August Special Meetings

Faulkton Area School District 24-4 Board of Education

Thursday, August 24, 2017
5:00 p.m.

The special meeting of the Faulkton Area Schools 24-4 Board of Education was called to order by Board Vice-Chairman Scott McCloud at 5:02 p.m. in the Superintendent’s office.

Roll call of members present were Kelly Aesoph, BJ Kalkman, Scott McCloud, and Jerry Weyand.  Absent: Ryan Nelson. Also present were Superintendent Derek Barrios, Business Official Lisa Raethz, Val Ramsdell from the Faulk Co. Record, Randy Royer from the ASBSD, and the following district patrons: Gloria Bode, Heather Bode, Carrie Deiter, Crystal Kopecky and Dawn Redden. The pledge of allegiance was recited.  


2017-18.43. Agenda Approval.  Motion by Weyand, second by Kalkman, to approve the proposed agenda. Unanimous.


Open Forum Time.  No comments were made.


ASBSD Board Retreat. Randy Royer, Leadership Development Director at ASBSD, was in attendance to conduct the board retreat. Royer went through a very detailed overview of school board governance, fiscal responsibility and strategic planning. 


2017-18.44. HKG Building Discussion.  Weyand made the motion to have HKG Architects bring a proposal for the high school building to the next meeting, seconded by Kalkman.  Mr. Barrios stated he would recommend the building and grounds committee and himself look at the proposal before the board meeting.

The proposal would be for a replacement of the high school building.  Mr. Barrios will contact HKG and request this information. Barrios will also provide HKG will class sizes and courses so adequate numbers can be provided. Unanimous. 


Open Forum Time.  Dawn Redden asked if she could also receive the class size and course information. Mr. Barrios stated he could get that to her. 


2017-18.45. Executive Session- Personnel. Motion by Aesoph, second by Kalkman, to go into executive session at 8:56 p.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).  Out of executive session at 8:59 p.m.

2017-18.46. Resignation.  Motion was made by Aesoph, seconded by Kalkman, accept the resignation from Shelly Martinmaas for the 2017-18 school year. Unanimous.

2017-18.47. Amended Work Agreement.  Motion was made by Aesoph, seconded by Weyand, to amend the work agreement for Jill Wittmeier for the 2017-18 school year and advertise for an additional special education aide.  Unanimous.


2017-18.48. Adjournment. Motion by Weyand, second by Kalkman, to adjourn at 9:00 p.m. All in favor, motion carried.

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Board Chairman, Scott McCloud                                 Business Official, Lisa Raethz