Board Agenda

School District No. 9
Regular Board Meeting
Building 300, Room 301, 4500 SW Lee Blvd, Lawton, Oklahoma 73505
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 6:00 PM


  
 

1. Prayer - Clarence Fortney

2. Call to order

3. Introduction of guests

4. Consent Agenda:

a. Minutes of October 5, 2021 board meeting.

b. Encumbrances for October 2021 Gen 21615:21842; Gen Payroll 70258:70266; Bldg 28278:28327; Bldg Payroll 75034:75036; Change Orders $-31,311.82.

c. Transfer activity funds for October 2021.

d. Public Surplus.

e. Approve Purchase Order 21636 to Lawton Communications in the sum of $65.00.

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. Program Update: Life Ready Center.

7. Treasurer's report- Leah Fultz

a. Discussion and possible board action on resolution calling for a Board of Education Primary Election on February 8, 2022 and a Board of Education General Election on April 5, 2022.

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

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

10. Director of Health Science Services & STEM Education report - Joelle Jolly

a. Information Only: Tuition Reimbursement Program Update for the 2020-2021 School Year. 

11. Director of Finance - Lindsey Billen

a. Discussion and possible board action to purchase recruiting, on boarding, leave scheduling, and timekeeping software from Frontline Education.

12. Director of Information Technology report - Lance Alston

a. Discussion and possible board action to configure network closet and install network cabling at the Frederick Campus.

13. Director of Purchasing and Maintenance report - Justin Neeley

a. Discussion and possible board action to contract with Southwest Powerlift Doors, LLC to provide and install steel overhead door for Building 600.

14. Superintendent's report - Clarence Fortney

a. Next regular board meeting is December 7, 2021.

15. 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).

16. Proposed executive session to discuss:

a. Possible employment of part-time personnel, part-time ACD and BIS personnel for FY22 as listed on agenda item 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).

17. Vote to convene in executive session

18. Acknowledge board's return to open session

19. Statement of executive session minutes

20. Action Items

a. Discussion and possible board action on employment of part-time personnel, part-time ACD and BIS personnel for FY22.

21. Vote to adjourn

The agenda was posted in the front entry way of Building 100 of the Lawton campus on November 1, 2021 by 4:00 PM by the Minutes Clerk of the Board of Education.

Leah Fultz, Minute Clerk