February 13th, 2017 Agenda


Beresford School Board Meeting Agenda

Monday, February 13, 2017—5:30 p.m.

High School Library


Community Input Time will be at 6:30 p.m.  If you would like to address the Board, please call the office so adequate time can be arranged.




  1. Call meeting to order:  roll call and establish quorum.
  2. Student and Staff Recognition.
  3. Recognize and thank School Board Members for their service in honor of SD School Board Recognition Week.
  1. Superintendent’s comments.
  2. Adopt agenda.  (m)
  3. Approve the minutes from the January 9, 2017 regular meeting.  (m)
  4. Approve Financial Reports.  (m)
  5. Approve February claims.  (m)
  6. Accept staff resignations.  (m)
  7. Approve open enrollment applications.  (m)
  8. Approve staff early retirement application(s).  (m)
  9. Offer verbal administrative contracts for the 2017-18 school year.  (m)
  10. Amend the 2016-17 School Calendar.  (m)
  11. Adopt the 2017-18 School Calendar.  (m)
  12. Approve the spring, 2017 BEA/Board Negotiations Ground Rules.  (m)
  13. Approve Memorandum of Understanding between the Beresford School District and Legends of Gold Olympic Development Academy.  (m)
  14. Disclose any new conflicts of interest of public school officers per SDCL 3-23-6 and determine if these conflicts are fair, reasonable, and not contrary to the public interest.  (m)
  15. Discuss the 2017 SD Legislative Session and education-related legislation and the potential impact on the Beresford School District.
  16. Discuss the 2017-18 Capital Outlay projects as part of the District’s 10-Year Strategic Plan.
  17. Review bids and bid alternates for the south campus gym telescopic bleacher seating system.   
  18. Accept or reject bids and bid alternates for the south campus gym telescopic bleacher seating system.  (m)
  19. Discuss the next meeting with officials from Architecture Incorporated and the District’s Performing Arts Center Planning Committee regarding the Preliminary Design Study for a future Performing Arts Center; new Student Commons, Lobby, Entrance, & Restrooms; and Re-model of the Multi-purpose room at the south campus.
  20. Discuss Architecture Incorporated’s timeline and meetings that they will host locally during February and March to seek input on the Preliminary Design Study.
  21. Discuss the utilization of existing capital outlay dollars, the issuance of capital outlay certificates, a bond election campaign, and a community capital campaign to fund the project.
  22. Discuss our District’s partnership in Customized Learning with the Bush Foundation Grant and SD’s Technology & Innovation in Education (TIE).
  23. Discuss National School Lunch Federal Regulation 7 CFR 210.19 and the impact on the District food service program.
  24. Discuss our wrestling cooperative’s classification appeal to remain class B for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years and the potential application of the 10% rule being applied in the sport of wrestling.
  25. First Readings of Board Policies.
    1. BDDH—Public Participation at Board Meetings.

    2. BDDH-E-(1)—School Board Meeting Speaker Sign-in Sheet.

    3. DIAB—E-rate Records Retention.

  1. Other Business.
  2. Committee Reports.
  3. Administrative Reports.
  4. Executive Session. (m)
  5. Adjourn. (m)


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