July 12, 2018 Board meeting

REGULAR MEETING, BOARD OF EDUCATION,

BELFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT #13

JULY 12, 2018

SCHOOL LIBRARY

 The meeting was called to order by Board President Krebs at 7:00 p.m

Present:   Curt Buckman (7:30), Keith Buckman,  Anthony Krebs, Dan Obrigewitch , Supt. Northrop, Bus. Mgr. Alice Berger., HS Prin. Kurle

M/S Obrigewitch/K Buckman to approve the June 14, 2018 regular board meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

M/S K.Buckman/Obrigewitch to approve the June 14, 2018 special tax  meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

M/S Obrigewitch/K Buckman to approve the agenda with addition of Fundraising Feasibility Study and sale of old bus.  Motion carried unanimously.

Reorganization of the board:

Supt. Northrop called for nominations for the board president.  Krebs nominated Dan Obrigewitch.  M/S Krebs/K Buckman to cease nominations and cast a unanimous vote for Dan Obrigewitch for board president.  Motion carried unanimously.

Obrigewitch called for nomination for the board vice president.  K Buckman makes a motion nominated C Buckman.  Obrigewitch called three times for a second on the motion to nominate C. Buckman.  Motion dies due to lack of second.  Krebs makes a motion to nominated K Buckman for Vice President.  Obrigewitch calls twice more for nominations.  Obrigewitch seconds the nomination to elect Keith Buckman Vice President.  Motion Carried unanimously.

The business manager presented the financial reports for June 2018.

Fundraising Feasibility Study:  Mike Wisebach and Tim McCafry presented the feasibility study steps that would be needed to be completed and cost.

The secondary principal noted the end of the year for Powerschool had been completed.  He reviewed the HS handbook with the board.

The business manager presented the financial reports for June 2018.

Supt. Northrop reviewed the progress of summer projects.

He noted         –     the lease with St. Bernard will stay the same

  • 3 teacher positions remained open

No committee meeting reports.

M/S C. Buckman/Krebs to approve payment of the bills.  Motion carried unanimously.

M/S Krebs/K. Buckman to approve the 2018-19 High School Handbook.  Motion carried unanimously.

The preliminary budget for 2018-19 was discussed.  M/S C Buckman/Krebs  to approve the preliminary budget for 2018-19 .  Motion carried unanimously.

A new Pledge of Securities was not received.  This will be reviewed at the August meeting.

The District Financial Report for 2017-18 was presented and discussed.  M/S K. Buckman/Krebs  to approve the District Financial Report for 2017-18.    Motion carried unanimously.

M/S K Buckman/C. Buckman to designate the official newspaper as the Billings County Pioneer.   Motion carried unanimously.

M/S Krebs/C. Buckman to approve the Choice Financial Bank as the official depository.  Motion carried unanimously.

M/S Krebs/K. Buckman to designate the Food Service Officer as the superintendent.   Motion carried unanimously.

M/S C. Buckman/Krebs to designate the Food Service Hearing Officer as the board president.  Motion carried unanimously.

M/S C. Buckman/ K. Buckman to designate the superintendent as the official representative for the following federal programs:  Title I, Title II, Title III, Title IV, REAP  and Special Education.   Motion carried unanimously.

Supt. Northrop presented the new bus contract with Harlow’s for 2018-19.  M/S K Buckman, C Buckman to approve the 2018-19 bus contract with Harlow’s.

M/S Krebs/K Buckman to approve the 2018-19 school board meeting schedule.

Supt. Northrop noted he had offered the old bus to the Belfield Park Board upon board approval.  M/S Krebs/ K Buckman to offer the old bus to the Belfield Park Board.  Motion carried unanimously.

The next  regular meeting is scheduled for August 9, 2018 at 7:00 pm.

Meeting adjourned at 8:45 pm..

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