Public Meeting Agenda: March 7, 2016 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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March 7, 2016 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Agenda

March 7, 2016 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Invocation and Flag Salute
1.A. Invocation- Rev. Ron Rasmussen, Christ's Church of Yukon
Speaker(s):  Mr. Leonard Wells
1.B. Flag Salute
Speaker(s):  Leonard Wells
2. Call to Order and Roll Call
Speaker(s):  Leonard Wells
2.A. Call to Order and Roll Call
Speaker(s):  Mr. Leonard Wells
Rationale: 

Board Members attending this meeting included:

 

Others attending this meeting included: Dr. Jason Simeroth, Superintendent, Dr. Sheli McAdoo- Assistant Superintendent, Dr. Jason Brunk- Assistant Superintendent, Jim Fenrick- Chief Financial Officer, and Jannette Gamble- Administrative Assistant/Board Minute Clerk.

3. Re-Organization of the Board and Oath of Office
3.A. Re-Organization of the Board of Education
3.A.I. Vote to elect Board President
3.A.II. Vote to elect Board Vice President
3.A.III. Vote to elect Board Clerk
3.A.IV. Vote to elect the Board Deputy Clerk
3.B. Oaths of Office and/or Roll Call reflecting the new composition of the reorganized Board
Rationale: 

Loyalty Oath and/or Affirmation of Office

 

I________________________________, do solemnly swear or affirm that I will support, obey and defend the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America and the Constitution and laws of the State of Oklahoma, and that I will not, knowingly, receive, directly or indirectly, any money or other valuable thing, for the performance or nonperformance of any act or duty pertaining to my office, other than the compensation allowed by law; I further swear or affirm that I will faithfully discharge according to the best of my ability, my duties as (Office) of the Board of Education for Independent School District Number 27 of Canadian County, Oklahoma. 


The Board Clerk may call roll so the official record will reflect the new composition of the reorganized  Board.
4. Reports/ Comments from Superintendent and/or Staff
4.A. Presentation of: Yukon Mentors of the Year
Speaker(s):  Dr. Simeroth/ Christine Sorrels & Beverly Woodrome
Rationale: 

YPS Teen Trendsetter Mentor: Jeremiah Gibson

Yukon Schools Miller Mentor: Brenda Smith

5. Board Member Communications and Announcements
5.A. Individual Board Member Comments
5.B. Upcoming Meetings/ Events:
Rationale: 

March:

March 10:   Teacher of The Year: The Event @ YHS Cafeteria, 6:00 p.m- 8:00 p.m.

March 14-20:   Spring Break- NO School

March 21:  School in Session/  Yukon Schools Job Fair @ YHS and LES, 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.

March 22: Yukon High School National Honors Society Induction Ceremony, Yukon Fine Arts Center, 7:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

April:

April 4: School Board Meeting, YPS- Admin Bldg, Board Rm, 6:30 p.m.

April 5:  Legislative Breakfast-  Mabel C Fry Public Library, 7:00 a.m. 

April 5/7:  Parent/Teacher Conferences, All Sites

April 29 & 30:  OSSBA: New/Incumbent School Board Members & The Role of the Board Workshops @                             Embassy Suites Downtown/Medical Center, OKC, OK, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

 

A List of Events as entered by each site has been attached. 

 

 

 

Attachments:
6. Communications
6.A. Communications- Request from Patrons to Address the Board- Pursuant to Board Policy AF. Comments can be made only by District Patrons, concerning items listed on the Agenda.
7. Business Item: Separate Vote
7.A. Consideration of and vote on motion to approve the contract between Yukon Public Schools and Ross Transportation for the lease-purchase of five/71 passenger Blue Bird school buses.
Speaker(s):  Dr. Jason Brunk
7.B. Consideration of and motion to approve the contract between Yukon Public Schools and Transfinder for software purchase, training, and implementation.
Speaker(s):  Dr. Jason Brunk
8. Business Items: Consent Docket All of the consent items will be discussed, considered and approved or disapproved by one vote unless the board member desires to have a separate vote on any or all of the consent items.
Speaker(s):  Leonard Wells
8.A. Minutes from Regular Board Meeting, February 1, 2016.
8.B. Encumbrances and Change Orders as recommended by Dr. Jason Simeroth, Superintendent, and Jim Fenrick, Chief Financial Officer
Attachments:
8.C. Monthly Treasurer's Report and General Fund Reports
8.D. Cumulative Treasurer's Report and General Fund Report
8.E. Child Nutrition Report
8.F. Approve Child Nutrition Program Price Adjustment for 2016-17
Rationale:  Increase in meal prices : $0.10  per lunch for Elementary, Middle and HS sites. 
8.G. Approve new District Wellness Activity Fund
8.H. Approve Out of State Travel Request from Erik Jackson, YHS Journalism Teacher, and five (5) YHS Yearbook students, grades 11-12, to travel to Los Angeles, CA on April 13-17, 2016 for the National Journalism Convention.
Rationale:  Cost Analysis: Funded by: Journalism/ YHS Activity Fund
8.I. Approve Out of State Travel Request from Henry Harrison, YHS Business Teacher, and six (6) YHS Business Professionals of America students to travel to Boston, MA on May 4- 9, 2016, for the BPA National Leadership Conference and National Competitions.
Rationale:  Cost Analysis: $2,500 vocational funds/ $1200 per student
8.J. Approve Out of State Travel Request from Donna Morris, Curriculum Coordinator, to travel to Minneapolis, MN on March 7-11, 2016 for the ACT Aspire Performance Level Workshop.
Rationale:  Cost Analysis: None, paid by ACT.
8.K. Approve Out of State Travel Request from Michele Hale, Curriculum Coordinator, to travel to Minneapolis, MN on March 7-11, 2016 for the ACT Aspire Performance Level Descriptor (PLD) Workshop for Math. Nominated by the OSDE.
Rationale:  Cost Analysis: None, Funded by ACT
8.L. Approve Out of State Travel Request from Dawna Schweitzer, Curriculum Coordinator, to travel to Minneapolis, MN on March 7-11, 2016 for the ACT Aspire Performance Level Descriptor (PLD) Workshop for Science. Nominated by the OSDE
Rationale:  Cost Analysis: None, Funded by ACT
8.M. Approve Out of State Travel Request from Sheila Urton, Curriculum Coordinator, to travel to Minneapolis, MN on March 7-11, 2016 for the ACT Aspire Performance Level Workshop.
Rationale:  Cost Analysis: None, funded by ACT.
8.N. Approve Out of State Travel Request from Catherine Kusik, LES 5th Grade Teacher, to travel to Minneapolis, MN on March 7-11, 2016 for the ACT Aspire Performance Level Descriptor Workshop.
Rationale:  Cost Analysis: None, funded by ACT
8.O. Approve Out of State Travel Request from Bryan Bucher, IES Teacher, to travel to Minneapolis MN on March 7-11, 2016 for the ACT Aspire Performance Level Descriptor- Assessments Workshop.
Rationale:  Cost Analysis: None, funded by ACT.
8.P. Approve Out of State Travel Request from Dana Kennemer, YHS DECA Teacher, and six (6) DECA students grades 10-12, to travel to Nashville, TN on April 22-27, 2016 for the DECA International Career Development Conference.
Rationale: 

For students who placed in the top three (3) positions at state.

Cost Analysis: YHS Activity fund will pay $495,  and parents will pay $500 per student.

8.Q. Declare as Surplus, Curriculum items from YALE, as listed on attached Exhibit B.
Attachments:
8.R. Declare as Surplus, IT items from Ranchwood ES, as listed on Exhibit C.
Attachments:
9. New Business:
9.A. New Business-This business, in accordance with Oklahoma Statues, title 25- 311 (A)(9), is limited to any matter not known about or which could not have been reasonably foreseen prior to the time of posting this agenda.
10. Personnel
10.A. Personnel-Vote to convene or not to convene, in executive session pursuant to 25 O.S.307 (B)(1) to discuss the resignations, and employment of support and certified personnel, promotions, recommendation of change of assignment and/or transfers, as listed on the attached Exhibit A.
10.A.I. Recommendation of Continued Employment of Administrators as listed on the attached Exhibit P.
10.B. Acknowledge the Board has returned from executive session. Executive session minutes' compliance announcement.
10.C. Approval of Personnel Consent Docket as listed.
11. Adjournment
11.A. Consideration of and vote on motion to adjourn the meeting.
12. Public Notice/Agenda- The public Notice/Agenda was posted at 600 Maple, Yukon, OK 73099 on the 4th of March, 2016 by 4:00 p.m. by Dr. Jason Simeroth, Superintendent.
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