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Other action taken at Lafourche Parish School Board, March 13, meeting

Other action taken at Lafourche Parish School Board, March 13, meeting

Here is a rundown of action taken during tonight’s Lafourche Parish School Board meeting. All votes were unanimous unless indicated, and all members were present.

ACTION: Approved the Land and Facilities Committee recommendations to select Weimer-Gros-Flores as the architect for the East/West Thibodaux Middle School Project. Board members Cheryl Thomas, Mary Breaud, Dennis Guillot, Clyde Duplantis, Randy Schouest and Al Archer voted against and Tina Babin abstained.

ACTION: Authorized the advertising of bids for the re-roofing of Building No. 6 at Bayou Blue Elementary School.

ACTION: Approved revisions to policy EGAC, Health and Group Hospitalization Insurance.

ACTION: Authorized John Norris to negotiate or seek quotes for the insurance policies that renew on April 16.

ACTION: Amended the School Board salary schedule effective with the 2019-20 school year to read “Employees hired on or after July 1, 2019, will be placed on the salary schedule based on their documented years of experience less the equivalent number of steps to adjust for the years in which base step increases were frozen by the Board.”

ACTION: Established a $407,836.12 budget for WIFI renovations at various campuses in the parish to be financed by E-Rate at 80 percent, and the 2017 construction fund at 20 percent.

ACTION: Accepted bids from Transforymx for cabling, firewall and access points; Dell for switches, General Informatics for Racks/UPS for the 2019-20 eRate Information Technology Equipment, Cabling and Installation Project in the amount not to exceed $407,836.12.

ACTION: Approved advertising for bids for the cabling upgrades at multiple middle school sites.

ACTION: Approved a cooperative endeavor agreement with the Terrebonne Parish School Board related to mineral leasing of co-owned 16th Section Lands.

ACTION: Authorized advertisement for bids for desktop computers.

ACTION: Authorizing advertisement for bids throughout the 2019-20 school year, as the need arises, for athletic equipment, supplies and uniforms, janitorial supplies, paper products, toner and printer supplies, office supplies, classroom supplies and general maintenance supplies.