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Minutes of the meeting of

Governing Board

San Simon School District #18

March 6, 2019


I. CALL TO ORDER:

The meeting was called to order at 6:31 P.M. in the San Simon Technology Center with the following in attendance:


Governing Board: Larry Parker

Jason Sloan

Dusty Pierce

Angela Humphreys

Robert Reynolds

Administration: Jonathan Truschke, Superintendent

Rick Walter, Business Manager


Minutes: Donna Lewis

Guests: Beth Dunn


II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO OUR FLAG:

Mr. Parker led the group in the pledge of allegiance to our flag.


III. APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

Mr. Sloan moved to approve the agenda. Seconded by Mr. Pierce. Mr. Sloan-Aye, Mr. Pierce, Aye, Mr. Parker, Aye, Mr. Reynolds, Aye, Ms. Humphreys, Aye.


IV. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES:

Ms. Humphreys moved to approve the minutes of the February 6, 2019 meeting. Seconded by Mr. Sloan. Mr. Sloan-Aye, Mr. Pierce-Aye, Mr. Parker-Aye, Mr. Reynolds-Aye, Ms. Humphreys-Aye.


V. CALL TO THE PUBLIC:

Mr. Parker invited guests to speak on any item not included in the agenda. There was no response.







VI. REPORTS:

6a. Mr. Truschke reported on the audit. We will have a phone conference with

them tomorrow afternoon to go over the findings. Spring Break will be held

March 11-14. The high school softball team will play Valley Union in

Bowie tomorrow. The high school track team will have a meet in Safford on

Friday. The seniors will leave on Monday for their trip to California. Teen

Maze will be held at Lordsburg HS on March 18 for 10-12 grades. High

school softball will also have a game at Valley Union on March 18. On

March 19 both baseball & softball will travel to Hayden for games. Parent/

Teacher conferences will be held on March 20, from 4:00 PM-6:00 PM.

The final Knowledge Bowl will be on March 25 in Pomerene. The Book Fair has been going on this week. The School Facilities Board replaced the unit on the elementary building. He is seeking health insurance quotes for next fiscal year. The bond committee is working on putting information together. He attended a bond elections seminar sponsored by Stifel. on February 27. Stifel takes care of the financials & Gust Rosenfeld takes care of the actual election. The total cost to have a bond election will be approximately $20,000. The attorney from Gust Rosenfeld sent the engagement letter a couple of weeks ago for $10,000. He spoke with him about the cost being very high for our district. The attorney stated they will only charge the $10,000 if the bond passes.


6b. Mr. Walter reported on the audit. They will be calling Mr. Sloan or Mr.

Pierce to ask questions about fraud & etc. The new school bus will be

delivered at the end of April or beginning of May. He discussed the disposal

list that is on the consent agenda. The student activities report included the

8th grade candy bar sales, 9th grade candy grams, and 11th grade pizza kit

sales. He discussed the monthly board report.

VII. ACTION ITEMS:

7a. Mr. Pierce moved to approve the certified and classified staffing model and

signing bonus of $500.00 for certified staff. Seconded by Mr. Sloan. Mr. Sloan-Aye, Mr. Pierce-Aye, Mr. Parker-Aye, Mr. Reynolds-Aye, Ms. Humphreys-Aye.


7b. Ms. Humphreys moved to approve a short-term position for the cafeteria.

Seconded by Mr. Pierce. Mr. Sloan-Aye, Mr. Pierce-Aye, Mr. Parker-Aye,

Mr. Reynolds-Aye, Ms. Humphreys-Aye.


7c. Mr. Pierce moved to approve changes to the daily pay rate for substitute

teachers to $10.00 more per day. Seconded by Mr. Sloan. Mr. Sloan-Aye,

Mr. Pierce-Aye, Mr. Parker-Aye, Mr. Reynolds-Aye, Ms. Humphreys-Aye.


7d. Ms. Humphreys moved to approve equipment rental from Ronald Klump for

a maximum of $1,000.00 rental fee pending checking prices from other

companies. Seconded by Mr. Sloan. Mr. Sloan-Aye, Mr. Pierce-Aye, Mr.

Parker-Aye, Mr. Reynolds-Aye, Ms. Humphreys-Aye.



VIII. CONSENT AGENDA:

8a. Ms. Humphreys moved to approve consent agenda item a; vouchers &

claims and item b; Capital Disposal List. Seconded by Mr. Sloan. Mr.

Sloan-Aye, Mr. Pierce-Aye, Mr. Parker-Aye, Mr. Reynolds-Aye, Ms.
Humphreys-Aye.


IX. ADJOURNMENT:

The next regular board meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at 6:30 PM in the San Simon Tech Center. Ms. Humphreys moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:15 PM.


Howard Topoff 2011