Board of Education of the Oelrichs School District 23-3
Regular Board Meeting
March 9, 2020
Call to Order: The Board of Education of the Oelrichs School District 23-3 met in regular session on March 9, 2020 in the Superintendent’s office. The meeting was called to order by Dave Osmotherly, Board President, at 5:30 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call: Members Present: Dave Osmotherly, Lance Tlustos, John Cope, and Jennifer Her Many Horses.
Members Absent: Vince Logue
Others Present: Dr. Mitchell Stone, Valerie Sword and one community member.
Motion by Cope, second by Her Many Horses, to approve February 10, 2020 meeting minutes. Motion carried.
Motion by Tlusto, second by Cope, to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried.
*All actions recorded in these minutes were by unanimous vote unless otherwise noted.
Public Participation: No public participation
Reports: Board Reports: Her Many Horses gave an update on the meeting with Black Hills Educational Benefits Coop sharing that the rates will increase slightly on July 1st. It will be an increase of $30 per member each month.
Administration Reports: Dr. Stone informed the board that the Homeland Security Grant has been approved for the initial application, waiting for the local advisory board to approve. Oelrichs School has an opportunity for funds through the Workforce CTE program and Dr. Stone will continue to pursue those funds. The school recently hosted a pow wow with local attendance of about 250 people. The contract for the construction project has been reviewed by legal counsel and bids will be going out soon. Negotiations with staff have started with two items to be considered. Dr. Stone discussed the plans to ensure a clean and safe environment during this time of the coronavirus scare.
Financials: Sword presented claims and monthly financial reports. Motion by Tlustos, second by Her Many Horses, to accept the financial reports and claims as presented. Motion carried.
Oelrichs School District 23-3 Unaudited March Financials: General Fund: A&B Welding, Supplies, 227.58; Ace Hardware, Supplies, 26.28; Adobe Systems, Services, 15.66; Amazon, Supplies, 167.07; At&T Mobility, Cell Phones, 548.07; Bangs Mccullen Law Firm, Legal Services, 1,760.00; Black Bear, Emmanuel Cultural Consultant, 250.00; Black Hills Electric Coop., Electricity, 3,624.53; Burger King, Travel, 94.74; Cash-Wa Distributing, Food Supplies, 43.01; Cbh Cooperative, Propane, 330.52; Cheyenne Sanitation, Garbage, 373.46; Culligan Water Conditioning, Water, 210.50; Dairy Queen, Travel, 206.48; Decker Equipment, Supplies, 75.02;Delta Air, Travel, 2,194.20; Dept. Of Transportation, Diesel, 1,226.51; Discount Fuel, Supplies, 60.74; Dollar Tree Stores Inc., Supplies, 16.12; Eaglehawk, Jessica, Consultant, 250.00; Ecolab Pest Elimination Div., Exterminator, 283.86; Fall River Auto Supply (Carquest), Supplies, 119.24; Fall River County Herald, Publishing, 120.21; Golden West Technologies, Technology Services, 3,858.13; Golden West Telecommunications, Phone Line, 354.75; Hills Toilet Service, Services, 270.00; Hillyard/Sioux Falls, Supplies, 1,790.59; Keller’s Kleaning, Services, 966.00; Mcdonalds, Travel, 36.72; Menards, Supplies, 167.99; Merdanian, Roy, Reimburse, 95.54; Nafis, Registration, 2,000.00; Omni Cheer, Supplies, 275.92; Osmotherly, Dave, Services, 400.00; Patrons Coop, Diesel, 1,133.73; Red Stone Education Group, Professional Services, 9,958.75; Servall Towel & Linen, Services, 431.03; South Dakota Department Of Revenue, Plates, 56.75; Taco Bell, Travel, 66.31; Town Of Oelrichs, Water, 849.00; Venenga, Elizabeth, Professional Services, 2,000.00; Wal-Mart Community, Supplies, 380.54
Payroll Expenses: 122,368.21
Transfer In: 200,000.00
Fund Balance: 184,759.27
Capital Outlay: Century Business Products, Inc., Copy Machine Rental, 600.68; Fmg Engineering, Services, 5,570.00; Upper Deck Architects, Inc, Services, 57,159.53
Fund Balance: 472,970.61
Special Education Fund: Amazon, Supplies, 44.25; Black Hills Special Services Cooperative, Professional Services, 1,200.00; Creative Kids Therapy, Consultant, 1,724.67; Just For Kids Speech Therapy, Llc, Speech Therapy Services, 6,600.00
Fund Balance: 43,922.65
Food Service: Amazon, Supplies, 112.02; Cash-Wa Distributing, Food Supplies, 4,827.78; Dean Dairy Holdings Llc, Milk, 233.56; Sd Dept. Of Ed. - Child & Adult Nutrition, Service, 469.72; Servall Towel & Linen, Service, 21.49
Fund Balance: 10,839.73
Transfer Out: 200000
Fund Balance: 811529.39
Trust & Agency Fund:
Fund Balance: 17,645.66
Personnel: Motion by Her Many Horses, second by Cope, to accept the resignation of James Myers (music teacher) and James Knutson (teacher, coach, and AD) effective June 30, 2020 and to open those position for hire. Motion carried.
Contracts: Motion by Cope, second by Tlustos, to approve Masha Fehr as assistant track coach for $1,800 starting March 2020. Motion carried.
Student Enrollment/Graduation Request: Motion by Cope, second by Her Many Horse to accept the request of student #1, as presented by Dr. Stone, for early graduation in December 2020.
Motion by Tlustos, second by Her Many Horses to accept enrollment for student #2 and #3 as presented by Dr. Stone.
Executive Session: Motion by Cope to go into executive session at 6:09 p.m., for SDCL 1-25-2.2 student discipline. The Board came out of executive session at 6:30 p.m.
SDCL 1-25-2.2 Discussing the expulsion, suspension, discipline, assignment of or the educational program of a student or the eligibility of a student to participate in interscholastic activities provided by the South Dakota High School Activities Association.
The next board meeting will be moved to April 14 at 5:30.
Adjournment: Her Many Horses moved and Cope seconded to adjourn the meeting at 6:31 pm.
Attested to by CEO/Superintendent Stone
Published once at the total approximate cost of $80.01
Published: April 23, 2020