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January 11, 2021 at 7:00 PM - Harrah Board of Education Regular Meeting

Minutes
Call to Order/Roll Call to Establish a Quorum
Discussion: 
Others Present:  Paul Blessington, Superintendent, and Leslie Hobaugh, Minutes Clerk

Visitors Present: John Martin, Shawna Keene, Mike McAfee, Tiffani Patrick, Troy Skorkowsky. Others may have been present but did not sign the register.
Principal/Director Reports
Attachments: (6)
Discussion:  The Principals from each site shared with the board members the activities at their school during the month of January.  Shawna Keene reported we are now able to provide COVID testing for students and staff. 
Consent Agenda
Action(s):
A motion was made to approve the consent agenda. This motion, made by Kevin McBrayer and seconded by Krista Harke, passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting on December 14, 2020
Attachments: (1)
General Fund #440 to #453, payroll #50270 to #50272, change orders and financial summary
Building Fund #11 to #13, change orders and financial summary
Child Nutrition Fund change orders and financial summary
Activity Fund Summary Report, Activity Requests and Transfer Requests
Treasurer's Report
Monthly Comparison Report
Superintendent's Report/Announcements
Student Enrollment
Attachments: (1)
Discussion:  Enrollment as of January 11, 2021 is 1,966 students. The District is down 287 students from this same time last year.
Board Member Appreciation Month
Discussion:  Mr. Blessington thanked the board members for their dedication to Harrah Public Schools.  The principals put together a video and presented it to the board.

Mr. Blessington also reported on the mid-year allocation adjustment decrease and the additional stimulus money for the District.
Items to be Considered by the Board
Vote to convene or not to convene into executive session pursuant to 25 O.S. Section 307 (B)(1) to perform yearly evaluation and discuss the superintendent's contract.
Action(s):
A motion was made to enter into executive session. This motion, made by Mike Calhoun and seconded by Krista Harke, passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Acknowledge return to open session. Executive session compliance statement.
Discussion:  Trey Swan, Board President, read the following statement:
The Board including Kevin McBrayer, Mike Calhoun, Krista Harke, Chris Monden, Trey Swan and Paul Blessington went into executive session at 8:10 p.m. pursuant to 25 O.S. Section 307 (B)(1) to evaluate and discuss the Superintendent's Contract.  During the executive session, no one was invited in.  Nothing else was discussed and no action was taken.  The board acknowledges returning to open session at 9:00 p.m.
The Board will discuss and vote to accept or reject the Superintendent's Contract through the 2023-2024 school year.
Action(s):
Motion was made to approve the Superintendent's Contract through the 2023-2024 school year. This motion, made by Kevin McBrayer and seconded by Mike Calhoun, passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
New Business (Items not known at the time of Agenda preparation.)
Announcements
 The Board will vote to adjourn.
Action(s):
A motion was made to adjourn. This motion, made by Krista Harke and seconded by Kevin McBrayer, passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The board adjourned at 9:05 p.m.
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