THE OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE GRANT PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF THE PARISH OF GRANT,

STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A SPECIAL MEETING HELD ON

THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2004

 

The Parish School Board of the Parish of Grant, State of Louisiana, met in its regular meeting place, the Grant Parish School Board Office, Colfax, Louisiana, in Special Session, Thursday, July 22, 2004, at 6:00 P.M.

 

The special meeting was called by the President of the Board, Mr. Craig A. McCain, at the July 19, 2004 special meeting for the following:

 

1.  Consider appointment of audit contract for 2004-2005

2.  Consider distribution of 2004-2005 growth money

3.  Consider payment of Certificate No. 10 in amount of $32,140.00 to Skip Converse, Inc. for renovations to Grant High School

 

There were present Bobby Deen, Eddie Baxley, Craig A. McCain, Linda Amberg and A.D. Futrell.

 

ABSENT: H. Neal Reeder, Karen Layton and Gary Walker

 

Mr. Bob W. McLamore, Secretary-Treasurer was not present.

 

Superintendent-Elect Sheila S. Jackson was also present.

 

The Parish School Board of the Parish of Grant, State of Louisiana, was duly convened by Honorable Craig A. McCain, who then stated that the Parish School Board was ready to transact any business which the special meeting was called for which may come before the Board.

 

Motion was made by Mr. Futrell and seconded by Mr. Deen to approve the finance committee's recommendation to employ Rozier, Harrington & McKay Certified Public Accountants auditing firm for a one year contract not to exceed $19,700.00 pending agreement with Mr. Tim Green.

 

AYES: Mr. Futrell, Mr. Deen, Mr. Baxley and Mr. McCain

 

NAYS: Mrs. Amberg

 

The above motion was therefore approved.

Motion was made by Mr. Futrell and seconded by Mr. Deen to approve the finance committee's recommendation to distribute the 2004-2005 MFP growth money the same as it has been paid in the last two years.

 

AYES: Mr. Deen, Mr. Baxley, Mr. Futrell and Mr. McCain

 

NAYS: Mrs. Amberg

 

The above motion was therefore approved.

 

Motion was made by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mr. Deen and unanimously approved the payment of Certificate No. 10 in amount of $32,140.00 to Skip Converse, Inc. for renovations to Grant High School with the money coming out of renovation grant money.

 

Motion was made by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mr. Baxley and unanimously approved to amend the agenda to accept a report and recommendations from the finance committee.

 

Motion was made by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mr. Deen and unanimously approved the finance committee's recommendation to accept the concrete bid of $3800 to be paid out of Grant High School's district/maintenance funds.

 

Motion was made by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mrs. Amberg and unanimously approved the finance committee's recommendation to spend $1085 for electrical work at Georgetown High with money coming out of Georgetown High School's maintenance funds.

 

Motion was made by Mr. Deen, seconded by Mr. Baxley and unanimously approved to amend the agenda to add to consider giving the Superintendent-Elect Sheila Jackson authority to offer displaced bus drivers the opportunity for employment as classified personnel.

 

Motion was made by Mr. Deen, seconded by Mr. Baxley and unanimously approved to give the Superintendent-Elect Sheila Jackson authority to offer displaced bus drivers the opportunity for employment as classified personnel.

 

A report was given by Superintendent-Elect Sheila Jackson on being allowed to re-arrange central office staff assignments.

Motion was made by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mr. Baxley and unanimously approved to adjourn.

 

/s/Craig A. McCain                 

Craig A. McCain

President

Grant Parish School Board

 

ATTEST:

                                                

Sheila S. Jackson

Superintendent Elect/Secretary-Treasurer

Grant Parish School Board

 

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