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Southeast Area Cooperative

Advisory Board Meeting

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

                A meeting of the Advisory Board of Southeast Area Cooperative was held on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at the office of Southeast Area Cooperative in Beresford, South Dakota. Members present were:  Tim Rhead, Alcester-Hudson School District; Brian Field, Beresford School District; Terry Gerber, Canton School District; Jason Selchert, Gayville-Volin School District; Dave Hutchison, Irene-Wakonda School District; and Peggy Peterson, Viborg-Hurley School District.  Also present were Tricia West, Interim Director and Cheryl Johnson, Business Manager, Southeast Area Cooperative.

President Tim Rhead called the meeting to order at 10:34 a.m.  A motion was made by Jason Selchert and seconded by Brian Field to adopt the agenda.  Motion carried.

A motion was made by Dave Hutchison and seconded by Terry Gerber to approve the minutes of the October 11, 2016 meeting.  Motion carried.

The financial report as prepared by the Business Manager for November 2016 was presented.  General fund opening balance:  $177,581.35; Receipts: $233,841.55; Disbursements: $155,851.02; for a closing balance of $255,571.88.  A motion was made by Brian Field and seconded by Jason Selchert to approve the financials report, as presented.  Motion carried.

A listing of bills for December 2016 was presented.  A motion was made by Terry Gerber and seconded by Peggy Peterson to approve the payment of bills.  Motion carried.

A contract for service for Medicaid billing for the Brandon Valley School District was discussed.  A motion was made by Jason Selchert and seconded by Brian Field to approve the contract terms, as written.  Motion carried.

The Leadership Team report included the following:

  • Annual Service Report
  • Entry Plan Update
  • Plan for negotiations
  • Coop Directors meeting information
  • Perkins update
  • 3rd Coop staff inservice plans
  • Teacher candidate networking at USD
  • Win Wall
  • FLSA Update
  • Legislative Report on Cooperatives
  • SPED Staff Reboot on January 9th
  • CPI Training on January 24th and 25th

A motion was made by Jason Selchert and seconded by Dave Hutchison to enter executive session at 11:29 a.m. for the purpose of discussing the qualifications, competence, performance, character or fitness of any public officer or employee or prospective public office or employee, per SDCL 1-25-2-(1).  Motion carried.  President Tim Rhead declared the Board out of executive session at 11:59 a.m.

A motion was made by Dave Hutchison and seconded by Terry Gerber to adjourn the meeting.  Motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 12:00 p.m.  Next meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.

 

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Tim Rhead, President                                                            Cheryl R. Johnson, Business Manager