Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, May 11, 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, May 11, 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 – April 13, 2015

                        2) Special Board Meeting – April 30, 2015

                        3) Special Board Meeting – May 5, 2015

            B.  Approve Financial Reports – Pat Smith                 

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

                  (See Addendum)

            D.  Approve resolution to transfer $1,172.37 from the Pocola 1st Grade to the Pocola 3rd Grade

                  Activity Account for ˝ profits of Winter Ball Profit

            E.  Approve request to add a new Activity Fund Sub-Account #999 for the Class of 2017

            F.  Approve Application for Temporary Appropriations for FY2015-2016: General Fund –

                 $5,606,041, Building Fund - $314,394, Child Nutrition Fund - $382,249                                     

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

 

III.       Items for Information

            A.  Enrollment Numbers as of 05/04/15                                              2015                2014

                                                                                    E.S.                    407                  417

                                                                                    M.S.                   207                  180

                                                                                    H.S.                   198                  220                 

                                                                                                              812                  817

            B.  May 14 – Last Day of School

            C.  May 15 – Staff Breakfast/Professional Development/Graduation

            D.  May 18 – Snow Day – No School

            E.  June 8 – Next Regular Board Meeting

            F.  August 28-30 – OSSBA Conference, OKC

            G.  Superintendent’s Report

                       

IV.       Items for Action

            A.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve revision of Board Policy FE (Open Transfer

                                                                        Policy Transfers and Assignments)

            B.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve Eric Ladd as Drivers Education Instructor

                                                                        for Summer Session of Drivers Education

            C.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve Open Student Transfers for FY2015-2016

            D.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve contract with Barlow Education Management

                                                                        Services for Federal Programs management for

                                                                        FY2015-2016 ($5,910, same as last year)

            E.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve out of state travel for Rick Lang to take boys

                                                                        to Springfield, MO for Missouri State Football Camp

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F.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve the following resolutions for E-RATE:

                                                            1) Authorizes the filing of FCC Form 471, Schools

                                                            and Libraries Universal Service Program Services

                                                            ordered and Certification Form for the services and/

                                                            or products as detailed in the attached report,

                                                            “E-RATE Requests, FY2015, for fiscal year

                                                            07/01/2015 – 06/30/2016

                                                            2) Authorizes payment of the applicant’s share

                                                            subject to the following conditions: (1) approval of

                                                            funding of the discounted portion by the Schools and

                                                            Libraries Division (SLD) of the Universal Service

                                                            Administrative Company USAC) and (2) receipt of

                                                            services during the fiscal year 07/01/15 – 06/30/2016

                                                            (See attached)

            G. Discuss, consider and vote:             Approve License Agreement with Employee Evaluation

                                                                        Systems, Inc. for use of the OKTLE (Oklahoma Teacher

                                                                        and Leader Effectiveness System), the web-based

                                                                        version at a cost of $24.75 per teacher evaluated for

                                                                        FY2015-2016 (62 teachers @ $24.75 = $1,534.50)

            H.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve contract for technical support with TechSource

                                                                        for FY2015-2016

            I.  Discuss, consider and vote:             Approve accepting quotes for the following previously

                                                                        approved summer projects:

                                                                                    1)  Doors/Hardware at Elementary Enclosure

                                                                                    2)  Block Work for Elementary Enclosure

                                                                                    3)  Concrete Work for Drive-Around at Elem.

                                                                                    4)  Concrete Work for MS Outdoor Court

                                                                                    5)  HVAC System at Elementary Enclosure

            J.  Discuss, consider and vote:             Approve giving authority for Superintendent to offer a

                                                                        temporary employment contracts for the FY2015-2016

                                                                        school year to applicants to be approved at the next

                                                                        regular board meeting

 

V.        Executive Session

Proposed Executive Session to discuss and possible action regarding, 1) reemployment of High School Certified Career Personnel for FY2015-2016, as recommended by Randy Ragland,

 2) reemployment of High School Certified Probationary Personnel for FY2015-2016, as recommended by Randy Ragland , 3) reemployment of High School Certified Retired Personnel on a Temporary Contract for FY2015-2016, as recommended by Randy Ragland, 4) reemployment of Middle School Certified Retired Personnel on a Temporary Contract for FY2015-2016 as recommended by Mark McKenzie, 5) reemployment of Elementary School Certified Probationary Personnel for FY2015-2016 as recommended by Stacy Stanfield, 6) reemployment of Support Personnel for FY2015-2016 as recommended by Monty Guthrie,  7) hiring a Superintendent of Schools for FY2015-2016, 8) any resignations received, so the board can return to Open Session and 1) vote to approve or not approve reemployment of High School

 

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Certified Career Personnel for FY2015-2016,  2) vote to approve or not approve reemployment of High School Certified Probationary Personnel for

FY2015-2016, 3) vote to approve or not approve reemployment of High School Certified Retired Personnel on a Temporary Contract for FY2015-2016, 4) vote to approve or not approve reemployment of Middle School Certified Retired Personnel on a Temporary Contract for FY2015-2016, 5) vote to approve or not approve reemployment of Elementary School Certified Probationary Personnel for FY2015-2016, 6) vote to approve or not approve reemployment of Support Personnel, 7) vote to approve or not approve hiring a Superintendent of Schools for FY2015-2016, 8) vote to accept any resignations received, as authorized by OKLA. 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 Session

            D.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve or not approve reemployment of the High

                                                                        School Certified Career Personnel for FY2015-2016

                                                                        as recommended by Randy Ragland

            E.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve or not approve reemployment of the High

                                                                        School Certified Probationary Personnel for FY2015-

                                                                        2016 as recommended by Randy Ragland

            F.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve or not approve reemployment of the

                                                                        High School Certified Retired Personnel on a Temporary

                                                                        Contract for FY2015-2016 as recommended by Randy

                                                                        Ragland

            G.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve or not approve reemployment of Middle

                                                                        School Certified Retired Personnel on a Temporary

                                                                        Contract for FY2015-2016 as recommended by Mark

                                                                        McKenzie

            H.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve or not approve reemployment of Elementary

                                                                        School Certified Probationary Personnel for FY2015-

                                                                        2016 as recommended by Stacy Stanfield

            I.  Discuss, consider and vote:             Approve or not approve reemployment of Support

                                                                        Personnel for FY2015-2016 as recommended by

                                                                        Superintendent Monty Guthrie

            J.  Discuss, consider and vote:             Approve or not approve hiring a Superintendent of

                                                                        Schools for FY2015-2016

            K.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve or not approve accepting any resignations

                                                                        received.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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, May, 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 Monty Guthrie, Superintendent, P.O. Box 640, Pocola, Oklahoma, 74902, telephone (918) 436-2424

 

                                                      

 

 

 

 

 

                                                         Recommendation by Monty Guthrie

                                                       for FY2015-2016 Support Personnel

 

 

Support Personnel for FY2015-2016

 

Herby Anderson

Terry Barnes

Earl Brown

Debra Decker

Becky Frietas

Trish Glaser

Carol Gray

Jerry Hartwell

Carolyn Holderfield

Lacey Howard

Robin Howard

Mary Jackson

Carolyn Jones

James Karl

Deborah Linker

Joy Luce

Phyllis Maden

Onie Massey

Julie Matlock

Kathy Ragland

Kim Renfro

Triven Slate

Julia Smith

Patricia Smith

Lisa Thompson

Lisa Watts

Kristie West

Alicia Young