Board Agenda

School District No. 9
Regular Board Meeting
Building 300, Room 301, 4500 SW Lee Blvd, Lawton, Oklahoma 73505
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 7:00 PM


  
 

1. Prayer

2. Call to order

3. Introduction of guests

4. Consent Agenda:

a. Minutes of August 6, 2020 board meeting.

b. Encumbrances for August 2020.

c. Transfer activity funds for August 2020.

d. Approve Purchase Order 10762 to Lawton Communications in the sum of 100.00.

5. Public Comment
This is an open, public meeting held in accordance with the Open Meeting Laws of the State of Oklahoma.  The purpose of this meeting is to conduct the business of the Great Plains Technology Center.  As elected representatives of the voters and patrons of the Center, the members of the Board of Education will be making decisions concerning the operation of the District.  The agenda for Regular Meetings includes an opportunity for the public to address any item appearing on the agenda.  Members of the public wishing to speak must sign in with the Clerk of the Board prior to appearing on the agenda.  Members of the public wishing to speak must sign in with the Clerk of the Board prior to the convening of the Board meeting.  Statements to the Board by the public are limited to no more than 3 minutes per speaker.  The Board reserves the right to limit repetitive comments, comments unrelated to the business of the Board or the total amount of time dedicated to public comment in a single evening.  Board members will not respond to questions or comments during public communications but the Board President may refer matters of concern to the Superintendent for review and recommendations.

6. BYSP and Herring Construction - Culinary Arts update

7. Treasurer's report- Leah Fultz

a. Discussion and possible board action to participate in the Insured Cash Sweep program.

b. Discussion and possible board action to revise GPTC Investment Policy for FY21.

c. Discussion and possible board action to re-issue lost check.

8. Director of Marketing and Communications Report - Susan Hardy-Brooks

9. Tillman/Kiowa County Campus Director's Report - Ken McKee

10. Director of Human Resources report - Valerie Anderson

a. Discussion and possible board action on new LEAVE UNDER THE FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT policy for the Board Policy and Procedures Manual.

b. Discussion and possible board action on revision of Virtual Distance and Hybrid Instruction policy.

11. Director of Instructional Services report - Bill Matthey

a. Information Only: Student Follow-up Report

12. Director of Instruction report - James Bishop

a. Discussion and possible board action to purchase Certiport student certification testing site licenses.

b. Discussion and possible board action to purchase equipment with Carl Perkins 2020-21 funds for Cyber Security Program.

c. Discussion and possible board action to purchase equipment with Carl Perkins 2020-21 funds for Video Producer Program.

d. Discussion and possible board action to purchase Motion Capture Equipment with Carl Perkins 2020-21 funds for 3D Animator Program.

13. Director of Health Science Services & STEM Education report - Mike Newell

a. Discussion and possible board action on renewal of Project Lead the Way agreements for Engineering and Biomedical programs.

b. Discussion and possible board action to use Carl Perkins Grant to purchase 3D Printers.

c. Discussion and possible board action to use Carl Perkins Grant to purchase anatomy virtual dissection table.

d. Discussion and possible board action to use Carl Perkins Grant to purchase Vex Robotics kits for engineering classes.

 

14. Director of Information and Technology report - Lance Alston

a. Discussion and possible board action to purchase annual software license renewal for Microsoft campus agreement.

b. Discussion and possible board action to purchase annual software license renewal for Veeam Backup Software.

c. Discussion and possible board action to purchase laptops for distance learning.

15. Superintendent's report - Clarence Fortney

a. Discussion and possible board action on 2020-2021 Estimate of Needs and Financial Statement of Fiscal year 2019-2020.

b. Discussion and possible board action on requesting donated sick leave for Susan Hardy-Brooks for the second time.

c. Discussion and possible board action on OATC annual dues.

d. Discussion and possible board action on 2020-2021 Comanche County Natural Hazard Mitigation Multi-Jurisdictional Plan (CCNHMMP).

e. Discussion and possible board action on Oklahoma Chamber annual membership dues.

f. Next regular board meeting is October 1, 2020 at the Frederick campus.

16. New Business: New business refers to any matter not known about or which could not have been reasonably foreseen prior to the time of posting of the agenda.  Okla. Stat. tit. 25, Sec. 311(A)(9).

17. Proposed executive session to discuss:

a. Discussion and possible board action on retirement of Eugenia Tahah, Surgical Coordinator, effective August 18, 2020.
b. Discussion and possible board action to employ Business Training Coordinator for FY21.
c. Discussion and possible board action to employ Industrial Maintenance Instructor for FY21.
d. Discussion and possible board action to employ Anatomy and Physiology Instructor for FY21.
e. Discussion and possible board action to accept resignation of Brandi Thomas, Director of Finance, effective Sept 4, 2020.

f.  Discussion and possible board action to employ Program Director Surgical Technology for FY21.

g.  Discussion and possible board action to employ Practical Nursing Instructor for FY21.

h.  Possible employment of  part-time personnel, part-time ACD and BIS personnel for FY21 as listed in Exhibit A so the board can return to open session to vote on employment matters discussed.

Executive session authority: 25 Okla. Stat. Sec. 307(B)(1) and (7).

18. Vote to convene in executive session

19. Acknowledge board's return to open session

20. Statement of executive session minutes

21. Action Items

a. Discussion and possible board action on retirement of Eugenia Tahah, Surgical Coordinator, effective August 18, 2020.

b. Discussion and possible board action to employ Business Training Coordinator for FY21.

c. Discussion and possible board action to employ Industrial Maintenance Instructor for FY21.

d. Discussion and possible board action to employ Anatomy and Physiology Instructor for FY21.

e. Discussion and possible board action to accept resignation of Brandi Thomas, Director of Finance, effective Sept 4, 2020.

f. Discussion and possible board action to employ Program Director Surgical Technology for FY21.

g. Discussion and possible board action to employ Practical Nursing Instructor for FY21.

h. Discussion and possible board action on employment of part-time personnel, part-time ACD and BIS personnel for FY20.

22. Vote to adjourn



The agenda was also posted in the front entry way of Building 100 of the Lawton campus on August 31, 2020 by 4:00 PM by the Minutes Clerk of the Board of Education.



Leah Fultz, Minute Clerk