SOUTHEAST AREA COOPERATIVE
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
A meeting of the Board of Directors of Southeast Area Cooperative was held on May 19, 2021 via Zoom
conferencing. The members of the Board of Directors present were: Jay Hallaway, Alcester-Hudson School District; Sabrina Saylor, Elk Point-Jefferson School District; Brian Spurrell, Irene-Wakonda 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 5:31 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. A motion was made by Brian Spurrell and seconded by Jay Hallaway to adopt the agenda. All present voted yes. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Jay Hallaway and seconded by Sabrina Saylor to approve the February 17, 2021 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: $528,810; Receipts from Local Sources: $173,774; Receipts from Federal Sources: $259,081; Disbursements of $441,910; and a Closing Balance of $519,755. A motion was made by Brian Spurrell and seconded by Jay Hallaway to approve the financial report. All present voted yes. Motion carried.
A listing of bills for March, April, and May 2021 was presented. A motion was made by Sabrina Saylor and seconded by Jay Hallaway to approve the payment of bills. All present voted yes. Motion carried. A listing of paid vouchers follows:
Adobe Inc, Software, $108.56; Alcester Quick Stop, Screening, $31.95; Amazon.com, Supplies, $439.00; Anderson Enterprises, Snow Removal, $655.00; Anderson, Christal, Refund, $795.34; Area II Business Managers, Dues, $75.00; Ark Therapeutic, Supplies, $22.35; BMTC, Telephone, $553.84; Bertz, Meeting, $21.81; Canton School District, Perkins, $4,600.00; Caseys, Meeting , $46.49; Century Business, Copier Maintenance, $63.00; City of Beresford, Utilities, $1,696.76; City of Sioux Falls, Parking, $3.75; Curriculum Associates, Testing Supplies, $145.60; Dakota Academic Consulting, SILDL, $4,500.00; Dibley, Jeremiah, SILDL Stipend, $1,500.00; Dickerson, Kylie, Mileage, $216.30; Documo, Fax, $75.00; Especial Needs LLC, Supplies, $68.89; Fiesta; Supplies; $15.95; Gilbert, Ann, Mileage, $616.14; Goodwill the Great Plains, Shredding, $29.75; Gullickson, Sarah, Mileage, $176.82; Healthcare Providers Liability, Insurance, $89.00; Heer, Tawnya, Refund, $69.18; Intense Graphics, Apparel, $734.56; Jaymar Business Forms, Supplies, $119.08; Jerry’s Chevrolet, Vehicle Maintenance, $1,127.43; Karstens, Justin, SILDL Stipend, $1,500.00; King, Michael, SILDL Stipend, $750.00; Microsoft, Software, $15.41; Mitchell Tech, Registration, $30.00; Moser, Kellen, SILDL Stipend, $2,300.00; National Association of School Psychologists, Dues, $440.00; NCS Pearson, Testing Supplies, $400.63; Parmenter, Dez, Reimbursement, $84.44; Petrik, Sharon, Reimbursement, $25.03; Post Office, Stamps, $118.55; Precision Irrigation and
Lawncare, Lawncare, $248.75; Quam, Berglin, & Post, Audit, $8,600.00; Ramkota, Travel, $212.00; Rice, Jenny, SILDL Stipend, $750.00; Riedel, Michelle, SILDL Stipend, $1,300.00; Schander, Amy, SILDL Stipend, $2,250.00; Scott, Alyssa, Reimbursement, $205.97; SDACTE, Perkins, $385.00; SDASBO, Training, $75.00; SDSU FFA Alumni, Perkins, $500.00; Jason Selchert, SILDL, $2,187.50; Software Unlimited Inc, Software, $3,700.00; Star Publishing, Publishing, $152.31; SWWC Cooperative, Assessment Materials, $118.55; Swanson, Russ, SILDL Stipend, $1,750.00; Therapro, Supplies, $26.45; Trudeau, Abby, Mileage, $130.20; Trust & Agency, Reimbursement, $226.25; University of South Dakota, Therapy, $2,100.00; US Bank Voyager Systems, Fuel, $3,064.67; Vannorsdel, Jessica, Mileage, $616.49; Verizon Wireless, Phones, $941.04; Walmart, Supplies, $46.22; Zweifel, Candace, Reimbursement, $100.00.
A motion was made by Brian Spurrell and seconded by Sabrina Saylor to approve negotiations recommended by the Board committee and contracts for the 2021-2022 school year including ESY contracts. All present voted yes. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Jay Hallaway and seconded by Sabrina Saylor to authorize the Director to offer contracts/accept resignations. All present voted yes. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Brian Spurrell and seconded by Jay Hallaway to ratify the actions of the Advisory Board from the March and April meetings and to take action on the following consent agenda items:
Approve resignation: Sara Erickson, SLP
Approve hires: Amanda Edlund, SLP and Kimber Reins, SLP
Approve sick leave bank request: Tawnya Heer
Approve paper and supply bids
Approve comprehensive plan
Set public hearing date for the 2021-2022 budget for July 20, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.
Approve changing the date of the next advisory board meeting to June 14, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.
All present voted yes. Motion carried.
A motion was maid by Sabrina Saylor and seconded by Jay Hallaway to approve Medicaid billing contracts for 2021-2022 year. All present voted yes. Motion carried.
There were no actions of the SILDL governing board to report.
Tricia West presented the Leadership Team report which included:
Staff will be providing ESY services in school districts.
Kindergarten Academy will be held June 21-22 in Canton
Preparations are being made for several staff and space changes in districts next fall.
There was no public input.
A motion was made by Sabrina Saylor and seconded by Brian Spurrell to adjourn the meeting. All
present voted yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 5:44 pm. The next meeting of the Board of
Directors will be August 16, 2021.
Faydra Christensen, President
Ann Boden, Business Manager