Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, April 12, 2010

6:30 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 12, 2010 at 6:30 P.M.  The place and street address of this meeting will be the Board of Education Room at the Central Offices, 603 East Pryor Avenue, Pocola, Oklahoma, 74902.




I.          Regular Business (Call meeting to order and record members present)


A.      Approve Minutes for:

1)      Regular Board Meeting – March 8, 2010

2)      Special Board Meeting – March 30, 2010

3)      Special Board Meeting – April 1, 2010

4)      Special Board Meeting – April 5, 2010

B.   Approve Financial Reports – Pat Smith

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

                   (See Addendum)

D.      Approve resolution to transfer $1,572.02 from 3rd grade activity sub-account

       to 1st grade activity sub-account (1/2 of profits from winter ball fundraiser)


II.        Patron Participation


III.       Items for Information

A.    Enrollment for April 5, 2010:                                                 2010     2009  

Elementary          430      462

Middle School     176      164

High School         240      246

            Total      849      872


B.     New School Board Member Workshop – April 16-18, 2010, OKC

C.     Jr./Sr. Prom, Fianna Hills Country Club, 8:00 p.m. – April 24, 2010

D.    Next Regular Board Meeting – Monday, May 10, 2010

E.     PCTA monthly update


IV.       Items for Action

            A.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Bids for the Pocola Bond Project for Handicap Renovations

B.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve local application for secondary and

                                                            full-time CareerTech Programs for the

                                                           FY2010-2011 School Year

 C.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve revision of Internet and Other

                                                            Computer Networks Acceptable Use and

                                                            Internet Safety Policy (Policy EFBCA,

                                                            EFBCA-E, and EFBCA-R1)

D. Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve policy on Bus Drivers and Use

                                                            Of Technology (Policy CN-R3)

E.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve policy on Cellular Telephones

                                                            And Other Wireless Telecommunications

                                                            Devices (Policy CPACA)

F.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve policy on Staff Members and

                                                            Social Networking Sites (Policy DHAC)

            G. Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve Drivers Education Summer

                                                                        School and appoint Eric Ladd and Dewey

                                                                        Harrison at a rate of $125 per student

                                                                        Passing the course

            H. Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve request from Kay Anderson’s

                                                                        Application for Family Medical Leave for

                                                                        up to 12 weeks, beginning March 22, 2010

            I. Discuss, consider and vote:             Approve FY2010 Early Retirement

                                                                        Incentive Plan and authorize offering to

                                                                        eligible employees


V         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.



VI.       Adjournment