THE OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE GRANT PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OF

THE PARISH OF GRANT, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN AT A REGULAR MEETING HELD ON THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2008

                                                                                            

    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 Regular Session, Thursday, March 6, 2008 at 6:00 o'clock P.M.

 

     There were present A.J. "Tony"Lavespere, Eddie Baxley, Karen Layton, Craig A. McCain, Randy Browning and A.D. Futrell.

 

     ABSENT: Marvin DeLong and Terry Oliver.

     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 McCain, President of the Grant Parish School Board, who then stated that the Parish School Board was ready to transact any business which may come before the Board.

 

     Motion was made by Mr. Browning seconded by Mr. Lavespere and unanimously approved the minutes for the February 7, 2008 regular meeting to be published in the official journal.

 

     The Superintendent recognized and presented a plaque to the following Student of the Year Parish Winners:

 

1.  Abbey Slaughter - Pollock Elementary

2.  Ryan Durand - Dry Prong Jr. High

3.  Autumn Bladel - Grant High School

 

     Robin King and Rebecca Lewis were recognized for passing the National Certification in Literacy Braille.

 

     Recommended by the Finance Committee, seconded by Mr. Browning and unanimously approved the District and Parish wide budget revisions.

 

     Motion was made by Mr. Baxley, seconded by Mr. Futrell and unanimously approved to accept the Resolution of Contract Acceptance of the sewer pump station at Grant High.

 

    

Motion was made by Mr. Baxley, seconded by Mr. Lavespere and unanimously approved to adopt a resolution and local services agreement with the Village of Dry Prong to operate and maintain the recently constructed sewer pump station and force main at Grant High for $360.00 a month.

 

 

 

 

 

Motion was made by Mr. Baxley, seconded by Mrs. Layton and unanimously approved the acquisition of property at South Grant Elementary for the purpose of turning lane and construction.

 

Motion was made by Mr. Baxley, seconded by Mrs. Layton and unanimously approved the following resolution:

 

 

 

 

 

Motion was made by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mr. Lavespere and unanimously approved the Suprintendent's recommendation to accept the following personnel changes:

 

     Resignations:

 

                1.  David Cross, Teacher @ Grant High, effective February 15, 2008.

 

     Employ:

 

1.  Phillip Riggs, Teacher @ Grant High, replacing David Cross, effective

     February 21, 2008.

2.  Janita Young, contract paraprofessional @ South Grant Elem., effective

     January 30, 2008.

 

     Motion was made by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mr. Browning and unanimously

 approved to adjourn.

 

                                                             Craig  A. McCain                                         

 Craig A. McCain

  President

  Grant Parish School Board

 

Attest:

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Sheila S. Jackson

Secretary - Treasurer

Grant Parish School Board

 

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