School Board Minutes
January 14, 2008
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 14TH DAY OF JANUARY, 2008. THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT: President Royer, Vice President Steen, Sleep, Krogstad, and Bressler. Administration present were: Peters, Crosswait, Comer, Morford, Seyer, Riedel, Olson, and Soriano. Also present were: Heather Ziegenbein, Jacob L. Capp, Austin Albers, Andy Johnson, Rachel Deichert, Ryan Delzer, Paula Farley, Shelby McCardy, Henry Plummer, Patrick Gainey, Mindy Capp, Brittany Hausmann, Ben Huber, Clint Masters, Penny Lensegrav, Nichole Ager, Shavan Ager, Ty Miller, Nicole Wolff, Kolby Tackett, and Michael Delahoyde.
All motions were passed by unanimous vote unless stated otherwise.
President Royer called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.
Royer led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Krogstad and carried to approve the agenda with the addition of one consent agenda item and one discussion item.
There was no scheduled/unscheduled audience.
The School Board was recognized for their outstanding service to the school and community.
Special Education Director, Keyra Comer, presented information on various changes within the special education program.
Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Steen and carried to approve the Middle School’s school improvement plan as part of an NCLB requirement.
Motion was made by Krogstad, seconded by Sleep and carried to approve the School Board election to be held on April 8th. The Board has one, three year position currently held by Randall Royer up for election.
Motion was made by Steen, seconded by Sleep and carried to approve the school calendar.
Motion was made by Krogstad, seconded by Steen and carried to nominate Deanne Booth as a representative for the workers compensation insurance pool fund through ASBSD Protective Trust. Aye: Royer, Steen, Krogstad, Bressler. Nay: Sleep
Motion was made by Steen, seconded by Sleep and carried to approve the consent agenda.
A. Approved certificates of exemption for 3 elementary students. (code 007-1210-108 - 007-1210-110)
B. Personnel (all hires contingent on successful completion of background check)
1. Accepted the following resignations:
a. Andrea Pope, West ESP-SPED, effective December 21, 2007
b. Trisha Davis, West ESP-SPED, effective January 11, 2008
c. Barb Moser, MS Secretary, effective January 18, 2008
2. Approved the following classified positions:
a. Beverly Taylor MS ESP-SPED Level 5 $9.08/hr. 6.5hrs./day 9 months effective January 8, 2008
b. Michael Kane MS ESP-SPED Level 4 $8.68/hr. 6.5hrs./day 9 months effective January 28, 2008
c. Amanda Sletten West ESP-SPED Level 4 $8.68/hr. 3hrs./day 9 months effective January 14, 2008
d. Amy Leppert MS Secretary Level 5 $9.33/hr. 8 hr/day 10 months effective January 31, 2008
3. Approved the following coaching positions:
a. Deborah Mink ½ MS Asst. Gymnastics Coach Level 2 $448
b. Amanda Roth ½ MS Asst. Gymnastics Coach Level 2 $448
High School Principal, Steve Morford, updated the Board on the high school construction project.
The second annual Spearfish Foundation for Public Education gala will held February 2, 2008 starting at 6:00 pm at the Matthews Opera House. Everyone is invited.
Superintendent, Dave Peters, discussed a recent meeting he attended to promote wind energy. The Board decided to wait on their decision to be a host school.
Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Krogstad and carried to approve the December 10, 2007 minutes.
Motion was made by Steen, seconded by Krogstad and carried to approve the bills and financial statement.
Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Steen and carried to move into executive session to discuss contract negotiations/personnel issues. 6:22 pm
The Board came out of executive session at 8:45 pm. The regular meeting resumed.
President Royer adjourned the meeting at 8:46 p.m.
Dr. Randall Royer, President ________________________________________
Craig Crosswait, Business Manager ___________________________________
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