THE OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE GRANT PARISH SCHOOL

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

AT A REGULAR MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2013.

 

                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, Tuesday August 6, 2013 at 6:00 o’clock P.M.

 

                There were present Mr. Eddie Baxley, Mr. Tony Lavespere, Mr. Marvin Delong, Mr. Roland “Buddy” Pennison, Mr. Terry Oliver and Mr. A.D.  Futrell.

 

                Mr. Randy Browning 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.

 

                Motion by Mr. Lavespere, seconded by Mr. DeLong and unanimously approved the Revised Agenda.

 

                Motion by Mr. Pennison, seconded by Mr. Oliver and unanimously approved the July 2, 2013 Regular Board Meeting Minutes.

 

                The Grant Parish School Board recognized Mallory Crawford as a participant in the AHEC Program.

 

                The Grant Parish School Board recognized Chelsea Paul and Taylor Freeman of Grant High School as Girls’ State Delegates.

 

                The Grant Parish School Board recognized Caleb Doyle and Kevin Gore of Grant High School as Boys’ State Delegates.

 

                The Grant Parish School Board recognized Mallory Crawford of Grant High School as a participant in the NYLF Program.

 

                Mrs. Bonnie Rogers was recognized as the Outstanding School Support Employee.

 

                Ms. Danielle Cormier of the 4-H Program gave the board members updates on events that took place this summer and discussed plans for the coming year.

               

                It was decided during the Transportation and Maintenance Committee that there will be a small committee formed concerning the purchase of buses.

 

                Motion by Mr. DeLong, seconded by Mr. Pennison and unanimously approved granting the Superintendent permission to award the bulk fuel bid as the bids are opened on August 12, 2013.

 

                Motion by Mr. DeLong, seconded by Mr. Pennison and unanimously voted Danny Coleman as the person chosen to fix the Pollock Elementary School parking lot.

 

                From Alliance Design Group it was determined that the roof is no longer leaking at Grant Jr. High.

 

                Grant High School is waiting on the final overlay on the Grant High Track.

 

                Montgomery High School is still awaiting word on their cafeteria.  There may have to be a Special Meeting called later in the month concerning this project.

 

                Motion by Mr. Lavespere, seconded by Mr. Baxley and unanimously approved adopting the 2013-2014 Grant Parish Pupil Progression Plan, the Grant Parish Athletic Manual, and the Parental Observations Guidelines.

 

                The Board members received the Emergency Procedures Guide for the Grant parish Schools-District Plan, the Emergency Procedures Guide for the Grant Parish Schools School Plan, and the GPSB Comprehensive Learning Supports Policy for approval at the September 10, 2013 Board Meeting.

 

                Motion by Mr. Baxley, seconded by Mr. Pennison and unanimously approved changing the September Board Meeting from September 3, 2013 to September 10, 2013.

 

                Mr. A.D. Futrell stated the Superintendent’s Evaluation was announced to be satisfactory.

 

                The Superintendent spoke to the Board concerning the LSBA Trailblazers on August 30-31 in Shreveport Louisiana.

                The Grant Parish School Board will levy the 2013 millage rates at the September 10, 2013 Board Meeting.

 

                The Superintendent went over some changes to the Salary Schedule.

 

                The Board Members were given a copy of the Open House dates.

  

                Motion by Mr., Lavespere, seconded by Mr. Oliver and unanimously approved adjourning the meeting.

 

                                                            s/A.D. Futrell

                                                                A.D. Futrell

                                                                                President                                                                               

                                                                                Grant Parish School Board

ATTEST:

 

______________________________

Sheila S. Jackson

Secretary-Treasurer

Grant Parish School Board