Public Meeting Minutes: September 8, 2015 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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September 8, 2015 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

September 8, 2015 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Invocation and Flag Salute
1.A. Invocation- Pastor Kent Mullens, Yukon First Church of the Nazarene
Speaker(s):  Pastor Kent Mullens
1.B. Flag Salute
Speaker(s):  Mr. Leonard Wells
2. Call to Order and Roll Call
2.A. Call to Order and Roll Call
Speaker(s):  Mr. Leonard Wells
3. Reports from Superintendent and/or Staff
3.A. Recognition of YHS AP Scholars by Melissa Barlow, YHS Principal
Speaker(s):  Melissa Barlow, YHS Principal
Discussion:  Melissa Barlow, YHS Principal, introduced the AP Scholars and presented them with certificates for their exceptional achievement on the Advanced Placement Exams held in Spring 2015.
4. Communications
4.A. Request from Patrons to Address the Board (Pursuant to Board Policy AF. Comments can be made only concerning items listed on the Agenda.)
Rationale:  (Pursuant to Board Policy AF. Comments can be made only concerning items listed on the Agenda.)
Discussion:  None
5. Consent Docket- Minutes and Finance
Rationale:  All of the consent items will be discussed, considered and approved or disapproved by one vote unless the board member desires to have a separate vote on any or all of the consent items. 
Action(s):
Motion to approve Consent Docket. Passed with a motion by Mr. David Yetter and a second by Mrs. Karen Youngblood.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
5.A. Minutes of August 3, 2015 Regular Meeting and August 5, 2015 Special Meeting.
Rationale:  All of the consent items will be discussed, considered and approved or disapproved by one vote unless the board member desires to have a separate vote on any or all of the consent items.
5.B. Encumbrances and Change Orders as recommended by Dr. Jason Simeroth, Superintendent, and Jim Fenrick, Chief Financial Officer
Rationale:  All of the consent items will be discussed, considered and approved or disapproved by one vote unless the board member desires to have a separate vote on any or all of the consent items.
5.C. Child Nutrition Newsletter
Rationale:  All of the consent items will be discussed, considered and approved or disapproved by one vote unless the board member desires to have a separate vote on any or all of the consent items.
Attachments:
6. Business- Separate Vote
6.A. Discussion and possible board action to declare a three acre tract of land located at the NW corner of Hefner Road and Richland Road, as surplus property and to have the property appraised.
Action(s):
Discussion and vote to approve or not approve the three acre tract of land/property as surplus and to have such property appraised. Passed with a motion by Mr. David Yetter and a second by Mr. Rex Van Meter.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Discussion regarding possible purchase of the land surrounding the three acre tract. Dr. Simeroth clarified the land along the three acres belongs to Piedmont
6.B. Discussion and possible board action to approve contract for $23,000 with RSP to conduct a demographic study of Yukon School District.
Action(s):
Discussion and vote to approve or not approve the contract with RSP for a demographic study of the Yukon School District. Passed with a motion by Mrs. Karen Youngblood and a second by Mr. Rex Van Meter.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
6.C. Estimate of Needs Report
Action(s):
Discussion and vote to approve, or not approve, the Estimate of Needs presented by Jim Fenrick, CFO. Passed with a motion by Mr. David Yetter and a second by Mrs. Karen Youngblood.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
7. Business Items- Consent Docket
Rationale:  All of the consent items will be discussed, considered and approved or disapproved by one vote unless the board member desires to have a separate vote on any or all of the consent items.
Action(s):
Vote to approve Business Consent Docket Items 7A-7I. Passed with a motion by Mr. Rex Van Meter and a second by Mrs. Karen Youngblood.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
7.A. Approve the Gifted and Talented Advisory Board.
7.B. Approve Rental Contract for Yukon Fine Arts Center- City of Yukon for Philharmonic
7.C. Approve Out of State Travel for Joe Schneider, HS Varsity Wrestling Team (9-12th Graders)on December 17-20, 2015 for the Tournament of Champions Wrestling Convention in Reno, Nevada
7.D. Approve Out of State Travel for Darin Chapin, YHS 9-12 Choirs, on April 7-10, 2016 for National Choral Contest in Breckenridge, Colorado.
7.E. Approve Out of State Travel for David E. Fisher, District Director of Athletics, on December 11-14, 2015 for 46th Annual National Athletic Director of HS Conference in Orlando, FL
7.F. Approve Revisions to Policy EL- Curriculum and Instruction
7.G. Approve Revisions to Policy DI- Leave
7.H. Declare as surplus items listed on attached exhibits
7.I. Approve Fund Raising Requests: Central PSO, Myers PTO, Parkland PSO, Ranchwood PTO, Shedeck PTO, Skyview PTO, Skyview Arts/Music, Surrey Hills PTA (2), IES, IES- PTO (4), IES- Choir, IES- Art, IES- SPED, IES- Library, IES- STUCO, LES (5), LES- Art, LES- STUCO (2), LES- Playground, LES- Library, LES- PE, YMS YMS- PTO YMS- 7/8 Vocal, YMS- 6 Grade Choirs, YMS- Art, YHS- Arts (3), YHS- Cab I & Cab II, YHS- Cheer, YHS- Choir, YHS- DECA, YHS- Rodeo/Equine, YHS- FCCLA (3), YHS- FFA (3), YHS- Library, YHS- Partners Club, YHS- POM, YHS- Special Olympics (2), YHS- Speech & Debate, YHS- Step Team, YHS- Student Assistance Program, YHS- Tennis, YHS- Yu-Can Coalition, Helping Hands Volunteers
Rationale: 
  • Central PSO
  • Myers PTO
  • Parkland PSO
  • Ranchwood PTO
  • Shedeck PTO
  • Skyview PTO
  • Skyview Arts/Music
  • Surrey Hills PTA (2)
  • IES
  • IES- PTO (4)
  • IES- Choir
  • IES- Art
  • IES- SPED
  • IES- Library
  • IES- STUCO
  • LES (5)
  • LES- Art
  • LES- STUCO (2)
  • LES- Playground
  • LES- Library
  • LES- PE
  • YMS
  • YMS- PTO
  • YMS- 7/8 Vocal
  • YMS- 6 Grade Choirs
  • YMS- Art
  • YHS- Arts (3)
  • YHS- Cab I & Cab II
  • YHS- Cheer
  • YHS- Choir
  • YHS- DECA
  • YHS- Rodeo/Equine
  • YHS- FCCLA (3)
  • YHS- FFA (3)
  • YHS- Library
  • YHS- Partners Club
  • YHS- POM
  • YHS- Special Olympics (2)
  • YHS- Speech & Debate
  • YHS- Step Team
  • YHS- Student Assistance Program
  • YHS- Tennis
  • YHS- Yu-Can Coalition
  • Helping Hands Volunteers
7.J. Approve Memorandum of Understanding- to establish Masters of Education Cohort between the University of Central Oklahoma, Yukon Public Schools and Mustang Public Schools.
Action(s):
Motion to approve Item 7J separately. Passed with a motion by Mr. David Yetter and a second by Mr. Rex Van Meter.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
8. New Business:
8.A. New Business- New Business: This business, in accordance with Oklahoma Statutes, title 25, § 311 (A)(9), is limited to any matter not known about or which could not have been reasonably foreseen prior to the time of posting this agenda.
Rationale:  This business, in accordance with Oklahoma Statues, title 25- 311 (A)(9), is limited to any matter not known about or which could not have been reasonably foreseen prior to the time of posting this agenda.
Discussion:  None.
9. Personnel
9.A. Personnel - Vote to convene or not to convene, in executive session pursuant to 25 O.S.307 (B)(1)to discuss the resignations, and employment of support and certified personnel, promotions, recommendation of change of assignment and/ or transfer, as listed on the attached exhibit A.
Rationale:  Vote to convene or not to convene, in executive session pursuant to 25 O.S.307 (B)(1)to discuss the resignations, and employment of support and certified personnel, promotions, recommendation of change of assignment and/ or transfer, as listed on the attached exhibit A. 
Attachments:
Discussion:  Mrs. Karen Youngblood made the motion to convene in executive session at 6:57 p.m. pursuant to 25 O.S. 307 (B)(1)to discuss personnel. David Yetter seconded the motion.
9.B. Acknowledge the Board has returned from executive session. Executive session minutes compliance announcement.
Discussion:  The board acknowledged return from executive session at 7:17 p.m. Mr. Leonard Wells, President, noted there was no action or votes taken during executive session.
9.C. Approval of Personnel Consent Docket.
Rationale:  All of the consent items will be discussed, considered and approved or disapproved by one vote unless the board member desires to have a separate vote on any or all of the consent items. 
Action(s):
Motion to remove Support Personnel from the Personnel Consent Docket. Passed with a motion by Mrs. Karen Youngblood and a second by Mr. Rex Van Meter.
Motion to approve Personnel Docket as now listed. Passed with a motion by Mrs. Karen Youngblood and a second by Mr. David Yetter.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10. Superintendent's Comments
10.A. Superintendent's Comments
Discussion:  Dr. Simeroth, Superintendent reported on a great start to a new school year.
11. Board Member Communications and Announcements
11.A. Upcoming Meetings
Rationale: 
  • New Teacher Cook Out- September 25th, 2015 at YHS Baseball Field Parking Lot @ 5:30 p.m.
  • Picture Day- October 2nd, 2015 at YHS
  • Regular Board Meeting- October 5, 2015 at YPS- Admin Bldg, Board Room @ 6:30 p.m.
11.B. Individual Board Comment
Discussion:  Mr. Rex Van Meter said it was a great beginning to the school year. He attended the teacher luncheon, The Breakfast and some of the Back to School Programs and they all ran smoothly. Mr. David Yetter- was impressed with the awarded 43 AP student, and the many good things happening in the district! Mrs. Karen Youngblood - also commented on a great start to this school year and was very pleased with the training received and speakers that presented this year at the OSSBA Conference. Mr. Leonard Wells- attended the teacher luncheon, The Breakfast, the Band picnics and parent preview. He reported on the many topics of interest discussed during the OSSBA conference. Encouraged everyone to spread the word on how well our schools are doing!
12. Adjournment
12.A. Adjourn the meeting
Action(s):
Motion to adjourn the meeting. Passed with a motion by Mrs. Karen Youngblood and a second by Mr. Rex Van Meter.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Mrs. Karen Youngblood made the motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:33 p.m. Mr. Rex Van Meter seconded the motion
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