PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING May 5, 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, May 5, 2014 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting May 5, 2014

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana Monday, May 5, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

1.     To consider contracts, resignations, and leaves;

2.     To consider the approval of the Summer Feed Program;

3.     To consider the approval of the 2014-2015 Pupil Progression Committee;

4.   To receive a quarterly financial report;

5.  To consider approving a resolution authorizing superintendent elect, Richard Strong, permission to sign WCPSB documents.

     

Johnny Smith led in prayer.

 

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

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:   Kathy McAllister

 

OTHERS PRESENT:   Kent Davis, Angela Johnson, Angela Anderson, Mark Bowman, Belinda Chop, Ritchie Strong, James Burrell, Sharon Ward, Johnny Turner, and Joseph Rucker.

 

J.T. Martin made a motion, seconded by Johnny Smith, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of April 7, 2014.

 

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

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. 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.

 

There were two items added to the original agenda.

 

ADD ITEM #1

 

Resignation:

Marilyn Ruffin @ Media Center, effective September 30, 2014.

Gary Adkins, Head Football Coach/Athletic Director @ OGHS, effective July 23, 2014.

 

Jerry Gathings made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin, to approve the changes to the original agenda.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:   None 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:    Kathy McAllister

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

Information concerning contracts, resignations, and leaves was discussed with no actions taken.

 

Resignations:

Marilyn Ruffin @ Media Center, effective September 30, 2014.

Gary Adkins, Head Football Coach/Athletic Director @ OGHS, effective July 23, 2014.

 

Gene Gammill made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin, to approve the Summer Feed Program.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:    None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:    Kathy McAllister

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Jerry Gathings, to approve the 2014-2015 Pupil Progression Committee.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:    None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:    Kathy McAllister

 

Angela Johnson presented the quarterly financial report. No action was taken.

 

Mrs. Kathy McAllister arrived to meeting at 6:42 P.M.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by Gene Gammill, to approve a resolution authorizing superintendent elect, Richard Strong, permission to sign WCPSB documents.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:     None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:     None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to adjourn.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:           None.

.ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:    None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 7:00 P.M.

 

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J. Kelly Coleman, President                       Kent Davis, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board              West Carroll Parish School Board