The regular meeting of the East Carroll Parish School Board was held on Tuesday, May 1, 2001 at 7:30 p.m. in the boardroom of the School Board Office.

 

Member(s) present: Mrs. Georjean Jackson, Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, Mr. Buford Perry, Mr. Ralph Coleman, Mr. Roger Shoemaker, Mr. Glenn Dixon, and Mr. Gene Edmondson

 

Member(s) absent: Mrs. Evangelia Fields, Reverend Tommy McKeel

 

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

 

Mr. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to accept the minutes of the regular meeting of April 3, 2001

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to accept the resignation of Mrs. Ruth Thornhill, secretary at Monticello High School

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Buford Perry to hire the following persons for the Summer Recreation Program:

 

            Baseball:           Eugene Haley, Director

                                    Kemp Haley, Assistant Director

 

            Softball:            Patsy Wilson, Director

                                    Theresa Thomas, Assistant Director

 

            Basketball:        Earl Webb, Director

                                    Debora Webb, Assistant Director

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to accept the list of Recommended Certified Employees and Support Personnel for the school year 2001-2002

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Glenn Dixon moved, seconded by Mr. Roger Shoemaker to grant a request by Mr. Morris Dugano to use the Lake Providence Senior High School campus to host a Public Community Car Show on Saturday, May 12, 2001.  Mr. Dugano also offered to donate $200.00 to the Lake Providence Senior High School in advance.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

The Board awarded plaques to the following School Support Employees of the Year:

 

WINNERS:

 

Elementary Level - Lillie Hawkins

Junior High Level - Wanda Roberson

Senior High Level - John Young

 

RUNNERS-UP

Elementary Level - Debra Burks

Junior High Level - Cynthia Harris

Senior High Level - Rocky Stephens

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Mr. Roger Shoemaker to table a proposal for a Sexual Abstinence Program which would be taught in the public schools until a list of school personnel could be selected and trained to assist with the presentation of the lessons

 

VOTING FOR THE MOTION: Mr. Glenn Dixon, Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, Mr. Ralph Coleman, Mr. Roger Shoemaker

 

VOTING AGAINST THE MOTION: Mr. Buford Perry, Mr. Gene Edmondson

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to retain the Louisiana Delta Bank and Hibernia National Bank as official depositories for East Carroll Parish School Board Funds

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to approve the following calenders for the 2001-2002 school year

 

Regular School Calendar

 

Payroll Calendar

 

12 Month Employees Calendar

 

20 Day Report Schedule

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to approve the East Carroll Parish Special Education Application for 2001-2002

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Mr. Glenn Dixon to authorize the request for bids for School Food Service supplies and Janitorial supplies

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to approve a resolution against a central state collection format for sales tax collection by the State

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to add the following item to the agenda: Letter from Ms. Eva Wilson, LAE representative, requesting post approval for six support persons to attend a Support Personnel Conference in Dallas, Texas

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Roger Shoemaker moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins for post approval for the six support person to attend the Support Personnel Conference in Dallas, Texas

 

VOTING FOR THE MOTION: Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, Mr. Buford Perry, Mr. Ralph Coleman , Mr. Roger Shoemaker

 

ABSTAINED FROM VOTING: Mr. Glenn Dixon, Mr. Gene Edmondson

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Glenn Dixon moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to approve salary supplements of $1300 for teachers and $1200 for support personnel which would be issued with the May, 2001 payroll

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to adjourn the meeting.

 

MOTION PASSED