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

STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A SPECIAL MEETING HELD ON

TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2006

 

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, Tuesday, June 20, 2006 at Five (5:00) o'clock P.M.

 

The special meeting was called by the President of the Board at the regular June 8, 2006 board meeting for the 2006-2007 budget and personnel.

 

There were present H. Neal Reeder, Bobby Deen, Karen Layton, Eddie Baxley, A.D. Futrell, Craig A. McCain and Linda Amberg.

 

ABSENT: 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 Eddie Baxley, 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 Mrs. Layton, seconded by Mrs. Amberg and unanimously approved to accept the revised agenda.

 

Following a short discussion on the 2006-07 budget, motion was made by Mr. McCain, seconded by Mr. Futrell and unanimously approved the 2006-2007 Grant Parish School Board Tentative General Fund Budget.

 

Motion was made by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mrs. Layton and unanimously approved to table Item No. III. Guest: Jim Myatt with Kay Radio to discuss two-way radio service - Mr. Myatt was not able to attend the meeting.

 

Motion was made by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mr. Deen and unanimously approved to table Item No. IV. - Consider allowing the Superintendent to enter into a service agreement with a two-way communications provider.

Motion was made by Mr. Deen, seconded by Mrs. Layton and unanimously approved permission to auction off nine (9) old school buses and three (3) old maintenance vehicles.

Motion was made by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mr. Deen, and unanimously approved the following Employee Drug Testing Policy:

Motion was made by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mr. McCain and unanimously approved to spend $2626.56 out of Pollock funds for carpet in the music room at Pollock Elementary.

 

No action was taken on Item No. VIII. - Motion to approve the Consolidated Application 2006-2007 (E-Grant) Budget - will be voted on at the July 11, 2006 regular board meeting.

 

Motion was made by Mrs. Amberg, seconded by Mr. McCain and unanimously approved the following resignations, transfers and employments:

 

RESIGNATIONS

 

1.  Jeremy Neal - Teacher - Dry Prong Junior High - effective 5/25/06

2.  Paul Simmons - Teacher - Grant High - effective 6/30/06

3.  Alana Gaspard - Teacher - Dry Prong Junior High - effective 5/25/06

4.  Wendy Lynn Ballard - Teacher - Montgomery Junior High - effective 6/20/06

 

TRANSFERS

 

1.  Erica Miller - Teacher - from Colfax Elementary to Pollock Elementary - replacing Becky Durand

2.  Emily Vallee - Teacher - Teacher - from Colfax Elementary to Pollock Elementary - replacing Tressa Daigrepont

3.  Clara McNeely - from 10 months to 9 months teacher

4.  Stephanie Leger - from Teacher at Pollock Elementary to Title I Interventionist at Colfax Elementary

 

EMPLOY

 

1.  Teri Tradewell - Teacher - Colfax Elementary - effective 8/14/06 - replacing Chasity McCartney

2.  Linda Young - Librarian - Grant High - effective 8/14/06 - replacing Nicholas Taylor

3.  Veronica Carter - Sp. Ed. Teacher - Verda Elementary - effective 8/14/06

 

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

 

/s/Eddie Baxley                            

Eddie Baxley

President

Grant Parish School Board

 

ATTEST:

                                                        

Sheila S. Jackson

Secretary-Treasurer

Grant Parish School Board

 

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