East Carroll Parish

School Board Meeting

October 3, 2006

 

The regular meeting of the East Carroll Parish School Board was held on Tuesday, October 3, 2006 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Boardroom of the School Board Office.

 

Member(s) present:  Mr. Glenn Dixon, Mr. Gene Edmondson, Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, Mrs. Harriet Bridges, Mrs. Oleaner Green, Mrs. Georjean Jackson, and Evangelia Fields.

 

Member(s) absent:  Rev. Tommy McKeel and Mr. Ralph Coleman.

 

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

 

Invocation was offered by Mr. Gene Edmondson.

 

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by the president, Mr. Glenn Dixon.

 

Mrs. Harriet Bridges moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to approve the minutes of the September 5, 2006 regular meeting and the September 5, 2006 special meeting.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Mrs. Georjean Jackson to approve the following request for use of facilities:

 

Use of the Lake Providence Sr. High School Auditorium on October 15, 2006 for the Sensational Six Anniversary; and,

 

Use of the Lake Providence Sr. High School Band Room for a Family and Friends Gathering on October 28, 2006 as requested by Mr. Marion Carroway.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to approve a series of general fundraisers at Northside Elementary for the 2006-2007 school year as requested by the principal.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Mrs. Georjean Jackson to approve a series of general fundraisers at Lake Providence Jr. High School High School for the 2006-2007 school year as requested by the principal.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields to approve the following employments:

 

Ms. Lakesha Jackson - teacher - Lake Providence Jr. High School,

Ms. Wykesha Brandon - teacher - Southside Elementary School; and,

Ms. Willie Johnson - teacher - Lake Providence Jr. High School.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields to approve the following employments:

                       

            Mrs. Debbie Keene, RN - School Nurse,

            Mr. Huey George, School Resource Officer - Alternative Program; and,

            Mr. James Miles, Range Rider.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

The following persons were recognized as Teacher of the Year winners and runners-up:

 

TEACHER OF THE YEAR WINNERS AND RUNNERS-UP

East Carroll Parish School District

2006-2007

 

Elementary Level

 

Mrs. Joyce Allen………………………Monticello High School…………………………Winner

Mrs. Caroyln Fairley………………….Northside Elementary School…………………….Runner-up

Mr. Raymond Gill……………………..Southside Elementary School……………………Runner-up

 

Junior High School Level

 

Mrs. Elizabeth Brice………………….Monticello High School……………………….….Winner

Mrs. Inez King………………………..Lake Providence Jr. High…………………………Runner-up

 

High School Level

 

Mrs. Frances Hill……………………..Monticello High School………………………….Winner

Mrs. Deborah Meadows………………Lake Providence Sr. High School…………….….Runner-up

 

Mrs. Harriet Bridges moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to enter into an agreement with the Tax assessor, Mrs. Geneva Odom, and other government taxing bodies within the parish to work toward the school board’s pro-rata share of funds from Tennessee Gas.

 

VOTING FOR THE MOTION:

 

Mrs. Harriet Bridges, Mr. Gene Edmondson, Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, Mrs. Oleaner Green, and Mrs. Evangelia Fields.

 

VOTING AGAINST THE MOTION:  Mrs. Georjean Jackson

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mrs. Oleaner Green to adopt quotes from Larma Liability Insurance Company for General Liability ($44,959) and Errors and Omissions ($8915).

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mrs. Oleaner Green to adopt the following millages for the current year 2006-Regular School Tax (7.06) and Maintenance Tax (7.32).

 

Roll Call:

 

School Board Member(s)                                                     Vote

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins……………………………………….Yes

Mrs. Harriet Bridges………………………………………...Yes

Mr. Glenn Dixon……………………………………………Yes

Mrs. Oleaner Green…………………………………………Yes

Mrs. Georjean Jackson……………………………………...Yes

Mrs. Evangelia Fields……………………………………….Yes

Mr. Gene Edmondson……………………………………….Yes

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Oleaner Green to accept the following highest Farm Land Leases for 2007-2009: Farm No: 1457 - Robert Allen, $30,627.00;  Farm No. 535 - Randall Chapman, $144,000; Farm No. 609 - Cypress Farms, $900; and Farm No. 1160 - Parker Farms, $30,240.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

EAST CARROLL SCHOOL BOARD

RECAP FARM LAND BIDS

OCTOBER 3, 2006

 

FARM NO.

FARM NAME AND DESCRIPTION

ACRES

BIDDERS

AMOUNT OF BID

TOTAL AMOUNT OF LEASE

DATES OF LEASE

DATE

1457

NEXT TO REV. ATLAS

Fractional Section 44, Township 21 North, Range 12 East

249

*ROBERT ALLEN

 

WHITLOCK FARMS

 

ROGER & LEEANN CLEMENT

 

JSL FARM, INC.

 

 

KYLE HARPER

$10,209.00 PER YEAR

 

$8,477.00 PER YEAR

 

$10,125.00 PER YEAR

 

 

$9,198.75 PER YEAR

 

$9,000.00 PER YEAR

$30,627.00

 

 

$25,431.00

 

 

$30,375.00

 

 

 

$27,596.25

 

 

$27,000.00

2007-2009

10-3-2006

535

GREENBRIAR RIDGE

Section 16, Township 18 North, Range 11 East

640

*RANDALL CHAPMAN

 

 

JASON KIRKLAND

$47,000.00

$48,500.00

$48,500.00

 

$44,810.00

PER YEAR

$144,000.00

 

 

 

$134,430.00

2007-2009

10-3-2006

609

ADAMS/MONTICELLO

Southwest ¼, Section 16, Township 29 North, Range 11 East, Ward 7

12

*CYPRESS FARMS PARTNERSHIP

$300.00 PER YEAR

$900.00

2007-2009

10-3-2006

1160

THRILL HILL

140

*PARKER FARMS PARTNERSHIP

$10,080.00 PER YEAR

$30,240.00

2007-2009

10-3-2006


Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields to adopt the following job descriptions:  Accounts Payable Clerk and Payroll/Bookkeeper.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to approve of the following East Carroll School Board Policy:  Working Conditions/Educators’ Right to Teach.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

The following policies were given to board members to consider for adoption at November, 2006 meeting:

 

  1. School Board Ethics

  2. Assignment

  3. Building and Grounds Management

  4. Employee Tobacco Use

  5. Employment of Personnel

  6. Employee Conduct

  7. Professional Leave

  8. Student Suspension

  9. Student Health Services

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields to consider a baseball expense proposal and procedures for collecting money at baseball games as proposed by Mr. Solomon Armstrong at a meeting scheduled for October 12, 2006 at 4:30 p.m.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Leartrice Hawkins distributed to board members a proposal for heating and cooling at the Lake Providence Sr. High School for consideration at the November, 2006 meeting.

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Harriet Bridges to add two items to the agenda.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to approve the use of Southside Elementary on October 6, 2006 and October 27, 2006 for a scholarship fundraiser as requested by the Mt. Zion Baptist Church and Youth Department.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

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

 

MOTION PASSED