Putnam City Board of Education Meeting Minutes
March 2002


BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING
Monday, March 4, 2002

The Putnam City Schools Board of Education of Independent School District No. One of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma, met in regular session Monday, March 4, 2002 at 6:00 p.m. in the boardroom at the Administration Building, 5401 NW 40th, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The agenda and meeting notice were posted on Friday, March 1, 2002 at 4:00 p.m. in accordance with 25 O.S. § 311.

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

ITEM #1 – INSPIRATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – BARBARA GABEL.

Fine Arts Coordinator, Ms. Barbara Gabel, read an inspirational message followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

ITEM #2 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO APPROVE THE PROCLAMATION DECLARING MARCH YOUTH ARTS MONTH IN PUTNAM CITY SCHOOLS – BARBARA GABEL.

Ms. Gabel read in full a proclamation declaring March Youth Arts Month and asked the Board to approve the proclamation. Mrs. Johnson made a motion to approve the proclamation declaring March Youth Arts Month. Mrs. Jenison seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; Johnson, aye; Jenison, aye; LoPresto, aye.

ITEM #3 – PRESENTATION OF ARTWORK FROM YOUTH ARTS MONTH – BARBARA GABEL.

Ms. Gabel introduced Claudia Vella, art student from Putnam City West High School. Miss Vella presented her framed, original artwork to Board President Gail LoPresto. The donated artwork will be on display at the administration building. Ms. Gabel noted that artwork from other district students is currently on display at the administration building.

ITEM #4 – PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.

One patron, Tammie Lewis-Davis, addressed the Board. Ms. Lewis-Davis spoke about situations, policy and procedures at Cooper Middle School.

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 consists of the discussion, consideration, and approval of the following items:

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

a. Minutes for Regular Board Meeting February 18, 2002.

b. Financial report and bimonthly bills for purchase order numbers 200207115 to 200207702 inclusive; revised purchase order number 200206528 shipping/handling and 10% discount per vendor; revised purchase order number 200206392 for Fund and Project code change; for time period from February 13, 2002 to February 25, 2002 with the exception of purchase order number 200207290 ($200.00) for Triangle A & E for the 2001-2002 school year.

c. School Activity Fund Transfer list including Downs Elementary, Mayfield Middle School, Putnam City High School, Putnam City North High School, and Putnam City West High School.

d. School Activity Fund-raisers including Downs Elementary, candy ($2,000.00); Hilldale Elementary, T-shirts ($500.00); Lake Park Elementary, water bottles ($1,000.00); Overholser Elementary, candy ($10,000.00); Western Oaks Elementary, spring pictures ($600.00); Will Rogers Elementary, hat day ($100.00); all elementary sites, selling autographed books in conjunction with author visits ($300.00) per site; Central Middle School, outdated uniforms and equipment ($200.00), cancer carnival ($5,000.00); Cooper Middle School, books for autographing ($100.00); Mayfield Middle School, T-shirts ($300.00), three point shoot-off ($600.00); Putnam City High School, pump gas at Albertsons ($200.00); Putnam City West High School, Fashion Show, ($1,000.00), candy, ($200.00), MORP Dance ($1,000.00); flower sale ($100.00); products/discount cards ($400.00); T-shirts ($1,100.00); auction/carnival ($40,000.00), booth at Cancer Carnival ($200.00); Putnam City Academy, serve lunch at Taco Bell ($130.00); and all secondary sites , selling autographed books in conjunction with author visits ($300.00).

e. Elementary Contracts including Central Intermediate, YMCA of OKC ($750.00 deposit Camp Classen).

f. Declaration of obsolete and/or surplus items.

g. Appeals for Deviation from Activity Absence rules.

h. Overnight travel requests as submitted under separate cover.

i. Out-of-state trips:

1. Hefner Middle School orchestra students to American Classic competition at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas on April 20, 2002.

2. Mayfield Middle School music students reward trip to Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas on May 4, 2002.

3. Putnam City High School Pirate Band members to compete in the Heritage Band Festival in St. Louis, Missouri on April 26 – 28, 2002.

4. Putnam City High School baseball team to Texas Festival in Wichita Falls, Texas on March 7 – 9, 2002.

5. Putnam City North Boys Soccer team to Southeastern Soccer Challenge in Atlanta, Georgia on April 3 – 6, 2002.

6. Putnam City West Choir Director and students to attend Les Miserables in Dallas, Texas on May 10 – 11, 2002.

7. Putnam City West DECA students to National Career Development Competition in Salt Lake City, Utah on April 19 – 24, 2002.

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

ITEM #7 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO APPROVE PAYMENT OF PURCHASE ORDER NUMBER 200207290 ($200.00) FOR TRIANGLE A & E.

Mrs. Johnson made a motion to approve payment of purchase order number 200207290 ($200.00) for Triangle A & E. Mrs. Sullivan seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, abstain; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #8 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO APPROVE THE LOW AND/OR BEST BID FOR THE WINDSOR HILLS ELEMENTARY CONSTRUCTION PROJECT.

Mrs. Jenison made a motion to approve the low base bid from HOMCO Construction in the amount of $989,400.00 for the Windsor Hills Elementary construction project. Mrs. Johnson seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #9 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO APPROVE PURCHASE OF COMPUTERS FOR HIGH SCHOOL BUSINESS LABS.

This purchase will replace 210 computers in eight business applications labs. Compaq Computer Corporation has provided a volume-based price that is actually lower than the state contract price list for this same computer. Mrs. Sullivan made a motion to approve purchase of computers for high school business labs in the amount of $247,800.00. Mrs. Jenison seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #10 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO APPROVE SUMMER SCHOOL MATH PROGRAM AT MAYFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL.

Mayfield Summer School provides an opportunity for incoming students to Mayfield, grades 6 through 8, to improve skills in mathematics. Mayfield Summer School will be in session June 3 – 28, 2002 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This program is free to all students who qualify. Mrs. Johnson made a motion to approve the Summer School Math Program at Mayfield Middle School. Mrs. Sullivan seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #11 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION FOR APPROVAL OF REVISION OF BOARD POLICY AF – BOARD MEETINGS.

The revision of Board Policy AF clarifies the time of the first and third board meetings. The revision is as follows:

Regular Meetings: Unless otherwise scheduled, regular meetings of the Board shall be held on the first and third Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. When Monday is a legal holiday, the regular meeting shall be held on the next business day, unless otherwise scheduled. Regular meetings shall be held in the Administration Building unless another location has been designated. Mrs. Jenison made a motion to approve the revision of Board Policy AF – Board Meetings. Mrs. Johnson seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #12 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION FOR APPROVAL OF REVISION OF BOARD POLICY BF – DISTRICT SERVICES.

The revision of Board Policy BF changes the wording to read ¾ miles or more.

The revision is as follows:

Transportation Services: The District shall furnish transportation to all elementary and middle school students who live three-fourths (3/4) of a mile or more from the school where the student is assigned to attend. All high school students who live one and one-half (1½) miles or more from the school where the student is assigned to attend shall be transported. Mrs. Sullivan made a motion to approve the revision of Board Policy BF – District Services. Mrs. Johnson seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

ITEM #13 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION FOR APPROVAL OF REVISION OF BOARD POLICY BC – SAFETY PROGRAMS.

The revision of Board Policy BC – Safety Programs changes Assistant Superintendent of Operations to read District Safety Officer. The revision is as follows:

General: The regulations, practices, and procedures of the District shall promote safety throughout the District and shall establish and maintain conditions, which are reasonably safe and healthful for District employees, students, and visitors. The District Safety Officer shall have overall responsibility for the safety programs of the District.

Safe Schools Committee: Each principal shall appoint the members of the Committee at the beginning of each school year, but no later than October 1. Each Committee shall study and make recommendations to the principal at least once each year regarding unsafe conditions, possible strategies for students to avoid harm at school, student victimization, crime prevention, school violence, and any other issues which relate to the providing and the maintaining of a safe school environment for all students. The principals shall provide a copy of the recommendations of each Safe School Committee to the District Safety Officer.

Hazard Communication Standard: The District Safety Officer or his designee shall maintain and make available to District employees such accident and safety reports and chemical hazard information as required by law, including, but not limited to Material Safety Data (MSD) and Chemical Information Listing (CIL). Mrs. Johnson made a motion to approve revisions to Board Policy – BC. Mrs. Jenison seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.

At this time in the meeting Mrs. LoPresto stated Agenda Item #20 would be moved and would now become Agenda Item #14. The remaining Agenda Items would be numerically adjusted.

ITEM #14 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO SET A SPECIAL BOARD MEETING TO DISCUSS LETTERS-OF-INTEREST RECEIVED FOR THE BOARD SEAT VACANCY.

Mrs. Sullivan made a motion to set a Special Board meeting to discuss letters-of-interest received for the Board Seat vacancy. Mrs. Jenison seconded the motion. Discussion followed. Mrs. Sullivan made an amended motion to interview those who have expressed interest for the Board Seat vacancy by setting a Special Board meeting on Wednesday, March 13, 2002 at 5:00 p.m., and setting a Special Board meeting for Thursday, March 14, 2002 at 4:00 p.m. if needed; with interviews set in 30 minute increments. Mrs. Jenison amended her second. Vote: Sullivan, aye; Johnson, aye; Jenison, aye; LoPresto, aye.

ITEM #15 – SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT.

Dr. Capps reported:

It is with great pleasure and pride that I announce that Dr. Linda Everett was selected as secondary Administrator of the Year and Dr. Don Wentroth as middle-level Administrator of the Year. They were selected as the 2001-2002 Administrators of the Year by the Oklahoma Association of Secondary School Principals.
Mayfield Middle School and Western Oaks Middle School students and teachers participated in the annual Martin Luther King III Kindness and Justice Challenge. During a two-week period students documented their acts of kindness and justice. Mayfield finished second in the state with 4,516 acts of kindness while Western Oaks finished third with 2,930.
Congratulations to the Putnam City High School orchestra for receiving unanimous superior ratings from the judges at the state orchestra contest in Stillwater.
Congratulations to Trish Winnard and Vivian Nida of Putnam City North, who were co-advisors on a project that has received the Pacemaker Award for student anthology of student writing and art. This award is the highest national recognition from the Interscholastic Press Society.
Elise Lynn has been presented the Outstanding Service Award by the Oklahoma Association of Gifted, Creative and Talented. This award is presented annually to recognize an individual who is actively involved in a personal effort to help the gifted and talented students of Oklahoma.
Congratulations to students and staff at Putnam City West High school and Putnam City North High School for their production of Hello, Dolly! and Oklahoma! The amount of talent in our high schools is overwhelming.
Congratulations to Putnam City High School’s boys’ basketball team, which has advanced to the state championship playoffs. A game tonight between the girls’ teams of Putnam City North and Putnam City West will determine which of those teams goes to championship playoffs, and the Putnam North boys team is also playing a game tonight which could send them to state.

ITEM #16 – COMMENTS BY BOARD MEMBERS.

Mrs. Sullivan thanked district staff for keeping Board members informed.

Mrs. Johnson thanked Kirkland Elementary School art teacher, Ginger Myers for nightlights that were presented to the Board as part of Youth Arts Month activities. She congratulated Dr. Linda Everett and Dr. Don Wentroth for the receiving their respective honors from the Oklahoma Association of Secondary School Principals.

Mrs. Jenison congratulated Dr. Linda Everett and Dr. Don Wentroth for receiving Administrator of the Year honors. Mrs. Jenison said the play productions at Putnam City West and Putnam City North were wonderful.

Mrs. LoPresto stated she was honored to take part in the Teacher of the Year celebration. She offered congratulations to district Teacher of the Year Susan McLemore. Mrs. LoPresto complimented the production of Hello Dolly! at Putnam City West.

ITEM #17 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO ENTER INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF DISCUSSING THE RENEWAL EMPLOYMENT OF SUPERINTENDENT’S TEAM FOR 2002-2003 SCHOOL YEAR, WHICH INCLUDE DR. ANN MILLERBORG, DR. EUGENE PARSONS, DR. MELANI MOUSE, SUE KUNTZE, MIKE FRY, GLEN KASTNER, STEVE MYERS, AND BETTIE ESTES-RICKNER, PURSUANT TO 25 O.S. §307 (B)(1); AND FOR THE PURPOSE OF DISCUSSING THE RENEWAL OF EMPLOYMENT FOR CERTIFIED ADMINISTRATORS AS LISTED ON ATTACHMENT B FOR THE 2002-2003 SCHOOL YEAR PURSUANT TO 25 O.S. §307 (B)(1).

Mrs. Sullivan made a motion at 6:55 p.m. to enter into executive session for the purpose of discussing the renewal employment of Superintendent’s TEAM for 2002-2003 school year, which include Dr. Ann Millerborg, Dr. Eugene Parsons, Dr. Melani Mouse, Sue Kuntze, Mike Fry, Glen Kastner, Steve Myers, and Bettie Estes-Rickner, pursuant to 25 O.S. §307 (B)(1); and for the purpose of discussing the renewal of employment for certified administrators as listed on Attachment B for the 2002-2003 school year pursuant to 25 O.S. §307 (B)(1). Mrs. Johnson seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; Johnson, aye; Jenison, aye; LoPresto, aye.

ITEM #18 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO RETURN TO OPEN MEETING AND TO REQUEST THE BOARD CLERK TO RECORD THE MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE SESSION.

Mrs. Sullivan made a motion at 8:18 p.m. to return to open meeting and to request the Board Clerk to record the minutes of the executive session. Mrs. Johnson seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; Johnson, aye; Jenison, aye; LoPresto, aye.

MINUTES OF EXECUTIVE SESSION: Board members Sue Sullivan, Melinda Johnson, Julie Jenison, Gail LoPresto; and Superintendent Dr. Jim Capps met in executive session for the purpose of discussing the renewal employment of Superintendent’s TEAM for 2002-2003 school year, which include Dr. Ann Millerborg, Dr. Eugene Parsons, Dr. Melani Mouse, Sue Kuntze, Mike Fry, Glen Kastner, Steve Myers, and Bettie Estes-Rickner, pursuant to 25 O.S. §307 (B)(1); and for the purpose of discussing the renewal of employment for certified administrators as listed on Attachment B for the 2002-2003 school year pursuant to 25 O.S. §307 (B)(1). No action was taken.

ITEM #19 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION FOR RENEWAL OF EMPLOYMENT FOR SUPERINTENDENT’S TEAM FOR 2002-2003 SCHOOL YEAR, WHICH INCLUDE DR. ANN MILLERBORG, DR. EUGENE PARSONS, DR. MELANI MOUSE, SUE KUNTZE, MIKE FRY, GLEN KASTNER, STEVE MYERS, AND BETTIE ESTES-RICKNER,

Mrs. Jenison made a motion for renewal employment of Superintendent’s TEAM for the 2002-2003 school year which include Dr. Ann Millerborg, Dr. Eugene Parsons, Dr. Melani Mouse, Sue Kuntze, Mike Fry, Glen Kastner, Steve Myers, and Bettie Estes-Rickner. Mrs. Johnson seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; Johnson, aye; Jenison, aye; LoPresto, aye.

ITEM #20 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION OF RENEWAL OF EMPLOYMENT FOR CERTIFIED ADMINISTRATORS AS LISTED ON ATTACHMENT B FOR THE 2002-2003 SCHOOL YEAR.

Mrs. Sullivan made a motion for renewal of employment for certified administrators as listed on Attachment B for the 2002-2003 school year. Mrs. Jenison seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; Johnson, aye; Jenison, aye; LoPresto, aye.

ITEM #21 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION FOR NEW BUSINESS.

There was no new business.

ITEM #22 - CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO ADJOURN.

Mrs. Sullivan made a motion at 8:18 p.m. to adjourn the meeting. Mrs. Johnson seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; LoPresto, aye; Jenison, aye; Johnson, aye.


BOARD OF EDUCATION SPECIAL MEETING
Wednesday, March 13, 2002

The Putnam City Schools Board of Education of Independent School District No. One of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma, met in special session on Wednesday, March 13, 2002 at 5:00 p.m. in the boardroom at the Administration Building, 5401 N.W. 40th, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The agenda and meeting notice were posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2002 at 4:00 p.m. in accordance with 25 O.S. Section 311.

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

The meeting was called to order by President Gail LoPresto at 5:00 p.m. Members present were President Gail LoPresto; Vice-President Melinda Johnson; Sue Sullivan, and Julie Jenison, members; Superintendent Dr. Jim Capps; Andrea Nowlin, clerk; and others.

ITEM #2 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO APPROVE THE LOW BASE AND ALTERNATE "A" BID FROM M.A. WELLS CONSTRUCTION FOR THE PUTNAM CITY WEST HIGH SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION PROJECT. $970,690.00 (2000 Bond 33-279).

Bids were opened at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2002. The low base bid, submitted by Pillar Contracting was not selected due to their bid for Alternate A. The bid submission from M.A. Wells Construction for the Base and Alternate "A" was the low bid. Alternate "A" is the replacement of the fascia. Mrs. Jenison made a motion to approve the low Base and Alternate "A" bid from M.A. Wells Construction for the Putnam City West High School construction project in the amount of $970,690.00. Mrs. Sullivan seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; Johnson, aye; Jenison, aye; LoPresto, aye.

ITEM #3 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO APPROVE OVERNIGHT TRAVEL REQUESTS FOR RHONDA BROWN, PATRICIA GEORGE, KELLI HAU, AND JULIE MERIDETH TO ATTEND A MATH WORKSHOP IN ABILENE, TEXAS ON MARCH 17-19, 2002; CECIL BOWLES, ROB EZZELL, ADELE ROWLAND, DR. DON WENTROTH, AND DANA WILLIAMS TO ATTEND A SMALLER LEARNING COMMUNITIES CONFERENCE IN HOUSTON, TEXAS ON MARCH 22 – 23, 2002.

Mrs. Johnson made a motion to approve overnight travel requests for Rhonda Brown, Patricia George, Kelli Hau, and Julie Merideth to attend a math workshop in Abilene, Texas on March 17 – 19, 2002; Cecil Bowles, Rob Ezzell, Adele Rowland, Dr. Don Wentroth, and Dana Williams to attend a Smaller Learning Communities Conference in Houston, Texas on March 22 – 23, 2002. Mrs. Sullivan seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; Johnson, aye; Jenison, aye; LoPresto, aye.

ITEM #4 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO APPROVE THE EASEMENT FOR THE FIRE LINE AT WINDSOR HILLS ELEMENTARY.

The City of Oklahoma City has requested a permanent easement at Windsor Hills Elementary for the exclusive purpose of constructing, maintaining and operating a fire line. Mrs. Jenison made a motion to approve the easement for the fire line at Windsor Hills Elementary. Mrs. Johnson seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; Johnson, aye; Jenison, aye; LoPresto, aye.

ITEM #5 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO CONVENE IN EXECUTIVE SESSION AND INTERVIEW CANDIDATES FOR APPOINTMENT TO FILL

VACANT BOARD MEMBER SEAT NUMBER 4 PURSUANT TO 25 O.S., § 307 (B)(1) AND 70 O.S., § 5-118.

Mrs. Johnson made a motion at 5:09 p.m. to convene in executive session and interview candidates for appointment to fill vacant Board Member Seat Number 4 pursuant to 25 O.S., §307 (B)(1) and 70 O.S., § 5-118. The motion was seconded by Mrs. Jenison. Vote: Sullivan, aye; Johnson, aye; Jenison, aye; LoPresto, aye.

ITEM #6 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE TO RETURN TO OPEN SESSION AND TO REQUEST THE BOARD CLERK TO RECORD THE MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE SESSION.

Mrs. Johnson made a motion at 10:18 p.m. to return to open session and to request the Board Clerk to record the minutes of the executive session. The motion was seconded by Mrs. Jenison. Vote: Sullivan, aye; Johnson, aye; Jenison, aye; LoPresto, aye.

ITEM #7 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO APPOINT AN INDIVIDUAL TO FILL VACANT BOARD MEMBER SEAT NUMBER 4.

Mrs. Johnson made a motion to appoint Mr. Reji T. Varghese to fill vacant Board Member Seat Number 4. Mrs. Jenison seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; Johnson, aye; Jenison, aye; LoPresto, aye.

Mrs. Johnson expressed appreciation to the number and the quality of candidates who applied for the vacant Board Seat position.

ITEM #8 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO ADJOURN.

Mrs. Johnson made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 10:22 p.m. Mrs. Jenison seconded the motion. Vote: Sullivan, aye; Johnson, aye; Jenison, aye; LoPresto, aye.


BOARD OF EDUCATION SPECIAL MEETING
Thursday, March 14, 2002

The Putnam City Schools Board of Education of Independent School District No. One of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma, met in special session on Thursday, March 14, 2002 at 4:00 p.m. in the boardroom at the Administration Building, 5401 N.W. 40th, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The agenda and meeting notice were posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2002 at 3:00 p.m. in accordance with 25 O.S. Section 311.

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

The meeting was called to order by President Gail LoPresto at 4:00 p.m. Members present were President Gail LoPresto; Superintendent Dr. Jim Capps; and Andrea Nowlin, clerk. At this time Mrs. LoPresto announced the absence of a quorum. The meeting was adjourned at 4:10 p.m.

ITEM #2 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO CONVENE IN EXECUTIVE SESSION AND INTERVIEW CANDIDATES FOR APPOINTMENT TO FILL VACANT BOARD MEMBER SEAT NUMBER 4 PURSUANT TO 25 O.S., § 307 (B)(1) AND 70 O.S., § 5-118.

ITEM #3 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE TO RETURN TO OPEN SESSION AND TO REQUEST THE BOARD CLERK TO RECORD THE MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE SESSION.

ITEM #4 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO APPOINT AN INDIVIDUAL TO FILL VACANT BOARD MEMBER SEAT NUMBER 4.

ITEM #5 – CONSIDERATION OF AND VOTE ON MOTION TO ADJOURN.