OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE

RICHLAND PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

Regular Session

 

The Richland Parish School Board met at its offices in Rayville, Louisiana, on Tuesday, August 11, 2015, at 6:00 p.m.

 

Agenda Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance.

Item 1

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Agenda       Members present: Ms. Marie Lewis, Mr. Keith Pruitt, Mr. Moses Wilkins,

Item 2         Mr. Kevin Eppinette, Mr. Joe Chapman, Mr. Eugene Young, Jr., Ms. Alece Copeland, Ms. Connie Dove

                  Members absent: Mr. Billy Calvert

 

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Agenda       Mr. Chapman moved, seconded by Mr. Young to approve the agenda with the

Item 3         addition of Item 17 – Enter into strategic session.

 

VOTE:       Yeas:    All         Nays:  None         Absent:  Mr. Calvert

 

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Agenda         Mr. Young moved, seconded by Ms. Lewis to approve the August 6, 2015,

Item 4           Regular Session and August 6, 2015, Special Session minutes before publishing in the Official Journal.

 

VOTE:       Yeas:    All         Nays:  None      Absent:  Mr. Calvert

 

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Agenda        Mr. Pruitt moved, seconded by Ms. Copeland to enter into an agreement between

Item 5           the Richland Parish School Board and Health Management Concepts.

 

VOTE:       Yeas:    All         Nays:  None      Absent:  Mr. Calvert

 

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Agenda        Ms. Lewis moved, seconded by Mr. Wilkins to enter into an agreement between

Item 6           the Richland Parish Delta Head Start Program and the Richland Parish School Board.

 

VOTE:       Yeas:    All         Nays:  None      Absent:  Mr. Calvert

 

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Agenda         Ms. Lewis moved, seconded by Ms. Copeland to enter into an agreement between

Item 7           Louisiana Rehabilitation Services – Monroe Region and Richland Parish School Board.

 

VOTE:       Yeas:    All         Nays:  None      Absent:  Mr. Calvert

 

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Agenda         Ms. Lewis moved, seconded by Mr. Wilkins to approve the 2015-2016 Pupil

Item 8           Progression Plan.

 

VOTE:       Yeas:    All         Nays:  None      Absent:  Mr. Calvert

 

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Agenda         Mr. Young moved, seconded by Ms. Copeland to approve the food service meal

Item 9           prices for the 2015-2016 School Year.

 

VOTE:       Yeas:    All         Nays:  None      Absent:  Mr. Calvert

 

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Agenda         The Board received a report on the maintenance of Holly Ridge school district

Item 10          property.

 

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Agenda        Ms. Lewis moved, seconded by Mr. Chapman to approve the General Fund

Item 11       consolidated Revision #1 for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.

 

VOTE:       Yeas:    All         Nays:  None      Absent:  Mr. Calvert

 

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Agenda        Ms. Lewis moved, seconded by Mr. Young to approve the revised policy JR – Student

Item 12        Records suggested by Hammonds & Sills law office:.

 

VOTE:       Yeas:    All         Nays:  None      Absent:  Mr. Calvert

 

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Agenda        Mr. Chapman moved, seconded by Mr. Young to approve the 14 student transfers

Item 13         as follows: 

             

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NAME

REASON

R/S

GR

FROM

TO

YEAR

1

Booker, Jarell

M to M

Bm

8

Rayville

Start

’15-‘16

2

Booker, Tyrell

M to M

Bm

9

Rayville

Mangham

’15-‘16

3

Bradley, Jordan

M to M

Bm

3

Rayville

Holly Ridge

’15-‘16

4

Bradley, Tamia

M to M

Bf

1

Rayville

Holly Ridge

’15-‘16

5

Day, Mahogany

M to M

Bf

K

Delhi

Holly Ridge

’15-‘16

6

Dugan, A’Lencia

M to M

Bf

4

Rayville

Holly Ridge

’15-‘16

7

Dugan, Aniah

M to M

Bf

7

Rayville

Start

’15-‘16

8

Dugan, J’Morion

M to M

Bm

5

Rayville

Start

’15-‘16

9

Dugan, Omarion

M to M

Bm

4

Rayville

Holly Ridge

’15-‘16

10

Ellis, Donyell, Jr.

M to M

Bm

K

Rayville

Holly Ridge

’15-‘16

11

Jackson, Zakira

M to M

Bf

4

Delhi

Holly Ridge

’15-‘16

12

Price, Karmeisha

M to M

Bf

8

Rayville

Mangham

’15-‘16

13

Robinson, Mariah

M to M

Bf

5

Rayville

Holly Ridge

’15-‘16

14

Travis, Aaliyah

M to M

Bf

8

Rayville

Holly Ridge

’15-’16

 

Agenda         Mr. Chapman moved, seconded by Ms. Copeland to approve the following personnel

Item 14         action:

 

 

VOTE:       Yeas:    All         Nays:  None      Absent:  Mr. Calvert

NAME

R/S

POSITION

LOC

EFFECTIVE

RESIGNATION:

 

 

 

 

Martin, Tamara

WF

Paraprofessional

MES

8/7/2015

Clark, Vushunda

BF

School Clerk

RCCA

8/11/2015

RETIREMENT:

 

 

 

 

Elmore, Sandra

BF

Teacher

DES

8/11/2015

NEW HIRES:

 

 

 

 

Grimes, Pearley

BF

Teacher

DES

8/11/2015 – 5/20/2016

Fowler, Tiffany

WF

Paraprofessional

MHS

8/11/2015 – 5/20/2016

Lee, Shannon

BF

Teacher

RJH

8/11/2015 – 5/20/2016

Henderson, Dewayne

BM

Teacher

RCCA

8/11/2015 – 5/20/2016

Sneed, Jokeirra

BF

Teacher

RHS

8/11/2015 – 5/20/2016

 

 

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Agenda        The Board received the following monthly reports:

Item 15         a)            School Lunch                                                                                                

                    b)            Sales Tax Monthly Receipts                                                                      

                    c)            Financial - General Fund

 

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Agenda        The Board received information on upcoming school district events.

Item 16    

                                   

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Agenda         Ms. Lewis moved, seconded by Mr. Young to go into strategic session and/or

Item 17       action concerning pending litigation.

 

VOTE:       Yeas:    All         Nays:  None      Absent:  Mr. Calvert

 

            Strategic Session:

            Mr. Young moved, seconded by Ms. Lewis to enter into mediation relative to litigation entitled United States of America, Plaintiff, v. Richland Parish School Board, Defendant, CV86-1053 filed August 7, 1986, in the United States District Court for the Western

            District of Louisiana, Monroe, Division.

 

VOTE:       Yeas:    All         Nays:  None      Absent:  Mr. Calvert

 

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                  ~~ Ms. Lewis moved, seconded by Ms. Copeland to adjourn the meeting ~~

 

 

VOTE:       Yeas:    All         Nays:  None      Absent:  Calvert

 

 

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SHELDON JONES, SECRETARY                            KEVIN EPPINETTE, PRESIDENT

RICHLAND PARISH SCHOOL BOARD                     RICHLAND PARISH SCHOOL BOARD