The regular meeting of the East Carroll Parish School Board was held Tuesday, December 4, 2001 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, Mrs. Oleaner Green, Mr. Glenn Dixon, Mrs. Evangelia Fields, Mr. Gene Edmondson

 

Member(s) absent: None

 

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. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields to accept the minutes of the November 6, 2001 meeting with the deletion of Mr. Buford Perry’s name from the assistant superintendent selection committee.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Reverend Tommy McKeel to add three announcements to the agenda.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

1.         Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, board member, has been selected to appear in the 2001-2002 edition of the International Executive Guild.  Mrs. Fannie Hawkins has also been selected by the Partners for Excellence and Equity in public education to attend a conference in Washington, DC scheduled for February 3-5, 2002

 

2.        The General Liability Insurance will likely increase in excess of 25% as announced by Slocum and Associates.  The policy will expire on February 1, 2002

 

3.         Accommodations have been made for all board members to attend The Louisiana School Boards Convention scheduled for February 28, 2002 at Shreveport, Louisiana.  Board members who do not plan to attend will need to notify the superintendent as soon as possible so reservations can be canceled in a timely manner.

 

Mr. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to accept the East Carroll Parish Pupil Progression Plan for the 2001-2002 school year.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to approve the following policies:

 

            A.         Administrative Records

            B.         Equipment Maintenance

            C.         Personnel Records

            D.         Contracts and Compensation

            E.         Employment of Personnel

            F.         Curriculum

            G.         Administration of Medication

            H.         Student Records

            I.          Student Fines or Charges

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to reactivate the position of deputy superintendent

 

VOTING FOR THE MOTION: Mrs. Evangelia Fields, Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, Mr. Glenn Dixon

 

VOTING AGAINST THE MOTION: Mr. Gene Edmondson, Mr. Buford Perry, Mr. Ralph Coleman, Mrs. Oleaner Green

 

ABSTAINED: Reverend Tommy McKeel

 

MOTION FAILED

 

Mr. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to authorize Mr. Marrage Facen, Superintendent, to let bids for a tractor mower for use at the Lake Providence Junior High School and Southside Elementary School

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Marrage Facen, Superintendent, passed out the following policies for adoption consideration at the January, 2002 board meeting

 

            A.         Bids and Quotations

            B.         Testing Program

 

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

 

MOTION PASSED