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 1, 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, August 1, 2017 at 6:00 o’clock P.M.

 

             There were present Mr. Randy Browning, Mr. Mr. Buddy Pennison, Mrs. Lisa Roberts, Mrs. Charlene Anderson, and Mr. Bill Riggs.

 

              All of the Board Members were not present, Mrs. Karen Layton, Mr. A. D. Futrell, and Mrs. Mary Bullock, were 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. Browning, seconded by Mrs. Roberts and unanimously approved the Amended Agenda for the August 1, 2017 meeting.

 

Motion by Mr. Riggs, seconded by Mr. Pennison and unanimously approved the July 6, 2017 Regular Meeting Minutes.

 

The board recognized Retirements: Francis Watson – Paraprofessional at South Grant Elementary School, 11 years of service, effective August 1, 2017 and Beverly Ulmer – Teacher at Verda Elementary School, 19.5 years of service, effective August 8, 2017.

 

The following guest was recognized: Preston Parker, 4-H Shooting Award.

 

Committee items: 

 

The Finance Committee discussed, Grant High AC Project Update and Grant Jr. High Ball Fields.

 

The Transportation and Maintenance Committee discussed, Permission to advertise for bulk fuel bids for the period October 6, 2017 to October 5, 2018 and Discuss requesting bids for buses.

 

Motion by Mrs. Roberts, seconded by Mr. Browning and unanimously approved to advertise for bulk fuel bids for the period October 6, 2017 to October 5, 2018.

 

Motion by Mrs. Roberts, seconded by Mr. Pennison and unanimously approved requesting bids for buses.

 

The Grant Parish School Board will levy the 2017 millage rates at 6:00 p.m. on September 5, 2017 at the Grant Parish School Board Office 512 Main Street, Colfax, LA 71417

 

Motion by Mrs. Roberts, seconded by Mr. Riggs and unanimously approved the Proposed Pupil Progression Plan.

 

Motion by Mrs. Roberts, seconded by Mr. Riggs and unanimously approved Academic Calendar Change as a result of the Pupil Progression Plan meeting held on June 26, 2017.

 

Motion by Mrs. Roberts, seconded by Mr. Riggs and unanimously approved the Colfax Elementary School Handbook PBIS Discipliner Plan and Colfax Elementary School Faculty Handbook.

 

Received for approval, The Comprehensive Learning Supports District Policy at the September 5, 2017 Regular Board Meeting.

 

Motion by Mr. Pennison, seconded by Mr. Browning and unanimously approved entering into executive session pursuant to La. R.S. 42:17(A)(2) to discuss the Appeal of La. Div. of Admin. Law Dkt. No. 2017-2156-DOE-IDEA (Projected: Grant Parish School Board v. L.H. ex rel. Kassandra and Chad Hooter). No action was necessary as a result of the executive session.

 

The Superintendent discussed with Board Members:

 

A.    Personnel Report

B.    Financial Report

C.    Calendars

D.    LSBA Snapshot of Legislative Sessions

E.    Open House Schedule

F.     Instructional and Technology Conference – August 3, 2017 at Grant Jr. High School

 

             Motion by Mr. Pennison, seconded by Mr. Browning 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