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July 9, 2007 School Board Minutes

SCHOOL BOARD PROCEEDINGS
Edgemont School District 23-1
July 9, 2007

 

SCHOOL BOARD PROCEEDINGS
Edgemont School District 23-1
July 9, 2007

The Edgemont School District 23-1 board of education met in regular session on Monday,
July 9, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. in the RDTN room. Chairman Andersen called the meeting to order with members, Toy Litzel, Jodi Thomsen and Susan Humiston present. Absent: Gary Darrow

Administration present: Lane Ostenson, Superintendent and Diane Stevens, Business Manager. Linda Tidball, Principal.

ALL MOTIONS CONSIDERED TO BE CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE.

Motion by Thomsen, seconded by Litzel, to approve the minutes of the June 11th and June 28th 2007.

Gary Darrow joined the meeting at 7:04 p.m.

Agenda item V.L. was moved forward to this time.

A diploma was presented to Tracey Idleman by Chairman Andersen for his completion of the required credits through the Edgemont School District and the State of South Dakota.

The financial reports were reviewed.

RECEIPTS AND CASH BALANCES
June 2007

GENERAL FUND Receipts: Taxes $214,473.47; Interest $3,246.73; Other Pupil Activity Income $50.00; Misc Local Revenue $349.52; County Apportionment $677.19; State Aid $16,992.00; Other State Revenue $358.63; National Mineral Leasing $62,276..00; Title I $13,216.00; Title IIA 5,574.00
Balance 06/01/07 - $540,640.95. Total Receipts $317,213.54; June Claims $240,155.87; $75,810.42 GL Adjustments; Balance 06/30/07 $693,509.04.

CAPITAL OUTLAY Receipts: Taxes $62,070.49.
Balance 06/01/07 - $199,257.69. Total Receipts $62,070.49; June Claims $7,498.82; General Ledger Adjustments $62.98; Balance 06/30/06 $253,892.34.

SPECIAL EDUCATION Receipts: Taxes $20,973.14; Aid for Exceptional Children $3,940.00; Medicaid Direct $3350.79.
Balance 06/01/07 - $24,009.45. Total Receipts $28,263.93; June Claims $33,627.05; General Ledger Adjustments $13,455.57; Balance 06/30/07 $32,101.90.

PENSION FUND Receipts: Taxes $6,369.35.

Balance 06/01/07 $96,592.70; Total Receipts $6,369.35 $39,030.80; Balance 06/30/07 $102,962.05.

FOOD SERVICE Receipts: Sales to Students $1,081.19; Sales to Adults $557.95; Ala Carte Sales $813.62; State Reimbursement $309.78; Federal Reimbursement $1,408.04.
Balance 06/01/07 $9,051.13. Total Receipts $4,170.58; June Claims $3,802.60; Balance
06/30/07; $9,419.11.

Motion by Litzel, seconded by Thomsen, to approve payment of claims as presented.
July Claims:

General Fund                           

 

 

 

 

Elementary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Payroll

 

$23,784.45

High School

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Payroll

 

$12,323.53

Title

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Payroll

 

$3,282.00

Guidance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Payroll

 

$2,248.30

Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Payroll

 

$184.81

Technology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Payroll

 

$881.41

Board of Education

 

 

 

 

 

Payroll

 

$592.08

Superintendent

 

 

 

 

 

 

Payroll

 

$3,920.92

Principal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Payroll

 

$6,588.68

Business Office

 

 

 

 

 

 

Payroll

 

$4,260.79

Maintenance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Payroll

 

$5,981.75

Boys Athletics

 

 

 

 

 

 

Payroll

 

$419.15

Girls Athletics

 

 

 

 

 

 

Payroll

 

$419.17

Co-Curricular Trans

 

 

 

 

Payroll

 

$64.03

Black Hills Power

 

 

 

 

 

electricity

 

1,483.95

Century Business Products

 

 

 

repair & maintenance

292.50

City of Edgemont

 

 

 

 

 

water/sewer

 

401.80

ConocoPhillips

 

 

 

 

 

 

consumable supplies

68.97

edHelper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Periodicals

 

609.66

Golden West

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

telephone

 

447.31

Hot Springs Ace Hardware

 

 

 

 

supplies

 

300.00

Neville Repair

 

 

 

 

 

 

repair & maintenance

40.00

Northern Agri Services

 

 

 

 

repair & maintenance

121.57

PJ's Food Shop/Hi-D-Way Oil & Gas

 

 

conusmable supplies

639.85

Quill Corporation

 

 

 

 

 

HS & Elem Cons Supp

241.36

Ranchers Feed & Supply

 

 

 

 

consumable supplies

28.07

Stevens Automotive

 

 

 

 

 

repair & maintenance

157.40

Stevens Automotive

 

 

 

 

 

repair & maintenance

325.32

Textbook Warehouse

 

 

 

 

 

Textbooks - General

332.75

Thomsen, Jodi

 

 

 

 

 

 

travel

 

342.14

Workers Comp Fund

 

 

 

 

 

Workers Comp

 

5,663.83

Fund Total:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

76,447.55

Capital Outlay                         

 

 

 

 

Amazon Credit Plan

 

 

 

 

 

library books-capitaliz

62.98

Menard's

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

non capitalized improve

3,406.04

Fund Total:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3,469.02

Special Education                      

 

 

 

 

SPED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Payroll

 

3066.12

SPED Admin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Payroll

 

2933.94

TheraCare, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speech Serv.-Other than

683.86

Workers Comp Fund

 

 

 

 

 

Workers Comp

 

748.62

Fund Total:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7,432.54

Food Service Fund                      

 

 

 

 

Workers Comp Fund

 

 

 

 

 

Workers Comp

 

1,035.55

Fund Total:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1,035.55

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grand Total:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$88,384.66

Mrs. Stevens, Mrs. Tidball and Mr. Ostenson gave their administrator reports.

Jackie Fritz gave the maintenance report.

Mr. Ostenson gave the transportation report.

Mrs. Humiston gave the Black Hills Special Services report.

Comments were heard from the audience.

There were no Extra-Curricular assignments.

The 2nd reading of the Handbook Policy was held.

Motion by Humiston, seconded by Darrow to waive the 3rd reading of the Handbook Policy and approve the changes.

Chairman Andersen presented to Jodi Thomsen a plaque in appreciation of her years of service with the Edgemont School Board.

Gary Darrow, Toy Litzel and Brad Thomsen signed the oath of office and were installed on the board. The new board reconvened the meeting.

Nominations were opened for board chairman. Motion by Humiston to nominate Keith Andersen. Motion by Darrow, seconded by Litzel, that nominations cease. Keith Andersen was unanimously elected board chairman.

Nominations were opened for vice-chairman. Motion by Litzel to nominate Susan Humiston. Motion by Darrow, seconded by Litzel, that nominations cease. Susan Humiston was unanimously elected vice-chairman.

Chairman Andersen appointed the following standing committees:
Bills & Budget: Litzel, Thomsen
Policies: Humiston, Darrow
Negotiations: Litzel, Thomsen
Transporation: Thomsen
Buildings/Grounds: Darrow, Thomsen
Staff Development: Humiston, Litzel
Curriculum: Thomsen, Andersen
BH Coop Rep: Humiston; Alternate, Andersen

The board conducted a hearing on the proposed 2007-2008 budget.

Motion by Humiston, seconded by Litzel, to approve the following consent calendar items:

Designation of official depository as First Western Bank in Edgemont
Designation of district's official newspaper to the Edgemont Herald Tribune
Authorization of continuation of existing funds
Approval of Business Manager as custodian of all accounts and authorization to open Trust and Agency accounts
Appointment of the business manager as authorized administrator of Food Service, Title I, and Reap, Retirement, and other Federal Programs and appoint the superintendent and business manager as authorized representatives of federal programs
Authorization of Business Manager to Invest School Funds
Authorization of Lane Ostenson as LEA Representative
Approval of Carl Shaw as a volunteer

Wages for the 2007-2008 are as follows: Nancy Cape - $34,150.00; Scott Corbett - $38,600.00; David Cortney - $32,100.00; Kristi Covel - $34,100.00; Barbara Ditmanson - $31,100.00; Tandy Ginsbach - $26,600.00; Carol Harding - $37,100.00; Jane Ann Henderson - $32,600.00; Susan Hendricks - $37,600.00; Suzanne Hollenbeck - $35,100.00; Pam Lauritsen - $31,600.00; Pam Koller - $27,100.00; Kathi Nelsen - $38,600.00; Lane Ostenson - $53,500.00; Becky Reutter - $26,800.00 - Doreen Schultz - $35,600.00; Katie Shaw - $34,000.00; Diane Stevens - $30,000.00; Linda Tidball - $42,500.00; Susan Towne - $32,600.00; ; Clovia Barndt, bus driver $8.76/hr.; Deanne Brown, Adminstrative Secretary $9.55/hr.; Deb Juliano, custodian $8.36; Jackie Fritz, head custodian $14.25/hr.; Mary Kellogg, aide $7.21/hr.; Shirley McKnight, head cook $12.75/hr.; Kitty McNeill, aide $7.65/hr.; Holly Peterson, aide $7.43; Deb Porter, bus driver $9.40; Michelle Schumacher, aide $7.43; Moneic Wing, aide $7.21; and Pauline Trotter, cook $10.50/hr.

Establish regular meetings to the second Monday of each month
Establish board compensation to $25 per each board related meeting
Authorization for Trust and Agency account for administrative secretary as business manager in absence of business manager
Establish reimbursement rates to state rates
Set annual election date to same date as city's election
Delegate to joint convention - Susan Humiston and Keith Andersen as alternate
Accept audit proposal from Independent Audit Services, P.C. at $4,200 for FYE 2007
Appoint Becky Reutter as Truancy Officeer

Motion by Darrow, seconded by Humiston, to approve the low bid from Hi-D-Way Oil and Gas for #2 heating fuel and the bid from PJ's for gasoline and diesel for 2007-2008.

 

Motion by Litzel, seconded by Thomsen to establish admission charges as follows:

Varsity Games Adults $ 3.00
Students (out of town) 2.00
Senior Citizens 2.00
JV/JH Games Adults 2.00
Students (out of town) 1.00
Senior Citizens 1.00
Adult Activity Pass 45.00
Family Pass 100.00
Aye: Litzel, Thomsen and Darrow
Naye: Humiston

No milk bids were received.

Set lunch, milk and juice prices to: lunch for K-6 $1.85; 7-12 $2.00, reduced $.40, staff $2.65, adults $3.15, and preschool $1.75. Milk and juice - $.35 each.

Note: no separate bonds will be established for the business manager and administrative secretary since ASBSD Property/Casualty Insurance carried by the district includes a $200,000.00 blanket bond that provides sufficient coverage.

Motion by Thomsen, seconded by Darrow to accept the resignation from Linda Myers as part time food service.

Motion by Thomsen, seconded by Humiston to accept the resignation from Drew Mraz as part
time summer maintenance.

The board took a break at 8:25.

The board came back from the break and went into executive session at 8:36.

The board came out of executive session at 9:20 p.m.

Motion by Humiston, seconded by Darrow to approve administrative salaries and publish.

Motion by Humiston, seconded by Thomsen, to adjourn the meeting at 9:26 p.m.