April 13, 2020

MINUTES OF BON HOMME SCHOOL DISTRICT #04-2

SCHOOL BOARD PROCEEDINGS

April 13, 2020

The Bon Homme School District’s School Board met in regular session on Monday, April 13, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. at the Tyndall School, with the following members present:

Present: Nolan Carson, Ben Hellmann, Jason Humpal, Sam Knoll, Mike Sedlacek, Teresa Sternhagen, Janet Wagner

Officers and other persons present: Brad Peters, Superintendent/Secondary Principal; Gary Kortan, Business Manager; Mike Duffek, Elementary Principal/Title/AD; Melissa Bruna, High School English/PBIS; Matt Aarstad, Technology Coordinator; Jennifer Mudder, Tyndall Elementary 5th Grade/PBIS; Becky Tycz, B&H Publishing; Ron Wagner; Derrick Johnson

President Ben Hellmann called the meeting to order at 6:03 p.m.

Carson led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Open Forum

Item #104-1920-4 Motion by Carson, seconded by Humpal, to approve the agenda as amended.

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

Item #105-1920-4 Motion by Sternhagen, seconded by Carson, to approve the consent agenda as follows:

A.    Minutes of Bon Homme School District #04-2 School Board Proceedings of March 11, 2020

B.     Financial Reports

C.     Surplus Items

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

GENERAL FUND

APRIL PAYROLL CorTrust Bank--$272,569.33(1111 Elementary Programs-$87,486.38; 1121 MS Programs-$22,427.53; 1131 HS Programs-$34,040.36; 1273 Disadvantaged Child Programs-$10,598.68; 2121 Guidance Services-$7,453.34; 2213 In-Service Programs-$645.02; 2222 Library Services-$3,012.24; 2227 Computer Services-$5,943.88; 2319 Board of Education-$1,985.63; 2321 Office of the Superintendent-$7,305.02; 2410 Office of the Principal-$22,022.44; 2440 Title Programs Admin-$1,013.36; 2529 Business Office-$5,534.68; 2549 Custodial Services-$18,507.49; 6100 Male Extra Duty-$1,424.74; 6200 Female Extra Duty-$1,682.32; 6900 Co-Ed Extra Duty-$4,243.82)

APRIL BENEFITS--$66,737.09(Avera-$35,543.49; EFTPS-$16,577.31; Delta Dental-$321.15; Flex 125-$429.10; SDRS-$13,866.04)

APRIL GENERAL FUND CLAIMS--$66,627.36(AMAZON.COM, books/elementary supplies, $677.88; ASHLEY ARMSTRONG, science supplies, $10.65; AT&T MOBILITY, wireless fees, $344.73; B&H PUBLISHING, publishing fees, $469.44; B-J SCHOOL BUS, INC., routes, $24,411.16; BCN TELECOM, INC., telephone, $382.61; BOMGAARS, food science-chickens, $57.36; BON HOMME SCHOOL DIST 4-2, card services/gas/supplies, $3,883.16; BURKE SCHOOL DIST 26-2, Region VB, $37.24; B-Y ELECTRIC, electricity, $2,955.80; CAHOY’S GENERAL STORE, custodial supplies, $104.73; CENTRAL FARMERS COOP, propane, $5,964.00; CULLIGAN, softener rent, $102.00; DOOR CLOSER SERVICE, door closers, $321.97; DOUG’S FOOD CENTERS, science supplies, $4.24; SHAWNA DVORACEK, Read Across America, $55.21; ELITE BUSINESS SYSTEMS, INC., overages/faxes/staples, $203.76; FISCHER ELECTRIC, shop outlets, $1,199.11; FORT RANDALL TELEPHONE CO., telephone, $665.65; INNOVATIVE OFFICE SOLUTIONS, LLC, envelopes/gloves, $209.59; JCL SOLUTIONS, custodial supplies, $1,385.41; JOHNSON CONTROLS, repaired leak, $803.15; JOSTENS INC., scroll pins, $141.99; JW PEPPER & SON, INC., music, $286.08; KORTAN SANITARY SERVICE, sanitation service, $99.00; JILL KOTALIK, rolls for PBIS, $30.65; MATHESON TRI-GAS, INC., hazardous materials, $424.93; MCLEOD’S PRINTING & OFFICE SUPPLY, pupils cumulative record, $91.35; MID-AMERICAN RESEARCH CHEMICAL, disinfectant, $780.68; MIKE’S AUTO GLASS, windshield installation, $440.00; MIKE’S BAND INSTRUMENT REPAIR, instrument repair, $155.00; MY PLACE HOTEL, lodging, $231.00; NEBRASKA AIR FILTER, INC., furnace filters, $758.37; LUCINDA NEVILLE, background check reimbursement, $43.25; NORTHWESTERN ENERGY, electricity, $926.24; ONE OFFICE SOLUTION, copy paper, $77.80; PITNEY BOWES RESERVE ACCOUNT, postal meter funds, $300.00; CHEYENNE SCHENKEL, background check reimbursement, $58.25; SCHMIDT’S SERVICE, fuel/vehicle repair, $7,048.99; CHRISTINE SCHMIDT, Read Across America, $19.04; SCHOOL SPECIALTY, art supplies, $114.07; SDHSAA, rule book order, $161.00; SOUTH CENTRAL COOPERATIVE, admin costs, $1,041.00; CITY OF SPRINGFIELD, sewer/water, $123.00; DEBBIE STERNHAGEN, Read Across America, $39.40; TABOR COOP LUMBER, art supplies/gas, $162.07; TOWN OF TABOR, sewer/water, $96.05; THRIVE NUTRITION SERVICES, FFVP, $736.50; THYSSENKRUPP ELEVATOR CORPORATION, quarterly elevator, $353.59; TIME MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, annual software support, $814.00; TYNDALL ACE HARDWARE, supplies, $367.67; CITY OF TYNDALL, electricity/sewer/water, $5,330.52; UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, Dawson/BH Colonies/Springfield/Tabor/Tyndall Elementary, $277.00; WILLIAMS SANITATION, sanitation service, $380.00; YANKTON JANITORIAL SUPPLY, INC., custodial supplies, $318.20)

TOTAL GENERAL FUND EXPENDITURES-$405,933.78

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APRIL CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND CLAIMS--$6,284.71(ELITE BUSINESS SYSTEMS, INC., copies/printers/overages, $3,436.91; RESTROOM DIRECT, water cooler, $697.80; ST. WENCESLAUS CHURCH, building rent, $2,150.00)

TOTAL CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND EXPENDITURES-$6,284.71

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SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND

APRIL PAYROLL CorTrust Bank--$31,100.21(1221 Mild to Moderate Programs-$23,698.15; 1222 Severe-$1,819.86; 2710 SPED Director-$5,582.20)

APRIL BENEFITS--$9,627.47(Avera-$5,493.25; EFTPS-$2,308.05; SDRS-$1,826.17)

APRIL SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND CLAIMS--$37,569.90(BCN TELECOM, INC., mild/severe, $6.88; CAREER CONNECTIONS, job coaching, $92.54; JEANNIE KASIK, deaf interpreter, $2,532.48; LIFEQUEST, March services, $1,650.00; SOUTH CENTRAL COOPERATIVE, services, $33,153.00; NATASHA THINER, deaf interpreter, $135.00)

TOTAL SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND EXPENDITURES-$78,297.58

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FOOD SERVICE FUND

APRIL PAYROLL CorTrust Bank--$2,636.86(2569 Food Service-$2,636.86)

APRIL BENEFITS--$937.14(Avera-$619.11; EFTPS-$144.49; Delta Dental-$11.07; Flex 125-$4.26; SDRS-$158.21)

APRIL FOOD SERVICE FUND CLAIMS--$9,982.90(BCN TELECOM, INC., food service, $0.00; BON HOMME HUTTERISCHE COLONY, regular meals, $2,028.60; FISCHER ELECTRIC, kitchen outlets, $283.27; THRIVE NUTRITION SERVICES, regular meals, $7,671.03)

TOTAL FOOD SERVICE FUND EXPENDITURES-$13,556.90

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ENTERPRISE FUND

APRIL PAYROLL CorTrust Bank--$3,505.33(1141 Preschool Program-$3,505.33)

APRIL BENEFITS--$1,082.85(Avera-$608.20; EFTPS-$264.33; SDRS-$210.32)

APRIL ENTERPRISE FUND CLAIMS--$119.28(JEANI MERKWAN, preschool supplies, $119.28)

TOTAL ENTERPRISE FUND EXPENDITURES-$4,707.60

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Reports were reviewed from the following: Brad Peters-Superintendent/Secondary Principal; Mike Duffek-Elementary Principal/Title/Athletic Director; Gary Kortan-Business Manager; Melissa Bruna/Jennifer Mudder-PBIS; Barb Lindquist-Special Education; Austin Herrboldt-Student Council; Matt Aarstad-Technology.

Item #106-1920-4 Motion by Knoll, seconded by Sedlacek, to approve PBIS Proposal for 2020-21 school year as presented.

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

Item #107-1920-4 Motion by Sternhagen, seconded by Wagner, to approve 2020-21 SDHSAA membership.

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

Item #108-1920-4 Motion by Sternhagen, seconded by Knoll, to approve payment of bills.

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

Item #109-1920-4 Motion by Carson, seconded by Sternhagen, to approve resignation of Melissa Crick as 1st & 2nd Grade Teacher at Bon Homme Hutterische Colony with thanks and regrets for years of service.

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

Item #110-1920-4 Motion by Knoll, seconded by Carson, to approve resignation of Teresa Hogeland as Title Teacher at Springfield Elementary with thanks and regrets for years of service.

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

Item #111-1920-4 Motion by Humpal, seconded by Sternhagen, to approve resignation of Debra Teger as High School Science Teacher with thanks and regrets for years of service.

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

Item #112-1920-4 Motion by Sedlacek, seconded by Humpal, to approve resignation of Kimberly Van Winkle as Head Teacher at Dawson Colony with thanks and regrets for years of service.

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

Item #113-1920-4 Motion by Knoll, seconded by Carson, to approve resignation of Tanya Krueger as Concessions Assistant with thanks and regrets for years of service pending suitable replacement.

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

Item #114-1920-4 Motion by Sternhagen, seconded by Humpal, to approve resignation of Megan Balfany as 3-5 Grade Teacher at Bon Homme Hutterische Colony with thanks and regrets for years of service.

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

Item #115-1920-4 Motion by Sternhagen, seconded by Humpal, to table certified negotiations pending ratification by BHEA until May.

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

Item #116-1920-4 Motion by Knoll, seconded by Carson, to approve 2020-21 teacher contracts.

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

Item #117-1920-4 Motion by Wagner, seconded by Sternhagen, to approve horizontal movements for Tara Ronke (MA to MA+30) and Tara McAllister (BA to BA+8).

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

Item #118-1920-4 Motion by Humpal, seconded by Sedlacek, to approve School Health Services contract.

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

Item #119-1920-4 Motion by Carson, seconded by Sternhagen, to approve ASBSD Board of Directors ballot for Terry Crandall of Yankton.

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

Item #120-1920-4 Motion by Sternhagen, seconded by Knoll, to approve Pension Fund (24) closeout.

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

Item #121-1920-4 Motion by Carson, seconded by Sedlacek, to approve regular payment to classified staff including benefits during COVID-19 closure.

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

Item #122-1920-4 Motion by Sedlacek, seconded by Sternhagen, to approve the following donations: Travis & Kara Zomer-$25 for Tabor Elementary Student Council; Hoch donation for Bon Homme School District #04-2.

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

Item #123-1920-4 Motion by Carson, seconded by Humpal, to approve South Dakota LEA Comprehensive Plan.

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

Item #124-1920-4 Motion by Wagner, seconded by Sternhagen, to approve suspension of semester clause in 2019-20 student handbook due to COVID-19 to accommodate grading change.

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

Item #125-1920-4 Motion by Knoll, seconded by Humpal, to approve Alexis Jurrens as High School Science Teacher for 2020-21 school year.

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

The Snack Pack Program wishes to recognize volunteers from the school that helped pack the last couple of weeks and delivered and the donation from the school to cover increased expenses.

Item #126-1920-4 Motion by Humpal, seconded by Sedlacek, to enter into executive session to discuss Personnel SDCL 1-25-2 (1) at 6:51 p.m.

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

President Hellmann declared the Board out of executive session at 7:18 p.m.

No action taken.

Item #127-1920-4 Motion by Sternhagen, seconded by Humpal, to adjourn the meeting at 7:19 p.m.

Aye: Carson, Hellmann, Humpal, Knoll, Sedlacek, Sternhagen, Wagner

 

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Ben Hellmann, School Board President                                Gary Kortan, Business Manager

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