Faulkton Area School District 24-4 Board of Education
Monday, July 14, 2014
The first regular meeting of the Faulkton Area Schools 24-4 Board of Education was called to order by Business Official Lisa Raethz at 5:02 p.m. in the office of the superintendent.
Roll call of members present were Kelly Aesoph, Heather Bode, Gary Bowar, Todd Brand and Grady Heitmann. Also present were Supt. Joel Price, Business Official Lisa Raethz, and Garrick Moritz.
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
2014-15.1. Agenda Approval. Motion by Aesoph, second by Bode, to approve the proposed agenda.
2014-15.2. Board Chairman. Raethz called for nominations for Board Chairman for the 2014-2015 school year. Aesoph nominated Heather Bode and Heitmann seconded it. No other nominations were made and Raethz called for a vote with all members voting aye.
2014-15.3. Vice Chairman. Bode called for nominations for Vice Chairman for the 2014-2015 school year. Bowar nominated Grady Heitmann and Brand seconded it. No other nominations were made and Bode called for a vote with all members voting aye.
2014-15.4. Minutes & Financial Approvals. Motion by Aesoph, second by Brand, to approve the minutes of the June 9, 2014 meeting and June 23, 2014 special meeting, and June 2014 Trust and Agency Fund and Imprest Fund Reports, the June 2014 Financial Statement, and payment of the presented bills for July 15, 2014.
June 2014 Imprest Fund: Chad Spicer $49.99 Travel Reimb., The Potting Shed $10.50 Supplies, Tieszen Law Office $15.00 Copies, Mary Vetch $232.79 Supply Reimb., Joel Price $54.53 Supply Reimb., Dacotah Bank $100.00 Petty cash for postage, US Post Office $147.00 Postage;
July 15, 2014 Bill Payment: A&B Business $4,135.00 Chairs, A1 Locksmithing $6.00 Supplies, Advanced Ed $500.00 Ext. Review, ASBSD $911.72 Dues, Bauer’s Super Valu $39.98 Repairs, Deb Beilke $774.14 Services, BerMac $10.55 Services, Century Business $443.69 Copier Services, Chemsearch $422.47 Supplies, Cole Papers $2,533.92 Supplies, D&K Custom Machine Design $2,038.83 Laminator, Dakota Dust-Tex $14.30 Services, Delta Dental $2,921.54 Insurance, Distributed Website Corporation $250.00 Renewal, Faulk Co. Record $330.98 Publishing & Supplies, Faulkton Healthcare Center $150.00 PT Services, GE Capital $503.46 Copier Lease, Hanson Construction $198.47 Gravel, Hauff Mid-America Sports $253.30 Supplies, Homan Ace Hardware $23.99 Repairs, Houghton Mifflin Co. $4,828.21 Math Textbooks, KC Lumber $29.20 Supplies, Matheson Tri-Gas $8.40 Services, Menards $28.20 Repairs, Jean Mitchell $168.75 OT Services, NCFE $46.59 Gas, Northwestern Energy $1,718.84 Electricity, Renaissance Learning $3,817.00 Software, Reuer Sanitation $585.00 Services, Riddell $1,654.40 Services, Schilder Dixon Sales $128.00 Supplies, SD Department of Health $780.00 Co. Services, SD School Benefit Fund $23,544.31 Insurance, SD United Schools Assn. $500.00 Dues, SDSSA $150.00 Conf. Fee, SFM $12,592.00 Workmans Comp. Ins., SHI $3,421.80 Software, Software Unlimited $4,075.00 Software Maintenance, Joseph Stanley $215.28 Repairs, Time Management Systems $73.31 Timeclock Services, Wordware, Inc. $718.40 Software. July 2014 Payroll: General Fund: $33,593.74 w/ benefits, Special Ed. $2,418.80 w/ benefits, Food Service $1,307.75 w/ benefits.
Health Insurance. Motion
by Aesoph, second by Brand, to adopt the 2014-15 ASBSD Protective Trust
Benefits Fund Adoption and Renewal Motion as presented. Unanimous.
2014.15.6. Legal Representatives. Motion by Bowar, second by Heitmann to designate the following individuals and entities as legal representatives of the Faulkton Area Schools 24-4 for the 2014-2015 school year. Unanimous.
A. Name the Faulk County Record as legal newspaper.
B. Name Supt. Joel Price and Business Official Lisa Raethz as purchasing agents for the Faulkton Area Schools 24-4.
C. Name Dacotah Bank as legal depository for the Faulkton Area Schools 24-4.
D. Authorize the Business Official to properly invest surplus funds of the District.
E. Authorize the Business Official as Supervisor of the Trust and Agency Fund and the Imprest Fund of the District.
F. Name the Superintendent and Business Official as Administrators of Federal Programs.
G. Name the Business Official as Supervisor and Treasurer of the Food Service Program.
H. Set a Chain of Command for the Faulkton Area Schools 24-4 as Superintendent, Business Official and Secondary Principal in case of emergencies.
I. Name the Superintendent as Asbestos Coordinator of the Faulkton Area Schools 24-4.
J. Set the second Monday of each month as the official meeting date of the Faulkton Area Schools 24-4 Board of Education and to compensate board members at a rate of $65.00 per month and $65.00 per negotiations meetings.
2014.15.7. SD United School Assn. Motion by Aesoph, second by Bowar, to become a member of the SD United Schools Association for the 2014-15 school year. Unanimous.
2014.15.8. Superintendents Report/2nd Reading of Policies. Motion by Heitmann, second by Brand, to adopt the following policies: Authorized Signatures, Board Member Conflict of Interest, Credit Card Use and Electronic Transactions, Alcohol and Other Drug Use by Students and Disciplinary Sanctions and Implementation Procedures, Use of Alcohol Sensors, Open Enrollment, Patriotic Exercises & Flag Displays, and Release of Certified Staff for Extra or Co-Curricular Events.
2014.15.9. Football Field Agreement: Changes to the football field agreement with the City of Faulkton was discussed. The board noticed some changes that needed to be made to the agreement and motion was made by Aesoph, second by Brand, to table the discussion until the August meeting.
Busing Contract/Bus Barn. The busing agreement with K&D Busing was discussed and the transportation committee (Aesoph & Heitmann) would like to meet with them before the next meeting. It was discussed that selling the bus barn not an option at this time.
Listing of 2014-2015 Employees & Salaries. Bowman, Vanessa $31,001 (7-12 Math); $2,056.27 (Asst. VB), Bruemmer, Nicole $30,201 (2nd Grade); Cassens, Laura $33,001 (Colony Ed.); Cunningham, Brice $36,401 (5th Grade), $1,281.44 (JH FB) $3,009.90 (Head Boys BB); Currington, Lacey $31,801 (Colony Ed.); Demery, Linda $38,899.01 (Library, Computers); Geditz, Melissa $36,601 (4th Grade); Geditz, Shayne $35,201 (K-12 PE, 7-8th Soc. Studies), $3,009.90 (Head Wrestling) $3,009.90 (Head FB); Haberling, Kari $38,601 (3rd Grade); Hammond, Alicia $34,301 (Kindergarten); Hayes, Melissa $36,601 (1st Grade); Heidenreich, Nancy $37,201 (Lang. Arts) $1,281.44 (Oral Interp) $1,000 (Board Certification); Hogeland, Teresa $36,301 (Title, JH Math) 3,009.90 (Head VB); Homan, Diana $31,001 (6th Grade); Kleinsasser, Leonard $37,201 (Colony Ed.); Koska, Dorie Kay $31,001 (Colony Ed.), Latt, Michele $37,001 (Speech Therapy) $10,000 (Special Ed. Coordinator); Melius, Nichole $29,862.79 (Family & Con. Science) $2,860.90 (FCCLA) $1,000 (Board Certification); Montonye, Judy $34,201 (Colony Ed.); Moritz, Jody $41,801 (Spanish, Lang. Arts, Soc. Sci.) $1,281.44 (One Act Play); Pfeifer, Colleen $31,801 (Colony Ed.); Reid, Wanda $35,201 (Colony Ed.); Schlechter, Mary $33,801 (Business, Computers); Spicer, Chad $37,201 (Special Ed.) $2,056.27 (Asst. Football) $2,860.90 (Head Track) $1,281.44 (JH Boys BB); Stahl, Mike $34,801 (Colony Ed.); Stephenson, Shae $31,001 (Special Ed.) $2,056.27 (Asst. Track); Stulken, Amanda $33,461.90 (K-12 Music); Swanson, Noelle $31,001 (Ag Ed.) $2,860.90 (FFA) $3,542.97 (Extended Contract); Tisher, Randy $43,801 (HS Soc. Sci. Guidance, Math) $298.01 (Longevity Pay) $1,639.06 (Concessions); Ulrich, Christopher $30,201 (JH & HS Science); Cassens, Craig $51,522.04 (Sec.Principal/8th Grade Science) $4,470.15 (Athletic Director); Kopecky, Cindy $21.68/hour (Assistant to the Business Official); Price, Joel $70,820.51 (Superintendent/Elem. Principal); Raethz, Lisa $39,000 (Business Official); Becker, William $9.75/hour (Maintenance); Crum, Dennis $10.10/hour (Maintenance); Demery, Jeremy $24.04/hour (Technology); Heitmann, Bobbi $11.30/hour (Food Service Director); Holt, Kim $12.25/hour (Aide); Hutchinson, Pamela $13.00/hour (Aide); Martinmaas, Shelly $11.75/hour (Aide); Morgan, Renee $8.50/hour (Food Service) Ogle, Tiffany $8.50/hour (Aide); Ortmeier, Leasa $9.75/hour (Aide); Reed, Janet $14.90 (Maintenance); Speck, Peg $8.50/hour (Food Service); Vetch, Mary $12.42/hour (Admin. Asst.); Young, Robin $8.50/hour (Food Service).
2014-15.10. Head GBB Coach. Motion by Aesoph, second by Bowar, to offer a 2014-2015 work agreement to Todd Brand for Head Girls Basketball Coach in the amount of $3,009.90. All board members voted aye except Brand who abstained from the vote. Motion carried.
2014-15.12. Adjournment. Motion by Aesoph, second by Heitmann, to adjourn at 7:15 p.m. All in favor, motion carried.
The Faulkton Area Schools 24-4 Board of Education Budget Hearing was called to order by Chairman Heather Bode at 7:00 p.m. in the office of the Superintendent. Roll call of members present were Heather Bode, Gary Bowar, and Todd Brand. Absent: Kelly Aesoph and Grady Heitmann. Also present were Supt. Joel Price and Business Official Lisa Raethz.
The 2014-2015 Budget was presented. Raethz explained that the $20,000 set aside funds for technology was included in the capital outlay budget as per board request at the June meeting. Bode asked if the district would still have an out of district special education student that the district would be responsible for. Both Price and Raethz stated we would at this time and needed to budget for the expense regardless.
2014-15.13. Adjournment. Motion by Brand, second by Bowar, to adjourn at 7:15 p.m. All in favor, motion carried.
Board Chairman, Heather Bode Business Official, Lisa Raethz