Proceedings: BCSD 1-21-19


Bennett County School District 3-1

Board Of Education Minutes

Regular Meeting

January 21, 2019

The Regular meeting of the Bennett County School District 3-1 was called to order by Board President Mike Olson at 5:02 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by President Olson. Board members present: Alexander, Fanning, Huber, Olson and Petrak. Administration present, Superintendent Halverson, Secondary Principal Redden, Elementary Principal Kuxhaus, Co-Business Managers Robinson and Coyle. Absent: Ready. Others present Mary Hunt, Stacy Allen, Linnae Slattery and Molly Kuxhaus.

81.0-19 Fanning moved to approve the agenda, seconded by Huber. All voting aye, motion carried.

 No conflict of interest disclosed.

No communication from public.

82.0-19 Fanning moved to approve the consent agenda, seconded by Alexander. All voting aye motion carried. 

82.1 Minutes of Regular Meeting, December 17, 2018

82.2 Claims, January, 2019

82.3 Financials, December, 2018

Checking 1 Fund: 10 General Fund; Pest Control, 4 Seasons, 150.00; Fire Alarm Monitoring, ADTECH Inc, 195.24; Repairs & Maint, Amick Sound, 389.26; Legals & Minutes, BC Booster II, 114.66; In-service/MS Title I Parent Involve, BC School District 3-1, 679.02; Revenue For Joint Facilities/Vo Ag Supplies, Bc School-Trust & Agency, 2,073.83; Physical, Bennett County Rural Health Clinic, 150.00; Prof/Tech Services, Black Hawk Vans Inc, 190.00; Registration, Black Hills Teacher Fair, 155.00; Fuel, Cardmember Service, 1,073.20; Registration, Chadron State College, 25.00; Legion Water, City Of Martin, 959.32; BCHS Propane, Country Pride Cooperative, 18,203.01; BO Supplies, Crete News, The, 165.52; Purchased Services, Culligan Water Conditioning, 86.00; Phone, Donovan, Kenneth, 40.00; MGS Principal Supplies, FNB Visa, 19,811.90; Maint Supplies, GE Associates Inc, 194.93; Maint Supplies, General Store, The, 115.70; Phone, Golden West Inc., 1,295.21; Bandwidth, Golden West Technologies, 100.00; Tires, Great Western Tire Inc., 843.80; Phone, Halverson, Stacy, 40.00; Bus Parts, Harlow’s School Bus Service Inc, 883.77; Maint Supplies, Hillyard/Sioux Falls, 5,663.04; Nurse Supplies, Huether, Marie, 25.41; Wrestling Travel, Hutch’s Motel - Presho, 330.00; Wrestling Travel/Wrestling, International Hotel & Suites, 280.00; BCHS Supplies, J.W. Pepper & Son,Inc, 235.99; Act Supplies, Jones School Supply, 115.76; BO Backup, KT Connections, 30.00; Legion Electric, Lacreek Electric, 18,287.04; Subscription, Lakota Country Times, 65.00; BCHS Principal Travel/Fuel, Lynn’s Dakotamart, 3,345.07; Bus Repairs, Martin Auto Parts II, 304.46; Fire Alarm Monitoring, Midwest Alarm, 97.62; Subscription, Nat’l Art Education Associatio, 85.00; Bus Parts, North Central Bus Sales, 52.46; MS Copier/MGS Copier, Office Shop Inc, 448.69; Repairs & Maint, Panhandle Sales & Service, LLC, 268.00; Wrestling, Patricia’s Patio, 36.00; MGS Supplies, Peripole Bergerault Inc, 79.35; Board Supplies, Piece Of Cake, 75.00; Subscription, Rapid City Journal, 447.25; Maint Contract/Repairs & Maint/Maint Supplies, Rasmussen Mechanical Services Inc, 3,253.63; Jr High Supplies, Ready, Belinda, 142.92; Legion Garbage, Salomon Sanitation, 1,132.06; Rug Service, Servall Uniform & Linen Supply, Inc, 55.78; Vo-Ag Supplies, Smith, Lexi, 30.10; Job Fair, South Dakota Association Of College Career Centers, 225.00; MS Activity, Sportsman’s Lanes, 151.50; MGS Tech Supplies, SYNCB/Amazon, 499.37; MGS Supplies, Themes & Variations, 149.95; BO Backup, Time Management Systems, 94.05; Phone, Toczek, Robert, 40.00; MS SEL Services, University Of Oregon, 379.99; BCHS Supplies/Supplies/Consumable Supplies, Valentine Office Supply, 107.06; Act Supplies, Vanway Trophy, 92.35; BCHS Supplies, Vent-A-Fume, 71.35; MGS Title I Supplies, WalMart Community, 39.58; Tire Repair, Yesway, 75.00; Fund Total: 84,745.20; Checking 1 Fund: 21 Capital Outlay; Library Supplies, FNB Visa, 194.85; Maint Supplies, Harry K Chevrolet Buick, 677.24; Maint Supplies, North Central Supply, 3,499.00; BCHS Copier, Office Shop Leasing, 567.44; Maint Supplies/Repairs & Maint, Rasmussen Mechanical Services Inc, 1,615.83; BCHS Computer Licensing Fees, Stoneware, 479.00; Fund Total: 7,033.36; Checking 1 Fund: 22 Special Education Fund; MGS Sped Services, BC Hospital & Nursing Home, 588.85; SPED Data, BC School-Trust & Agency, 18.23; MGS Sped Services, Black Hills Special Services, 1,430.20; Tuition, Children’s Care Hospital And School, 5,225.00; MGS Sped Services, Children’s Care Hospital, 4,118.00; SPED Copier, Office Shop Inc, 1.74; SPED Copier, Office Shop Leasing, 6.01; MGS SPED Credits, Risse, Bonnie, 1,109.15; SPED Services, SD Dept Of Human Services, 6,867.27; Speech Services, Three Rivers Special Services Coop, 54,551.50; Fund Total: 73,915.95; Checking 1 Fund: 41 Led Project; Final Payment, Genpro Energy Solutions, 11,868.80; Fund Total: 11,868.80; Checking 1 Fund: 42 Security Project; #4, Johnson Controls, 103,166.65; Fund Total: 103,166.65; Checking 1 Fund: 51 Food Service; Milk, Dean Foods, 604.49; Fruit & Veg Grant, Food Services Of America, 3,365.28; Lunch Supplies, Reinhart, 4,439.87; Breakfast Supplies, SD Child Nutrition Program, 38.26; Fund Total: 8,447.90; Checking Account Total: 289,177.86

Approve the December financial reports as presented.

GENERAL FUND Beginning Balance 233,023.19, Receipts 191,043.23, Disbursements 379,873.66, Ending Balance 44,192.76, Revenue Summary Local 3,344.23, County 178.00, State 156,344.00, Federal 3,177.00, Other -0-. CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND Beginning Balance 21,462.05, Receipts -0-, Disbursements 14,892.29, Ending Balance 6,569.76, Revenue Summary Local -0-, County -0-, State -0-, Federal -0-, Other -0-. SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND Beginning Balance 55,138.39, Receipts 48,453.50, Disbursements 65,192.98, Ending Balance 38,398.91, Revenue Summary Local -0-, County -0-, State -0-, Federal 18,160.00, Other 30,293.50. IMPACT AID FUND Beginning Balance 664,579.01, Ending Balance 692,302.90, Local 27,723.89, Federal -0-. LED PROJECT FUND Beginning Balance -0-, Receipts -0-, Disbursements -0-, Ending Balance -0-. SECURITY PROJECT FUND Beginning Balance 250,716.00, Disbursements 62,575.75, Ending Balance 188,140.25. FOOD SERVICE FUND Beginning Balance (3,807.00), Receipts 23,749.21, Disbursements 24,076.36, Ending Balance (4,134.15), Revenue Summary Local (736.35), State -0-, Federal 24,485.56, Other -0-, TRUST & AGENCY FUND Beginning Balance 116,990.96, Ending Balance 120,045.55.


General Fund Salaries $255,773.40, Benefits $75,634.80

Special Ed Salaries $160,030.79, Benefits $41,225.14

Food Service Salaries $6,308.55, Benefits $2,099.36

83.1 Board Chairman Olson reported he had reconciled the bank statement with Jolene, visited Custer, Hill City, RC Central and School of Mines with the building committee, has a meeting with 3- Rivers Co-op in Philip, two positions are open on the board, Fanning and Petrak, Petrak will not be running for re-election, has gone through the superintendent evaluation, and Huber has February bills.

83.2 Superintendent Halverson reported on the following: Security and Safety project is still in progress, legislative updates, February 1 is an in-service day which will feature Dave Weber presenting “The 12 X’s of Success for Today’s Leader”, we will be joined by White River School District.

83.3 Middle School Principal Ready, absent, no report.

83.4 Secondary Principal Redden reported on the reading group, they have 11 groups, January is a busy month with lots of activities taking place, March 14 is the Junior class college trip to Mitchell. 

83.5 Elementary Principal Kuxhaus reported on attendance, they have started a “Kindness Tree”, Little Warriors Boys Basketball is in full swing, SEL Grant, Bring your Parent to School, Parent/Teacher Conferences, and the Spelling Bee are upcoming events.

83.6 Co-Business Manager Coyle reported that the Impact Aid grant application has been submitted. Fanning reported on the building committee tour, each of the buildings officials visited had great information to impart about mistakes and hindsight learning on their buildings. The committee recommended to the board that Upper Deck Architecture be contacted to draft a preliminary design for a new facility, no cost or commitment would be incurred. By consensus, the Board agreed to request Upper Deck’s services.

84-0-19 Huber moved to surplus a smartboard projector, DVD-combo, and white Macbook that are non-usable, seconded by Fanning. All voting aye, motion carried.

85.0-19 Fanning moved to recognize the Bennett County Administrators Bargaining Group as the negotiating unit for the 2019-2020 school year, seconded by Huber. All voting aye, motion carried.

86.0-19 Huber moved to recognize the Bennett County Classified Education Association as the negotiating unit for the 2019-2020 school year, seconded by Fanning. All voting aye, motion carried.

87.0-19 Fanning moved to recognize the Bennett County Education Association as the negotiating unit for the 2019-2020 school year, seconded by Huber. All voting aye, motion carried.

88.0-19 Alexander moved to set the school board election to be held in conjunction with the City of Martin on April 9, 2019, seconded by Huber. All voting aye, motion carried. 

89.0-19 Alexander moved to approve the polling places for the board election on April 9, 2019: Combination of precincts, Martin Rural 26, Martin Rural 27 and City of Martin into (1) precinct to vote at the Library Community Room; Vetal and Tuthill precincts combine into (1) precinct to vote at the Vetal Firehall; and the Allen precinct to vote at the American Horse School, seconded by Fanning. All voting aye, motion carried. 

90.0-19 Alexander moved to approve the hourly wage of $10.00 plus mileage for the election judges and clerks for the school board election and $20.00 plus mileage for attendance at the election school, seconded by Fanning. All voting aye, motion carried.

91.0-19 Huber moved to approve the school calendars for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 school years, seconded by Alexander. All voting aye, motion carried.

92.0-19 Alexander moved to approve purchase of a 2019 Chevrolet Impala, from Lamb Chevrolet, off state bid in the amount of $21,245.00, seconded by Fanning. All voting aye, motion carried.

93.0-19 Huber moved to accept the following resignation and retirement, seconded by Alexander. All voting aye, motion carried. 

93.1 Stormie Clifford-Risse, resignation effective 1-2-2019

93.2 Anne Lyon, retirement effective end of current school year, 21 years

94.0-19 Fanning moved to accept the following hires for the 2018-2019 school year, seconded by Huber. All voting aye, motion carried.

94.1 Linnae Slattery, Streaming Advisor, $725.00

94.2 Cindy Knecht, Streaming Advisor, $725.00

94.3 Lisa Rayhill, para-professional, $11.25 per hour

94.4 Josie Drobny, Student Success Coordinator, $15.00 per hour

94.5 Chase Conrad, Student Success Coordinator, $15.00 per hour

95.0-19 Alexander moved to approve the supplemental budget for the 2018-2019 budget, Title I carryover, $203,374.00, seconded by Huber. All voting aye, motion carried.

96.0-19 Fanning moved to enter executive session at 5:36 p.m., for personnel matter pursuant to SDCL 1-25-2-(1) and contract negotiations pursuant to SDCL 1-25-2(4), seconded by Huber. All voting aye, motion carried. Chairman Olson declared out of session at 6:30 p.m.

97.0-19 Huber moved to adjourn meeting at 6:31 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 $127.89

Published: January 30, 2019

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