School Board Meet
November 9, 2015

Chorus Trip To Chicago
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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: November 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 (a)- (i) of the Consent Agenda:
a) Approval of the October 5, 2015 Regular Board Meeting Minutes.
b) Approval of Purchase Orders and Payment of Purchase Orders – FY2016 General and Building Funds, All District Funds –Approval of Budgets, Reports, Allocations and Investments.
c) Approval of the Activity Fund Fundraisers as Attached.
d) Approval of the Ace Remediation Plan FY2016
e) Approval of the Gifted and Talented Plan FY2016
f) Surplus No Longer Needed: HS Floor Scrubber
g) Contract with Collinsville Schools for Outside Evaluator for Special Ed
h) Approval of Chorus Letter Intent to Travel for Chicago Trip
(i) Approval of Sanctioning Booster Clubs
-- Approved

5) Updates on Building Projects- Brewer Construction -- Chad Brewer reported on these topics:
* High School -- getting things ready to play basketball
-- lots of dirt removal
-- floors down in locker rooms
-- missing bleachers in practice gym (hope to have and install later this week)
-- Practice gym locker rooms not complete ... lockers in but not all flooring
-- concessions ready
-- exterior cleanup
-- asphalt loop ... a few sidewalks still to do ... some poured Saturday
-- gravel construction road off Highway 20 will eventually be concrete ... as a final step
-- south (& north) side of Commons will be entry for basketball events (both gyms)
-- sidewalks all the way from old parking on east side of building (+ new parking in back)
-- old Commons area is last major work area ...chorus soundwall was challenge
* Upper Elementary:
-- fixed broken sidewalks
-- fixing small issues teachers have discovered by usage
-- added canopy along sidewalk for Herald dropoff/pickup (80 ft long)
-- some kitchen issues -- cooler/freezer

6) Discussion and Vote to Approve Changes to the Collinsville Board of Education Policy Book. -- Approved 2 items (did "first reading" on others for more review time)
* 4.5 Child Abuse Policy ... update with state law changes
* 4.16 Open Transfer Policy ... OCR language only changes

7) Discussion and Vote to Approve Election Call Resolution , Seat #1 -- Approved, Seat 1 is currently filled by Tim Reed who indicated his intention to refile for the next 5 year term. The election if required would be Feb. 10th, 2016.

8) Proposed Executive Session to Discuss Resignations, Hiring of Personnel, and Reassignment of 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 Accept or Not Accept Resignations and Hiring of Personnel.
9) Vote to Convene in Executive Session. -- 6:30 - 7:03
10) Vote to Acknowledge Return of Board to Open Session.
11) Executive Session Minutes Compliance Announcement. -- No action was taken

12) Hiring of Personnel: -- Approved
--a) Erica Rush- CNP
--b) Melissa Abshire- Temporary Teacher’s Aide -- At Herald

13) Directors Report.
-- Reser: HS snack board opens tomorrow / Thanksgiving turkey dinners soon
-- Crutchfield: Special Ed program doing well ... Owasso programs also helping our kids ... finances "West is visionary ..." ... state auditor visit
-- Hamlin: Aspire testing for spohomores -- December retesting
-- Riley (via West): State softball state champs with 8 returning starters, XC teams in top 10 at state, band doing well and expect pep band at basketball, will host football playoff (BK)

14) Superintendent’s Report. -- Lance West reported on these topics:
-- finances ... " more of a worrier than a visionary"
-- expect mowing bids out next week
-- professional development day Jan. 4th for teachers includes bullying presentation
-- inspirational speaker at CHS next week -- goal seting
-- MS STEM presentation ... have robots moving ... also got CEF grant for 3-D printer
-- text book delima ... changing standards ... printed -vs- digital ... rather not be text book driven
-- 1 to 1 (device for each student) has drawbacks
-- staff need professional development ... maybe Google path ... gmail in January
-- Veterans Day programs at Herald and CUE
-- Junior Achievement investment competition ... 4 CHS students medaled (3rd place team)

15) Announcements. -- none
16) New Business -- none
17) 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 6th day of November 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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