Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, November 14, 2016

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 14, 2016 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 10, 2016

                        2) Special Board Meeting – October 10, 2016

            B.  Approve Financial Reports – Lara Morris             

            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 11/07/2016

                                                                                                            2017                2016

                                                                                                E.S.        410                390

                                                                                                M.S.       181                194

                                                                                                H.S.      258                             244

                                                                                                              849                828

            B.  November 21-25 – Thanksgiving Break, No School

C.  December 5-7 – Board Candidate Filing Period

            D.  December 12 – Next Regular Board Meeting

            E.  Joe Piovesan subscribed and swore to the “Oath of Office” for Board of Education Office #4

                  on August 10, 2016 with the Armed Forces, Undisclosed Location Southwest Asia before

                  military notary, Brian Mays, MSGT. His “Oath of Office” was filed with the Office of the

                  County Clerk of LeFlore County, Oklahoma on August 16, 2016 by Kelli Ford, County Clerk.

            F.  Superintendent’s Report

 

                                   

IV.       Items for Action

A.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve change order for PO 2017-11-292 for

 $217.50 which exceeds the 15% threshold for

a change order w/o board approval.

            B.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve change order for PO 2017-11-263 for

                                                                        $97.00 which exceeds the 15% threshold for a

                                                                        change order w/o board approval.

            C.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve change order for PO 2017-11-253 for

                                                                        $24.93 which exceeds the 15% threshold for a

                                                                        change order w/o board approval.

           

 

 

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D.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve APPLICATION FOR FMLA INTER-                                                                                                MITTENT LEAVE OR LEAVE ON A REDUCED

                                                                        SCHEDULE for Tanga Luu effective 10/31/2016 up to                                                                                  12 weeks.

            E.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Revision of policy FFAEA (Concussions and head

                                                                        Injuries)

            F.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Revision of policy FFAEA-E (Concussion and Head

                                                                        Injury Acknowledgement and Information Sheet)

G.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Revision of policy FNCD (Bullying)  

H.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Adoption of policy EHBJA (Conversion Charter

                                                                        School)

            I.  Discuss, consider and vote:             Revision of policy BBB-P (Filling Board Vacancies

                                                                        Procedure      

J.   Discuss, consider and vote:                        Revision of policy BBH (Development Opportunities:

                                                                        Board Members)

            K.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Adoption of policy EH (Comparability Procedures)

            L.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Adoption of policy DAAC (Federal Programs

                                                                        Complaint Policy)

            M. Discuss, consider and vote:                        Adoption of policy DAAC-E (Federal Programs

                                                                        Complaint Policy Form)

            N.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Adoption of policy COB (Procurement Policy)

            O.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Adoption of policy COB-R (Procurement Policy

                                                                        Regulations)

            P.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Adoption of policy DE-R7 (Compensation Policy

                                                                        Regulations)

            Q. Discuss, consider and vote:             Adoption of policy CHA-R1 (Financial Management

                                                                        Procedures Regulations)

            R. Discuss, consider and vote:             Approve the ACT College Readiness Report

           

V.        Executive Session

Proposed Executive Session to discuss and possible action regarding, 1) the employment, hiring, appointment, promotion, demotion, disciplining or resignation of any individual salaried public officer or employee, 1) to hire a high school science teacher on retired, temporary contract as needed for the remainder of FY2016-2017, so the board can return to Open Session and 1) vote to hire a high school science teacher on retired, temporary contract as needed for the remainder of FY2016-2017, 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

 

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.

 

 

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VII.     Adjournment

 

Mr. Lawrence Barnes, Supt ______________________________________ posted this agenda Thursday, November 10, 2016, 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