Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, February 12, 2018

6:00 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, February 12, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.  The place and street address of this meeting will be the Board of Education Room, Middle School Building at 603 East Pryor Avenue, Pocola, Oklahoma, 74902.

 

MOMENT OF SILENCE (Call meeting to order and record members present)

 

I.          Items for Action

A.  Discuss, consider and vote Approve Annual School District Audit for FY2016-2017 as presented by Lyn Todd, CPA, Independent Auditor

 

II.        Regular Business

            A.  Approve Minutes for

                        1) Regular Board Meeting – January 8, 2018

            B.  Approve Financial Reports – Lara Morris             

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

                  (See Addendum)

                                                                                                           

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

 

IV.       Items for Information

            A.  Enrollment Numbers as of 02/05/2018

                                                                                                            2018                2017

                                                                                                E.S.      433                    422

                                                                                                M.S.     178                    177

                                                                                                H.S.     258                    257                                                                                                                                                   869                    856

B.  February 13 – School Board Election

C.  February 16-17 District Tournament

D.  February 19 – President’s Day (NO SCHOOL)

            E.  March 1 – OSSBA Region 14 Meeting, McAlester

            F.  March 12 – Next Regular Board Meeting

            G.  Superintendent’s Report

                                   

V.        Items for Action

A.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve updated 2017-2018 School Calendar  

B.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve services provided by Jenkins & Kemper CPA,  FY2017-2018 financial audit and Estimate of Needs, temporary appropriations and/or supplemental appropriations for FY2018-2019. Signing Audit Engagement Letter and State Contract with Jenkins & Kemper, CPA. ($6,750 last year $6,650)

 

 

 

Pocola Public Schools

Regular Meeting Agenda

February 12, 2018

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C.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve contract for Superintendent, Lawrence Barnes for FY2018-2019 (no changes from FY2017-2018).

D.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve 2018-2019 School Calendar

E.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve items for surplus from Ron Killion.

F.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve FMLA leave for Lisa N. Thompson to begin February 5, 2018

G.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve request from Lisa N. Thompson to ask for donated sick days.

H.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve agreement to renew OKTLE with Employee

Evaluations Systems, Inc for FY2018-2019 ($1,559.25, last year $1,435.50).

 

 

 

 

VI.       Executive Session

Proposed Executive Session to discuss and take possible action regarding, the employment, hiring, appointment, promotion, demotion, disciplining or resignation of any individual salaried public officer or employee, 1) accept or reject any letters of resignation received, so the board can return to Open Session and 1) vote to accept or reject any letters of resignation received, as authorized by OKLA. STAT. Title 25, § 307 (B) (1) (7)

 

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 reject any letters of resignation received

 

 

VII.     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.

 

VIII.    Adjournment

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Lawrence Barnes, Supt ______________________________ posted this agenda Friday, February 9, 2018, 4:00 p.m. at the Board of Education Meeting Room Main Entrance, Middle School Building, 603 East Pryor Avenue, Pocola, Oklahoma.

 

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