Sanborn Central School Board proceedings

Unapproved Minutes

The School Board of Sanborn Central School District 55-5 met in regular session on Monday, August 15, 2016 at 7:03 p.m. in the Sanborn Central Conference Room with the following present: Adams, Dean, Enfield, Olson and Schmit. Others present were Superintendent Siemsen, Business Manager Bechen, Jerilyn Moody, Melissa Ettswold, and Tracy Moody.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Motion by Adams, seconded by Enfield, all aye, to approve the agenda as amended. Discussion items: Joint Convention meetings, dumpster, bussing concerns, and Gear Up to Play 60.
Motion by Schmit, seconded by Dean, all aye, to approve the minutes of the regular board meeting July 11, 2016 as printed.
Visitors to the Board meeting: Melissa Ettswold and Jerilyn Moody talked about the clean-up of the playground – parents and Booster Club helped – and discussed items to fix; Tracy Moody discussed the GPA highest vs. weighted.
Motion by Enfield, seconded by Adams, all aye, to approve the Financial Statement and bills. Discussion was held.
General Fund balance, June, 30 2016: $297,954.54. Receipts: Woonsocket coaches share $15,742.29. July 1, 2016: $313,696.83. Receipts: taxes $3,152.72, penalties/interest $101.02, interest $7.91, state fines $2,304.43, state aid $35,095.00, admission $197.87, yearbook $25.00, bank franchise – Carthage $302.50. Expenditures: $168,195.07.  Balance, July 31, 2016: $186,688.21. Invested $25,000. CorTrust Savings balance, July 1, 2016: $209,741.48. Receipts: interest $0.00. Expenditures: $0.00. Balance, July 31, 2016: $209,741.48.
Capital Outlay Fund balance, July 1, 2016: $1,110,418.07. Receipts: taxes $1,379.02, penalties/interest $22.65, interest $50.07. Expenditures: $7,419.91. Balance, July 31, 2016: $1,104,449.90.
Special Education Fund balance, July 1, 2016: $182,943.79. Receipts: taxes $54.64, penalties/interest $1.32, interest $7.90. Expenditures: $15,380.94. Balance, July 31, 2016: $167,626.71. CorTrust Savings balance, July 1, 2016: $1,823.34. Receipts: interest $0.00. Balance, July 31, 2016: $1,823.34.
Pension Fund balance, July 1, 2016: $366.41. Receipts: taxes $196.75, penalties/interest $3.04. Expenditures: $0.00. Balance, July 31, 2016: $566.20.
Food Service Fund balance, July 1, 2016: ($5,641.23). Receipts: student lunches $700.00. Expenditures: $8,193.95. Balance, July 31, 2016: ($13,135.18).
Enterprise Fund balance: July 1, 2016 $1,400.15. Receipts: $0.00. Expenditures: $0.00. Balance, July 31, 2016: $1,400.15.
Scholarship Fund balance, July 1, 2016: $13,674.20. Receipts: interest $0.61. Expenditures: $0.00. Balance, July 31, 2016: $13,674.81. Peters Scholarship balance: $13,674.81; Nelson Scholarship balance: $0.00.
Trust and Agency Funds balance, July 1, 2016: $46,985.20. Receipts: $6,050.75. Expenditures: $1,089.64. Balance, July 31, 2016: $51,946.31.
Salaries and benefits for the month of August 2016 were as follows:
General Fund: $121,402.36;
Special Education: $13,855.93;
Food Service: $5,441.26.
Claims approved:
GENERAL FUND – A-Ox Welding, cylinder rent $29.65; Tavin Alatta, CDL training/driving $207.00; Argus Leader Media, periodical $319.99; Cedar Shore Resort, conference room $200.10; Central Electric, main building $1,257.10, bus barn $90.70; Daily Republic, periodical $115.00; Department of Revenue $15.00; Farm Forum Circulation, ag subscription $32.00; Rachael Foster, reimbursement class registration $210.00; Shane Gross, SDACTE dues $202.00; H&R Salvage, dumpster service $420.00; Heartland Paper Co., janitor supply $96.62;
Houghton Mifflin, elementary workbooks $832.74, colony workbooks $342.13; Huron Plainsman, periodical $136.25; iStudyforSuccess, guidance site fee $195.00; IXL Membership Services, math license $825.00; J.W. Pepper, All State Chorus music/folder $116.58; Kieffer Oil, chemical $30.00; Lakeshore, preschool supply $523.00, elementary supply $752.96; Lodge at Deadwood, conference room $242.00; McLeod’s, board supply $3.50, superintendent supply $5.50, business office supply $138.80; Menards, janitor supply $113.44; Meridian Student Planners, elementary supply $99.25; Mid-Dakota Technologies, July tech support $125.00;
NASCO, colony supply $73.55; North Central Seed, football field fertilizer $110.00; Perfection Learning Corp., high school supply $73.28; Plank Road Publishing, chorus supply $136.35; Pro Clean Plus, clean carpets $1,159.00; Renaissance Learning, middle school supply $64.70; Santel Communications, telephone/internet $189.93; Scholastic Inc., preschool subscription $71.36, elementary subscription $463.90, colony subscription $78.47; School Specialty, colony supply $34.99, elementary supply $762.12, middle school supply $127.53, high shool supply $19.70; SDASBO, fall conference registration $50.00;
SD Teacher Placement Center, membership $315.00; Sherwin Williams, paint $785.78; Sun Gold Sports, middle school supply $10.00; Supreme, preschool supply $3.35, elementary supply $47.92, colony supply $24.38, middle school supply $44.57, high school supply $53.42; VISA,  air cards $120.03, elementary supply $62.61, ag conference room $401.97; Walmart, business office supply $13.88; Williams Musical & Office Equipment, installation repairs $525.60.
CAPITAL OUTLAY Fund — A&B Business, copier rent – two months $1,560.10; BrainPOP, software licence fee $160.00; Commercial Asphalt, parking lot mat $35,204.59; Hauff Mid-America Sports, boys basketball uniforms $3,910.00, boys basketball practice jerseys $344.25, fifth/sixth boys basketball  uniforms $1,286.60, volleyball shorts $623.50; HP Inc., colony laptop $695.16, elementary laptop $695.16, middle school laptop $695.16, 25 high school computers $8,529.00; Lakeshore, pre-school chairs $501.40; Newsela, software license fee $750.00; Riverside Technologies, 15 high school Chrome Books $3,585.00; StarFall Education, software license fee $270.00; Walmart, middle school chair $55.00.
SPECIAL EDUCATION Fund – Huron School District, July tuition $504.00; SD Teacher Placement Center, membership $105.00; Super Duper Publications, speech supply $81.89; Supreme, SPED supply $3.35.
FOOD SERVICE Fund – Arctic Refrigeration, outside freezer repair $242.72; Ramkota Inn, conference room $263.97.
Mr. Siemsen reported on the following:
•    Pipe leak in the well;
•    Gym floor was refinished and looks good;
•    Was approached to have South Dakota Players annually, there were no available timeslots for this year, will look into other possible options;
•    Exploring the possibility of fan system to the gym;
•    Booster Club playground clean-up work day August 14th;
•    Volleyball and football practice started August 11th;
•    First day of school August 17th, with dismissal at 12:30 p.m.;
•    Individual/class picture day August 19th; and
•    Discussed potential changes to homecoming activities.
Mrs. Vermeulen discussed contacting the SD Arts Council to see about Artesian residency programs.
Discussion was held on the fiscal year 2017 tax request. Justin Enfield, purchasing dumpsters to hold wood and metal waste. Brenda Schmit, bussing concerns, early morning pickups. Curtis Adams, Gear Up to Play 60 – we are a member.
Old Business:
Motion by Schmit, seconded by Enfield, all aye, to advertise for bids of purchasing a new 53-passenger bus.
Motion by Adams, seconded by Dean, all aye, to approve level change for Susan Farrell-Poncelet from BA/S to MA $37,625.00 and Jennifer Larson from MA to MA+15 $41,395.00, beginning 2016-2017 school year.
Regular Board meeting will be held on Monday, September 12, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanborn Central School Conference Room.
Motion by Dean, seconded by Adams, all aye, to adjourn the meeting at 9:10 p.m.
Gayle Bechen
Business Manager
Troy Olson
Board Chair

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