THE OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE GRANT PARISH SCHOOL

 BOARD OF THE PARISH OF GRANT, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TAKEN

AT A SPECIAL BOARD MEETING HELD ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2009

 

                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, October 15, 2009 at 5:00 o’clock P.M.

 

                There were present Mr. Eddie Baxley, Mr. Terry Oliver, Mr. Randy Browning, Mr. A.D. Futrell, Mr. A.J. “Tony” Lavespere, and Mr. Marvin DeLong.

 

                 Mr. Craig McCain and Mrs. Karen Layton were absent.

 

                 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, 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.

 

                There were no signed in guest for the meeting.

 

                Bids were opened for the construction of Grant Jr. High with the lowest bidder being M.D. Descant, Inc.

 

                Motion made by Mr. Baxley, seconded by Mr. Browning and unanimously approved a resolution awarding the bid for Grant Jr. High to M.D. Descant, Inc.

 

RESOLUTION

BY

GRANT PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

 

WHEREAS, bids were received by the Grant Parish School Board, on Thursday, October 15, 2009 for the construction of Grant Junior High School; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Architect has recommended award of the bid to the low bidder.

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Grant Parish School Board in special session convened hereby awards the contract to the apparent low bidder M.D. Descant, Inc.  for the Bid in the amount of  ELEVEN MILLION, THREE HUNDRED NINTY-EIGHT THOUSAND AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($11,398,000.00); and,

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Superintendent is hereby authorized to execute contracts and change orders between the Grant Parish School Board and the successful bidder; and,

 

Passed, approved, and adopted this 15 day of October, 2009.

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                                                                                                                                Sheila S. Jackson, Superintendent

 

                Motion made by Mr. DeLong, seconded by Mr. Lavespere and unanimously approved the minutes for the October 1, 2009 regular board meeting.

 

                Motion made by Mr. DeLong, seconded by Mr. Lavespere and unanimously approved the minutes for the October 7, 2009 Special Committee Meeting.

 

                Motion made by Mr. Oliver, seconded by Mr. Lavespere and unanimously approved advertising for a general maintenance laborer.

 

                Motion made by Mr. Lavespere, seconded by Mr. Oliver and unanimously

 

 approved to adjourn the meeting.

 /s/A.D. Futrell___________________

 A. D. Futrell

 President

 Grant Parish School Board

 

ATTEST:

______________________________

Sheila S. Jackson

Secretary-Treasurer

Grant Parish School Board