PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING December 3, 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, December 3, 2018 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting December 3, 2018

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, December 3, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

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

  2. To consider setting the date, time, and place of the board meetings for 2019;

  3. To consider changing the date of the January meeting;

  4. School letter grade report;

  5. To advertise to hire a Secondary Supervisor;

  6. To enter into executive session to discuss ongoing litigation

 

Todd Smith led in prayer.

 

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

MEMBERS ABSENT:   J. Kelly Coleman

OTHERS PRESENT:   Richard Strong, Pat Gwin,,Joanna Beard, Sharon Ward, Christy Boyte, Mike Kramer, Donna Gwin and Archie Haley.

 

Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of November 5, 2018.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J. Kelly Coleman

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.

 

There was 1 new items added to the original agenda.

                        Item #1  To consider salvaging 2 buses:

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Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Julie Linson to add one addendum item to the original agenda.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J. Kelly Coleman

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Marilyn Haley, to consider resignations, transfers, leaves, and contracts.

                        Resignation: Susan Bedenbender, aide @ FHS.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J. Kelly Coleman

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Don Gwin, to set the date, time, and place of the board meetings for 2019, as the first Monday of the month at 6:30 P.M. at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J. Kelly Coleman

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by Don Gwin, to change the date of the January meeting from January 7, 2019 to January 14, 2019.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J. Kelly Coleman

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Julie Linson made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to accept report on School Letter Grades.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J. Kelly Coleman

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Marilyn Haley made a motion, seconded by Julie Linson, to advertise to hire a Secondary Supervisor.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J. Kelly Coleman

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to convene into Executive session at 6:45 P.M. to discuss ongoing litigation.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J. Kelly Coleman

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Julie Linson, to reconvene into regular session at 7:10 P.M.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J. Kelly Coleman

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Julie Linson made a motion, seconded by Marilyn Haley, to adjourn.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  J. Kelly Coleman

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 7:20 P.M.

 

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James C. Burrell, President                               Richard Strong, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board                     West Carroll Parish School Board