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Board of Education held regular meeting March 11

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March 11, 2013
The Gettysburg Board of Education held their regular meeting on the above date in the Elementary Library.  Present were the following:  Kay Schmidt, Paul Kellogg, Ryan Lake and Kimberly Schweiss.  Absent were Matt Cronin, Kevin Geditz and Brian Robbennolt.  Also present were Tim Hagedorn, Wendy Smith, Barb Everson, Dean Marske, Molly McRoberts, Gayle Kludt, Vern Smith, Jamie Cronin, Amber Mikkelsen, Mary Quiett, April Hobert, Crissy Bieber, Tylee Norman, Sally Simon, Katie Larson, Julie Williams, Bethany Blegen, and Kim Goebel.
The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Board President Schmidt called the meeting to order at 7:30 PM.  Motion by Lake, second by Kellogg to approve the agenda with the following additions:  Approve Volunteer Coach, Approve Election Workers, and add Executive Session for Personnel, SDCL 1-25-2-1.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
Motion by Schweiss, second by Kellogg to approve the following consent agenda;  approve the minutes of the February 11, 2013 meeting with the following change—in the negotiations statement, change Cathy Larson to Katie Larson; approve the financial reports, approve the 3-7-13 claims, and declare surplus and obsolete the items due to be being outdated and to be disposed of properly.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.
MARCH 7, 2013 CLAIMS
PRESENTED FOR PAYMENT
GENERAL FUND
MDU, $313.92, ELEC/BUS GARAGE; VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS, 216.12, COMMUNICATIONS; ALPINE IMPRESSIONS, 600.00, BBB WARM-UP SHIRTS; BEST WESTERN RAMKOTA HOTEL, 1,619.82, LODGING STATE WR; BMS, INC., 215.00, BMS, INC; CENTRAL DISTRIBUTION, 2,148.15, CUSTODIAL SUPPLIES; CENTURY BUSINESS PRODUCTS INC, 30.00, ELEM LIB COPIES;
CROSSROADS HOTEL, 151.98, MATH CONF LODGING; DAKOTA FARM & RANCH SUPPLY, 109.86, AG MATERIALS, SUPPLIES; DEAN’S REPAIR, 204.00, WRECKER SVC/FUEL FILTER; ELAN FINANCIAL SERVICES, 330.77, AED PADS/FACS/FCCLA SUPPLIES; ELITE BUSINESS SYSTEMS INC., 259.77, SAVIN COPIER/PRINTER SUPPLIES;
G’BURG SCHOOL/DISTRICT REF.  1,394.73, MUSIC DEPT-SDSU, 42.00, BANDMASTERS CONF FEE, KELLY MCCOLLUM, 130.88, GBB OFFICIAL/MILEAGE, KYLE RAUSCH, 85.00, GBB OFFICIAL, SDMEA, 19.00, MSASB REGISTR/T-SHIRT, TOM MCGOUGH, 147.16, BBB OFFICIAL/MILEAGE, GARY BORG, 117.56, BBB OFFICIAL/MILEAGE,
HOWARD HS, 100.00, WRESTLING ENTRY FEE, BRENT MARESKA, 160.48, BBB OFFICIAL/MILEAGE, LEVI DUNCAN, 85.00, BBB OFFICIAL, SDSCA, 50.00, STUDENT COUNCIL REGIS, VILAS PHARMACY, 12.12, HS CARDS, WRIGHT EXPRESS, 9.00, MONTHLY GAS CARD FEE, JASMINE MANHARTH, 20.00, GBB TICKETTAKER,
JULIE WILLIAMS, 110.33, REIMBURSE ONE-ACT SUPPLIES, ABERDEEN CENTRAL HS, 50.00, WRESTLING ENTRY FEE, IPSWICH BOOSTER CLUB, 75.00, WRESTLING ENTRY FEE, ST.COUNTY HS, 60.00, WRESTLING ENTRY FEE, DCI, 43.25, BACKGROUND CHK-HARER, MCLEODS, 77.95, ELECTION SUPPLIES;
G-SPORTS WRESTLING, 611.80, WR/AD SUPPLIES; GAS’N GOODIES, 76.37, SCHOOL VEHICLE GAS; GROTON SCHOOL DISTRICT, 125.99, LODGING/MS ALL-STATE BAND; HAUFF MID-AMERICA SPORTS, 15.95, COLD PACKS; HEARTLAND WASTE MANAGEMENT INC, 240.00, FEB GARBAGE SERVICE; HOLZWARTH SALES & SERVICE, 75.77, AG CO2 TANK;
HOWARD JOHNSON HOTEL, 461.22, LODGING REGION WRESTLING; HUMAN SERVICE AGENCY, 20.00, FACS LIFESKILLS MATERIAL; JAGER, MIKE, 413.36, SERVICE CALL/SERVICE VEHICLES; JOHNSON CONTROLS INC, 1,530.00, ATC COMPRESSOR; LANGER’S FAMILY FOODS, 81.01, TATU/JHSCIENCE/ELEM/HS/FACS SUPLS;
MARCO, INC., 71.60, FISCAL COPIES; MID CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL, 500.00, ONLINE CREDIT RECOVERY(2); MID-AMERICAN RESEARCH CHEM COR, 451.20, MAINTENANCE SUPPLIES; MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES, 92.23, ELECTRICITY/BUS GARAGE; PETTY CASH, 42.98, POSTAGE; POTTER COUNTY NEWS, 930.23, PRINTING/ADS/ENVELOPES;
QUILL CORPORATION, 25.19, TIME CARDS; R & K MECHANICAL, 121.67, GAS CAP; SANFORD HEALTH PLAN, 42.00, HEALTH INS ADMIN FEE; SASD, 160.00, ADMIN LEADSHP CONF REG; SCHLACHTER LUMBER, 14.66, CUST SUPPLIES;
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN COMPANY, 39.84, FEB SERVICES; SMITH, NANCY, 51.34, REIMB MEALS/MILEAGE; SMITH, WENDY, 74.80, REIMB MILEAGE; TRUE VALUE HARDWARE 35.29, CUST SUPPLIES; VILAS PHARMACY, 36.52, HS/FACS/ONE-ACT/AD/FACS/SUPPLIES.
CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND
MDU, $8,438.02; BURG’S GAS & ETC, 2,101.35, BUS DIESEL; CITY OF GETTYSBURG, 299.05, WATER; DAKOTA FARM & RANCH SUPPLY, 73.16, BUS OIL; ELITE BUSINESS SYSTEMS INC., 250.58, SAVIN COPIER/PRINTER LEASE;
G’BURG SCHOOL/DISTRICT REFUND, 143.36, WRIGHT EXPRESS, 143.36, SCHOOL VEHICLE GAS; GAS’N GOODIES, 185.35, SCHOOL VEHICLE GAS; KNOWBUDDY RESOURCES, 298.08, LIBRARY E BOOKS; MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES, 7,645.61, ELEC/NATURAL GAS; WEIGL PUBLISHERS, INC., 536.43, LIBR BOOKS/E BOOKS.
SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND
MEDICAL SERVICES RIC, $163.00, MEDICAL SERVICES.
FOOD SERVICE FUND
CASS-CLAY CREAMERY, INC., $1,330.77, DAIRY PRODUCTS; CWD/HRS, 4,798.17, PURCHASED FOOD/SUPPLIES; EARTHGRAINS BAKING CO’S INC., 231.75, BREAD/BUNS; HEARTLAND WASTE MANAGEMENT INC, 120.00, FEB GARBAGE SERVICE; LANGER’S FAMILY FOODS, 39.96, PURCHASED FOOD; SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN COMPANY, 174.90, FEB SERVICES.
PAYROLL
GENERAL FUND, $132,882.46, SALARIES/INS/RETIREMENT; SPED FUND, 16,616.22, SALARIES/INS/RETIREMENT; FOOD SERVICE, 4,196.60, SALARIES/INS/RETIREMENT; DRIVER’S ED, 189.33, SALARIES/INS/RETIREMENT.
Two options of the calendar for the 2013-14 school year were presented.  Motion by Kellogg, second by Lake to approve option 1, with school starting on August 27th.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
Motion by Schweiss, second by Lake to approve the following contracts:  Gayle Kludt, Head Golf coach $2080.76, and Gary Oaks as JH Golf coach $1,486.26.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
Motion by Kellogg, second by Schweiss to approve Open Enrollment 2012-2013-8.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
Dean Marske, from HKG Associates discussed the new high school building.  We will have special informational meetings for the public on March 21 at noon at the Senior Center in conjunction with Rotary, at 7:00 PM that evening at the Senior Center also, and on April 4th at the school gym at 7:00 PM.
Mr. Hagedorn stated that Craig Smith advised that donations can be made through the Education Foundation and designated for a new school.  There will be a get out to vote phone campaign on April 8 from 6-9 PM.
Motion by Lake, second by Kellogg to approve the Volunteer Coaching contract for track for Justin Smith.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
Motion by Kellogg, second by Lake to approve Kathleen Nagel, Beth Hamburger, and Jill Langer as election workers for the April 9, 2013 election.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
Motion by Schweiss, second by Kellogg to adjourn to Executive Session for Negotiations, SDCL 1-12-2-4 and Personnel, SDCL 1-12-2-1 at 8:20 PM.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
Board President Schmidt declared the Board out of Executive Session at 8:40 PM.
Motion by Lake, second by Kellogg to adjourn to Executive Session for Negotiations, SDCL 1-12-2-4 at 8:58 PM.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
Board President Schmidt declared the Board out of Executive Session at 10:10 PM.
Motion by Kellogg, second by Lake to adjourn to Executive Session for Negotiations, SDCL 1-12-2-4 at 10:27 PM.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
Board President Schmidt declared the Board out of Executive Session at 10:50 PM.
Motion by Schweiss, second by Lake that effective 7-1-13, certified staff may use up to $100.00 per day up to 3 days/year/staff member for professional growth. The professional development would be during non-contact days. The teacher has to apply 14 days before the event to administration for approval.  The cap for the certified staff is not to exceed $3000/fiscal year.  The remaining funds cannot be carried over.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 7:30 PM will be a special meeting to continue negotiations.
Mrs. Wendy Smith reported that the FFA Businessman’s Breakfast was a success and we would like to thank Chad Alexander for all his help again this year.  She also reported on current and upcoming events and activities in the school.  Registration for the next school year will be starting after spring break.  We qualified 6 wrestlers for the State Wrestling Tournament the end of February, and our boys basketball team will be playing in the State Tournament this weekend.
Mr. Hagedorn discussed the kindergarten class for next year and the possibility of 32 students.  He recommends having 2 classrooms again.  We will have approximately 26 in first grade next year and will have 1 classroom.  Mr. Hagedorn discussed the legislation that passed that pertains to schools and what that means to our school for next year.
Motion by Kellogg, second by Lake to adjourn the meeting.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:20 PM.
M.Kay Schmidt, Board President
Barbara Everson, Business Manager
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