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November 16, 2017 at 5:00 PM - Lawton Public Schools 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: Update - Business Services/Educational Services
Attachments: (2)
6. Report of the Superintendent
6.a. Consideration and action regarding 2017-2018 LPS Bond Oversight Committee Members
Attachments: (1)
6.b. 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 November 6, 2017 regular board meeting
Attachments: (1)
7.c. Report of the Purchasing Manager/Encumbrance Clerk - Sheila Relf
7.c.1. Increase, Decrease and Issue Purchase Orders
Attachments: (1)
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 Chief Financial Officer - Diane Branstetter
7.d.1. Monthly Authorization to Invest
Attachments: (1)
7.d.2. Treasurer's Report for the Month of October 2017
Attachments: (1)
7.e. Report of the Activity Fund Custodian - Kathy Bentley
7.e.1. Activity Fund Transfers
Attachments: (1)
7.e.2. Establishment of New Account(s)
Attachments: (1)
7.e.3. Activity Fund Summary
Attachments: (1)
7.f. Report of the Clerk - Kathy Bentley
Attachments: (1)
7.f.1. Applications for Sanctioning of Parent Organizations and Booster Clubs
Attachments: (1)
7.f.2. Approval of Change Order
7.f.2.A. Harper Construction Company, Inc, Freedom Elementary, Flush Valves
Attachments: (1)
7.f.3. Contracts / Agreements
7.f.3.A. National Math + Science Initiative (NMSI), Eisenhower High School, College Readiness Program: Sustainment Network
Attachments: (1)
8. Proposed Executive Session to Discuss: [Authorized by 25 O.S. Section 307(B)(1)
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
Attachments: (2)
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
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: Monday, December 11, 2017, 5:00 p.m., Shoemaker Center Auditorium.
15. Setting New Board Meeting Dates
16. Board Announcements
18. Appeal of Superintendent’s decision in the matter of the Grievance of Cara Hall (In accordance with the district’s policy concerning grievances, the Grievant has appealed the Superintendent’s decision to the Board of Education. The Board acts as an appellate body by reviewing the decisions at lower levels of the grievance procedure and the oral and written evidence presented through the grievance process. The Board may ask for oral or written evidence from the parties and any other individual it deems relevant.)
18.a. Ms. Hall’s or her designee’s presentation of written materials concerning the grievance and oral evidence as requested from the Board.
18.b. Superintendent’s or his designee’s presentation of written materials concerning the grievance and oral evidence as requested from the Board.
18.c. Board’s request for oral or written evidence from any other individual, if applicable.
19. Discussion and vote to go into executive session for the purpose of deliberations regarding the grievance. [Authorized by 25 O.S. Section 307(B)(1) and (7).
20. Motion and vote to return to open session.
21. Board President’s statement of executive session minutes
22. Discussion and vote to affirm the Superintendent’s decision, to modify the Superintendent’s decision, or to take other action related to the Cara Hall grievance. (Note: the Board’s written decision will issue within 5 days of the conclusion of the grievance hearing.)
23. Adjournment
24. 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.
25. Time of Posting: 3:30 p.m. Date of Posting: Tuesday, November 14, 2017; Place of Posting: Foyer of Shoemaker Center, 753 NW Fort Sill Blvd. Posted by: Tom Deighan, Superintendent
26. Board President’s statement of executive session minutes.

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