Special Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, October 11, 2010

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 Special Board Meeting on Monday, October 11, 2010 at 6:00 P.M.  The place and street address of this meeting will be the Board of Education Room at the Central Offices, 603 East Pryor Avenue, Pocola, Oklahoma, 74902.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MOMENT OF SILENCE

 

I           Call meeting to order and record members present

 

II          Items for Information

           

A. Public hearing for the purpose of taking comments on financial matter of the

                 Pocola Public School District I007 for Fiscal Year 2011, to include reports for

     a) Cash fund balances as of June 30, 2010  b) Estimated expenditures and         

                 revenue for FY2011, ending June 30 2011.

 

III         Adjournment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Ron Sherrell, ___________________ Superintendent of Pocola Public Schools, posted this agenda Thursday, October 7, 2010,  4:00 p.m. at the Central Office main entrance.

 

 

 

 

 

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, October 11, 2010

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, October 11, 2010 at 6:30 p.m.  The place and street address of this meeting will be the Board of Education Room at the Central Offices, 603 East Pryor Avenue, Pocola, Oklahoma, 74902

 

MOMENT OF SILENCE

 

I.          Regular Business (Call meeting to order and record members present)

           

            A.  Approve Minutes for

                        1) Regular Board Meeting – September 13, 2010

                        2) Special Board Meeting – October 7, 2010

            B.  Approve Financial Reports – Pat Smith

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

                  (See Addendum)

D.  Approve the following activity fund sub-accounts:

1)   Elementary Cafeteria Tea Account

2)   M.S./H.S. Cafeteria Tea Account

3)   Gymnastics Account

4)   Reading Proficiency Account

5)   Middle School Flower Fund Account

E.   Request to transfer $2,000.00 from Misc. Savings activity account into the

      General Activity account.

 

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

 

III.       Items for Information

            A.   Enrollment for October 4, 2010                                       2011                2010

                                                                                    Elem                  448                  423

                                                                                    M.S.                  187                  180

                                                                                    H.S.                   215                  249

                                                                                                              850                  852

B.  October 14 – Parent Teacher Conferences 3:30 to 9:30

C.  October 15 – No School, End of 1st Nine Weeks

D.  October 21-22 – Fall Break, No School

E.   November 8 – Next Regular Board Meeting

F.   Monthly PTCA Update

G.  ADA Renovation Progress Report

H.  Roof Project Report

I.    Superintendent’s Report

J.    “Stepping IT Up” – FYI on how staff and community are helping out:  This month’s featured:  1) Donation to the Baseball Program by the Williams

                        2) Eddie Combs and Eric Ladd for volunteering to help

                            with the softball program

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                                    3) Leah French voluntarily giving up $604 stipend as

                                        student council/honor society sponsor

                                    4) Sherry Lindenau voluntarily giving up $604 stipend as

                                        student council/honor society sponsor

                                    5) Janice Riggs voluntarily giving up $1,260 stipend for

                                        yearbook sponsor

                                    6) Virginia Oliver voluntarily giving up $840 stipend for

                                         junior class sponsor, driving band bus, homecoming

                                         festivities and much, much more

                                    7) April Coats and Norma Burson for all the excitement

                                        about reading at the elementary

                                    8) Larry Hall for donating labor and materials to repair

                                        air conditioning unit in the high school cafeteria. Also

                                        Rheem Mfg for donating parts for the repairs

                                    9) Ron Sherrell for voluntarily donating time to starting

                                        a gymnastics team and helping cheerleaders with

                                        tumbling

                                  10) Cheer Extreme for offering our students a place to

                                        practice their stunts and gymnastics/tumbling

                                  11) Choctaw Nation and Delton Cox, our Choctaw

                                        Councilman for District 4, for The Star Program for

                                        our students that are achieving excellence in academics

                                        attendance

                                  12) Choctaw Nation and Delton Cox, our Councilman for

                                        District 4, for donating $2,873.00 to our extracurricular

                                        activities to assist their programs.

                                   

IV.       Items for Action

            A.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Proposed change to the Gifted and Talented

                                                                        Education Plan as recommended by Local

                                                                        Gate Committee and then approve the Gifted

                                                                        and Talented Education Plan and Budget for

                                                                        FY2011

            B.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve Operating Budget for FY2011

            C. Discuss, consider and vote:            Updated Fund Raiser master calendar for

                                                                        FY2011.

            D. Discuss, consider and vote:           Declare equipment and supplies as surplus

                                                                        and authorize disposal of equipment and supplies

E. Discuss, consider and vote:            Declare the following vehicles as surplus

                                                            and authorize sale of vehicles:

                                                             1985 Ford Van - 1FBHS31F1FHA21044

                                                             1986 GMC Bus- 1GDJ6P1BXGV511901

                                                             1985 GMC Bus- 1GDJ6P1BXFV612404

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F.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Authorizing to advertise and hold public

                                                            auction for dispose of surplus equipment and

                                                            supplies

G.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Request by Pocola Hoop Club to modify

                                                            royalty selection for basketball homecoming

                                                            for FY2010-2011       

            H.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Approve Special Education Agreement with

                                                                        KI BOIS Head Start for FY2011

            I.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve FY2011 1) contract for Secondary

                                                                        Career and Technology Education Programs

                                                                        Offered at Pocola Public Schools,

                                                                        2) assurances of compliance, and 3) the

                                                                        certification regarding lobbying; debarment,

                                                                        suspension and other responsibility matter;

                                                                        and drug-free workplace requirements that

                                                                        have to be on file for sub recipients of

                                                                        federal funds from Career Tech

            J.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve personnel contracts for FY2011

            K. Discuss, consider and vote:           Correction to FY2011 School Calendar

                                                                        (Professional Development Day originally

                                                                        on February 21, 2011 moved to February

                                                                        18, 2011)        

                         

V.        Executive Session

            Proposed Executive Session for discussion and consideration of 1) any       resignations received, 2) updated extra-duty coaching assignments and stipends           for FY2011, 3) discuss the candidate to be appointed to the Pocola School Board

            Office #2, so the Board can return to             open session and, 1) vote to accept any resignations received, 2) vote to appoint updated extra-duty coaching  assignments and approve stipends for FY2011, 3) vote to appoint a school board member to

            Office #2, authorized by OK. STAT. Title 25, § Section 307 (B) (1) and OK

            STAT. Title 25, § Section 5-118.

           

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:          Accept resignations received

E.   Discuss, consider and vote:          Appointment of updated extra-duty coaching

                                                            assignments and stipends for FY2011

F.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Vote to appoint a school board member to

                                                            Office #2

 

 

 

 

 

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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. Ron Sherrell, Supt____________________________ posted this agenda Thursday, October 7, 2010, 4:00 p.m. at the Central Office Main Entrance.