School Board Minutes
July 9, 2007
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 9TH DAY OF JULY, 2007. THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT: President Royer, Sleep, Krogstad and Bressler. Administration present were: Peters, Crosswait, Morford, and Olson. Also present were: Jan Kaus, and Tacy Bressler
All motions were passed by unanimous vote unless stated otherwise.
Business Manager, Craig Crosswait, called the meeting to order at 6:18 p.m.
New Board member Dave Bressler and returning Board member Jeff Sleep were sworn in.
Crosswait then took nominations for President of the School Board. Sleep nominated Royer, Krogstad seconded, vote was unanimous. Royer was elected president.
President Royer, then called for nominations for vice president. Krogstad nominated Steen, Bressler seconded, vote was unanimous. Steen was elected vice president.
Motion was made by Krogstad, seconded by Bressler to keep the Board meeting at 5:30. Aye: Bressler, Krogstad, Royer. Nay: Sleep
Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Bressler to keep the current rate of pay, $25 per board meeting and $10 per committee meeting, the same. Aye: Sleep, Bressler. Nay: Royer, Krogstad. Motion failed.
Motion was made by Krogstad to increase the Board pay to $40 and the committee pay to $20. No second.
Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Bressler and carried to table the Board pay issue.
Royer appointed Bressler as the official representative to Black Hills Special Services Cooperative and Royer volunteered to be the alternate.
Royer also appointed Steen to the Spearfish Public School Foundation Board of Directors.
The Board members expressed their interest in the various committees and will send President Royer their choices so a decision can be made at the next Board meeting.
Motion was made Sleep, seconded by Krogstad and carried to remove the substitute teacher pay from the consent agenda so the daily amount could be changed to $75. The long term substitute teacher pay will remain at $120.
Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Krogstad and carried to approve the following resolution consent agenda without the substitute teacher pay included.
A. Resolution to name the Business Manager as custodian of funds.
RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED that the Spearfish School Board hereby designates the Business Manager as 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 Supertendent 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 2006-07 school year.
F. Retain legal services of Lester Nies for the 2007-08 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 (no change)
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.
Lunch: K-5 - $1.85; 6-12 - $2.35; Adults $2.85 (no change)
Breakfast K-5 - $1.10 6-12 - $1.35 and adults $1.60 (no change)
J. Set substitute pay for secretaries, custodians, cooks, and ESP’s (currently $7.00/hr. to $7.50/hr.)
K. Approved official newspaper (Black Hills Pioneer)
Roll Call for all resolutions: Aye: Royer, Bressler, Sleep, Krogstad
Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Krogstad and carried to adjourn the meeting.
The meeting adjourned at 6:36 p.m.
Dr. Randall Royer, President ________________________________________
Craig Crosswait, Business Manager ___________________________________
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