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First Readings from the June 6, 2018 JPSB Meeting

First Reading authored by Melinda Bourgeois

Move to revise the job description of the board secretary.

First Reading authored by Cedric Floyd

Move, that the Board put before the voters, a millage rate of 8.45 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.

First Reading authored by Cedric Floyd

The Board Attorney is prohibited from representing an employee of the Jefferson Parish School System.

First Reading authored by Cedric Floyd

An employee of the Jefferson Parish School System is prohibited from being represented by the Board Attorney in a legal matter.

First Reading authored by Cedric Floyd

The Board Attorney is prohibited (recused) from appointing the investigator on a grievance concerning a Board Member or Superintendent when there is a conflict of interest.

First Reading authored by Cedric Floyd

The Board must establish a policy on the tape recording of telephone conversations by an employee during working hours or the use of school board equipment for recording purposes.

First Reading authored by Cedric Floyd

Attorneys hired by the Board must provide full disclosure of fees received and itemization of work provided for the fees paid.

First Reading authored by Cedric Floyd

The Board Attorney is restricted from working for the Board on a contingency basis during the same time being contracted as General Counsel.

First Reading authored by Cedric Floyd

The proceeds amount awarded to the School Board in a lawsuit must be paid in full to the School Board.

First Reading authored by Marion Bonura

Move that the school district implement the shared table program in all school cafeterias.