Parish School Board Meeting: July 13, 2021

By Jim Wilkerson

An independent audit report for the fiscal year 2020 was presented to the Lincoln Parish School Board on July 13.

Amy Tynes gave the presentation and informed the School Board that there were no problems with financials. The audit was over 100 pages long and covered hundreds of millions of dollars of expenditures and revenue. Ms. Tynes did note that the School Board would be approximately $134 million short if it tried to pay off all its debt today.

Other agenda items included:

REPORTS:
Personnel report by Dr. Doris Lewis
Sales tax receipts report for June 2021 by Juanita Duke
Financial update for May 2021 by Juanita Duke
Health plan update for May 2021 by Juanita Duke
Construction update by James Payton

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
Approve policy manual revision – Lisa Bastion

NEW BUSINESS:
Consider bid acceptance for duplicating paper for 2021-2022 – Ricky Edmiston
Adopt Millages for the 2021 tax roll – Juanita Duke and Ricky Durrett
Request proposals to replace and update surveillance camera system at Ruston High School – James Payton
Declare surplus property – Debbie Pender
Approve Systems Survey and Compliance Questionnaire for FYE 6-30-21 – Juanita Duke
Declare surplus property – James Payton
Request proposals to purchase Chromebooks and to apply for Emergency Connectivity Funds – Debbie Pender
Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office – Ricky Durrett
Policy manual deletion and revisions – John Young
Permission to advertise for Interactive Panels and Peripherals – Debbie Pender
Authorize the purchase of the RHS baseball field from the City of Ruston – Ricky Durrett


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