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August 9, 2017 at 5:00 PM - Pawhuska Board of Education Special Board Meeting

Minutes
1. Call the meeting to order
Discussion:  President Tolson called the meeting to order. Attendance was taken. Also present:  Dr. Janet Neufeld, Superintendent and Sara Pitts, Minutes Clerk
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 Tolson led the Pledge of Allegiance, Salute to the Oklahoma Flag and Moment of Silence observed,
3. Welcome to Visitors:
Discussion: 

President Tolson welcomed all visitors.

Visitors Present: Penny Gann Bradford; Kim Hester; Byron Cowan; Lauri Lee; Dean Hix; Melissa Cole and Stacy Williams

4. Public Participation.
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: 

Melissa Cole addressed the board with her frustrations regarding handbooks, buses and enrollment.

Stacy Williams addressed the board with her frustrations regarding softball team, still no coach, schedules not where they can be found online and communication with softball girls and parents.


5. Discuss and vote to approve the purchase of an activity bus, and possible ways to finance same.
Action(s):
Approval of the purchase of an activity bus withdrawn with a motion by Justin Sellers and a second by Patricia Counts.
After discussion an amended motion to table the purchase of an activity bus passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Justin Sellers.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion: 

Dr. Neufeld presented 3 Local Lease Purchase financing options:

Bank of Pawhuska 2.99%

American Heritage 2.25%

BlueSky 2.00%



6. Discuss and vote to approve all cafeteria bids for the 2017-2018 school year.
Action(s):
Approval of cafeteria bids: Ben E. Keith, Hiland Dairy and Bimbo Bakeries/EarthGrain for the 2017-2018 school year passed with a motion by Danny Ferguson and a second by Patricia Counts.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
7. Vote to hire a custodian on a one year, non-continuing contract for the 2017-2018 school year.
Action(s):
Dr. Neufeld's recommendation to hire Patricia Pearson as a custodian on a one year, non-continuing contract for the 2017-2018 school year passed with a motion by Danny Ferguson and a second by Patricia Counts.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
8. Adjourn to the District Leadership Team meeting at the Pawhuska Community Center, 520 Lynn Avenue.
Rationale: 

This agenda was posted in the Administration office and on the east entrance door of the Administration building on Friday, August 4, 2017 at 4:00 pm and posted on the website: www.pawhuskadistrict.org

 

Lauren A. Stanton

 

 

Superintendent's Secretary

Pawhuska Board of Education

 


Action(s):
Adjournment at 5:24 to the District Leadership team meeting at the Pawhuska Community Center, 520 Lynn Avenue passed with a motion by Danny Ferguson and a second by Patricia Counts.
Meeting reconvened and opened at the Pawhuska Community Center, 520 Lynn Avenue at 5:35 p.m. passed with a motion by Patricia Counts and a second by Danny Ferguson.
Motion to adjourn at 7:55 p.m. passed with a motion by Danny Ferguson and a second by Patricia Counts.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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