PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING, JANUARY 17, 2013.

 

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, Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting January 17, 2013

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana, Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

1.     To recognize Young Author Winners;

2.     To receive information concerning sabbaticals, resignations, and approve new contracts;

3.     To consider approving a resolution requesting an attorney general’s opinion concerning the WCPSB CRP matter;

4.     To consider adopting a Teacher Salary Schedule for 2013-2014;

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

6.     To consider approving the district test security policy for 2013;

7.     To consider approving policy revisions resulting from the 2012 Louisiana Legislative session.

 

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, Perry Kelly, Eddie Guchereau, Caroline Guchereau, Christy Boyte, Sharon Ward, and Greg Ward.

 

J. Kelly Coleman made a motion, seconded by Jerry Gathings, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of December 3, 2012.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Kathy McAllister, Donald Gwin, J. T. Martin, 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. T. Martin, President, who then stated that the Parish School Board was ready for the transaction of business.

 

President J. T. Martin asked if there were any changes to the agenda.

 

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

 

Add to Item #2:

 

     Jennifer Bailey (OGE) granted leave without pay effective January 9, 2013.

     Rebecca Bass (OGE) teacher contract for second semester 2013.

     Jacky Thames (EHS) resignation effective January 22, 2013.

 

Jerry Gathings made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin, to make changes to the original agenda.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:   None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.  

 

The winners of the Young Authors contest were recognized, presented with medals, and photographed along with Superintendent Kent Davis for the West Carroll Gazette.

 

The addendum to the agenda concerning Item #2 was discussed and accepted by all board members.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by J. Kelly Coleman, to approve a resolution requesting an attorney general’s opinion concerning the WCPSB CRP matter.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Kathy McAllister made a motion, seconded by Gene Gammill, to adopt a Teacher Salary Schedule for 2013-2014.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

The Quarterly Financial Report from Business Manager, Angela Johnson, was received and discussed.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to approve the district test security policy for 2013.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Gene Gammill made a motion, seconded by J. Kelly Coleman, to approve the policy revisions resulting from the 2012 Louisiana Legislative session.

 

     DFM  Sale of Buildings and Land                               IEB      Class Size

     DFN  Sale of Surplus Equipment and Supplies          JBCBB  Homeless Students

     FDC  Naming of Facilities                                         JGCD    Administration of Medication

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to adjourn.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 7:20 P.M.

 

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J. T. Martin, President                                Kent Davis, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board              West Carroll Parish School Board