Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, April 13, 2015

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 13, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.  The place and street address of this meeting will be the Board of Education Room 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 9, 2015

            B.  Approve Financial Reports – Pat Smith                 

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

                  (See Addendum)

            D.  Approve resolution to transfer $2,717.79 from the Pocola Hoop Club to the Class of 2016

                  Activity Fund Account for ˝ profits of basketball concessions

            E.  Approve resolution to transfer $3,000.00 from Activity Savings Account to General Activity

                  Account

                                                                                                           

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

 

III.       Items for Information

            A.  Enrollment Numbers as of 04/06/15                                              2015                2014

                                                                                    E.S.                    411                  421

                                                                                    M.S.                   207                  178

                                                                                    H.S.                   197                  220                 

                                                                                                              815                  819

            B.  May 1 – Snow Day Make up. Classes in session

            C.  May 11 – Next Regular Board Meeting

            D.  Superintendent’s Report

                       

IV.       Items for Action

            A.  Discuss, consider and vote:               Approve FMLA request by Jennifer Beutelschies for

                                                                        maternity leave for up to 12 weeks beginning

                                                                        March 23, 2015

            B.  Discuss, consider and vote:              Approve adoption of Board Policy EIA-P (Grade

                                                                        Change Procedures)

            C.  Discuss, consider and vote:               Approve revision to Board Policy DEC-R3 (Personal

                                                                        Business Leave Regulations)

            D.  Discuss, consider and vote:               Approve corrected 2014-2015 School Calendar due to

                                                                        inclement weather and make-up days

            E.  Discuss, consider and vote:               Signing the “For The People” A vision of Oklahoma

                                                                        Public Education Resolution

           

 

 

 

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F.  Discuss, consider and vote:               Approve hiring Michael A Riley Architect to oversee

                                                                        projects which include Middle School Basketball

                                                                        Court/Fencing, Elementary Enclosure and Elementary

                                                                        Parking Improvements for a flat fee of $2,500.00

            G. Discuss, consider and vote:               Approve taking quotes on Middle School Outdoor

                                                                        Basketball Court and Fencing Project

                       

V.        Executive Session

Proposed Executive Session to discuss and possible action regarding, 1) reemployment of High School Certified Career Personnel for FY2015-2016, as recommended by Randy Ragland (See

Principal’s Recommendation), 2) reemployment of Middle School Certified Career Personnel for

FY2015-2016, as recommended by Mark McKenzie (See Principal’s Recommendation),

3) reemployment of Elementary School Certified Career Personnel for FY2015-2016, as recommended by Stacy Stanfield, (See Principal’s Recommendation), 4) any resignations received, so the board can return to Open Session and 1) vote to approve or not approve reemployment of High School Certified Career Personnel for FY2015-2016, 2) vote to approve or not approve reemployment of Middle School Certified Career Personnel for FY2015-2016, 3) vote to approve or not approve reemployment of Elementary School Certified Career Personnel for FY22015-2016, 4) vote to approve or not approve any resignations received, as authorized by OKLA. 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 Session

            D.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve or not approve reemployment of the High

                                                                        School Certified Career Personnel for FY2015-2016

                                                                        as recommended by High School Principal Randy

                                                                        Ragland

            E.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve or not approve reemployment of the Middle

                                                                        School Certified Career Personnel for FY2015-2016

                                                                        as recommended by Middle School Principal Mark

                                                                        McKenzie

            F.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve or not approve reemployment of the

                                                                        Elementary Certified Career Personnel for FY2015-

                                                                        2016 as recommended by Elementary School Principal

                                                                        Stacy Stanfield

            G.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve or not approve 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.

 

 

 

 

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VII.     Adjournment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Monty Guthrie, Supt ______________________________ posted this agenda Friday, April 10, 2015, 4:00 p.m. at the Board of Education Meeting Room Main Entrance.

 

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 Monty Guthrie, Superintendent, P.O. Box 640, Pocola, Oklahoma, 74902, telephone (918) 436-2424