Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, January 9, 2012

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, January 9, 2012 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




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

            A.  Approve Minutes for

                        1)  Regular Board Meeting – December 12, 2011

            B.  Approve Financial Reports – Pat Smith

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

                  (See Addendum)

            D.  Approve Thompson School Book Depository requisition dated January 3,

                  2012 for $24,678.70 for Envision Math Common Core 2012 Edition by

                  Sandra Pfeuffer (General Fund)

            E.   Approve Tech Source, Inc. requisition dated January 3, 2012 for $2,840.00

                  for 2 HP Tablet PCs by Sandra Pfeuffer (Title VI Federal Programs)

            F.   Approve Tech Source, Inc. requisition dated January 3, 2012 for $5,680.00

                  for 4 HP Tablet PCs by Sandra Pfeuffer (Title VI Federal Programs)


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


III.       Items for Information

A.    Enrollment for January 2, 2012                                        2011                2010

Elem.                 463                450

M.S.                  178                184

H.S.                   210                210

                          851                844

B.     January 2nd – First day of classes, 2nd semester begins

C.     January 13th  – Professional Development Day, NO SCHOOL

D.    January 16th – NO SCHOOL

E.     February 14th – Next Regular Board Meeting

F.      Monthly PTCA Update

G.    Superintendent’s Report


IV.       Items for Action

A.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Approve Pocola School District, I007, Annual Independent Audit for FY2011 as presented by John D. Turrentine, CPA,

Independent Auditor


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B.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve revision of Board Policy CFBB

                                                                        (Sanctioning of Parent Organizations and

                                                                        Booster Clubs)

            C.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve revision of Board Policy DJ

                                                                        (Dress and Personal Grooming)

            D.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Review and award bid for termite treatment

                                                                        of High School Building, Wood Shop and

                                                                        Bus Shop and renewal contract

            E.  Discuss, consider and vote:           To allow requisitions to be processed for

                                                                        Federal Programs for purchases and services

                                                                        which have previously been approved by

                                                                        the State Department of Education as

                                                                        allowable expenditures to be ratified at

                                                                        the next regular board meeting

            F.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Accept any resignations received by



V.        Executive Session

(1) Proposed Executive Session as authorized by OKLA STAT. Title 25, Section   307 (B) (1) and (7) to discuss the reemployment of Ron Sherrell, Superintendent, the discussion of which matter involves the confidentiality rights of Mr. Sherrell under state and federal laws.

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 reemploy Ron Sherrell as

                                                         Superintendent for the 2012-2013 school



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, January 6, 2012, 4:00 p.m. at the Board of Education Meeting Room Entrance.