October 5, 2020 at 6:00 PM - Regular Board of Education Meeting

Agenda
A. Call to order and roll call.

David Paulk, President
Liz George, Vice-President
Gabe Green, Clerk
Barry Carpenter, Member
Tom Maston, Member
B. Audience may address the board.  State your name for the board, three-minute time limit.
C. Presentation by Leslie Batchelor, Center for Economic Development Law, regarding a possible TIF in the City of Newcastle and the Blanchard School District.
D. Superintendent's Report
E. Consent Agenda
All of the items which concern reports of a routine nature normally approved at board meetings will be approved by one vote unless any board member desires to have a separate vote on any or all of these items.  The consent agenda consists of the following items:
E.1. Approval of Treasurer's Report
E.2. Approval of Minutes from the September 8, 2020, Regular Board Meeting
E.3. Personnel Report
E.4. Payment Registers:
  • General Fund #354-1118
  • Building Fund #8
  • Bond Fund 31 #4
E.5. General Fund Encumbrances - #227-234
 
E.6. Building Fund Encumbrance - #8
E.7. Bond Fund 31 Encumbrance #5
E.8. Bond Fund 33 Encumbrance #3
E.9. General Fund Change Orders
E.10. Building Fund Change Orders
E.11. Bond Fund 31 Change Orders
E.12. Special Payroll
E.13. Activity Fund Report
F. Action Topics
F.1. Presentation from Richard Starks, Architect from Prairie Rock Architecture, in regards to the Performing Arts Center.
F.2. Discussion and possible action to approve plans for the Performing Arts Center.
F.3. Discussion and possible action to declare as surplus and sell the property located on the east side of the old football field. The property is located between S. Jefferson Avenue and S. Madison Avenue with 4th Street being on the south side of the property.
 
F.4. Discussion and possible action to approve the 2020-21 Professional Development Committee as listed below:
  • Rayanne Carpenter, Chair
  • Shirley Myers
  • Jennifer Lasseter
  • Nicole Craig
  • Ashley Robertson
  • Kristi Davis
  • Marilyn Hunt
  • Jennifer Taliaferro
  • Janeen Heller
  • Becky Pauls, Blanchard Public Library
F.5. Discussion and possible action to approve the 2020-21 Committees for Healthy and Fit Schools/Safe Schools and Gifted & Talented.
F.6. Discussion and possible action to approve the ACT as the state test for our Juniors for the college and career readiness testing program.
F.7. Discussion and possible action to approve commencement exercises to be on May 10, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. at the High School Football Stadium.
F.8. Discussion and possible action to approve to add April 23, 2021, as a make-up day for Sept. 1, 2020.
F.9. Discussion and possible action to approve the following adjunct teachers for school year 2020-21:
  • Amy Lasater - Physics
  • Mark Jeffreys - Media Production
F.10. Discussion and possible action to approve contracting with the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education for related education programs for school year 2020-21.
F.11. Discussion and possible action to approve an out-of-state request for the HS Baseball team to travel to Tucson, AZ, for a tournament from March 15-19, 2021.
F.12. Discussion and possible action to approve the HS Wrestling team participating in the pre-season national tournament in Des Moines, IA, October 30-November 1, 2020.
F.13. Discussion and possible action to amend the Return to Learn Plan.
G. New Business
H. Discussion with a possible vote to adjourn.
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