Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, August 8, 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, August 8, 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




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


            A.  Approve Minutes for

                        1)  Regular Board Meeting – July 11, 2011

            B.  Approve Corrected Treasurer’s Report for June 30, 2011

            C.  Approve Financial Reports – Pat Smith

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

                  (See Addendum)

E.  Approve a request to transfer $500.00 from the Softball Booster Activity  

      Account to the High School Softball Activity Account

F.    Approve a request to close the following activity sub-accounts:

Art Fund, FCA Fund, Baldor 5th Grade Fund, Relief Fund, VICA Fund,

Class of 2004, Class of 2005, Class of 2006, Class of 2007, Class of 2010,

Class of 2011, Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year

G.    Approve a request to set up a new sub-account called the Marquee Fund and transfer the funds from the closed accounts into the Marquee Activity Account


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


III.       Items for Information

A.    August 15 – Staff reports to work

B.     August 17 – First day of classes

C.    August 26-28 – OSSBA/CCOSA School Board Conference, OKC.

D.    September 12 – Next Regular Board Meeting

E.     Monthly PTCA Update

F.     Superintendent’s Report

G.    “Stepping IT Up” – FYI on how staff and community are helping out: 

        This month’s featured: 1) Central National Bank – Doughnuts and goodies

                                                  for return to school in-service and training  


IV.       Items for Action

            A.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Review and award milk bid for FY2012

            B.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Review and award bread bid for FY2012

            C.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Approve annual update of the Procurement

                                                                     Plan for the Child Nutrition Program(no change)

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            D.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Approve revision of District Policy CO-R

E.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve revision of District Policy DB-R

F.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Ratify Lease-Purchase agreement between

                                                         Taylor Music and Pocola School District,

                                                         dated August 11, 2009 for band instruments            

 G.  Discuss, consider and vote:         Application for Sanctioning outside the

                                                         Activity Fund by the Pocola Elementary

                                                         PTA for FY2011-2012

H.    Discuss, consider and vote:          Accept 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. Ron Sherrell, Supt____________________________ posted this agenda Friday August 5, 2011, 4:00 p.m. at the Central Office Main Entrance.