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January 11, 2021 at 7:00 PM - Okarche Regular Board Meeting

Minutes
Call to order and record attendance.
Consideration and action on the minutes of the regular board meeting held on December 14, 2020.
Action(s):
Motion to approve the minutes of the regular board meeting held on December 14, 2020. This motion, made by Craig Baustert and seconded by Robert Anderson, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Communication/Public Hearings
Administrative Reports and discussion
Elementary Principal - Chris Roby
Discussion:  New semester.  Had a really good week.  1st grade kid tested positive at the end of the day Friday, and they are out this week.  We've started seeing strep cases.  AR parties this month.  Kingfisher pool is one.  Eye screenings on the 20th, 100th day of school on the 29th.  5th and 6th Thurs and Sat this week.  Harris is having 6th grade come up and play at games since we are short handed in band.  Reading reports- meeting with teachers for standards and testing.  Staff meeting this Wednesday.  Dr. Mueggenborg is coming to talk about the vaccine.  
JH/HS Principal - Lisa Munson
Discussion:  We have 11 students on full time virtual.  Less than last semester.  6 or 7 just out on quarantine.  Things are going well with activities.  Senior night this Saturday night.  Band and color guard will debut.  Planning winter formal on Jan 30th.  HOCO Jan 29th.  Coaches vs Cancer on Feb 4th and honoring Regina Alig.  WIsh Week Feb 9th honoring Caleb Schroder.  Activities picking back up.  QB meet in Kingfisher.  FFA has lots on the calendar.  State testing is pushed back but still planning to.  
Superintendent - Josh Sumrall
Discussion:  Back in fall we talked about the breakfast cart.  We got a grant from Apex Clean Energy and they donated the cart ($5,000).  We stocked it at Sams.  It's free of charge right now.  We put half of it out today and it is all gone.  Update on old Elem bldg- Cen-Ok around March will start.  We are organizing and catagorizing things we want to auction off.  We got a compliment on our student athletes on how well behaved they were.  No transfers on the agenda, but we had 11 kids call wanting to transfer in.  We told them no because the schools they are at are virtual and that's the only reason they wanted to come.  We told them to call in the summer.  We have Prof Dev scheduled next Monday, and again in Feb.  We would like to do team building and take them to an escape room and eat lunch.  
Financial Report
Discussion:  Balances are good.  We are still doing better than last year at this point because of our carry over.  We received our December tax collection from Kingfisher Co today.  
Consideration and action on the following consent agenda items:
Action(s):
Motion to approve the agenda items as read. This motion, made by Craig Baustert and seconded by Heather Nance, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
General Fund purchase orders - 296-308
Building Fund purchase orders -
Child Nutrition purchase orders -
Building Bond 2009 -
Building Bond 2016 -
Activity Fund report
Activity Account transfer of funds
Child Nutrition report
Any and all change orders
Discussion and vote to convene into executive session to discuss the evaluation and contract of Superintendent and the hiring of a teacher's aide/paraprofessional and federal programs Title I aide/paraprofessional. 25 O.S. Section 307(B)(1).
Action(s):
Motion to convene into executive session at 7:16pm. This motion, made by Craig Baustert and seconded by Ryan McIlvain, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Acknowledge return to open session and that no other items were discussed in executive session other than those outlined in the motion to convene.
Discussion:  Return at 7:47pm
Discussion and possible action to approve the contract of Josh Sumrall as superintendent of Okarche Public Schools for FY 2021-2022.
Action(s):
Motion to approve the contract for Josh Sumrall. This motion, made by Craig Baustert and seconded by Ryan McIlvain, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Consideration and action on the following personnel matters:
Employment

Elementary Aide/Paraprofessional - Savannah Gilley
Title I Paraprofessional Aide for Holy Trinity - Jodi Thomas
Action(s):
Motion to approve the employment of Elementary Aide/Paraprofessional - Savannah Gilley Title I Paraprofessional Aide for Holy Trinity - Jodi Thomas for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year. This motion, made by Ryan McIlvain and seconded by Robert Anderson, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
New Business
Discussion:  Craig will talk to Pioneer for March date to tear down elem.
Motion to adjourn
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