The regular meeting of the East Carroll Parish School Board was held Tuesday, June 6, 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, Mr. Glenn Dixon, Mr. Gene Edmondson, and Mrs. Evangelia Fields

 

Member(s) absent: Reverend Michael Owens

 

Invocation was given by Mr. Gene Edmondson

 

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

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Glenn Dixon to accept the minutes of the regular meeting of May 2, 2000

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Glenn Dixon to add the following items to the agenda: Conservation and Reserve Program Update, Executive Session to discuss personnel, Energy Savings Proposal for renovations at the Lake Providence Junior High School, Communicating School Programs to the Public, and providing Student Counseling Services

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to move into executive session to discuss personnel matters

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to reconvene the regular meeting

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Mr. Glenn Dixon to authorize the Superintendent of Schools to forward legal documents concerning a suspended school board member to the District Attorney’s Office

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Reverend Tommy McKeel to authorize Grant Pace from Monticello, Arkansas to thin the trees on the tree farm at a total cost of $14,169 ($30.00 per acres)

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to accept the resignations of the following persons: Leola Hoard, paraprofessional and Joyce Arledge, cafeteria technician

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Glenn Dixon moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to approve the following Summer Recreation employees: Baseball - Eugene Haley and Kemp Haley; Basketball -Debora Webb and Earl Webb; Softball - Patsy Wilson and Theresa Thomas

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Glenn Dixon moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to employ the following teachers for the Academic Learning Center Tutorial Program:   Ruthie Auston (replaced Gregory Jones) and Inez King (replaced Lena Bell)

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to employ the following persons for the LEAP 21 Summer School Program

 

Principal - Autrolia Layton

 

Math Teachers    4th and 8th Grades

 

            1.  Edna King 4th

            2.  Wanda Manning 4th

            3.  Janice Coleman 4th

            4.  Gregory Jones 8th

            5.  Janice Harris 8th

            6.  Eliza Dorsey 8th

            7.  Rochelle Robinson 8th

 

Language Arts    4th and 8th Grades

 

            1.  Lena Bell 4th

            2.  Carolyn Fairley 4th

            3.  Irena King 8th

            4.  Francis Hill 8th

 

Aides

 

            1.  Shirley Fortenberry

            2.  Shirley Holden

            3.  Linda Powell (America Corps Vista)

            4.  Shayna Wright (America Corps Vista)

 

Janitor

 

            1.  Richard Patterson

 

Bus Drivers

 

            1.  Joseph Fields

            2.  Wilson Matthews

 

VOTING FOR THE MOTION: Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, Mr. Buford Perry, Mr. Ralph Coleman, Mrs. Evangelia Fields, Mr. Gene Edmondson, Reverend Tommy McKeel

 

ABSTAINED: Mr. Glen Dixon

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to allow the superintendent of schools to open bids for janitorial and school food service supplies and allow the staff to select the lowest bid and report results to Board in July, 2000 meeting

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Glenn Dixon moved, seconded by Reverend Tommy McKeel to allow Mr. Joel Hawkins to use the Lake Providence Senior High School cafeteria on June 16, 2000 at 7:00 p.m. for a wedding reception

 

FOR THE MOTION: Reverend Tommy McKeel, Mr. Buford Perry, Mr. Ralph Coleman, Mr. Glenn Dixon, Mr. Gene Edmondson, Mrs. Evangelia Fields

 

ABSTAINED: Mrs. Fannie Hawkins

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Mr. Glenn Dixon to allow the organization, Family Ties to conduct a camp for fifteen foster/adoptive children at the Lake Providence Senior High School from June 19-30, 2000

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to approve the East Carroll Parish School Board’s revised budget for 1999-2000

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Glenn Dixon moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to approve the Fixed Assets Policy for the East Carroll Parish School Board

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Reverend Tommy McKeel moved, seconded by Mr. Glenn Dixon to have the July school board meeting on Wednesday, July 5, 2000

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to adjourn the meeting

 

MOTION PASSED