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April 13, 2021 at 6:00 PM - Newcastle Board of Education Special Meeting

Minutes
1. Call to Order and Roll Call of Members
2. Oath of Office of Tiffany Elcyzyn
Attachments: (1)
3. Oath of Office for Darrin Abel
Attachments: (1)
4. Action to reorganize the Board Positions, Including Legislative Liaison and NEF Representative:
  • President
  • Vice-President
  • Clerk
  • Deputy Clerk
  • Member
  • Legislative Liaison
  • NEF Representative
Action(s):
Motion to reorganize the board as follows: President - John Maker; Vice President - Gary Knowles; Clerk - Valory Dalton; Deputy Clerk - Tiffany Elcyzyn; Member - Darrin Abel; Legislative Liason - Tiffany Elcyzyn; NEF Representative - Gary Knowles passed with a motion by Ms. Valory Dalton and a second by Ms. Tiffany Elcyzyn.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
5. Outstanding Service or Achievement Awards
5.A. Teacher of the Year presentation
Discussion:  Newcastle Site Teachers of the Year were recognized: ECC - April Williams; Elementary - Lauren Webb; Middle School - Jessica Howsley; High School - Kevin Jones. Then the Newcastle District Teacher of the year was announced as Jessica Howsley.
5.B. Chris McKenzie - 2021 All State Cheerleader- Lexi McNeely, HS Baseball Team won the Newcastle Woodbat Tournament
Discussion:  Ms. Stacey Wright, cheer coach introduced Ms. Lexi McNeely for her achievements as 2021 All State Cheerleader.
6. Discussion and possible action on the Consent Agenda:
Action(s):
Motion to approve consent agenda passed with a motion by Mr. Gary Knowles and a second by Ms. Valory Dalton.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
6.A. Minutes of Special Meeting of March 9, 2021
Attachments: (1)
6.B. Surplus Technology
Attachments: (2)
6.C. Surplus Vehicle
Attachments: (1)
7. Public Input
Discussion:  No public input.
8. Superintendent and Staff Updates:
8.A. Paulla Bowden, Child Nutrition Manager
8.B. Margo Burgard, Health Corps Coordinator
8.C. Jennifer Beer/Tammy Bolles - CSI Report on Teaching, Learning and Assessing
8.D. Dr. Melonie Hau, Superintendent Report
Discussion:  Dr. Hau reported the bond did not pass but the numbers were close. She also updated everyone on the COVID numbers.
9. Motion, discussion and vote to authorize or not to authorize the school district’s attorney, in consultation with the Superintendent of Schools, to initiate legal action against the Oklahoma State Board of Education (“Board”) to address the equalization of funding as set forth in the Board’s Resolution approved at the Board’s special meeting on March 25, 2021.
Action(s):
Motion to authorize the school district's attorney, in consultation with the Superintendent of Schools, to initiate legal action against the Oklahoma State Board of Education ("Board") to address the equalization of funding as set forth in the Board's Resolution approved at the Board's special meeting on March 25, 2021 passed with a motion by Mr. Darrin Abel and a second by Ms. Tiffany Elcyzyn.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10. Discussion and possible action on the Contract Consent Agenda
Action(s):
Motion to approve the Contract Consent Agenda passed with a motion by Ms. Tiffany Elcyzyn and a second by Ms. Valory Dalton.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10.A. Frontline Family Solutions Counseling Contract
Attachments: (1)
10.B. Angel, Johnston, and Blasingame Contract for Auditing Service for FY21
Attachments: (1)
10.C. FY22 Telemedicine Contract with Norman Regional Hospital
Attachments: (1)
10.D. Pioneer E-Rate Broadband Contract for 21-22, Revised
Attachments: (1)
11. Discussion and possible action regarding Financial Consent Agenda
Action(s):
Motion to approve the Financial Consent Agenda passed with a motion by Mr. Gary Knowles and a second by Ms. Valory Dalton.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
11.A. General Fund 11 Encumbrances and Change Orders
Attachments: (1)
11.B. Building Fund 21 Encumbrances and Change Orders
Attachments: (1)
11.C. Bond Fund 39 Encumbrances and Change Orders
Attachments: (1)
11.D. Monthly payroll and extra duty disbursement
Attachments: (1)
11.E. Revenue Analysis-General Fund
Attachments: (1)
11.F. Revenue Expenditure Summary-Athletic
Attachments: (1)
11.G. Revenue-Expenditure Summary-Non Athletic
Attachments: (1)
11.H. Treasurer’s Report
Attachments: (1)
11.I. FY22 Temporary Appropriations
Attachments: (1)
11.J. FY21 Supplemental Appropriation #1
Attachments: (1)
12. Possible consideration and vote to approve or not approve a Resolution authorizing the sale of a portion  ($5,650,000) of the District's General Obligation Bonds approved by the voters on December 8, 2009, and setting forth the following items:
  1. Fixing the amount of bonds to mature each year
  2. Fixing the time and place the bonds are to be sold
  3. Authorizing the Clerk to give notice of said sale as required by law
Attachments: (1)
Action(s):
Motion to approve a Resolution authorizing the sale of a portion ($5,650,000) of the District's General Obligation Bonds approved by the voters on December 8, 2009, and setting forth the following items: 1. Fixing the amount of bonds to mature each year 2. Fixing the time and place the bonds are to be sold 3. Authorizing the Clerk to give notice of said sale as required by law passed with a motion by Mr. Darrin Abel and a second by Mr. Gary Knowles.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
13. New Business
Discussion:  No new business
14. Proposed executive session to discuss employment of personnel, retirements, resignations, terminations, hiring of employees, employment, rehiring and changes to employment contracts of current and prospective district employees as outlined on attached Schedule A and Schedule B, pursuant to 25 O.S. Section 307 (B)(1)
15. Vote to convene or not to convene in executive session
Action(s):
Motion to convene in Executive Session at 8:00pm passed with a motion by Ms. Valory Dalton and a second by Mr. Darrin Abel.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
16. Return to Open Session
Discussion:  Returned to Open Session at 9:06pm Dr. Hau, Mr. Abel, Ms. Elcyzyn, Ms. Dalton, Mr. Knowles and Mr. Maker were in executive session and no votes were taken
17. Discussion and possible action to approve employment of personnel, retirements, resignations, terminations, hiring of employees, employment, rehiring and changes to employment contracts of current and prospective district employees as outlined on attached Schedule A and Schedule B
Action(s):
Motion to approve Schedule A and Schedule B as attached passed with a motion by Ms. Tiffany Elcyzyn and a second by Mr. Gary Knowles.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
18. Adjournment
Action(s):
Motion to adjourn at 9:07pm passed with a motion by Mr. Gary Knowles and a second by Mr. Darrin Abel.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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