July 9, 2020 Regular Board Meeting Minutes

REGULAR MEETING, SCHOOL BOARD,
BELFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT #13
July 9th, 2020
School Library
The meeting was called to order by Board President Dan Obrigewitch at 6:00 p.m.
Present: Board Members Keith Buckman, Terry Johnson, and Curt Buckman present. Supt. Kurle, HS Prin. Meier and Bus. Mgr. Anna Ross present. Absent: Board Member Danielle Jones. Members of the audience included Wesley Krebs.
M/S C. Buckman/T. Johnson to approve the June 11th, 2020 regular board meeting minutes. Motion carried unanimously.
M/ T. Johnson/K. Buckman to approve the June 23rd, 2020 regular board meeting minutes. Motion carried unanimously.
M/S k. Buckman/T. Johnson to approve the agenda with the following changes: Remove New Business-Boiler Bid and add approval of the Demographic Meeting to New Business-Other. Motion carried unanimously.
The Elementary Principal Report: No report
The Secondary Principal Report:
1. Updated handbook: Course Load, pg. 3, 7th grade, 1st semester study hall, Semester Test, pg. 3, Student Planners, pg. 6, Permissions, pg. 11, Senior Driving, Teacher Assistants, pg. 12, Requirements for teacher assistants, Consumables, pg. 15, Note about nut free snacks, Food Allergies, pg. 23, Nut Conscious, pg. 23
2. Follow-up on food allergies- Letter will be sent to student families. Beginning of the year in-service training for 7-12: Food Allergies / EpiPen – August 18
3. Circle Training through Lutheran Social Services – August 3
4. School for the Blind – August 3
5. Registration – August 13 from 8:00-3:00
Business Manager Report:
The Business Manager presented the financial reports for June 2020.
Supt. Report:
1. Re-entry info: Draft of guidance from DPI has been submitted to the DOH. Earliest we will know, will be July 15. Latest is end of July.
2. Boiler Bids – No bids received.
3. CTS Update: Working on unit ventilators. Pad is poured for gym ventilator. Received first bill from Kinetic Leasing
4. SEH update
5. ESSER Funding Allocation: Received $40,335 -Submitted Application on June 29 – Approved
6. Custodian Update: Head – Steve Procive, Assistant – Andrew David, looking to hire PT custodian.
7. Summer Cleaning: Taking more time than anticipated. Western Edge finished stage painting. HS office to be painted. Playground weeds will be sprayed.
Committee reports:
1. RESP- Report presented
2. RACTC- There will be 2 teachers for the sports medicine class. The Professional Development Conference will be held virtually.
3. WEST RIVER- No report
4. COOP- No Report
Old Business:
No old Business.
Meeting adjourned at 6:31pm
New Business:
Reorganization of the Board
Supt. Kurle called the meeting to order at 6:31pm. The board welcomed Wesley Krebs as the newly elected board member, and he turned in his Oath of Office and Curt Buckman & Terry Johnson as returning board members who also turned in their Oath of Office. Supt. Kurle called for nominations for the board president. Curt Buckman nominated Dan Obrigewitch as board president and Terry Johnson made a motion to stop all nominations and cast a unanimous vote. Wesley Krebs seconded. Motion carried unanimously. Curt Buckman nominated Keith Buckman as board vice president and Terry Johnson made a motion to stop all nominations and cast a unanimous vote. Terry Johnson seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Committee Representatives will be as followed: RACTC- Terry Johnson, COOP- Curt Buckman & Dan Obrigewitch, Building – Wesley Krebs & Terry Johnson, Personnel/Negotiations – Keith Buckman & Curt Buckman (Dan Obrigewitch as an alternate).
Approval of Bills:
M/S C. Buckman/T. Johnson to approve payment of the bills. Motion carried unanimously.
District Financial Report:
The District Financial Report for 2019-20 was presented and discussed. M/S T. Johnson/K. Buckman to approve the District Financial Report for 2019-20. Motion carried unanimously.
Designate official newspaper:
M/S C. Buckman/K. Buckman to designate the official newspaper as the Billings County Pioneer. Motion carried unanimously
Designate official depository:
M/S W. Krebs/K. Buckman to approve the Choice Financial Bank as the official depository. Motion carried unanimously.
Pledge of Securities:
The Pledge of Securities was presented. M/S C. Buckman/W. Krebs to approve the Pledge of Securities. Motion carried unanimously.
Designate Food Service officer:
M/S K. Buckman/C. Buckman to designate the Food Service Officer as the superintendent. Motion carried unanimously.
Designate Food Service Hearing officer:
M/S K. Buckman/C. Buckman to designate the Food Service Hearing Officer as the board president. Motion carried unanimously.
Designate Federal Program Office – Title I, II A & D, Title IV, and Special Education:
M/S T. Johnson/W. Krebs to designate the superintendent as the official representative for the following federal programs: Title I, Title II, Title III, Title IV, and Special Education. Motion carried unanimously.
2020-2021 Board Meeting Schedule:
In compliance to NDCC 44-04-20, the Belfield Public School Board District No. 13 will meet on the following date and times (all meetings are tentatively scheduled to be held at Belfield School Library – 302 3rd St. NE Belfield, ND):
August 13, 2020 7:00 PM
September 10, 2020 7:00 PM
October 8, 2020 7:00 PM
November 12, 2020 7:00 PM
December 10, 2020 7:00 PM
January 14, 2021 7:00 PM
February 11, 2021 7:00 PM
March 11, 2021 7:00 PM
April 15, 2021 7:00 PM
May 13, 2021 7:00 PM
June 10, 2021 6:00 PM
July 15, 2021 6:00 PM
SW Guidance Consortium Contracts:
Kristy Madler’s contract was received. M/S C. Buckman/W. Krebs to approve the SW Guidance Consortium Contract for 2020-21 school year for Kristy Madler in the amount of $45,500 + Flex Benefits in the amount of $10,150. Motion carried unanimously.
Tuition Agreement:
One tuition agreement was presented. M/S K. Buckman/T. Johnson to approve the one tuition agreement for a student to attend Dickinson Public School. Motion carried unanimously.
Approve Preschool:
M/S C. Buckman/W. Krebs to approve the 2020-2021 Preschool year with the monthly fees staying the same as last year: $125/month. Motion carried unanimously.
Other:
M/S T. Johnson/K. Buckman to approve the June 13th, 2020 Demographics meeting minutes. Motion carried unanimously.
Next Meeting:
The next regular meeting is scheduled for August 13th, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:00pm.