BCSD Proceedings 3-18-19


Bennett County School District 3-1

Board Of Education Minutes

Regular Meeting

March 18, 2019

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, Olson. Administration present, Secondary Principal Redden, Middle School Principal Ready, Elementary Principal Kuxhaus, Co-Business Manager Robinson and Coyle. Absent: Halverson and Petrak. Others present Tim Huether, Molly Kuxhaus, Donna Rae Harris, Tara Fanning.

115.0-19 Fanning moved to approve the agenda, seconded by Huber. All voting aye, motion carried.

Conflict of interest disclosed, Josh Fanning abstained from voting on approval of certified staff contracts.

No communication from public.

116.0-19 Fanning moved to approve the consent agenda, seconded by Huber. All voting aye motion carried.

116.1 Minutes of Regular Meeting, February 12, 2019

116.2 Claims, March, 2019

116.3 Financials, February, 2019

Approve the February financial reports as presented.

GENERAL FUND Beginning Balance (41,485.33), Receipts 629,291.79, Disbursements 416,713.63, Ending Balance 171,092.83, Revenue Summary Local 86,014.57, County 21,118.44, State 244,507.78, Federal 277,651.00, Other -0-. CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND Beginning Balance 132.35, Receipts -0-, Disbursements 5,824.09, Ending Balance (5,691.74), Revenue Summary Local -0-, County -0-, State -0-, Federal -0-, Other -0-. SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND Beginning Balance (21,455.20), Receipts 71,056.92, Disbursements 64,801.28, Ending Balance (15,199.56), Revenue Summary Local 41,793.92, County -0-, State 16,510.00, Federal 12,753.00, Other -0-. IMPACT AID FUND Beginning Balance 693,019.11, Ending Balance 1,159,183.60, Local 9,649.53, Federal 465,118.43. Revenue Summary Local 9,649.53 Federal 465,118.43. SECURITY PROJECT FUND Beginning Balance 84,973.60, Receipts -0-, Disbursements -0-, Ending Balance 84,973.60. FOOD SERVICE FUND Beginning Balance (2,447.63), Receipts 27,753.45, Disbursements 25,657.63, Ending Balance (351.81), Revenue Summary Local 1,605.67, State 26,147.78, Federal -0-, Other -0-, TRUST & AGENCY FUND Beginning Balance 117,069.90, Ending Balance 119,230.24.


General Fund Salaries $275,941.96, Benefits $74,524.48

Special Ed Salaries $41,088.89, Benefits $9,605.23

Food Service Salaries $5,685.94, Benefits $1,984.35

Checking 1 Fund: 10 General Fund; Pest Control, 4 Seasons, 150.00; IA Supplies, A & B Welding, 238.14; District Title I Supplies, Amsterdam Printing, 371.12; CDL Drug Test, Avera, Queen Of Peace Occupational Health, 193.10; Clook keeper, Bakley, Erica, 30.00; Legals & Minutes, BC Booster II, 129.15; MGS Title I P/I/3rd Grade Parents/Inservice Meals, BC School District 3-1, 201.65; Ad Conference Dues, BC School-Trust & Agency, 3,926.19; CDL Physical, Bennett County Rural Health Clinic, 300.00; Windshield Repair, Bob’S Auto Glass, 50.00; MS Water, City Of Martin, 919.92; Clockkeeper, Claussen, Dane, 607.50; Clockkeeper, Claussen, Scotty, 52.50; Supt Travel, Clubhouse Hotel & Suites, 624.00; BCHS Repairs, Computer Village, 129.95; BCHS Propane, Country Pride Cooperative, 7,597.06; Bo Supplies, Culligan Water Conditioning, 100.50; Phone, Donovan, Kenneth, 40.00; Vo-Ag Supplies, Eggcartons.com, 112.71; Ad Travel, FNB Visa, 4,435.33; State Wrestling, Foothills Inn, 1,013.72; IA Supplies, General Store, The, 687.05; Phone, Golden West Inc., 1,321.02; Bandwidth, Golden West Technologies, 100.00; Snow Removal, Grass, Jerry, 800.00; Phone/Supt Travel, Halverson, Stacy, 341.00; Scorekeeper, Hicks, Scott, 150.00; Clockkeeper, Hicks, Steven, 675.00; Maint Supplies/Maint Supplies, Hillyard/Sioux Falls, 1,941.61; MGS Title I P/D Travel, Keegan, Rebecca, 590.94; Bo Backup, KT Connections, 30.00; BCHS Electric, Lacreek Electric, 22,452.19; Teacher/Mentor Travel, Lutter, Kathryn, 218.40; Consumable Supplies, Lynn Card Co, 132.00; Fuel, Lynn’s Dakotamart, 3,881.46; Clockkeeper, Marrs, Mike, 150.00; Bus Supplies, Martin Auto Parts II, 317.32; Scorekeeper, McCollam, Kelvin, 150.00; FACS Supplies, McKay, Donna, 15.03; MS Title I Sel P/D, Never Limit Your Life, 7,500.00; Bus Supplies, North Central Bus Sales, 365.26; Bo Copier, Office Shop Inc, 664.04; Wrestling Announcer, Olson, Michael, 100.00; Repairs & Maint, Panhandle Sales & Service, LLC, 55.00; Maint Supplies/Repairs & Maint/Maint Contract, Rasmussen Mechanical Services Inc, 3,532.37; Ad Travel, Ready, Robert, 52.00; Non Programmed Food, Reinhart, 310.12; GBB Referee, Risse, Taylor, 50.00; MGS Title I Parent Involve, Scholastic Book Fairs, 145.00; BCHS Tech Supplies, Scott Electric, 95.00; Rule Book/Participation Fees, SD Hs Activities Assn, 1,049.00; Bo Dues, SDASBO, 150.00; Rug Service, Servall Uniform & Linen Supply, Inc, 55.78; BB Referee, Slattery, Paul, 75.00; Maint Supplies, Sod’s Mechanical, 262.25; State Region Loss, Stanley County Schools, 193.29; BCHS Tech Supplies, Syncb/Amazon, 1,067.36; Bo Back Up, Time Management Systems, 91.20; Phone, Toczek, Robert, 40.00; IA Supplies, True Value Hardware, 1,232.38; Bo Supplies, Supplies, Valentine Office Supply, 36.98; District Title I P/D, Weber Associates, Inc, 5,628.70; Fund Total: 77,926.29; Checking 1 Fund: 21 Capital Outlay; Computer Equipment, Dell Marketing L.P, 1,103.61; Library Media, FNB Visa, 262.05; Key Fobs, Johnson Controls, 1,032.24; MGS Copier Lease, Office Shop Leasing, 567.44; Postage Meter Lease, Pitney Bowes Global Financial Services, 137.58; Maint Supplies, Rasmussen Mechanical Services Inc, 1,528.12; Library Media, Scholastic Book Fairs, 355.96; Computer Equip, STS Education, 53.00; Bo Supplies, SYNCB/Amazon, 154.00; Fund Total: 5,194.00; Checking 1 Fund: 22 Special Education Fund; Sped Travel/MS Sped Desk, Allen, Stacy, 211.00; BCHS Sped Services, BC Hospital & Nursing Home, 861.05; MGS Sped Services, Behavior Care Specialists, 4,441.71; Sped Services, Black Hills Special Services, 2,530.20; Tuition, Children’s Care Hospital And School, 5,225.00; Professional Tech Service, Children’s Care Hospital, 2,974.00; Sped Travel, Hicks, Tara, 11.00; Sped Copier, Office Shop Inc, 2.59; Sped Copier Lease, Office Shop Leasing, 6.01; Sped Travel, Pierson, Sunny, 11.00; MGS Sped Travel, Risse, Bonnie, 11.00; Residential, SD Dept Of Human Services, 5,722.72; Speech Travel, Usselman, Lura, 123.48; Fund Total: 22,130.76; Checking 1 Fund: 51 Food Service; Milk, Dean Foods, 1,325.68; Breakfast, Food Services Of America, 3,877.07; Lunch Supplies, Reinhart, 6,449.18; Breakfast Supplies, SD Child Nutrition Program, 1,078.94; Fund Total: 12,730.87; Checking Account Total: 117,981.92

117.1 Board Chairman Olson reported he had reconciled the bank statement with Jolene, February had a zoom meeting with 3-Rivers Cooperative, he will attend a 3-Rivers Cooperative meeting in Philip on March 28, Josh has bills in April.

117.2 Superintendent Halverson, absent, no report.

117.3 Middle School Principal Ready reported on enrollment, Science Fair showcase, Jazz Blue Performance on March 27, family and community engagement activities, professional development, federal programs, SEL Grant, and Library.

117.4 Secondary Principal Redden reported on student news: Grace Jager and Dante Loafer competed in the State Art Competition, Eden Fanning will be competing in the High School National Powerlifting, and Mason Heath is a State AAU Champion. The FFA chili-cook-off is March 24, 43 percent attendance for the Parent/Teacher conferences, Man Pageant is tonight, Prom is March 30, Golf and Track practices began.

117.5 Elementary Principal Kuxhaus reported on attendance, she is interviewing candidates for Kindergarten and 3rd grade positions, she has lots of upcoming events planned at the grade school.

117.6 Co-Business Manager Robinson had no report. 

118-0-19 Fanning moved to surplus technology equipment that is broken, obsolete or no longer works, seconded by Alexander. All voting aye, motion carried.

119.0-19 Fanning moved to accept resignations of the following, seconded by Huber.

All voting aye, motion carried.

119.1 Jon Pierson, English/Language Arts Teacher

119.2 Jon Pierson, Head Wrestling Coach

119.3 Molly Kuxhaus, para-professional

120.0-19 Fanning moved to recognize Taylor Risse as a volunteer track coach for the track season, seconded by Huber. All voting aye, motion carried.

121.0-19 Huber moved to accept the negotiated agreement with BCEA and Bennett County School District for the 2019-2020 school year. All voting aye, motion carried.

122.0-19 Alexander moved to accept the certified contracts for the 2019-2020 school year, seconded by Huber with Fanning abstaining. All voting aye, motion carried.

123.0-19 Huber moved to accept the negotiated agreement with the Administrative Bargaining Group and the Bennett County School District for the 2019-2020 school year, seconded by Alexander. All voting aye, motion carried.

124.0-19 Huber moved to accept the following administrative contracts for the 2019-2020 school year except for 124.1, Stacy Halverson, Superintendent, which was tabled until the next meeting, seconded by Alexander. All voting aye, motion carried.

124.2 Belinda Ready, Federal Programs Director

124.3 Nick Redden, Secondary Principal

124.4 Amie Kuxhaus, Elementary Principal

124.5 Jolene Robinson, Co-Business Manager

124.6 Karen Coyle, Co-Business Manager

124.7 Bob Toczek, Director of Transportation & Plant Operations

124.8 Ken Donovan, Director of Construction & Maintenance Operations

125.0-19 Alexander moved to offer classified contracts for the 2019-2020 school year, seconded by Huber. All voting aye, motion carried.

126.0-19 Alexander moved to accept the following hires for the 2019-2020 school year, seconded by Huber. All voting aye, motion carried.

126.1 Jon Pierson, Middle School Principal and Activity Director

126.2 Patricia Miller, Middle School Special Education Instructor

127.0-19 Fanning moved to accept the following voluntary transfers within the district for the 2019-2020 school year, seconded by Alexander. All voting aye, motion carried.

127.1 Melissa Byrne, Kindergarten to 1st Grade

127.2 Mark Buchmann, Intervention to 4th Grade

127.3 Joyce Strain, 3rd Grade to Intervention

127.4 Sunny Pierson, Middle School SPED to High School SPED

128.0-19 Alexander moved to accept the proposal from Upper Deck Architects to provide Conceptual Design services for an addition to the existing High School in the amount of $18,000, seconded by Fanning. All voting aye, motion carried.

129.0-19 Huber moved to approve the summer 2019 project list with the following exceptions, and allow Superintendent Halverson to get estimates/quotes, seconded by Alexander. All voting aye, motion carried.

Tabled the following:

#2 Superintendent House: discussion of a garage and look into property line

#3 Middle School Gym, no cost to the district

#4 Fire Alarm Work

130.0-19 Alexander moved to set March 26, 2019 at 5:00 in the Library Community Room for a board retreat and special meeting, seconded by Huber. All voting aye, motion carried.

131.0-19 No executive session was held.

132.0-19 Tabled until the March 26 meeting.

133.0-19 Fanning moved to adjourn meeting at 5:53 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 $131.04

Published: March 27, 2019

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