School Board Minutes
July 14, 2008
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 14TH DAY OF JULY, 2008. THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT: President Royer, Vice President Sleep, Caldwell, Krogstad and Bressler. Administration present were: Peters, Crosswait, Comer, Morford, and Seyer. Also present were: Heather Murschel, Kate Axlund, and Karen Hahn.
All motions were passed by unanimous vote unless stated otherwise.
Business Manager, Craig Crosswait, called the meeting to order at 6:41 p.m.
Newly reelected Board Member Randall Royer was 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. Bressler nominated Sleep, Krogstad seconded, vote was unanimous. Sleep was elected vice president.
Motion was made by Krogstad, amended by Sleep to move the meeting time to 7:00. No second, motion failed.
Motion was made by Krogstad, seconded by Bressler, and carried to keep the Board meeting at 5:30. Aye: Royer, Krogstad, Caldwell, Bressler Nay: Sleep
Motion was made by Krogstad, seconded by Bressler and carried to keep the current rate of pay, $40 per board meeting and $20 per committee meeting, the same.
Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Krogstad, and carried to appoint Bressler as the official representative to Black Hills Special Services Cooperative and Royer to be the alternate.
Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Bressler and carried to appoint Caldwell to the Spearfish Public School Foundation Board of Directors.
Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Caldwell and carried to keep the Board committees the same.
Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Bressler and carried to approve the following resolution consent agenda:
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 Superintendent 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 2008-09 school year.
F. Retain legal services of Lester Nies for the 2008-09 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)
6. Add 15 punch ticket for adults at $50.
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 at $7.50/hr.
K. Set substitute teacher pay at $75/day, $120/day long term substitute.
L. Approved official newspaper (Black Hills Pioneer)
Roll Call for all resolutions: Aye: Royer, Sleep, Caldwell, Krogstad, Bressler
Motion was made by Bressler, seconded by Caldwell and carried to move into executive session to discuss negotiations. 6:55 p.m.
The Board came out of executive session at 7:24, the regular meeting resumed.
Motion was made by Bressler, seconded by Caldwell, and carried to adjourn the meeting.
The meeting adjourned at 7:25 p.m.
Randall Royer, President ___________________________________
Craig Crosswait, Business Manager ___________________________________
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