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 7, 2017

                                                                                                      

             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 7, 2017 at 6:00 o’clock P.M.

 

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

 

              All of the Board Members were not present, 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. Charlene Anderson, 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. Pennison, seconded by Mr. Browning and unanimously approved the January 12, 2016 Regular Meeting Minutes.

 

The following Recognitions were made:

 

Recognize: Winners of the Game Day T-Shirt Art Contest:  Heather Frost – Grant Junior High School, Layla Judice – Verda Elementary School, Dylan Scott – Grant Junior High School, Ainsley Gauthier – Pollock Elementary School, and Ayiana Canoe – Georgetown High School.

 

Recognize: Mr. Andy Bachman and First Responder Students at Grant High School for their 1st Place People’s Choice Award at the SECO Event: Kaylie Clay, James Dezendorf, Tracie Green, Breanna Nettles, Ross Phillips, Dameshia Vinson, Makena Barrios, Jordan Brister, Kaitlyn Burch, Virginia Burns, Tori Couvillion, Aubri Davis, Sarah Gentry, William Mason, Jonterrus Means, Shian Murrell, Hannah Nick, Ethan Wilkins, and Kelsey Dupuy.

 

The following reports were discussed: Grant Jr. High School Athletic Facility Update, Grant High School Air Conditioning Update, Speed Zone enforcement at Grant High School and South Grant Elementary, February Student Count, and Pre-K Grant.  The ATT-JAG Grant was moved to the March 7, 2017 Board Meeting.

 

Received for adoption at the March School Board Meeting, the 2017-2018 Proposed Academic Calendar.

 

             Motion by Mrs. Roberts, seconded by Mr. Futrell and unanimously approved entering into agreement with Central Control to provide shelter in the event of an emergency evacuation between the Grant Parish School Board and Central LLC.

            

Motion by Mr. Pennison, seconded by Mr. Riggs and unanimously approved adopting Policy revisions: DJH, Authorized Signature; JBC, School Admission; JBCC, Student Assignment; JCDHD, Dangerous Weapons, and JGCD, Administration of Medication.

 

Motion by Mr. Browning, seconded by Mr. Riggs and unanimously approved adopting the new policy JQE, Expecting and Parenting Students.

 

Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mrs. Roberts and unanimously approved a one-time, $200.00 pay supplement to support personnel.

 

Motion by Mrs. Roberts, seconded by Mr. Pennison and unanimously approved accepting EEF Amendment 1 to reflect the 5 percent allocation reduction for the 2016-2017 school year.

 

Motion by Mr. Browning, seconded by Mr. Futrell and unanimously approved entering into Executive Session to consider allowing HD to enter school in Grant Parish. HD’s father allowed an open session.

 

Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mrs. Roberts and unanimously approved for School Board to discuss in private allowing HD to enter school in Grant Parish.

 

Motion by Mr. Pennison, seconded by Mr. Browning and unanimously approved returning to regular session. HD was allowed to attend the adult education program at night.

 

Motion by Mr. Pennison, seconded by Mr. Futrell and unanimously approved entering into Executive Session to consider Superintendent’s Evaluation.

 

Motion by Mrs. Bullock, seconded by Mr. Browning and unanimously approved returning to regular session.

 

Mrs. Anderson reported that the superintendent received a satisfactory evaluation.

 

Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mr. Browning, Mrs. Roberts had an opposing sign, however, the superintendent’s Contract was renewed from July 1, 2017 to December 31, 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

The Superintendent discussed with Board Members: LSBA Packet, School Visits, Student of the Year Reception at 4:00 pm before the March Board Meeting, and Spring 2017 Testing Readiness Update.

 

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

 

                                                                        s/Charlene Anderson

                                                                        Charlene Anderson

                                                                            President                                                   

                                                                            Grant Parish School Board

 

ATTEST: _____________________

Sheila S. Jackson

Secretary-Treasurer

Grant Parish School Board