School Board Meet
September 9, 2013

Girls Basketball Coach OK'd
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Collinsville Public Schools
1902 West Maple
Collinsville, OK 74021

All persons interested in attending the Regular 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: September 9, 2013
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Education Service Center, 1902 W. 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, Reed & Oder
3) Requests to Address the Board. -- Charles Hutchison raised a concern to the board about his grandaughter's attendance situation and resulting grade level at the high school.
4) Reading of Minutes – August 5, 2013 Regular Meeting -- Approved
5) Approval of Purchase Orders and Payment of Purchase Orders – FY2014 General and Building Funds and All District Funds - Approval of Budgets, Reports, Allocations and Investments. -- Approved
6) Discussion and Vote to Approve Activity Fund Fundraisers. -- Approved (many ... including SWAT and FFA)
7) Discussion and Vote to Approve FY2014 Estimate of Needs and Financial Statements. -- Approved (following a discussion by Terry Due on the grim financial outlook for this year ... needing to trim over a million dollars off of last year's already cutback budget)
8) Discussion and Vote to Remove Wendell Johnson as Voting Delegate to OSSBA and Placing Steve Stout as Voting Delegate to the OSSBA. Wendell Johnson will remain as the Legislative Liaison for the Collinsville Board of Education. -- Approved (at Wendell's suggestion as he is already a voting officer of OSSBA, this will allow Collinsville an additional vote)
9) Discussion and Vote to Approve Alternative Education Plan for FY 2014. -- Approved, but expressed concerns that this outstanding and important program may be facing cost cutting consideration like other areas in the overall budget.
10) Discussion and Vote to Approve Changes to District Board of Education Policy Book. -- Approved, added a new section on the still evolving teacher evaluation requirements by the state. (Board Policies)
11) Discussion and Vote to Approve Surplus and No Longer Needed by the School District. -- Approved: 1987 International bus (the one out by the highway with the bus drivers sign) that has a non-working engine and over 400K miles. FFA power max plasma cutter and clay pigeon thrower.
12) Discussion and Vote to Approve Assistant Superintendent as Representative for Oklahoma School Assurance Group (OSAG). -- Approved
13) Discussion and Vote to approve Expenditure from Activity Fund General Account for New Teacher Orientation and Concrete at the North Entrance of Football Field. -- Approved
14) Discussion and Vote to approve the Tulsa Technology Transportation Contract for SY 2014. -- Approved, Milage cost is up 20c/mile more this year. Collinsville is carrying Skiatook and Owasso students on one of the less popular tech routes. CHS has about 16 morning students to the new Owasso Tech campus and about 10 in the afternoons.

15) Proposed Executive Session to Discuss Personnel and Hiring of Certified and Classified 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 Hire or Not Hire Certified and Classified Personnel for FY2013.
16) Vote to Convene in Executive Session.
17) Vote to Acknowledge Return of Board to Open Session.
18) Executive Session Minutes Compliance Announcement. -- ~7:56pm - 8:20pm

19) Resignations: -- Approved
--a) Michelle Koscheski, Special Needs Para
--b) Kelly Clarke, MS Teacher
--c) Tina Berryman, Wilson Teacher Assistant
--d) Mary Ross, HS FACS Teacher

20) Hiring of Personnel: -- Approved
--a) Berry Olinghouse, Special Needs Para -- replaces Koscheski
--b) Mark Campbell, HS Girls BB Coach -- won six state championships
--c) Christina Cypert, MS Math Teacher -- replaces Ganzel who switched to CHS

21) Assistant Superintendent’s Report. -- Lance West reported on these topics:
* Meetings with construction manager & architect on proposed school bond designs
-- redo of new elementary building design from nearly flat roof to much more pitched roof
-- metal building with brick skin and pitched roof now
-- initial cost plan had 17 classroom with 4 more as alternative bids ... switching that to all 21 classrooms needed ... but had to lower priority of CHS (library) media center / computer lab in case bids come in higher than expected ... to cover that difference
-------more books & computers in classooms rather than dedicated room
-- also adjusted elementary bathroom locations to avoid adding another
-- new CHS gym roof will also be pitched with only a few less pitched areas for connecting structures.
(check back for updated elementary drawings)
* expect video to support the bond issue in next 2 weeks ... to be used at public meetings and some sent home for parents
* Title 1 funding ... helped by having key retired personnel support at each campus
* ALKA -- new software thats ties several databases together for improved report generation
* Tulsa VoTech giveaway ... Collinsville was selected in the drawings for free equipment (including about $10K worth of computers ... after Larry Meece gets through refurbishing them)

22) Superintendent’s Report. -- Terry Due reported on these topics:
* First bond issue presntation was to Chamber of Commerce Sept. 5th
* Next bond presentation likely during week of Sept 22nd at Wilson Elementary
* Plan signs at home ballgames to promote votes Oct 8th
* State question 766 article ... addresses AT&T and other business' gain at the expense of schools

23) Announcements.
* Tony Rodrock benefits ... donor paid his way to Barnabus 1st year ... Tony trying to cover $8K 2nd year expense. Tony also hopes to publish a book.
* Ryan Christian honored as P.E.Coach of the Game at Tulsa Shock basketball game Sept. 6th.
* Class photos Sept. 10th at CHS

24) New Business: (if any, of an emergency nature or that was not known at the time the agenda was posted) -- none
25) 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 6th day of September 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

Changing New Elementary Design To Roof With More Pitch

OSSBA Delegate

3 Hires

4 Resignations

Surplus Declaration

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