UNAPPROVED MINUTES OF OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS
REGULAR MEETING – JULY 9, 2012 – 7:30 P.M. – CLASSROOM “A”
The Regular Meeting of the Corsica Board of Education was held on Monday, July 9, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. The 2012-2013 Budget Hearing preceded the regular meeting. With final figures incomplete until the end of August, the budget will be adopted at the September 2012 board meeting. The budget hearing closed at 7:43 p.m.
Board Members Present: Jeremy Wright, Bob Bamberg, Vanessa Miiller, Richard Muilenburg, Nicole Bamberg.
Board Members Absent: Jason Lagge and Jared Gerlach
Officers Present: Vern DeGeest, Superintendent; Scott Muckey, Secondary Principal and Merna Bye, Business Manager.
President Wright called the regular meeting to order at 7:44 p.m. following the 7:30 p.m. budget hearing meeting, and a quorum was established.
Motion by Nicole Bamberg seconded by Muilenburg to approve the agenda with the additions as presented. Carried.
Motion by Bob Bamberg seconded by Miiller to approve the June 20, 2012 Regular Meeting Minutes. Carried.
Motion by Muilenburg seconded by Bob Bamberg to approve the June 2012 Financial Statement. Carried.
Track Project Donations UpDate
As of the July 9, 2012 Board Meeting the Track Project fund amount is $3,997.21. The board has set an April 1, 2013 deadline to raise $50,000.00 from donations. Should this goal not be met by April 1, 2013, all donations will be refunded.
Motion by Miiller seconded by Nicole Bamberg to approve the June 2012 Trust and Agency Report with a beginning balance of $9,383.38, disbursements of $3,937.07 receipts of $2,631.38 for an ending balance of $8,077.69. Carried. The FY 2012 year end Trust and Agency Report was also presented.
Motion by Muilenburg seconded by Miiller to approve the July 2012 listing of bills as presented. Motion carried.
Motion by Bob Bamberg seconded by Miiller to approve the June 2012 Mid-Central Co-op minutes. Carried.
(Regular Board Meeting – July 9, 2012 – Page 1)
Oaths of Office
Incumbent Board Member Jeremy Wright signed an oath of office beginning his three year term on the Board of Education. Richard Muilenburg did not take out a petition for re-election but did accept a one-year appointment and signed his oath of office beginning his one-year appointment. Business Manager Bye signed an oath of office for FY 2013 fiscal year.
Motion by Bob Bamberg to cast a unanimous ballot for Jeremy Wright for Board President for 2012-2013. Seconded by Miiller and all present voted aye. Nominations ceased.
Election of 2012-2013 Vice-President
Motion by Miiller to cast a unanimous ballot for Bob Bamberg for Vice –President for 2012-2013. Seconded by Nicole Bamberg and all present voted aye. Nominations ceased.
Motion by Nicole Bamberg to designate Bank of the West of Corsica, First State Bank of Armour and SD FIT 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 with Kaufman Law Office being used on some occasions. Motion seconded by Miiller and carried. The school proceedings are also placed on the schools website.
Deposit of Interest
Motion by Bob Bamberg seconded by Nicole Bamberg to authorize the business manager to deposit interest earned in the district funds to the General Fund. Carried.
Motion by Bob Bamberg to set the second Monday of each month as the regular school board meeting except for the following changes this fiscal year: August in which the date will be the second Tuesday of the month, October will be the 2nd Tuesday of the month and the January meeting will be a noon meeting. The meeting time will be 7:30 p.m. except a noon meeting for the month of January. Classroom”A” at the high school is used as the regular meeting place. Motion seconded by Miller and carried. The school board agendas will be placed on the district website.
Nicole Bamberg moved to authorize Vern DeGeest to institute the school lunch agreement for 2012-2013 school year. Seconded by Miiller and carried.
Set Lunch Prices for 2012-2013
Motion by Miiller seconded by Bob Bamberg to increase the 2012-2013 school lunch prices by ten cents - K-4 at $2.15, 5-12 at $2.60 and adult at $3.15 and the student breakfast at $1.35 and adult breakfast at $1.65. Carried. This increase is mainly the result of continued changes in the USDA’s Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act.
Motion by Miiller seconded by Nicole Bamberg to designate Roberts Rules of Order as the parliamentary procedure for school board meetings. Carried.
(Regular Board Meeting – July 9, 2012 – Page 2)
Motion by Miiller seconded by Bob Bamberg 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 – Nicole Bamberg, Muilenburg, Miiller, Bob Bamberg and Wright. (Absent: Lagge and Gerlach). Motion carried.
Miiller moved to appoint the Superintendent and Principal as Truancy Officers. Seconded by Muilenburg and carried.
Motion by Miiller seconded by Nicole Bamberg to designate Superintendent DeGeest who will then use the line-of-authority to close school for emergency situations and inclement weather. Motion carried.
Nicole Bamberg moved seconded by Bob Bamberg to leave the elementary and high school gym and high school kitchen area and commons rent the same as last school year. Carried.
Motion by Miiller seconded by Muilenburg to leave the student admission price at $3.00 and the adult rate to $5.00 for regular admission as well as the double header games. Season passes for regular home activities will remain at $10.00 per student and $20.00 per adult. Carried. Corsica passes are accepted for admittance to the games played in Stickney.
Motion by Miiller 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. Seconded by Nicole Bamberg and carried.
Public School Exemption Certificates
Motion by Nicole Bamberg to approve public school exemption certificates G & H for the 2012-2013 school year. Seconded by Muilenburg and carried.
Board of Education Policies and Procedures Manuals
Motion by Miiller seconded by Muilenburg that the Corsica School District Policy and Procedure Manual and the ASBSD School Board Handbook, the Negotiated Agreements Manual and the Mid-Central Special Education Manual serve as our guidelines and shall be employed by all school personnel. Carried. All manuals are on file and available in the central office.
Motion by Miiller seconded by Bob Bamberg to approve the district’s Non-Discrimination Policy. Carried.
School District Assurance Statements
Motion by Bob Bamberg seconded by Muilenburg to approve the School District Assurance Statements for the 2012-2013 school year. Carried.
(Regular Meeting Minutes – July 9, 2012 – Page 3)
School Community Improvement Plan and Council
Motion by Nicole Bamberg seconded by Muilenburg to approve the School Community Improvement Plan for the 2012-2013 school year. Carried.
Establish Mileage, Room and Meal Rates
Motion by Bob Bamberg seconded by Nicole Bamberg to leave the lodging at single room rate, mileage at state rate and the meal allowance the same at $20.00 per day for 2012-2013 ($5.00 breakfast, $7.00 dinner and $8.00 supper). Carried.
Student Handbook and Laptop Handbook for 2012-2013
The Student and Laptop Handbook cover pages with the changes for 2012-2013 were presented and reviewed. Motion by Bob Bamberg seconded by Miiller to approve the handbooks as presented with the only change being the new CIPA Policy. Carried. The handbooks can be reviewed at www.corsica.k12.sd.us go to students then either student or laptop handbook.
Approve Shared Contract
Motion by Miiller seconded by Bob Bamberg to approve President Wright’s signing of the shared contract of Mike Nepodal with the Stickney School for 50% time being shared for the 2012-2013 school year. Carried.
Other items discussed were the ASBSD Convention, clean-up on weeds and detailed information was presented and reviewed on the ACT scores.
There being no further business, at 9:25 p.m., motion by Bob Bamberg to adjourn. Seconded by Nicole Bamberg and carried. The next regular meeting will be held Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. in Classroom A of the high school.
JEREMY WRIGHT – PRESIDENT OF THE CORSICA BOARD OF EDUCATION
MERNA BYE – BUSINESS MANAGER OF THE CORSICA SCHOOL DISTRICT
(Regular Meeting Minutes – July 9, 2012 – Page 4)