Proceedings: BCSD 8-20-18


Bennett County School District 3-1

Board Of Education Minutes

Regular Meeting

August 20, 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, Fanning, Huber, Petrak and Olson. Administration present, Superintendent Halverson, Secondary Principal Redden, Middle School Principal Ready, Elementary Principal Kuxhaus, Co-Business Managers Robinson and Coyle. Others present, Tim Huether.

20.0-19 Huber moved to approve the agenda with the following additions:

23.4 Open enrollment, 19.4, High School Student

26.5 Donna Smokov, para-professional, $11.00

30.0-19 Motion to recognize Jesse Ulmer, jr. high football and Vera O’Neill, volleyball as volunteers for the 2018-2019 school year. (Action)

31.0-19 Motion to approve Plan of Intent application waiver for Jason Buckles. (Action)

32.0-19 Executive session.

33.0-19 Adjournment. 

No conflict of interest disclosed.

No communication from public.

21.0-19 Fanning moved to approve the consent agenda, seconded by Alexander. All voting aye motion carried. 

21.1 Minutes of Annual Meeting, July 19, 2018

21.2 Claims, August, 2018

Checking 1 Fund: 10 General Fund; Pest Control, 4 Seasons, 150.00; Vo-Ag Supplies, Ag Classroom Store, 45.01; Repairs & Maint, Amick Sound, 595.15; First Aid Course, Anderson, Rodney, 35.00; Supt Travel/Bchs Travel, Arrowwood, 1,255.35; Supt Registration, Associated School Boards, 185.00; Bchs Supplies, Bar Charts, Inc., 98.32; Bchs Supplies, Batchelder’s, 706.73; Legals & Minutes, Bc Booster Ii, 970.82; Title I Purchased Food, Bc School District 3-1, 700.05; Bchs Supplies, Bc School-Trust & Agency, 856.16; Employee Physical/Cdl Physical, Bennett County Rural Health Clinic, 602.00; Mgs Title I Travel, Cardmember Service, 240.80; Bchs Supplies, Carolina Biological Supply Co, 218.06; Legal Services, Churchill, Manolis, Freeman, 129.40; Legion Water, City Of Martin, 3,174.50; Jag Travel, Claussen, Kim, 44.00; Title I Director Travel, Bchs Travel, Elem Principal Travel, Clubhouse Hotel & Suites, 680.00; Bchs Tech Supplies, Computer Village, 79.95; Registration, Council On College Admission In Sd, 55.00; Golf Travel, Country Inns & Suites, 333.00; Repairs & Maint, Culligan Water Conditioning, 140.00; Mgs Supplies, Curriculum Associates, Llc, 68.64; Phone, Donovan, Kenneth, 40.00; Mgs Supplies, Educational Innovations, Inc, 62.90; Mentor Travel, Fairfield Inn, 140.00; Mgs Title I P/D Travel, Fnb Visa, 1,151.99; Bchs Supplies, Frey Scientific, 428.01; Teacher/Mentor, Fuchs, Jeanene, 149.80; Bus Driver Safety Training, G&N Llc, 100.00; Mgs Title I P/D Travel, Geiman, Samantha, 215.00; Maint Supplies, General Store, The, 960.29; Bchs Supplies, Geyer Instructional Products, 23.94; Phone, Golden West Inc., 1,119.37; Annual Telephone/Bo Annual Telephone/Mgs Annual Telephone, Golden West Technologies, 1,777.80; Maint Supplies, Gopher Sport, 292.20; Phone, Halverson, Stacy, 40.00; Mgs Title I P/D Travel, Harris, Donna Rae, 215.00; Mgs Title I P/D Travel, Hicks, Tara, 215.00; Maint Supplies, Hillyard/Sioux Falls, 6,957.38; Cdl Physical, Horizon Health Care Inc, 212.00; Nurse Supplies, Huether, Marie, 217.32; Beginning Workbook, J Stone Creation, 471.38; Bchs Supplies, J.W. Pepper & Son,Inc, 13.75; Windshield/2017 Suburban Windshield/Dodge Caravan Windshield, Jim’s Body Shop, 1,461.57; Mgs Title I P/D Travel, Keegan, Rebecca, 215.00; Fuel, Kj’s Pit Stop, 1,086.96; Bo Back-Up, Kt Connections, 30.00; Elem Principal Travel/Mgs Title I P/D Travel, Kuxhaus, Amie, 93.00; Legion Electric, Lacreek Electric, 7,175.80; Mgs Supplies, Lakeshore Curriculum, 91.98; Mgs Supplies, Live Wire Media, 593.46; Elem Principal Travel, Lodge At Deadwood, The, 550.00; Fuel, Lynn’s Dakotamart, 1,162.38; Praxis, Lyon, Jeri, 120.00; Ms Mentor Traveltravel, Malik, Sadia, 129.00; Mgs Supplies, Marco Products, 172.37; Bus Supplies, Martin Auto Parts Ii, 558.20; Bchs Supplies, Mcgraw Hill Education, 349.92; Bchs Supplies, Mf Athletic Company, 87.95; Safety Course, Muilenburg, Anthony, 35.00; Bchs Supplies, Music In Motion, 207.74; Bchs Supplies/Ms Supplies, Nasco, 974.64; Dues & Fees, National Indian Impacted Schools Association, 1,500.00; Mgs Supplies, Nimco, Inc, 158.79; Bus Supplies, North Central Bus Sales, 257.49; Copier, Office Shop Inc, 80.64; Mgs Supplies, Oriental Trading Co., 286.11; Repairs & Maint/Maint Supplies, Panhandle Sales & Service, Llc, 369.00; Bchs Supplies, Pitsco, Inc, 39.25; Bchs Supplies, Prestwick House, 259.57; Maint Supplies/Repairs & Maint, Rasmussen Mechanical Services Inc, 2,467.00; Mgs Supplies, Raymond-Geddes, 56.16; Ms Principal Travel, Title I Director Travel, Ready, Belinda, 93.00; Mgs Supplies, Really Good Stuff. Llc, 1,415.35; Board Services, Red Road, Inc, 1,141.90; Travel Bchs, Redden, Nicholas, 26.00; Mgs Title I P/D Travel, Risse, Carol, 215.00; Mgs Principal Supplies, Rochester 100 Inc, 375.00; Jr High Supplies, S & S Worldwide, Inc, 186.92; Bus Garage Garbage, Salomon Sanitation, 1,132.06; Mgs Supplies, Scholastic, 1,354.37; Nurse Supplies, School Nurse Supply, Inc, 856.74; Mgs Supplies/Couselor Supplies/District Title I Supplies/Supplies/Title I Mgs Supplies/Bchs Supplies/Ms Supplies, School Specialty, 5,661.34; Registration, Sdasbo, 150.00; Rug Service, Servall Uniform & Linen Supply, Inc, 84.21; Bchs Travel, Smith, Lexi, 140.70; Maint Supplies, Sod’s Mechanical, 36.73; Mentoring Travel, Strain, Joyce, 287.24; Bchs Supplies, Supreme School Supply Co, 114.46; Ms Tech Supplies, Syncb/Amazon, 3,542.81; Bchs Supplies, Teacher’s Discovery, 16.89; Dues, Three Rivers Special Services Coop, 4,470.00; Contract, Time Management Systems, 94.05; Phone, Toczek, Robert, 40.00; Bchs Act Supplies, Training Room Inc, 2,454.60; Bus Supplies, True Value Hardware, 2,356.67; Bo Supplies, Valentine Office Supply, 704.34; Bchs Supplies, Varitronics Llc, 447.24; District Title I Parent Involve, Wal Mart Community, 238.57; Cdl License, Waln, Janelle, 33.00; Prof/Tech Services, Yesway, 127.00; Mgs Supplies, Youthlight, Inc., 381.20; Fund Total: 74,912.44; Checking 1 Fund: 21 Capital Outlay; Computer Equipment, Apple Computer, 1,647.00; Bchs Supplies, Arbor Scientific, 1,010.66; Art Room Flooring, Bc Welding, 2,075.30; Chemistry Lab Clean Up, Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc., 6,669.52; Bchs Computer Licensing Fees, Ewell Educational Services, 165.00; Computer Licensing Fees, Fnb Visa, 1,146.82; Textbooks, Follett School Solutions, Inc, 66.00; Textbooks, Frey Scientific, 1,214.25; Legion Caulk & Downspouts, General Service Construct Inc, 7,700.00; Led Project Product, Genpro Energy Solutions, 189,124.97; Repairs & Maint, Glass Shop, The, 1,968.54; Vb Jerseys, Hauff Mid-America Sports, 1,800.00; Basic Animated Liter, J Stone Creation, 479.80; Bchs Roof, L & D Roofing And Construction, 70,116.52; Computer Licensing Fees, Liminex, Inc. Dba Go Guardian, 3,510.00; Maint Supplies, Menard’s, 79.96; Mgs Computer Licensing Fees, Ncs Pearson Inc, 2,410.00; Mgs Computer Licensing Fees, Nwea, 1,437.50; Bchs Copier, Office Shop Leasing, 567.44; Repairs & Maint, Rasmussen Mechanical Services Inc, 1,282.86; Computer Equipment, Riverside Tech Inc, 2,730.00; Mgs Supplies/Bchs Supplies/Legion Stair Treads/Mgs Lockers/A/C Flooring/Bchs Flooring/Mgs Hallway Flooring/Bchs Hallway Flooring/Bchs Classroom Flooring, School Specialty, 218,243.51; Computer Licensing Fees, Shoutpoint, 690.00; Mgs Supplies, Simpson Printing, 74.65; Locker Removal, Specialty Installation Llc, 3,274.00; Computer Licensing Fees, Starfall Education, 270.00; Mgs Chromebooks, Sterling Computers, 21,190.00; Mgs Supplies, Syncb/Amazon, 185.68; Computer Licensing Fees, Turnitin, Llc, 1,820.00; Computer Licensing Fees, Vocabulary And Spelling City, 540.00; Repairs & Maint, Ward, Eg, 1,080.00; Hs Sewer Project, Yohner, Inc., 52,497.03; Computer Licensing Fees, Zoom Video Communications Inc, 99.90; Fund Total: 597,166.91; Checking 1 Fund: 22 Special Education Fund; Mgs Sped Travel, Arrowwood, 189.90; Tuition, Children’s Care Hospital And School, 4,320.00; Sped Services, Children’s Care Hospital, 1,381.00; Jr High Sped Supplies, Essential Skills, 129.00; Bchs Sped Supplies, Innovative Learning Concepts, 541.08; Bchs Sped Supplies, J.Weston Walch Publisher, 443.88; Ms Sped Supplies/Bchs Sped Supplies, Lakeshore Curriculum, 327.12; Sped Copier, Office Shop Leasing, 6.01; Bchs Sped Travel, Pierson, Sunny, 52.00; Sped Certification, Risse, Bonnie, 1,530.44; Speech Supplies/Mgs Sped Supplies/Bchs Sped Supplies, School Specialty, 1,300.80; Residential, Sd Dept Of Human Services, 7,084.59; Consumable Supplies, Super Duper School Co., 273.10; Speech Services, Three Rivers Coop Health Benefits, 54,551.50; Ms Sped Supplies, Valentine Office Supply, 259.80; Fund Total: 72,390.22; Checking 1 Fund: 51 Food Service; Fs License, Infinite Campus/access Course, 1,188.00; 11 Lunchroom Tables, School Specialty, 19,791.53; Kitchen Exhaust Hood, Steam Cleaning Specialist, 1,800.00; Fund Total: 22,779.53; Checking Account Total: 767,249.10

22.1-18 Board Chairman Olson reported he had attended the 3-Rivers Co-op annual meeting in Philip on July 23 and he was elected chairman of the co-op for the coming year, he will have a zoom meeting with 3-Rivers on August 22 and he had reconciled the bank statement with Jolene on August 1.

22.2 Superintendent Halverson reported that the start of school was uneventful, gave a report on Project Stand Up and we will discuss this further at the next meeting, all summer projects are completed except the tuckpointing at the middle school which will be completed by the end of August, and LED lighting project is continuing. 

22.3 Middle school Principal Ready reported her enrollment is 84 at the middle school, Great Start! The student comments have been very positive, she also reported on family and community engagements, professional development and we are awaiting final approval on the Consolidated Application and we have applied for a Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Grant.

22.4 Secondary Principal Redden reported that enrollment at the high school is 139, a smooth beginning! have begun Map testing, have had first football game and Cross country and volleyball meets are coming up this week. 

22.5 Elementary Principal Kuxhaus reported that her enrollment is at 253 currently, pride expectations and procedures are running very smoothly, and the staff will review data on Friday and set goals.

22.6 Co-Business Manager Robinson reported that the auditors are here this week and she had transferred funds from Impact Aid fund.

23.0-19 Petrak moved to approve home school exemptions and open enrollment applications for the following, seconded by Huber. All voting aye, motion carried.

23.1 19.1, elementary student, home school

23.2 19.2, elementary student, home school

23.3 19.3, high school student, home school

23.4 19.4, high school student, open enrollment

24.0-19 Fanning moved to accept the resignation of Jeanette Nelson, para-professional, seconded by Petrak. All voting aye, motion carried.

25.0-19 Huber moved to void the following checks due to lack of presentation, seconded by Petrak. All voting aye, motion carried.

25.1 #16983, Amanda Wheeler, $250.00

25.2 #17090, Newell School District, $30.00

25.3 #17129, Newell School District, $35.00

25.4 #17167, Americ Inn, $68.45

25.5 #17295, Cella Hermson, $163.00

25.6 #17342, Joe Wilson, $18.90

25.7 #17361, BC Community Action, $100.00

26.0-19 Petrak moved to accept the following contracts for the 2018-2019 school year, seconded by Huber. All voting aye, motion carried.

26.1 Holly Lynn Blaine, para-professional, $11.00 per hour

26.2 Justina Moffitt, para-professional, $11.00 per hour

26.3 Amanda Saunders, Little Warriors Volleyball Coach, $800.00

26.4 Brianna Cottier, Food Service, $10.50 per hour

26.5 Donna Smokov, para-professional, $11.00 per hour

27.0-19 Noted that Donna Rae Harris, elementary instructor, was inadvertently missed on the district personnel listing in the amount of $42,675.00.

28.0-19 Huber moved to accept a 3 year Preventive Maintenance Service Agreement with Rasmussen Mechanical Services with the annual rate of $14,248.00, seconded by Petrak. All voting aye, motion carried. 

29.0-19 Alexander moved to transfer $250,000 from Fund 27, Impact Aid to Fund 41, LED lighting, seconded by Huber. All voting aye, motion carried.

30.0-19 Fanning moved to recognize Jesse Ulmer, jr. high football and Vera O’Neill, Volleyball as volunteers for the 2018-2019 school year, seconded by Petrak. All voting aye, motion carried.

31.0-19 Alexander moved to approve the application for a Plan of Intent waiver for Jason Buckles, seconded by Petrak. All voting aye, motion carried. 

32.0-19 Alexander moved to enter executive session for student matter pursuant to SDCL 1-25-2(2) at 5:35 p.m., seconded by Huber. All voting aye, motion carried. Chairman Olson declared out of session at 5:45 p.m.

33.0-19 Huber moved to adjourn meeting at 5:46 p.m., seconded by Fanning. All voting aye, motion carried. 

Michael Olson, Board Chairman

Jolene Robinson, Business Manager

Published once at the total approximate cost of $147.42

Published: August 29, 2018

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