Proceedings: TCSD 10-22-18


Todd County School District

Mission, South Dakota

The October 22, 2018 regular meeting of the Todd County School District Board of Education was held in the Curriculum Center of the Administration Building.

Board Vice President Debra Boyd called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. All motions carried unanimously, unless otherwise stated.

Gabriel Red Kettle sang the Lakota Flag Song.

MEMBERS PRESENT: Vice President Debra Boyd, Member Linda Bordeaux, Member Michelle Allen, Member Shelley Means.

MEMBER ABSENT: President Sandra K Dillon.

ADMINISTRATORS PRESENT: Interim Superintendent Dr Richard Bordeaux, Business Manager Chad Blotsky, Public Relations Coordinator Phyllis Littau, Assistant Elementary Principal Jody Jackson.

TCSD STAFF PRESENT: Tess Canet, Yancy Gunhammer, Jim Williams, Amanda Bordeaux, Tonya Whirlwind Soldier. 

OTHERS PRESENT: Sandi Wright, Shallon Bordeaux, Isaac Lindskov, Avery White Horse, Kassy Hardesty, Donte Trujillo, Kendra Elk Looks Back.

Motion by Allen, second by Means to adopt the regular agenda as submitted.

Public Forum/Board Comments:

High School Student Council members were sworn in and provided an update of planned activities: President Donte’ Trujillo, Vice President Kassy Hardesty, Secretary Kendra Elk Looks Back, Treasurer Shallon Bordeaux, Sargent-At-Arms Avery White Horse.

The 2018-2019 Emergency School Bus Mutual Assistance Pact from ASBSD was reviewed.

The First Reading was held on School Board Policies: 

Section C General School Administration.

Motion by Bordeaux, second by Allen to approve the Consent Agenda, as amended:

A. Approve minutes of October 9, 2018 regular meeting and October 10, 2018 special meeting.

B. Pay bills for October:

GENERAL FUND: American Horse School, $150.00; ASBSD Workers Comp Fund, $118,969.00; Bryan Burnette, $458.00; CDW Government, $4,929.39; Cole Papers Inc, $519.84; College Board, $735.00; Corky’s Auto Supply, $4,409.28; Country Fabric & Craft, $2,793.40; Dairy Queen, $622.51; Data Management Inc, $7,050.65; Days Inn, $2,880.00; Demco, $66.74; Douglas High School, $50.00; Jim Doyle, $125.00; Deann Eastman-Jansen, $832.94; Bradley Flood, $687.26; Wayne Frederick, $318.00; Golden West Companies, $4,709.82; Haggerty’s Musicworks, $209.20; Michael Hammer, $506.68; Harry K NAPA-Winner, $11.27; Kathleen High Pipe, $150.00; Hillyard/Sioux Falls, $11,299.05; Jeremy Hinwood, $125.00; Hometown Lumber, $808.00; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, $1,357.82; Mark Iyotte, $175.00; KINI Radio, $500.00; Bobbie Knispel, $318.00; LaCreek Electric Association Inc, $1,841.94; Marco Technologies LLC, $7,313.59; Menards-Rapid City, $191.80; Microtel Rapid City, $56.00; Seth Monson, $125.00; Orlando Morrison, $133.44; Office of Weights/Measures, $56.00; Parent Teacher Home Visits, $1,725.00; Pearson Education, $1,176.65; PESI, $189.99; Plains Trading Company, $1,904.76; Provencial Towing, $889.50; Purchase Power, $3,535.00; Quill Corporation, $519.96; Monica Rahn, $318.00; Region VII Music, $63.00; Rosebud Building Products Inc, $3,081.81; Rosebud Concrete Inc, $622.50; Rosebud Rental, $72.80; Randy Schmidt, $125.00; Shelby Schmit, $126.42; Robin Schmitz, $139.39; School Specialty Inc, $22.78; Solid Waste Collection, $393.24; Justo Tobar, $314.84; Todd County Tribune, $660.12; US Postal Service, $208.00; Verizon Business, $71.24; Vital Records, $15.00; Westover Electric, $363.16; Tonya Whirlwind Soldier, $1,200.00; White River High School, $25.00; TOTAL GENERAL FUND WARRANTS DISBURSED FOR OCTOBER 22, 2018: $193,247.78.

JOHNSON O’MALLEY: Arby’s, $87.23; Jewel II, $242.00; McDonalds, $270.99; Plains Trading Company, $312.16; Reinhart Foodservice, $1,855.88; Taco Johns, $91.50; TOTAL JOHNSON O’MALLEY WARRANTS DISBURSED FOR OCTOBER 22, 2018: $2,859.76.

SCHOOL WIDE: Plains Trading Company, $23,895.27; Reinhart Foodservice, $1,503.73; Starr Global Learning Network, $750.90; TOTAL SCHOOL WIDE WARRANTS DISBURSED FOR OCTOBER 22, 2018: $26,149.90.

CAPITAL OUTLAY: Data Management Inc, $21,281.04; Weathercraft Company, $27,842.00; TOTAL CAPITAL OUTLAY WARRANTS DISBURSED FOR OCTOBER 22, 2018: $49,123.04.

SPECIAL EDUCATION: Aces Equipment Sales LLC, $793.70; Molly Dent ED S, $8,534.98; Undisclosed Recipient, $674.52; Golden West Companies, $753.53; Undisclosed Recipient, $54.60; NCS Pearson Inc, $8,212.66; Office Products Center, $64.99; Undisclosed Recipient, $526.20; US Postal Service, $116.00; Winner Physical Therapy Inc, $15,500.00; TOTAL SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND WARRANTS DISBURSED FOR OCTOBER 22, 2018: $35,231.18.

FOOD SERVICE FUND: Central Restaurant Products, $520.61; Reinhart Foodservice, $84,016.91; TOTAL FOOD SERVICE FUND WARRANTS DISBURSED FOR OCTOBER 22, 2018: $84,537.52. 

TRUST & AGENCY: Expenditures - $726.45; TOTAL TRUST & AGENCY WARRANTS DISBURSED FOR OCTOBER 22, 2018: $726.45.

C. Authorize administration to advertise for bid to purchase two new 2019 Transit Style School Busses.

D. Approve supplemental contract offer:

1. Donna Winters, Rodeo Club Advisor at TCHS, $2,175.00.

E. Approve support staff recommendations:

1. Clint Kills In Water, FS Assistant at TCMS, $10.50 per hour, 143 days.

2. Thomas Allen-Marshall, Districtwide Truancy Officer, $10.25 per hour, 143 days.

3. Jennifer Grass Rope, Districtwide Truancy Officer, $10.25 per hour, 143 days.

Motion by Bordeaux, second by Means to amend the end time on the 2018-2019 School Calendar as follows:

TC Elementary – 3:00 p.m.

K-8 – 3:00 p.m. (no change)

Middle School – 3:15 p.m.

High School – 3:30 p.m. (no change).

Motion by Means, second by Allen to accept the resignation of Tim Cournoyer Sr., Director of Transportation & Building Maintenance, effective October 19, 2018 with $1,433.00 in liquidated damages.

Motion by Means, second by Bordeaux to accept the resignation of Autumn Shone, Elementary Teacher at He Dog School, effective October 12, 2018 with $3,000.00 in liquidated damages.

Motion by Means, second by Allen to enter into Executive Session for personnel under SDCL 1-25-2, at 5:56 p.m. 

Vice President reconvened the regular meeting at 6:32 p.m.

Motion by Bordeaux, second by Allen to enter into the following certified contract for the 2018-2019 school year:

Rena Johnson, Lakota Language Teacher, Elementary, $36,569.00 prorated.

Motion by Bordeaux, second by Means to offer the following Supplemental contracts. (Vote 3-0, with Boyd abstaining).

Kellan Herman, Head Boys Basketball Coach at TCHS, $5,481.00.

Promote Joey Boyd from Ninth Grade Boys Basketball Coach to Assistant Boys Basketball Coach.


Regular board meeting – Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 5:30 P.M. at the Curriculum Center.

Admin/Board Retreat, Wednesday November 14, 2018.

NIISA Conference – December 10-11, 2018 in Las Vegas, NV.

NAFIS Spring Conference – March 17-19, 2019 in Washington, DC.

NSBA Conference – March 30 – April 1, 2019 in Philadelphia, PA.

The meeting adjourned at 6:36 p.m.

Debra Boyd, Vice President.

Chad Blotsky, Business Manager & Recorder

Published once at the total approximate cost of $88.83

Published: November 21, 2018

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