08-20-18 Agenda

Board of Directors

Monday, August 20, 2018 – 5:30 PM

Cooperative Office – 1109 W. Cedar, Beresford

Note:  Individuals needing assistance, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Southeast Area Cooperative (605-763-5096) forty-eight (48) hours in advance of the meeting to make any necessary arrangements.

  1. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Introductions-Welcome
  3. *Approve Agenda
  4. *Election of officers 2018-2019
  5. Disclose Conflicts of Interest
  6. *Approve minutes of May 16, 2018 meeting
  7. Financial oversight discussion
  8. *Approve financial report
  9. *Approve bills
  10. *Approve imprest-incidental account for September and October (SDCL–13-18-17)
  11. *Approve a method of additional financial oversight as recommended by auditors
  12. *Adopt 2018-2019 budget as recommended by Advisory Board
  13. Approve distance learning governing board actions
  14. *Approve meeting dates and times for 2018-2019, including Board of Directors and Advisory Board
  15. *Approve Public Input Policy
  16. *Annual Consent Agenda
  17. Designate Roberts Rules of Order as guide/reference for meetings
  18. Establish official depositories and acceptance of South Dakota Public Investment Trust (FIT)
  19. Establish official newspaper—Beresford Republic
  20. Declare notification to media of special meetings
  21. Appoint Business Manager and declare Business Manager as legal signature for social security, payroll, insurance and authorize use of board president signature stamp
  22. Declare Director as authorized signature for reports and grants
  23. Bond Business Manager and other employees
  24. Authorize approval of purchases by the Business Manager and Director
  25. Approve Director to authorize collaboration agreements between Universities and training programs for the 2018-2019 school year
  26. Authorize direct deposit payments for payroll and accounts payable with proper documentation
  27. Select Swier Law Firm as Legal Counsel for Southeast Area Cooperative
  28. Appoint Director as Title IX, Section 504 and American with Disabilities Act Coordinator for 2018-2019
  29. Approve 2018-2019 Carl Perkins Application
  30. Adopt the 2018-2019 policy manual
  31. Establish sub pay for 2018-2019  
  32. Approve publishing of cooperative salaries for 2018-2019
  33. *Consent Agenda (previously approved by Advisory Board)
    1. Declare surplus items
    2. Approve SILDL contract for Jason Selchert
    3. Approve supplements and budget amendments
  34. Public Input
  35. Leadership Report
  36. *Adjournment

*Denotes item that requires Board Action