June 1, 2021 at 6:00 PM - Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
1. Prayer - George Bridges
2. Call to order
3. Introduction of guests
4. Consent Agenda:
4.a. Minutes of the May 4, 2021 regular board meeting and May 21, 2021 special board meeting.
4.b. Encumbrances for 2021: Gen Encumbrances 12865-13165, Gen Payroll 70293-70298, Bldg Encumbrances 18510-18550 and Change Orders $-68,166.40.
4.c. Transfer activity funds for May 2021.
4.d. Approve Purchase Order 13159 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. Treasurer's report- Leah Fultz
7. Marketing Director's Report - Susan Hardy-Brooks
8. Tillman/Kiowa County Campus Director's Report - Ken McKee
9. Director of Finance report - Lindsey Billen
9.a. Discussion and possible action on renewal of school insurances.
9.b. Discussion and possible board action on application for temporary appropriations for FY22.
9.c. Discussion and possible board action on OSSBA Employment Services Agreement for FY22.
9.d. Discussion and possible board action on revision of the Policy and Procedure Manual.
10. Director of Instruction - James Bishop
10.a. Discussion and possible board action to purchase seventeen CyberPower Power Distribution Units.
10.b. Discussion and possible board action to purchase a Fluke DSX Cable Analyzer.
11. Director of S.C.O.R.E. report - Blake Thomas
11.a. Discussion and possible board action to purchase Odysseyware Online Academics Site License Renewal.
12. Director of Health Science Services & STEM Education report - Mike Newell
12.a. Discussion and possible board action to pay Traditional Practical Nursing students' and Flex Practical Nursing students' ATI testing fees.
12.b. Discussion and possible board action on Lottery Grant purchase for Surgical Technologist program.
12.c. Discussion and possible board action on Project Lead The Way participation fee.
13. Campus Director's report - Justin McNeil
13.a. Discussion and possible board action to purchase supplies from Ecolab Inc for the Culinary Arts program.
14. Director of Information and Technology report - Lance Alston
14.a. Discussion and possible board action to purchase desktop computers and monitors.
14.b. Discussion and possible board action on VMWare Software support.
14.c. Discussion and possible board action to purchase audio and video hardware for Building 100 Auditorium.
14.d. Discussion and possible board action on Sonis renewal for FY22.
14.e. Discussion and possible board action to purchase timekeeping software from UKG.
14.f. Discussion and possible board action on Fortinet support renewal.
15. Director of Maintenance and Purchasing report - Justin Neeley
15.a. Discussion and possible board action to install Formica for chair rail insert, Building 300, 301 Seminar Room.
15.b. Discussion and possible board action on uniforms services. 
15.c. Discussion and possible board action on dumpster services.
15.d. Discussion and possible board action to clean/service all HVAC units on campus.
15.e. Discussion and possible board action on payment for the repairs of 2019 Chevy Malibu.
16. Deputy Superintendent’s report - Karen Bailey
16.a. Discussion and possible board action to renew the Maintenance Contract with Active Internet Technologies, dba Finalsite in the amount of $15,000.
16.b. Discussion and possible board action on billboard advertising.
16.c. Discussion and possible board action on advertising for billboard and bus stop bench.
16.d. Discussion and possible board action on Tech Tab Course Catalog printing.
17. Superintendent's report - Clarence Fortney
17.a. Discussion and possible action on GPTC Organizational Memberships.
17.b. Tuition Reciprocity Agreement for Southwest Oklahoma Technology Centers
 
17.c. Next regular board meeting July 6, 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 Wesley Sloan, Cyber Security Instructor, effective June 30, 2021.
b. Possible employment of candidate as Career Counselor for FY21 and FY22.
c. Possible employment of candidate as SCORE Secretary for FY21 and FY22.
d. Possible employment of candidate as Culinary Teaching Assistant for FY21 and FY22.
e. Possible employment of candidate as Adult Basic Education Instructor/Coordinator for FY21 and FY22.
f. Possible employment of candidate as Criminal Justice Officer for FY21 and FY22.
g. Possible employment of candidate as Grounds Maintenance Worker for FY21 and FY22.
h. Possible employment of candidate as Evening Custodian for FY21 and FY22.
i.  Possible employment of candidate as Welding Instructor for FY21 and FY22.
j.  Possible employment of personnel as listed on Appendix A for FY22.
k. Possible employment of  part-time personnel, part-time ACD and BIS personnel for FY21 & FY22 as listed 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) and 25 Okla. Stat. Sec 307(C)(11).
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 Wesley Sloan, Cyber Security Instructor, effective June 30, 2021.
23.b. Discussion and possible board action to employ candidate as Career Counselor for FY21 and FY22.
23.c. Discussion and possible board action to employ candidate as SCORE Secretary for FY21 and FY22.
23.d. Discussion and possible board action to employ candidate as Culinary Teaching Assistant for FY21 and FY22.
23.e. Discussion and possible board action to employ candidate Adult Basic Education Instructor/Coordinator for FY21 and FY22.
23.f. Discussion and possible board action to employ candidate as Criminal Justice Officer Instructor for FY21 and FY22.
23.g. Discussion and possible board action to employ candidate as Grounds Maintenance Worker for FY21 and FY22.
23.h. Discussion and possible board action to employ candidate as Evening Custodian for FY21 and FY22.
23.i. Discussion and possible board action to employ candidate as Welding Instructor for FY21 and FY22.
23.j. Discussion and possible board action on employment of personnel as listed on Appendix A for FY22.
23.k. Discussion and possible board action on employment of part-time personnel, part-time ACD and BIS personnel for FY21 & FY22.
24. Vote to adjourn
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