The Board of Education of Hay Springs Public Schools District #3 held its regular meeting on January 13, 2014 at the school cafeteria. Notice of the said meeting was published in the December 25, 2013 edition of the Sheridan County Journal Star. The meeting was called to order at 7:01 p.m. by President Langford. Posting for Open Meeting Law was pointed out. All motions received unanimous approval unless otherwise stated. Present – Matt Anderson, Mike Hunzeker, Brenda Johnson, Miriam Kearns, Everette Langford, and Marilyn Reed. Superintendent Pummel was also present. Auditorium repairs are almost complete. Insulation has been added. The fire alarm is being rewired and carpet is being laid this week. The lights will be advertised for sale by sealed bid. Activities take approximately 12-15 trips annually and very few of them require a bus. The suburbans have reduced the need for busing. A listing of vehicles was presented. Eldon Terrell through the Dorothy Anderson Memorial Trust has donated money to help offset the cost of the new heating and cooling in the auditorium, as well as any other upgrades to the auditorium that will benefit the community. LB682 is a new bill proposed and would require schools with less than 650 students join with three other school districts to align bell schedules, school calendar, etc. beginning in 2015. 705 items were collected for the community food drive - 3rd grade took 1st place; 4th grade took 2nd, and 1st grade took 3rd place. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Hunzeker to approve the minutes of December 9, 2013 regular meeting. A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Anderson to approve the agenda of the January 13, 2014 meeting. No motion. Anderson and Langford attended. The sound system has been checked and is working much better. The camera system was shut off by a patron. Lister addressed this issue with the patron and the issue has been resolved. No motion. The calendar proposals will be reviewed by staff at the 1/14/13 staff meeting and also posted to the website for public review and comment. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Kearns to approve policy 9.11 as presented. A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Johnson to approve the bills and payroll as presented. The meeting adjourned at 7:45 p.m. The following bills & payroll were approved:
Payroll $70,814.44; AFLAC $1,340.22; American Funds $3,079.20; American Time $134.94; AS Central Services $233.21; Blue Cross/Blue Shield $25,285.16; Brand-Aid Appliance $59.00; Chadron Community Hospital $680.96; CinDesign $151.00; Consolidated Services $10,503.00; Culligan $40.25; Dell $372.95; ESU #13 $4,436.82; Frontier $343.40; Fuller Construction $2,779.00; Great Plains $578.79; Hay Springs Lumber $1,629.25; Hay Springs Lumber $889.67; Hay Springs Public School $475.00; Hay Springs Water $65.78; HSPS - Cash Desktop $3,966.59; HSPS - Hot Lunch $640.70; HSPS - Hot Lunch $450.00; Ideal $545.03; Jostens $66.81; KONE $1,300.98; Lister Sage Community Operation Acct. $420.00; Mansfield Enterprises $154.00; Marbow $175.45; McGraw Hill $327.99; Morford’s Decorating $2,166.27; NE Dept. of Revenue $2,968.03; NE Retirement Systems $21,093.95; NPPD $6,096.16; Pioneer Manor Daycare $250.01; Plan Services $1,800.00; Protex Central $382.00; Quill $1,206.34; Region I OHD $317.52; Sackers $913.93; Sandhills News $67.62; Security First Bank - 125 Plan $1,356.50; Security First Bank - Federal $26,252.05; Security First Bank - Hay Springs $1,939.68; Security First Bank - Rapid City $1,026.46; Shell $349.20; Source Gas $2,821.54; Sweetwater $902.95; Toof’s Diesel Repair $2,654.45; Verizon $119.99; Walmart $610.03; WestCo $1,933.59; Xerox $648.47.
Published: January 22, 2014