A special meeting of the East Carroll Parish School Board was held Monday, April 14, 2003 beginning at 7:30 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. Glenn Dixon, Mrs. Oleaner Green, Mr. Gene Edmondson, Mrs. Evangelia Fields

 

Member(s) absent:  Mr. Ralph Coleman

 

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. Robert Waxman conducted a presentation on the School Board’s Reapportionment Plan citing that it had been drawn with a 10% voter deviation for each district.  Plans (2) and (4) would meet Justice Department requirements

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields to accept Reapportionment Plan No. 4 pending a public hearing scheduled for May 6, 2003 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the boardroom of the East Carroll Parish School Board Office. The regular monthly school board meeting would begin at 6:30 p.m.

 

VOTING FOR THE MOTION:  Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, Mrs. Evangelia Fields, Mrs. Oleaner Green, Reverend Tommy McKeel, Mr. Gene Edmondson and Mr. Buford Perry

 

VOTING AGAINST THE MOTION:  Mr. Glenn Dixon

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Mrs. Oleaner Green to add two items to the agenda

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Mrs. Oleaner Green to continue holding the regular monthly school board meetings at 6:30 p.m.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Mrs. Oleaner Green to allow the Ware Family to hold a banquet in the cafeteria of the Lake Providence Senior High School scheduled for April 20, 2003 from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields to adjourn the meeting

 

MOTION PASSED