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

 

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

 

             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 Mrs. Roberts, seconded by Mr. Futrell and unanimously approved the February 7, 2016 Regular Meeting Minutes.

 

The following Recognitions were made:

 

A.    Grant Parish District Students of the Year:

5th Grade – Addison Gauthier

8th Grade – Carly Pasche

12th Grade – Ragan Delrie

B.    Heather Jones – Entry in LSBA Art Contest

C.     

The following reports were discussed:

 

A.    Finance Committee

Budget Revision – Parishwide: Pollock - $5,000 Technology for online testing

B.    ATT-JAG Grant

C.    Food Service State Department Administrative Review

Recognize: Johnson Controls

 

Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mr. Pennison and unanimously approved the Budget Revision Parishwide: Pollock -$5,000.00 Technology for online testing.

 

             Motion by Mr. Browning, seconded by Mrs. Layton and unanimously approved the 2017-2018 Proposed Academic Calendar.

             Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mr. Riggs and unanimously approved the Carl Perkins’ Amendment #1.

 

             Motion by Mrs. Roberts, seconded by Mrs. Layton and unanimously approved entering into agreement with Colfax Reunion Nursing and Rehabilitation of Colfax to provide shelter in the event of an emergency evacuation between the Grant Parish School Board and Colfax Reunion Nursing and Rehabilitation of Colfax.

             

            Motion by Mrs. Layton, seconded by Mr. Browning and unanimously approved the revised Grant Parish School Board Policy GBN, Dismissal of Employees.

 

Motion by Mr. Pennison, seconded by Mrs. Roberts and unanimously approved payment #1 to Johnny Williams Plumbing in the amount of $19,670.70 for Grant High gym A/C project.

 

Motion by Mr. Pennison, seconded by Mrs. Layton and unanimously approved to change agenda item XII.

 

Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mrs. Roberts and unanimously approved giving notice to call an election for ad valorem tax renewals.

 

Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mr. Browning and unanimously approved allowing the superintendent to travel out-of-state for JROTC National Competition.

 

Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mrs. Layton and unanimously approved for School Board to enter into executive session to consider allowing JC and KL to enter school in Grant Parish.

 

Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mrs. Bullock and unanimously approved returning to regular session. JC and KL was not allowed to enter Grant Parish School System.

 

The Superintendent discussed with Board Members:

A.    Legislative Luncheon – Tuesday, March 21, 2017

B.    Auction of Surplus Items held on 12/31/2016

C.     

             Motion by Mr. Futrell, seconded by Mrs. Roberts 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