SFIS Proceedings 8-20-18


Minutes August 20, 2018

Special Meeting

Chairwoman Colombe called the Special Meeting of the Board to order at 4:14 p.m., Wednesday, August 20, 2018 at the Crazy Horse Administration Building at St. Francis, S.D. Chairwoman Colombe called the roll. Ben Black Bear provided the invocation. A quorum was present. 

Members Present: Lynne Colombe, Donald Leader Charge, Rita Means, Henry Quick Bear, Sr., and Ben Black Bear, III. Ex-facto members present: LuAnn Werdel, CEO and Dr. Roger Bordeaux, Interim Superintendent. Excused: Georgia Kills In Water

Additions to the agenda: None

Deletions to the agenda: None

Public Participation: No Requests

It was moved by Ben Black Bear III, and seconded by Henry Quick Bear to approve the agenda. The motion carried by show of hands. All present voted “yes” except Colombe who did not vote. 4-0-1-1-0

Dr. Roger Bordeaux formally introduced himself to the Board. Dr. Roger Bordeaux explained the Handbook Review process. Dr. Bordeaux informed the Board that the school documents under review relied heavily on reference to South Dakota state law. Dr. Bordeaux advised the Board to take out all references to South Dakota state law from the documents (excluding non-profit sections) where deemed unnecessary under local or Rosebud Sioux Tribal law.

The following documents were included in the Handbook Review: By-laws, Policies and Procedure, Personnel Policies and Procedures, and Index to all Manuals. Discussion ensued with the Board with some items of discussion being: the Grievance Procedure, Truancy Policy, and the inclusion of school interventions on student behalf for improving services to prevent and/or monitor student truancy.

It was moved by Ben Black Bear, III and seconded by Henry Quick Bear, Sr. to adjourn the meeting at 5:08 p.m. The motion carried by show of hands. All present voted “yes” who were present. 5-0-0-1-0

Henry Quick Bear, Secretary

Approved with amendments September 12, 2018

Lynne Colombe, President

Published once at the total approximate cost of $25.83

Published: October 10, 2018

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