03-30-17 – Special Meeting Minutes

SOUTHEAST AREA COOPERATIVE

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SPECIAL MEETING

THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 2017

 

A special meeting of the Board of Directors of Southeast Area Cooperative was held on Thursday, March 30, 2017.  The members of the Board of Directors present were:  Clif Carnes, Beresford School District; Christal Dietzenbach (by phone), Canton School District; Nancy Adema, Elk Point-Jefferson School District; and Daniel Larson, Gayville-Volin School District.  Also present were Tim Rhead, Advisory Board President and Superintendent, Alcester-Hudson School District; Tricia West, Director and Cheryl Johnson, Business Manager, Southeast Area Cooperative.

 

President Daniel Larson called the meeting to order at 4:38 p.m. A motion was made by Nancy Adema and seconded by Clif Carnes to adopt the agenda with the addition of a resignation.  All present voted yes.  Motion carried.

 

There were no conflicts of interest to disclose.

 

A motion was made by Clif Carnes and seconded by Nancy Adema to approve the contract with Katherine (Katie) Nielson as a speech language pathologist for the 2017-2018 school year.  All present voted yes.  Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Christal Dietzenbach and seconded by Nancy Adema to approve the contract with Ali Nettestad as a speech language pathologist for the 2017-2018 school year.  All present voted yes.  Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Clif Carnes and seconded by Nancy Adema to accept the resignation of Kendra Bland effective at the end of the 2016-2017 school year.  All present voted yes.  Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Nancy Adema and seconded by Clif Carnes to accept the resignation of Andrea Fischer effective at the end of the 2016-2017 school year.  All present voted yes.  Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Nancy Adema and seconded by Clif Carnes to accept and approve the Joint Powers Agreement with the Northern Plains Insurance Pool, effective April 1, 2017.  All present voted yes.  Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Nancy Adema and seconded by Clif Carnes to approve the following insurance plan options with the Northern Plains Insurance Pool for fiscal year 2018:  Hills Plan ($2,000), Falls Plan ($2,500), and Badlands Plan ($4,000 HDHP/HSA) and the VSP vision insurance option.  All present voted yes.  Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Christal Dietzenbach and seconded by Clif Carnes to adjourn the meeting.  All present voted yes.  Motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 4:44 p.m.  Next regular meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

 

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Daniel Larson, President                                               Cheryl R. Johnson, Business Manager