School Board Meeting

Oldham-Ramona School Dist 39-5

April 11,2011

     The Oldham-Ramona School Board of Education met in regular session at

7:05 p.m at the school.  Present were Lisa Beyer, Janelle Dinges, Larry Malcomb, and Mike Matson.  Absent was Chandra Waikel.  Others present were Bill Lutter, Don Halverson, Greg Duffy, Maren Fischer, Deanne DeRungs, Deb Cassutt, Shelly Pitts, Rebecca Hanson, Superintendent John Bjorkman, and Business Manager GayLynn Hagemann.  Chairman Beyer, who established a quorum was present, called the meeting to order.  Unless noted all decisions were unanimous.

     Action #2884:  Motion by Dinges, seconded by Matson to approve the minutes of March 14, March 29, and April 5 as presented.

     Action #2885:  Motion by Dinges, seconded by Malcomb to approve the March financial reports as presented.

















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 State of SD--St. Aid








 Sioux Valley TV








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 Child Care Stimulus Grant








  Interlakes United Way








State-Fresh Fruit&Veg Prgm








Cont Wstn Ins-water damage








State-Part B Birth to 3-summer








 Qtrly Medicaid Admin
















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     Action #2886:  Motion by Malcomb, seconded by Dinges to approve the following bills for payment.


General Fund

Ace Hardware                      Supplies                        122.80

Best Western Ramkota Hotel        Lodging                         163.98

Bob King                          Music Contest Judge              38.00

Campbell Supply                   Supplies/Repairs                 18.88

Central Business Supply           Supplies                        331.98

Century Business Prod.            Maint Cont/Supp/Repair          373.39

Chandra Waikel                    Mileage                          31.08

Connecting Point                  Printer Toners                1,013.00

Dakota Recognition/Jostens        Supplies                         67.60

Dakota Sports                     Supplies                         61.70

Henry School District             Teacher In-Service              172.97

Hillyard                          Supplies                        167.74

Imprest Fund                      Reimb                           615.70

Instrumentalist Co.               Supplies                         15.50

Interlakes Medical Center         Bus Driver Physical             123.00

Janelle Dinges                    Mileage                           4.44

Jostens                           Supplies                         28.89

Lake Preston Times                Publishing                       53.50

Lisa Beyer                        Mileage                          16.28

Lowe's                            Supplies                         21.42

Madison Daily Leader              Publishing                       93.92

Menards                           Supplies                         22.74

Mike Matson                       Mileage                           7.40

Office Peeps                      Supplies                        226.78

Peap                              Supplies                         18.00

Pepper At Eckroth                 Supplies/Music                   20.68

Petty Cash/Ramona                 Postage/Reimb                    21.81

Power Promotions                  Supplies                         42.00

Prairie Lakes Ed. Coop            Purchased Services               45.65

Radio Shack                       Supplies                          9.99

Renneberg Hardwoods               Supplies                      1,180.50

Roger's Service                   Vehicle Repairs                  16.00

SD Dept. Of Health                Nurse Services                   92.00

SD Unemployment Ins. Division     Qtrly Unempl Ins Premium      2,372.24

SDASBO                            Registration                     50.00

SDHSAA                            Supplies                        416.00

Servall Towel & Linen             Purchased Service               187.00

Sharlene Jensen                   Band Trip-Gas                   500.06

Sunshine Foods                    Food/Supplies                    27.84

Tee's Plus                        Dare T-Shirts                    92.00

Tennant Sales & Service           Floor Scrubber Repairs          260.53

Variety Foods                     FFVP                            469.76


Capital Outlay Fund

Alliance Communications           Phone Service                    50.20

Alltel/Cellular One               Bus Phone Service                74.00

Bud's Clean-Up Service            Garbage Service                 160.05

City Of Oldham                    Water/Sewer                      29.00

K & M Music                       Music Books                      95.40

MCI                               Long Distance                    53.33

Mid-American Energy               Heat-Ramona                   1,401.99

Montgomery's Furniture            Replaced Flooring-Supt House  4,017.33

Northwestern Energy               Heat-Oldham                     816.23

NSP Xcel Energy                   Electricity-Ramona            1,019.44

Ottertail                         Electricity-Oldham              124.35

Pepper At Eckroth                 Supplies/Music                   62.74

R-Store                           Gas/Fuel                      3,386.46

Time Management Systems           Payroll Software                 27.60

Town Of Ramona                    Water/Sewer                     125.00


Special Education Fund

Children's Care Hospital&School   Purchased Services            2,570.25

Deann Hildebrandt                 Mileage                          48.10

Flandreau School District         Share of Sped Director        1,643.67

Laura Hoek                        Mileage/Fingerprinting          408.45

Madison Community Hospital        OT & PT/Supplies                888.33


Food Service Fund

Augustana College                 Registration                    337.00

O-R Concession Stand              Purchased Remaining Conc Items   32.72

Petty Cash/Ramona                 Postage/Reimb                     6.00

Servall Towel & Linen             Purchased Service                49.04

Spring Lake Colony                Contracted Meals              1,442.80

Sunshine Foods                    Food/Supplies                    17.34

Variety Foods                     Food/Dairy                    3,885.86


After-School Program

Imprest Fund                      Reimb                            10.50

Oriental Trading                  Supplies                         76.91


     Action #2887:  Motion by Dinges, seconded by Matson to approve Quam & Berglin, CPS’s to conduct the FY2011 audit, $8,300.

     Action #2888:  Motion by Dinges, seconded by Malcomb to accept the resignations of Nancy Carmody and Deb Cassutt.

     Board members discussed the possibility of charging a fee for attending the three and four year old pre-school classes.  This was tabled at this time until more information is obtained.

     The board discussed teacher negotiations.  At this time teacher negotiations have not been finalized.

     Dick Amert and Gary Stanley presented to the board a possible plan for the expansion of the gymnasium, construction of a lunchroom and additional classrooms, and remodeling the present lunchroom and concession area into administrative offices.  Discussion was held and no decisions were made at this time.



     The Prairie Lakes Educational Coop report was given by Mike Matson.

     Superintendent Bjorkman gave his report.

     Action #2889:  Motion by Dinges, seconded by Malcomb to enter into executive session at 8:54 p.m. to discuss student/staff issues and negotiations.  Chairman Beyer declared the board out of executive session at 9:43 p.m.

     The next regular meeting of the board is scheduled for Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. in the school resource room.

     Action #2890:  Motion by Dinges, seconded by Malcomb to adjourn at 9:47 p.m.




GayLynn Hagemann                    Lisa Beyer

Business Manager                    Board President


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