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February 8, 2016 at 5:30 PM - Superintendent's Report and Regular Board Meeting

1. CALL THE MEETING to order and recording of members present and absent
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE, Salute to the Oklahoma Flag and Moment of Silence.
Rationale:   (I salute the flag of the State of Oklahoma. Its symbols of peace unite all people.)
3. WELCOME AND COMMENTS FROM VISITORS: "Visitors wishing to speak before the board on any item on the agenda must complete a card with name and purpose of address. A time limit may be imposed by the President."

OSTP mandated tests: Writing Grades 5-8 will be February 23-25, 2016

Pre-K and Kindergarten pre-enrollment: March 1, 2016 begin 8:00 am

Kindergarten Roundup: March 22, 2016 (OCIC will do)

OSSBA District 4 Spring meeting: Tulsa Technology Center, Sand Springs March 3, 2016

26th Annual Academic Honors Banquet: March 7, 2016 at Elks Lodge (Admin has tickets)

6. PRESENTATION: Mr. Sindelar to present test score data with current plans to improve test scores for 2016 testing.
Rationale:  All of the following items, which concerns reports and items of a routine nature normally approved at a board meeting, will be approved by one board vote, unless any board member desire to have a separate vote on any or all of these items. The consent agenda consists of the discussion, consideration, and approval of the following items:
7.A. Approve minutes of January 7, 2016 Special Board Meeting.
7.B. Approve minutes of the January 18, 2016 Special Board meeting.
7.C. Approve minutes of the February 1, 2016 Special Board meeting.
7.D. Approve February Transfer List
7.E. Approve HS and JH Baseball and Softball to sell family firework packs as a fundraiser this year.
7.F. Approve Creation Truth Foundation use of Indian Camp, Elementary and High schools for Dinosaur and Fossil presentation, April 3-6, 2016.
7.G. Approve Naudia Jackson as the Special Olympics Activity Account representative.
7.H. Approve Student Activity Account
7.I. Approve Treasurer's Report and Investment Report
7.J. Approve Appropriations, Change orders, and Encumbrances:

2015-2016 General Fund Encumbrance Numbers: 141-151, 70143-70144 in the amount of $23,585.61

2015-2016 Building Fund Encumbrance Numbers: 2132 in the amount of $510.00

2015-2016 Building Fund Change Orders Numbers: 2126 in the amount of $500.00

2015-2016 Child Nutrition Fund Encumbrance Numbers: 2221 in the amount of $1936.48

8. Approve Board policy: GGFA - Indian Policies and Procedures - Pawhuska Public Schools
9. Discussion and Approval of the 2015-2016 Audit contract and Engagement letter with Sanders, Bledsoe and Hewett.
10. Discussion and possible Action on the 2016-2017 contract with ADPC for Trends software license and support agreement.
11. Discussion and approval to continue our membership in the Osage County Interlocal Cooperative for the 2016-2017 school year. (Membership fee waived for 2016-2017)
12. Discussion and vote to approve the 2016-2017 school calendar.
13. Discussion and vote to accept or reject any resignations tendered since the posting of the Agenda.
14. PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION to discuss personnel, re-employment of building principals, head football coach, an athletic director for the 2016-2017 school year, and hiring a custodian/bus driver for the remainder of the 2015-2016 school year and hiring 2 long term certified substitutes in the high school, 25 O.S. Sec. 307 (B)(1) and discussing any matter where disclosure would violate confidentiality requirements of state or federal law, 25 O.S. Sec 307 (B)(7)
15. Vote to convene in Executive Session.
16. Vote to acknowledge the board has returned to open session.
17. Executive Session Compliance Statement:
18. Vote to accept the resignation from Joe Sindelar for the position of AD and Football coach at the end of the 2015-2016 years contract.
19. Vote to hire a long term certified substitute teacher in the high school.
20. Vote to hire a long term certified Math substitute teacher for the high school.
21. Vote to hire a custodian/bus driver for the remainder of the 2015-2016 school year.
22. Discussion and vote to re-employ or table the re-employment of Beverly Moore, as Pawhuska Indian Camp Elementary Principal for the 2016-2017 school year.
23. Discussion and vote to re-employ or table the re-employment of Byron Cowan, as Pawhuska Elementary Principal for the 2016-2017 school year.
24. Discussion and vote to re-employ or table the re-employment of Joe Sindelar, as Pawhuska High School principal for the 2016-2017 school year.
25. New Business:
26. Comments from the Board:
27. Adjourn:

This agenda was posted in the Administration office and on the east entrance door of the Administration building at 5:20 p.m. February 4, 2016 and posted on the website:



Sara Pitts

Minutes Clerk

Pawhuska Board of Education

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