East Carroll Parish School Board

Regular Meeting 6:30 P.M.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

 

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

 

Members absent: None

 

The regular meeting of East Carroll Parish School Board was called to order by Acting President, Mr.  Gene Edmondson.

 

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

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Ms. Arlean Hampton to approve minutes of October 4, 2011 regular meeting.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Ms Arlean Hampton moved, seconded by Ms. Jackie Folks to employ the following:

 

            Celeste Pogue              Teacher             Southside Elementary

            Dr. Eliza Dorsey            Teacher             Griffin Middle Academy

            Ulpiana Lat                    Teacher             Lake Providence Senior High

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Roger Shoemaker moved, seconded by Ms. Georjean Jackson to approve a $1,000 salary supplement for all district employees and to be given out November 11, 2011.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mrs. Jackie Folks to approve the renewal of workmen’s compensation insurance with Stonetrust Commercial Insurance Co at a price of $96,396 annually.

 

MOTION PASSED

Ms. Arlean Hampton moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to approve the following policies:

 

a.     Executive Sessions

b.    Kindergarten

c.     School Board Ethics

d.    Safety Program

e.     Interscholastic Athletics

f.     Employment of Retired Personnel

g.    Compulsory School Attendance Ages

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Mrs. Harriet Bridges to approve the Louisiana Compliance Questionnaire.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Harriet Bridges moved, seconded by Mr. Ralph Coleman to approve the resolution for oil, gas and mineral lease

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Ms. Arlean Hampton to form a committee consisting of Ralph Coleman, Arlean Hampton, Marion Carraway, Dr. Millikin, and Tim Braswell.

 

MOTION PASSED 

 

Mr. Ralph Coleman moved, seconded by Ms. Arlean Hampton to adjourn the regular meeting of the school board.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

 

RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE LOUISIANA STATE MINERAL BOARD TO ADVERTISE FOR AN OIL, GAS AND MINERAL LEASE ON 16th SECTION PROPERTY IN THE CUSTODY OF THE EAST CARROLL PARISH SCHOOL BOARD AND FURTHER PROVIDING WITH RESPECT THERETO:

WHEREAS the East Carroll Parish School Board has retained a mineral interest in a certain Tract of land, excluding the beds and bottoms of all navigable waters, belonging to and not presently under mineral lease from the East Carroll Parish School Board, being more fully described as follows: The Southwest Quarter (SW/4) of Section 16, Township 19 North, Range 11 East, East Carroll Parish, Louisiana, containing approximately 160 acres; the Northwest Quarter (NW/4) of the Southeast Quarter (SE/4) of Section 25, Township 19 North, Range 10 East, East Carroll Parish, Louisiana, containing approximately 9.88 acres.

AND

WHEREAS, Theophilus Oil, Gas and Land Services has requested that a mineral lease covering said property be advertised for bid; and

WHEREAS, the East Carroll Parish School Board deems it advisable to advertise the above described tracts for mineral lease by the Louisiana State Mineral Board (pursuant to LA-R.S.30:153):

NOW, THEREFORE: BE IT RESOLVED, by the East Carroll Parish School Board convened in legal and regular session, that the Louisiana State Mineral Board be hereby requested and authorized to accept nominations, advertise for, accept and award bids, and execute all oil, gas and mineral pertaining to the immovable property owned by the East Carroll Parish School Board as described above.

This foregoing resolution having been introduced in regular session of the East Carroll Parish School Board, on the     1st    day of November  2011, upon a motion by Harriet Bridges and seconded by Ralph Coleman was then submitted to an official vote and the vote thereupon was recorded as follows, to-wit:

Yeas: 9  Nays:  0  Absent:  0

CERTIFICATION

Dr. Voleria Millikin, Secretary Treasurer of the East Carroll Parish School Board, State of Louisiana hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of the resolution adopted by the School Board at its regularly scheduled meeting held November   1 st  , 2011 with a quorum present and voting; and the resolution adopted is still in effect, and has not been rescinded or revoked.

ENGIV UNDER MY HAND AND SEAL of office this        1st        day of November, 2011.

                                                                                    /s/        Dr. Voleria Millikin