08-16-23 Agenda

Board of Directors
Wednesday, August 16 – 5:30 PM

Cooperative Office – 1109 W. Cedar, Beresford
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 2023-2024
  5. Disclose Conflicts of Interest
  6. *Approve minutes of May 17, 2023
  7. *Approve financial report
  8. *Approve bills
  9. *Surplus 2005 Magnum
  10. *Adopt 2023-2024 budget as recommended by Advisory Board
  11. *Approve contract for Susan Vick, SLPA; Nicole Bohnsack, Adapted PE
  12. Approve distance learning governing board actions
  13. *Annual Consent Agenda
    a. Designate Roberts Rules of Order as guide/reference for meetings
    b. Establish official depositories and acceptance of South Dakota Public Investment Trust (FIT)
    c. Establish official newspaper—Beresford Republic
    d. Declare notification to media of special meetings
    e. Appoint Business Manager and declare Business Manager as legal signature for social security, payroll, insurance and authorize use of board president signature stamp
    f. Declare Director as authorized signature for reports and grants
    g. Bond Business Manager and other employees
    h. Authorize approval of purchases by the Business Manager and Director
    i. Approve Director to authorize collaboration agreements between agencies, universities, and training programs for the 2023-2024 school year
    j. Authorize direct deposit payments for payroll and accounts payable with proper documentation
    k. Select Legal Counsel for Southeast Area Cooperative
    l. Appoint Director as Section 504 and American with Disabilities Act Coordinator for 2023-2024 school year
    m. Appoint Business manager as Title IX coordinator
    n. Approve 2023-2024 Carl Perkins Application
    o. Approve 2023-2024 IDEA application
    p. Adopt the 2023-2024 policy manual with changes
    a. Job descriptions (SLP, SLPA)
    b. Policy changes
    q. Establish sub pay for 2023-2024
    r. Approve publishing of cooperative salaries for 2023-2024
    s. Approve meeting dates and times for 2023-2024, including Board of Directors and Advisory Board
    t. Approve comprehensive plan
  14. *Consent Agenda (Items recommended for approval by Advisory Board)
    a. Approve contracts for Jason Selchert and Bonnie Overweg
    b. Set PT rate for outside contracts for 2023-2024 school year
  15. Public Input
  16. Leadership Report
  17. *Adjournment
    *Denotes item that requires Board Action