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 4, 2015.

 

            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 4, 2015 at 6:00 o’clock P.M.

            There were present Mr. Randy Browning, Mrs. Lisa Roberts, Mrs. Karen Layton, Mrs. Charlene Anderson, Mr. Buddy Pennison, Mr. Bill Riggs, Mrs. Mary Bullock and Mr. A. D. Futrell. 

            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 Mr. A. D. Futrell, 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 Mrs. Anderson, seconded by Mr. Riggs and unanimously approved the July 7, 2015, Regular Meeting Minutes.

             None of the State Literary Rally winners were able to attend the Board Meeting and will be placed on the September agenda.

            Motion by Mr. Pennison, seconded by Mrs. Anderson and unanimously approved a 2% pay increase for support personnel.

            There are grants being applied for the air conditioners at Grant High School gym and Montgomery High School.

            There are letters being mailed to the Louisiana National Guard to get the project started in the spring of 2016, on the athletic fields at Grant Jr. High.

            There is some difficulty in putting rails at the Grant High stands.  There will be another report on these at the September 2015 meeting.

            Motion by Mrs. Layton, seconded by Mrs. Roberts and unanimously approved revising the Transportation Manager’s Job Description to include CDL certification, to begin in the 2016-2017 school year.

            Motion by Mrs. Layton, seconded by Mr. Pennison and unanimously approved advertising for bulk fuel bids.

            Mrs. Pattie Williams, Mrs. Carla Lasyone and Mrs. Amanda Morrison all gave a report on ACT.  Last year 50 students attended an ACT  boot-camp which helped their scores go up.  The principals are hoping to get more students to attend.

            Ms.  Becky Reeder gave a report on the 2015-2016 Effective Schools Grant.

            Motion by Mr. Browning, seconded by Mr. Pennison and unanimously approved the 2015-2016 “Regulations for the Evaluation and Assessment of School Personnel.

            Motion by Mr. Pennison, seconded by Mrs. Layton and unanimously approved going into Executive Session

            Motion by Mr. Pennison, seconded by Mrs. Layton and unanimously approved going back to Regular Session.

            Mr. Futrell appointed a committee to come up with the Superintendent’s contract, which will consist of:  Buddy Pennison, Karen Layton, and Mary Bullock.  If there is any legal information needed the school boards’ attorney may be contacted.

            The Superintendent gave out letters concerning important dates for the LSBA and spoke to them concerning Personally Identifiable Information.

             Motion by Mrs. Layton, seconded by Mr. Pennison 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