East Carroll Parish School Board Meeting

September 2, 2008

 

The regular meeting of the East Carroll Parish School Board was held Tuesday, September 2, 2008 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, 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 Mr. Gene Edmondson, and Mr. Glenn Dixon led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Roger Shoemaker to adopt the minutes of the August 5, 2008 regular meeting.

 

VOTING THE MOTION:  Mr. Gene Edmondson, Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, Mrs. Harriet Bridges, Mr. Ralph Coleman, Mr. Roger Shoemaker, Mrs. Georjean Jackson, and Mrs. Evangelia Fields.

 

VOTING AGAINST THE MOTION:  None.

 

ABSTENTIONS:  Rev. Tommy McKeel.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

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

 

            1.  The band room at the Lake Providence Senior High School on September 20, 2008 as requested by Mrs. Niccole Williams.

            2.  A school bus to transport Griffin Middle School students to Alexandria, Louisiana on September 27, 2008 to attend a Life Skills field trip.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Rev. Tommy McKeel to accept the resignations of the following personnel:  Mrs. Ruby Patrick-teacher, Monticello High School, and Mr. Harry Wright- assistant principal at the Lake Providence Senior High School retroactive to July 6, 2008.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mr. Roger Shoemaker to adopt the East Carroll Parish School District Employee List for 2008-2009.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mrs. Harriet Bridges to accept the renewal quote for general liability insurance from LARMA for $52,415.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Dr. Voleria Millikin updated board members on the Reconstitution Plan for Griffin Middle School Academy.

 

Copies of the District’s Pupil Progression Plan for 2008-2009 were distributed to board members for adoption consideration at the October, 2008 board meeting.

 

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

 

MOTION PASSED

 

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Dr. Voleria Millikin, Superintendent                    Mr. Glenn Dixon, President