PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING, October 7, 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, October 7, 2013 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting October 7, 2013

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, October 7, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

1.     To consider resignations, leaves and contracts;

2.     To receive a report regarding the 2013-2014 student count as of October 1, 2013;

3.     To consider a parent concern regarding the administration of the cell phone policy;

4.     To consider the approval of the following policy updates;

 

BBBC  School Board Member Training                              DFD   Tax and bond Elections and Sales

EBBC  Emergency/Crisis Management                              EBC     Building and Grounds Security

EE      Child Nutrition Program                                          GAMJ  Miscellaneous Conditions of Employment

GBN   Dismissal of Employees                                         IDDF   Education of Students with Exceptionalities

IDE    Co-Curricular Activities and Extracurricular Activities

IDFA   Interscholastic Athletics                                         IKDC   Prayer in Schools

JCDAF Bullying and Hazing                                              JGC     Student Health and Services  

 

Johnny Smith led in prayer.

 

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

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:  None

 

OTHERS PRESENT:   Angela Johnson, Angela Anderson, Richie Strong, Helen Martin, Joseph Rucker, Belinda Chop, Eddie Guchereau, Mark Bowman, James Burrell, Sheri Pippin, Pat Gwin, Melanie Schrock, and Katherine Stutts.

 

J. Kelly Coleman made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of September 9, 2013.

 

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

 

There were two new items added to the original agenda.

 

     Add Item #1

                        Resignation

                                    Misty Wimsatt, Pre-K Aide (OGES) effective October 4, 2013.

                        Contract

                                    Amy Chop, Pre-K Aide (OGES) effective October 7, 2013.

 

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

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:     None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:     None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

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

 

Item #3, a parent concern regarding the administration of the cell phone policy, was tabled.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to approve the following policy updates:

 

BBBC  School Board Member Training                               DFD   Tax and bond Elections and Sales

EBBC  Emergency/Crisis Management                              EBC     Building and Grounds Security

EE      Child Nutrition Program                                           GAMJ  Miscellaneous Conditions of Employment

GBN   Dismissal of Employees                                          IDDF   Education of Students with Exceptionalities

IDE    Co-Curricular Activities and Extracurricular Activities

IDFA   Interscholastic Athletics                                         IKDC   Prayer in Schools

JCDAF Bullying and Hazing                                              JGC     Student Health and Services  

 

FOR THE MOTION:   J. Kelly Coleman, J. T. Martin, Jerry Gathings, 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 Jerry Gathings, to approve a resolution expressing appreciation for legislative action providing additional funding for public education;

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Gene Gammill made a motion, seconded by Johnny Smith to amend Accountability Bonus Points for the non-proficient super subgroup.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

J. Kelly Coleman made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister to open the former Jerry Harper bus route for applications.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Kathy McAllister made a motion, seconded by J. Kelly Coleman to approve a resolution between Forest High School and Terrace View Incorporated.

 

FOR THE MOTION:  J. T. Martin, Johnny Smith, Gene Gammill, Donald Gwin, 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 approve a proposal for disbursement of funds generated by the 2013 legislature.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Kelly Coleman made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister to adjourn.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 7:30 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