PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING April 9, 2018.

 

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, April 9, 2018 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting April 9, 2018

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, April 9, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

  1. To recognize the 2017-2018 Student of the Year winners;

  2. To recognize the National Braille Reading contest winner;

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

  4. To consider a resolution requesting a Foreign Language waiver;

  5. To approve Child Nutrition Program bids;

  6. To receive approval to advertise for roof bids for EHS, FHS, and KHS.

  7. To move May meeting from May 7, 2018 to May 14, 2018.

  8. To go into Executive Session to discuss school safety and security issues.

 

J. Kelly Coleman led in prayer.

 

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

MEMBERS ABSENT:  None

OTHERS PRESENT:   Richard Strong, Angela Johnson, Charlotte Hamilton, Sheri Pippin, Rhonda Posey, Dana Corley, Dixie Corley, Daisy Corley, Melanie Schrock, Vicky Holloway, Summer Holloway, Karli Copes, Joanna Beard, Kathy O’Neal, Lana Kelly, Owen Kelly, Mickey Kelly, Donna Gwin, and Neal Kelly.

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by J. Kelly Coleman, to approve the circulated minutes of the Regular Board meeting of March 5, 2018.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

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 James C. Burrell, President, who then stated that the Parish School Board was ready for the transaction of business.

 

President James C. Burrell asked if there were any changes to the agenda.

 

There was one new item added to the original agenda.

 

Item # 1            Music Program update from Mrs. Charlotte Hamilton.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Mrs. Charlotte Hamilton gave an update on the parish wide Music Program.

 

2017-2018 Student of the Year awards were presented by Mrs. Sheri Pippin.

 

National Braille Reading contest award was presented by Mrs. Melanie Schrock.

 

There was no information received concerning contracts, resignations and leaves.

 

Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to approve a resolution requesting a Foreign Language Waiver.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Julie Linson, to approve Child Nutrition Program bids.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Don Gwin made a motion, seconded by Marilyn Haley, to advertise for roof bids for EHS, FHS, and KHS.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by Marilyn Haley, to move May board meeting from May 7, 2018, to May 14, 2018.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Julie Linson, to convene into Executive Session at 7:05 P.M.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to reconvene into Regular Session at 7:50 P.M.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Julie Linson, to adjourn.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 7:55 P.M.

 

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James C. Burrell, President                                           Richard Strong, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board                                 West Carroll Parish School Board