Legal Notices
last updated: 10-23-2014
BID NOTICE

Sealed bids will be received by the Business Manager, D’arbonne Woods Charter School, 1002 Sterlington Hwy, Farmerville, LA 71241 until 10:00AM November 7, 2014, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud for:
SALE OF PROPERTY, 22 ACRES, MORE OR LESS LOCATED ON WILLIE BRANTLEY ROAD, FARMERVILLE, LA
Bid forms and specifications may be obtained from the D’arbonne Woods Charter School Finance Office. The School Board reserves the right to reject any or all bids received.
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Advertisement for Bids
Town of Farmerville
407 South Main Street
Farmerville, Louisiana 71241 Separate sealed Bids for the construction of (briefly describe nature, scope, and major elements of the Work)
Water Treatment System Improvements will be received by Town of Farmerville at the Farmerville Town Hall located at 407 South Main, Farmerville, Louisiana 71241 until 10:00 AM, (Local Time) Monday November 10, 2014, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.
The Contract Documents may be examined at the following location(s):
Riley Company of Louisiana, Inc. 112 East Mississippi Ave.
Ruston, Louisiana 71270 Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the Issuing Office, Riley Company of Louisiana, Inc., located at 112 East Mississippi Ave., Ruston, Louisiana 71270 upon payment of $100.00 for each set.
Date
Town of Farmerville
M. Stein Baughman, Jr., Mayor
10/23/14 10/30/14

“Home Bank shall take possession of a mobile home owned by Brandon Scott Jackson. You may contact Tabitha Mangano, Attorney at 504-581-9444.”
10/23/14

REGULAR MEETING, UNION PARISH SCHOOL BOARD
October 13, 2014
The Union Parish School Board met in Regular Session at the Union Parish School Board Office in Farmerville, Louisiana, on Monday, October 13, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. Members were present as follows: Mr. Robert C. James, Jr., Mr. Jimmy Hollis, Mr. Frankie Futch, Mrs. Judy Mabry, Mrs. Shannon Barkley, Mr. John Ellis, Mrs. Challana Dean, and Mr. Clyde Hays. Absent from the meeting was Mr. Jeremy Hobbs.
President James called the meeting to order and Mr. Ellis gave the invocation.
On motion by Mr. Futch, seconded by Mrs. Mabry, the Board approved the agenda for the October 13, 2014 Regular Board Meeting as printed.
On motion by Mrs. Barkley, seconded by Mr. Hays, the Board approved the minutes for the September 8, 2014 Regular Board Meeting as printed.
Karen Barefield, Taylor and Sons Insurance and Financial Services presented an engraved award to Rebecca Andrews, Pre-k – 2 Principal at Union Parish Elementary School, as Employee of the Month for the month of September 2014.
The Board was informed of Union Parish High School’s homecoming activities and schedule.
John Ellis, Chairman of the District Staff Dress Code Committee, reported to the Board on the employee dress code for the 2014-2015 school year.
Lyn Kenley, Manager of Facilities and Transportation, presented an update to the Board on the new buses. All twenty-six buses have been received and are on routes. Bumper stickers stating “Thank You, Union Parish” have been purchased for all buses.
Carol Smith, Federal Programs Director, presented updates to the Pupil Progression Plan for the 2014-2015 school year to the Board.
On motion by Mrs. Mabry, seconded by Mrs. Dean, the Board approved the Pupil Progression Plan for the 2014-2015 school year.
Lewis Jones, candidate for District Judge in Union and Lincoln Parish, spoke with the Board.
Superintendent Cannon informed the Board that the District has signed a professional services agreement with Generation Ready, Inc. for the period beginning September 29, 2014 through June 30, 2015 to provide educational consulting, training services, and materials for school improvement.
On motion by Mr. Hollis, seconded by Mr. Futch, the Board approved the agreement with Generation Ready, Inc. for the period beginning September 29, 2014 through June 30, 2015 to provide educational consulting, training services, and materials for school improvement.
Superintendent Cannon, along with other district administrative staff, presented to the Board the Union Parish District Goals for 2014-2015 and beyond. Six instructional goals were presented to the Board along with timelines for each goal. The Board will receive monthly updates on the progress of the plan.
On motion by Mr. Ellis, seconded by Mr. Hays, the Board approved the financial statements for August 2014.
Lyn Kenley reported to the Board the results of the survey of parents to determine if there was a need for transportation of athletes in the school district after practice session/games for 2014-2015 school year. Mr. Kenley then detailed the costs involved to implement this practice.
On motion by Mrs. Dean, seconded by Mrs. Mabry, the Board granted approval to advertise the lease of approximately 60.704 acres of School Board property at the Lillie School site which is township 22 north, range 3 west in section 11: SW ¼ NW ½; W ½ SE ¼; and S ¼ NW ¼. Members of a hunting club requested to lease the Lillie School property for hunting purposes. The club will provide liability insurance if they are permitted to lease the property.
On motion by Mr. Futch, seconded by Mr. Ellis, the Board granted permission to declare forty-one used school buses surplus property and granted permission to advertise for the sale of these buses.
On motion by Mrs. Dean, seconded by Mr. Hays, the Board approved the following policies at their second viewing:
Prohibition of Tobacco Use Policy
Personal Online Account Privacy Protection Act
Student Privacy Policy
The Board was informed of the following resignation:
1. Glen Gleason - Union Parish High School, Teacher
Effective: September 15, 2014
The Board was informed of the following correction of resignation status:
1. Sue Brown - Child Nutrition Supervisor at Central Office
Effective: July 5, 2013
In the letter submitted and approved at the May 13, 2013 School Board meeting, her letter stated that she was retiring. However, it should have stated that she was resigning, as she had previously retired from the Louisiana Department of Education before coming to work for the Union Parish School District. This action will serve as the correction for the School Board minutes and records.
The Board was informed of the following cancellation of Deferred Retirement
Options Program:
1. Cassandra Neal - Union Parish Sixth Grade Center, Teacher
Request to cancel application for DROP
Effective: June 5, 2014
The Board was informed of the following retirement:
1. Cassandra Neal - Union Parish Sixth Grade Center, Teacher
Effective: January 1, 2015
The Board was informed of the following employments:
1. Connie Findley - Union Parish Elementary School, Teacher
Effective: September 2, 2014
2. Andrew Guillot - Union Parish Elementary School, Teacher
Effective: September 8, 2014
3. Kristin Canterberry -Central Office, Human Resource Clerk
Effective: September 29, 2014
4. J. N. Williams - Bus Driver for open route vacated by Ike Lipscomb
Effective: August 11, 2014
The Board was informed of the following employee transfer:
1. Patsy Pearson - Union Parish Elementary School From Teacher to Director of Student Affairs
2014-2015 school year only
Effective: September 2, 2014
2. Ike Lipscomb - Transfer from District A Maintenance and Bus Driver to Assistant Manager of Maintenance, Central Office, twelve month position
Effective: October 1, 2014
The Board was informed of the following medical leave:
1. LaKizzy Gray - Union Parish Elementary School, Teacher
Effective: August 26 – September 5, 2014
The Board was informed of the following extended medical leave:
1. Susan Cason - Union Parish High School, Teacher
Effective: September 8 - 29, 2014

On motion by Mr. Hollis, seconded by Mr. Futch, the Board ratified all personnel actions taken by the Superintendent of Schools and stated on and/or attached to the agenda of October 13, 2014.
On motion by Mrs. Dean, seconded by Mrs. Barkley, the Board approved a request from Joshua Meredith, President of the Farmerville Jaycees, for permission to use the Union Parish High School Auditorium Saturday, November 1, 2014 for a male beauty pageant with all proceeds going to the Farmerville Jaycees School Supply Drive. He has permission from David Gray, principal at Union Parish High School. The Jaycees will provide a one million dollar liability policy to cover the date the facility is used. They will pay the $100 deposit and will abide by the policies for the use of the facility.
On motion by Mr. Futch, seconded by Mrs. Mabry, the Board approved the request from Ms. Oda Rockett, Mayor of Spearsville, for the Union Parish School Board to relocate the flag pole at Spearsville School to the Spearsville Park and Museum with the inscription “In Memory of the Spearsville School.” The work will be completed prior to the end of the fiscal year 2015.
A motion was made by Mrs. Mabry, seconded by Mrs. Dean, for the Board to advertise to sell the floor from the Linville School gymnasium, as well as two exterior wood doors from the home economics building on the campus. A resident of Farmerville is in the process of restoring a building in downtown Farmerville that dates back to the 1800’s and would use these items in the restoration of the building. Mr. Hollis expressed concern that the selling of the floors would reduce the value of the property. After discussion, it was determined that the value would not be effected. The motion carried.
On motion by Mr. Futch, seconded by Mrs. Barkley, the Board approved a request from D’Arbonne Woods Charter School for permission to use the Marion School gymnasium for school basketball practice on a periodic basis. D’Arbonne Woods Charter School will provide a one million dollar liability policy to cover the dates the facility is used. They will pay the $100.00 deposit and abide by the policies for the use of the facility.
Ronnie Jones, a representative of a prospective charter school for Rocky Branch, presented to the Board a request to lease or purchase the Rocky Branch School building. School Board Attorney, Steve Katz, advised the Board to delay an agreement considering the district is currently under a federal court ordered desegregation order.
The Board, having set its next regular Board Meeting for Monday, November 10, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. to be held at the Union Parish School Board Office in Farmerville, Louisiana, adjourned on this the 13th day of October, 2014.
George Cannon, Secretary Robert C. James, Jr., President
Union Parish School Board Union Parish School Board
10/16/14

NOTICE TO PUBLIC: ITEMS FROM LINVILLE SCHOOL BUILDINGS FOR SALE
The Union Parish School Board is now receiving bids for the sale of the floors from the Linville School Gymnasium, as well as two exterior wood doors from the Linville School Home Economics building on the school campus.A bid form can be obtained at the Union Parish School Board Office. Bids are due by Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Union Parish School Board Office.
10/23/14

NOTICE TO PUBLIC: Used School Buses for Sale
The Union Parish School Board is now accepting bids for the sale of used, surplus school buses. A list of buses for sale as well as bid specifications can be obtained from the Union Parish School Board office. All bus bids are due by Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 2:00pm. Interested parties please contact Lyn Kenley or Jeffery Carr, Union Parish School Board office, 318-368-9715.
10/23/14 10/30/14 11/6/14 11/13/14

NOTICE TO PUBLIC: Hunting Lease Property
The Union Parish School Board is now accepting bids for the lease of approximately 60 acres of property located at the old Lillie School site in Lillie, LA for the purposes of hunting. A description of the property as well as bid specifications can be obtained from the Union Parish School Board office. All lease bids are due by Tuesday, November 6, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Interested parties please contact Lyn Kenley, Union Parish School Board office, 318-368-9715.
10/23/14 11/30/14 11/6/14

HEARN’S U STOR IT
Saturday, November 1 @ 10 AM
6827 Hwy 2 E, Farmerville, LA
A cash sale to the highest bidder:
Storage Unit 7, 6889 Hwy 2, belonging to Amanda Pineda containing 2 chairs, sofa, night stand, and headboard.
Storage Unit 18, 6889 Hwy 2, belonging to Barbara Ramsey Benton containing a washer, dryer, refrigerator, totes, and boxes.
Storage Unit 20, 6889 Hwy 2, belonging to Jimmy Lewis containing a bedframe, deep freeze, air conditioner, dresser, and tools.
Storage Unit 21, 6889 Hwy 2, belonging to Andrey Wallace containing a couch and love seat, vacuum, 2 TVs, totes, and boxes.
Storage Unit 26, 6889 Hwy 2, belonging to Jansen Ebarb containing misc. items.
Storage Unit 34, 6827 Hwy 2, belonging to Billie Dodd containing tools, tool box, chairs, bed frame, totes, and boxes.
Storage Unit 46, 6827 Hwy 2, belonging to Paula Risley containing a TV, dryer, dresser, bed frame, and totes.
Storage Unit 59, 6827 Hwy 2, belong to Melissa Ferrington containing mattresses, table, chairs, sofa, totes, and boxes.
Storage Unit 63, 6827 Hwy 2, belonging to Melinda Verrett containing furniture, pictures, totes, and boxes.
Storage Unit 70, 6827 Hwy 2, belonging to Julie Hanna containing furniture.
Storage Unit 79, 6827 Hwy 2, belonging to Deborah Taylor containing 2 TVs, furniture, boxes, and bags.
Storage Unit 102, 6827 Hwy 2, belonging to Tavaras Ferguson containing a chest, air conditioner, boxes, and totes.
Storage Unit 121, 6827 Hwy 2, belonging to Jansen Ebarb containing misc. items.
Storage Unit 133, 6827 Hwy 2, belonging to Scott Worley containing an entertainment center, dresser, gun cabinet, and mattress set.
Bids will be accepted for the entire unit contents only with successful bidder responsible for removal of all items upon acceptance of bid.
Hearn’s U Stor It reserves the right to refuse any bid.
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