PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING, April 2, 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, April 2, 2012 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting April 2, 2012

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, April 2, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

  1. To consider rescinding a motion passed March 5, 2012, pertaining to agenda item #5 of the March minutes;

  2. To consider appointing a temporary replacement to fill the vacant district 6 school board position and accept a Proclamation to set the election to fill the unexpired term of Board Member Raymond Desselle;

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

  4. To consider adopting a calendar for the 2012-2013 school year;

  5. To consider bids on surplus equipment;

  6. To consider authorizing the Superintendent to employ teachers for 2012-2013;

  7. To consider an adjustment to the salary of Vic Dalrymple;

  8. To receive a Quarterly Financial Report from Business Manager, Angela Johnson; and

  9. To consider the renewal of Administrative contracts.

 

Johnny Smith led in prayer.

 

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

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:  Donald Gwin.

 

OTHERS PRESENT:    Melanie Schrock, Joanna Beard, Mark Bowman, Ryan Gregory, Sheri Pippin, Richie Strong, Kenny Milligan, Gene Gammill, Sharon Ward, Kent Davis, Angela Johnson, and Janice Easterling.

 

J. T. Martin made a motion, seconded by Jerry Gathings, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of March 5, 2012, as circulated.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Johnny Smith, Kathy McAllister, and J. Kelly Coleman.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Donald Gwin.

 

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 request by Steve Harris to approve Carmita Thompson be added to Item No. 3 of the Agenda.

 

Kathy McAllister made a motion, seconded by Jerry Gathings, to approve the changes to the original agenda.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Johnny Smith, J. T. Martin, and J. Kelly Coleman.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Donald Gwin.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by J. T. Martin, to rescind a motion passed March 5, 2012, pertaining to agenda item #5 of the March Agenda.  The motion was made by J. T. Martin, seconded by Donald Gwin, to accept Kent Davis’ recommendation to temporary fill the vacant District 6 school board position with Gene Gammill and to accept the Proclamation to set the election to fill the unexpired term of the Board Member Raymond Desselle.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Donald Gwin

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Kathy McAlister made a motion, seconded by Jerry Gathings, to appoint Gene Gammill to temporarily fill the vacancy of district 6 school board position and accept a Proclamation to set the election to fill the unexpired term of Board Member Raymond Desselle.

 

FOR THE MOTION: Johnny Smith, J. T. Martin, and J. Kelly Coleman.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Donald Gwin.

 

THE MOTION PASSSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Kathy McAlister made a motion, seconded by J. T. Martin, to approve the following Substitutes, Leaves,

 

Resignations and Vacancies.

 

RESIGNATIONS

 

Woody Tyson, Alternative School, effective June 30, 2012;

Elizabeth Gray, KHS PK aide, effective May 18, 2012; and

Pam Thomas, Speech Pathologist, effective August 2, 2012.

 

SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS:

 

Carmita Thomson, recommended by Steve Harris

 

FOR THE MOTION: Johnny Smith, Jerry Gathings, and J. Kelly Coleman.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Donald Gwin.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

J. T. Martin made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to approve the calendar for the 2012-2013 school year.

 

FOR THE MOTION: Johnny Smith, Jerry Gathings, and J. Kelly Coleman.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Donald Gwin.

 

 

Jerry Gathings made a motion, seconded by J. T. Martin, to approve the following bids on the surplus equipment.

 

 

Description                                          Inventory                     Bidder                          Amount

Lincoln AC/DC Welder                         WC 0100038                 Colewa Cattle Co.        $157.00

Miller DC Welder                                 N/A                               Ed Bain                        $51.25

Lincoln AC 225 Welder                        FHS 1                           Gerald Bolding             $75.00

Lincoln AC 225 Welder                        FHS 2                           Gerald Bolding             $75.00

Lincoln AC 225 Welder                        FHS 3                           Alan Bolding                $75.00

Lincoln AC 225 Welder                        FHS 4                           Alan Bolding                $75.0

Lincoln AC 225 Welder                        FHS 5                           Colewa Cattle Co.        $101.00

Lincoln AC 225 Welder                        FHS 6                           Jim Holland                 $75.00

Lincoln AC 225 Welder                        FHS 7                           John Mathews             $77.00

Lincoln AC 225 Welder                        FHS 8                           John Mathews             $75.00

Lincoln AC 225 Welder                        FHS 9                           John Mathews             $125.00

ESAB 875 Plasma Torch                      WC 405766                   John Mathews             $1277.00

110 V. Hobart Mig Handler                   WC405765                    Edward Lytle Jr.          $150.00

China Cabinet                                      Lot # 1                          Laura Tyson                 $51.82

Assorted Cookware                              Lot # 2                          Laura Tyson                 $21.81

Toaster Oven                                       Lot # 3                          Kathern Wallace          $26.99

Electric Wok                                        Lot # 4                          Richie Strong               $6.00

China & Serving Dishes                       Lot # 6                          Theresa Brantley         $101.67

9 place settings w/glasses                   Lot # 7                          Theresa Brantley         $121.67

8 place settings w/glasses                   Lot # 8                          Theresa Brantley         $111.11

Assorted silver & flatware                    Lot # 9                          Theresa Brantley         $26.67

Assorted Bake Ware                            Lot # 10                        Sherry Hutson              $32.55

(6) 5 lb. stainless canisters                   Lot # 11                        Kathern Wallace          $30.60

Set of 8 canisters                                 Lot # 13                        Elsie Sugg                   $10.00

Glass serving items                              Lot # 14                        Ed Bain                        $11.05

Serving Trays                                      Lot # 16                        Bonnie Gregory           $10.00

3 Knife Blocks                                      Lot # 17                        Willie Aaron                $2.00

Metal Bowls & Colanders                     Lot # 19                        Sherry Hutson              $10.75

Glass Bake Ware                                 Lot # 21                        Sherry Hutson              $37.51

Metal Bake Ware                                 Lot # 22                        Richie Strong               $4.00

Kitchen Appliances                              Lot # 24                        Ed Bain                        $18.55

Mixer                                                   Lot # 26                        Kathern Wallace          $27.56

Mixer                                                   Lot # 27                        Kathern Wallace          $30.56

Sewing Machine                                  Lot # 28                        Linda Jones                 $34.33

Serger                                                 Lot # 29                        Pam Guice                   $20.00

Serger                                                 Lot # 30                        Sherry Hutson              $5.00

Serger                                                 Lot # 31                        Pam Guice                   $30.00                                                             

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Kathy McAllister, J. Kelly Coleman, and Johnny Smith.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Donald Gwin.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY. 

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to authorize the Superintendent to employ teachers for the 2012-2013 school year.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Donald Gwin.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

J. T. Martin made a motion, seconded by Johnny Smith, to consider Item No. 7.

 

J. T. Martin made a motion, seconded by Johnny Smith, to lay Item No. 7 on the table.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   J. Kelly Coleman, and Kathy McAllister.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  Jerry Gathings.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Donald Gwin.

 

THE MOTION PASSED.

 

The Quarterly Finacial Report was given by Angela Johnson, Business Manager, and received by the board.

 

Kathy McAllister made a motion, seconded by Johnny Smith, to renew Melanie Schrock’s contract commencing July 1, 2012 and ending June 30, 2016.

 

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

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Donald Gwin

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Jerry Gathings made a motion, seconded by J. T. Martin, to renew Truman Smith’s contract to commence July 1, 2012 and ending June 30, 2016.

 

FOR THE MOTION:  Kathy McAllister and Kelly Coleman

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Donald Gwin

 

Johnny Smith abstained from voting.

 

THE MOTION PASSED.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Jerry Gathings, to renew Perry Kelly’s, Charles Holley’s and Kent Davis’ contracts to commence July 1, 2012 and ending June 30, 2016.

 

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

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Donald Gwin

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to adjourn.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Donald Gwin.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 7:15 P.M.

 

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J. Kelly Coleman, President                                        Kent Davis, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board                               West Carroll Parish School Board