Proceedings: BCSD 12-17-18


Bennett County School District 3-1

Board Of Education Minutes

Regular Meeting

December 17, 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, and Olson. Petrak, absent. Administration present, Superintendent Halverson, Secondary Principal Redden, Middle School Principal Ready, Elementary Principal Kuxhaus, Co-Business Manager Robinson. Absent: Coyle. Others present Mary Hunt, Stacy Allen and Melissa Byrne.

70.0-19 Fanning moved to approve the agenda, seconded by Huber. All voting aye, motion carried.

No conflict of interest disclosed.

No communication from public.

71.0-19 Alexander moved to approve the consent agenda, seconded by Fanning. All voting aye motion carried. 

71.1 Minutes of Regular Meeting, November 19, 2018

71.2 Claims, December, 2018

71.3 Financials, November, 2018

Checking 1 Fund: 10 General Fund; Pest Control, 4 Seasons, 150.00; IA Supplies, A & B Welding, 171.43; Bus Repair, Allstate Peterbilt Of Blackhawk, 1,325.16; Legal & Minutes, BC Booster II, 217.70; Maint Supplies, BC School-Trust & Agency, 958.08; Parent Mileage, Byrne, Janelle, 281.82; Fuel, Cardmember Service, 477.77; Legal Fees, Churchill, Manolis, Freeman, 850.61; Legion Water, City Of Martin, 1,172.08; Act Travel, Country Inns & Suites, 719.00; BCHS Propane, Country Pride Cooperative, 3,587.90; Travel, Crossroads Inn, 395.00; Maint Supplies, Culligan Water Conditioning, 122.00; Phone, Donovan, Kenneth, 40.00; MS P/D Travel, FNB Visa, 6,797.75; Maint Supplies, GE Associates Inc, 434.43; IA Supplies, General Store, The, 595.06; Phone, Golden West Inc., 1,315.66; Technology Supplies, Golden West Technologies, 62.50; Phone/Supt Travel, Halverson, Stacy, 210.00; Bus Supplies, Harlow’s School Bus Service Inc, 131.53; Bo Supplies, Jaymar Business Forms Inc, 161.07; Back Up, Kt Connections, 30.00; Legion Electric, Lacreek Electric, 16,300.16; Fuel/MGS Supplies, Lynn’s Dakotamart, 3,402.71; Maint Supplies, Marc Mid American Research Chemical, 233.55; Annual Membership, Martin Area Chamber Of Commerce, 100.00; Bus Supplies, Martin Auto Parts II, 463.54; Coach Cerification, May, Jennifer, 145.00; Bus Supplies, North Central Bus Sales, 110.47; Bchs Supplies/Bo Copier, Office Shop Inc, 466.52; Repairs & Maint/Maint Supplies, Panhandle Sales & Service, LLC, 534.00; Repairs & Maint/Maint Supplies, Rasmussen Mechanical Services Inc, 2,670.67; MS Title I Supplies, Ready, Belinda, 81.86; Mileage, Risse, Wade, 62.40; MGS Garbage, Salomon Sanitation, 380.00; MS Title I Attendance, Scholastic Book Clubs Inc, 383.00; Supt Registration/School Administrators Of SD, 60.00; Bchs Supplies/MGS Supplies, School Specialty, 101.89; Registration/Membership Dues, SD Counseling Association, 755.00; Rug Service, Servall Uniform & Linen Supply, Inc, 55.78; Technology Supplies, STS Education, 58.00; Piano Tuning, Swartz, Bruce, 160.00; MGS Tech Supplies, Syncb/Amazon, 526.15; Purchased Services, Time Management Systems, 94.05; Phone, Toczek, Robert, 40.00; IA Supplies, True Value Hardware, 653.27; Mileage, Ulmer, Jesse, 80.40; Supplies, Valentine Office Supply, 105.96; BCHS Supplies, Varitronics LLC, 447.24; Fund Total: 48,678.17; Checking 1 Fund: 2 Capital Outlay; Repairs & Maint, Amick Sound, 445.63; Board IPads, Apple Computer, 3,594.00; Library Media, FNB Visa, 166.52; BCHS Copier Lease, Office Shop Leasing, 567.44; Other Equipment, Rasmussen Mechanical Services Inc, 2,240.78; Library Media, Ready, Belinda, 194.58; MGS Library Media, Scholastic Book Clubs Inc, 490.50; Streaming, Sports Ticket Live, 5,803.39; Other Equipment, Syncb/Amazon, 1,389.45; Fund Total: 14,892.29; Checking 1 Fund: 22 Special Education Fund; BCHS SPED Services, BC Hospital & Nursing Home, 1,765.45; Tuition/BCHS SPED Services, Children’s Care Hospital And School, 9,624.25; Speech Computer Equip, Computer Village, 1,119.00; SPED Travel, Country Inns & Suites, 215.97; License Renewal/Consumable Supplies, NCS Pearson Inc, 176.50; SPED Copier, Office Shop Inc, 1.71; SPED Copier Lease, Office Shop Leasing, 6.01; BCHS SPED Supplies, Scanning Pens Inc, 263.00; Residential, SD Dept Of Human Services, 6,409.45; Fund Total: 19,581.34; Checking 1 Fund: 42 Security Project; Security Project, Johnson Controls, 62,575.75; Fund Total: 62,575.75; Checking 1 Fund: 51 Food Service; Lunch Refund, Begeman, Jennifer, 11.15; Lunch Refund, Byrne, Todd, 13.40; Breakfast Supplies, Child/Adult Nutrition Services - Doe, 856.26; Lunch Refund, Cournoyer, Eleanor, 10.20; Milk, Dean Foods, 1,222.44; Lunch Refund, Duke, Ron, 7.15; Lunch Refund, Fanning, M, 65.20; Lunch Refund, Fanning, Mary Ann, 19.65; Lunch Refund, Finneran, Monique, 7.60; Fruti & Veg Grant, Food Services Of America, 7,323.60; Lunch Refund, Fransua, Guy, 24.50; Lunch Refund, Goss, Mary, 35.00; Lunch Refund, Gregg, Teri, 26.15; Lunch Refund, Harris, Lindsay, 58.90; Lunch Refund, Hicks, Merle, 41.20; Lunch Refund, Ireland, Brent, 11.70; Lunch Refund, Karns, Andy, 8.00; Lunch Refund, Kolb, Sheyanne, 5.60; Lunch Refund, Libby, Amanda, 8.40; Lunch Refund, Link, Marsha, 12.50; Kitchen Supplies, Lynn’s Dakotamart, 34.23; Lunch Refund, Macek, Monica, 25.55; Lunch Refund, May, Jennifer, 30.75; Lunch Refund, McDonnell, Danielle, 38.30; Lunch Refund, Moran, Stephanie, 30.60; Lunch Refund, Mosher, Levi, 14.35; Lunch Refund, Olson, Owen, 22.30; Lunch Refund, Peil, Kasey, 109.90; Lunch Refund, Petrak, Tyler, 62.05; Lunch Supplies, Reinhart, 6,231.92; Lunch Refund, Risse, Molly, 25.60; Lunch Refund, Rous, Mari, 25.25; Lunch Refund, Salomon, Joni, 10.00; Lunch Refund, Takes War Bonnett, Amanda, 39.00; Lunch Refund, Ulmer, Jesse, 44.40; Lunch Refund, Ward, Lynn, 143.35; Lunh Refund/Lunch Refund, Weber, Jessica, 47.00; Fund Total: 16,703.15; Checking Account Total: 162,430.70

Approve the November financial reports as presented.

GENERAL FUND Beginning Balance 330,289.28, Receipts 401,313.88, Disbursements 498,579.97, Ending Balance 233,023.19, Revenue Summary Local 201,205.68, County 1,141.35, State 157,721.44, Federal 41,245.41, Other -0-. CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND Beginning Balance 32,849.55, Receipts -0-, Disbursements 11,387.50, Ending Balance 21,462.05, Revenue Summary Local -0-, County -0-, State -0-, Federal -0-, Other -0-. SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND Beginning Balance 14,355.15, Receipts 124,788.89, Disbursements 84,005.65, Ending Balance 55,138.39, Revenue Summary Local -0-, County 82,012.89, State 18,161.00, Federal 24,615.00, Other -0-. IMPACT AID FUND Beginning Balance 2,843,533.48, Ending Balance 664,579.00, Local 3,165.20, Federal 564,880.13. LED PROJECT FUND Beginning Balance 21,226.19, Receipts -0-, Disbursements 21,226.19, Ending Balance -0-. SECURITY PROJECT FUND Beginning Balance 334,261.51, Disbursements 83,545.51, Ending Balance 250,716.00. FOOD SERVICE FUND Beginning Balance (4,615.36), Receipts 29,103.08, Disbursements 28,294.72, Ending Balance (3,807.00), Revenue Summary Local (1,113.22), State -0-, Federal 27,989.86, Other -0-, TRUST & AGENCY FUND Beginning Balance 101,023.73, Ending Balance 116,990.96.


General Fund Salaries $342,749.84, Benefits $86,970.22

Special Ed Salaries $50,950.55, Benefits $12,545.98

Food Service Salaries $8,616.98, Benefits $2,460.00

72.1 Board Chairman Olson reported he had attended the technology and building committee meetings, reconciled the bank statement with Jolene and has an upcoming zoom meeting with 3- Rivers Co-op.

72.2 Superintendent Halverson reported on the following: The school district’s State Report card is finalized and our schools are not on school improvement, a position name change from Alternative Learning Program to Student Success Coordinator and this position is still open, the Safety and Security project is moving along nicely, the web address for streaming activities is

72.3 Middle School Principal Ready reported her enrollment is at 76, on family and community engagement, professional development, federal programs, SEL Grant, and library purchases and donations were above average this past month. 

72.4 Secondary Principal Redden reported on the high school report card, the 7-12 Concert was well attended, the Live Streaming Club is doing a great job, student achievements, the winter sports activities are very busy.

72.5 Elementary Principal Kuxhaus reported on the state report card, areas of concern are Math and chronic absenteesim, and upcoming events this week.

73-0-19 Alexander moved to surplus 2 computers that are non-usable, seconded by Huber. All voting aye, motion carried.

74.0-19 Alexander moved to accept the 2019 Election Agreement between City of Martin and Bennett County School District, seconded by Fanning. All voting aye, motion carried. 

75.0-19 Huber moved to continue membership for the 2019-2020 school year with Three Rivers Special Services Cooperative, seconded by Alexander. All voting aye, motion carried.

76.0-19 Fanning moved to accept the following resignations, seconded by Huber. All voting aye, motion carried. 

76.1 Amy Petrak, Head Volleyball Coach

76.2 Angela Hicks, para-professional, effective December 11

76.3 Anita Becker, Drama Club Director

76.4 Abby O’Neill, Assistant Volleyball Coach

77.0-19 Alexander moved to accept the following hires for the 2018-2019 school year, seconded by Fanning. All voting aye, motion carried.

77.1 Nick Redden, Asst. Boys Basketball Coach, $2,570.00

77.2 Jennifer May, Basketball Cheer Coach, $1,200.00

77.3 Harlan Garnette, Kitchen Worker, $10.50 per hour

78.0-19 Fanning moved to change date of February 18, 2019, board meeting to February 12, 2019, at 4:00 p.m., seconded by Alexander. All voting aye, motion carried.

79.0-19 Huber moved to enter executive session at 5:30 p.m., for personnel matter pursuant to SDCL 1-25-2-(1) and negotiations pursuant to SDCL 1-25-2 (4), seconded by Fanning. All voting aye, motion carried. Chairman Olson declared out of session at 7:00 p.m.

80.0-19 Huber moved to adjourn meeting at 7:01 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 $114.66

Published: December 26, 2018

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