Woonsocket School Board proceedings

UNAPPROVED MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING HELD JANUARY 9, 2017

The Woonsocket Board of Education met in regular session on January 9th, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the library/media center of the Woonsocket School. Members attending were: Jason White, Lisa Snedeker, Jodi Doering, Todd Olinger and Gary Steichen.  Others attending were Superintendent Rod Weber, Paula Lynch, Carrie Gutierrez and Chris Selland. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited and the meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m.
On a motion by Todd Olinger, seconded by Jodi Doering, the Board approved the meeting agenda with two additional items to be brought before the Board.  Motion carried.
The minutes of the regular board meeting held on December 12th, 2016, were approved as presented on a motion by Lisa Snedeker, seconded by Jodi Doering, motion carried:
On a motion by Lisa Snedeker, seconded by Todd Olinger, the Board approved the claims presented (including A&B Business for $975.58 – copier lease) and the December 2016 financial report as follows:  Motion carried.
GENERAL FUND Beginning balance: $1,133,188.14; Add receipts: Taxes $43,876.62; Interest $477.23; Other local $737.18; State $101,965.00; Federal $0.00; Total to be accounted for:  $1,280,244.17; less disbursements $186,245.70; Cash balance: $1,093,998.47; Fund Balance: $1,093,998.47.
CAPITAL OUTLAY Beginning balance: $699,277.62;  Add receipts: Taxes $24,246.00; Other local $1,259.90; Federal $0.00; Total to be accounted for: $724,783.52; less disbursements $21,781.31; Cash balance: $703,002.21; Fund balance:  $703,002.21.
SPECIAL EDUCATION Beginning balance: $413,749.75; Add receipts: Taxes $12,192.69; Other Local $0.00; State $0.00; Federal $0.00; Total to be accounted for: $425,942.44; less disbursements $38,993.40; Cash balance: $386,949.04; Fund balance: $386,949.04.
PENSION Beginning balance: $230,725.15; Add receipts:  Taxes $3,627.62; Other Local $0.00; Total to be accounted for: $234,352.77; less disbursements $0.00; Cash balance: $234,352.77; Fund balance: $234,352.77.
FOOD SERVICE Beginning balance: $30,270.48; Add receipts:  Pupil receipts $5,459.70; Adult receipts $87.90; Milk receipts $0.00; Interest $1.21; Other local $66.75; State $0.00; Federal reimbursement $6,122.09; Total to be accounted for: $42,008.13; less disbursements $15,515.66; Cash  balance: $26,492.47; Fund balance: $26,492.47.
ENTERPRISE FUND #53 Beginning balance: $35,040.43; Add receipts: Other local $660.00; Total to be accounted for: $35,700.43; less disbursements $6,157.77;  Cash balance: $29,542.66;  Fund balance: $29,542.66.
TRUST AND AGENCY Beginning balance: $27,970.98; Add receipts: Interest $1.18; Pupil activities $2,027.51; Total to be accounted for: $29,999.67;  less disbursements $2,355.33; Fund balance: $27,644.34.
Salaries and benefits for the month of December 2016 were as follows:
General Fund: $150,473.02
Special Education: $21,108.01
Enterprise #53: $6,157.77
Food Service: $8,705.33
GENERAL FUND:
First National Bank – Visa, Defibrillator Pads $209.81
Accident Fund, Work Comp. Audit Premium $1,159.00
AT&T, Cellphone Bill/Cellphone $308.21
Bakers Design, Flowers/Corsage – Concert $55.50
Brooks Oil, Fuel Oil $1,762.68
Cedar Shore, Lodging – Superintendent $101.95
City of Woonsocket, Water Service $63.32
Coca-Cola, Water – Elementary $23.48
Delvaux, Rosemarie, Christmas Carnival Supplies $98.92
Express 2, Gas – Vehicles $35.40
Express Stop, Fuel – Vehicles/Mini-Buses $375.32
Hillyard, Custodian Supplies $812.80
[Imprest Fund:
Baruth, Corey, Referee – Two “C” Games $50.00
Baruth, Rob, Referee – Two Junior High Games $40.00
Deinert, Andy, Referee – Doubleheader $90.00
Johnson, Lee, Referee – Doubleheader $90.00
Kemp, Josh, Referee/Mileage-Doubleheader $125.70
Kingsbury, Kevin, Referee – Two Junior Varsity Games $55.00
Kingsbury, Tucker, Referee – Two Junior Varsity Games $55.00
Lieber, Craig, Referee – One Junior High & One “C” Game $45.00
Olson, Emily, Referee – One Junior High and One “C” Game $45.00
US Post Office, Postage Expense $141.00
Total November Claims: $736.70]
Isokinetics, Elementary  Supplies $92.45
Jaymar Business Forms, W-2s. 1099s $93.10
K&D Busing Inc., Reg Route, Co-Curr. Route $13,652.83
KO’s Pro Service, Vehicle Supplies/Belts $83.22
Lehr, Dave, Monthly Tech Support $125.00
Menards, Shop Supplies $44.57
Northwest Pipe Fittings, Filters-Water Coolers $280.05
NorthWestern Public Service, Electric Service $4,424.16
Petty Cash, Postage Expense $21.12
Sanborn Weekly Journal, Publications $271.35
Santel Communications, Phone/Cable/Internet $278.02
School Specialty, Elementary Supplies $29.74
SD Department of Health, State Nurse Services $380.00
South Dakota Football Coaches Association, Football Conference – A. Rodriguez $50.00
Sign Pro, State Volleyball Banner $258.00
United Energy/Farmers Alliance     Propane – Government Building $331.50
Walmart, Hard Drive/Server $119.00
Waste Management of WI-MN, Garbage Service $622.75
Woony Foods, Food/Supplies $174.67
Fund Total: $27,074.62
CAPITAL OUTLAY:
A&B Business Equipment, Copier Lease $975.58
Buds Body Shop, Body Work-Van $1,759.90
Centennial Carpet, Carpet/Supplies – Stage $1,932.24
Dramstads Refrigeration, Walk-In Freezer Repairs $401.68
Menards, Stage Materials $98.43
Unique Entertainment, Balance Due on Sound System $1,857.45
Fund Total: $7,025.28
SPECIAL EDUCATION
Avera St. Lukes, Client Services $489.96
Career Connections, Client Services $414.23
Lifequest, Client Services $516.77
SD Department of Human Services, Client Services $1,575.41
Fund Total: $2,996.37
FOOD SERVICE:
Child and Adult Nutrition, Food $308.49
Earthgrains Company, Food $138.72
Variety Food, Food, Supplies, Dishwasher Rent $3,940.97
Woony Foods, Food/Supplies $7.99
Zeller, Doni, Refund on Lunch Money $49.90
Fund Total: $4,446.07
Chris Selland gave the financial report.
Superintendent Weber updated the Board on the elementary/gymnasium heating project with design/build contractor G&R Controls. He also advised that the Woonsocket Quiz Bowl Team will be competing in the finals on Saturday, January 14th in Mitchell. Congratulations to the Team and their advisor, Mr. Korbel.
Four of the power lifting group and Mr. Rodriguez will be attending a lift meet in Brandon, also on Saturday.
The theatre project is almost finalized with several fundraisers planned to help offset cost overrides.
The football co-op was discussed and the preliminary 2017-2018 school calendar was presented for the Boards review. Administrators from Wessington Springs, Woonsocket and Sanborn Central will meet regarding the possibility of a SDHSAA sanctioned soccer co-op.
Principal Paula Lynch advised that we will be receiving site licenses for a program called Imagine Learning that assists ELL (English Language Learner) Students and helps with general reading skills for K-3 students. This is possible through a grant applied for by Mr. Bruce.
Also, the Christmas carnival went well and the WEPC craft project was a big success. The Board and staff thank the WEPC for all the projects that they are involved in, including but not limited to: Bingo fundraiser, Walk-a-Thon, assembly programs, Halloween carnival, field trips, teacher requests and more. We are fortunate to have such a dedicated group of parents.
Motion was made by Jodi Doering, with a second by Lisa Snedeker, to approve the final reading of the 300 series updates for the school board policy manual. Motion carried.
On a motion by Todd Olinger, with a second by Jodi Doering, the Board approved the second reading of the 400 series updates for the school board policy manual.  Motion carried.
Motion was made by Jodi Doering, with a second by Lisa Snedeker, to approve the first reading of the 500 and 600 series updates for the school board policy manual. Motion carried.
Motion was made by Gary Steichen, with a second by Todd Olinger, to approve and set the annual school board election for April 11th, 2017. Motion carried. The three-year terms for Gary Steichen and Lisa Snedeker will be expiring, effective June 30, 2017.
It was moved by Lisa Snedeker, with a second by Jodi Doering, to approve a change in the February regular board meeting from February 13th to February 14th at 6:00 p.m. in the library. Motion carried.  The change was made due to a conflict with the girls basketball schedule. Motion carried.
Motion was made by Jodi Doering, with a second by Todd Olinger, to approve Schoenfish Inc. to perform the 2015-2016 school audit.  Motion carried.
There being no further business to come before the Board, the January 9th, 2017, regular board meeting of the Woonsocket Board of Education was adjourned at 7:35 p.m. on a motion by Gary Steichen, with a second by Jodi Doering. Motion carried.
JASON WHITE
Chair
CRYSTAL A. SELLAND
Business Manager

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