PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING, November 4, 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, November 4, 2013 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting November 4, 2013

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, November 4, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

1.     To consider resignations, leaves and contracts;

2.     To receive a report of school and district performance scores;

3.     To consider filling a vacant bus route.

 

Johnny Smith led in prayer.

 

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

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:  Kathy McAllister

 

OTHERS PRESENT:   Sheri Pippin, Richie Strong, Helen Martin, Joseph Rucker, Belinda Chop, Sharon Ward, and John Carroll.

 

Jerry Gathings made a motion, seconded by J. Kelly Coleman, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of October 7, 2013.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Kathy McAllister

 

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

                                    Brenda Brown (OGHS) resignation effective 12/31/2013.

     Add Item #4

Motion to distribute West Carroll Parish’s part of HB1 $69 million to all full-time employees that are employed by the West Carroll Parish School Board as of December 20, 2013.

                       

J. Kelly Coleman made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin, to approve the changes to the original agenda.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:     None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:     Kathy McAllister

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

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

     

      Resignation:

            Brenda Brown (OGHS) resignation effective 12/31/2013.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Kathy McAllister

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

A report of school and district performance scores was received.  No action was taken.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Gene Gammill, to consider filling a vacant bus route.

 

Mr. John Carroll was hired to fill the bus driver position formerly held by Mr. Jerry Harper.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Kathy McAllister

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Gene Gammill made a motion, seconded by J. Kelly Coleman to distribute West Carroll Parish’s part of HB1 $69 million to all full-time employees that are employed by the West Carroll Parish School Board as of December 20, 2013.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Kathy McAllister

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

J. Kelly Coleman made a motion, seconded by Johnny Smith to adjourn.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Kathy Mcallister

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 6:45 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