The regular meeting of the East Carroll Parish School Board was held Tuesday, December 7, 1999 at 6:30 p.m. in the Boardroom of the School Board Office.

 

Member(s) present: Mrs. Georjean Jackson, Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, Reverend Tommy McKeel, Mr. Ralph Coleman, Reverend Michael Owens, Mr. Glenn Dixon

 

Member(s) absent: Mrs. Evangelia Fields, Mr. Gene Edmondson, Mr. Buford Perry

 

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

 

Invocation was given by Reverend Michael Owens

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to accept the minutes of the regular meeting of November 2, 1999

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to accept the Audit Report for 1998-1999

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mr. Glenn Dixon to use the company Allen, Green & Company for 1999-2000 audit

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Reverend Michael Owens to add the following four items to the agenda: (1) Advertise bids for lunchroom equipment for Monticello High School, Northside Elementary, and Transylvania Elementary (2) Method for hiring a new superintendent of schools - must advertise in the official journal and in a newspaper with a circulation of over 100,000 (3) Alternative Education Program at the Lake Providence Senior High School and (4) Meeting date for the Building Committee on December 9, 1999 at the Extension Office

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Glenn Dixon moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to terminate the employment of Ms. Willie O’Neal as a teacher at Northside Elementary due to the fact that she had abdicated her position without notification

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Reverend Michael Owens to accept the resignation of Mrs. Sharilynn Loche as assistant principal at the Lake Providence Senior High School (effective December 7, 1999)

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to accept the resignation of Mr. Donald Gwin as a teacher at Monticello High School (effective November 8, 1999)

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to accept the resignation of Ms. Dianne Turner as a Adult Education Teacher (effective January 1, 2000)

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Reverend Tommy McKeel to employ Mrs. Jacqueline Collins as the night-time Adult Education Teacher

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to employ Mr. Willie Puckett as a teacher at Northside Elementary School

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to suspend the position of assistant principal at the Lake Providence Senior High School and employ Mr. Leartrice Hawkins as an administrative assistant

 

FOR THE MOTION: Reverend Tommy McKeel, Reverend Michael Owens, Mr. Ralph Coleman

 

AGAINST THE MOTION: Mr. Glenn Dixon

 

ABSTAINED: Mrs. Fannie Hawkins

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to employ Mr. James Taylor as an eighth grade math proctor for the Lake Providence Junior High School

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Reverend Tommy McKeel to lease farm #609 to Jamie Howington for one year as suggested by the board attorney

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mr. Glenn Dixon to approve the following MFP and Sales Tax salary supplements.  Each employee (superintendent, supervisors, administrators, teachers, para-professionals, and support personnel) will receive $850.00 from the sales tax.  The superintendent, supervisors, administrators, and teachers will receive $455.00 from the MFP.  All para-professionals and support personnel will receive $350.00 from the MFP.  Both salary supplements will be included with the regular December, 1999 payroll in a separate check.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to adjourn.

 

MOTION PASSED