School Board Meet
January 12, 2015

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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: January 12, 2015
Time: 7:00 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 December 8, 2014 Regular 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 –Approval of Budgets, Reports, Allocations and Investments.
-- Approved

5) Discussion and Review of Property Liability Insurance and Vote to Accept Recommendation of Aaron Reinhart, AAI, Wilcox and McGrath Insurance, Agent of Record. -- Approved ... coverage for $56 million worth of buildings and content + liability + vehicles + embezelment + electrical/mechanical ... etc
6) Updates on Building Projects- The Stacy Group -- The board members heard positive construction status (from Jason West) and reviewed the latest color boards and drawings for finishing touches at the upper elementary and high school projects.

New CHS Commons
Main CHS Gym

7) Administration Report-Jon Coleman –HS Principal -- Mr Coleman reported on continued success of the students and teachers at the high school.

8) Presentation of the College Remediation Rates for Collinsville High School.-Jon Coleman.
-- The report covers seniors from two years ago (2012) and the numbers requiring remedial courses at college. The current ACT score of 21 on math would generally allow direct enrollment without remedial courses.
9) Discussion and Vote to Approve Extra Duty Spring Coaches Assignments -- Approved, the same head coaches as last spring except Ben Davis is the new boys golf head coach taking over for the retired Bob Pratt. (Baseball-Reeder, Tennis-Sparksx2, Soccer boys-Martinez, Soccer girls-Shubert, Track boys-Tesar, Track girls-Rogers, Girls golf-Slagle)
10) Discussion and Vote to Approve the Extra Duty Salary Schedule for 2014-2015. -- Approved
11) Discussion and Vote to Approve the 2015-2016 School Calendar. -- Approved ... very similar to current year (pdf)-->
12) Discussion and Vote to Approve the Legislative Liaison for the Collinsville Board of Education. -- Approved, Board Member Wendell Johnson
13) Discussion and Vote to Approve the Resolution “For the People, A Vision for Oklahoma Public Education.” -- Approved
14) Discussion and Vote to Surplus Items from the Indian Education Department. -- Approved (nonfunctional laminator and scanners that only work with an application no longer in use are samples on the list)

15) Proposed Executive Session to Discuss the employment, hiring, appointment, promotion, demotion disciplining or resignation of certified or classified staff, Pursuant to Section 25 O.S. § 307 (B)(1) of the Open Meeting Law, so that the Board may return to open session to take action on certified or classified staff.
16) Vote to Convene in Executive Session.
17) Acknowledge Return of Board to Open Session
18) Executive Session Minutes Compliance Announcement.
-- Tabled the executive session (items 15-18)

19) Hiring of Personnel: -- Approved
--a) Wade Willis- Herald CNP
--b) Jaynie O’Dell- Special Education Teacher - MS

20) Recognition of School Board Members during the National School Board Member Month. -- The board members were thanked for their service and for being part of the team supporting education in Collinsville (see press release).

21) Directors Report.
-- CNP (Andrea Reser) topics:
* Approved as a "certified healthy school" which will facilitate potential grants
* Received a $1700 grant for a smoothie bar at the HS
-- Testing (Cara Jones) topics:
* testing rosters have been certified ... first step in testing process
* campuses have selected their teachers of the year ... to be announced soon
-- Athletics (Jim Riley) topics:
* Excellent start to basketball season (boys 7-4 & girls 8-2)
* Wrestlers have a chance for 5th state title but likely won't be as dominant as past few years

22) Superintendent’s Report. -- Lance West reported on these topics:
* Revenue down ~$77K for the year
* Rogers County ad valorum taxup slightly (Tulsa Co. down slightly)
* State Dept Education (Barissi) says don't expect mid-year financial adjustment until Jan 15th and it will likely be lass than previous years (i.e. we may not get much to help fund 72 additional stuydents)
* state motivation to help public education expected to be greater ... but not available resources
* Oklahoma PTA planning March 30th, 2015, capitol rally. Currently a school day here. Will consider non-attendace day to be made up later.
* City of Collinsville has received informal notification of $118K grant for Safe Routes To School project that will enhance crosswalks on Main Street near the middle school.
* Future school board meetings will be moved to 6pm start (instead of 7pm)
* Ken Chronister will attend emergency preparedness conference for the school
* Frozen pipe bust early Monday morning and flooded construction area behind high school and into locer rooms in the gym. Brewer Construction management has taken charge of that cleanup via Burgraff Restoration.

23) Announcements.
* CHS senior Cannon Vogel has been accepted by MIT
* OSU freshman Gary Wayne Harding wrestled Iowa's #4 nationally ranked opponent in his first appearance

24) New Business -- 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: ________________________________
Lance West, Superintendent of Schools

Posted this 9th day of January 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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Construction Status

2015-16 School Calendar

School Board Recognition Month

2015 School Board
Meeting Dates
Jan. 12, 2015
2nd Monday
Feb. 9, 2015
2nd Monday
Mar. 9, 2014
2nd Monday
April 13, 2015
2nd Monday
May 11, 2014
2nd Monday
June 8, 2015
2nd Monday
July 13, 2014
2nd Monday
Aug. 10, 2015
2nd Monday
Sept. 14, 2014
2nd Monday
Oct. 5, 2015
1st Monday
Nov. 9, 2014
2nd Monday
Dec. 14, 2015
2nd Monday
Meeting Time Changed -- Collinsville Public Schools Board of Education Meetings will no longer start at 7:00 pm. Starting 2/9/2015 all board meetings in the future will begin at 6:00 pm, unless otherwise stated. -- Melanie Garrett Jan. 13, 2015
Future School Calendar (Next Year)