August, 2018 Special Meeting Minutes

Faulkton Area School District 24-4 Board of Education

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
8:30 a.m.

The regular meeting of the Faulkton Area Schools 24-4 Board of Education was called to order by School Board Chairman Jerry Weyand at 8:33 a.m. in the Superintendent’s office.

Roll call of members present were Kelly Aesoph, Scott McCloud, Ryan Nelson (via speaker phone) and Jerry Weyand. Absent: BJ Kalkman. Also present were Superintendent Scott Lepke, Secondary Principal Craig Cassens, and Business Official Lisa Hushka.  The pledge of allegiance was recited.  

 

2018-19.28. Agenda Approval.  Motion by Aesoph, second by McCloud, to approve the proposed agenda. Due to a board member being on speaker phone all votes were by roll call.  All members voted aye, motion carried.

 

Acknowledgments.  No acknowledgements were made.

 

Conflict of Interest Waivers.  No conflict of interest waivers were presented.

 

Open Forum.  No comments were made.

 

2017-18.29. Executive Session- Personnel. Motion by Aesoph, second by McCloud, to go into executive session at 8:35 a.m. for the purpose of discussing the qualifications, competence, performance, character or fitness of any public officer or employee or prospective public officer or employee. The term "employee" does not include any independent contractor.  As set forth in SDCL 1-25-2(1).  All members voted aye.  Out of executive session at 8:55 a.m.

 

2018-19.30. Nichole Melius Contract Amendment.  Motion was made by McCloud, seconded by Aesoph, to amend Nichole Melius’ 2018-2019 contract to change it to a .79 FTE to .875 FTE.  Total contract: $46,192.50 (BA+30 Step 17 $40,512.50; FCCLA Advisor $4,680, Board Certification $1,000) as per the Master contract.  All members voted aye.

 

2018-19.31. Guidance Counselor. Motion by Nelson, second by McCloud, to offer a contract to JoEllen Wieseler as Guidance Counselor at a MA Step 0 in the amount of $40,500 as per the master contract.  All members voted aye.

2018-19.32. Football Cheer Advisor Work Agreement. Motion by McCloud, second by Aesoph, to offer a work agreement to Jil Schulte as Football Cheer Advisor for the 2018-2019 school year at a rate of $900. All members voted aye.   


Open Forum.  No comments were made.

 

2018-19.33. Adjournment. Motion by Aesoph, second by Nelson, to adjourn at 8:57 a.m. All members voted aye, motion carried.

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Board Chairman, Jerry Weyand                                   Business Official, Lisa Hushka




Faulkton Area School District 24-4 Board of Education

Thursday, August 2, 2018
8:00 a.m.

The regular meeting of the Faulkton Area Schools 24-4 Board of Education was called to order by School Board Chairman Jerry Weyand at 8:05 a.m. R&R Pheasant Hunting Lodge, Seneca SD.

Roll call of members present were Kelly Aesoph, BJ Kalkman, Scott McCloud, Ryan Nelson, and Jerry Weyand. Also present were Superintendent Scott Lepke and Business Official Lisa Hushka.  The pledge of allegiance was recited.  

 

2018-19.24. Agenda Approval.  Motion by Aesoph, second by Kalkman, to approve the proposed agenda. Unanimous.

 

Acknowledgments.  No acknowledgements were made.

 

Conflict of Interest Waivers.  No conflict of interest waivers were presented.

 

Open Forum.  No comments were made.

 

2018-19.25. Paraprofessional Work Agreement. Motion by Nelson, second by Kalkman, to offer a work agreement to Jamie Kaup as a paraprofessional for the 2018-2019 school year at a rate of $11.50/hour. Unanimous. 

 

2018-19.26. Paraprofessional Work Agreement. Motion by Kalkman, second by McCloud, to offer a work agreement to Jaclyn Moes as a paraprofessional for the 2018-2019 school year at a rate of $11.50/hour. Unanimous. 


Middle School & High School Staffing.  Mr. Lepke stated schedules and staffing are still being ironed out and aren’t quite finished yet.  Lepke said he and Mr. Cassens are interviewing someone today for the guidance position and another special meeting might have to be scheduled again.

Board Retreat.  The board then discussed and reviewed the following items for the board retreat:  1. Get to know each other, 2. Superintendent/Board Relationship, 3. Board Roles & Responsibilities, 4. Trust, 5. Transparency, 6. ASBSD ALL Board Recognition Program, 7. Website, 8. Board Docs Demonstration, 9. Superintendent’s Entry Plan, 10. School Board Classroom Visits, 11. Building Project.


Open Forum.  No comments were made.

 

2018-19.27. Adjournment. Motion by Nelson, second by Kalkman, to adjourn at 11:21 a.m. All in favor, motion carried.

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Board Chairman, Jerry Weyand                                   Business Official, Lisa Hushka

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