Edgemont School District 23-1
June 8, 2020
The Edgemont School District 23-1 board of education met in regular session on Monday, June 8, 2020, at 7:03 p.m.in the Library with the public via zoom meeting. Chairman Darrow called the meeting to order with members Susan Humiston, Shane Miller and Justin Printz present and Connie Gerard present via zoom meeting.
Administration present: Amy Ferley, Superintendent, Brad Zachow, K-12 Principal and Diane Stevens, Business Manager were present.
Unless otherwise noted, all Board action was by unanimous decision.
Motion by Miller seconded by Printz to approve the agenda as presented.
Motion by Printz seconded by Gerard to approve the minutes of May 11 and May 18, 2020.
Motion Gerard seconded by Humiston to go into executive session to discuss personnel at 7:04 p.m.
The board came out of executive session at 7:17 p.m.
The financial reports were reviewed.
Receipts And Cash Balances - May 2020
General Fund Receipts: Taxes $384,325.59; Interest $15.70; Other Pupil Activity Income $450.00; Misc. Local Revenue $140.00; Apportionment $1,155.09; State Aid $32,506.00; National Forest Land $19,925.38; FFVP $1,216.51.
Balance 05/01/20 - $611,656.90. Total Receipts $439,734.27; May Claims $118,929.45; Balance 05/31/20- $947,904.23.
Capital Outlay Receipts: Taxes $158,084.42.
Balance 05/01/20 - $1,002,789.57. Total Receipts $158,084.42; May Claims $51,900.00; Balance 05/31/20 $1,108,973.99.
Special Education Receipts: Taxes $100,611.00; IDEA 611 $43,457.00.
Balance 05/01/20- ($81,827.01). Total Receipts $144,068.00; May Claims $29,103.05; GL Adjustment $997.60; Balance 05/31/20 $34,135.54
Pension Fund Receipts: Taxes $9.03.
Balance 05/01/20- $183,186.66. Total Receipts $9.03; May Claims $.00; Balance 05/31/20 $183,195.69.
Food service receipts: Sales to Pupils $1,955.27; Sales to Adults $351.88; A la Carte Sales $55.12; Federal Reimbursement $2,011.44.
Balance 05/01/20 - ($18,387.37). Total Receipts $4,373.71; May Claims $4,961.41; Balance 05/31/20 ($18,975.07).
Printz seconded by Humiston to approve payment of claims as presented.
June Claims - General Fund: Elementary, Payroll, 41,665.27; High School, Payroll, 25,645.51; Title 1, Payroll, 4,854.89; Guidance Office, Payroll, 3,900.93; Library, Payroll, 1,024.34; Technology, Payroll, 4,848.33; Superintendent, Payroll, 6,818.88; Principal, Payroll, 8,380.84; Business Office, Payroll, 6,155.12; Maintenance, Payroll, 6,093.87; Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, Payroll, 127.26; Boy’s Athletics, Payroll, 217.57; Girls Athletics, Payroll, 5,705.13; Co-Curricular, Payroll, 10,455.17; Amazon, Maintenance Supplies, 51.98; Black Hills Energy, Electricity, 2,382.86; Century Business Products, Inc., Copier Maintenance, 37.71; City of Edgemont, Water/Sewer, 285.10; Custer-Fall River Regional Waste, Garbage, 14.42; Fall River County Herald, Board Proceedings, 119.70; Golden West, Telephone, 341.03; MB Services, Maintenance Purchased Services, 62.50; Quill Corporation, Vrbtm Pinstripe 2.0 – 5, 13.99; Ranchers Feed & Supply, Inc., Maintenance Supplies, 265.61; Reinhart Food Service, LLC, Fruits & Veggies – FFVP, 359.75; Richard Pluimer, Prof. L.L.C., Legal Assistance, 62.50; Simmons, Savanna, Graduation Ceremony, 200.00; Trugreen Processing Center, Football Field & BB Court, Front of School, 508.12;
Trust & Agency Imprest Fund: First Interstate Bank, May Bank Payroll Processing, 20.30;
Deanne Brown, Reimb. for extra Keys - Prairie Hills Bus, 4.98; Rapid City Journal & WalMart, Subscription, Headset & Mic, 352.72; US Postal Service, Postage, 100.00; Warne Chemical & Equipment Co., Spray for Football Field, 90.20; Wellmark, June Health Insurance, 15,218.40; WEX BANK, Fuel for Weed Eater and Pickup, 88.10; General Fund Total: 146,473.08
Capital Outlay: Follett School Solutions, Library Books, 483.40; Capital Outlay Total: 483.40
Special Education: Special Education Teachers, Payroll, 16,609.54; Special Education Administration, Payroll, 2,679.15; Custer Regional Hospital, March & April OT, 1,845.10; Small Talk Speech Therapy, Inc., May Speech Therapy, 2,160.00; Wellmark, June Health Insurance, 997.60; Special Education Total: 24,291.39
Food Service Fund: Food Service, Payroll, 2,870.71; BW Gas & Convenience Retail LLC, Lunch Supplies, 5.18; Clark, Bill, Credit Lunch Balance, 103.89; Dean Foods, Milk for Lunch, 47.47; Reinhart Food Service, LLC, Food For Lunch, 146.70;
Trust & Agency Imprest Fund: Fresh Start, Grab & Go Lunch Bags, 9.32; Food Service Fund Total: 3,183.27
Total to Checking: 174,431.14
Mrs. Stevens, Mrs. Ferley and Mr. Zachow gave their administrative reports.
Connie Gerard left the meeting at 7:46 p.m.
The maintenance report was reviewed.
There was no transportation report.
Mrs. Humiston gave the Black Hills Special Services report.
Motion by Humiston seconded by Miller to set the budget hearing date for July 13, 2020 at 7:02 p.m.
Motion by Printz seconded by Miller to set the date for the final meeting of the 2019-2020 school year to be held Monday, June 29, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
Motion by Humiston seconded by Printz to sign the Contract for Providing School Health Services between Edgemont School Public Schools and SD Department of Health for the FY21 school year.
Motion by Humiston seconded by Printz to approve the Extracurricular assignments as presented, for the 2020-2021 school year.
Motion by Printz seconded by Miller to hire Callie Schmidt as summer part time custodian at $9.40/hr.
Motion by Humiston seconded by Darrow to increase the base year of each of the Support Staff Wage Scales by .25.
Motion by Miller seconded by Printz to increase the salary of Becky Harding to $35,568.00 beginning with her 2020-2021 contract.
Motion by Printz seconded by Darrow to increase the salaries of Diane Stevens to $43,397.5, Brad Zachow to $60,700.00 and Amy Ferley to $65,700.00.
Motion by Printz seconded by Miller to approve the items on the surplus list presented to be surplus for recycling.
Motion by Printz seconded by Humiston to approve the Phase 1(to include cleanup and disposal of bat guano) bat removal with Central Plains Bat Removal in the amount of $24,870.00.
Motion by Miller seconded by Printz to advertise for bids for a gym roof replacement with the bid opening to be held during the school board year end meeting which will be held on Monday June 29, 2020 at 7:02 p.m, in the Edgemont School Library.
Motion by Miller seconded by Printz to enter into executive session to discuss personnel at 8:05 p.m.
The Board came out of executive session at 8:21 p.m.
Motion by Humiston seconded by Printz to increase the substitute rates by $10/day. Beginning July 1, 2020 new substitute rates will be as follows:
Non-Certified Teacher - $80.00/day & $40.00/½ day
Certified Teacher - $90.00/Day & 45.00/½ Day
Long Term Substitute (Eight Consecutive Days)
Long Term Substitute - $100.00/day
Certified Teacher - $110.00/day
Motion by Humiston seconded by Printz to amend her previous motion pertaining to Support Staff Wage scale increase to include the following: Increase the base year of each of the Support Staff Wage Scales by .25. All classified staff on the wage scale advance to the next year increment. Those off the Wage Scale, Deanne Brown and Brian Peters, each to receive a .40/hr. increase in hourly rate and increase the starting hourly rate of the head custodian be $15.00/hr.
Motion by Miller seconded by Darrow to adjourn the meeting at 8:23 p.m.
Diane Stevens, Business Manager
Gary Darrow, Chairman
Published once at the total approximate cost of $93.24
Published: June 18, 2020