The Board of Education of the Hot Springs District No. 23-2
President Bob Preuss called the Regular Board Meeting of the Hot Springs School Board to order at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, September 9, 2019 at the Administrative Conference Room with the following members present: Zac Bell, Ryan Walz, Niki Shaw, Petra Wilson, and Mark Walton. Members Absent: Frances Stokes. Others present: Superintendent Coles, Business Manager Fischer, Principal/SPED Director Bilbrey, Principal Baker, Principal Weiss, Payroll/Personnel Bilbruck, and community members.
All actions recorded in these minutes were by unanimous vote unless otherwise stated
20.34 President Preuss moved to approve the agenda as presented. Motion by Walton, seconded by Shaw. Motion carried 6/0.
20.35 No Public Participation.
20.36 No Conflict Disclosures.
20.37 No Student Presentations.
20.38 No BHSSC Report for this month.
20.39 Walz moved to approve the consent agenda as presented. Shaw seconded and the motion carried 6/0. Approved minutes of the regular August 12, 2019 meeting. Approved unaudited financial reports from September 2019: General Fund Beginning Balance: 326,357.95, Plus Receipts 961,487.35, Less Disbursements 294,199.63, Ending Balance: 993,645.67. Capital Outlay Beginning Balance: 451,038.10, Plus Receipts 19,540.54, Less Disbursements 233,425.29, Ending Balance: 237,153.35. Special Education Fund Beginning Balance: 19,649.99, Plus Receipts 51,494.56, Less Disbursements 28,431.80, Ending Balance: 42,712.75. Impact Aid Fund Beginning Balance: 791,394.01, Plus Receipts 0.00, Less disbursements 0.00 Ending Balance: 791,394.01. Bond Redemption Fund Beginning Balance: 1,055,272.66, Plus Receipts 2,353.43, Ending Balance: 1,057,626.09. Approved the September 2019 claims for payment; Approved the Personal Action Report for September 2019: Certified Resignations: None; Certified Employment/Transfer: Pamela Siders – Special Ed LT Sub, Amanda Estep – Special Ed LT Sub, Laura Keil – Jr K LT Sub, Breanna Lende-Hanson – Special Ed transfer to MS; Classified Employment: Amanda West – Para, Robert Forst – Custodian, Zoe Pattiani – Para, Albert Siders – Bus Driver/Custodian, Richard Roske – Bus Driver/Custodian, Stacey Stueven – Para, Colleen Harms – Para, David Driskill – Para, Jessica Hancock – Para, Niki Willard – Custodian, Chaela Holmes - Para; Classified Resignations: Paydon Trask – Sp Ed Para; Classified Transfers: Arri Zimiga – Asst Maintenance/Grounds; Extra Duty Employment: Tori Fulton – Freshman Volleyball, Jan Ellis – Asst. Volleyball, Monika Hotz – Builders Club, Brenda White – NHS Sponsor, Aleida Weinzetl – Elem Student Council; Extra Duty Resignations: Doug Gaulke – Title VII (Indian Education); Administrative Employment – None; Administrative Resignations – None.
20.40 Bell moved to approve the Comprehensive Special Education Plan for school year 2019. Shaw seconded. Motion carried 6/0.
20.41 Walton moved and Shaw seconded to approve the Final Budget for the FY20 school year. Motion carried 6/0.
20.42 Walton moved to appoint Jim Bultsma of Heartland Real Estate to serve as the realtor representing the district in selling the old administrative building at 1609 University Avenue. Shaw seconded and motion passed 6/0.
20.43 Walz moved and Wilson seconded to approve advertising an RFP for auditor services for the FY19 or more years. Motion carried 6/0.
20.44 Walton moved to accept policies in Section I – Instruction on first reading. Walz seconded. Motion passed 6/0.
20.45 Walz moved and Bell seconded to accept review of policies in Section H – Negotiations. Motion passed 6/0.
20.46 Administrator remarks: Superintendent Coles updated the board on current enrollment numbers and reminded the board of the September 28 student count date. Principals updated the board and attendees on upcoming schedules including Homecoming activities. Principals Bilbrey and Baker updated the board on the approval of the SDPG Literacy Coach grant through the state, the beginning of the KEEF fundraising activities, and the pie fundraiser that began on September 10. Business Manager Fischer apprised the board that the district would be participating on the online surplus auction sale in conjunction with the city.
20.47 Motion by Shaw, seconded by Wilson to go into executive session at 6:15 p.m. in order to discuss personnel as allowed through School District Policy BDC and SDCL 1-25-2. Motion carried 6/0. Out at 6:44 p.m.
20.48 Motion by Walz, seconded by Bell to go into executive session at 6:45 p.m. in order to discuss negotiations as allowed through School District Policy BDC and SDCL 1-25-2. Motion carried 6/0. Out at 6:56 p.m.
20.49 President Preuss declared out of executive session at 6:56 p.m.
20.50 President Preuss asked for a motion to adjourn at 6:56 pm. Walton made the motion. Shaw seconded. Motion carried 6/0.
Dennis Fischer, Business Manager
Robert Preuss, School Board President
Published once at the total approximate cost of $57.96
Published: Oct. 24, 2019