10.15.19 Minutes

Southeast Area Cooperative
Advisory Board Meeting
Tuesday, October 15, 2019


A meeting of the Advisory Board of Southeast Area Cooperative was held on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at the office of Southeast Area Cooperative, Beresford, South Dakota. Members present were: Brian Field, Beresford School District; Terry Gerber, Canton School District; Derek Barrios,
Elk Point-Jefferson School District; Dave Hutchison, Irene-Wakonda School District; and Brett Mellem Viborg-Hurley School District. Also present were Tricia West, Director and Ann Boden, Business Manager Southeast Area Cooperative.


Derek Barrios called the meeting to order at 10:33 a.m.


A motion was made by Terry Gerber and seconded by Dave Hutchison to adopt the agenda. Motion carried.


A motion was made by Brett Mellem and seconded by Dave Hutchison to approve the minutes of the September 17, 2019 meeting. Motion carried.


The financial report as prepared by the Business Manager for September 2019 was presented:
General Fund Opening Balance: $492,545; Receipts: $66,793; Disbursements: $170,208; for a closing balance of $389,130. A motion was made by Brett Mellem and seconded by Terry Gerber 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 Brett Mellem to approve the payment of bills. Motion carried.


A motion was made by Terry Gerber and seconded by Brett Mellem to approve the resignation of Amanda Hilgemann, SLPA with the full early resignation penalty applied. Motion carried.


A motion as made by Terry Gerber and seconded by Brett Mellem to approve the contract for Kylie Dickerson, SLPA. Motion carried.


The Leadership Team report included:
 SPED reviews for this school year are complete.
 Review of changes to the Perkins program and reminder of on meetings to be held November 4th in Chamberlain and November 5th in Sioux Falls.
 Reminder was given on the 10 day suspension rule for manifestation determination.
 Reminder was given on collecting Medicaid forms from students.
 Director West will be attending statewide meeting of cooperative directors on October 18th.
 December 1 is the Sunday after Thanksgiving meetings need to be held and services to begin before Thanksgiving.
A motion was made by Brian Field and seconded by Terry Gerber to adjourn the meeting.
Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 10:58 a.m.


Derek Barrios, President

Ann Boden, Business Manager