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Gettysburg School Board held regular meeting Nov. 12

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November 12, 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, Paul Kellogg, Ryan Lake, and Kimberly Schweiss.  Absent:  Tom Fairbanks and Kevin Geditz.  Also present were Tim Hagedorn, Wendy Smith, Barb Everson, Dean Marske and Scott Sikkink from HKG Architects, Tom Wager, Rose Schatz, Kevin Logan, Jeff Goebel, Vern Smith and John Lake.
The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.
A letter was read from the Peggy Lehman family thanking the administration and board for everything done for Bill Lehman during the past 2 years.
Board President Schmidt called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM.  Motion by Cronin, second by Kellogg to approve the agenda with the following changes:  add Executive Session for Personnel, and change item 12 from approve JHGBB contracts to approve contracts.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
Motion by Schweiss, second by Lake to approve the following consent agenda:  approve the minutes of the October 8, 2012 regular board meeting and the minutes of the October 17, 2012 special board meeting; approve the financial reports; approve the 11-8-12 claims and declare surplus and obsolete the items due to being outdated and to be disposed of properly.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.  The list of obsolete items is on file in the business office.  Cronin acknowledges conflict of interest and his aye vote does include the claim of J&B’s Quickstop.
NOVEMBER 8, 2012 CLAIMS PRESENTED FOR PAYMENT
GENERAL FUND
MDU, 12.18, BUS GARAGE UTILITIES; VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS, 457.75, COMMUNICATIONS; WRIGHT EXPRESS, 19.00, GAS CARD FEE; ACCESS ELEVATOR & LIFTS, INC., 550.00, WHEELCHAIR LIFT MAINT. INSPECTION; ASSOCIATED SCHOOL BOARDS OF SD, 110.00, LAW SEMINAR/BOARD; BMS, INC., 20.90, AG/IRON; BSN SPORTS/SPORT SUPPLY GROUP, 123.75, AD/SPORTS EMBLEMS; C&D TREE SERVICE, 100.00, TRUCK RENT/STUMP REMOVAL; CDW GOVERNMENT INC, 576.92, PRINTER TONER/ACTIVSLATE/CABLE/DVD’S; CENTRAL DISTRIBUTION, 1,715.01, CUSTODIAL SUPPLIES; COMMUNITY CARE CLINIC, 120.00, BUS DRIVER PHYSICAL; CROSSROADS HOTEL, 149.98, LODGING/LIBRARY CONVENTION; DAKOTA FARM & RANCH SUPPLY, 80.57, OFC/CUSTODIAL/AG SUPPLIES; DEMCO, 153.55, LIBRARY SUPPIES; ELAN FINANCIAL SERVICES, 66.56, FACS WORKBOOKS; ELITE BUSINESS SYSTEMS INC., 216.24, SAVIN COPIER/PRINTER SUPPLIES/COPIES; FRIENDS/SD PUBLIC BROADCASTING, 50.00, LIBRARY DONATION;
G’BURG SCHOOL/DISTRICT REFUND, 2,267.11, KIM GOEBEL, 153.98, REIMB COUNSELOR WORKSHOP, PAUL SCHREINER, 75.00, FB OFFICIAL, DAN ROUNDS, 75.00, FB OFFICIAL, CHARLES MCGUIGAN, 75.00, FB OFFICIAL, MARK GAGEBY, 119.40, FB OFFICIAL/MILEAGE, TATE GABRIEL, 75.00, FB OFFICIAL, JUSTIN JENSEN, 117.00, TRAVEL ALL STATE CHORUS, BSN SPORTS, 124.25, AD AWARDS/EMBLEMS, MARY QUIETT, 140.47, LIBRARY TRAVEL/SUPPLIES, CENTRAL AREA BUSINESS OFCL, 60.00, YEARLY DUES/EVERSON, POST OFFICE, 135.00, POSTAGE, CHAD UHRIG, 75.00, FB OFFICIAL, TODD PALMER, 75.00, FB OFFICIAL, JOHN BURCHILL, 75.00, FB OFFICIAL, STEVE ROUNDS, 119.40, FB OFFICIAL/MILEAGE, EUREKA HIGH SCHOOL, 75.00, JH/JV FB JAMBOREE, ELAN FINANCIAL SERVICES, 187.57, COMPUTER EASELS/COPIER TONER, TAYLOR MUSIC, 264.00, BAND SUPPLIES, TIFFANY STOESSER, 75.00, VB OFFICIAL, TERRY KELLER, 119.40, VB OFFICIAL/MILEAGE, HIGHMORE SCHOOL, 51.64, SHARE OF REGION CC EXPENSES;
GAS’N GOODIES, 191.08, SCHOOL VEHICLE GAS; GETTYSBURG FLOWERS 32.00, ALL STATE CHORUS FLOWERS; GETTYSBURG INN & SUITES, 86.79, LODGING/BULLYING ASSEMBLY; HANSEN PLUMBING, 562.94, RPR PUMPS BOILER ROOMS; HAUFF MID-AMERICA SPORTS, 438.10, VB/FB/WR SCOREBOOKS; HEARTLAND WASTE MANAGEMENT INC, 240.00, OCT GARBAGE SVCS; HOVEN MEDIA, INC., 48.93, COACHES AD; HUMAN SERVICE AGENCY, 114.70, MILEAGE/OLWEUS SPEAKER; IN STITCHES, 172.78, COACHES SHIRTS; J & B’S QUICKSTOP, 29.75, AD/ICE; J.W. PEPPER & SON INC, 50.00, VOCAL MUSIC; JAGER, MIKE, 5,740.27, SERVICE/RPR BUSES/VEHICLES; LANGER’S FAMILY FOODS, 222.62, OLWEUS/FACS GROCERIES; LEARN 360, 375.00, VIDEO STREAMING SERVICE; LEC INC – LOGAN ELECTRIC, 168.50, CUST/HALIDE LAMP; MARCO, INC., 90.66, FISCAL COPIES; MID-AMERICAN RESEARCH CHEM COR, 444.87, CUSTODIAL SUPPLIES; MIDWAY PARTS INC, 5.42, CUST/PARTS; OAHE AREA YOUTH CENTER, 1,500.00, CITY AUD RENT (OCT-DEC); PETTY CASH, 49.75, POSTAGE; POTTER COUNTY NEWS, 394.83, PRINTING/SUBSCRIP/ADVERTISING; SANFORD HEALTH PLAN, 33.00, HEALTH INS ADMIN FEE; SCHATZ ELECTRIC INC, 1,314.83, CUSTODIAL PARTS/REPAIR LIGHT BULBS; SCHLACHTER LUMBER, 442.00, AG/CUST SUPPLIES/HEATER; SCHOLASTIC INC, 386.46, GR 4, K, 6 WEEKLY READER SUBSC; SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN COMPANY, 174.90, OCTOBER SERVICES; SOFTWARE UNLIMITED, INC, 100.00, FISCAL WEBINAR/SOFTWARE UPDATE; TAYLOR MUSIC, 165.00, BAND SUPPLIES/RPRS; TRUE VALUE HARDWARE, 79.18, CUST SUPPLIES; VILAS PHARMACY, 143.18, JH/ELEM/AD/LIBR/CUST/FACS/OLWEUS SUPPLIES.
CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND
MDU, 2,512.18, ELECTRICITY/NATURAL GAS; WRIGHT EXPRESS, 175.53, SCHOOL VEHICLE GAS; BURG’S GAS & ETC., INC., THE, 1,861.98, BUS DIESEL; CITY OF GETTYSBURG, 934.65, WATER; ELAN FINANCIAL SERVICES, 859.34, LIBRARY BOOKS, FACS TEXTBOOKS; ELITE BUSINESS SYSTEMS INC., 240.58, SAVIN COPIER PRINTER LEASES; G’BURG SCHOOL/DISTRICT REFUND, 19.42, ELAN FINANCIAL, 19.42, SPED TEXTBOOKS; GAS’N GOODIES, 448.93, SCHOOL VEHICLE GAS; GREAT WESTERN BANK, 95,000.00, QSCB PMT #3 OF 10; QUIETT, MARY, 219.85, REIMB FOR LIBRARY BOOKS; SCHOOL SPECIALTY INC, 1,587.96, ELEM DESKS.
SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND
VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS, 5.28, COMMUNICATIONS; GETTYSBURG MEDICAL CENTER, 1,330.00, PT/OT SERVICES.
CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND/QSCB
JENSEN ROCK & SAND INC., 100,125.00, PARKING LOTS; LEC INC – LOGAN ELECTRIC, 747.96, CRUSHED ROCK/FB FIELD.
FOOD SERVICE FUND
CASS-CLAY CREAMERY, INC., 1,627.40, DAIRY PRODUCTS,; CHILD & ADULT NUTRITION SERVIC, 483.23, PURCHASED COMMODITY FOOD; CWD/HRS, 6,105.07, PURCHASED FOOD/SUPPLIES; EARTHGRAINS BAKING CO’S INC., 574.65, BREAD, BUNS; HEARTLAND WASTE MANAGEMENT INC, 120.00, OCT GARBAGE SVCS; SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN COMPANY, 140.31, OCTOBER SVCS.
PAYROLL
GENERAL FUND, 135,045.74 SALARIES/INS/RETIREMENT; SPED FUND, 16,836.37, SALARIES/INS/RETIREMENT; FOOD SERVICE, 4,908.86, SALARIES/INS/RETIREMENT; DRIVERS ED, 189.62, SALARIES/INS/RETIREMENT.
Scott Sikkink and Dean Marske from HKG Architects presented information on costs and procedures of remodeling the high school building.  They will present more information including taxpayer costs and new school information and costs at the next meeting which will be a public meeting at 5:30 PM on December 10, 2012 in the multipurpose room.
Kay Schmidt reported on the school law seminar that she attended in Pierre.
Motion by Lake, second by Schweiss to adjourn to Executive Session for Personnel, SDCL 1-25-2-1 at 7:06 PM  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
Board President Schmidt declared the Board out of Executive Session at 7:20 PM.
A letter of resignation was read from Board Member Tom Fairbanks.  Motion by Schweiss, second by Kellogg to accept the letter of resignation and instructed Business Manager Everson to call the list given to her by the Board for possible replacements for the 2.5 years left on his term.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
Two new home school applications were received and Board President Schmidt signed them.
Motion by Kellogg, second by Cronin to approve the following contracts:  JHGBB co-coach Wendy Smith for $743.13; JHGBB co-coach Bethany Blegen for $743.13; Volunteer wrestling coaches Lance Stuwe and Scott Ahlemeier, and Ag teacher Tylee Norman for ½  year for $14,862.64 teaching, $4954.20 summer, and FFA advisor $743.13.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
Mrs. Wendy Smith shared the compliments our athletes and fans were given for their behavior by the Deubrook community/coaches/referees following the play-off game. We took 2 teams to the JH Math Counts and 1 team placed 2nd.  Joe Mangin placed 2nd overall and Tanner Storer placed 6th.  The Oral Interp team went to Districts and Lilli Cronin, Regan Everson and Alli Lake advanced to the Regional competition in Pierre next week.  The fall sports awards are Nov 13th in Hoven.  Jenna Schweiss was crowned Snow Queen and Megan Simon was crown Jr. Snow Queen at the contest on Saturday.  The American Legion is hosting a teacher appreciation on Nov.19th at 4:00 PM at the American Legion.  Mrs. Smith reported on other school activities.
Mr. Hagedorn congratulated Wendy Smith as being named the Region 6 Middle School Principal of the Year.  The fall state aid will be based on 257.26 enrollment.  He discussed the performance index for the elementary/middle/high schools and its process.  The north entry repair was discussed.  Logan Electric will be doing our snow removal this winter.
Motion by Cronin, second by Lake to adjourn the meeting.  All present voted aye.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:45 PM.
M. Kay Schmidt, Board President
Barbara Everson, Business Manager
Published once at the total approximate cost of $240.48
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