Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, April 14, 2014

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 14, 2014 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 10, 2014

            B.  Approve Financial Reports – Pat Smith               

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

                  (See Addendum)

            D.  Approve transfer of $1,024.69 from the 1st grade activity account to the 3rd grade

                  activity account for ˝ of the profit for the Winter Ball

            E.  Approve transfer of $1,520.62 from the Hoop Club activity account to the Class of

                 2015 (Junior Class) for ˝ profit of Basketball Concession Sales

                                               

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

 

III.       Items for Information

            A.  Enrollment:  April 7, 2014                                   FY2014            FY2013

                                                                                    E.S.         421                   429                                                                                                             M.S.        178                   162  

                                                                                    H.S.         220                   212

                                                                                                    819                   803

 

            B.  May 12 – Next Regular Board Meeting

            C.  May 16 – Last Day of Classes – Graduation

            D.  May 19 – Professional Development Day

            E.  Superintendent’s Report

                       

IV.       Items for Action

            A.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Request for approval of State Aid and/or Federal

Funds for Schools (Form S.A. & I. 307) (To increase Child Nutrition Fund Appropriations by $35,000.00 for additional FBA Supplemental and increase in Federal Breakfast and Lunch Reimbursements)

 

 

 

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B.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve agreement with Municipal Accounting

                                                            Systems Inc. for software support for Appropriated,

                                                            Payroll, Treasurer, Activity Fund and Personnel

                                                            Systems for FY2014-2015

($5,520.00, same as last year)

            C.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve agreement with Municipal Accounting

                                                            Systems Inc. for software support for the

                                                            Wen-GAGE i-Student Information, i-Lunch Room,

                                                            i-Gradebook and the Student Information

                                                            Horizontal SIF Agent for FY2014-2015 ($9,748.50

                                                            less than last year)

D.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Approve the following resolutions for E-RATE:

                                                            1) Authorizes the filing of FCC Form 471, Schools

                                                            and Libraries Universal Service Program Services

                                                            Ordered and Certification Form for the services

                                                            and/or products as detailed in the attached report,

                                                            “E-RATE Requests, FY2014”, for the fiscal year

                                                            07/01/2014 – 06/30/2015.

                                                            2) Authorizes payment of the applicant’s share

                                                            subject to the following conditions: (1) approval

                                                            of funding of the discounted portion by the Schools

                                                            and Libraries Division (SLD) of the Universal

                                                            Service Administrative Company (USAC) and

                                                            (2) receipt of services during the fiscal year

                                                            07/01/2014 – 06/30/2015 (See attached)

E.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve License Agreement with Employee

                                                            Evaluation Systems, Inc. for use of the OKTLE

(Oklahoma Teacher and Leader Effectiveness System), the web-based version at a cost of $24.75 per teacher evaluated for FY2014-2015

(62 teachers @$24.75 = $1,534.50}

F.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve agreement for membership and the

                                                            Medicaid Agreement with the LeFlore County

                                                            Special Education Cooperative for FY2014-2015

G.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Approve revision to Board Policy DCC-R

                                                            (Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing (Regulation)

H.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Approve FY2014-2015 School Calendar

 

           

 

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V.        Executive Session

Proposed Executive Session to discuss and possible action regarding, 1) reemployment of High School Certified Career Personnel for FY2014-2015, as recommended by Randy Ragland, (See Principal’s Recommendation), 2) reemployment of Middle School Certified Career Personnel for FY2014-2015, as recommended by Mark McKenzie, (See Principal’s Recommendation), 3) reemployment of Elementary School Certified Career Personnel for FY2014-2015, 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 FY2014-2015 as recommended by Randy Ragland, Principal, 2) vote to approve or not  approve reemployment of Middle School Certified Career Personnel for FY2014-2015 as recommended by Mark McKenzie, Principal, 3) vote to approve or not approve reemployment of Elementary Certified Career Personnel for FY2014-2015 as recommended by Stacy Stanfield, Principal, 4) vote to approve or not approve 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:                        Approve or not approve reemployment of the High

                                                            School Certified Career Personnel for FY2014-2015

                                                            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 FY2014-2015 as recommended by Middle School Principal Mark McKenzie  

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

                                                            Certified Career Personnel for FY2014-2015 as

                                                            recommended by Elementary Principal Stacy Stanfield

G.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve or not approve accepting 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. Monty Guthrie, Supt ______________________________ posted this agenda Friday, April11, 2014 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