Minutes of the Regular Meeting Hay Springs Public School District #3, September 15, 2014

The Board of Education of Hay Springs Public Schools District #3 held its regular meeting on September 15, 2014 at the school cafeteria. Notice of the said meeting was published in the August 20, 2014 edition of the Sheridan County Journal Star. The meeting was called to order at 7:43 p.m. by President Langford. Posting for Open Meeting Law was pointed out. All motions received unanimous approval unless otherwise stated. Matt Anderson, Mike Hunzeker, Brenda Johnson, Miriam Kearns, Everette Langford, Marilyn Reed. Superintendent Pummel was also present. Enrollment is up approximately 2-3%. The football field/playground fence has been replaced. The grandparent day lunch was a success – there was approximately 60 adults in attendance. The year is off to an excellent start. Marx and Houser accompanied students to the CSC College Fair. Reimann and Marx are working to get a scholarship list online at www.hshawks.com. Stangle has been approved to teach Intermediate Algebra for dual credit through WNCC. ACT Prep is planned and students will have the ability to participate online from home. Zac Alcorn arranged the donation of 22 sets of new shoulder pads to the HSH Football team. HSH hosted the JVVB tournament this past weekend – Houser credited the team effort from staff and community for the success of this tournament. No board comments. No public comments. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Reed to approve the minutes of August 11, 2014 regular meeting. A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Anderson to approve the agenda of the September 15, 2014 meeting. Anderson reported that communication between Lister and the school has been great. Mandelko is concerned about space and the amount of equipment in the weight area at Lister. A motion was made by Kearns and seconded by Reed to set the final tax request for 2014-2015 at $1.05. A motion was made by Anderson and seconded by Hunzeker to approve the 2014-2015 school district budget. Work on the new field lights is set to begin after this football season. A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Hunzeker to approve the Lois Speer purchase agreement as presented in the amount of $15,000. A motion was made by Kearns and seconded by Anderson to approve the Robert Drew purchase agreement as presented in the amount of $5,000. Mr. Pummel presented the advertising plan for the upcoming Superintendent vacancy. A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Johnson to approve the bills and payroll as presented. The meeting adjourned at 8:37 p.m.

The following bills and payroll were approved: 

Payroll $75,665.37; AFLAC $1,544.82; Advanced Building Service $520.00; American Funds $3,436.48; AS Central Services $236.79; Blue Cross/Blue Shield $27,792.12; Cengage Learning $368.50; Chadron Glass $60.00; CinDesign $96.70; Culligan $17.25; EMC $3,563.93; Engravers $48.00; ESU #13 $6,597.23; Follett $820.32; Frontier $1,186.81; Haggerty’s Musicworks $1,061.10; Hay Springs Lumber $1,992.37; Hay Springs Public School $275.00; Hay Springs Water $902.88; Hencey Plumbing $2,435.69; Houghton Mifflin $761.12; HSPS - Cash Desktop $5,841.44; HSPS - Hot Lunch $1,550.35; HSPS - Hot Lunch $1,107.80; Ideal $459.85; Kim Marx $81.75; Lister Sage Community Operation Acct. $420.00; Mansfield $1,028.93; Morford’s $3,904.00; NASB $25.00; NE Dept. of Revenue $2,995.25; NE Retirement Systems $21,502.47; NPPD $1,904.78; Quality Carpet Care $3,200.00; Quality Lawn Care $292.50; Quill $3,787.21; Region I OHD $952.56; Regional Care Inc $1,020.00; Roberts Electric $552.99; Ryan Turman $1,200.00; Scholastic $97.99; School Specialty $183.27; School Specialty $543.47; Security First Bank - 125 Plan $1,610.34; Security First Bank - Federal $27,984.54; Security First Bank - Hay Springs $1,939.68; Security First Bank - Rapid City $983.13; Sheridan County Treasurer $1,000.20; Uline $662.40; United States Welding $139.04; Vista Higher Learning $94.64; Westco $694.81; Xerox $691.74.

Published: September 24, 2014