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March 16, 2018 at 5:30 PM - Pawhuska Public Schools Board of Education Special 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 refrain from using their cell phones during the meeting.
Rationale: 

 

Discussion:  Also in attendance: Dr. Janet Neufeld, Superintendent, Briana Millard Dep. Minutes Clerk, Sara Pitts, Minutes Clerk, and Lauren Stanton, Superintendent's Secretary. President Tolson called the meeting to order. Attendance of the board members was taken. 
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:  Presiden Tolson led the Pledge of Allegiance, Salute to the Oklahoma Flag and Moment of Silence. 
3. Welcome to visitors.
Discussion: 

President Tolson welcomed visitors. 

Visitors in attendance: Sandy Henley, Joshua Burrows, Lennet Drummond, Jon M Wilson, Shelly Hurd, Amber Brazee, John Brazee, Stephanie Bernd, Mark Frye, Naudia Jackson, Jean Ann Simmons, Rex Wikel, Deborah Wikel, Addie Roanhorse, Carol Conner, Cheryl Nelson, Michelle Miller, Melissa Hendren, Byron Cowan, Kristi DeLapp, Jessica Farrell, Penny Gann, Carla Powell, Lindsay Bruno, Sarah Kendrick, Dana Daylight, Vann Bighorse, Laura Glentzer, Jodi Culver, Penny Oller, Susan Bayro, Luke Bayro, Emily Reeves, Holly Hagen, Cindy Javellas, Jane Toland, Charlie Wadsworth, Shirley Wadsworth, Kimberly s Hester, Cathy Gardner, Susan Barnes, Lynn Fuller, Susan Hall, Melissa Frye, Chere Hindman, Lauri Lee, Hannah Thomas, Jaque Kyler, Jamie Miles, Angie Phillippi, Sharon Holloway, Jake Bruno, Carol Kelley, Cynthia Boone, Jacque Jones, Mary Wildcat, Julie Laughlin, Laura Glentzer, Pamela Carpenter, Sammie Frost, Susan Free, Kamree Legg, Ashli Moore, Jamie McLain, Taryn Crawfordd, Scott Laird, Dean Hix

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: 

Joshua Burrows - Teacher walkout support

President Tolson - Discussion of logistics of school closure. 

Vice President Ferguson - Very productive meeting. Appreciates the opportunity to be a part of the meeting. 

Jon Marie Wilson - Asks everyone to give a round of applause for the participants of the Action Team Committee 

5. Review and vote to approve, amend, or table a motion to pre-authorize the Superintendent to close school for up to "X" days if a teacher walkout should occur and if the Superintendent determines that student safety is endangered by the lack of adequate staff to provide supervision.
Action(s):
Dr. Neufeld recommends to approve to pre-authorize the Superintendent to close school for up to X (unknown amount) days if a teacher walkout should occur and in the Superintendent determines that student safety is endangered by the lack of adequate staff to provide supervision passed with a motion by Justin Sellers and a second by Thomas Boone.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
6. Review and vote to authorize student athletic and other activities participation during a school closure.
Action(s):
Dr. Neufeld recommends to vote to authorize student athletic and other activities participation during a school closure passed with a motion by Danny Ferguson and a second by Justin Sellers.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
7. Review the action team’s planning efforts concerning a possible school closure.
Discussion:  March 26th there will be a follow up Action Team meeting. 
8. Review and vote to approve designated personnel be approved to work during the teacher walkout.
Rationale: 
4 Secretary
1 Activity Account
8 Maintenance/Custodian
4 Personnel at Administration
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17 total employees
Action(s):
Dr. Neufeld recommends to vote to approve designated personnel be approved to work during the teacher walkout passed with a motion by Danny Ferguson and a second by Patricia Counts.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Dr. Neufeld - These employees cannot makeup days missed. 
9. Vote to approve policy CFBB- Sanctioning of parent organizations and booster clubs.
Action(s):
Dr. Neufeld recommends to delete option 1, option 2 is required by law and to vote to approve policy CFBB- Sanctioning of parent organizations and booster clubs passed with a motion by Justin Sellers and a second by Thomas Boone.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10. Comments from the Board:
Discussion: 

Tom Boone - Thanks teachers and support staff. We are all here for the kids. Glad as a community we can come together and make decision quickly. 

President Tolson - Comments that if at any time teachers felt unappreciated, he apologize. That was no intended. Hopes everyone understands, and that the board's vote reflects that. 

Patricia Counts - Appreciates all of our teachers and staff. 


11. Adjourn:
Rationale: 

This agenda was posted in the Administration office and on the East door of the entrance of the Administration office on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.; and is posted on the website at: www.pawhuskadistrict.org.

 

 

Lauren A. Stanton

Superintendent's Secretary

Pawhuska Board of Education

Action(s):
Vote to adjourn at 6:14 pm passed with a motion by Thomas Boone and a second by Danny Ferguson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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