August 13, 2020-Regular Meeting

REGULAR MEETING, SCHOOL BOARD,
BELFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT #13
August 13, 2020
School Library
The meeting was called to order by Board President Dan Obrigewitch at 7:00 PM.
Present: Board Members Keith Buckman, Terry Johnson, Curt Buckman and Wesley Krebs. Supt. Kurle, HS Prin. Meier, Elementary Prin. Olson and Bus. Mgr. Anna Ross.
M/S C. Buckman/T. Johnson to approve the July 9th, 2020 regular board meeting minutes with corrections to the Reassignment of the Board under New Business. Motion carried unanimously.
M/S T. Johnson/K. Buckman to approve the August 3rd, 2020 special board meeting minutes. Motion carried unanimously.
M/S K. Buckman/T. Johnson to approve the agenda with the following changes: Remove New Business Item #2 – Approve Distance Learning Plan and add under New Business Other – AAC policy adoption. Motion carried unanimously.
The Elementary Principal Report:
1. Registration & Enrollment for 2020 – 21: 136 Students K – 6
2. Attended, virtually, the NDCEL/DPI Administrator’s workshop, PowerSchool training for new administrators & MIS03 training.
3. Schedules, Handbook, Foot Traffic, Grandparents Day in September – Cancelled, Changing Program dates in September, Census.
4. Upcoming events: August 13, 2020 Registration 8:00 AM – 3:00PM, School Board meeting at 7:00 PM, August 17, 2020. Teacher In-service Day, August 19, 2020. First Day of School, September 7, 2020. NO School, Labor Day, September 16, 2020. Midterm Reports.
The Secondary Principal Report:
1. Registration update
2. Classrooms and decorations
3. Health routines
4. School begins – August 19
Business Manager Report:
The Business Manager presented the financial reports for July 2020.
Supt. Report:
1. CTS Update – Working on unit ventilators
2. SEH update – Concept designs are here, made some tweaks to plans. Had a Committee Meeting on August 6 – Filing deadline for November ballot was Aug 6. Decided to push back the referendum.
3. Network Update – New access points installed. Server has been updated. Tech is badly outdated.
4. Electrostatic Sprayer – Ordered from D & E supply.
5. R & R Drain Cleaning – Came to check lines and mapped out drain lines.
6. Football Field -Goal Posts, James Oilwell services installing them – $5,000 will come out of building fund. Press Box – TMI installing countertops/storage. Bringing in gravel by garage of press box.
7. Boiler Bid Request – Resubmitted bid to Golden Valley/Billings County paper. Submitted to Fargo Forum & Bismarck Tribune. To be opened at September meeting.
8. Kiosk – Out of service, with parts/labor/travel = about $1500. Will wait to fix.
9. NDSBA Policy Maintenance – $1500.
10. Fence around gym unit ventilator – Looking at who could possibly install one.
11. Seeds at football games.
Committee reports:
1. RESP- No Report
2. RACTC- No Report
3. WEST RIVER- No report
4. COOP- Report presented
Old Business:
2020-2021 Student Handbooks
Review of the allergy concerns.
New Business:
Approval of Bills:
M/S C. Buckman/T. Johnson to approve payment of the bills. Motion carried unanimously.
Approve 2020-2021 Compliance Report:
M/S C. Buckman/W. Krebs to approve the 2020-2021 Compliance Reports. Motion carried unanimously.
Approve 2020-2021 Consolidated Application:
M/S T. Johnson/C. Buckman to approve the 2020-2021 Consolidated Application. Motion carried unanimously.
Tuition Agreement:
One tuition agreement was presented. M/S K. Buckman/W. Krebs to approve the tuition agreement. Motion carried unanimously.
Approve Teaching Contract:
M/S T. Johnson/W. Krebs to approve the teaching contract for Mr. Andrew Klein as the new Business Education Teacher. Motion carried unanimously.
Tax Meeting:
Public tax meeting for the school is set for Sept. 10 at 6:45PM in the school library.
Water Cooler Quote:
A quote in the amount of $18,000.00 came in to replace all the water fountains with new fountains that have water bottle fillers. At this time, no replacement will take place.
NDSBA Policy Manual Review Service:
M/S W. Krebs/K. Buckman to approve paying the NDSBA to review the school’s policy manuals in the amount of $1500.00. Motion carried unanimously.
Other: AAC Policy
M/S K. Buckman/T. Johnson to rescind the AAC Nondiscrimination policy of the Belfield School District. The North Dakota School Boards Association has provided the Board with the new policy, which will be adopted to replace the former policy. Past practice will govern district operations covered by the former policy until replaced by new the policy adopted by the Board of the Belfield School District. Roll Call Vote: K. Buckman – Yes, W. Krebs – Yes, T. Johnson – Yes, C. Buckman – Yes, D. Obrigewitch – Yes. Motion carried unanimously.
M/S W. Krebs/T. Johnson to approve first reading, waive second reading, and final adoption of policy AAC Nondiscrimination. Roll Call Vote: K. Buckman – Yes, W. Krebs – Yes, T. Johnson – Yes, C. Buckman – Yes, D. Obrigewitch – Yes. Motion carried unanimously.
M/S W. Krebs/T. Johnson to adopt board regulation AAC-BR1 & AAC-BR2 as written. Roll Call Vote: K. Buckman – Yes, W. Krebs – Yes, T. Johnson – Yes, C. Buckman – Yes, D. Obrigewitch – Yes. Motion carried unanimously.
Next Meeting:
The next regular meeting is scheduled for September 9th, 2020 – 7:00PM following the tax meeting at 6:45PM
The meeting was adjourned at 8:19PM.