Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, October 14, 2013

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 14, 2013 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 – September 9, 2013

                        2) Special Board Meeting – September 25, 2013

            B.  Approve Financial Reports – Pat Smith

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

                  (See Addendum)

            D.  Approve the FY2014 Gifted and Talented Education Plan and Budget as  

      recommended by Local Gifted and Talented Committee

E.  Approve Local Operating Budget for FY2014

           

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

 

III.       Items for Information

            A.  Enrollment:  October 7, 2013                              FY2014            FY2013

                                                                                    E.S.     441                    432

                                                                                    M.S.    187                    164

                                                                                    H.S.     216                    223

                                                                                                 844                    817

            B.  October 18 & 19 – Fall Break, NO SCHOOL

            C.  October 24 – Parent Teacher Conferences 3:30 – 9:30 p.m.

            D.  October 25 – NO SCHOOL

            E.  November 11 – Next Regular Board Meeting

            F.   Superintendent’s Report

           

IV.       Items for Action

            A.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Approve Board of Education Meeting Schedule

                                                                        for 2014

B.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Declare list of books surplus and approve of

                                                            proper disposal by superintendent

C.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve the solicitation of bids for 37 AC/Heating

                                                            Units for the Pocola Schools Annex and High

                                                            School facilities through the QZAB Funds

 

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            D.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Approve the FY2014 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 matters;

                                                                        and drug-free workplace requirements that

                                                                        have to be on file for sub recipients of                                                                                               federal funds from Career Tech

            E.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve Resolution of Pocola Board of

                                                            Education to the LeFlore County Election

                                                            Board for annual election for the electors

                                                            of the Pocola School District I007 of

                                                            LeFlore County, Oklahoma, to be held

                                                            at the regular voting places within the

                                                            school district on February 11, 2014 and

                                                            the second election, if needed, on April 1, 2014, (26 O.S. Supp. 1992 & 13A-103) beginning at 7:00 a.m. and closing at 7:00 p.m. on said date, to consider or vote upon:   Member of Board of Education, Office #3, a 4-year term and Office #4, a 5-year term

F.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Revision of Board Policy BJCD-R (Superintendent Evaluation Form)

G.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Revision of Board Policy DO-R (Teacher Termination Procedures

H. Discuss, consider and vote:           Revision of Board Policy FE (Open Transfer Policy Transfers and Assignments)

I. Discuss, consider and vote:             Adoption of Board Policy FEG (Student Transfers for Children of Active Duty Military Members)

J. Discuss, consider and vote:             Approve out-of-state travel for the FCCLA to

                                                            go to the National Cluster Meeting in Omaha,

                                                            Nebraska, November 21-24, 2013

 

 

V.        Executive Session

Proposed Executive Session to discuss 1) to hire accept resignation of Leah French, High School Librarian, 2) to hire Sue Lokey on a temporary retired teacher contract for the remainder of FY2013-2014, so the Board can return to open session and, 1) vote to accept resignation of Leah French, 2) vote to hire Sue Lokey on a temporary retired teacher contract for the remainder FY2013-2014, as authorized by OK. STAT. Title 25, Section 307 (B) (1)

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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:          To accept Leah French’s resignation

E.  Discuss, consider and vote:           To hire Sue Lokey on a temporary retired teacher contract for the remainder of FY2013-2014

 

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 Thursday, October 11, 2013, 4:00 p.m. at the Board of Education Meeting Room Main Entrance.