BOARD OF EDUCATION
March 13, 2017
The School Board of Beresford School District 61-2, Union County, Beresford, SD held their regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the South Campus library. Those Board members present were: President Deb Bergland, Clifton Carnes, Dan Erickson, Russell Johnson and Chris Savey. Absent: none. Also present were Superintendent Brian Field, Business Manager Jared Olson, Principal Dustin Degen, Asst. Principal/AD Geoff Gross, State Senator Jim Bolin and State Representative David Anderson.
The following students were recognized for their accomplishments: 1) Beresford/Alcester-Hudson Wrestling Team – State Champions. 2) Wrestling State Qualifiers/Placers – (Dakota Galt (1st), Ty Haneke (1st), Nick Casperson (1st), Kellyn March (1st), Trent Rus (3rd), Kolton Kribell (5th), Kaleb Peterson, Hunter Borah, Trevor Stene and Payton Borah. 3) District 16 Senator Jim Bolin and District 16 Representative David Anderson presented the Beresford/Alcester-Hudson wrestling team and coaches with a legislative proclamation recognizing the team on their State B title.
The Superintendent’s report was given by Brian Field including: 1) AASA National Conference on Education. 2) BAH Wrestling Classification Appeal Update.
A motion (M97-17) was made by Clifton Carnes, and seconded by Chris Savey to adopt the agenda with the addition of #20 A) Accept Staff Resignation. B) Discuss Club Sports. C) Discuss Township Equalization Meeting Attendance. All present voted yes.
A motion (M98-17) was made by Russell Johnson, and seconded by Dan Erickson to approve the Minutes as published for the February 13, 2017 regular meeting. All present voted yes.
A motion (M99-17) was made by Dan Erickson, and seconded by Chris Savey to approve the financial reports.
General Fund beginning balance $997,793.53. Receipts: Local $62,905.37, County $5,444.96, State $240,149.92, Federal $1,246.07, Reimbursable Expenses $0.00. Disbursements of $375,963.68 and an ending balance of $931,576.17. Capital Outlay Fund beginning balance $315,010.05 Receipts: Local $29,229.84, Federal $0.00, Disbursements of $352,582.92 and an ending balance of $(8,343.03). Special Education Fund beginning balance $13,891.01 Receipts: Local $14,516.74, State $9,724.00, Federal $1,122.04 Reimbursable Expenses $0.00. Disbursements of $65,950.61 and an ending balance of ($26,696.82) Pension Fund beginning balance $124,207.19. Receipts: Local $414.44. Disbursements of $0.00 and an ending balance of $124,621.63. Capital Projects beginning balance ($332,077.60). Receipts: Local $332,077.60, Disbursements of $0.00 for an ending balance of $0.00 Food Service Fund beginning balance $150,090.52. Receipts: Local $17,961.87, State $0.00, Federal $8,698.20, Reimbursable Expenses $0.00, Disbursements of $24,068.55 and an ending balance of $152,682.04. DRED Fund beginning balance $(3,019.22). Receipts: Local $0.00.
Disbursements of $0.00 and an ending balance of ($3,019.22) iPad Fund beginning balance $5,129.22. Receipts: Local $2.80. Disbursements of $0.00 and an ending balance of $5,132.02. All present voted yes.
A motion (M100-17) was made by Russell Johnson, and seconded by Clifton Carnes to approve the following claims for March: AFLAC, INSURANCE 2,144.39; DELTA DENTAL, INSURANCE 5,188.82; THE HARTFORD, INSURANCE 137.94; VOYA, INSURANCE 697.65; VSP, INSURANCE 979.77; WELLMARK BCBS, INSURANCE 44,561.31; A&M PRODUCTS COMPANY, WRESTLING SUPPLIES 197.00; ARCHITECTURE INCORPORATED, ARCHTECT SERVICES 3,333.00; BERESFORD COMMUNITY EDUCATION, UTILITIES 552.56; BERESFORD SCHOOLS T&A, TRANSFER WELLNESS AWARD 500.00; BRUBAKKEN, RICHARD, ADVANC-ED REVIEW MILEAGE 85.60; BYTESPEED, LLC, TRANSPORTATION SUPPLIES 850.00; CASH-WA DISTRIBUTING, FOOD SERVICE EQUIPMENT 3,198.92; CBM MANAGED SERVICES, FEBRUARY FOOD SERVICE 25,282.47; CENTRAL VALLEY AG, DIESEL FUEL 5,253.51; CITY OF BERESFORD, UTILITIES 16,045.58; CORNHUSKER INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS INC, TRANSPORTATION REPAIRS 779.69; CROSS-ROADS MOTEL, ADVANC-ED REVIEW LODGING 686.70; DAKOTA DATA SHRED, SHREDDING SERVICES 57.50; DLH COMMUNICATIONS INC, CAT6 UPGRADE 38,384.76; FIESTA FOODS, SUPPLIES 247.74; FLANDREAU SCHOOL DISTRICT, SHARE REGION WRESTLING LOSS 165.34; FLOWERS BY BOB, BOARD SUPPLIES 45.00; G&R CONTROLS INC, CUSTODIAL REPAIRS 32.42; GRAINGER, CUSTODIAL REPAIRS 73.28; GRONINGA, DEBRA, MILEAGE 14.49; H&R APPLIANCE, CUSTODIAL REPAIRS 69.89; HAUFF MID-AMERICA SPORTS INC, SUPPLIES 229.85; HEIMAN FIRE EQUIPMENT, FIRE EQUIPMENT INSPECTION 241.00; HILLYARD/SIOUX FALLS, CUSTODIAL SUPPLIES 1,437.62; HOBBY LOBBY, ART SUPPLIES 186.26; HOFER-VETCH, AMY, ADVANC-ED REVIEW MILEAGE 55.64; HOMESTEAD BUILDING SUPPLIES, VO-AG SUPPLIES 85.93; IMPREST FUND, VARIOUS ACTIVITIES 7,118.25; INGRAM LIBRARY SERVICES, LIBRARY BOOKS 380.96; J.W. PEPPER & SON INC, VOCAL MUSIC 77.98; JOSTENS, DIPLOMAS 2,121.92; KELLY INN & SUITES, STATE DEBATE LODGING 259.47; KIDSFIT, KIDSFIT TRAINING 1,180.00; MATHESON TRI-GAS INC, VO-AG SUPPLIES 697.99; MIDAMERICAN ENERGY COMPANY, NATURAL GAS 4,217.19; MULLER AUTO PARTS & SERVICE, TRANSPORTATION REPAIRS 543.91; NATH, DENNIS, ADVANC-ED REVIEW MILEAGE 110.21; NELSON, KEVIN, ADVANC-ED REVIEW SUPPLIES 17.95; OFFICE SYSTEMS COMPANY, SUPPLIES 249.72; OLSON'S ACE HARDWARE, VO-AG SUPPLIES 639.93; ORTMAN, SONJIA, ADVANC-ED REVIEW MILEAGE 65.27; PARKSTON SCHOOL DISTRICT, TUITION SERVICES 1,857.06; PEDERSEN MACHINE, TRANSPORTATION REPAIRS 317.76; PLANKINTON SCHOOL DISTRICT, TUITION SERVICES 2,063.60; POPPLERS MUSIC INC, BAND SUPPLIES 321.83; QUALITY INN & SUITES, STATE WRESTLING LODGING 1,105.00; QUALITY INN, LODGING 167.50; RIVERSIDE TECHNOLOGIES INC, TECH SUPPLIES 358.00; ROCKAFELLOW, MARK, AVANC-ED REVIEW MILEAGE 50.29; SANFORD HEALTH, BUS DRIVER PHYSICALS 200.00; SCHOOL SPECIALTY INC, LOCKER ROOM BENCHES 942.48; SDASBO, CONFERENCE REGISTRATION 50.00; SDHSAA, WRESTLING MEDALS 30.00; SESDAC INC, FEBRUARY TRANSITION SERVICES 1,445.00; SOUTHEAST AREA COOPERATIVE, SERVICES 7,400.50; STAPLES CREDIT PLAN, HS SUPPLIES 203.72; STAR PUBLISHING, LEGALS 194.50; STATE STEEL OF SOUTH DAKOTA, VO-AG SUPPLIES 337.60; STRAND, STEPHANIE, ADVANC-ED REVIEW MILEAGE 404.56; SUBWAY, SUPPLIES 104.00; SUN GOLD SPORTS, GBB SUPPLIES 45.00; TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION IN EDUCATION, DISTANCE LEARNING FEES 3,045.00; TESSSMAN COMPANY, VO-AG SUPPLIES 10.99; U.S. BANK EQUIPMENT FINANCE, COPIER LEASE 1,763.55; U.S. BANK, SUPPLIES 6,094.91; UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, DIBELS FEES 290.00; VIK, PAM, MILEAGE 25.20; WEST SIOUX CERAMICS, ART SUPPLIES 183.08; YANKTON MEDICAL CLINIC, BUS DRIVER PHYSICAL 95.00.
February Imprest: Donte Edmundson, Debate Judge 70.00; Dan Forsstrom, BBB Official 100.00; Joshua Haaland, BBB/GBB Official 75.20; Scott Klungseth, BBB Official 25.00; Scott Klungseth, BBB/GBB Official 50.00; Keith Kropuenske, BBB/GBB Official 50.00; Kevin Krull, BBB/GBB Official 136.96; Bailey Lagge, BBB Official 50.20; Scott Manley, BBB/GBB Official 95.36; Brian Rook, BBB/GBB Official 100.00; Paul Seville, BBB/GBB Official 100.00; Lee Taylor, BBB Official 100.00; Verizon Wireless, Cell Phones 323.81; Vermillion School District, Quiz Bowl Entry Fee 30.00; Anthony Waterman, BBB Official 123.94; Yankton High School Debate, Debate Registration 36.00; Brock Zeller, BBB/GBB Official 50.00; Dennis Becker, BBB Official 69.82; Donte Edmundson, Debate Judge 50.00; Harrisburg School District, Debate Registration 30.00; Ryan Jorgensen, BBB Official 75.20; Brett Kieffer, GBB Official 100.00; Scott Klungseth, BBB Official 50.00; Scott Klungseth, GBB Official 30.00; Keith Kropuenske, GBB Official 30.00; Dave Netz, BBB Official 70.24; Brock Rops, GBB Official 121.00; Mac Rops, GBB Official 100.00; Dennis Becker, BBB Official 69.82; Sam Britt, Fingerprint Fee 15.00; Dan's Drain & Duct Cleaning, Services 137.50; Division of Criminal Investigation, Background Checks 86.50; Scott Ebert, Membership Fee 20.00; Howard School District, Wrestling Entry Fee 100.00; Scott Klungseth, BBB Official 25.00; Keith Kropuenske, BBB Official 25.00; David Netz, BBB Official 100.24; SDSTE, Registration Fees 50.00; Jessica Seivert, Lunch Account Refund 459.15; SD School for the Deaf, Registration Fee 120.00; Angie Twedt, Fingerprint Fee 10.00; James Goblirsch, BBB Official 75.20; Al Hansen, BBB/GBB Official 100.00; Scott Klungseth, BBB Official 50.00; Keith Kropuenske, BBB Official 50.00; Aaron Kvistero, BBB/GBB Official 100.00; Michael Moran, GBB Official 50.20; Michael Moran, BBB Official 75.20; NSDA Rushmore District, Debate Fees 270.00; Paul Ortman, BBB/GBB Official 129.82; Rhonda Peterson, State Wrestling Meal Money 1,479.00; Brett Sanow, BBB Official 100.40; SDVBCA, Coach's Clinic Fees 95.00; US Bank Voyager Fleet, Fleet Card Purchases 885.49; Rob Wilson, Coach' Clinic Registration 197.00.
February Payroll: General Fund $321,850.65; Special Education $56,473.54; Pension $0.00; Food Service $463.45; Driver Education $0.00. All present voted yes.
A motion (M101-17) was made by Russell Johnson, and seconded by Dan Erickson to amend the 2016-17 school calendar. All present voted yes. The amended school calendar can be viewed on the District website.
Discussion was held on the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Beresford School District and Legends of Gold International Development Academy. No board action was taken.
Based on SDCL, an opportunity for Board and Admin Team to disclose any new conflicts of interest was provided. No conflicts were presented for review.
The following policies received a second reading. Following the second reading a motion (M102-17) was made by Clifton Carnes, and seconded by Chris Savey to adopt the following policies as presented. All present voted yes.
BDDH-E-(1) – School Board Meeting Speaker Sign-in Sheet.
DIAB – E-rate Records Retention.
Administrators Field, Degen, Gross and Olson provided an overview of the District’s AdvancED Accreditation review, SD DOE State Accreditation review and the USDA/ SD CANS review of National School Breakfast and Lunch program.
Mr. Field provided an update on the April 11, 2017 school board election. Mr. Field informed the Board that only one petition was returned for the one open seat so there will not be a school board election this year. Incumbent Russell Johnson will serve a three-year term effective July, 2017 – July, 2020.
Mr. Field updated the Board on the 2017 SD Legislative Session and educational-related legislation and the potential impact on the Beresford School District.
Mr. Olson reviewed the preliminary budget for the 2017-18 school year.
Discussion was held on the District’s 10-year Capital Outlay plan.
Discussion was held regarding the 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, Auxiliary Gym, Entrance and Restrooms; and Re-model of the Multi-purpose room at the South Campus.
Mr. Field reviewed a potential timeline for the Preliminary Design Study for a future Performing Arts Center, new Student Commons/Lobby, Auxiliary Gym and Remodel of the Multi-purpose Room.
Discussion was held regarding the feasibility of a future performing arts center/student commons/lobby/Auxiliary Gym/Re-model of Multi-purpose room and funding a project of this magnitude through the issuance of Capital Outlay certificates, a Bond Election and a Community Capital campaign.
A motion (M103-17) was made by Chris Savey, and seconded by Clifton Carnes to accept the following staff resignation. All present voted yes. The Board thanked Mr. Knutson for his years of service.
Kelly A Knutson – 8th grade girls basketball
Discussion was held regarding club activities and their connection to the school district activities and awards.
Discussion was held regarding township equalization meetings and school board member participation.
The following Committee Reports were given:
Budget/Negotiations – Negotiation ground rules previously approved and negotiations will begin in the near future. Update was provided based on 0.3% increase in target average salary and how that will impact the BSD.
Policy – Covered under agenda item #11.
Technology – Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.
WEF – Last meeting was held on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Next meeting is scheduled for June 14, 2017 at 4:30 pm.
Southeast Area Coop – Next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 16 at 5:30 pm.
ASBSD – Reviewed most recent Blog Brief.
Administrators Gross and Degen presented their reports.
Discussion was held regarding the self-assessment instrument and evaluation of school board operations. Assessment results will be discussed at the April 10, 2017 regular meeting.
A motion (M104-17) was made by Clifton Carnes, and seconded by Dan Erickson to have the board enter into executive session at 7:45 pm pursuant to SDCL 1-25-2 (1, 2 & 4). All present voted yes.
Executive session was declared over at 8:11 pm.
There being no further business a motion (M105-17) was made by Dan Erickson, and seconded by Chris Savey to adjourn the meeting at 8:11 p.m. All present voted yes.
Approved this ___ day of April, 2017:
Jared Olson, Business Manager
Deb Bergland, Board President
Published once at the total approximate cost of _______.