Public Meeting Minutes: October 5, 2015 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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October 5, 2015 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

October 5, 2015 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Invocation and Flag Salute
1.A. Invocation- Rev. Ron Rasmussen
Speaker(s):  Rev. Ron Rasmussen
1.B. Flag Salute
Discussion:  The flag salute was led by the Girl Scout Troop #3279.
2. Call to Order and Roll Call
2.A. Call to Order and Roll Call
Discussion:  Leonard Wells- President called the meeting to order. The secretary took roll noting everyone present.
3. Reports and Recognitions from Superintendent and/or Staff
Speaker(s):  Dr. Simeroth
3.A. Recognition of YHS Art Instructor, Mr. Brian Payne, named Oklahoma's Secondary Art Teacher of the Year.
Speaker(s):  Melissa Barlow, YHS Principal
Discussion:  Melissa Barlow,YHS Principal,recognized Brian Payne named Oklahoma's Secondary Art Educator of the Year.
3.B. Recognition of YHS' Yearbook Instructor, Eric Jackson- announcing the Josten's Top 10 Award/Recognition.
Speaker(s):  Melissa Barlow, YHS Principal
Discussion:  Melissa Barlow, YHS Principal, announced Eric Jackson, YHS Yearbook Instructor, who will be receiving Josten's Top 10 Award. One of the finest awards in its category.
3.C. Announcement of the Oklahoma Association of Student Council State Convention
Speaker(s):  Yukon Student Council member(s)
Discussion:  Darryl Andrews, YHS Leadership/Student Council and Activities Director presented the group of students representing the Leadership and Student Council organizations, their accomplishments thus far to include the NAAC 10th Year National Award. Also, this year the Yukon Student Council will be hosting the upcoming Oklahoma Association of Students Council State Convention in November. Suzanne Cannon, Board Clerk, expressed how very proud she feels of all their accomplishments.
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 the Consent Docket by one vote on all the consent items as 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.
5.A. Minutes from September 2, 2015 Special Meeting and September 8, 2015 Regular 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.
Attachments:
5.C. Treasurer's Report and General Fund Report
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:
5.D. Child Nutrition Report
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.
6. 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):
Motion to approve the Consent Docket by one vote on all the consent items as listed. Passed with a motion by Mr. Rex Van Meter and a second by Mrs. Suzanne Cannon.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
6.A. Declare as surplus items listed on attached exhibits.
Attachments:
6.B. Approval of Rental Contract for Yukon Fine Arts Center (Gene Cranfill Auditorium)from Jehovah's Witness Circuit#7 for April 16-17, 2016.
6.C. Approval of Rental Contract for Yukon Fine Arts Center (Gene Cranhill Auditorium)from Central Oklahoma Ballet for December 4-6, 2015.
6.D. Approval of Rental Contract for Yukon Fine Arts Center (Gene Cranfill Auditorium) from Dance Etiquette for December 11-12, 2015.
6.E. Approval of Rental Contract for Yukon Fine Arts Center (Gene Cranfill Auditorium) from Steven Fite Concerts for April 6,2016.
6.F. Approval of the academic courses offered for credit at Canadian Valley Technology Center.
6.G. Approval of FY 16 Contract for Secondary Career and Technology Education Programs.
6.H. Approval of Out of State Travel Request from Dr. Jason Simeroth to travel to Phoenix, AZ on February 10-14, 2016 for the Annual American Association of School Administrators (AASA) Conference.
6.I. Approval of Out of State Travel Request from Dana Kennemar, DECA students, grades 11-12, to travel to NYC, NY on December 2-6, 2015 for the DECA Conference.
6.J. Approval of Out of State Travel Request from Jean Dawson, HS French Students, to travel to Kansas City, MO on October 16, 2015 to visit the World War I Museum.
6.K. Approval of Out of State Travel Request from Toni Myers, Yukon Band Assistant Director, to travel to San Antonio, TX on November 11-13, 2015 for the Percussive Arts Society's International Convention.
6.L. Approval of Memorandum of Understanding between Renee Pollard, Speech Language Pathologist and Yukon Public Schools.
7. New Business:
7.A. New Business- 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.
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.
8. Personnel
8.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. 
Time:
Attachments:
Action(s):
Motion 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. Passed with a motion by Mrs. Karen Youngblood and a second by Mrs. Suzanne Cannon.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  No Executive Session was held. Vote was as follows:
8.B. Acknowledge the Board has returned from executive session. Executive session minutes' compliance announcement.
Discussion:  No Executive Session was held. No actions recorded.
8.C. Approval of Personnel Consent Docket.
Action(s):
Approve or not approve the Personnel Docket of personnel items as presented. 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.
9. Superintendent's Comments
9.A. Superintendent's Comments
Discussion:  Dr. Simeroth, Superintendent, acknowledged the YHS Student Council and Leadership students that were present and the wonderful job they have done. It is an example of what we strive for with our student body.
10. Board Member Communications and Announcements
10.A. Upcoming Meetings/ Events:
Rationale: 
  • Legislative Breakfast - Tuesday, October 6, 2015,  7:00 am, Mabel C. Fry Public Library

 

  • Parent/Teacher Conferences- Monday & Tuesday, October 12-13, 2015

 

  • Next School Board Meeting- Monday, November 2, 2015, 6:30 pm, YPS-Admin Building, Board Rm

 

  • YPS Foundation of Excellence Banquet- Thursday, November 12, 2015, Dale Robertson Center
10.B. Individual Board Comment
Discussion:  Mr. Rex Van Meter- enjoyed the recognition of staff and students. He thanked them for the opportunity to make our schools successful. Mr. David Yetter - expressed how grateful he feels to live in the community that we live in. He mentioned how well represented Yukon Schools was during the Czech Festival, with the participation of the band, science club and so many other student groups. Mrs. Suzanne Cannon - attended the Czech Festival and was pleased to see many of the YPS staff and their families. She thanked the Student Council for their participation during the meeting today, and their overall accomplishments. Also, commented on the great job the yearbook committee has done, winning awards for our schools year after year. Mr. Leonard Wells - agrees with the comments made previously by each of the board members, and how fantastic our student leadership is.
11. Adjournment
11.A. Adjourn the meeting
Action(s):
Motion to adjourn the meeting. Passed with a motion by Mrs. Suzanne Cannon and a second by Mr. Rex Van Meter.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Mrs. Suzanne Cannon made the motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:57 p.m. Mr. Rex Van Meter seconded the motion.
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