Proceedings: SFIS 10-2-19

Proceedings

Minutes Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Regular Board Meeting 5:30 p.m.

Chairman Ben Black Bear, III, called to order the Regular Board Meeting of St. Francis Indian School Board at 6:26 p.m. Wednesday October 2, 2019. Meeting was held at Greutter hall in St. Francis, SD. Charlee Archambault called the roll. Invocation was given by Henry Quick Bear, Sr. A quorum was present.

Members Present: Ben Black Bear, Ill, Richard “Tuffy” Lunderman Donald Leader Charge, Sr., Rita Means, Henry Quick Bear, Sr., Mike Boltz

Members Absent: None

Ex-Facto Member: LuAnn Werdel (CEO)

Chairman Black Bear asked the Board to give a moment of silence for Ike Schmidt who recently passed away that was a longtime leader of Rosebud Sioux Tribe.

It was moved by Henry Quick Bear, Sr., and seconded by Donald Leader Charge, Sr. to approve the Agenda with the addition of 4.1 Highly Qualified Para for Middle School. The motion carried by show of hands. All present voted “yes”

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It was moved by Henry Quick Bear, Sr. and seconded by Donald Leader Charge Sr. to approve the minutes from August 20, 2019, August 26, 2019, September 11. 2019, September 18, 2019 and September 24, 2019 with corrections. The motion carried by show of hands. All present voted “yes”.

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Chairman Black Bear gave the oath to Michael Boltz, Sr. and he was seated on the St. Francis Indian School Board.

Chairman Black Bear stated nominations are now in order for the office of Vice-Chairman. Mike Boltz nominated Richard “Tuffy” Lunderman for the Vice —Chairmen position. Henry Quick Bear, Sr. ceased the nominations. Mike Boltz seconded it. All present voted “yes”.

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It was moved by Richard “Tuffy” Lunderman and seconded by Henry Quick Bear, Sr. to approve Mike Boltz to sign checks. The motion carried by show of hands. All present voted “yes”.

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Attorney Rebecca Kidder, Frederichs Peebles & Patterson, LLP, gave her introduction to the Board, The Board welcomed her to work with the Board.

It was moved by Donald Leader Charge, Sr. and seconded by Henry Quick Bear, Sr. to excuse Business Manager from this meeting and to table her Report untif the next Regular Board Meeting. The motion carried by show of hands. All present voted “yes”.

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It was moved by Richard “Tuffy” Lunderman and seconded by Donald Leader Charge, Sr. to approve the CEO Report. The motion carried by show of hands. All present voted “yes”.

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It was moved by Richard “Tuffy” Lunderman and seconded by Rita Means to approve the SPED Report. The motion carried by show of hands. All present voted “yes”. Chairman Black Bear not voting.

It was moved by Richard “Tuffy” Lunderman and seconded by Rita Means to approve the 4.1 the Highly Qualified Para for High School. Geraldine Eastman The motion carried by show of hands. All present voted “yes” Chairman Black Bear not voting.

It was moved by Donald Leader Charge, Sr. and seconded by Richard “Tuffy” Lunderman to go into Executive session at 7:30 p.m. The motion carried by show of hands. All present voted “yes”.

Chairman Black Bear called the Board out of Executive Session at 8:09 p.m.

It was moved by Henry Quick Bear, Sr. and seconded by Rita Means to have the CEO continue on with legal action. The motion carried by show of hands. All present voted “yes”.

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It was moved by Henry Quick Bear, Sr. and seconded by Richard “Tuffy” Lunderman to adjourn the meeting at 8:11 p.m. The motion carried by show of hands. All present voted “yes”.

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Approved October 22, 2019

/s/Ben Black Bear

Ben Black Bear, Ill Board Chairman

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Published: November 6, 2019

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