Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, October 9, 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, October 9, 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 – September 11, 2017

            B.  Approve Financial Reports – Lara Morris

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

                  (See Addendum)

            D.  Approve the FY2018 Gifted and Talented Education Plan and Budget as recommended by

                  Local Gifted and Talented Committee

            E.  Approve Local Operating Budget for FY2018

F.  Approve Resolution to transfer $100.00 from Baseball Booster Account to Quarterback Club     

                                                                                               

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

 

III.       Items for Information

            A.  Enrollment Numbers as of 10/02/2017

                                                                                                            2018                2017

                                                                                                E.S.      430                  403

                                                                                                M.S.     178                  186

                                                                                                H.S.     264                  265

                                                                                                             872                 854

            B.  October 20 & 23 – Fall Break, No School

C.  November 13, 2016 – Next Regular Board Meeting

            D.  Superintendent’s Report

                                   

IV.       Items for Action

            A.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve Board of Education Meeting Schedule for 2017      

            B.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve hiring an Indian Education tutor on an as                                                                              needed basis for school year 2017-2018.

C.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve the change in price from Keystone Food Service from $3.25/lunch equivalency (last year) to $3.30/lunch equivalency.   

D.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve revision to policy GK (Use of School Property)

E.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve revision to policy EIA-R4 (Student Retention-Regulation)

F.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve revision of policy FOB (Corporal Punishment)

G.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve adoption of policy DOCCA (Written Admonishment Teacher)

 

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H.  Discuss, consider and vote:            Approve revision of policy DABB (Records Investigation)

            I.  Discuss, consider and vote:             Approve revision of policy DNA (Teacher Evaluation)

            J.  Discuss, consider and vote:             Approve adoption of policy EFBCC (Web Pages)

            K. Discuss, consider and vote:             Approve adoption of policy CHC-R (Bids and                                                                                               Quotations-Regulations)

            L.  Discuss, consider and vote:                        Approve items for surplus from Central Office

M.  Discuss, consider and vote:                       Approve Resolution of Pocola Board of Education to the                                                                   LeFlore County Election Board for annual election for                                                                                   electors of the Pocola School District I007 of LeFlore                                                                                     County, Oklahoma, to be held at the regular voting                                                                             places within the school district on the second Tuesday                                                                                  in February, that being February 13, 2018 and the                                                                                  run-off election to be held on the first Tuesday in April,                                                                          that being April 3, 2018 if no candidate for a Board                                                                          member position receives more than 50% of the vote.                                                                            The polling places shall be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00                                                                                 p.m. The voters shall elect a board member for board                                                                                     position No. #3, which has a 5-year term of office.

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

           

 

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 Thursday, October 5, 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