Board of Education agenda released


Special to the Altus Times



The Altus Public School District Board of Education released the agenda for the next regularly scheduled meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday in the board conference room at the Administrative Center, 219 N. Lee St. in Altus.

The items on the agenda include:

* Call to order and roll call of members, Pledge of Allegiance

* Superintendent’s reports and comments

* Start of 2016-17 School Year, student enrollment, initial state aid allocation and projected budget cuts

— Consider and take necessary action to approve or not approve.

* Consent agenda to approve or not approve the following items:

Submitted July 11, regular board meeting minutes monthly reports regarding status of:

a. Treasury

b. Budget expenditures

c. Activity funds

d. Cafeteria funds

— Vernon Dr. Pepper Bottling Inc. contract for 2016-17

— Windy Trails Golf Course and The Greens of Altus, City of Altus Municipal Golf Course Contracts for 2016-17

Matters to be considered include activity fundraisers, out-of-state travel requests, use of school facilities, sanctioning of parent organizations for 2016-17, c career technology programs for 2016-17 and transition school-to-work contract with Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services for 2016-17.

The board is slated to consider and take necessary action to amend or repeal any current policy and/or to approve or not approve any new policy and/or to form the parameters for any proposed policy, to include:

* Policy 200.180 — School Bus Transportation

* Policy 700.020 — Requirements for Graduation

* Policy 100.300 — School Choice Registration Policy

Personnel matters to be considered include necessary action to accept retirements and resignations, approve or not approve the reassignment of district personnel to include a change in salary, consider and take necessary action to approve or not approve the proposed substitutes/time sheet employees/volunteers/extra duty assignments.

The board is slated to enter an executive session to discuss proposed new hires (see Schedule A) authorized by 25 0.s. 307 70 0.s. 5-118.

Upon return to open session, the board is scheduled to consider and take necessary action to approve or not approve employment of certified personnel and/or non-certified personnel on a temporary contract (see Schedule A).

Other matters to be considered include to approve or not approve district employee of the month recognition program for 2016-17; to approve or not approve stipends for 2016-17 building teachers of the year and district teacher of the year; to approve or not approve list of items to be declared as surplus and sold to the public.

Final matters are to address any new business, if any, of an emergency nature or that was not known at the time agenda was posted and a vote to adjourn.

The board may discuss, make motions, and vote on all matters appearing on the agenda. Such vote may be to adopt, amend, reject, table, reaffirm, rescind, or to take no action on any item.

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