Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, July 11, 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, July 11, 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

 

MOMENT OF SILENCE

 

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

           

            A.  Approve Minutes for

                        1)  Special Board Meeting – June 28, 2011

            B.  Approve Financial Reports – Pat Smith

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

                  (See Addendum)

D.    Approve attached list of Activity Fund Sub-Accounts for the FY2011-

      2012 School Year (See Attached List)

 

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

 

III.       Items for Information

A.    August 8 – Next regular board meeting

B.     August 15 – Staff reports to work

C.     August 17 – First day of classes

D.    August 26-28 – OSSBA/CCOSA School Board Conference, OKC. Who is going?  Please tell Pat for reservations and registrations.

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) Eddie Combs, Carrie Covey, Herby Anderson,

   Derwin Gist, Justin Sebo, Jeff Carter for     

   improvements to the softball field  

 

IV.       Items for Action

            A.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Approve the following resolution:

                                                                        “The Pocola Board of Education hereby

                                                                        authorizes the District Treasurer and the

                                                                        Business Administrator/Alternate Treasurer

                                                                        to invest general fund, building fund, CNP

                                                                        fund, sinking fund, and building bond fund

                                                                        monies in approved investment options and

                                                                        allow for necessary transfers, repurchase,

                                                                        and liquidation of said investments as

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                                                                        necessary to maximize investments and

                                                                        still have the liquidity to manage daily cash

                                                                        needs” (Ref. Pocola Board of Education

                                                                        Policy CDA-resolution must be approved by

                                                                        Board annually for Bank to have in records)

            B.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve the renewal of the lease-purchase

                                                                        of property located at 602 East Pryor Ave

                                                                        for the year ending June 30, 2012 as

                                                                        required under the provisions of the

                                                                        Lease/Purchase Agreement dated July 1,

                                                                        2008 between Pocola School District and

                                                                        Central National Bank.

            C.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve the renewal of the lease-purchase

                                                                        of a Metal Roof for Middle School for the

                                                                        fiscal year ending June 30, 2012 as required

                                                                        under the provisions of the Equipment

                                                                        Lease/Purchase Agreement dated January

                                                                        20, 2005 between Pocola School District

                                                                        and Oklahoma Public Finance Authority

            D.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Approve the renewal leasing-purchase

                                                                        agreement on 6 copiers with Wells Fargo

                                                                        Leasing for the fiscal year ending June 30,

                                                                        2012 as required under the provisions of the

                                                                        Equipment Lease/Purchase Agreement

                                                                        dated August 12, 2010

            E. Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve revision of District Policy DABB

                                                                        (Records Investigation)

            F. Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve revision of District Policy DO-R

                                                                        (Teacher Termination Procedures)

            G. Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve the following list of regular

                                                                        Substitute Teachers for as-needed

                                                                        employment for FY2012 without a new

                                                                        annual background check, pursuant to

                                                                        Senate Bill 252 (See attached letter and

                                                                        Copy of Senate Bill 252 from Rep. James

                                                                        Lockhart.) Brittany Holderfield,

Cheryl Bradford, Christeen Erwin, Deanda Sherrell, Euleta Richison, Ilene Terry,

Judy Jones, Julie Matlock, Lisa Thompson,

Mary Hargrove, Tina Donaho, Virginia Patton

 

 

 

 

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V.        Executive Session

Proposed Executive Session for discussion and consideration of 1) any resignations received, 2) to hire Jeannie Riggs on a temporary certified teacher contract as Elementary Teacher for FY2011-2012, so the Board can return to open session and, 1) vote to accept any resignations received, 2) vote to hire Jeannie Riggs on a temporary certified teacher contract as Elementary Teacher for FY2011-2012, 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:          Accept resignations received

E.     Discuss, consider and vote:          To hire or not to hire Jeannie Riggs

                                                            on a temporary certified teacher contract as

                                                            Elementary Teacher for FY2011-2012

 

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 July 8, 2011, 4:00 p.m. at the Central Office Main Entrance.