RESCHEDULED

Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Thursday, February 18, 2010

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 Rescheduled Regular Board Meeting on Thursday, February 18, 2010 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

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

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

1)      Mike Severe for Office #3

2)      Alan Alexander for Office #5

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 – January 11, 2010

2)      Special Board Meeting – January 26, 2010

D.   Approve Financial Reports – Pat Smith

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

                   (See Addendum)

F.       Approve Resolution to transfer $159.50 from the Softball Booster Activity

       Fund to the High School Softball Activity Fund

G.     Approve Resolution to transfer $789.97 from Middle School Administration

       Activity Fund to the Middle School Student Council Fund

H.     Approve Resolution to transfer $515.00 from Elementary

       Activity Fund to:

            Fifth Grade Activity Account:                       $331.25

            Elementary Music Activity Account:             $  83.25

            Special Ed Activity Account:                         $  54.75

            BPA/High School Activity Account:             $  45.75

 

 

II.        Patron Participation

 

III.       Items for Information

A.    Enrollment for February 11, 2010:                                   2010    2009  

Elementary        432      455

Middle School  173      163

High School      240      245

            Total      845      863

B.     District Tournament -  February 20, 2010, 6:30 p.m., Panama

C.     Next Regular Board Meeting – Monday, March 8, 2010

D.    Substitute Teacher Report – Randy Ragland.

E.     Federal Programs update – Kay Anderson

F.      PCTA monthly update

G.    New School Board Member Workshops

 

IV.       Items for Action

            A.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Review and award bid on Architectural

                                                                        Services for metal roof projects to include

                                                                        or not to include removing drop ceiling in

                                                            gymnasium

B.     Discuss, consider and vote:          Approve plans and specifications for the

                                                            2010 Bond Projects as presented by ARC

            C.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Review and award bid on high school gym air conditioning

                                                          unit and work to complete installation

D. Discuss, consider and vote:           Request by Little League to use t-ball    field, softball field                                                                                                         and concession stand beginning February 14, 2010 through

                                                                        end of season in July, 2010 for practice and  games.

                                                                         (will not interfere with school game and practice schedules)

            E. Discuss, consider and vote:            Ratify request by Rural Water District #2 to

                                                                        use high school cafeteria on February

                                                                        18, 2010, 7:00 p.m. for their annual meeting.

            F. Discuss, consider and vote:            Request by the Pocola Lions Club to use

                                                                        high school cafeteria, March 6, 2010

                                                                        4:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. for annual

                                                                        pancake breakfast and fund raiser.

   

            G. Discuss, consider and vote:           Request by Jordan Springwater on behalf

                                                                        of Air Guard and Blazing Burrito to use the

                                                                        high school or middle school gym, lobby

                                                                        and bathrooms for a 3-on-3 basketball

                                                                        tournament as a fund raiser to help the Haiti

                                                                        Relief on February 27, 2010, all day

            H. Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve FY2010-2011 School Calendar and

                                                                        Schedule

            I. Discuss, consider and vote:             Approve Statutory Waiver/Exemption

                                                                        Application for 2010-2011 School Year to

                                                                        allow Parent/Teacher Conferences to be

                                                                        held the same day as a regular school day

            J. Discuss, consider and vote:             Approve agreement for membership in and

                                                                        the medicaid agreement with the LeFlore

                                                                        County Special Education Cooperative for

                                                                        FY2010-2011

            K. Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve contract with William C. Pickle,

                                                                        CPA for FY2010 Financial Audit and FY

                                                                        2010-2011 Estimate of Needs as per

                                                                        audit engagement letter previously approved

                                   

V.        Executive Session

Proposed Executive Session to discuss 1) to hire Randy Ragland as Superintendent of Schools for FY2011, 2) to reemploy Mark McKenzie as Middle School Principal for FY2011, 3) to reemploy Sandra Pfeuffer as Elementary Principal for FY2011, 4) to reemploy Kay Anderson as Federal Programs Coordinator/ Assistant Elementary Principal for FY2011, and 5) hiring James Karl as a temporary Technology Specialist for remainder of FY2010 through June 30, 2010,  so the board can return to Open Session and vote 1) to hire Randy Ragland as Superintendent of Schools for FY2011, 2) reemployment of Mark McKenzie as Middle School Principal for FY2011, 3) reemployment of Sandra Pfeuffer as Elementary Principal for FY2011, 4) reemployment of Kay Anderson as Federal Programs Coordinator/ Assistant Elementary Principal, and 5) hiring James Karl as temporary Technology Specialist for remainder of FY2010 through June 30, 2010, as 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

             D.  Discuss, consider and vote:          To hire Randy Ragland as Superintendent

                                                            of Schools for FY2011

E.  Discuss, consider and vote:           To reemploy Mark McKenzie as Middle

                                                            School Principal for FY2011

F.  Discuss, consider and vote:           To reemploy Sandra Pfeuffer as Elementary

                                                            School Principal for FY2011

G. Discuss, consider and vote:           To reemploy Kay Anderson as Federal

                                                            Programs Coordinator/Assistant Elementary

                                                            Principal for FY2011

H. Discuss, consider and vote:           To hire James Karl as a Temporary

                                                            Technology Specialist for the remainder of

                                                            FY2010 through June 30, 2010, To be paid

                                                            through Title IID monies.

 

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