September 2019 Meeting Minutes

REGULAR MEETING, BOARD OF EDUCATION,

BELFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT #13

Sept 12, 2019

LIBRARY

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

Present:  Keith Buckman, Danielle Jones, Dan Obrigewitch, Terry Johnson, Bus. Mgr. Alice Berger, Ass’t. Bus. Mgr. Anna Ross, HS Prin. Meier, Vicki Mattson, Rachelle Klein, Mary Baer, Ericka Hutzenbiler and Kayla from the Dickinson Press.

M/S Johnson/K Buckman to approve the August 8, 2019 regular board meeting with correction to tuition agreement.  Motion carried unanimously.

M/S K Buckman/Jones to approve the agenda with addition of HS RR prep pay, tunnel abatement, and final budget approval.  Motion carried unanimously.

Reports:

The elementary principal report:

  1. STAR testing has started
  2. Grandparents/special friend day scheduled for Sprt. 20th
  3. Vision screening set
  4. Changing Program set
  5. Flu immunizations scheduled for Oct. 9

The secondary principal report:

  1. FCS teacher interested, waiting on licensure.
  2. Enrollment for HS & JH is 123 students
  3. CDE and ITV Enrollments
  4. NWEA and ASVAB testing
  5. College Application  workshop
  6. Student presentations/field trip

The business manager presented the financial reports for August  2019.  She presented information about the Law Seminar and board convention and asked board members to let her know if they plan on attending.

Supt. report:

  1. Landscaping
  2. Asbestos abatement bid changes.
  3. Press box update
  4. Quilting machine – consensus to sell on bids
  5. CTS project has started with work in the weight room area
  6. Need of another special education teacher
  7. Set date for Christmas party.

Committee Reports:

  1. RESP – Mr. Kurle has been named President of the Governing Board for 19-20
  2. RACTC – minutes and financial reports presented

Old Business:

No old business

New Business:

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

M/S K Buckman/Johnson to approve the 2019-20 preschool program.  Motion carried unanimously.

HS Prin. noted that Mr. Pierce is teaching all seven periods without a prep period. HS RR teacher Mrs. Mattson is also teaching a full day with no prep.  It is the consensus of the board to pay each of these teachers for an extra period to make up for their lost prep period.

Business classes taught by Mrs. Binstock will go through CTE now.  We need to set up accounting codes for these classes.   M/S Johnson/K Buckman to set up accounting codes for CTE business classes and to move the costs from the high school lines to the new accounts.  Motion carried unanimously.

Five no tuition agreements were presented.  M/S Buckman/Johnson to approve these five no tuition agreements.  Motion carried unanimously.  Two open enrollments for 2020-2021 were presented.  M/S K Buckman/Jones to approve the two open enrollments.  Motion carried unanimously.

The updated bids for the tunnel abatement were presented.  The board tabled any decision until Supt. Kurle is present to answer questions.

M/S K Buckman/Johnson to approve the final 2019-2020 budget.  Motion carried unanimously.

The next  regular meeting is scheduled for October 11th at 7:00 pm.

Meeting adjourned at 7:55 pm.