PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING, January 10, 2011.

 

The Parish School Board of the Parish of West Carroll, State of Louisiana, met in a regular session at its regular meeting place, the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, in Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, January 10, 2011 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting January 10, 2011

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, January 10, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

1.             To elect from the West Carroll Parish School Board, a member to serve as President and a member to serve as Vice-President for 2011;

2.             To consider substitutes, leaves, resignations, and vacancies;

3.             To consider setting the date, time, and place of the Board meetings for 2011;

4.             To consider approval of contracts for the remainder of the 2010-2011 school year; and

5.             To consider increasing the capitalization threshold to $250,000 for purchased or licensed computer software.

 

J. Kelly Coleman let prayer.

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:   Johnny Smith, Donald Gwin, J. Kelly Coleman, J. T. Martin, Raymond Desselle, Jerry Gathings, and Kathy McAllister

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:  None.

 

OTHERS PRESENT:    Sharon Ward, Kent Davis, Angela Johnson, and Janice T. Easterling

 

J. T. Martin made a motion, seconded by Raymond Desselle, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of December 6, 2010, as circulated.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Johnny Smith, Donald Gwin, Kathy McAllister, J. Kelly Coleman and Jerry Gathings.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED.

 

The Parish Board of the Parish of West Carroll, State of Louisiana, was duly convened as the governing authority of the parish for school purposes by the Honorable Donald Gwin, President, who then stated that the Parish School Board was ready for the transaction of business.

 

President Donald Gwin asked if there were any changes to the original agenda.  

 

Kent Davis stated that Cynthia Rogers= name needed to be added to the original agenda under ITEM #2 to consider the approval of a substitute teacher, lunchroom technician and janitor.

 

Jerry Gathings made a motion, seconded by J. Kelly Coleman, to approve the changes to the original agenda.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Donald Gwin, Johnny Smith, J. T. Martin, Kathy Mcallister and Raymond Desselle.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED.

 

The floor was opened for nominations for Board President.

 

Kathy McAllister nominated J. Kelly Coleman for President.  No other nominations were made.

 

The floor was then closed for nominations for Board President.

 

J. Kelly Coleman was elected Board President by acclamation for the 2011 year.

 

The floor was opened for nominations for Board Vice President.

 

Kathy McAllister nominated Raymond Desselle for Vice President.

 

No other nominations were made.

 

The floor was then closed for nominations for Board Vice-President.

 

Raymond Desselle was elected board Vice President by acclamation for the 2011 year.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by J. T. Martin, to approve the following Substitutes, Leaves, Resignations and vacancies.

 

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER, LUNCHROOM TECHNICIAN and JANITOR:

 

Cynthia Rogers

 

RESIGNATIONS:

 

Michelle Duvall B Teacher Aide at Oak Grove Elementary effective December 17, 2010

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Kathy McAllister, Donald Gwin, J. Kelly Coleman, Raymond Desselle and Jerry Gathings.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by J. T. Martin to set the official date, time, and place for the 2011 Board meetings.  Board meetings will continue to be held at the Media Center, the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Johnny Smith, Donald Gwin, J. Kelly Coleman, Raymond Desselle, and Kathy McAllister.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED.

 

Kathy McAllister made a motion, seconded by Raymond Desselle, to approve the following contracts for the remainder of the 2010-2011 school year;

 

Jenny Hiner B Teacher at Kilbourne High School

Chris Hammond B Teacher at Kilbourne High School

Olanda Kennedy B Teacher=s Aide at Oak Grove High School

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Donald Gwin, Johnny Smith, J. T. Martin, J. Kelly Coleman, and Jerry Gathings.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED.

 

J. T. Martin made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin, to increase the capitalization threshold to $250,000.00 for purchased or licensed computer software.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Johnny Smith, J. Kelly Coleman, Kathy McAllister, Raymond Desselle, and Jerry Gathings.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by Raymond Desselle, to adjourn.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   J. T. Martin, Kathy McAllister, Johnny Smith, J. Kelly Coleman and Jerry Gathings.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED.

 

Adjournment was at 6:45 P.M.

 

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J. Kelly Coleman, President

West Carroll Parish School Board

 

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Kent Davis, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board