East Carroll Parish School Board

Regular Meeting 6:30 P.M.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

 

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

 

Members absent: None

 

The regular meeting was called to order by president, Mrs. Jacqueline Folks.

 

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

 

Mrs. Wanda Jackson moved, seconded by Ms. Pamela Harvey to adopt the minutes of April 4, 2017 regular board meeting and April 25, 2017 Finance Committee meeting.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Wanda Jackson to approve the June 30, 2016 District Audit by Allen, Green and Williamson, LLP. 

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Ms. Pamela Harvey moved, seconded by Mrs. Wanda Jackson to approve the May 2017 salary supplement in the amount of $3300.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

The following personnel changes were made:

 

Retirement

1.     Ruth Coleman               Sped Teacher               Southside Elementary

2.     Rochelle Robinson         Teacher                        General Trass High School

3.     Joyce Allen                   Teacher                        Griffin Middle Academy

4.     Ruthie Newton              Custodian                     General Trass High School

 

Employment

1.     John Dale Miller             Summer Baseball Commissioner (Retroactive April 1, 2017)

2.     Wayne Parker               Summer Baseball Assistant (Retroactive April 1, 2017)

 

Extended Sick Leave

1.     Jessie Louis                  Bus Driver                     General Trass High School

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Wanda Jackson to approve 2 year contracts for the following administrative personnel beginning 07/01/2017 – 06/30/2019:

 

1.     Ruthie Auston   Child Welfare and Attendance/Secondary Supervisor

2.     Brenda Baham  Elementary Curriculum Coordinator

3.     Meagan Brown- Child Nutrition/Facility/Maintenance/Instructional Supervisor

4.     Dr. Eliza Dorsey-Assistant Principal – General Trass High School

5.     Gregory Jones- Master Federal Programs District Technology Specialist/Coordinator

6.     Dorothy Grover-Johnson-Part-time Administrative Assistant

7.     Dorothy Lewis-  Federal Programs Supervisor

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Wanda Jackson to approve a resolution ordering and calling election for Millage Continuation to be held on October 14, 2017. By roll call vote:

 

Shirley Fairchild             YES

Pamela Harvey             YES

Wanda Jackson            YES

Jacqueline Folks            YES

Gene Edmondson         YES

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Wanda Jackson to adopt the adjusted millage rates of 8.24 mills for School Maintenance and 8.20 mills for School Regular for the year of 2017. Roll call vote:

 

Shirley Fairchild             YES

Pamela Harvey               YES

Wanda Jackson             YES

Jacqueline Folks            YES

Gene Edmondson          YES

 

MOTION PASSED

                                   

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Ms. Pamela Harvey to accept Delta Bank and Capital One with the provision that Capital One submits its official depository letter by 4:00 p.m. on May 5, 2017.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Wanda Jackson to approve Providence Journal as the Official Journal.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Shirley Fairchild to approve a 3 year audit contract for Allen, Green and Williamson, LLP beginning June 30, 2017-June 30, 2019.

 

MOTION PASSED

 

Mrs. Wanda Jackson moved, seconded by Ms. Pamela Harvey to approve the following policies at the next regularly scheduled board meeting in June 2017:

 

a.     Purchasing

b.     Accounting System

c.     Payroll

d.     Record Retention

e.     Bids and Quotations

f.      School Wellness

g.     Administrative Records

 

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

 

MOTION PASSED