Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday December 14, 2009

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, December 14, 2009 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 – November 9, 2009

2)      Special Board Meeting – December 8, 2009

B.   Approve Financial Reports – Pat Smith

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

                   (See Addendum)


II.        Patron Participation


III.       Items for Information

A.    Enrollment for December 8, 2009:                                   2010    2009  

Elementary        424      455

Middle School              175      169

High School     244      249

            Total      843      873

B.      Christmas Break – December 21 to January 3, 2010

C.      2nd Semester begins, January 4, 2010

D.      Next Regular Board Meeting – Monday, January 11, 2010, 6:30 p.m.

E.       ADA compliance update – Randy Ragland

F.       Federal Program update – Kay Anderson


IV.       Items for Action

            A. Discuss, consider and vote:           Recommendations by Jim Newcomb

                                                                        on the Bond Construction

            B. Discuss, consider and vote:            Review and award bid(s) on the roof

                                                                        repairs due to hail and wind damage

            C. Discuss, consider and vote:            Presentation by Ryan McDonald on

                                                                        the QZAB (Qualified Zone Academy

                                                                        Bond) and action the board may take

            D. Discuss, consider and vote:           Request from Ted Rogers to use the

                                                                        middle school gymnasium


V.        Executive Session

Proposed Executive Session to discuss 1) discussion regarding future direction superintendent’s position, as authorized by OK. STAT. Title 25, Section 307(B)


A.   Motion to convene into Executive Session

B.      Motion to return to Open Session

C.     Statement of Minutes of Executive Meeting

D.  Discussion:                                    Regarding the future direction of the

                                                            superintendent’s position

E.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Increase in compensation for Randy


F.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Increase in compensation for Mark



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