Sanborn Central Board proceedings

Unapproved Minutes of School Board Meeting

The School Board of Sanborn Central School District 55-5 met in regular session on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanborn Central Conference room with the following present: Clayton Dean, Justin Enfield, Brenda Schmit, and Gary Spelbring Jr. Others present Superintendent Justin Siemsen, and Business Manager Gayle Bechen. Absent Curtis Adams.

Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Visitors to Board Meeting: Cindy Chance.

Motion by Enfield, seconded by Spelbring, all aye, to approve the agenda as amended. Add: New Business 80. Approve Technology Support 2019-20; 81. Executive Session SDCL 1-25-2(4) for personnel. Move Adjournment to 82. Correction: 78-2018-2019. Approve the SPED Comprehensive Plan for 2018-2019; should read Approve the SPED Comprehensive Plan for 2019-2020.  

Motion by Schmit, seconded by Enfield, all aye, to approve the minutes of the regular board meeting May 13, 2019, as amended. In Visitors to Board Meeting: Remove On behalf of the SC Booster Club, it should read: Jeremy Uecker, Steve Larson, and Tambi Wormstadt discussed the bathroom at the football field and the potential for a joint building expansion with the 4-H complex. 

Motion by Schmit, seconded by Spelbring, all aye, to approve the Financial Statement and bills. 

General Fund balance, May 1, 2019: $162,360.56. Receipts: taxes $474,318.93, penalties/interest $29.38, interest $123.77, other pupil $114.30, other local income $3.00, state fines $1,235.71, state aid $49,577.00, admission $76.65, yearbook $974.00, donations $343.75, Wessington Springs School, shared sports and teacher $6,714.07, Woonsocket School, shared sports $10,062.82, medicaid $1,415.92.  Expenditures: $176,584.78, manual journal entry/voided check $125.65.  Balance, May 31, 2019: $530,639.43. CorTrust Savings balance, May 1, 2019: $50,284.88. Receipts: interest $0.00. Expenditures: $0.00.  Balance, May 31, 2019: $50,284.88. 

Capital Outlay Fund balance, May 1, 2019: $942,449.34. Receipts: taxes $35,280.67, penalties/interest $7.03, interest $229.49. Expenditures: $899.87. Balance, May 31, 2019: $977,066.66.

Special Education Fund balance, May 1, 2019: $(25,758.70). Receipts: taxes $105,939.33, penalties/interest $0.46, interest $12.52, medicaid $118.00. Expenditures: $27,092.41. Balance, May 31, 2019: $53,819.20.  

Food Service Fund balance, May 1, 2019: $(4,453.13). Receipts: student meals $6,245.04, adult meals $615.47, ala carte $1,453.16, meal certification $157.98, federal reimbursement $4,846.61. Expenditures: $12,595.76. Balance, May 31, 2019: $(3,730.63).

Enterprise Fund balance, May 1, 2019: $13,527.24. Receipts: interest $2.58, preschool tuition $125.00. Expenditures: $3,327.33. Balance, May 31, 2019: $10,327.49.

Trust and Agency Funds balance, May 1, 2019: $62,942.28. Receipts: $4,797.93. Expenditures: $3,816.65. Balance, May 31, 2019: $63,923.56.

Scholarship Fund balance, May 1, 2019: $12,200.72. Receipts: interest $1.38. Expenditures: $0.00. Balance: May 31, 2019: $12,202.10. Peters Scholarship balance: $11,702.10, Nelson Scholarship balance: $500.00.

Salaries and benefits for the month of June 2019 were as follows: 

General Fund: $143,127.18; 

Special Education: $17,033.24; 

Food Service: $7,189.27; 

Enterprise: $3,890.28.

Claims approved: GENERAL FUND – Carquest Auto Parts, bus supply $23.98; Conrad Repair, plumbing repair $81.81; CorTrust visa, air cards $120.03; Farmers Elevator, janitor supply $33.33; Harlow’s Bus Sales, bus supply $53.47; Hartford Steam Boiler, boiler certificate fee $45.00; Heartland Paper, janitor supply $731.12;

[IMPREST: CorTrust visa, conference room – Vermeulen $260.98; Elkton Public School, region 4B track loss $190.05; Howard Wood Dakota Relays, entry fee $100.00; Nepstad’s Flowers & Gifts, middle school graduation flowers $69.75; Sanborn Central, state track meals $405.00; Southeast Area Cooperative, conference registration $185.00]; 

Josten’s, academic patches $441.49; Kormanagement Services, drug testing $302.13; McLeod’s, election supplies $76.05; Menards, football field supply $32.98, janitor supply $41.18, elementary supply $14.72, district vehicle supply $6.96; Mid-Dakota Technologies, May tech support $140.00; Nasco, ag equipment 845.95; NationWide, crime bond $108.00, public official bond $175.00; North Central Seed Company, grass seed $175.00; Paragon Ridge Perkins Consortium, membership fee $225.00; Public Health Laboratory, water testing $15.00; Santel Communications, phone/fax $211.08; South Dakota Football Coaches Association, membership – Flatten $20.00; South Dakota High School Coaches Association, membership – Flatten $40.00; Sherwin Williams, paint $407.96; Sportboardz, update boards $59.00; Sun Gold Sports, reading awards $11.50; Track and Field Coaches Association, membership – Flatten $20.00; Walmart, middle school supply $22.92; Woonsocket School, shared instructional staff $91,491.70, shared coaching staff $24,532.62; Woony Foods, janitor supply $3.27, preschool screening supply $9.11; Zipgrow, ag growing bundle $5,659.97.

CAPITAL OUTLAY Fund — CorTrust visa, weights $1,233.90; Gravana LLC, curriculm license $390.00; 

[IMPREST: CorTrust visa, table/shelf $100.10].   

SPECIAL EDUCATION Fund – Behavior Care Specialists, May tuition services $6,242.00; May 2019 mileage $189.00; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing, battelle development test $99.13; James Valley Education Co-op, psychology service $1,625.00, physical therapy service $2,500.00, occupational therapy service $3,625.00; Special Education administrative service $4,250.00.

FOOD SERVICE Fund – Card Services, food $30.53; Dean Foods, milk $227.18; Hunter, Robin, close account $32.95; Reinhart Food service, food $64.45, supply $44.71; Walmart, supply $11.72, food $62.40; Woony Foods, food 55.64. 

ENTERPRISE Fund – 

[IMPREST: Southeast Area Cooperative, conference registration $185.00].

Motion by Enfield, seconded by Schmit, all aye, to approve supplemental budget resolution #1 to 2018-19 budget. General Fund: colony salary $4,450.00; high school shared services $19,840.00; Title I middle school salary $3,690.00; high school principal salary $8,160.00; elementary/middle school principal salary $4,600.00; football shared services $4,120.00; volleyball shared services $1,820.00; trans co-curricular leased buses $2,620.00; band supply $1,280.00; vo ag equipment $6,980.00; co-curricular shared services $18,370.00. Means of Finance General Fund surplus cash: $75,930.00. Capital Outlay: high school desks/tables $4,640.00; library desks/software $7,500.00; superintendent administrative software $3,880.00; co-curricular desks/equipment $10,150.00. Means of Finance Capital Outlay surplus cash: $26,170.00. Special Education: day home and community based services $10,550.00; special education co-op service $6,950.00; transportation mileage $270.00. Means of Finance Special Education surplus cash: $17,770.00. Enterprise Fund: drivers education shared services $600.00. Means of Finance Enterprise Fund surplus cash: $600.00.

Mr. Siemsen reported on the following: 

•Graduation went well; 

•Mrs. Vermeulen, Laura, and Mary have completed their contracted year; 

•School Summer hours are 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., closed Friday; 

•Track and Golf teams finished their seasons well. Special Congratulations to Katie Schmit for being the first golfer in school history to make the state golf meet.

•The maintenance crew has begun waxing the classrooms, and Mr. Flatten is painting; 

•The gym floor redo is underway; and 

•A number of students will be accompanying Siemsen to Washington DC from June 27 – July 1st through World Classrooms.      

Discussion Items: None.  

Old Business: Motion by Schmit, seconded by Enfield, all aye, to approve the transfer of funds from Capital Outlay to General Fund per SDCL 13-16-6 in the amount of $19,027.57.

New Business: Motion by Enfield, seconded by Spelbring, all aye, to approve the SPED Comprehensive Plan for 2019-2020.

Motion by Spelbring, seconded by Enfield, all aye, to approve transfer of funds from General Fund to Food Service Fund in the amount of $19,500.00.

Motion by Enfield, seconded by Spelbring, all aye, to approve Technology support for 2019-2020 school year with David Lehr. Brenda Schmit, abstained from voting. 

Motion by Enfield, seconded by Spelbring, all aye, to go into executive session SDCL 1-25-2(4) for personnel at 7:52 p.m. Regular session resumed at 8:03 p.m. 

Sanborn Central Staff Contracts 2019-2020: Administration: Gayle Bechen, business manager $43,686; Justin Siemsen, superintendent/high school principal $75,446, high school yearbook advisor $2,000; Connie Vermeulen, elementary/middle school principal $60,215, middle school student council advisor  $300; Certified Staff: Nikki Dawson, middle school teacher $39,156; Jenny Easton, vocal music teacher $41,611 (shared), Pk-12 extra vocal events $2,555 (shared), travel $1,000 (shared); Marci Farmer, middle school science-health/elementary computer teacher $43,146; Susan Farrell-Poncelet, middle school/high school teacher $40,281, oral interpretation advisor $1,200, prom advisor $1,500; Corey Flatten, high school teacher $40,486, Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central co-op assistant football coach $2,955 (shared), SCW co-op head track coach $3,150 (shared); high school student council advisor $700, powerlifting/weight room advisor $2,100, senior project advisor $550; Rachael Foster, colony teacher $43,763, one additional level $2,000; John Harless, colony teacher $41,713, one additional level $2,000; Jeannette Knigge, colony teacher $41,467, two additional levels $4,000, summer school $20 per hour; Jennifer Larson, elementary teacher $44,740; Tim McCain, middle school/high school math/physical education teacher $44,740, SCW co-op head girls basketball coach $3,800 (shared), SCW co-op seventh/eighth grade track coach $1,700 (shared), district athletic director $4,300; Kelly McClane, speech therapist $46,786 (shared), travel $1,000 (shared), summer school $20 per hour; Jenna Miller, elementary teacher $39,156, high school play/one act advisor $1,700; Robin Moody, elementary teacher $43,513, SCW co-op junior varsity girls basketball $2,850 (shared); Tracy Moody, high school teacher $45,559, SCW co-op assistant volleyball coach $2,850 (shared), National Honor Society advisor $700, senior project coordinator $550; Krista Moore, elementary teacher $43,146; Jill Reimer, elementary teacher $46,377; Jessica Ronning, ag teacher $39,360 (shared), extended days ag teacher $3,298.35 (shared), FFA advisor $3,475 (shared); Paula Sanderson, K-12 special education teacher $45,149, summer school $20 per hour; Cheryl Schmit, elementary teacher $45,149; Kim Sevareid, preschool teacher $40,648; Kayla Vetter, Title I teacher $39,565; Megan Wilson, high school teacher $41,406, SCW co-op assistant volleyball coach $2,850. Classified Staff: Mary Ackman, administrative assistant $17.28 per hour; Shawna Baysinger, special ed para – colony $13.10 per hour; Laura Conrad, head cook-manager $30,900; Wanda Effling, district para $14.63 per hour; Jolene Enfield, librarian aide $16.59 per hour; Corey Flatten, summer custodian $14.75 per hour; Vickie Fox, district para $15.19 per hour; Gary Goudy, bus driver $18,910.80, bus maintenance $5,358.06; Grant Goudy, bus driver $16,800; Judy Hemminger, bus driver $18,910.80; Laura Licht, special education/district para $12.23 per hour; Tina Luthi, dishwasher/cook helper/janitor helper $15.97 per hour; Kate Schelske, bus driver $15,359.77; Mark Seitz, cleaning custodian $32,393.50; Rita Trebil, summer custodian $16.50 per hour, special education paraprofessional $14.87 per hour; Ashly Uecker, special education paraprofessional $15.65 per hour; Mary Unterbrunner, assistant cook $15.97 per hour; Mark VanOverschelde, school maintenance $5,000.00; Gary Willman, bus driver $13,342.62; Vicki Zellmer, custodian $12.74 per hour.

Regular Board meeting will be held on Monday, July 15, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanborn Central School Conference Room.

Motion by Schmit/Spelbring, all aye, to approve adjournment of meeting at 8:04 p.m.

Gayle Bechen

Business Manager

Clayton Dean

Board Chair

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