PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING, OCTOBER 1, 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, October 1, 2012, at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting October 1, 2012

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, October 1, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

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

2.     To receive a report regarding the 2012-2013 student count as of October 1, 2012;

3.     To consider and/or discuss leasing the Goodwill Elementary School property;

4.     To consider and/or discuss a school personnel incentive program;

5.     To consider a revision to policy GBNA, Reduction of Personnel;

6.     To discuss the initial steps necessary for reapportionment.

 

Jerry Gathings led in prayer.

 

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

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:  None

 

OTHERS PRESENT:   Kent Davis, Angela Johnson, Angela Anderson, JoAnna Beard, Helen Martin, Mark Bowman, Charles Holley, Myrl Sistrunk, and Jennifer Moran.

 

J. T. Martin made a motion, seconded by Jerry Gathings, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of September 10, 2012.

 

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

 

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

 

Kent Davis stated that the following addendum item needed to be added:

 

Add Item # 7:

To consider opening the former Larry Gough, SP.Ed. bus route, for applications.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to approve the changes to the original agenda.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Gene Gammill made a motion, seconded by Johnny Smith, to receive information concerning new employees, sabbaticals, and resignations;

       

        RESIGNATION:

        Vic Dalrymple, teacher/coach, effective September 24, 2012

                       

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

A report was received and discussed regarding the 2012-2013 student count as of October 1, 2012.  No action was taken.

 

The leasing of the Goodwill Elementary School property was discussed.  No action was taken.

 

A school personnel incentive program was discussed.  No action was taken.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, that was seconded by J.T .Martin, to consider a revision to policy GBNA, Reduction of Personnel

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Due to the absence of David Creed, demographer, the discussion on the steps to reapportionment was rescheduled.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by Jerry Gathings, to consider opening the former Larry Gough, SP.Ed. bus route, for applications.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

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

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 7:00 P.M.

 

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J. Kelly Coleman, President                       Kent Davis, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board              West Carroll Parish School Board