Regular Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, September 12, 2011

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, September 12, 2011 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 – August 8, 2011

                        2)  Special Board Meeting – August 11, 2011

                        3)  Special Board Meeting – August 17, 2011

            B.  Approve Financial Reports – Pat Smith

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

                  (See Addendum)

 

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

 

III.       Items for Information

A.    Enrollment for September 6, 2011                                    2011                2010

Elem.               458                 449

M.S.                178                 183

H.S.                 209                 219

B.     October 10 – Next Regular Board Meeting

C.     Monthly PTCA Update

D.    Superintendent’s Report

E.     “Stepping IT Up” – FYI on how staff and community are helping out: 

        This month’s featured:    1) Mark Fuller and Arkansas Valley for relocating

                                                  Radio Tower

                                              2) Hoop Club for cleaning Boys and Girls Dressing

                                                  Rooms and installing new tile floors

 

IV.       Items for Action

            A.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Request by Ella Gray to initiate the Sick

                                                                        Leave Sharing Policy retro to August 1,

                                                                        2011. 

            B.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Approve Sandra Wilson for the Substitute

Teachers List for as-needed employment for FY2012 without a new annual background check, pursuant to Senate Bill 252

 

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C.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Application for Sanctioning outside the

                                                            Activity Fund by the Pocola Elementary

                                                            PTA for FY2011-2012

            D.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Pay raise for bus drivers for FY2011-2012

E.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Authorization for Superintendent to solicit

                                                            quotes for a Driver’s Education Vehicle

F.  Discuss, consider and vote:           Authorization for Superintendent to solicit

                                                                        quotes for a Suburban

G.    Discuss, consider and vote:          Authorization for Superintendent to solicit

bids for resurfacing the following areas:

1)      H.S. M.S. Parking Area

2)      Elementary Parking Area

H.    Discuss, consider and vote:          Authorization for Superintendent to solicit

quotes for putting new surface on elementary playground areas

I.       Discuss, consider and vote:          Adoption of Board Policy EMC

(Graduation Policy)

J.       Discuss, consider and vote:          Revision of Board Policy EIA-R4

(Student Retention (Regulation)

K.    Discuss, consider and vote:          Adoption of Board Policy EIA-R5

(Midyear Promotion Fourth Grade)

L.     Discuss, consider and vote:          Adoption of Board Policy EIA-E3

(Reading Deficiency Parent Notification)

M.   Discuss, consider and vote:          Adoption of Board Policy CA-R

(Expenditures of District Funds-Regulation)

N.    Discuss, consider and vote:          Revision of Board Policy BDAE

(Board of Education Officers-Treasurer)

O.    Discuss, consider and vote:          Review bids and approve purchase of

Intercom/Bell System for High School,

Middle School and Annex

P.      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 14, 2012 and

                                                            the second election, if needed, on April 3, 2012 (26 O.S. Supp. 1992 & 13A-103)

                                                            beginning at 7:00 a.m. and closing at

 

 

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                                                            7:00 p.m. on said date, to consider or vote

                                                            upon:   Member of Board of Education, Office #2, a 5-year term

Q.    Discuss, consider and vote:          Accept any resignations received

 

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. Ron Sherrell, Supt____________________________ posted this agenda Friday September 9, 2011, 4:00 p.m. at the Central Office Main Entrance.