PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING September 11, 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, September 11, 2017, at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting September 11, 2017

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, September 11, 2017 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 11, 2017:

 

            **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 discuss information regarding lease of Fiske Union property;

  4. To receive Sales Tax report;

  5. To receive 4-H report;

  6. To discuss coach’s stipend for OGHS football.

 

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.

 

J. Kelly Coleman led in prayer.

 

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

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:   None

 

OTHERS PRESENT:   Richard Strong, Angela Johnson, Angela Anderson, various community members.

 

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 7, 2017.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

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

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by James C. Burrell, to move item #3 on agenda to item #1.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Mr. Clark Strange addressed the Board with concerns and questions regarding the lease of Fiske Union property and its possible use.

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Julie Linson, 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                                                                          $ 4,737,646

Revenue from State Sources                                                                            14,347,761

Revenue from Federal Sources                                                                         3,157,390

Other Sources of Funds                                                                                    249,844

                                                                                                                            

TOTAL REVENUE                                                                                             $22,492,641

 

EXPENDITURES:

 

Expenditures for Instruction                                                                           $12,574,077

Expenditures for Supporting Services Programs                                         7,949,742

Expenditures for Operation of Non-Instructional Services                      1,519,284

Expenditures for Facility Acquisition & Construction Services                  1,000,000

Other Uses of Funds                                                                                            249,844

 

TOTAL EXPENDITURES                                                                        $23,292,947

 

FUND BALANCE AT BEGINNING OF YEAR                              $10,001,665

Projected Excess /(Deficit)                                     (800,306)                                       

FUND BALANCE AT END OF YEAR                                                  $ 9,201,359

 

Information regarding resignations, leaves, and contracts was ratified.

 

Julie Linson made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to receive Sales Tax report from Business Manager, Angela Johnson.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

A 4-H report was received with no actions taken.

 

Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to approve coach’s stipend for OGHS football.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by Julie Linson,to adjourn.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None.

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 8:30 P.M.

 

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J. Kelly Coleman, President                           Richard Strong, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board                 West Carroll Parish School Board