Ethan School Board Annual Board Meeting Minutes July 13, 2020 The Ethan School Board met in regular session at the Ethan School in Ethan SD, on Monday, July 13, 2020 with Supt.
Ethan School Board
July 13, 2020
The Ethan School Board met in regular session at the Ethan School in Ethan SD, on Monday, July 13, 2020 with Supt. T. Hawkins calling the meeting to order at 7:12 p.m. with the following members present; J. Clendening, M. Klumb, A. Storm, P. Vogel, S. Jerke, H.S. Principal B. Roth, Bus. Mgr. M. Beyer. Visitors in attendance were S. Clauson, K. Ripp, C. McCardle.
Motion by Jerke and seconded by Klumb to approve the agenda. Motion carried with all members voting aye.
The Oath of Office was administered to Michelle Klumb by Bus. Mgr. Beyer.
Storm was nominated for Chairman. Motion by Vogel and seconded by Klumb that nominations cease and a unanimous ballot be cast for Storm as Board Chairman. Motion carried with all members voting aye.
Clendening was nominated for Vice Chairman. Motion by Jerke and seconded by Klumb that nominations cease and a unanimous ballot be cast for Clendening as Vice Chairman. Motion carried with all members voting aye.
Motion by Vogel and seconded by Klumb to designate Roberts Rules of Order as parliamentary procedure for FY 21. Motion carried with all members voting aye.
Motion by Clendening and seconded by Vogel to approve the following consent agenda items for the 2020-2021 school year. Motion carried with all members voting aye.
•To designate the official depository for Ethan as Farmers State Bank for all funds.
•To designate the Daily Republic in Mitchell as the official newspaper.
•To authorize continuation of existing funds and accounts within the accounting system and authorize the Business Manager to establish new accounts as deemed necessary.
•To establish board meetings to be the second Monday of the month, at 6:00 p.m. at the Ethan School with special meetings as needed.
•To adopt the current board policies as the governing policies for FY 21.
The following committees were appointed: Corn-belt Educational Coop-Vogel; Mid-Central Educational Coop-Neugebauer; Budget/Negotiations-Jerke/Klumb; Legislative Rep.-Clendening; Building-Jerke, Vogel.
Motion by Klumb and seconded by Clendening to approve the following additional agenda items for the 2020-2021 school year. Motion carried with all members voting aye.
•To bond for bonded employees and business manager.
•To bond for bonded employees and business manager.
•To appoint the Superintendent and Business Manager as administrators of the Trust & Agency Fund and Custodial Fund with a maximum deposit of $3000 and to authorize Mr. Hawkins, Mrs. Beyer and Mrs. Aisenbrey to sign checks.
•To appoint Business Manager as the fiscal agent for all federal, state and local monies and to authorize Mr. Hawkins and Mrs. Beyer to sign checks.
•To appoint Business Manager to invest District monies in an institution that services the greatest advantage of the school district funds to be guaranteed by the Federal Government.
•To appoint the Superintendent to direct the Federal programs and serve as authorized representative and that the Elementary Principal be coordinator of Title 1 and Special Education.
•To authorize the Superintendent to institute the School Lunch Agreement with the Department of Education and Child and Adult Nutrition Services and to appoint the Business Manager as the authorized Fiscal Agent of the Program.
•To set gate admission prices as follows: $5.00/adult-$6.00 double header; $3.00/student-$4.00 double header; season pass – $75.00/adults, $45.00/students, $100/family, Senior Citizens of Ethan District Free and Senior Citizens out of the District half price.
•To set Lunch Prices as follows: Breakfast – Adults ($2.70), PK – 6($2.30), 7-12($2.45). Lunch - Adults ($4.35), PK – 6($3.25), 7-12($3.45). Extra Entrée - $1.50. Milk - $.40.
•To set the substitute teacher pay at $104/day or $13.00/hour.
•To set substitute pay for the following hourly employees: Aides - $10.00/hour, Custodians $10.00/hour, Secretaries $10.00/hour, and Bus Drivers $46.50/route.
•To authorize the Superintendent or his designee to close school in emergencies and in case of inclement weather.
•To designate Rodney Freemen as legal counsel.
•To accept the State of SD rate for mileage reimbursement at $.42 per mile and to set meal reimbursements as follows: adults-breakfast $6.00, noon meal $11.00 and evening meal $15.00; Students- breakfast $4.00, noon meal $6.00 and evening meal $7.00. Individuals who use their vehicles to transport students shall be reimbursed at a rate of $.42 per mile.
•To appoint the Business Manager and Superintendent as purchasing agents for the School District.
•To compensate the Board members at a rate of $50 per meeting.
•To appoint the Superintendent as Truant Officer for the School District and designate the Principals as Assistant Truant Officers.
Motion by Jerke and seconded by Vogel to adjourn at 7:41 p.m. Motion carried with all members voting aye.
Next regular meeting August 10, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
Certified salaries: Eric Aisenbrey – Science $53,813.18; Kristi Anderson – Elementary $46,475.00; Lesley Bartscher – Elementary $54,776.36; Susan Roudabush – Ag Tech $53,772.00; Emily Evans – P.E. $44,911.00; Karen Freeman – Elementary $48,682.37; McKenzie Frerichs – English $50,453.60; Janet Gustafson – Elementary/Para $33,715.40; Bryce Roth – HS Principal/AD $60,915.00; Carrie Henrickson – Technology $52,497.50; Katrina Hostler – Family & Consumer Science $49,039.73; Jennifer Jacques – Sp. Ed. $46,050.00; Karen Jarding – Math $51,361.00; Jennifer Klumb – Elementary $39,143.27; Molly Manchester – Music $49,278.75; Catherine McCardle – Title $49,609.23; Sara Mora – Elementary $44,631.00; Jerry Norton – Counselor $45,437.00; Matthew Preheim – Elementary $45,059.56; Karla Ripp – Sp. Ed. $48,524.56; Matthew McCormack – Social Science $47,355.00; Lindsay Schulz – Elementary $44,050.00; Susan Tilberg – Elementary $27,734.52; Lexy Timm – Elementary $45,633.00; Tim Hawkins – Superintendent $83,000; Mary Beyer – Business Manager $50,000.00.
Classified salaries: Barb Aisenbrey – Adm. Asst. $12,724.50; Crystal Lingemann – Para $16,211.52; Wanda Lippert – Para $19,955.55; Nancy Long – Para $18,165.00; Leah Storm – Para $14,850.72; Annie Haag – Para $14,310.72; Mary Mutziger – Adm. Asst. $27,760.00; Nicole Neugebauer – Librarian $19,955.55; Cindy Schneider – Para $18,943.50; Nancy Schoenfelder – Custodian $12.79/hr; Randy Schoenfelder – Custodian $38,688.00; Diane Nesheim - Food Service Director $27,084.00; Marilyn Tobin – Cook/Baker $13.75/hour; Rita Baumgart – Cook/Baker $12.00/hour; Tom Young – Girls BB Coach $5577.50.
Published 1 time at the total approx. cost of $71.69.
(July 18, 2020)