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, FEBRUARY 2, 2016.

 

             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, February 2, 2016 at 6:00 o’clock P.M.

 

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

 

             Mrs. Karen Layton was 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 Mrs. Mary Bullock, 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. Roberts, seconded by Mr. Browning and unanimously approved the January 5, 2016 Regular Meeting Minutes.

 

             Mr. Lee Willis with Rozier, Harrington & McKay said there were no findings on the 2014-2015 audit.  He said the staff does an excellent job.

 

             Mrs. Quincy Cheek introduced Ms. Melissa Muro as the new 4-H agent for the parish.  Ms. Muro spoke to the board about events and passed out the 4-H news flyer.

 

             The Finance Committee and the Transportation & Maintenance Committees had nothing to report.

 

             Motion by Mrs. Anderson, seconded by Mr. Pennison and unanimously adopted the following policies:  BH (School Board Ethics), EBBG (Hazardous Substances),  GBDA (Employment of Retired Personnel), IDCH (Home Study Program), IFAA (Textbook Selection and Adoption), and IH (Academic Achievement).

 

             The Board received the 2016-2017 Proposed Academic Calendar to be voted on at the March 2017 board meeting.

Proposed Calendar 6

             Motion by Mr. Pennison, seconded by Mr. Riggs and unanimously approved the 2016 EGMS Amendment # 2 for NCLB Federal Funds and the 2016 EGMS IDEA Amendment #2.

nclb amend 2

IDEA amend 2

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             Motion by Mr. Browning, seconded by Mrs. Anderson and unanimously approved the Emergency Shelter Agreement Disaster Assistance Plan between the Grant Parish School Board and Central Control LLC.

 

             Board members were informed of the upcoming LSBA Convention.  Packets will be given before the conference

 

             LDOE says all testing will be conducted online in 2017. 

 

             The February 1st count was down 55 students from last year.

 

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

 

s/Mary Bullock

Mary Bullock

President                                       

Grant Parish School Board

 

 

ATTEST: _____________________

Sheila S. Jackson

Secretary-Treasurer

Grant Parish School Board