MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING OF THE

CORE EDUCATIONAL COOPERATIVE

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2019

 

President C. Clites called the regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Core Educational Cooperative to order at 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, September 5, 2019, at CORE Educational Cooperative Office in Platte, SD.

 

Members present:†† Valerie Drey via Zoom Conferencing (Burke), Joel Koskan (Colome), Chad Clites (Corsica-Stickney), Karen Timanus via Zoom Conferencing (Gregory), Lisa Pazour (Kimball), Dale Larsch (Mt. Vernon), Ross VanZee (Platte-Geddes), and Chris Schimke via Zoom Conferencing (Wessington Springs).

 

Members absent: †† Tina Westendorf (Armour), Jason Heezen (Plankinton), Ross Vanzee (Platte-Geddes), Jim Munsen (White Lake), and Tara Hochhalter (Wolsey-Wessington).

 

Superintendents:†††† Andrea Powell via Zoom Conferencing (Armour), Erik Person (Burke), Scott Muckey (Corsica-Stickney), Christopher Noid via Zoom Conferencing (Kimball), Pat Mikkonen (Mt. Vernon), Steve Randall (Plankinton), Joel Bailey (Platte-Geddes), Pandi Pittman via Zoom Conferencing (Wessington Springs), and Jennifer Boomsma-Kelsey via Zoom Conferencing (Wolsey-Wessington)

 

Others present:†††††††† Valerie Johnson (Director), Catrina Brown (Business Manager), and Kristi Kafka (CORE School Psychologist).

 

Public Forum

††† No action taken.

Additional Agenda Items

Oath of Office for new board member was added to the agenda.

Approve Amended Agenda

†† Motion Colome, seconded by Kimball approving the amended agenda.Roll call vote was held with all members

†† voting aye.Motion carried.

Oath of Office per SDCL 3-1-5 for any new board members

††† The Business Manager administered the oath of office per SDCL 3-1-5 to Chris Schimke, Wessington Springs.

Approve Minutes from August 7, 2019 Meetings

Motion Mt. Vernon, seconded by Colome approving the minutes of the meetings held on August 7, 2019.Roll call vote was held with all members voting aye.Motion carried.

Approve Financial Reports

††††† Motion Gregory, seconded by Kimball approving the report of cash transactions, revenue summary report and expenditure reports dated August 31, 2019.Roll call vote was held with all members voting aye.Motion carried.

Approve September 2019 Bills

Motion Mt. Vernon, seconded by Colome approving the following bills for payment:

Check #

Vendor Name

Account Number

Invoice Detail Description

Invoice
Amount

1585

MID CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL COOP

10 2535 000 520

OFFICE LEASE PAYMENT

$†††††††††† 500.00

1600

RAMKOTA HOTEL

10 2623 000 334

ED SPECIALIST TRAVEL- FOLIO #10052V

$†††††††††† 222.00

1610

US BANK VOYAGER FLEET SYSTEMS

10 2623 000 413

ED SPECIALIST FUEL

$†††††††††††† 88.09

 

 

 

Fund 10 Total:

$†††††††††† 810.09

 

 

 

 

 

1592

PEARSON

22 2126 000 411

ED EVALSUPPLIES

$††††††† †††726.46

1593

PLATTE BODY SHOP

22 2126 000 413

ED EVAL WINDSHIELD-RENEE #6

$†††††††††† 499.10

1610

US BANK VOYAGER FLEET SYSTEMS

22 2126 000 413

ED EVAL FUEL

$†††††††††††† 99.08

1574

GREGORY TIMES-ADVOCATE

22 2149 000 350

PSYCH ADVERTISING-SCREENING

$†††††††††††† 43.75

1609

TRUE DAKOTAN

22 2149 000 350

PSYCH ADVERTISING-SCREENING

$†††††††††††††† 6.84

923

CALLAHAN, HILARY

22 2149 000 411

PSYCH SUPPLIES

$†††††††††††† 10.64

1569

EDUCATIONAL ADVANTAGES, INC.

22 2149 000 411

PSYCH SUPPLIES; INV #615

$††††††† 1,620.00

1570

ESTR PUBLICATIONS

22 2149 000 411

PSYCH SUPPLIES; INV #28167

$†††††††††† 130.00

1571

FIRST BANK & TRUST

22 2149 000 411

PSYCH SUPPLIES

$†††††††††††† 38.28

1592

PEARSON

22 2149 000 411

PSYCH SUPPLIES

$††††††† 2,578.61

1592

PEARSON

22 2149 000 411

PSYCH SUPPLIES-SCREENINGS

$†††††††††† 121.98

1594

PLATTE FOOD CENTER

22 2149 000 411

PSYCH SUPPLIES

$†††††††††††††† 8.97

1597

QUILL CORPORATION

22 2149 000 411

PSYCH SUPPLIES

$†††††††††††† 75.99

923

CALLAHAN, HILARY

22 2149 000 413

PSYCH TIRE REPAIR

$†††††††††††† 26.05

1601

ROG'S AUTO INC.

22 2149 000 413

PSYCH CAR REPAIR - KRISTI #12

$†††††††††† 195.40

1607

SEVERSON'S SERVICE

22 2149 000 413

PSYCH CAR REPAIR - ALISHA #9

$†††††††††† 249.38

1610

US BANK VOYAGER FLEET SYSTEMS

22 2149 000 413

PSYCH FUEL

$†††††††††† 464.03

926

RUBENDALL, JAYNE

22 2149 000 640

PSYCH DUES

$†††††††††† 210.00

927

SIBBEL, ERIN

22 2149 000 640

PSYCH DUES-NASP

$†††††††††† 165.00

1611

VERIZON WIRELESS

22 2159 000 340

SPEECH MIFI

$†††††††††††† 40.01

1574

GREGORY TIMES-ADVOCATE

22 2159 000 350

SPEECH ADVERTISING-SCREENING

$†††††††††††† 43.75

1609

TRUE DAKOTAN

22 2159 000 350

SPEECH ADVERTISING-SCREENING

$†††††††††††††† 6.84

1561

ACADEMIC THERAPY PUBLICATIONS

22 2159 000 411

SPEECH SUPPLIES- TOLD - P:5 KIT

$†††††††††† 445.50

1562

APPLE INC

22 2159 000 411

SPEECH SUPPLIES-APPS FOR IPADS

$†††††††††† 600.00

1592

PEARSON

22 2159 000 411

SPEECH SUPPLIES

$†††††††††† 748.21

1592

PEARSON

22 2159 000 411

SPEECH SUPPLIES- SCREENINGS

$†††††††††† 121.99

1597

QUILL CORPORATION

22 2159 000 411

SPEECH SUPPLIES

$†††††††††††† 50.46

1588

NELSON'S MACHINE AND WELDING

22 2159 000 413

SPEECH OIL CHANGE - TANIA #21

$†††††††††††† 41.95

1590

OVERWEG REPAIR

22 2159 000 413

SPEECH CAR REPAIR - TAYLA #8

$†††††††††† 148.65

1610

US BANK VOYAGER FLEET SYSTEMS

22 2159 000 413

SPEECH FUEL

$†††††††††† 590.37

1611

VERIZON WIRELESS

22 2171 000 340

PT MIFI

$†††††††††††† 40.01

1571

FIRST BANK & TRUST

22 2171 000 411

PT SUPPLIES-BATTERIES

$†††††††††††† 11.99

1610

US BANK VOYAGER FLEET SYSTEMS

22 2171 000 413

PT FUEL

$†††††††††† 167.53

1571

FIRST BANK & TRUST

22 2171 000 640

PT WORKSHOP FEE

$†††††††††† 189.00

1580

KELLY'S AUTO PARTS

22 2172 000 413

OT CAR REPAIR-SONA #2

$†††† ††††††263.54

1610

US BANK VOYAGER FLEET SYSTEMS

22 2172 000 413

OT FUEL

$†††††††††† 219.50

1571

FIRST BANK & TRUST

22 2172 000 640

OT WORKSHOP FEE

$†††††††††† 378.00

924

LEHR, DAVE

22 2227 000 319

TECH SERVICES; INV #2137

$†††††††††† 713.75

1563

ARMOUR CHRONICLE

22 2319 000 350

BOARD ADVERTISING

$†††††††††† 170.66

1571

FIRST BANK & TRUST

22 2319 000 411

BOARD SUPPLIES

$†††††††††† 201.96

1572

FIRST DAKOTA INDEMNITY COMPANY

22 2319 000 651

WORKERS COMP INSURANCE 18-19

$†††††††††† 469.00

1599

RAMADA HOTEL & SUITES SIOUX FALLS

22 2329 000 334

DIRECTOR TRAVEL - INV #864

$†††††††††† 216.00

1567

CENTER FOR ED & EMPLOYMENT LAW

22 2329 000 411

DIRECTOR SUPPLIES

$†††††††††† 164.95

1571

FIRST BANK & TRUST

22 2329 000 411

DIRECTOR SUPPLIES

$ ††††††††††††27.05

1580

KELLY'S AUTO PARTS

22 2329 000 413

DIRECTOR CAR REPAIR - JOCELYN #19

$†††††††††† 494.99

1610

US BANK VOYAGER FLEET SYSTEMS

22 2329 000 413

DIRECTOR FUEL

$†††††††††† 187.84

1564

ASBSD

22 2329 000 640

DIRECTOR WORKSHOP FEE; INV #27089

$†††††††††† 185.00

1591

PARKER SCHOOL DISTRICT

22 2329 000 640

DIRECTOR DUES

$†††††††††††† 60.00

1599

RAMADA HOTEL & SUITES SIOUX FALLS

22 2529 000 334

FISCAL TRAVEL - INV #865

$†††††††††† 216.00

1595

POSTMASTER

22 2529 000 341

FISCAL POSTAGE

$†††††††††† 145.50

1565

AVERA HEALTH PLANS

22 2529 000 411

FISCAL SUPPLIES - INV #0020786-IN

$†††††††††† 100.00

1564

ASBSD

22 2529 000 640

FISCAL WORKSHOP FEE; INV #27089

$†††††††††† 185.00

1589

NORTHWESTERN ENERGY

22 2549 000 321 001

OFFICE ELECTRICITY

$†††††††††† 304.00

1568

CITY OF PLATTE

22 2549 000 321 002

OFFICE WATER AND SEWER

$†††††††††††† 70.80

1604

SAMUELSON TIRE AND OIL

22 2549 000 321 003

OFFICE PROPANE

$†††††††††††† 93.45

1603

S&H HEATING AND COOLING INC

22 2549 000 323

OFFICE AIR REPAIR

$†††††††††††† 60.00

1613

WYNIA MOWING

22 2549 000 323

OFFICE MOWING

$†††††††††††† 50.00

1586

MIDSTATE COMMUNICATIONS

22 2549 000 340

OFFICE PHONE

$†††††††††† 339.88

1571

FIRST BANK & TRUST

22 2549 000 411

OFFICE SUPPLIES

$††††††† †††191.58

1594

PLATTE FOOD CENTER

22 2549 000 411

OFFICE SUPPLIES

$†††††††††††† 51.23

1597

QUILL CORPORATION

22 2549 000 411

OFFICE SUPPLIES

$†††††††††††† 39.99

1610

US BANK VOYAGER FLEET SYSTEMS

22 2765 000 334

BIRTH TO 3 FUEL

$†††††††††††† 98.79

1597

QUILL CORPORATION

22 2765 000 411

BIRTH TO THREE SUPPLIES

$†††††††††† 106.24

 

 

 

Fund 22 Total:

$††††† 16,320.52

 

 

 

 

 

1573

FRIDLEY, SARA

53 2226 000 319 201

EDGE TEACHER PAYMENT

$†††††††††† 320.00

1575

HANSEN, ANDREA

53 2226 000 319 201

EDGE TEACHER PAYMENT

$†††††††††† 400.00

1576

HOHN, SARAH

53 2226 000 319 201

EDGE TEACHER PAYMENT

$†††††††††† 240.00

1577

JENSEN, MICHELLE

53 2226 000 319 201

EDGE TEACHER PAYMENT

$†††††††††† 400.00

1578

JOHNSON, DILLON

53 2226 000 319 201

EDGE TEACHER PAYMENT

$†††††††††† 560.00

1579

KELEHER, LORI

53 2226 000 319 201

EDGE TEACHER PAYMENT

$†††††††††† 480.00

1581

KOUPAL, KAREN

53 2226 000 319 201

EDGE TEACHER PAYMENT

$††††††† 1,040.00

1582

KREULEN, NANCY

53 2226 000 319 201

EDGE TEACHER PAYMENT

$†††††††††† 880.00

1583

LARSON, ERIN

53 2226 000 319 201

EDGE TEACHER PAYMENT

$†††††††††† 160.00

1587

MITTELSTEDT, RODNEY

53 2226 000 319 201

EDGE TEACHER PAYMENT

$†††††††††† 560.00

1596

PUNT, KANDY

53 2226 000 319 201

EDGE TEACHER PAYMENT

$†††††††††† 800.00

1598

RAAK, CATHERINE

53 2226 000 319 201

EDGE TEACHER PAYMENT

$††††††† 1,280.00

1605

SCHNEIDER, JEFF

53 2226 000 319 201

EDGE TEACHER PAYMENT

$†††††††††††† 80.00

1608

TEEL, APRIL

53 2226 000 319 201

EDGE TEACHER PAYMENT

$†††††††††† 640.00

1612

WITT, KATE

53 2226 000 319 201

EDGE TEACHER PAYMENT

$†††††††††††† 80.00

1573

FRIDLEY, SARA

53 2226 000 319 202

BLACKBOARD TEACHER PAYMENT

$†††††††††† 188.70

1584

LEONHARDT GOODRICH, CHEYENNE

53 2226 000 319 202

BLACKBOARD TEACHER PAYMENT

$†††††††††† 100.00

1602

ROTH, NICOLE

53 2226 000 319 202

BLACKBOARD TEACHER PAYMENT

$†††††††††† 200.00

925

PETERS, KAREN

53 2226 000 334

VS TRAVEL

$†††††††††††† 53.34

1611

VERIZON WIRELESS

53 2226 000 340

VS PHONE

$†††††††††††54.92

1571

FIRST BANK & TRUST

53 2226 000 341

VS POSTAGE

$†††††††††† 289.14

925

PETERS, KAREN

53 2226 000 411 202

BLACKBOARD SUPPLIES

$†††††††††††††† 3.45

1566

CENGAGE LEARNING

53 2226 000 411 202

BLACKBOARD SUPPLIES-ACCOUNTING

$††††† †††††181.48

1566

CENGAGE LEARNING

53 2226 000 411 202

BLACKBOARD SUPPLIES

$†††††††††† 144.00

1571

FIRST BANK & TRUST

53 2226 000 411 202

VS SUPPLIES-BLACKBOARD

$†††††††††† 230.95

1606

SD PHARMACISTS ASSOCIATION

53 2226 000 411 202

BLACKBOARD SUPPLIES; INV #1048

$††††††† 1,300.00

 

 

 

Fund 53 Total:

$††††† 10,665.98

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Report Total:

$††††† 27,796.59

 

Roll call vote was held with all members voting aye.Motion carried.††††††††††††††

Approve Other Payroll

†† Motion Kimball, seconded by Mt. Vernon to approve the following other payroll:

PAYROLL ITEMS THAT NEED APPROVAL BY THE GOVERNING BOARD

September 5, 2019

EMPLOYEE NAME

SERVICES

AMOUNT

Tayla Thomas

Speech Assistant ESY Services - August 2019

$512.50

Renee Thomas

Birth to Three Serivces - August 2019

$1,464.54

 

 

 

TOTAL TO BE APPROVED FOR SEPTEMBER 20, 2019 PAYROLL

$1,977.04

†† Roll call vote was held with all members voting aye.Motion carried.

Approve Potential Conflict of Interest per SDCL 3-23

††† Motion Mt. Vernon, seconded by Colome to approve the conflict of interest for Valerie Johnson to do a

††† presentation to the Chamberlain School District about general educatorís roles and responsibilities.Roll call

††† vote was held with all members voting aye.Motion carried.

Executive Session for Personnel per SDCL 1-25-2 (1)

Motion Colome, seconded by Kimball to enter into executive session at 10:32 a.m. to discuss personnel per SDCL 1-25-2 (1). Roll call vote was held with all members voting aye.Motion carried.

 

President Chad Clites declared open session at 10:35 a.m.

 

Approve Contracts

††† Motion Kimball, seconded by Mt. Vernon to approve the contract for Ron Senne for grant writing services

††† (EMP2020-031) and for Nicole Roth to evaluate the Companion Animals Course (VS2020-034).Roll call

††† voted was held with all members voting aye.Motion carried.

Out of State Conference Presentation (Kristi Kafka)

†† No action taken.

Avera Speech Contract

††† Motion Colome, seconded by Mt. Vernon to approve the contract to provided speech services to the Avera St.

††† Benedict Hospital of Parkston (CORE2020-006).Roll call vote was held with all members voting aye.Motion

††† carried.

Marty School Psych Contract

†† No action taken.

Out of State Travel Request

†† Motion Mt. Vernon, seconded by Kimball to approve the out of state travel request for Karla Burke to attend the

†† North Plains Law Conference in Bismarck, ND on September 30, 2019 through October 2, 2019.Roll call vote

†† was held with all members voting aye.Motion carried.

LED Office Lighting Information

†† The following quotes were received to change the office lighting to LED lights:

†††††† GenPro Energy Solutions†† $12,917.66 (10-year warranty)

†††††† Frandsen Electric††††††††††††††† $5305.02††† (5-year warranty)

†††††† C&D Electricty, LLC†† ††††††† $3963.00††† (2-year warranty)

††† Motion Kimball, seconded by Colome to approve the quote from Frandsen Electric.Roll call vote was held

††† with all members voting aye and Corsica-Stickney abstaining.Motion carried.

Directorís Report

††††† No action taken.

Next Meeting:

††††† October 10, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the CORE Educational Cooperative in Platte, SD.

Adjourn

Motion Mt. Vernon, seconded by Colome to adjourn the meeting at 11:09 a.m.All members present voted aye.Motion carried.

 

 

_______________________________††††††††††††††††††††† _______________________________

President††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Business Manager