January, 2013

Faulkton Area Schools 24-4 Board of Education

Monday, January 14, 2013

 

 

            The Faulkton Area Schools 24-4 Board of Education met on Monday, January 14, 2013 for a special session prior to the regular January meeting. The special session was called to order by Chairman Bode at 6:35 p.m. in the office of the superintendent.

            Roll call of members present were Kelly Aesoph, Todd Brand, Heather Bode, Gary Bowar and Grady Heitmann.

2012-13 055.

            Motion by Bowar, second by Aesoph to go into executive session at 6:36 p.m. for the purpose of evaluation of an employee.  All in favor, motion carried.

            Executive session recessed at 7:20 p.m.

 

            The regular portion of the Faulkton Area Schools Board of Education convened at 7:32 p.m. Roll call of members present were Kelly Aesoph, Todd Brand, Heather Bode, Gary Bowar and Grady Heitmann. Also present were Supt. Joel Price, Business Official Cindy Kopecky and Secondary Principal/AD Craig Cassens.

            Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

            Mr. Price recognized the Boy Scouts who were present to observe a public meeting in progress. This is one of their requirements to obtain a Merit Badge related to Citizenship and Community Service.

2012-13 056.

            Motion by Aesoph, second by Bowar to approve the minutes of the December 11, 2012 regular meeting, the December 2012 Financial Statement and Trust and Agency Fund Report, the December 2012 Imprest Fund Report and payment of the presented bills for January 15, 2013.

Dec-12

General

Capitol

Special

Pension

Food

Pre K

T & A

 

Fund

Outlay

Education

Fund

Service

 

 

Beginning Balance

933,585.74

146,399.62

327,233.85

171,709.48

11,400.91

4,178.15

84,479.89

Cash

297,522.93

146,399.62

327,233.85

171,709.48

11,400.91

4,178.15

78,479.89

Investments

636,062.81

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

6,000.00

Receipts

133,357.28

21,441.03

15,115.93

3,639.01

11,481.51

365.00

10,754.98

Expenditures

180,612.54

100,687.19

30,198.41

0.00

13,317.95

399.25

14,808.45

Ending Balance

886,330.48

67,153.46

312,151.37

175,348.49

9,564.47

4,143.90

80,426.42

Cash

250,255.55

67,153.46

312,151.37

175,348.49

9,564.47

4,143.90

74,426.42

Investments

636,074.93

0

0

0

0

0

6,000.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Receipts:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Food Service--milk & tickets

 

 

 

 

4,796.05

 

 

Sign Donations

 

1,000.00

 

 

 

 

 

Gate Receipts

3,922.05

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unemployment interest

2.52

 

 

 

 

 

 

AP Reimbt

87.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

State of SD-state aid

50,732.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dacotah Bank-checking interest

36.54

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dacotah Bank--mm,cd interest

4,081.66

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gym Passes

600.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

PreK Tuition

 

 

 

 

 

365.00

 

Welding Class Tuition

275.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

State of SD-practice teacher

200.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

State of SD-medicaid

4,041.00

 

351.00

 

 

 

 

Hand County

12,639.51

4,236.23

2,942.00

754.21

 

 

 

Faulk County

54,179.26

15,378.16

10,680.09

2,737.64

 

 

 

State of SD-federal reimbmt

 

 

 

 

6,433.44

 

 

Food Service-sup

 

 

 

 

252.02

 

 

Potter County

114.76

41.52

28.84

7.39

 

 

 

Farmers Union-dividend

242.83

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dacotah Bank-fan bus

1,325.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

State of SD-birth to 3

 

 

568.75

 

 

 

 

Hyde County

2203.15

785.12

545.25

139.77

 

 

 

Imprest Fund: Uniquely Yours $119.26-AD consumables; Nancy Heidenreich $188.70-mil oral interp; Dacotah Bank Faulkton $100.00-postage; Greg Blue $120.00-gbb ref; Clark Matthew $186.60-gbb ref; Scott Gangle $262.88-wrest ref; Curtis Huffman $248.45-wrest ref; Jared Sutton $245.00-wrest ref; Travis Zenk $240.00-wrest ref; Steve Markley $164.40-gbb ref; Kerry Wenbourne $120.00-gbb ref; SDHSAA $8.00-all state band fee; Jason Hill $179.20-wrest ref; Pat Krause $120.00-wrest ref; Steve Westby $75.00-gbb ref; Barb Hahler $25.99-wrest sup; Kerry Wenbourne $119.40-gbb ref; Bauer’s Super Valu $25.11-sec/ad sup; Mike Ruth $80.00-bbb ref; Richard Strasburg $113.30-bbb ref; Cindy Kopecky $35.00-travel reimbmt; Visa $165.99-technology; Scott Kusler $124.40-gbb ref; Kerry Wenbourne $80.00-gbb ref; Steve Westby $80.00-gbb ref; US Post Office $90.00-postage

January 15, 2013 Bill Payment: 3D Security $175.00-camera rprs; ASBSD $10,453.00-workmans comp; Avera St. Lukes $1,402.44-OT/PT; Bantz, Gosch, Cremer, Peterson $33.00-legal services; Bermac $77.00-car rprs; Brentwood Colony $593.40-meal contract; Cardmember Services $271.49-tech sup/travel; Carolina Biological $122.00-sec sup; CashWa Dist. $1,493.06-fs sup; Center for Rural Entrepreneurship $2,750.00-fees; Century Business $434.23-sec services; Child & Adult Nutrition $778.68-fs supplies; City of Faulkton $215.15-water/sewer; Dakota Link $139.38-tech sup; Dakota Security Systems $146.50-gym cards; Dean Foods $1,267.59-fs sup; Delta Dental $2,769.30-insur; Dust Tex $116.25-maint services; Earthgrains $158.05-fs sup; Eco Lab Pest $111.50-maint services; Faulk Co. Record $231.69-publishing; Faulkton Hardware $184.14-supplies; Faulkton Healthcare Ctr $356.25-OT/PT; Faulkton Rexall $11.17-sec sup; Faulkton School $3,325.68-imprest reimbmt; GE Capital $503.46-copier lease; Hanson Const. $485.75-snow removal; Hase Plumbing $959.65-maint rprs; Hauff Mid America $856.75-co cur sup; Homan Welding $197.48-sec sup; Johnson Controls $1,852.87; Jostens $11.90-princ sup; K & D Busing $15,206.88-bus service; KC Lumber $12.11-maint sup; Kohlman, Bierschbach & Anderson $1,363.00-final audit payment; Michele Latt $39.96-mil reimbmt; Librarians Book Express $124.50-lib sup; Marc $936.26-maint sup; Randall Meidinger $150.00-wrest rooms; Menards $42.93-maint sup; NSFE Faulkton $119.57-gas; Northern Plains $4,933.93-propane; Northwestern Energy $2,038.78-ele; Quill $110.69-office sup; Reuer Sanitation $415.00-garbage service; School Specialty $457.12-spec ed tables; SD School Benefit Fund $22,863.54-insur; Software Unlimited $100.00-fee; State Remittance Center $360.00-health services; Stein Sign $1,000.00-sign payment; Super 8 Yankton $230.21-oral interp rooms; Thunderbird $585.85-fs contract; Time Management $60.40-fees; Patron $418.24-spec ed mil; US Food Service $1,335.23-fs sup; Venture Communications $175.55-phone/internet

All in favor, motion carried.

 

2012-13 057.

 

            Motion by Heitmann, second by Brand to set the annual school board election as April 9, 2013 and run a combined election with the City of Faulkton if necessary and possible. All in favor, motion carried.

Principal/AD Report—Mr. Cassens: Mr. Cassens reported on the long term sub position that was in place for Instructor Bowman. He explained the sub’s responsibilities and qualifications. He asked the board about compensating him as a certified sub, even though he did not have a teaching certificate.

2012-13 058.

            Motion by Heitmann, second by Brand to go into executive session at 7:46 p.m. for the purpose of personnel issues. All in favor, motion carried.

            Out of executive session at 8:04 p.m.

            Chairman Bode explained to visitors and patrons who were present that at the December meeting there had been a motion to compensate the substitute for Instructor Bowman at a rate of $160.00. No amendment or change would be made to that motion.

            Mr. Cassens explained that dates had been set for Common Core Training for subjects 7-12 and that local teachers would be signing up for their preferences.

Superintendent’s Report—Mr. Price:

Mr. Price addressed the following items:

*Legislative Update—He explained that at the current time the legislature would be supporting the 3% CPI increase for schools (Faulkton’s 3% would equal $41,901) but he did not see any other increase forthcoming.

There could be some one time  money at the end of the session appropriated to schools

*Youth Engagement Survey: Mr. Price reviewed preliminary results from the Youth Engagement Survey that had been conducted recently by Craig Schroeder. More information will follow

*He also explained that Sheriff Kurt Hall had been in contact with him and plans are being formulated to conduct a “Lock Down Drill” of the building in the near future.

            A brief discussion was held with the attending Boy Scouts explaining bill payment, meeting procedures, etc.

2012-13 059.

            Motion by Heitmann, second by Brand to reconvene executive session at 8:31 for the purpose of employee evaluation. All in favor, motion carried.

            Out of executive session at 10:16 p.m.

2012-13 060.

            Motion by Heitmann, second by Brand to adjourn at 10:16 p.m. All in favor, motion carried.

 

 

 

 

 

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Heather Bode, Board Chairman                                                   Cindy Kopecky, Business Official

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