08-16-21 Agenda

Board of Directors

Monday, August 16, 2021 – 5:30 PM

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


Meeting ID: 880 7962 7374

Passcode: mzz0fV

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 2021-2022
  5.   Disclose Conflicts of Interest
  6. *Approve minutes of May 19, 2021
  7. *Approve financial report
  8. *Approve bills 
  9. *Approve changes to the Articles of Incorporation
  10. *Adopt 2021-2022 budget as recommended by Advisory Board
  11.  Approve distance learning governing board actions
  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 2021-2022 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 2021-2022 school year
  25. Approve 2021-2022 Carl Perkins Application
  26. Approve 2021-2022 IDEA application
  27. Adopt the 2021-2022 policy manual 
  28. Establish sub pay for 2020-2021   
  29. Approve publishing of cooperative salaries for 2021-2022
  30. Approve meeting dates and times for 2021-2022, including Board of Directors and Advisory Board
  31.  *Consent Agenda
    1. Approve contracts for Jason Selchert and Bonnie Overweg
    1. Approve contracts with Birth to Three staff
    1. Approve hire Debra Braaten, paraprofessional
    1. Approve contract/fee for service
  32. *Approve comprehensive plan with changes
  33. *Approve closing of the employee pop/flower fund and moving funds to cash
  34. Public Input
  35.  Leadership Report
  36. *Adjournment

*Denotes item that requires Board Action