Edgemont School District 23-1
April 12, 2021
The Edgemont School District 23-1 board of education met in regular session on Monday, April 12, 2021, at 7:03 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 Printz to approve the agenda as amended: VII. Executive Session will not be needed .
Motion by Humiston seconded by Miller to approve the minutes from the March 8, 2021 meeting.
Motion by Printz, seconded by Gerard to go into executive session pursuant to SDCL 1-25-2(1) to discuss personnel matters at 7:06 p.m.
The board came out of executive session at 7:25 p.m.
The financial reports were reviewed.
Receipts and Cash Balances - March 2021
General Fund Receipts: Taxes $19,579.51; Interest $18.29; Other Pupil Activity Income $1,200.00; Judgements-Restitutions $200.00; Medicaid Admin Payment $652.87; Misc. Local Revenue $15.00; County Apportionment $803.47; State Aid $27,867.00; FFVP $688.97; Cares Act $38,250.00.
Balance 03/01/21 - $867,209.32. Total Receipts $89,275.11; March Claims $155,869.79; GL Adjustment $4.97; Balance 03/31/21- $800,609.67.
Capital Outlay Receipts: Taxes $9,802.81.
Balance 03/01/21- $1,145,235.34. Total Receipts $9,802.81; March Claims $7,062.97; 03/31/21 $1,147,975.48.
Special Education Receipts: Taxes $6,368.58; Medicaid Payment $126.00.
Balance 03/01/21-($28,817.86). Total Receipts $6,494.58; March Claims $29,134.62; GL Adjustment $4.97; Balance 03/31/21 ($51,452.93).
Food Service Receipts: Sales to Pupils $3,142.57; Sales to Adults $500.00; A la Carte Sales $1,699.25; Online Payment Fees $42.28; Federal Reimbursement $3,120.44.
Balance 03/01/21-($9,973.72). Total Receipts $8,504.54; March Claims $7,653.16. Balance 03/31/21 ($9,122.34)
Motion by Printz seconded by Gerard to approve payment of claims as presented.
General Fund: Elementary, Payroll, 35,614.51; High School, Payroll, 24,194.44; Title, Payroll, 6,413.22; Guidance, Payroll, 3,832.39; Library, Payroll, 1,689.34; Technology, Payroll, 3,819.83; Board of Education, Payroll, 301.42; Superintendent Office, Payroll, 7,227.03; Principal Office, Payroll, 8,828.54; Business Office, Payroll, 6,423.03; Maintenance, Payroll, 7,602.28; Student Transportation, Payroll, 271.57; FFVP, Payroll, 206.92; Boy’s Athletics, Payroll, 9,217.34; Girls Athletics, Payroll, 156.27; Co-Curricular Transportation, Payroll, 166.99; Co-Curricular Activities, Payroll, 1,929.52; Amazon, Maintenance & Technology Supplies, 557.51; ASBSD, Collective Bargaining–Impact-Negotiations, 75.00; Black Hills Energy, Electricity, 3,246.83; Brown, Terri, Mileage paid to parents, 268.80; BW Gas & Convenience Retail LLC, Fuel for Vehicles, 364.94; Century Business Products, Inc., Copier Maintenance, 230.87; City of Edgemont, Water/Sewer, 288.10; Convergint Techologies LLC, Access Control Assistance, 99.49; Culligan Soft Water Service, Hot Springs, Maintenance Supply, 57.00; Golden West, March Long Distance - April Monthly Service, 354.05; Hauff Mid-America Sports, Extra-Curricular Supplies, 286.50; Hauge, Vickie, Mileage paid to parents, 571.20; Herff Jones, Inc., Graduation Supplies, 218.55; Heyn, Brittany, Feb & March Mileage paid to parents, 781.20; Hillyard/Sioux Falls, Maintenance Supplies, 1,766.59; JW Pepper & Son, Inc., Music, 698.19; KT Connections, Inc., Technology Purchased Services, 111.00; Lauritsen, Pamela, Feb & March Mileage paid to parents, 386.40; Library Journals, LLC, Digital Subscription, 82.19; MakeMusic, Inc., K-12 Classroom Music Subscription, 1,300.00; Mark’s Plumbing, Building Maintenance, 315.52; MB Services, Maintenance Repairs, 74.82; Neiffer, Jacqueline, Mileage paid to parents, 268.80; Nelson’s Oil & Gas, Inc., Water Heater in MP Room, 81.26; Nyquist, Eva, Feb & March Mileage paid to parents, 792.96; Printz, Melody, Mileage paid to parents, 241.92; Quill Corporation, Printer cartridges, copy paper,Card Stock, 1,361.96; Ranchers Feed & Supply, Inc., Maintenance Supplies, 117.16; Rapid Fire Protection Inc., Maintenance Purchased Services, 756.45; Reinhart Food Service, LLC, Fruits & Veggies for FFVP, 813.98; Reutter, Rebecca, Mileage paid to Parents, 67.20; Rhodes, April, Mileage paid to parents, 285.60; Richard Pluimer, Prof. L.L.C., February Legal Services, 60.00; Sander Sanitation Service, Garbage Removal, 257.00; Scherer Publishing, LLC, Advertising & School Board Proceedings, 211.79; SDIAAA, AD Conference Fee, 133.90; Simmons, Savanna, Mileage paid to parents, 100.80; TIE, March Online Student, 350.00; Trust & Agency Imprest Fund: New Underwood School District, Girls Extra Curricular Travel, 5.14; Wex Bank, Vehicle Fuel, 147.14; Mastercard - USPS.com, Townsend Press, Office & MS Supplies, 597.88; Douglas High School, Co-Curricular fees - Track Meet Entry, 50.00; Two Bear, Lynn, Feb & March Mileage paid to parents, 748.44; Walsworth Publishing Company, 2021 Yearbook Deposit, 1,832.19; Wellmark, April Health Insurance, 16,372.40; WEX BANK, Fuel for Vehicles, 135.75; Fund Total: 155,819.11
Capital Outlay: BSN Sports, LLC, BBB Shooting Pants, 744.81; Follett School Solutions, 15 Library Books, 232.34; Mitzi’s Books, 49 Library Books, 633.84; Fund Total:1,610.99
Special Education Fund: Special Education Payroll, Payroll, 20,927.89; Special Education Administration Payroll, Payroll, 4,268.85; Black Hills Special Services, Evaluations, 2,084.40; Change Healthcare, March Web MD, 42.73; Monument Health, December 2020 Services, 49.20; Quill Corporation, k-12 Classroom Supply, 25.75; Small Talk Speech Therapy, Inc., March Speech Therapy, 3,795.00; Wellmark, April Health Insurance, 1,760.60; Fund Total: 32,954.42
Food Service Fund: Food Service Payroll, Payroll, 4,472.74; Blue Ribbon Maintenance Supplies, Burn Gel, 107.31; Child and Adult Nutrition Services – DOE, Food for Lunchroom, 79.52; Hobart Sales & Service, Inc., Food Service Repair, 657.00; Prairie Farms, Food for lunchroom, 706.65; Reinhart Food Service, LLC, Food For Lunchroom, 3,583.21; Sonny’s Super Foods, food for lunchroom, 81.82; Fund Total: 9,688.25
Checking Account Total: 200,072.77
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 Humiston seconded by Printz to adopt Draft #7 as the 2021-2022 school calendar with the following change: no teacher work day on December 23, 2021.
Motion by Humiston seconded by Miller to issue contracts to all certified staff for the 2021-2022 school year with the exception of those who have resigned or have been non-renewed for the 2021-2022 school year.
Motion by Gerard seconded by Printz to hire Brady Joseph as the CTE/Agricultural teacher, pending the issue of an Alternative Preliminary Certificate and a qualified background check. Mr. Joseph’s beginning salary will be $36,450.00. The stated salary may be amended upon completion of negotiations.
Motion by Darrow seconded by Humiston to accept the non-renewal for cause of Mycalynn Cortney as the K-12 Art and Special Education Teacher, effective upon the completion of her 2020-2021 contract and to advertise for that position..
Motion by Printz seconded by Miller to accept the resignation of Brad Zachow as Principal/AD/Transportation Director effective upon the completion of his 2020-2021 contract and to advertise for that position.
Motion by Humiston seconded by Gerard to pass the 21-22 SDHSAA Participation Resolution .
Motion by Miller seconded by Humiston to sign the 2021-2022 ASBSD School District Benefit Fund Participation Agreement.
Motion by Printz seconded by Miller to sign the 2021-2022 ASBSD School District Benefit Fund Adoption and Renewal Notice.
Motion by Humiston seconded by Darrow to sign the 2021-2022 ASBSD Protective Trust Worker’s Compensation Participation Agreement.
Motion by Miller seconded by Printz to sign the 2021-2022 ASBSD Protective Trust Worker’s Compensation Fund Adoption and Renewal Notice.
Motion by Printz seconded by Miller to surplus the 711 library books on the weeded book list for donation an 14 HSBBB warmups for garbage.
Motion by Printz seconded by Miller to adjourn the meeting at 7:56 p.m.
Gary Darrow, Chairman
Diane Stevens, Business Manager
Published once at the total approximate cost of $102.06
Published: April 29, 2021