February 10, 2021
The Gettysburg Board of Education held their regular meeting on the above date in the chorus room. Present were the following: Brian Robbennolt, Mark Schatz, Paul Kellogg, Kyle Kusser, Andy Mikkelsen, Chad Rausch and Daryn Zeigler. Also present were Chip Sundberg, Wendy Smith, Barb Everson, Kim Goebel, Caylee Sorum, Mercedes Lemke and Aleisha McCarthy.
The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Board President Robbennolt called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM.
In Open Forum, School Counselor Kim Goebel thanked the board for their support during the year and gave updates from the counseling office.
Motion by Rausch, second by Zeigler to approve the agenda, with the following addition: add Resignation. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Motion by Schatz, second by Kusser to approve the following consent agenda: Approve the January 11,2021 regular board meeting minutes; approve the financial reports; approve the February 8, 2021 claims and recognize that there were no new conflict of interest disclosures. All present voted aye. Motion carried. Schatz recognizes that he has a conflict of interest with the claim to Schatz Electric and his aye vote does not include that item.
February 8, 2021
VENDOR AMOUNT DESCRIPTION
ALL AMERICAN SPORTS CORP 70.07 Chinstraps—FB helmets
ALL-AROUND GRAPHIX 373.14 AD/Fall athletic awards
B&R TRUCK REPAIR, LLC 302.81 RPR bus #1
BJ’S INSTRUMENT REPAIR 200.00 RPR band instruments CENTRAL DISTRIBUTION 1,214.31 Cust&Covid supplies
CHASE CARDMEMBER SERVICES 761.15 Elem/Cust/Ag/COVID/
CITY OF GETTYSBURG 299.91 Water
DAKOTA FARM & RANCH SUPPLY 113.78 Cust/COVID/Bus supplies
DOLLAR GENERAL 12.57 FACS
ELITE BUSINESS SYSTEMS INC. 794.43 Copier/Printer supplies
EVERSON, BARBARA 57.04 Fiscal mileage
G & R CONTROLS 1,601.28 Rpr fan shaft
G’BURG SCHOOL – IMPREST3,133.72
CI 43.25 Background ck E.Strang
ewis Hofer 111.20 GBB official/mileage
randon Soulek 182.08 GBB official/mileage
an Swenson 120.00 GBB official/mileage
egion 6 Music 105.00 Band/Chorus entry fee
ost Office 275.00 Postage
o Beck 165.52 BBB official/mileage
ark Ulrich 100.00 BBB official
arin Vetch 115.12 BBB official/mileage
rian Carrels 354.16 Wrestling official/mileage
urtis Huffman 302.08 Wrestling official/mileage
ob Lewis 321.40 Wrestling official/mileage
teve Rounds 300.40 Wrestling official/mileage
DU 17.82 Electricity
aulkton School 170.29 Region 1-Act play expenses
ollar General 27.90 FACS groceries
elly Eisemann 120.00 BBB official/mileage
ohn Krogstrand 150.40 BBB official/mileage
ryan Zahn 152.07 BBB official/mileage
G’BURG SCHOOL – LUNCH FUND 429.65 Dec lunch 2nds snack milk
GAS’N GOODIES 540.85 School vehicle gas
GETTYSBURG ROTARY CLUB 70.00 Supt dues(Jul-Dec 2020)
GOLDEN WEST TECHNOLOGIES 345.00 Monthly networking fee
GROTON SCHOOL DISTRICT 100.00 WR entry fee
HAMPTON INN 460.88 WR lodging
HEARTLAND WASTE MANAGEMENT INC 240.00 Jan svcs
HOVEN MEDIA, INC. 37.00 Lib/subscr renewal
IPSWICH HIGH SCHOOL 40.00 MSWR entry fee
LEC INC – LOGAN ELECTRIC 840.00 Snow removal-Dec
MID-AMER. RESEARCH CHEM COR 631.01 Cust&Covid supplies
MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES 5,851.02 Electricity/Natural gas
NEW CREATIONS 19.55 AD/Co-op activity passes
NSU CAREER SERVICES 70.00 Teacher Job Fair regis
POTTER COUNTY NEWS874.35Printing Dec/Jan
SAFEGUARD BUSINESS SYSTEMS 547.14 Fiscal forms
SCHATZ ELECTRIC INC 266.27 Cust/lights
SCHLACHTER LUMBER 230.77 Bus barn elec-Dec & Jan
SCHOOL SPECIALTY 36.99 HS Science supplies
SD SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS
SSOCIATION 25.00 Legis mtg regis fee
SPORTSENGINE 75.00 WR/online scoring svcs
STANLEY CO. SCHOOL DISTRICT 100.00 WR entry fee
STANLEY’S, INC. 1,075.20 Bus diesel fuel
TRUE VALUE HARDWARE 25.99 Cust supplies
VENTURE COMM. INC. 380.58 Communications
WAGER,SHANE 2,140.00 Feb tech svcs
WILLIAM V MacGILL & CO. 66.56 School Ofc med supplies
WINNER SCHOOL DISTRICT 100.00 WR entry fee
CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND
ELITE BUSINESS SYSTEMS INC. 496.71 Printer/Copier leases
SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND
AVERA GETTYSBURG 1,365.00 PT/OT svcs-Dec
CHASE CARDMEMBER SERVICES 691.06 Supplies/IPAD
ELITE BUSINESS SYSTEMS INC. 73.50 SpEd printer leases/copies
N2Y, LLC 4,520.98 SpEd software apps
PRASEK, BETH 697.72 Psychological svcs
WILLIAMS, THEODORE L. 525.00 Psychological svcs
FOOD SERVICE FUND
CHASE CARDMEMBER SERVICES 37.79 Lunch/forks
HEARTLAND WASTE MNGMT. INC. 120.00 Jan svcs
TAHER, INC – BIN #135092 10,241.01 Dec purch svcs
r. Sundberg reported that the old gym roof project is finished. He also reported the floor work in the new gym was poor quality and he has contacted the contractor. The building committee and Mr. Sundberg are working with G&R Controls regarding options for the elementary heating system. Dave Nauman, Insurance Adjuster, contacted us regarding the new gym roof issues and fixing the roof.
Mr. Sundberg discussed the current COVID numbers and the Tier System. We are currently in Tier 1 for activities. Motion by Zeigler, second by Mikkelsen to continue 12:50 Friday releases in full weeks through the week of March 12th, with a re-assessment at the March board meeting, and to use the snow makeup days( already in the calendar) if we have a snow day. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Motion by Schatz, second by Kellogg to adopt policies JECG, JFB-R(1), JFBC, JFB-E(1) and JFB-E(2). All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Motion by Rausch, second by Kusser to approve the Combined Election Agreement with the City of Gettysburg. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Motion by Kellogg, second by Mikkelsen to hire Emily Strang as a SPED Para Professional 2 for $13.25/hr. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Motion by Zeigler, second by Rausch to accept the verbal resignation from Amy Hartung. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Motion by Rausch, second by Kellogg to have the FFA crop plot in ARC-CO. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Board President Robbennolt acknowledged Home School 2020-21 #15.
Motion by Mikkelsen, second by Zeigler to set Driver’s Ed Fees at $210 in district and $260 out of district. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Motion by Schatz, second by Zeigler to approve the 2021-22 calendar with three make-up snow days. All present voted aye.
Business Manager Everson reported on the ESSER 2 Funding. The preliminary estimate that we will receive is $137,898. She also reported that we have had two school board petitions returned and verified. The final date to turn in a petition is February 26th.
Mrs. Wendy Smith reported that the Jr. Knowledge Bowl qualified for State FCCLA. She also reported on upcoming events. We had conferences last week with a 70% turnout in the MS and 20% in the HS. In FFA, 3 students received their State Farmer degrees. The Businessman’s breakfast with be held at the school on February 24th with appropriate room for seating along with a to-go option. Testing for this spring was discussed.
Mr. Sundberg gave a legislative update. He also discussed cracker barrel dates and locations. This week is School Board Recognition Week and he thanked the school board for all they do. He will be setting up board training with ASBSD.
Motion by Schatz, second by Zeigler to adjourn to Executive Session for Student, SDCL 1-25-2-2 at 7:19 PM. All present voted aye.
Board President Robbennolt declared the Board back in session at 7:49 PM.
Motion by Kellogg, second by Rausch to adjourn to Executive Session for Personnel at 7:49 PM. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Board President Robbennolt declared the Board back in session at 8:34 PM.
Motion by Mikkelsen, second by Kellogg to offer administrative contracts for the 2021-22 school year to Superintendent Chip Sundberg, Principal Wendy Smith and Business Manager Barb Everson with salaries/benefits to be negotiated later. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
The next meeting is scheduled for March 8, 2021 at 6:30 PM.
Motion by Rausch, second by Zeigler to adjourn the meeting at 8:36 PM. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Barbara Everson, Business Manager
Brian Robbennolt, Board President
Published once at the total approximate cost of $206.19.