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November 1, 2021 at 6:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

Minutes
1. Invocation and Flag Salute
Speaker(s):  Mr. Chris Cunningham
Rationale:   Kirt Moelling with First United Methodist will provide the invocation.
2. Call to Order and Roll Call
Speaker(s):  Mr. Chris Cunningham
Discussion:  TIME:  6:00pm
3. Reports/ Comments from Superintendent and/or Staff
Speaker(s):  Dr. Jason Simeroth
3.A. Beginning of a 30-day public comment and review of updated or new policies with the intent of a second reading and board action during the December 6, 2021, regular board meeting. 
Rationale:   The full policies can be previewed by clicking this link:
https://sites.google.com/a/yukonps.com/policy/
Discussion:  Dr. Simeroth introduced Diana Williams, the first female band director in Yukon.  Diana announced our band placed for the first time since 2016.  They finished in 6th place at finals.  
4. Board Member Communications and Announcements
Speaker(s):  Mr. Chris Cunningham
4.A. Individual Board Member Comments
Discussion:  Mr. Sanders:  11/9, bond election - please get out and vote.
Mrs. Cannon:  We have some great girl power at the high school!  Please get out and vote.  
Mr. Coulson:  Congratulations to the band.  Please go vote 11/9.
Mr. Wells:  Mr. Wells read an email sent by Mrs. Williams to band, participants, parents, booster, and administrators thanking them.  
Mr. Cunningham:  It is awesome to see students working diligently towards a goal.  It makes me smile to hear the band practicing every weekday morning.  
4.B. Upcoming Meetings/ Events:
NOVEMBER:
11/2 - Legislative Breakfast - 7am  (328 Elm)
11/22-26 - Thanksgiving break

DECEMBER:
12/6 - Open filing begins for board seat #2 - 8am
12/6 - Board Meeting - 6pm - Redstone Intermediate Cafeteria - Teacher of The Year Reception
12/8 - Open filing ends for board seat #2 - 5pm
12/20/2021 - 1/2/2022 - Winter Break
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:  Jason Ives signed up to speak to the board.  He had questions about the bond and redistricting after the board election.
6. 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. Brian Coulson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
6.A. Encumbrances and Change Orders as recommended by Dr. Jason Simeroth, Superintendent, and Jim Fenrick, Chief Financial Officer
Attachments: (1)
6.B. Treasurer's Report(s) and General Fund Report(s)
Attachments: (1)
6.C. Child Nutrition Report
7. Discussion and possible action on board meeting calendar for 2022.
Rationale:  The only difference in the calendars is the March meeting date.  The first Monday falls on a parent/teacher conference night - option B would have the meeting on the first Tuesday to allow parents, teachers, and administrators to be in attendance at both events.
Attachments: (2)
Action(s):
I move we accept calendar Option B Passed with a motion by Mr. Cody Sanders and a second by Mr. Leonard Wells.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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 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. Resolution, Legal Notice, and Press Release for April 6, 2022, School Board seat election.
Attachments: (1)
8.B. Minutes of the October 4, 2021, Regular Board Meeting
Attachments: (1)
8.C. Out of state travel
Rationale:  Joy Bjerk will take 20 cheerleaders to the National Cheer Association Competition in Dallas, TX, January 21-23, 2022.  The Booster Club will be paying all expenses.
Attachments: (1)
8.D. Fundraisers
Attachments: (2)
8.E. 2021-2022 CV Tech syllabi
Rationale:  The OSDE requires we approve the academic courses offered by Canadian Valley Technology Center.  The syllabi can be viewed by clicking on this link:

https://cvtech.edu/uploads/new-cv-tech-syllabi-er-co.pdf
8.F. Contract with CV Tech for transportation 
Rationale:  As far back as 2018-2019, there has been no change in this contract.
Attachments: (1)
8.G. Surplus items
Attachments: (2)
8.H. Contract from Central Oklahoma Ballet to perform at YFAC
Attachments: (1)
8.I. New contract with A&A Janitorial
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
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
Attachments: (2)
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
Action(s):
I move we approve all personnel items as presented on Exhibit A. Passed with a motion by Mr. Leonard Wells and a second by Suzanne Cannon.
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. Brian Coulson and a second by Mr. Chris Cunningham.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Time:  6:45pm

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