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April 6, 2021 at 5:00 PM - Lawton Public Schools Board of Education Special Meeting

1. *Note:  This meeting will include videoconferencing.  Those present remotely will be:
  • Carla Clodfelter, Area 1 Board Member
Those present at the meeting site of Shoemaker Education Center, 753 NW Fort Sill Blvd., Lawton, OK will be:
  • Patty Neuwirth, Area 2 Board Member, President
  • Mark Scott, Area 3 Board Member
  • Mary Bradley, Area 4 Board Member
  • Zeldon Rice, Area 5 Board Member
  • Col. Rhett Taylor, Ex-Officio Board Member
2. Call to Order
3. Pledge of Allegiance - Kevin Hime
4. Roll Call to Establish Quorum
5. Special Guests/Special Recognitions - Kevin Hime and Patty Neuwirth 
6. Architect and Construction Manager at Risk Update
Attachments: (2)
7. Report of the Superintendent
7.a. Information Item:  Business Operations and Educational Services Departmental Updates 
Attachments: (2)
7.b. Action Item:  Discussion and possible board action regarding the district's use of school facilities for the 2021-2022 school year.
7.c. Action Item:  Motion, discussion and vote to authorize or not to authorize the school district's attorney, in consultation with the Superintendent of Schools, to initiate legal action against the Oklahoma State Board of Education ("Board") to address the equalization of funding as set forth in the Board's Resolution that was approved at the Board's special meeting on March 25, 2021.  (See attached Resolution)
7.d. Superintendent's Announcement(s)
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 March 11, 2021 Regular Board Meeting.  
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 - LaQuinta Chambers
8.f.1. Activity Fund Transfers, Expenditures, Establishments, and Amendments
Attachments: (2)
8.g. Report of the Clerk - Kathy Bentley
Attachments: (1)
8.g.1. Construction Related Contracts/Agreements
8.g.1.A. RCJ Construction Inc, Certificate of Substantial Completion, TMS Gym HVAC Renovation
Attachments: (1)
8.g.1.B. Joe D. Hall General Contractors, LLC, Douglass Learning Center Renovation
Attachments: (1)
8.g.2. Contracts / Agreements
8.g.2.A. Brian K. Abasta, Contract for Sale of Real Estate, 609 SW Park
Attachments: (1)
8.g.2.B. Continuous Strategic Improvement (CSI), OSSBA & K20 Center, 5- year Continuous Strategic Improvement Plan
Attachments: (1)
8.g.2.C. Cummins-Setters Commercial Partners LLC, Contract of Sale fo Real Estate for Swinney Elementary, Wilson Elementary Schools
8.g.2.D. Mary E. Johnson & Associates PLLC, District Audit for FY21
Attachments: (1)
9. Proposed Executive Session to Discuss:

Note:  The executive session will include videoconferencing .  Those present  remotely will be:
  • Carla Clodfelter, Area 1, Board Member
Those present at Shoemaker Education Center will be:
  • Patty Neuwirth, Area 2 Board Member
  • Mark Scott, Area 3 Board Member
  • Mary Bradley, Area 4 Board Member
  • Zeldon Rice, Area 5 Board Member
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)
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)
14. The next regular board meeting date is Thursday, April 22, 2021, at 5:00 p.m., in the Shoemaker Center Auditorium.
15. Setting New Board Meeting Dates
16. Board Announcements
17. Adjournment

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