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School Board held regular meeting Sept. 10

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September 10, 2012
The Gettysburg Board of Education held their regular meeting on the above date in the Elementary Library.  Present were the following:  Kay Schmidt, Matt Cronin, Tom Fairbanks, Kevin Geditz, Paul Kellogg, and Kimberly Schweiss.  Absent: Ryan Lake.  Also present were Tim Hagedorn, Wendy Smith and Barb Everson.
The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Board President Schmidt called the meeting to order at 7:30 PM.  Motion by Schweiss, second by Geditz to approve the agenda with the following additions:  approve contract and approve lane change.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
Motion by Kellogg, second by Fairbanks to approve the following consent agenda: approve the minutes of the regular board meeting of August 13, 2012; approve the financial reports; and approve the 9-6-12 claims.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
September 6, 2012
CLAIMS PRESENTED
FOR PAYMENT
GENERAL FUND
MDU, $12.00, ELECTRICITY/BUS GARAGE; VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS, 430.78, COMMUNICATIONS; WRIGHT EXPRESS, 9.00, MONTHLY GAS CARD FEE; ALL AMERICAN SPORTS CORP, 67.29, FB CLEATS; APPLE COMPUTER INC, 1,597.00, IPADS/PERKINS GRANT/FFA/FCCLA; BEST WESTERN SEVEN SEAS INN, 237.00, LODGING MUSIC CONF;
BMS, INC., 28.30, CUSTODIAL BRACKETS; BW INSURANCE AGENCY INC., 32.00, ADD’L PROPERTY INS; CENGAGE LEARNING, 1,562.83, TYPING/ACCOUNTING WKBKS; CENTURY BUSINESS PRODUCTS INC, 30.00, ELEM LIB COPIES; COMMUNITY CARE CLINIC, 120.00, BUS DRIVER PHYSICAL–LARSON; CTL CORPORATION, 90.00, RPR STUDENT LAPTOP;
DAKOTA FARM & RANCH SUPPLY, 8.90, CUST/FB SUPPLIES; DAKOTA TRUCK UNDERWRITERS, 1,023.00, ADD’L WORKERS COMP INS; DISTRIBUTED WEBSITE CORP., 250.00, ACTIVITY SCHEDULER LICENSE; ELAN FINANCIAL SERVICES, 370.74, HS/JH/FACS SUPPLIES; GAS’N GOODIES, 110.54, SCHOOL VEHICLE GAS;
G’BURG SCHOOL/DISTRICT REFUND 1,758.13, EUREKA SCHOOL, 567.00, ROOMS AT NTL FCCLA, DCI, 216.25, BKGD CHKS (5), IMPACT APPLICATIONS, 500.00, CONCUSSION TESTING, POST OFFICE, 135.00, POSTAGE, NSU, 40.00, CC ENTRY FEE, CHRISTY SALTSMAN, 74.00, REIMB GAS COMMON CORE TRAINING, MOBRIDGE HS, 30.00, CC ENTRY FEE, BRYAN ZAHN, 120.88, VB OFFICIAL/MILEAGE, KATIE KONOLD, 75.00, VB OFFICIAL
HANSEN PLUMBING, INC, 2,216.52, RPR TOILETS/WATER COOLER/AIR COND; HAUFF MID-AMERICA SPORTS, 120.00, VB SHORTS; HEGSTROM, RANDY, 270.00, PEST ELIMINATION; HM RECEIVABLES CO LLC, HOUGHTON, 266.50, SOCIAL STUDIES WKBKS; INSECT LORE, 20.98, GR 3 BUTTERFLY CULTURE;
IXL LEARNING, 1,050.00, MATH SITE LICENSE RENEWAL; J & B’S QUICKSTOP, 25.50, AD ICE; JOSTENS, INC., 3,712.30, 11-12 YEARBOOKS; LANGER’S FAMILY FOODS, 71.90, FACS/INSVC/OFFICE SUPPLIES; MARCO, INC., 90.66, FISCAL COPIES; MCGRAW-HILL, 142.00, HS FACS WKBKS; MID-AMERICAN RESEARCH CHEM COR, 992.01, CUSTODIAL SUPPLIES;
MIDWAY PARTS INC, 46.06, WIPER BLADES/MINIVAN; MOBRIDGE PUBLIC SCHOOLS, 250.00, CSDC DUES; NAFZIGER LAWN SERVICE, 267.50, FERTILIZE FB FIELD; NEW CREATIONS, 46.20, FB PRACTICE SHEETS; NORTHWEST AREA MULTI-DISTRICT, 2,800.00, ESA5 TEACHERING TRAINING; PETTY CASH, 39.27, POSTAGE;
PLANK ROAD PUBLISHING INC, 107.25, VOCAL MUSIC SUBSC; POTTER COUNTY NEWS, 1,074.02, FISCAL PRINTING; PUBLISHERS MARKETING SERVICE, 59.90, AD/GOLF SUBSCR; QUILL CORPORATION, 6.29, FISCAL SUPPLIES; REALLY GOOD STUFF INC, 25.94, GR K SUPPLIES; SANFORD HEALTH PLAN, 81.00, HEALTH INS ADMIN FEE;
SCHATZ ELECTRIC INC, 411.43, ELECTRICAL WORK; SCHLACHTER LUMBER, 501.48, CUST MATERIALS; SCHOLASTIC INC, 159.90, WK READER; SCHOOL SPECIALTY INC, 448.28, HS/FISCAL/CUST SUPPLIES; SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN COMPANY, 86.38, AUG SERVICES;
SMITH, CRAIG E., 75.00, LEGAL FEES; TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY, 500.00, FACS/CHILD DEV ONLINE ACCESS; TRAINING ROOM INC, 36.98, FB MOUTHGUARDS; TRUE VALUE HARDWARE, 180.89, CUST SUPPLIES; VOWAC PUBLISHING COMPANY, 32.95, GR K CLASSROOM MATERIAL.
CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND
CHS CREDIT CARD, $59.66, SCHOOL VEHICLE GAS; MDU, 1,463.67, ELECTRICITY/NATURAL GAS; ACME TOOLS, 479.98, AG/ROUTER SAW & TABLE; ALL AMERICAN SPORTS CORP, 305.89, JH FB HELMETS; CITY OF GETTYSBURG, 1,375.40, WATER; CONNECTING POINT, 704.00, INSTALL PROMETHEAN BRD;
ELAN FINANCIAL SERVICES, 377.93, TEXTBOOKS; GAS’N GOODIES, 418.18, SCHOOL VEHICLE GAS; G’BURG SCHOOL/DISTRICT REFUND, 15.02, JAMIE CRONIN, 15.02, REIMB FUEL; HM RECEIVABLES CO LLC, HOUGHTON, 349.48, CALCULUS TEXTBOOKS;
MCGRAW-HILL, 493.24, ADDTL GR 3 SCIENCE TXTBKS; SCHATZ ELECTRIC INC, 2,348.46, COMPUTER WIRING/ELECT WORK; THE BURG’S GAS & ETC., INC., 827.72, BUS DIESEL; TRUE VALUE HARDWARE, 450.00, AIR CONDITIONER/KITCHEN.
SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND
APPLE COMPUTER INC, $700.00, SPED/SPEECH ITUNES CARDS; GETTYSBURG MEDICAL CENTER, 385.00, OT/PT SERVICES; HILTON GARDEN INN, 186.00, LODGING AUTISM CONF; MCGRAW-HILL, 41.41, READING SUPPLIES; NORTHERN PLAINS PSYCHOLOGICAL, 83.00, PSYCH SERVICES.
FOOD SERVICE FUND
BIETELSPACHER, DIXIE, 24.35, REFUND LUNCH ACCT BALANCE; CASS-CLAY CREAMERY, INC., 644.70, DAIRY PRODUCTS; CHILD & ADULT NUTRITION SERVIC, 612.91, PURCHASED COMMODITY FOOD; CWD/HRS, 5,226.59, PURCHASED FOOD SUPPLIES; EARTHGRAINS BAKING CO’S INC., 225.50, BREAD/BUNS;
EXNER, ABBY, 9.00, REFUND LUNCH ACCT BALANCE; G’BURG SCHOOL/DISTRICT REFUND, 44.00, NADINE SIMON, 44.00, MEALS/SNA CONF.; RAMKOTA HOTEL, 167.98, LODGING SNA CONF; SALTSMAN, CHRISTY, 53.00, REFUND LUNCH ACCT BALANCE; SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN COMPANY, 72.42, AUG SERVICES.
PAYROLL
GENERAL FUND, 105,987.20, SALARIES/INS/RETIREMENT; SPED FUND, 14,926.13, SALARIES/INS/RETIREMENT; FOOD SERVICE, 3,200.69, SALARIES/INS/RETIREMENT; DR’S ED, 216.87, SALARIES/INS/RETIREMENT.
Motion by Cronin, second by Geditz to approve hiring Vicky Westphal in the kitchen at $8.25 per hour.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
Board President Schmidt went to a board president retreat and reported on it.  She also discussed other upcoming board training meetings.
Motion by Cronin, second by Geditz to set Mill Levies for the 2012-2013 school year at the following:  Pension $.30, Special Education $1.40, Capital Outlay $1.65, and Opt Out request of $150,000 (we are requesting one-half of the amount we have an opt-out for).  These levies have not changed from last year.  General Fund mill levy will be the following as set by the State:  AG $2.322, OO $4.029, Other $8.628.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
Motion by Cronin, second by Kellogg to approve the presented 2012-2013 Budget with $20,000 removed from the elementary computer lab in the capital outlay fund along with the following changes from the published preliminary budget:
APPROPRIATIONS
GENERAL
FUND     FROM     TO
Elementary
$412,994.24     $413,385.77
Junior High
99,034.66     99,142.06
High School
393,600.84     395,716.78
Guidance     41,796.84     42,045.84
Fiscal     77,945.08     79,250.96
Operation of Plant
160,962.64     161,985.64
Male Co-curricular Activities
48,315.96     48,383.98
Combined Co-curricular Activities
66,746.34     66,810.77
Total Appropriations
$1,769,157.08     $1,774,482.28
CAPITAL OUTLAY
Elementary
26,800.00     6,800.00
Operation of Plant
91,731.00     96,426.00
Total Appropriations
$312,181.00     $296,876.00
LUNCH
Total Appropriations
$117,867.83     $118,641.82
MEANS OF FINANCE
GENERAL
FUND     FROM     TO
Local Reserve
14,238.02     19,563.22
Total Means of Finance
$1,769,157.08     $1,774,482.28
CAPITAL OUTLAY
Local Reserve
65,749.06     50,444.06
LUNCH
Total Means of Finance
$117,867.83     $118,641.82
All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
Motion by Geditz, second by Schweiss to approve the contract for Michael Schlachter for $2,823.90 for head wrestling coach.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
Motion by Fairbanks, second by Kellogg to approve the lane change for Vern Smith from BS +15 to BS+30, with an increase in salary of $630.00.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
Mrs. Wendy Smith reported on homecoming week, the upcoming Land and Range school, and staff and student grief counseling.  She also noted that Julie Poeppel was recognized as teacher of the week in the Aberdeen American News.  Mrs. Smith announced that on Friday, Sept. 23rd we will have a 1PM dismissal because of the afternoon football game in Herreid.
Mr. Hagedorn discussed the new lunch regulations and options for our school.  He also announced that we received a donation of $500 from Plains Commerce Bank for supplies and/or clothing for disadvantaged children.  Buses and repairs were discussed.  Decals for the white bus are ordered.  The high school building and options were discussed.  Football field bleachers and necessary repairs were discussed.
The agenda and archived minutes are now on the school web page located under Policies and Public Notices.
Motion by Geditz, second by Kellogg to adjourn the meeting.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:55 PM.
M. Kay Schmidt, Board President
Barbara Everson, Business Manager
Published once at the total approximate cost of $253.44
-092012

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