Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, July 11, 2016

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, July 11, 2016 at 6:00 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.

 

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

 

I.          Regular Business

            A.  Approve Minutes for

                        1) Special Board Meeting – June 27, 2016

            B.  Approve Financial Reports – Lara Morris             

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

                  (See Addendum)

            D.  Approve attached list of Activity Fund Sub-Accounts for FY2016-2017

                                                                                   

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

 

III.       Items for Information

            A.  August 8 – Next Regular Board Meeting

            B.  August 15, 16, 17 – Professional Development for Staff

            C.  August 16 – Parent Involvement Night, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

            D.  August 18 – First Day of Classes

            E.  August 26, 27, 28 – OSSBA/CCOSA School Board Conference, OKC

            F.  Superintendent’s Report

                                   

IV.       Items for Action

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

                                                                        “The Pocola Board of Education hereby

                                                                        authorizes the District Treasurer/Business

Manager/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 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 the Board annually for Bank to have in records)

B.  Discuss, consider and vote:               Approve the following increases in Lunch Room Meal

                                                            Prices for FY2016-2017: ($0.10 increase)

                                                                        Elementary Student Breakfast: $1.50

                                                                        Elementary Student Lunch:      $1.85

                                                                        MS/MS Student Breakfast:       $1.50

                                                                        MS/HS Student Lunch:             $2.15

                                                                        Adult/Staff Breakfast:              $2.10

                                                                        Adult/Staff Lunch:                   $3.75

 

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C.  Discuss, consider and vote:                 Approve items obsolete and declared surplus by

                                                              James Karl

D.  Discuss, consider and vote:                 Approve Administrators Salary Schedule for

                                                               FY2016-2017

E.  Discuss, consider and vote:                  Approve Teachers Salary Schedule for FY2016-2017

F.  Discuss, consider and vote:                  Approve Support Salary Schedule for FY2016-2017

G.  Discuss, consider and vote:                  Approve Miscellaneous Salary Schedules for

                                                               FY2016-2017

H.  Discuss, consider and vote:                 Approve Edmentum agreement for Study Island for

    HS-$2,500.00, MS-$5,808.00 , Elem-$6,204.45 , for FY2017.

I.  Discuss, consider and vote:             Ratify lease agreement with Midwest Bus Sales for 2016 Thomas C2 71 Passenger School Bus for $12,500 for FY2016-2017

J.  Discuss, consider and vote:             To adopt policy from Oklahoma State and Federal IDEA (Individual Disability Education Act) Regulations pertaining to Reporting to Parents on the Child’s Progress

K.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve removing Patricia Smith as a previous signer from all accounts at Central National Bank

L. Discuss, consider and vote:             Approve removing Trish Glaser as a previous signer from general fund, building fund, CNP fund, sinking fund, and building bond fund at Central National Bank

M.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve adding Lara Morris as a current signer to all accounts at Central National Bank

N.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve adding Alicia Young as a current signer to general fund, building fund, CNP fund, sinking fund, and building bond fund at Central National Bank

O.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve Statutory Waiver/Deregulation application for adjunct teacher for FY2017-2019

 

V.        Executive Session

Proposed Executive Session to discuss and possible action regarding the employment, hiring, appointment, promotion, demotion, disciplining or resignation of any individual salaried public officer or employee, 1) 1) any letters of resignation received, 2) hiring two elementary teachers on temporary contracts for FY2016-2017, 3) hiring a family and consumer science teacher on temporary contract for FY2016-2017, 4) an elementary teacher assistant on temporary contract for FY2016-2017, 5) a maintenance/custodial supervisor/transportation director on temporary contract for FY2016-2017, so the board can return to open session and, 1) vote to accept or reject any letters of resignation received, 2) vote to hire or not to hire two elementary teachers on temporary contracts for FY2016-2017, 3) vote to hire or not to hire a family and consumer science teacher on temporary contract for FY2016-2017, 4) vote to hire or not to hire an elementary teacher assistant on temporary contract for FY2016-2017, 5) vote to hire or not to hire a maintenance/custodial supervisor/transportation director on temporary contract for FY 2016-2017, as authorized by OKLA. STAT. Title 25, § 307 (B) (1)

 

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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 or reject any resignations received

E.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        To hire two elementary teachers on temporary          contracts for FY2016-2017

F.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        To hire a family and consumer science teacher on temporary contract for FY2016-2017

G.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        To hire an elementary teacher assistant on temporary contract for FY2016-2017

H.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        To hire a maintenance/custodial supervisor/transportation director on temporary contract for FY2016-2017

  

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

400Mr. Lawrence Barnes, Supt ______________________________ posted this agenda Friday, July 8, 2016, 4:00 p.m. at the Board of Education Meeting Room Main Entrance.

 

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