PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING OF

NATCHITOCHES PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

HELD ON DECEMBER 5, 2013

 

A regular meeting of the Natchitoches Parish School board was held on Thursday, December 5, 2013, 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 Derwood Duke, Secretary-Treasurer, were present:  Cecil Walker, Carroll Daniels, Ralph Wilson, Joella Wilson, Harry Graham, Russell Danzy, Michael Hilton, Donna Masson, Carl Means, Thomas Melder and George Rhymes.

Absent:  None

 

The meeting was called to order by President Means, followed by an invocation by Mrs. Wilson and Pledge of Allegiance by Mr. Hilton.                                                               

 

Under Superintendent/Staff Reports, the Board received the Board Update from Dr. Duke.

           

On motion of Mrs. Joella Wilson, seconded by Mr. Ralph Wilson, the Board unanimously approved the following consent agenda items:  

                                                                             

 1.        Adoption of Agenda.

 

 2.        Approval of Minutes of November 7, 2013

 

 3.        FINANCE ITEMS

 

            A.        Payment of Bills:            

            B.        Out of State Travel:

            C.        School Bus Routes Changes:

 

D.        Purchase of Buses:

 

E.        Advertisements:     Permission to advertise for bids for:

 

F.         Resignations: 


            G.        Retirements:

            H.        Requests for Leave:

            I.          Termination:

                       

Mr. Russell Danzy presented the Finance, Facilities, Services, & Insurance Report.

 

On motion of Mr. Danzy, seconded by Mr. Walker,  the Board approved the following attached  bid of Jerry D. Crooks for ten (10) years at the lease rate of  $15.00 per acre at $1020.00 a year for leasing for agricultural purposes of 16th section on school land in Township 9 North, Range 6 West, 68.37 acres (near Luella).  Mr. Crooks presented the only bid.

 

On motion of Mr. Wilson, seconded by Mr. Graham, the Board accepted the lowest bids of Sysco Food Services and Reinhart Food Services for various food items for period of January 1, 2014, through June 30, 2014.

                       

On motion of Mr. Danzy, seconded by Mr. Daniels, the Board unanimously approved negotiating a renewal contract for 3 years with Durham Transportation.  

 

Mrs. Linda Page presented the Board with a personnel update.

 

Mr. George Rhymes presented the Executive Report.

 

On motions of Mr. Rhymes, seconded by Mrs. Wilson, the Board approved the Board Calendar for 2014.   

           

On motion of Mrs. Wilson, seconded by Mrs. Masson, the Board adjourned.

 

 

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DERWOOD DUKE, SECRETARY-TREASURER

 

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CARL MEANS, PRESIDENT