JULY 2016 MINUTES

HIGHMORE-HARROLD SCHOOL DISTRICT #34-2 SCHOOL BOARD PROCEEDINGS

July 20, 2016

 

    The Highmore-Harrold School Board of Education met in regular session on July 20, 2016 in the business classroom at 7:00 p.m. Members present: Clint Buchholz, Jennifer Semmler, Paul Knox, Paula Haiwick, Kris Rittel, Jim Stephenson, Michael Bollweg. Others present: Business Manager Mark Chilson, Superintendent Quinton Cermak, Rod Domke, Mary Anne Morford and Amy Webb.

            The agenda was approved with an addition of the Leesman house discussion and residential programs. The motion was made by Bollweg/Semmler. The motion passed.

            The minutes of the June 13 and July 6 meeting were reviewed.  The motion was made to approve minutes by Buchholz/Knox.   The motion passed.

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

CASH FLOW STATEMENT

30-Jun-16

GENERAL

CAPITAL

SPECIAL

IMPACT

FOOD

PENSION

INTERNAL

FUND

OUTLAY

EDUCATION

AID

SERVICE

FUND

FUND

Balance 6/1/16

174,429.65

1,836,154.57

264,377.77

252,317.96

-12,231.75

204,830.68

-9,990.72

Receipts

176,176.83

192,575.10

56,415.20

0.00

20,178.20

0.00

29,253.00

Disbursements

420,989.79

67,600.58

69,061.42

0.00

13,104.34

0.00

10,247.02

Bal. m6/30/16

135,680.22

1,961,129.09

293,105.11

252,317.96

1,505.54

204,830.68

15,621.83

 

    Payroll:  $200,936.54.

    Receipts: Hyde, Hughes, Sully County, taxes $241,334.36; State Aid $15,050.00; Federal Hot Lunch Reimbursement, $2,576.15; Lunch Revenue, $2,000.70; Interest CD’s $2,690.68; Checking Acct. Interest, $455.85; SDHSAA reimbursement, $34.72; Medicaid Grant, $792.26; Summer Weight Program, $200.00; Title I, $33,281.00; IDEA B, $56,350.00; Pre-School, $12,881.17; Title II, $24,233.83; ASBSD refund, $160.00; SPED Acct. Rec, $100.00; Hyde Co. Conservation Donation, $200.00; State Proration, $1,005.76; Target donation, $34.77; NSU student teaching fee, $100.00; AdvancedEd Refund, $15.00; Hisodak, $35.00; Dr. Ed., $750.00; Miscellaneous, $11.50; EMC Property settlement, $60,199.00;

The motion carried.

 

GENERAL FUND

446-PRAXAIR DISTRIBUTION

VOAG

93.14

ADVANCED EDUCATION INC.

ACCREDIATION FEES

825.00

AMERIPRIDE SERVICES, INC.

MOP/LAUNDRY

88.87

ASBSD WORKMAN'S COMP FUND

WORKMENS COMP

13,750.00

ASSOCIATED SCHOOL BOARDS

DUES 2017

903.88

BLICK ART MATERIALS

ART SUPPLIES

1,492.02

CENTURY BUSINESS PRODUCTS

COPIERS

39.26

CHILSON, MARK

GAS

10.00

CITY OF HIGHMORE

HOUSE

376.25

COLE PAPERS, INC.

SUPPLIES

1,176.23

CURRICULUM ASSOCIATES

TITLE I

335.99

DAKOTA SUPPLY GROUP

SUPPLIES

591.84

DATA MANGEMENT, INC.

SUPPLIES

81.50

DISSENGER REED, LLC

CATASTROPHIC INS.

830.00

EMC INSURANCE

INSURANCE

107.00

FOLLETT SCHOOL SOLUTIONS

WORKBOOKS ELEM

622.16

HALL OIL AND GAS CO., INC.

PROPANE

2,586.72

HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITY FUND

STATE GOLF/EXAMS/GAS

1,367.36

HIRSCH, KYRA

BIRTH-3 TRAINING

60.00

HOMESTEAD BUILDING SUPPLY

CUSTODIAL

80.16

JAN BUSSE FORD

REPAIRS

112.60

LAKESHORE LEARNING

TITLE I

553.91

LAMINATOR.COM

SUPPLIES

104.95

MARSO, BRIAN

WEIGHT ROOM SUPPLIES

105.98

MASHEK FOOD CENTER

SUPPLIES

157.88

MCGRAW HILL COMPANIES

WORKBOOKS ELEM

3,731.30

MIDWEST COOPERATIVE

GAS

41.50

MIKE TIRES & REPAIR INC.

REPAIR

17.50

NASCO

SUPPLIES

492.43

NCS PEARSON INC.

TITLE I

1,002.75

NHS ADVISER STORE

NHS MEMBERSHIP

385.00

NORTHEAST ED SERVICES COOP

READING RECOVERY

3,182.70

NORTHWESTERN ENERGY

ELECTRICITY

3,116.66

OLSON'S PEST CONTROL

PEST CONTROL

150.00

PETTY CASH - POSTAGE

POSTAGE

6.28

PIONEER VALLEY BOOKS

TITLE I

25.00

PLAN SERVICES

ADMIN FEE

100.00

RESOURCES FOR READING

TITLE I

80.16

RUNNINGS SUPPLY

SUPPLIES

441.37

SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS

DUES 2017

750.00

SD UNITED SCHOOL ASSOC.

DUES 2017

450.00

SUNDBERG, CHIP

MILEAGE-FEED/RET

85.56

TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATIONS

MEMBERSHIP 2017

672.00

TWIGGS, EMMA

PATRON MILEAGE

413.28

VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS

PHONES

292.09

CAPITAL OUTLAY

BYTESPEED, LLC

COMPUTERS

12,000.00

GRAVES IT SOLUTIONS

CONTRACT 2017

1,200.00

HOUGHTON MIFFLIN GRT

MATH TEXT

18,789.89

NASCO

FACS UTIL.

585.55

PEARSON EDUCATION

TEXTBOOK

215.19

PRESTWICK HOUSE

HS ENGLISH TEXTS

87.80

RIDDELL ALL AMERICAN SPORTS

FB HELMETS

607.91

ROSHAU CONSTRUCTION/CAB

HOUSE BATHROOM

2,650.00

 

LEGS ACTIVITES TABLE

264.77

SHI INTERNATIONAL CORP.

SOFTWARE LICENSE

3,235.19

SOFTWARE UNLIMITED,INC

SUI ACCOUNTING

3,900.00

US BANK

BOND INTEREST

14,840.00

US BANK

BOND FEES

412.50

SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND

ASBSD WORKMAN'S COMP FUND

WORKMENS COMP

1,000.00

AUGUSTANA COLLEGE

FALL TUITION

7,704.00

CHILDREN'S HOME SOCIETY

TUITION

345.15

REALLY GOOD STUFF

SUPPLIES

107.00

SCHOOL OUTFITTERS

SPEECH SUPPLIES

51.84

FOOD SERVICE

AMERIPRIDE SERVICES, INC.

MOP/LAUNDRY

22.22

ASBSD WORKMAN'S COMP FUND

WORKMENS COMP

1,991.00

REINHART FOOD SERVICES

SUPPLIES

63.35

INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

LAKESHORE LEARNING MATERIALS

PRE-SCH

191.51

GENERAL FUND

 

CAROLINA BIOLOG

WORKBOOKS/TEXTBOOKS

2,670.56

 

COLE PAPERS, INC.

SUPPLIES

92.05

 

D & K OUTPOST

MOTOR FUEL

33.33

 

EDMENTUM

SUPPLIES

4,559.18

 

HALL OIL AND GAS CO.

GAS

236.45

 

HIGHMORE HERALD, T

ADS/PROCEEDINGS/SUB

335.57

 

MCLEOD'S PRINTING

SUPPLIES

143.41

 

SCHOOL SPECIALTY SUPPLY INC.

SUPPLIES

978.70

 

SCHOOL SPECIALTY S

SUPPLIES

1,105.55

 

SD DEPT OF REVENUE

LICENSE MAILING FEE

5.00

 

SD FEDERAL PROP

OFFICE SUPPLIES

98.00

 

VENTURE COMM.

PHONES

403.64

 

CAPITAL OUTLAY

 

BERGESON, BRITA

TABLE/CHAIRS

50.00

 

CAROLINA BIOLOGICAL

WORKBOOKS/TEXTBOOKS

619.12

 

COVERLAN, INC.

SOFTWARE LICENSING

880.00

 

EDMENTUM

SOFTWARE

10,200.00

 

GLACIER BANK

QZCB PAYMENT

100,000.00

 

HEARTLAND STATE B

QZCB PAYMENT

66,666.67

 

HOUGHTON MIFFLIN

TEXTBOOK

450.55

 

IXL LEARNING

SOFTWARE

3,413.00

 

KUTZ CONSTRUCTION

GARAGE ENTER

860.38

 

MCGRAW HILL CO.

TEXTBOOK

128.52

 

PEARSON EDUCATION

TEXTBOOK

121.41

 

RIDDELL ALL A.

FB HELMETS/PADS

1,500.32

 

SCHOOL SPECIALTY SUPPLY INC.

SUPPLIES

511.82

 

SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND

 

PRO-ED, INC.

SUPPLIES

190.19

 

SCHOOL SPECIALTY SUPPLY INC.

SUPPLIES

451.39

 

FOOD SERVICE

 

MCLEOD'S PRINTING

SUPPLIES

23.90

 

REINHART FOOD SERVICES

SUPPLIES

99.99

 

INTERNAL SERVICE FUND

 

HALL OIL AND GAS CO.

GAS

227.70

 

SCHOOL SPECIALTY SUPPLY INC.

SUPPLIES

120.65

 

 

           

 

            The Board held a public budget meeting at this time.

The Board held a discussion on the new conflict of interest law.

            The Board held a discussion on SPED residential programs.

The Board heard the Superintendent’s report including but not limited to Joint Convention; summer projects; superintendent conference; street projects; job openings/coaching; new board training workshop; joint convention; summer school update.

            The Board held their final reading of the budget for the 2016-17 school year. Bollweg/Semmler moved to adopt this reading. The motion passed.

            The Board heard the Business Manager's report including but not limited to 2017 Budgets and Means of Finance; Fund Balances, mill levies for 2017, and the upcoming audit.

            Buchholz/Knox moved to transfer $166,666.67 from Capital Outlay to Bond Redemption Fund. The motion passed.

            The Board discussed the fuel tank project; the superintendent’s house updates; preschool plan (11-13 enrollees at this time); and brown suburban quotes.

            Kris Rittel left the meeting at this time with the sincere thanks of the Board, administration, teachers and students of the Highmore-Harrold School District for her years of dedicated service.

            At this time new board members were sworn in, Rod Domke and Paul Knox were given their oaths of office.

    Board elections were held at this time. The nominations for president were Haiwick and Buchholz. Buchholz was elected by secret ballot.

    The vice president nominations were Michael Bollweg and Paula Haiwick. Haiwick won by secret ballot.

            Bollweg/Semmler made a motion to authorize and designate the following items: Rodney Freeman was authorized as school attorney, the Highmore Herald as the official newspaper, Quoin Financial Bank and Heartland State Bank as the official depository of school funds, the regular meetings will be held the second Monday of each month at 7:00 pm meetings being held in the business classroom, the Superintendent and Business Manager as the official purchasing agents for the district, the Business Manager as the custodian of all financial accounts for the district, the Superintendent as custodian of the activity account, the Superintendent and Business Manager as signers of all Federal and/or State programs, authorize the Title I policy, Title I advisory council and authorize Ev Wheelhouse as Title I director, Heather Trefz as Section 504 coordinator, set band instrument rental fee according to handbook. Adopt the Indian Policies and Procedures as presented.  Lunch prices at K-4 $2.65, 5-12 $2.90, staff $3.60, adults $4.50, extra milk $.25. Breakfast prices at K-12 $1.75, adults $2.05 (breakfast is not available to the outside public). Mileage, meals and lodging rates will be according to state rates and are .42 cents per mile ($.23 if personal vehicle is used when a school vehicle is available), breakfast $6.00, lunch $11.00, and dinner $15.00 for in-state travel; breakfast $10.00, lunch $14.00, and dinner $21.00 for out of state travel. Lunch per diems are only paid to students and staff if an overnight stay is required for the activity.  Admission prices for the 2016-2017 school year will be $2.00 for K-12 students and $4.00 for adults with activity tickets being $20.00 for K-12 students and $40.00 for adults this includes all junior high events that are held with a varsity contest, $20.00 for senior citizens 65 and over.  Tuition for Pre-school Program nine months at $125 @ month. The price of the Hisodak was set at $35.00.  The Board appointed the current sheriff as the truancy officer and Paula Haiwick as the lunch hearing officer. The Board authorized the emergency school bus assistance pact. Driver’s Education fee set at $250.00; milk quote of Land O’Lakes for $.1918 for the 2016-17 school year; the rate of substitute pay was set at $80.00 a day; $100 per day for long-term sub of 10 days continuance for one teacher, and cook and custodial substitutes at $9.50 @ hour; the stipend for the DARE advisor was set at $500. The motion passed 6-0. Domke Abstained.

            Knox/Domke moved to set the price for Board salaries at $50.00 plus mileage to regular and quorum meetings. The motion passed.

    The listing of contracts were reviewed and are as follows: Certified: Quinton Cermak, 7-12 Principal/Superintendent, $72,400.00, JH football, $1,922.00; Bridget Ambur, certified Speech therapist (20%), $11,700.00; Rhonda Baloun, elementary teacher, $39,350.00; Diane Beastrom, Librarian/DDN supervisor junior Class advisor, $48,013.00; Alana Kroeplin, FACS instructor, FCCLA/Prom Advisor, $43,194.00; Brita Bergeson, JH math/study skills/guidance counselor with Extra Days, NHS advisor, $43,375.24; Morgan Bonnichsen, elementary teacher, $38,250.00; Leslie Brown, elementary instructor/NCA, $47,402.00; Megan Brummel, HS English/.5 Hisodak, $40,171.00; Kyra Hirsch, speech therapist, $37,250.00; Mark Chilson, Business manager, $33,000.00; Jan Clement, special education instructor, $46,200.00; Crystal Domke, elementary instructor $45,790.00; Shelby Hyde, Art Instructor/JH volleyball coach/Visual Arts advisor, $39,931.00; Ken Jones, Vo Ag instructor, FFA, FBLA, 45 Extra days, $55,572.00; Jackie Knox, .8 Science instructor, science fair, national certification; $38,374.00; Chantrel LaMont, elementary instructor $44,800.00; Janna Larson, elementary instructor $50,730.00; Brent Liechti, secondary math instructor/Senior Advisor, $39,009.00; Brian Marso, PE/Computers/ asst. track, cross country, $48,393.00; Jackie Miller, Title I teacher, 1-Act play, $43,710.00; Renae Olson, Title elementary instructor and asst. volleyball/track, $47,632.00; Chelsey Poeppel, secondary science instructor, science fair advisor, student council advisor, $38,018.00; Janie Pratt, elementary special education teacher, $40,017.00; Michael Ring, social studies, AD, Head girls basketball; total $55,122.00; Jory Schmidt, technology coordinator/Instructor, head track, JH football, extra days, total, $54,505.00; Vicki Tibbs-Husted, JH fine arts, PE, social studies; NCA, $44,122.00; Heather Trefz, HS special education instructor, 504 coordinator, $41,560.00; Grant VanDerVorst, K-6 Principal/Director of SPED, $60,000.00; Amy Web, pre-school Instructor, $38,900.00; Evelyn Wheelhouse, elementary instructor, Title I coordinator, $51,709.00; Mary Wortman, elementary instructor, NCA, Head volleyball, total $51,304.00;

    Classified: Scarlet Becker, teaching assistant, $14,042.00; Ryan Sheffield, head custodian $34,500.00; Georgette Cermak, Elementary secretary, $24,414.00; Cheryl Brock, Asst. Cook, $7,350.00; Sonia Bourk, teaching asst., $12,495.00; Kelly Hague, nurse/special ed. assistant, $16,422.00; Rebecca Hall, ½ Hisodak advisor, $1,671.00; Dawn Hillmer, head cook, $20,942.00; Deb Ingle, Asst. custodian, $15,120.00; Justin Irlbeck, asst. Wrestling, $2,591.00; Marilyn Krick, teaching assistant $15,054.00 and summer custodial $12.55 @ hour; Samie McCauley, HS sped aide, $12,674.00; Jennifer Farstveet, Asst. Business Manager/ Executive Asst., $28,212.50; Dee Nemec teaching assistant, ¼ music, $16,161.00; Kathy Nemec, assistant custodian, $26,800.00; Susan Roberts, sped teaching asst., $13,626.00; Christine McGowan, asst. cook, $15,400.00; Clinton McKee, asst. wrestling, $2,591.00; Patty Zeigler, sped asst., $13,269.00; Heather McDonnell, Asst. girls basketball, $2,591.00; Scott Pekarek, Asst. Boys basketball, $2,591.00; Justin Bonnichsen, Head BB coach, $4,262.00;

    The various board committees were appointed:  Budget: Bollweg, Stephenson, Domke; Coop: All Board, Rep. Knox, Bollweg: AdvancedED: Haiwick, Semmler; Negotiations: Bollweg, Semmler, Haiwick; Buildings/Grounds: Knox, Stephenson, Buchholz; Insurance: Buchholz, Knox; Technology:  Buchholz, Domke; Crisis Management: Buchholz, Haiwick, Stephenson; NCA/Goal Team: Domke, Semmler; Transportation: Stephenson, Bollweg; Wellness Policy: Domke Policy: Domke, Stephenson, Semmler. Pre-School: Semmler, Stephenson, Domke.

    Domke/Stephenson moved to approve contracts to Susan Roberts for Concession Stand advisor, $1,889.00; Kylee Rinehart for JH GBB coach, $1,922.00; Mindy White as cheer advisor, $1,381.00 per sporting season. The motion passed.

    The Board held a discussion on the purchase of a house for staff members as a rental.

    The Board set their next regular meeting for August 8, 2016 in the business classroom at 7:00 pm.

                        Knox/Semmler made a motion to adjourn at 8:24 pm. The motion carried.

 

 

                        ___________________________   Mark Chilson, Business Manager

 

              ____________________________ Clint Buchholz, President


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