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 14, 2005

 

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 14, 2005 at six o'clock (6:00) P.M.

 

The special meeting was called by the President of the Board, Mr. A.D. Futrell, at the regular July 5, 2005 board meeting for the following:

 

1.  Consideration of the 2005-2006 Budget

2.  Personnel

 

There were present Karen Layton, Eddie Baxley, A.D. Futrell, Craig A. McCain, Linda Amberg and Gary Walker.

 

ABSENT: H. Neal Reeder and Bobby Deen

 

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 A. D. Futrell, 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.

 

The President of the Board appointed the following Block Schedule Steering Committee:

 

1.  Craig A. McCain, Chairman

2.  Eddie Baxley

3.  Karen Layton  

4.  Paula Crawford

5.  Sheila Jackson

 

Motion was made by Mr. Baxley, seconded by Mr. McCain and unanimously approved the 2005-2006 proposed budget.

 

Motion was made by Mr. Baxley, seconded by Mrs. Layton and unanimously approved to adopt a resolution giving preliminary approval to the issuance of not exceeding $4,250,000.00 of certificates of Indebtedness, Series 2005 of the Parish School Board of the Parish of Grant, State of Louisiana.

Motion was made by Mr. Walker, seconded by Mrs. Layton and unanimously approved permission to add strobe light to our bus specifications.

 

Motion was made by Mrs. Amberg, seconded by Mrs. Layton and unanimously approved to employ the following personnel:

 

1.  Nicole Thornberg - Teacher - Verda Elementary

 

Motion was made by Mrs. Layton, seconded by Mr. Walker and unanimously approved the Superintendent's recommendation to employ Stacy Felton as Assistant Principal at Pollock Elementary on a two year contract beginning with the 2005-2006 school year.

 

The Superintendent stated that she would advertise for the position of Highly Skilled Educator for Colfax Elementary to replace Stacy Felton.

 

The Superintendent stated that after the June bills were paid there would be a surplus in the 2004-05 budget and that she would like to put $129,000.00 in an investment and do some other investments and that she thinks a one time supplement needs to be given to employees.

 

Motion was made by Mr. McCain, seconded by Mr. Baxley and unanimously approved to amend the agenda to consider giving a one time supplement to employees.

 

Motion was made by Mr. McCain, seconded by Mrs. Layton and unanimously approved to authorize a one time supplement in the amount of $205.00 per employee for all employees employed on July 1, 2005.

 

The meeting was adjourned by the President of the Board

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/s/A.D. Futrell                                 

A.D. Futrell

President

Grant Parish School Board

ATTEST:

                                                                     

Sheila S. Jackson

Secretary-Treasurer

Grant Parish School Board

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