School Board Meet
March 9, 2015

Administrators Re-Hired
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Collinsville Public Schools
1902 West Maple
Collinsville, OK 74021

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: March 9, 2015
Time: 6:00 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,and 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 February 9, 2015 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 (including the nationals entry fee for the academic team)
5) Discussion and Vote to Approve 307 Federal and State Appropriations. -- Approved (an additiona $512K received beyond the original estimate)
6) Discussion and Vote to Approve the Engagement Letter from Kerry John Patten, C.P.A. for the 2014-2015 Fiscal Year. -- Approved (~$10K same as last year)
7) Discussion and Vote to Approve the Municipal Accounting Systems 2015-2016 Software Service Agreement. -- Approved (~$7K ... up 5% over last year)
8) Discussion and Vote to Approve the School Messenger Renewal Agreement for 2015-2016. -- Approved (~$6K)

9) Proposed Executive Session to Discuss Re-employment of the Principals, Assistant Principals, Director of Student Activities, Director Of Teacher/ Student Services, Director of Special Education and Finance, and Director of Nutrition. Pursuant to Section 307 (B) (1) of the Open Meeting Law, O§, so that the Board May Return to Open Session And Vote to Rehire or Not Rehire the Principals, Assistant Principals, Director of Student Activities, Director Of Teacher/ Student Services ,Director of Special Education and Finance, and Director of Nutrition for the 2015-2016 School Year.
10)Vote to Convene in Executive Session. -- (6:12 to 6:56pm)
11) Vote to Acknowledge Return of Board to Open Session.
12) Executive Session Minutes Compliance Announcement.
13) Vote to Re-hire or Not Re-hire the Principals, Assistant Principals, Director of Student Activities, Director Of Teacher/ Student Services, Director of Special Education and Finance, and Director of Nutrition for the 2015-2016 School Year. -- Approved re-hire of all

14) Resignations: -- Accepted
--a) Natalie Humble- CNP
--b) Art Smalygo- Volleyball Head Coach

15) Discussion and Vote to Reorganize District I-6 Board of Education. -- Approved (leave as-is, with Steve Stout as president, Memory Ostrander VP, and Tim Reed clerk)
16) Discussion and Vote to Declare Surplus and No Longer Needed by District.
--a) Junior Class – Prom Decoration and Supplies -- Approved (and also added old basketball uniforms)
17) Director Reports.
-- Jim Riley: * Looking for bus routing software * looking at feasibility of calling "late start" days instead of complete snow day when conditions warrant
-- Cara Jones: * writing tests for spring * TLE changes * looking at new oportunities for HS schedules * state education "attitude" improved and positive at all levels
-- Julie Crutchfield: * met with RFR (school attorney) about sick leave and contracts
-- Andrea Reser: CNP Grant money received ... will start smoothie bar at HS after spring break ... will be part of regular meal options available for either breakfast or lunch. * back to spring menus now

18) Superintendent’s Report. -- Lance West reported on these topics:
* payrolls now more predictible
* Purchase orders are down ... numbers and amount
* revenues are up (slight issue with Rogers County tax collections ... expect to smooth out)
* bad weather has not hurt construction schedules ... planning site tour for school board next month
* will add bell system and security doors at Wilson over spring break
* Herald security doors alread in place
* HS senior wing -- will retile and upgrade lockers ... twice as may
* Bond money ... all contracts signed ... some contingency funds may free up for use on Wilson/Herald/HS projects (like aditional asphalt for example)
* also looking at refinancing ESC building deal to package with potential additional funds for furniture and technology and asphalt. Seven of ten years left (with $39K yearly payment)
* legislative concerns (SB609 on vouchers for example ... couldn't help but cut common ed funds)
* in favor of using ACT as HS standaard test instead of multiple other expensive tests (time and $'s)

19) Announcements. -- Jim Riley announced the CHS Basketball Girls are the 5A State Academic Champs

20) New Business: (if any, of an emergency nature or that was not known at the time the agenda was posted).
-- Approved, to make up for 4 snow days used, May 22nd will be added as a new attendance day (changing the last student day from May 21 to May 22) and the teacher will return May 26 for their 1/2 professional day. And 10 minutes of instruction will be added for all students from March 11 to May 22.
-- Approved, donated sick days (if needed) as requested by Mrs. Hass.
-- Approved, hiring of Cassie Dolan, as a lay assistant soccer coach. Her husband has been helping with Cardinal TV commentary.

21) Adjournment. -- 8:04pm

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 6th day of March 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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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)