East Carroll Parish School Board

Regular Meeting 5:30P.M.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

 

Members present: Ms. Carolyn Ward, Mrs. Jacqueline Folks, Mr. Gene Edmondson, Mr. Roger Shoemaker, Mrs. Shirley Fairchild, Mrs. Georjean Jackson, Ms. Arlean Hampton, and Mrs. Harriet Bridges

 

Members absent: Mr. Marion Carraway

 

The regular meeting of East Carroll Parish School Board was called to order by Vice-President, Mr. Gene Edmondson. (Mrs. Georjean Jackson entered the meeting after it began).

 

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

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Ms. Arlean Hampton to adopt the minutes of April 2, 2013 regular board meeting.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Superintendent, Dr. Voleria Millikin presented the Students of the Year award for the 2012-2013 school year to the following students:

 

            LaGregreuna Fields       Elementary Winner

            Ky’drianna Profit           Middle School Winner

            Carlante Emerson          High School Winner

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Jacqueline Folks to approve the salary supplement in the amount of $3,400 to be given out May 10, 2013.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

The following personnel changes were made during the month of May, 2013.

 

Resignations:

Marcus Yanez               Teacher/Athletic Director            Lake Providence High School

LaKarvan Pitts               Technology Technician              Southside Elementary

Linda Millikin                 Teacher                                    Southside Elementary

Pauline Burrell               Teacher                                   Griffin Middle Academy

Richard Buchanan         Teacher                                    Griffin Middle Academy

 

Retirement:

            Carol Seymour              Sped Teacher                            Lake Providence Senior High

            Theola Chatman            Principal                                   Southside Elementary

            Florece Coleman           Parent Liaison                           East Carroll Parent Center

 

Extended Sick Leave: 

Patricia E. Robinson 04/15/2013 – 06/5/2013

 

Ms. Arlean Hampton moved, seconded by Mrs. Carolyn Ward to give the superintendent permission to advertise for principal at Southside Elementary School.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Harriet Bridges to approve personnel contracts held by administrators in the school system as recommended by the Superintendent.

 

Voting For the Motion:   Gene Edmondson, Jacqueline Folks, Shirley Fairchild, Harriet Bridges, Georjean Jackson

 

Voting Against the Motion:  Roger Shoemaker, Carolyn Ward, Arlean Hampton

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Harriet Bridges moved, seconded by Mrs. Jacqueline Folks to grant the use of the Lake Providence Senior High School Band Room on the dates of July 12 and 13 from 7pm to 10pm to the Class of 1996 for a class reunion.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Jacqueline Folks to approve the 2013-2014 East Carroll Parish District School Calendar.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Jacqueline Folks to approve the lowest responsible bid for janitorial supplies.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Ms. Arlean Hampton to approve bids for the Official Depository of School Board Funds for ½ of all funds in Delta Bank and ½ of all funds in Capital One and to approve the Banner Democrat as the Official Journal.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Harriet Bridges moved, seconded by Mrs. Shirley Fairchild to approve of a MOU with Vermillion Parish School District

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Jacqueline Folks to adjourn.

 

MOTION PASSED