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September 5, 2017 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance - Tom Deighan
3. Roll Call
4. Special Guests/Special Recognition - Tom Deighan and Dr. Lori Bridges
5. Departmental Reports
5.a. Information Item: Business Services/Educational Services Update
Attachments: (2)
6. Report of the Superintendent
6.a. Information Item: 2017 - 2018 District Accreditation Status
Attachments: (1)
6.b. Consideration and Action Regarding Establishing Priorities and Categories for Upcoming Bond Election
6.c. Superintendent's Announcement(s)
7. Approval of Consent Agenda Items
7.a. Item(s) Removed From the Consent Agenda for Separate Action
7.b. Approval of the Minutes of the August 17, 2017 Regular Board Meeting and August 28, 2017 Special Board Meeting
Attachments: (2)
7.c. Report of the Purchasing Manager/Encumbrance Clerk - Sheila Relf
7.c.1. Increase, Decrease and Issue Purchase Orders
Attachments: (2)
7.c.2. Emergency Approvals
Attachments: (1)
7.c.3. Gasoline Tabulation
Attachments: (1)
7.c.4. Encumbrances/Partial Payments
Attachments: (1)
7.d. Report of the Activity Fund Custodian - Kathy Bentley
7.d.1. Out of State Travel
Attachments: (1)
7.e. Report of the Clerk - Kathy Bentley
Attachments: (1)
7.e.1. Applications for Sanctioning of Parent Organizations and Booster Clubs
Attachments: (1)
7.e.2. Construction Related Agreements/Contracts
7.e.2.A. Architects in Partnership LLC - MHS Window Replacement
Attachments: (1)
7.e.3. Contracts / Agreements
7.e.3.A. Cameron University - SDE Required Residency Program for First-Year Teachers
Attachments: (1)
7.e.3.B. Great Expectations - ReGina Farquhar, Instructional Coach, Whittier Elementary, October 11, 2017
Attachments: (1)
7.e.3.C. Lawton Family YMCA - LPS Swim Team Use of Swimming Pool/Gym Area
Attachments: (1)
7.e.3.D. McMahon Auditorium - Use of Facility by Lawton High School in Case of Emergency Evacuation
Attachments: (1)
7.e.3.E. Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services - Youth Suicide Prevention
7.e.3.F. Uncommon Schools Inc - Taxonomy of Effective Teaching Practices (Eisenhower Elementary, CMS)
Attachments: (2)
7.e.4. Approval of Prior Agenda Items Not Specified as "Action" on Agenda Outline (Since Moving to New eMeeting Program)
Attachments: (1)
7.e.5. Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality Notice of Termination for Stormwater Discharges Associated with Freedom Elementary
Attachments: (1)
8. Proposed Executive Session to Discuss:
8.a. The employing, promoting, or receiving resignation(s) of individual certified and support salaried personnel so the board can return to open session and vote to take action on personnel transactions as listed on the Certified and Support Personnel Reports [Authorized by 25 OKLA. STAT. Section 307 (B)(1)]
8.b. The employment and performance of the Superintendent to include discussion of a possible extension of the Superintendent's employment contract. [Authorized by 25 OKLA. STAT. Section 307(B)(1) and (7)]
9. Vote to Go Into Executive Session
10. Vote to Acknowledge Return to Open Session
11. Statement of Executive Session Minutes
12. Superintendent's Personnel Report / Items Discussed in Executive Session
12.a. Approval of Certified and Support Personnel Reports
Attachments: (2)
12.b. Vote to extend the Superintendent's employment contract beyond its current ending date of June 30, 2018
13. 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. [Authorized by 25 O.S. Section 311(A)(9)]
14. Next regular board meeting date is: Thursday, September 21, 2017, 5:00 p.m., Shoemaker Center Auditorium.
15. Setting New Board Meeting Dates
16. Board Announcements
17. Adjournment
18. The Lawton Public School District encourages participation from all of its patrons. If participation at any public meeting is not possible due to a disability, notification to the clerk of the board of education at 580-357-6900, extension 2074, at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled meeting is encouraged to make the necessary accommodations. The district may waive the 48-hour rule if an interpreter for the deaf (signing) is not the necessary accommodation.
19. Time of Posting: 3:30 p.m., Date of Posting: August 31, 2017, Place of Posting: Foyer of Shoemaker Center, 753 Ft. Sill Blvd. Posted by: Tom Deighan, Superintendent

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