March 13th, 2017 Agenda


Beresford School Board Meeting Agenda

Monday, March 13, 2017—5:30 p.m.

High School Library

Community Input Time will be at 6:30 p.m.  If you would like to address the Board, please call the office so adequate time can be arranged.


  1. Call meeting to order:  roll call and establish quorum.
  2. Student and Staff Recognition.
  3. Superintendent’s comments.
  4. Adopt agenda.  (m)
  5. Approve the minutes from the February 13, 2017 regular meeting.  (m)
  6. Approve Financial Reports.  (m)
  7. Approve March claims.  (m)
  8. Amend the 2016-17 Beresford School District Calendar.  (m)
  9. Approve Memorandum of Understanding between the Beresford School District and Legends of Gold Olympic Development Academy.  (m)
  10. Disclose any new conflicts of interest of public school officers per SDCL 3-23-6 and determine if these conflicts are fair, reasonable, and not contrary to the public interest.  (m)
  11. Second reading and adoption of Board policies:  BDDH-E(1)—School Board Meeting Speaker Sign-in Sheet and DIAB—E-Rate Records Retention.  (m)
  12. Provide an overview of the District’s AdvancED Accreditation review, SD DOE State Accreditation review, and the US Department of Agriculture and SD Child and Adult Nutrition Services review of National School Breakfast and Lunch program.
  13. Provide an update on the April 11, 2017 School Board Election/Joint Election with the City of Beresford.
  14. Discuss the 2017 SD Legislative Session and the education-related and funding-related legislation and the potential impact on the Beresford School District and K-12 education in South Dakota.
  15. Review the Preliminary Budget for 2017-18.
  16. Discuss the 2017-18 Capital Outlay Projects as part of the District’s 10-Year Strategic Plan.
  17. Review design options, renderings, and discuss the second meeting that was held with the Performing Arts Center Planning Committee and officials from Architecture Incorporated regarding the Preliminary Design Study for a future Performing Arts Center; Auxiliary Gym; and new Student Commons, Lobby, Entrance, and Restrooms.
  18. Discuss Architecture Incorporated’s timeline and additional meetings that they will host locally to seek input on the District’s Preliminary Design Study.
  19. Discuss the issuance of capital outlay certificates, a bond election, and a community capital campaign to fund the project. 
  20. Other Business.
  21. Committee Reports.
  22. Administrative Reports.
  23. Discuss the Self-Assessment Instrument and Evaluation of School Board Operations.
  24. Executive Session. (m)
  25. Adjourn. (m)


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