Milbank School District Board Proceedings

Milbank School District Board Proceedings

 

February 10, 2020
President Richard Schwandt called the meeting to order at 5:30 PM in the Board Room of the High School Building. The Pledge of Allegiance was said. Members present were Upton, Christensen, Thue, Stengel and Schwandt.  Superintendent Justin Downes and Business Manager Nancy Meyer were also in attendance. Guests present were Dan Snaza, Kris Evje, Deb Hemmer and Pat DeFea.
Motion by Thue and seconded by Upton to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried 5-0.
No one addressed the Board during the Community Input Session. 
Mr. Downes had been approached by a sub unit of the City Council about a possibility for drop-off and pickup of students to be just north of the new Milbank Elementary. Busses would be able to come through the Unity Square parking lot and line up just north of the building and exit through a service road to the east. Discussion was held on potential student drop-off and pickup points.
Discussion items were: School Board Recognition, Legislative Update, School Updates and Student Teacher Agreement.
Motion by Stengel and seconded by Christensen to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried. 5-0
Items included were:
Approve minutes of the January meeting.  
Receive Business Manager Financial Reports
Business Manager’s Monthly Report: General Fund: Balance 1-1-20, $2,630,027.85. Revenues: Taxes, $7,026.33; Interest, $712.34; Admissions, $6,912.00; Local Misc, $1,429.78; County Apportionment, $14,056.09; State Aid, $222,782.00; Other State Revenue, $4,756.82. Expenditures: Salaries-Instructional, $271,453.56; Salaries-Support Services, $93,224.51; Salaries-Co-curricular, $27,562.98; Benefits-Instructional, $73,256.53; Benefits-Support Services, $31,600.57; Benefits-Co-curricular, $3,594.04; Purchased Services, $90,854.58; Supplies, $20,041.53. Balance 1-31-20, $2,276,114.91.
Capital Outlay Fund: Balance 1-1-20, $606,811.39. Revenues: Taxes, $3,442.77; Interest, $164.35. Expenditures: Purchased Services, $8,917.16; Supplies, $11,644.50; Capital Acquisitions, $234.87. Balance 1-31-20, $589,621.98.
Special Education Fund: Balance 1-1-20, $224,355.50. Revenues: Taxes, $3,133.70; Interest, $60.77. Expenditures: Salaries-Instructional, $68,154.20; Salaries-Support Services, $21,172.40; Benefits-Instructional, $21,772.65; Benefits-Support Services, $6,435.66; Purchased Services, $34,671.82; Supplies, $2,260.92. Balance 1-31-20, $73,082.32.
Pension Fund: Balance 1-1-20, $473,287.93. Revenues: Interest, $128.19. Balance 1-31-20, $473,416.12.
Bond Redemption Fund: Balance 1-1-20, $533,333.36. Balance 1-31-20, $533,333.36.
Capital Projects Fund: Balance 1-1-20, $8,495,772.90. Revenues: Interest, $19,778.29. Expenditures: Capital Acquisitions, $769,041.33. Balance 1-31-20, $7,746,509.86.
Lunch Fund: Balance 1-1-20, $160,878.43. Revenues: Student Meals, $34,682.65; Adult Meals, $3,017.20; Ala Carte, $2,193.21; Misc Income, $941.96; Federal Sources, $52,456.60. Expenditures: Salaries-Support Services, $18,045.73; Benefits-Support Services, $7,299.46; Purchased Services, $578.19; Supplies, $34,104.20. Balance 1-31-20, $194,142.47.
Enterprise Fund: Balance 1-1-20, $55,205.83. Revenues: OST Fees, $4,917.16. Expenditures: Salaries-OST, $4,288.80; Benefits-OST, $530.46; Purchased Services, $55.00; Supplies, $640.67. Balance 1-31-20, $54,608.06.
Trust & Agency Fund: Balance 1-1-20, $336,050.18. Revenues, $36,653.52; Expenditures, $36,839.67. Balance 1-31-20, $335,864.03.
Approval of Bills Presented for Payment
Bills Presented for Payment: 3D Security, Repairs, $2,800.00; Advanced Technologies, Supplies, $800.47; Amazon Capital Services, Supplies, $1,664.43; Arrowwood Resort, Athletic Lodging, $534.90; Big Stone Therapies, Therapy Services, $25,455.56; BMO Harris, Supplies/Travel, $9,277.12; Antonette Boone, Background Check, $65.00; Landon Brown, Background Check, $20.00; Cash-Wa Distributing, Food, $10,381.84; Century Business Products, Copier Payment, $1,515.52; Chase Card Services, Supplies/Registration, $2,165.48; Children’s Care Hospital & School, Tuition, $4,245.00; City of Milbank, Water/Sewer, $1,701.68; Consolidated Ready Mix, Snow Removal, $472.50; Co-Op Architecture, Construction Administration, $9,868.74; Dakota Potters, Supplies, $237.50; Sara Danielson, Background Check, $65.00; Dean Foods, Milk, $3,743.57; DeFea Transportation, Busing, $64,696.41; Justin Downes, Per Diem, $20.00; Earthgrains Baking, Food, $1,231.60; Nikki Evje, Per Diem, $60.00; Family Resource Network, Registration Fees, $150.00; Food-N-Fuel, Travel, $757.82; Katie Gilmore, Staff Travel, $480.00; Grant County Review, Publications, $128.81; Travis Graves, Professional Services, $1,400.00; Kay Groethe, Professional Services, $840.75; Hartman’s Family Foods, Supplies, $27.58; Hasslen Construction, Building Project, $884,392.46; Hauff Mid-America Sports, Supplies, $70.35; Seth Haugen, Background Check, $65.00; High Plains Technology, Supplies, $250.00; Hillyard, Supplies, $3,386.01; Impact Applications, Software, $120.00; Imprest Fund, Registration, $1,113.08; Imprest Fund, Professional Services, $4,937.60; Imprest Fund, Travel, $38.70; Innovative Office Solutions, Chairs, $698.72; ITC, Phone Service, $664.75; Jaymar Business Forms, Supplies, $166.61; JW Pepper, Supplies, $15.20; Jason Karels, Travel, $46.00; Susan Karels, Per Diem, $68.00; Rachel Kiley, Background Check, $65.00; Tyler Koepke, Background Check, $65.00; Lesters Landscape & Tile, Repairs, $481.44; Daryl Liebe, Repairs, $175.00; Janet Loeschke, Professional Services, $600.00; Midland Publishing & Printing, Advertising, $31.89; Milbank Community Transit, Busing, $948.00; Milbank School Lunch, Student Workers, $88.00; Mr D’s Tees, Supplies, $171.00; Music Theater International, Performance Fees, $994.71; Nasco, Supplies, $48.35; Northwestern Energy, Natural Gas, $10,673.10; OtterTail Power, Lights/Power, $27,484.49; Parent, Mileage, $470.40; Parent, Mileage, $252.00; Vickie Penaloza, Translating, $280.00; Praxair Distribution, Supplies, $1,066.10; Printsmart, Supplies, $699.80; Quality Inn & Suites, Lodging, $240.00; R&R Mobility, Repairs, $441.90; Deborah Rausch, Professional Services, $680.00; Runnings, Supplies, $20.45; Sanford Health Plan, HSA Fees, $60.00; Sarlettes Music, Repairs, $582.15; SASD Registration, $60.00; Taryn Schneck, Background Check, $65.00; SD Dept of Human Services, Residential Services, $4,534.60; SD DOE Food Distribution Program, Food, $773.20; SDTEA, Registration, $100.00; Seehafer Ace Hardware, Supplies, $104.93; Star Laundry & Dry Cleaners, Cleaning Service, $594.99; Street Graphex, Supplies, $522.84; Trapp Plumbing Co, Repairs, $1,152.86; Tri State Water, Supplies, $50.75; TSA Consulting, Professional Services, $50.00; Tubbs of Soft Water, Supplies, $247.61; Unzen Motors, Repairs, $328.62; US Foods, Food, $17,873.62; Sara VanMeter, Per Diem, $60.00; Verizon, Phone Service, $54.67; Whetstone Home Center, Supplies, $987.38; Wittrock & Son, Garbage Collection, $682.50; Sean Zimny, Background Check, $65.00.
Motion by Upton and seconded by Thue to set the 2020-2021 Snow Make-up Dates. Motion carried. 5-0
Motion by Thue and seconded by Christensen to set the Driver’s Education Rates for 2020 at $250 per student.  Motion carried 5-0
Motion by Stengel and seconded by Upton to approve the hiring of Lisa Lindquist as Paraprofessional at $12.15 per hour. Motion carried. 5-0
Motion by Upton and seconded by Christensen to approve an open enrollment application for a current student whose family has moved to Ortonville, MN. Motion carried. 5-0
Motion by Thue and seconded by Christensen to approve the activation of Experience Pay for Nancy Hoeke in the 2020-21 school year. Motion carried. 5-0
Motion by Stengel and seconded by Upton to approve the 2020-2021 School Calendar. Motion carried. 5-0.
Reports were received by High School Principal Dan Snaza, Middle School Principal/Special Services Director Kris Evje, Elementary Special Education Director Keri Schliesman, and Elementary Principal, Dave Graf.
Superintendent Downes reported on the Teacher of the Year Process and Position Opening updates.
Motion by Upton and seconded by Stengel to enter executive session at 6:49 PM for student and personnel issues pursuant to SDCL 1-25-2.1 and 1-25-2.2.   Motion carried. 5-0
Chairman Schwandt declared executive session over at 7:31 PM and regular session was resumed.
Motion by Christensen and seconded by Thue to adjourn at 7:32 PM. Motion carried. 5-0
The next School Board meeting will be held Monday, March 9, 2020 at 6:00 PM in the Board Room of the High School Buildings.
/s/ Richard Schwandt
Chairman
/s/ Nancy M. Meyer
Business Manager
 

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