Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, April 11, 2011

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 11, 2011 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

 

MOMENT OF SILENCE

 

(Call meeting to order and record members present)

 

I.          Regular Business

A.      Taking and subscribing to the “OATH OF OFFICE” by

1)      Ron Sloan for Office #1

B.      Election for reorganization of the Pocola Board of Education:

                        President:

                        Vice President:

                        Clerk of the Board:

                        Deputy Clerk of the Board:

                        Member:

C.  Approve Minutes for

                        1) Regular Board Meeting – March 8, 2011

            D.  Approve Financial Reports – Pat Smith

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

                  (See Addendum)

            F.  Approve request to transfer $525.00 from Pocola Hoop Club Activity Fund

                  subaccount to the Pocola Boys Basketball subaccount for shoes

            G.  Approve request to transfer $420.00 from Pocola Hoop Club Activity Fund

                  subaccount to the Pocola Girls Basketball subaccount for shoes

           

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

 

III.       Items for Information

            A.   Enrollment for April 4, 2011      

                                                                                                            2011                2010

                                                                                    Elem                  438                  430

                                                                                    M.S.                  182                  176

                                                                                    H.S.                   206                  240

                                                                                                              826                  846

B.  April 22nd – School in Session (Make-up Day)

C.     May 9th – Next regular board meeting

D.    Monthly PTCA Update

E.     Middle School Digital 1:1Technology Grant Report

F.      ADA Renovation Progress Report

G.    Superintendent’s Report

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H.    “Stepping IT Up” – FYI on how staff and community are helping out:  This month’s featured:  1) Patricia Tate, Elementary Teacher received National

                                  Board Certification Stipend, 1st for Pocola Schools

                              2) Three more teachers are in process of achieving National

                            Board Certification – Cindy Grizzle, Lori Johnson, and

                                  Julie Lang

 

IV.       Items for Action

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

full-time CareerTech Programs for the

FY2011-2012 School Year

B.     Discuss, consider and vote:          Approve Resolution for Schools and

Libraries Universal Services (E-Rate) for

2011-2012. This resolution authorizes the

the filing of the Form 471 applications for

funding year 2-11-2-12 and the payment of

the applicant’s share upon approval of

funding and receipt of services (see attached)

C.    Discuss, consider and vote:          Approve contract with Heritage Studios

for FY2011-2012

D.    Discuss, consider and vote:          Approve request by Ella Gray, Cafeteria

Manager, to initiate the Sick Leave Sharing Policy to accept donated sick leave days from other employees

E.     Discuss, consider and vote:          Approve Band Booster Sponsored Field

Trip to Branson, Missouri, April 30-31

F.      Discuss, consider and vote:          Approve Federal Programs Management

                                                            Agreement for FY2011-2012 with Barlow

                                                            Education Management Services

                                                            ($5,910, same as FY2011)

 

V.        Executive Session

Proposed Executive Session to discuss 1) to hire Herbie Anderson as Maintenance/Custodial Supervisor on a temporary contract through June 30, 2011, 2) to accept any resignations received, so the board can return to Open Session and vote whether, 1) to hire Herbie Anderson as Maintenance/Custodial

Supervisor on a temporary contract through June 30, 2011, 2) to accept any resignations, authorized by OK. STAT. TITLE 25, Section 307 (B) (1)

 

A.    Motion to convene into Executive Session

B.     Motion to return to Open Session

C.     Statement of Minutes of Executive Meeting

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D.    Discuss, consider and vote:          To hire Herbie Anderson as Maintenance

Custodial Supervisor on a temporary

contract through June 30, 2011

E.     Discuss, consider and vote:          To accept any resignations received

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Ron Sherrell, Supt____________________________ posted this agenda Friday April 8, 2011, 4:00 p.m. at the Central Office Main Entrance.