School District No. 9
Regular Board Meeting
Building 300, Room 301, 4500 SW Lee Blvd, Lawton, Oklahoma 73505
Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 6:00 PM
1. Prayer - Clarence Fortney
2. Call to order
3. Introduction of guests
4. Consent Agenda:
a. Minutes of August 5, 2021 regular board meeting.
b. Encumbrances for August 2021 Gen 20735-21076; Gen Payroll 70231-70249; Bldg 28133-28221; Bldg Payroll 75032-75033 - Change Orders $-406,292.62.
c. Transfer activity funds for August 2021.
d. Public surplus.
e. Approve Purchase Order 28174 to Lawton Communications in the sum of $70.00 and Purchase Order 28186 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 Report - Steve Wood and Dick Bundy
a. Information Only: Master Planning
7. Award winner update
8. Treasurer's report- Leah Fultz
9. Director of Marketing and Communications Report - Susan Hardy-Brooks
10. Tillman/Kiowa County Campus Director's Report - Ken McKee
a. Discussion and possible board action to purchase equipment for the Multimedia program at the Tillman Kiowa campus.
11. Director of Finance report - Lindsey Billen
a. Discussion and possible board action on 2021-2022 Estimate of Needs and Financial Statement of Fiscal year 2020-2021.
12. Director of Instructional Services report - Bill Matthey
a. Information Only: High School Scholarship Report for FY21.
b. Information Only: Student Follow-up Data for FY20
13. 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 Camera Crane Video Producer Program.
14. Director of Health Science Services & STEM Education report - Joelle Jolly
a. Discussion and possible board action to purchase Virtual Reality Systems and VR training for instructors for the Pre-Engineering program.
b. Discussion and possible board action to purchase Convertible Anatomage Table with Cover for the Nursing Assistant program.
c. Discussion and possible board action to purchase Nurse Kelly Manikins, Simulators, and SimPad, and Pocket Nurse Blood Pressure Systems for the Nursing Assistant Program.
15. Director of Information and Technology report - Lance Alston
a. Discussion and possible board action to purchase annual software license renewal for Microsoft campus agreement.
16. Director of Maintenance and Purchasing report - Justin Neeley
a. Discussion and possible board action to purchase LED lighting for the Lawton and Frederick campuses.
17. Superintendent's report - Clarence Fortney
a. Discussion and possible board action on OATC annual dues.
b. Next regular board meeting is October 5, 2021 at Frederick campus.
18. 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).
19. Proposed executive session to discuss:
a. Possible employment of Desktop Technician for FY22.
b. Resignation of Bryan Araujo, Part-time Multimedia Specialist, effective August 26, 2021.
c. Possible employment of part-time personnel, part-time ACD and BIS personnel for FY22 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).
20. Vote to convene in executive session
21. Acknowledge board's return to open session
22. Statement of executive session minutes
23. Action Items
a. Discussion and possible employment of Desktop Technician for FY22.
b. Discussion and possible board action on resignation of Bryan Araujo, Part-time Multimedia Specialist, effective August 26, 2021.
c. Discussion and possible board action on employment of part-time personnel, part-time ACD and BIS personnel for FY22.
24. Vote to adjourn
The agenda was also posted in the front entry way of Building 100 of the Lawton campus on September 3, 2021 by 3:00 PM by the Minutes Clerk of the Board of Education.
Leah Fultz, Minute Clerk