PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING, January 9, 2017.

 

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, January 9, 2017 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting January 9, 2017

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana Monday, January 9, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

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

  2. To receive bids on debris removal for Goodwill School.

  3. To receive report on music program.

 

Todd Smith led in prayer.

 

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

MEMBERS ABSENT:  Sam Ashley

OTHERS PRESENT:    Richard Strong, Angela Johnson, Archie Haley, Marilyn Haley, Adrienne Gunter, Cortney Bolding, Joanna Beard, Charlotte Hamilton, Kelly Patrick, Rhonda Posey, Jodi Tyler, Paula Riley, Pearley Grimes, and Jerry Grimes.

 

James C. Burrell made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of December 5, 2016.

 

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

                         

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Sam Ashley

 

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 2 new items added to the original agenda.

 

Item #1   To accept resolution to make the month of January 2017 Board Member Recognition Month.

Item #2   To accept resolution for canvassing the returns and declaring the result of the special election held in West Carroll Parish School District of the Parish of West Carroll, State of Louisiana, on Saturday, December 10, 2016, to authorize the levy of a special tax.

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Cullen Kovac, to add addendum items.

 

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

                         

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Sam Ashley

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Don Gwin made a motion, seconded by Julie Linson, to ratify information concerning resignations, leaves, contracts, and transfers.

 

                          Resignation: Ave’ McWiggins, teacher @ KHS, effective January 11, 2017.

 

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

                         

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Sam Ashley

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to receive bids on debris removal for Goodwill School.

 

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

                         

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Sam Ashley

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Report was received regarding School Music program.  Board Member Music committee of J. Kelly Coleman, James C. Burrell, Todd Smith, and Julie Linson was appointed.

 

Julie Linson made a motion, seconded by James C. Burrell, to accept resolution to make the month of January 2017 Board Member Recognition Month.

 

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

                         

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Sam Ashley

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by James C. Burrell, toaccept resolution for canvassing the returns and declaring the result of the special election held in West Carroll Parish School District of the Parish of West Carroll, State of Louisiana, on Saturday, December 10, 2016, to authorize the levy of a special tax.

 

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

                         

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Sam Ashley

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by Don Gwin, to adjourn.

 

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

                         

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Sam Ashley

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 7:15 P.M.

 

 

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J. Kelly Coleman, President                           Richard Strong, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board                 West Carroll Parish School Board