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June 26, 2013

HPTC board fills several positions

Woodward, Okla. — Filling several full time positions was the focus of the High Plains Technology board meeting Monday night.

Hired were; Sheila Reazin, full time administrative assistant; Julie Holloway, full time Business Entrepreneurial Services Coordinator; Marsha Bowers, full time marketing instructor; Katrina McDowell, full time instructional aide/substitute and Damon McAllister, full time maintenance custodian.

Oil and Gas Program instructor Brady Mills was rehired.

Board members approved the newest version of the High Plains Technology Center's Student Handbook, which included information regarding holidays when school would not be in session, said HPTC Super-intendent Dwight Hughes.

Also approved during the meeting was the contractual terms for Dwight Hughes.

Hughes's contract was renewed in its identical form from the previous year, with a $10,000 per year raise to Hughes's yearly base salary.

As the board prepares to close out fiscal year 2013 and move into fiscal year 2014 in July, the board voted to approve $342,989.48 in encumbrances to clear spending for projects that have taken place in fiscal year 2013, Hughes said.

With regard to ongoing summer projects, such as new carpeting and new flooring in the construction and welding classroom areas and other areas, the board voted to set aside $15,000 in encumbrances to clear any left over or outstanding bills from the renovations, Hughes said.

The next meeting is scheduled for July 8, 2013.

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