06-22-17 Board of Directors Special Meeting

SOUTHEAST AREA COOPERATIVE

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SPECIAL MEETING

THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017

 

A special meeting of the Board of Directors of Southeast Area Cooperative was held on Thursday, June 22, 2017.  The members of the Board of Directors present were:  Clif Carnes, Beresford School District; Nancy Adema, Elk Point-Jefferson School District; Daniel Larson, Gayville-Volin School District; and Deb Sokolowski, Irene-Wakonda 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 6:12 p.m. A motion was made by Clif Carnes and seconded by Nancy Adema to adopt the agenda with the addition of Board Action after Executive Session Item #3 and Executive Session Item #4.  All present voted yes.  Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Clif Carnes and seconded by Deb Sokolowski to enter executive session at 6:13 p.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 Daniel Larson declared the Board out of executive session at 6:18 p. m.

 

A motion was made by Clif Carnes and seconded by Nancy Adema to allow Cooperative staff to donate one day of their sick leave to Katie Naslund, up to a total of 15 days for the 2016-2017 contract.  All present voted yes.  Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Nancy Adema and seconded by Clif Carnes to enter executive session at 6:19 p.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 Daniel Larson declared the Board out of executive session at 7:10 p. m.

 

A motion was made by Nancy Adema and seconded by Deb Sokolowski to approve the recommendation of the Director to hire Amanda Hilgemann.  On a roll call vote:  Beresford-Yes; Elk Point-Jefferson-Yes; Gayville-Volin-No; and Irene-Wakonda-Yes.  Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Clif Carnes and seconded by Nancy Adema to adjourn the meeting.  Motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 7:12 p.m.

 

 

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Daniel Larson, President                                               Cheryl R. Johnson, Business Manager