PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING, February 6, 2012.

 

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, February 6, 2012 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting February 6, 2012

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, February 6, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

  1. To consider an Audit Report for the 2010-2011 school year;

  2. To recognize and congratulate winners of the Young Authors Contest;

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

  4. To consider the approval to advertise for bids of surplus property;

  5. To consider the approval of the 2011-2012 Honors Banquet; and

  6. To consider the approval of updates to the West Carroll Parish Testing Program; and Security Policy.

 

Donald Gwin led in prayer.

 

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

 

MEMBERS ABSENT: Johnny Smith.

 

OTHERS PRESENT Kim Brantley, Adrienne Gunter, Jacob Gunter, Angie Glascock, Amber Glascock, Karlie Glascock, Melissa Drurey, Rod Drurey, Sandy Melton, Jimmy Melton, Chandler Nichols, Marilyn West, Michael Woodall, Kathy O'Neal, Trace O'Neal, Tegan O'Neal, Joanna Beard, Louis Chapman, Sara Beth Champman, Jason Harper, Sherry Harper, Ethan Harper, Lauren Eubanks, Cindy Shains, Wendell Weeks, Celeste Weeks, Christian Weeks, Belinda Chop, April Randell, Charles Holley, Mark Bowman, Sharon Ward, Janine Hemphill, Michiala Hemphill, Michael Pruitt, Laura Pruitt, Caitlin Pruitt, Layton Pruitt, Tracy Raymond, Stoney Raymond, Rivers Raymond, Julie Chambers, Annette Robinson, Patrick Chambers, Jr., Markie Chambers, Linda Hayes, Taylor Hayes, Sheila Corley, Misty Dye, Reba Dye, Venalee Sloan, Dianne Clack, Sheri Pippin, Patrick Chambers, Margie Williamson, Kent Davis, Angela Johnson, and Janice Easterling.

 

J. Kelly Coleman, President, presided over the meeting.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by J. T. Martin, to approve the minutes of the meeting of January 9, 2012, as circulated.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Johnny Smith.

 

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 there were none.

 

No action was taken for Item No. 1.  Audit report was given by Margie Williamson, a representative of ALLEN, GREEN, AND WILLIAMSON, LLP, Certified Public Accountants, for the fiscal year 2010-2011.

 

Sheri Pippin acknowledged and awarded the parish and regional first place winners that participated in the Young Authors Contest.

 

J. T. Martin made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to approve the following Substitutes, Leaves, Resignations and Vacancies.

 

SUBSTITUTES:

Candice Mixon recommended by Joanna Beard for substitute teaching

JoAnn West recommended by Joanna Beard for substitute teaching

Vanessa Katz recommended by Steve Harris for substitute teaching

Cheryl Strong recommended by Edwin Guchereau for substitute teaching

Michael Warren, Jr. recommended by Edwin Guchereau for substitute teaching

Rosana Tilton recommended by Edwin Guchereau for substitute teaching

Lisa Wesberry recommended by Edwin Guchereau for substitute teaching

 

RESIGNATION:

 

Lisa Smith, PK Aide at Oak Grove Elementary, effective 01/20/2012

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Johnny Smith.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Jerry Gathings made a motion, seconded by Raymond Desselle, to advertise for bids on surplus school property.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Johnny Smith.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to approve the participation in the Honors Banquet to be held on Thursday, April 19, 2012, at 7:00 P.M. at the Oak Grove High School cafeteria.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Johnny Smith.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Kathy McAllister made a motion, seconded by J. T. Martin, to approve the updates to the West Carroll Parish Testing Program Security Program.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Johnny Smith.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

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

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Johnny Smith.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 7:30 P.M.

 

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J. Kelly Coleman, President                                        Kent Davis, Superintendent

West Carroll Parish School Board                               West Carroll Parish School Board