PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A SPECIAL BOARD MEETING, SEPTEMBER 15, 2014.

 

The Parish School Board of the Parish of West Carroll, State of Louisiana, met in a special session at its regular meeting place, the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, in Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, September 15, 2014 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Special Board Meeting September 15, 2014

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, September 15, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

To hold a Public Hearing to consider adopting the 2014-2015 Budget of Receipts and Expenditures

 

1.     To adopt the 2014-2015 Budget of Receipts and Expenditures;

2.     To consider approval of the “Louisiana Compliance Questionnaire”, an auditing requirement;

3.     To rescind the motion adopted on August 4, 2014, to levy the ad valorem millage rates for 2014;

4.     To consider adopting a resolution to withdraw $30,000.00 from the EFT Treasury Investment account for fiscal year 2014-2015.

 

The floor was opened at 6:30 p.m. for a Public Hearing on the 2014-2015 Budget of Receipts and Expenditures.  After questions and comments from the public and Board members the Public Hearing was closed at 6:32 p.m.

 

Donald Gwin led in prayer.

 

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

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:  J.T. Martin and Jerry Gathings

 

OTHERS PRESENT:   Richard Strong, Angela Johnson, Angela Anderson, Belinda Chop, Mark Bowman, James Burrell, and Todd Smith.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of September 8, 2014.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Jerry Gathings and J.T. Martin

 

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.

 

There were no new items added to the original agenda.

    

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by Kathy McAllister, to adopt the 2014-2015 Budget of

Receipts and Expenditures.

 

 

WEST CARROLL PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

OPERATING BUDGET OF RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES

FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2014-2015

 

RECEIPTS:

 

Revenue from Local Sources                                                                          $ 4,663,346

Revenue from State Sources                                                                            14,172,722

Revenue from Federal Sources                                                                          2,883,247

Other Sources of Funds                                                                                        194,259

                                                                                                                           

TOTAL REVENUE                                                                                             $21,913,574

 

EXPENDITURES:

 

Expenditures for Instruction                                                                             $12,252,487

Expenditures for Supporting Services Programs                                                 7,910,536

Expenditures for Operation of Non-Instructional Services                                   1,553,791

Expenditures for Facility Acquisition & Construction Services                                 45,000

Other Uses of Funds                                                                                               194,259

TOTAL EXPENDITURES                                                                                    $21,956,073

FUND BALANCE AT BEGINNING OF YEAR                                                          $ 8,214,004

FUND BALANCE AT END OF YEAR                                                                      $ 8,171,505

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J.T. Martin and Jerry Gathings.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Kathy McAllister made a motion, seconded by Johnny Smith, to approve the “Louisiana Compliance Questionnaire”.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Jerry Gathings and J.T. Martin.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion seconded by Kathy McAllister, to rescind the motion (Item #1) adopted on August 4, 2014, to levy the ad valorem millage rates for 2014.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J.T. Martin and Jerry Gathings.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Gene Gammill, to adopt a resolution to withdraw $30,000.00 from the EEF Treasury Investment account for the fiscal year 2014-2015.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J. T. Martin, and Jerry Gathings.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

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

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:     None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:     Jerry Gathings and J.T. Martin

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 7:00 P.M.

 

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J. Kelly Coleman, President

West Carroll Parish School Board

 

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Richard Stong, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board