Edgemont School District 23-1
December 14, 2020
The Edgemont School District 23-1 board of education met in regular session on Monday, December 14, 2020, at 7:04 p.m. in the Edgemont School Library. Chairman Darrow called the meeting to order with members Connie Gerard, Susan Humiston, Shane Miller and Justin Printz present.
Administration present: Amy Ferley, Superintendent, Brad Zachow, K-12 Principal and Diane Stevens, Business Manager.
The Board recited the Pledge of Allegiance.
Unless otherwise noted, all Board action was by unanimous decision.
Motion by Gerard seconded by Humiston to approve the agenda with the following addition:
Add VI. New Business F. Seek Proposals for Feasibility Study.
Motion by Printz seconded by Miller to approve the minutes from the November 9, 2020 meeting.
Motion by Humiston seconded by Printz to enter into executive session to discuss personnel at 7:06 p.m..
The Board cane out of executive session at 7:41 p.m.
The financial reports were reviewed.
Receipts and Cash Balances - November 2020:
General Fund Receipts: Taxes $339,970.93; Interest $18.48; Admissions $101.00.00; Other Pupil Activity Income $230.00; Medicaid Admin. Pmt. $944.42; County Apportionment $1,339.41; State Aid $33,207.00; National Mineral Lease $14,130.23: Taylor Grazing $1,151.49; Fresh Fruits & Vegetables $998.60.
Balance 11/01/20 - $704,155.94. Total Receipts $392,091.56; November Claims $123,384.97; GL Adjustment $11.61; Balance 11/30/20- $972,850.92.
Capital Outlay Receipts: Taxes $141,524.46; Sale of Fixed Assets $855.00.
Balance 11/01/20- $1,104,490.51. Total Receipts $142,379.46; November Claims $104,599.87; 11/30/20 $1,142,270.10.
Special Education Receipts: Taxes $7,835.07.
Balance 11/01/20- ($36,589.62). Total Receipts $90,080.34; November Claims $29,319.57; GL Adjustment $194.61; Balance 11/30/20 $24,365.76
Food Service Receipts: Sales to Pupils $1,592.53; Sales to Adults $330.70; A la Carte Sales $1,119.65; Misc. Revenue $7.20; Federal Reimbursement $3,044.24.
Balance 11/01/20-($1,711.75). Total Receipts $6,094.32; November Claims $8,957.30. Balance 11/30/20 $4,574.73
Motion by Printz seconded by Humiston to approve payment of claims as presented.
General Fund: Elementary, Payroll, 35,926.14; High School, Payroll, 23,943.10; Title 1, Payroll, 6,989.78; Guidance Office, Payroll, 3,370.51; Library, Payroll, 1,524.14; Technology, Payroll, 3,819.73; Superintendent, Payroll, 6,978.13; Principal, Payroll, 8,748.80; Business Office, Payroll, 6,337.35; Maintenance, Payroll, 7,047.66; Bus Driver, Payroll, 225.25; Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, Payroll, 194.75; Boy’s Athletics, Payroll, 156.27; Girls Athletics, Payroll, 5,854.79; Co-Curricular Transportation, Payroll, 160.81; Co-Curricular, Payroll, 161.00; Amazon, Protection Plan, Warranties, Tripod, 1,187.30; Avera eCare, FY20-21 eCare Nurse Fees, 4,259.50; Black Hills Energy, November Electricity, 3,292.98; BW Gas & Convenience Retail LLC, Fuel for Buses, 208.31; Century Business Products, Inc., December Copier Maintenance, 151.28; City of Edgemont, Water/Sewer, 289.10; Climate Control, FY20-21 EMS Service Agree & Heat Pump, 4,286.50; CORE Educational Cooperative, Online Course - 1 High School Student, 260.00; DEMCO, Inc., Library Consumable Supplies, 79.98; Fall River County Herald, Annual Subscription & Meeting Minutes, 172.89; Follett School Solutions, Library Purchased Service, 199.00; Golden West, November Telephone, 366.90; Grainger, Maintenance Supply, 16.56; Hauge, Vickie, Mileage paid to parents, 470.40; Hillyard/Sioux Falls, Maintenance Supplies, 3,654.32; JW Pepper & Son, Inc., High School Music, 321.54; Mastercard, Stamped Self Addressed Envelopes, 664.75; Nelson’s Oil & Gas, Inc., Fuel for Heating, 2,499.00; Nyquist, Eva, Mileage paid to parents, 376.32; OverDrive, Annual School Digital Library, 250.00; Overhead Door Company of Rapid City, Maintenance Repair, 210.20; Peters, Brian, Maintenance Repairs, 148.75; Printz, Melody, Mileage paid to parents, 94.08; Quill Corporation, Technology & Consumable Supply, 1,477.22; Reinhart Food Service, LLC, Fruits/Veggies for FFVP, 753.12; Reutter, Rebecca, Mileage paid to parents, 37.80; Rhodes, April, Mileage paid to parents, 252.00; Richard Pluimer, Prof. L.L.C., October & November Legal, 490.00; Sander Sanitation Service, September & November Garbage Removal, 519.14; School Specialty, Inc, High School Technology Supplies, 18.71; SD Department of Labor and Regulation, Benefit Reimbursement Due, 106.36; Simmons, Savanna, Mileage paid to parents, 75.60; Stanton, April, Mileage paid to parents, 520.80; Stevens Automotive, Vehicle & Bus Repair, 339.01; Terri, Brown, Mileage paid to parents, 252.00; TIE, November Student Fees, 1,375.00; Trust & Agency Imprest Fund: Petty Cash, Postage, 92.24; Heavy Hitch, Snowplow for Tractor – Maintenance, 93.75, Breakout Inc., High School Math, 198.00; Joe Martin, Reimburse for SDBCA and SDHSCA Dues, 75.00; Philip High School, Region 7B Volleyball Expenses, 34.50; Owen Murphy, Def for Bus, 14.05; First Interstate Bank, October Payroll Processing, 10.20; First Interstate Bank, November Payroll Processing, 10.20; Two Bear, Lynn, Mileage paid to parents, 501.06; Universal Athletic Bozeman, Boys/Girls Athletic Supplies, 64.60; Wellmark, December Health Insurance, 15,831.40; Fund Total: 158,039.63
Capital Outlay: Amazon, Mini PC for Cleartouch, Switch, Cameras, 6,311.05; BSN Sports, LLC, Hurdles, 8,157.68; Century Glass, Door lock Replacement - Armory Doors, 4,137.00; Convergint Techologies LLC, Access Installation - Down Payment, 12,517.70; Fall River Turf Irrigation, Tree Sprinklers, 516.33; Mastercard, Superintendent Desk, 401.08; Mitzi’s Books, Library Books, 348.49; Riddell/All American, XL Football Helmet, 394.95; Riverside Technologies, Inc., High School Technology, 7,845.00; Fund Total: 40,629.28
Special Education: Special Education Teachers, Payroll, 20,194.00; Special Education Administration, Payroll, 4,182.54; Amazon, Protection Plan for Scanner, 21.99; Black Hills Special Services, November Student Evaluations, 717.20; Change Healthcare, October Web MD, 42.73; Custer Regional Hospital, September & October 2020 OT, 3,199.55; Fall River Health Services, October PT, 300.00; Small Talk Speech Therapy, Inc., November Speech Therapy, 2,385.00; Wellmark, December Health Insurance, 1,760.60; Fund Total: 32,803.61
Food Service Fund: Food Service, Payroll, 4,226.47; BW Gas & Convenience Retail LLC, Food For Lunchroom, 11.60; Child and Adult Nutrition Services DOE, Food for lunch, 416.44; Nelson’s Oil & Gas, Inc., Propane for Kitchen, 101.15; Prairie Farms, Milk/Oj/Buttermilk/CC for, 728.21; Quill Corporation, Spiral Notebooks, 10.77; Reinhart Food Service, LLC, food for lunchroom, 2,793.47; Sonny’s Super Foods, food for lunch, 41.33; Fund Total: 8,329.44
Checking Account Total: 239,801.96
Mrs. Stevens, Mrs. Ferley and Mr. Zachow gave their administrative reports.
The Board reviewed the maintenance and transportation reports.
Mrs. Humiston gave the Black Hills Special Services report.
Motion by Gerard seconded Humiston to accept the following resignation:
Sandra O’Leary as the part time assistant cook, effective November 23, 2020.
Motion by Humiston seconded by Miller to approve Linda Moran as the part time assistant cook at $10.19/hr.
Motion by Printz seconded by Darrow to approve Will Batten as a non-certified bus driver (morning route) at 10.95/hr.
Motion by Printz seconded by Miller to increase the salary of Amy Ferley by $1,300.00 beginning January 1, 2021. This will increase Mrs. Ferley’s 20-21 contract to $67,000.00.
The Board directed Chairman Darrow sign Public School Exemption Form PSE 2020-2021 (7).
Motion by Printz seconded by Humiston to sign Resolution 21-02 – Intent to Participate in 6 Man Football.
Motion by Humiston seconed by Printz to obtain Sam Kerr as the school attorney and to sign the contract for legal services beginning January 1, 2021.
Motion by Printz seconded by Miller to seek proposals for a feasibility study.
Motion by Gerard seconded by Miller to adjourn the meeting at 8:26 p.m. Minutes approved.
Diane Stevens, Business Manager
Gary Darrow, Chairman
Published once at the total approximate cost of $95.76
Published: Dec. 24, 2020