JANUARY 2017 MINUTES

HIGHMORE-HARROLD SCHOOL DISTRICT 34-2

PROCEEDINGS

                     January 11, 2017

 

            The Highmore-Harrold Board of Education met in regular session on January 11, 2017 in the business classroom at 5:30 pm. Members present: Clint Buchholz, Michael Bollweg, Paula Haiwick, Paul Knox, Jennifer Semmler, Jim Stephenson. Domke was absent. Others present:  Business Manager Mark Chilson, Superintendent Quinton Cermak, K-6 Principal Grant Vander Vorst.

    President Buchholz called the meeting to order at 5:30 pm and the pledge of allegiance was said.

    The agenda was approved with additions for an audit quote with a motion by Knox/Semmler.  The motion passed. 

    Bollweg/Semmler moved to approve the minutes of the December 12 meeting. The motion passed.

    Bills and financial statements were reviewed and approved for payment on a motion by Bollweg/Knox and read as follows:

           

CASH FLOW STATEMENT

30-Dec-16

GENERAL

CAPITAL

SPECIAL

IMPACT

FOOD

PENSION

INTERNAL

FUND

OUTLAY

EDUCATION

AID

SERVICE

FUND

FUND

Bal 12/1/16

-103,118.95

2,099,068.03

288,460.83

252,317.96

5,764.69

204,830.68

3,319.21

Receipts

124,560.23

87,228.29

21,778.36

0.00

13,898.58

0.00

        625.00

Disbursements

205,834.02

10,874.27

33,249.16

0.00

13,150.18

0.00

4,353.81

Bal 12/31/16

-185141.93

2,175,422.05

278,037.67

252,317.96

6,513.09

204,835.40

-409.60

 

    Payroll:  $202,678.47

    Receipts: Hyde/Sully/Hughes County, taxes $195,154.04; State Aid $33,208.00; Admissions, $1,967.00; Lunches, $8,904.00; Federal Hot Lunch Reimbursement, $4,993.58; Checking account interest, $462.37; CD Interest, $2,661.44; Pre-school tuition, $425.00; sped Accts. Pay, $200.00; Refunds to School, $66.37.

The motion passed.   

 

GENERAL FUND

Allied Plumbing & Heating

Maintenance

537.24

AMERIPRIDE SERVICES, INC.

Mop/Laundry

258.99

BJ'S INSTRUMENTAL REPAIR

Repairs

120.00

BROWN DOG GADGETS

Monsanto supplies

365.00

BYTESPEED, LLC

Repairs

288.00

CENTURY BUSINESS PRODUCTS, I

Toner

112.02

CENTURY BUSINESS PRODUCTS, I

Copiers

337.28

CITY OF HIGHMORE

Water/Garbage

346.67

D & K OUTPOST

Motor Fuel

63.89

DIRECT DIGITAL CONTROL LLC

Maintenance

47.50

FOREMAN SALES AND SERVICE

Bussing

18,755.86

GOLDEN WEST TECHNOLOGIES

Replaced Readers

3,633.47

H & H PLUMBING

Maintenance

1,166.11

HALL OIL AND GAS CO., INC.

Propane

2,615.66

HAMLIN, COLE

Background Check

15.00

HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITY FUND

BBB/WR Off.

2,129.21

K. Kurth

$162.00

J. Mikkelson

$210.00

D. Vetch

$159.48

M. Ulrich

$120.00

T. McGough

$297.88

J. Moenech

$159.48

D. Gnat

$20.00

K. Dozark

$174.50

S Rounds

$132.50

C. Edson

$132.30

Q. Garnos

$150.48

HILLYARD/SIOUX FALLS

Supplies

319.41

HOMESTEAD BUILDING SUPPLY

Supplies/Vo Ag

696.33

JONES, KENNETH

FBLA Leadership Con

40.00

KPLO

Ads

162.50

MIDWEST COOPERATIVE

Motor Fuel

144.10

NICK, FERENS

Mileage

141.22

PIERRE MUSIC STORE

Band Lessons

725.00

PRAXAIR DISTRIBUTION

Vo Ag

95.71

QUILL CORPORATION

Supplies

35.98

RITTEL, KRIS

Mileage

214.20

SD ASSOCIATION AG

Profess Development

50.00

SERVICE EXPERTS

Heater Check

107.00

ST JOHN, BONNIE

Mileage

35.28

VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS

Phones

436.20

CAPITAL OUTLAY

CITY OF HIGHMORE

Aud rent

2,500.00

HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITY FUND

Text

176.35

US BANK

Admin Fees

1,237.50

SPED

CHILDREN'S CARE HOSPITAL &

Tuition

4,716.00

SD DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN

Residential

5,123.74

TRENHAILE, JAY

Evaluations

1,147.00

FOOD SERVICE

AMERIPRIDE SERVICES, INC.

Mop/Laundry

64.75

CASH-WA DISTRUBTING

Food

346.27

DEAN FOODS NC, INC

Food

282.75

EARTHGRAINS BAKING CO., INC.

Food

397.66

MASHEK FOOD CENTER

Food

425.71

REINHART FOOD SERVICES

Food

3,727.26

           

GENERAL FUND

COLE PAPERS, INC.

Cole paper

953.40

DIV OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION

Background Check

43.25

HALL OIL AND GAS CO., INC.

Motor Fuel

272.11

HAMLIN, COLE

Coaching classes

70.00

HIGHMORE HERALD, THE

Ads/Proceedings/Supplies

222.12

NORTHWESTERN ENERGY

Electricity

3,736.16

PRAXAIR DISTRIBUTION

Vo Ag

224.55

TWIGGS, EMMA

Mileage

403.20

UPPER DECK ARCHITECTS, INC.

Architectural

6,700.00

CAPITAL OUTLAY

 

US BANK

Bond Interest

6,200.00

 

SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND

 

HAND COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

OT/PT

1,262.86

 

 

            The Board addressed Conflicts and Disclosures.

    The Board heard a superintendent’s report including but not limited to upcoming events: 1-Act play; 281 BB trnys; National FCCLA week; prom; grant stipend; sub pay for ½ days; negotiations committee; pre-school committee; 2017-18 calendar proposals.

    The Board heard the SPED Director/K-6 principal’s report including but not limited to upcoming events; elementary reading grant; newsletter; counseling; box tops program--$500; attendance challenge;

    Business Manager Chilson notified board members Buchholz, Bollweg, and Semmler that their seats for three-year terms were up for re-election; petitions can be taken out and circulated on January 27th and are due back February 24th.

    Semmler/Haiwick moved to set sub pay for $40.00 for any time four hours (1/2 day) or less. The motion passed.

Stephenson/Haiwick moved to have a joint school board and city election with the date as April 11, 2017.  The motion passed.

    The Board approved the second reading of school policy FC—Facilities and Capitalization Program. Semmler/Stephenson moved to approve. The motion passed.

    The Board held a discussion on the architectural drawing and proposals for the elementary school.

    Bollweg/Knox moved to approve the audit quote for FY 2017 from Kohlman, Bierschbach & Anderson, LLP for $11,300.00. The motion passed.

    /Semmler moved to mutually terminate at-will music contract with Emma McKirdey-Wilsey. The motion passed.

    Stephenson/Knox moved to accept the resignations of Leslie Brown and Janna Larson at the end of the 2017 school year.  The motion passed with the sincere thanks of the Board for their years of dedicated service to the youth of the Highmore-Harrold Schools.

    Bollweg/Semmler moved to accept the open enrollment applications 17A, 17B, and 17C and approve the home school exemption--#11. The motion passed.

    Bollweg/Knox moved to enter executive session for the purpose of student matter SDCL 1-25-2(2) at 6:48 pm. The motion passed. The Board came out of executive session at 7:00 pm.

    Knox/Haiwick moved to enter executive session for the purpose of personnel SDCL 1-25-2(1) at 7:01 pm. The motion passed. The Board came out executive session at 7:55 pm.

    Semmler/Haiwick moved to set their next meeting for February 15th at 5:30 pm due to the rescheduling of a BBB game. The motion passed.

    Semmler/Haiwick moved to continue the employment with a two-year contract of Superintendent with negotiations to run concurrent with teachers’ negotiations. The motion passed.

            Knox/Haiwick moved to adjourn at 7:58 pm. The motion passed.

           

 

______________________________Mark Chilson, Business Manager

 

______________________________ Clint Buchholz, Board President


2017 Highmore-Harrold School District
415 Iowa Ave South, PO Box 416
Highmore, SD 57345
High School (605) 852-2275
Elementary (605) 852-2276
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