Putnam City Board of Education Meeting Minutes
August 2001


BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING
Monday, Aug. 6, 2001

The Putnam City Schools Board of Education of Independent School District No. One of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma, met in regular session Monday, August 6, 2001 at 5:30 p.m. in the Board Room at the Administration Building, 5401 NW 40th, Oklahoma City. The agenda and meeting notice were posted on Friday, August 3, 2001 at 12 o’clock noon in accordance with 25 O.S. § 311.

Members present: Melinda Johnson, president; Sue Sullivan, vice-president; Gail LoPresto, Earl Stewart, and Julie Jenison members; Superintendent Dr. Jim Capps; Andrea Nowlin, clerk and others.

ITEM #1 – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – JULIE JENISON.

Mrs. Johnson introduced board member, Julie Jenison, who led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

ITEM #2 – PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.

There were no requests from the public to speak.

ITEM # 3 – CONSENT AGENDA: ALL OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS, WHICH CONCERN REPORTS AND ITEMS OF A ROUTINE NATURE NORMALLY APPROVED AT BOARD MEETINGS, WILL BE APPROVED BY ONE 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 THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:

Mrs. Sullivan made a motion to approve the consent agenda as presented. Mrs. LoPresto seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

a. Minutes for regular board meeting July 16, 2001.

b. Financial report and bimonthly bills for purchase order numbers 2001102092 through 200110292 inclusive for time period from June 30, 2001 to June 30, 2001, and 200201433 through 200201776 (inclusive) input incorrect dollar amount on PO#20021305 re-submit for Board approval for time period from July 10, 2001 to July 30, 2001 for the 2001-2002 school year with the exception of purchase order number 200201466 ($41.41) for Triangle A & E.

c. Secondary Fund-raisers including Cooper Middle School, Agenda Books ($400.00), brochure sale ($1,600.00); Mayfield Middle School, pom poms ($357.50), Krispy Kreme Donuts ($300.00), catalogue sale ($5,000.00) use of advertisement space in gym ($1,000.00) sell Coke products ($800.00), cookie sale ($750.00); Putnam City High School, candy sale ($500.00), car hopping ($350.00), magazine sale ($2,000.00), candy sale ($200.00); Putnam City West High School, car wash ($300.00), T-shirt sale ($300.00), Coupon Book sale ($500.00), Pampered Chef Cookbook sale ($500.00), work at White Water and Frontier City ($80.00 per person), candy sale ($500.00), back to school dance ($100.00), coupon book sale ($500.00), T-shirt sale ($300.00), T-shirt sale ($200.00), donut sale ($150.00), brochure sale ($1,000.00), candy sale ($500.00), sports jewelry sale ($200.00), donut sale ($250.00), Target Guest Card ($300.00), Albertson’s Community Partners ($500.00), open house dinner ($400.00), curb pantry ($50.00), and tailgate party ($1,000.00).

d. Contract agreement with the City of Bethany for crossing guards for 2001-2002.

e. Agreement with Brian’s Fleet Washing for ten months of washing service for district buses.

f. Declaration of obsolete and /or surplus items.

g. Overnight travel requests as submitted under separate cover.

h. Retirements and resignations as listed on Attachment A.

ITEM #4 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON RECOMMENDATION OF EMPLOYMENT OF NEW PERSONNEL AS LISTED ON ATTACHMENT A.

Mrs. LoPresto made a motion to approve the recommendation of employment of new personnel as listed on Attachment A to these minutes. Mr. Stewart seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #5 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION FOR APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDER NUMBER 200201466 ($41.41) FOR TRIANGLE A & E.

Mr. Stewart made a motion to approve purchase order number 200201466 ($41.41) for Triangle

A & E. Mrs. Sullivan seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, abstain; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #6 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON REVISIONS OF BOARD POLICY BB – DISTRICT PROPERTY AND FACILITIES.

Mrs. Sullivan made a motion to approve revisions of Board Policy BB – District Property and Facilities. Mrs. LoPresto seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

The policy revision clarifies the management responsibility of District Property and Facilities. The care, custody, and safekeeping of all District property, buildings, and grounds shall be the general responsibility of the Director of Buildings and Grounds. Any kind of structural or physical change must be approved in advance by the Director of Buildings and Grounds.

ITEM #7 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON REVISIONS OF BOARD POLICY BE – SECURITY.

Mr. Stewart made a motion to approve revisions of Board Policy BE – Security. Mrs. Jenison seconded the motion. Dr. Capps noted the policy revision was brought about by a change in state law regarding unauthorized persons on school campuses, and notification to any individual committing aggravated assault or battery upon any school employee. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

The policy revision brings it in line with state law regarding unauthorized visitors to school campuses and notification to designated personnel should an employee be the subject of assault and/or battery.

ITEM #8 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON REVISIONS OF BOARD POLICY BF – DISTRICT SERVICES (TRANSPORTATION).

Mrs. Sullivan made a motion to approve revisions of Board Policy BF – District Services (Transportation). Mrs. LoPresto seconded the motion. Discussion followed. Dr. Capps stated the policy makes it clear that it is a privilege to ride the bus. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #9 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON APPROVAL OF A RESOLUTION TO APPOINT DR. ANN MILLERBORG THE OFFICIAL P.L. 874 IMPACT AID REPRESENTATIVE FOR PUTNAM CITY SCHOOLS FOR 2001-2002.

Mrs. LoPresto made a motion to approve a resolution to appoint Dr. Ann Millerborg the official P.L. 874 Impact Aid representative for Putnam City schools for 2001-2002. Mr. Stewart seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #10 – SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT.

Dr. Capps reported:

The State Department has notified us that all our schools are accredited. We did have two deficiencies and that was because we had a coach at Putnam City North and a coach at Putnam City West who had not completed the Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries course.
The technology training sessions have been very productive this past summer. We taught 83 courses in 396 hours and 308 different employees attended.
On Saturday, August 4th, Central Middle School hosted "Camp Wildcat." This is an orientation day for 6th grade students and their parents to help ease the transition from elementary to middle school. It was a great success, as 119 parents and 185 students attended.
We had 12 police officers and 12 assistant principals attend "Educator Drug Awareness Training." The 8-hour training will help the officer and administrators better identify those students who are under the influence of drugs.

ITEM #11 – COMMENTS BY BOARD MEMBERS.

Mrs. Sullivan welcomed back principals, assistant principals, and teachers who were in attendance. Mrs. Sullivan wished all a productive and wonderful school year.

Mrs. LoPresto welcomed everyone back.

Mr. Stewart extended a welcome to those in attendance.

Mrs. Jenison stated she was looking forward to the new school year and welcomed everyone back.

Mrs. Johnson thanked Mike Fry, director of Student Services, for meeting with the contractor who will be repaving Hefner Road in front of Downs Elementary. Mrs. Johnson stated Mr. Fry arranged for the contractor to cover the costs of an extra bus and driver to help keep students from having to walk through the hazardous area.

ITEM #12 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO ENTER INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR DISCUSSION OF NEGOTIATIONS FOR THE 2001-2002 SCHOOL YEAR.

Mrs. Sullivan made a motion to enter into executive session for discussion of negotiations for the 2001-2002 school year. Mrs. LoPresto seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #13 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE TO RETURN TO OPEN SESSION AND TO REQUEST THE BOARD CLERK TO RECORD THE MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE SESSION.

Mrs. Sullivan made a motion to return to open session and to request the board clerk to record the minutes of the executive session. Mr. Stewart seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #14 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION FOR NEW BUSINESS.

There was no new business.

ITEM #15 – CONDUCT A WORK SESSION FOR DISCUSSIONS BETWEEN THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE ADMINISTRATION REGARDING DISTRICT AND BOARD OF EDUCATION GOALS FOR THE 2001-2002 SCHOOL YEAR.

At 7:39 p.m. Mrs. Johnson stated Dr. Melani Mouse, director of secondary education, would conduct the work session. Dr. Mouse stated the work session would help board members and administrators prioritize and establish organizational district goals.

ITEM #16 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO ADJOURN.

Mrs. Sullivan made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:05 p.m. Mr. Stewart seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.


BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING
Monday, Aug. 20, 2001

The Putnam City Schools Board of Education of Independent School District No. One of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma, met in regular session Monday, August 20, 2001 at 5:30 p.m. in the Boardroom at the Administration Building, 5401 NW 40th, Oklahoma City. The agenda and meeting notice were posted on Friday, August 17, 2001 at 4:00 p.m. in accordance with 25 O.S. § 311.

Members present: Melinda Johnson, president; Sue Sullivan, vice-president; Gail LoPresto, Earl Stewart, and Julie Jenison, members; Superintendent Dr. Jim Capps; Andrea Nowlin, clerk and others.

ITEM #1 – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – CATHY POST.

Mrs. Johnson introduced Oklahoma State PTA president-elect and Putnam City patron, Cathy Post, who led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

At this time in the meeting, Mrs. Johnson stated the board would move to Item #3 in order to give time for the PTA recipient to arrive.

ITEM #3 – PRESENTATION ON ACT SCORES – DR. EUGENE PARSONS.

Mrs. Johnson introduced Dr. Parsons who gave a brief overview of the average district ACT scores by level of academic preparation for the past ten years. The average district composite ACT score for 2000-01 year was .8 less than the year before. The average composite score for the 1999-00 school year was the highest in the last decade for the district. Board members were given an opportunity to ask questions regarding the presentation. Dr. Parsons summarized his presentation by stating Administrators will study this year’s test data in order to develop recommendations for improvement.

ITEM #2 – PRESENTATION BY PTA TO TRACY DEATHE – CATHY POST.

Cathy Post presented Coronado Elementary’s PTA Teacher of the Year, Tracy Deathe, the Outstanding Educator Award for receiving honorable mention by the national PTA.

ITEM #4 – PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.

There were no requests to speak from the public.

ITEM # 5 – CONSENT AGENDA: ALL OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS, WHICH CONCERN REPORTS AND ITEMS OF A ROUTINE NATURE NORMALLY APPROVED AT BOARD MEETINGS, WILL BE APPROVED BY ONE 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 THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:

Mrs. Sullivan made a motion to approve the consent agenda as presented. Mrs. LoPresto seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

a. Minutes for regular board meeting August 6, 2001, and special board meeting July 30, 2001.

b. Financial report and bimonthly bills for purchase order numbers 200201777 through 200202214 inclusive for time period from July 31, 2001 to August 13, 2001 for the 2001-2002 school year with the exception of purchase order numbers 200201808 and 200202051 ($600.00) for Triangle A & E.

c. School Activity Fund Transfer list including Central Elementary, Coronado Elementary, Downs Elementary, Hilldale Elementary, Kirkland Elementary, Overholser Elementary, Tulakes Elementary, Western Oaks Elementary, Wiley Post Elementary, Windsor Hills Elementary, Putnam City North High School, and Putnam City Academy.

d. Secondary Fund-raisers including Mayfield Middle School, brochure items ($10,000.00), sale of Agenda Books ($100.00); Putnam City West High School, spirit buttons ($200.00), parents pumping gas and cheerleaders cleaning car windows ($500.00), T-shirt sale ($1,100.00), car wash ($300.00).

e. Contract Agreement with the City of Oklahoma City for crossing guards for the 2001-2002 school year.

f. Affiliation Agreement with the University of Central Oklahoma Department of Nursing.

g. Occupation Therapy Contract with Ms. Laura Smith for the 2001-2002 school year.

h. Renewal contract for Putnam City Reading Recovery ® Training Site to provide continuing contact for Southern Nazarene University for one teacher during the 2001-2002 school year.

i. Renewal contract for Putnam City Reading Recovery ® Training Site to provide continuing contact for two trained Reading Recovery ® teachers for Deer Creek Schools during the 2001-2002 school year.

j. Renewal contract for Putnam City Reading Recovery ® Training Site to train one teacher for Edmond Public Schools during the 2001-2002 school year and provide continuing contact for two teachers.

k. Renewal contract for Putnam City Reading Recovery ® Training Site to train one teacher for Enid Public Schools during the 2001-2002 school year and provide continuing contact for three teachers.

l. Renewal agreement for Outside Evaluator for Title VII Foreign Language Assistance Grant for the 2001-2002 school year.

m. Renewal agreement for Outside Evaluator for Title VII Bilingual Education Grant for the 2001-2002 school year.

n. Renewal contract for Medicaid Provider for the 2001-2002 school year.

o. Artist in Residence (AIR) contracts for Harvest Hills Elementary, Rollingwood Elementary, and Windsor Hills Elementary for the 2001-2002 school year.

p. Renewal contract with Mike Boss, Oklahoma Outreach ("Service Provider"), benefiting Putnam City’s Student Assistance Program.

q. Renewal contracts for Support Group Facilitators for Phyllis Gentry, Christie James, Ann Rooney, and Candace Tucker, implemented as part of the Student Assistance Program.

r. Renewal contract for Student Assistance Program counselor for Jenni Marino.

s. Declaration of obsolete and /or surplus items.

t. Overnight travel requests as submitted under separate cover.

u. Out-of-state trip:

Putnam City High School DECA students to the Apparel/Accessories and International Marketing Finance Conference in New York City, New York on November 28 through December 2, 2001.

v. Retirements and resignations as listed on Attachment A.

ITEM #6 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON RECOMMENDATION OF EMPLOYMENT OF NEW PERSONNEL AS LISTED ON ATTACHMENT A.

Mrs. LoPresto made a motion to approve the recommendation of employment of new personnel as listed on Attachment A to these minutes. Mr. Stewart seconded the motion. Mrs. Johnson stated there is a correction to Attachment A. JoAnn Kopp, library media specialist at Putnam City North High School, is listed as a regular employment contract and should be listed as duration of need. An amended motion was made by Mrs. LoPresto and seconded by Mr. Stewart to approve the recommendation of employment of new personnel as listed on Attachment A including the change of JoAnn Kopp from a regular contract to a duration of need contract. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #7 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION FOR APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDER NUMBERS 200201808 AND 200202051 ($600.00) FOR TRIANGLE A & E

Mr. Stewart made a motion to approve purchase order numbers 200201808 and 200202051 ($600.00) for Triangle A & E. Mrs. Sullivan seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, abstain; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #8 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION FOR APPROVAL OF THE SANCTIONING OF STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT OR PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATIONS OR ORGANIZATIONS (BOOSTER CLUBS) FOR PUTNAM CITY HIGH SCHOOL AND PUTNAM CITY WEST HIGH SCHOOL.

Mrs. Sullivan made a motion to approve the sanctioning of student achievement or parent teacher associations or organizations (booster clubs) for Putnam City High School and Putnam City West High School with the exception of the Putnam City Four-Year Pom/KCMS Alumni Scholarship Fund Boosters. Mrs. Jenison seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

Approved applications include the following:

Putnam City West High School – Softball Booster Club, Band Boosters.

Putnam City High School – Baseball Booster Club, Vocal Music Booster Club, Swimming Booster Club, Softball Booster Club, Orchestra Booster Club, Girls Basketball Booster Club, Pom Squad Booster Club, Tip-In Club, Quarterback Club, and Band Boosters.

ITEM #9 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO SET A DATE AND TIME FOR A SPECIAL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING.

Mrs. LoPresto made a motion to schedule a special board meeting for Tuesday, August 28, 2001 at 12 o’clock noon in the boardroom at the Administration Building. Mrs. Sullivan seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #10 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION FOR APPROVAL OF LOW/BEST BID FOR EMERGENCY AND EXIT LIGHTING AT VARIOUS DISTRICT SITES.

Dr. Capps stated the bids were opened for emergency and exit lighting at various district sites on Thursday, August 16, 2001 at 2:30 p.m. The Fire Marshall has required additional lights and signs than were originally specified. Therefore, the bids came in higher than anticipated. Dr. Capps asked for approval of the low bid of $311,360.00 from Cactus Construction. Mrs. LoPresto made a motion to approve the low bid from Cactus Construction in the amount of $311,360.00 from 2000 Bond Fund 32-265. Mrs. Sullivan seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #11 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO APPROVE CHANGE ORDER NUMBER ONE FOR CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL’S HVAC PROJECT.

A change order is necessary to correct two situations involved in the HVAC project at Central Middle School. The ductwork needs to run above the ceiling instead of below, as in specifications. Additionally, it is necessary to provide air conditioning during the interim because the permanent new equipment will not arrive until mid September. Mr. Stewart made a motion to approve change order number one for Central Middle School’s HVAC Project in the amount of $37,299.00 from Building Fund 21-154. Mrs. Jenison seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #12 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION FOR APPROVAL OF LOW/BEST BID FOR A BOILER AT HEFNER MIDDLE SCHOOL.

Dr. Capps stated the bids were opened Thursday, August 16, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. Although it was not the low bid, Dr. Capps asked for approval of the best bid of $119,724.00 from Hunter Mechanical. Hunter Mechanical has agreed to complete the job in 60 days as opposed to the 120 days submitted by the low bidder. Mrs. LoPresto made a motion to approve the best bid from Hunter Mechanical in the amount $119,724.00 from Building Fund 21-154. Mrs. Sullivan seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #13 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION FOR APPROVAL OF RENEWAL OF LICENSE FOR MCAFEE VIRUS PROTECTION SOFTWARE FOR DISTRICT COMPUTERS AND SERVERS FROM NETWORK ASSOCIATES.

The renewable two-year software license provides unlimited web-based support, automatic updates and upgrades, and access to McAfee’s Emergency Virus Response Center, and is in the amount of $43,908.00 General Fund 11-772. Mrs. LoPresto made a motion to approve the renewal license for McAffee Virus Protection Software for district computers and servers from Network Associates. Mr. Stewart seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #14 – SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT.

Dr. Capps reported:

Congratulations to Becky Vascellaro, who has been named 2001 School Nurse of the Year. Vascellaro, a Putnam City Schools employee for 21 years, is a circulating nurse at the elementary level.
Work on the brick sculptures for Putnam City Stadium is nearing completion.
Class counts for the second day of school showed five fewer students in the elementary schools as compared with the same day last year. The secondary schools had 220 students less than last year.
Congratulations to Steven Myers, business manager/treasurer, for being reviewed in the Sunday Oklahoman as author of the novel, Trilogy of Anger.

ITEM #15 – COMMENTS BY BOARD MEMBERS.

Mrs. Sullivan said she was looking forward to seeing the brick sculptures at the stadium. She thanked all staff members for their hard work in getting school off to a good start.

Mrs. LoPresto thanked district employees for the positive attitudes and professionalism used in handling student/patron concerns.

Mr. Stewart welcomed district employees and patrons to the meeting. He praised the district for the education his children received. Mr. Stewart said it prepared them well for college.

Mrs. Jenison expressed excitement for the new school year. She thanked district employees for their hard work in getting ready for school.

Mrs. Johnson expressed appreciation for the good start to the new school year. She thanked the staff at Putnam City North High School for the very successful 9th grade orientation lock-in. She recommended the 9th grade orientation lock-in to Putnam City High School and Putnam City West High School.

ITEM #16 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO ENTER INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS THE JOB PERFORMANCE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT’S TEAM PURSUANT TO 25 O.S. §307 (B)(1) AND (B)(7); AND DISCUSSION OF NEGOTIATIONS PURSUANT TO 25 O.S. §307 (B)(4).

Mr. Stewart made a motion at 6:03 p.m. to enter into executive session to discuss the job performance of the Superintendent’s Team pursuant to 25 O.S.§307 (B)(1) AND (B)(7); and discussion of negotiations pursuant to 25 O.S. §307 (B)(4). Mrs. Sullivan seconded the motion.

Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #17 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE TO RETURN TO OPEN SESSION AND TO REQUEST THE BOARD CLERK TO RECORD THE MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE SESSION.

Mr. Stewart made a motion at 8:32 p.m. to return to open session and to request the board clerk to record the minutes of the executive session. Mrs. LoPresto seconded the motion. Vote: LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Johnson, aye; Sullivan and Jenison were not present for the vote.

Minutes of the Executive Session: Board members Melinda Johnson, Sue Sullivan, Gail LoPresto, Earl Stewart, Julie Jenison; administrators Dr. Jim Capps, Dr. Gene Parsons, Dr. Ann Millerborg, Dr. Melani Mouse, Betty Estes-Rickner, Sue Kuntze, Mike Fry, Steve Myers, Glenn Kastner; and Linda Meoli, legal counsel, met in executive session to discuss the job performance of the Superintendent’s Team pursuant to 25 O.S. §307 (B)(1) and (B)(7); and discussed negotiations pursuant to 25 O.S. §307 (B)(4).

ITEM #18 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION FOR NEW BUSINESS.

There was no new business.

ITEM #19 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO ADJOURN.

Mr. Stewart made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:33 p.m. Mrs. LoPresto seconded the motion. Vote: LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Johnson, aye; Sullivan and Jenison were not present for the vote.


BOARD OF EDUCATION SPECIAL MEETING
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2001

The Board of Education of Independent School District No. One of Oklahoma County, Oklahoma met in special session in said school district on Tuesday, August 28, 2001, at 12:00 o’clock noon in the Board Room, 5401 N. W. 40th, Oklahoma City. The agenda and meeting notice were posted at 11:00 a.m. on the 27th day of August 2001 in accordance with 25 O.S. §311.

ITEM #1 – CALL TO ORDER AND RECORDING OF MEMBERS PRESENT AND ABSENT.

Vice-president Sue Sullivan called the meeting to order at 12:00 o’clock noon. Members present: Sue Sullivan, vice-president; Julie Jenison, Gail LoPresto, and Earl Stewart, members; Superintendent Dr. Jim Capps; Andrea Nowlin, clerk; and others. Mrs. Johnson was absent.

ITEM #2 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION FOR APPROVAL OF THE ESTIMATE OF NEEDS FOR THE 2001-2002 SCHOOL YEAR.

Dr. Capps stated Stan Hall, independent auditor with Murrell, Hall, McIntosh and Company, and Steve Myers, district business manager and treasurer, are available to answer questions from board members regarding the estimate of needs for the 2001-2002 school year. Mr. Myers stated the budget guide would be presented to the Board in October.

Pursuant to Title 68 O.S. Section 3002, Putnam City School District is required to file an Estimate of Needs with the County Excise Board. This Estimate of Needs is the district’s legal budget for fiscal year 2001-2002. Mrs. LoPresto made a motion to approve the 2001-2002 Estimate of Needs for the 2001-2002 General Fund for $93,945,509.14; 2001-2002 Building Fund for $4,239,759.57; 2001-2002 Child Nutrition Fund for $5,521,619.31; 1994 Bond Fund for $17,015.78; 1997 Bond Fund for $79,385.72; 1999 Bond Fund for $92,913.95; 2000 Bond Fund for $318,927.58; 2001 Bond Fund for $839,533.07; Gifts and Endowments Fund for $25,535.41; Workers’ Compensation Fund for $167,319.55; Casualty Insurance Recovery Fund for $166,751.07; Sinking Fund for $9,086,289.51 for a total district budget of $114,500,559.66. Mr. Stewart seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye.

ITEM #3 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON A MOTION TO ADJOURN.

Mrs. Jenison made a motion to adjourn at 12:07 p.m. Mr. Stewart seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Stewart, aye; Jenison, aye