PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING, November 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, November 2, 2015 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting November 2, 2015

 

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

 

1.     To consider resignations, leaves and contracts;

2.     To receive a report of school and district PARCC scores;

3.     To discuss Finance Committee Report.

 

James Burrell led in prayer.

 

MEMBERS PRESENT: Donald Gwin, James C. Burrell, Sam Ashley, Todd Smith, Julie Linson, and Cullen Kovac.

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:   J. Kelly Coleman

 

OTHERS PRESENT:    Richard Strong, Angela Anderson, Belinda Chop, and Joanna Beard.

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Sam Ashley, to approve a change to the original agenda.

 

Item #4

To approve a resolution to withdraw $50,000.00 from the base to supplement the annual allocation in order to cover Preschool expenditures.

 

FOR THE MOTION:  Donald Gwin, James C. Burrell, Sam Ashley, Todd Smith, Julie Linson, and Cullen Kovac.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J. Kelly Coleman

 

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 Donald Gwin, Vice-President, who then stated that the Parish School Board was ready for the transaction of business.

 

Sam Ashley made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to ratify resignations, leaves and contracts.

 

Resignation:

                           Tonya Berthelot, School Councelor, effective Oct. 23, 2015.

                           Judy Hines, teacher @ OGHS, effective October 20, 2015.

                           Patricia Smith, aide @ EHS, effective January 16, 2015.

                           Janice Easterling, administrative assistant @ Central Office, effective December 18, 2015.

                          

             Contracts:

                           Jessica Frith, teacher @ FHS, effective September 17, 2015.

 

FOR THE MOTION:  Sam Ashley, Julie Linson, Cullen Kovac, James C. Burrell, Donald Gwin, and Todd Smith.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:     None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:     J. Kelly Coleman

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Julie Linson, to receive a report of school and district PARCC scores.

 

FOR THE MOTION: Todd Smith, Sam Ashley, Donald Gwin, Julie Linson, Cullen Kovac, and James C. Burrell.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J. Kelly Coleman

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Information was discussed regarding the Finance Committee Report.

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Julie Linson, to approve a resolution to withdraw $50,000.00 from the base to supplement the annual allocation in order to cover Preschool expenditures.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   James C. Burrell, Cullen Kovac, Donald Gwin, Julie Linson, Sam Ashley, and Todd Smith.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J. Kelly Coleman.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Julie Linson made a motion, seconded by James C. Burrell, to adjourn.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   James C. Burrell, Cullen Kovac, Donald Gwin, Julie Linson, Sam Ashley, and Todd Smith.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J. Kelly Coleman.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 7:40 P.M.

 

 

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J. Kelly Coleman, President                                Richard Strong, Superintendent                     

West Carroll Parish School Board                       West Carroll Parish School Board