PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING April 6, 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, April 6, 2015 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting April 6, 2015

 

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

 

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

2.     To consider adopting a calendar for the 2015-2016 school year;

3.     To advertise for principal position at Kilbourne High School;

4.     To approve bid for lease of 16th section land;

5.     To approve summer FEED program;

6.     To approve parish Honors Banquet.

 

Donald Gwin led in prayer.

 

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

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:  None

 

OTHERS PRESENT:   Richard Strong and Angela Anderson.

 

James C. Burrell made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of March 2, 2015.

 

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

 

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, 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.

 

Sam Ashley made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin, to receive information concerning contracts, resignations and leaves.

                        Resignation:      Truman Smith, Principal @ KHS, effective June 30, 2015.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:   None 

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:    None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Gene Gammill, to adopt a calendar for the 2015-2016 school year.

 

West Carroll Parish School Calendar 2015-2016 School Year

DATE

DAY OF WEEK

DESCRIPTION

August 17, 2015

Monday

Teacher Report-Lingo Center

August 18, 2015

Tuesday

Teacher Professional Development

August 19, 2015

Wednesday

Students – Early Dismissal

August 20, 2015

Thursday

First Full Day of School

September 7, 2015

Monday

Labor Day Holiday

October 9 & 12

Friday & Monday

Fall Break

October 16, 2015

Friday

Last day of 1st 9 weeks

November 23-27, 2015

Monday-Friday

Thanksgiving Holidays

December 22, 2015

Tuesday

Christmas Early Dismissal

January 6, 2016

Wednesday

Teacher/Students Return From Christmas Holidays

January 8, 2016

Friday

Last Day of Fall Semester

January 11, 2016

Monday

First Day of Spring Semester

January 18, 2016

Monday

Martin Luther King Holiday

February 15, 2016

Monday

President’s Day Holiday

March 11, 2016

Friday

Last day of 3rd 9 weeks

March 14-18, 2016

Monday

Phase I Testing

March 25, 2016

Friday

Good Friday Holiday

Mar.28-Apr.1, 2016

Monday-Friday

Spring Break

April 25-29, 2016

Monday

Phase II Testing

May 19, 2016

Thursday

Student Last Day

May 20, 2016

Friday

Final Report Cards

 

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

James C. Burrell made a motion, seconded by Sam Ashley, to advertise for principal position at Kilbourne High School.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Donald Gwin made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to approve bid for lease of 16th section land.

 

     We received one bid for the lease of the 16th Section Land. This sealed bid was opened at

     10 a.m. on March 18th, 2015 by Mr. Richard Strong in the presence of Angela Anderson.

     Bid was accepted from Owen’s Farming Joint Venture for the annual rent amount of      

     $3,300.00.  Lease will run for a period of five (5) years, beginning on January 1, 2015 and

     ending at midnight December 31, 2019.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:    None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:    None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Gene Gammill made a motion, seconded by Johnny Smith, to approve summer FEED program.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

James C. Burrell made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to approve parish Honors Banquet.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Gene Gammill made a motion, seconded by Johnny Smith, to adjourn.

 

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

 

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