East Carroll Parish School Board

Regular Meeting 6:30 P.M.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

 

Members present: Mr. Gene Edmondson, Mrs. Jacqueline Folks, Mrs. Shirley Fairchild, Mrs. Wanda Jackson and Ms. Pamela Harvey.

 

Members absent: None

 

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

 

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

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Ms. Pamela Harvey to adopt the regular meeting minutes of August 4, 2015.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

The following personnel changes were made during the month of September:

 

Resignation:

James Taylor                Teacher/Coach                          Griffin Middle Academy

Glen Watkins                SPED Teacher                          General Trass High School

Bertha Davis                 SPED Teacher                           Southside Elementary School

 

Employment:

Elizabeth Henke            Teacher                                    General Trass High School

Christopher Jackson      JAG Specialist                          General Trass High School

 

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Shirley Fairchild to accept the recommendations made by the superintendent to add the necessary duties to the current job descriptions, change the salary schedules for the Business Manager, Accounts Payable Clerk/PEP/SIS/STS/Asst Payroll (12 months), and Payroll Clerk (12 months) and increment salaries as follow:

 

Ruthie Auston               $4000 Child Welfare Supervisor

 

Joan Thompson            $4000 Elementary Supervisor

 

Kendall Thompson        $4000 Transportation Manager/School Bus Driver/Liaison (placed as salary increment.)

 

LaTonya Manning          $3000 Assist transportation w/bookkeeping for invoicing stipends for special trips, figuring benefits and submits all reports required by the LDOE(placed in salary schedule)

 

Cheryl Kennedy             $1500 Assist Child Welfare Supervisor in organizing and filing all suspension and expulsion records, law suit documentation (placed in salary schedule)

 

Theresa Thomas            $1240 Assist Elementary Supervisor in administering the purchasing, inventorying, and distribution of state library books and maintains an effective system of distribution of designated supplies and materials purchased or received for local schools. (placed in salary schedule)

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Wanda Jackson to approve the general liability/errors and omissions/automobile insurance under LARMA proposed by Brown & Brown of Louisiana.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Wanda Jackson moved, seconded by Mrs. Shirley Fairchild to approve the 2015-2016 school year fundraisers for district schools.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Shirley Fairchild to deny acceptance of students from Madison Parish Schools – Wright Elementary and Tallulah Elementary.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Wanda Jackson to give the superintendent permission to advertise for bids for lease of the following farm lands:    

a. Farm land 1160 Thrill Hill Fractional Section 16, Township 22 North, Range 13 East Ward 4;     

b. Farm land 1457 Next to Rev. Atlas Fractional Section 44, Township 21 North, Range 12 East;  

c. Farm land 535 Greenbriar Ridge, Section 16, Township 18 North, Range 11 East.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Wanda Jackson to adopt the Student Privacy and Education Records policy file JR sent by Hammonds and Sills in place of the one sent by Forethought Consulting.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Wanda Jackson to adjourn.

 

MOTION PASSED