January 5, 2021 at 6:00 PM - Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
1. Prayer - Mike Newell
2. Call to order
3. Introduction of guests
4. Consent Agenda:
4.a. Minutes of December 1, 2020 board meeting.
4.b. Encumbrances for December 2020: 11586:11748, 70249-70255, 75021, 18307:18347.
4.c. Transfer activity funds for December 2020.
4.d. Approve Purchase Order 18334 to Lawton Communications in the sum of $70.00.
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 to re-issue lost check.
9. Director of Marketing and Communications Report - Susan Hardy-Brooks
10. Tillman/Kiowa County Campus Director's Report - Ken McKee
11. Director of Human Resources - Valerie Anderson
11.a. Discussion and possible board action on revision of rate quote for Mutual of Omaha Group Life policy.
12. Director of Instructional Services report - Bill Matthey
12.a. Discussion and possible board action on Professional Development, School Improvement – Model Schools Conference.
13. Director of Student Support Services report - Joelle Jolly
13.a. Discussion and possible board action on Online High School Recruitment Platform.
14. Director of Information and Technology report - Lance Alston
14.a. Discussion and possible board action to replace network closet hardware for Building 400 Data Center
15. Director of Maintenance and Purchasing report - Justin Neeley
15.a. Discussion and possible board action to purchase and install carpet for Building 100 Business Office update.
16. Deputy Superintendent - Karen Bailey
16.a. Discussion and possible board action on addition to the Policy and Procedures Manual.
17. Superintendent's report - Clarence Fortney
17.a. Discussion and possible board action to increase payment for architectural services for the Culinary Arts Program remodel.
17.b. Next regular board meeting is February 2, 2021.
18. 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).
19. Proposed executive session to discuss:
a. Resignation of James Taylor, Small Business Management Coordinator, effective December 31, 2020.
b. Resignation of Julio Nunez, Business Training Coordinator, effective January 4, 2021.
c. 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).
20. Vote to convene in executive session
21. Acknowledge board's return to open session
22. Statement of executive session minutes
23. Action Items
23.a. Discussion and possible board action on resignation of James Taylor, Small Business Management Coordinator, effective December 31, 2020.
23.b. Discussion and possible board action on resignation of Julio Nunez, Business Training Coordinator, effective January 4, 2021.
23.c. Discussion and possible board action on employment of part-time personnel, part-time ACD and BIS personnel for FY21.
24. Vote to adjourn
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