SEPTEMBER 2017 MINUTES

HIGHMORE-HARROLD SCHOOL DISTRICT 34-2

PROCEEDINGS

September 11, 2017

 

            The Highmore-Harrold Board of Education met in regular session on September 11, 2017 in the business classroom at 7:00 pm. Members present: Clint Buchholz, Jim Stephenson, Jennifer Semmler, Paul Knox, Paula Haiwick, Mark Chilson Business Manager, Superintendent Quinton Cermak, Principal Grant Vander Vorst, Asst. Bus. Man. Jennifer Farstveet. Bollweg     and Domke were absent. Others present: none.

President Buchholz called the meeting to order at 7:03 pm and the pledge of allegiance was recited.

    Semmler/Knox moved to approve the agenda. The motion passed.

    Semmler/Knox moved to approve the minutes of the August 14th meeting. The motion passed.

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

 

GENERAL

CAPITAL

SPECIAL

IMPACT

FOOD

PENSION

INTERNAL

FUND

OUTLAY

EDUCATION

AID

SERVICE

FUND

FUND

Bal. 8/1/17

$544,674.27

$2,435,938.10

$265,243.02

$252,317.96

-$1,548.77

$204,922.34

$14,244.72

Receipts

$110,893.39

$2,440.23

$813.14

$0.00

$10,823.25

$0.00

$250.00

Disbursements

$117,026.50

$46,384.49

$14,902.04

$0.00

$1,593.03

$0.00

$1,643.56

Bal. 8/31/17

$424,261.06

$2,391,993.84

$227,553.31

$252,317.96

$4,246.26

$204,922.34

$8,905.75

 

Payroll: $194,084.33

Receipts: Highmore-Harrold County taxes, $11,898.98; State Aid $15,025.00; Gross Receipts, $82,370.60; Ck. Acct, Interest, $603.28; CD Interest, $478.90; Miscellaneous $200.00; Lunches, $10,823.25; Pre-school tuition, $250.00; Admissions, $1,660.00; Hisodak, $735.00, Sped Acct Rec. $205.77; House Rent, $450.00; Community Foundation donation, $200.00; Native American Grant, $750.00;

           

GENERAL FUND

 

AMERIPRIDE SERVICES

Mop/laundry

108.99

 

ASBSD WORKMAN'S COMP FUND

workman’s comp

13,113.00

 

BERGESON, BRITA

supplies in-service

41.39

 

BYTESPEED, LLC

laptop/repairs

1,745.00

 

CENTURY BUSINESS PRODUCTS

copier maintenance

310.86

 

CERMAK, QUINTON

shelves

117.13

 

COLE PAPERS, INC.

supplies

4,378.53

 

D & K OUTPOST

motor fuel

18.40

 

DIV OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION

background check

43.25

 

ELLISON EDUCATIONAL EQUIP.

supplies

95.98

 

FACTOR 360, INC.

software

639.00

 

HOMESTEAD BUILDING SUPPLY

custodial

250.09

 

KING, KENDALL

supplies

98.00

 

MARSO, BRIAN

weight tree

47.85

 

MIKE TIRES & REPAIR

service/supplies

133.60

 

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BEE

registration

120.00

 

OLSON'S PEST CONTROL

pest control

150.00

 

PEARSON EDUCATION

workbooks

129.12

 

POPPLERS MUSIC

supplies

75.95

 

PRATT, JANIE

tuition reimb

45.00

 

PREMIER AGENDA, INC.

planner/handbooks

1,223.20

 

QUILL CORPORATION

supplies

62.15

 

SCHOOL SPECIALTY SUPPLY

supplies

34.56

 

SCRIPPS NATIONAL SPELLING BEE

registration

158.50

 

SD COUNSELORS ASSOCIATION

2018 dues

60.00

 

SERVICE EXPERTS

repairs sped room

319.00

 

SHEFFIELD, RYAN

supplies

266.08

 

SUCCESSORIES.COM, INC

super. supplies

503.02

 

VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS

phones

407.03

 

CAPITAL OUTLAY

 

GARY SNOW & ASSOCIATES

asbestos abatement

28,796.52

 

HYDE COUNTY AUDITOR

traffic light/software

2,232.62

 

JOHN HOFFMAN ELECTRIC

dishwasher

1,169.84

 

JOHNSON CONTROLS

heating system

130,313.00

 

PUETZ CORPORATION

construction #2

98,182.17

 

UPPER DECK ARCHITECTS

architectural

5,114.00

 

SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND

 

ABO SCHOOL DISTRICT

speech therapy

3,307.00

 

CHILDREN'S CARE HOSPITAL

tuition

4,978.00

 

PRATT, JANIE

supplies

76.50

 

SD DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERV.

residential

8,361.68

 

VOUNTEERS OF AMERICA

tuition

830.27

 

FOOD SERVICE

 

AMERIPRIDE SERVICES, INC.

mop/laundry

27.25

 

ASBSD WORKMAN'S COMP FUND

workman’s comp

1,000.00

 

CASH-WA DISTRIBUTING

food

342.04

 

DEAN FOODS, INC

food

359.46

 

EARTHGRAINS BAKING CO.

food

214.97

 

REINHART FOOD SERVICES

food

3,392.49

 

GENERAL FUND

CITY OF HIGHMORE

water/garbage/rent

638.33

COLE PAPERS, INC.

copy paper

1,056.00

FOREMAN SALES AND SERVICE

bussing

7,018.90

HAUFF MID-AMERICA SPORTS

athletic supplies

1,286.28

HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITY FUND

mileage/reg/postage

1,492.29

MASHEK FOOD CENTER

food

74.36

NORTHWESTERN ENERGY

electricity

4,009.31

PESI, INC

registration

119.98

SD SCHOOL COUNSELORS

registration

40.00

CAPITAL OUTLAY

CITY OF HIGHMORE

water/garbage/rent

2,500.00

HAUFF MID-AMERICA SPORTS

athletic supplies

385.68

SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND

SD DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN

residential

2,945.42

VOUNTEERS OF AMERICA

tuition

887.53

FOOD SERVICE

MASHEK FOOD CENTER

food

440.14

REINHART FOOD SERVICES

supplies

12.96

 

    The Board held an open forum at this time with individuals concerned with the Indians Policies and Procedures Policy. Participation in activities; transportation; Indian Curriculum were discussed by the Board and attending members. There will be no school on Native American Day October 10th

    The Board heard the superintendent’s report including but not limited to the month in review; enrollments – HS = 79; JH = 41; Homecoming on Sept. 29; ACT report/results; School Report Card indicators as a progressing school; FFA and FCCLA activities; mid-term/ineligibility; concessions and fund raising; senior skip-trip;

Stephenson joined the meeting during the superintendent’s report.

    The Board heard a principal’s report including but not limited to elementary student council; enrollment – K-6 = 117; class sizes; PTC’s on Sept 21; 2nd grade student teacher; monthly review; “Love Your Neighbor” banner/grant.

    The Board heard a business manager’s report concerning the property tax request letter and setting mill levies for FY18.

Haiwick/Knox moved to lower the tax request to 0.0 mills for the Special Ed fund for $514,558.00 budget (maximum allowed by law is $981,405.00); Capital Outlay mill levy at $2.00 per $1,000 of set valuation for $1,270,405.00; General Fund set at state rates and assessments for FY2018. The motion passed.

    The Board heard an update on the building project concerning new construction, petroleum release fund, change order #2, boiler project update, and the next three weeks schedule.

    Semmler/Stephenson moved to approve home-school exemptions (7) 2018E and 2018K. The motion passed.

    The Board held their first reading of a new Criminal Background Check policy as presented: GCDB.

    The Board held their first reading of Noncriminal Justice Applicant Privacy Rights as presented: GCDG-E(1)

The Board set their next regular meeting for October 19 at 7:00 pm in the business classroom.

Haiwick/Knox moved to adjourn at 8:08 pm. The motion passed.

 

*All votes are unanimous unless otherwise noted.

           

 

                           ______________________________Mark Chilson, Business Manager

 

                           ______________________________Clint Buchholz, Board President


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