The regular meeting of the East Carroll Parish School Board was held Tuesday, January 4, 2000 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. Buford Perry, Mr. Ralph Coleman, Reverend Michael Owens, Mr. Glenn Dixon, Mr. Gene Edmondson, Mrs. Evangelia Fields

 

Member(s) absent: None

 

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

 

Invocation was given by Mr. Glenn Dixon

 

Mrs. Jackson yielded in favor of the Superintendent, Mr. Marrage Facen for election of officers for 2000.

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins nominated Mrs. Georjean Jackson for President of the East Carroll Parish School Board for the school year 2000.  Mr. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Mr. Glenn Dixon that the nominations cease.

 

Mrs. Georjean Jackson was elected President of the East Carroll Parish School Board by Acclamation.

 

Reverend Michael Owens nominated Mrs. Fannie Hawkins and Mr. Gene Edmondson nominated Mr. Glenn Dixon for Vice President of the East Carroll Parish School Board for 2000.

 

FOR MR. GLENN DIXON: Mr. Glenn Dixon and Mr. Gene Edmondson

 

FOR MRS. FANNIE HAWKINS: Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, Mr. Buford Perry, Mr. Ralph Coleman, Reverend Tommy McKeel, Mrs. Georjean Jackson, Reverend Michael Owens

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields arrived too late to participate in the elections

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins was elected Vice President of the East Carroll Parish School Board

 

Reverend Michael Owens moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to accept the minutes of a special meeting held on November 30, 1999 and the regular meeting held on December 7, 1999.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Jackson yielded in favor of Mr. Lloyd Posey who gave the Board information on the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries demap program.  Mr. Posey made several points:

 

            1.  Application for participation must be in by September 1.

 

            2.  Fees are due by October 1:   

 

A.  $30.00 Joining Fee

 

                        B.  25 cents per acre for each acre demapped

 

The Board took Mr. Posey’s information under advisement since Mr. Posey advised the Board that an impending meeting might change what he had told them.

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Reverend Michael Owens to accept the School System’s Crisis Management Plan with provisions to have two people trained at each school to administer CPR.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to adopt the following policies:

 

                        A.  Sabbatical Leave

                        B.  School Board Ethnics

                        C.  Recruitment of Superintendent of Schools

                        D.  Purchasing

                        E.  Bids and Quotations

                        F.  Personnel Records

                        G.  Alcohol, Drug and Substance Abuse Education Program

                        H.  Summer Session

                        I.    Student Alcohol and Drug Use

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to adopt an Alternative High School GED Program.  Implementation will begin during the spring semester of 2000

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Reverend Michael Owens to accept the General Liability Insurance Proposal at a cost of $27, 756 offered by Coregis Insurance

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Reverend Michael Owens to add one item to the agenda

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Glenn Dixon moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to let bids up to $500,000 as a base cost for repairs to the Lake Providence Junior High School

 

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MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Buford Perry to adjourn.

 

MOTION PASSED