September 2015 Board Agenda

Faulkton Area Schools 24-4 Board of Education


September 14, 2015

Regular Meeting 7:30 p.m.
Location: Superintendent’s Office


1.      Meeting called to order at ____________ by Heather Bode, Board Chairman.


2.      Roll call of members present:   ___Kelly Aesoph   ___Heather Bode   ___Gary Bowar

___Todd Brand   ___Grady Heitmann

3.      Pledge of Allegiance


4.      Motion by ____________________________________ second by _______________________ to approve the proposed agenda.

5.      Motion by ______________________________ second by _______________________ to approve the minutes of the August 11, 2015 meeting and the August 24, 2015 special meetings; the August 2015 Financial Statement, August Imprest Report and August 2015 Trust and Agency Fund Report; and payment of the presented bills for September 14, 2015.

6.      Public Comment (5 minute time limit each)

7.      Building Financing (Tom Grimmond, Senior Vice President of Dougherty & Company attending)

8.      Building Improvements/New Facility – Discussion/Decision


9.      Superintendent’s Report:

10.  Principal/AD Report

11.  Motion by ____________________, second by ___________________, to vote the following way on the SD High School Activities Association Election Ballot:  Division I Representative: Dr. Brian Maher.


12.  Motion by __________________, seconded by ____________________, to enter into a contract with Mid-Central Educational Coop. for behavioral consultation, assessment, in-classroom coaching and/or professional development to the district as requested.

13.  Motion by ___________________, second by ____________________, to adopt the following Resolution: Let it be resolved, that the School Board of the Faulkton Area Schools 24-4 after duly considering the proposed budget and its changes thereto, to be published in accordance with SDCL 12-11-02 hereby approves and adopts its proposed budget and thereto be its Annual Budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. The adopted Annual Budget amounts are as follows: General Fund $2,581,724.00; Capital Outlay Fund $631,450.00; Special Education $504,210.00; Pension Fund $129,280.00; Food Service Fund $170,610.00; and the Pre-K/Drivers Education Enterprise Fund $20,850.00. The Faulkton Area Schools 24-4 Board of Education further resolves to make the following request to the Faulk County Auditor to levy the maximum levy to be utilized by state law for the school General Fund in all categories; request $450,000 in the opt-out levy, request $631,450.00 for the Capital Outlay Fund; request $413,233.00 for the Special Education Fund; and request $129,280.00 for the Pension Fund. The only change to the originally published budget is an increase of $10,000 for a General Fund secondary tuition expense. Surplus fund balance is the means of finance for this expense.

14.  Motion by ___________________________ second by _____________________ to go into executive session at ___ for the purpose of discussing personnel issues as set forth in SDCL 1-25-2(1).

Out of executive session at __________.

15.  Motion by _____________________, second by __________________, to amend Linda Demery’s 2015-2016 contract to add Web Page Designer (80%). (Total contract: $41,019.74 – BA+30 Step 17 $39,650.00; Longevity Pay $308.50, Web Page Designer (80%) $1,061.24) as per the Master contract.


16.  Motion by ______________________, second by _______________________  to offer a 2015-2016 work agreement to Mary Vetch as a Web Page Designer (20%) in the amount of $265.31 as per the negotiated agreement.

17.  October Regular Meeting Date and Time.

18.  Motion by __________________________ second by _____________________ to adjourn at_____.