January 11, 2018 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

Minutes
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Flag Salute and Moment of Silence
4. Public Discussion
4.1. Rick Carr to address the Board regarding the January 13, 2018 event at the old gymnasium.
5. Instruction/General Areas/Special Superintendent Items
5.1. The Board commends by unanimous consent the following:
5.2. Receive the FY 2017 Annual Audit as presented by Kerry John Patten, Independent CPA.
5.3. Receive a Success For All update from Winds West Elementary.
5.4. Board to consider quotations and take possible actions regarding the award of contract(s) to provide Category 1 Services for the Western Heights Independent School District for the FY 2018-2019 school year, and authorize the administration to submit Form 471 funding requests to the Federal Communications Commission/Schools and Libraries Division to provide Category 1 Services for the following items:
5.5. Board to consider quotations and take possible action regarding the award of a contract to provide Category 2 Services for the Western Heights Independent School District for the FY 2018-2019 school year, and authorize the administration to submit a Form 471 funding request for Category 2 service to the Federal Communications Commission/Schools and Libraries Division.
5.6. Board to consider and take possible action regarding payment of stipend for National Board for Professional Teaching Standards for speech language pathologists Washburn and Custer.
5.7. Board to consider and take possible action regarding 2018 Oklahoma Prevention Needs Assessment Survey Administration. (Administration recommends to not participate in this survey)
5.8. Receive a FY 2018 mid-year financial report from Superintendent Joe Kitchens.
5.9. Capital improvement update from Pete Parker.
6. Consent Agenda
6.1. Approval of Minutes of the December 11, 2017 School Board Meeting
6.2. Treasurer's report
6.3. Vote to approve the following fundraisers:
6.4. Vote to approve Use of Facilities
7. School Finance and Business
7.1. Vote to approve or not to approve the following encumbrances for the previous month
7.2. Vote to approve or not to approve out of state trips.
7.3. Vote to approve or not to approve activity funds transfers as listed.
7.4. Vote to approve or not to approve establishment of a Western Heights Alumni Activity Account.
7.5. Vote to approve or not to approve unusable items as surplus for auction.
7.6. Vote to approve or not to approve the creation of a HS Drama Activity Account; and transfer $2020.58 from MS Drama account #144 to the new HS Drama account; leaving a balance in the MS Drama account of $2020.58.
8. School Policy and Personnel
8.1. Vote to approve or not to approve the employment of the following certified personnel for school year 2017-2018
8.2. Vote to approve or not to approve the following employment of non-certified personnel for School Year 2017-2018
8.3. Vote to approve or not to approve the resignations of the following certified personnel
8.4. Vote to approve or not to approve the transfer of the following non-certified personnel
8.5. Vote to approve or not to approve the requests for leave of absence.
8.6. Receive and acknowledge the Superintendent’s recommendation to terminate the employment of Charles Walker as a teacher at High School and vote to schedule a time and place for a hearing on the Superintendent’s recommendation.
8.7. Vote to acknowledge and accept the services of additional substitute teachers, volunteers and/or lay coaches:
9. Executive Session
9.1. Vote to convene or not convene in executive session for the purpose of:
9.2. If executive session is authorized by a majority of a quorum of the board members present, convene in executive session to:
9.3. Acknowledge the end of executive session and return to open meeting.
10. Information and Possible Voting Items.
11. New Business: Superintendent
12. New Business: Board Members
13. Adjournment
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