PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING, SEPTEMBER 10, 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, September 10, 2012 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting September 10, 2012

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, September 10, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

To hold a Public Hearing on the 2012-2013 budget of Receipts and Expenditures

 

1.     To consider the approval of the 2012-2013 Budget of Receipts and Expenditures;

2.     To consider the approval of the “Louisiana Compliance Questionnaire”, an auditing requirement;

3.     To consider the approval and deletion of new policies;

 

  • ABB       Powers And Responsibilities
  • GBO         Resignation
  • BD         School Board Policy
  • GBRB       Employee Attendance
  • CCB       Line And Staff Relations
  • GBRHA     Sabbatical Leave
  • GAMC    Investigations
  • GBRI         Personal Leaves And Absences (recommend deletion)
  • GBB       Personnel Positions
  • GBRIB      Sick Leave
  • GBI        Evaluations
  • GBRIBB    Sick Leave Bank
  • GBJ       Promotion
  • GBRJ        Substitute Teachers
  • GBK      Employee Discipline

 

  • GBKA    Suspension Of Employees (recommend deletion)

 

  • GBM      Personal Transfer

 

 

4.     To receive information concerning new employees, sabbaticals, and resignations;

5.     To consider initiating the process of filling the vacant bus route of Larry Gough;

6.     To consider granting permission to purchase a state contract automobile for out-of -parish travel and a used bus to be placed on a route;

7.     To recognize the 2011-12 Bus Driver of the Year.

                 

The floor was opened for a Public Hearing on the 2012-2013 Budget of Receipts and Expenditures.  After questions and comments from the public and Board members the Public Hearing was closed.

 

Johnny Smith led in prayer.

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Donald Gwin, Kathy McAllister, J. Kelly Coleman, J. T. Martin, Gene Gammill, Johnny Smith, Jerry Gathings, and Kent Davis

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:  None

 

OTHERS PRESENT:   Angela Johnson, Angela Anderson, Janice Easterling, Sherri Pippin, Richie Strong, JoAnna Beard, and Mickey Gathings.

 

J. T. Martin made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of August 6, 2012.

 

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

 

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.

 

There were no changes noted to the original agenda.

 

Kathy McAllister made a motion, seconded by Jerry Gathings, to approve the 2012-2013 Budget of Receipts and Expenditures.

 

 

WEST CARROLL PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

OPERATING BUDGET OF RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES

FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2012-2013

 

RECEIPTS:

 

Revenue from Local Sources                                                                         $ 4,317,749

Revenue from State Sources                                                                          12,933,564

Revenue from Federal Sources                                                                        3,393,108

Other Sources of Funds                                                                                       611,729

TOTAL REVENUE                                                                                           $21,256,150

 

EXPENDITURES:             

 

Expenditures for Instruction                                                                              $12,426,922

Expenditures for Supporting Services Programs                                                     8,041,749

Expenditures for Operation of Non-Instructional Services                                         1,598,507

Expenditures for Facility Acquisition & Construction Services                                              0

Other Uses of Funds                                                                                             611,729

TOTAL EXPENDITURES                                                                                    22,678,907

 

FUND BALANCE AT BEGINNING OF YEAR                                                       $ 9,696,437

FUND BALANCE AT END OF YEAR                                                                  $ 8,273,680

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Jerry Gathings made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin, to approve the “Louisiana Compliance Questionnaire”, an auditing requirement.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to consider the approval and deletion of new policies.

 

  • ABB       Powers And Responsibilities
  • GBO         Resignation
  • BD         School Board Policy
  • GBRB       Employee Attendance
  • CCB       Line And Staff Relations
  • GBRHA     Sabbatical Leave
  • GAMC    Investigations
  • GBRI         Personal Leaves And Absences (recommend deletion)
  • GBB       Personnel Positions
  • GBRIB      Sick Leave
  • GBI        Evaluations
  • GBRIBB    Sick Leave Bank
  • GBJ       Promotion
  • GBRJ        Substitute Teachers
  • GBK      Employee Discipline

 

  • GBKA    Suspension Of Employees (recommend deletion)

 

  • GBM      Personal Transfer

 

 

              

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Information was received concerning new employees, sabbaticals, and resignations.

 

Teacher Contracts

Patrick Chambers (EHS)                        Julie Chambers (FHS)                Margaret Overby (OGHS)                   Marion Patton (EHS)

Chasity D. Griffin (FHS)                         Archie Haley (KHS)                    Elizabeth Gordon (FHS)

                                                                                                           

Resignations

Brad Kitchens (DHS) teacher, effective August 7, 2012

Latroy Cato (KHS) teacher, effective August 6, 2012

Larry Gough, (SPED) bus driver, effective August 14, 2012

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by J.T. Martin, to consider initiating the process of filling the vacant bus route of Larry Gough.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to consider granting permission to purchase a state contract automobile for out-of-parish travel and a used bus to be placed on a route.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Richie Strong recognized Mrs. Mickey Gathings as the 2011-12 Bus Driver of the Year.

 

Gene Gammill made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin to adjourn the meeting.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 7:35 P.M.

 

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J. Kelly Coleman, President                              Kent Davis, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board                     West Carroll Parish School Board