School Board Meeting

Oldham-Ramona School Dist 39-5

August 8, 2011


     The Oldham-Ramona School Board of Education met in regular session at 7:00 p.m. at the gymnasium in Oldham.  Present were Lisa Beyer, Larry Malcomb, Mike Matson, Chandra Waikel, and Jay Hojer.  Others present were Dick Amert, Supt Brian Sieh, Business Manager GayLynn Hagemann, and forty-seven community members.  Chairman Beyer, who established a quorum was present, called the meeting to order.  Unless noted all motions were unanimous.

     The building renovation project and floor plans were presented by Dick Amert.  The board and community members had several questions and comments.

     Action #2949:  Motion by Waikel, seconded by Hojer to hire Dick Amert as the construction manager for the project.

     Action #2950:  Motion by Matson, seconded by Waikel to approve the minutes of the special meeting held July 8, 2011 and the July 14, 2011 minutes.

     Action #2951:  Motion by Hojer, seconded by Waikel to approve the financial reports as presented.


















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 Sioux Valley TV








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   Balance 7/31/11



     Action #2952:  Motion by Waikel, seconded by Matson to enter into executive session at 7:13 p.m. to discuss personnel.  Chairman Beyer declared the board out of executive session at 7:20 p.m.

     Action #2953:  Motion by Hojer, seconded by Matson to approve the following bills for payment.


General Fund

Ace Hardware                      Supplies                         26.09

Alison Eide                       Mowing @ Oldham/Weed Spray      551.15

Area II ASBO                      Membership Dues                  65.00

Brian Sieh                        Travel Expense/Backgrnd Chk     230.35

Brookings Register                Advertising                      85.12

Campbell Supply                   Supplies/Repairs                133.80

Central Business Supply           Supplies                         19.62

Central Restaurant Products       Supplies                        469.52

Century Business Prod.            Maint Cont/Supp/Repair          114.03

Continental Western Ins.          Insurance Premium               255.00

Crystal Brook Direct              Supplies                        267.96

Dakota ACAC                       Registration                     40.00

Dakota Sports                     Supplies                        167.10

DVL Fire & Safety                 Annual Fire Extingshr Inspectn  262.50

Green Thumb Commodities           Use Of Forklift                  30.00

Hermitage Art Co.                 Supplies/Music                   55.44

Home Service Water Cond.          Salt                             70.20

Houghton-Mifflin                  Supplies/Books                  913.00

Imprest Fund                      Reimb                            75.41

Interstate All Battery Ctr        Supplies                         20.00

Jerome E. VanVooren               Purchased Service                80.00

Julie Larson                      Reimb Supplies                   27.48

Katie Brown                       Reimb Supplies                  123.26

Kim Pederson                      Reimb Supplies                   31.48

Madison Daily Leader              Publishing                      213.87

Maximum Promotions                Banners-GBB Distr/1996 GBB DVC  807.64

McLeod's                          Supplies                        105.68

Menards                           Supplies                        271.84

Myron Nagel                       Reimb Supt House Maint         2,107.78

Office Peeps                      Supplies                         49.90

Pamida                            Supplies                         31.15

Pearson Education                 Supplies                      1,065.70

Petty Cash/Ramona                 Postage/Reimb                    53.19

Prairie Lakes Ed. Coop            Purchased Services               40.83

Pro-Cellular                      Blackberry Phone                109.98

Prom Nite                         Supplies                         87.93

Really Good Stuff                 Supplies/Books                  127.06

Rochester 100                     Supplies                         78.75

R-Stop & Shop                     Gas/Fuel                        564.00

Rutland School District           Reimb                           463.43

SASD                              Membership Dues                 385.10

Satco Supply                      Supplies                        140.65

Scholastic                        Books/Supplies                   12.64

School Mate                       Supplies                        117.00

School Specialty                  Supplies                        268.87

School Specialty/Classroom Direct Supplies                        106.25


SD Teacher Placement              Membership Dues                 420.00

Sioux Falls School Dist 49-5      Supplies                        135.74

Stumps/Shindigz                   Supplies                         58.54

Training Room                     Supplies                        247.94

Vowac                             Supplies                         66.64


Capital Outlay Fund

Alliance Communications           Phone Service                    49.24

At&T Mobility                     Bus Phones                      147.00

Automatic Building Controls       Fire Alarm Maint & Contract     616.00

Budgetext                         Textbooks                        38.20

Bud's Clean-Up Service            Garbage Service                 160.05

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

City Of Oldham                    Water/Sewer                      29.00

CJ Lembcke Construction           Covered Structural Check Points 635.36

Connecting Point                  Repair Tablet Computers         610.50

Follett Ed. Services              Textbooks                       580.72

IBM Corp.                         Server                        5,095.00

Mcgraw-Hill School Pub.           Supplies                         42.20

MCI                               Long Distance                   107.13

Mid-American Energy               Heat-Ramona                      25.24

Northwestern Energy               Heat-Oldham                      27.35

NSP Xcel Energy                   Electricity-Ramona              680.32

Ottertail                         Electricity-Oldham               64.54

R-Stop & Shop                     Gas/Fuel                        721.76

School Reach/Group Cast           Admin Software                  400.00

Time Management Systems           Payroll Software                 32.20

Town Of Ramona                    Water/Sewer                     116.00


Special Education Fund

Augustana College                 Sped Registration               250.00

Barnes & Noble                    Books                            51.29

Carson-Dellosa Publish.           Supplies                         98.13

Central Business Supply           Supplies                         35.78

Children's Care Hosp & School     Services-Day Program          3,010.25

Didax                             Supplies                         69.30

Imprest Fund                      Reimb                           679.35

Laura Hoek                        Mileage                         374.81

Lingui Systems                    Supplies                        506.05

Madison Community Hospital        OT & PT/Supplies                316.55

Prairie Lakes Ed. Coop            Purchased Services            1,523.43

Really Good Stuff                 Supplies/Books                   50.92

Rochester 100                     Supplies                         26.25

School Specialty                  Supplies                         46.44

School Specialty/Classroom Direct Supplies                         39.81


Food Service Fund

Central Restaurant Products       Supplies                        584.42

Spring Lake Colony                Contracted Meals              3,848.26

     Action #2954:  Motion by Waikel, seconded by Matson to approve the “Food Service Management Contract” with Spring Lake Colony for 2011-12.  

     The board reviewed the first reading of the “Virtual High School” addition to the high school policy handbook.

     Action #2955:  Motion by Waikel, seconded by Matson to enter into executive session at 8:40 p.m. to discuss personnel.  Chairman Beyer declared the board out of executive session at 9:15 p.m.

     Action #2956:  Motion by Waikel, seonced by Malcomb to approve the business manager contract for 2011-12, GayLynn Hagemann, $36,630.75.

     The board discussed items that have been stolen from the gymnasium/kitchen in Oldham.  Several suggestions were made regarding the rental of the facility. 


     Action #2957:  Motion by Waikel, seconded by Hojer to approve open enrollment applications for seven students (#4-#10).

     Superintendent Sieh discussed the Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) assessments.

     Action #2958:  Motion by Waikel, seconded by Malcomb to obtain bids for a new boiler or forced air system.  The current boiler did not meet the requirements during the inspection and will need to be repaired or replaced before winter.

     Action #2959:  Motion by Hojer, seconded by Matson to renew the School Reach program for 2011-12.

     Action #2960:  Motion by Malcomb, seconded by Matson to approve Lake Preston’s open enrollment pickup point per SB77.

     Action #2961:  Motion by Hojer, seconded by Malcomb to add golf as a spring sport with SD High School Activities Association.  The basic cost will be transportation as someone volunteered for the coaching position.

     Action #2962:  Motion by Hojer, seconded by Waikel to approve the renewal rate increase for vision insurance through Vision Services plan ($9.50 single, $19.60 family).

     Action #2963:  Motion by Malcomb, seconded by Hojer to approve the student/athlete catastrophic accident insurance renewal through Dissenger Reed for $750.

     Mike Matson gave the Prairie Lakes Educational Co-op report.

     The board heard Superintendent Sieh’s report.

     Action #2964:  Motion by Malcomb, seconded by Waikel to enter into executive session at 10:11 p.m. to discuss a student issue.  Chairman Beyer declared the board out of executive session at 10:17 p.m.

     The next regular meeting of the board is scheduled for Monday, September 12, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.

     Action #2965:  Motion by Hojer, seconded by Matson to adjourn at 10:24 p.m.











GayLynn Hagemann                              Lisa Beyer

Business Manager                              Board President


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