PARISH SCHOOL THE OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE GRANT

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

AT A REGULAR MEETING HELD ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER   4, 2012.

 

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 4, 2012 at 6:00 o’clock P.M.

 

                 There were present Mr. Randy Browning, Mr. Terry Oliver, Mr. Roland “Buddy” Pennison, Mr. Eddie Baxley, Mr. Marvin Delong and Mrs. Karen Layton.

 

                 Mr. A. J. Lavespere and Mr. A.D. Futrell 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 Terry Oliver, 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 by Mrs. Layton, seconded by Mr. Browning and unanimously approved the Revised Agenda.

 

Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mr. Pennison and unanimously approved the September 4, 2012 Regular Board Meeting Minutes.

 

Mrs. Carolyn Lincecum, of Sandra Caston’s Horace presented a $100.00 gift card to Mr. Larry Robinson, for perfect attendance, during the month of August 2012.

 

The Superintendent recognized Mr. Alden Kuhn and Mr. Chad Curole for getting their Nursery & Landscape State Certification.

 

Motion made by Mr. DeLong, for the Finance Committee, seconded by Mr. Baxley and unanimously approved the Pollock Elementary and Georgetown High School Parishwide budget revisions.  

 

Motion by Mr. DeLong, for the Finance Committee, seconded by Mr. Pennison and unanimously approved the Pollock Elementary and Georgetown High District revisions.

 

Motion by Mr. DeLong, for the Finance Committee, seconded by Mrs. Layton and unanimously approved advertising for bulk fuel bids.

 

Motion made by Mr. DeLong, seconded by Mr. Browning and unanimously approved Application and Certificate for payment #1 for Phillip Mayo Construction, Inc. in the amount of $101,282.32, for services rendered.

 

Mr. Ken Bergeron gave the updates for all of the construction projects going on with the schools. 

 

The Grant High track will only take 2 to 2 ½ weeks from start to finish.

 

Dry Prong Jr. High –The Phase I Environmental Site Assessment with Asbestos Inspection has been completed.  Advertisement for bids will start next week.  

 

Verda Elementary has a slab poured and some of the walls are going up.  So far this project is on time and on budget.

 

Montgomery High School has had the demolition crew there to get the slab demolished. 

 

The Superintendent is very pleased with Phillip Mayo Construction, Inc.  So far they have done an excellent job.

 

Grant Jr. High still has some leaks to be fixed.  The contractor is working diligently on this to get it finished. 

 

Motion by Mr. Baxley, seconded by Mr. DeLong and unanimously approved adopting the following policies:  ABB (Powers and Responsibilities), BD (School Board Policy), CD (Line and Staff Relations),  CGB (Positions), CGC (Recruitment of Administrative Personnel), GAMC (Investigations), GBB (Personnel Positions), GBI (Evaluation), GBJ  (Promotion), GBKA (Suspension of Employees), GBK (Employee Discipline), GBM (Personnel Transfer), (GBO) (Resignation), GBRB (Employee Attendance), GBRJ (Substitute Personnel).

 

Motion made by Mr. Baxley seconded by Mr. Browning and unanimously approved adopting the Charter School Application

 

The Superintendent told all of the Board Members about the usual financial Reports.  The Board Members were each given an update on the October student count.  At this point of the year the School Board is only 3 students off from the count from February 1, 2012.  A Parish Directory was given to all Board Members. The Superintendent gave all of the members a copy of the Phase I Environmental Report and she also reported on the auction items that were sold and all proceeds will go to the school from which the items came.

 

Motion by Mr. Baxley, seconded by Mr. Browning and unanimously approved adding to the agenda to grant the Superintendent permission to accept quotes on the Erosion Control at Grant Jr. High.

 

Motion by Mr. DeLong, seconded by Mr. Oliver and unanimously approved giving the Superintendent permission to accept quotes on the Erosion Control at Grant Jr. High.

 

Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mrs. Layton and unanimously approved to adjourn the meeting.

 

s/A.J. Lavespere

A.J. Lavespere

President

Grant Parish School Board

 

ATTEST:

 

______________________________

Sheila S. Jackson

Secretary-Treasurer

Grant Parish School Board.