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August 10, 2015 at 5:30 PM - SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT AND PAWHUSKA PUBLIC SCHOOLS REGULAR BOARD MEETING

Minutes
1. Call to order and recording of members present and absent:
2. Pledge of Allegiance, Salute to the Oklahoma Flag and Moment of Silence.
Rationale:  (I salute the flag of the State of Oklahoma. Its symbols of peace unite all people.)
Discussion:  President Sellers led the Pledge of Allegiance, Salute to the Oklahoma Flag and Moment of Silence.
3. Welcome and Comments from Visitors:
Rationale:  "Visitors wishing to speak before the board on any item on the agenda must complete a card with name and purpose of address. A time limit may be imposed by the President."
Discussion:  President Sellers welcomed Visitors. Michelle Malaske spoke regarding her resignation date.
4. Superintendent's Report:
Rationale: 

1. OSSBA/CCOSA Convention August 28-30, 2015 in OKC (reservations and registrations need to be made)

2. Auditor was here to complete Estimate of Needs.

3. Status of Board member training requirements as of June, 2014.

Discussion:  1. OSSBA/CCOSA Convention, August 28-30, 2015 in OKC, please let us know if you are attending and what nights. 2. Auditor was here to complete Estimate of Needs. 3. Everyone is up to date as of June, 2015 on board member training points.
5. Consent Agenda:
Rationale:  All of the following items, which concerns reports and items of a routine nature normally approved at a board meeting, will be approved by one board vote, unless any board member desires to have a separate vote on any or all of these items. The consent agenda consists of the discussion, consideration, and approval of the following items:
Discussion:  A motion was made by Bute, seconded by McNeil to approve items on the consent agenda with the exception of 5H until Takedown club has all the documents turned in for approval.
5.A. Approve July 13, 2015 Regular Board Meeting minutes.
5.B. Approve Transfers
5.C. Approve first semester substitute list
5.D. Approve Gerry Craun as the Section 504 Compliance Coordinator and as the ADA (American Disabilities Act) Coordinator for the 2015-2016 school year.
5.E. Approve a statement of support for the Guard and Reserve.
5.F. Approve the soccer club to use the practice field at the corner of 21st and McKenzie. Soccer club will provide a certificate of insurance.
5.G. Approve Pawhuska Kiwanis Club to use Pawhuska Elementary playground for annual bicycle rodeo, either the morning of September 19th or October 3rd. This is a free event that teaches bicycle safety to children, K-6th grades.
5.H. Approved fundraiser for the Takedown Club Rustic Cuff bracelets. Adults $32.00 and Children $30.00
5.I. Approve the following Student Council activities:
5.I.a. Thursday, August 20 6pm to 8pm: Grades 8-12 Back to school bonfire
5.I.b. September 14-18 WinWin Week activities include: merchandise sales, bake sales and penny wars, as usual. This year StuCo would like to hold a carnival in HS parking lot from 5:30-7:30 on Tuesday, Sept. 15 for grades 8-12. There will be a minimal charge for each activity and all proceeds for the entire week will be donated to the OU Stephenson Cancer Center
5.I.c. Sept. 17 attend a blood drive workshop hosted by Oklahoma Blood Institute at the Tulsa Zoo.
5.J. Approve Student Activity Account
5.K. Approve Treasurer's Report and Investment Report
5.L. Approve appropriations, change orders and encumbrances:
Rationale: 

 Approve appropriations, change orders and encumbrances:
2015-2016 General fund appropriation and enc #'s: 59-64, 70082-70109 in the amount of $1,151,349.97
2015-2016 General fund change order enc #'s:
2015-2016 Building fund appropriation and enc #'s 2121 - 2123 in the amount of $3,150.77
2015-2016 Building fund change order and enc #'s
2015-2016 Child Nutrition fund appropriation and enc #'s 2209 in the amount of $300.00
2015-2016 Child Nutrition change order and enc #'s
2015-2016 2010 Bond appropriation and enc #'s 3905 in the amount of $5,050.00

 

 

6. Presentation from each site principal regarding a plan for 2015-2016 school year concerning test scores.
7. Discuss and vote to appoint a board member as our representative to the OSSBA delegate assembly.
8. Vote to approve paper bids for the 2015-2016 school year.
9. Vote to approve milk bids for the 2015-2016 school year.
10. Vote to approve bread bids for the 2015-2016 school year.
11. Vote to approve board policy: CHAH
12. Vote to approve the contract with the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education for Secondary Career and Technology Education programs for the 2015-2016 school year.
13. Approve use of the field house for Pawhuska alumni girls basketball tournament Oct. 24-25, 2015 and alumni boys basketball Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.
Rationale:  Insurance will be provided for both events and for practices in the gym through Alumni Football USA.
14. Proposed Executive Session to discuss hiring of an Indian Camp teacher, Elementary PE teacher, remaining coaching assignments, Maintenance assistant/bus driver, Child Nutrition fund custodian, Custodian/bus driver, termination of William Arkeketa for the 2015-2016 school year as authorized by Title 25, Oklahoma Statutes, Section 307 (B)(1) and B(7), where disclosure of information would violate confidentiality requirements of state or federal law with no resulting vote to be made by the board.
15. Vote to convene in Executive Session:
16. Vote to acknowledge the board has returned to Open Session:
17. Executive Session Compliance Statement:
18. Vote to accept resignation of Michelle Malaske, Superintendent's Secretary/Dep. Treasurer.
19. Vote to accept resignation of Jaque Kyler, an Indian Camp teacher effective July 30, 2015.
20. Discussion and vote by the board to affirm the termination of Mr. William Arkeketa from his employment with Pawhuska School District.
21. Vote to employ an Indian Camp teacher on a one-year, non-continuing contract for the 2015-2016 school. (Pending Certification)
22. Vote to employ an Elementary PE teacher on a one-year, non-continuing contract for the 2015-2016 school year.
23. Vote to approve remaining coaching assignments for the 2015-2016 school year.
24. Vote to employ a Maintenance Assistant/Bus driver on a one-year, non-continuing contract for the 2015-2016 school year.
25. Vote to employ a Custodian/Bus driver on a one-year, non-continuing contract for the 2015-2016 school year.
26. Vote to employ a Child Nutrition fund custodian on a one-year, non-continuing contract for the 2015-2016 school year.
27. New Business
28. Comments from the Board:
29. Adjourn:
Rationale: 

This is agenda was posted in the Administration office and on the East door of the Administration building at Noon, August 7, 2015 and posted on the website: www.pawhuskadistrict.org

 

Sara Pitts

Deputy Clerk

Pawhuska Public Schools

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