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

STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A SPECIAL MEETING HELD ON

MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 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, Monday, October 11, 2004, at 6:00 P.M.

 

The special meeting was called at the September 23, 2004 special meeting for the following:

 

1.  Employ Manager of Federal Programs Bookkeeper

2.  Employ Manager of Transportation

3.  Employ Manager of Maintenance of Buildings and Facilities

 

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

 

Mrs. Sheila S. Jackson, Secretary-Treasurer 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. Baxley and seconded by Mr. Futrell to approve the Superintendent's recommendation to employ Janice Aymond as Federal Programs Bookkeeper.

 

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

 

NAYS: Mrs. Amberg

 

The above motion was therefore approved.

Mrs. Amberg stated that she would like for the record to reflect that she is voting against this being consistent with voting against creating of any new jobs in the system.  Mrs. Amberg also stated that we have 526 employees, we are in a budget crunch, it is real important that we cut jobs instead of adding jobs and this is not the time to be increasing our staff, there is nothing personal here but that she is voting against this as a matter of principle.

 

Motion was made by Mr. Baxley, seconded by Mr. Futrell and unanimously approved the Superintendent's recommendation to employ Kecia Nugent as Manager of Transportation.

 

Motion was made by Mr. Deen, seconded by Mr. Baxley and unanimously approved the Superintendent's recommendation to employ Carl Vercher as Manager of Maintenance of Buildings and Facilities.

 

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

 

/s/Craig A. McCain           

Craig A. McCain

President

Grant Parish School Board

 

ATTEST:

                                              

Sheila S. Jackson

Secretary-Treasurer

Grant Parish School Board

 

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