The regular meeting of the East Carroll Parish School Board was held Thursday, July 7, 1998 at 7:30 p.m. in the Boardroom of the School Board Office.

 

Member(s) present: Mr. Ralph Coleman, Mrs.Evangelia Fields, Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, Mrs. Ernestine Houston, Mrs. Georjean Jackson, Reverend Michael Owens

 

Member(s) absent: Mr. Gene Edmondson, Reverend Tommy McKeel, Mr. Buford Perry

 

The meeting was called to order by the President, Mrs. Georjean Jackson and all visitors were welcomed.

 

Invocation was given by Mrs. Ernestine Houston

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to accept the minutes of the regular meeting of June 2, 1998 as written.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to accept the recommendation of the Transportation Supervisor, Mr. Willie L. Bell to employ Mrs. Jeanette Davis to replace Mr. Abe Wiggins, retiring bus driver.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mrs. Ernestine Houston to grant the use of following facilities:

 

YouthBuild: Permission to use a classroom at Lake Providence Senior High to teach the theory part of Driver Education beginning July 13, 1998.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to grant Outreach Community Center the use of Lake Providence Senior High Auditorium and Bandroom for two (2) activities: (1) Talent Show, July 7, 1998 at 6:30 p.m. and (2) Banquet, July 26, 1998 at 7:00 p.m.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to grant the use of Lake Providence Senior High Auditorium for the Mayor’s election forum sponsored by Interfaith Sponsoring Committee, Inc.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to accept the bid recap sheets from Mrs. Kathy Hattaway, Child Nutrition Program and Mr. Willie Bell, Janitorial Supplies.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

1998-99 BID RECAP-CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAM

 

BREAD/BAKERY PRODUCTS

 

ITEM#

DESCRIPTION

VENDOR

VENDOR

 

 

COTTON BROS.

 

1

White Bread, Loaf

1.14

 

2

W/W Bread, Loaf

1.35

 

3

French Bread, Loaf

1.29

 

4

Frankfurter Buns

1.4

 

5

Hamburger Buns

2.15

 

6

Poboy Buns

2.65

 

7

Dinner Rolls

1.45

 

8

Donuts

1.67

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                 

                                      MILK/MILK PRODUCTS

                  

ITEM#

DECRIPTION

VENDOR

VENDOR

 

 

BORDENS

FOREMOST

1

Whole Milk/half pint

0.1825

0.199

2

Lowfat Milk/half pint

0.1825

0.199

3

Skim Milk/half pint

0.1825

0.199

4

Choc. Lowfat/half pint

0.1825

0.199

5

Buttermilk/half pint

0.1825

0.199

 

 

 

 

 

                                      WET GARBAGE PICKUP

                          

 

SCHOOL

VENDOR

VENDOR

VENDOR

VENDOR

 

 

F. Gulley

A. Hall

C. Jones

 

1

L.P. JUNIOR HIGH

 

 

0

 

2

L.P. SENIOR HIGH

 

0

 

 

3

MONTICELLO HIGH

 

 

 

 

4

NORTHSIDE ELEM.

 

0

 

 

5

SOUTHSIDE ELEM.

 

0

 

 

6

TRANSYLVANIA

                    0

 

 

 

 

PEST CONTROL

                      

 

SCHOOL

VENDOR

VENDOR

VENDOR

VENDOR

 

 

ORKIN

RED HALL

 

 

1

LP JUNIOR HIGH

75/75

25

 

 

2

LP SENIOR HIGH

75/75

25

 

 

3

MONTICELLO

75/75

25

 

 

4

NORTHSIDE ELEM

75/75

25

 

 

5

SOUTHSIDE ELEM

75/75

25

 

 

6

TRANSYLVANIA

75/75

25

 

 

7

CENTRAL  WAREHOUSE

50/50

25

 

 

           

1998-99 BID RECAP-CHILD NUTRITON PROGRAM

 

FIRE PROTECTION

 

 

School (Aug/Feb.)

 

VENDOR

 

VENDOR

 

VENDOR

 

VENDOR

 

 

RM FIRE

MOORE

 

 

1

LP JUNIOR HIGH

64/64

35/35

 

 

2

LP SENIOR HIGH

64/64

35/35

 

 

3

MONTICELLO HIGH

64/64

35/35

 

 

4

NORTHSIDE ELEM.

64/64

35/35

 

 

5

SOUTHSIDE ELEM.

64/64

35/35

 

 

6

TRANSYLVANIA

64/64

35/35

 

 

 

DISHWASHER RENTAL/SUPPLIES

                                                    

DESCRIPTION (monthly)

VENDOR

VENDOR

 

AUTOCHLOR

ECOLAB (SYSCO)

Base rental per school/single

54.95

59.95

Base rental per school/double

72.5

99.95

Price per single rack

0.0301

.03

Price per double rack

0.0602

0.06

Detergent

8.75 gal.

18.32 gal.

Sanitizer

4.35 gal.

8.20 gal.

Drying Agent

12.00 ga

29.20 gal.

 

PREMEASURED CONCENTRATED

DETERGENT SANITATON SYSTEM

 

DESCRIPTION

VENDOR

VENDOR

Sanitation system as described in the specifications and the accompanying vendor provided syllabus

CSC Distributing 990.00 month

 

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mrs. Ernestine Houston to grant authorization to Bolen and Ervin Law Firm to pursue a jury trial in the case ”r;Mattie Faye Dixon v. East Carroll Parish School Board”.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

The Superintendent gave the following reports to the Board on repairs due to storm damage

 

1.  Roof repairs at Northside Elementary School

2.  Fence repair due to a fallen tree limb at Lake Providence Senior High

 

Mr. Facen also informed the Board that the Retreat would have be reschedule, due to some Board Members having prior obligations, (scheduling set for winter).

 

The Superintendent, Mr. Marrage Facen distributed the following policies for Board approval in its August 4,1998 regular meeting

 

1.  School Year

2.  School Day

3.  Board Member Continuing Education

4.  School Superintendent

5.  Employment of Personnel

6.  Substitute Teachers

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Mrs. Ernestine Houston to appoint Reverend Michael Owens, Liaison person to the Louisiana Legislature for the East Carroll Parish School Board.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Ernestine Houston moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields to authorize the Superintendent, Mr. Marrage Facen to transfer the sixth grade from Northside Elementary to Lake Providence Junior High.

 

Voting for: Mr. Ralph Coleman, Mrs. Ermiestine Houston, Mrs. Evangelia Fields, Mrs. Georjean Jackson

 

Voting against: Reverend Michael Owens

 

Abstaining: Mrs. Fannie Hawkins

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Mrs. Ernestine Houston to change the wording in the property tax resolution from ”r;renewal” to ”r;continuation”.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

See original documents for full text of resolution.

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangclia Fields that the Board go into ”r;Executive Session” to discuss personnel matters.

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Mrs. Ernestine Houston that the regular meeting continue.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mrs. Ernestine Houston that the meeting adjourn.

 

MOTION PASSED