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

 

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

 

              All of the Board Members were 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 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. Anderson, seconded by Mr. Riggs and unanimously approved the August 4, 2016 Regular Board Minutes. 

 

             Motion by Mr. Riggs, seconded by Mrs. Anderson and unanimously approved the August 23, Special Transportation Committee Meeting Minutes.

 

The following recognitions were made:

 

Bailey Lott Grant Parish Elementary Teacher of the Year for 2016-17

 

Students who scored a ‘3’ or higher on the AP exam in May:  AP English Literature and Composition – “3” – Tanner Brazil, Bailey Brunson, Annie Logan, Carissa Lohman; AP English Literature and Composition –“4” – Lindsey Newton; AP US History – “3” – Ragan Delrie, Dennis Smith; AP Biology – “3” – Hannah Barrios, Evan Brunson, Lance Delrie, Ragan Delrie, Abigail Guimbellot, Christopher Jaramillo, Peyton Roussell

 

             Mrs. Jackson reported that air conditioning project for the Montgomery High School gym has been authorized for work to start. The Grant High gym project should be released for bids by mid October.

 

Motion by Mr. Pennison, seconded Mrs. Anderson and unanimously approved Budget Revision – Colfax District Funds - $30,000, for gym bathrooms.

 

Motion by Mr. Riggs, seconded by Mr. Pennison and unanimously approved lowest bidder for fuel bid.

 

Motion by Mr. Riggs, seconded by Mrs. Roberts and unanimously approved the job description for the Transportation Manager (Change to item E – Manages the supervision and evaluation of bus shop employees. And add item F – Conducts annual bus driver evaluation in conjunction with the School Administrator and Operations and Training Coordinator.

 

Motion by Mr. Riggs, seconded by Mr. Pennison and approved amending the current requirement for the Transportation Manager Job Description to include holding a Commercial Driver’s License to drive a bus from beginning in the 2016 – 2017 school year to beginning with the next Transportation Manager employed with the Grant Parish School System. Mrs. Roberts and Mrs. Layton voted nay.

 

The board received for approval at the October 4, 2016 meeting the Dress Code for Transportation Personnel.

 

Motion by Mr. Browning, seconded by Mrs. Roberts and unanimously approved the Regulations for the Evaluation and Assessment of School Personnel for 2016-2017.

 

Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mrs. Anderson and unanimously approved to grant a waiver to Grant High JROTC for transportation.

 

Motion by Mrs. Roberts, seconded by Mr. Pennison and unanimously approved to enter into a contract with The Rapides Foundation for the 2016-2017 Healthy Behaviors School Partnership Grant.

 

Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mr. Riggs and unanimously approved quotes for General Liability, Automobile Liability, Physical Damage, School Leaders Errors and Omissions Coverages from LARMA.

 

Motion by Mr. Browning, seconded by Mrs. Anderson and unanimously approved making application to the State Board Commission for consent and authority to issue, sell and deliver bonds for Consolidated School District No. 33.

  

 

The board received for approval at the October 4, 2016 meeting the Addendum to the Superintendent’s Contract.

 

The board received for approval at the October 4, 2016 meeting Superintendent’s Evaluation document.

 

             Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mrs. Layton and unanimously approved to enter into executive session to consider allowing DD to enter school.

 

Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mr. Browning and unanimously approved to enter back into regular session.

 

             Motion by Mrs. Anderson, seconded by Mrs. Roberts and unanimously approved allowing DD to enter school attending the Alternative School this semester. The principal has the discretion to allow DD to transfer to regular school earlier based on performance.       

 

             The Superintendent discussed with Board Members LSBA Trailblazers – September 16th and September 17th, Student Count, and 2015-2016 Financial Year End.

 

             Motion by Mr. Riggs, seconded by Mr. Pennison 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