UNAPPROVED MINUTES OF OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS
REGULAR MEETING – JULY 10, 2006 – 7:35 P.M. – CLASSROOM “A”
The Regular Meeting of the Corsica Board of Education was held on Monday, July 10, 2006 at 7:35 p.m. The 2006-2007 Budget Hearing preceded the regular meeting. With final finance figures incomplete until the end of August, the budget will be adopted at the September 2006 board meeting. President Oakland closed the Budget Hearing at 7:37 p.m.
Board Members Present: Don Oakland, President; Garry Bultje, Vice-President, Jeremy Wright, Robert Bamberg, Dick Bordewyk and Vanessa Miiller.
Members Absent: Doug Reimnitz
Officers Present: Vern DeGeest, Superintendent; Scott Muckey, Secondary Principal, and Merna Bye, Business Manager.
President Oakland called the regular meeting to order at 7:38 p.m. and a quorum was established.
Motion by Bultje seconded by Miiller to approve the agenda with the additions as presented. Carried.
Motion by Bordewyk seconded by Miiller to approve the June 19, 2006 Regular Meeting Minutes. Carried.
Motion by Miiller seconded by
Wright to approve the transfers from Contingency (10-7000-000-700) total
$7,085.42 to heat 10-2542-213-321 (4,764.42) maintenance work comp 10-2549-000-240
(946.00); audit 10-2317-902-392 (25.00)
and Drivers Ed. Salary 10-1132-000-110 (1,350.00). UPON ROLL CALL VOTE: Aye:
Motion by Bultje seconded by Miiller to approve the June 2006 Financial Statement. Carried.
Motion by Wright seconded by Bultje to approve the July 2006 listing of bills. Motion carried.
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Motion by Bultje seconded by Miiller to approve the June 2006 Mid-Central Co-op minutes. Carried.
Incumbent member Wright signed an oath beginning his three-year terms to the Board of Education. Business Manager Bye signed an oath beginning the fiscal year 2007.
Bultje moved to nominate Don Oakland for President seconded by Wright. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Motion by Bordewyk to nominate Garry Bultje as Vice-President seconded by Miiller. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Motion by Bultje seconded by Miiller 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. Starting July 2006 the official proceedings will be placed on the Corsica Website.
Motion by Bordewyk 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 the third Monday. The meeting time will be 7:30 p.m. except a noon meeting for the month of December. Classroom”A” at the high school is used as the regular meeting place. Motion seconded by Bultje and carried.
Bultje moved to authorize Vern DeGeest to institute the school lunch agreement and to designate Roberts rules of Order as Parliamentary Procedure for the school board meetings. Motion seconded by Miiller and carried.
Motion by Miiller
seconded by Bordewyk 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 –
Bultje, Miiller, Bordewyk,
Bultje moved to appoint Don
Oakland as the board representative with Vanessa Miiller
as the second alternate. All other board
members are acting representatives in the absence of the first and second
representative. 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
2006-2007 School Lunch Prices
Motion by Bultje seconded by Bamberg to leave the meal prices the same as 2005-2006 school year, with K-4 at $1.85; 5-12 at $2.25 and Adults at $2.75. Carried.
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Bordewyk moved to appoint the Superintendent the Truancy Officer and to authorize Superintendent DeGeest to close school for emergency situations and inclement weather. Seconded by Wright and carried.
Miiller moved seconded by Bultje to leave the elementary and high school kitchen/gym rental fees the same as last year. Carried.
Motion by Bultje
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 Wright and carried.
Motion by Miiller seconded by Wright to approve the 2006-2007 Student Handbook as presented by Principal Muckey. Carried.
Motion by Bultje seconded by Wright 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.
Miiller moved to approve the Non-Discrimination Policy for publication and to approve the school district philosophy. Seconded by Bultje and carried.
Motion by Wright seconded by Bultje to approve exemption certificates J,K and L. Motion carried.
Motion by Miiller seconded by Bordewyk to approve the roofing quotes of $8,241.00 for high school roof maintenance and $7,008.00 for elementary roof maintenance both quoted from Roy Johnson Roofing, Inc. Carried. Work to be completed in 2006 and paid from QZAB Funds. Other capital improvements discussed were a football scoreboard.
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Discussion was held on the cook/baker position opening and information was presented on CMB Services providing school meals in the future.
Board members were encouraged to attend the ASBSD Convention
Discussion was held on the up-coming opt out election to be held on July 25, 2006.
Special Meeting Date
A Special Meeting Date has been set for Wednesday, July 26, 2006 – 7:00 a.m. to canvass the opt out poll books.
Other items discussed were pay for usage of the
At 9:45 p.m., motion by Bultje seconded by Wright to go into executive session to discuss staffing concerns. Carried. Declared out of executive session at 10:10 p.m. by President Oakland.
There being no further business, at 10:11 p.m. motion by Miiller to adjourn.
Don Oakland – President of the Board of Education
Merna Bye – Business Manager
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