Proceedings: BCSD 4-16-18


Bennett County School District 3-1

Board Of Education Minutes

Regular Meeting

April 16, 2018

The Regular meeting of the Bennett County School District 3-1 was called to order by Board President Mike Olson at 5:00 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by President Olson. Board members present: Alexander, Hodson, and Olson. Administration present, Superintendent Halverson, Secondary Principal Redden, Elementary Principal Kuxhaus, Co-Business Managers Robinson and Coyle. Absent: Board Member Petrak, Jr. High Principal Ready. Others present, Tim Huether, Tara Fanning, Donna McKay, Kelvin McCollam, Bob Toczek, Jerry Sieveke, Troy Sieveke, Melissa Byrne, Stacy Allen.

129.0-18 Hodson moved to approve the agenda with the following additions:

146.0 Accept the negotiated agreement between BCCEA and Bennett County School District for the 2018-2019 school year. (Action)

147.0 Motion to surplus computer equipment. (Action)

148.0 Adjournment. (Action) seconded by Alexander. All voting aye, motion carried. Board Member Petrak arrive at 5:05 p.m. There were no conflicts of interest disclosures

130.0-18 Hodson moved to approve the consent agenda, seconded by Alexander. All voting aye motion carried. 

130.1 Minutes of Regular Meeting, March 12, 2018

130.2 Claims, April, 2018

130.3 Financials, March, 2018

Checking 1 Fund: 10 General Fund; Pest Control, 4 Seasons, 150.00; Supplies, A & B Welding, 138.41; Fire Alarm Monitoring, Adtech Inc, 207.94; Planners, Amsterdam Printing, 557.74; Subscription, Association For Middle Level, 369.91; Education Board Supplies, Auntie D’s, 48.00; Bus Supplies, Bair’s Automotive Store, 80.27; Legals & Minutes, Bc Booster Ii, 283.75; Fall Sports Banquest, Bc School District 3-1, 274.50; Library Supplies, Bc School-Trust & Agency, 4,538.84; Cdl Physical, Bennett County Rural Health Clinic, 300.00; Fuel, Cardmember Service, 325.74; Bchs Supplies, Carolina Biological Supply Co, 34.26; Legion Water, City Of Martin, 932.33; Bchs Travel, Clubhouse Hotel & Suites, 302.00; District Services, Culligan Water Conditioning, 120.00; Phone, Donovan, Kenneth, 40.00; Mgs Supplies, Essence, 85.00; Act Travel, Fairfield Inn, 648.93; Jr High Travel, Fnb Visa, 6,820.98; Non Programmed Food, Food Services Of America, 109.12; Tire Repair, Fresh Start Convenience Store, 7.00; Board Supplies, Frosted Petal, The, 54.00; IA Supplies, GE Associates Inc, 82.94; Maint Supplies, General Parts LLC, 354.02; Vo Ag Supplies, General Store, The, 340.59; Phone, Golden West Inc., 1,350.72; Repairs & Maint, Golden West Technologies, 187.50; Supt Travel/Phone, Halverson, Stacy, 254.00; Maint Supplies, Hillyard/Sioux Falls, 2,000.46; Nursing Supplies, Huether, Marie, 127.98; Bchs Supplies, J.W. Pepper & Son,Inc, 227.24; Fuel, Kj’s Pit Stop, 3,750.46; Bo Back Up, Kt Connections, 30.00; Legion Electric, Lacreek Electric, 17,555.36; District Title I P/D Supplies, Lynn’s Dakotamart, 301.71; Bchs 1003(A) Travel, Lyon, Jeri, 219.00; Copier Maint, Marco Inc, 480.00; Bus Supplies, Martin Auto Parts II, 190.84; Maint Supplies, Menard’s, 36.80; Fire Alarm Monitoring, Midwest Alarm, 97.62; Jr High Propane, Midwest Cooperative, 13,117.30; Jr High Title I Supplies, Nasco, 609.34; Mgs Supplies, Nat’l School Forms, 262.74; Act Supplies, Neff Company, 1,503.02; Bus Supplies, North Central Bus Sales, 296.96; Maint Supplies, Northwest Pipe Fitting, 9.84; Supt Travel, Ramada Inn - Airport, 84.95; District Title I, Rapid City Dyslexia Care, 575.00; Maint Contract/Repairs & Maint, Rasmussen Mechanical Services Inc, 2,191.12; Bchs Title I 1003(A) Travel, Redden, Nicholas, 219.00; Mgs Principal Supplies, Reinhart, 231.72; State Student Council, Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, 1,188.00; Legion Garbage, Salomon Sanitation, 1,132.06; Supt Registration/Bchs Principal Registration, School Administrators Of SD, 860.00; Maint Supplies, School Specialty, 78.05; Unemployment, SD Dept. Of Labor, 284.99; Rule Books/Rulebooks, SD HS Activities Assn, 1,049.00; Nurse Registration, SDSNA, 130.00; Rug Service, Servall Uniform & Linen Supply, Inc, 56.18; Act Travel, Smokov, Justin, 42.90; Pbis Supplies, Sportsman’s Lanes, 221.75; Purchased Services, Time Management Systems, 88.35; Phone, Toczek, Robert, 40.00; Vo-Ag Supplies, True Value Hardware, 1,137.13; Bo Supplies, Library Supplies, Valentine Office Supply, 152.28; Jr H Title I Supplies, Varitronics LLC, 997.25; Title I 1003(A) Travel, Waln, Duke, 219.00; Maint Supplies, Warne Chemical & Equipment Company, 1,784.10; Fund Total: 72,577.99; Checking 1 Fund: 21 Capital Outlay; Cache Box, Appliansys LLC, 104.55; Library Travel, Fnb Visa, 545.35; Weight Room, General Store, The, 1,613.42; Legion, Hauff Mid-America Sports, 559.50; Jr High Copier, Marco Inc, 1,211.08; Sec Textbooks, Mcgraw Hill Education, 30.00; Library License, Overdrive, 1,500.00; Maint Supplies, Rasmussen Mechanical Services Inc, 2,934.25; Fund Total: 8,498.15; Checking 1 Fund: 22 Special Education Fund; Mgs Sped Travel, Abernathy, Linda, 64.00; District Sped Travel, Allen, Stacy, 64.00; Bchs Sped Travek, Bc School-Trust & Agency, 149.96; Bchs Sped Services, Black Hills Special Services, 2,090.28; Tuition/Mgs Sped Services, Children’s Care Hospital And School, 7,028.75; Mgs Sped Travel, Kuxhaus, Molly, 64.00; Bchs Sped Copier, Marco Inc, 71.21; Bchs Sped Travel, Pierson, Sunny, 64.00; Bchs Sped Travel, Risse, Bonnie, 64.00; Residential, Sd Dept Of Human Services, 5,788.05; Mgs Sped Travel, Sell, Sue, 64.00; Sped Director Travel, Sheraton Hotel, 1,032.00; Fund Total: 16,544.25; Checking 1 Fund: 51 Food Service; Food Service Supplies, Bc School-Trust & Agency, 239.98; Milk, Dean Foods, 1,079.89; Fruit & Veg Grant, Food Services Of America, 6,646.73; Supplies, Hillyard/Sioux Falls, 191.80; Lunch Supplies, Lynn’s Dakotamart, 46.35; Supplies, Reinhart, 6,104.86; Lunch Supplies, SD Child Nutrition Program, 710.19; Fund Total: 15,019.80; Checking Account Total: 112,640.19

Approve the March financial reports as presented. 

GENERAL FUND Beginning Balance 271,506.85, Receipts 292,592.74, Disbursements 418,334.33, Ending Balance 145,765.26, Revenue Summary Local 18,460.74, County 1,787.00, State 197,880.00, Federal 74,465.00, Other -0-. CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND 4,234.43, Receipts -0-, Disbursements 5,837.78, Ending Balance (1,598.35), Revenue Summary Local -0-, County -0-, State -0-, Federal -0-, Other -0-. SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND Beginning Balance 30,322.68, Receipts 50,682.33, Disbursements 58,823.00, Ending Balance 22,181.91, Revenue Summary Local -0-, County 6,060.23, State 21,404.00, Federal 23,218.00, Other -0-. 

IMPACT AID FUND Beginning Balance 2,076,514.59, Ending Balance 2,244,258.55, Local 3,082.62, Federal 164,661.34, SHOP BUILDING FUND Beginning Balance -0-, Receipts -0-, Disbursements -0-, Ending Balance -0-, FOOD SERVICE FUND Beginning Balance 30,721.01, Receipts 22,493.12, Disbursements 21,507.72, Ending Balance 31,706.41, Revenue Summary Local 2,974.08, State -0-, Federal 19,519.04, Other -0-. TRUST AND AGENCY Beginning Balance; 112,451.88, Ending Balance 107,056.49. 


General Fund Salaries $248,282.94, Benefits $82,000.55 ; Special Education Salaries $31,462.66, Benefits $8,630.25; Food Service Salaries $6,237.57, Benefits $3,537.87

131.1-18 Board Chairman reported that he had attended the Board of Equalization meeting on March 19, a zoom meeting with 3 Rivers Coop on March 29, also on March 29 he attended the Tom Osborne seminar, had balanced the checking account with Jo, set May 2 as a special meeting to interview school board candidates, Tiff has bills for May.

Superintendent Halverson reported that we still have 3 staff openings, we have received an AED from Associated School Boards and it has been placed in the Jr. High, had attended a library board meeting, the weight room remodel is coming along great, there are numerous events coming up before the end of the school year. 

Secondary Principal Redden reported that the high school will host their school showcase on April 26 with a taco bar and a clue theme, Prom is April 21, received a very good review on the JAG program, students are doing visits to surrounding colleges, the weather is raising havoc with the spring sports schedule.

Elementary Principal Kuxhaus reported on the headstart visit, started the Science Assessment in the 5th grade today, April 20 is 5th and 6th grade parent night, April 25 will be preschool screening day, April 30 is Learn to Code, May 3rd Kindergarten Round-Up, May 16 MGS Fun and Field Day, several field trips are planned in the upcoming weeks. Co-Business Manager reported that the audit has been completed and handed out the report to the board members.

132.0-18 Alexander moved to authorize membership in the South Dakota High School Activities Association for the 2018-2019 school year, seconded by Petrak. All voting aye, motion carried.

133.0-18 Hodson moved to accept the following contract for the 2018-2019 school year, seconded by Alexander. All voting aye, motion carried.

133.1 Clinton Neville, Elementary Physical Education

133.2 Miranda Neville, 3rd Grade Instructor

133.3 Jill Bolzer, Vocal & Music Instructor

134.0-18 Hodson moved to offer classified contracts for the 2018-2019 school year, seconded by Petrak. All voting aye, motion carried.

135.0-18 This item tabled until after executive session.

136.0-18 Hodson moved to accept the certified contracts for the 2018-2019 school year, seconded by Alexander. All voting aye, motion carried.

137.0-18 Alexander moved to accept the technology proposal from Computer Village in the amount of $16,000 for the 2018-2019 school year, seconded by Petrak. All voting aye, motion carried.

138.0-18 Petrak moved to accept the following resignations effective at the end of the 2017-2018 school year, seconded by Alexander. All voting aye, motion carried.

138.1 Darin Indahl, Secondary Instructor

138.2 Darin Indahl, Head Boys/Girls Gold Coach

138.3 Darin Indahl, Assistant Boys Basketball Coach

138.4 LeeVi Story, Cheerleading Coach

138.5 Tami Toczek, Food Service

139.0-18 Hodson moved to adopt and renew the Associated School Board Property and Liability Fund Participation Agreement for the 2018-2019 school year, seconded by Alexander. All voting aye, motion carried.

140.0-18 Roof bid was tabled until Special Board Meeting on May 2, 2018.

141.0-18 Hodson moved to accept the bid for Masonry Preservation, Maintenance and Repair (Tuckpointing) for the Jr. High from Steffen Construction in the amount of $42,840.00. The other bid received was from Jones Caulking, $159,900. Motion was seconded by Alexander. All voting aye, motion carried.

142.0-18 Alexander moved to reject bids for the sewer project. Specifications will be rewritten and rebid. Motion seconded by Petrak. All voting aye, motion carried.

143.0-18 Discussion was held on the Activity Center floor and Alexander moved to put new flooring down in the amount of $97,930, seconded by Petrak. All voting aye, motion carried. 

144.0-18 Hodson moved to enter executive session at 5:58 p.m. for contract negotiations pursuant to SDCL 1-25-2(4), and personnel pursuant to SDCL 1-25-2 (1), seconded by Alexander. Chairman Olson declared out of executive session at 6:40 p.m.

135.0-18 Hodson moved to offer coaching contracts for the 2018-2019 school year, seconded by Olson, Alexander abstained. All voting aye, motion carried.

145.0-18 Alexander moved to accept the negotiated agreement between BCEA and Bennett County School District for the 2018-2019 school year, seconded by Petrak. All voting aye, motion carried.

146.0-18 Alexander moved to accept the negotiated agreement between BCCEA and Bennett County School District for the 2018-2019 school year, seconded by Petrak. All voting aye, motion carried.

147.0-18 Alexander moved to surplus 8 computers as they are obsolete, seconded by Petrak. All voting aye, motion carried.

148.0-18 Hodson moved to adjourn meeting at 6:45 p.m., seconded by Petrak. All voting aye, motion carried. 

Michael Olson, Board Chairman

Jolene Robinson, Business Manager

Published once at the total approximate cost of $134.19

Published: April 25, 2018

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