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2019-08-15

Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting and Budget Hearing – August 15, 2019

The meeting was called to order by President Cale Rieger in the administration office on the above date at 7:00 a.m. with everyone present except Chris Bracelin.   

Superintendent Penka made one addition to the agenda; under new business add f) Grade School doors replacement bids.  Troy Hilt made a motion to approve the agenda with the one addition; the motion was seconded by Chris Hingst and carried.

Items on the Consent Calendar were next considered.  Following review of these items, Mila Bandel moved, Troy Hilt seconded, and it carried to approve the consent calendar, including the following items:  1) The minutes of the regular Board meeting on July 11, 2019, special board meeting on July 24, 2019, and special board meeting on July 30, 2019.  2) The list of bills being paid on direct deposit slips numbering 0719043-0719049, and on checks numbering 11435-11444 on BANKWEST in the amount of $27,532.27 and checks numbering 13842-13923 on First National Bank totaling $122,659.81 for a grand total of $150,192.08.  3) The Cash Summary Report (including two transfers: $522.75 from the Supplemental General Fund to the Career and Tech Education Fund and $1,560.76 from the General Fund to the At-Risk Fund), the Grade School Activity Fund Report, and the High School Activity Fund Report--all as of July 31, 2019.  4) The following gift offers were approved: $3,326.58 from Dane G. Hansen Foundation Community Grant Fund for Cheyenne County for new PE equipment; $2,250.00 from Dane G. Hansen Foundation Community Grant Fund for Cheyenne County for concession stand improvements; $100.00 from PTO to go towards new Grade School PE equipment; and $5,000.00 from the St. Francis Educational Foundation Fund for scholarships.

There were no audiences present.

There were no committee reports.

There was no old business.

Next under new business, the budget hearing was held.  There were no patrons present for the budget hearing.  Troy Hilt moved that the budget be adopted as published in the August 1, 2019, edition of the St. Francis Herald; the motion was seconded by Chris Hingst and carried.

Superintendent Penka reviewed the proposed bus routes with the Board.  Currently, there will be five routes, the same as last year.  All of these proposed routes are still subject to change as more information becomes available.

Next, Superintendent Penka presented five handbooks for approval - KASB District Employee Handbook, 6-12 Student Handbook, K-5 Student Handbook, and Athletic Handbook.  Chris Hingst made a motion to approve all of the handbooks, seconded by Danielle McAtee, and carried.

The Board next considered approval of a new contract-offer to Kodi Workman for Junior High volleyball coach.  The salary for this position is in accordance with the supplemental salary schedule. Troy Hilt made a motion to approve the contract.  The motion was seconded by Dustin Andrist and carried.

Superintendent Penka reported that the final employee contract has been received for signature.

Superintendent Penka received two requests for students to attend school from out of district.  Mila Bandel made a motion to accept the requests, seconded by Danielle McAtee, and carried.

Under miscellaneous items, Superintendent Penka reviewed the current enrollment numbers.  The official student count will be on September 20, 2019.

Superintendent Penka next presented two bids for the grade school door project--one from Colby Glass and one from Norton Glass.  Norton Glass was awarded the contract with a low bid of $41,246.00.  Chris Hingst made a motion to accept the bid from Norton Glass, seconded by Mila Bandel, and carried.

The next Board of Education meeting will be held on Thursday, September 12, 2019, at 7:00 A.M.

At 8:00 a.m., Chris Hingst moved that the meeting adjourn; the motion was seconded by Dustin Andrist and carried.

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