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San Simon School News

Minutes of the meeting of

Governing Board

San Simon School District #18

April 3, 2024


I.    CALL TO ORDER:

The meeting was called to order at 5:30 pm in the San Simon Cafeteria with the following in attendance:


        Governing Board:  Jason Sloan-President (by phone)

                       Dusty Pierce-Member (not present) 

                       Peter Grill-Member

                        Robert Reynolds-Member

                                         Angela Humphreys-Clerk

                       


        Administration:     Kari Wade, Superintendent

                      Rose Rothpletz, Business Manager

                      

        Minutes:  Donna Lewis

        

Guests:  Chris Lentz (arrived at 5:50 pm)     


II.    PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO OUR FLAG:

    Ms. Humphreys led the group in the pledge of allegiance to our flag.


III.    APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

Ms. Humphreys moved to approve the agenda.  Seconded by Mr. Reynolds.



IV.    APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES: 

Ms. Humphreys moved to approve the minutes of the March 6, 2024, meeting.

Seconded by Mr. Reynolds.


V.    CALL TO THE PUBLIC:

There were no public members present during Call to the Public.


VI.    REPORTS: 

     6a. Mrs. Wade’s report included Spring Break was March 11-14. She helped  

           maintenance haul items to Safford for the auction on Saturday.  Spring sports    

                   are going on. Our spring testing began today. The Book Fair will be held next

           week. The maintenance staff and some students planted 48 trees around the 

           school.  

        

     6b.  Mrs. Rothpletz’s gave the Student Activity report which included income

            for The Class of 2024 – Burrito Sales, Class of 2025 – Concession Stand for

            the JH Boys Basketball Tournament.  Expenditures were FFA purchasing 

            leftover supplies from the concession stand for the 100th day activities and 

            the 5th & 6th grade beautification project helped purchase the trees that were

            planted.  She discussed the grant monies recorded in the monthly budget and

            the May budget revision will be next month.  


VII.    EXECUTIVE SESSION:

    7a.  Ms. Humphreys moved to go into executive session at 5:37 pm to discuss 

           Personnel.  Seconded by Mr. Reynolds.


VIII.    ACTION ITEMS: 

    8a.  Ms. Humphreys moved to approve Viviana Medrano as Head Junior High

           Softball Coach.  Seconded by Mr. Reynolds.


8b.  Mr. Reynolds moved to approve retroactive bus driver hourly pay for Dawn 

           Quinn. Seconded by Ms. Humphreys.


8c.  Ms. Humphreys moved to approve the Request for Authorization to Dispose 

           of District Property.  Seconded by Mr. Reynolds.

    


8d.  Ms. Humphreys moved to accept the FY23 Audit and Compliance Question-

           naire. Seconded by Mr. Reynolds.  



8e.  Ms. Wade discussed the HVAC and Septic emergency procurement in March.  


    8f.  Ms. Humphreys moved to table the second read of Policy Advisories Volume

          36, Number 1, 763-786. Seconded by Mr. Reynolds.



8g.  Ms. Humphreys moved to award IFB-24-003-24 conditional based on

       receiving approval and full funding from ADOA DSF. The total requested

       and required for project completion would be $406,609.00. Seconded by

       Mr. Reynolds 


IX.    CONSENT AGENDA:    

    Ms. Humphreys moved to approve 9a. Vouchers and Claims and 9b. Receipt of

    Donated funds as presented. Seconded by Mr. Reynolds.


X.    ADJOURNMENT:

The next regular board meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 8, 2024, at 5:30 pm in the San Simon Cafeteria. Ms. Humphreys moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:00 pm.  Seconded by Mr. Reynolds.