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

 

Agenda for Board Meeting August 6, 2018

 

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

 

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

2.      To adopt resolution ordering and calling special elections;

3.      To announce Public Meeting to adopt Millage rates for 2018 tax year;

4.      To approve Pupil Progression changes;

5.      To convene into Executive Session to discuss school security issues.

 

J. Kelly Coleman led in prayer.

 

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

MEMBERS ABSENT:   Cullen Kovac

OTHERS PRESENT:   Richard Strong, Angela Johnson, Angela Anderson, Pat Gwin, Charlotte Hamilton, Lisa Smith, Sharon Ward, Deanna Smith, Joanna Beard, and Christy Boyte.

 

Julie Linson made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of July 2, 2018.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  Cullen Kovac

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.

 

J. Kelly Coleman made a motion, seconded by Marilyn Haley, to receive information concerning contracts, resignations, transfers, and leaves.

 

                        Resignations:

                        Sherry Lopez, teacher’s aide at FHS, effective August 2018.

                        Whitney Russell, teacher @ KHS, effective August 1, 2018.

                        Dustin Duff, teacher @ OGHS, effective August 2018.

                        Zina Yates, teacher @ OGE, effective August 1, 2018.

 

                        Transfers:

                        Casey Harrell – KHS to FHS

                        Brandy Campanele – FHS to OGE

                        Candace Mixon – FHS to OGHS

 

                        Contracts:

                        Kathryn Rye @ EHS

                        Brad Kitchens @ KHS

                        Holly Barnette @ KHS

                        Colt Simpson @ FHS

                        Edwin Rios @ FHS

                        Bailey Lingo @ FHS

                        Cassandra Tilton @ OGE

                        Heather Allen @ OGE

                        Blake Ratcliff @ OGHS

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  Cullen Kovac

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Don Gwin, to adopt a resolution ordering and calling special elections.

 

                        A resolution ordering and calling elections to be held in (i) Parishwide School District of the Parish of West Carroll, State of Louisiana and (ii) Epps School District No. 1 of the Parish of West Carroll, State of Louisianan to authorize the renewal/continuation of ad valorem taxes.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  Cullen Kovac

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Marilyn Haley, to announce Public Meeting to adopt Millage rates for 2018 tax year.

 

                        WEST CARROLL PARISH SCHOOL BOARD 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

A public meeting will be held as follows: September 10, 2018   6:30PM

West Carroll Media Auditorium, 410 Willis St.  Oak Grove, LA

To Adopt Millage Rates for the 2018 tax year.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  Cullen Kovac

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Don Gwin, to approve Pupil Progression changes.

                       

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  Cullen Kovac

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

Julie Linson made a motion, seconded by Marilyn Haley, to convene into Executive Session to discuss school security issues.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  Cullen Kovac

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