Minutes in Minutes: June 1, 2022

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Second Readings

  • Second Reading Authored by Mr. Billy North

    • Move that the Jefferson Parish School Board direct the Superintendent to sign an agreement with the Harahan Police Department placing a HPD based School Resource Officer at Harahan Elementary School for the 2022-2023 school year.

    Second Reading Authored by Mr. Billy North

    • Move that the Jefferson Parish School Board direct the Superintendent to begin negotiations with Dr. Larissa Littleton-Stieb Chancellor of Delgado Community College, in order to implement an Early College Academy partnership with Delgado. The partnership is to begin in August of 2022. The initial cost of the program is not to exceed $750,000.00. The Superintendent is to report the progress of this program to the Board at the June meeting.

    Second Reading Authored by Ms. Tiffany Kuhn

    • Move that the administration considers reducing the threshold of student enrollment for adding a Dean to our K-8's to begin the next school year and to bring their recommendations to the board at next months meeting for board approval.

    Copy of Second Reading Authored by Mr. Billy North

    • Move that the Jefferson Parish School Board for the purpose of reapportionment and redistricting as required by law after the 2020 census, and following all federal reapportionment and redistricting laws, the Jefferson Parish School Board adopt new voting district boundaries, including present voting precincts, up to 11 newly formed districts, as developed by Greg Rigamer. At least 33% of the new districts created will be majority minority districts. The Jefferson Parish School Board will hire Stephen Petit to work on the redistricting process with the assistance of Grant & Barrow. The Jefferson Parish School board will also have input in the process. The completed map will be presented to the board for ratification at a redistricting meeting the week of May 23, or at the regularly scheduled June board meeting.

Consent Agenda Highlights

First Readings

  • First Reading authored by Ms. Sandy Denapolis-Bosarge:

    • Move that the Jefferson Parish School Board issue bonds or procure sufficient funds through other means to lend Discovery
      Health Sciences Foundation a not to exceed amount of $5,000,000 under a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement to fill a financing
      gap for the construction of an Arts and Athletic Performance Center on the campus at Vintage and Loyola upon terms and
      conditions to be negotiated and outlined in the Cooperative Endeavor Agreement, with Discovery covering all costs associated
      with the borrowing.

    First Reading authored by Mr. Simeon Dickerson:

    • Move that the Jefferson Parish School Board create a resolution to authorize the contract between the Jefferson Parish School
      System and NDS, LLC to provide state of the art filtration systems in Jefferson Parish Schools and buildings and to authorize the
      Board President to execute and sign said contract.