Hot Springs District No. 23-2
1747 Lincoln Ave, Hot Springs, SD 57747
President Ryan Walz called the Special Board Meeting of the Hot Springs School Board to order at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 2, 2022, with the following members present: Katie Burchfield, Brian Jarding (via phone), Petra Wilson, Robert J Preuss, and Colby Williams. Members Absent: Nikki Shaw. Others present: Superintendent Fischer, Business Manager Bilbruck, staff and community members and others logged in as guests.
All actions recorded in these minutes were by unanimous vote unless otherwise stated.
23.078 Approval of Agenda - Motion by Member Preuss, second by Vice President Williams to approve the agenda. Motion carried 6/0, one absent.
23.079 Public Participation – None
23.080 Conflicts Disclosure – None. Member Shaw arrived at the meeting at 3:06 p.m.
23.081 Approval of Construction Bids for CTE/Shop Project – Motion by Vice President Williams, second by Member Preuss. Bob Conway, RCS Construction, presented to the board as the districts Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) the construction costs developed from the bids provided on the official bid date of October 25, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. The total GMP for Construction costs totaled $6,250,000. Business Manager Bilbruck presented the current various funding sources set aside for the project including the prior capital outlay certificates sold for $3,200,000 that was approved to sell at the April 12, 2021, regular board meeting. In addition, ESSER II and ESSER III funding sources have been set aside to be used for the project. Superintendent Fischer presented information on fund balance history including the most recent auditor information. Motion carried on roll call vote 7/0. Motion by Member Preuss, second by Vice President Williams to use Option 3: sell capital outlay certificates for $2,500,000 for the CTE/Shop Building project and another project on the 5-year capital outlay plan. Superintendent Fischer stated the other project would need to be identified at a later date. President Walz stated the Builders Risk Insurance, On Site Materials Testing (QC) and any architect fees would be paid out of the Capital Outlay fund. A request will be made to the City of Hot Springs to waive the building permit fee. Motion carried on a roll call vote, 7/0.
23.082 Governing Board Remarks – Vice President Williams thanked everyone.
23.083 Motion by Vice President Williams, second by Member Wilson to adjourn the meeting at 4:00 p.m. Motion carried 7/0.
Wendy Bilbruck, Business Manager
Ryan Walz, School Board President
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Published: Nov. 24, 2022