Public Meeting Minutes: July 11, 2016 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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July 11, 2016 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

July 11, 2016 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Invocation and Flag Salute
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood
1.A. Invocation- Rev.Debbie Powell, First Christian Church of Yukon
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood
1.B. Flag Salute
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood
2. Call to Order and Roll Call
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood
2.A. Call to Order and Roll Call
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood
Rationale: 

 

Discussion:  Other board members attending this meeting included: Dr. Jason Simeroth, Superintendent, Dr. Jason Brunk
3. Proposed executive session to discuss the appointment of an individual and/or interview candidates for vacant school board seat #4. 25 O.S. § 307(B)(1) and 70 O.S. § 5-118
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood
3.A. Vote to convene or not to convene into executive session for the appointment of an individual and/or interview candidates for vacant school board seat # 4.
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood
Discussion:  Time: 6:34 p.m.
3.B. Acknowledge the board’s return to open session. Executive minutes compliance announcement.
Discussion:  The board acknowledged entering into executive session at 6:34 p.m., to discuss the appointment of an individual and/or interview candidates for vacant school board seat #4. Those present in executive session were Karen Youngblood-board president, Suzanne Cannon- board vice president, Rex Van Meter- board deputy clerk, Leonard Wells- board member, and Dr. Jason Simeroth, superintendent. No actions or votes taken by the board of education. The board returned to open session at: 8:34 p.m.
3.C. Discussion and possible board action appointing individual to vacant school board seat #4.
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood
3.D. Oath of Office for the appointed board member, if applicable.
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood
Rationale: 

 

Discussion:  Oath of Office I,Jeff Behymer, hereby declare under oath that I will faithfully perform the duties of Board of Education Member for Yukon Public Schools, I-27, to the best of my ability and that I will faithfully discharge all of the duties pertaining to said office and obey the Constitution and laws of the United States and Oklahoma. (70 O.S. § 5-116)
4. Reports/ Comments from Superintendent and/or Staff
Speaker(s):  Dr. Jason Simeroth
Discussion:  Dr. Jason Simeroth, Superintendent, thanked the two board candidates that were present for applying and for their willingness to serve our schools. Both candidates had wonderful qualities, expressed Dr. Simeroth.
5. Board Member Communications and Announcements
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood
5.A. Individual Board Member Comments
Discussion:  Mr. Leonard Wells- welcomed Jeff Behymer onboard and thanked Susie Grimes for her interested with the school board. Mr. Rex Van Meter- had no comments Mrs. Suzanne Cannon- expressed how the selection process was a really hard one because of the exceptional candidates. Mrs. Cannon is looking forward to working with Mr. Behymer along with a great upcoming school year. Mrs. Karen Youngblood- thanked both candidates for stepping up, and welcomed Mr. Behymer to the board.
5.B. Upcoming Meetings/ Events:
Rationale: 

August:

  • 1- School Board Meeting, Admin Bldg., 600 Maple, Yukon, Boardroom, @ 6:30 p.m. 
  • 2- Lifetouch- Picture Day in the Admin Bldg- Boardroom@ 8:00 a.m. 
  • 15- The Breakfast - YHS, Gym, @ 8:00 a.m. 
  • 18- First Day of School- All Sites
  • 26-28 - OSSBA/CCOSA Conference, Cox Convention Center

September:

  • 2-Yukon/Mustang- Bedlam Game @ YHS- Football Stadium, and Community Coffee @ Joe Cooper Ford, 1780 Yukon, 1780, Garth Brooks Blvd @ 8:00 a.m.
  • 6- Tuesday, School Board Meeting, Admin Bldg. 600 Maple, Yukon, Boardroom @ 6:30 p.m.
  • 20- Region 10 Meeting- Redlands Community College, El Reno
6. Communications
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood
6.A. Communications- Request from Patrons to Address the Board- Pursuant to Board Policy AF. Comments can be made only by District Patrons, concerning items listed on the Agenda.
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood
Discussion:  None.
7. Business Items: Separate Vote
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood
Discussion:  Schedule p/u dates are different on the handbook and website.
7.A. Consideration of and motion to approve or not approve the Student Handbook for 2016-17.
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood
Discussion:  Time Correction: August 8, 2016 Freshmen (9th): 8:00 -9:30 am /Sophomores (10th): 10:00-11:30 /Juniors (11th): 12:30-2:00 p.m. /Seniors (12th):2:30-4:00 p.m. The schedule pick up dates are also posted on the website:
8. Business Items: Consent Docket 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.
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Karen Youngblood
Discussion:  Correction: Item 8G: 2016-17
8.A. Minutes from Regular Board Meeting, June 6 and Special Board Meeting, June 27, 2016.
8.B. Encumbrances and Change Orders as recommended by Dr. Jason Simeroth, Superintendent, and Jim Fenrick, Chief Financial Officer
Attachments:
8.C. Treasurer's Report and General Fund Report(s)
8.D. Child Nutrition Report(s)
Attachments:
8.E. Approve contract agreement between Healthcare Safety Solutions and Yukon Public Schools, from July 1, 2016- June 30th, 2017
8.F. Approve contract agreement between the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services and Yukon Public Schools from July 1, 2016- June 30, 2017.
8.G. Approve contract agreement between OK-Department of Rehabilitation Services (Transition School to Work) and Yukon Public Schools, for the upcoming school year 2017-18.
8.H. Approve contract agreement between Canadian County Education Center(CCEC) and Yukon Public Schools for the 2016-17 school year.
8.I. Approve Yukon Public Schools Elementary Activity Fund for 2016-17
8.J. Approve Yukon Public Schools- YMS Activity Fund for 2016-17
8.K. Approve Yukon Public Schools- YHS Activity Fund for 2016-17
8.L. Approve Yukon Public Schools- Athletics' Activity Fund for 2016-17
8.M. Approve Revised-Graduation Policy: ED
9. New Business:
9.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.
Discussion:  None.
10. Personnel
10.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 transfers, as listed on the attached Exhibit A.
Attachments:
Discussion:  Time: 8:47 p.m.
10.B. Acknowledge the Board has returned from executive session. Executive session minutes' compliance announcement.
Discussion:  Executive session minutes compliance announcement. The board acknowledged entering into executive session at: 8:47 p.m., to discuss the resignations, and employment of support and certified personnel, promotions, recommendation of change assignment and/or transfers, as authorized by 25 O.S. Section 307 (B)(1). Those present in executive session were Mrs. Karen Youngblood- Board President, Mrs. Suzanne Cannon-Board Vice-President, Mr. Rex Van Meter-Board Deputy Clerk, Mr. Leonard Wells-Board Member, Mr. Jeff Behymer- Board Member, Dr. Jason Simeroth- Superintendent, Dr. Jason Brunk- Assistant Superintendent. No actions or votes were taken by the board of education. The board returned to open session at 9:02 p.m.
10.C. Approval of Personnel Consent Docket as listed.
11. Adjournment
Discussion:  Time:
11.A. Consideration of and motion to adjourn the meeting
12. Public Notice/Agenda- The public Notice/Agenda was posted at 600 Maple, Yukon, OK 73099 on the 7th of July, 2016 by 3:30 p.m. by Dr. Jason Simeroth, Superintendent.
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