NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a regular meeting of the School Board of the Parish of St. Martin, State of Louisiana, has been ordered and called on Wednesday July 9, 2008, at 5:00 p.m., at the Instructional Center, 111 Courville Street, Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, for the following purposes to-wit:


1. Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance

2. Announcements, Acclamations

3. Additions/Deletions of Agenda Items

4. Consider and/or approve the Minutes of the following meetings: (Lavergne)

a) Regular Meeting of June 4, 2008

b) Finance Committee Meeting of June 18, 2008

5. Consider and/or approve the following Finance Committee recommendations: (Soulier)

a) Proposed Memorandum of Understanding between the School Board and the Louisiana Technical College, Evangeline Campus, Region 4 for the 2008-2009 school year

b) Barber Board/Hairstyling Class at the St. Martin Parish Government Technology Center (near Cecilia High School) for the 2009 spring semester

6. Consider and/or approve disbursement of the July Sales Tax salary supplement: (Soulier)

a) Professionals $450

b) Paraprofessionals $365

7. Consider and/or approve request for waiver of sales tax penalties for Halliburton Energy Services (Soulier)

8. Consider and/or approve rejection of bids and request for permission to re-bid on Library Books (Soulier)

9. Consider and/or approve bid recommendations on the following: (Soulier)

a) Electrical Upgrades and 3 High Schools for Computer Labs

b) Re-roofing of JCEP Campus

c) Bread and Bread Products

10. Consider and/or approve student accident and catastrophic insurance for 2008-2009 (Hebert)

11. Consider and/or approve renewal of service contracts with Poché Prouet and Associates (Wininger)

12. Consider and/or approve request for permission to advertise for bids on alligator tags (A. Blanchard)

13. Consider and/or approve the following: (A. Blanchard)

a) Resolution of St. Martin Parish School Board

b) Right of Passage at St. Martinville Primary

14. Consider and/or approve revisions to Board Policy GBRIB, Sick Leave (Lavergne)

15. Consider and/or approve the hiring of ten (10) additional teachers (Lavergne)

16. Consider Citizen’s Request to appear before the Board

17. Board Member’s request:

a) Consider and/or approve changes in Board Policy GBA, Employment Contracts and Compensation – James Blanchard

b) Discuss Parliamentary Procedures – Floyd Knott

c) Discuss Sales Tax I – Floyd Knott

d) Discuss Sales Tax II – Floyd Knott

e) Discuss Sales Tax Supplements – Rodney Ledoux

f) Discuss the hiring procedure that involves testing – Rodney Ledoux

g) Revisit the request for permission to implement JROTC at Breaux Bridge High School – Rodney Ledoux

h) Consider and/or approve change of part-time secretary to full-time position at St. Martinville Junior High School – Wanda Babin

i) Consider and/or approve Football Field and Baseball Diamond at St. Martinville Junior High School – Wanda Babin

18. Executive Session:

a) Litigation entitled “Sandra Batiste vs. St. Martin Parish School Board” (Report by Jack Burson, Legal Counsel)

b) Discussion of personnel issues, including employee conduct and performance (Pursuant to LSA-R.S. 42:6.1 et seq., this item may be discussed in executive session.)

28. Personnel Changes (Beebe)

a) Professionals

b) Paraprofessionals

c) Consider and/or approve the advertisement for Breaux Bridge Junior High School Principal

d) Consider and/or approve the appointment of Breaux Bridge Senior High School Assistant Principal

e) Consider and/or approve the advertisement of PC Technician

(Signed) Richard Lavergne, Secretary

St. Martin Parish School Board

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