Special Meeting of the

Pocola Board of Education

Monday, September 21, 2015

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, LeFlore County, Oklahoma will hold a SPECIAL Board Meeting on Monday, September 21, 2015 at 6:00 o’clock p.m.  at the Board of Education Room, Middle School Building, Pocola Public Schools, 603 East Pryor Avenue, Pocola, Oklahoma.




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


II.        Items for Action

            A.  Discuss, consider and vote:          Approve and sign the Estimate of Needs

                                                                        (Budget Request for FY2016 and the

                                                                        Publication Sheets so the official copies

                                                                        may be presented to the LeFlore County

                                                                        Excise Board for review and approval

            B.  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

                                                                        the second Tuesday in February, that being

                                                                        February 9, 2016 and the run-off election to

                                                                        be held on the first Tuesday in April, that

                                                                        Being April 5, 2016 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. #1, which has a 5-year term of



III.       Adjournment.


Mr. Lawrence Barnes, Supt____________________________ posted this agenda Friday, September 18, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. at the Board of Education Meeting Room Entrance, Middle School Building, Pocola Public Schools, 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