East Carroll Parish

School Board Meeting

May 2, 2006

 

The regular meeting of the East Carroll Parish School Board was held on Tuesday, May 2, 2006 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Boardroom of the School Board Office.

 

Member(s) present:  Mr. Glenn Dixon, Mr. Gene Edmondson, Rev. Tommy McKeel, Mr. Ralph Coleman, Mrs. Oleaner Green, Mrs. Georjean Jackson, and Mrs. Evangelia Fields.

 

Member(s) absent:  Mrs. Harriet Bridges and Mrs. Fannie Hawkins.

 

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

 

Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance were led by Mr. Glenn Dixon, board president.

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to accept the minutes of the regular meeting of April 7, 2006 with the following correction to an employment motion.

 

Original Motion:  Rev. Tommy McKeel moved to approve the employment of Ms. Tanisha Conn as Federal Programs Clerk. 

 

Corrected Motion:  Mr. Gene Edmondson moved to approve the employment of Ms. Tanisha Conn as Federal Programs Clerk.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields to move agenda item number (8) to the end and proceed to item number (10).

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Georjean Jackson moved, seconded by Rev. Tommy McKeel to approve the following requests for use of facilities:

 

Use of the Lake Providence Sr. High School cafeteria for a banquet scheduled for July 1, 2006 by the Class of 1966 -

 

Use of the Lake Providence Sr. High gym on May 15-20, 2006 by the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church -

 

Use of the Lake Providence Jr. High School softball and baseball fields on June 10, 2006 by the East Carroll Baptist Association Youth Department -

 

Use of the Lake Providence Sr. High School band room, gym and outside grounds on July 12, 2006 for a picnic by the Class of 1966 - and;

 

Use of a bus to transport children to Vacation Bible School.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Rev. Tommy McKeel moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to accept the retirement resignation of Mr. Phil Jackson – principal for Monticello High School.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Oleaner Green to approve the following employees for the Summer Recreation Program:

 

Director:  Mr. Eugene Haley

Assistant Director:  Mr. Ralph Lovell

Softball Program

Director:  Mrs. Patsy Wilson

Asst. Director:  Ms. Theresa Thomas

 

Baseball Program

Director:  Mr. Earl Webb

Asst. Director:  Mrs. Debra Webb

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mrs. Oleaner Green to approve the East Carroll Parish School Board Employee List for 2006-2007.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. John Shoemaker, Central Office custodian, was recognized as Support Person of the Month by the East Carroll Parish School Board and the Gladney Insurance Agency.

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to approve a Memorandum of Understanding  between the LSU AgCenter and the East Carroll School Board to Administer Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service Programs (4-H) in the schools of East Carroll Parish.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields to allow the use of (5) school buses for participation in a mock disaster exercise.  The mock disaster trial was scheduled for May 10, 2006 in collaboration with the East Carroll Parish Police Jury’s Office of Emergency Preparedness.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Oleaner Green moved, seconded by Mrs. Georjean Jackson to give a salary supplement of $1200 to all East Carroll School Employees on May 12, 2006.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to approve travel mileage at the rate of (.36) per mile effective May 3, 2006.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to adopt the revised East Carroll School District budget for 2005-2006.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mrs. Oleaner Green to adopt the 2006-2007 School Calendar for the East Carroll Parish School District.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Rev. Tommy McKeel moved, seconded by Mrs. Oleaner Green to approve a proposal submitted by 101 Recycling, Inc. to dispose of non-usable computers and laptops.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mrs. Oleaner Green to strike item number (9) from the agenda.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to advertise for a principal at Monticello High School.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to add a discussion of the recent school board audit to the agenda.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

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

 

MOTION PASSED

 

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Glenn Dixon, President                                               Dr. Voleria Millikin, Superintendent

East Carroll Parish School Board                                East Carroll Parish School District