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First Readings from August 1, 2018 Regular School Board Meeting

First Reading authored by Mr. Dale

Be it resolved that the Jefferson Parish School Board supports the plan of the Young Audiences Charter Association to issue tax exempt bonds for the purchase of land located in the City of Gretna for the school’s location.

First Reading authored by Mr. Floyd

Move, that the Board put before the voters, a millage rate of 10.8 to provide a pay raise for teachers and other employees, to be comparable to salaries paid in other school districts, in the Metro Area. And/or, Consistent with the Board approving a Capital Improvement Plan for the construction of schools, the issuance of general obligation bonds and/or the levy of an ad valorem tax for 3.85 mills to incur debt and issue bonds not exceeding $250,000,000, to be placed before the voters on December 8, 2018, see attached.

First Reading authored by Mr. Floyd

RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE RETROACTIVE PAY TO EMPLOYEES
BASED ON THE PAY RAISE MILLAGE BEING APPROVED BY THE VOTERS ON DECEMBER 8, 2018

Whereas, The Jefferson Parish School Board is set to approve on September 5, 2018, a Pay Raise Millage for Employees of the Jefferson Parish School System to go before the voters; and
Whereas, The Pay Raise Millage is scheduled to be voted upon by the voters on December 8, 2018; and
Whereas, With Voter Approval, the Pay Raise Millage will go into effect on January 1, 2019; and
Whereas, The Jefferson Parish School Board has one-time funds available if the pay raise millage is adopted, to provide the employees the pay raise retroactively to the beginning of the School Year 2018-19; and
Now, therefore, be it resolved, that the Jefferson Parish School Board will provide a retroactive pay raise to employees based on the approval of the Pay Raise Millage on December 8, 2018, starting at the beginning of the 2018-19 School Year.

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First Reading authored by Mr. Morgan

Move that the Jefferson Parish School Board, upon acceptance of financial terms, acquire a certain tract of prope1ty comprising approximately 40 acres of land together with all the improvements thereon, the same being a portion of the property commonly known as NOLA MOTORSPORTS PARK, for the purpose of establishing a standalone, full day ACADEMY FOR ADVANCED TECHNICAL AND CAREER EDUCATION, to open school year 2019-2020 in partnership and cooperation with local and regional trade and industry professionals.

First Reading authored by Mr. Morgan

Move that the board approve the financial terms for the acquisition of the NOLA Motorsports tract.