Dec. 13, 2018 Board Meeting

REGULAR MEETING, BOARD OF EDUCATION,

BELFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT #13

DECEMBER 13, 2018

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 The meeting was called to order by Board Pres. Obrigewitch at 7:00 P.M.

Present:   Keith Buckman, Curt Buckman, Terry Johnson, Anthony Krebs, Dan Obrigewitch, Supt. Northrop, Bus., Mgr. Berger, HS Prin. Kurle, Elem. Prin. Lorge.  Also present were staff members, students, community members and the Dickinson Press representative.

Pledge of Allegiance.

M/S K Buckman/Krebs to approve the November 8, 2018 minutes.  Motion carried unanimously.

M/S C Buckman/K Buckman to approve the agenda with addition student issue and moving item # 9 to the start of new business.  Motion carried unanimously.

Jody Arthaud was present to discuss football bleachers and the crowsnest with the board.  He is interested in raising funds to help pay for these items.

Elem. Prin. Lorge reported on student activities.

HS Prin. Kurle reported on student activities, semester tests schedule and a food drive.  He noted the science teacher will be coming in next week to start preparing for next semester classes and there will be a change to the spring semester class schedule to allow for another class.

Bus. Mgr. Berger presented the financial reports for November 2018.

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

Supt. Northrop reported on the Feasibility Study and fitness room concerns.

Supt Northrop reported the director of WRSS has resigned effective January 20, 2019 and Terry Tucker will be the interm director.

Johnson reported on RACTC.

Bus. Mgr. Berger noted the Title I Reallocation grant has been approved in the amount of $4,595.65.  M/S Krebs/K Buckman to approve amending the budget to include $4,595.65 in both revenue and expenses for Title I Reallocation. Motion carried unanimously.

Discussion was held on the condensation damage to the 3 story building roof and counselor room.  Estimates are being sought to do repairs.

CTS – tabled until next month.

The following policies were reviewed.  M/S K Buckman/C Buckman to adopt the following policies with one reading (as allowed under policy BDA)  as written to expedite the completion of the Belfield Public School District Policy Manual:  Motion carried unanimously.

AAC-BR ………        Discrimination & Harassment Grievance Procedure

AACA …………       Section 504 Dispute Resolution Policy

AACA-E ………        School District’s Duty Under 504

AACA-E2 …….         Section 504 Notice & Procedural Safeguards Guidelines

ACBB-E ……            …        Universal Precautions & Sanitary Cleanup

ACEA-2 ………         Bullying Reporting Guidelines

BCAA …………        Board Meeting Agenda & Pre-meeting Preparation

CEB ……………       Principal Duties

DABC …………         Experience

DAFA …………         Pay Period

DAFA-1 ….….           IRS Code Section 409A

DAFB ……..….         Payroll Deductions

DAFC ….……..         Fringe Benefits

DAFE ….……..         Mileage Vouchers

DAFF ….……..          Purchases

DAFG ….……..         School Days

DAFI …….……        Supervision

DAGA …….…..        Jury Duty

DAGF …….…..         Educational Leave

DBJA ………….        Early Retirement

DCBI …………         Staff Resignation

DCBIA ……….         Breach of Contract/Contract Release

DDA ……….….        Negotiated Agreement

DDDA ……….          Professional Leave Regulations

DHAA …..……         General Policies for Non-Instructional Personnel

DHAA-1 ….…           Ancillary Sick Leave

DHAAA ….….          Secretarial

DHAC ……..…         Adult Teacher Aides

DHAE .…….…          Custodial/Maintenance

DHAF …..……          Food Service Personnel

DHAI …..…….          Bus Drivers

Supt. Northrop noted Amanda Costas as resigned from her para job effective December 20th.  M/S Krebs/Johnson to accept her resignation.  This job is posted.

Supt. Northrop read his letter of retirement effective June 30, 2018.  The board thanked Supt. Northrop for his dedication to the school.  M/S Krebs/K Buckman to accept Supt. Northrop’s retirement effective June 30, 2018.  Motion carried unanimously.  The Board will open the position in January 2019.

The board will go into executive session for the student issue.   The legal authority for closing this portion of the meeting is NDCC 44-04-19.2 (1).  The topic of this executive session is to discuss a student issue protected by FERPA 20 U.S.C. 1232g.

The executive session will be recorded and all members of the governing body are reminded to limit their discussion during the executive session to the announced topic.  Any collective decision, collective commitment, or other final action by the governing body must occur after it reconvenes in an open meeting, unless final action is specifically required by law to be taken during the executive session.

The members of the public who are attending the meeting were asked to leave the room.  The board anticipate adjourning the executive session and reconvening the open portion of the meeting in approximate 20 minutes.

The executive session began at   8:06 pm  and was attended by  board members Keith Buckman, Curt Buckman, Terry Johnson, Anthony Krebs, Dan Obrigewitch, Supt. Northrop, Bus., Mgr. Berger, HS Prin. Kurle.

The executive session was adjourned at  8:19 pm.  The public was invited to return to the meeting room and the meeting is back in open session.

Board President Obrigewitch asked for a motion about the discussion that took place in the executive session.

M/S Krebs/C Buckman to not proceed forward with a hearing for a discipline violation about a student issue that is protected by FERPA code 20 U.S.C. 1232g.  Motion carried unanimously.

The next regular meeting is scheduled for January 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm.

Meeting adjourned at 8:23 pm.

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