PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING July 7, 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, July 7, 2014 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting July 7, 2014

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana Monday, July 7, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

1.     To receive information concerning contracts, resignations, and leaves;

2.     To consider approving a resolution granting Business Manager, Angela Johnson, authority to sign Uninsured/Underinsured Motorists Bodily Injury Rejection and Uninsured Motorists Physical Damage Rejection on its behalf;

3.     To consider the approval of budget revisions for the fiscal year 2013-2014;

4.     To receive information regarding ACT 628;

5.     To consider receiving applications for position of Title I Director;

6.     To consider filling the position of secretary at Epps High School.

 

J. Kelly Coleman led in prayer.

 

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

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:   None.

 

OTHERS PRESENT:   Richard Strong, Angela Johnson, Angela Anderson, Mark Bowman, Belinda Chop, Joseph Rucker, Joanna Beard, Edwin Guchereau, Sharon Ward, and 3 McAllister grandchildren.

 

Kathy McAllister made a motion, seconded by Jerry Gathings, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of June 2, 2014.

 

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

 

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. Kelly Coleman, Vice-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 no new items added to the original agenda.

 

Information was received concerning contracts, resignations, and leaves.

    

      Resignations:

        Kathy Shivers, bus driver, effective May 16, 2014.

 

      Transfer:

Shana Simms, teacher at Oak Grove Elementary, requests transfer to Forest High School for 2014-2015 school year.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by J.T. Martin, to approve a resolution granting Business Manager, Angela Johnson, authority to sign Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Bodily Injury Rejection and Uninsured Motorists Physical Damage Rejection on its behalf.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:   None 

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:   None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Jerry Gathings, to consider approval of budget revisions for the fiscal year 2013-2014.

 

WEST CARROLL PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

REVISED OPERATING BUDGET OF RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES

FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2013-2014

 

RECEIPTS:

 

Revenue from Local Sources                                                           $ 4,604,349

Revenue from State Sources                                                            13,653,372

Revenue from Federal Sources                                                          2,821,725

Other Sources of Funds                                                                      405,319

                                                                                                    

TOTAL REVENUE                                                                           $21,484,765

 

 

EXPENDITURES:

 

Expenditures for Instruction                                                             $12,095,612

Expenditures for Supporting Services Programs                                 8,064,136

Expenditures for Operation of Non-Instructional Services                   1,534,562

Expenditures for Facility Acquisition & Construction Services                         0

Other Uses of Funds                                                                               404,333

 

TOTAL EXPENDITURES                                                            $22,098,643

 

Total Excess/(Deficit) for the year                                          ($613,879)                        

 

FUND BALANCE AT BEGINNING OF YEAR                             $ 8,582,393

FUND BALANCE AT END OF YEAR                                         $ 7,968,514

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Information was received regarding ACT 628.

 

Kathy McAllister made a motion, seconded by Gene Gammill, to consider receiving applications for position of Title I Director.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:    None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:   None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by Johnny Smith, to fill the position of secretary at Epps High School.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:          None.

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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. Kelly Coleman, J.T. Martin, Gene Gammill, and Donald Gwin.

 

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                     Richard Strong, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board            West Carroll Parish School Board