March 12, 2018 at 5:00 PM - Lawton Public Schools Board of Education Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance - Tom Deighan
3. Roll Call
4. Special Guests/Special Recognition - Tom Deighan and Dr. Lori Bridges
4.a. Martin Luther King Celebration - "Living the Dream" Essay and Art Winners: Essay - JayShawn Lewis Carter, Ridgecrest Elementary; Ijeoma Okere, Lawton High School Art - Laniah Arguello, Eisenhower Elementary; Leeane Mejil, Eisenhower Middle School
5. Departmental Reports
5.a. Information Item: Update - Business Services/Educational Services
Attachments: (2)
5.b. For Review: Barbara Ellis - Proposed LPS 2019 - 2020 School Calendar
Attachments: (1)
5.c. Consideration and action - Diane Branstetter: Proposed 2018 Summer Programs and Budgets: Summer Academy; Special Education Extended School Year (ESY); Summer Maintenance (Weed Crew); Reading Sufficiency Summer Academy; Summer Meal Program; Title I Extended Year Instructional Program; Title III Limited English Proficient Program Title
Attachments: (7)
6. Report of the Superintendent
6.a. Action Item: Mr. Rundell Edison, Douglass Alumni - Proposed addition of Lion Statue at Douglass Learning Center
6.b. Review and Discussion of 2017 Student Investment Program Funding Projections
Attachments: (1)
6.c. Consideration and Action Regarding a Statement from the Board of Education Concerning the Teacher Crisis
6.d. 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 February 15, 2018 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: (2)
7.c.2. Permission Requested of the Board
Attachments: (1)
7.c.3. Gasoline Tabulation
Attachments: (1)
7.c.4. Bids/Quotes (Buses; Mini-Blinds/Cleveland Elem; Summer Cleaning/Janitorial Supplies)
Attachments: (1)
7.c.5. Encumbrances/Partial Payments
Attachments: (1)
7.d. Report of the Chief Financial Officer - Diane Branstetter
7.d.1. Treasurer's Report for the Month of February
Attachments: (1)
7.d.2. Monthly Authorization to Invest
Attachments: (1)
7.d.3. 2014 Bond and 2015 Sales Tax Funds Report
Attachments: (1)
7.e. Report of the Activity Fund Custodian - Kathy Bentley
7.e.1. Activity Fund Transfers
Attachments: (1)
7.e.2. Out of State Travel
7.e.2.A. Lawton High School Orchestra to Branson, MO, May 11-14, 2018; Lawton High School Varsity Choir to New York City, May 10-13, 2018 (new dates); MacArthur High School Orchestra Students to Branson, MO, May 11-14, 2018
Attachments: (1)
7.e.3. Establishment of New Account(s)
Attachments: (1)
7.e.4. 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. Construction Related Change Orders
7.f.2.A. Brady's Glass, LLC, MacArthur High School Window Replacement (Replace Existing Hollow Metal Door Frame)
Attachments: (1)
7.f.2.B. RCJ Construction, Inc, Adams Elementary HVAC Replacement (Addition of Kitchen Hood and Smoke Detectors)
Attachments: (1)
7.f.2.C. RCJ Construction, Inc., Woodland Hills Elementary HVAC Replacement (Addition of Smoke Detectors)
Attachments: (1)
7.f.2.D. Rick Scott Construction Tulsa, LLC, MMS HVAC Replacement (Duct Detectors and Relocation of Condensers)
Attachments: (1)
7.f.3. Construction Related Contracts/Agreements
7.f.3.A. Fox Engineering, Inc., Civil Engineering Services for Safe Rooms at the Following Elementary Locations: Almor West, Carriage Hills, Crosby Park, Edison, Hugh Bish, Sullivan Village, Whittier, Woodland Hills
Attachments: (1)
7.f.4. Contracts / Agreements
7.f.4.A. Arvest Bank, Affinity Marketing Agreement
Attachments: (1)
7.f.4.B. Digi Security Systems, Camera Installation, MacArthur High School Hallways
Attachments: (1)
7.f.4.C. Lifetouch, Portrait Agreement: Lawton High School; Almor West Elementary; Freedom Elementary;
Attachments: (1)
7.f.4.D. McMahon Memorial Auditorium, Lease Agreement for LPS Showcase, April 23-26, 2018
Attachments: (1)
7.f.4.E. New Mexico (Albuquerque) Activities Association Contract for Athletic Events, Lawton High School Girls Basketball, Hobbs Holiday Tournament, December 28-30, 2018
Attachments: (1)
7.f.4.F. Sound Decisions Mobile DJ, Entertainment Contract for Lawton High School Prom, May 5, 2018
Attachments: (1)
7.f.4.G. The Children's Institute of Pittsburgh, Prader Willi Training and Consultation for Elementary Special Education Teachers
Attachments: (1)
7.f.4.H. Westat, Consultaton Services, DoDEA Program Enhancement and Quality Assurance, March 16, 2018
Attachments: (1)
7.f.4.I. Writing with Design, Consultant Services: K-12 Teachers and Principals on English Learners, March/April 2018; Parents and English Learner Students, April 16-19, 2018; St. Mary's Teachers with Focus on English Learners, March/April 2018
8. Proposed Executive Session to Discuss: [Authorized by 25 Okla. Stat. Section 307 (B)(1)(7) of the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act]
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)
8.b. The selection of Director of Assessment & Accountability
8.c. The employment or resignation of an individual salaried public officer or employee. The Board will discuss the resignation and proposed agreement with Lisa Bell.
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
12.b. Vote to approve the selection of Director of Assessment & Accountability
12.c. Vote to approve the resignation and resignation agreement with Lisa Bell
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: Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 5:00 p.m., Shoemaker Center Auditorium.
15. Setting New Board Meeting Dates
16. Board Announcements
17. RECESS
18. Conduct a hearing scheduled for Richard "Mike" Bizzarro concerning the superintendent's written recommendation to terminate the employment of Richard "Mike" Bizzarro
19. Testimony to be presented by witness
20. Proposed executive session to discuss the employment status of Richard "Mike" Bizzarro so that the board of education can return to open session and vote to adopt findings of fact and vote to accept or reject the recommendation of the superintendent to terminate the employment of Richard "Mike" Bizzarro pursuant to the provisions of the Open Meeting Act [Authorized by 25 O.S. Section 307(B)(1)of the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act]
21. Consideration and action to go into executive session
22. Consideration and action to return to open session
23. Statement of executive session minute
24. Consideration and action to adopt findings of fact
25. Consideration and action to accept or reject the recommendation of the superintendent to terminate the employment of Richard "Mike" Bizzarro
26. RECESS
27. Conduct a hearing scheduled for Kevin "Brent" Vickers concerning the superintendent's written recommendation to terminate the employment of Kevin "Brent" Vickers
28. Testimony to be presented by witness
29. Proposed executive session to discuss the employment status of Kevin "Brent" Vickers so that the board of education can return to open session and vote to adopt findings of fact and vote to accept or reject the recommendation of the superintendent to terminate the employment of Kevin "Brent" Vickers pursuant to the provisions of the Open Meeting Act [Authorized by 25 O.S. Section 307(B)(1)of the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act]
30. Consideration and action to go into executive session
31. Consideration and action to return to open session
32. Statement of executive session minute
33. Consideration and action to adopt findings of fact
34. Consideration and action to accept or reject the recommendation of the superintendent to terminate the employment of Kevin "Brent" Vickers
35. Adjournment
36. 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 24 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.
37. Time of Posting: 3:30 p.m.; Date of Posting: March 8, 2018; Place of Posting: Foyer of Shoemaker Center, 753 NW Fort Sill Blvd. Posted by: Tom Deighan, Superintendent
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