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January 9, 2017 at 5:30 PM - Superintendent's Report and Pawhuska Public Schools Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
1. Call the meeting to order and recording of members present and absent
Discussion:  President Bute called the meeting to order. Attendance of members present and absent was recorded.
2. Pledge of Allegiance, Salute to the Oklahoma Flag and Moment of Silence.
Rationale:  (I Salute the Flag of the State of Oklahoma. It symbols of Peace unite all people.)
Discussion:  President Bute led the Pledge of Allegiance, Salute to the Oklahoma Flag and Moment of Silence.
3. Welcome and Comments from visitors.
Rationale:  "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."
Discussion:  Braxton Williams addressed the board regarding his wages.
4. Principal's Report
Rationale:  Schedule building walk-through.
Discussion: 

Mrs. Hester not available, she was ill.

Mr. Cowan addressed the board with his monthly building report, his December testing and results. RSA letters are being sent out to parents of 3rd graders of students that may not pass.

Lights are up and working at the Elementary! Tiles in JH breaking, needs carpeted.

Mr. Sindelar address the board with his monthly building report. 7th grade transition was very positive. Very pleased. Mrs. Culver suggested to move Mrs. Wann in ISD to be able to monitor front door and girls' bathrooms, so that was done. 

Implementation of the chrome books with the students. working through some logistics (charging, storage, etc)

Hack into the system: someone was attaching to the Guest wifi, the password wasn't sufficient in the server system when new system was installed. The problem has been dealt with, the password is now more sturdy, sufficient. No information was compromised. Password will be changed often.

Filed for the appeal on the Focus status. It was a phone appeal with Dr. Neufeld, will have results any day.

Math teacher will be hired later in meeting.

Building Walk thru: 1/18 at 8:00 am

5. Superintendents Report:
Rationale:  Goal Setting Session 
Discussion: 

Mid year allocation - good news.

Goal setting: grouped the notes. Need to meet again to align the goals to the buildings - superintendent - ideas. What are our next step? Need a stakeholders group to feed ideas to the board and supt. Survey??

Tolson would like to meet and collaborate with the administrators, then add the the board agenda monthly, inviting the media to see the goals planned for the district.

Growing together meeting: Feb. 27, 2017

 



6. Research and Possible Action for Parking Lot Repair
Action(s):
allow ON parking lot passed with a motion by Danny Ferguson and a second by Patricia Counts.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion: 

Dean Hix: Osage Nation contacted us, resurface and stripe the HS and elementary parking lots. Doing for free, wants waiver signed saying that we won't sue if curbs are damaged. Bus parking at east end of parking lot.

High school out front, elementary lights electrician has fixed.

City, county commissioners, Osage nation are all finally working with the district.

 

7. HVAC Report and Maintenance Items
Discussion:  No action taken
8. Review and Update District Technology Policy
Discussion:  No action taken
9. Tax Incentive Update
Discussion:  No action taken
10. Consent Agenda:
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:
Action(s):
Approval of consent agenda passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Danny Ferguson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10.A. Approve Minutes from December 12, 2016 Regular Board Meeting
10.B. Approve Minutes from December 19, 2016 Special Board Meeting
10.C. Approve Minutes from January 2, 2017 Special Board Meeting
10.D. Approve the 5th Grade Class to Attend Energy Days on March 7th
10.E. Approve Student Activity Account
10.F. Approve Treasurer's Report and Investment Report
10.G. Approve Appropriations, Change orders, and Encumbrances:
Rationale: 

2016-2017 General Fund Encumbrances: #138-143 & 70134 in the amount of $26,654.79

2016-2017 General Fund Change Orders: #18 and 131 in the amount of $3858.29

2016-2017 Gifts and Endowments: #8120 in the amount of $320.51

11. Vote to Convene in Executive Session:
Rationale:  Personnel; New Hires; and Superintendent Evaluation,  as authorized by Title 25, Oklahoma Statutes, Section 307 (B)(1) and B(7), where disclosure of information would violate confidentiality requirements of state or federal law with no resulting vote to be made by the board. 
Action(s):
Vote to convene in executive session passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Michael Tolson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
12. Vote to Acknowledge the Board has Returned to Open Session
13. Executive Session Compliance Statement:
Discussion:  Clerk Counts read the executive sesssion compliance statement.
14. Consideration and Vote Regarding Superintendent's Contract
Action(s):
Motion to continue the 3 year passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Michael Tolson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
15. Consideration and vote to hire a Special Education teacher at Indian Camp Elementary beginning January 18, 2017 to the end of the 2016-2017 school year on a non-continuing contract.
Action(s):
Zandra McGraw passed with a motion by Michael Tolson and a second by Patricia Counts.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
16. Vote to Approve Rachel Clark as 7th and 8th Grade Girls Basketball Coach.
17. Vote to Approve Corbett Duncan as an Unpaid Assistant Soccer Coach
18. Vote to Approve Jennifer Gray as an Unpaid JH Girls Assistant Basketball Coach
19. Vote to Accept Resignation of Tina Lynn, Custodian, Effective 1/2/2017
20. New Business:
Action(s):
Dr. Neufeld presented Donal passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Michael Tolson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
21. Comments from the Board:
Discussion:  Bute, great job to Dr. Neufeld, continue what you;
22. Adjourn:
Rationale: 

This agenda was posted in the Administration office and on the east entrance door of the Administration building at 12 P.M. January 5, 2017 and posted on the website: www.pawhuskadistrict.org

 

 

Lauren A. Stanton

Superintendent's Secretary

Pawhuska Public Schools

Action(s):
9:39 passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Michael Tolson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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