September 3, 2019 at 5:00 PM - Lawton Public Schools Board of Education Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance - Dr. Tom Thomas
3. Roll Call to Establish Quorum
4. Special Guests/Special Recognition - Dr. Tom Thomas and Carla Clodfelter
4.a. MHS, LHS, and EHS Band Students Showcasing New Band Uniforms 
5. Architect and Construction Manager at Risk Update
6. Departmental Reports
6.a. Information Item: Update - Business Operations and Educational Services Reports (the first meeting of each month)
Attachments: (2)
6.b. Action Item:  District Estimate of Needs for 2019-2020 - Elizabeth Brown-Hill
Attachments: (1)
7. Report of the Superintendent
7.a. Action Item:  Consideration and action regarding implementation of a $1,220 pay raise for eligible certified staff, as approved by the Legislature through HB 2765 and SB 1048.  (SB 1048 authorizes the raise for certified personnel as defined in state law, which includes certified employees working full time as a teacher, principal, supervisor, administrator, counselor, librarian, or certified or registered nurse), effective July 1, 2019, for the FY19/20 school year.
 
7.b. Action Item: Proposed LPS Certified Salary Schedules for 2019 - 2020, *reflecting $1,220 pay raises approved by the Legislature through HB 2765 and SB 1048 

Certified Salary Schedule
OK Teacher Certified Salary Schedule (Adoption)*
Teacher (SPED) Education Salary Schedule (reg.+.5%)*
Teacher (Vocational Agriculture) Education Salary Schedule (reg + 20% +$2400)*
Teacher (Vocational Education) Education Salary Schedule (reg + $2000)*
Teacher (NBPST) Education Salary Schedule*
 
Attachments: (1)
7.c. Action Item:  Proposed LPS Support Salary Schedules for 2019 - 2020
Support Salary Schedule
Journeyman Salary Schedule
Deaf Interpreter Salary Schedule
Attachments: (1)
7.d. Proposed LPS Extra Duty Salary Schedule for 2019-2020
Attachments: (1)
7.e. Action Item:  Consideration and action regarding extending the stipend for safety to the following as was board approved August 5, 2019 for LPS bus drivers ( No at-fault accidents for the school calendar year = $250):
  • Distribution Delivery Drivers
  • Food Services Delivery Drivers
  • Custodial Warehouse Drivers
  • Lawton Transitional Program Drivers
7.f. Action Item:  Consideration and action regarding a contract with Workman Forensics to conduct an audit of the district's Xcel copier contract  
7.g. 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. Items(s) Removed From the Consent Agenda for Separate Action
8.b. Approval of the Balance of the Consent Agenda
8.c. Approval of the Minutes of the August 22, 2019 Regular and Special Board Meetings 
8.d. Report of the Purchasing Manager/Encumbrance Clerk - Sheila Relf
Attachments: (1)
8.d.1. Increase, Decrease and Issue Purchase Orders
Attachments: (1)
8.d.2. Gasoline Tabulation
Attachments: (1)
8.d.3. Encumbrances/Partial Payments
Attachments: (1)
8.e. Report of the Chief Financial Officer - Elizabeth Brown-Hill
8.e.1. Monthly Authorization to Invest
Attachments: (1)
8.f. Report of the Activity Fund Custodian - Nancy McQuaide
8.f.1. Activity Fund Transfers
Attachments: (1)
8.g. Report of the Clerk - Kathy Bentley
Attachments: (1)
8.g.1. Construction Related Contracts/Agreements
8.g.1.A. Architects in Partnership, LLC, MHS Auditorium, Gym, and Admin HVAC Renovation
Attachments: (1)
8.g.1.B. Crossland Construction Co., Inc, EMS Construction, Change Order#5
Attachments: (1)
8.g.1.C. Crossland Construction Co., Inc, Whittier Safe Room, Change Order #1
8.g.2. Contracts / Agreements
8.g.2.A. Cheryl Scammahorn, Educational Consultant for Reading/Math Strategies, Edison Elementary
Attachments: (1)
8.g.2.B. Cindy Elkins, Educational Consultant for Reading/Math Strategies:
Eisenhower Elementary
Lincoln Elementary
Washington Elementary
Attachments: (1)
8.g.2.C. Cintas, Rental Service Agreement, Shop Towels for Transportation Department
Attachments: (1)
8.g.2.D. City of Lawton, Assembly Permit Application, LHS Key Club Fun Run - "Stride 4 Shelter", November 9, 2019
Attachments: (1)
8.g.2.E. City of Lawton, City Hall Rental Agreement, MHS Senior Prom, May 1, 2020
Attachments: (1)
8.g.2.F. Renaissance Learning  Inc, Training for Elementary Teachers on Accelerated Reader 360
Attachments: (1)
8.g.2.G. TESOL Trainers, Inc., Professional Development - Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol Training (SIOP), September 17-20, 2019
Attachments: (1)
8.g.2.H. Texas Sports Builders, Inc., Property Damage Release for MHS Athletic Track (Settlement for Damages from 6/22/19 Fire)
Attachments: (1)
8.g.2.I. Writing with Design, Parent Workshops focus of language acquisition and writing for English Language Learners, October 24, 28, 2019; Workshops for Teachers at St. Mary's Catholic School and Trinity Christian Academy, September - December 2019
Attachments: (1)
8.g.2.J. Youth Care of Oklahoma, Consultant Services for LPS middle and high school students and faculty to aid in early identification, intervention, and referral services
Attachments: (1)
8.g.2.K. Youth Care of Oklahoma, Counseling Services for Medicaid-eligible Students
Attachments: (1)
9. Proposed Executive Session to Discuss [Authorized by 25 OKLA.STAT. Section 307 (B)(1) of the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act]:
9.a. The employing, promoting, or receiving resignation(s) of individual certified and support salaried personnel as listed on the Certified and Support Personnel Reports posted with the Agenda.  
Attachments: (2)
9.b. Executive Director of Secondary Education
9.c. Interim Comptroller
9.d. Proposed Change in Contract and Job Title for Sheila Relf, Purchasing Manager
10. Vote to Convene in Executive Session
11. Vote to Acknowledge Return to Open Session
12. Statement of Executive Session Minutes
13. Superintendent's Personnel Report / Items Discussed in Executive Session
13.a. Approval of Certified and Support Personnel Reports
13.b. Approval of employment of Executive Director of Secondary Education
13.c. Approval of employment of an Interim Comptroller
13.d. Consideration and action, if any, regarding the proposed change in contract and job title for Sheila Relf, Purchasing Manager
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, September 19, 2019, 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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