PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING September 12, 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, September 12, 2016, at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting September 12, 2016

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, September 12, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

*To hold a Public Meeting on the 2016-2017 Budget of Receipts and Expenditures.

Agenda for the Board Meeting September 12, 2016:

      **Announcements of Public Meeting**

  1. To adopt the 2016-2017 Budget of Receipts and Expenditures;

  2. To consider resignations, transfers, leaves, and contracts;

  3. To accept proposed Pupil Progression Plan changes for 2016-2017 school year;

  4. To approve salary schedule for lunchroom managers 551 & up meals.

  5. To approve millage rates from Deanna Smith.

 

Floor was opened for a public meeting to discuss information on 2016-2017 Budget of Receipts and Expenditures.  Mrs. Angela Johnson answered questions posed by the Board.

Floor was closed at 6:35 p.m.

 

Todd Smith led in prayer.

 

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

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:   Sam Ashley.

 

OTHERS PRESENT:   Richard Strong, Angela Johnson, Angela Anderson, Joanna Beard, Christy Boyte, Deanna Smith, Eddie Guchereau, Sheri Pippin, and Pat Gwin.

 

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.

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Julie Linson, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of August 8, 2016.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Sam Ashley.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

President J. Kelly Coleman asked if there were any changes to the agenda.

 

There were no changes to the agenda.

 

Board member, Sam Ashley, arrived to meeting at 6:45 p.m.

 

Julie Linson made a motion, seconded by Donald Gwin, to adopt the 2016-2017 Budget of Receipts and Expenditures.

 

WEST CARROLL PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

OPERATING BUDGET OF RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES

FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2016-2017

 

 

RECEIPTS:

 

Revenue from Local Sources                                                                    $ 4,712,344

Revenue from State Sources                                                                       14,085,342

Revenue from Federal Sources                                                                    2,878,058

Other Sources of Funds                                                                                   175,695

                                                                                                                           

 

TOTAL REVENUE                                                                                        $21,851,439

 

 

EXPENDITURES:

 

Expenditures for Instruction                                                                     $12,520,316

Expenditures for Supporting Services Programs                                         7,486,517

Expenditures for Operation of Non-Instructional Services                           1,543,850

Expenditures for Facility Acquisition & Construction Services                       115,000

Other Uses of Funds                                                                                        194,351

 

TOTAL EXPENDITURES                                                                             $21,860,034

 

 

FUND BALANCE AT BEGINNING OF YEAR                                                  $ 8,829,716

Projected Excess /(Deficit)                                                                                  (8,595)

FUND BALANCE AT END OF YEAR                                                              $ 8,821,121

 

 

James C. Burrell made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith to ratify resignations, leaves, and contracts.

 

Resignation:      Kaylon Turner, teacher @ OGE, effective 08/15/2016.

Contracts:

            Heather Allen, teacher’s aide @ FHS, effective 08/18/2016.

            Gwen Green, teacher @ KHS, effective 08/18/2016.

            Lacey Herring, teacher @ EHS, effective 08/18/2016.

            Heidi Stephens, teacher @ OGHS, effective 08/18/2016.

            Laura Pruitt, teacher @ OGE, effective 08/18/2016.

            Seth Strong, Sp.Ed. teacher @ FHS, effective 08/18/2016.

            Chris Owens, 9-month janitor @ EHS, effective 08/22/2016.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:             None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:   None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Sam Ashley made a motion, seconded by Cullen Kovac, to accept proposed Pupil Progression Plan changes for 2016-2017 school year.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:   None 

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Don Gwin, to approve salary schedule for lunchroom managers 551 & up meals.

 

WEST CARROLL PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

Lunchroom Managers 551 & up meals

 

 

$13,176.00

$3,822.00

1

$13,376.00

2

$13,576.00

3

$13,776.00

4

$13,976.00

5

$14,176.00

6

$14 376.00

7

$14 576.00

8

$14,776.00

9

$14 976.00

10

$15,176.00

11

$15 376.00

12

$15,576.00

 

 

13

$15676.oo

14

$15,776.00

15

$15,876.00

16

$15,976.00

17

$16,076.00

18

$16,176.00

19

$16,276.00

20

$16,376.00

21

$16,476.00

22

$16,576.00

23

$16,676.00

24

$16,776.00

25

$16,876.00

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to approve 2016 millage rates.

 

MILLAGE

 

            Constitutional Tax                                      7.23 Mills                                  #1079011

            Maintenance Tax                                        6.23 Mills                                  #1079012

            Maintenance Tax Parish Wide Tax             11.76 Mills                                  #1079026

            Ward One Maintenance                              4.57 Mills                                  #1079022

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:    None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:   None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Don Gwin made a motion, seconded by James C. Burrell,to adjourn.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:   None 

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:   None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 7:15 P.M.

 

 

_____________________________                ____________________________

J. Kelly Coleman, President                             Richard Strong, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board                   West Carroll Parish School Board