CORSICA-STICKNEY SCHOOL DISTRICT #21-3
UNAPPROVED MINUTES OF OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS
REGULAR MEETING JULY 8, 2019 7:30 P.M. CLASSROOM A CORSICA-STICKNEY HIGH SCHOOL
The Regular Meeting of the Corsica-Stickney Board of Education was held on Monday, July 8, 2019. The 2019-2020 Budget Hearing preceded the regular meeting. With final figures incomplete until the end of August, the budget will be adopted at the September 2019 board meeting. The budget hearing closed at 7:20 p.m.
Board Members Present: Jeremy Wright, Chad Clites, Shannon Tolsma, Jennifer Van Gorp, Out-going Board Members Nicole Bamberg & Don Odens, and New Board Members Micheal Plooster & Darci Neugebauer
Members Absent: Jason Lagge
Officers Present: Scott Muckey, Superintendent; Andrew Fergen, Secondary Principal; Ferra Kemp, Elementary Principal; and Angie Feenstra, Business Manager.
A time of silent prayer was held prior to the start of the meeting
President Wright called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. and a quorum was established. The Pledge of Allegiance preceded the approval of the meeting agenda.
No guests present.
Motion by Van Gorp second by Tolsma to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried.
Motion by Clites second by Bamberg to acknowledge the following disclosures: Scott Muckeys spouse, Sheryl Muckey, works for the Corsica-Stickney School District as a teacher; Jeremy Wrights spouse, Natalie Wright, works as a speech therapist for the CORE Cooperative which the school is a member; Shannon Tolsma will be the 7th/8th Football Coach for the 2019 football season; Micheal Plooster is the store manager of C&B Operations which provides parts, sales, and service for school equipment; the Corsica-Stickney Board of Education determines these conflicts are fair, reasonable, and not contrary to the public interest. (SDCL 6-1-17). Motion carried.
Superintendent Muckey gave updates on the crows nest project as well as the new volleyball net and standards.
Don Odens and Nicole Bamberg left the meeting at 7:45.
Oaths of Office
Incoming board members Darci Neugebauer & Micheal Plooster signed their oaths of office beginning their three-year terms on the Board of Education. Business Manager Feenstra signed an oath of office for FY 2020.
Meeting was turned over to Business Manager Feenstra for election of board president.
Motion by Tolsma second by Clites to nominate Jeremy Wright for Board President for 2019-2020. Motion by Tolsma second by Van Gorp that nominations cease and to cast a unanimous ballot for Wright. Motion carried.
Meeting was turned over to President Wright.
Motion by Tolsma second by Van Gorp to nominate Chad Clites for Vice-President. Motion by Tolsma second by Plooster that nominations cease and to cast a unanimous ballot for Clites. Motion carried.
Motion by Tolsma second by Van Gorp to approve the June 10, 2019 Regular Meeting Minutes and the June 25, 2019 Special Meeting Minutes. Motion carried.
Motion by Tolsma second by Plooster to approve the June 2019 Financial Statement. Motion carried.
Motion by Tolsma second by Neugebauer to approve the June 2019 Trust and Agency Report with a beginning balance of $18,549.69, disbursements of $1,684.54, receipts of $3,453.73, for an ending balance of $20,318.88. Motion carried. The 2019 fiscal year end Trust and Agency Report was also presented.
Motion by Tolsma second by Van Gorp to approve the July 2019 listing of bills as presented. Motion carried.
Motion by Tolsma second by Van Gorp to approve the July 8, 2019 Mid-Central Co-op minutes. Wright was appointed as the Mid-Central Representative with any board member authorized to be an alternate. Motion carried.
Motion by Van Gorp second by Plooster to approve the minutes of the June 13, 2019 and June 27, 2019 Core Education Coop meetings. Chad Clites will remain as the Core Representative with any board member authorized to be an alternate. Motion carried.
Motion by Tolsma second by Van Gorp to set the second Monday of each month as the regular school board meeting dates. Due to holiday/activity conflicts the October, January, and April meetings will be moved to the second Wednesday of the month. The meeting times will be 7:30 p.m. with Classroom A at the high school and the study hall room at the elementary school being used as the regular meeting places on an alternating basis. Motion carried. The school board agendas will be placed on the district website.
Motion by Van Gorp second by Tolsma to leave the board pay the same for the 2019-2020 school year. Board Chair will receive $60/meeting, Board Members will receive $50/meeting and Committee Meetings will be paid at $30/meeting. Motion carried.
Motion by Tolsma second by Plooster to designate Bank of the West-Corsica, American Bank & Trust-Stickney, Farmers State Bank-Parkston, BankWest-Armour, U.S. Bank and SD FIT as official depositories; Angie Feenstra and Scott Muckey as custodians of school accounts; Corsica Globe and Stickney Argus as official newspapers and Swier Law Firm as the school attorney. Motion carried. The school board proceedings are also placed on the schools website.
Motion by Tolsma second by Neugebauer to authorize Scott Muckey to institute the school lunch agreement for 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried.
Set Lunch Prices for 2019-2020
Motion by Tolsma second by Van Gorp to increase the lunch & breakfast prices 5 cents across all meals for the 2019-2020 School Year. The breakfast prices will be $1.80 for K-12 and $2.20 for adults. Lunch prices will be $2.75 for K-6; $3.15 for 7-12 and $3.70 for adults. Reduced lunch and breakfast prices are .40 cents and .30 cents respectively. Motion carried.
Motion by Clites second by Plooster to designate Roberts Rules of Order as the parliamentary procedure for school board meetings. Motion carried.
Motion by Tolsma second by Neugebauer to authorize the business manager to invest and reinvest school funds in an institution, which serves the greatest advantage to the school district. UPON ROLL CALL VOTE: Aye Van Gorp, Clites, Tolsma, Neugebauer, Plooster & Wright; Nay None; Absent Lagge. Motion carried, resolution adopted.
Motion by Van Gorp second by Plooster to appoint the Superintendent and Principals as Truancy Officers. Motion carried.
Motion by Tolsma second by Van Gorp to designate Superintendent Muckey who will then use the line-of-authority to close school for emergency situations and inclement weather. Motion carried.
Motion by Van Gorp second by Neugebauer to leave the elementary and high school gym and high school kitchen area and commons rent the same as last school year. Motion carried.
Motion by Tolsma second by Clites to leave the season activity passes the same as the 2018-2019 school year, leave the regular games the same and increase double headers by $1.00. Motion carried. Those prices are Family pass $60.00; adult pass $30.00; student pass $10.00. Regular gate admission will be $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for students and double headers will be $6.00 for adults and $4.00 for students. Senior citizens (65 plus) free with a senior citizen pass.
Motion by Van Gorp second by Plooster to provide all students information on the Delta Dental and Student Assurance Services and to approve the catastrophic insurances as recommended by the SDHSAA to those who participate in high school activities. Motion carried.
Motion by Tolsma second by Neugebauer that the Corsica-Stickney School District Policy and Procedure Manual and the ASBSD School Board Handbook, the Negotiated Agreements Manual and the CORE Cooperative Special Education Manual serve as our guidelines and shall be employed by all school personnel. Motion carried. All manuals are on file and available in the central office. Motion carried.
Motion by Van Gorp second by Plooster to approve the districts Non-Discrimination Policy. Motion carried.
Motion by Tolsma second by Clites to approve the School District Assurance Statements for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried.
Motion by Tolsma second by Plooster to leave the lodging at single room rate, mileage at state rate and the meal allowance the same at $25.00 per day for 2019-2020 ($5.00 breakfast, $10.00 dinner and $10.00 supper) for state sponsored events only. Motion carried.
Motion by Van Gorp second by Plooster to authorize the business manager to get bids/quotes for Gas/Diesel/Heating Fuel as needed. Motion carried.
Motion by Tolsma second by Neugebauer to approve the council concept of the Corsica-Stickney School Community Improvement Plan. Motion carried.
The 2019-2020 Handbooks are on-line at www.corsica-stickney.k12.sd.us. Motion by Clites second by Van Gorp to approve the handbook. Motion carried.
Motion by Tolsma second by Plooster to approve the use of signature stamps for the Superintendent, Business Manager, & Board Chairman. Motion carried.
Principal Fergen informed the board of schedule updates that will be implemented this upcoming year. Principal Kemp had nothing new to report.
Motion by Tolsma second by Van Gorp to approve the employment agreements of Letha Van Vuuren, Girls Track Coach; Hannah Reimnitz, Paraprofessional; and Terra Sauvage, Paraprofessional for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried.
Motion by Tolsma seconded by Plooster to approve course guidelines for the South Dakota academic content standards in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies as well as any other course guides provided by the state as authorized by SDCL 13-3-48. Motion carried.
Jeremy Wright was selected as the voting delegate and Shannon Tolsma as the alternate for the ASBSD Convention that will be held August 8-9, 2019 in Sioux Falls. Various maintenance topics were discussed including drainage issues, tree cleanup, and sidewalk repairs. An assessment survey will go out with the school packet this fall to give the school information for the Title I and wellness programs. The E-rate grant has been approved but the project will not be started till after the upcoming school year.
Motion by Van Gorp second by Plooster to authorize payroll transactions and transfers between school bank accounts as the allowable electronic fund transfers. Motion carried.
At 8:47 p.m., motion by Tolsma seconded by Van Gorp to go into executive session to discuss personnel matters pursuant to SDCL 1-25-2(1). Motion carried. Declared out of executive session at 9:30 p.m. by President Wright.
The following is a list of contracts/agreements that have previously been approved by the Board of Education for the 2019-2020 year:
Corey Baumiller Custodian - $42,898.00; Amber Blom Asst Girls BB - $1,750.00; Rod Bormann Custodian - $44,014.00; Cindy Bosma Head Cook - $16.20/hr + $4,400; Jacque Boyle Math/Jr Class Advisor - $46,065.00; Jason Broughton Math/Head FB/Assistant Girls BB - $49,551.00; Lorisa Broughton Special Education/Head Girls BB - $52,212.00; Kristie Burke Asst Cook - $14.70/hr + $2,400; Peggy Casavan Paraprofessional - $13.20/hr; Kristie Clark Special Education - $48,812.00; Jennifer DeLange Paraprofessional - $13.70/hr + $2,400; Brenda Dykstra - $14.70 + $1,200; Angie Feenstra Business Manager - $47,000.00; Andrew Fergen JH/HS Principal/Athletic Director - $59,742.00; Wade Gall Social Science/Asst Boys BB/Asst FB/Jr Class Advisor - $47,357.00; Kristine Gillette 6th Grade Language Arts/Title I Teacher - $46,949.00; Vickie Guenthner Keyboarding/Title I Teacher - $46,412.00; Dianna Hanna Instrumental Music/Band Director - $49,500.00; Heather Hanson Language Arts/Sr Projects/Oral Interp/One-Act Plays - $44,475.00 and Concessions - $75.00/event; Ron Heidinger Bus Driver - $50 per route/$10 per shuttle; Stacey Hosman 2nd Grade - $44,448.00; Mark Joachim Science - $48,493.00; Danielle Johnson Counselor - $46,000.00; Brian Jorgensen Industrial Tech - $46,100.00 and Concessions - $75.00/event; Ferra Kemp Elementary Principal - $71,658.00; Josh Kemp 5th/6th Girls/Boys BB - $1,800.00; Michelle Koch 3rd Grade - $48,812.00; Cindy Koster Asst Cook - $13.70/hr +$2,400; Kylene Ligtenberg Preschool/Head VB - $43,400.00; Connie Matzner Paraprofessional - $14.20/hr + $2,400; Janet Moser Paraprofessional - $13.70/hr + $2,400; Scott Muckey Superintendent/Boys Track - $85,070.00; Sheryl Muckey 4th Grade - $48,630.00; Phyllis Muilenburg Dishwasher - $13.20/hr; Gregg Olawsky Asst FB - $1,750.00; Ashley Olsen 5th Grade - $41,737.00; Phyllis Pennings Head Cook - $16.20/hr + $2,400; Johanna Pfiester Bus Driver - $50 per route/$10 per shuttle; Dennis/Elaine Plooster Custodians - $35.00/session; Bonny Prien Bus Driver - $50 per route/$10 per shuttle; Nicole Reichert 1st Grade - $41,737.00; Hannah Reimnitz Paraprofessional - $13.00/hr; Terra Sauvage Paraprofessional - $12.50/hr; Sherry Schumacher Admin Asst/All-School Play - $13.20/hr + $600; Christina Strid Spanish/Computer/Physics/Yearbook/National Honor Society - $47,985.00; Gene Tastad Bus Driver - $50 per route/$10 per shuttle; Angela Teel Paraprofessional - $13.20/hr; Shannon Tolsma 7th/8th FB - $1,750.00; Mike Tuschen Business/Tech Coordinator/Head Boys BB - $59,812.00; Karla Vanden Berge Paraprofessional - $14.60/hr; Jean Van Genderen Admin Asst - $15.20/hr + $2,400; Kelsey Van Loh 6th Grade/K-6 Music/Asst VB - $40,250.00; Letha Van Vuuren Girls Track - $3,400.00; Allyson Waldner Kindergarten - $42,453.00; Kyle Wieczorek Asst Boys BB - $1,750.00; Kim Zomer 7-12 Vocal - $13,000.00
There being no further business, at 9:34 p.m., motion by Tolsma second by Van Gorp to adjourn. Motion carried. The next regular meeting will be held Monday, August 12, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the Study Hall Room of Corsica-Stickney Elementary School.
JEREMY WRIGHT PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
ANGIE FEENSTRA BUSINESS MANAGER