December 1, 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 November 3, 2020 regular board meeting
4.b. Encumbrances for November 2020: 11438-11585, 70249-70249, 18273-18306.
4.c. Transfer activity funds for November 2020.
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. Treasurer's report- Leah Fultz
7.a. Discussion and possible board action on Board Meeting dates for calendar year 2021.
8. Director of Marketing and Communications Report - Susan Hardy-Brooks
9. Tillman/Kiowa County Campus Director's Report - Ken McKee
10. Director of Human Resources - Valerie Anderson
10.a. Discussion and possible action to replace and enhance current school-sponsored life insurance benefit.
11. Director of Finance report - Lindsey Billen
11.a. Discussion and possible board action on renewal of workers' compensation insurance.
12. Campus Director - Justin McNeil
12.a. Discussion and possible board action to purchase culinary equipment.
13. Director of Maintenance and Purchasing report - Justin Neeley
13.a. Discussion and possible board action on contracting with Clayco Industries to purchase and installation of skylights for Building 100 and Building 200.
13.b. Discussion and possible board action to purchase and install HVAC unit for Goodyear classroom in Building 600.
14. Superintendent's report - Clarence Fortney
14.a. Next regular board meeting is January 5, 2021.
15. 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).
16. Proposed executive session to discuss:
a. Discussion and possible board action on retirement of Karen Bailey, Deputy Superintendent, effective July 1, 2021.
b. Discussion and possible board action on retirement of Sandra Noel, Accreditation and Planning coordinator effective July 1, 2021.
c. Discussion and possible board action on retirement of William Ferguson, BIS Shop Aide effective February 1, 2021.
d.  Discussion and possible board action to employee Evening Custodian for FY21.
e. Possible employment of  part-time personnel, part-time ACD and BIS personnel for FY21 as listed on agenda item 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).
17. Vote to convene in executive session
18. Acknowledge board's return to open session
19. Statement of executive session minutes
20. Action Items
20.a. Discussion and possible board action on retirement of Karen Bailey, Deputy Superintendent, effective July 1, 2021.
20.b. Discussion and possible board action on retirement of Sandra Noel, Accreditation and Planning coordinator effective July 1, 2021.
20.c. Discussion and possible board action on retirement of William Ferguson, BIS Shop Aide, effective February 1, 2021. 
20.d. Discussion and possible board action to employ candidate as Evening Custodian for FY21.
20.e. Discussion and possible board action on employment of part-time personnel, part-time ACD and BIS personnel for FY21.
21. Vote to adjourn
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