Edgemont School District 23-1
June 14, 2021
The Edgemont School District 23-1 board of education met in regular session on Monday, June 14, 2021, at 7:08 p.m. in the Edgemont School Library. Chairman Darrow called the meeting to order with members Connie Gerard, Susan Humiston and Shane Miller present. Justin Printz was absent.
Administration present: Amy Ferley, Superintendent and Diane Stevens, Business Manager.
The Board recited the Pledge of Allegiance.
Unless otherwise noted, all Board action was by unanimous decision.
Motion by Miller seconded by Darrow to approve the agenda as amended: Add V.B SDSHAA Runoff Ballots.
Motion by Humiston seconded by Gerard to approve the agenda as amended: Add VI.N. Maxine Schochenmaier – Impact Aid Research Consultant
Motion by Miller seconded by Darrow to approve the minutes from the May 10, 2021 meeting.
Motion by Printz, seconded by Gerard to go into executive session pursuant to SDCL 1-25-2(1) to discuss personnel matters and SDCL 1-25(4) to discuss negotiations at 7:09 p.m.
The board came out of executive session at 7:26 p.m.
The financial reports were reviewed.
Receipts And Cash Balances - May 2021:
General Fund Receipts: Taxes $438,167.02; Interest $16.59; Other Pupil Activity Income -$25.00; Restitutions $1,205.00; Medicaid Payment $827.81: Misc. Local Revenue $287.18; County Apportionment $1,101.05; National Forest Land $18,167.67; FFVP $1.\,110.35.
Balance 05/01/21 - $720,246.74. Total Receipts $460,857.67; May Claims $131,188.25; GL Adjustment $3,836.15; Balance 05/31/21- $1,046,080.01.
Capital Outlay Receipts: Taxes $177,508.13.
Balance 05/01/21- $1,158,871.48. Total Receipts $177,508.13; May Claims $8,949.10; 05/31/21 $1,327,430.51.
Special Education Receipts: Taxes $121,573.52; MEDICAID PAYMENT $160.00; IDEA 611 $33,123.00..
Balance 05/01/21-($74,028.10). Total Receipts $154,856.52; May Claims $30,173.51; GL Adjustment $13.94; Balance 05/31/21 $50,640.97.
Food Service Receipts: Sales to Pupils $2,399.53; Sales to Adults $517.15; A la Carte Sales $1,725.65; Online Payment Fees $24.41; Federal Reimbursement $3,680.36.
Balance 05/01/21-($16,049.63). Total Receipts $8,347.10; May Claims $8,839.57. Balance 05/31/21 ($16,542.10)
Motion by Gerard seconded by Humiston to approve payment of claims as presented.
General Fund: Elementary, Payroll, 40,329.75; High School, Payroll, 27,531.57; Title 1, Payroll, 6,787.81; Guidance Office, Payroll, 3,832.39; Library, Payroll, 1,468.04; Technology, Payroll, 4,678.56; Board of Education, Payroll, 1,507.10; Superintendent, Payroll, 7,671.93; Principal, Payroll, 10,088.33; Business Office, Payroll, 6,323.86; Maintenance, Payroll, 7,687.66; Bus Driver, Payroll, 143.64; Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, Payroll, 175.71; Boy’s Athletics, Payroll, 156.25; Girls Athletics, Payroll, 156.25; Co-Curricular Transportation, Payroll, 834.92; Co-Curricular, Payroll, 12,671.52; Amazon, Maintenance Tech & Athletic Supply, 57.63; Architecture Incorporated, May Professional Services, 1,992.50; Audio-Video Solutions, Inc., Building Repair, 390.00; Black Hills Energy, Building Utilities, 3,093.91; Century Business Products, Inc., Copier Maintenance, 192.65; City of Edgemont, Water/Sewer, 289.10; Climate Control Systems & Service, Maintenance Repairs, 12,715.19; Custer-Fall River Regional Waste, Garbage Removal, 17.42; DEMCO, Inc., Library Supplies, 209.44; Ferley, Amy, Stipend for Education, 2,000.00; Golden West, Telephone Service, 446.05; Haggertys Musicworks, HS Band Repair, 442.90; Hauge, Vickie, April & May Mileage to Parents, 840.00; Heyn, Brittany, Mileage paid to Parents, 169.26; Hillyard/Sioux Falls, Maintenance Supplies, 330.27; Independent Audit Services, PC, Audit Services, 5,300.00; Jones School Supply, Inc., k-12 Supplies, 32.25; Lauritsen, Pamela, April & May Mileage paid to Parents, 453.60; Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C., Legal Matters, 1,290.00; MB Services, Building Repair, 100.00; Mid-American Research Chemica, Maintenance Supplies, 2,073.67; Neiffer, Jacqueline, May Mileage paid to Parents, 252.00; Nyquist, Eva, May Mileage paid to Parents, 362.88; Printz, Melody, May Mileage paid to parents, 188.16; Quill Corporation, k-12 Supplies, 814.45; Ranchers Feed & Supply, Inc., Maintenance, Co-Curr, & K-12 Supplies, 982.78; Reinhart Food Service, LLC, Fruit & Veggies for FFVP, 666.97; Reutter, Rebecca, May Mileage Paid to Parents, 58.80; Rhodes, April, May Mileage paid to Parents, 252.00; Sander Sanitation Service, Garbage Removal, 257.00; Scherer Publishing, LLC, School Board Proceedings & Volunteer Thanks, 354.70; School Administrators of South Dakota, SASD Membership – Ferley, 792.00; SDHSAA, 20-21 Dues, 186.00; Simmons, Savanna, May Mileage paid to Parents, 201.60; Southern Hills Seamless, Maintenance Supply, 232.65; Stevens Automotive, Vehicle Repair, 160.82; Terri, Brown, May Mileage paid to parents, 252.00; TIE, May On-Line Classes, 350.00; TruGreen and Action Pest Control, Lawn Service - FB Field & Tennis Court Area, 508.12; Trust & Agency Imprest Fund: Rapid City School District, MS Track Meet Registration, 40.00; Reptile Gardens, Primary Year End Field Trip, 276.00; Scott Corbett, Shrubs for front of building, 98.97; Wex Bank, Late Fees, 75.00; Mastercard - Crown Awards, NASSP, Kully, Maintenance, Elementary & HS Supplies, 410.94; Calvin Corey, Edgemont MS Track Meet Timer, 243.24; Ron Erion, Edgemont MS Track Meet Timer, 238.40; Karl Pfeifferle, Edgemont MS Track Meet Timer, 238.40; UPS Store, Shipping - Testing Results, 33.22; Journey Museum, Upper Elementary Field Trip , 156.00; Cash, Meals for state track meet, 486.00; Owen Murphy, Reimburse for Def for Bus, 21.59; Wex Bank, Fuel for vehicles, 218.03; First Interstate Bank, May Payroll Processing, 18.50; Two Bear, Lynn, April & May Mileage paid to Parents, 635.04; Universal Athletic, LLC, Slip Not Sheets - Boys & Girls Athletics, 191.76; Vanway Trophy & Award, Inc., High School Supplies, 42.00; Wellmark, June Health Insurance, 16,372.40; General Fund: 191,149.55
Capital Outlay: Menard’s, Maint. Equipment - Troy Built Lawn Mower, 329.00; Capital Outlay: 329.00
Special Education: Special Education Teachers, Payroll, 19,044.69; Special Education Administration, Payroll, 4,523.44; Change Healthcare, May Web Md, 42.73; Monument Health, March 2021 OT, 1,631.60; Small Talk Speech Therapy, Inc., April & May Speech Therapy, 5,385.00; Wellmark, June Health Insurance, 1,760.60; Special Education: 32,388.06
Food Service Fund: Food Service, Payroll, 3,764.27; BW Gas & Convenience Retail LLC, Food for Lunchroom, 9.89; Child and Adult Nutrition Services – DOE, Food For lunchroom, 88.40; Prairie Farms, Milk/Juice/Ctg Cheese for Lunch, 450.04; Reinhart Food Service, LLC, Food For Lunchroom, 2,197.97; Trust & Agency Imprest Fund: Brad Zachow, Reimburse for lunch credit, 103.31; Food Service Fund: 6,613.88
Total to Checking: 230,480.49
Mrs. Stevens and Mrs. Ferley gave their administrative reports.
The Board reviewed the maintenance and transportation reports.
Mrs. Humiston gave the Black Hills Special Services report.
Motion by Darrow seconded by Gerard to approve the Ranching for Profit Group to use a bus for some field trips during the week of July 12-15, 2021.
Motion by Miller seconded by Darrow to vote for Kelly Messmer, Harding County, as the West River At-Large Representative on the SDHSAA 2021 Official Election Ballot.
Motion by Humiston seconded by Miller to vote for Jeff Kosters, Frederick Area, as the Division IV Representative-Athletic/Activity Director, on the SDSHAA Official Election Ballot.
Motion by Miller seconded by Gerard to set the 2021-2022 Budget hearing for July 12, 2021 at 7:02 pm.
Motion by Miller seconded by Humiston to set a Special Board Meeting for June 28, 2021at 7:00 pm.
Motion by Humiston seconded by Darrow to increase the wages on the Non-Certified Staff Salary schedules by .45 and grant each non-certified staff member a yearly increment increase. Each Non-Certified hourly staff member that is off the wage scale will also receive a .70/hr increase to their current (2020-2021) hourly rate.
Motion by Darrow seconded by Miller to approve the following increases to the administrative staff:
Diane Stevens - $2,125.00 Becky Harding - $2,125.00 Connie Gorsuch - $2,200.00
Kari Tonkin - $2,200.00 Amy Ferley - $2,200.00
Motion by Humiston seconded by Gerard to accept the resignation of Kim Herndon as a part-time custodian, effective June 1, 2021.
Motion by Darrow seconded by Miller to accept the resignation of Linda Sedlacek as a Special Education Paraprofessional, effective June 14, 2021.
Motion by Darrow seconded by Humiston to hire Alex Warembourg as a part-time custodian at $10.15/hr. pending the receipt of an acceptable background check.
Motion by Miller seconded by Humiston to accept the resignation of Eric Swanson as the Head Varsity Football Coach, effective immediately.
Motion by Darrow seconded by Miller to surplus 48 HP Probook Laptop computers,13 HP Z monitors, 1 Acer Monitor, 1 HP Compaq, 1 HP 152, 1 Dell Imspiraon Computer, 1 Smart Document Camera, 8 HP Elitebook, 1 HP Deskjet Printer, 1 Toshiba Laptop, 1 Toshiba Satellite, 4 HP Keyboards for recycling.
Motion by Humiston seconded by Darrow accept the quote from Convergint Technologies to add the Business Office door to the existing access control system. The cost of this addition is $2,957.67.
Motion by Miller, seconded by Gerard to go into executive session pursuant to SDCL 1-25-2(1) to discuss personnel matters at 8:23 p.m.
The Board came out of executive session at 8:42 p.m.
The School Board wants to congratulate Morgan Peterson on her State Championship in the 300 Meter Hurdles.
Motion by Gerard seconded by Miller to adjourn the meeting at 8:43 p.m.
Gary Darrow, Chairman
Diane Stevens, Business Manager
Published once at the total approximate cost of $115.29
Published: June 24, 2021