PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING, February 3, 2014.

 

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, February 3, 2014 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting February 3, 2014

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana Monday, February 3, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

1.     To receive and consider an Audit Report for the 2012-2013 school year;

2.     To receive information concerning resignations and leaves;

3.     To consider the approval to advertise for bids of surplus property;

4.     To consider the approval of the 2013-2014 Honors Banquet;

5.     To establish superintendent interview;

 

J. Kelly Coleman led in prayer.

 

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

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:  Jerry Gathings

 

OTHERS PRESENT: Kent Davis, Angela Johnson, Angela Anderson, Amy Tynes, Joanna Beard, Richie Strong, Mark Bowman, James Burrell, Sharon Ward, Deanna Smith, and Joseph Rucker.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Gene Gammill, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of January 13, 2014.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  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, President, who then stated that the Parish School Board was ready for the transaction of business.

 

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

 

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

     Add to Item #2:

                        Diane Simms, EHS secretary, resignation effective May 30th, 2014.

 

J. T. Martin made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to make changes to the original agenda.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:   Jerry Gathings

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.  

 

Jerry Gathings arrived at 6:35 p.m.

 

An Audit Report for the 2012-2013 fiscal year was presented by Amy Tynes.

 

Board accepted resignation of Dianne Simms, EHS secretary effective May 30th, 2014.

 

Kathy McAllister made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin, to advertise for bids of surplus property.

 

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.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by Johnny Smith, to approve the 2013-2014 Honors Banquet.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

No action was taken on decision to establish superintendent interview guidelines.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin, to adjourn.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 7:10 P.M.

 

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J. Kelly Coleman, President                       Kent Davis, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board              West Carroll Parish School Board