Sanborn Central Board proceedings

Unapproved Minutes of School Board Meeting - AUG 12

The School Board of Sanborn Central School District 55-5 met in regular session on Monday, August 12, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. in the Sanborn Central Conference room with the following present: Curtis Adams, Clayton Dean, Justin Enfield, and Gary Spelbring. Others present Superintendent Justin Siemsen, Elementary/Middle School Principal Connie Vermeulen, and Business Manager Gayle Bechen. Absent: Brenda Schmit.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Visitors to Board Meeting: None.

Motion by Adams, seconded by Enfield, all aye, to approve the agenda as amended. Additional New Business: 12 – 2019/2020 Approve Waiver of Conflict; 13 – 2019/20  Approve Superintendent Siemsen as temporary Board Chair; 14 – 2019/20 Approve contract of Lanette Dean as colony paraprofessional; 15 – 2019/2020 Approve Clayton Dean back in as Board Chair; and 16 – 2019/2020 Adjournment. 

Motion by Enfield, seconded by Spelbring, all aye, to approve the minutes of the regular board meeting July 15, 2019, as printed.

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

General Fund balance, July 1, 2019: $531,178.58. Receipts: taxes $2,832.68, penalties/interest $60.37, interest $138.55, state fines $308.79, state aid $53,827.00, shared staff with Woonsocket $474.00, gross receipts electricity $38,067.37. Expenditures: $191,270.43.  Balance, July 31, 2019: $435,616.91. CorTrust Savings balance, July 1, 2019: $50,322.49. Receipts: interest $0.00. Expenditures: $0.00.  Balance, July 31, 2019: $50,322.49. 

Capital Outlay Fund balance, July 1, 2019: $965,666.25. Receipts: taxes $237.06, penalties/interest $12.80, interest $290.97.  Expenditures: $42,180.79. Balance, July 31, 2019: $924,026.29.

Special Education Fund balance, July 1, 2019: $115,450.10. Receipts: taxes $573.64, penalties/interest $4.65, interest $32.33. Expenditures: $18,973.32. Balance, July 31, 2019: $97,087.40. 

Food Service Fund balance, July 1, 2019: $11,419.45. Receipts: student meals $172.00, ala carte $1.25, miscellaneous revenue $316.66. Expenditures: $5,864.52. Balance, July 31, 2019: $6,044.84.

Enterprise Fund balance, July 1, 2019: $6,252.21. Receipts: interest $0.00. Expenditures: $5,152.34. Balance, July 31, 2019: $1,099.87.

Trust and Agency Funds balance, July 1, 2019: $59,953.26. Receipts: $4,967.06, voided check $3,776.00. Expenditures: $678.90. Balance, July 31, 2019: $68,017.42.

Scholarship Fund balance, July 1, 2019: $12,203.65. Receipts: interest $1.29, contributions $0.00. Expenditures: $1,500.00. Balance, July 31, 2019: $10,704.94. Peters Scholarship balance: $10,704.94; Nelson Scholarship balance: $0.00.

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

General Fund: $125,885.27; 

Special Education: $15,045.21; 

Food Service: $5,632.94;

Enterprise: $3,717.98.

Claims approved: GENERAL FUND – A-Ox Welding, cylinder rent $32.65; Aero-Dyna-Kleen, clean boiler $275.00; Auto Glass Express, two bus windshields $1,186.53; Automatic Building Controls, annual monitor contract $240.00; Bio Corporation, high school supply $227.09; Brooklyn Publishers, oral interpretation supply $69.50; Brooks Oil Company, LP tanks repair $837.48; Carquest, bus supply $709.09; Central Electric, July $2,429.31; Clayton’s Repair, bus service $1,578.42; CorTrust, air cards $120.03, Elementary supply $21.90, vocal supply $19.97, business office supply $57.84, back to school night supply $48.46, middle school supply $8.65, high school supply $8.66, Technology & Innovation in Education Conference room $313.20; Daily Republic, paper renewal $120.00; Dakota Two Way, bus antenna $7.60; Dawson Construction, July/September garbage service $690.57; Didax, Inc., title supply $179.91; Farmers Elevator, janitor supply $2.23; FC Organizational Products, Inc., Elementary supply $11.65, middle school supply $11.65, high school supply $11.65; Gopher, physical education supply $746.40; Harlow’s Bus Sales, bus supply $101.79; Heartland Paper Co., janitor supply $1,260.93; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Co., colony workbooks $650.62, elementary workbooks $314.32; 

[IMPREST FUND: Sherwin Williams, paint $162.87];

Jones School Supply Co., vocal supply $216.30; Lakeshore, elementary supply $691.06; Menards, football field supply $15.48, janitor supply $159.80, ag supply 12.46; Mid-Dakota Technologies, July tech support $150.00; Robin Moody, first aid course $35.00; Pearson Education, colony workbooks $61.93; Premier Equipment, bus supply $113.62, mower repair $405.45; Public Health Lab, water test $15.00; Readers Den, high school supply $343.10, elementary supply $109.45; Renaissance Learning, middle school supply $166.13;  Sanborn Weekly Journal, notice election/ballot $75.17, board proceedings $274.70, proposed budget $128.25, school ad $121.50; Santel Communications, phone $184.07; Scholastic Inc., elementary weekly reader $666.85, colony weekly reader $170.94; School Mate, middle school supply $121.50; School Specialty, middle school supply $35.82, elementary supply $982.91, middle school supply $86.08, high school supply $86.08, business office supply $66.00; South Dakota United Schools Association, 2019-20 dues $450.00; Signature Plus, three SoDak 16 plaques $88.50; Sun Gold Sports, signage $35.00; Supreme, elementary supply $19.71, colony supply $19.70, middle school supply $19.71, high school supply $19.71; Training Room, sports supply $1,296.42; USI Education, elementary supply $204.47; Walmart, tech supply $46.33; Ward’s Natural Science, high school supply $311.18; Wheelco, bus supply $31.97; Young Music, digit curriculum $600.00. 

CAPITAL OUTLAY Fund — A&B Business, July copier rent $899.87; Apple Inc., high school mac book $1,199.00, elementary mac book $1,199.00; Apptegy, ADM software 3,490.00; Cengage Learning, middle school textbooks $3,900.25, colony textbooks $1,468.35; CorTrust, preschool equipment $1,341.62, colony chairs $206.36, ag DVD player $96.98; Demco, library books $250.59; Fink Plumbing, football restrooms $4,656.07; Fridley Construction, football restroom partitions $8,021.86; Houghton Mifflin, Harcourt Publishing, colony textbooks $97.24; Human Relations Media, middle school videos $1,583.67; Imagine Learning, software license $2,475.00; LakeShore, elementary furniture $458.85, preschool furniture $527.78; Patzer Woodworking, ag cabinets $4,000.00; Pearson Education, middle school textbooks $6,281.43, colony textbooks $2,223.85, high school textbooks $6,614.08; Riverside Technologies, 27 middle school chrome books $8,289.00, 13 high school chrome books $3,991.00; Taylor Music, concert bass drum $1,440.00.  

SPECIAL EDUCATION Fund – Behavior Care Specialists, July tuition services $2,080.00; July 2019 mileage, $84.00; Super Duper Publication, speech supply $85.79. 

FOOD SERVICE Fund – Darrington Water, SS tank $24.00; Days Inn, conference room $308.00. 

ENTERPRISE Fund – Lakeshore, preschool supply $89.64; Scholastic Inc., weekly reader $151.25.

Mr. Siemsen reported on the following: 

•First day of school is August 14th, with a 12:30 p.m. dismissal; 

•School pictures will be taken on August 16th;

•All summer work on the building has been completed. A big “thank you” goes out to Mark, Rita, Vicki, and Corey for assisting and painting; 

•SIVN in-service was held on August 5th at MTI with a speaker and grade-level round table discussions; 

•Football and Volleyball practices begin August 12th; 

•Thanks to the Booster Club for their support to our facilities and various classroom areas;  

•Looking into some roof issues; and 

•Puetz Construction cleared out a path through the east shelterbelt between the school and the 4-H building (this is a meeting place for special alert gatherings).      

Discussion Items: 

•Thoughts from the Joint School Board/Administration Conference and thoughts on capital outlay fund and multi-year planning.

Motion by Spelbring, seconded by Adams, all aye, to approve a Conflict of Interest Waiver for Clayton Dean. 

Motion by Enfield, seconded by Adams, all aye, to approve Superintendent Siemsen as temporary Board Chair, Vice Chair absent.

Motion by Adams, seconded by Spelbring, all aye, to approve Lanette Dean as a colony paraprofessional at the rate of $13.95 per hour. Clayton Dean abstained.

Motion by Spelbring, seconded by Enfleld, all aye, to approve Clayton Dean returning as Chair. 

Regular Board meeting will be held on Monday, September 9, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanborn Central School Conference Room. 

Motion by Adams, seconded by Spelbring, all aye, to adjourn the meeting at 5:40 p.m.

Gayle Bechen

Business ManagerClayton Dean

Board Chair

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