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October 9, 2017 at 5:30 PM - Superintendent's Report and Board of Education Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
1. Call the Meeting to Order, recording of members present and absent, making of request that visitors silence their cell phones and that board members regrain from using their cell phones during the meeting.
Discussion:  President Tolson called the meeting to order. Attendance was taken of board members. A request was made that visitors silence their cell phones and that board members refrain from using their cell phones during the meeting.
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.)
Discussion:  President Tolson led the Pledge of Allegiance, Salute to the Oklahoma Flag and Moment of Silence.
3. Welcome to visitors.
Discussion:  President Tolson welcomed all visitors.
4. Public Participation
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:  Jon Wilson addressed the board regarding make up of school days lost during the gas seep in August.
5. Principal's Report and response to public participation:
6. Superintendent's Report and response to public participation:
Rationale: 
  • Review of District Treasurers Report
  • Gas seep update
Discussion: 

Gas seep - EPA here last week; Still gas present. Tech meeting late Nov.

Dr. Neufeld received teacher box foundation. Excited for Lauren and she wrote a grant and received it!!!

Hats of to Principals! Thanked them for their hard work. Board thanked him.

Rules of the Road: usually do not move money. Usually only move defunct accounts.

Calendar: J Wilson had great comments. We've contracted for 163 days. Snow days are for missed days and they were used for days missed. Principals are responsible for the time spent in their buildings.

7. 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 desires 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 Danny Ferguson and a second by Patricia Counts.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
7.A. Approve minutes from the September 11, 2017 Regular board meeting.
7.B. Approve minutes from the September 25, 2017 Special Board Meeting.
7.C. Approve the kindergarten field trip to the Garrett Pumpkin Patch in Ralston, OK.
7.D. Approve high school fundraiser- selling tumblers through Great American Opportunities.
7.E. Approve maternity leave for Tara Malaske.
7.F. Approve the following trips fo the Pawhuska Academic Team
Rationale: 
  • District Seeding Tournament: Caney Valley, October 9 at 3:30
  • Phi Theta Kappa Academic Bowl: Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College- Miami, OK. November 2
  • Regional Tournament: Location TBA- November 11.
7.G. Approve the removal of Dr. Landon Berry and Joe Sindelar from the Blue Sky Bank activity fund checking account.
7.H. Approve substitute teachers for the 2017-2018 school year.
Rationale:  See Exhibit A
7.I. Approve the Facility Use Request for Indigenous American Day on November 29, 2017.
7.J. Approve Student Activity Account
7.K. Approve appropriations, change orders and encumbrances:
Rationale: 

2017-2018 General Fund Encumbrances #:  121-156, 70025, 70102, 70103, 70104, 70105, 70106, 70107, 70110, 70112, 70113, 70115 in the amount of $178,107.88

2017-2018 Building Fund Encumbrances #:  2130, 2131 in the amount of $5,599.68

2017-2018 Child Nutrition Fund Encumbrances #:  2210-2212 in the amount of $961.43

2017-2018 Gift Fund Encumbrances #:  8101-8131 in the amount of $16,446.32

2017-2018 General Fund Change Order#:  3, 10, 26, 61, 62, 67, 73, 79, 84, 90, 98, 103, 110, 70065, 70077, 70100, 70101, 70108, 70109 in the amount of $150,250.91

2017-2018 Building Fund Change Order#:  2103, 2109, 2112, 2117, 2119, 2121, 2126, 2127, 2128 in the amount of $17,732.94

 

7.L. Approve Treasurer's Report and Investment Report - September
8. Presentation from Nick Williams, Chief of the Osage Nation Police Department.
9. Vote to approve the annual Election Resolution.
10. Vote to approve closing split precincts in the School district election to be held Tuesday, February 14, 2017, with a run-off election to be held on April 4, 2017, if needed. (Precinct #'s: 102, 103, 110, 111, 113, 301, and 306)
Action(s):
table passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Danny Ferguson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
11. Consideration and vote to convene in executive session to discuss:
Rationale: 

Personnel:

  • Dr. Neufeld's Evaluation
  • Agriculture Teacher activity trip
  • Teacher Resignation
  • Superintendent use of District Vehicle
  • Discussion of Public Participation

 As authorized by 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. 

12. Vote to acknowledge the board has returned to Open Session:
13. Executive Session Compliance Statement:
14. Discuss days of instruction not served due to gas seep and approve make up days.
Discussion: 

Make up days to meet 163 days instructions. Feedback from district's attorney, Jon Wilson, principals,

BCowan and L Lee: Feb 2,, Mar 2,  Mar 16, March 30 (good Friday), May 4-11-18,

Special board meeting Friday, 10-13 at 8:30

15. Discuss high school open campus lunch period and approve any changes to grade level lunch leaving campus.
Discussion: 

Attendance, tardies, etc

 

16. Discuss the 2nd District Leadership Team meeting results & Board of Education Goals.
Discussion:  Administration planning meeting, October 23, 2017.
17. Discuss and approve change of substitute teacher daily pay rate.
18. Discuss and review policy DNA
Discussion:  Teacher Evaluation
19. Discuss and review policy DABB.
Discussion:  Update to Records search
20. Discuss and review policy FFA.
Discussion:  FFA-R Head lice policy
21. Vote to approve 2018 School Board meeting dates.
Action(s):
Dr. Neufeld recommended the 2018 July 16 passed with a motion by Danny Ferguson and a second by Patricia Counts.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
22. Vote to approve the resignation of Jeanne Mortenson, Special Education Teacher at Indian Camp Elementary.
Action(s):
Dr. Neufeld recomme\n passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Danny Ferguson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
23. New Business:
Action(s):
Approval of CN PO 70116-70120 passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Danny Ferguson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
24. Comments from the Board:
Action(s):
933 passed with a motion by Danny Ferguson and a second by Patricia Counts.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
25. Adjourn:
Rationale: 

This agenda was posted in the Administration office and on the East door of the entrance of the Administration office on Friday, September 7, 2017 at 12:00 p.m.; and is posted on the website at: www.pawhuskadistrict.org.

 

 

Lauren A. Stanton

Superintendent's Secretary

Pawhuska Board of Education

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