Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, October 12, 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, October 12, 2015 at 6:30 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 – September 12, 2015

                        2) Special Board Meeting – September 21, 2015

            B.  Approve Financial Reports – Pat Smith                 

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

                  (See Addendum)

            D.  Approve the FY2016 Gifted and Talented Education Plan and Budget as recommended by

                  Local Gifted and Talented Committee

            E.  Approve Local Operating Budget for FY2016

            F.  Approve request to transfer $750 to the Girls Basketball Activity Account from the Hoop

                  Club Activity Account for Krossover

            G.  Approve request to transfer $750 to the Boys Basketball Activity Account from the Hoop

                  Club Activity Account for Krossover

                                                                                               

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

 

III.       Items for Information

            A.  Enrollment Numbers as of 09/08/2015

                                                                                                            2016                2015

                                                                                                E.S.        392                  402

                                                                                                M.S.       204                  193

                                                                                                H.S.       246                  212

                                                                                                              842                  807

            B.  October 13 – School Bond Election

            C.  October 15-16 – Fall Break, No School

            D. October 22 – Parent Teacher Conference 4:00-7:00)

            E.  October 23 – No School

F.  November 9, 2015 – Next Regular Board Meeting

            G.  Superintendent’s Report

                                   

IV.       Items for Action

            A.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve By-Laws of the Pocola JOM Parent Committee

                                                                        as requested by Jan Carmack, Federal Programs Director

            B.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve By-Laws of the Pocola Title VII Indian Parent

                                                                        Advisory Committee as requested by Jan Carmack,

                                                                        Federal Programs Director

            C.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve Mentor Teacher Committees for FY2015-2016        D.  Discuss, consider and vote:                 Approve 4th Quarter, 2014 Drop Out Report

 

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E.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve Board of Education Meeting Schedule for \                                                                          2016 (Option 1 or Option 2)   

 

V.        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.

 

VI.       Adjournment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Lawrence Barnes, Supt ______________________________ posted this agenda Friday, October 9, 2015, 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