Spearfish School District District 40-2
Spearfish, SD  
June 13, 2005

School Board Minutes
Unapproved
June 13, 2005


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 13TH DAY OF JUNE, 2005. THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT: President Aaker, Royer, Steen, Aslesen and Sleep. Administration present were: Peters, Crosswait, Morford, Riedel, Soriano and Clark. Also present were: Heather Ziegenbein, Jan Kaus, Kim Hamilton, Bret Clark, Anna Huntington, Tim Manning, Ann Rinas, Denise Bakke, Kris Hayes, Susan Hupp, Ann Evridge and Gregg Dittman

All motions were passed by unanimous vote unless stated otherwise.

President Aaker called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Aaker led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Motion was made by Royer, seconded by Sleep and carried to approve the agenda with the addendums.

Superintendent, Dave Peters, recognized two community groups the Strong Schools, Strong Futures Committee, and the East Elementary parent fund-raising group for their efforts in support of the district’s students.

Superintendent, Peters also outlined the federal funding and the K-6 class sizes based on those projected revenues. K - 18, 1st - 20, 2nd - 23, 3rd - 21, 4th - 22, 5th - 23, 6th - 26.

Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Steen and carried to approve the election results.

2005-06 budget hearing was held.

Motion was made by Royer, seconded by Steen and carried to approve the 2005-06 budgets. General Fund $9,620,402.80, Capital Outlay $1,772,270.00, Special Education $1,578,746.53, Pension $171,652.04, Bond 636,537.50, Food Service $575,545.58.

Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Aslesen and carried to approve the garbage bid of Trash Busters $1,527/month $20/additional pickup. Milk bid of Gillette Dairy ½ pint homogenized milk 1% butterfat .147 & ½ pint chocolate milk 1% butterfat .147. Carpet and Tile bid of Versatile Carpets & Interiors for $51,691 for all projects.

Motion was made by Royer, seconded by Sleep and carried to approve the bus contract for Dakota Bus Service of $197,373.19 for 10 months, 57 passenger charter - $2.00/mile, 47 passenger - $1.80/mile, 72 passenger - $1.55/mile. Layover charges for trips $10.00/hour. Additional driver cost $.20/mile additional. The fuel clause is $1.65/gallon.

Motion was made by Aslesen, seconded by Royer and carried to approve the grade and building configuration of the elementary grades - pre-k and kindergarten in the 1961 addition of East Elementary, grades 1-5 in West Elementary.

Motion was made by Aslesen, seconded by Sleep and carried to approve the architectural contract with Williams and Associates Architects for $170,160.

Motion was made by Royer, seconded by Sleep and carried to approve Property Liability Insurance with ASBSD Protective Trust for $106,072. Roll call vote: Aye: Aaker, Royer, Steen, Aslesen, Sleep

Motion was made by Steen, seconded by Royer and carried to approve the following consent agenda.
      A. Approved the consolidated application for 2005-06 (federal program exp.)
      B. Accepted resignation of George Dragoo middle school band teacher.
      C. Accepted resignation of Sharla Jewett, Literacy Coordinator.
      D. Accepted resignation of Alayna Siemonsma, Title I Teacher.
      E. Accepted resignation of Nick Gottlob as 9th grade boys basketball coach.
      F. Approved teaching contract for Angela Langenfeld, West Elementary Kindergarten 1 FTE BS-5, 10 grad hours, $29,212.50
      G. Approved teaching contract for Eric Ligtenberg, HS Industrial Technology, BS-1, 86 undergrad, $30,417.50 for the 2005-06 school year.
      H. Approved Jeannie Clark, West/East Elementary Asst. Principal, $48,000.
      I. Approved Doug Ruhnow, extra-duty assignment, Prom Co-Chair $400 for the 2005-06 school year.
      J. Approved Toni Lyke, extra-duty assignment, Homecoming Co-Chair $400 for the 2005-06 school year.
      K. Approved Craig Triplett, summer custodian, $6.25/hr. 40 hr/wk June 6th - Aug. 19th.
      L. Approved Kerrie Roozen, summer help/admin. Office $6.25, 20 hr/wk. May 26th - Aug. 19th.
      M. Approved surplusing of a1985 Dodge W350, 1993 Ford F350 pickups and 74 desks.
      N. Approved Tara Brodkorb, 9th Volleyball Coach, Level 6 $2,400.
      O. Approved the following youth soccer association coaches:
           1. Jim Hill                           Boys Head Coach
           2. Ronnie Theisz                 Boys Assistant
           3. Charlie Lamb                  Boys JV Coach
           4. Dagoberto Rodriquez     Boys JV Assistant
           5. Ronnie Theisz                 Girls Head Coach
           6. Jim Hill                           Girls Assistant
           7. Brandi Miller                  Girls JV Coach
           8. Christina Larson             Girls Assistant
      P. Approved the following HS transition teachers
          1. Kathy Furois           $2,000
          2. Jean Reede             $1,000
          3. Kathy Gusso           $1,000
      Q. Approved Kris Hayes Title I extended school year program teacher, $900 (18days).
      R. Approved the student/parent faculty/staff and substitute teacher handbooks for East/West Elementary and Middle School. No change in HS handbooks            from the 2004-05 school year.
      S. Approved one year’s leave of absence for Julie Reinert, East Elementary teacher, for family health reasons.
      T. Approved teaching contract for Timothy Bishop, Middle School PE/Health teacher, BS-0, $25,000.

Superintendent Peters updated the Board on his meetings with the vending machine representatives concerning the health and wellness initiatives. The Board will have discussion and take action at the next meeting.

Dave Peters presented an update on the School Community Improvement Council and the responses from the nominees.

Dave Peters also addressed the Board concerning the rental agreement with BHSU and the City Planner’s meeting concerning the school’s Voorhees property.

Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Aslesen and carried to approve the May 9th minutes.

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

Motion was made by Royer, seconded by Sleep and carried to move into executive session.

The Board came out of executive session at 9:02 p.m. the regular meeting resumed.

Motion was made by Royer, seconded by Sleep and carried to adjourn the meeting.

The meeting adjourned at 9:03 p.m

Don Aaker, President ____________________________________

Craig Crosswait, Business Manager _________________________

2005 Spearfish School District
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