May 13, 2013
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, Kevin Geditz, Paul Kellogg, Ryan Lake, Brian Robbennolt, and Kim Schweiss. Also present were Tim Hagedorn, Wendy Smith, Barb Everson, Amber Mikkelsen, Dean Marske and Scott Sikkink.
The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Board President Schmidt called the meeting to order at 7:30 PM.
Motion by Kellogg, second by Lake to approve the agenda with the following additions: add HKG, Sports Coop, FFA, and Executive Session for Personnel, SDCL 1-25-2-1. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Motion by Schweiss, second by Cronin to approve the following consent agenda with the following change in the April 15, 2013 minutes: Kellogg’s aye vote on the consent agenda did not include the HKG claim and he acknowledges conflict of interest; approve the minutes of the April 15, 2013 regular board meeting with the above change, approve the financial report and approve the 5-9-13 claims. All present voted aye. Motion carried. Kellogg acknowledges conflict of interest with claims to HKG and his aye vote does not include these items.
MAY 9, 2013 CLAIMS PRESENTED FOR PAYMENT
VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS, $183.79 COMMUNICATIONS; ABERDEEN AWARDS, 50.00, PLAQUES FOR GHS TRACK INVITE; ABERDEEN AWARDS, 141.50, BAND/VOCAL AWARDS; ACADEMY TROPHY & ENGRAVING, 5.00, ENGRAVE BAND PLAQUES; AUNTIE KAKE’S, 5.49, ROLLS FOR ELECTION WORKERS; AUTOMATIC BUILDING CONTROLS, 996.00, ANNUAL FEE/FIRE ALARM/ANNUAL INSPTION;
BEST WESTERN RAMKOTA HOTEL, 149.98, LODGING GUIDANCE CONF; BMS, INC., 366.66, AG SUPPLIES; CDW GOVERNMENT INC, 96.75, ELEM LIB PRINTER TONER; CENTURY BUSINESS PRODUCTS INC, 30.00, ELEM LIB COPIES; CROWN AWARDS, 359.87, LIB AWARDS/MEDALS; DAKOTA FARM & RANCH SUPPLY, 371.53, AG MATERIALS;
DAYS INN, 648.00, LODGING/STATE FFA (1/2); ELAN FINANCIAL SERVICES, 201.95, HS SUPPLIES/TIE CONF LODGING; ENGEL MUSIC SUPPLY INC, 54.74, ADAPTOR FOR KEYBOARD; FLINN SCIENTIFIC INC, 72.34, HS SCIENCE SUPPLIES;
G’BURG SCHOOL/DISTRICT REFUND 1,665.33, DCI, 86.50, BACKGROUND CHECK KLUDT/OAKS, VERN SMITH, 52.00, MEALS AT AD CONFERENCE, NHD/AGRIC HERTGE MUSEUM, 60.00, STATE HISTORY DAY ENTRY FEE, CHRISTY SALTSMAN, 164.75, FIELD DAY RIBBONS REIMB,
MOBRIDGE HS, 75.00, TRACK ENTRY FEE, SDASBO, 60.00, SPRING CONFERENCE REGSTRN—BUS MGR, POST OFFICE, 138.00, POSTAGE, GROTON HS, 80.00, TRACK ENTRY FEE, JUSTIN JENSEN, 73.83, BAND SENIOR AWARDS, CATHY LARSON, 61.00, REIMB TIE CONF MEALS, CHRISTY SALTSMAN, 61.00, REIMB TIE CONF MEALS,
WENDY SMITH, 61.00, REIMB TIE CONF MEALS, SALLY SIMON, 61.00, REIMB TIE CONF MEALS, DCI, 43.25, BACKGROUND CHECK CRONIN, IPSWICH HS, 60.00, TRACK ENTRY FEE, BANK OF THE WEST, 192.00, MEAL $ FOR STATE FFA, MIKKELSEN & CHAPER, ABO, 336.00, ELEM CONTEST FEE;
GAS’N GOODIES, 58.62, SCHOOL VEHICLE GAS; GRAHAM TIRE S.F. NORTH, 44.60, REPAIR TIRE PREVOST; HEARTLAND WASTE MANAGEMENT INC, 240.00, APRIL GARBAGE SERVICE; HERMITAGE ART COMPANY INC, 56.23, HS GRAD PROGRAMS; HILTON GARDEN INN, 645.00, LODGING HOWARD WOOD; HOLZWARTH SALES & SERVICE, 196.01, O2 CO2 TANKS;
INSTRUMENTALIST COMPANY, 129.00, BAND AWARDS; J.W. PEPPER & SON INC, 300.96, BAND/VOCAL MUSIC; JENSEN, JUSTIN, 9.75, REIMB FOR FLOWERS ALL STATE JAZZ BND; JOSTENS, INC., 119.06, DIPLOMA INSERTS; KLUDT, GAYLE, 159.62, REIMB GOLF SUPPLIES/COACHING COURSES; LANGER’S FAMILY FOODS, 95.21, ELEM/FACS/TATU SUPPLIES;
MARCO, INC., 71.60, FISCAL COPIES; McLEOD’S PRINTING & OFFICE SUP, 81.80, ELEM/HS ABSENCE REPORTS; MID-AMERICAN RESEARCH CHEM COR, 3,130.99, GYM FLOOR CLEANER/CUST SUPPLIES; MIDWAY PARTS INC, 30.58, WIPER BLADES; MIKKELSEN, AMBER, 2,243.12, REIMB AIRPLANE TICKTS NAT’L FCCLA;
MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES, 41.22, ELEC BUS GARAGE; NEW CREATIONS, 9.22, FISCAL SUPPLIES; PAPERDIRECT, INC., 128.29, A/R AWARDS; PAUER SOUND & MUSIC, INC., 140.08, RPR SOUND SYSTEM; PETTY CASH 42.06, POSTAGE; POSITIVE PROMOTIONS, 38.70, A/R AWARDS; POTTER COUNTY NEWS, 438.12, FISCAL PRINTING;
RAMADA INN – AIRPORT, 1,249.30, LODGING STATE FCCLA; RAMKOTA INN, BEST WESTERN, 175.98, FISCAL LODGING; SANFORD HEALTH PLAN, 51.00, HEALTH INS ADMIN FEE; SCHLACHTER LUMBER, 187.67, CUST/AG MATERIALS; SCOTT, KEITH, 73.00, MEALS/TIE CONF; SD FCCLA, 390.00, LODGING/NATL FCCLA; SD FCCLA, 420.00, REGIS FEES/NATL FCCLA; SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN COMPANY, 280.85, APRIL SERVICES;
SMITH, VERNON, 47.00, MEALS/HOWARD WOOD RELAYS; SMITH, WENDY, 415.98, REIMB LODGING TIE CONF; TAYLOR MUSIC, 51.00, BAND INSTRUMENT RPR; TRUE VALUE HARDWARE, 53.13, CUST SUPPLIES; UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, 71.00, DIBELS DATA SYSTEM; VILAS PHARMACY, 35.21, ELEM/HS/AD SUPPLIES.
CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND
BSN SPORTS/SPORT SUPPLY GROUP, $3,138.95, DISCUS CAGE/TRACK TIMER STAND; BURG’S GAS & ETC., INC., 3,039.03, BUS DIESEL; CITY OF GETTYSBURG, 299.55, WATER; ELITE BUSINESS SYSTEMS INC., 250.58, SAVIN COPIER/PRINTER LEASES; G’BURG SCHOOL/DISTRICT REFUND, 72.10, KEITH SCOTT, 72.10, REIMB GAS TIE CONF; GAS’N GOODIES, 547.50, SCHOOL VEHICLE GAS; HKG ARCHITECTS, 43,427.34, ARCHITECT SVCS/MILEAGE; MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES, 6,054.73, ELEC/NATURAL GAS; NORMAN, TYLEE, 51.00, REIMB GAS/NATIONAL FFA; SMITH, VERNON, 173.50, REIMB GAS/HOWARD WOOD RELAY.
SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND
AUTISM BEHAVIORAL CONSULTING, $1,277.50, PROFESSIONAL SVCS; AVERA MEDICAL GROUP UNIV., 1,488.00, PSYCH SVCS; HOBERT, APRIL, 82.00, REIMB LIFE SKILLS FOR STUDENT/SUPPLIES; KIDS TALK, 523.50, PROFESSIONAL SVCS; SD VOICES FOR CHILDREN, 70.00, CONF REG FEE; TECHNOLOGY/INNOVATIONS IN EDUC, 90.00, CONF REGIS FEE.
FOOD SERVICE FUND
CASS-CLAY CREAMERY, $1,515.99, DAIRY PRODUCTS; CHILD & ADULT NUTRITION SERVIC, 196.00, PURCHASED FOOD; CWD/HRS, 4,364.37, PURCHASED FOOD/SUPPLIES; EARTHGRAINS BAKING CO’S INC., 482.40, BREAD/BUNS; HEARTLAND WASTE MANAGEMENT INC, 120.00, APRIL GARBAGE SVC; LANGER’S FAMILY FOODS, 30.88, PURCHASED FOOD; SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN COMPANY, 139.98, APRIL SVCS.
GENERAL FUND, $127,844.60, SALARIES/INS/RETIREMENT; SPED FUND, 18,217.24, SALARIES/INS/RETIREMENT; LUNCH FUND, 4,965.10, SALARIES/INS/RETIREMENT; DRIVER’S ED FUND, 189.33, SALARIES/INS/RETIREMENT.
Amber Mikkelsen met with the board regarding National FCCLA. She has 2 students, Tierney Donovan and Cassidy Soper attending. Motion by Cronin, second by Geditz that the school will pay $800 per student and the advisor’s costs for this trip. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Dean Marske and Scott Sikkink from HKG Architects discussed the new high school building with the board. He will also be at the June school board meeting.
The committee that attended the sports co-op reported on the proposed changes. The changes will be voted on at the June board meeting.
Motion by Kellogg, second by Robbennolt to approve contracts to the following administration and certified staff: Tim Hagedorn, Wendy Smith, Barbara Everson, Penelope Baus, Jay Berglund, Jamie Cronin, Valerie Dahlquist, Kim Goebel, Kathrine Heffernan, April Hobert, Justin Jensen, Catherine Larson, Jessica Larson, Kathryn Larson, Mandy Lewis, Amber Mikkelsen, Tylee Norman, Julie Poeppel, Mary Quiett, Christine Saltsman, Cynthia Schmidt, Keith Scott, Sally Simon, Vernon Smith, Patricia Stoner, and Julie Williams. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Motion by Lake, second by Kellogg to hire the following summer workers: Spencer Shaw, $7.50 per hour, Luke Smith, $7.25 per hour, Christopher Dutenhoeffer, $7.25 per hour, and Ashley Siebrasse, $7.25 per hour. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Employee health insurance options were discussed. Motion by Geditz, second by Schweiss to offer the $2000 and $3000 deductible plans through Sanford Health to the staff. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Motion by Cronin, second by Robbennolt to approve membership in the SDHSAA for 2013-2014 school year, to vote for Dan Whalen of Pierre for the Division II Representative position, vote for Mike Miller of Aberdeen Central for the Large School Group Representative position, and to vote Yes on Amendment No 1. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Motion by Lake, second by Schweiss to approve paying Jolinda Brown and Karen Brown $10 per day increase when they were long-term subs for maternity leave. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Our graduation policy and early graduation were discussed.
Business Manager Everson presented and discussed the preliminary budget.
Motion by Kellogg, second by Robbennolt to accept the resignation of Jay Berglund as JH track coach for the 2013-2014 school year and to accept the resignation of Jolinda Brown, Special Ed Aide at the end of this school year. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
The income and expense sheets compiled by FFA teacher, Tylee Norman, were passed out. Motion by Kellogg, second by Lake to rent the test plot to the FFA for $180.00. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Mrs. Wendy Smith discussed the TIE conference, next year’s schedule, and end of year activities. Graduation is Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 2PM in the school gym.
Mr. Hagedorn reported that Homeland Security was here and we are hoping to get a grant for security at the new school. The fire marshal was also here, and Mr. Hagedorn reported on his findings. The new elementary math series was discussed. Summer projects were discussed.
Motion by Cronin, second by Geditz to adjourn to Executive Session for Personnel, SDCL 1-25-2-1 at 9:58 PM. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Board President Schmidt declared the Board out of Executive Session at 10:25 PM.
Motion by Robbennolt, second by Kellogg to adjourn the meeting. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:25 PM.
Barbara Everson, Business Manager
M. Kay Schmidt, Board President
Published once at the total approximate cost of $248.36
Board of Education held regular meeting May 13
May 13, 2013