October 2015 Board Minutes

Faulkton Area School District 24-4 Board of Education

Monday, October 12, 2015
8:00 a.m.

The regular 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 Supt. Joel Price, Business Official Lisa Raethz, and a large group of district patrons . The pledge of allegiance was recited.

 

2015-16.60. Recess.  Motion was made by Aesoph, seconded by Heitmann, to recess at 8:01 a.m. and move the board meeting into the Community Center in order to accommodate the large number of patrons in attendance.  Motion carried.  The board reconvened at 8:05 a.m. in the community center.   

 

Public Comment.  There was a crowd of district patrons present to share their concerns with the board about the possibility of a new school being built and how that would be decided on and funded. Numerous questions were asked and answered by the board regarding the project and funding. The board stated several times that a decision had not been made yet regarding a design, budget amount, or whether or not to have a vote.  There were a lot of patrons that felt very strong about the need for a public vote. Chairman Bode concluded the conversation by thanking everyone for coming and told the patrons that the board would take into consideration everything that was said.

 

2015-16.61. Recess.  Motion was made by Heitmann, seconded by Brand, to recess at 9:37 a.m. and move the board meeting back into the superintendent’s office.  Motion carried.  The board reconvened at 9:42 a.m. in the superintendent’s office.  

 

2015-16.62. Agenda Approval. Motion by Aesoph, second by Heitmann, to approve the proposed agenda. Unanimous.

 

2015-16.63. Minutes & Financial Approvals. Motion by Brand, second by Bowar, to approve the minutes of the September 14, 2015 meeting and the September 30, 2015 special meeting; the September 2015 Financial Statement, September Imprest Report and September 2015 Trust and Agency Fund Report; and payment of the presented bills for October 12, 2015. Unanimous.

Sep-15

General

Capitol

Special

Pension

Food

Pre K &

T & A

 

Fund

Outlay

Education

Fund

Service

Driv. Ed.

 

Beginning Balance

845,626.46

-628.34

271,239.74

45,889.46

34,248.25

22,040.54

112,086.50

Beginning Cash

796,404.64

-628.34

271,239.74

45,889.46

34,248.25

22,040.54

86,222.80

Investments

49,221.82

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

25,863.70

Receipts

51,271.34

1,333.90

1,346.17

265.69

3,740.60

82.00

11,200.57

Expenditures

179,461.29

44,976.51

28,597.88

0.00

2,873.53

1,444.06

16,323.99

Ending Balance

717,436.51

44,270.95

243,988.03

46,155.15

35,115.32

20,678.48

106,963.08

Ending Cash

668,212.82

44,270.95

243,988.03

46,155.15

35,115.32

20,678.48

81,098.64

Investments

49,223.69

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

25,864.44

Receipts:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

State of SD-State Aid

38,319.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dacotah Bank--checking, mm, cd interest

50.83

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pre-K Tuition

 

 

 

 

 

82.00

 

Lunch Sales

 

 

 

 

2,074.42

 

 

Food Program Reimb.

 

 

 

 

1,666.18

 

 

Misc. Reimb. & Fines

434.51

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gym Passes

25.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Computer Ins.

75.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Workmans Comp Refund

2,614.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Birth to 3

 

 

535.86

 

 

 

 

Rentals

60.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Athletic Passes/Gate Reciepts

2,307.12

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hyde County

$506.88

$188.09

$114.26

$37.46

 

 

 

Potter County

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hand County

$86.28

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faulk County

$7,352.72

$1,145.81

$696.05

$228.23

 

 

 

Total Receipts

$51,831.34

$1,333.90

$1,346.17

$265.69

$3,740.60

$82.00

$0.00

 

September 2015 Imprest Fund: FB Officials: Kurt Kelsey $100.00, Casey Hutmacher $190.00, Eric Booth $100.00, Steve Peterson $100.00, Steve Schoenhart $100.00. VB Officials: Todd Sandal $165.00, Tiffany Stoeser $80.00. Carol Hoistad $130.00, Monica Pelton $80.00. Central HS $50.00 Cheer Fee, SDASBO $50.00 Fee, SCASD $80.00 Fee, SD Basketball Coaches Assn. $20.00 fee, SDHSCA $40.00 Fee, SD Football Coaches Assn. $10.00 Fee, Gettysburg HS $50.00, Holly Demery $34.00 Travel Reimb., Nancy Heidenreich $58.29 Travel Reimb. , US Post Office $147.00 Postage, Noelle Swanson $30.20 Supply Reimb., Burger Shack $59.34 Supplies, Dacotah Bank $100.00 Postage, Joel Price $54.70 Supply & Mileage Reimb, NSU $30.00 Fee, Martha Holmberg $100.80 Mileage Reimb., Wessington Springs HS $50.00 Fee; 

 

October 12, 2015 Bill Payment: Bauer’s Super Valu $261.55 Supplies, BerMac $10.60 Repairs, Best Western Pierre $93.99 Travel, Best Western Sioux Falls $173.98 Travel, Brentwood Colony $1,094.60 Food Service Contract, Cardmember Services $305.59 Supplies & Textbooks, CBM $20,019.31 Food Service Contract, Century Business $886.93 Copier Services, Chester Area School $250.00 Supplies, City of Faulkton $209.97 Water/Sewer, Dacotah Bank $25.40 Supplies, Dakota Dust-Tex $104.40 Services, Delta Dental $2,721.28 Insurance, Ecolab $121.10 Services, Faulk Co. Record $263.91 Publishing & Supplies, Faulkton Area Medical Center $1,443.75 OT & PT, Faulkton Hardware $9.99 Repairs, Faulkton School  $2,009.33 Reimb. Imprest Fund, GE Capital $503.46 Copier Lease, Helms & Associates $6,800.00 ALTA Survey, Holiday Inn Sioux Falls $110.00 Travel, Homan Ace Hardware $188.89 Supplies & Repairs, Houghton Mifflin $4,669.39 Textbooks, House of Glass $490.15 Repairs, Ipswich School $480.00 Equipment, JW Pepper $650.09 Supplies, K&D Busing $22,855.31 Services, KC Lumber $378.11 Supplies & Repairs, Marc $130.47 Supplies, Matheson Tri-Gas $9.30 Services, McCrossan Boys Ranch $5,411.46 Residental/Tuitions fees, Nardini Fire Equipment $146.00 Services, NCFE $346.49 Gas, Northwestern Energy $2,469.13 Electricity, Pam Osnes $820.25 Services, Pauer Sound & Music $5,709.99 Equipment, Reuer Sanitation $585.00 Services, Riddell $48.33 Supplies, Schilder Dixon Sales $66.00 Repairs, Scholastic $110.22 Supplies, School Specialty $416.10 Supplies & Equipment, School Tech Supply $2,380.00 Computers, SD Historical Society $60.00 Supplies, SD School Benefit Fund $46.55 Insurance, Sewer Duck $330.00 Services, Supreme $77.64 Supplies, Taylor Music  $127.00 Supplies & Repairs, Thunderbird Colony $1,584.78 Food Service Contract, Time Management Systems $34.56 Services, Trading Pines Interiors $52.50 Repairs, Training Room $72.29 Supplies, Venture Communications $255.75 Phone/Internet/Fax, Vogels $127.99 Services, White River School $90.00 Dues, Wellmark $26,729.00 Health Insurance, October 2015 Payroll: General Fund: $144,609.40 w/ benefits, Special Ed. $28,315.19 w/ benefits, Food Service $2,236.80 w/ benefits, Pre-K $1,688.50 w/ benefits.

2015-16.64. ASBSD Delegate.  Motion by Bowar, second by Brand, to appoint Heather Bode as our district’s voting delegate and Kelly Aesoph as alternate to the 2015 ASBSD Delegate Assembly in Pierre, SD, on November 20, 2015. Unanimous.

 

2015-16.65. Behavioral Counseling Services.  Motion by Brand, seconded by Aesoph, to enter into a contract with Pam Osnes for behavioral consultation, assessment, in-classroom coaching and/or professional development to the district as requested, effective October 1, 2015. Unanimous.

 

2015-16.66. TSP Site Survey Discussion/New Facility Discussion & Voting Decision.  The board reviewed the new building options provided by TSP. The board gave Mr. Price a list of items to contact TSP with and stated they would like the information back in 3 weeks in order to review and discuss it at the next board meeting. The board would also like TSP to attend the next meeting to discuss.  The board then discussed what decision could be made in order to address the patron’s concerns from earlier in the meeting. Motion was made by Bowar, seconded by Heitmann, that once a building design and budget is completed and decided on by the board, the district will finance the project through General Obligation Bonds after a vote of the patrons takes place.  All board members voted aye.  Motion carried.
   

Next Board Meeting. The next regular board meeting will be held on November 9th at 5 p.m. in the community center, if available, otherwise at a location to be determined.   

2015-16.67. Adjournment. Motion by Aesoph, second by Heitmann, to adjourn at 10:59 a.m. All in favor, motion carried.

 

 

 

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Board Chairman, Heather Bode                                             Business Official, Lisa Raethz

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