Special Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, June 30, 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 Special Board Meeting on Monday, June 30, 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 (Roll call and record members present)

 

I.††††††††† _____Due Process Hearing for Ginger Adams

 

††††††††††† A.††††††† The board president shall convene the hearing, state the purpose of the †††††

††††††††††††††††††††††† hearing and introduce the parties.Upon the request of either party, the

††††††††††††††††††††††† president may exclude from the hearing room the witnesses not at the time

††††††††††††††††††††††† under examination, except that a party to the proceeding and his

††††††††††††††††††††††† representative shall not excluded

 

††††††††††† B.††††††† Opening statement by superintendent or his designee or representative

 

††††††††††† C.††††††† Opening statement by Ms. Adams or her designee or representative

 

††††††††††† D.††††††† Presentation of superintendentís evidence, followed by cross-examination

††††††††††††††††††††††† of witnesses by Ms. Adams or her designee or representative

 

††††††††††† E.†††††††† Questions by board members

 

††††††††††† F.†††††††† Presentation of Ms. Adamís evidence followed by cross-examination of

††††††††††††††††††††††† witnesses by superintendentís designee or representative

 

††††††††††† G.††††††† Questions by board members

 

††††††††††† H.††††††† Presentation of rebuttal and surrebuttal evidence as necessary

 

††††††††††† I.††††††††† Closing argument by superintendent or his designee or representative

 

††††††††††† J.††††††††† Closing argument by Mrs. Adams or her designee or representative

 

††††††††††† K.††††††† Consideration and vote to go into executive session pursuant to OKLA.

††††††††††††††††††††††† STAT. Tit. 25, ß 307 (B) (1) & (7) to deliberate on the reemployment or

††††††††††††††††††††††† nonreemployment of Ginger Adams

 

††††††††††† L.†††††††† Vote to acknowledge return to open session

 

††††††††††† M.††††††† Board presidentís statement of executive session minute

Pocola Public Schools

Special Board Meeting Agenda

June 30, 2014

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N.††††††† Vote by board to accept or reject the superintendentís recommendation for

††††††††††††††††††††††† the nonreemployment of Ginger Adams and recitation of findings of fact

††††††††††††††††††††††† upon which the decision is based

 

_____Accept any resignations tendered since the posting of the Agenda

†††††††††††

II.††††††† Regular Business

††††††††††† A.Approve Minutes for:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1) Regular Board meeting Ė June 9, 2014

B.Approve Financial Reports Ė Pat Smith

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

††††††††††† ††††† Orders (See Addendum)

††††††††††† D.Approve transfer of $350.00 from Hoop Club Activity Fund Account to the

††††††††††† ††††† High School Girls Basketball Activity Fund Account to help pay for Girls

††††††††††† ††††† Summer Camps

††††††††††† E.Approve FY2014-2015 Activity Fund Sub Accounts (See Listing)

††††††††††† F.Superintendentís Report

†††††††††††

III.†††††† Items for Action

††††††††††† A.Discuss, consider and vote:††††††††† Appoint Mr. Monty Guthrie for the

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† following for FY2014-2015:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1) Purchasing Agent

2) State/Federal Grant Applications

Authorized Representative

3) E-Rate Authorized Representative

4) Commodity Acquisitions and Child

Nutrition Programs Authorized

Representative

5) Activity Fund Custodian

6) Title IX Officer

7) Agent to ensure compliance of††

AHERA (Asbestos HazMat Program)

††††††††††† B.Discuss, consider and vote:†††††††††† Appoint Ms. Trish Glaser for the

following for FY2014-2015:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1) District Treasurer

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2) Alternate Child Nutrition Fund

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† Custodian

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3) Alternate Minutes Clerk

††††††††††† C.Discuss, consider and vote:†††††††††† Appoint Ms. Carolyn Jones for the

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† following for FY2014-2015:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1) Alternate Activity Fund Custodian

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2) Activity Fund Secretary

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3) Minutes Clerk

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 4) Alternate Encumbrance Clerk

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D.Discuss, consider and vote:††††††††† Appoint Ms. Lacey Howard for the

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† following for FY2014-2015:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1) Encumbrance Clerk

††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2) Superintendentís Secretary

E.Discuss, consider and vote:†††††††††† Appoint Ms. Patricia Smith for the

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† following for FY2014-2015:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1) School Business/Financial Manager

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2) Child Nutrition Fund Custodian

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3) Alternate/Assistant Treasurer

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 4) Alternate Activity Fund Custodian

††††††††††† F.Discuss, consider and vote:†††††††††† Approve membership with OSMRT and

premiums for general liability, property, crime, fleet auto and school board legal liability insurance for FY2014-2015

($64,483, last year - $63,097)

††††††††††† G.Discuss, consider and vote:††††††††† Approve quotes for HVAC upgrades as

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† presented by superintendent to be funded

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† by QZAB

††††††††††† H.Discuss, consider and vote:††††††††† Approve Pepsi Contract for FY2014-2015

 

IV.†††††† Executive Session

Proposed Executive Session to discuss and possible action regarding, 1) hiring a High School Boys Basketball Coach/Elementary PE Teacher on a temporary contract for FY2014-2015, 2) hiring a High School Math Teacher on a temporary contract for FY2014-2015, 3) hiring a High School Business Teacher on a temporary contract for FY2014-2015, 4) approve resignation letter from David Hogan, 5) approve resignation letter from Matthew Jones, 6) approve authorizing superintendent to offer employment to successful applicants for openings before next regular board meeting if necessary, so the board can return to Open Session and 1) vote to hire or not hire a High School Boys Basketball Coach/Elementary PE Teacher on a temporary contract for FY2014-2015, 2) vote to hire or not hire a High School Math Teacher on a temporary contract for FY2014-2015, 3) vote to hire or not hire a High School Business Teacher on temporary contract for FY2014-2015, 4) vote to approve or not approve resignation letter from David Hogan, 5) vote to approve or not approve resignation letter from Matthew Jones, 6) vote to approve or not approve authorizing superintendent to offer employment to successful applicants for openings before next regular board meeting if necessary, as authorized by OKLA. STAT. Title 25, ß 307 (B) (1)

 

A. Motion to convene into Executive Session

B. Motion to return to Open Session

C. Statement of Minutes of Executive Meeting

 

 

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D. Discuss, consider and vote:†††††††††††††††††††††† Approve or not approve hiring a High

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† School Boys Basketball Coach/Elementary

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† PE Teacher on a temporary contract for

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† FY2014-2015

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

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† School Math Teacher on a temporary

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† contract for FY2014-2015

F. Discuss, consider and vote:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Approve or not approve hiring a High

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† School Business Teacher on a temporary

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† contract for FY2014-2015

G. Discuss, consider and vote:†††††††††††††††††††††† Approve or not approve resignation letter

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† from David Hogan

H. Discuss, consider and vote:†††††††††††††††††††††† Approve or not approve resignation letter

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† from Matthew Jones

I.Discuss, consider and vote:††††††††††††††††††††††† Approve or not approve authorizing

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Superintendent to offer employment to

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† successful applicants before next regular

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† board meeting

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V.††††††† Adjournment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Monty Guthrie, Supt____________________________ posted this agenda Friday, June 27, 2014, 4:00 p.m. at the Board of Education Meeting Room Entrance.