REGULAR MEETING OF THE EL RENO BOARD OF EDUCATION
DISTRICT 34, CANADIAN COUNTY, EL RENO, OKLAHOMA
The El Reno Public Schools
Administration Building, 100 S Bickford
El Reno, Oklahoma
April 10, 2017 5:30 PM

 Agenda 

Note: The board may discuss, vote to approve, vote to disapprove, vote to table, amend, or decide not to discuss any item on the agenda.

1. Call to Order

Mr. Steven Jensen,
President

2. Public comments

Citizen’s comments will be heard at all regularly scheduled board meetings only during the designated Public Comment portion of the agenda.  Comments are limited to three minutes with no action taken. Citizens must sign up with the Board Clerk between 5:00-5:30 pm to receive guidelines prior to the start of the board meeting

3. Presentation and discussion of Valedictorian/Salutatorian Policy-Mr. Liticker

4. Financial Status of the District

Mr. Goucher

5. Consent Agenda

 All the following items, which concern reports and items of 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 all the following items:

A. Minutes of the March 20, 2017 board meeting

B. Approval of financial statement, activity fund report, investment recommendations, account creations or adjustments, fund transfers and expenditure comparisons, all claims, encumbrances, purchase orders, activity fund transfers, change orders and budget adjustments

C. Approval of authorization of annual bidding process for general school supplies for 2017-2018

D. Approval of authorization of annual bidding process for food, produce, dairy, paper, chemicals, and related services for the Child Nutrition Program for 2017-2018 school year

E. Take appropriate action on request from El Reno Education Association to open certified teacher negotiations for the school year 2017-2018

F. Take appropriate action on request from El Reno Support Employees Association to open support employee negotiations for the school year 2017-2018

G. Approval of Mary K Ashbrook Foundation grant for El Reno basketball in the amount of $7,124.96

H. Approval of Cooperative Agreement with Riverside Public School for 17-18 school year

I. Approval to officially sanction and empower the ERPS Wellness Committee to review and make recommendations to board policies based on new USDA requirements effective July 1, 2017.

J. Approval of out of state trip for Cheer Power Competition

6. Current Business:

A. Possible consideration and vote regarding the audit engagement letter and contract for Wilson, Dotson and Associates PLLC to provide the audit for El Reno Public Schools 2016-2017 school year made in accordance with Oklahoma Statues and Rules and Regulation of the State Board of Education- Superintendent Recommendation:

B. Possible consideration and vote regarding the increase in full pay lunch prices-Superintendent Recommendation:

C. Possible consideration and vote regarding the Memorandum of Understanding with the City of El Reno regarding the Municipal Swimming Pool-Superintendent Recommendation:

D. EEA Report:

E. Superintendent's Report:

7. Executive Session: Possible executive executive session to discuss the retirements of: Susan Barks, Kate Gooden; the resignations of: Chip Whitworth; Michaella Humphrey; Denis Seewald; Deborah Grube; William Martens; J.J. Lewis; the one year leave of absence request; the employment of, subject to assignment: Kelsey Boismier-Teacher (replacement), Kale Simon-Head Basketball Coach/Assistant Principal Intern at Roblyer (replacement); Derek Myers-Special Ed Teacher; Steve Whalen-Teacher; Luke Davis-Teacher (replacement); Brooke Dockum-Teacher(replacement); Celcie Guthrie-Teacher (replacement); Shannon Watford-Teacher/Coach (replacement); Abigail Campbell-Teacher (replacement); Laken Thorton-Teacher (replacement); Carmen Holmes- Roblyer Principal; pursuant to 25 O.S.§ 307(B)(1) and the early graduation requests pursuant to 25 O.S. 307 § (B)(7) of the Open Meeting Act

A. Possible consideration and vote to convene into executive session

Motion to convene into executive session passed

B. Acknowledge the boards return to open session

C. Executive session minutes compliance statement read by Mr. Scott McBee

D. Possible consideration and vote regarding the retirements of: Susan Barks; Kate Gooden;

E. Possible consideration and vote regarding the resignation of: Chip Whitworth, Michaella Humphrey; Denis Seewald; Deborah Grube; William Martens; J.J. Lewis

Motion to approve the resignations passed 

F. Possible consideration and vote regarding the one year leave of absence request

G. Possible consideration and vote regarding the employment of, subject to assignment, Kelsey Boismier-Teacher (replacement); Kale Simon-Head Basketball Coach/Assistant Principal Intern at Roblyer (replacement); Derek Myers-Special Ed Teacher; Steven Whalen-Teacher; Luke Davis-Teacher (replacement); Brooke Dockum-Teacher (replacement); Celcie Guthrie-Teacher (replacement); Shannon Watford-Teacher/Coach (replacement); Abigail Thornton-Teacher (replacement); Laken Thornton-Teacher (replacement); Carmen Holmes-Roblyer Principal;

Motion to approve employments of passed

H. Possible consideration and vote regarding the early graduation requests

8. New Business: Possible consideration of any new business of an emergency nature that had not been contemplated at the time of agenda preparation and cannot be delayed until the next regular board meeting.

9. Next school board meeting: Special board meeting Friday May 5, 2017 at 12:00 pm. Next regular meeting May 8, 2017 at 5:30 pm in the School Administration building, 100 S. Bickford, El Reno, Oklhaoima

10. Adjournment: Possible consideration and vote regarding adjourning

 

As required by Section 311, Title 25 of the Oklahoma Statues, a notice and an agenda is hereby posted that the Board of Education of Independent School District #34 of Canadian County, Oklahoma, will hold a regular meeting on April 10, 2017 5:30 PM. The place and street address of the meeting will be in the Administration Building, 100 S Bickford
El Reno, Oklahoma. Posted on this ___ Day of ________________, ________on or before 5:30 pm on the front door of the School Administration Building, 100 S. Bickford El Reno, Oklahoma and verified by Mr. Craig McVay, Superintendent.

 Posted at _______  p.m., _________  ______,   _______ by Laura Kennedy, Board Clerk