PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING, February 2, 2015.

 

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 2, 2015 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting February 2, 2015

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana Monday, February 2, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

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

2.              To receive and consider an Audit Report for the 2013-2014 school year;

3.              To consider new E-rate contracts;

4.              To advertise 16th section land lease.

5.              To consider adopting proposed changes to the district test security policy.

6.              To consider a boundary agreement between Forest High School and Larry Fulller.

 

Johnny Smith led in prayer.

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Donald Gwin, James C. Burrell, J. Kelly Coleman, Gene Gammill, Todd Smith, and Johnny Smith.

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:  Sam Ashley

 

OTHERS PRESENT: Richard Strong, Angela Johnson, Angela Anderson, Amy Tynes, Joanna Beard, Sharon Ward, Sheri Pippin, and Belinda Chop.

 

Gene Gammill made a motion, seconded by Todd Sdmith, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of January 12, 2015.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Donald Gwin, Todd Smith, Gene Gammill, Johnny Smith, James C. Burrell, and J. Kelly Coleman.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Sam Ashley

 

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 no changes to the original agenda.

 

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

Contracts:       Lara Harper, teacher @ OGHS, effective January 5, 2015.

                        Rachel Layton, teacher @  KHS , effective January 12, 2015.

                        Sarah Owen, aide @ EHS, effective January 12, 2015.

                        Amy Chop, teacher @ OGE, effective January 12, 2015.

                        Jane Wactor, aide @ OGHS, effective January 20, 2015.

                        Shadonna James, aide @ OGHS, effective January 20, 2015.

 

FOR THE MOTION:  James C. Burrell, Todd Smith, J. Kelly Coleman, Donald Gwin, Johnny Smith, and Gene Gammill.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:   Sam Ashley

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.  

 

An Audit Report for the 2013-2014 fiscal year was presented by Amy Tynes.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to approve new E-rate contracts with Nexus, including internet, WAN, telephone, and E-rate Category 2 services.

 

FOR THE MOTION:  James C. Burrell, J. Kelly Coleman, Johnny Smith, Todd Smith, Johnny Smith, and Donald Gwin.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Sam Ashley

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by James C. Burrell, to advertise 16th section land lease.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Gene Gammill, J. Kelly Coleman, Todd Smith, Johnny Smith, James C. Burrell, and Donald Gwin.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Sam Ashley

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Gene Gammill made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to adopt proposed changes to the district test security policy.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Donald Gwin, Todd Smith, Gene Gammill, Johnny Smith, James C. Burrell, and J. Kelly Coleman.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Sam Ashley

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin, to approve a boundary agreement between Forest High School and Larry Fulller.

 

FOR THE MOTION:  James C. Burrell, J. Kelly Coleman, Johnny Smith, Todd Smith, Johnny Smith, and Donald Gwin.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Sam Ashley

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

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

 

FOR THE MOTION: Donald Gwin, Todd Smith, Gene Gammill, Johnny Smith, James C. Burrell, and J. Kelly Coleman.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Sam Ashley

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 8:00 P.M.

 

 

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J. Kelly Coleman, President                                        Richard Strong, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board                               West Carroll Parish School Board