UNAPPROVED MINUTES OF OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS
REGULAR MEETING JULY 9, 2007 8:05 P.M. CLASSROOM A
The Regular Meeting of the Corsica Board of Education was held on Monday, July 9, 2007 at 8:05 p.m. The 2007-2008 Budget Hearing preceded the regular meeting. With final finance figures incomplete until the end of August, the budget will be adopted at the September 2007 board meeting. President Oakland closed the Budget Hearing at 8:07 p.m.
Board Members Present: Don Oakland, President; Rita Rexwinkel, new board member -Jason Lagge, Vanessa Miiller.
Members Absent: Garry Bultje, Jeremy Wright, outgoing member Dick Bordewyk and Bob Bamberg.
Officers Present: Vern DeGeest, Superintendent; Scott Muckey, Secondary Principal (arrived at 8:20 p.m.) and Merna Bye, Business Manager.
President Oakland called the regular meeting to order at 8:07 p.m. and a quorum was established.
Oaths of Office
In-coming board member Jason Lagge signed his oath of office
beginning his three-year term on the Board of Education. Incumbents Rexwinkel and
Motion by Miiller seconded by Rexwinkel to approve the agenda with the additions as presented. Carried.
Motion by Miiller seconded by Rexwinkel to approve the June 18, 2007 Regular Meeting Minutes. Carried.
Motion by Rexwinkel seconded by Lagge to approve the June 2007 Financial Statement. Carried.
Motion by Miiller seconded by Lagge to approve the June 2007 Trust and Agency Report with a beginning balance of $9,770.12 disbursements of $3,169.88 receipts of $3,469.71 for an ending balance of $10,069.95. Carried. The year end Trust and Agency Report was also presented.
Motion by Rexwinkel seconded by Miiller to approve the July 2007 listing of bills. Motion carried.
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Motion by Miiller seconded by Lagge to approve the June 2007 Mid-Central Co-op minutes. Carried.
Miiller moved to cast a unanimous ballot for Don Oakland for President of the Board of Education for 2007-2008, seconded by Rexwinkel. All present voted aye. Nominations ceased.
Motion by Miiller to nominate Garry Bultje as Vice-President seconded by Lagge. All present voted aye. Motion carried. Nominations ceased.
Motion by Rexwinkel seconded by Lagge to designate Bank of the West of Corsica and First Dakota National Bank Corsica Branch as official depositories; Merna Bye and Vern DeGeest as custodians of school accounts; Douglas County Publishing as official newspaper and Braley Law Office as the school attorney. Motion carried. The school proceedings are also placed on the schools website.
Motion by Rexwinkel to set the second Monday of each month as the regular school board meeting except for June and August in which the date will be determined by the Board of Education. The meeting time will be 7:30 p.m. except a noon meeting for the month of December. ClassroomA at the high school is used as the regular meeting place. Motion seconded by Miiller and carried.
Miiller moved to authorize Vern DeGeest to institute the school lunch agreement for 2007-2008 school year. Seconded by Lagge and carried.
Motion by Miiller seconded by Rexwinkel to designate Roberts Rules of Order as the parliamentary procedure for school board meetings. Carried.
Motion by Miiller seconded by Lagge 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 Rexwinkel,
Rexwinkel moved to appoint Don Oakland as the board representative with Vanessa Miiller as the first alternate. All other board members are acting representatives in the absence of the representative or first alternate. Mr. DeGeest will serve as the non-voting advisory member. Reimbursement of these meetings will be made directly from the Mid-Central Coop. This motion was seconded by Lagge and carried.
2007-2008 School Lunch Prices
Motion by Lagge seconded by Miiller to leave the meal prices the same as 2006-2007 school year, with K-4 at $1.85; 5-12 at $2.25 and Adults at $2.75. Carried.
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Miiller moved to appoint the Superintendent as the Truancy Officer. Seconded by Rexwinkel and carried.
Motion by Rexwinkel seconded by Lagge to authorize Superintendent DeGeest to close school for emergency situations and inclement weather. Motion carried.
Lagge moved seconded by Miiller to leave the elementary and high school kitchen/gym rental fees the same as last year. Carried.
Motion by Miiller seconded by Rexwinkel to leave the student admission price at $3.00 per student and the adult rate to $4.00 per person. Season passes for regular home activities will remain at $10.00 per student and $20.00 per adult. Carried.
Motion by Miiller to provide all students information on the Delta Dental and Student Assurance Services and approved the catastrophic insurances as recommended by the SDHSAA to those who participate in high school activities. Seconded by Lagge and carried.
Motion by Lagge seconded by Rexwinkel to approve the 2007-2008 Student Handbook and Laptop Handbook as presented by Principal Muckey. Carried.
Motion by Miiller seconded by Lagge that the Corsica School District Policy and Procedure Manual and the ASBSD School Board Handbook serve as our guidelines and shall be employed by all school personnel as well as the Mid-Central Special Education Manual. Carried.
Rexwinkel moved to approve the Districts Non-Discrimination Policy. Seconded by Miiller and carried.
Motion by Miiller seconded by Lagge to approve the Corsica School District Philosophy. Carried.
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Motion by Miiller seconded by Rexwinkle to approve exemption certificates U,V,W and X. Motion carried.
Motion by Miiller seconded by Rexwinkel to approve the ½ time Industrial Arts teaching contract of Dennis Lihs for 2007-2008 school year. Carried.
Motion by Miiller
seconded by Lagge to accept the resignation of June Holbeck. Mrs. Holbeck will be accepting a part-time
position with the
Board members were encouraged to attend the ASBSD Convention
Motion by Miiller seconded by Lagge to accept open enrollment P for the 2007-2008 school year. Carried.
Motion by Rexwinkel seconded by Lagge to declare 25 used bus tires surplus and dispose of on a first-come, first-serve basis. Carried.
Motion by Miiller seconded by Rexwinkel to implement the breakfast program for 2007-2008 school term. Carried.
There being no further business, at 10:20 p.m. motion by Miiller to adjourn. Seconded by Lagge and carried. The next regular meeting will be Thursday, August 16, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. in Classroom A of the high school.
Don Oakland President of the Board of Education
Merna Bye Business Manager
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