Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, May 12, 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, May 12, 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 – April 14, 2014

            B.  Approve Financial Reports – Pat Smith                 

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

                  (See Addendum)

            D.  Approve Application for Temporary Appropriations For FY2015 to LeFlore County Excise

                  Board

                                                           

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

 

III.       Items for Information

            A.  Enrollment:  May 5, 2014                                                  FY2014           FY2013

                                                                                                E.S.            417                             433                                                                                                             M.S.           180                 163  

                                                                                                H.S.           220                 212

                                                                                                                  817                              808

            B.  June 9 – Next Regular Board Meeting

            C.  August 22, 23, 24 - OSSBA/CCOSA CONFERENCE, OKC

            D.  Superintendent’s Report

                       

IV.       Items for Action

            A.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve Open Student Transfers for FY2015

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

                                                            for Summer Session of Drivers Education

            C.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve contract with Precision Drug Screening for

                                                                        FY 2015

D.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve contract with TechSource for technology

                                                            maintenance services and consulting for FY2015

E.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        FY2015 Local Application for Secondary Programs

                                                            CareerTech     

F.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve Statutory Waiver/Exemption

Application for FY2014-2015 School Year to allow

Parent/Teacher Conferences to be held the same day

 as a regular school day (70 O.S. § 1-11)

G.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Possible action regarding graduation activities 2014

H.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Possible action regarding drainage improvements at the

                                                            elementary to include taking bids/quotes to do

                                                            improvements

 

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I.  Discuss, consider and vote:             Possible action regarding replacing HVAC units in HS

                                                            Gym Locker Room, MS Gym, HS Gym and Band Room

                                                            To include taking bids/quotes to do improvements

 

V.        Executive Session

Proposed Executive Session to discuss and possible action regarding, 1) reemployment of Support Personnel for FY2014-2015, as recommended by Monty Guthrie, Superintendent, 2) reemployment of Probationary Teachers for FY2014-2015, as recommended by Principals, 3) reemployment of Temporary Teachers on a Temporary Contract for FY2014-2015, as

recommended by Principals, 4) resignation of Pamela Logan, high school science teacher, 5) resignation of Jaymi Reaves, elementary teacher, 6) resignation of Tammy Griggs, high school business teacher, 7) resignation of Casey Fischer, high school math teacher, 8) resignation of Addison Guthrie, elementary teacher assistant,  so the board can return to Open Session and 1) vote to approve or not approve reemployment of Support Personnel for FY2014-2015, 2) vote to approve or not  approve reemployment of Probationary Teachers for FY2014-2015, 3) vote to approve or not approve reemployment of Temporary Teachers on a Temporary Contract for FY2014-2015, 4) vote to approve or not approve Pamela Logan’s resignation, 5) vote to approve or not approve Jaymi Reaves’ resignation, 6) vote to approve or not approve Tammy Griggs’ resignation, 7) vote to approve or not to approve Casey Fischer’s resignation, 8) vote to approve or not to approve Addison Guthrie’s resignation,  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 reemployment of Support

                                                            Personnel for FY2014-2015 (See Recommendation)

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

                                                            Teachers for FY2014-2015 (See Recommendation)

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

                                                            Teachers on Temporary Contracts for FY2014-2015

                                                            (See Recommendation)

G.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve or not approve accepting resignation of Pamela

                                                            Logan

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

                                                            Reaves

I.  Discuss, consider and vote:             Approve or not approve accepting resignation of Tammy

                                                            Griggs

J.  Discuss, consider and vote:             Approve or not approve accepting resignation of Casey

                                                            Fischer

K.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve or not approve accepting resignation of

                                                            Addison Guthrie

           

 

 

 

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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 9, 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