Board of Education held regular meeting March 11

March 11, 2019

The Gettysburg Board of Education held their regular meeting on the above date in the conference room. Present were the following: Brian Robbennolt, Kevin Geditz, Kenny Goebel, Paul Kellogg, Mark Schatz and Daryn Zeigler. Absent: Matt Cronin. Also present were Chip Sundberg, Wendy Smith, Barb Everson, Sally Simon and Kelli Nagel.

Board President Robbennolt called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM. The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Motion by Geditz, second by Goebel to approve the agenda. All present voted aye. Motion carried.

Motion by Kellogg, second by Schatz to approve the following consent agenda: approve the minutes of the February 11, 2019 regular board meeting; approve the financial reports; approve the March 7, 2019 claims; and recognize there are no new conflict of interest disclosures. Schatz acknowledges conflict of interest with the claims to Schatz Electric and Mark Schatz and his aye vote does not include either of these claims; Geditz acknowledges conflict of interest with the claim to Kevin Geditz and his aye vote does not include this claim.

March 8, 2019 Claims


ACCESS ELEVATOR & LIFTS $567.00 Annual main/check lifts; ADEL, JEFF 140.00 BB/WR worker; AMERIPRIDE SERVICES, INC. 141.54 Feb svcs; B&R TRUCK REPAIR, LLC 95.14 Install update/Bus #1; BAN-KOE SYSTEMS, INC. 1,977.44 Check fire alarm issues; BJ’S INSTRUMENT REPAIR 120.00 Rpr school horn; 

BOHLE, BRIELLE 25.00 GBB official; BROOKINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT, 140.38 Share of Reg.WR loss; BSN SPORTS/SPORT SUPPLY GROUP, 325.08 VB cart/AD supplies; CAHILL BAUER & ASSOCIATES, LLC 2,250.00 Final billing/FY18 audit; CENTRAL DISTRIBUTION 929.92 Cust supplies; CHASE CARDMEMBER SERVICES 290.38 Library magazines/cust/tech/fiscal supplies; 

CITY OF GETTYSBURG 258.95 Water; CRONIN, JAMIE 23.57 Reim. Classroom supplies; CRONIN, TREGG 40.00 WR clock oper; CROSSROADS HOTEL 86.99 Lodging/math conference; DAKOTA FARM & RANCH SUPPLY 106.94 Cust/bus supplies; DEAN FOODS NORTH CENTRAL INC 87.95 Milk for elem snack; DECKER REPAIR & WELDING, LLC 474.20 AD/Build bars for weights; 

DEROUCHEY, CONNOR 282.50 BB worker; DUENWALD TRANSPORTATION LLC 35.00 Bus driver training (J. Larson); ELITE BUSINESS SYSTEMS INC. 274.92 Copier/printer copies/supplies; EVERSON, BARBARA 57.04 Fiscal mileage; FITZGERALD, JARED 50.00 WR official;

G’BURG SCHOOL – IMPREST 2,260.06, Sanford Pentagon 230.00 VB coaches clinic, Dollar General 46.38 AD supplies, SDFCCLA 1,500.00 State FCCLA Registration, Division of Motor Vehicles 21.20 Express Van License/Title, Jason Rabenberg 120.00 BBDH Official, Chris Peltier 172.08 BBDH Official/mileage, Andrew Lepkowski 170.40 BBDH Official/mileage;

G’BURG SCHOOL – LUNCH FUND 446.47 Lunch 2nds pd by Board; G’BURG SCHOOL – T & A FUND 4,088.00 Perkins consortium reimbursement; GAS’N GOODIES 1,107.89 School vehicle fuel; GEDITZ, KEVIN 80.00 WR clock oper; GETTYSBURG ROTARY CLUB 247.50 Supt dues/meals (Jul-Dec); GOEBEL, JAYDON 180.00 BB clock oper; 

GOLDEN WEST TECHNOLOGIES 345.00 Monthly networking fee; HAMBURGER, CURT 85.00 WR worker; HANSON, JASON 75.00 BB official; HEARTLAND WASTE MANAGEMENT INC 240.00 Feb svcs; HOLZWARTH, SHANE 137.50 BB official; HUB INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN STATES 234.00 Insurance on 12-pass.van; 

J.W. PEPPER & SON INC 153.45 Vocal music; LAKE, AUSTIN 80.00 WR clock oper; LANGER’S FAMILY FOODS 227.27 PE/MS/HS/FACS groceries; LARSON, DAVID 327.50 BB official; LARSON, DOUG 275.00 BB worker; LEC INC – LOGAN ELECTRIC 4,590.05 Water leak concessions/snow removal Jan; LUIKENS, JOEL 87.50 BB official; 

MCPECK, JORDAN 125.00 BB official; MEINKE, ZOE 22.50 MSBB clock oper; MID-AMERICAN RESEARCH CHEM COR 8,205.48 Cust floor cleaner/supplies; MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES 5,210.99 Electricity/natural gas; OSIER, KELLY 80.00 WR worker; PETTY CASH 39.10 Postage; POTTER COUNTY NEWS 134.44 Fiscal printing; 

PRINCIPALS’ CONFERENCE, THE 150.00 Conference regis; QUALITY INN & SUITES 336.00 Lodging/MSASB; RAUSCH, CHAD 85.00 WR worker; ROSE, WALKER 368.44 Reimb band music/MSASB travel; SALTSMAN, BRAD 190.00 BB worker; SCHATZ ELECTRIC INC 526.80 Old gym shot clock rpr/scoreboard rpr; 

SCHATZ, MARK 80.00 WR worker; SCHLACHTER LUMBER 412.42 Bus barn electricity Jan&Feb; SCHLACHTER, MIKE 144.16 Reimb fuel/state wrestling meals; SCHOOL SPECIALTY INC 185.13 Elem supplies; SDASBO 75.00 Fiscal/Spring conf regis; SDCTM 50.00 Math symposium regis fee; SDHSAA 280.00 Rule books/scorebooks/calendar; 

SMITH, CRAIG E. 50.00 Legal svcs; SMITH, KATRINA 80.00 WR worker; SMITH, LUCAS 50.00 WR official; SPORTSENGINE 75.00 WR/online scoring svcs; STANLEY’S, INC. 348.23 Bus diesel; STUWE, ERIC 96.00 State Wrestling meals; STUWE, LANCE 125.00 WR clock oper; TANNER, SARAH 80.00 WR worker; TRAINING ROOM INC 559.55 AD supplies; 

TRUE VALUE HARDWARE 76.22 HS Science/AG supplies; UNIVERSITY OF OREGON 34.00 Dibels data system fee; VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS INC 369.80 Communications; VOGEL, LUCAS 50.00 WR official; WAGER, SHANE 2,000.00 Tech svcs; ZUBER REFRIGERATION & HEATING 26.55 Refrig. disposal fee; ZUBER, CHRIS 85.00 WR worker.


ELITE BUSINESS SYSTEMS INC. $400.25 Printer/copier leases.


AVERA GETTYSBURG HOSPITAL $2,380.00 PT/OT svcs/Jan&Feb; ELITE BUSINESS SYSTEMS INC. 51.12 SpEd printer leases/copies; KAYLEI’S 27.55 SpEd groceries; LANGER’S FAMILY FOODS 20.49 SpEd groceries; VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS INC 2.40 Communications.


CWD $66.41 Lunch/forks & dish cloths; HEARTLAND WASTE MANAGEMENT INC 120.00 Feb svcs; THRIVE NUTRITION SERVICES 10,928.26 Feb purch svcs; VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS INC 7.72 Communications.

Motion by Geditz, second by Goebel to set the Driver’s Ed fee as $210 for students attending school in our district and $260 out of district. All present voted aye. Motion carried.

Motion by Goebel, second by Schatz to approve the contract for Driver’s Ed for Keith Scott for $20 per hour. All present voted aye. Motion carried.

Motion by Schatz, second by Kellogg to set March 27, 2019 at 6:30 PM as a special meeting for the school board for negotiations and April 1, 2019 at 6:30 PM as a special meeting for the school board and teachers for negotiations. All present voted aye. Motion carried.

We are hosting the Sports Co-op meeting this year and Mr. Sundberg will schedule a meeting with Hoven representatives. The school board representatives are Schatz, Zeigler and Goebel.

Motion by Geditz, second by Zeigler to adopt the following policies: GA, GBCA, GBCBAA, GBCBB, GBM-R 1, GCA, GCA-R1, GCBDE-R1, GCJ, GCN, GDA, GDB, GDBC, GDBD, GDL, GDPB and GDPD. All present voted aye. Motion carried.

Business Manager Everson reported that due to scheduling changes, the Audit close is scheduled for March 19th. There will be no election this year as Kevin Geditz and Matt Cronin’s terms are up and we received petitions from Chad Rausch and Andy Mikkelsen. Mikkelsen and Rausch will take office at the July school board meeting. Snow removal numbers and our MDU credit were discussed.

Mrs. Wendy Smith discussed upcoming events. The seniors will be going to Chicago for their senior trip. Julie Moore will present to the students on Suicide and Self Harm and the students will be attending a Vaping program in Onida.

Mr. Sundberg reported on the Donuts for Moms and Dads this week. The new suburban is here and can be picked up this week. New curriculums for next year that are being looked at are Elementary reading and MS social studies. He discussed the Legislative session and bills pertaining to education.

Motion by Kellogg, second by Schatz to adjourn to Executive Session for Legal, SDCL 1-25-2-3 at 6:55 PM. All present voted aye. Motion carried.

Board President Robbennolt declared the Board out of Executive Session at 7:12 PM.

The next regular meeting is April 8th at 6:30 PM.

Motion by Goebel, second by Zeigler to adjourn the meeting at 7:15 PM. All present voted aye. Motion carried.

Brian Robbennolt, Board President

Barbara Everson, Business Manager

Published once at the total approximate cost of $138.40


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