PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING March 7, 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, March 7, 2016 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting March 7, 2016

 

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

 

1.      To recognize:

·        2015-2016 Student of the Year

·        Young Authors Winners

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

3.      To consider a resolution requesting a foreign language waiver;

4.      To consider the cooperative endeavor agreement to engage out of school youth.

5.      To consider changing the date of April’s Board meeting from the 4th to the 11th.

 

Sam Ashley led in prayer.

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Donald Gwin, J. Kelly Coleman, Sam Ashley, Cullen Kovac, and Julie Linson

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:  James C. Burrell and Todd Smith

 

OTHERS PRESENT:   Richard Strong, Angela Anderson, Brad Johnson, Presley Johnson, Shenequa Williams, Azavia Williams, Clyde Williams, Alexus Holt, Lita Hale, Dorothy Williams, Valerie Dixon, Kay Wise, Cathy Wise Lisa McPherson, Waylon Putman, Tonya Putman, Sheri Pippin, Ernest Hill, Lawson Green, Eric Molinar, Kyle Glascock, Amber Glascock, Diana McIntosh, Dana Corley, Sheila Thames, Diane Sanders, Joanna Beard, Penny Hale, Pamela Harvey, Roosevelt Turner, J. E. Philley, Hunter Molinar, Tiffani Ard, Angela Burrell, Sharentha Williams, Sherry Burrell, Tamia Dosson, Chance Dosson, Stephanie Bailey, Desiree Guice, and J.L Wise.

 

Don Gwin made a motion, seconded by Julie Linson, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of February 1, 2016.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Sam Ashley, J. Kelly Coleman, Don Gwin, Julie Linson, and Cullen Kovac.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Todd Smith and James C. Burrell

 

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.

 

Student of the Year Awards were presented by Mrs. Sheri Pippin. Winners’ pictures were taken with Superintendent Richard Strong.  Mrs. Pippin also presented awards to all Young Author winners.

 

Sam Ashley made a motion, seconded by Cullen Kovac, to ratify information concerning contracts, resignations, and leaves:

                        Resignation – Patsy Ellerbe, lunchroom tech @ OGES, effective May 20, 2016.

 

FOR THE MOTION:     Sam Ashley, J. Kelly Coleman, Don Gwin, Julie Linson, and Cullen Kovac.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:   None 

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:    Todd Smith and James C. Burrell.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

                       

James C. Burrell made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin, to consider a resolution requesting a foreign language waiver.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Don Gwin, J. Kelly Coleman, Sam Ashley, Cullen Kovac,and Julie Linson.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  James C. Burrell and Todd Smith.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Gene Gammill made a motion, seconded by Sam Ashley, to approve the cooperative endeavor agreement to engage out of school yout.

 

FOR THE MOTION:  J. Kelly Coleman, Don Gwin, Sam Ashley, Cullen Kovac, and Julie Linson.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Todd Smith and James C. Burrell.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Johnny Smith made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to change the date of April’s Board meeting from the 4th to the 11th.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   J. Kelly Coleman, Don Gwin, Sam Ashley, Julie Linson, and Cullen Kovac.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  James C. Burrell and Todd Smith.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

President J. Kelly Coleman read aloud the following Public Notice:

 

Notice of Public Meeting

 

Notice is hereby given that at its meeting to be held on Monday, May 2, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, 410 Willis Street, Oak Grove, Louisiana, the Parish School Board of the Parish of West Carroll, State of Louisiana, plans to consider adopting a resolution ordering and calling and election to be held in West Carroll Parish School District of the Parish of West Carroll to authorize the continuation of an ad valorem tax.

 

Sam Ashley made a motion, seconded by Don Gwin, to adjourn.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   Don Gwin, J. Kelly Coleman, Sam Ashley, Julie Linson, and Cullen Kovac.

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Todd Smith and James C. Burrell.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 7:30 P.M.

 

 

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J. Kelly Coleman, President                           Richard Strong, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board                 West Carroll Parish School Board