PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING July 2, 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, July 2, 2018 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting July 2, 2018

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, July 2, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

1.      To adopt resolution recognizing Mr. J. T. Martin;

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

3.      To announce public meeting adopting a resolution ordering and calling elections to be held for 3 different tax renewals;

4.      To consider the approval of budget revisions for the fiscal year 2017-2018;

5.      To receive approval to advertise 2018-2019 Operating budget;

6.      To consider salvaging 5 buses;

7.      To change date of Septembers board meeting from Sept. 3 to Sept. 10.

8.      To consider a resolution declaring the intention of the West Carroll Parish School Board, acting as the governing authority to the West Carroll Parish School System, to provide for reimbursement of expenditures in connection with school improvement projects, and other matters in connection therewith.

 

J. Kelly Coleman led in prayer.

 

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

MEMBERS ABSENT:   None

OTHERS PRESENT:   Richard Strong, Angela Johnson, Angela Anderson, Donna Gwin, Archie Haley, Joanna Beard, Christy Boyte, Helen Martin, Marcia Martin Ensley, Bill Boles and guests, and members of Mr. J.T. Martin family.

 

J. Kelly Coleman made a motion, seconded by Julie Linson, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of June 4, 2018.

 

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

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 were no new items added to the original agenda.

 

Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by Marilyn Haley, to adopt a resolution recognizing Mr. J. T. Martin.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Julie Linson made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to receive information concerning contracts, resignations, and leaves:

                        Resignations:

                                    Kathy Anderson, teacher @ OGE, effective 05/30/2018

                                    Whitney Russell, teacher @ OGE, effective 08/01/2018

                                    Donna Yates, teacher @ OGE, effective

 

                        Retirees:

                                    Kathy McDaniel, teacher @ EHS, effective

                                    Theresa Anderson, teacher @ FHS, effective 07/01/2018

                                    Dee Henshaw, teacher @ FHS, effective 07/10/2018

                                    Sally Jinks, lunch room tech @ FHS, effective 05/30/2018

                                    Mickey Hudolin, teacher @ KHS, effective 08/31/2018

                                    Roger Maxwell, busdriver @ KHS, effective 05/30/2018

                                    Wanda Allen, custodian @ OGE, effective 06/30/2018

 

                        Contracts:

                                    Besty Nix, paraprofessional @ OGE

                                    Jay Munhollun, custodian @ OGE

                                    Marolyn Grimes, lunchroom tech @ OGE

                                   

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

An announcement was made for a public meeting adopting a resolution ordering and calling elections to be held for 3 different tax renewals:

 

Announcement of Public Meeting

 

Notice is hereby given that at its meeting to be held on Monday, August 6, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, 410 Willis Street, Oak Grove, Louisiana, the Parish School Board of the Parish of West Carroll, State of Louisiana, plans to consider adopting a resolution ordering and calling elections to be held in (i) Parishwide School District of the Parish of West Carroll, State of Louisiana, (ii) West Carroll Parish School District of the Parish of West Carroll, State of Louisiana and (iii) Epps School District No. 1 of the Parish of West Carroll, State of Louisiana to authorize the renewal/continuation of ad valorem taxes.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Don Gwin, to approve budget revisions for the fiscal year 2017-2018.

 

                       WEST CARROLL PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

 REVISED OPERATING BUDGET OF RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES

                                FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2017-2018

 

 

RECEIPTS:

 

Revenue from Local Sources                                                                    $ 6,251,334

Revenue from State Sources                                                                       14,183,743

Revenue from Federal Sources                                                   3,391,988

 

Other Sources of Funds                                                                    268,659

                                                                                                                           

TOTAL REVENUE                                                           $ 24,095,724

 

EXPENDITURES:

 

Expenditures for Instruction                                                                     $12,779,601

Expenditures for Supporting Services Programs                                      8,150,756

Expenditures for Operation of Non-Instructional Services             1,493,021

Expenditures for Facility Acquisition & Construction Services             1,441,387

Other Uses of Funds                                                                           268,659

 

TOTAL EXPENDITURES                                                      $24,133,424

 

Total Excess/(Deficit) for the year                                  $ (37,700)

 

 

FUND BALANCE AT BEGINNING OF YEAR                            $ 9,841,970

FUND BALANCE AT END OF YEAR                                         $ 9,804,270

 

 

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

J. Kelly Coleman made a motion, seconded by Cullen Kovac, to receive approval to advertise the 2018-2019 Operating budget.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by Marilyn Haley, to consider salvaging 5 buses.

                        Bus number and VIN

                        SE3 – 1HVBAZRM2MH387989

                        SE4 – 1HVBAZRMOMH387988

                        WC13 – 1HVBAZRMXMH342346

                        WC14 – 1HVBAZRMXMH387562

                        WC8 – 1HVBAZRM5LH271717

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to change September Board meeting from Sept. 3, 2018 to Sept. 10, 2018.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Julie Linson, to consider a resolution declaring the intention of the West Carroll Parish School Board, acting as the governing authority to the West Carroll Parish School System, to provide for reimbursement of expenditures in connection with school improvement projects, and other matters in connection therewith.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to adjourn.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 7:40 P.M.

 

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James C. Burrell, President                                              Richard Strong, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board                                   West Carroll Parish School Board