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Okmulgee School

REGULAR MEETING OKMULGEE
BOARD OF EDUCATION    

    August 13, 2013
    ADMINISTRATION BUILDING    
    316 E. 8TH STREET    
    OKMULGEE, OK
    6:00 P.M.


1.    Roll Call and Declaration of Quorum      

2.    Consent Agenda – Items recommended for approval by a single motion.

At the request of any Board Member, any item herein listed may be removed from the consent agenda for discussion or vote as a single issue.

A.    Consideration of the minutes of the June 26, 2013 Special Meeting (in lieu of regular July mtg); the July 17, 2013 Special Meeting;  the July 31, 2013 Special Meeting; and the August 7,2013, Special Meeting.

B.    Consideration of monthly encumbrances /expenditures as listed:    
 

1.    General Fund (F11);
    Purchase Orders:   # 134 - 278
    Payroll:   # 50190 - 50201
    Change Orders:   As listed

2.    Building Fund (F21);
    Purchase Orders:   # 33 - 35
    Payroll:   None
    Change Orders:   None

3.    Child Nutrition Fund (F22);
    Purchase Orders: # 39 - 41
    Payroll:   None
    Change Orders:   As listed
 

4.    Bond Fund (F31);
    Purchase Orders:   None
    Payroll:   None
    Change Orders:   None

5.    Bond Fund (F32);
    Purchase Orders:   None
    Payroll:   None
    Change Orders:   None

6.    Bond Fund (F33);
    Purchase Orders:   # 1
    Payroll:   None
    Change Orders:   None

7.    Sinking Fund (F41);
    Purchase Orders:   # 5
    Payroll:   None
    Change Orders:   None


 

C.    Consideration of School Rental Requests as listed:
RENTAL SITE    ORGANIZATION    DATE
        
Harmon Courtyard    Mugtown Ballers    First Home Game
        

D.    Consideration of fundraising activities for FY14.

ACCOUNT    ORGANIZATION    ACTIVITY
        
819    HS Band    donations/sales/auction
        

3.    REPORTS:

A.    Superintendent’s Report -– Tod Williams
B.    Special Ed Report  -– Margie Bemis
C.    High School Report  -– Jeremy Ramsey


4.    Petition to Opine – Input from the Public regarding any item on the agenda:

Input or comments on matters that would violate individual rights or confidentiality requirements are prohibited.  Individuals will be limited to 3 minutes and must sign up prior to the start of the meeting.  There will be no comment or response from the Board.


5.    Action Agenda – Individual items for discussion, consideration, and possible vote:

The Board may choose to take action on any item listed, including:  motion to approve; motion to not approve; make a specific motion; take no action; table an item; or concur no action required,  Members may second a motion, cast a vote, or abstain.
                 
A.    Consideration regarding accepting and granting transcript credits to students successfully completing academic programs through Green Country Technology Center.

B.    Consideration regarding authorization to utilize the “1080 Instructional Hours” option in lieu of the traditional 180 day instructional calendar as provided by 70 O.S. Section1-109[h][2] for School Year 2013-2014.

C.    Consideration and action to declare as junk/surplus, a Hobart Dish Machine removed from OMS.

D.    Consideration and action to authorize the superintendent to secure a lease-purchase financing agreement for Field Turf, Track Surfacing,  and other Harmon Complex Improvements, subject to approval of the form of contract by district legal counsel, and also to authorize the Superintendent to execute such documents.

E.    Consideration and action to approve a naming rights agreement between Okmulgee Schools and the Muscogee Creek Nation in relation to the Field Turf funding campaign.

F.    Discussion, consideration, and possible action regarding the next steps in our image campaign, PR Strategies, and branding efforts.

6.    Discussion, consideration and vote to go into executive session, pursuant to OKLA. STAT. tit. 25 § 307(B)(1) & (B)(7) (Supp. 2002) to discuss:
                                                                                               
                                                                                               
A.    Employment of Certified Staff for 2013-2014 school year:
a.    Any at hand

B.    Employment of Support Staff for 2013-2014 school year:
a.    Teacher Assistant – Elizabeth Rogers
b.    Any others at hand

C.    Employment of Extra-Duty Staff for 2013-2014 school year:
a.    Noel Worthington – Head Wrestling Coach
b.    Noel Worthington – Asst. Football Coach
c.    Angie Dunlap – 7th Grade Girls Basketball Coach
d.    Any others at hand

D.    Action on any resignations tendered of the time of this action.
a.    Pat LeBlanc – Teacher Assistant
       

7.    Vote to acknowledge return to Open Session.    

                                    
8.    Board Clerk statement of compliance with the record keeping requirements of executive session.

9.    Recommendations for consideration and vote:
                                                                                               
A.    Employment of Certified Staff for 2013-2014 school year:
a.    Any at hand

B.    Employment of Support Staff for 2013-2014 school year:
a.    Teacher Assistant – Elizabeth Rogers
b.    Any others at hand

C.    Employment of Extra-Duty Staff for 2013-2014 school year:
a.    Noel Worthington – Head Wrestling Coach
b.    Noel Worthington – Asst. Football Coach
c.    Angie Dunlap – 7th Grade Girls Basketball Coach
d.    Any others at hand

D.    Action on any resignations tendered of the time of this action.
a.    Pat LeBlanc – Teacher Assistant

10.    NEW BUSINESS:

11.    ANNOUNCEMENTS

12.    ADJOURNMENT                                                   

Published in Okmulgee in the News

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING
OKMULGEE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
316 East 8th Street
Okmulgee, Oklahoma  74447
4:00 o’clock P.M.


As required by Section 311, Title 25 of Oklahoma Statues, notice is hereby given that the Okmulgee Board of Education will hold a Special meeting at the time, date, and location as specified above.

AGENDA

The Board may choose to take action on any item listed, including:  motion to approve; motion to not approve; make a specific motion; take no action; table an item; or concur no action required,  Members may second a motion, cast a vote, or abstain.


1.    Roll Call and Declaration of Quorum.

2.    Consideration of rentals & fundraisers:

A.    Consideration of School Rental Requests as listed:

RENTAL SITE    ORGANIZATION    DATE
        
Brock Gym    Team Reed / USA Boxing    Sept 7 & 21, 2013
East Concession - Harmon    Band Boosters    Fall 2013
        
3.    Consideration and vote regarding approval of financing contract and authorizing resolution between the Kansas State Bank of Manhattan and the Okmulgee School District for Lease-Purchase financing on athletic surfaces at Harmon Filed.

4.    Consideration and vote regarding selection of a security agency for FY14 to provide daily security services at school campuses as well as extra-curricular events throughout the year.

5.    Consideration and vote regarding resignation / retirement of the following staff:

•    Patrick Miller (teacher)
•    Bertha Shatswell (teacher)


6.    Consideration and vote regarding employment of the following certified staff for FY14:

•    Mary Bender (teacher on temporary contract)
•    Sylvia Bagby (teacher on temporary contract)


7.    Consideration and vote regarding employment of the following staff for substitutes for FY14:

•    Buddy Hayes – Long Term Substitute

         
8.     Vote to adjourn Special meeting.

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Jana Martin, MS, RN, CNE has been appointed as one of only 11 members of the Oklahoma Board of Nursing, appointed by Governor Mary Fallin.  “I am extremely excited, humbled and honored by the appointment from the governor and look forward to serving the great state of Oklahoma and the board of nursing, this is truly a privilege.” Her term will begin July, 2013 and will run through 2018.  The Board is composed of 11 members appointed by the Governor – six are registered nurses, three are licensed practical nurses, two are citizens of the State who represents the public.  Jana is the Division Chair of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences at OSUIT.  She obtained her associate degree in nursing from Connors State College and Master of Science in Nursing Education at the University of Oklahoma.  Jana has been in nursing education for 13 years and has been a registered nurse for 21 years.

The Oklahoma Board of Nursing was established to safeguard the public health and welfare of the residents of Oklahoma by ensuring that any person who practices or offers to practice registered nursing, practical nursing, or advanced practice nursing in this state is competent to do so.

Martin states that her nursing education, experiences, and nursing colleagues have helped her prepare for and make a difference in people’s lives as a nurse and an educator.  “I have had so many role models and mentors in my life and thankful for their guidance and support. I hope to do the same serving in this capacity.” She resides in Morris where she was a graduate of 1983, with her two daughters, Cheyanne and Codi, son in law Josh, and two granddaughters Tenli and Timber.

Published in County News
Tuesday, 25 June 2013 13:54

Okmulgee School Board meeting tonight

The Okmulgee Board of Education will hold a special meeting this evening at 6 p.m. in the administration building at 316 E. 8th Street in Okmulgee.  The agenda is as follows:

AGENDA

1.    Roll Call and Declaration of Quorum      

2.    Consent Agenda – Items recommended for approval by a single motion.

At the request of any Board Member, any item herein listed may be removed from the consent agenda for discussion or vote as a single issue.

A.    Consideration of the minutes of the June 11, 2013, Regular Meeting, and the June 19, 2013, Special Meeting.

B.    Consideration of monthly encumbrances /expenditures as listed:    
1.    General Fund (F11);
    Purchase Orders:   
        FY 13:  # 843-877  
            FY 14:  # 1-133
    Payroll:
        FY 13:  #50281
             FY 14:  # 50000- 50189
    Change Orders:   as listed

2.    Building Fund (F21);
    Purchase Orders:  
        FY 13:  # 53
             FY 14: # 1-32
    Payroll:   None
    Change Orders:   as listed

3.    Child Nutrition Fund (F22);
    Purchase Orders:
        FY 13:  None
             FY 14: # 1-38
    Payroll:   
        FY 13:  None
             FY 14: # 50000-50016
    Change Orders:   as listed
 

4.    Bond Fund (F31);
    Purchase Orders:   None
    Payroll:   None
    Change Orders:   None

5.    Bond Fund (F32);
    Purchase Orders:   None
    Payroll:   None
    Change Orders:   None

6.    Sinking Fund (F41);
    Purchase Orders:
        FY 13:  None
             FY 14: #1-4
    Payroll:   None
    Change Orders:  None

C.    Consideration of School Rental Requests as listed:

RENTAL SITE    ORGANIZATION    DATE
        
    NONE    
        
D.     Vote to approve/disapprove Fundraiser Request(s) as listed:

FUNDRAISER    ORGANIZATION    DATE
    NONE    
        
E.    Consideration and vote to declare as surplus / junk, an old intercom system recently removed from the Middle School.

F.    Board to consider and take action on a motion approving the renewal of the sublease of District-wide renovations and improvements for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014 as required under the provisions of the Sublease Agreement dated August 1, 2011 between the District and Okmulgee County Educational Facilities Authority.

G.    Board to consider and take action on a motion approving the renewal of the lease-purchase agreement for FY14 for the construction of a Track & Field Dressing Facility  as required under the provisions of the Lease-Purchase  Agreement approved by the Board on May 31, 2013 between the District and Citizens Security Bank of Okmulgee.

3.    REPORTS:

A.    Superintendent’s Report -– Tod Williams
B.    Special Ed Report  -– Margie Bemis

4.    Petition to Opine – Input from the Public:

Input or comments on matters that would violate individual rights or confidentiality requirements are prohibited.  Individuals will be limited to 3 minutes and must sign up prior to the start of the meeting.  There will be no comment or response from the Board.

5.    Action Agenda – Individual items for discussion, consideration, and possible vote:

The Board may choose to take action on any item listed, including:  motion to approve; motion to not approve; make a specific motion; take no action; table an item; or concur no action required,  Members may second a motion, cast a vote, or abstain.

A.    Discussion, consideration, and vote regarding Band Director’s proposal for an out-of-state Band Competition for FY14.

B.    Discussion, consideration, and vote regarding Band Director’s proposal for supplemental Color Guard trainer for FY14.

C.    Discussion, consideration and vote regarding recommendation on changes to Administrative contracts for FY14 vis-à-vis a Board requested COLA.

D.    Discussion, consideration and possible vote regarding updates to Board Policy #5004 – Employment Procedures for Certified and Support Staff.  

E.    Discussion, consideration and possible vote regarding updates to Board Policy #5006 - Supervision.  

F.    Discussion, consideration and possible vote regarding updates to Board Policy #6011 – Purchasing.  

G.    Discussion, consideration, and vote regarding a loan agreement for Food Services between Child Nutrition Fund and General Fund for FY14.

6.    Discussion, consideration and vote to go into executive session, pursuant to OKLA. STAT. tit. 25 § 307(B)(1), (B)(2), & (B)(7) (Supp. 2002) to discuss:
                                                                        
A.    Resignations/Retirement/Leave of Absence of the following staff:

•    Amy Redding – resignation
•    Starla Thomas – resignation
•    Candis Goodnight - resignation
•    Any at hand upon consideration of this item

B.    Employment of certified or support staff:

•    Kevin Gordaon – Extra Duty ($3000.00) (half FY13 / half FY14)
•    Donna Hammon – Extra Duty FY14
•    Tiffany Ramer – Certified on temporary contract
•    Sherrie Callahan – Certified on temporary contract
•    Carla Griffin – Support Staff (cook)
•    Glendora Dye – Support Staff (cook)

C.    Discussion regarding employment negotiations for administrative staff and administrative contracts for FY14

7.    Vote to acknowledge return to Open Session.    
                                    
8.    Board Clerk statement of compliance with the record keeping requirements of executive session.

9.    Consideration and possible vote regarding:
                                                                                   
A.    Resignations/Retirement/Leave of Absence of the following staff:

•    Amy Redding – resignation
•    Starla Thomas – resignation
•    Candis Goodnight - resignation
•    Any at hand upon consideration of this item

B.    Employment of certified or support staff:

•    Kevin Gordaon – Extra Duty ($3000.00) (half FY13 / half FY14)
•    Donna Hammon – Extra Duty FY14
•    Tiffany Ramer – Certified on temporary contract
•    Sherrie Callahan – Certified on temporary contract
•    Carla Griffin – Support Staff (cook)
•    Glendora Dye – Support Staff (cook)

C.    Discussion, consideration and vote regarding recommendation on changes to Administrative contracts for FY14 vis-à-vis a Board requested COLA.

10.    ANNOUNCEMENTS

11.    ADJOURNMENT                                                   

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