Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, November 13, 2017

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, November 13, 2017 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 – October 9, 2017

            B.  Approve Financial Reports – Lara Morris             

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

                  (See Addendum)

            D.  Approve resolution to transfer $45.00 from the Little League activity account to the softball booster activity account.

            E.  Approve resolution to transfer $98.00 from the Hoop Club activity account to the softball activity account.

            F. Approve resolution to transfer $90.00 from the HS Cheer activity account to the FCCLA activity account.

            G. Approve request to dissolve the sub-accounts for class of 2016 & 2017 and put their balances in the General Activity Account.

                                                                                               

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

            Jackie & Sherian Lewis

 

III.       Items for Information

            A.  Enrollment Numbers as of 11/06/2017

                                                                                                            2018                2017

                                                                                                E.S.      427                   410

                                                                                                M.S.     179                   181

                                                                                                H.S.     261                   258

                                                                                                            867                   849

            B.  November 20-24 – Thanksgiving Break, No School

C.  December 4-6 – Board Candidate Filing Period

            D.  December 11 – Next Regular Board Meeting

            E.  Superintendent’s Report

 

                                   

IV.       Items for Action

A.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approving the statutory waiver/deregulation application regarding shortened class schedule for Alternative Education for the 2017-2018 school year.

B.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve request from Tanga Luu for 12 weeks of Family and Medical Act leave for the 2017 calendar year beginning Nov. 1, 2017 and ending Dec. 31, 2017.

 

 

Pocola Public Schools

Regular Meeting Agenda

November 13, 2017

Page 2

 

V.        Executive Session

Proposed Executive Session to discuss and take possible action regarding, the employment, hiring, appointment, promotion, demotion, disciplining or resignation of any individual salaried public officer or employee, 1) accept or reject any letters of resignation received, 2) to hire any potential teachers on temporary contract as needed for the remainder of FY2017-2018, so the board can return to Open Session and 1) vote to accept or reject any letters of resignation received, 2) vote to hire any potential teachers on temporary contract as needed for the remainder of FY2017-2018, as authorized by OKLA. STAT. Title 25, § 307 (B) (1) (7)

 

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 reject any letters of resignation received

E.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        To hire or not to hire any potential teachers on                                                            temporary contract as needed for the remainder of                                         FY2017-2018

 

 

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 Thursday, November 9, 2017, 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