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Spearfish School District District 40-2
Spearfish, SD  


School Board Minutes
Unapproved
January 9, 2012



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 9TH DAY OF JANUARY 2012.  THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT:  President Randall Royer, Vice President Jeff Sleep, Dan Krogstad, and Dave Bressler.  School administrators present were:  Peters, Crosswait, Comer, Morford, Riedel, Olson, and Soriano.  Also present were:  Steve Williams, Linda Mallory, and Doug Deppe. 

All motions were passed by unanimous vote unless stated otherwise.

President Royer called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.

President Royer led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Motion was made by Sleep seconded by Bressler and carried to approve the agenda with one addendum.      

Spearfish Education Association President and Middle School Teacher, Linda Mallory, thanked the School Board for the bonus given to all staff prior to Christmas.
                                                                                                                                                   
The Middle School and High School student councils thanked the Spearfish School Board for their contributions and had a cake social to honor them during School Board recognition week.

West Elementary will have a pancake breakfast for the Board Tuesday morning and Creekside Elementary presented the Board a gift.                                                .

Special Education Director, Keyra Comer, introduced West Elementary Teachers Betty Lenners, and Reva Sigle who presented information on the district’s early intervention program.

Motion was made by Krogstad, seconded by Bressler and carried to proceed with the East Elementary renovation project.

Motion was made by Krogstad, seconded by Bressler and carried to approve a nonbinding  resolution to issue capital outlay certificates for the East Elementary renovation not to exceed $2.5 million and for a period not to exceed 20 years.  Roll Call:  Aye:  Royer, Sleep, Krogstad, Bressler  Absent:  Caldwell

Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Bressler and carried to approve the adoption of the proposed policy changes.
     A.  Leave to Referee or Adjudicate at SDHSAA Sponsored Events (4370AR)
     B.  Voluntary Separation Incentive Policy (4450)
     C.  Personnel Records (4601)
     D.  Compensation (4705)
     E.  Overtime Pay (4715)
     F.  Admission of Nonresident Students/Assignment of Resident Students (5005)
     G.  Excessive Absence Policy (5010 and 5010AR)
     H.  Use of Legal Names on School Records (5615AR)

Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Krogstad and carried to approve calendar option #3 for the 2012-13 school year.

Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Bressler and carried to hold the annual school board election for the seats currently held by Mistie Caldwell and Dan Krogstad.  The election will be in conjunction with City and County elections and scheduled for Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 from 7 AM to 7 PM.

Motion was made by Bressler, seconded by Krogstad and carried to approve the consent agenda with one addition.
     A.  Personnel (all hires contingent on successful completion of background check)
           1.  Approved Linda Robbins, MS Custodian, 8 hr day, 12 month position, Level 5 $9.60, effective 12/19/11
           2.  Approved Holly Hansen, MS ESP-SPED, 6.5 hr day, 9 month position, Level 5 $9.35/hr, effective 01/03/12
           3.  Approved request for Voluntary Separation Incentive per Board policy 4450, for Connie Sheahan, West Elementary 1st Grade Teacher, effective end of 2011-12 school year
           4.  Accepted resignation from Shannon Gusso, MS Volleyball Coach, effective end of 2011-12 season
           5.  Approved Brady Sumners, MS Boys Basketball, Level 4 $1,950
           6.  Approved Matt Koehler, MS Boys Basketball, Level 4 $1,950
     B.   Renewed contracts of Administrative/Supervisory staff for 2012-13 (salaries and benefits to be determined at a later date):
            Superintendent Dave Peters, Business Manager Craig Crosswait, SpEd Director Keyra Comer, HS Principal Steve Morford, HS Asst Principal Jim Seyer, MS Principal Tom Riedel, Elem Principal Dan Olson, Elem Principal Paul Soriano, Buildings and Grounds Director Doug Deppe, HS Activities Director Karen Hahn, Director of Nursing Services Barb Graslie, Technology Director Scott Hardesty.
    C.  Declared archery net surplus property                    

Business Manager, Craig Crosswait, presented preliminary budget information for fiscal year 2013.

Superintendent, Dave Peters, discussed the upcoming legislative session and important dates during the session.

The certificate of exemption update includes 6 Elementary and 1 High School student for a total this school year of 141.

 Motion was made by Sleep, seconded by Bressler and carried to approve the minutes from the December 12th, 2011 meeting.

Motion was made by Krogstad, seconded by Sleep and carried to approve the bills and financial statement.

M otion was made by Bressler, seconded by Sleep and carried to adjourn the meeting.  6:31 p.m.

Randall Royer, President                    ___________________________________

Craig Crosswait, Business Manager   ___________________________________

 

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