Woonsocket School Board proceedings

UNAPPROVED MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING HELD NOVEMBER 15, 2016

The Woonsocket Board of Education met in regular session on November 15th, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. in the library/media center of the Woonsocket School.  The meeting was held on this date/time due to a conflict with a Board Members schedule and the fall concert.  Members attending were: Lisa Snedeker, Jodi Doering, Todd Olinger and Gary Steichen. Jason White was absent.  Others attending were Superintendent Rod Weber, Paula Lynch, Lynn Klaas and Chris Selland.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited, and the meeting was called to order at 5:30 p.m.
On a motion by Todd Olinger, seconded by Jodi Doering, the Board approved the meeting agenda with two additional items to come before the Board.  Motion carried.
The minutes of the regular board meeting held on October 10th, 2016, were approved as presented on a motion by Jodi Doering, seconded by Gary Steichen. Motion carried.
On a motion by Gary Steichen, seconded by Todd Olinger, the Board approved the claims presented and the October 2016 financial report as follows, motion carried.
GENERAL FUND Beginning balance: $1,071,692.05; Add receipts:  Taxes $18,012.07; Interest $443.97; Other local $1,632.64; State $65,546.00; Federal $0.00;   Total to be accounted for:  $1,157,326.73; less disbursements $175,949.39;  Cash balance: $981,377.34;  Fund Balance: $981,377.34.
CAPITAL OUTLAY Beginning balance: $629,749.53; Add receipts: Taxes $11,743.81; Other local  $0.00;  Federal  $0.00;  Total to be accounted for:  $641,493.34;  less disbursements $59,585.44;   Cash balance: $581,907.90;  Fund balance:  $581,907.90.
SPECIAL EDUCATION  Beginning balance: $376,090.04; Add receipts: Taxes $5,905.77; Other Local  $0.00;  State $0.00;  Federal $0.00; Total to be accounted for: $381,995.81;  less disbursements $17,912.29; Cash balance: $364,083.52; Fund balance: $364,083.52.
PENSION Beginning balance:  $208,453.41; Add receipts:  Taxes $1,759.74; Other Local $0.00; Total to be accounted for: $210,213.15; less disbursements $0.00; Cash balance: $210,213.15; Fund balance: $210,213.15.
FOOD SERVICE Beginning balance: $24,688.59; Add receipts:  Pupil receipts $8,687.40;  Adult receipts $55.00;  Milk receipts $93.00;  Interest $1.03;  Other local $244.25; State $0.00; Federal reimbursement $6,386.60; Total to be accounted for: $40,155.87; less disbursements $11,651.22; Cash  balance: $28,504.65;  Fund balance: $28,504.65.
ENTERPRISE FUND #53  Beginning balance: $37,797.86;  Add receipts: Other local $2,629.53;  Total to be accounted for:  $40,427.39;  less disbursements $1,839.06; Cash balance $38,588.33; Fund balance:  $38,588.33.
TRUST AND AGENCY Beginning balance: $21,367.44; Add receipts: Interest $1.02; Pupil activities $5,343.40;  Total to be accounted for: $26,711.86;  less disbursements $2,603.56; Balance $24,108.30.
Salaries and benefits for the month of October 2016 were as follows:
General Fund: $117,056.77
Special Education: $16,023.76
Enterprise #53: $4,737.14
Food Service: $5,724.53
GENERAL FUND
Associated School Boards of South Dakota, Region Meeting – L. Sndedker $20.00
AT&T, Cellphone $58.22
Automatic Building Controls, Batteries $122.07
Bakers Design, Flowers – All-State Chorus $47.50
Blackhawk Winterguard, District Contribution $250.00
Brooks Oil, Fuel Oil $1,627.70
Burnison Plumbing & Heating, Thermostats (3) $1,059.00
Chester Area School, On-Line Courses (2) $500.00
City of Woonsocket, Water Service $64.10
Coca-Cola, Water (Five Gallon) – Elementary $15.66
Daily Republic, Request For Qualifications Ad (2) $83.02
DB Electric, Ballasts $565.30
Doering, Jodi, Reimbursement – Associated School Boards of South Dakota Conference Lodging $276.80
Dougherty & Company LLC, Disclosure Services $450.00
East Dakota Educational, Data Dig-Prof. Development Cooperative $600.00
Express 2, Gas – Vehicles/Mini-Buses $240.14
Express Stop, Gas – Vehicles/Mini-Bus $388.51
First National Bank, Gas – All-State/Computer Equipment/Lodging-AR $294.74
Ford Signs, Door Signs $553.50
Hillyard, Custodian Supplies $403.78
Howard, Carrie, Clock/Scorekeeper – Volleybal/Football $150.00
Imagine Learning, Inc., Renewal – Site License – Ell $450.00
[Imprest Fund:
Cash, All-State Chorus – Meal Allowance $224.00
Howard School, Cross-Country Fee $30.00
Highmore-Harrold School, Region Cross Country Fee $53.29
Lieber, Craig, Referee – Fifth/Sixth Basketball $60.00
Schlimgen, Jesse, Referee – Volleyball $80.00
Schlimgen, Joe, Referee/Mileage – Volleyball $108.56
SDSU Music Department, All-State Chorus Practice Session $40.00
US Post Office, Postage Expense $141.00
VonEye, Jordan, Referee – Fifth/Sixth Basketball $60.00
September Claims: 796.85]
JD Enterprises, Gym Floor Refinishing $340.00
Johnson, Danielle, Reimbursement – Ell Workshop $10.00
K&D Busing Inc., Reg. Route/Co-Curr. Route $15,331.84
KO’s Pro Service, Vehicle Maintenance/Tires $415.15
Lehmen’s Tree Service, Tree Removal/Grinding $1,500.00
Lehr, Dave, Monthly Tech Support $125.00
Local Lumber, Shop Supplies-Freshmen Project $372.11
McLeod’s, High School Supplies/Business Office Supplies $145.49
Mid-Central Educational Coop, Distance Education Course (1) $260.00
NASCO, Science Supplies-From Donation $134.57
NorthWestern Public Service, Electric Service $2,633.51
Petty Cash, Postage Expense $1.78
Popplers Music, Vocal Music $81.30
Readers Den, Library Book $14.25
Rodriguez, Armando, Reimbursement – Gas – Pep Grant Conference $31.19
Sanborn Weekly Journal, Publications $820.47
Santel Communications, Phone/Cable/Internet/Service $754.94
Sign Pro, Girls Basketball State Banner $258.00
Steffen, Dale, Bus Driver CDL Test – D. Schmiedt $90.00
Waste Management of Wi-Mn, Garbage Service $613.69
Weber, Rodrick, Reimbursement – Coaching Class – First Aid $35.00
West Interactive Services, Schoolreach Messenger Service Corporation $501.75
White, Bobbi, Line Judging – Volleyball/Tournaments $440.00
Woony Foods, Supplies $352.98
Fund Total: $34,279.91
CAPITAL OUTLAY
A&B Business Equipment, Copier Lease $975.58
American Time And Signal, Remote Transmitter/Antenna/Rack $1,576.85
DB Electric, Shop Classroom Work $2,462.75
Midwest Boiler Repair, Boiler Repairs/Compliance $5,000.00
Schmiedt, Darin, Labor/Materials-Shop Classroom $16,909.56
Fund Total: $26,924.74
SPECIAL EDUCATION
Avera St. Lukes, Client Services $816.60
Parent/Guardian, Parent/Guardian Mileage $361.20
Lifequest, Client Services $516.77
SD Department of Human Services, Client Servivces-Non-Federal Match $1,434.71
Fund Total: $3,129.28
FOOD SERVICE
Buhls Dry Cleaning, Laundry Service $14.60
Child And Adult Nutrition, Donated Food Processing $79.74
Earthgrains Company, Food $193.68
[Imprest Fund:
School Nutrition Association SD, Conference Fee – J. Bebout $40.00
September Claims: 40.00]
Variety Food, Food/Supplies/Rent $5,879.48
Woony Foods, Supplies $37.04
Fund Total: $6,244.54
Chris Selland gave the financial report.  Superintendent Weber updated the Board about the Power Lifting Club that has been organized by the football coaches.
The Blackhawk Football Team will be re-classified as 11B next year, and we will be trying to develop a new conference.
We have been approached (along with Sanborn Central) by Wessington Springs about the possibility of a school-sanctioned soccer co-op. More research will be done prior to any decisions being made.  Also, congratulations and good luck to the girls volleyball team and coaches.
Principal Paula Lynch advised that we are undergoing a Title 1 review this year.
Also, thanks to Mrs. Delvaux and the sixth graders for the inspiring Veterans Day program held on November 10th.
We would also like to thank the students and community for raising approximately $1,400.00 through their “penny wars” competition. This money will be used to help offset travel expenses to bring local deployed soldiers home for Christmas.
On a motion by Jodi Doering, with a second by Gary Steichen, the Board approved the second reading of the 100 and 200 series updates for the school board policy manual.  Motion carried.
Motion was made by Todd Olinger, with a second by Jodi Doering, to approve the first reading of the 300 series updates for the school board policy manual. Motion carried.
Motion was made by Jodi Doering, with a second by Gary Steichen, to approve Craig Lieber as Seventh and eighth grade boys basketball coach effective this year with a wage of $1,650, and to also approve the resignation of Dayna Rodriguez as seventh and eighth girls basketball coach, effective also this year. The Board would like to thank Ms. Rodriguez for her coaching services.
Motion was made by Jodi Doering, with a second by Todd Olinger, to approve payment to Darin Schmiedt of $16,909.56 for the bill for the shop classroom renovation project started this summer and recently completed, and also payment of $5,000.00 to Midwest Boiler for boiler repairs (these repairs were necessary before the boiler could be certified by the inspection agency). Motion carried.
Motion was made to approve a change in the referee pay for fifth/sixth basketball from $15.00 per game to $20.00 per game, effective with the 2016-2017 school year. This motion was made by Todd Olinger, with a second by Jodi Doering. Motion carried.
Motion was made by Gary Steichen, with a second by Jodi Doering, to approve $250.00 to the Blackhawk Winterguard Trust and Agency account to help offset expenses and entry fees for the group.  Motion carried.
Motion was made by Jodi Doering, with a second by Todd Olinger, to approve G&R Controls as design/build contractor for the elementary/gymnasium heating project slated for this summer.  No other companies submitted an application on or before the due date of 12:00 p.m. on November 15, 2016. Motion carried. G&R Controls will now submit a variety of proposals with estimates to the district, and once an option is chosen, they will let bids for the project.  Motion carried.
There being no further business to come before the Board, the November 15th, 2016 regular board meeting of the Woonsocket Board of Education was adjourned at 6:13 p.m. on a motion by Gary Steichen, with a second by Jodi Doering. Motion carried.
CRYSTAL A.                 SELLAND
Business Manager
LISA SNEDEKER
Vice – Chair

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