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									                         LAFAYETTE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD
                            REGULAR BOARD MEETING

                    Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 5:30 P. M., Board Room

                              Shelton J. Cobb, President, Presiding

       The School Board of the Parish of Lafayette, State of Louisiana, met in regular session at
its meeting place, the Lafayette Parish School Board Administrative Building, Board Room,
Lafayette, Louisiana, on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 5:30 P.M. pursuant to notice given in
writing to every member.

MEMBERS PRESENT: Shelton J. Cobb, President; Hunter Beasley, Vice-President; Tommy
    Angelle, Gregory Awbrey, Mark Babineaux, Kermit Bouillion, Tehmi Chassion, Mark
    Cockerham, and Rae Trahan, Board Members; Dr. Pat Cooper, Secretary-
    Treasurer/Superintendent

MEMBERS ABSENT:          None

I.     MEETING OPENINGS
       The meeting was called to order by Cobb and opened with a prayer by Cockerham.
       Bouillion led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance.

       OPENING COMMENTS
       None

       ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA
       None

       APPROVAL OF AGENDA
             Motion (Bouillion, Beasley) that the Board approve the agenda as presented.
       Motion carried.

II.    RECOGNITIONS/PRESENTATIONS
       The Board congratulated the Lafayette High School Lady Lions Basketball Team for
       winning the 2012 LHSAA State Farm Class 5A Basketball Championship. The Lady
       Lions finished the season with a 35-0 record and recorded the first girls state basketball
       championship for a Lafayette Parish public high school. The Lady Lions are coached by
       Cade Methvin and assisted by Casey Delhomme.

III.   CORRECTIONS AND/OR APPROVAL OF BOARD/COMMITTEE MINUTES
A.     CORRECTIONS ON THE MINUTES OF:
       1.     Regular Board Meeting of 3/7/12
              Motion (Babineaux, Bouillion) that the Board approve the minutes of the
       Regular Board Meeting of March 7, 2012. Motion carried.

       2.     Special Board Meeting of 2/15/12

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             Motion (Babineaux, Cockerham) that the Board approve the minutes of the
      Special Board Meeting of February 15, 2012. Motion carried.

      3.    Special Board Meeting of 3/6/12
            Motion (Bouillion, Cockerham) that the Board approve the minutes of the Special
      Board Meeting of March 6, 2012. Motion carried.

      4.     Special Board Meeting of 3/21/12
             POSTPONED

B.    APPROVAL OF THE COMMITTEE MINUTES OF:
      None

IV.   FINANCIAL INFORMATION/REPORTS
A.    APPROVAL OF BILLS
      1.      Ratification of Bills for January 2012
              Motion (Babineaux, Bouillion) that the Board approve the Ratification of Bills
      for January, 2012. Motion carried.

B.    OTHER FINANCIAL REPORTS
      1.     Ratification of Purchases for February 2012
             Motion (Cockerham, Babineaux) that the Board accept the Ratification of
      Purchases Report for the month of February 2012. Motion carried.

      2.    Summary of Grant Funding and Activity
            Motion (Babineaux, Bouillion) that the Board receive the Summary of Grant
      Funding and Activity Report. Motion carried.

      3.     Budget-to-Actual Status Report
             Motion (Babineaux, Bouillion) that the Board receive the Budget-to-Actual Status
      Report. Motion carried.

V.    REPORTS/INFORMATION/INTRODUCTION ITEMS

A.    INFORMATION REPORT
      1.      Revised Timeline for 2012-2013 Budget Process
              Billy Guidry, Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer, provided the Board
      with a revised timeline for the 2012-2013 Budget Process. Information will be available
      throughout the budget process via the LPSS external website as follows:
      http://www.lpssonline.com/site342.php.

      2.     Formation of Executive Committee of the Board
             Board President Cobb informed the Board that in talking to other Board
      presidents and trying to alleviate pressure the Board is under regarding special
      committees, he thinks a committee structure might work. Mr. Cobb has asked the Board
      Attorney to advise him on how to proceed and he will bring details to the Board for their
      approval.

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     B.      INTRODUCTION ITEMS
             1.   Selection of An External Auditor. Action to be taken at a subsequent meeting.

             2.        General Liability Claims Handling Contract – PULLED BY STAFF

             3.        Selection of Handwriting, Visual Arts, Immersion, World/Foreign Languages,
                       ESL, Music and Health textbooks for the Lafayette Parish School System. Action
                       to be taken at a subsequent meeting.

             4.        Move Item(s) to Action Agenda - NONE

       C.    Other Reports
             1.     None

     VI.     APPROVAL OF ACTION ITEMS
             1.      Bids for Food and Non-Food Supplies for 2012-2013 School Year
                     That the Board authorize the advertisement and awarding of bids by Child
             Nutrition Services and the Purchasing Department for food, produce, and non-food
             supplies as specified for the 2012-2013 school year.

         2.            Approval of the Personnel Changes for March 21, 2012
New Employees
Name                        Location              Position                  Eff. Date               Fund     Note
Broussard, Gwendolyn        Broussard MS          Clerical Assistant              03/22/12           01      Replacing A. Laviolette
Rachal, Stacy               Pupil Appraisal       Team Leader                     03/22/12           01      Replacing A. Jordan
Sawyer, Linda               Lafayette HS          Custodian                       03/22/12           01      Replacing M. Davis

Employee Transfers
Name                    From/To                                          Eff. Date        Fund           Note
                        Northside HS (Teacher Assistant – SPED) to
                        W. D. & Mary Baker Smith Career Center
Broussard, Marvel       (Teacher Assistant – Options)                       03/22/12         01          Replacing G. Howell
                        Account Clerk I (Finance) to Data Processing
Comeaux, Chelsea        Clerk (Sales Tax)                                   04/02/12         01          Replacing T. Castille
                        Gallet ES (Teacher Assistant – SPED) to
Woods, Lontage          AIMS (Teacher Assistant – SPED)                     03/14/12         01          New Position
                        Program Supervisor II to Acting Assistant
Huckabay, Judy          Director of Special Education                       03/22/12         01          Replacing B. Thibodeaux

Appointments & Reappointments
Name                        Location                Position             Contract Term            Note
NONE

Other Action
Name                   Location               Position                 Eff. Date                 Fund       Note
Bulliard, Lauren       Ossun ES               Teacher – 3rd                  03/16/12             01        Resignation
                                                                                                            Suspension Without Pay
Domingue, Mark         P. Breaux MS           Teacher Assist. – SPED     03/22,23,26/12           01        (Three Days Only)
Nguyen, Tuoi           J. W. Faulk ES         Teacher Assist.- Pre-         02/01/12              50        Not Teacher Assistant –

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                                          School                                                  SPED
                                                                                                  Administrative Contract
 Nunez, Renee         Milton ES/MS        Assistant Principal         04/04/12-04/04/14      01   Renewal
                                                                                                  Suspension Without Pay
 Taylor, Monique      Milton ES/MS        Teacher – ELA/SS              03/15 – 16/12        01   (Two Days Only)
 Taylor, Monique      Milton ES/MS        Teacher – ELA/SS           03/19/12 – 08/01/12     01   Leave Without Pay

 Exiting Employees
 Name                   Location                Position                    Eff. Date      Fund   Note
 Arnold, Vanessa        Lafayette HS            Teacher Assistant – SPED       03/22/12      01   Termination
 Landry, Laurie         Youngsville MS          SFS Technician                 03/02/12      70   Resignation
 Provost, Burley        Warehouse               Warehouse Worker I             04/01/12      01   Service Retirement
 Roy, Katherine         Acadiana HS             Teacher – Science              03/05/12      01   Resignation
*Retiree Returning To Work

     Number of Full-Time, Active Employees by Funding Source as of March 16, 2012
     General Fund (01)                                               3788
     2002 Sales Tax (15)                                               78
     Special Revenues (20)                                             20
     Other Grants (25)                                                 16
     Consolidated Adult Education (30)                                  9
     Consolidated Other Federal Programs (35)                           5
     Special Education (40)                                           146
     Self-Funded Construction (45)                                      2
     IASA Title I (50)                                                132
     Consolidated Other State (55)                                      5
     GEARUP/Magnet Grant (57)                                          17
     Child Development & Head Start (60)                               59
     IASA Titles II/III/IV/VI (65)                                     30
     Child Nutrition (70)                                             270
     Group Insurance Fund (85)                                          2
     TOTAL                                                          4,499

                               Total last month                     4,500
                                Total year ago                      4,515



                      That the Board approve the personnel changes for March 21, 2012.

                GROUPED ACTION ITEMS
                1.     Approval of All Action Item(s) with the Exception of Items Pulled
                       Motion (Babineaux, Cockerham) that the Board approve All Action Items and
                that the Personnel Changes be amended by pulling Vanessa Arnold from Exiting
                Employees. Motion carried.

                ITEMS PULLED FROM ACTION
                NONE

     VII.       REPORTS
     A.         Public Comments

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      Comments were made. No action was taken.

B.    Board President/Members Comments
      Comments were made. No action was taken.

C.    Superintendent Comments
      None

VIII. EXECUTIVE SESSION

IX.     ADJOURN
        There being no further business, it was moved by Angelle, seconded by Cockerham and
carried that the meeting adjourn.

SIGNED:                                          SIGNED:

      /s/ Shelton J. Cobb                               /s/ Pat Cooper

Shelton J. Cobb, President                       Dr. Pat Cooper, Secretary-Treasurer
LAFAYETTE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD                    LAFAYETTE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

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