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

June 7, 2021.

 

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, June 7, 2021 at 6:30 P.M. pursuant to the following written notice to each and every member thereof:

 

Agenda for Board Meeting June 7, 2021

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board will meet at the West Carroll Parish Media Auditorium, Oak Grove, Louisiana, Monday, June 7, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes:

 

  1. To approve the minutes of the May 3, 2021 Regular School Board Meeting,

  2. To approve the minutes of the May 12, 2021 Finance committee Meeting,

  3. To approve the superintendent’s contract,

  4. To approve Pupil Progression Committee members,

  5. To approve the West Carroll Gazette as the official journal of the West Carroll Parish School Board,

  6. To consider changes to the WCPSB dress code based on committee recommendations,

  7. To inform the board about West Carroll Parish Schools Summer School,

a.     June 14-17 and 21-24, July 12-15 and 19-22

b.     Sites: FHS, OGE, OGHS

c.     Summer EOC testing June 21-24

 8.     To inform the board about the Jump Start Summers Program,

a.     CompTIA – Computer Applications/Maintenance – EHS

b.     CITF – Construction – FHS and OGHS

c.     Drone – Aviation – Media Center

9.     To consider moving the July board meeting from July 5th to July 12th,

10.  To receive information concerning resignations, leaves, contracts and transter.

a.     Resignation: Dustin Clements, Amanda Murrah, Rebecca Mitchell

b.     Retirement: Ashley Bell, John Burr, Molly Henderson

c.     Contracts: Principal of OGE, Secretary of EHS

 

Todd Smith led in prayer.

 

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

MEMBERS ABSENT:  Tracey Rios

OTHERS PRESENT:  Christy Boyte, Angela Johnson, Angela Anderson, Larry Boyte, Archie Haley, Deborah Evans, John Warner, Joanna Beard, Randy Orr, Belinda Chop, Camilla Tilton, Penny Hale, Shane Cupples, Scott Mathews, Russ Perkins, Emily Bradley, Josh Bradley, Susan Sims, Trent Heard, Melanie Schrock

 

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

 

ITEM #1            Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to approve the minutes of the May 3, 2021 Regular School Board Meeting,

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Tracey Rios

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

ITEM #2            Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by Julie Linson, to approve the minutes of the May 12, 2021 Finance committee Meeting,

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Tracey Rios

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

ITEM #3            Julie Linson made a motion, secondeded by Todd Smith, to approve the superintendent’s contract.

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Tracey Rios

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

ITEM #4            Todd Smith made a motion, seconded by James C. Burrell, to approve the Pupil Progression Committee members.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Tracey Rios

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

ITEM #5            Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by James C. Burrell, to approve the West Carroll Gazette as the official journal of the West Carroll Parish School Board.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Tracey Rios

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

ITEM #6            No action taken.

 

ITEM #7            No action taken.

 

ITEM #8            No action taken.

 

ITEM #9            Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by Todd Smith, to move July board meeting from July 5th to July 12th.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Tracey Rios

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

ITEM #10          Cullen Kovac made a motion, seconded by Julie Linsonc to ratify information concerning resignations, leaves, contracts and transfers.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Tracey Rios

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Julie Linson made a motion, seconded by Shane Ray, to adjourn.

 

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

AGAINST THE MOTION:  None

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING:  Tracey Rios

THE MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Adjournment was at 7:00 P.M.

 

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Marilyn Haley, President                                     Christy Boyte, Secretary

West Carroll Parish School Board                       West Carroll Parish School Board