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Southeast Area Cooperative

Advisory Board Meeting

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

 

A meeting of the Advisory Board of Southeast Area Cooperative was held on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 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; Dave Hutchison, Irene-Wakonda School District; and Peggy Peterson, Viborg-Hurley School District.  Also present were Tricia West, Director and Cheryl Johnson, Business Manager, Southeast Area Cooperative.

 

President Brian Field called the meeting to order at 10:33 a.m.

 

A motion was made by Tim Rhead and seconded by Dave Hutchison to approve the agenda.  Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Peggy Peterson and seconded by Tim Rhead to approve the minutes of the September 19, 2017 meeting. Motion carried.

 

The financial report as prepared by the Business Manager for September 2017 was presented:  General Fund Opening Balance: $414,291.71; Receipts: $39,897.01; Disbursements: $163,030.53; for a closing balance of $291,158.19.  A motion was made by Dave Hutchison and seconded by Peggy Peterson to approve the financial report, as presented.  Motion carried.

 

A listing of bills was presented.  A motion was made by Dave Hutchison and seconded by Peggy Peterson to approve the payment of bills.  Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Tim Rhead and seconded by Peggy Peterson to approve a contract amendment for Amy Knippling, reducing the number of contract days due to maternity leave.  Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Tim Rhead and seconded by Dave Hutchison to approve a contract for Joshua Carlson as a Physical Therapist for the remainder of the 2017-2018 school year.  Motion carried.

 

The Leadership Team report included:

  • SPED certification for Tricia West
  • Hearing screening report
  • IDEA/Perkins grant approvals
  • Disproportionality information
  • Upcoming SPED review schedules
  • Business Manager search
  • Birth to Three update

 

A motion was made by Dave Hutchison and seconded by Peggy Peterson to adjourn the meeting.  Motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 11:10 a. m.  Next meeting of the Advisory Board will be Tuesday, December 19th.

 

 

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Brian Field, President                                                                   Cheryl R. Johnson, Business Manager