PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING August 5, 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, August 5, 2013 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting August 5, 2013

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana Monday, August 5, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

1.     To hold a public meeting to adopt the millage rate(s) for the tax year 2013;

2.     To consider resignations, leaves, and contracts;

3.     To consider a request to advertise for a Public Hearing on the 2013-2014 Budget of Receipts and Expenditures;

4.     To consider changing the date of the September Board meeting;

5.     To consider the approval of the Pupil Progression Plan for 2013-2014;

6.     To receive information concerning Teacher/Personnel assignments;

7.     To receive permission to swap two of the Kilbourne High School bus routes.

 

The floor was opened for a Public Hearing on adopting the millage rate(s) for the 2013 tax year.  No questions or comments were posed from the Board members or those in attendance and the Public Hearing was closed.

 

Johnny Smith 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, Sharon Ward, DeAnna Smith, Melanie Schrock, Joanna Beard, and Sheri Pippin.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of July 1, 2013.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J.T. Martin and Jerry Gathings

 

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 was one new item added to the original agenda.

 

ADD ITEM #2

 

     Resignation:

          Michael Mote (OGHS) resignation effective August 5, 2013.

    

Kathy McAllister made a motion, seconded by Gene Gammill, to approve the changes to original agenda.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:     None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:     J.T. Martin and Jerry Gathings.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin to adopt the millage rate(s) for tax year 2013.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:    None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:    J.T. Martin and Jerry Gathings.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Gene Gammill made a motion, seconded by Johnny Smith, to consider contracts, resignations, and leaves.

    

      Resignations:

 

          Michael Mote teacher/coach at OGHS effective August 5, 2013.

 

      Contracts:

 

           Cristy Herrington, teacher @ FHS

           Franki Tackett, teacher @ FHS

           Jolene Collum, lunchroom tech @ FHS

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:           None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:     J.T. Martin and Jerry Gathings.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by Jerry Gathings, to advertise for a Public Hearing on the 2013-2014 Budget of Receipts and Expenditures.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:   None 

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:   J.T. Martin.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Jerry Gathings made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin, to change the date of the September Board meeting from September 2, 2013 to September 9, 2013.

 

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

 

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 the Pupil Progression Plan for 2013-2014.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J.T. Martin.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Information was received concerning Teacher/Personnel assignments.

 

No action was taken.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by Gene Gammill to grant permission to swap two of the Kilbourne High School bus routes.

                                   

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J.T. Martin.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

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

 

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

 

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