PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING, DECEMBER 3, 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, December 3, 2012, at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting December 3, 2012

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, December 3, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

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

2.     To consider setting the date, time, and place of the board meetings for 2013;

3.     To consider a change in the date of the January 2013 Board Meeting;

4.     To consider the selection of Board President and Vice-President for the 2013 calendar year;

5.     To consider an adjustment to sub bus driver pay;

6.     To receive a new Teacher Salary Schedule for the 2013-2014 school year as mandated by the previous legislative session;

7.     To consider adopting policy updates as a result of current legislation.

 

Johnny Smith 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, Belinda Chop, Joanna Beard, Richie Strong, Mark Bowman, Sharon Ward, and Greg Ward.

 

J. T. Martin made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of November 5, 2012.

 

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

 

There were no changes noted to the original agenda.

 

There was one resignation: Kaylon Turner resigned from Oak Grove Elementary School effective December 7, 2012.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Gene Gammill, to keep the current date, time, and place of board meetings for 2013.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

J.T. Martin made a motion, seconded by Jerry Gathings, to change the date of the January 2013 Board Meeting to January 14, 2013.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by Johnny Smith, to select J.T. Martin as President and J. Kelly Coleman as Vice-President of the West Carroll Parish School Board for the 2013 calendar year.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to raise the sub bus driver pay from $40.00(forty) daily to $55.00(fifty-five) daily.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  Johnny Smith

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Information was received about a new Teacher Salary Schedule for the 2013-2014 school year.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Jerry Gathings, to adopt policy updates as a result of current legislation.

 

BCBB   Notification of Board Meetings             BCBD     Agenda Preparation and Dissemination

EBBH   Use of AEDs                                       GAMIA  Electronic Communication

GBA     Contracts and Compensation                GBDA     Employment of Retired Personnel

IDDG    Alternative Schools Program                 IFBGA   Computer Access and Use

IHAD    Parent Conferences                              JCD        Student Conduct

JCDAF  Bullying and Hazing                              JD          Discipline

JDD     Suspension                                          JDE        Expulsion

JGCE   Child Abuse    

                                                                       

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

Gene Gammill made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to adjourn.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 6:55 P.M.

 

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J. Kelly Coleman, President                       Kent Davis, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board              West Carroll Parish School Board