PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF WEST CARROLL, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING August 5, 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, August 5, 2019 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting August 5, 2019

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, August 5, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

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

2.      To consider naming Oak Grove stadium press box;

3.      To consider approval of the “Louisiana Compliance Questionnaire”, an auditing requirement;

4.      To consider purchase of used and lease buses;

5.      To approve an Employee meal cost;

6.      To approve an Unpaid Meal policy;

7.      To hire cafeteria technicians for OGE and FHS

8.      To levy 2019 School Board millages.

                                                             2019  millage rates:

 Constitutional Tax                               7.50 Mills        #1079011

 Maintenance Tax                                6.47 Mills        #1079012

 Maintenance Tax Parish Wide Tax      12.20 Mills        #1079026

 Ward One Maintenance                       4.74 Mills        #1079022

 

Marilyn Haley led in prayer.

 

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

MEMBERS ABSENT:    Julie Linson and Cullen Kovac

OTHERS PRESENT:     Richard Strong, Angela Johnson, Angela Anderson, Archie Haley, Donna Gwin, Sharon Ward, Sheri Pippin, Belinda Chop, John Warner, Deanna Smith and Joanna Beard.

 

James C. Burrell made a motion, seconded by Shane Ray, to approve the minutes of the Regular Board meeting of July 8, 2019.

 

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

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Julie Linson and Cullen Kovac

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

 

Shane Ray made a motion, seconded by Marilyn Haley, to add addendum items.

Addendum to Aug. 5, 2019 Board meeting:

#1        Solar Panel proposal

#2        To increase mileage rate from .53 to .58 cents.

#3        To implement Support Pay schedule.

#4        Resolution for FHS Waste Water Treatment Plan

 

Marilyn Haley made a motion, seconded by Shane Ray, to receive information and accept solar panel proposal.

 

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

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Julie Linson and Cullen Kovac

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

Shane Ray made a motion, seconded by Marilyn Haley, to ratify information concerning contracts, resignations, and leaves.

                        New Teacher Hires                                    Transfers

                        Lindsey Allen, teacher @ OGE                      Heather Allen, OGE to OGHS

                        Wendy Mills, teacher @ OGE                       Christina Wilhite, EHS to FHS

                        Karin Bennett, teacher @ OGE                      Billy Wilhite, EHS to OGHS

                        Shannon Brown, teacher @ FHS                    Stephanie Johnson, KHS to OGHS

                        Alexis Trisler, teacher @ FHS                         Courtney Bolding, FHS to KHS

                        Vivian Helmer, teacher @ FHS

                        Dustin Duff, teacher @ OGHS                         Resignations

                        Tony Davis, teacher @ OGHS                         Ronnie Thompson, teacher @ OGHS

                        Donna Brumley, teacher @ KHS                      Kathryn Woodall, teacher @ OGHS

                        Sarah Holt, teacher @ EHS                             Katie Rye, teacher @ EHS

                        Ebony Steele, teacher @ EHS

                       

                        New Support Hires                                         Retirees:         

                        Kayla Whittington,aide @ KHS                          Diane Helmer @ Media Center

                        Ashlynn McClain, aide @ OGE                          Cynthia Strickland @ KHS

                        Jeff Russell, janitor @ OGHS                             Bailey Lingo @ FHS

                       Staci Carter, lunchroom tech @ FHS

                       Chasity McGaha, lunchroom tech @ OGE

                       Lita Hale, lunchroom tech @ OGE

                       Theodore Williams, janitor @ FHS

                       Staci Carter, lunchroom tech @ FHS

 

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

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Julie Linson and Cullen Kovac

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Shane Ray made a motion, seconded by James C. Burrell, to name the Oak Grove stadium press box, the Ivy Robinson Press Box.

 

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

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Julie Linson and Cullen Kovac

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Marilyn Haley made a motion, seconded Shane Ray, to approve the “Louisiana Compliance Questionnaire”, an auditing requirement.

 

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

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Julie Linson and Cullen Kovac

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Marilyn Haley made a motion, seconded by Shane Ray, to approve purchase of used and lease buses.

 

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

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Julie Linson and Cullen Kovac

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

James C. Burrell made a motion, seconded by Marilyn Haley, to approve employee meal cost.

 

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

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Julie Linson and Cullen Kovac

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Shane Ray made a motion, seconded by James C. Burrell, to approve an Unpaid Meal policy.

 

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

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Julie Linson and Cullen Kovac

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

Shane Ray made a motion, seconded by Marilyn Haley, to approve new hire cafeteria technicians for OGE and FHS.

      Staci Carter, lunchroom tech @ FHS

      Chasity McGaha, lunchroom tech @ OGE

      Lita Hale, lunchroom tech @ OGE

 

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

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Julie Linson and Cullen Kovac

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Marilyn Haley made a motion, seconded by Shane Ray, to levy the 2019 School Board millages.

                                                2019  millage rates:

 Constitutional Tax                               7.50 Mills        #1079011

 Maintenance Tax                                6.47 Mills        #1079012

 Maintenance Tax Parish Wide Tax      12.20 Mills        #1079026

 Ward One Maintenance                       4.74 Mills        #1079022

 

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

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Julie Linson and Cullen Kovac

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Marilyn Haley made a motion, seconded by Shane Ray, to increase mileage rate from .53$ to .58$.

 

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

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Julie Linson and Cullen Kovac

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Shane Ray made a motion, seconded by James C. Burrell, to implement a support pay schedule.

 

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

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Julie Linson and Cullen Kovac

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Marilyn Haley made a motion, seconded by Shane Ray, to adopt a resolution for FHS Water Waste Treatment plan.

 

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

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Julie Linson and Cullen Kovac

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Shane Ray made a motion, seconded by Marilyn Haley, to adjourn.

 

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

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Julie Linson and Cullen Kovac

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 7:50 P.M.

 

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Todd Smith, President                                                  Richard Strong, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board                               West Carroll Parish School Board