K (up $15K over last year due to claims and more teachers).
16) Resignation: --
--a) Heath MIller, Asst. High School Band Director
--b) Tracie Nowlin, Wilson 1st Grade Teacher
--c) Cynthia DePalma, Wilson 1st Grade Teacher
--d) Cathy Anderson, ECC Secretary (see below)
17) Hiring of Personnel: --
-- approved all but
d (& the names are likely mis-spelled
as I didn't see a written list. -- Ted)
--a) 3rd Grade Classroom Teacher -- Amy West
--b) 1st Grade Classroom Teacher. -- Ilene Richardson
--c) 1st Grade Classroom Teacher -- Tiffany Dade
--d) 1st Grade Classroom Teacher -- not ready
hire for this position
--e) Middle School Special Needs Mild/Moderate Classroom Teacher --
--f) Speech Pathologist -- Kristy House
--g) ECC Kdg Classroom Teacher -- Cathy Anderson
--h) Wilson Special NeedsClassroom Teacher --
--i) CNP Manager Herald Cafeteria -- Melodie Royale
(filling in since March)
--j) ECC Secretary -- Brenda Cloud
--k) HS Special Needs E/D Classroom Teacher --
--l) Teachers' Aide Workroom/Playground Herald --
18) Assistant Superintendent's Report. -- Terry
at HS commons is in progress with old fabric and walls removed. New
sheetrock is up and will be taped and mudded soon. Tile will go well
up the new wall in addition to the floor. The ceiling will be raised
3 inches. Work appears on schedule for completion by the start of
school, but penalties would start if they are not done by August 11th.
for turf installation at the football field is ahead of schedule.
The turf should be delivered about June 15th. The drainage system
is in place with a few rain delays. A recent change order will save
a bit of money with concrete in a few outter edge locations that were
turf in the original plan.
pre-fab buildings will soon be ordered for Herald Elementary. The
decision on units with or without restrooms was still pending. These
units will in use for a year while new classrooms are under construction.
systems for the elementary campuses: A low bid of $31K by Peak Uptime
was selected over two significantly higher bids by the contractors
that support the HS & MS systems.
3 buses per week are being taken to OKC for upgrades this summer.
19) Superintendent's Report.
-- Pat Herald's report:
price of summer school was raised from $100 to $125 (driver's ed and
Collinsville Economic Development Authority will meet Wednesday at
noon with a school topic to be addressed. Due to a recent ruling the
school must go through a local (or adjoining) trust authority for
Johnson will be a candidate for a District 4Board open slot.
cutbacks will occur to deal with the lack of state funding for school's
operational cost (& other areas). Field trips and cross-state
sports trips were cited as just 1 example.
to the new Miss Oklahoma (Kelsey Cartwright) a 2006 CHS grad.
21) New Business (if any, of an emergency nature or that was not known
at the time the agenda was posted):
Posted June 4th,
2008 3pm at the door of the Education Service Center at 1119 W. Broadway
Wright's comments added in purple