skip to main content
 
Download

View Options:

Show Everything
Hide Everything

September 13, 2021 at 6:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

Minutes
1. Invocation and Flag Salute
Speaker(s):  Mr. Chris Cunningham
Rationale:  Tim Knox with Life Church will provide the invocation.
2. Call to Order and Roll Call
Speaker(s):  Mr. Chris Cunningham
3. Reports/ Comments from Superintendent and/or Staff
Speaker(s):  Dr. Jason Simeroth
Discussion:  Dr. Simeroth introduced Mike Clark, Athletic Director, who introduced the tennis coach of the year, Barney Moon.  Then he introduced Kevin James, the baseball coach who won the Region 8 coach of the year.  
3.A. Beginning of a 30-day public comment and review of the updated or new policy EJB with the intent of a second reading and board action during the October 4, 2021, regular board meeting.  
Rationale:  The full policy(ies) can be previewed by clicking this link:
https://sites.google.com/a/yukonps.com/policy/
4. Board Member Communications and Announcements
Speaker(s):  Mr. Chris Cunningham
4.A. Individual Board Member Comments
Discussion:  Mr. Coulson - It was great to see the recent posts about Guest Teachers.  Congratulations coaches.
Mr. Sanders - The dedication of school athletes builds a mental fortitude and it can't be done without the support of the community.
Mrs. Cannon - Some students only come to school for sports - this is their motivation to stay in school.  Congratulations coaches.
Mr. Wells - Congratulations coaches.
Mr. Cunningham - Congratulations athletes and coaches, it is great to see what we can do!
4.B. Upcoming Meetings/ Events:
OCTOBER:
10/5 - Legislative Breakfast - 7am - 328 Elm
10/7-12 - Parent/Teacher conferences
10/14-18 - Fall Break
10/22-23 - NSBA Equity Symposium - Omni Hotel
Speaker(s):  Mr. Chris Cunningham
5. Communications - Request for patrons to address the board - Pursuant to Board Policy AF, comments can be made only by district patrons concerning items listed on this agenda.
Speaker(s):  Mr. Chris Cunningham
Discussion:  No one requested to speak to the board.
6. Discussion and possible action on the Estimate of Needs for fiscal year 21-22 and Financial Statement of fiscal year 20-21.
Attachments: (2)
Action(s):
I move we accept the estimate of needs as presented Passed with a motion by Mr. Leonard Wells and a second by Mr. Brian Coulson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
7. Finance Consent Docket- All of the finance consent items will be discussed, considered and approved or disapproved by one vote unless a board member desires to have a separate vote on any or all of the consent items.
Speaker(s):  Mr. Chris Cunningham
Action(s):
I move we approve all business items on the Finance Consent Docket as listed Passed with a motion by Suzanne Cannon and a second by Mr. Cody Sanders.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
7.A. Encumbrances and Change Orders as recommended by Dr. Jason Simeroth, Superintendent, and Jim Fenrick, Chief Financial Officer
Attachments: (1)
7.B. Treasurer's Report(s) and General Fund Report(s)
Attachments: (1)
7.C. Child Nutrition Report
Attachments: (1)
8. Business Consent Docket: All of the consent items will be discussed, considered and approved or disapproved by one vote unless a board member requests to have a separate vote on any or all of the consent items.
Speaker(s):  Mr. Chris Cunningham
Action(s):
I move we approve all items on the Business Consent Docket with the exception of item 8B as presented Passed with a motion by Mr. Leonard Wells and a second by Suzanne Cannon.
I move we approve item 8B as presented Passed with a motion by Suzanne Cannon and a second by Mr. Brian Coulson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
8.A. Minutes of the August 2, 2021, regular board meeting
Attachments: (1)
8.B. Minutes of the August 31, 2021, Special Board Meeting
Attachments: (1)
8.C. Out of state travel requests
Rationale:  C. Hughes and S. Make will travel to Orlando, FL, via plane, taking 18 students to compete in the UDA National Dance Team Championship Competition.  The Pom Booster Club will cover all expenses except the cost of substitutes.
J. Schneider will travel to Reno, NV, via plane, taking 16 students to compete in the Reno Tournament of Champions.  The Booster Club will cover all expenses.  Substitutes will not be necessary.
Kevin James will travel to Phoenix, AZ, via school vehicle, taking 25 students to compete in a baseball tournament.  The Booster Club will cover all expenses.  Substitutes will not be necessary.
R. Zimmerman will travel to Fayetteville, AR, via school vehicle, taking 20 students to compete in a special Cross Country meet.  The Booster Club will cover all expenses.  Substitutes will not be necessary.
 
8.D. Sanctioning of Booster Clubs
Attachments: (3)
8.E. Fundraising requests
Attachments: (87)
8.F. Contract(s) for outside organization(s) to use the Fine Arts Center
Attachments: (1)
8.G. Updated or new board policies:
EIDEF
EEG
EEG-R1
DEC-R2
CI
CI-R1
CBA-R1
8.H. Surplus items
Rationale:  20 desks from the area of the 6th grade building now occupied by Bridges.
Technology surplus list as attached.
Curriculum surplus from YHS.
Computer desk from YALE
Attachments: (1)
8.I. Waiver/Deregulation for IIS Media Specialist
8.J. Adjunct application for Michael Turner.
8.K. Adjunct application for Wes McAtee.
8.L. Adjunct application for Tara Zadora
8.M. Adjunct application for Jennifer Bean
8.N. Adjunct application for Mica Foster
8.O. Adjunct application for Marcia Heitzman
8.P. Adjunct application for Sally Logan
8.Q. Adjunct application for Jessica Lackey
8.R. Contract with BRIDGES.
Rationale:  This is a newly negotiated contract due to the change of location.  
Attachments: (1)
9. 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. 
Speaker(s):  Mr. Chris Cunningham
Discussion:  There is no new business.
10. Personnel Docket:
Speaker(s):  Mr. Chris Cunningham
Goals:
  • PERSONNEL- We will recruit, retain, and compensate highly motivated educators that are committed to professional growth and excellence.
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, employment of support and certified personnel, promotions, recommendation of change of assignment, and/or transfers as listed on the attached Exhibit A.
Speaker(s):  Mr. Chris Cunningham
Action(s):
I move we not convene in executive session to discuss the personnel docket Passed with a motion by Mr. Leonard Wells and a second by Suzanne Cannon.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10.B. Acknowledge the board has returned from executive session. Executive session minutes compliance announcement.
Speaker(s):  Mr. Chris Cunningham
Discussion: 

The board did not enter into executive session.

10.C. Discussion and possible action on Personnel items on Exhibit A.
Speaker(s):  Mr. Chris Cunningham
Attachments: (2)
Action(s):
I move we approve all personnel items as presented on Exhibit A. Passed with a motion by Suzanne Cannon and a second by Mr. Leonard Wells.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
11. Adjournment
Speaker(s):  Mr. Chris Cunningham
Action(s):
I move we adjourn Passed with a motion by Mr. Cody Sanders and a second by Mr. Brian Coulson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Time:  6:38 p.m.

<< Back to the Public Page for Yukon Public Schools