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 OCTOBER 7, 2014.

 

            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, October 7, 2014 at 6:00 o’clock P.M.

 

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

 

            Everyone was present.

 

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

 

            Motion by Mr. Lavespere, seconded by Mr. Browning and unanimously approved the September 7, 2014 Minutes.

 

The Transportation and Maintenance Committee had nothing to report.

 

            Motion by Mr. Futrell, for the Finance Committee, seconded by Mr. Pennison and unanimously approved a budget revision for Pollock Elementary in the amount of $5,000.00 for a new phone system and riso supplies.

 

            Motion by Mr. Futrell, for the finance Committee, seconded by Mr. Lavespere and unanimously approved payment of the Application and Certificate (final payment) retainage pay to Phillip Mayo Construction, Inc.  in the amount of $51,870.00 for the Montgomery High School Cafeteria Phase II.

 

            There is a report of 2 leaks around windows at Grant Jr. High. 

 

            Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mr. Oliver and unanimously approved the NCLB and IDEA Consolidated application#1.

 

 

            The board received the following policies for approval at the November board Meeting ABCC (Term of Office), BCBB  (Notification of School Board Meetings), BCBD (Agenda Preparation and Dissemination), BCBH (Minutes of School Board Meetings), BCBK (Executive Sessions),  EDD (School Bus Scheduling and Routing), GBRJ (Substitute Personnel), ID (Curriculum), IFA (Instructional Materials), JBC (School Admission), JBH (Attendance Reports For Student Drivers), and GBRIB (Sick Leave).

 

            Motion by Mr. Lavespere, seconded by Mr. Futrell and unanimously approved granting permission for the Superintendent to advertise for air conditioner bids to replace the air-conditioner at Montgomery High School’s gym.

 

            Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mr. Oliver and unanimously approved a one-time 2% pay supplement to all employees.

 

            Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mr. Browning and unanimously approved granting the Superintendent permission to have 2 acres of property owned by Roy O. Martin adjacent to South Grant Elementary appraised.

 

            The Superintendent announced that she is going to be a grandmother.

 

            Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mr. Pennison and unanimously approved adjourning the meeting.

 

s/Eddie Baxley

Eddie Baxley

President

Grant Parish School Board

 

ATTEST:

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Sheila S. Jackson

Secretary-Treasurer

Grant Parish School Board