The regular meeting of the East Carroll Parish School Board was held Tuesday, June 4, 2002 beginning 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, Mrs. Oleaner Green, Mr. Glenn Dixon, Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, Mrs. Evangelia Fields, Mr. Gene Edmondson, Mr. Buford Perry

 

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 Reverend Tommy McKeel

 

Mr. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fileds to accept the minutes of the regular meeting of May 7, 2002

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields to add the following item to the agenda: Recognition of Outstanding School Support Employees of the Year

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Outstanding School Support Employees of the Year for East Carroll Parish:

 

Elementary Level

Ronald Henderson.....................................................Winner

Southside Elementary

Rosie Andrews............................................................Runner-Up

Northside Elementary

 

Junior High Level

Angela Mitchell..........................................................Winner

     Lake Providence Jr. High

Arilla Boughton..........................................................Runner-Up

                                        Transylvania Elementary

 

High School Level

Denitra Patterson........................................................Winner

                                         Lake Providence Sr. High

Rocky Stephens...........................................................Runner-Up

                                           Monticello High School

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Mrs. Oleaner Green to allow Mrs. Sonya Shields to use the Lake Providence Senior High School Bandroom for a wedding reception on June 8, 2002

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Glenn Dixon moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields to allow Mr. John Young to use the Lake Providence Senior High School Bandroom for a Family Reunion on June 16, 2002

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields to accept for employment the following list of persons for the 2002 Summer LEAP Remediation Program:

 

                                                        LEAP 21 REMEDIATION LIST

 

Principal            Theola Chatman

Aides                Shirley Holden

Wanda Robertson

 

4th Grade Math

Nancy Knight

Wanda Manning

Edna King

 

4th Grade Language Arts

Cora Martin

Carolyn Fairley

Lena Bell

 

8th Grade Language Arts

Inez King

Irena King

 

8th Grade Math

Calvin Thomas

Janice Harris

Rochelle Kelley

Cedonia Bland

 

Janitor   Wilbert Berry

 

Bus Drivers

Joseph Fields

Lloyd Whaley

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Glenn Dixon moved, seconded by Mr. Buford Perry to employ Mr. Frankie G. Collins as an assistant director for the Summer Baseball Program

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Glenn Dixon moved, seconded by Mrs. Oleaner Green to accept the resignation of Mrs. Myra Lee a teacher aide at the Lake Providence Junior High School effective May 17, 2002

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Oleaner Green moved, seconded by Reverend Tommy McKeel to accept the resignation of Mrs. Tisha Parker a teacher at Transylvania Elementary School effective May 28, 2002

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to accept the resignation of Mrs. Virginia Rosenzweig, Title II, IV and VI Coordinator at the Central Office effective June 11, 2002

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to employ Mr. Joseph Wingate as acting head custodian at Northside Elementary for two months (beginning June 5th) as recommended by Mr. James Burrell, Principal

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to adopt the Special Education Application for East Carroll Parish Schools for the 2002-2003 school year

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Tommy McKeel addressed Mrs. Georjean Jackson, school board president, and asked to be excused from the meeting.  Permission was granted

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to approve budget revisions for the 2002-2003 school year

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to move into executive session to discuss personnel matters

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Buford Perry moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to reconvene the regular meeting

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to approve the action taken by the administration of an oral and written reprimand of Ms. Tesha Thompson for unprofessional conduct in the classroom.  In addition, a written record of the reprimand shall be placed in the permanent file of Ms. Tesha Thompson

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Buford Perry to open the bids on janitorial supplies and turn them over to the central office staff.  The staff would evaluate the bids, accept the low bid, and report the results to the Board at July, 2002 Board meeting

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Buford Perry to accept the low bid for two new (60) passengers buses without air conditioning from Scott Truck and Company of Monroe, Louisiana for $43,191.92

 

                                              EAST CARROLL PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

 

                                                        BID RECAPITULATION SHEET

                                                                    JUNE 4, 2002

 

                                                       TWO DIESEL SCHOOL BUSES

                                                                 60 PASSENGERS

 

 

 

                  BIDDER

 

 

             DESCRIPTION

 

 

AMOUNT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      W/AIR

 

 

     WO/AIR

 

 

Ross Bus & Equipment Sales

 

 

2003 65 Passenger

 

 

 

 

 

$46,633**

 

 

 

 

 

Altenate A

1996 - 65 Passenger

 

 

 

 

 

$24,950**

 

 

 

 

 

Alternate B

1998 - 72 Passenger

 

 

 

 

 

$31.950**

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kent-Mitchell Bus Sales

 

 

2003- 60 Passenger

 

 

$54,466

 

 

$45,166

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scott Truck Co., Inc.

 

 

2002 - 60 Passenger

 

 

$50,456.92

 

 

$43,191.92*

 

 

 

 

 

1999 - 60 Passenger

 

 

$42,610

 

 

$35,345**

 

*BID AWARDED

**BID DOES NOT MEET SPECIFICATIONS

 

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

 

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

 

MOTION PASSED

 

The board received and discussed a proposal for a federal school renovation grant as presented by Mrs. Helen Millikin, secondary supervisor.  A public meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 13, 202 at the Lake Providence Senior High School Bandroom beginning at 6:00 p.m.

 

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

 

MOTION PASSED