April 9, 2018
OFFICIAL BOARD PROCEEDINGS
FREDERICK AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT #6-2
APRIL 9, 2018
The meeting was called to order on April 9, 2018 at 7:00pm by Chairman Rich Schlosser. Members present were Dan Nickelson, Jon Ellwein, Alex Hart and Eric Sumption. Others present were Superintendent/9-12 Principal/Athletic Director Jeff Kosters, K-8 Principal Jessica Ringgenberg and Business Manager Janel Wagner.
The meeting began with all present reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.
Chairman Schlosser welcomed visitors Jim Dumire, James King, Dakota King, Amber Eclipse and Alex Sumption.
Action 17-87 Motion by Sumption, second by Ellwein to approve the agenda with amendments: renumber Action items 7l through 7o to 7m through 7p; add Action item Approve Negotiated Agreement numbered as 7l; add Discussion item Board committee meeting compensation as 8f. All aye, carried.
Action 17-88 Motion by Hart, second by Sumption to approve consent agenda which included the following items as presented: minutes of meeting held March 12, 2018; financial statements and payment of bills. All aye, carried.
General Capital Special Pension Food Driver's Unemp. Trust & Agency
Fund Outlay Education Fund Service Ed Fund Fund Fund
Beginning checking balance $362,355.94 $392,833.78 $384,053.33 $42,551.20 ($2,339.31) $275.09 $19,090.52 $66,365.00
Taxes $17,214.91 $13,546.99 $8,101.75 $9.63
Local Sources $2,508.55 $3,667.64 $7,469.63
Interest $46.46 $2.76
Federal & State $46,700.91 $482.04 $3,221.91
Total Revenue $66,470.83 $13,546.99 $8,583.79 $9.63 $6,889.55 $7,472.39
Bills $30,355.05 $11,970.69 $2,632.00 $3,507.54 $6,957.21
Payroll $131,456.62 $15,007.55 $3,769.45
Total Disbursements $161,811.67 $11,970.69 $17,639.55 $7,276.99 $6,957.21
Total checking balance $267,015.10 $394,410.08 $374,997.57 $42,560.83 ($2,726.75) $275.09 $19,090.52 $66,880.18
Beginning investment balance $344,726.45 $1,140,429.40 $456,175.05 $45,189.23
Total investment balance $348,383.34 $1,140,429.40 $456,175.05 $45,189.23
Ending Fund Balance $615,398.44 $1,534,839.48 $831,172.62 $87,750.06 ($2,726.75) $275.09 $19,090.52 $66,880.18
Claims approved: February Payroll – General Fund salaries 78,758.97; Special Education salaries 9,788.00; Food Service salaries 2,656.75; EFTPS, federal income tax/Social Security/Medicare 22,953.26; AFLAC, supplemental insurance 450.76; American Funds, retirement 1,185.50; AMI, garnishment 733.04; Delta Dental, insurance 1,582.68; Reliastar Life, insurance 159.04; SD Retirement 12,983.98; SD Retirement Supplemental, 460.50; Security Benefits, retirement 412.50; VSP, vision insurance 247.64, Wellmark, health insurance 16,861.00.
GENERAL FUND: A-1 LOCKSMITHING, repairs 291.74; AGTEGRA, diesel/gas/heating fuel 3,695.58; AMAZON, supplies 161.15; ASBSD, seminar 230.00; COLE PAPERS, supplies 689.94; CWD, Fresh Fruits & Vegetables program 625.92; DAKOTA ELECTRONICS, alarm system service agreement 60.00; FARNAM'S GENUINE PARTS, repairs 330.36; GDI News, publishing 97.72; GREEN IRON EQUIPMENT, repairs 20.89; JAMES VALLEY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, telephone 244.00; JM ELECTRIC, repairs 1,408.47; JOSTENS, diplomas 107.50; JW PEPPER & SON INC, music 307.81; KENS SUPERFAIR FOODS, Title I parent night/FACS supplies 124.06; KESSLER'S, FACS supplies 77.25; MARC, supplies 358.15; MENARDS, art supplies/repairs 152.60; MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES, electricity 4,792.35; PANTORIUM CLEANERS, supplies 215.50; PODOLL, LANCE, mileage 309.12; SCHOOL SPECIALTY INC, pencil sharpeners 65.04; SD HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES ASSOC ,rule books/participation fees 965.82; SUMPTION, SARAH coach training 147.75; TOWN OF FREDERICK, utilities 173.77; TRACTOR SUPPLY COMPANY, shovel 42.59; TRUST AND AGENCY FUND, Imprest reimbursement 746.24; UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE, postage/envelopes 312.35; Wagner, Janel, mileage 23.52.
CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND: A & B BUSINESS SOLUTIONS, service contract 589.66; MENARDS, urinals 258.00; PODOLL, CAITLIN, plagiarism software 139.95; SCHOOL SPECIALTY INC, radios 179.98; WORDWARE INC, lunch payment software 1,512.00.
SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND: AVERA ST LUKES, PHYSICAL/OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY 2,300.00.
FOOD SERVICE FUND: CWD, food/supplies 3,331.20; PANTORIUM CLEANERS, supplies 52.53.
The following reports were presented:
A. Jeff Kosters - Superintendent/9-12 Principal/Athletic Director
Exit James King, Dakota King, Amber Eclipse and Alex Sumption at 7:49pm.
B. Jessica Ringgenberg – K-8 Principal
Action item 7a Mower purchase was tabled until the May 2018 meeting pending additional information from the dealer.
Exit Jim Dumire at 8:13pm.
Action 17-89 Be it hereby resolved that the Board of Education of the Frederick Area School District does authorize membership in the South Dakota Activities Association for 2018-2019. Ellwein-yes, Sumption-yes, Schlosser-yes, Nickelson-yes, Hart-yes. Carried.
Action 17-90 Motion by Sumption, second by Hart to elect three deductible options for the SDSDBF Group Health Plan. All aye, carried.
Action 17-91 Be it hereby resolved that the Board of Education of the Frederick Area School District does authorize participation the in the Associated School Boards Protective Trust Workers’ Compensation Fund. Ellwein-yes, Sumption-yes, Schlosser-yes, Nickelson-yes, Hart-yes. Carried.
Action 17-92 Motion by Ellwein, second by Nickelson to approve the replacement of the cafeteria floor tiles. All aye, carried.
Action 17-93 Motion by Ellwein, second by Nickelson to approve the replacement of two electrical panels. All aye, carried.
Action 17-94 Motion by Hart, second by Sumption to approve receipt of public school exemption application #18-5. All aye, carried.
Action 17-95 Motion by Sumption, second by Nickelson to approve Open Enrollment application #19-1. All aye, carried.
Action item 7i was tabled until after Executive Session.
Action 17-96 Motion by Ellwein, second by Hart to approve recipients of the Ovid J. Stevens Scholarship and Earl & Marvel Gelling Scholarship. All aye, carried.
Action 17-97 Motion by Nickelson, second by Ellwein to accept the resignation from Sheryl Downes as Head Cook. All aye, carried.
Action 17-98 Motion by Hart, second by Sumption to accept the resignation from Kallyn Jerde as Junior High/High School Special Education teacher. All aye, carried.
Action items 7l through 7p were tabled until after Executive Session.
The discussion of an additional kitchen assistant position is tabled due to the resignation of the Head Cook.
Information was presented on quotes for snow bars and gymnasium chairs. These items are recommended to be placed as Action items on the May agenda.
The Board discussed the need to have parking lot striping on the south parking lot for safety reasons. Information will be gathered and presented at a future meeting.
Mr. Kosters provided information regarding the process of exploring a School Sentinel program.
Discussion was held regarding clarification of board member pay for committee meetings.
Congratulations to the following students for awards earned at the NSU Science Fair: Junior High Quiz Bowl team Simon Bickford, Stephen Achen, Nolan Jensen and Kierrah Nickelson – 1st place; High School Quiz Bowl team Keely Podoll, Michaela Podoll, Haydn Podoll and Jake Kenser – 3rd place, and Simon Bickford for a Special Recognition award for his individual project.
Action 17-99 Motion by Nickelson, second by Sumption to enter Executive Session pursuant SDCL 1-25-1(1) for Personnel matters at 9:17pm. All aye, carried.
Exit Executive Session at 11:06pm.
Action 17-100 Motion by Hart, second by Ellwein to accept the 2018-2019 negotiated agreement. All aye, carried.
Action 17-101 Motion by Nickelson, second by Hart to offer certified contract to Ashley Larsen for 2018-2019 School Counselor. All aye, carried.
Action 17-102 Motion by Sumption, second by Nickelson to offer 2018-2019 certified contracts per negotiated agreement. All aye, carried.
Action 17-103 Motion by Nickelson, second by Ellwein to offer 2018-2019 non-certified employment agreements with salaries to be published in July. Nickelson-yes, Ellwein-yes, Hart-yes, Schlosser-yes, Sumption abstain. Carried.
Action 17-104 Motion by Sumption, second by Nickelson to offer 2018-2019 administrative contracts to Jeff Kosters, Janel Wagner and Jessica Ringgenberg. All aye, carried.
Action 17-105 Motion by Hart, second by Ellwein to adopt the 2018-2019 School Calendar as presented. All aye, carried.
Action 17-106 Motion by Nickelson, second by Sumption to adjourn at 11:10pm. All aye, carried.
Published once at the total approximate cost of $108.69. 15814