The regular meeting of the East Carroll Parish School Board was held Tuesday, February 5, 1997 at 6:30 p.m. in the Boardroom of the School Board Office.

 

Member(s) present: Mr. Ralph Coleman, Mr. Gene Edmondson, Mrs. Evangelia Fields, Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, Mrs. Ernestine Houston, Mrs. Georjean Jackson, Reverend Tommy McKeel. Reverend Michael Owens, Mr. Buford Perry

 

Member(s) absent: None

 

The President, Mrs. Georjean Jackson called the meeting to order.

 

Invocation was given by Reverend Tommy McKeeI

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mrs. Ernestine Houston that the minutes of the regular meeting of January 7, 1997 be adopted as written

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Ernestine Houston moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to accept the resignation for retirement purpose of Mr. Charles Vininq, Principal, Transylvania Elementary School (effective March 15, 1997)

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to accept the following resignations

 

1.                               Mrs. Ann Sullivan-Fautheree - Teacher, Adult Education (effective immediately)

2.                               Ms. Michelle Standifer - Teacher, Lake Providence Junior High School (effective January 31, 1997.)

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Reverend Tommy McKeeI to accept the recommendation of the Interim Superintendent, Mr. Marrage Facen to employ the following persons:

 

1.                               Mr. Jimmy McIntyre, Jr. - Bus Driver, Northside Elementary School (effective immediately)

2.                               Mrs. Sheila Bell C Teacher, Lake Providence Junior High School

3.                               Mrs. Rochelle Robinson - Teacher, Adult Education

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields to authorize the Interim Superintendent, Mr. Marrage Facen to advertise the position of Elementary Principal for Transylvania Elementary School.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Georjean Jackson, President yield in favor of Mr. Paul Collins of New Orleans, Louisiana, a representative with Utility Telephone Control of Louisiana.

 

Mr. Collins explain how his company can help the Board save on Utilities.

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to accept the proposal presented by Utility Telephone Control of Louisiana.

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to accept the high bid of Street Brothers Farm of $90,897.00 for three years 1997C1999 on Farm # 43, Section 16, T18N, RI2E, Ward 1, 739 acres more or less and the high bid of Mr. Don Clement of $29,958.00 on Farm # 609, Section 16, T19N, R11E, Ward 7, 123.8 acres more or less for three years 1997C1999. It was further stipulated to authorize the Interim Superintendent, Mr. Marrage Facen, to readvertise on 12 acres more or less on Farm 609, SW 1/4, Section 16, T19N, R11E, Ward 7.

 

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EAST CARROLL PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

FARM LAND BID

RECAP SHEET

FEBRUARY 4, 1997

 

 

BIDDER                                    AMOUNT PER ACRE                             TOTAL BID

ARLEDGE, JAMES

$61.00

$22,655.40

THORTON, JAMES O., JR.

$60.00

$22,284.00

ARLEDGE, RICKY

$60.99

22,653.00

CLEMENT, DON

$80.66

$29,958.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*AWARDED BID

 

EAST CARROLL PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

FARM LAND BID

RECAP SHEET

FEBRUARY 4, 1997

 

LAND DESCRIPTION  #43, SECTION 16,T18N,RI24, WARD 1, 739 ACRES MORE OR LESS

 

BIDDER                                    AMOUNT OF ACRE                               TOTAL BID

JOHN I4EBLEY CLEHENT

$38.68

$85,750.00

RUSSELL THORNTON

$36.58

$81,030.00

WILLIE NELSON

$27.72

$61,455.24

CHARLES L. VINING

$40.66

$90,150.00

STREET BROTHERS FARM*

$41.00

$90,897.00

JOHN DAVID FRITH

$39.92

$88,500.00

BILLY RAY HARPER

$39.92

$88,500.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

AWARDED BID

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mr. Buford Perry to accept the recommendation of Mr. Marrage Facen, Interim Superintendent to give all school personnel a $250.00 salary increase to be funded as follows: The Teachers pay increase is funded by the State. The pay increase for all other school personnel is to be funded by the use of Local Funds. This latest salary increment is to be incorporated into each employee's salary in the February, 1997 pay check. In the 1997C98 school term, the salary increment given earlier in the school year will be added to each school employee's annual salary along with this later salary increment.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

The Board agreed to take the request of Mrs. Elizabeth Brown, spokes­person for Support Personnel under advisement.

 

Mrs. Ernestine Houston moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to donate all discarded textbooks to the Community Outreach Program. Mrs. Georgia Gaines, Director.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

The President yield to Mr. Joseph Jackson for a few minutes. No action was taken by the Board.

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Ernestine Houston that the meeting adjourn.

 

MOTION PASSED

                

Georgjean Jackson, President                                                   Marrage Facen, Interim Superintendent

 East Carroll Parish School Board                                                East Carroll Parish School Board