February 1, 2021 at 5:00 PM - Lawton Public Schools Board of Education Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance - Kevin Hime
3. Roll Call to Establish Quorum
4. Special Guests/Special Recognitions - Kevin Hime and Patty Neuwirth 
4.a. ChoiceMatters - LPS "Traditional Public School of the Year"
5. Architect and Construction Manager at Risk Update
Attachments: (2)
6. Report of the Superintendent
6.a. Information Item:  Business Operations and Educational Services Departmental Updates 
Attachments: (2)
6.b. Information Item:  "Curb Appeal" Makeover Project Updates:

Pioneer Park Elementary
Lincoln Elementary
Tomlinson Middle School
MacArthur High School
6.c. Superintendent's Announcement(s)
7. Applications for Sanctioning of Parent Organizations and Booster Clubs
8. Consent Agenda
(The following matters may be approved in their entirety by the Board upon motion made, seconded and passed by a majority vote of the Board members.  However, upon request of any Board member, any one or more matters will be removed from the consent agenda and acted upon separately.  Contracts are approved subject to review by the District’s legal counsel. Any or all of the public record items included within the consent agenda, i.e. minutes to be submitted for approval; purchase orders to be submitted for acceptance; financial report; proposed transfer of funds between activity accounts; and fund-raising event listings, may be examined at the Office of the Clerk of the Board of Education at the Shoemaker Center, 753 Fort Sill Blvd., Lawton, OK. An appointment to review records is requested.)
8.a. Item(s) Removed from the Consent Agenda for Separate Action
8.b. Approval of the Balance of the Consent Agenda
8.c. Approval of Item that was Previously Pulled for Separate Action
8.d. Approval of the Minutes of the January 21, 2021 Regular Board Meeting
Attachments: (4)
8.e. Report of the Purchasing Agent/Encumbrance Clerk - Sheila Relf
Attachments: (1)
8.e.1. Increase, Issue of Purchase Orders
Attachments: (1)
8.e.2. Gasoline Tabulation
Attachments: (1)
8.e.3. Payroll Encumbrance Purchase Order Numbers
Attachments: (1)
8.e.4. Encumbrances/Partial Payments
Attachments: (1)
8.f. Report of the Activity Fund Custodian - Nancy McQuaide
8.f.1. Activity Fund Transfers, Expenditures, Establishments, and Amendments
Attachments: (1)
8.g. Report of the Clerk - Kathy Bentley
Attachments: (1)
8.g.1. Contracts / Agreements
8.g.1.A. Public Service Company of Oklahoma, Underground Right-of-Way Easement (EMS Cafeteria that was not demolished)
Attachments: (1)
9. Proposed Executive Session to Discuss:
9.a. The employing, promoting, or receiving resignation(s) of individual certified and support salaried personnel as listed on the Personnel Report.    [Authorized by 25 OKLA.STAT. Section 307 (B)(1) of the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act]
Attachments: (1)
9.b. The resignation of Brenda Ballou [Authorized by 25 OKLA.STAT. Section 307 (B)(1) of the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act]
10. Vote to Convene into Executive Session
11. Acknowledge Board's Return to Open Session
12. Executive Session Minutes Compliance Announcement
13. Superintendent's Personnel Report / Items Discussed in Executive Session
13.a. Approval of Superintendent's Personnel Report
Attachments: (1)
13.b. Discussion and vote to either:
A.  Accept the resignation of Brenda Ballou and approve the Settlement Agreement with her; or 
B.  Not accept the resignation of Brenda Ballou and not approve the Settlement Agreement with her.  
14. New Business - This refers to any matter not known about or which could not have been reasonably foreseen prior to the time of posting of the agenda.  Okla. Stat. tit. 25 Sec. 311(A)(9)
15. The next regular board meeting date is Thursday, February 18, 2021, at 5:00 p.m., in the Shoemaker Center Auditorium.
16. Setting New Board Meeting Dates
17. Board Announcements
18. Adjournment
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