Spearfish School District District 40-2
Spearfish, SD  
July 12, 2004

School Board Minutes
Unapproved
July 12, 2004



A REGULAR MEETING OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF SPEARFISH SCHOOL DISTRICT 40-2, LAWRENCE COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA, WAS HELD AT THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE BUILDING ON THE 12TH DAY OF JULY, 2004. THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT: President Erickson, Dunwoody, Royer, Steen and Aaker. Administration present were: Peters, Crosswait, and Hood. Also present were: Kris Garlick-Beaty, Jan Kaus, Darlene Kay Telkamp, and Ray Telkamp.

All motions were passed by unanimous vote unless stated otherwise.

President Erickson called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.

Erickson led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Motion was made by Royer, seconded by Dunwoody and carried to approve the agenda.

The 2004-05 budget hearing was held.

Motion was made by Aaker, seconded by Steen and carried to approve the 2004-05 budget.

Motion was made by Royer, seconded by Dunwoody and carried to adopt the following proposed policies as amended.
     1. Board Policy 4366 - Personnel Policy for Classified Employees Working Less Than 20 Hours Per Week.
     2. Board Policy 5435-6318 - Extra-Curricular Training Rule Violations.
     3. Board Policy 5150 - Special Trip Policy
     4. Board Policy 5138 - Threats
     5. Board Policy 6255 - Alternative Instruction Programs
     6. Participation Of Alternative Instruction Students in Extra-Curricular Activities.

Motion was made by Aaker, seconded by Royer and carried to vote for Bryan Brewer for “At-Large Native American representative”.

ASBSD resolution

Motion was made by Royer, seconded by Dunwoody and carried to approve the resolution on local control.

Motion was made by Royer, seconded by Aaker and carried to approve the resolution on increased state financial support for schools (10 percent plus inflation by 2010).

Motion was made by Dunwoody, seconded by Steen and carried to require a simple majority vote on all school issues (bond election).

Motion was made by Dunwoody, seconded by Royer and carried to extend school term to a minimum of 180 school days (990 hours) with full funding of additional days.

Motion was made by Royer, seconded by Steen and carried to approve Don Aaker as the voting delegate.

Motion was made by Aaker, seconded by Steen and carried to table the decision on the Methodist Church agreement.

Motion was made by Dunwoody, seconded by Royer and carried to approve the following consent agenda.
     1. Agreement with Barb Graslie for 2004-05 school nurse services. (Same agreement as last year - $22.57 per hour not to exceed 1000 hours).
     2. Approved recommendation to hire Mikayla Tetrault-Graslie pending her final release from the Meade School District.
     3. Approved contract for Dadra Avery, High School guidance counselor, MA-2, 50G, 10 months, $34,627.78. (Contingent on receipt of SD Teaching          Certificate)
     4. Approved teaching contract for Billie Jo Bakeberg East Elementary 4th grade .5 FTE (salary to be determined).
     5. Approve appointment of Scott Hardesty as Technology Assistant, August 16,2004 through May 28, 2005, not to exceed 720 hours, $10 per hour.
     6. Approved coaching positions for:
         Ty Haggerty                             MS Football                      FB-4       $1625.00
         Janelle Skaggs                          MS Basketball                  GBB-4     $1625.00
         Janelle Skaggs                          MS Volleyball                   VB-4       $1625.00
         LeAnn Vette Varsity                 Cross Country                  XC-9       $3625.00
     7. Approved student, staff, and substitute teacher handbooks.
     8. Approved teaching contract for DeLynn Tollefsrud, West Elementary Title II (CSR), .5FTE, BS-4, 4 U, 3G, $14,101.25
     9. Approved teaching contract for Kristi Delahoyde, East Elementary Title I, 1 FTE, BS-4, 6G, 1 Spearfish credit, $28,292.50.

Motion was made by Dunwoody, seconded by Royer and carried to approve the June 3rd and 14th minutes.

Motion was made by Aaker, seconded by Steen and carried to approve the bills and financial statement.

Ed Erickson and Terri Dunwoody thanked the community for their support of the school over the length of their terms and also thanked the other Board members for their cooperation in helping to lead the Spearfish School District to new heights.

Dave Peters presented Ed Erickson and Terri Dunwoody with an award for their devotion and service to the Spearfish School District.

Motion was made by Dunwoody, seconded by Royer and carried to adjourn the meeting.
The meeting adjourned at 6:12 p.m.


The Spearfish School Board’s 2004 annual meeting was called to order by Craig Crosswait.

Jeff Sleep and Rosalie Aslesen were sworn in as newly elected school board members.

Royer nominated Don Aaker for president, Sleep seconded.

Royer moved that the nominations cease, seconded by Steen and carried.

Steen nominated Randy Royer for vice president, Aslesen seconded and carried.

Motion was made by Steen, seconded by Royer to appoint Don Aaker to represent the Board on the Black Hills Special Services Cooperative Board.

Motion was made by Aslesen, seconded by Royer to appoint Terry Steen to represent the Board on the Spearfish Foundation for Public Education.

The appointments of the new members to the various committees was tabled for next meeting.

Resolution Consent Agenda

Resolution D number 1 was moved to an action item.

Motion was made by Royer, seconded by Sleep to approve the following resolutions. Roll Call Vote: Aye; Royer, Aaker, Steen, Aslesen, Sleep

Designate depositories of funds, accounts, and name Business Manger as custodian of funds.

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED that the Spearfish School board hereby designates the following institutions as depositories for both echecking and savings accounts: Spearfish Branch Wells Fargo Bank, Spearfish Branch Pioneer Bank, Spearfish Branch Black Hills Federal Credit Union, Spearfish Branch First Western Bank, Spearfish Branch Great Western Bank. Be it further resolved that the Business Manager is the official custodian of all funds. (Roll call vote)

Amount of bond for Business Manager (Bond 1,000,000)

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED that the spearfish School board hereby authorizes the Business Manager to invest all monies not immediately needed at the best possible rate. These investments will be made whenever funds are available during the year. Be it further resolved that the Business Manager is authorized to lend monies from one fund to another should be need arise. (Roll call vote)

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED that the spearfish School Board authorizes the Business Manager to sign all documents for the school lunch program and trust and agency fund.

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED that the Spearfish School Board authorizes the Business Manager to sign federal and state grant programs as agent for the Spearfish School district to participate in the Title 1,2,4, and 5 programs for the 2004-05 school year.

Lester Nies was retained for legal services.

Dave Peters was designated Title IX officer for the District.

Admissions rates for school activities
     Grades 1-12........$3.00 (No Change)
     Adult...................$4.00 ( No Change)

Activity rates were for 2004-05
     Grades 1-12.....................................................$25.00 (No Change)
     Senior Citizen...................................................$5.00 (No Change)
     Adult Season Pass( sold by booster club)........$75.00 (No Change)
     Adult Couple (sold by booster club)..................$125.00 (No Change)
     World War II Veterans......................................Free (No Change)


School lunch prices were set at
     Grades K-5..................................$1.50 per lunch (No Change)
     Grades 6-12.................................$2.00 per lunch (No Change)
     Adult.............................................$2.50 per lunch (No Change)

Substitute pay for secretaries, custodians, cooks and teacher aides set at $6.25 per hour (No Change).

Substitute teacher pay set at $60 per day and long-term substitute teacher pay (over30 days) at $100 per day, retroactive to first day of school. (Change from $129.83 per day)

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED that the Spearfish School Board hereby authorizes membership in the South Dakota High School Activities Association for Spearfish High School for the period which begins July1, 2004 and ends on June 30th, 2005,with the supervision, control and regulations of any and all High School interscholastic activities being delegated to said Association. Be it further resolve that the Spearfish School Board has ratified the Constitution, Bylaws and Rules of the South Dakota High School Activities Association as of July 1st, 2004 and agrees to conduct its activities programs within the framework of these instruments.

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED that the Spearfish School Board hereby authorizes membership in the Associated School Boards of South Dakota for the 2004-05 school year.

The Black Hills Pioneer was named the official newspaper for the 2004-05 school year.

Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Royer to move the monthly meeting to 7:00 p.m. The rate of pay will remain at $25 per Board meeting and $10 per committee meeting. The meetings will continue to be held on the second Monday of every month.

President Aaker adjourned the meeting 6:42 p.m.

Don Aaker, President ____________________________________

Craig Crosswait, Business Manager _________________________

2005 Spearfish School District
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