June, 2016 Special Meetings

Faulkton Area School District 24-4 Board of Education

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
8:00 a.m.


            The special meeting of the Faulkton Area Schools 24-4 Board of Education was called to order by Chairman Heather Bode at 8:00 a.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 Secondary Principal/AD Craig Cassens, Business Official Lisa Raethz, Derek Barrios, Michele Latt, Jerry Weyand, and Scott McCloud.  


Pledge of Allegiance was recited.


2015-16.157. Agenda Approval. Motion by Aesoph, second by Heitmann, to approve the proposed agenda. All members voted aye.


2015-16.158.  Financial Approvals. Motion by Bowar, second by Brand, to approve payment of the presented bills for June 28, 2016. Unanimous.

June 2016 Imprest Fund: Shae Stephenson $33.60 Mileage Reimb., Nikki Melius $37.80 Mileage Reimb., Schleswig Schools $405.00 Equipment, Craig Cassens $117.35 Travel Reimb.;


June 28, 2016 Bill Payment: Bauer’s Super Valu $20.99 Supplies, BerMac $284.79 Services, Brick’s Roto-Rooter $330.00 Services, Cardmember Services $1,415.16 Supplies & Equipment, Century Business $838.71 Copier Services, City of Faulkton $75.55 Utilities, Faulk Co. Record $235.97 Publishing, Faulkton Area Medical Center $281.25 Services, Faulkton Hardware $38.95 Supplies, Faulkton School $593.75 Reimb. Imprest fund, GE Capital $503.46 Copier Lease, Homan Ace Hardware $311.38 Repairs, Integrated Technology & Security $5,770.00 Equipment, KC Lumber $153.72 Repairs, The Lodge at Deadwood $484.00 Travel, Marc $140.19 Supplies, McCrossan Boys Ranch $5,473.72 Services, Menards $141.75 Supplies, NCFE $340.11 Gas, Northwestern Energy $2,243.35 Electricity, Reuer Sanitation $585.00 Services, SASD $210.00 Travel Fees, School Specialty $10.70 Supplies, Schraeder Lawn Spraying $390.00 Services, Shiffler $916.42, Time Management Systems $38.06 Services, Toennies Plumbing & Heating $115.06 Repairs, Venture Communications $297.23 Phone/Fax/Internet, June 15, 2016 Payroll: General Fund: $152,604.77 w/ benefits, Special Education: $24,649.85 w/ benefits, Food Service $2,230.83 w/ benefits, Pre-K/Driver Ed.: $4,738.03 w/benefits.


2015-16.159. Food Service Fund Transfer. Motion by Aesoph, second by Bowar, to transfer $38,000.00 from the General Fund to the Food Service Fund as per 2015-2016 budget. Unanimous.


2015-16.160. Pre-K/Driver’s Education Fund Transfer. Motion by Aesoph, second by Heitmann, to transfer $5,000.00 from the General Fund to the Preschool/Driver’s Education Fund as per 2015-2016 budget. Unanimous.


2015-16.161. Supplemental Budget Resolution. Motion by Heitmann, second by Aesoph, to approved the following budget supplement resolution. Unanimous.

LET IT BE IT RESOLVED, by the School board of the Faulkton Area Schools District 24-4, in accordance with SDCL 13-11-3.2 and after duly considering the proposed supplemental budget, hereby approves and adopts the following supplemental budget in total:                             

Food Service Fund:

51 2562 000 323         Repairs & Maintenance                      $  3,000.00
51 2562 000 399         Colony Contract                                   $  3,000.00
                                                                         Total:                          $  6,000.00

Means of Finance:

51 5110           Operating Transfer In                        
                        From General Fund.                                        $  6,000.00

                                                            Total                            $  6,000.00

Preschool Fund:

53 1140 000 110 000 100    Salaries                                      $  2,000.00

                                                            Total:                           $  2,000.00

Means of Finance:

53 7000  Surplus Fund Balance                                               $  2,000.00

                                                            Total                            $  2,000.00

Dated this 28th day of June, 2016.

Preschool Teacher.  It was stated that the district does not have any applicants as of now for the preschool teaching position. The board discussed a certified versus non-certified employee and the salary or wage associated with each. Mr. Cassens stated he received a call on the position but will know more at the July meeting. The board agreed to discuss it then.

Public Comment. Jerry Weyand asked the board what rules they follow for running their board meetings. Chairman Bode stated the board uses Roberts Rules of Order as a guideline.  Weyand then asked the process for getting items on the agenda. Bode stated in the past the chairman met with the Superintendent and/or Business Manager the Tuesday prior to the board meeting to discuss the agenda. 


2015-16.162. Executive Session- Personal.  Motion by Aesoph, second by Bowar, to go into executive session at 8:15 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.  Board member, Todd Brand, excused himself from the executive session.  As set forth in SDCL 1-25-2(1).  Out of executive session at 8:47 a.m.

2015-16.163. Work Agreements (Non-Teacher).  Motion by Aesoph, second by Heitmann, to offer the following work agreements for the 2016-2017 school year as per the negotiated agreement:  Todd Brand for Head Girls Basketball Coach in the amount of $3,535.00, Ryan Melius for Assistant Girls Basketball Coach in the amount of $2,415.00, Phylicia Hoffmann for Junior High Girls Basketball Coach in the amount of $1,505.00, Trish Cotton for Junior High Volleyball Coach in the amount of $1,505.00, Brandon Spanier for Assistant Boys Basketball Coach in the amount of $2,415.00, Nathan Aesoph for Assistant Wrestling Coach in the amount of $2,415.00, Kayla Roseland for OCTE Aide to the Advisor in the amount of $1,505.00, Holly Demery for All School Play Advisor in the amount of $1,505.00 and One Act Play Advisor in the amount of $1,505.00 (Total: $3,010.00), Michelle Brand for Football Cheer Advisor in the amount of $740.40, and Mary Vetch for 20% Web Master in the amount of $301.00. All effective July 1, 2016 for the 2016-2017 school year. All board members voted aye except Brand who abstained.    


July Board Meeting. Raethz reminded everyone that the July board meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. on July 11, 2016 with the budget hearing to follow in the community center.

2015-16.164. Adjournment. Motion by Bowar, second by Aesoph, to adjourn at 8:50 a.m. All in favor, motion carried.




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Board Chairman, Heather Bode                                  Business Official, Lisa Raethz