School Board Meeting

Oldham-Ramona School Dist 39-5

February 17, 2011


     The Oldham-Ramona School Board of Education met in regular session at 5:30 p.m. at the school.  Present were Lisa Beyer, Janelle Dinges, Larry Malcomb, Mike Matson, and Chandra Waikel.  Others present were twenty-two community members, John Bjorkman, and GayLynn Hagemann.  Chairman Beyer, who established a quorum was present, called the meeting to order.

     Action #2863:  Motion by Dinges, seconded by Matson to approve the minutes of January 11, 2011 as presented.

     Action #2864:  Motion by Malcomb, seconded by Matson to approve the January financial reports as presented.

















Balance 12/1/10
























 County Receipts








 Interest Earned








 Fed. Lunch Reimb








 Lunch/Milk Ticket Rev
























 State of SD--St. Aid








 Sioux Valley TV








 School owned house-rent








 Child Care Stimulus Grant








State-Fresh Fruit&Veg Prgm








 Qtrly Medicaid Admin
















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 Accts. Payable
















      Total Disbursmts








Balance 12/31/10









Trust & Agency Acct


   Balance 12/01/10


      Total Receipts


      Total Disbursmnts


   Balance 12/31/10


     Action #2865:  Motion by Dinges, seconded by Waikel to approve the following bills for payment.

General Fund

Ace Hardware                      Supplies                         94.21

Bill Lutter                       Supplies                         22.41

Century Business Prod.            Maint Cont/Supp/Repair          436.66

Chris Hoek                        Mileage                          31.82

Connecting Point                  Supplies/Repairs/Purch Service  674.19

Dell Marketing                    Printer Parts                   339.96

Dial Virtual School               DDN--Art Class Semester Fee   1,950.00

F & M Oil                         Fuel                             25.91

Gary's Bakery                     Supplies                         24.99

GayLynn Hagemann                  Mileage                          48.10

Home Service Water Cond.          Salt                             77.22

Imprest Fund                      Reimb                           853.43

Interlakes Medical Center         Bus Driver Physicals            374.00

Jane Lee                          Mileage                          55.50

Jerry VanVooren                   Snow Removal                    310.00

John Bjorkman                     Mileage                         226.81

John Molstad                      Snow Removal                    460.00

John Roache                       Travel/Grad Credits             194.32

Kathleen Eide                     Grad Credit                      40.00

Lowe's                            Supplies                         41.07

Madison Daily Leader              Publishing                       82.11

Marie Bickett                     Snow Removal @ Oldham           105.00

Nikki Larsen                      Grad Credit                      40.00

Office Peeps                      Supplies                         55.78

Petty Cash/Ramona                 Postage/Reimb                    46.03

Postmaster                        Stamps                          185.00

Prairie Ag Partners               Snow Removal                    300.00

Prairie Lakes Ed. Coop            Purchased Services               43.59

Safeguard Business Systems        Supplies                        182.32

SD Counseling Assoc.              Dues/Registration               270.00

SD Interscholastic Athletic Admin Assoc.     Dues/Registration     120.00

Servall Towel & Linen             Purchased Service                98.10

Small School Alliance Group       Lobbying Fee                    500.00

Sunshine Foods                    Food/Supplies                     3.00

Variety Foods                     FFVP Grant                      256.14


Capital Outlay Fund

Alliance Communications           Phone Service                    50.16

Alltel/Cellular One               Bus Phone Service                75.00

Apex Structural Design            School Inspection 12/29/10    2,715.19

Bud's Clean-Up Service            Garbage Service                 160.05

Century Business Leasing Corp.    Copier Lease-6 Mo.            1,266.72

City Of Oldham                    Water/Sewer                      34.18

Connecting Point                  Supplies/Repairs/Purch Service 2,000.00

K & M Music                       Supplies                        105.65

MCI                               Long Distance                     1.15

Mid-American Energy               Heat-Ramona                   2,139.05

Northwestern Energy               Heat-Oldham                   1,775.23

NSP Xcel Energy                   Electricity-Ramona            1,159.99

Ottertail                         Electricity-Oldham              383.45

Pepper At Eckroth                 Supplies/Music                  159.99

R-Store                           Gas/Fuel                      2,494.87

Software House International      Software For Server/Wkstations  319.64

SwiftAir                          Boiler Repairs                5,791.48

Time Management Systems           Payroll Software                 27.60

Town Of Ramona                    Water/Sewer                     131.00


Special Education Fund

Children's Care Hospital          Purchased Services            1,877.50

Madison Community Hospital        OT & PT/Supplies              1,156.00

Prairie Lakes Ed. Coop            Purchased Services              966.01


Food Service Fund

Servall Towel & Linen             Purchased Service                18.65

Spring Lake Colony                Contracted Meals              1,029.06

Sunshine Foods                    Food/Supplies                     5.69

Variety Foods                     Food/Dairy                    2,918.14


After-School Program

GayLynn Hagemann                  ASP Snacks                      110.31

Sunshine Foods                    Food/Supplies                    26.37


     Action #2866:  Motion by Dinges, seconded by Malcomb to approve the “Reorganization Plan.”  A lengthy overhead presentation of the approximate fifty page plan was presented by Superintendent Bjorkman.  Following board approval the plan will be submitted to the state for approval.

     Trent Nelson from Apex Structural Design will be working with the custodial staff and Superintendent Bjorkman to complete recommendations from the structural analysis/inspection performed on December 29, 2010.

     Action #2867:  Motion by Malcomb, seconded by Waikel to approve the band trip to Branson, Missouri on March 30-April 3, 2011.

     Action #2868:  Motion by Malcomb, seconded by Dinges to approve joining the Small School Alliance Group with lobbyist Scott Swier representing the small schools, $500.

     The school year calendar has been updated to use February 11, February 18, and April 1 as make-up days due to snow days.  School will be in session on those days.

     Superintendent Bjorkman discussed with the board of the SD High School Activities Association’s proposed game scheduling for next year.  There would be fewer regular season games played.

     Action #2869:  Motion by Dinges, seconded by Waikel to set the date of the school board election as Tuesday, June 21, 2011.  Board members with terms expiring are Mike Matson and Janelle Dinges.  These will both be three year terms.

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

     Superintendent Bjorkman gave his report.

     Action #2870:  Motion by Dinges, seconded by Waikel to enter into executive session at 7:15 p.m. to discuss a student issue.  Chairman Beyer declared the board out of executive session at 7:27 p.m.

     The next regular meeting of the board is scheduled for Monday, March 14, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. in the school resource room.

     Action #2871:  Motion by Matson, seconded by Malcomb to adjourn at 7:52 p.m.




GayLynn Hagemann                         Lisa Beyer

Business Manager                         Board President


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