Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, July 15, 2013

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 15, 2013 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.

 

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

 

I.          Regular Business

            A.  Approve Minutes for

                        1) Special Board Meeting – June 25, 2013

            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 FY2013-2014

            E.  Approve request to transfer $1,500.00 from the High School Softball Booster Sub

                 Account to the High School Softball Sub Account

           

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

 

III.       Items for Information

            A.  August 12 – Next Regular Board Meeting

            B.  August 19 – Teachers report back to work, In Service

            C.  August 20 – In Service

            D.  August 21 – In Service

            E.  August 22 – First Day of Classes

F.  August 23-25 – OSSBA/CCOSA School Board Conference, OKC

            G.  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)

 

            D.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Ratify Lease-Purchase agreement between

                                                                        Taylor Music and Pocola School District, dated

                                                                        August 11, 2009 for band instruments (5th and

                                                                        final payment)

            E.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve local agreement between Pocola School

District and Kibois Community Action Head Start for School Year FY2013-2014

F.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve leasing/rental agreement for period July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 for Kibois Community

Action Head Start to lease premises as described in the lease/rental agreement

            G.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Authorize Superintendent to offer employment for a

                                                                        Middle School Math Teacher for FY2014 if a

                                                                        successful applicant is found prior to August Board

                                                                        Meeting  

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

                                                            Meal Prices for FY2013-2014: ($0.10 increase)

                                                                        Elementary Student Breakfast:   $1.20

                                                                        Elementary Student Lunch:        $1.55

                                                                        MS/HS Student Breakfast:         $1.20

                                                                        MS/HS Student Lunch:              $1.85

                                                                        Adult/Staff Breakfast:                $1.80**

                                                                        Adult/Staff Lunch:                     $3.45**

           

V.        Executive Session

Proposed Executive Session to discuss 1) to hire a High School Science Teacher on a temporary contract for FY2013-2014, 2) to hire a High School CareerTech Business Information Technology Education Teacher on a temporary contract for FY2013-2014, 3) to hire a High School Social Studies Teacher on a temporary contract for FY2013-2014, 4) to approve extra-duty assignments for FY2013-2014, 5) to hire a part-time Federal Programs Director/Special Education Director on a temporary contract for FY2013-2014, 6) to accept any resignations received, so the Board can return to open session and, 1) vote to hire a High School Science Teacher on a temporary contract for FY2013-2014, 2) vote to hire a High School CareerTech Business Information Technology Education Teacher on a temporary contract for FY2013-2014, 3) vote to hire a High School Social Studies Teacher on a temporary contract for FY2013-2014, 4) vote to approve extra-duty assignments for FY2013-2014, 5) vote to hire a part-time Federal Programs/Special Education Director on a temporary contract for FY2013-2014, 6) vote to accept any resignations received, 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 a High School Science Teacher on a temporary contract for FY2013-2014

            E. Discuss, consider and vote:            To hire a High School CareerTech Business

                                                                        Information Technology Education Teacher on a

                                                                        temporary contract for FY2013-2014

            F.  Discuss, consider and vote:           To hire a High School Social Studies Teacher on a

                                                                        temporary contract for FY2013-2014

            G.  Discuss, consider and vote:          To approve extra-duty assignments for FY2013-

                                                                        2014

            H.  Discuss, consider and vote:          To hire a part-time Federal Programs Special

                                                                        Education Director on a temporary contract for

                                                                        FY2013-2014

            I.  Discuss, consider and vote:            To accept any resignations received.

 

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