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notices GS OF ILLE BOARD August, 17, 1998 School Board of n regular session on 17, 1998 at 7:30 P.M. ;itizen Center due to at the school. Present: Kathi Thymian, , Scott Maas, Jim Nelson Kevin Plemmons Jeff Taylor, Terry Stattelman, Glenn Fellows, Gary Pfleger, Sue Maus, Gale Stone, Dan Hanratty, Joanne Jandro, Brent Gene Weeding, lie Inforzato. was called to order by at 7:35 P.M Nelson, seconded by R. unanimously camed, to with the addition of for 1998-99 and General Obligation seconded by y carried, to Items as follows: minutes from July 20, 1998 meetings. paid $769,461.18 FED, b .............. $98,392.94 .$92,655.82 ..................... $960,509.94 the letter of resignation Science teacher with service to Ortonvitle the letter of resignation EBD Classroom for her service to : School. the extra-curricular contract listing as .) be attached to and ! the offloial minutes in the are recorded as Family Service collaborative annual review was Gale Mittelstaedt. Financial Report for September and Referral introduced new staff, Kirsten Tatge, .=n and Curt Bailey g project and orders with the the School Board start on time. on Summer figures and times. tns reported on the discipline Mr. Rheingans and Mr. Julie Kunde and the placement seconded by carried, to y products Bids were also and Cass ias y R. Thompson, and unanimously the low bid for bakery Bids were seconded by unanimously carded, bid for fuel or buses were also submitted Recognizing that on unleaded fuel the Board called for bids on gasoline to be awarded at their next meeting on September 21, 1998. Following the review of policies #503 STUDENT ATTENDANCE; #506 STUDENT DISCIPLINE; and #514 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, a motion was offered by S. Maas, seconded by J. Nelson and unanimously carried to approve the policies with changes as recommended by Mr. Rheingans. At 9:26 P.M., Chairperson, K. Thymian declared a recess of the meeting. The meeting reconvened at 9:32 P.M. Jon Fellows review proposed changes for the Athletic Rules and Policies Official Handbook. Following the discussion, the Board instructed Mr. Fellows to bring this item back to the September Board meeting for further study and review. Gene Weeding was in attendance to discuss van and bus replacement. Following the discussion, a motion was made by M. Klepel, seconded by R. Thompson and unanimously carried, to call for bids on a 7 passenger Mini-Van and a 10 passenger Multi-Purpose Vehicle. Bids for the vans will be reviewed and awarded at the September 21, 1998 meeting. Mr. Weeding reported on the bus garage and the need to buy another bus. Current storage facility would not accommodate a new bus because of strobe lights and escape hatch that is now required on new school buses. A new bus would not fit in the present gwarage. The Board instructed Mr. eeding and Mr. Taylor to check on plans and costs for a new storage facility. . .. Motion by R. Thompson, seconoeo Dy J. Nelson and unanimously carded, to pay Dick Crosby $240.00 per year for storage and electricity for one of the school buses. Motion by M. Klepel, seconded by J. Nelson and unanimously carried, to charge 35 cents per mile on van rental and 85 cents per mile on bus rental. Motion by R. Thompson, seconded by" So Maas and unanimously carried, to charge $8.75 per hour for dnver costs on non-school bus trips. Bids were reviewed on the i946 Ford Tractor that was declared surplus. Bids were received by: Merv Redfield for $1,726.00, Bill's Plumbing and Heating for $1,575.65, Dave Arneson for $ 1,525.00 and Roger Hendricks for $1,051.00. On a motion by M. Klepel, seconded by J. Nelson and unanimously carried to accept the bid of $1,726.00 from Merv Redfield for the 1946 Ford Tractor. Following the change order review on the construction project, a motion was made by M. Klepel, seconded by S. Maas and unanimously carried, to approve the change orders as follows: 20.1 Redlinger Bros-Cleanouts ....... $3,250.00 20.2 Lee's Construction-Cleanouts.$1,166.00 A16.1 Lee's Construction-Modify alum wdw units ................... -$8,569.00 A16.2 Mid Central Steel-Modify alum wdw units .................... $4,370.00 A16.3 Ben's Tool & tron-Modity alum wdw units ............................ -$3,140.00 A16.5 Wacker Stucco Inc.-Modify / alum wdw units ................. -$20/,700.00 A17.1 .1/ Flament-Ulman Inc.-Add/del cabinets & carpet ........ : .......... $283.00 A17.2 R&S Casework-Add/del cabinets & carpet .................... $633.00 Ml1.1 Tessieds Inc.-Laundry/Band piping/vents ......................... $2,395.00 Mll.2 Redlinger Bros.-Laundry/Band piping/vents ......................... $3,475.00 22 Flament-Ulman Inc.-Add'l VCT/Add rf not plan ................................ $300.00 insurance claims for ext 220. I skill=. Ful 17-34 = bonus. Call I==q'EL ;EXPANDING Need BILLING balers. PC Earn INSTALLERS NEEDED Home on weekends. CRISIS do? 6OO5 A COMPUTER? CASH? aplXOVab. YEAR WARRANTY on all parts and service of units we sell! |EFORE YOU. lh Patdcla Alliscm. Avail- S.- DISTRICT REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES BUDGET FOR 1998 - 1999 i 99%98 ACTUAL FUND REVENUES AND TP, ANSFE 5,058,981. District Number 1997-98 ACTUAL EXPENDITURES AND TRANSFERS III Genera] 4,758,714. Food Service 244,000. 217,244. Community Service 130,343. 132,493. Building Construction 4 2 3,415 4,3 0 7,612 Debt Redemption 420,589. 560,372 Trust & Agency 3,537. 3,464. Internal Service TOTAL - ALL FUNDS 6,280,865. |i BONDS & STATE LOANS OUTSTANDING JULY 1, 1997 LESS:-BONDS AND LOANS REDEEMED District Name 062 0rtonvi I I e JUNE 30, 1998 ACTUAL FUND BALANCE 1998-99 BUDGET REVENUES AND TRANSFERS 1998-99 BUDGET EXPENDITURES . AND TRANSFERS JUNE 30, 1999 PROJECTED FUND BALANCE 959,497 4,850,000. 4,913,675. 895,822. 0 199,252. 203,887. (4,635.) (15,716) 120,250. 136,592. (32,058.) 4,546,360 4,425,716. 4,425,716 4,546,360. (118,105) 744,531. 744,531. (I18,105.) 47,582. 1,850 1,850 47,582 9,980,199 5,419,618. 10,341,599 10,426,251. 5,334,966. STATUTORY OPERATING DEBT MISCELLANEOUS PRIOR TO JULY 1, 1977 SHORT TERM INDEBTEDNESS OF FUNDS 6/30/98 8,941,71880 none none PLUS: BONDS AND -0- LF_,SS: RESERVED CERTIFICATES OF LOANS SUED FORSOD-6/30/98 none INDEBTEDNESS6/30/98 none none 753.84 OUTSTANDING JUNE 30, 1998 12,460.44 8,929,258.36 22 Honzon Roofing Inc.- .Add'l VCT/Add rf not plan ............................. $1,100.00 21.1 Lee's Construction-Sandblast & install Sika ........................... $803.00 21.2 Lee's Construction-Rein fl that was concrete ................ $1,650.00 A19.1 Central Dr. & Hrdware-Modify Doors & Hdwr ......................... $746.00 A19.2 Lee's Construction Inc.-Modify Doors & Hdwr ......................... $695.00 A21.1 Ben's Tool & Iron Inc.-Add col & lintel ........................................ $584.00 A21.2 Mid Centd Steel-Add col & lintel $195.00 M14.0 Teseier's Inc.-Duct for sound atten ........................................ $962.00 Discussion was held regarding the consideration of the Transportation Lease/Purchase Agreement with the Big Stone School District. No action was taken at this time. Resolution was made by M. Klepel, seconded by J. Nelson and u6animously oarried, to approve the contract with Big Stone County Family Services for 98-99 school year at a cost of $27,000.00. / Motion by J. Nelson, seconded by S. Maas andunanimously carried, to approve the TRA Part time teacher program for Joyce Sis for the 1998-99 school year. Motion by R. Thompson, seconded by J. Nelson and unanimously carded to approve the MREA Political Issues Questionnaire as discussed. No action was taken on the Catastrophic Accident Insurance. Cost was $750.00 with a $25,000 deductible. Motion by M. Klepel, seconded by J. Nelson and unanimously carried to approve the Certified Contract listing for the 1998-99 school year as presented to Minnesota Classified AdverUsing Network Call this newspaper for details on placing your ad in this space. 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Now you can have an incredible memory with no effortl Call 8(W)/556-8237 for more informationl be attached to and become part of the official minutes in the office of the Supenntendenl. R. Thompson introduced the following Resolution and moved its adoption: Resolution providing for the issuance, sale and delivery of $900,000 General Obligation Aid Anticipation Certificates of Indebtedness, of 1998, of Independent School District No. 62 and prescnbing the terms thereof; creating a debt service fund therefore; and awarding the sale thereof to Norwest Investment Services of Minneapolis, Minnesota, at an interest rate of 3.60"/o. A motion for the adoption of the foregoing Resolution was duly seconded by Member S. Maas ano, upon vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Ran Thompson, Scott Maas, Kathi Thymian, Jim Nelson and Madowe Klepel and the following were absent: Kevin Plemmons, whereupon, said Resolution was declared passed and adopted. Board member reports were given by K. Thymian and M. Klepel who attended the MSBA Summer Seminar in Minneapolis. Discussion was held regarding a Board member retreat with Superintendent Jeff Taylor, Terry Rheingans and Joel Stattelman. Board retreat would be held at the Bonanza Educational Center and a tentative date has been set for Saturday, October 24th. On a motion by M, Klepel, seconded by R. Thompson and unanimously carded- the meeting was adjourned at 11:37 P.M. The next regular meeting of the School Board will be September 21, 1998 in the High School Commons Area. The meeting place is tentative and will be announcedat a later date. James A. Nelson, Clerk Kathi Thymian, Chairperson Cards of thanks CARD OF ,THANKS The family of Ralph Leuthardt would like to thank all of those who visited and prayed for Ralph during his short battle with cancer at Rice Memorial Hospital at Willmar. Thank you to the doctors, nurses, chaplaincy and Hospice for treating Ralph with compassion and dignity and for help- ing us, his loved ones. Thank you to all our wonderful relatives and friends for the beautiful flowers, the delicious food brought to our home; the cards and memorials, and for your visits and words of comfort. Thank you, Father Goblirsch, for your visit at Rice Memorial, and for the com- forting messagc at mass and to Father Nordick for his words of faith at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery of Chokio. We thank the pallbearers; Viola Haven for reading; the altar scrvers; Ann Nelson, Pat Kunz and the Choir for the beautiful music; the Ladies' Circles for the luncheon; and for all who joined us in celebrating Raiph's life. Thank you, Brett and Marlowe of Larsons' Funeral Home for the professional and caring way you assisted us. We miss our husband, father and grandpa very much and are so thankful to live in our small town farming community where we receive so much love and conccm. God bless you. 28-1 Audrey Cary and family Calvin, Joni and family Jeff, Kim and family Mark and Loft Mike, Amber and family CARD OF THANKS We would like to express our heartfelt thanks to our many friends and relatives for food, cards, memori- als, flowers, kind words and prayers at the time of the death of our hus- band, father, grandfather and great grandfather, Oliver Nolting. Thanks to the Ortonville Hospital staff, the ambulance crew for their loving care, the Larson Funeral Home for their kind assistance. A special thanks to Pastors Timothy Blackman, Erwin Rudolph and Mark Holland for their kind words, to the Artichoke Baptist ladies for serving the lunch and to each of you who touched us in a spe- cial way during these difficult days. May God bless you all. 35-1 The Family of Oliver Nolting I i I "NORTHEAST ORTHOPAEDIC" CENTER Serving N.E. South Dakota and Western Minnesota for 13 years lll !#,1 lilrl, [ IIII,I'LIlI'.i I Seeing patients weekly at Ortonville HaspS. . Gall Lori I.arson at 1-320-839- for  aPl.e (0s) U2-zm or 1-880-65843 Mallard Pointe Business Park Watertown, SD TROJANS ON THE MOVE Against Dawson-Boyd Friday, Oct 2nd IMINNWEST ON THE MOVEI To Its New Location Saturday, Oct. 3rd HOURS ON SATURDAY, OCI'. 3 AT OLD LOCATION: LOBBY CLOSED, DRIVE-UP OPEN 9-12 Mend:mr FDIC 320-839-2568 II BBBBBIgBMBMMiilmmilWililMil;ililii TUBBS SOFT WATER Drinking Water Systems Iron Removal Systems Salt Delivery MN ]Ptume 289-1999 BBuMIgImIIIlMmIIIMlIIIIIIIIMIlIIIIllIilIMIMII 1998 INDEPENDENT Page 5b