Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, July 14, 2014

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 14, 2014 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 30, 2014

            B.  Approve Financial Reports – Pat Smith                 

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

                  (See Addendum)

                                                                                   

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

 

III.       Items for Information

            A.  July 15-17 – Vision 2020 Leadership Conference, OKC

            B.  August 11 – Next Regular Board Meeting

            C.  August 18, 19, 20 – Professional Development for Staff

            D.  August 19 – Parent Involvement Night, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

            E.  August 21 – First Day of Classes

            F.  August 22, 23, 24 – OSSBA/CCOSA 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)

            B.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve Leasing/rental agreement for period July 1,

                                                                        2014 through June 30, 2015 for Kibois Community

                                                                        Action Head Start to lease premises as described in the

                                                                        Lease/rental agreement ($750.00/month)

            C.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Review and approve Copier Lease Upgrade of copiers

                                                                        from Wight Office Machines

D.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve FY2014-2015 Student Handbooks

 

 

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

                                                            Prices for FY2014-2015: ($0.10 increase)

                                                                        Elementary Student Breakfast: $1.30

                                                                        Elementary Student Lunch:      $1.65

                                                                        MS/MS Student Breakfast:       $1.30

                                                                        MS/HS Student Lunch:                        $1.95

                                                                        Adult/Staff Breakfast:              $1.90

                                                                        Adult/Staff Lunch:                   $3.55

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

                                                            FY2014-2015

G.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve Teachers Salary Schedule for FY2014-2015

H.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve Support Salary Schedule for FY2014-2015

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

                                                            FY2014-2015

J.   Discuss, consider and vote:                        Review and award bid on the following:

                                                                        MS Teachers Lounge

                                                                        MS Computer Lab

                                                                        2 Classroom Unit

                                                                        MS Principal’s Offices

 

V.        Executive Session

Proposed Executive Session to discuss and possible action regarding, 1) hiring a High School Social Studies/PE Teacher on a Temporary Contract for FY2014-2015, 2) hiring a High School English Teacher on a Temporary Contract for FY2014-2015, 3) hiring two (2) Elementary Teachers Aides on Temporary Contracts for FY2014-2015, 4) hiring part-time retired teachers (Brad Cagle, Janice Carmack, Margaret Karl) on Temporary Contracts for FY2014-2015 5) accepting any letters of resignation received, so the board can return to Open Session and 1) vote to hire or not to hire a High School Social Studies/PE Teacher on a Temporary Contract for FY2014-2015, 2) vote to hire or not to hire a High School English Teacher on Temporary Contract for FY2014-2015, 3) vote to hire or not to hire two (2) Elementary Teachers Aides on Temporary Contracts for FY2014-2015, 4) vote to hire or not to hire part-time retired teachers (Brad Cagle, Janice Carmack, Margaret Karl) on Temporary Contracts for FY2014-2015, 5) vote to accept any letters of resignation received, 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 or not approve hiring a High School Social

Studies/PE Teacher on a Temporary Contract for FY2014-2015

E.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve or not approve hiring a High School English

                                                            Teacher on a Temporary Contract for FY2014-2015

F.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve or not approve hiring two (2) Elementary

                                                            Teachers Aides on Temporary Contracts for FY2014-

                                                            2015

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G.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve or not approve hiring part-time retired teachers

                                                            (Brad Cagle, Janice Carmack, Margaret Karl) on

                                                            Temporary Contracts for FY2014-2015

H.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve or not approve accepting 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Monty Guthrie, Supt ______________________________ posted this agenda Friday, July 11, 2014, 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 Monty Guthrie, Superintendent, P.O. Box 640, Pocola, Oklahoma, 74902, telephone (918) 436-2424