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 Oct. 8, 2007
-- 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. -- Joe
Hampton out of state.
3) Presentation by the Constituency. -- none
4) Reading of Minutes - September 10, 2007 Regular Meeting. --
5) Approval of Purchase Orders and Payment of Purchase Orders - FY2008
General, Building Funds and FY2007 General and Building Fund Reserves
and All District Funds - Approval of Budgets, Reports, Allocations and
Investments. -- approved
(including bill for ~$19K for ~$6K gallons of
fuel received today).
6) Discussion and Vote to Approve Activity Fund Fund-raisers. --
for FFA and Wilson.
7) Update from Stephen L. Smith Corporation Regarding Future Bond Issues.
-- Jordan Smith presented a financial plan for
the school district to raise $6 million of usable funds via an $8.9
million school bond issue next spring which would include restructuring
the remain $5.5 million from the previous bond issue. This could be
accomplished without a tax increase. No action was taken at this meet
but after administrator gather cost estimates from architects the setting
of priorities for $6 million worth of school projects will likely be
discussed at the November board meet to target a March 2008 vote by
the school patrons.
8) Discussion and Vote to Approve Assertive Discipline Rules and Consequences
for Student Transportation for PreK-5 Grades. --
the board reconfirmed that a bus driver has the same discipline authority
as a classroom teacher. The detailed policy will be added to the student
handbooks and a copy provided to parents for signature of receipt. A
sample of the rules and consequences:
with the driver
courteous; use no profane language or gestures.
remain seated properly - facing the front.
not be destructive or throw objects OFF/ON the bus.
all harmful items (drugs, tobacco, alcohol, weapons, etc.) off the
keep the school bus clean.
your hands and feet inside the bus and out of the aisle.
all food and drink off the school bus - no eating, drinking or chewing
gum allowed on the bus. Activity trips are the only possible exception
to these rules, with teacher taking responsibility for cleaning the
those items that can be safely held on your lap or stored under the
seat will be permitted on the school bus.
of Consequences for rules violations (at the discretion of the driver)
1st violation: Verbal Warning by driver
2nd violation: First Consequence - Assigned seat (3 days)
3rd violation: Second Consequence - Assigned seat - Telephone call to
4th violation: Third Consequence - student incident report sent to principal
5th violation: Fourth Consequence - student incident report sent to
principal (possible 3 days off the bus)
Severe Cause ... automatically sent to principal .. fighting
... endangering the safe operation the bus or safety of passengers ...
verbally abuses the driver ... vandalism or destruction of property
9) Discussion and Vote to Approve FY2008 Contract for Vocational Programs.
10) Vote to Approve Tulsa Technology Student Course Credit. --
11) Discussion and Vote to Approve Gifted/Talented Education Plan and
Committee Members. -- approved
(with new members including a parent)
12) Proposed Executive Session to Discuss Appraisal of Real Property,
Located at 1001 West Oak. St., Collinsville, OK, Pursuant to Section
307 (B)(3) and Hiring of Personnel, Pursuant to Section 307 (B)(1) of
the Open Meeting Law, so that Board May Return to Open Session With
No Board Vote Intended.
13-14-15) Executive session ...
no action taken
16) Resignations: -- accepted
--a) Cherisa McCorkle, Sp. Needs T.A. Middle School.
17) Hiring of Personnel: -- approved
--a) Bus Driver, FT AM/PM Route. -- Michelle McGonigal
--b) T.A., Wilson Elementary. -- Amanda
18) Discussion and Vote to Accept Policy of Restrictions on Presence
of Sex Offenders On School Property. -- approved,
a new state law has further restricted access to school property (within
300 feet) by sex offenders that are parents or legal guardians of students
there. The policy was written by the state's school attorney and will
likley be applied statewide. The local police department will administer
the policy with the building principal having certain exemptions for
enrollment or student pickup/dropoff.
19) Assistant Superintendent's Report. -- Terry
20) Superintendent's Report.
-- Pat Herald's report:
of protested SW Bell amount received
Smalygo had offered a car as incentive for improved CHS attendance
program but liability issues may prevent the deal.
meeting with objective of extending multi-lane S-Curve improvement
beyond the high school.
22) New Business (if any, of an emergency nature or that was not known
at the time the agenda was posted): -- none
Posted Oct. 4th,
2007 4pm at the door of the Education Service Center at 1119 W. Broadway
-- Ted Wright's comments added in purple