November 11, 2020
The Gettysburg Board of Education held their regular meeting on the above date in the new gym. Present were the following: Brian Robbennolt, Mark Schatz, Kyle Kusser, Andy Mikkelsen, Chad Rausch and Daryn Zeigler. Absent: Paul Kellogg. Also present were Chip Sundberg, Wendy Smith, Barb Everson, Caylee Sorum, Walker Rose, Christy Saltsman, Sally Simon, Mercedes Lemke, Aliesha McCarthy, Rachael Pederson, Tricia Heien, Kelli Nagel, Monica Odvody, Blair Robbennolt, Kirsten Hansen Julie Williams, Jamie Dupris, Vern Smith, Teresa Kilian, Kristen Hawkinson and Andrea Goebel.
The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Board President Robbennolt called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.
Open Forum: Teresa Kilian, Kristen Hawkinson and Andrea Goebel addressed the Board regarding fogging chemicals, the Back to School plan, testing, COVID numbers and phases. Mr. Sundberg discussed what we’re doing for COVID and praised the staff for their work.
Motion by Schatz, second by Rausch to approve the agenda with the following addition: add Executive Session for Personnel, SDCL 1-25-2-1. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Motion by Rausch, second by Zeigler to approve the following consent agenda: approve the minutes of the 10-12-20 regular board meeting; approve the financial reports; approve the 10-6-20 claims; and acknowledge there were no new Conflict of Interest disclosures. All present voted aye. Motion carried. Schatz acknowledges he has a conflict of interest with the claim to Schatz Electric and his aye vote does not include that claim.
November 6, 2020 Claims
In order of VENDOR, AMOUNT, and DESCRIPTION.
2080 MEDIA INC 3,000.00 Pixolot subscr pmt
ARAMARK 170.27Cust supplies
BJ’S INSTRUMENT REPAIR 120.00 Clean/rpr trombone
BRAINPOP 1,459.00 Subscr renewal(partial) CAHILL BAUER & ASSOCIATES, LLC 7,837.50 FY20 audit services to-date
CENTRAL DISTRIBUTION 1,189.15 COVID supplies/cust supplies
CHASE CARDMEMBER SERVICES 2,210.56 COVID supplies,Elem/MS/HS/Cust/Fiscal,Tech,Ag suppl
CHURCHILL, MANOLIS, FREEMAN, KLUDT 135.50 Audit letter fee
CITY OF GETTYSBURG 577.90 Water
DAKOTA FARM & RANCH SUPPLY 267.72 Ag/Tech/Bus/Cust supplies
DECKER REPAIR & WELDING, LLC 256.75 Ag supplies
DEMCO 192.76 HS Lib supplies
ELITE BUSINESS SYSTEMS INC. 685.63 Printer/copier copies/supplies
G’BURG SCHOOL – IMPREST 2,485.61
Highmore Action Club 25.00
CC Entry Fee – S.Kjetland 292.40
VB Official/mileage- A.Winter 292.40
VB Official/mileage-D.Martin 110.00
VB Official – L.Dahlgren 182.40
VB Official/mileage – K.Bracelin 90.00
VB Official – T.Keller 140.40
VB Official/mileage- N.Bowman 110.00
VB Official/mileage – T.Sandal 140.40
VB Official/mileage – Z.Wevik 125.00
FB Official – F. Obermeier 256.88
FB Official/mileage – M.Mohr 125.00
FB Official – D. Lund 125.00
FB Official- L.Huber 125.00
Gas&Goodies 301.00 Gift Certificates/Student lunch setup
CWD 44.73 Kitchen supplies
G’BURG SCHOOL – LUNCH FUND 355.45 Lunch 2nds/milk break
GAS’N GOODIES 585.60 School vehicle fuel
GOLDEN WEST TECHNOLOGIES 345.00 Monthly networking fee
HEARTLAND WASTE MANAGEMENT INC 240.00 Oct svcs
HIGHMORE-HARROLD SCHOOL 50.19 Region XC expenses
HUB INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN STATES 66.00 Insurance on leased equipment
KAYLEI’S 7.30 XC meet supplies
LANGER’S FAMILY FOODS 112.64 Ag/Elem/HS Supplies
LARSON, JESSICA 58.29 Reim gas/State XC
MCGRAW-HILL SCHOOL EDUCATION 255.68 Sci wkbks
MID-AMERICAN RESEARCH CHEM COR 683.55 Cust supplies, COVID supplies
MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES 4,514.89 Electricity/Nat gas
OAHE GLASS 264.25 Cust rpr
PETTY CASH 20.10 Postage
SCHATZ ELECTRIC INC 74.62 Weight room rpr
SCHLACHTER LUMBER 817.72 Ag supplies
SCHOOL SPECIALTY INC 15.75 Science supplies SG CONSULTING, INC. 450.00 Grammer Gallery site license
STANLEY’S, INC. 510.95 School vehicle diesel
TRUE VALUE HARDWARE 242.56 Ag supplies
VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS INC432.42Communications
WAGER, SHANE 2,140.00 Nov tech svcs
WILLIAM V MacGILL & CO. 67.18 School Ofc med supplie
ZUBER REFRIGERATION & HEATING, 40.00 Freezer rpr
CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND:
ELITE BUSINESS SYSTEMS INC. 496.71 Copier/printer leases
JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD, 307.55 HS Lib books
MCGRAW-HILL SCHOOL EDUCATION 642.30 Gr K reading subscr.
NSU FINANCE OFFICE 83.69 Spanish & math digital textbooks
SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND
AVERA GETTYSBURG 1,050.00 PT/OT svcs
BRAINPOP 751.00 Subscr renewal partial
CHASE CARDMEMBER SERVICES 78.85 SpEd supplies
ELITE BUSINESS SYSTEMS INC. 74.85 Printer leases
LANGER’S FAMILY FOODS 11.58 SPED supplies
WILLIAMS, THEODORE L. 7,154.00 Psych services
BOND REDEMPTION-NEW SCHOOL
US BANK ST PAUL 327,903.75 Principal/interest on new school/bond fee
FOOD SERVICE FUND:
HEARTLAND WASTE MANAGEMENT INC 120.00 Oct svcs
TAHER, INC – BIN 3,819.67 August Svcs
October Finance Statement
See chart above
Construction: The new gym roof was discussed. Mark spoke to the insurance adjuster and is working with him. The boiler in the elementary will be repaired by G&R and a new system for the elementary building will be looked into. The old gym roof is to be repaired per the bid specs by December 1st.
The Back to School plan was discussed at length. Motion by Schatz, second by Mikkelsen to have our winter concerts virtually, have all MS/HS students mask all the time in school, K-5 will continue to mask if they can’t socially distance, and all close contacts can come back to school and they will have to mask at all times along with during practices/games/activities. Snow Queen attendance will be limited to parents only and will be livestreamed. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Mr. Sundberg told the Board that the staff is overwhelmed with teaching the students at home that are isolated/quarantined along with the students in class. Motion by Zeigler, second by Mikkelsen to dismiss at 2:30 p.m., Mon-Thurs from Nov. 16th through the end of the semester. Scheduled Friday 12:50 p.m. releases will remain the same. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Motion by Schatz, second by Rausch to approve Tracy Stevens as a MSGBB volunteer. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Motion by Kusser, second by Zeigler to adjourn to Executive Session for Personnel, SDCL 1-25-2-1 at 11:05 p.m.. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Board President Robbennolt declared the Board back in session at 11:27 p.m.
Motion by Schatz, second by Rausch to approve the contract for Wendy Rausch for MSGBB coach for $2,042.93. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Motion by Mikkelsen, second by Zeigler to approve a Resolution to form a Consolidated Board of Equalization for the 2021 Assessment Year with the Potter County Board of Commissioners with one representative from the Gettysburg School Board and one from the Gettysburg City Council. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Business Manager Everson reported that she applied for an equipment through CANS for a slicer for the kitchen. She also reported that we have only received a billing from Taher for August so far. Background checks are now taking one month to get back.
Mrs. Wendy Smith reported on the free internet through the State for families that are on free/reduced meals and don’t have internet services. She also discussed snow days/e-learning days.
Mr. Sundberg discussed bus repairs/servicing. He reported that we will have an in-house SPED review next week and that he will be attending a Supt meeting in Oacoma. Wheelhouse will be working on the plumbing updates this week.
The next regular meeting will be Dec, 14, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.
Motion by Mikkelsen, second by Kusser to adjourn the meeting at 11:38 p.m. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Barbara Everson, Business Manager
Brian Robbennolt, Board President
Published once at the total approximate cost of $150.721.