February 2, 2021 at 6:00 PM - Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
1. Prayer - Clarence Fortney
2. Call to order
3. Introduction of guests
4. Consent Agenda:
4.a. Minutes of January 5, 2021 board meeting.
4.b. Encumbrances for January 2021: 70256:70268, 11749:12027, 18348:18394; change orders.
4.c. Transfer activity funds for January 2021.
4.d. Public surplus.
4.e. Approve Purchase Order 18350 to Lawton Communications in the sum of $125.00 and Purchase Order 18389 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. Treasurer's report- Leah Fultz
6.a. Discussion and possible board action to re-issue lost checks.
7. Director of Marketing and Communications Report - Susan Hardy-Brooks
8. Tillman/Kiowa County Campus Director's Report - Ken McKee
9. Director of Student Services - Joelle Jolly
9.a. GP Tech Tuesday virtual recruitment update.
10. Director of Human Resources - Valerie Anderson
10.a. Discussion and possible board action on new Employee COVID-19 Vaccination policy for the Board Policy and Procedure Manual.
10.b. Discussion and possible board action on new Extension of COVID-19 Leave policy for the Board Policy and Procedures Manual.
11. Director of Finance report - Lindsey Billen
11.a. Discussion and possible board action on payment to Security Bankcard Center, Inc.
11.b. Discussion and possible board action on service agreement with ADPC, Inc. for financial accounting services.
11.c. Discussion and possible board action on payment to OSSBA Employment Services.
12. Director of Health Science Services & STEM Education report - Mike Newell
12.a. Discussion and possible board action on purchase of seven AEDs for Lawton and Frederick Campuses. 
12.b. Discussion and possible board action on Practical Nursing FLEX Program Testing.
13. Director of Information and Technology report - Lance Alston
13.a. Discussion and possible board action to relocate the network closet in the west wing of building 100.
13.b. Discussion and possible board action to purchase desktop computers from Standley Systems.
14. Superintendent's report - Clarence Fortney
14.a. Discussion on roof conditions on various buildings across campus.
14.b. Next regular board meeting is March 2, 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 Superintendents evaluation.
b. Discussion and possible board action to employ Clarence Fortney as Superintendent for FY22.
c. Discussion and possible board action on rescinding Karen Bailey's letter of retirement effective immediately.
d. Discussion and possible board action to employ candidate as Practical Nursing Instructor for the Flex Program for FY21.
e. Discussion and possible board action to employ candidate as Industrial Maintenance Teaching Assistant for FY21.
f. 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).
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 Superintendent's annual evaluation.
20.b. Discussion and possible board action to employ Clarence Fortney as Superintendent for FY22.
20.c. Discussion and possible board action on rescinding Karen Bailey's letter of retirement effective immediately.
20.d. Discussion and possible board action to employ candidate as Practical Nursing Instructor for the Flex Program for FY21.
20.e. Discussion and possible board action to employ candidate as Industrial Maintenance Teaching Assistant for FY21.
20.f. 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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