Spearfish School District District 40-2
Spearfish, SD  

School Board Minutes
July 11, 2011

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 11TH DAY OF JULY, 2011.  THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT:  Vice President Jeff Sleep, Dan Krogstad, Mistie Caldwell and Dave Bressler.  School administrators present were:  Peters, Crosswait, Comer, Morford, Olson, and Soriano.  Also present was:  Steve Williams 

All motions were passed by unanimous vote unless stated otherwise.

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

Sleep led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.

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

There was no scheduled or unscheduled audience participation.

Williams and Associates Architect, Steve Williams, updated the Board on the Creekside Elementary project.

Motion was made by Krogstad, seconded by Caldwell and carried to vote for Mike Ruth of Miller for the SDHSAA Division III representative.

Motion was made by Bressler, seconded by Krogstad and carried to change tobacco policies 1315 and 5105 to add “e-cigarettes”, or any other object/system that dispenses nicotine to the list of inappropriate items on campus.  Remove from policy 4401 the health examination for new employees.

Motion was made by Krogstad, seconded by Bressler and carried to approve the consent agenda.
        A.  Personnel (all hires contingent on successful completion of background check)
              1.  Approved Brady Sumners, HS Guidance Counselor, 1 FTE, MA-2, 50 Grad = 160 Units = $34,500, prorated 201 days = $38,312.17
              2.  Accepted resignation from Trisha Spencer, MS SPED-ESP, effective June 14, 2011
              3.  Approved the termination of the employment of Jason McMaster, HS Computer Support Specialist, effective June 30, 2011
              4.  Accepted the resignation from Anna Sparling, .5 FTE Adaptive PE Teacher, effective July 11th, 2011.
        B.Approved as surplus various broken desks, chairs and shelving units, filing cabinets, various pieces of PE equipment, and human body models used as health equipment.  

The Board decided to postpone their self evaluations until the August meeting.

Motion was made by Caldwell, seconded by Bressler and carried to approve the June 13th, 2011 regular meeting minutes.

Motion was made by Caldwell, seconded by Bressler and carried to approve the financial reports and bills.

Motion was made by Caldwell, seconded by Bressler and carried to adjourn the meeting.  5:57 p.m.

Randall Royer, President                    ___________________________________

Craig Crosswait, Business Manager   ___________________________________


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