08-17-20 Agenda

Board of Directors

Monday, August 17, 2020 – 5:30 PM

Cooperative Office – 1109 W. Cedar, Beresford OR VIA ZOOM @


Meeting ID: 858 8711 3370

Passcode: SACBOD20

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 2020-2021
  5.   Disclose Conflicts of Interest
  6. *Approve minutes of May 20, 2020 meeting
  7. *Approve financial report
  8. *Approve bills 
  9. *Adopt 2020-2021 budget as recommended by Advisory Board
  10.  Approve distance learning governing board actions
  11. *Approve meeting dates and times for 2020-2021, including Board of Directors and Advisory Board
  12. *Annual Consent Agenda
  13. Designate Roberts Rules of Order as guide/reference for meetings
  14. Establish official depositories and acceptance of South Dakota Public Investment Trust (FIT)
  15. Establish official newspaper—Beresford Republic
  16. Declare notification to media of special meetings
  17. Appoint Business Manager and declare Business Manager as legal signature for social security, payroll, insurance and authorize use of board president signature stamp
  18. Declare Director as authorized signature for reports and grants
  19. Bond Business Manager and other employees
  20. Authorize approval of purchases by the Business Manager and Director
  21. Approve Director to authorize collaboration agreements between agencies, universities, and training programs for the 2020-2021 school year
  22. Authorize direct deposit payments for payroll and accounts payable with proper documentation
  23. Select Legal Counsel for Southeast Area Cooperative
  24. Appoint Director as Title IX, Section 504 and American with Disabilities Act Coordinator for 2020-2021
  25. Approve 2020-2021 Carl Perkins Application
  26. Approve 2020-2021 IDEA application
  27. Adopt the 2020-2021 policy manual 
  28. Establish sub pay for 2020-2021   
  29. Approve publishing of cooperative salaries for 2020-2021
  30.  *Consent Agenda
    1. Approve SILDL contract for Jason Selchert
    1. Approve resignations:  Maureen Hedeen, Jean Akland
    1. Approve change in contract:  Lisa Schmitz
    1. Approve hires:  Hilary Callahan, Christal Anderson, Talen Ahlgrim
    1. Approve birth to three bonuses
  31.  Public Input
  32.  Leadership Report
  33. *Adjournment

*Denotes item that requires Board Action