November 3, 2020 at 7:00 PM - Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
1. Prayer - Clarence Fortney
2. Call to order
3. Introduction of guests
4. Consent Agenda:
4.a. Minutes of October 1, 2020 special board meeting.
4.b. Encumbrances for October 2020.
4.c. Transfer activity funds for October 2020.
4.d. Public surplus.
4.e. Approve Purchase Order 11281 to Lawton Communications in the sum of $69.00.
5. Public Comment
This is an open, public meeting held in accordance with the Open Meeting Laws of the State of Oklahoma.  The purpose of this meeting is to conduct the business of the Great Plains Technology Center.  As elected representatives of the voters and patrons of the Center, the members of the Board of Education will be making decisions concerning the operation of the District.  The agenda for Regular Meetings includes an opportunity for the public to address any item appearing on the agenda.  Members of the public wishing to speak must sign in with the Clerk of the Board prior to appearing on the agenda.  Members of the public wishing to speak must sign in with the Clerk of the Board prior to the convening of the Board meeting.  Statements to the Board by the public are limited to no more than 3 minutes per speaker.  The Board reserves the right to limit repetitive comments, comments unrelated to the business of the Board or the total amount of time dedicated to public comment in a single evening.  Board members will not respond to questions or comments during public communications but the Board President may refer matters of concern to the Superintendent for review and recommendations.
6. BYSP and Herring Construction - Culinary Arts update
7. Great Plains Technology Center Foundation update - Glen Boyer
8. Treasurer's report- Leah Fultz
8.a. Discussion and possible board action on Resolution calling for Board of Education Primary Election on February 9, 2021 and Board of Education General Election on April 6, 2021.
9. Director of Marketing and Communications Report - Susan Hardy-Brooks
10. Tillman/Kiowa County Campus Director's Report - Ken McKee
11. Director of Instructional Services report - Bill Matthey
11.a. Discussion on Student Certification/Licensing Fees Scholarship
12. Director of Business and Industry Training - Morgan Gould
12.a. Discussion and possible board action on Air Defense Artillery Training Forklift rental.
13. Director of Health Science Services & STEM Education report - Mike Newell
13.a. Discussion and possible board action on Clinical Rotation Agreement with Ayers Nursing Home.
13.b. Discussion and possible board action to use Carl Perkins Grant to purchase SIM Nurse Kelly manikin and supplemental kits.
13.c. Information only: Tuition Reimbursement Program update.
14. Director of Information and Technology report - Lance Alston
14.a. Discussion and possible board action to replace network closet hardware for Building 600.
14.b. Discussion and possible board action to replace network closet hardware for our LPS classrooms.
14.c. Discussion and possible board action to replace network closet hardware for Building 500.
15. Director of Maintenance and Purchasing report - Justin Neeley
15.a. Discussion and possible board action to purchase control system for Frederick chiller.
16. Superintendent's report - Clarence Fortney
16.a. Next regular board meeting is December 1, 2020.
17. New Business: 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.  Okla. Stat. tit. 25, Sec. 311(A)(9).
18. Proposed executive session to discuss:
a.  Discussion and possible board action on resignation of Terrance Thrash, Custodian, effective October 30, 2020.
b.  Discussion and possible board action on resignation of Charketta Jessie, PN Instructor, effective November 3, 2020.
c.  Discussion and possible board action to employ ACD Evening Coordinator for FY2021.
d.  Discussion and possible board action to employ Evening Custodian for FY2021.
e.  Possible employment of  part-time personnel, part-time ACD and BIS personnel for FY21 as listed in Exhibit A so the board can return to open session to vote on employment matters discussed. 
 
Executive session authority: 25 Okla. Stat. Sec. 307(B)(1) and (7).
19. Vote to convene in executive session
20. Acknowledge board's return to open session
21. Statement of executive session minutes
22. Action Items
22.a. Discussion and possible board action to accept or not accept resignation of Terrance Thrash, custodian, effective October 30, 2020.
22.b. Discussion and possible board action to accept or not accept resignation of Charketta Jessie, PN Instructor, effective November 3, 2020.
22.c. Discussion and possible board action to employ ACD Evening Coordinator for FY21.
22.d. Discussion and possible board action to employ Evening Custodian for FY21.
22.e. Discussion and possible board action on employment of part-time personnel, part-time ACD and BIS personnel for FY21.
23. Vote to adjourn
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