PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING May 6, 2019.

 

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, May 6, 2019 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting May 6, 2019

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, May 6, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

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

  2. To approve the Seemless Summer Lunch program;

  3. To approve the West Carroll Gazette as official journal for W.C.P.S.B.

4.      To approve a resolution granting approval to the West Carroll Parish School Board, State of Louisiana, to incur debt and to issue certificates of indebtedness;

5.      To advertise to accept bids to renovate OGHS football field.

 

James C. Burrell led in prayer.

 

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

MEMBERS ABSENT:   None

OTHERS PRESENT:   Richard Strong, Angela Johnson, Angela Anderson, Archie Haley, Richie Allen, Pat Gwin, Steve Rye, Heidi Stephens, Scott Mathews, Myrl Sistrunk, Andy & Brenda Bankston, Cassie Garner, Bruce W. Garner, Sharon Ward, Lisa Smith, Josh Bradley, Deann Smith, Christy Boyte, Sheri Pippin, Larry Boyte, and various community members.

 

Marilyn Haley made a motion, seconded by Shane Ray, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of April 8, 2019.

 

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

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:   None

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Julie Linson made a motion, seconded by James C. Burrell, to add one new item to the original agenda.

 

1.      To convene into Executive Session to discuss school safety issues.

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 Todd Smith, President, who then stated that the Parish School Board was ready for the transaction of business.

 

Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by Shane Ray, to receive information concerning contracts, resignations, and leaves.

                        Resignation: Colt Simpson, teacher at FHS.

 

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

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:   None

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

James C. Burrell made a motion, seconded by Julie Linson, to approve the Seemless Summer Lunch program.

 

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

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:   None

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

 

Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by Marilyn Haley, to approve the West Carroll Gazette as the official journal for the W.C.P.S.B.

 

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

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:   None

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Shane Ray made a motion, seconded Marilyn Haley, to convene into Executive Session at 6:33 P.M., to discuss school safety issues.

 

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

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:   None

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

James C. Burrell made a motion, seconded by Shane Ray, to reconvene into regular session at 7:20 P.M.

 

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

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:   None

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Marilyn Haley made a motion, seconded by James C. Burrell, to table the discussion to approve a resolution granting approval to the West Carroll Parish School Board, State of Louisiana, to incur debt and to issue certificates of indebtedness.

 

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

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:   None

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

Julie Linson made a motion, seconded by Marilyn Haley, to table the discussion to advertise to accept bids to renovate OGHS football field.

 

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

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:   None

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by Julie Linson, to adjourn.

 

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

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:   None

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 8:15 P.M.

 

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Todd Smith, President                                      Richard Strong, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board                West Carroll Parish School Board