East Carroll Parish

School Board Meeting

June 5, 2007

 

The regular meeting of the East Carroll Parish School Board was held Tuesday, June 5, 2007 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Boardroom of the School Board Office.

 

Members present:  Mr. Glenn Dixon, Mr. Gene Edmondson, Rev. Tommy McKeel, Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, Mrs. Harriet Bridges, Mr. Roger Shoemaker, Mr. Ralph Coleman, Mrs. Georjean Jackson, and Mrs. Evangelia Fields.

 

Member(s) absent:  None.

 

The meeting was called to order by the president, Mr. Glenn Dixon.  Invocation was offered by Rev. Tommy McKeel, and Mr. Glenn Dixon led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Roger Shoemaker to accept the minutes of the Regular Meeting of May 1, 2007 and the Special Meeting held on May 10, 2007.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Rev. Tommy McKeel moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to approve all Requests for Use of School Facilities.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Georjean Jackson moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to accept the resignations of the following school board employees:

 

            Mrs. Clara Hawkins - Teacher, Southside Elementary School

            Ms. Robbie Brown - Secretary, Lake Providence Jr. High School

            Ms. Dianne Turner - Teacher, Lake Providence Sr. High School (Return to Work)

            Ms. Linda Millikin - Teacher, Lake Providence Sr. High School (Return to Work)

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Rev. Tommy McKeel moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to approve the employment of Ms. Tracey Campbell as secretary for Northside Elementary School.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Roger Shoemaker moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to approve the employment of Mr. Maurice Rivers as a janitor at Northside Elementary School.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to approve the employment of Mr. Eugene Haley as Director of the Summer Baseball Program; and, Mr. Earnest Lovell as Assistant Director of the Summer Baseball Program.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mr. Roger Shoemaker to approve the employment of Mr. Earl Webb as Director of the Summer Basketball Program, and Mrs. Debra Webb as Assistant Director of the Summer Basketball Program.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

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

the following persons for the LEAP Remediation Program and the Reading First Program:

 

LEAP Remediation Program Employees

Summer 2007

                                

1.  Mrs. Cathy Baker                 8.  Mrs. Nancy Knight

2.  Mrs. Lena Bell                     9.  Ms. Connyettia Nelson

3.  Mr. Allen Bruce                   10.  Mr. Sherrone Petry

4.  Mrs. Dorothy Johnson          11.  Ms. Annie Powell

5.  Ms. Rochelle Kelley             12.  Mrs. Michelle Sheppard

6.  Mrs. Edna King

7.   Ms. Irena King

 

Reading First Employees

Summer 2007

 

1.  Shela Marshall                    4.  Mrs. Linda Threats                                                  

2.  Mrs. Anita Brooks               5.  Mrs. Mattie Cockerham

3.  Mrs. Cherie Morara              6.  Ms. Shirley Dee

 

MOTION PASSED

 

The Outstanding School Support Employees for the 2006-2007 School Year were recognized with plaques from the East Carroll Parish School Board.

 

Elementary Level

 

Angela Mitchell              Northside Elementary           Winner

Tisha Thompson             Southside Elementary          Runner Up

 

Junior High School Level

 

Wanda Roberson            Lake Providence Jr. High School     Winner

 

High School Level

 

Umiki Hawkins               Lake Providence Sr. High School     Winner

Pamela Harvey               Monticello High School                   Runner Up

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to give the superintendent of schools the authority to advertise for surveillance cameras for Lake Providence Sr. High School, Monticello High School, and Lake Providence Jr. High School.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Georjean Jackson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to approve the bid recap for Janitorial Supplies.  See attachment (5) pages.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields to approve the 2006-2007 revised budget for the East Carroll Parish School Board.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Rev. Tommy McKeel moved, seconded by Mrs. Harriet Bridges to accept a Special Needs (Special Ed.) School Bus bid from Ross Bus Sales of Alexandria, Louisiana for $82,556.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

As the School Board received no bids for the used, 1981 school bus, the superintendent was given the authority to re-advertise for bus bids.

 

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

 

MOTION PASSED