The Board of Education of Hay Springs Public Schools District #3 held its regular meeting on April 14, 2014 at the school cafeteria. Notice of the said meeting was published in the March 20, 2014 edition of the Sheridan County Journal Star. The meeting was called to order at 7:02 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. Brenda Johnson arrived at 7:04 p.m. Superintendent Pummel was also present. LB861 – requires health screenings in schools. Johnson will help. – A list of end of year activities was reviewed. Joy Houser was introduced as the new Activities Director. The summer camp list was reviewed. Summer school is still being finalized. The middle school quiz bowl team won. The need for year round quiz bowl was addressed. Hay Springs High School took first place in our division at CSC Scholastic Day. Middle Level/High School had four parents not attend parent-teacher conferences. Elementary had 100% attendance. Krystyn Turman and Jen Young requested transportation for 3 and 4 year old preschool students especially during the noon hour. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Reed to approve the minutes of March 10, 2014 regular meeting with the addition of the starting time of executive session and the minutes of the March 17, 2014 special meeting. A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Anderson to approve the agenda of the April 14, 2014 meeting. The banners in Lister-Sage will be updated, washed, and hung after graduation. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Kearns to approve the 2014-2015 teaching contracts as presented. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Hunzeker to approve the bills and payroll as presented. A motion was made by Kearns and seconded by Reed to approve the 2014-2015 Maintenance Plan as presented. A motion was made by Langford and seconded by Hunzeker to go into executive session at 7:43 pm for the purpose of protecting the reputation of individuals. Langford repeated the motion. A motion was made by Kearns and seconded by Anderson to return to open session at 8:47 p.m. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Hunzeker to rescind Mr. Pummel’s resignation and reinstate the Superintendent contract with changes. The meeting adjourned at 8:50 p.m. The following bills and payroll were approved:
Payroll $75,144.76; Accelerated Receivables $240.21; ACT $208.60; AFLAC $1,340.22; American Funds $3,170.66; AS Central Services $233.21; Blue Cross/Blue Shield $25,240.97; Chadron Community Hospital $293.60; CinDesign $71.75; Culligan $34.50; Dell $965.26; EBSCO $59.90; EMC Insurance $11,382.00; ESU #13 $4,451.82; Faronics $3,110.50; Frontier $433.64; Great Plains $542.31; Hay Springs Public School $475.00; Hay Springs Water $255.36; HSPS - Cash Desktop $5,996.00; HSPS - Hot Lunch $987.82; Ideal $143.86; John Voehl $250.00; JW Pepper $45.49; KONE $1,344.72; Lister Sage Community Operation Acct. $420.00; Music Express $245.00; NDE Early Childhood Center $50.00; NE Dept. of Revenue $2,975.05; NE Retirement Systems $21,782.89; Newegg Business $9,081.98; Norms NAPA $7.14; NPPD $2,735.59; Occupational Therapy Services $1,930.15; Pioneer Manor Daycare $342.50; Plan Services $1,800.00; Protex Central $94.05; Quill $3,609.52; Quiz Bowl Questions - Kathy Cloud $160.00; Really Good Stuff $356.66; Region I OHD $282.73; Sackers $1,011.58; Sandhills News $82.36; Security First Bank - 125 Plan $1,356.50; Security First Bank - Federal $27,216.54; Security First Bank - Hay Springs $1,939.68; Security First Bank - Rapid City $1,026.46; Source Gas $1,936.51; Student Assurance Services $500.00; Talking Fingers $378.00; Toof’s Diesel $10.88; United States Welding $89.38; Verizon $11.20; WNCC $1,194.00; Xerox $644.01; Young’s Repair $54.29.
Published: May 7, 2014