Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, June 11, 2018

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, June 11, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.  The place and street address of this meeting will be the Board of Education Room, Middle School Building 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 – May 14, 2018

            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.  Enrollment Numbers as of 05/01/18

                                                                                                            2018                2017

                                                                                                E.S.        423                  419

                                                                                                M.S.       171                  173

                                                                                                H.S.       255                  252                                                                                                                                                      849                  844

            B.  June 25 – Special BOE Meeting

            C.  July 9 – Next Regular BOE Meeting

            D.  August 23-26 – OSSBA/CCOSA Conference OKC.  Who is going?

            E.  Superintendent’s Report

           

IV.       Items for Action

A. Discuss, consider and vote:                         Request from the Pocola PTO to be included in the Pocola Schools Activity Account as a fund-raising organization beginning July 1, 2018

B. Discuss, consider and vote:                         Approve membership in OSAG (Oklahoma Schools Assurance Group) and premium renewal for workers compensation insurance and management of claims for FY2018-2019 ($34,549.00) last year $32,792.00)

C.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve Service Agreement with Oklahoma State School Boards Association’s Unemployment Compensation Trust Account (OPSUCA) for FY2018-2019 for $617.50 (last year $570.00)

D.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve membership with Oklahoma State School Boards Association (OSSBA) for FY2018-2019, $2,350.00, same as last year.

 

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E.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve Policy Maintenance Service Subscription with Oklahoma State School Boards Association (OSSBA) for FY2018-2019, $750.00, same as last year.

F.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Ratify the lease-purchase agreement of HVAC equipment for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019 as required under the provisions of the Equipment Lease-Purchase Agreement dated September 1, 2013 between Pocola School District and the Zion First National Bank (Payment #5 of 10 due September 30, 2018

G.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Ratify the Lease-Purchase Agreement of the 2016 Chevy Suburban for FY2018-2019 ($14,896.51 due April 22, 2019)

H.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve membership with Organization of Rural Oklahoma Schools (OROS) for FY2018-2019, $600, last year $500

I.   Discuss, consider and vote:                        Discussion and possible action to replace existing bleacher system in Middle School Gym

J.  Discuss, consider and vote:                         Approve request by Roger Lairamore to declare equipment surplus and proper disposal:

                                                                                    1) SideWinder Brush Hog SN#209942

                                                                                    2) 1988 GMC School Bus #5 VN#9234

K.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve request by Robbie Hutchens to declare 85 damaged computer bags surplus and proper disposal    

L.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve request from Kathy Ragland to declare Library Books (Misc Titles) surplus and proper disposal        

M. Discuss, consider and vote:                        Review quotes and vote on Insurance coverage for general liability, property, crime, fleet auto, school board legal liability, and cyber liability insurance for FY2018-2019

N.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Review School Board Policy GK, GK-R1, GK-E Use of School Property, Regulations, Facilities Use and License Agreement

                                                                       

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) discussion and possible action regarding any resignations received, 2) hiring a Custodian/General Maintenance on a Temporary Contract for FY18-19, 3) rehiring Ron

                Killion on a Temporary Part-time Retired Teacher Contract for FY18-19, 4) hiring an Elementary

Special Education Teacher on a Temporary Contract for FY18-19, 5) hiring an Elementary Teacher on a Temporary Contract for FY18-19, 6) hiring an Elementary PE Teacher on a

 

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Temporary Contract for FY18-19, so the board can return to Open Session and 1) vote to accept or reject any resignations received, 2) vote to hire a Custodian/General Maintenance on a Temporary Contract for FY18-19, 3) vote to rehire Ron Killion on a Temporary Part-Time Retired Teacher Contract for FY18-19, 4) vote to hire an Elementary Special Education Teacher on a Temporary contract for FY18-19, 5) vote to hire an Elementary Teacher on Temporary Contract for FY18-19, 6) vote to hire an Elementary PE Teacher on a Temporary Contract for FY18-19, 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:                        Accept or reject any resignations received

E.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        To hire or not hire a Custodian/General Maintenance on a Temporary Contract for FY18-19

F.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        To rehire or not rehire Ron Killion on a Temporary Part-Time Retired Contract for FY18-19

G.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        To hire or not hire an Elementary Special Education Teacher on a Temporary Contract for FY18-19

H.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        To hire or not hire an Elementary Teacher on a Temporary Contract for FY18-19

I.   Discuss, consider and vote:                        To hire or not hire an Elementary PE Teacher on a Temporary Contract for FY18-19

 

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. Lawrence Barnes, Supt ______________________________ posted this agenda Friday, June 8, 2018, 4:00 p.m. at the Board of Education Meeting Room Main Entrance, Middle School Building, 603 East Pryor Avenue, Pocola, Oklahoma.

 

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