June 8, 2020 Commission Meeting

State of Oklahoma
Commission for Rehabilitation Services

Conducted by Video-Conferencing
June 8, 2020

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Monday, June 8, 2020 - 10:30am

Jace Wolfe, Commission Chair
Wes Hilliard, Commission Vice Chair
Emily Cheng, Commission Member

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Agenda Items

1. Call to Order and Roll Call

Jace Wolfe, Chair

2. Statement of Compliance with Open Meeting Act

Commission Assistant

3. Public Comments

Public Audience

Public Comments. ( Under Oklahoma Open Meeting
Laws, the Oklahoma Commission for Rehabilitation Services cannot respond to or discuss any public comment not on today’s agenda.)

Report Items

4. Executive Director's Report
Melinda Fruendt, Executive Director

Executive Director’s report with possible Commission discussion. The report includes Executive Director’s participation in meetings; Accessibility Resources Team; VR 100th Celebration; and updates on federal reporting, AWARE, and telework survey.

5. Priority Group Updates
Tracy Brigham, Director Services to the Blind and Visually Impaiared

Verbal report only. Priority Group Updates with possible Commission discussion. Report includes current status of all Priority Groups I, II and III.

6. Financial Status FY20 Report
Kevin Statham, Chief Financial Officer

Financial Status FY 20 report as of April 30, 2020 with possible Commission discussion.

7. Personnel Activity Report
Tom Patt, Human Resources Director

Personnel Activity report with possible Commission discussion, as May 31, 2020. The activity report has current FTE status.

8. Legislative Report
Kevin Nelson, Legislative Liaison

Legislature report with possible Commission discussion. This report includes a Watch List of bills.

9. Oklahoma Rehabilitation Council
Carolina Colclasure, Program Manager

Oklahoma Rehabilitation Council report with possible Commission discussion. The report includes meetings, and committees attended; and updates by the Program Manager.

Action Items

10. May 11, 2020 Commission Minutes
Jace Wolfe, Chair

Review and discussion with possible vote for approval of the May 11, 2020 Commission for Rehabilitation Services regular meeting minutes.

11. FY2021 Expenditure Limits and FTE Budgetary Limit.
Kevin Statham, Chief Financial Officer

Review and discussion with possible vote for approval of FY2021 Expenditure Limits and FTE Budgetary Limit.

12. FY2022-FY2029 Capital Request
Kevin Statham, Chief Financial Officer

Review and discussion with possible vote for the approval of FY2022 – FY2029 Capital Request.

13. Oklahoma Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Donation report
Kevin Treese, Program Manager

Review and discussion with possible vote for approval of the June, 2020 donations to the Oklahoma Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.

14. Oklahoma School for the Blind donation report
Rita Echelle, Superintendent

Review and discussion with possible vote for approval of the June, 2020 donations to the Oklahoma School for the Blind.

15. Oklahoma School for the Deaf donation report
Chris Dvorak, Superintendent

Review and discussion with possible vote for approval of the June, 2020 donations to the Oklahoma School for the Deaf.

16. New Business
Jace Wolfe, Chair

New Business (“Any matter not known about or which could not have been reasonably foreseen prior to the time of posting.” 25 O.S. § 311)

17. Announcements
Jace Wolfe, chair

Date and location of next regular meeting of the Oklahoma Commission for Rehabilitation Services:
Monday, July 13, 2020 at 10:30 am.
3535 NW 58th Street
Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
Or video-conferencing if unable to meet. Notification will be sent out ASAP

18. Adjournment
Jace Wolfe, Chair