The regular meeting of the East Carroll Parish School Board was held Tuesday, July 1, 1997 at 7:30 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, Reverend Tommy McKeel, Reverend Michael Owens, Mr. Buford Perry

 

Member(s) absent:  Mrs. Georjean Jackson

 

The meeting was called to order by the Vice-President, Mrs. Fannie Hawkins who welcomed all visitors.

 

Invocation was given by Mr. Willie Bell, Supervisor

 

Mrs. Ernestine Houston moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to accept the minutes of June 3, 1997 and June 24, 1997 as written

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mrs. Ernestine Houston to accept the following resignations:

 

            Ms. Sharolyn Gibson - Teacher, Transylvania Elementary (effective August 15, 1997

            Mrs. Myra Lee - Teacher Aide, Lake Providence Jr. High (effective May 30, 1997)

            Mr. Cary Burks - Head Custodian - Lake Providence Jr. High (effective June 10, 1997)

            Bonnie Miller - Head Food Technician - Northside Elementary (effective July 31, 1997)

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Ernestine Houston moved, seconded by Reverend Tommy McKeel to employ Mr. Thomas Miller, Head Custodian and Mr. Temele Lane as 12 month custodian at Lake Providence Junior High School

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Reverend Tommy McKeel to accept the recommendation of Mr. Willie Bell, Transportation Supervisor to employ the following persons as Bus Drivers for the East Carroll Parish School Board

 

            Mr. Leon Bell to replace Mr. Calvin Bell

            Mr. Robert Spencer to replace Mr. Leon Bell

            Mr. Albert Henderson to replace Mr. Jimmy Newton

 

Mr. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to approve the Guideline set for use of the Title I Van as recommended by the Director and Superintendent.

 

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MOTION PASSED

 

Recap sheets were distributed to the Board on Janitorial and School Food Service Supplies

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to approve the request of Mr. Phil Jackson to conduct a fund-raising activity at Monticello High School

 

Voting for:  Mr. Ralph Coleman, Mr. Gene Edmondson, Mrs. Evangelia Fields, Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, Mrs. Ernestine Houston, Reverend Tommy McKeel, Mr. Buford Perry

 

Voting against: Reverend Michael Owens

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Reverend Michael Owens, to authorize the Superintendent, Mr. Marrage Facen to advertise for bids to see the old driver’s education car

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Ernestine Houston moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields that the Board ”r;declare an emergency” to buy one used Special Education Bus and let bids for two (2) new 60 passenger buses

 

MOTION PASSED

 

The Superintendent apprised the Board of Mr. Kenneth Webb coming to meet with the Board July 15, 1997 at 7:30 p.m. to open bids on needed roof repairs at Northside Elementary School

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mrs. Ernestine Houston that the Board go into ”r;Executive Session” to discuss a personnel problem

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mrs. Ernestine Houston that the regular meeting continue

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Facen appraised the Board of the one time salary supplement for support personnel for 1996-97.  Checks for not more than $150.00 each would be issued to each support person.

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields that the meeting adjourn.

 

MOTION PASSED