PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING July 1, 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, Monday, July 1, 2013 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting July 1, 2013

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana Monday, July 1, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

1.     To consider contracts, resignations, and leaves;

2.     To consider approving a resolution granting Business Manager, Angela Johnson, authority to sign Uninsured/Underinsured Motorists Bodily Injury Rejection and Uninsured Motorists Physical Damage Rejection on its behalf;

3.     To consider adjusting the salary of Mrs. Chris Harper, cafeteria manager of OGHS/OGE;

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

5.     To consider the approval of budget revisions for the fiscal year 2012-2013 and receive the Quarterly Financial Report;

6.     To consider the approval of the West Carroll Parish Progressive Discipline Plan.

 

J. Kelly Coleman led in prayer.

 

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

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:   J.T. Martin.

 

OTHERS PRESENT:   Kent Davis, Angela Johnson, Angela Anderson, Mark Bowman, Belinda Chop, Richie Strong, and Sheri Pippin.

 

Kathy McAllister made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of June 3, 2013.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J.T. Martin.

 

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, Vice-President, who then stated that the Parish School Board was ready for the transaction of business.

 

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

 

There were two new items added to the original agenda.

 

ADD ITEM #1

 

     Resignation:

          Sharon Patrick (FHS) resignation effective July 1, 2013.

     Contract:

          Misty Wimsatt (OGE) teacher’s aide contract effective August 12, 2013.

 

Gene Gammill made a motion, seconded by Johnny Smith, to approve the changes to original agenda.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:     None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:     J.T. Martin

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by Jerry Gathings, to consider contracts, resignations, and leaves.

    

      Resignations:

 

          Brad Nix, teacher/coach at OGHS effective June 10, 2013.

          Chris Duckworth, PK Aide at EHS effective June 28, 2013.

          Sharon Patrick (FHS) resignation effective July 1, 2013

 

      Contracts:

 

           Daniel Dalleo, teacher/coach at EHS

           Ashley Adams-Graves, teacher at EHS

           Casey Harrell, teacher at KHS

           Misty Wimsatt (OGE) teacher’s aide contract effective August 12, 2013

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:           None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:     J.T. Martin

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Kathy McAllister made a motion, seconded by Jerry Gathings, to approve a resolution granting Business Manager, Angela Johnson, authority to sign Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Bodily Injury Rejection and Uninsured Motorists Physical Damage Rejection on its behalf.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:   None 

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:   J.T. Martin.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Gene Gammill made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin, to adjust the salary of Mrs. Chris Harper, cafeteria manager of OGHS/OGE, by raising it an additional one hundred dollars monthly.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J.T. Martin.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to approve the “Louisiana Compliance Questionnaire”, an auditing requirement.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J.T. Martin.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Kathy McAllister made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin, to approve the budget revisions for the fiscal year 2012-2013 and receive the Quarterly Financial Report.

 

WEST CARROLL PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

REVISED OPERATING BUDGET OF RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES

FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2012-2013

 

 

RECEIPTS:

Revenue from Local Sources                                                                     $ 4,582,688

Revenue from State Sources                                                                        13,105,064

Revenue from Federal Sources                                                                      3,413,102

Other Sources of Funds                                                                                    676,898

 

TOTAL REVENUE                                                                                       $21,777,752

EXPENDITURES:

Expenditures for Instruction                                                                       $12,210,348

Expenditures for Supporting Services Programs                                           8,611,371

Expenditures for Operation of Non-Instructional Services                             1,640,710

Expenditures for Facility Acquisition & Construction Services                                   0

Other Uses of Funds                                                                                          675,947

 

TOTAL EXPENDITURES                                                                               $23,138,376

 

Total Excess/(Deficit) for the year                                                                 ($1,360,624)

 

FUND BALANCE AT BEGINNING OF YEAR                                                     $ 9,694,768

FUND BALANCE AT END OF YEAR                                                                 $ 8,334,144

 

                                   

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J.T. Martin.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin, to approve the West Carroll Parish Progressive Discipline Plan.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:    None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:   J.T. Martin.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

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

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:           None.

.

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:     J. T. Martin.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 7:00 P.M.

 

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J. T. Martin, President                                      Kent Davis, Secretary

J. Kelly Coleman, Vice-President

West Carroll Parish School Board                     West Carroll Parish School Board