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Southeast Area Cooperative
Advisory Board Meeting
September 21, 2021


A meeting of the Advisory Board of Southeast Area Cooperative was held on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at the office of Southeast Area Cooperative, Beresford, South Dakota. Members present were: Tim Rhead, Alcester-Hudson 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.

Dave Hutchison called the meeting to order at 11:02 a.m.

A motion was made by Tim Rhead and seconded by Derek Barrios to approve the agenda. All present voted yes. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Brett Mellem and seconded by Tim Rhead to approve the minutes of the July 15, 2021 meeting. All present voted yes. Motion carried.

The financial report as prepared by the Business Manager for June 2021 was presented: General Fund Beginning Balance: $596,087; Receipts: $168,183; Disbursements: $197,871 for an ending balance of $567,188. A motion was made by Derek Barrios and seconded by Brett Mellem to approve the financial report as presented. All present voted yes. Motion carried.

A listing of bills was presented. A motion was made by Derek Barrios and seconded by Tim Rhead to approve the payment of bills. All present voted yes. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Tim Rhead and seconded by Brett Mellem to approve changing the contract for Lisa Schmitz, Adaptive PE Teacher to .2 FTE for the 2021-2022 school year. All present voted yes. Motion carried.

The Leadership Team report included:
 Director West provided updates from the Northern Plains Law Conference.
 Totem training including the Aspen module is available to schools to use.

A motion was made by Tim Rhead and seconded by Derek Barrios to adjourn the meeting. All present voted yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 11:44 a.m.


Dave Hutchison, President

Ann Boden, Business Manager