2014 November Minutes

Faulkton Area School District 24-4 Board of Education

Monday, November 10, 2014
7:30 p.m.


            
The regular meeting of the Faulkton Area Schools 24-4 Board of Education was called to order by Chairman Heather Bode at 7:44 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, Secondary Principal/AD Craig Cassens, Business Official Lisa Raethz and Garrick Moritz.

            Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

 

2014-15.55. Agenda Approval. Motion by Heitmann, second by Aesoph, to approve the proposed agenda with the addition to amend the school calendar. Unanimous.

 

2014-15.56. Minutes & Financial Approvals. Motion by Brand, second by Aesoph, to approve the minutes of the October 13, 2014 meeting, the October 2014 Trust and Agency Fund and Imprest Fund Reports, the October 2014 Financial Statement, and payment of the presented bills for November 10, 2014. 

 

Oct-14

General

Capitol

Special

Pension

Food

Pre K &

T & A

 

Fund

Outlay

Education

Fund

Service

Driv. Ed.

 

Beginning Balance

474,714.87

-41,691.77

249,191.67

44,819.52

12,120.09

16,119.00

107,530.68

Cash

429,609.00

-41,691.77

249,191.67

44,819.52

12,120.09

16,119.00

81,525.90

Investments

51,291.99

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

26,004.78

Receipts

59,415.16

7,778.47

2,842.29

1,004.09

14,076.39

743.75

24,696.13

Expenditures

196,431.62

47,018.86

30,106.68

0.00

17,476.04

423.46

15,184.13

Ending Balance

337,698.41

-80,932.16

221,927.28

45,823.61

8,720.44

16,439.29

117,042.68

Cash

292,590.61

-80,932.16

221,927.28

45,823.61

8,720.44

16,439.29

91,036.94

Investments

51,293.92

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

26,005.74

Receipts:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pre-K Tuition

 

 

 

 

 

743.75

 

Lunch & Milk Sales

 

 

 

 

5,763.31

 

 

Food Program Reimb.

 

 

 

 

8,313.08

 

 

Athletic Passes/Gate Receipts

2,658.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yearbook Sales

35.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gym Passes

75.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Computer Insurance

25.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rental Fees

475.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

State of SD-State Aid

40,727.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dacotah Bank--checking, mm, cd interest

34.02

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miscellaneous

74.54

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Reimbursements

240.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Donations

153.36

 

 

 

 

 

 

Birth to 3 Funding

 

 

384.49

 

 

 

 

Hyde County

$1.72

 

 

 

 

 

 

Potter County

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hand County

$4,356.07

$2,566.71

$811.06

$331.32

 

 

 

Faulk County

$10,559.95

$5,211.76

$1,646.74

$672.77

 

 

 

Total Receipts

$59,415.16

$7,778.47

$2,842.29

$1,004.09

$14,076.39

$743.75

$0.00

 

 

October 2014 Imprest Fund: VB Officials- Todd Sandal $300.00, Mark Ulrich $88.50, Jacey Edson $75.00, Erin Schroeder $75.00, Virginia Needham $120.00. FB Officials- Brent Griffith $80.00, Dan Lund $155.00, Eric Donat $80.00, Matt Mohr $80.00, Logan Huber $80.00, Cheer Judges: Katrina Brown $100.00, Jasper Diegel $175.00, Bruce Kleinsasser $145.00, Shayonne Mitchell $100.00. Janice Feulner $16.15 Lunch refund, Dacotah Bank $200.00 Meal funds for students & postage, NSU Forensics $82.00 Oral Interp Fee, Rosene Royce $3.00 repairs, Holly Demery $50.00, SDASPA $25.00 Workshop fee, Fiscal cost $36.40;

 

November 10, 2014 Bill Payment: Achievement Products $266.55 Equipment, American Technical Publishers $1,569.63 Textbooks, Bantz, Gosch, Cremer & Peterson $66.20 Legal fees, David Bartholomew $52.50 FB Services, Michael Bauer $52.50 FB Services, Randy Bauer $30.00 FB Services, Bauer’s Super Valu $147.25 Supplies, BerMac $69.16 Maintenance, Kyle Bowman $15.00 FB Services, Brentwood Colony $735.52 Food Service Contract, Cardmember Services $1,577.34 Supplies, Repairs, Equipment, & Fees, Caitlyn Carter $15.00 VB Services, Cash-Wa Distributing $2,054.46 Food & Supplies, Cengage Learning $123.50 Supplies, Century Business $724.61 Copier Services, City of Faulkton $188.63 Water/Sewer, Trevor Cramer $37.50 FB Services, Custom Sheet Metal $1,224.49 Repairs, Dakota Dust-Tex $95.50 Services, Dean Foods $1,620.03 Milk, Delta Dental $3,029.00 Insurance, Earthgrains Baking Companies $342.87 Bread, Faulk Co. Record $527.88 Publishing & Supplies, Faulkton Development Corporation $42,500.00 Gym Lease, Faulkton Drug $10.99 Supplies, Faulkton Hardware $45.22 Repairs, Faulkton School  $1991.05 Reimb. Imprest Fund, Jerry Fischer $30.00 FB Services, GE Capital $503.46 Copier Lease, Hase Plumbing $289.84, Holiday Inn Express $624.00 All State Chorus Hotel, Homan Ace Hardware $283.40 Supplies & Repairs, Dwight Hossle $105.00 VB Services, J.W. Pepper $243.94 Supplies, K&D Busing $23,496.72 Busing Contract, KC Lumber $384.83 Repairs,Kohlman, Bierschbach & Anderson LLP $7,416.00 Audit (partial pymt), Dale Lowinske $125.00 VB Services, McCrossan Boys Ranch $5,539.10 Residential/Tuitions fees, Menards $38.97 Repairs, NCFE $505.67 Gas, Northern Plains $1,410.15 Propane, Northwestern Energy $1,974.69 Electricity, Praxair Distribution $118.78 Equipment, Reuer Sanitation $585.00 Services, Riddell $40.50 Supplies, School Specialty $73.20 Supplies, Kurt Schulz $15.00 FB Services, SD Dept. of Education $684.38 Commodities, SD School Benefit Fund $26,036.30 Insurance, SD Supplement Retirement $3,459.04 Employee Contribution, Kevin Stark $40.00 FB Services, Taylor Music $45.00 Repairs, Thunderbird Colony $1,267.58 Food Service Contract, Time Management Systems $82.84 Services, Mark Toennies $67.50 FB Services, Training Room $61.65 Supplies, US Food Service $1,791.33 Food and Supplies, Venture Communications $187.55 Phone/Internet/Fax, Ted Williams $1,096.50 Services. Workmans Comp. Fund $473.00 Insurance, November 2014 Payroll: General Fund: $172,764.07 w/ benefits, Special Ed. $25,039.97 w/ benefits, Food Service $6,634.57 w/ benefits, Pre-K/Driver Ed.: $500.38 w/benefits.

 

Superintendents Report. Mr. Price told the board about a study released in October by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities that revealed SD as one of 30 states receiving less state funding per student.  Principal Effectiveness Model. Mr. Price informed the board that the principal evaluation will go into effect in the 2016-2017 school year. He reviewed with the board what criteria would be looked at during the evaluation and also showed the board a SD Principal Effectiveness timeline. 2014-2015.57. CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) Training.  Mr. Price informed the board of a Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training.  He reviewed all the different aspects of this training that would benefit the district.  The cost is $2,410 and the course is good for 4 years.  Once Mr. Price has taken the training he would be able to train the entire staff (teachers, paras, administrative staff, custodians, cooks and even bus drivers).  This training would benefit the district’s special education needs.  Motion was made by Brand, seconded by Heitmann, to allow Joel Price to attend the CPI Training in Rapid City on December 9-12th with all costs for tuition, fees, and travel paid through the Special Education Fund.  Motion carried.


Secondary Principal/AD Report. Parent/Teacher Conference Turnout. Cassens stated there was a 58% overall turnout for grades 7-12. Academic Achievement/Team Recognition/Other Recognitions.  Cassens told the board that the following groups once again earned Academic Achievement Team recognition from the SDHSAA (GPA of 3.0 or higher): Oral Interp, Competition Cheerleaders, FB Cheerleaders, All-State Chorus, Volleyball and Football.  He also congratulated John Cassens as being chosen to sing the National Anthem at the 9B FB Championship Game in Vermillion on Friday and also to our Football team for making it to the Championship game.  Cassens reviewed the departure and itinerary for all attending the game through the school. He also stated 555 tickets were sold and 691 t-shirts. A welcoming home event will be held for the FB team sometime on Sunday.  He told the board he had a lot of compliments in Canistota on Saturday about the great sportsmanship of our players and fans.  He stated the turnout of fans was outstanding.  2014-15.58. 2nd Reading - College Visitation Day Policy. Cassens read the 2nd reading of the amendment to the College Visitation Day Policy.  Motion by Aesoph, seconded by Heitmann, to amend the college visitation day policy to read seniors and juniors will be allowed one day per year (non-accumulative) to visit a college of their choice without being counted absent from school.   Unanimous.

2014-15.59. School Calendar Amendment. Motion by Bowar, second by Brand, to amend the school calendar to drop November 14, 2014 as 9B Championship FB game but add November 21, 2014 as a teaching day and drop the teacher in-service originally scheduled for that day.  Unanimous.

2014-15.60. LAN Member. Motion by Heitmann, second by Brand, to appoint Heather Bode as our ASBSD Legislative Action Network (LAN) member. Unanimous.

 

2014-15.61. Food Service Account. Motion by Bowar, second by Aesoph, to delete $9.50 owed to the Faulkton Area Schools for food service in fiscal year 2014 per auditor request. Unanimous.

 

2014-15.62. Food Service Employee. Motion by Aesoph, second by Heitmann, to offer a work agreement to Honey Berg to fill in as needed as a Food Service employee at $8.50/hour.  . Unanimous.


2014-15.63.Executive Session.
Motion by Aesoph, second by Heitmann, to go into executive session at 8:30 p.m. for the purpose of consulting with legal counsel or reviewing communications from legal counsel about a proposed or pending litigation or contractual matters as set forth in SDCL 1-25-2(3). Out at 9:33 p.m. No action taken.

Andy Anderson Memorial.  Mr. Price informed the board that the family of Andy Anderson has donated a shadow box memorial with a flag and several pictures of Andy to the school to be displayed. Mr. Price stated it would be placed in the display case along with Leo Huss’ diploma and report card. 

2014-15.64. Adjournment. Motion by Aesoph, second by Bowar, to adjourn at 9:35 p.m. All in favor, motion carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Board Chairman, Heather Bode                                             Business Official, Lisa Raethz

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