East Carroll Parish School

Board Regular Meeting 6:30 P.M.

April 3, 2018 Minutes

 

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

 

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

 

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

School Board President Mrs. Jacqueline Folks welcomed all visitors present and thanked them for coming.

 

School Board President, Mrs. Jacqueline Folks considered the motion to adopt the minutes of the March 6, 2018 regular board meeting.

 

Mrs. Wanda Jackson moved, second by Ms. Pamela Harvey to adopt the minutes of the March 6, 2018 regular board meeting. All were in favor of adopting the minutes of the March 6, 2018 Meeting.

 

Motion Passed

 

Dr. Voleria Millikin, Superintendent of the East Carroll Parish School District acknowledged the hard work and perseverance of students who were chosen by the district as Students of the Year. The following students were presented plaques:

 

Elementary Level-Southside Elementary- Mason Martin

Junior High Level - Griffin Middle Academy- Kelvin J. Lane, Jr

High School Level- General Trass High School- Ty’Jay’Juan Wilson.

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, second by Shirley Fairchild to adopt the millage rates of 8.20 for and 8.24 for School Maintenance. A vote was taken to see if all were in favor of the adoption. All voted in favor of the adoption of the millage rate(s).

 

Motion Passed

 

Mrs. Shirley Fairchild moved, seconded by Mr. Gene Edmondson to approve personnel contracts for the following employee(s) Special Education Director/ Federal Programs Director-Mrs. Patricia Roberson, Principal of General Trass High School-Mr. Ricky Taylor and Elementary Supervisor/Curriculum Supervisor-JoAnn Thompson. Contracts will be effective from 2018-2020.

 

Motion Passed

 

For Informational Purposes Only:

 

Consider a motion to discuss and take appropriate action for the use of facility: Dr. Voleria Millikin, Superintendent of East Carroll Parish Schools indicated that there was no use of facilities for the month of April to consider, but one would be in consideration for the month of May.

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, second by Mrs. Shirley Fairchild to approve the District Calendar for the 2018-2019. Dr. Voleria Millikin, Superintendent of East Carroll Parish School District, informed the board that two (2) calendar options had been sent to all three (3) schools in the Parish. Employees were allowed to vote on the calendar of their choice. Option one (1) was chosen by the majority of the faculty and staff.

 

Motion Passed

 

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, seconded by Mrs. Wanda Jackson to approve the bid recap for farmland # 1457. The bid was award to Mr. Rickey Arledge.

 

Motion Passed

 

Mrs. Wanda Jackson moved, seconded by Mrs. Shirley Fairchild to consider a motion to give Dr. Voleria Millikin, Superintendent of East Carroll Parish Schools, permission to advertise for tree thinning on the tree farm.

 

Motion Passed

 

Mrs. Shirley Fairchild moved, second by Mr. Gene Edmondson to consider a resolution to renew East Carroll Parish's participation in the Child Nutrition Purchasing Co-Operative. Roll was taken for approval of the resolution. All were in favor.

 

Wanda Jackson            - Yes

Gene Edmondson         - Yes

Shirley Fairchild           – Yes

Jacqueline Folks          - Yes

Pamela Harvey             - Yes

 

Motion Passed

 

Board member, Mr. Gene Edmondson, expressed his desire to add an item to the agenda which consisted of trying to obtain a declaratory judgment, which would declare rightful ownership on a specific section of land, as belonging to the East Carroll Parish School Board. Research will be conducted, and the item will be discussed after findings have been concluded.

Mr. Gene Edmondson moved, second by Mrs. Wanda Jackson that the meeting be adjourned.

 

Motion Passed