UNAPPROVED SCHOOL BOARD PROCEEDINGS April 11, 2022
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UNAPPROVED SCHOOL BOARD PROCEEDINGS
April 11, 2022
The School Board of Sisseton School District 54-2 met in regular session on Monday, April 11, 2022, at 5:30 p.m., in the Sisseton School Multipurpose room.
Members present: W. Rice, L. Wegener, C. Deutsch, J. Evenson, W. Hawkins, S. Johnson, W. Rice, J. Schaunaman and S. Stickland
Member absent: J. Eastman
Others in Attendance: Dr. Meyer, Lori Kuschel, Jim Frederick, Dawn Hoeke, Dr. April Moen, Dr. Michelle Greseth, David Peterson, Alexis Monroe, Sarah Groos, Deliah Leh ke, Carissa Metz, Kellie Stickland
Pres. Rice called the regular meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance
PUBLIC INPUT: None
Conflict Disclosure Authorization: None
The payroll for March was: Gen Fund: Instr $301,613.11, Spec Prog $65,932.41, Supp Srvc-Instr $21,446.69, Student $24,262.75, Gen Admin $18,234.61, Sch Admin $50,538.77, Business $108,204.38, Commun Srvc $474.71, Co-Curricular-Male $27,551.45, Female $24,153.54, Combined $8,741.05, Total
General Fund $651,153.47, Spec Ed Fund-Instr/Spec Prog $117,350.36, Food Service Fund-Serv $21,129.51, Preschool/WASP/Dr Ed $11,705.79
The following financial report as of 3/31/22 was presented: General Fund Bal 3/1/22 $555,134.16, Rev-Local $125,479.73, County $17,578.43, State $220,740.00, Fed $9,110.81, Receivables $2,900.75, Transfers In $.00, Expenditures $721,858.46, Bal 3/31/22 $209,085.42. Capital Outlay Fund Bal 3/1/22 $4,840,311.94, Rev-Local $84,491.42, Fed $.00, Receivables $.00, Expenditures $3,343.11, Bal 3/31/22 $4,921,160.25. Special Ed Fund Bal 3/1/22 $889,049.93, Rev-Local $70,387.30, State $.00, Fed $.00, Receivables $.00, Expenditures $191,678.22, Bal 3/31/22 $757,759.01. Federal Fund Bal 3/1/22 $13,049,524.39, Rev-Local $334.00, Fed $.00, Transfers Out $.00, Bal 3/31/22 $13,049,858.39. Food Service Fund Bal 3/1/22 $302,443.76, Rev-Local $1,865.79, Fed $.00, Receivables $61,221.04, Expenditures $53,570.24, Bal 3/31/22 $311,960.35. Preschool/WASP/Dr Ed Fund Bal 3/1/22 $22,576.62, Rev-Local $5,869.60, Receivables $.00, Expenditures $10,473.17, Bal 3/31/22 $17,973.05. Custodial-Imprest Fund Bal 3/1/22 $365,478.80, Rev-Local $8,302.44, Expenditures, $15,287.41, Bal 3/31/22 $358,493.83. Paid Prior: Division of Rehabilitation Services District Match 4,399.70, Purchase Power 1,500.00 Postage. Regular Monthly Bills: 3 Bean Coffee Co Food 219.69, Access Systems Serv 1,538.51, John Agnew Trvl 303.00, Humberto Alvarado Serv 43.25, American Express Supp 1,606.08, AmericInn of Chamberlain Trvl 101.00, A-Ox Welding Supp Co Supp 478.77, John Appel Trvl 36.96, Apple Awards Supp 181.48, Aramark Rentals 88.42, ASBSD Fees 50.00, AT&T Mobility Serv 218.10, Avera St. Luke’s Serv 612.00, Baus Oil Company Fuel 18,033.99, Big Stone Therapies Serv 5,525.84, Big Woods Electric Motor Repairs 467.59, Bimbo Bakeries USA Food 1,269.36, Browns Valley Cenex Fuel 801.92, Buche HardwareSisseton Supp 1,336.71, Cash-Wa Distributing Co of Fargo Food 6,272.50, CDJ Electric, Plumbing & Heating Repairs 513.34, City of Sisseton Utilities 1,578.16, Coca-Cola Bottling High Country Food 281.00, Cole Papers Supp 2,052.13, Comes Investment Food 330.00, Corporation For Native Broadcasting Periodicals 120.00, Creative Rewards Supp 119.00, Joann Curran Food 89.27, Custodial-Imprest Fund Registration Fees 1,147.21, Decker Supp 171.58, Jonathan Donnell Fees 70.00, Xavier Donnell Fees 70.00, Robert J. Downie Serv 600.00, East Side Jersey Dairy Food 4,029.53, Educational Testing Service Serv 550.00, Fargo Public School District Tuition 355.84, Steve Finnesand Repairs 30.00, First Call Auto Parts Supp
332.66, Fun Express Supp 96.77, Lita German Mlge 215.04, Gopher Sport Supp 974.06, Grainger Supp 121.95, Graves IT Solutions Serv 8,838.00,
Janelle Gregg Trvl 212.72, Harlow’s Bus Sales, Inc. Supp 3,783.68, Hillyard/Sioux Falls Supp 233.12, The Home Depot Supp 763.48, Human Service
Agency Fees 160.00, Innovative Office Solutions Supp 57.92, Buffy Kemnitz Serv 100.00, KorManagement Services Serv 674.08, Cory Kranhold Trvl
80.00, Lisa Kuipers Trvl 122.00, Lori Kuschel Trvl 69.56, Shaina Lacher Trvl 122.00, Lakes Gas Co. Fuel 1,056.35, Lillegard Supp 773.60, Curtis Littau
Trvl 213.96, Marco Technologies Serv 276.20, Marshall County Health Care Serv 5,233.80, Matthew Bender & Co. Supp 78.08, McCrossan Boys
Ranch Tuition 13,319.34, McGraw-Hill Workbooks 2,962.61, Mid States Audio Supp 7,285.14, NCS Pearson Supp 272.67, Northeast Conference
Fees 27.49, Northside Implement Repairs 1,548.51, OtterTail Power Company Utilities 36.914.85, Steven Owen Trvl 191.50, Pepsi-Cola Food
661.76, Peterson Builders Repairs 16,806.16, PG Golf LLC Supp 148.44, R&M Heating Service Repairs 3,641.40, Schuyler Regan Serv 43.25, Rinas
Electric Supp 10,097.55, Allison Rolstad Trvl 19.32, Ward Rumans Fees 209.00, Ryan’s Candy Food 1,045.30, Sarlettes Music Supp 374.48, SASD
Fees 200.00, SDSU Track & Field Fees 250.00 Sharp Automotive Serv 723.06, Sisseton Courier Proceedings 174.41, Sisseton Flower Shop Supp
61.94, SmartCareOS Software 109.00, Snap-On Tools Supp 2,473.00, Sterling Computers Equipment 11,998.00, Stillson Service Supp 1,411.05,
Supreme School Supply Supp 66.17, SYNCB/Amazon Supp 8,403.01, Teacher Synergy Supp 628.99, Teachwell Solutions Serv 9,220.00, Teals
Market Food 916.46, Thelin Auto Body Serv 66.00, Time Management Systems Serv 471.00, Tools 4 Reading Supp 765.00, Tri State Building Center
Supp 323.60, Tri State Water Rentals 70.80, Twin Valley Tire Supp 2,045.56, Ultra, Inc. Supp 5,627.93, US Bank Voyager Fleet Systems Trvl 268.98,
US Foods Food 25,079.15, US Omni & TSACG Compliance Serv 50.00, Jayme Valnes Trvl 122.00, Verizon Wireless Comm 52.37, Spencer Wanna
Mileage 968.52. Custodial-Imprest Bills: Northern State University Region Science Fair Reg. 150.00, Arlington HS Oral Interp Speech Club Reg.
165.00, Corporate Translation Services Service 14.71, Milbank Oral Interp. Reg.114.00, Michelle J Moen Meals 21.00, Michelle J Moen Meals
28.00, BHSSC Reg 50.00, Brookings NSDA Reg. 140.00, Michelle J Moen Meals 28.00, Kellie Stickland Region Science Fair 45.50, Jennifer Fisher
Meals 227.50, Tracey Lehrke Meals 169.50, Sara Lincoln Meals, HHS Speech & Debate Reg 78.00, Michelle J Moen Meals 14.00.
The consent agenda which included the minutes of the March 14, 2022 School Board Meeting and March 21, 2022 Special School Board Meeting, and financial reports and claims for payment for the Custodial accounts as well as the District accounts were presented to the Board for approval.
ACTION NO: 3340 A motion was made by C. Deutsch and seconded by J. Evenson to approve the consent agenda. All members present voting aye, the motion carried.
RECOGNITION: Congratulations to the middle school regional science fair award recipients. Congratulations to our seniors who have earned recognition as Academic All-Stars.
ACTION NO: 3341 A motion was made by L. Wegener and seconded by J. Schaunaman to approve the agenda as presented. All members present voting aye, the motion carried.
Dr. Meyer gave the first reading of the following policy: JHCDA – Student Self-Administration of Asthma or Anaphylaxis Medication with JHCDA–E(1) Consent Form.
Dr. Meyer gave the second reading of the following policies: BDC – Executive Session; BDA – Electronic Communication by Board Members; GBE – Staff Health & Safety.
An update of 2022-23 school year planning and staffing was provided.
Safe return plans must be approved every 6 months through the duration of ARP funding. An update is needed in the COVID-19 quarantine policy. Dr. Meyer gave a COVID update and discussed updated guidance.
Dr. Meyer read the letters of resignation from:
Certified Brian Bartlett HS Social Studies, JH FB effective following the 2021-22 school year
Certified Joni Bestland MS Math, JH VB effective following the 2021-22 school year
Certified Katie Gilmore SPDG Literacy Coach effective following the 2021-22 school year
Certified Tonya Holter HS Art, Art Club effective following the 2021-22 school year
Certified Jaylen Heller HS Social Studies, Soph. class advisor, JH GBB, Asst. VB, JH track effective following the 2021-22 school year
Certified Brenda Tangen WS OTA–remove extended contract days for 2021-22 and future contracts
Lori Kuschel requested the Board to approve the following staff hires:
Certified Pauline Alcantara Elementary Special Education BA+16 (5) $45,750.00
Certified Dustin Lotzer Asst. Track
Certified Haley Ringkob Elementary Education BA (0) $42,500.00
ACTION NO: 3342 A motion was made by C. Deutsch and seconded by S. Johnson to approve the resignations and staff hires as presented. All members present voting aye, the motion carried.
L. Kuschel presented Open Enrollment Applications #OE 22-10 and 22-11 for the Board’s approval.
ACTION NO: 3343 A motion was made by J. Schaunaman and seconded by S. Stickland to approve Open Enrollment Applications #OE 22-10 and 22-11. All members present voting aye, the motion carried.
ACTION NO: 3344 A motion was made by S. Johnson and seconded by J. Evenson to approve the following policies: BDC – Executive Session; BDA – Electronic Communication by Board Members; GBE – Staff Health & Safety.
ACTION NO: 3345 A motion was made by L. Wegener and seconded by J. Evenson to approve resolution for Associated School Boards Protective Trust Joint Powers Agreement and Bylaws. All members present voting aye, the motion carried.
ACTION NO: 3346 A motion was made by S. Johnson and seconded by J. Schaunaman to approve the ASBSD Board of Directors ballot for Robert Steffen for Northeast Region. All members present voting aye, the motion carried.
Dr. Meyer requested approval of the Sisseton School District membership in South Dakota High School Activities Association for 2022-23.
ACTION NO: 3347 A motion was made by S. Johnson and seconded by J. Evenson to approve SDHSAA school board resolution for the 2022-23 school year. All members present voting aye, the motion carried.
Dr. Meyer requested a 3-member committee to review and appraise all the items that we have for surplus. J. Schaunaman, C. Deutsch and L. Wegener volunteered to be the committee. Items and date information will be provided to the committee.
ACTION NO: 3348 A motion was made by S. Johnson and seconded by S. Stickland to approve the appointment of the surplus committee consisting of J. Schaunaman, C. Deutsch and L. Wegener. All members present voting aye, the motion carried.
The original buildings in the SHS/SMS complex are in need of roof replacement. Architectural drawings are needed to bid the roofing project. These RFQ’s will beroof replacement. Architectural drawings are needed to bid the roofing project. These RFQ’s will be reviewed with a recommendation to the board to choose an architectural firm and these drawings will then be used to solicit bids for roof repair.
ACTION NO: 3349 A motion was made by C. Deutsch and seconded by L. Wegener to authorize Superintendent to pursue request for architectural qualifications for SHS roofing project. All members present voting aye, the motion carried.
ACTION NO: 3350 A motion was made by S. Johnson and seconded by J. Evenson to approve quote from Innovative Office Solutions for Sisseton High School locker replacement. All members present voting aye, the motion carried.
Next Month’s Meeting – May 9, 2022 – Fall and winter coaching contracts for 2022-23, approval of 2022 graduates, approve ASBSD insurance policies for 2022-23.
Mrs. Hoeke reported preparing for summer school, upcoming teacher appreciation, Middle School concert will be held April 21, and state testing is well underway.
Mr. Frederick reported Smarter Balance assessments are complete, the upcoming virtual accreditation review, working on hiring and budgeting processes.
Dr. Moen reported on staff professional development, Smarter Balance assessments, preparing for 4th grade transition to middle school, Parent Advisory meeting April 28, kindergarten registration and screening, and the upcoming spring concert on April 12.
Dr. Greseth reported on Special Ed evaluations, planning for next year, and testing is underway. Congratulations to the Special Olympics team for receiving bronze at state basketball.
David Peterson reported on getting the track facility and concession stand ready for the season, correcting a door on the performing arts center and working on the budgeting process.
Lori Kuschel provided an update of the ASBSD 2022-23 health insurance and workers compensation renewal rates. Circulation of nominating petitions began on April 7 and must be filed not later than May 13 for the June 21, 2022 school board election. There will be (3) three-year terms vacant.
The Title VI/IPP/Federal Programs Hearing was held on March 17. An overview of current federal program funding, and all funding allocations was provided. This information will also be presented at Tribal Consultation on May 9, which is a required process prior to submitting the Title I grant to the SD Dept. of Education. There is no allocation for free meals into the 2022-23 school year and school meal waivers have not been included in this appropriations bill. Regular food service regulations and meal reimbursement prices will go back into effect for the 2022-23 school year. We will be making the Free/Reduced meal applications available to families when they are available. We will again host a summer foods program, which is free to all students through age 18.
ACTION NO: 3351 A motion was made by J. Schaunaman and seconded by C. Deutsch to move into executive session at 6:53 p.m.to discuss Personnel (SDCL 1-25-2 (1) ) and Negotiations (SDCL 1-25-2 (4) ). All members present voting aye, the motion carried.
Pres. Rice resumed the regular meeting at 7:56 p.m.
ACTION NO: 3352 A motion was made by S. Johnson and seconded by L. Wegener to approve amending Lexi Braun’s SLPA contract from .56FTE to 1.0FTE for 2022-23. All members present voting aye, the motion carried.
ACTION NO: 3353 A motion was made by L. Wegener and seconded by J. Schaunaman to adjourn the meeting at 7:56 p.m. All members present voting aye, the motion carried.
Lori Kuschel, Business Manager