East Carroll Parish

School Board Meeting

July 21, 2004 - Special

 

A special meeting of the East Carroll Parish School Board was held on Wednesday, July 21, 2004 beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the boardroom of the School Board Office.

 

Member(s) present:  Mr. Glenn Dixon, Mrs. Harriett Bridges, Mr. Ralph Coleman, Mrs. Georjean Jackson, Mrs. Evangelia Fields and Mr. Gene Edmondson.

 

Member(s) absent:  Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, Rev. Tommy McKeel and Mrs. Oleaner Green.

 

The meeting was called to order by the president Mr. Glenn Dixon, and all visitors were welcomed.

 

Invocation was given by Mr. Gene Edmondson.

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields to accept the resignations of Mrs. Kelly Black (Social Worker), Mrs. Ethel Harris (Retired Teacher - Southside Elementary) and Mr. W. L. Payne - Bus Driver. 

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to grant Mr. John Griffin (LPSH Administrative Assistant) a leave of absence without pay for one year.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mrs. Harriett Bridges to employ Ms. Janice Harris as principal for the Lake Providence Junior High School.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to employ Mr. Earl Webb as Administrative Assistant for the Lake Providence Sr. High School for one year.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mrs. Harriett Bridges to employ Mrs. Susan Spence as Child Nutrition Supervisor (part-time 1/3) for a salary of $27,000.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mrs. Georjean Jackson to move Mrs. Barbara Shoemaker (Field Manager) to a (12-month) position for the School Food Service Program.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to employ Mrs. Carol McClendon as Title I Bookkeeper, Insurance Clerk, and Title II Clerk.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mrs. Harriett Bridges to re-assign Mrs. Carol McClendon’s duties to the following staff:  Mrs. Betty King, Mrs. Patricia Johnson, Mrs. Evelyn Castilaw, Mrs. Cheryl Kennedy, and Mrs. Tonya Martin.  Each staff person would receive a salary increment for the added responsibilities.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Georjean Jackson to take under advisement a proposal to purchase two new school buses.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

The board listened to presentations from the following energy companies: Seimens, Johnson, and TAC.

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to add one item to the agenda.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

The board listened to a legislative update from Mr. Byron Stewart – legislative liaison with the Louisiana School Board Association.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

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

 

MOTION PASSED