SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES
SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 62-6
The School Board for the Mobridge- Pollock School District No. 62-6 convened pursuant to due notice at 5:30 pm., Monday June 12, 2023, in regular session at the Mobridge-Pollock School High School Library. The following members attended Chris Fried, Dustin Jahraus, Travis Henderson, and Eric Stroeder. Also in attendance were Superintendent Frederick, Business Manager Schneider, Julia Gerlach, Amy Larsen, Ann LaMont, Karrie Stroeder and Kristi Moser. Chairman Stroeder convened the board for its regular session by leading the Pledge to the Flag. Motions are unanimously passed unless otherwise stated.
ACTION 23115– DISCUSS/APPROVE CONSENT AGENDA
Fried made a motion to approve the items on the Consent Agenda, in accord with the recommendations of the administration: financial reports, minutes for May 8, 2023, claims for June, open enrollment applications for school year 2023-24, disclosures and request for waivers (HB 1214 Conflict of Interest, tuition reimbursements. Motion seconded by Henderson. All voting aye, motion carried.
FINANCIAL REPORT & CLAIMS:
The financial report of receipts, disbursements and cash balances for the month are listed below:
Receipts: Taxes $1,066,929.45; State Aid $221,244.00; Federal/State Sources $132,049.24; Interest on Investment $2,379.23; Misc. /Local $18,280.47, Insurance Compensation $835.83; Food Sales $19,818.97. Total Receipts $1,461,537.19.
Expenditures: Verified Claims & Expenditures $710,948.48.
Cash Balances: May 31, 2023: General Fund $1,254,175.36; Capital Outlay $1,445,152.23; Special Education $503,679.47; Impact Aid $1,283,096.23; Bond Redemption $467,544.07; Food Service $206,050.39. Custodial Funds: Receipts $6,594.99. Expenditures $14,860.74. Balance $86,801.58.
See EXHIBIT A –for Claims Detail.
OLD BUSINESS AND NEW BUSINESS
Dr. Frederick congratulated all the athletes and students that participated in the spring activities. They did a great job of representing the school district. He also commended the Fast Pitch Softball Team and how well they played their first year. Elsy Larsen made the All-State for softball. We have the Tiger Kids Program and the Free Breakfast and Lunch Program this summer. The Tiger Stadium Bleachers Program is finishing the last pour this week and the bleachers will go in after that. The Window Project at Freeman Davis is finishing the window installation today. The FD Fire Alarm Detection Project is getting started. We expect parts to be delivered for the project this week. Congratulations to Mrs. Lindsey Bachman on the Region Teacher of the Year.
ACTION 23116 – DISCUSS/
APPROVE NAFIS MEMBERSHIP
Motion by Jahraus to approve the NAFIS Membership for the 2023- 2024 school year. Motion seconded by Henderson. All voting aye, motion carried.
ACTION 23117 – DISCUSS/
APPROVE ASBSD MEMBERSHIP
Motion by Fried to approve the ASBSD Membership. Motion seconded by Jahraus. All voting aye, motion carried.
ACTION 231 18 – DISCUSS/ AUTHORIZE CONTR ACT FOR OPERATION WITH NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA HEAD START PROGRAM, INC.
Motion by Henderson to approve the contract with Northeast South Dakota Head Start Program for 2023-2024. Motion seconded by Fried. All voting aye, motion carried.
ACTION 231 1 19 – DISCUSS/ AUTHORIZE CAHILL, BAUER & ASSOCIATES, LLC AUDIT ( YEAR ENDED 2022)
Motion by Jahraus to approve the audit report for FY22. Seconded by Fried. All voting aye, motion carried.
ACTION 23120 – DISCUSS/ AUTHORIZE CAHILL, BAUER & ASSOCIATES, LLC PROPOSAL FOR 2023 AUDIT
Motion by Jahraus to approve the proposal for FY23 audit from Cahill, Bauer & Associates, seconded by Fried. All voting aye, motion carried.
ACTION 23121 – DISCUSS/APPROVE OT/PT SERVICE CONTRACT WITH MOBRIDGE REGIONAL HOSPITAL FOR 2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR
Dr. Henderson recused himself from voting on this motion. Motion by Jahraus to approve the OT/PT Service Contract for 2023-2024, seconded by Fried. All voting aye, motion carried.
Business Manager Schneider reported on the following: The 2023-2024 Budget Hearing will be during the July board meeting and final adoption of the budget will be August or September regular school board meeting. We are finishing up on the Procurement Portion of the Administrative Review. FY23 Annual Report is due to the state by the end of August. The SD Department of Legislative Audit has accepted the FY22 Audit report. Budget Adjustments for FY23 – the forms are part of the board documents for this month.
Superintendent Frederick reported on the following: ESSER II and ARP ESSER III update – June 30, 2024 will be the end of those grants. We will spend $20,000 from one of the grants for the Fire Detection System Installation. Federal Programs Update: Title VI application is approved. North Star Consortium application is completed. Consolidated Application – Title I application due by end of June. 21st Century Community Learning Grant – we did not get the grant. Building & Grounds Update: gym floor – we will get quotes to have the gym refinished next summer. Tiger Stadium Project – Bleachers going in and we will be getting information for a retaining wall. FD Fire Detection System – drawings, Quenzer Electric is doing the electrical work. Tuckpointing on the bricks of the building – Theater and north side of high school. Budget areas this year had extra expenses contributing to the need for Supplementing the budget: HVAC overhead unit $7000.00, Flood in the MS area $4500.00, Elevator panel went out $3054.00 and $6059.00. Utility area that had excess cost from price increases: electricity $18,646, natural gas $7,851, water/sewer increased cost $8,000, upkeep on equipment $6,958. Plans to increase the contingency line item in the 2023-2024 budget.
DISCUSS SAFE RETURN TO SCHOOL
PLAN (AS PER AMERICAN RESCUE
PLAN ACT OF 2021)
Discussion was held on the Safe Return to School Plan – posted on the website. Revisions were noted and discussed: We are no longer requiring face coverings, no longer requiring 3 feet distance between others during breakfast and lunch, no longer serving lunch at the MUE/MS site, no longer testing for COVID at the school (tests are outdated), no longer getting contacted by the State for Close Contacts. All items were reviewed and we will post an updated document with notations of items deleted or revised. There was no additional public comment.
ACTION – 23122 – DISCUSS
APPROVE BUDGET TRANSFER
FY22 OPERATING TRANSFER
Motion by Jahraus to approve the FY22 Operating Transfer as follows: $83,000 from Capital Outlay to General Fund and $15,000 from General Fund to Food Service Fund. Seconded by Henderson. All voting aye, motion carried.
ACTION 23123 – DISCUSS/APPROVE
SUPPLEMENT TO THE FY22 BUDGET
Motion by Fried to approve the FY22 supplement to the budget as follows: $148,746 from Impact Aid to General fund for 10 2319 Board Services for $108,746 (Pay back the State Aid Payment); $15,000 to 10 2559-6552 (Busing areas – additional gas, travel, transportation costs General/ ESSER) and $25,000 to 10 6103-6910 Wrestling (coaching and state tournament expenses, Track Equipment and Softball Coaching expenses and supplies to start the Fast Pitch Softball Program; $147,000 to 10 2535 for FD Window Project and Tiger Stadium Bleachers Project ESSER III. The $147,000 will come from the Department of Education ESSER III Grant Reimbursement. Motion seconded by Jahraus. All voting aye, motion carried.
ACTION 23124 – DISCUS S/ AUTHORIZE NOTICE OF HEARING ON 2023-2024 PRELIMINARY BUDGET
Motion by Henderson to authorize July 10, 2023 as the Notice of Hearing date for the 2023-2024 Preliminary Budget. Motion seconded by Jahraus. All voting aye, motion carried.
EXECUTIVE SESSION (SDCL 1-25-2)
Motion by Fried to go into executive sessions at 6:25 pm for the purpose of contracts, seconded by Henderson. All voting aye, motion carried. Chairman Stroeder declared board out of executive session at 7:05pm.
ACTION 23126 – DISCUSS/
Motion by Henderson to approve the following resignations: Katie Konold – MS VB and GBB coach; Cordell Ring – HS Paraprofessional and MS Wrestling Coach; Brianna Hammer – FD Paraprofessional; Bryan Zahn – Head Track Coach; Mike Norder – Assistant Track Coach. Motion seconded by Jahraus, all voting aye, motion carried.
ACTION 23127 – DISCUSS/APPROVE
Motion by Fried to approve the contract to Loryn Schoelerman – MS GBB Coach, seconded by Jahraus. All voting aye, motion carried.
ACTION 23128 – DISCUSS/APPROVE OFFERING OF HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL POSITION
Motion by Fried to approve the offering of the High School Principal / K-12 Curriculum Director position to Lindsey Bachman for 2023-2024, seconded by Henderson. All voting aye, motion carried.
ACTION 23129 – ADJOURNMENT
Jahraus moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:09 pm, seconded by Fried. All voting aye, motion carried.
Kim Schneider, Business Manager
Eric Stroeder, Chairman
A & B BUSINESS SOLUTIONS, COPIER/PRINTER LEASE, 2,165.30, ABERDEEN AWARDS, MUSIC AWARDS, 37.00, ABERDEEN AWARDS, TRACK AWARDS, 210.00, AFLAC, INSURANCE, 2,987.83, AMAZON CAPITAL SERVICES, MUSIC SUPPLIES, 394.52, TONER, 137.78, UPGRADE DESKTOPS FOR DR AFTING, 379.90, BEADLE’S CHEVROLET-BUICK-GMC, LLC, S3377 OIL CHANGE, 81.21, BJ’S INSTRUMENT REPAIR, BAND INSTRUMENTS, 750.00, BORAH’S AUTOMOTIVE AND RECYCLING INC., TALL TRANSIT – OIL CHANGE, 90.64, BRIDGE CITY SMALL ENGINE, REPAIR TRIMMER, 26.99, CAHILL BAUER & ASSOCIATES, LLC, FINAL AUDIT BILL FOR 2021-2022, 5,025.00, CARLSON SERVICES LLC, REMOVE BLEACHERS AND PRESS BOX, 26,200.00, CENTRAL DIESEL SALES INC, 2020 INT – OIL CHANGE, 296.09, S6878 OIL CHANGE, 505.29, BUS #4 PARTS, 252.51, CHURCHILL, MANOLIS, FREEMAN, RESEARCH ON SMUDGING, 170.43, CITY OF MOBRIDGE, WATER – FD, 2,213.07, COLE PAPERS INC., SUPPLIES, 142.02, COMFORT INN & SUITES, STATE TRACK LODGING, 3,885.57, COMMTECH INC., FIX DOOR AT FD, 357.44, DADY DRUG, SUPPLIES, 37.74, ELAN FINANCIAL SERVICES, DAKOTA TIMING, 2,594.89, G & R CONTROLS, MAINTENANCE AT HS AND FD, 322.07, GAS N GOODIES, ROUTE BUSING, 1,694.26, GRAND CENTRAL INC, ROUTE BUSING, 1,914 .46, HAYES, NATALIE , GOOD TO GREAT MEALS, 46.00, HEARTLAND WASTE MANAGEMENT, INC., GARBAGE, 1,320.00, GARBAGE – TIGER STADIUM, 60.00, HETTICK, STEPHEN , VANCE PETERSON MEMORIAL COACHING CONF, 40.00, IMPREST, EXPENSES AND SUPPLIES 5,411.82, JENSEN RENTALS, BUS STORAGE, 1,100.00, JW PEPPER & SON INC, MUSIC, 222.82, MUSIC, 109.50, KEMNITZ, TRUDY , TEACHER PAY TEACHER REIMB, 171.19, KUEHL, LYNNETTE , 2022 KIND ACADEMY, 40.00, LINDSKOV IMPLEMENT, REPAIR MOWER, 446.99, MATHESON TRI- GAS INC, SUPPLIES, 222.38, MERKEL’S FOODS, FFV, 1,689.55, MIDAMERICAN RESEARCH CHEMICAL, SUMMER FLOOR SUPPLIES, 15,319.25, MOBRIDGE HARDWARE, SUPPLIES, 826.59, MOBRIDGE PIT STOP, INC., ACTIVITY BUSING, 2,480.34, MOBRIDGE PUBLISHING, LEGALS, 163.11, SR HONORING AD, 192.24, MOBRIDGE REGIONAL HOSPITAL & CLINIC, CDL EXAM – MR, 268.00, HEAD CHECKS, 303.23, MOBRIDGEPOLLOCK SCHOOL DIST 62- 6, CULINARY FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL, 206.00, STAFF APPRECIATION, 169.00, SENIOR COOKOUT, 393.24, SENIOR COOKOUT, STAFF COOKOUT, 372.80, SR HONORING SUPPLIES, 196.00, IMPREST , 4,872.79, MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES, ELECTRICITY, 10,622.39, NORTHSIDE FLOWERS INC, FLOWERS FOR RETIREES, 90.00, PATENEAUDE, JESSICA , GOOD TO GREAT MEALS, 46.00, PAYLESS FOODS, SUPPLIES, 430.25, PITNEY BOWES INC, POSTAGE, 500.00, POPPLERS MUSIC, INC., MUSIC, 292.07, MUSIC, 284.88, MUSIC, 54.89, MUSIC, 9.98, PRAIRIE PIONEER, LEGALS, 163.11, PRINCIPAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, EYE & DENTAL INSURANCE, 4,799.55, RIDDELL/ ALL AMERICAN SPORTS CORP., RECONDITIONING EQUIPMENT, 2,207.65, RIVERSIDE TECHNOLOGIES INC., 10 AC ADAPTERS, 300.00, HS LAPTOP REPAIR, 878.00, ROSHAU, JESSE , 22-23 SUMMER MENTOR ACADEMY TR AV EL , 451.93, RUNNINGS SUPPLY, INC., SUPPLIES, 674.71, SECURE BENEFITS SYSTEMS, SECTION 125 PLAN, 45.50, SOUTHEAST AREA COOPERATIVE, KINDERGARTEN ACADEMY, 400.00, STANDARD INSURANCE COMPANY, THE , LIFE INSURANCE, 456.84, TEACHER DIRECT, SUPPLIES, 111.04, US OMNI & TSACG COMPLIANCE SERVICES, INC., 403( b) SERVICE, 24.00, VERIZON WIRELESS, BUS CAMERAS, 201.91, VS ATHLETICS, POLE VAULT MEASURE STICK, 247.95, WALWORTH COUNTY LANDFILL, RUBBLE CHARGE, 73.92, WELLABE, LIFE INSURANCE, 187.83, WELLMARK BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD, HEALTH INSURANCE, 45,525.34, WEST RIVER TELECOMMUNICATIONS, PHONE CHARGES, 2,413.85, WW TIRE SERVICE INC, TIRES, 918.00. GENERAL FUND TOTAL: $161,926.44.
CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND:
ABDO-SPOTLIGHT-MAGIC WAGON, LIBRARY BOOKS, 1,101.55, ABDOSPOTLIGHT MAGIC WAGON, LIBRARY BOOK, 21.95, PERMA-BOUND BOOKS, LIBRARY BOOKS, 260.68, PERMABOUND BOOKS, LIBRARY BOOKS, 182.64, PERMA- BOUND BOOKS, LIBRARY BOOKS, 281.26. CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND TOTAL: $1,848.08.
SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND:
AFLAC, INSURANCE, 700.87, MIDWEST SPECIAL INSTRUMENTS, CALIBRATE AUDIOMETER, 114.83, MOBRIDGE REGIONAL HOSPITAL AND CLINICS, PT SERVICES, 3,662.00, MOBRIDGE REGIONAL HOSPITAL, SCREENINGS, 209.86, PRINCIPAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, EYE & DENTAL INSURANCE, 847.00, STANDARD INSURANCE COMPANY, THE , LIFE INSURANCE, 59.91, TEACHWELL SOLUTIONS, SPEECH SERVICES, 5,500.00, PSYCHOLOGY SERVICES, 4,400.00, WELLABE, LIFE INSURANCE, 50.87, WELLMARK BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD, HEALTH INSURANCE, 4,351.66. SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND TOTAL: $19,897.00.
FOOD SERVICE FUND:
AFLAC, INSURANCE, 237.53, BERNARD FOOD INDUSTRIES, INC., FOOD, 1,061.20, BIMBO BAKERIES USA, NON PROGRAM FOOD, 965.25, CASH-WA DISTRIBUTING CO OF FARGO LLC, FOOD, 6,547.02, DELAROI, DOUG , FS ACCT REIMBURSEMENT, 70.90, ELAN FINANCIAL SERVICES, SNA CONFERENCE, 160.00, HAYES, NATALIE , FS ACCT REIMBURSEMENT, 87.65, KRAUSE, JAMES , FS ACCT REIMBURSEMENT, 25.45, LYON, LORI , FS ACCT REIMBURSEMENT, 227.75, MERKEL’S FOODS, FOOD, 139.86, MOBRIDGE PUBLISHING, SUMMER FOOD AD, 106.80, MOBRIDGEPOLLOCK SCHOOL DISTRICT 62- 6, FOOD FROM CONCESSIONS STAND, 261.61, PRINCIPAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, EYE & DENTAL INSURANCE, 311.77, RIVER’S EDGE LEARNING CENTER, REIMBURSEMENT, 130.00, RIVERA, HEATHER , FS ACCT REIMBURSEMENT, 22.00, SEMMENS, SHANE , FS ACCT REIMBURSEMENT, 250.00, STANDARD INSURANCE COMPANY, THE , LIFE INSURANCE, 72.93, US FOODSERVICE, INC., SUPPLIES, 10,628.69, WELLABE, LIFE INSURANCE, 12.76, WELLMARK BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD, HEALTH INSURANCE, 2,798.00, WOOLEVER, JENNEM , FS ACCT REIMBURSEMENT, 30.25. FOOD SERVICE FUND TOTAL: $24,147.42.
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