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School board held regular meeting on January 9

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January 9, 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, Paul Kellogg, Ryan Lake and Rose Schatz.  Absent:  Kevin Geditz.  Also present were Brian Doherty, Wendy Smith, Barb Everson, Vern Smith, Kim Goebel, Crissy Bieber, Brian Haberer, and Tyler Fischer.

The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Board  President Schmidt called the meeting to order at 7: 30 PM. Motion by Schatz, second by Kellogg to approve the agenda with the following additions: add Obsolete items to consent agenda, add Auditorium, Accept Resignation, and Executive Session for student and personnel. All present voted aye. Motion carried.

Motion by Lake, second by Cronin to approve the following consent agenda:  approve the minutes of the December 12, 2011 regular board meeting; approve the financial reports; approve the January 5, 2012 claims; and declare surplus and obsolete the items due to being outdated and to be disposed of properly.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.

JANUARY 5, 2012 CLAIMS PRESENTED FOR PAYMENT

GENERAL FUND

MDU, $39.96, ELECTRICITY BUS GARAGE; VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS, 201.77, COMMUNICATIONS; WRIGHT EXPRESS, 9.00, GAS CARD FEE; AMERICINN, 231.00, LODGING HONORS BAND; BMS, INC., 372.75, AG SHEET METAL;

CENTRAL DISTRIBUTION, 1,354.23, CUSTODIAL SUPPLIES; DAKOTA FARM & RANCH SUPPLY, 19.74, ONE-ACT PLAY SUPPLIES; ELAN FINANCIAL SERVICES, 66.87, FISCAL/BATTERY UPS; ELLISON EDUCATIONAL EQUIP., 432.00, LIBRARY DIECUTS/PAD; G’BURG SCH T & A FUND, 54.21, REIM FOR CREDIT/RESALE ITEMS;

G’BURG SCHOOL/DIST. REFUND, 1,893.74, BEST WESTERN RAMKOTA, 77.00, ADVISOR LDSHP CONF ROOM, GREG RISLOV, 70.00, GBB OFFICIAL, DAN ROUNDS, 44.40, BBB OFFICIAL, DAN ROUNDS, 114.40, GBB OFFICIAL/MILEAGE, BRAD REMMICH, 70.00, BBB OFFICIAL,

LOUIS YOUNG, 70.00, BBB OFFICIAL, DAN ROUNDS, 70.00, BBB OFFICIAL, BRAD REMMICH, 70.00 GBB OFFICIAL, SCOTT WITLOCK, 85.00, GBB OFFICIAL, STEVE MARKLEY, 159.00 GBB OFFICIAL, AMBER MIKKELSEN, 323.13, REIMB FACS GROCERIES, AUNTIE KAKE’S, 2.39, BUNS,

CENTRAL AREA BUS OFFICE, 15.00, MEETING DUES, RANDY THOMAS, 166.40, GBB OFFICIAL/MILEAGE, DEREK OLIVER, 85.00, GBB OFFICIAL, STANLEY CO.HS, 70.00, ENTRY FEE, AMBER MIKKELSEN, 327.95, FACS SUPPLY REIMB, MARY QUIETT, 74.07, DVD/VCR LIBR.

GETTYSBURG ROTARY CLUB, 147.50, SUPT MEALS/DUES; G-SPORTS WRESTLING, 1,219.00, WR SCALE/HEADGEAR/WALL CHARTS; HANSEN PLUMBING, INC, 386.58, RPR KITS/SNOW REMOVAL; HAUFF MID-AMERICA SPORTS, 159.25, AD/TRACK/WR SUPPLIES; HEARTLAND WASTE MANAGEMENT, 210.00, DEC GARBAGE SVCS;

HEGSTROM, RANDY, 270.00, PEST SPRAYING; J & B’S QUICKSTOP 23.02, TEACHER INSVCE SUPPLIES; JAYMAR, 84.50, FISCAL FORMS; LANGER’S FAMILY FOODS, 158.27, FACS GROCERIES; LEC INC – LOGAN ELECTRIC, 626.12, BUS PLUG IN/FUSES/CHANGE LIGHTS; MARCO, INC., 181.32, FISCAL COPIES/SUPPLIES;

MID-AMERICAN RESEARCH CHEM, 364.56, CUSTODIAL SUPPLIES; OAHE AREA YOUTH CENTER, 1,500.00, CITY AUD RENT (JAN-MAR); PETTY CASH, 25.20, POSTAGE; POTTER COUNTY NEWS, 40.28, SUBSCRIPTION RENEWAL; QUILL CORPORATION, 154.20, SCHOOL OFFICE SUPPLIES;

SANFORD HEALTH PLAN, 51.00, HEALTH INSURANCE ADMIN FEE; SCHLACHTER LUMBER, 176.87, AD/SHOP VAC  CUST SUPPLIES; SCHOOL SPECIALTY INC, 213.62, SCHOOL OFC SUPPLIES; SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO, 120.08, DEC SVCS; SMITH, VERNON, 27.15, REIMB VINYL FOR RPRS TO GYM;

TAYLOR MUSIC, 114.64, BAND SUPPLIES; THE BURG’S GAS & ETC., INC., 67.78, SCHOOL PICKUP GAS; THE HOVEN REVIEW, 34.00, LIB SUBSCRIPTION RENEWAL; TRUE VALUE HARDWARE, 24.13, CUST SUPPLIES; WRESTLING MART, 506.70, WR HEADGEAR, SINGLETS, TAPE.

CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND

MDU, $6,500.39, ELECTRICITY/GAS; ALL-AMERICAN FITNESS LLC, 3,245.00, NAUTILUS WEIGHT ROOM EQUIP; CITY OF GETTYSBURG, 403.40, WATER; ELAN FINANCIAL SERVICES, 181.39, GR 5 SPELLING TXTBK, BUS DIESEL; GAS N’ GOODIES, 76.36, SCHOOL VEHICLE FUEL; G’BURG SCHOOL/DISTRICT REF, 16.91, CHS CREDIT CARD, 16.91, SCHOOL VEHICLE GAS; J & B’S QUICKSTOP, 2,302.63, BUS DIESEL; THE BURG’S GAS & ETC., INC., 69.90, SCHOOL VEHICLE GAS.

SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND

VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS, $14.61, COMMUNICATIONS; ABERDEEN HEARING CLINIC, 350.00, HEARING TESTING SVCS; MILEAGE PD TO PARENTS, 222.00, PARENT MILEAGE; G’BURG SCHOOL/DISTRICT REF. 329.3, MILEAGE TO PARENTS, PARENT MILEAGE; GETTYSBURG MEDICAL CENTER, 1,172.50, OT/PT SERVICES; NORTHERN PLAINS PSYCH, 166.00, PSYCH SERVICES; SCOTTISH RITE CHILDREN’S, 300.00, PROF SERVICES.

CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND/QSCB

CORY BEETSCH CONSTRUCTION, $110.35, HANG MATS IN GYM.

FOOD SERVICE FUND

AUNTIE KAKE’S, $273.06, BREAD/BUNS; CASS-CLAY CREAMERY, INC., 822.35, DAIRY PROD; CWD/HRS, 2,195.52, PURCHASED FOOD/SUPPLIES; HEARTLAND WASTE MANAGEMENT, 105.00, GARBAGE SVCS; LANGER’S FAMILY FOODS, 6.98, PARM CHEESE; SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO, 60.77, DEC. SERVICES; TRUE VALUE HARDWARE, 9.99, STORAGE CONTAINER.

PAYROLL

GENERAL FUND, $108,168.12, SALARIES/INS/RETIREMENT; SPED FUND, 14,151.34, SALARIES/INS/RETIREMENT; FOOD SERVICE, 3,329.53, SALARIES/INS/RETIREMENT.

Kim Goebel gave a presentation on Olweus (bullying prevention).  The committee that is being trained consists of Kim Goebel, Wendy Smith, Crissy Bieber, Sally Simon, Christy Saltsman, Julie Poeppel, Cindy Schmidt, Karen Brown, and Renee Kirby.

The city auditorium updates were discussed.  Kay Schmidt reported that the school will be submitting a grant to the Maas Foundation for the acoustic wall and ceiling coverings for the city auditorium.

Crissy Bieber gave a Promethean Board presentation to the board.

Motion by Cronin, second by Schatz to adjourn to Executive Session for Personnel at 7:58 PM.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.

Board President Schmidt declared the Board out of Executive Session at 8:15 PM.

Motion by Cronin, second by Fairbanks to offer contracts for the 2012-2013 school year to Superintendent/Elem Principal Brian Doherty, JH/ HS Principal Wendy Smith, and Business Manager Barb Everson with their salaries to be determined later.   All present voted aye.  Motion carried.

A letter of resignation was read from David Larson.  Motion by Lake, second by Schatz to accept the resignation from David Larson at the end of the 2011-2012 school year.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.

The sports co-op with Hoven was discussed and a conference call with the Hoven School Board was held.  A new committee of Kellogg, Lake and Schmidt will meet with 2 Hoven School Board members in the near future.

Mrs. Wendy Smith reported on school activities and events.

Mr. Doherty reported that there will be a building committee meeting Thursday, January 12 at 6PM at the HS library.  He presented the certificate for our school board from the Associated School Boards in appreciation their service.  Mr. Doherty reported on the Governor’s State of the State address.  He also reported on the language arts common core standards.  Mr. Doherty reported that there will be an estimated 22-26 kindergarten students next year.

Business Manager Everson reported that Rose Schatz and Tom Fairbanks’s terms are up for re-election and petitions can be picked up in the Business Office from January 27 to February 24.

Motion by Kellogg, second by Cronin to adjourn to Executive Session for Student at 10:28 PM.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.

Board President Schmidt declared the Board out of Executive Session at 10:37 PM.

Motion by Schatz, second by Lake to adjourn the meeting.  All present voted aye. Motion carried.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:38 PM.

M. Kay Schmidt, Board President

Barbara Everson, Business Manager

Published once at the total approximate cost of $208.49

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