June 2017 Newsletter
"It takes nothing to join the crowd. It takes everything to stand alone."
Hans F. Hansen
Marion Business & Professional Organization met on Thursday, June 8,
2017 at 12:00 p.m. at Katie’s Malt Shoppe & Restaurant with 14
members in attendance.
Businesses present were: Al’s Studio, Central Farmer’s Coop.,
Cherrybean Coffee, City Economic Development Coordinator, Donlan’s, Luke
Heating/Cooling/Plumbing, Marion Record, Marion School, Priority Real
Estate, Saunders Chiropractic, Schmidt Country, SEFP and Southeastern
meeting minutes and a financial report were distributed.
Motion was made by Dick Luke, seconded by Dr. Jon Saunders to
approve the minutes and financial report as presented.
was advised the promotional drawing for July will be sponsored by Schmidt
was held on the Summer Celebration.
Information was provided on the organization’s parade entry.
A reminder was given for the Bingo prizes/donations deadline.
Matt Donlan, Marion Area Community Club president, advised the MACC
will be hosting a social function at the Bandstand on Saturday evening
following the Alumni Banquet.
It was reported Jen Tieszen with Priority Real Estate will be
providing free sno-cones during the celebration outside her new office
location on Broadway Avenue (by Bud’s Tavern).
Schulte, SEFP facilitator, distributed and reviewed her monthly
Schulte reported she worked with eight clients in May and has six
business plans in progress.
Information was provided on additional client stats, as well as
Shop at Home activities and entrepreneurship myths.
Minster, Marion MS/HS Principal, provided information on various school
Minster reported on preliminary test scores, planned Middle School
changes and new teachers for the 2017/2018 school year.
next meeting will be at 12:00 p.m. on July 13, 2017 at Katie’s Malt
Shoppe & Restaurant.
to the call and the notice thereof, the School Board of the Marion School
District 60-3, Marion, Turner County, SD met in regular session on the
twelfth day of June, 2017. Call to order was made by President of the
School Board, Josh Luke, at 7:00 pm, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Dan Buse, Larry Langerock, Josh
Luke, Jared Schmidt and Scott Tieszen.
David Colberg, Superintendent; Katie Minster, Principal; and
Aaron Thompson, Business Manager. Absent:
16/17-95: Agenda – On
motion by Langerock, second by Buse to approve the agenda as presented.
All members voted in favor; motion carried.
16/17-96: Consent Motion – On
motion by Tieszen, second by Schmidt to approve the following consent
items: a) approve minutes from the previous month and acknowledge receipt
of the Cornbelt Coop minutes, b) approve the financial reports of the
District (to be published in paper), c) approve the claims against the
District for the month of June and to approve checks to be issued in their
payment (bills to be published in paper). All members voted in favor;
Luke introduced Ethan Hernandez to give his Senior Presentation to the
Board. His presentation was on an auto body project he had been working
Luke informed the Board on a program for nonfiction reading called Newsela.
Anne Pankratz informed the Board that she will be attending the National
FCCLA Competition with Michalee Globke next month in Nashville. She also
wanted to thank everyone who gave teacher appreciation gifts and treats
Board President Josh Luke inquired about the school grounds for the
Manager Aaron Thompson gave the Board information on health insurance
updates, LED lighting, and football field lighting updates.
Principal Katie Minster shared information on switching classrooms in the
MS and HS, scheduling for next year, dual credit classes, and transcripts.
She also gave a presentation on Smarter Balanced test data for MS/HS
David Colberg gave updates on the FB field project, Dibels testing,
basketball shot clocks, and DCI training. He also gave the Board a
presentation on Smarter Balanced test data for the elementary students.
16/17-97: Amend Wellness Policy
– Let it be hereby resolved that on motion by Buse, second by Schmidt to
amend Policy ADF (Wellness Policy) as presented to the Marion School Board
of Education. A copy of the policy will be kept on file in the Business
Office and on the Marion School website. All members voted in favor;
16/17-98: Approve Nurse Contract
– On motion by Langerock, second by Schmidt to approve the School Health
Services Contract from Pioneer Memorial for the 2017/2018 fiscal school
year. All members voted in favor; motion carried.
16/17-99: Gas/Diesel Quotes
– On motion by Buse, second by Tieszen to accept the fuel quote from
Schmidt Country, DBA Marion Oil, for road diesel fuel, at $0.015 below
pump price, less Federal taxes, and to accept the fuel quote from
Donlan’s Foodland for 10% ethanol gasoline and regular gasoline at $0.04
below pump price, less Federal taxes for the 2017/2018 fiscal school year.
All members voted in favor; motion carried. Quote was also received from
D&R at $0.10 above vendor fuel cost.
16/17-100: Insurance Renewal Resolution –
Be it hereby moved and resolved that on motion by Schmidt, second by
Langerock, the Marion School Board of the Marion School District, acting
pursuant to SDCL ch. 1-24 and SDCL 13-10-3, 13-8-39, and the general
authority of SDCL title 13, hereby adopts, approves, and ratifies the ASB
Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund Participation Agreement, and the ASB
Property and Liability Trust Fund Participation Agreement, effective as of
the time of adoption of this motion. A copy of these Participation
Agreements and Renewal Motions will be kept on file in the Business
Office. All members voted in favor; motion carried.
16/17-101: Transfer Funds –
On motion by Buse, second by Langerock to transfer funds in the amount of
$225,000 from the Capital Outlay Fund to the General Fund. All members
voted in favor; motion carried.
16/17-102: Surplus Property
– On motion by Schmidt, second by Tieszen to declare various Math
textbooks and library books as surplus property. A list of the surplus
property will be kept on file in the Business Office. All members voted in
favor; motion carried.
16/17-103: Amend Certified Contract
– On motion by Langerock, second by Buse to amend the certified contract
of Jesse Johnson to PE / Health / Elementary Computers Teacher for the
2017/2018 school year. All members voted in favor; motion carried.
16/17-104: Approve Contracts
– On motion by Langerock, second by Buse to approve the following
contracts for the 2017/2018 school year, with salaries to be published
July, 2017: Laura Schoenwald – 5th Grade Teacher, Linda Luke
– Part Time Librarian Aide, Amanda Dent – FB Cheer Advisor, Anne
Pankratz – Prom Co-Advisor. All members voted in favor; motion carried.
16/17-105: Resignation of Board Member
– On motion by Schmidt, second by Langerock to accept the resignation of
Dan Buse from the Marion School Board of Education, effective when a
replacement can take his place on the Board, and to thank him for his
service to the District. All members voted in favor; motion carried.
16/17-106: Adjourn – On
motion by Langerock, second by Schmidt to adjourn the school board meeting
at 8:37 pm. All members voted in favor; motion carried.
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