PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING, December 5, 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, December 5, 2011 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting December 5, 2011

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, December 5, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

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

  2. To consider a setting the date, time, and place of the board meetings for 2012;

  3. To consider a change in the date of the January 2012 meeting;

  4. To consider the selection of Board President and Vice-President for the 2012 calendar year;

  5. To consider opening the position of Assistant Principal of Forest High School for applications;

  6. To receive and consider approving policy;

 

Johnny Smith led in prayer.

 

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

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:  None.

 

OTHERS PRESENT:   Sharon Ward, Mark Bowman, Jeffery Matthew Gathings, Angela Johnson, Kent Davis, and Janice T. Easterling.

 

J. T. Martin made a motion, seconded by Raymond Desselle, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of November 7, 2011 as circulated.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

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 J. Kelly Coleman, President, who then stated that the Parish School Board was ready for the transaction of business.

 

President J. Kelly Coleman asked if there were any changes to the original agenda.   

 

Kent Davis stated that the following changes needed to made to the agenda:

 

ADD TO ITEM #1:          Milford Fryer, substitute teacher recommended by Truman Smith

 

Jerry Gathings made a motion seconded by Johnny Smith, to approve the changes to the original agenda.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Jerry Gathings made a motion, seconded by, J. T. Martin, to approve the following Substitutes, Leaves and Resignations.

 

Wilford Fryer, substitute teacher recommended by Truman Smith

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Kathy McAllister made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin to set the official date, time and place for the 2012 board meetings. Board Meetings will be held at the West Carroll Media Center, the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m.

 

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

 

Kathy McAllister made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin, to reconsider the previous motion.

 

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

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister that Board Meetings will be held at the West Carroll Media Center, the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Meeting dates that conflict with holidays or other events will be held on the second Monday of each month. Notification of planned changes shall be given by the Superintendent at the prior monthly Board Meeting.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

As a result of the motion approved in item # 2, the January board meeting will be held January 9, 2012 @ 6:30 at the West Carroll Parish Media Center and requires no further action by the board.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by Johnny Smith, to keep J. Kelly Coleman as President and Raymond Desselle as Vice President.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

Kathy McAllister made a motion, seconded by J. T. Martin, to begin accepting applications of Assistant Principal of Forest High School.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Kathy McAllister made a motion, seconded by Jerry Gathings, to approve the following updates to the parish policy manual:

 

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Raymond Desselle made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to adjourn.

 

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 UNANIMOUSLY.

 

 

Adjournment was at 6:51 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