School Board Minutes
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, 2011. THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT: President Randall Royer, Vice President Jeff Sleep, Dan Krogstad, Mistie Caldwell and Dave Bressler. School administrators present were: Peters, Crosswait, Comer, Morford, Riedel, and Olson. Also present were: Doug Deppe and Linda Mallory.
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 Bressler, seconded by Caldwell and carried to approve the agenda.
There was no scheduled or unscheduled audience participation.
Williams and Associates Architect, Steve Williams, updated the Board on the Creekside Elementary construction.
Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Caldwell and carried to approve the 2011-12 school budget. General Fund $10,759,412.87, Capital Outlay $3,266,040.35, Special Education $2,232,132,41, Pension $317,741.58, Bond Redemption $100,100, QSCB Fund $175,409.10, Capital Project Fund $1,500,000, Food Service $609,422.79. Roll Call: Aye: Royer, Sleep, Krogstad, Caldwell, Bressler.
Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Bressler and carried to accept the bid from Donovan Construction of $33,214 for the removal of the breeze-way at the East Elementary complex.
Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Caldwell and carried to accept the bid from Lowe Roofing of $96,685 for the re-roofing project at the Middle School.
Motion was made by Krogstad, seconded by Caldwell and carried to accept the bid from Dean Foods/Land O Lakes for $.232 for white and $.235 for chocolate milk for the 2011-12 school year.
Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Krogstad and carried to accept the bid from the City of Spearfish of $1,105.67/month for garbage pickup for the 2011-12 school year.
Motion was made by Caldwell, seconded by Bressler and carried to approve the Spearfish Classified Education Association agreement.
Motion was made by Bressler, seconded by Caldwell and carried to accept the highest auction bid of $100,000 from Rand Williams for the 1924 portion of East Elementary.Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Bressler and carried to supplement the Special Education expenditures and revenue budget $175,000 and the QSCB revenue and expenditure budget $50,000.
Motion was made by Bressler, seconded by Sleep and carried to approve the consent agenda
A. Terminated employment of HS/MS kitchen staff members (Sheila Baker, Mary Keats, Jodi Penn, Andrea Wager)
B. SD Counts teacher training stipend: $1,230/teacher (Tricia Gainey, Pam Gillespie, Annie Heltzel)
C. Approved annual dues for the Associated School Boards of South Dakota
D. Recommendation to approve the Facility Use Agreement with BHSU for $18,075
E. Personnel (all hires contingent on successful completion of background check)
1. Approved the following resignations
a. Dusty Petz, East Elementary Guidance Counselor, effective end of 2010-11 school year
b. Ellen Cooch, MS NCA Co-chair, effective end of 2010-11 school year
c. Bill Robinson, West Elementary Custodian, effective June 30, 2011
d. Connie Nicholas, East Elementary Food Service, effective May 27, 2011
2. Approved the following extra duty positions (beginning 2011-12 school year)
a. Rebecca Sukstorf, MS NCA Co-chair, $1,000 per school year
b. Steve Gabriel, HS Asst. Varsity Football, Level 7 $3,420
3. Approved Kristine Raap, MS Librarian, 1 FTE, MA-8, 25 Ungrad 45 Grad = 205 units = $35,000
4. Approved Rob Ewing, West Elementary Custodian, $9.60/hr., 6 hrs/day, 12 months, effective July 1, 2011
5. Approved Matthew Koehler, HS Summer School, $9.35/hr. (for hours up to but not to exceed student enrollment numbers and registration fees)
6. Approved Tim Gusso, Summer Technology Assistant, $8.00/hr., 40 hr/wk (as needed)
7. Approved Betty Donovan, Nursing Assistant, private contractor, $22.50/hr., 4/hrs day, 3x/week
The Board was reminded to please complete the self-evaluation document and return it to Dr. Royer to be reviewed at the July Board meeting.
Superintendent Dave Peters updated the Board on the cost of the asbestos removal at the East Elementary 1961 building. The estimated cost is $85,000 - $100,000.
Superintendent Peters recommended adding “e-cigarettes” or any other object/system that dispenses nicotine to the list of inappropriate items on campus. It would impact Board Policy 1315 and 5101.
Superintendent Dave Peters also requested to reconsider the required health examination.
Changing the August meeting date which falls during the motorcycle rally to another date was also discussed. The Board will meet on the regularly scheduled August 8th date.
Motion was made by Krogstad, seconded by Bressler and carried to approve the May 9th, 2011, minutes.
Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Krogstad and carried to approve the financial reports and bills.
Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Bressler and carried to go into executive session to discuss negotiations. 6:10 p.m.
The Board came out of executive session at 6:55 p.m. The regular meeting resumed.Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Bressler and carried to adjourn the meeting. 6:56 p.m.
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