12.19.17 minutes

Southeast Area Cooperative

Advisory Board Meeting

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

A meeting of the Advisory Board of Southeast Area Cooperative was held on Tuesday, November 19, 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; Jason Selchert, Gayville-Volin School District; and Sheri Hardman, Elk Point-Jefferson School District.  Also present were Tricia West, Director; Cheryl Johnson, Business Manager; Ann Boden, Business Manager Southeast Area Cooperative; and Al Leber, Interim Superintendent Elk Point-Jefferson.

 

President Brian Field called the meeting to order at 10:34 a.m.

 

President Brian Field welcomed Ann Boden as the new business manager for Southeast Area Cooperative and Al Leber as the interim superintendent for the Elk Point-Jefferson School District. The board also wished Sheri Hardman well as she will be leaving the Elk Point-Jefferson School District.

 

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

 

A motion was made by Dave Hutchison and seconded by Tim Rhead to approve the minutes of the October 17, 2017 meeting. Motion carried.

 

The financial report as prepared by the Business Manager for November 2017 was presented:  General Fund Opening Balance: $339,075.47; Receipts: $111,272.27; Disbursements: $142,580.22; for a closing balance of $307,767.52.  A motion was made by Jason Selchert and seconded by Sheri Hardman to approve the financial report, as presented.  Motion carried.

 

Cheryl Johnson was thanked for her 27 years of service to Southeast Area Cooperative.

 

A listing of bills was presented.  A motion was made by Tim Rhead and seconded by Sheri Hardman to approve the payment of bills.  Motion carried.

 

The Leadership Team report included:

  • Perkins Grant update
  • Results of recent State SPED review at Alcester-Hudson and Elk Point-Jefferson
  • Planned staff in-service on January 2, 2018
  • Future training ideas
  • ELL program
  • Cheryl Johnson’s retirement

 

A motion was made by Tim Rhead and seconded by Jason Selchert to enter executive session at 11:00 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 Brian Field declared the Board out of executive session at 11:26 a.m.

 

A motion was made by Jason Selchert and seconded by Dave Hutchison to adjourn the meeting.  Motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 11:27 a.m.  Next meeting of the Advisory Board will be Tuesday, January 16th.

 

 

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Brian Field, President                                                                Ann Boden, Business Manager