May 2013 Board Minutes

 

Faulkton Area Schools 24-4

Board of Education

Special Meeting

May 6, 2013

 

            A special meeting of the Faulkton Area Schools 24-4 Board of Education was called to order by Grady Heitmann, vice chairman, at 4;53 p.m. in the office of the superintendent.

            Roll call of members present were Kelly Aesoph, Todd Brand, Gary Bowar and Grady Heitmann. Also present was Supt. Joel Price.

            Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

            Lisa Raethz was present at this time.

2012-13 098.

            Motion by Aesoph, second by Bowar to go into executive session at 4:55 p.m. for the purpose of discussing personnel issues as set forth in SDCL 1-24-2(1).  All in favor, motion carried. Out of executive session at 6:36 p.m.

2012-13 099.

            Motion by Brand, second by Bowar to recess the meeting at 6:36 p.m. All in favor, motion carried.

            The meeting reconvened at 6:55 p.m.

            Heather Bode was present at this time.

2012-13 100.

            Motion by Bowar, second by Aesoph to go into executive session at 6:56 p.m. for the purpose of discussing personnel issues as set forth in SDCL 1-24-2(1). All in favor, motion carried. Out of executive session at 7;39 p.m.

2012-13 101.

            Motion by Brand, second by Aesoph to adjourn at 7:40 p.m. All in favor, motion carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

________________________________________          _______________________________

Grady Heitmann, Vice Chairman                                           Todd Brand, Secretary Pro-Tem

 

Faulkton Area Schools 24-4 Board of Education

May 9, 2013

Special Meeting

 

            A special meeting of the Faulkton Area Schools 24-4 Board of Education was called to order by Vice Chairman Grady Heitmann at 4:31 p.m. in the office of the superintendent.

            Roll call of members present were Kelly Aesoph, Todd Brand, Gary Bowar and Grady Heitmann. Also present was Supt. Joel Price.

            Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

            Mary Vetch was present at this time.

2012-13 102.

            Motion by Aesoph, second by Brand to go into executive session at 4:32 p.m. for the purpose of discussing personnel issues as set forth in SDCL 1-24-2(1). All in favor, motion carried.  Out of executive session at 6:01 p.m.

2012-13 103.  

Motion by Brand, second by Bowar to adjourn at 6:01 p.m. All in favor, motion carried.

 

 

 

 

 

___________________________________                ________________________________

Grady Heitmann, Vice Chairman                               Todd Brand, Secretary Pro-tem

 

Faulkton Area Schools 24-4 Board of Education

May 10, 2013

Special Meeting

 

            A special meeting of the Faulkton Area Schools 24-4 Board of Education was called to order by Chairman Grady Heitmann at 8:01 a.m. in the FSA Office in Faulkton, SD.

            Roll call of members present were: Kelly Aesoph, Todd Brand, Gary Bowar, and Grady Heitmann. Also present were Supt. Joel Price and Lisa Raethz.

2012-13 104.

            Motion by Aesoph, second by Brand to go into executive session at 8:02 a.m. for the purpose of discussing personnel issues as set forth in SDCL 1-24-2(1). All in favor, motion carried.

            Out of executive session at 8:08 a.m.

2012-13 105.

            Motion by Aesoph, second by Bowar to adjourn at 8;08 a.m. All in favor, motion carried.

 

 

 

 

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Grady Heitmann Board Chairman                                          Todd Brand, Secretary Pro Tem
 

Faulkton Area School District 24-4 Board of Education

Monday, May 13, 2013

 

            The regular monthly meeting of the Faulkton Area Schools 24-4 Board of Education was called to order by Chairman Heather Bode at 7:32 p.m. on Monday, May 13, 2013 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, Business Official Cindy Kopecky and Secondary Principal Craig Cassens.

            Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

2012-13 106.

            Motion by Brand, second by Aesoph to approve the April 2013 Financial Statement and Trust and Agency Fund Report; the April 2013 Imprest Fund Report; minutes of the April 8, 2013 regular meeting; and payment of the May 15, 2013 bills as listed below:

Feb-13

General

Capitol

Special

Pension

Food

Pre K

T & A

 

Fund

Outlay

Education

Fund

Service

 

 

Beginning Balance

457,849.00

17,195.22

313,293.63

175,704.51

4,739.83

9,891.23

84,273.67

Cash

3,573.91

17,195.22

313,293.63

175,704.51

4,739.83

9,891.23

78,273.67

Investments

454,275.10

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

6,000.00

Receipts

98,183.44

14,363.06

6,879.90

0.00

11,773.77

310.00

20,947.76

Expenditures

201,098.25

2,935.14

26,565.13

0.00

16,165.25

459.45

22,232.97

Ending Balance

354934.2

28,623.14

293608.4

175,704.51

348.35

9741.78

82,988.46

Cash

61823.28

0

293,608.40

175,704.51

348.35

9741.78

76,988.46

Investments

293,110.92

0

0

0

0

0

6,000.00

Receipts:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Food Service--milk & tickets

 

 

 

 

4,861.06

 

 

Paper

2.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Refund-K/K

199.12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

State of SD-state aid

58,931.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dacotah Bank-checking interest

19.21

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dacotah Bank--mm,cd interest

7.70

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gym Passes

55.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

PreK Tuition

 

 

 

 

 

310.00

 

Potter County

605.45

 

 

 

 

 

 

State of SD  0-3

 

 

1,267.60

 

 

 

 

Hand County

953.33

396.45

154.92

 

 

 

 

Faulk County

33,016.56

635.93

13,797.57

5,391.33

 

 

 

State of SD-federal reimbmt

 

 

 

 

6,194.99

 

 

State of SD-meal cert

 

 

 

 

717.72

 

 

Play admissions

509.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annuals

2,402.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

CD Interest

1,078.73

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 2013 Imprest Fund: Sharon Wieseler $84.79 Blumengard sup; Walmart $12.69-jr hi sup; Norbie Reuer $40.83-sec sup; Dacotah Bank Faulkton $100.00-postage; US Post Office $2.81-postage; Dacotah Bank Faulkton $622.00-fccla meals; US Post Office $46.00-postage; Sisseton High School $100.00-track meet; Norbie Reuer $9.52-sec sup; Ipswich School $100.00-track meet; Dacotah Bank Faulkton $345.00-fccla meals.

May 15, 2013 Bill Payment: Advance Education Inc. $725.00-accreditation fees; American Legion $250.00-hall rent; Avera St. Lukes $1,354.08-OT/PT services; Avera St. Lukes $70.00-sec sup; Bantz, Gosch, Cremer $231.00-legal fees; Bauer’s Super Valu $934.35-food service and teaching sup; BE Publishing $843.90-sec sup; Bermac $378.96-vehicle service; Beyond Play $291.12-spec ed sup; Brooklyn Publishers $82.00-oral interp sup; Carolina Biological $327.28-sec sup; Carson-Dellosa Publishing $24.93-ele sup; Cash Wa Dist. $1,753.32-food service sup; Century Business $478.22-copier maint/sup; Character Development Group $696.68-sec sup; Child  & Adult Nutrition $1,082.39-fs sup; City of Faulkton $179.22-water/sewer; Classroom Direct $245.92-spec ed sup; Cole Papers $1,838.10-maint sup; College of Education $193.00-ele sup/testing; Dean Foods $2,127.33-fs sup; Delta Dental $2,769.30-dental insur; Demco $89.56-ele sup; Dramatic Publishing $180.75-play sup; DSG $1,375.62-maint sup; Dust Tex $110.30-maint services; Earthgrains $267.60-fs sup; Evan Moor Educational $138.53-ele sup; Faulk Co. Record $467.01-pub/prtg; Faulkton Hardware $35.19-maint sup; Faulkton Healthcare Ctr $1,106.25-spec ed services; Faulkton Rexall $8.36-sec sup; Faulkton School $1,463.64-imprest reimbmt; Flinn Scientific $245.68-sec sup; Follett Library Resources $1,124.05-library sup; GE Capital $503.46-copier maint; Hanson Construction $1,054.17-snow removal; Holiday Inn Express $740.00-FCCLA rooms; Holt, Rinehart/Winston $344.76-jr hi sup; Houghton Mifflin $3,083.09-ele sup; Janelle Publications $149.60-spec ed; Johnson Controls $9,507.28-maint rprs/services; Jostens $219.13-diplomas; K & D Busing $20,563.68-bus lease; Lakeshore $1,172.70-spec ed/ele sup; Michele Latt $66.60-mil reimbmt; Library Video $233.63-sec sup; Lions Club Foundation $641.00-guidance; MacMillian/McGraw Hill $957.83-ele sup; Marc $3,555.36-maint sup; McGraw Hill $2,696.76-ele sup; NASCO $54.78-ele sup; NASSP/NHS $140.20-princ sup; National School Products $55.47-ele sup; Northern Plains $4,159.78-propane; Northwestern Energy $2,024.56-ele.; Pearson Education $1,233.51-ele sup; Pearson Scott Foresman $1,706.47-ele sup; Perma Bound $414.38-lib sup; Prestwick House $110.84-jr hi/sec sup; Really Good Stuff $344.12-ele sup; Reuer Sanitation $415.00-maint services; SASD $564.91-supt fees; Saxon Publishers $2,871.74-ele sup; School Specialty $1,534.83-ele/sec sup; School Specialty $78.41-office sup; School Supply Giant $164.68-jr hi/ele sup; SD Historical Society $115.00-ele sup; SD School Benefit Fund $15,896.75-health insur; SDHSAA $320.00-membership fees; Teachers Discovery $96.29-jr hi/sec sup; Patron $435.12-mil reimbmt; Trend Enterprises $133.65-ele sup; Universal Publishing $120.40-ele sup; Upstart $173.48-lib sup; US Food Service $1,990.29-fs sup; Venture Communications $164.53-phone/internet; VoWac Publishng $2,194.19-ele sup; Wieser Educational $260.08-spec ed sup.

All in favor, motion carried.

            Special Recognition was given to Joshua Reed, Music Instructor, for his service to the district the past year.

            The second reading of auditor recommended policies was held.

2012-13 107.

            Motion by Brand, second  by Heitmann to adopt the following policies effective July 1, 2013: Legal References; Food Service Capitalization; Trust and Agency Fund Interest; Cafeteria Plan Grace Period. All in favor, motion carried.

2012-13 108.

            Motion by Heitmann, second by Bowar to accept the resignation of Johsua Reed at the completion of the 2012-13 school year. All in favor, motion carried.

Preliminary Budget Discussion: Business Official Kopecky presented figures for the preliminary 2013-14 budget. She explained the negotiated agreement increase, the savings of not filling vacancies and their impact on the General Fund. She also stated that the district continues to use fund balance to cash flow the budget in the general fund and that a different form of means of finance would have to be looked into as the fund balance was decreasing. Kopecky then explained increases to the Capitol Outlay Fund over the past three years and with Supt. Price and Sec. Principal Cassens purchases for the 2013-14 Capitol Outlay Fund were explained.

2012-13 109.

            Motion by Brand, second by Heitmann to vote Yes on Amendment One of the SDHSAA ballot. All in favor, motion carried.

2012-13 110.

            Motion by Aesoph, second by Bowar to vote for Dan Whelen as Div. II representative to the SDHSAA board. All in favor, motion carried.

2012-13 111.

            Motion by Bowar, second by Aesoph to vote for Mike Miller for the School Board member representative to the SDHSAA board. All in favor, motion carried.

Secondary Principal/AD Report: Mr. Cassens

            Mr. Cassens reported on year end activities at the junior and senior high level.

2012-13 112.

            Motion by Aesoph, second by Bowar to appoint Nikki Melius and Nancy Heidenreich to the Karen Schrader Scholarship Committee. All in favor, motion carried.

            Mr. Price explained the proposed 2013-13 school calendar.

2012-13 113.

            Motion by Heitmann, second by Brand to adopt the 2013-13 school calendar. All in favor, motion carried.

2012-13 114.

            Motion by Brand, second by Bowar to offer a contract to Amanda Stulken as k-12 Music Instructor on BA Step 1 at $29,400.00 and co curricular music assignment at $2,784.00 as per the 2013-13 Master Contract. All in favor, motion carried.

2012-13 115.

            Motion by Aesoph, second by Heitmann to offer Lisa Raethz a contract as Business Official for the 2013-14 school year at $38,500 beginning July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 with an addendum of compensation of $18.50 per hr. for hours worked in June of 2013. All in favor, motion carried.

            Business Official Kopecky asked the board to have the policy committee draft a policy pertaining to the Pre K and missed snow days etc. They had been handled by a motion this year, but would be best if a policy were in place.

2012-13 116.

            Motion by Aesoph, second by Heitmann to go into executive session at 8:42 p.m. for the purpose of discussion of personnel matters as set forth in SDCL 1-24-2(1). All in favor, motion carried. Out of executive session at 9:32 p.m.

2012-13 117.

            Motion by Aesoph, second by Heitmann to offer Work Agreements to the following Classified Personnel and to make a change to the Administrative Assistant position to be employed August 1 through May 31 on a yearly basis with benefits prorated to this time. All in favor, motion carried.

Work agreements offered to: Bobbi Heitmann, Joann Schulte, Peg Speck, Leasa Ortmeier, Lisa Martchinske, Tiffany Ogle, Kim Holt, Pam Hutchinson, Shelly Martinmaas, Janet Reed, Sandra Black, William Becker, Mary Vetch and Jeremy Demery.

2012-13 118.

            Motion by Heitmann, second by Bowar to adjourn at 9:34 p.m. All in favor, motion carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Board Chairman, Heather Bode                                             Business Official, Cindy Kopecky

 

 

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