Board of Education of the Hot Springs District No. 23-2
President Bob Preuss called a Special Board Meeting of the Hot Springs School Board to order at 6:33 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the Administrative Conference Room with the following members present: Zac Bell, Ryan Walz, Niki Shaw, Petra Wilson, Mark Walton, and Frances Stokes. Members Absent: None. Others present: Business Manager Dennis Fischer, Brett Nachtigall, Staff members Nancy Mulcahy, Koreen Hammel, and Mellisa Vande Stroet.
All actions recorded in these minutes were by unanimous vote unless otherwise stated.
20.170 Approval of Agenda - Motion by Walton, seconded by Shaw to approve the agenda. Motion carried 7/0.
20.171 Public Participation – None
20.172 Conflicts Disclosure – None.
20.173 Walz made motion, Wilson seconded to enter into Executive Session per SDCL 1-25-2(1) to discuss personnel at 6:35 pm. Motion carried 7/0. Board president Preuss declared out of Executive Session at 7:16 pm.
20.174 Walz made motion, Shaw seconded to approve a Superintendent contract for Dennis Fischer for the 2020-21 and 2021-22 school years at a salary of $106,000 plus a 403b contribution of $2,000. Motion carried 7/0.
20.175 Board Remarks: President Preuss updated the board and audience on the following summary statistics of the superintendent search: 19 applicants, 9 with prior Superintendent experience. President Preuss also extended the boards thanks to the staff, members of the advisory group, Andrea Powers of the SHEDCO, and Activities Director Levi Klippenstein.
20.176 Adjournment: Motion by Walton, seconded by Shaw to adjourn. Motion carried 7/0 7:29 p.m.
Dennis Fischer, Business Manager
Robert Preuss School Board President
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Published: April 30, 2020