MINUTES OF SPECIAL-CALLED MEETING

OF NATCHITOCHES PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

HELD MAY 25, 2004

 

A Special-Called Meeting of the Natchitoches Parish School Board was held on Tuesday, May 25, 2004, at 5:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Natchitoches Parish School Board Office, 310 Royal Street, Natchitoches, Louisiana, and upon roll call, the following members and Elwanda Murphy, Secretary-Treasurer, were present:  Ralph Wilson, Julia Hildebrand, Millard J. Bienvenu, Russell Danzy, Emile Metoyer, Joella Wilson, Gladys Revels and Billy J. Benefield .    Absent:    Cecil Walker.  Mr. Daniels and Mr. Means came in late.

 

The meeting was called to order by Vice-President Danzy, followed by an invocation by Mrs. Wilson and Pledge of Allegiance by Mr. Metoyer.

 

On motion of Mrs. Revels, seconded by Mr. Wilson, and with unanimous consent, the Board approved the following attached list of bus drivers for summer school.   

                                        

On motion of Mrs. Hildebrand, seconded by Mrs. Wilson, the Board unanimously appointed Laura McClain as Principal of East Natchitoches Elementary School.

                               

On motion of Mrs. Revels, seconded by Mr. Wilson, and with unanimous approval, the Board appointed Katherine Hattaway as Supervisor of School Food Services.

 

On motion of Mrs. Wilson, seconded by Mr. Wilson, and with unanimous consent, the Board approved requesting Rural Development Grant Funds in the amount of $10,000 to place lights on the Lakeview Junior/Senior High School softball field.

    

On motion of Mrs. Hildebrand, seconded by Mrs. Wilson, that the Board hereby authorize the Superintendent and board attorney to file a motion with the federal court asking for authority to move the third grade class at Weaver Elementary School to East Natchitoches Elementary School.     

 

On motion of Mrs. Revels, seconded by Mr. Metoyer, that the motion be amended  to include reviewing the attendance zones for the city.

 

VOTE ON AMENDMENT

 

YEAS:     Daniels, Wilson, Hildebrand, Bienvenu, Danzy, Metoyer, J. Wilson, G. Revels, Benefield and Means.    NAYS:    None.       ABSENT:    Walker.         (Carried)

 

       VOTE ON ORIGINAL MOTION

 

YEAS:    Daniels, Wilson, Hildebrand, Bienvenu, Danzy, Metoyer, J. Wilson, G. Revels, Benefield and Means.    NAYS:     None.      ABSENT:    Walker.    (Carried)

 

On motion of Mrs. Revels, seconded by Mr. Danzy, the Board adjourned.

 

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                                         ELWANDA MURPHY, SECRETARY-TREASURER

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                                         CARROLL DANIELS, PRESIDENT