REGULAR MEETING – MARCH 11, 2013– 7:30 P.M.



The Regular Meeting of the Corsica Board of Education was held on Monday, March 11, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in classroom A of the high school. 


Members Present:  Jeremy Wright, Bob Bamberg,Vanessa Miiller, Richard Muilenburg, Jason Lagge, Nicole Bamberg, Jared Gerlach.


Officers Present:  Vern DeGeest; Superintendent, Scott Muckey, Secondary Principal and Merna Bye, Business Manager.


Guest Present:  Jodi Schrank, BW Insurance and Chad Wentland, Corsica Fitness Center, LLC


President Wright called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. and a quorum was established.


Approve Agenda

Motion by Bob Bamberg seconded by Nicole Bamberg to approve the agenda as presented.  Carried.


Meeting Minutes

Motion by Lagge seconded by Gerlach to approve the minutes of the February 11, 2013 Regular Board Meeting minutes.  Carried.


Financial Statement

Motion by Lagge seconded by Muilenburg to approve the February 2013 Financial Statement.  Carried.


Trust and Agency Report

Motion by Bob Bamberg seconded by Lagge to approve the February 2013 Trust and Agency Report with a beginning balance of $9,529.64; disbursements of $5,345.41; receipts of $5,640.79 for an ending balance of $9,825.02.  Carried.



Motion by Bob Bamberg seconded by Nicole Bamberg to approve the listing of bills as presented. Carried.


Mid-Central Coop Minutes

Motion by Muilenburg seconded by Miiller to approve the February 2013 Mid-Central Coop minutes.  Carried.


Insurance Renewal

Jodi Schrank, representing BW Insurance, met with the board to go over the 2013-2014 School Property and Liability Insurance Renewal.  Motion by Nicole Bamberg seconded by Miiller to accept the proposal as presented with a renewal rate of $30,789.00.




(Regular Meeting – March 11, 2013 – Page 1)





Corsica Fitness Center, LLC

Chad Wentland met with the board to go over the “Space Use Agreement” between the Corsica Fitness Center and Corsica School District.  The board tabled this item to the April 8, 2013 meeting when more information will be presented concerning the new student rate charges.


Legislative Actions

The board was given the latest updates from the legislative session on bills that concern school districts.


Track and Field Progress Report

Much discussion continued on the proposed Track and Field Improvements.  Motion by Miiller seconded by Muilenburg to advertise for bids to resurface the current six lane track.  Carried.  More information on the football field improvements will be gathered for the April 2013 meeting.


Joint School Committee

Notes from the February 27, 2013 Joint School Committee Meeting with the Stickney Joint School Committee were reviewed.  Both district business managers will begin working on the financials for discussion at the March 20, 2013 committee meeting.


Corsica-Stickney Cooperative

The board was informed that the Corsica/Stickney Golf Cooperative has been approved by the SDHSAA.


Contract Approvals

Motion by Miiller seconded by Nicole Bamberg to approve the signed contracts of the following staff for the 2013-2014 school year –, Jason Broughton, Lorisa Broughton, Merna Bye, Sue DeBoer, Vern DeGeest, Brittney Eide, Steve Entringer, Nicole Finnesand, Wade Gall, Mark Joachim, Carrie Kafka, Jennifer Longville, Scott Muckey, Sheryl Muckey, Mike Nepodal, Donna Noteboom, Christina Strid, Katrina Talley, Karla VandenBerge, Sharon VanMarel.  Motion carried.


Executive Session

At 10:27 p.m., motion by Lagge to go into executive session to discuss employee concerns.  Seconded by Muilenburg and carried.  At 11:14 p.m., declared out of executive session by the President.



There being no further business, at 11:15 p.m. motion by Bob Bamberg to adjourn.  Seconded by Gerlach and carried.  The next regular meeting will be held on Monday, April 8, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in Classroom A of the high school.













(Regular Meeting Minutes – March 11, 2013)