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 5:31 p.m. on Monday, August 12, 2019 at the Administrative Conference Room with the following members present: Frances Stokes, Zac Bell, Ryan Walz, and Mark Walton. Members Absent: Niki Shaw, Petra Wilson. 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
20.20 President Preuss moved to approve the agenda as presented. Motion by Walton, seconded by Stokes. Motion carried 5/0.
20.21 No Public Participation.
20.22 No Conflict Disclosures.
20.23 No BHSSC Report for this month.
20.24 Stokes moved to approve the consent agenda as presented. Walton seconded and the motion carried 5/0. Approved minutes of the regular July 11, 2019 meeting and July 29, 2019 special budget meeting. Approved unaudited financial reports from July 2019: General Fund Beginning Balance: 75,166.29, Plus Receipts 439,804.21, Less Disbursements 188,612.52, Ending Balance: 326,357.95. Capital Outlay Beginning Balance: 529,969.15, Plus Receipts 596.05, Less Disbursements 79,527.10, Ending Balance: 451,038.10. Special Education Fund Beginning Balance: 1,697.06, Plus Receipts 28,389.79, Less Disbursements 7,436.83, Ending Balance: 19,649.99. 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 August 2019 claims for payment; Approved the Personal Action Report for August 2019: Certified Resignations: None; Certified Employment/Transfer: Laura Keil – Preschool, Christena Lunsford – 4th Grade; Classified Employment: Carol Truth – Custodian; Classified Resignations: Sarah Decker – Paraprofessional, Terry Seeger – Bus Driver/Custodian, Curt Bilbrey – Asst Maintenance/Grounds; Classified Transfers: Arri Zimiga – Asst Maintenance/Grounds, Jeannie Dumire – HS/MS Library Para; Extra Duty Resignations: Amber Foshee – Elem Student Council; Administrative Employment – Luke Steinmetz, Maintenance/Transportation Supervisor, $48,000/yr.; Administrative Resignations – John Swarz – Maintenance/Transportation Supervisor.
20.25 Bell moved to approve Nelson’s Oil & Gas to provide Gas, Diesel, Propane and Fuel Oil. Walz seconded. Following discussion, Bell moved to amend motion to remove propane from bid acceptance pending completion of new tank. Stokes seconded and the motion carried 5/0.
20.26 Stokes moved and Bell seconded to place the unused propane tanks into surplus. Motion carried 5/0.
20.27 Bell moved to accept the list of school board committees as presented. Walz seconded and motion passed 5/0.
20.28 Walton moved to accept policies in Section I – Instruction on first reading. Stokes seconded. Motion passed 5/0.
20.29 Bell moved and Stokes seconded to accept review of policies in Section H – Negotiations. Motion passed 5/0.
20.30 Administrator remarks: Principals updated the board and attendees on upcoming schedules including the Open House schedule, class schedules, and beginning of school. Principal Weiss notified the board that the high school would be having 3 foreign exchange students this year.
20.31 Motion by Bell, seconded by Walz to go into executive session at 6:26 pm in order to discuss personnel and negotiations as allowed through School District Policy BDC and SDCL 1-25-2. Motion carried 5/0.
20.32 President Preuss declared out of executive session at 7:42 p.m.
20.19 President Preuss asked for a motion to adjourn at 7:43 p.m. Walz made the motion. Bell seconded. Motion carried 5/0.
Dennis Fischer, Business Manager
Robert Preuss, School Board President
Published once at the total approximate cost of $47.88
Published: Sept. 19, 2019