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

 

Agenda for Board Meeting November 6, 2017

 

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

 

Agenda for the Board Meeting November 6, 2017:

 

  1. To consider resignations, leaves and contracts;

  2. To approve a resolution to withdraw $60,000.00 from the EEF (Tobacco Funds) base to supplement the annual allocation in order to cover Preschool expenditures.

 

Todd Smith led in prayer.

 

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

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:   None

 

OTHERS PRESENT:    Richard Strong, Angela Anderson, Pat Gwin, Clark Strange, Sarah Clack, Justin Clack, Myrt Hales, Mike Mote, Christy Boyte, Larry Boyte, Charlotte Hamilton, Marilyn Haley and Archie Haley.

 

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.

 

James C. Burrell made a motion, seconded by Julie Linson, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of October 2, 2017 as circulated.

 

FOR THE MOTION:   James C. Burrell, J. Kelly Coleman, Donald Gwin, Cullen Kovac, 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.

 

There were 2 new addendum items to the original agenda.

             Item #1 To advertise to receive bids for roofs on West Carroll Schools.

Item #2 To go into Executive Session to discuss lawsuits.

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by James C. Burrell, to add two new items to the original agenda.

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

No information to discuss regarding resignations, leaves and contracts.

 

Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to approve a resolution to withdraw $60,000.00 from the EEF (Tobacco Fund) base to supplement the annual allocation in order to cover Preschool expenditures.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Julie Linson made a motion, seconded by Cullen Kovac, to advertise to receive bids for roofs on West Carroll Schools.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

James C. Burrell made a motion, seconded by Don Gwin to go into Executive Session to discuss lawsuits.

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Board Members entered into Executive Session at 6:42 P.M

Board Members reconvened into regular session at 8:00 P.M.

 

Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith,to reconvene back to regular session.

 

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

 

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

 

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

 

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 8:10 P.M.

 

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J. Kelly Coleman, President                           Richard Strong, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board                 West Carroll Parish School Board