PROCEEDINGS: Edgemont School District 23-1 Meeting 12/11/17


Edgemont School District 23-1 
December 11, 2017

The Edgemont School District 23-1 board of education met in regular session on Monday, December 11, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Edgemont School Library. Chairman Darrow called the meeting to order. 

School Board members Gary Darrow, Connie Gerard, Susan Humiston, Shane Miller and Justin Printz are present.

Administration present: Dave Cortney, Superintendent, Amy Ferley, Principal, Lane Ostenson, Dean of Students and Diane Stevens, Business Manager. 

The Board recited the Pledge of Allegiance.

Motion by Printz seconded by Gerard to approve the agenda as presented.

Motion by Humiston seconded by Printz to approve the minutes of the November 13, 2017 meeting.

Motion by Gerard seconded by Printz to go into executive session to discuss personnel at 7:02 p.m.

The board came out of executive session at 7:11 p.m.

The financial reports were reviewed. 

Receipts And Cash Balances: November 2017: General Fund Receipts: Taxes $335,194.79; Interest $392.34; Admissions $204.00; Medicaid Admin Payment $635.63; Misc. Local Revenue $250.00; County Apportionment $982.94; State Aid $42,859.00; Other State Revenue ($2,972.13). Balance 11/01/17 - $337,444.38. Total Receipts $377,546.57; November Claims $158,685.26; GL Adjustment $113.54; Balance 11/30/17- $556,419.23. Capital Outlay Receipts: Taxes $138,613.22. Balance 11/01/17- $658,666.00. Total Receipts $138,613.22; November Claims $2,916.59; Balance 11/30/17 $794,362.63. Special Education Receipts: Taxes $76,515.81; Medicaid Admin Payment $123.00. Balance 11/01/17- ($64,633.32). Total Receipts $76,638.81; November Claims $29,301.88.; GL Adjustment ($113.54); Balance 11/30/17 ($17,409.93). Pension Fund Receipts: Taxes $50.86.

Balance 11/01/17- $180,973.21. Total Receipts $50.86; November Claims $0; Balance 11/30/17 $181,024.07. Food Service Receipts: Sales to Pupils $2,086.50; Sales to Adults $590.90; AlaCarte Sales $1,518.30; Local Donations $600.00, Federal Reimbursement $3,749.48. Balance 11/01/17- ($2,068.37).Total Receipts $8,545.18; November Claims $10,722.74; Balance 10/31/17 ($4,245.93).

Motion by Printz seconded by Gerard, to approve payment of claims as presented.

December Claims: General Fund: Elementary School; Payroll; $37,076.55: High School; Payroll; $24,329.94: Friday School/ELT; Payroll; $369.35: Title 1; Payroll; $7,693.74: Guidance; Payroll; $2,591.26: Library; Payroll; $1,441.81: Technology; Payroll; $3,830.63: Superintendent’s Office; Payroll; $9,167.87: Principal’s Office; Payroll; $8,862.07: Business Office; Payroll; $5,751.25: Maintenance; Payroll; $5,939.11: Fresh Fruits and Vegetable Program; Payroll; $71.83: Boy’s Athletics; Payroll; $340.76: Girl’s Athletics; Payroll; $6,599.23: Co-Curricular Transportation; Payroll; $674.95: Co-Curricular; Payroll; $2,057.98: Amazon; Technology and Office Supplies; 53.97: AmericInn; Poste - Room - Conference; 80.10: Black Hills Energy; Electricity; 3,859.82: Carolina Biological Supply Co; HS Science Supplies; 49.95: Century Business Products, Inc.; copier maintenance and overages; 266.32: Cheyenne Sanitation; November Trash Collections; 338.00: Christensen, Dustin; State Football Playoff Reimbursement; 59.59: City of Edgemont; November Water/Sewer; 285.10: Dakota Ink and Toner; Printer Cartridges; 633.56: Edgemont Herald Tribune; Annual Subscription; 40.00: edmentum; Exact Path - Core Library - Program License; 103.92: Englebert, Dawn; Mileage paid to Parents; 262.08: Floral Depot and More; Carnations for VB Parents Night; 61.91: Fresh Start Convenience Store; fuel for vehicles and Elem and HS Supplies; 763.36: Golden West; November Telephone; 340.37: Haggertys Musicworks; Band Instrument Repair; 44.00: Heyn, Brittany; Mileage paid to Parents; 169.26: Hillyard/Sioux Falls; Maintenance Supplies; 158.94: Hot Springs School District; 2017-2018 Region VII Principal Dues; 75.00: Jessica VanEaton; Mileage paid to parents; 120.96: Joint, Michelle; Reimburse for 3 Credits; 210.00: Koller, Pamela; Reimburse for 3 Credits; 210.00: KT Connections, Inc.; Computer Maintenance and Repairs; 1,092.50: Lauritsen, Pamela; Reimburse for 5 Credits; 350.00: M & W Towing and Recovery; Tow Bus #10 to RC; 559.50: Mark’s Plumbing; Maintenance Supplies; 250.36: Nelson, Miranda; Mileage paid to parents; 604.80: Nyquist, Eva; Mileage paid to parents; 430.08: Office of Fire Marshal - Boiler Inspect; Boiler Inspections and Certifications; 300.00: Ostenson, Susan; Reimburse for 3 Credits; 210.00: Peterson, Holly; Mileage paid to parents; 147.84: Quill Corporation; Printer Cartridges and Misc Supplies; 609.92: Ranchers Feed and Supply, Inc.; Maintenance Supplies; 303.96: Reinhart Food Service, LLC; fruit and supplies (FFVP); 375.63: Schaack, Paula; Mileage paid to parents; 64.68: Southwest Service Cooperative; 2017 Behavior Conference; 200.00: Stevens Automotive; Vehicle Maintenance; 92.33: Teacher Synergy, LLC; Junior High Reading; 97.46: Terri, Brown; Reimburse for 8 Credits; 560.00: Tonkin, Kari; Mileage paid to parents; 235.20: Trust & Agency Imprest Fund; Music Supplies; 485.15: Trust & Agency Imprest Fund; SPED Testing and HS Math; 60.00: Trust & Agency Imprest Fund; Fuel for Car; 30.76: Trust & Agency Imprest Fund; Postage to mail laptop for repair; 44.98: Trust & Agency Imprest Fund; HS Science Supplies; 56.90: Trust & Agency Imprest Fund; 11-09-17 MS Wrestling Meet Entry Fee; 50.00: Trust & Agency Imprest Fund; Sept - Nov Postage; 99.41: Trust & Agency Imprest Fund; Bulbs for Stage Floodlights; 42.56: Trust & Agency Imprest Fund; November Payroll Processing; 10.50: Urban, Michelle; Reimburse for 4 Credits and Mileage to Parents; 548.80: Wellmark; December Health Insurance; 16,420.50: Fund Total:149,318.36; Capital Outlay: Follett School Solutions; 24 New Library Books; 337.04: Pro Sports; Football Scoreboard; 11,405.00: Fund Total: 11,742.04; Special Education:: Special Education Teachers; Payroll; $18,023.94: Special Education Administration; Payroll; $2,776.18: Black Hills Special Services; Pysch Evaluations; 1,288.20: Custer Regional Hospital; October 2017 OT; 1,949.35: Small Talk Speech Therapy, Inc.; November Speech Therapy; 2,760.00: Southwest Service Cooperative; 2017 Behavior Conference; 100.00: Trust & Agency Imprest Fund; SPED Testing and HS Math; 153.53: Trust and Agency Imprest Fund; November WebMD Fees; 39.00: Wellmark; December Health Insurance; 1,599.50: Fund Total: 28,689.70; Food Service Fund: Food Service; Payroll; $3,882.52: Dean Foods; Milk/OJ/buttermilk/Sundae Cones/Cottage; 614.53: Eberle Specialty Electric; Exhaust Fan Motor Repair; 200.00: Fresh Start Convenience Store; food for lunch; 8.70: Quill Corporation; Office Supplies; 27.59: Reinhart Food Service, LLC; food for lunch; 4,254.87: Sonny’s Super Foods; food for lunch; 52.67: Fund Total: 9,040.88; Checking Account Total: 198,790.98

Mrs. Stevens, Mr. Ostenson, Mrs. Ferley and Mr. Cortney gave their administrative reports.

The maintenance report was reviewed.

The transportation report was reviewed. 

Mrs. Humiston gave the Black Hills Special Services report.

Brad and Jody Thomsen presented the board with a Petition concerning a part of the remaining portion of C Street. The Thomsens left the petition for the board to look over and will get back to the Thomsens in a timely manner.

Susan Henderson, Sterling Brunson and several others spoke to the board concerning the incident of Monday, December 4, 2017.

Motion by Printz seconded by Gerard to accept the resignation of Sarah Callen as an Assistant Cook, effective April 30, 2018.

Motion by Humiston seconded by Miller to declare the following items as surplus for sale:

20 Orange Sleeveless Volleyball Jerseys, 20 Long Sleeve Volleyball Warm Up Jerseys, 5 pair – Black Russell Spandex Shorts, and the following items surplus for garbage: 

 Tachikara Volleyball Cart and #6992 HP Color Laserjet CP33525dn printer

Motion by Miller seconded by Printz to enter into executive session at 7:50 p.m.

The board came out of executive session at 8:28 p.m.

Motion by Humiston seconded by Gerard to expel D.N. (student) per policy for 1 full year for assaulting another student and to hold an expulsion due process hearing on Monday December 18, 2017 at 6:00 p.m

Motion by Gerard seconded by Miller to adjourn the meeting at 8:36 p.m.

Minutes Unapproved 

Diane Stevens

Business Manager 

Gary Darrow


Published once at the total approximate cost of $94.50

Published: December 21, 2017

Fall River County Herald Star

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