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April 12, 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:   Shawna Keene, Susie Terrell, Mike McAfee, Troy Skorkowsky, Ryan Smith, James Werchan and John Martin. Others may have been present but did not sign the register.
The Board will recognize Krista Harke, she ran for District 1 unopposed, and will serve another 5-year term. 
The Board will re-organize and elect officers.
Action(s):
A motion was made to appoint Trey Swan - Presiden, Kevin McBrayer - Vice President, Krista Harke - Clerk and Chris Monden - Assistant Clerk. This motion, made by Kevin McBrayer and seconded by Mike Calhoun, passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Public Participation - Troy Skorkowsky
Attachments: (1)
Principal/Director Reports
Attachments: (5)
Consent Agenda
Action(s):
A motion was made to approve the consent agenda. This motion, made by Kevin McBrayer and seconded by Chris Monden, passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Minutes of the March 8, 2021 Regular Board Meeting
Attachments: (1)
General Fund #489 to #518, payroll #50273 to #50279, change orders and financial summary
Child Nutrition Fund #38, 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:  The enrollment on April 1, 2021 is 1,958 students.  The number of brick and mortar students is 1,734 and virtual student is 224.  There is no number of students to compare to last year at this time since we didn't have school during April, 2020.
Legislative Updates
Discussion:  Mr. Blessington addressed funding issues and open transfers.
Roof Report from Boldt Construction
Discussion:  Tony Yanda, Boldt Construction, spoke about the more than 1.6 million in hail damage to the district's roofs. Boldt can help with the insurance, bidding process and architectural services the district will need.
Teachers & Employees of the Year
Discussion:  Mr. Blessington announced the following:
TEACHERS OF THE YEAR
VIRGINIA SMITH ELEMENTARY - KATY HAIRELL,
CLARA REYNOLDS ELEMENTARY - JENNY LITTLE
RUSSELL BABB ELEMENTARY - SHARON GODFREY
HARRAH MIDDLE SCHOOL - CONNIE JEWELL
HARRAH HIGH SCHOOL - BROOKE DREW
SUPPORT EMPLOYEES OF THE YEAR
CLERICAL - PENNY MAULL (ADMIN OFFICE)
TRANSPORTATION - BARBARA TANNER (BUS BARN)
INSTRUCTIONAL - SHAYNE TURNER (HS)
OPERATIONS - DEREK EASTEP (IT DISTRICT WIDE)
CAFETERIA - LAURA COOPER (HS)
VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR 
KATY MCLAUGHLIN
Items to be Considered by the Board
The Board will discuss and vote to approve or reject the School to Work Contract for the 2021-2022 school year.
Action(s):
A motion was made to approve the School to Work Contract for the 2021-2022 school year. This motion, made by Krista Harke and seconded by Kevin McBrayer, passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
The Board will discuss and vote to accept or reject to pay stipends for teacher of the year winners.
Action(s):
A motion was made to approve paying a stipend for teacher of the year winners. This motion, made by Kevin McBrayer and seconded by Chris Monden, passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
The Board will discuss and vote to accept or reject to hire Daniel Wagner on a part-time basis, for IT services, for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year and for the 2021-2022 school year.
Action(s):
A motion was made to approve the hiring of Daniel Wagner on a part-time basis, for IT services, for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year and for the 2021-2022 school year. This motion, made by Mike Calhoun and seconded by Krista Harke, passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Mr. Blessington recommended the board approve hiring Daniel Wagner on a contract, part-time/after hours, basis to provide IT services.
The Board will discuss annual review of existing or consider and take action on the annual  adoption of written policies and procedures for post-issuance compliance.
Action(s):
A moton was made to approve the annual  adoption of written policies and procedures for post-issuance compliance. This motion, made by Kevin McBrayer and seconded by Krista Harke, passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  This is approved on a yearly basis.
The Board will discuss and vote to accept or reject new and  revised policies and the deletion of a policy: NEW - GKA - Releasing Students to Police, GKA-E - Form for Signature of Arresting Officer, GKAA - Law Enforcement and Body Cameras on School Premises, BKBB - School Social Media Accounts. BKBC - School District Approved Social Media Accounts, GBA-R - Open Records Act Regulation, REVISED - BBH - Development Opportunities: Board Members, BFA - Board Policies, BJ - Board of Education Executive Officer - Superintendent, DOCA - Reduction-In-Force Certified Personnel, DELETE BE-R2 - Board of Education Meetings Teleconferencing or Video Conference Regulations.
Attachments: (1)
Action(s):
A motion was made to approve the new and revised policies and the deletion of a policy as follows: NEW - GKA - Releasing Students to Police, GKA-E - Form for Signature of Arresting Officer, GKAA - Law Enforcement and Body Cameras on School Premises, BKBB - School Social Media Accounts. BKBC - School District Approved Social Media Accounts, GBA-R - Open Records Act Regulation, REVISED - BBH - Development Opportunities: Board Members, BFA - Board Policies, BJ - Board of Education Executive Officer - Superintendent, DOCA - Reduction-In-Force Certified Personnel, DELETE BE-R2 - Board of Education Meetings Teleconferencing or Video Conference Regulations. This motion, made by Kevin McBrayer and seconded by Krista Harke, passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Vote to convene or not to convene into executive session pursuant to 25 O.S. Section 307 (B)(1) to discuss the employment of those employees listed on Exhibit A and B.
Action(s):
A motion was made not to enter into executive session. This motion, made by Mike Calhoun and seconded by Kevin McBrayer, passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Acknowledge return to open session. Executive session compliance statement.
Discussion:  No statement required.
The Board will discuss and vote to accept or reject to employ Keri Swyden as an adjunct teacher for Sociology for the 2021-2022 school year as listed on Exhibit A.
Attachments: (1)
Action(s):
A motion was made to approver to employ Keri Swyden as an adjunct teacher for Sociology for the 2021-2022 school year as listed on Exhibit A. This motion, made by Mike Calhoun and seconded by Krista Harke, passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
The Board will discuss and vote to accept or reject to employ support personnel for the 2020-2021 school year and re-hire support personnel for the 2021-2022 school year as listed on Exhibit B.
Attachments: (1)
Action(s):
A motion was made to approve to employ new support personnel for 2020-2021 school year and re-hire support personnel for the 2021-2022 school year as listed on Exhibit B. This motion, made by Krista Harke and seconded by Kevin McBrayer, passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
The Board will discuss and vote to accept or reject Open Transfers #21 to #31.
Action(s):
A motion was made to approve Open Transfers #21 to #31. This motion, made by Krista Harke 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 Kevin McBrayer and seconded by Mike Calhoun, passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The board adjourned at 8:00 p.m.
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