East Carroll Parish

School Board Meeting

March 3, 2003

 

The regular meeting of the East Carroll Parish School Board was held Monday, March 3, 2003 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Boardroom of the School Board Office.

 

Member(s) present:  Mrs. Georjean Jackson,  Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, Rev. Tommy McKeel, Mr. Ralph Coleman, Mrs. Oleaner Green, and Mr. Glenn Dixon.

 

Member(s) absent:  Mr. Buford Perry, Mrs. Evangelia Fields, and Mr. Gene Edmondson.

 

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

 

Invocation was given by Rev. Tommy McKeel.

 

Mrs. Oleaner Green moved, seconded by Mr. Glenn Dixon to accept the minutes of the regular meeting of February 4, 2003.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

The following Students of the Year for 2003 were recognized:

 

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Mr. Glenn Dixon moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to move agenda item #8 (Audit Report) to item #4's position (Resignations/Employment).

 

MOTION PASSED

 

-----------Moved seconded by -------------to accept the 2001-2002 Audit Report for the East Carroll Parish School Board conducted by Allen and Green Company.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Glenn Dixon moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to eliminate corporal punishment as a means of discipline in East Carroll Parish Schools.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Glenn Dixon moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to accept the General Liability Insurance Coverage as proposed by Slocum and Associates at a cost of $51,750 for the period March 1, 2003-March 1, 2004.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mrs. Oleaner Green to place the old lunch truck in the Jimmy Cook Equipment Sale as no bids were received.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Board members were given copies of the following calendars and schedules for consideration at the April, 2003 board meeting:

 

  1. School Calendar for 2003-2004

  2. Payroll Schedule for 2003-2004

  3. 12 Month Employees Calendar for 2003-2004

  4. Absentee Report for 2003-2004

     

    Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Rev. Tommy McKeel to allow the Superintendent of Schools to purchase a used U-Haul truck to replace the old lunch truck.

     

    MOTION PASSED

     

    Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Rev. Tommy McKeel to add two items to the agenda.

     

    MOTION PASSED

     

    The following policies were given to board members for consideration at the April, 2003 board meeting:

     

  5. Employee Discipline

  6. Suspension of Employees

  7. Reduction in Staff Personnel

  8. Parental Rights/Student Rights of Privacy

  9. School Admission

  10. Homeless Students

  11. Student Organizations

  12. Student Records

  13. Relations with Armed Forces/Military Agencies

 

Mrs. Glenn Dixon moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to give all certificated personnel a salary supplement of $680.00 from the MFP growth money.  The supplement would also be added to subsequent salaries annually.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Rev. Tommy McKeel to approve The East Carroll Parish Technology Plan.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Rev. Tommy McKeel to adjourn the meeting.

 

MOTION PASSED