School Board Meeting

Oldham-Ramona School Dist 39-5

March 14, 2011


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

6:35 p.m. at the school.  Present were Lisa Beyer, Janelle Dinges, Larry Malcomb, Mike Matson, and Chandra Waikel.  Others present were twelve community members and John Bjorkman.  Chairman Beyer, who established a quorum was present, called the meeting to order.  Unless noted all decisions were unanimous.

     Action #2872:  Motion by Malcomb, seconded by Dinges to approve the minutes of February 17, 2011 as presented.

     Action #2873:  Motion by Waikel, seconded by Matson to approve the February financial reports as presented.

















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 Child Care Stimulus Grant








State-Fresh Fruit&Veg Prgm








State-State Apportionment








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 Qtrly Medicaid Admin
















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     Action #2874:  Motion by Matson, seconded by Dinges to approve the following bills for payment.


General Fund

Ace Hardware                      Supplies                        280.65

Bull Pen Steakhouse               Player Region Game Meals        173.69

Cash                              GBB & BB Game Workers           780.00

Cassutt Masonry & Concrete        Oldham-Grind Concrete           336.60

Century Business Prod.            Maint Cont/Supp/Repair          353.82

Connecting Point                  Computer Repairs                 30.00

Dakota Sports                     Supplies                         75.20

Days Inn                          Lodging                          71.60

Hillyard                          Supplies                        431.52

Home Service Water Cond.          Salt                             85.26

Imprest Fund                      Reimb                           465.78

Jerome E. Vanvooren               Snow Removal                    330.00

John Bjorkman                     Mileage/Meals                   173.90

John Molstad                      Snow Removal                    172.50

Judy Voeltz                       Mileage                         166.13

Kleritec                          Supplies                        202.59

Lowe's                            Supplies                         80.77

Madison Daily Leader              Publishing                       87.19

Mary Jo Thurow                    Supplies                         81.39

Menards                           Supplies                        259.88

Nancy Carmody                     Supplies                         30.09

Office Peeps                      Supplies                        125.82

Petty Cash/Ramona                 Postage/Reimb                    54.73

Prairie Lakes Ed. Coop            Purchased Services               65.50

Professional Security             Bus Driver Drug Testing         189.00

Prostrollo Auto Mall              Repairs                         139.26

Servall Towel & Linen             Purchased Service                86.24

Variety Foods                     FFVP                            387.90


Capital Outlay Fund

Alliance Communications           Phone Service                    50.16

Alltel/Cellular One               Bus Phone Service                74.00

Barger Electric                   Repairs                         703.66

Bud's Clean-Up Service            Garbage Service                 160.05

City Of Oldham                    Water/Sewer                      29.00

Connecting Point                  HP Printer                    1,532.25

K & M Music                       Music Books                      27.80

MCI                               Long Distance                    54.10

Mid-American Energy               Heat-Ramona                   1,875.53

NSP Xcel Energy                   Electricity-Ramona            1,185.76

Ottertail                         Electricity-Oldham              169.59

Prostrollo Auto Mall              2005 Ford FreeStar            8,550.00

R-Store                           Gas/Fuel                      2,827.53

SwiftAir                          Boiler Repairs                1,516.02

Time Management Systems           Payroll Software                 27.60

Town Of Ramona                    Water/Sewer                     170.98


Special Education Fund

John Bjorkman                     Mileage/Meals                    63.64

Madison Community Hospital        OT & PT/Supplies              1,154.66

Pamida                            Supplies                         20.87

Prairie Lakes Ed. Coop            Purchased Services            1,108.61

Sunshine Foods                    Food/Supplies                     4.28


Food Service Fund

Servall Towel & Linen             Purchased Service                29.15

Spring Lake Colony                Contracted Meals                943.10

Sunshine Foods                    Food/Supplies                    14.48

Variety Foods                     Food/Dairy                    2,552.28

      Action #2875:  Motion by Matson, seconded by Waikel to approve the Senior Class Trip to Wisconsin Dells April 8-10.

     Superintendent Bjorkman read the letter from Melody Schopp, Secretary of Education that denied the State’s acceptance of the “Petition to Divide.”

     An architectural firm in Sioux Falls will draft ideas on different options for renovation of the gym, new kitchen, and possible additional classrooms.  The drafts should be available by the April board meeting.

     The board reviewed information on the budget and discussed the possibility of an opt-out.

     Action #2876:  Motion by Malcomb, seconded by Dinges to adopt the 2011-2012 school calendar as presented.  The school will continue with the 4-day school week.

     Superintendent Bjorkman discussed with the board the legislation affecting schools.

     President Beyer read a letter from David Moerrill asking for school boards’ support of him on the State Board of Education.

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

     Superintendent Bjorkman gave his report.

     Action #2877:  Motion by Dinges, seconded by Malcomb to enter into executive session at 8:37 p.m. to discuss a student issue.  Chairman Beyer declared the board out of executive session at 9:27 p.m.

     The next regular meeting of the board is scheduled for Monday, April 11, 2011 at7:00 p.m. in the school resource room.

     Action #2878:  Motion by Dinges, seconded by Matson to adjourn at

9:30 p.m.



GayLynn Hagemann                        Lisa Beyer

Business Manager                        Board President


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