East Carroll Parish

School Board Meeting

October 5, 2004

 

The regular meeting of the East Carroll Parish School Board was held Tuesday, October 5, 2004 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Boardroom of the School Board Office.

 

Members present:  Mr. Glenn Dixon, Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, Mr. Ralph Coleman, Mrs. Oleaner Green, Mrs. Evangelia Fields and Mr. Gene Edmondson.

 

Members absent:  Mrs. Harriet Bridges, Mrs. Georjean Jackson and Rev. Tommy McKeel.

 

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

 

Invocation was given by Sister Burney.

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to accept the minutes of the regular meeting of Tuesday, September 14, 2004.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to allow the Eastern Stars to hold a meeting in the Lake Providence High School band room on December 12, 2004.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to accept the East Carroll Parish School Employee List for the 2004-2005 school year.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to renew Mr. James Miles’ annual employment as range rider for School Board hunting land.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Ms. Chris Mayers 4-H representative with the local Extension Office passed out the 4-H Club activity schedule for the 2004-2005 school year.  She also reported that members of the professional basketball team, the Hornet, will serve as mentors for East Carroll students. Children will also have an opportunity to purchase $20,000 worth of toys donated by the Hornets for only a fraction of the original cost.  The toys will be delivered by Hornets representatives on December 20th or 21st.

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mrs. Oleaner Green to provide supplemental pay for Mr. Lorenzo Carraway, maintenance supervisor, who uses his personal vehicle for job-related travel.

 

VOTING FOR THE MOTION:  Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, Mr. Ralph Coleman, Mrs. Oleaner Green, and Mrs. Evangelia Fields.

 

VOTING AGAINST THE MOTION:  Mr. Gene Edmondson

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to table approval of the Adult Education Policy until the Special Board Meeting scheduled for October 12, 2004.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mrs. Oleaner Green to adopt the following East Carroll Parish School Board Policies:

 

  1. Child Abuse

  2. Employment of Students

  3. Health Examinations

  4. Employee Conduct

  5. Alternative Schools Education Program

 

MOTION PASSED

 

The following East Carroll Parish School Board Policies were distributed to board members for approval at the November 9, 2004 regular meeting.

 

  1. Administrative Records

  2. Bids and Quotations

  3. Sabbatical Leave

  4. Sick Leave

  5. Holidays

  6. Field Trips and Excursions

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to approve the Louisiana

Delta Bank and Hibernia Bank as the official depositories for the East Carroll Parish School

Board for the fiscal year July 1, 2004 – June 30, 2005.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

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

 

MOTION PASSED