The regular meeting of the East Carroll Parish School Board was held Tuesday, August 1, 2000 at 7:30 p.m. in the Boardroom of the School Board Office.

 

Member(s) present: Mrs. Georjean Jackson, Reverend Tommy McKeel, Mr. Ralph Coleman, Mr. Glenn Dixon, Mr. Gene Edmondson

 

Member(s) absent: Reverend Michael Owens, Mrs. Evangelia Fields, Mr. Buford Perry, Mrs. Fannie Hawkins

 

Invocation was given by Reverend Tommy McKeel

 

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

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to accept the minutes of the regular meeting of July 5, 2000

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to accept the resignation of Mrs. Josephine Hagel, a teacher at Transylvania Elementary School

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Reverend Tommy McKeel to accept the resignations of the following persons: Ms. Sarah Baker, a special education aide; Mr. Harvey Patton, agriculture teacher, Mr. Maloy Strickland, music teacher, Mr. William Fisher, special education teacher, Ms. Edna Siggers, elementary teacher

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to accept the bid of $14, 559 from Mr. Grant Pace of Monticello Timber to thin trees on the board’s CRP property

 

EAST CARROLL PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

BID RECAPITULATION SHEET

BIDS ON THINNING TIMBER ON CRP PROPERTY

AUGUST 1, 2000

 

Bidder                                                   Cost of Entire Project

 

*Monticello Timber Company                               $14,559

 

*AWARDED

 

MOTION PASSED

 

The following items were given to the Board for consideration and adoption at the September, 2000 school board meeting:    (1) Drug Testing Policy for Athletes/Activities; and   (2) the Board was informed that the Proposed Budget for 2000-2001 would be mailed to Board members by August 16, 2000 for their review and consideration for adoption at September 5, 2000 Board meeting:

 

Mr. Glenn Dixon moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to add two items to the agenda:

 

1.         Pupil Progression Parent Committee for 2000-2001 (to be approved at the September, board meeting)

2.         Entergy Masters Presentation

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Glenn Dixon moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to allow Entergy Masters to perform a preliminary entergy analysis, at no cost to the Board, of the school system

 

MOTION PASSED

 

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

 

MOTION PASSED