East Carroll Parish

School Board Meeting

July 14, 2009,   6:30 P.M

 

The regular meeting of the East Carroll Parish School Board was held Tuesday, July 14, 2009 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Boardroom of the School Board Office.

 

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

 

Members absent:  Mrs. Evangelia Fields

 

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

 

Invocation was given by Rev. Tommy McKeel.

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to accept the minutes of the regular meeting of Tuesday, June 2, 2009.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins, seconded by Mr. Roger Shoemaker to grant use of the band room to Sister Bernie Barrett and Back to School Supplies Group for distribution of school supplies in East Carroll Parish on August 1, 2009 and grant use of the cafeteria to Ms. Essie Thompson for a family reunion meet and greet dance on September 4, 2009

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Georjean Jackson moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to accept resignations from Mr. William Perry - Teacher/Coach, Mrs. Mae Dora Dismuke -Teacher, Mr. Allen Bruce - Teacher, and Mrs. Caroline Jones-Reading First Coordinator.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Rev. Tommy Mckeel to accept the retirement of Mrs. Betty King.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Rev. Tommy McKeel moved, seconded by Georjean Jackson to grant sabbatical to Patricia Robinson.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Roger Shoemaker moved, seconded by Georjean Jackson to employ Mrs. Fleeter Morehouse as school nurse for the East Carroll School District.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Georjean Jackson moved, seconded by Rev. Tommy McKeel to employ Mr. Tommy Morant as Truancy Officer for the East Carroll School District.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Harriet Bridges moved, seconded by Gene Edmondson that employment contracts are entered into between East Carroll School Board and the following individuals

 

                        Mr. William Nason-Athletic Director                                                         1Year

                        Mrs. Clara Durr-Child Welfare and Attendance Supervisor                          2Years

                        Mrs. Sheila Bell-Educational Liaison Assistant                                         1 Year

                        Mr. James Taylor-Educational Liaison Assistant                                       1 Year

                        Mrs. Biaster George-Educational Liaison Assistant                                   1 Year

 

MOTION PASSED

                                   

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman that the janitorial supplies bid recap be accepted.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Harriet Bridges to give the superintendent permission to advertise for bid to obtain large cafeteria equipment.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Harriet Bridges moved, seconded by Mrs. Georjean Jackson to grant the superintendent permission to obtain the lowest respectful quote for a cooling and heating maintenance contract for Lake Providence Senior High School.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Harriet Bridges moved, seconded by Mr. Roger Shoemaker to accept the bus bid from Ross Bus Sales at a price of $79,845 per bus for two (2) buses.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to table the bid and advertise again for the driver’s education car.  Mrs. Bridges suggests that Mr. Leartrice Hawkins and Mr. Leo Hawkins get together and come up with some specifics for a family midsized car to send to vendors

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Rev. Tommy McKeel to approve the NCLB/IDEA and the NCLB/IDEA ARRA combined applications.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to move into executive session to discuss personnel issues pursuant to Louisiana Revised Statue 42:6.1(A)1.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to reconvene the regular school board meeting.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Ralph Coleman to adjourn the regular meeting.

 

MOTION PASSED