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Santa Fe Trail USD 434

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August 14, 2013


Regular Meeting

August 14, 2013

6 p.m.

Santa Fe Trail District Administrative Center

Budget Hearing                                 The budget hearing began at 6 pm. No public

                                                            comments were made at the hearing.

                                                            Motion by Clay Lee, second by Dana Mentzer,

to approve the budget levying a total mill levy of 53.463.  Motion carried 7-0.


Call to Order

Randy Boudeman called the meeting to order at 6:17 p.m.


Board Members Present


Randy Boudeman, Clayton Lee, Zac Anshutz, Chris Kendall, Michele Ferris, Dana Mentzer and Amy Crotinger.


Board Members Absent




Administrators & Others present



Amy Hill, Steve Pegram, Patrick Graham, Shellanne Thompson, LeRoy Ming


Agenda Approval

Motion by Clay Lee, second by Zac Anshutz, to approve the amended agenda adding Stumpff to 5.6 Out of District Requests. Motion carried 7-0.






No one requested communication time.


Financial/Bills Payable




Monthly Budget Review

Motion by Clay Lee, second by Michele Ferris, to approve the check journal as presented.  Motion carried 7-0.


Budget funds were reviewed.


Consent Agenda Items


Motion by Zac Anshutz, second by Chris Kendall, to approve the amended consent agenda. Motion carried



  • Approve the minutes of the July 10, 2013 meeting.
  • Approved the July 2013 treasurer’s report.
  • Approved the June 2013 school activity fund reports of Overbrook Attendance Center and Scranton Attendance Center.
  • Approved the July 2013 school activity fund reports of Overbrook Attendance Center, Scranton Attendance Center, and Santa Fe Trail High School.
  • Approved the employment of Bobbie Allison, CAC para at $10 per hour; Tina McIver, NHS sponsor; Russell Fawl, asst. high school track coach; Lari Jarrett (.5 fte) and Karen Hoffsommer (.5 fte), high school assistant play; Pat Lira and Steve Pegram, jr. high track head coaches; Linda Cunningham, Tom Fenton, Taylor Lenon, and Adrianne Diggens, jr. high track asst. coaches; Brenda Dahl, head coach, 8th grade girls basketball; Nicole Prochaska, asst. girls basketball coach; Cindy Moulin, 7th grade head girls basketball coach; Elizabeth Olorunfemi, asst. girls basketball coach; John Cauthon, jr. high journalism sponsor.
  • Accepted the resignation of Becky Morlan, CAC para; and rescinded the supplemental contract of Allison Folger, jr high journalism.
  • Approved the out of district enrollment requests of Kilee Waters, 3rd grade; Gracelyn Babbitt, 1st grade; Dalan Babbitt, Kdg; James Godwin, 11th grade; Reilly Stumpff, 10th grade; Carson Stumpff, 8th grade; and Hayden Stumpff, 4th grade.




Items from the Past for Reconsideration


Construction Update



New Items for Discussion and Consideration


Mercer Contract

No comments.





Dr. Pegram gave updates on the construction projects throughout the district.





Motion by Clay Lee, second by Amy Crotinger, to approve the proposed contract with Jim Mercer for school district transportation services through the 2015-16 school year.  Motion carried 7-0.


Ming Mowing Contract



Bullying Plan



WU Tech Classes




Items Added to the Agenda


Superintendent’s Report


Board consensus to bid district mowing with a January 1, 2015 start date. 


Motion by Clay Lee, second by Dana Mentzer, to approve the presented USD 434 Bullying Plan.  Motion carried 7-0.

Dr. Pegram will work with WU Tech to determine if high school math and reading credit can be given for the courses taken through WU Tech. 




Three Lakes Education Cooperative Report

Mileage/expense/overtime report

Review BOE Calendar


Next Regular Board Meeting







Wednesday, September 11, 2013


President Randy Boudeman adjourned the meeting at 6:57 pm.







Amy Hill, Clerk        






Randy Boudeman, President