2016 School Board Meetings

January13thOnly one meeting due to holidays
February3rd & 17th 
March2nd & 16th 
April6th & 20th 
May4th & 18th 
June1st & 15th 
July20th one meeting due to Superintendent's Leadership Conference
August3rd & 17th 
September7th & 21st 
October5th & 19th 
November2nd & 16th 
December7th & 21st 

All meetings are held the first and third Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Assumption Parish School Board Media Center @ 4901 Highway 308 Napoleonville unless otherwise noted.
*Any changes in meeting dates or times are posted on the outside of the school board building.

May 18, 2016
Wednesday, May 18th, 2016


Assumption Parish Media Center

Napoleonville, Louisiana

May 18, 2016



The Assumption Parish School Board met in Regular Session on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at Assumption Media Center, Napoleonville, LA with President, Doris Dugas, presiding.


PRESENT:   Honoray Lewis, Ward 1, Andrea Barras, Ward 3, Electa Fletcher Mickens, Ward 4, Larry Howell, Ward 5, Daniel Washington, Ward 6, John Beck, Ward 7, Jessica Ourso, Ward 8, Doris Dugas, Ward 9


ABSENT: Lee Meyer, Ward 2


The meeting was opened in prayer led by Daniel Washington, Executive Committee Meeting followed by the Pledge of Allegiance led by Honoray Lewis, Vice President. 


Adoption of Agenda

On motion of Ms. Ourso, seconded by Mr. Washington and unanimously carried the Board adopted the agenda as amended.


Consent Agenda

a) Approve minutes of  May 4, 2016 board meeting

b) Approve addendum items


On motion of Mr. Beck, seconded by Mr. Howell unanimously carried the Board adopted the consent agenda.


Reports and Recognition

a) The Board recognized and honored the Outstanding School Support Employees for the 2015-2016 School Year:

Cherie Daigle, AHS; Brandi Trainer, BLP; Emma Bell, BRM; Juanita Gilbert, BRP; Melissa Gauthreaux, LMS; Paula Ridley, LPS; Gaylin Pearley, NMS; Tammy Landry, NPS; Joanie Mabile, PPM; Julie Daigle, PPP.

b) The Board recognized and honored the Labadieville Middle School Special Olympic team.

c) Robin Landry of LSU AgCenter Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service presented the annual report.  The Service has served Assumption Parish since 1914 to provide practical, useful, and research proven information on agricultural and home economics subjects.  Mariah Simoneaux, and Margo Castro, 4-H Agent, gave brief reports.


Facilities and Grounds

a) The Board received a presentation from Duplantis Design Group.


Policy and Procedure

a) Discussions were held on transportation for school choice students.


a) The Board received information from representatives of A J Gallagher regarding insurance renewals for the2016-2017 fiscal year.  A motion was made by Mr. Howell to make this item an action item.  Motion was seconded by Mr. Beck and unanimously carried.   On motion of Mr. Howell, seconded by Mr. Washington and unanimously carried the Board approved the 2016-2017 property and casualty insurance renewal through Arthur J. Gallagher for the estimated renewal premium of $1,345,012.22.

b) The Board received the April 2016 Sales Tax Report.  Total returns processed are 1973; 960 monthly, 406 quarterly, 584 irregular, and 23 semi-annuals.  Total number of online filers are 1296.  Total receipts of the April, 2016 collections are $1,032,300.85; a 13% increase of $117,184.10.  The school board received $516,148.92; 13% increase of $58,591.27.  The 92 Bond Issue Fund received $103,230.72, a 13% increase of $11,718.65.  The delinquent rate for the month of April, 2016 is 9%.  Industries experiencing a decrease are Unclassified.  Audit revenues for the month April 2016 are $17,414.45 comparable to $27,777.57 for April 2015.  Auto sales for the month of April 2016 are $260,555.38 comparable to $238,010.18 for April 2015.

c) On motion of Ms. Ourso, seconded by Mr. Howell and unanimously carried the Board authorized the Superintendent to advertise for the official journal for the 2016-2017 school year.

d) On motion of Ms. Barras, seconded by Mr. Howell and unanimously carried, the board authorized the Superintendent to begin the process of rolling forward millages to increase to 39.39 mills.



By unanimous consent the Board adjourned at 8:15 p.m.

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