Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, April 10, 2017

6:00 P.M.


As required by Section 311, Title 25 of the Oklahoma Statutes, notice is hereby given that Independent School District No. I-007 will hold a Regular Board Meeting on Monday, April 10, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.  The place and street address of this meeting will be the Board of Education Room, Middle School Building at 603 East Pryor Avenue, Pocola, Oklahoma, 74902.


MOMENT OF SILENCE (Call meeting to order and record members present)


 I.         Regular Business

            A.  Approve Minutes for

                        1) Regular Board Meeting – March 6, 2017

            B.  Approve Financial Reports – Lara Morris             

            C.  Approve Encumbrances, Warrants, Payroll Warrants, and Change Orders

                  (See Addendum)

            D.  Approve cancelling regularly scheduled meeting for May 8, 2017 and rescheduling a regular

Board of Education Meeting to Monday, May 15, 2017 at 6:00 pm in the Board of Education Room.


II.        Public Participation (Policy BED, BED-R)


III.       Items for Information

            A.  Enrollment Numbers as of 4/3/2017

                                                                                                            2017                2016

                                                                                                E.S.      426                   390

                                                                                                M.S.     175                   202

                                                                                                H.S.     254                   229                                                                                                                                                    855                   821

            B.  April 14 – Good Friday – No School

            C.  April 15 – Prom

D .  May 15 – Next Regular Board Meeting

E.  Superintendent’s Report


IV.       Items for Action

A.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve request from Roger Lairamore to declare items as surplus and proper disposal. (List attached)

            B.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Ratify lease agreement with LEAF for FY2017-2018

                                                                     for TASKALFA 5500i Kyocera dated 07/29/2015

C.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve request from Eric Ladd to declare items as surplus and proper disposal. (List attached)

D.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Ratify lease agreement with Wells Fargo for FY2017-2018 for six Kyocera copiers purchased and dated August 15, 2014.

E.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Ratify rental agreement with Pitney Bowes for postage machine for FY2017-2018 for $48.56/month (same as last year)

F.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve Application for Temporary Appropriations from Jenkins & Kemper, CPA for FY2017-2018


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Regular Meeting Agenda

April 10, 2017

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G.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approved recension of Policy DNA-P TEACHER PERFORMANCE EVALUATION PROCEDURES

H.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve revision of Policy CO CHILD NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL FITNESS PROGRAM

I.  Discuss, consider, and vote:            Approve adoption of Policy CO-P PROCEDURE FOR SELLING LUNCH TICKETS

J.  Discuss, consider, and vote:            Approve revised 2016-2017 School Calendar using 6 banked hours to make up an inclement weather day on January 6, 2017.

K.  Discuss, consider, and vote:           Approve resolution to take $50,000.00 from the activity fund CD and place it in the general activity fund, allocating $10,000.00 each for the following activities:







V.        Executive Session

Proposed Executive Session to discuss and possible action regarding the employment, hiring, appointment, promotion, demotion, disciplining or resignation of any individual salaried public officer or employee, 1) discussion and possible action regarding any resignations received, and 1) vote to accept or reject any resignations received, as authorized by OKLA. STAT. Title 25, § 307 (B) (1)


A.  Motion to convene into Executive Session

            B.  Motion to return to Open Session

            C.  Statement of Minutes of Executive Meeting

D.  Discuss, consider and vote: Accept or reject any resignations received


VI.       New Business

Discussion, consideration and possible approval of other new business, if any, which has arisen since posting of the agenda and could not have been anticipated before the time of posting.


VII.     Adjournment




Mr. Lawrence Barnes, Supt ______________________________ posted this agenda Friday, April 7, 2017, 4:00 p.m. at the Board of Education Meeting Room Main Entrance, Middle School Building, 603 East Pryor Avenue, Pocola, Oklahoma.


The Pocola Public Schools district office lacks an accessible restroom.  Those wishing to attend meetings scheduled at the district office may request that the meeting be moved to an accessible location by contacting Lawrence Barnes, Superintendent, P.O. Box 640, Pocola, Oklahoma, 74902, telephone (918) 436-2424