Spearfish School District District 40-2
Spearfish, SD  
July 11, 2005

School Board Minutes
Unapproved
July 11, 2005


THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF SPEARFISH SCHOOL DISTRICT 40-2, LAWRENCE COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA, WAS HELD AT THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE BUILDING ON THE 11TH DAY OF JULY, 2005. THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT: President Aaker, Royer, Steen, Aslesen and Sleep. Administration present were: Peters, Crosswait, Soriano and Clark. Also present were: Heather Ziegenbein, Jan Kaus, Dan Holben, Gregg Dittman, Kris Hayes, and Walt Cook.

All motions were passed by unanimous vote unless stated otherwise.

Business Manager, Craig Crosswait called the annual meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

Crosswait swore in newly reelected member Randall Royer.

Crosswait then took nominations for President of the School Board. Aslesen nominated Royer, Aaker seconded. Aaker moved that the nominations cease, Steen seconded. Royer was elected president.

President Royer, then called for nominations for vice president. Aaker nominated Steen, Sleep seconded. Aaker moved that nominations cease, Sleep seconded. Steen was elected vice president.

Royer reappointed Aaker as the official representative to BHSSC and Steen as the alternate.

Royer also reappointed Steen to the Spearfish Public School Foundation Board of Directors.

The Board members decided to consider the various committee presidents and members and move on them at the next meeting.

Motion was made by Steen, seconded by Aaker to change the meeting time to 5:30 p.m. Aye: Aaker, Steen, Royer. Nay: Aslesen, Sleep. Motion carried.
The date - second Monday of the month, place - Administrative offices, rate of pay - $25/board meeting and $10/committee meeting, remains the same.

Motion was made by Aslesen, seconded by Aaker and carried to approve the following resolution consent agenda.

A. Resolution to designate depositories of funds, accounts, and name the Business Manager as custodian of funds.
RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED that the Spearfish School Board hereby designates the following institutions as depositories for both checking and savings accounts: Spearfish Branch of Wells Fargo Bank, Spearfish Branch of Pioneer Bank, Spearfish Branch of Black Hills Federal Credit Union, Spearfish Branch of First Western Bank, Spearfish Branch of Great Western Bank. Be it further resolved that the Business Manager is the official custodian of all funds.
B. Determined that the bond amount for the Business Manager would be $1,000,000
C. Resolution to authorize the Business Manager to transfer and invest funds as necessary during the course of the school year.
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 the need arise.
D. Resolution to authorize the Business Manager to sign all documents for the school lunch program and the trust and agency fund.
RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED that the Spearfish School Board authorizes the Business Manager to sign all documents for the school lunch program and the trust and agency fund.
E. Resolution to appoint the Business Manager as district representative to sign as agent, the federal and state grant programs and to participate in Title I, II, III, IV, and V programs for the 2005-06 school year.
F. Retain legal services of Lester Nies for the 2005-06 school year.
G. Designate Dave Peters Title IX officer.
H. Set admission and activity ticket rates for school activities.
1. Student Grades 1-12 - $3.00 (no change)
2. Adult - $5.00 (change from $4.00)
3. Grade 1-12 activity ticket - $25 (no change)
4. Adult activity pass - $75 (no change)
5. Two adult activity ticket - $125 (no change)
I. Set school lunch and breakfast prices (increase twenty-five cents per meal at all levels)
Lunch: K-5 - $1.75; 6-12 - $2.25; adults $2.75
Breakfast K-5 - $1.00; 6-12 - $1.25; adults $1.50
J. Set substitute pay for secretaries, custodians, cooks and teacher aides at $6.25 per hour. (no change)
K. Set substitute teacher pay at $60 per day and long-term substitute pay at $100 per day, retroactive to first day. (no change)
L. Resolution to authorize membership and payment of dues in the South Dakota High School Activities Association for 2005-06.
RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED that the Spearfish School Board hereby authorizes membership in the Sough Dakota High School Activities Association for Spearfish High School for the period which begins July 1st, 2005 and ends on June 30th, 2006, with the supervision, control and regulation of any and all high school interscholastic activities being delegated to said Association. Be it further resolved that the Spearfish School Board has ratified the Constitution, Bylaws and Rules of the South Dakota High School Activities Association as of July 1st, 2005 and agrees to conduct its activities programs within the framework of these instruments.
M. Selected the official newspaper for the 2005-06 as the Black Hills Pioneer.

Motion was made by Steen, seconded by Aaker and carried to move into executive session to discuss contract negotiations.

The Board came out of executive session at 8:04 p.m. the regular meeting resumed.

Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Steen and carried to declare impasse for SEA negotiations, and not to seek conciliation with SD Board of Personnel Appeals.

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

The meeting adjourned at 8:05 p.m.

Dr. Randall Royer, President ______________________________

Craig Crosswait, Business Manager _________________________

2005 Spearfish School District
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