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SOUTHEAST AREA COOPERATIVE
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Wednesday, November 20, 2019


A meeting of the Board of Directors of Southeast Area Cooperative was held on November 20, 2019 at the office of Southeast Area Cooperative, Beresford, South Dakota. The members of the Board of Directors present were Chris Savey, Beresford School District; Jon Gustad, Canton School District; Cherie Noteboom, Elk Point-Jefferson School District; Kathy Jorgensen, Gayville- Volin School District; and Faydra Christensen, Viborg-Hurley School District. Also present were Ann Boden, Business Manager and Tricia West, Director, Southeast Area Cooperative.


Faydra Christensen called the meeting to order at 5:35 p.m.


The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.


A motion was made by Chris Savey and seconded by Kathy Jorgensen to adopt the agenda. All present voted yes. Motion carried.


A motion was made by Jon Gustad and seconded by Cherie Noteboom to approve the August 19, 2019 minutes. All present voted yes. Motion carried.
The financial report as prepared by the Business Manager was presented with the three month period being reviewed. The following action in the General Fund was shown:

Beginning Balance: $389,702; Receipts from Local Sources: $505,545; Receipts from Federal Sources: $163,126; Disbursements of $536,098, and a Closing Balance of $522,275. A motion was made by Kathy Jorgensen
and seconded by Chris Savey to approve the financial report. All present voted yes. Motion carried.


A listing of bills for September, October, and November 2019 was presented. A motion was made by Cherie Noteboom and seconded by Jon Gustad to approve the payment of bills. All present voted yes. Motion carried.

A listing of paid vouchers follows:
Vendor Reason Amount
Academic Therapy Publications Testing Supplies $165.00
Amazon.com Supplies $2,406.53
American OT Association Dues $225.00
Area II Business Managers Dues $75.00
Baker, Melissa Mileage $63.00
Beresford Municipal Telephone Utilities $472.75
Blue Tarp Financials Perkins $1,859.00
CAERT Inc Perkins $3,398.00
Carlson, Angie Training $30.00
Center For Disabilities Training $750.00
Century Business Copier $63.00
Change Healthcare Medicaid Eligibility $239.07
City of Beresford Utilities $526.03
Crisis Prevention Institute Supplies $199.50
Dakota Academic Consulting SILDL $4,125.00
Dattilo, Robyn Training $30.00
Dickerson, Kylie Mileage $39.31
EWell Education Services Perkins $325.00
Fiesta Supplies $42.43
Forest T Jones Insurance $282.00
Geek Dad Computer Repairs $110.00
Goodwill of the Great Plains Shred Fee $52.00
Green Eggs and Ram Computers $45.00
Hansen, Kristina Reimbursement $120.00
Healthcare Providers Liability Insurance $89.00
Hedeen, Maureen Mileage , Dues, License $285.24
Hilgemann, Amanda Mileage $297.36
Innovative Office Solutions Multi-district Paper Order $20,558.95
Jensen Insurance Insurance $200.00
Jerry’s Chevrolet Vehicle Maintenance $2,183.02
Johnson, Tiffany Mileage $102.90
Jones & Bartlett Learning Perkins $1,500.00
Kolb, Lisa Mileage $190.68
McLeod’s Badges $32.00
Midwest 3D Solutions Perkins $8,800.00
Muller Auto Parts Vehicle Repair $302.04
NCS Pearson Testing Supplies $761.86
Nelson, Joan Mileage $18.48
Nettestad, Alisha Mileage $292.38
Omnitech Database Programming $300.00
Pepper, Carol Training $30.00
Petrik, Sharon Dues, License $385.10
Precision Lawncare Mowing/Lawncare $470.00
RealityWorks Perkins $7,034.63
SD Association of School Psychs Dues $135.00
Selchert, Jason SILDL Coordinator $2,187.50
Stan Houston Perkins $2,399.99
Staples Supplies $84.59
Star Publishing Legals $259.07
TCM Bank Credit Card $2,129.44
Trudeau, Abby Mileage , License $158.14
Trust and Agency Reimburse $419.20
US Bank Voyager Systems Gas for vehicles $2,587.32
Vannorsdel, Jessica Mileage , Dues, License $641.90
Verizon Phone $980.94
Western Psychological Testing Supplies $132.00
Witkop, Melissa Mileage $22.68
Zweifel, Candace Mileage , Dues, Licese $418.02


A motion was made by Chris Savey and seconded by Kathy Jorgensen to approve the budget amendment as listed. All present voted yes. Motion carried.


Increase Decrease
10 2129 000 319 Program Administration $475.00
10 2129 000 399 Professional Services $1,500.00
10 2129 000 479 Non-consumable Supplies $1,975.00


A motion was made by Chris Savey and seconded by Jon Gustad to select Faydra Christensen, Chris Savey, and Kathy Jorgensen for the 2020-2021 negotiation team. All present voted yes. Motion carried.


There were no actions of the SILDL governing board to report.


The board had discussion on the dividend payment issued by Northern Plains Insurance Pool. A motion was made by Cherie Noteboom and seconded by Kathy Jorgensen to receipt in the dividend per NPIP instructions and the board will determine at a later date how to use the funds. All present voted yes. Motion carried.


A motion was made by Kathy Jorgensen and seconded by Chris Savey to ratify the actions of the Advisory Board from the October 2019 meeting and to take action on the following consent agenda items:
 Approve the resignation of Amanda Hilgemann
 Approve the contract for Kylie Dickerson
All present voted yes. Motion carried.


There was no public input.


Tricia West presented the Leadership Team report which included:
 Review of service data for the current school year.
 SPED training was held for cooperative and district staff.
 Director West attended a statewide cooperative directors meeting.
 Canton and Viborg-Hurley SPED reviews are complete.
 The Kindergarten Academy speaker for 2020 will be Deedee Wills.


A motion was made by Chris Savey and seconded by Kathy Jorgensen to adjourn the meeting. All present voted yes. Motion carried.

Meeting adjourned at 6:21 p.m. The next meeting of the Board of
Directors will be February 19, 2020.


Faydra Christensen, President Ann Boden, Business Manager