Following a pledge to the flag, there were no comments from the public, so Mr. Drury informed the audience about two more retirements. Cil Rodrigues, computer lab tech and Pat Duit, cook, received commemorative bells from Mr. Bob Drury.
Director of Public Relations, Valerie Roberts told the board that the
State of the School Report is at the printers.
Mr. Drury informed the board that a payment of $96,422.30 has been made for Altus HIgh School renovation and new construction.
The board approved the claims and the consent agenda which included: the June 14, 2010, Regular Board Meeting minutes, monthly reports regarding status of Treasury, budget expenditures, activity funds , cafeteria funds, activity fund raisers for 2010-11, sanctioned organizations for 2010-11, Agreement with Southwest Oklahoma Community Action Group, Inc. for 2010-11, Gifted and Talented Expenditure Report for 2009-10, Occupational Therapy Supervision Contract for 2010-11, Rental of School Facilities, OU College of Nursing Student Clinical Agreement for 2010-11, Sustainability Plan for the Gear Up Grant.
The board approved the many policy changes. Two policies were deleted. One new policy was added on Jr. High Student retention, and twenty were changed in some minor fashion, according to Mr. Drury.
Resignations were accepted from the following certified personnel: Sandra Ford, Denise Graves and Gloria Roblez.
Two reassignments with pay changes were approved for 2010-2011: Kim Butcher and Jan Paul.
One extra duty assignment was approved for Carolyn Lee to take care of Harley, the canine unit.
There was no executive session and the board approved the hire of the following on temporary contracts for 2010-2011: certified personnel - Patricia Annis, Linda Brozo, and Jennifer Wollenzin; non-certified approved personnel - Linda Beaulieu.
The board approved second year certified staff on a temporary
contract for 2010-11: Lindsey Abernathy, Jillian Smith, Laura Altom, Staci Cope, Ryanne Foret, Chris Story, Candace Reeves, Jennifer Tucker, Christina Winters, Sharron Hart-Swanda, Angela Wallace, Bridgette Dean Wheatley, Leslee Lollis, Laura Strode, Sandra Snell and Mack Powers.
Also approved for certified staff positions are the following on retired temporary contracts for 2010-2011: Jack Diltz, Janet Diltz, Theresa Campbell, Janice Hardwick and Ricky Patterson.
The following temporary support staff for 2010-11 were approved: Dennis Cardell, Stephen McDaniel, Katrina Estep, Amber Schmitt, Donna Andrews, Randy Ford, Roy McDaniel, Turid Rogers, Terry Shaffer, Andy Castellanos, Christine Wilkins, Gloria Burton, Jaclyn Heath, Katrina Lifer, Jessica Landrum, Yamileth Campana,
Linda Goodin, Kiona Flicker, Courtney Madison, Kristie Renfro and Angela Mullis.
Those with Extra Duty contracts for 2010-11 included all those in administrative positions with the district, in the district office, each school principal and assistant principal.
Mr. Drury elaborated on the brick repair at the high school and the additional repair cost of $18,926 that will be paid with board approval.
The types of contracts offered this year have not changed, but needed to be approved by the board. Likewise the salary schedules have not changed but needed to be approved by the board.
Mr. Drury requested the board approve that the School Year 2010-2011, will consist of not less than one thousand eighty (1,080) hours of classroom instruction. Not more than thirty (30) of the one thousand eighty (1,080) hours shall be used for professional
meetings. In addition, parent-teacher conferences may be held
during the school day and counted as classroom instruction for
no more than six (6) of the one thousand eighty (1,080) hours
per semester, for a total of twelve (12) of the one thousand eighty
(1,080) hours per school year. These requests were approved by the board.
Mr. Drury also informed the board that there will be the OSSBA/CCOSA Annual Conference held in OKC on August 27-29, 2010. Those who wish to attend may do so to help fulfill their continuing education hours. This was approved by the board.
The board needed to designate Mr. Drury as the Authorized Agent for P.L. 874 Program and Funds for 2010-11. They did so.
The board also designated a list of appointive officers for various other
programs for the district, for federal and state funds, and the USDA donated foods program.
The meeting adjourned at 5:30 p.m.