NEWELL SCHOOL DISTRICT #9-2

APRIL 8, 2013

Chairman Nelson called the regular Newell Board of Education meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. with members Srstka, VanDerBoom, Wells and Hogen present. Absent were members Kari and Williamson. Also present were Supt./K-12 Prin. Dahlberg, Business Mgr. Pflaumer, Linda Martin, Harlan Schnell, Mike Hubbard, Ashley Lewis, Matt Rolph and Danette Rolph.

PRESENTATION

Mike Hubbard, representing Johnson Controls discussed with the Board necessary items to proceed with the Design-Build Project. The Board will be sponsoring several Ideation Sessions (idea creation) to help evaluate how their facilities and infrastructure could better support the school district today and in the future. Each session will last approximately 90 minutes and will be reviewing the current situation and define desired outcomes, assess and prioritize facility needs, assess and prioritize facility practices, identify challenges and barriers to success. There will be four different/separate focus groups. Groups will consist of one. Students, two. Teachers and staff, three. School Board, four. Community. After the sessions, a report will be generated summarizing the highest priority needs and recommended improvement practices. The feedback from the report will be used to assist in the development of a Long-Range Facilities Plan for the district and help estimate future capital needs.

APPROVE AGENDA

Motion Srstka to approve the agenda with additions / changes, second by Wells. All present voted yes. Carried.

APPROVE MINUTES & BILLS

Motion by Hogen to approve the minutes from the March 11, 2013 Special and Regular meetings, to approve payment of General Fund, Capital Outlay, Spec. Ed and Food Service Fund bills, April pre-paid and April 8, 2013 bills, second by VanDerBoom. All present voted yes. Carried.

GENERAL FUND:

BEST BUSINESS PRODUCTS 297.92 COPIER; BOOKS ARE FUN 10.00 ART AWARD; FJH MUSIC COMPANY, INC. 145.36 MUSIC; FOLLETT EDUCATIONAL SERVICES 69.69 MS SCI BOOK; GECRB/AMAZON 379.00 NEAT DESK SCANNER; HARMON, SABRINA 146.36 #115 INS; HAUFF MID-AMERICA SPORTS INC 160.75 FB,GBB,VB PLAQUES; HOOD & NIES, P.C. 628.50 PROF SERV; JARNECKE, TONI 50.00 CPR CLASS INSTRUCTOR; JOHNSON CONTROLS, INC. 2,817.31 HEAT EXCHGER/BOILER WK; LEBER AG SERVICE, LLC 2,569.02 27.33T COAL; MCLEOD'S PRINTING & OFFICE SUP 235.25 VOTING NEEDS; MSC 50501 6,015.27 USAGE; NEWELL RANCH SUPPLY,INC. 223.97 BULBS,GLOVES,SALT,CLAMPS,; PLUNGER; OTIS ELEVATOR CO 2,762.29 4-13 THRU 3-31-14 SVC AGRMT; PAGE AUTO SUPPLY 203.63 TUBE, OIL,FILTERS; RAPID CITY JOURNAL 539.21 LEGAS, ADS; REFUSE SOLUTIONS, INC 24.00 CONTAINER RENT; RIVER LODGE 110.68 SS to AD CONV; SAND CREEK PRINTING 99.85 HS OFFICE RET LABELS; SASD 160.00 WILD WEST LDRSHP CONF FEE; SCHOOL SPECIALTY 99.64 SHARPENER,TAPE,PENS,SHARPIES; SDECE CONFERENCE, 215.00 2013 EARLY CHILD CONF 4-/18-20; SDHSAA 546.00 PARTICIPATION FEES; SMEENK, SHERRY 878.97 #116-117 PROG SUPPLIES, MEALS; TOWN OF NEWELL, THE 573.83 USAGE; VANWAY TROPHY & AWARD 77.42 PLATES/ENGRVG; WEST RIVER COOP TELEPHONE CO, INC. 398.69 USAGE; ; WEST, JACOB 60.00 #115 ROBOTICS PRESENTOR; WEX BANK 507.37 SVC CHG/START UP; Fund Total: 21,004.98.

CAPITAL OUTLAY:

BEST BUSINESS PRODUCTS 491.66 COPIER; Fund Total: 491.66.

SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND:

BEST WESTERN 167.98 EXECPT CHILD CONF-CB ATTENDING; BLACK HILLS SPECIAL SERVICES 18,807.81 MARCH TRANSPORTATION; LORD, DIANN M. 900.00 MAR '13 SVCS; WEX BANK 90.49 PIERRE CONV/CB; Fund Total: 19,966.28.

FOOD SERVICE:

CASH-WA DISTRIBUTING 2,301.20 BAGS; CHILD AND ADULT NUTRITION SERV 410.07 FOOD PURCHASES; EARTHGRAINS BAKING COMPANIES, INC. 268.50 BREAD PRODUCTS; ; GENERAL PARTS 60.96 STEAM TABLE ELEMENT; REINHART FOOD SERVICE 1,628.03 F&V GRANT FOODS; U.S. FOODSERVICE, INC. 3,587.64 FOOD PURCHASES; Fund Total: 8,256.40; Checking Account Total: 49,719.32.

RECOGNITION

The Board would like to recognize and congratulate the following: 2012-2013 Little Moreau Conference GBB and BBB All-Conference Teams: 1st Team All- Conference Taylor Trohkimoinen, 2nd Team All-Conference Tera Williamson. 2nd Team All-Conference Tyler Hohenberger, Honorable Mention Wacey Boylan. All band and chorus students that participated in the “Band of the Day” tournament held in Rapid City March 15th. FFA students that attended the CDE Judging on March 20: Meats Team – 4th place: Emma Rogers, 9th Ind., Shyla Rhoden, Megan Thornhill, Amber Wallace, Ag Mechanics Team – 3rd place: Casey Bauer, 5th Ind., Ethan Eddington, Prestyn Novak, Floriculture – Cameron Voorhees, 5th Ind., Quentin Timm, Agronomy Team – 3rd place: Callie Kukuchka 1st Ind., Makayla Heisler 7th Ind., Range Plant ID Team – 3rd place, Emma Rogers, Eli Srstka.

DISCUSSION

Discussion was held on communications, interventions and possible policy changes. Members Srstka, VanDerBoom and Wells volunteered to be on the Policy Committee which will meet at a later date.

FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT CONTRACT

Motion by Srstka to extend the date to May 8, 2013, for Request for Proposals for a Food Service Management Contract for the 2013/2014 school year, second by VanDerBoom. Carried.

NEW POSITIONS

Motion by Hogen to approve three teacher leaders and one testing coordinator, second by Srstka. All present voted yes. Carried.

RESIGNATIONS

Motion by Srstka to accept the resignations of Karen Hartwell, Birth-3/Elem. SPED teacher and Tyler Olson, HS Science Teacher, and Scott Wince as GBB Coach, second by Wells. All present voted yes. Carried.

OPEN ENROLLMENT

Motion by Srstka to waive the deadline for an open enrolled student in kindergarten that would like to remain in the District even though his family has moved to the Meade district, second by Hogen. All present voted yes. Carried.

APPROVE SDHSAA RESOLUTION

Motion by Hogen to approve the SDHSAA authorizing membership in the SDHSAA for the period beginning July 1, 2013 and ending on June 30, 2014, second by VanDerBoom. All present voted yes. Carried.

GROUNDS PROPOSAL

A proposal was submitted for watering, mowing, trimming, weeding and seeding the district grounds from now until winter for $4,000 total. The district would provide the mowers, weed eater, gas/oil, chemical for weed spraying and general maintenance on the equipment. It was the consensus of the Board that if the district is to provide the equipment and maintenance, the district would do the work.

CHAPERONE/DRIVER APPROVED

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Motion by Srstka to approve Dave Ollila as a chaperone/driver for the National FFA Land & Range competition held in Oklahoma April 28, 2013 through May 4, 2013, second by Wells. All present voted yes. Carried.

DESIGN- BUILD

Motion by Srstka to approve Blake Dahlberg to solicit for a 3rd party review, second by Hogen. All present voted yes. Carried.

Reports were given at this time by staff members.

SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION

Motion by Srstka to allow permission for Business Manager Pflaumer and Supt. Dahlberg, at their discretion to postpone the School Board Election, for one week, because of weather conditions, second by VanDerBoom. All present voted yes. Carried.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Motion by Hogen to enter into executive session at 8:40 p.m. to discuss personnel matters and negotiations, second by Wells. All present voted yes. Carried. The Board returned to regular session at 8:55 p.m.

There being no further business, the Board adjourned to meet May 13, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.

UNAPPROVED MINUTES

NEWELL BOARD OF EDUCATION

(s)

Gary Nelson, Chairman

ATTEST: (s)

Sally Pflaumer, Business Manager

Published once at the total approximate cost of $78.93.

Published Wed., April 24, 2013

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