East Carroll Parish School Board

Regular Meeting 6:30 P.M.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

 

Members present: Ms. Carolyn Ward, Mrs. Jacqueline Folks, Mr. Gene Edmondson, Mr. Roger Shoemaker, Mrs. Georjean Jackson, Ms. Arlean Hampton, Mr. Marion Carraway

 

Members absent: Mrs. Harriet Bridges

 

The regular meeting of East Carroll Parish School Board was called to order by President, Mrs. Georjean Jackson.

 

Invocation was given by Mr. Marion Carraway and the Pledge of Allegiance was led by the audience.

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved to accept the minutes as printed.

 

MOTION DIED FOR A LACK OF A SECOND

 

Ms. Arlean Hampton moved, seconded by Ms. Carolyn Ward to approve the minutes one by one: April 5 and April 12, 2011.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Ms. Arlean Hampton moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to disapprove the minutes of April 15, 2011.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Ms. Arlean Hampton moved, seconded by Mr. Roger Shoemaker to accept the retirement of

 

Ms. Jackie Collins- Teacher        Lake Providence Senior High

Mrs. Carolyn Brown-Payne         Parent Center Coordinator

Mr. James Burrell- Principal        Northside Elementary

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Ms. Arlean Hampton moved, seconded by Ms. Jackie Folks to accept the resignation of Mr. Mario Garnica.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Jackie Folks to accept a salary supplement of $750 to be given to all active employees retroactive to May 6, 2011.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Jackie Folks moved, seconded by Mr. Roger Shoemaker to give permission to Reverend Raymond Gill, Order of Faith Choir, and Central Baptist # 1 Church to host a Mother’s Day Gospel Explosion on June 11, 2011 at Lake Providence Senior High Auditorium from 5-10 pm

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Certified Postal Bids were received from the following companies:

 

Longs Preferred                          Monroe, LA

Jackson Paper Company             West Monroe, LA

Janitors Supply& Paper Co.         Greenville, Ms

Parker Wholesale & Paper Co.     Bastrop, LA

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to authorize Mr. Hawkins to itemize the janitorial bids and report a recap in the June regular board meeting.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to accept the Banner Democrat as the Official Journal for the school board.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mrs. Jackie Folks to use Delta Bank and Capital One equally as Official Depositories for school board funds.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Ms. Arlean Hampton to add 1 item to the agenda

 

*Consider a discussion of the closing of Northside Elementary School in a question and answer format.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to move into executive session.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Ms. Arlean Hampton to move back into regular session.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mrs. Jackie Folks to propose $7000 as an offer on the Stefon Brooks o/b/o Fon Jayreon Steward v. East Carroll Parish School Board.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

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

 

MOTION PASSED