East Carroll Parish

School Board Regular Meeting 6:30 P.M.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

 

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

 

Members absent: Mr. Ralph Coleman and Rev. Tommy McKeel.

 

The regular meeting of East Carroll Parish School Board was called to order by President, Mr. Glenn Dixon.

 

Invocation was given by Mr. Gene Edmondson and the Pledge of Allegiance was led by the audience.

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields that the November 2 regular meeting minutes be approved as printed.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mr. Roger Shoemaker to accept the resignation of Mrs. Frances Hill, English Teacher at Lake Providence Senior High School.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to employ Mr. Matthew Prizolyzo as Social Studies Teacher at Lake Providence Senior High.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Roger Shoemaker moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to grant extended sick leave to Niccoie Thomas-Brown retroactive to November 2, 2010.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields to grant use of the Lake Providence Senior High Auditorium to Mr. Marion Carraway to present the stage play "A Black Christmas" on December 23,2010 between the hours of 7:00 -10:00 p.m.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Evangelia Fields to adopt the following policies for inclusion in East Carroll School Board's Policy Manual:

 

a.   Responsibility for Vehicle Operation

b.   Dismissal of Employees

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Evangelia Fields moved, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to approve a recap for farmland 609 123.8 acres. Bid award granted to Mr. Rickie Arledge, highest bidder, at $ 50,139.00 for 3 years. SEE ATTACHMENT A.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Maintenance Report

 

American Air had an emergency, and therefore, could not attend the board meeting. The representative has been contacted concerning lighting behind the gymnasium for security purposes. Mr. Hawkins and his maintenance department will begin replacing one unit at a time at the Lake Providence Senior High. The maintenance department will replace a hot water tank at Southside Elementary cafeteria.

 

Mr. Glen Dixon moved by proclamation, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to name the bandroom "Bobby L Moore Hall."

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson -yes

Mrs. Evangelia Fields-yes

Mrs. Georjean Jackson -yes

Mr. Roger Shoemaker-yes

Mrs. Harriett Bridges -yes

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins - yes

Mr. Glenn Dixon - yes

Rev. Tommy McKeel - absent

Mr. Ralph Coleman – absent

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Glen Dixon moved by proclamation, seconded by Mrs. Fannie Hawkins to name the Alternative building "Nell Rambo -Alternative Education Building."

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson - yes

Mrs. Evangelia Fields-yes

Mrs. Georjean Jackson - yes

Mr. Roger Shoemaker-yes

Mrs. Harriett Bridges-yes

Mrs. Fannie Hawkins-yes

Mr. Glenn Dixon -yes

Rev. Tommy McKeel - absent

Mr. Ralph Coleman - absent

 

MOTION PASSED

 

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

 

MOTION PASSED