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May 2, 2016 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

1. Invocation and Flag Salute
1.A. Invocation- Rev. Jann Osborn
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood
1.B. Flag Salute
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood
2. Call to Order and Roll Call
2.A. Call to Order and Roll Call
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood

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. Reports/ Comments from Superintendent and/or Staff
Speaker(s):  Dr. Simeroth
3.A. Presentation of the Annual Scholarship Students that traveled to Picardy, France.
Speaker(s):  Dr. Simeroth and/or Ms. Jean Dawson
Rationale:  Students Deante Colbert and Payton Harrison will be presenting the projects that took them to France. The students would like to thank the administration and board members for encouraging their efforts. 
3.B. Recognition of Bill Pierce, Surrey Hills Principal, Air Force Reserve Retiree
Speaker(s):  Dr. Simeroth

Maj. Bill Pierce, Public Affairs deputy chief of the 507th Air Refueling Wing, retired from the US Air Force Dec. 29, 2015. 

Mr. Pierce entered the AF in July 1991, after initial training in IL, he was assigned to Tinker AFB in OK. Commissioned in Aug. of 1996 with the OK Army National Guard and assigned as a fuels officer for the 700th Support Battalion, 45th Infantry Div, OK. In 2001, Maj. Pierce rejoined the 507th Air Refueling Wing, this time as a Public Affairs Officer. 

During his military career, Maj. Pierce was mobilized under Operations Noble Eagle, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. Graduate of Defense Information School in Maryland and Air Force Squadron officer School in Alabama. Bill has received major awards and decorations through out his military career.

Bill is a native Oklahoman and a graduate from both UCO and OCU. Resides in Yukon, OK with his wife and their two children, currently the Principal of Surrey Hills Elementary. 

3.C. Recognition of After School Professionals
Speaker(s):  Mrs. D'Lynne Koontz
4. Board Member Communications and Announcements
4.A. Individual Board Member Comments
4.B. Upcoming Meetings/ Events:
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood


May 4, - OSSBA- Law Institute, Gaillardia Country Club, OKC, Time: TBD

May 7- OSSBA- President's Workshop, Embassy Suites, Airport, OKC, Time: TBD

May 11- District Retirement Reception,  @ YHS Cafeteria, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

May 17- YHS Graduation Ceremony- John Norick Arena, OKC Fairgrounds@ 7:30 p.m. 

May 24-End of Year Celebration - Yukon Fine Arts Center @ 8:30 am

List of Events as provided by each site has been attached. Events are also available on our website:


Attachments: (1)
5. Communications
5.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.
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood
6. Business Item: Separate Vote
6.A. Vote to approve or disapprove Resolution for Schools and Libraries Universal Services (E-Rate) for 2016-17. This resolution authorizes filing of the Form 471 applications for funding year 2016-17 and the payment of the applicant’s share upon approval of funding and receipt of services.
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood
6.B. Consideration of and motion to approve revision of student's last day of school on the 2015-16 District Calendar.
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood
6.C. Consideration of and motion to approve contract for auditing, consulting and recovery services between Cost Defender, LLC and YPS.
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood
7. 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.
7.A. Minutes from April 4, 2016 Regular Board Meeting, and April 20, 2016 Special Board Meeting.
Attachments: (2)
7.B. Encumbrances and Change Orders as recommended by Dr. Jason Simeroth, Superintendent, and Jim Fenrick, Chief Financial Officer
Attachments: (1)
7.C. Monthly and Cumulative Treasurer's Report and General Fund Reports
7.D. Child Nutrition Report and Newsletter
Attachments: (2)
7.E. Consideration of and Motion to approve the Big Five- Head Start Contract and Food Service Agreement between Big Five Head Start and YPS for 2016-17.
7.F. Approve Out of State Travel Request from Rachel Allred, YHS Volleyball Coach, and forty (40) YHS students grades 9-12, to travel to Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, AR on July 17-19,2016, to attend a two (2) day tournament and team camp.
Rationale:  Cost Analysis: All costs covered by Booster Club and Parents pay $50/athlete
7.G. Approve Out of State Travel Request from Scott Raper, YHS Basketball Coach, and ten (10) YHS students to travel to the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS on June 17-19, 2016, for a basketball tournament and team camp.
Rationale:  Cost Analysis: None to District. Paid by Booster Club. 
7.H. Approve Out of State Travel from Scott Stevens, YHS teacher to travel to South Dakota and Nebraska on May 6-8, 2016 to purchase livestock for the YHS FFA Program.
Rationale:  Cost Analysis: School to pay the cost of a substitute teacher.
7.I. Approve Out of State Request from Dr. Jason Brunk to travel to Orlando, FL on October 11-14, 2016 to attend the National Conference for the American Association of School Personnel Administrators.
Rationale:  Cost Analysis: Dr. Brunk will pay for his travel and lodging. Cost to District- Registration Fees: $425.00
7.J. Approve Wes McAtee and Anthony Travis as Technical Arts Adjunct Teachers for the 2016-17 school year.
8. New Business:
8.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.
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood
9. Personnel
9.A. Personnel-Vote to convene or not to convene, in executive session pursuant to 25 O.S.307 (B)(1) to discuss the resignations, terminations, and employment of support and certified personnel, promotions, summer employments, recommendation of change of assignment and/or transfers, as listed on the attached Exhibit A, Addendum A-1: Employment of Certified Personnel on Standard Contracts, Addendum A-2: Employment of Certified Personnel on Temporary Contracts , Addendum B-1, B-2, B-3: Employment of Support Personnel
9.B. Acknowledge the Board has returned from executive session. Executive session minutes' compliance announcement.
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood
9.C. Approval of Personnel Consent Docket as listed.
10. Adjournment
10.A. Consideration of and motion to adjourn the meeting.
11. Public Notice/Agenda- The public Notice/Agenda was posted at 600 Maple, Yukon, OK 73099 on the 29 th of April, 2016 by 4:00 p.m. by Dr. Jason Simeroth, Superintendent.

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