PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING, February 1, 2016.

 

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 1, 2016 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting February 1, 2016

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana Monday, February 1, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

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

 

2.      To adopt policies received at January board meeting.

 

3.      Amy Tynes, with Allen, Geen, & Williamson, will present audit report for 2014-2015 fiscal year.

 

Sam Ashley led in prayer.

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Donald Gwin, James C. Burrell, J. Kelly Coleman, Todd Smith, Julie Linson,and Sam Ashley.

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:  Cullen Kovac

 

OTHERS PRESENT: Richard Strong, Angela Johnson, Angela Anderson, Amy Tynes, Joanna Beard, Belinda Chop, and Dorin Anderson.

 

James C. Burrell made a motion, seconded by Todd Sdmith, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of January 11, 2016.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Donald Gwin, Todd Smith, James C. Burrell, Julie Linson, Sam Ashley, and J. Kelly Coleman.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Cullen Kovac

 

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.

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Julie Linson, to receive information concerning resignations, contracts, and leaves.

 

Contracts: Caitlin Pittman, teacher @ FHS, effective January 12, 2016

                    Jarrod Pittman, teacher @ OGHS, effective January 12, 2016

                    Heather Tripp, teacher @ EHS, effective January 12, 2016

                 

FOR THE MOTION:  James C. Burrell, Todd Smith, J. Kelly Coleman, Donald Gwin, Julie Linson, and Sam Ashley

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:   Cullen Kovac

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Sam Ashley made a motion, seconded by Julie Linson, to adopt policies received at January Board meeting.

 

BH                   School Board Ethics

EBBG               Hazardous Substances

GBDA               Employment of Retired Personnel

IDCH                Home Study Program

IFAA                 Textbook Selection and Adoption

IH                     Academic Achievement

 

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Donald Gwin, Todd Smith, James C. Burrell, Sam Ashley, Julie Linson, and J. Kelly Coleman.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Cullen Kovac

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

An Audit Report for the 2014-2015 fiscal year was presented by Amy Tynes.

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Julie Linson, to adjourn.

 

FOR THE MOTION: Donald Gwin, Todd Smith, James C. Burrell, Julie Linson, Sam Ashley and J. Kelly Coleman.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Cullen Kovac

 

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