Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, July 13, 2015

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 13, 2015 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) Regular Board Meeting – June 29, 2015

            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 FY2015-2016

                                                                                   

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

 

III.       Items for Information

            A.  August 10 – Next Regular Board Meeting

            B.  August 17, 18, 19 – Professional Development for Staff

            C.  August 18 – Parent Involvement Night, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

            D.  August 20 – First Day of Classes

            E.  August 28, 29, 30 – 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 leasing/rental agreement for period July 1,

                                                                        2015 through June 30, 2016 for Kibois Community

                                                                        Action Head Start to lease premises as described in the

                                                                        Lease/rental agreement ($750.00/month)

            C.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve 2015-2016 OROS (Organization of Rural

                                                                        Oklahoma School) $500, same as last year

 

 

 

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

                                                                      Prices for FY2015-2016: ($0.10 increase)

                                                                        Elementary Student Breakfast: $1.40

                                                                        Elementary Student Lunch:      $1.75

                                                                        MS/MS Student Breakfast:       $1.40

                                                                        MS/HS Student Lunch:                        $2.05

                                                                        Adult/Staff Breakfast:              $2.00

                                                                        Adult/Staff Lunch:                   $3.65

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

                                                                     James Karl

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

                                                                     FY2015-2016

G.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve Teachers Salary Schedule for FY2015-2016

H.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve Support Salary Schedule for FY2015-2016

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

                                                                      FY2015-2016

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

                                                                     Elementary, FY2016 $2,350.00

V.        Executive Session

Proposed Executive Session to discuss and possible action regarding, 1) any letters of resignation received, 2) hiring an Elementary PE Teacher on a Temporary Contract for FY2015-2016, 3) hiring a District wide Library Media Specialist on Temporary Contracts for FY2015-2016, 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 an Elementary PE Teacher on Temporary Contract for FY2015-2016, 3) vote to hire or not to hire a District wide Library Medial Specialist on Temporary Contracts for FY2015-2016, as authorized by OKLA. STAT. Title 25, § 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:                        Approve to accept or reject any letters of resignation

E.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve or not approve hiring an Elementary PE

                                                                     Teacher on a Temporary Contract for FY2015-2016

F.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve or not approve hiring a District wide Library

                                                                     Media Specialist on a Temporary Contract for FY2015-

                                                                     2016

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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VII.     Adjournment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Lawrence Barnes, Supt ______________________________ posted this agenda Friday, July 10, 2015, 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