June 13, 2019 Meeting minutes

REGULAR MEETING, BOARD OF EDUCATION,

BELFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT #13

June 13, 2019

SCHOOL LIBRARY

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

Present:   Curt Buckman (7:05), Keith Buckman, Terry Johnson, Anthony Krebs, Dan Obrigewitch, Supt. Northrop, Bus., Mgr. Berger, HS Prin. Kurle and Danielle Jones

Pledge of Allegiance

M/S Johnson/K Buckman to approve the April 9, 2019 regular meeting minutes.  Motion carried unanimously.

M/S Krebs/Johnson to approve the agenda.  Motion carried unanimously.

HS Prin Kurle presented his report.  He noted they are looking at purchasing a K-12 math curriculum-Big Ideas Math -for approximate cost of $30,000.

Bus. Mgr. Berger presented the financial reports for May  2019.

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

Supt. Northrop reported on radon testing done by Dakota Environmental which showed test results below the EAP action level of 4.0 pCi/L with no further testing needed at this time, football field project, 3rd floor project, SEH contract and presented a proposed budget for 2019-20.

Johnson gave a report on RACTC.

The sports co-op meeting was discussed.

Negotiating committee reported that an offer has been accepted by BEA.

Ronnie Stewart will be the co-op AD for the 19-20 school year.  Discussion was held on a stipend and duties for the AD.  M/S Krebs/Johnson to approve a $3,000 stipend for the co-op AD.  Motion carried unanimously.

Supt. Northrop presented Heather Burris’s resignation as second grade teacher effective May 24, 2019.  M/S K Buckman/C Buckman to accept Mrs.  Burris’s resignation.  Motion carried unanimously.

The Master negotiated agreement was presented.  The only change for the 19-20 school year will be a base salary of $42,300 with all other items remaining the same.  M/S to approve the Master Negotiated Agreement for 2019-20.  Motion carried unanimously.

All teaching jobs have been filled.  Contracts will be issued Monday, June 17th.

The elementary principal contract was discussed.  M/S Krebs/Johnson to continue the 19-20 contract with no changes from the 18-19 contract.   Motion carried unanimously.

Supt. Northrop noted that Sarah Davenport will move into the assistant cook position.  Other classified positions and salary were discussed.  M/S C Buckman/K Buckman to raise salaries by $.50 an hour for returning classified staff. Motion carried unanimously.

Enrollment and transportation reports were tabled until the special meeting to be held June 17th.

Bus. Mgr. Berger presented the auditors quote for a two year audit.  M/S K Buckman/Johnson to hire Meher and Rath to do a two year audit for the 17-18 and 18-19 school years.  Motion carried unanimously.

Two tuition agreements were presented.  M/S Johnson/ K Buckman to approve no-tuition agreements for Kastrow and Decker to attend South Heart School.  Motion carried unanimously.

June 17th, 7:00 pm has been set for a special meeting to canvass election and end of the fiscal year  items including math curriculum, balancing Hot Lunch Fund and sports accounts and enrollment and transportation reports.

The next regular meeting is scheduled for July 11th at 7:00 pm in the school library.

Meeting adjourned at 8:08.

 

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