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Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Examiners in Optometry

Board Meeting Minutes

 


   

  March 31, 2016

     Teleconference Meeting Minutes
6:00 PM

The meeting was called to order at 6:09 p.m.

 

1. Attendance

 

Board members present via telephone were Dr. Hart, Dr. Hartford, and Dr. Haiar. Also present were Naomi Cromwell, in person at the Tieszen Law Office, Pierre, SD, and Deni Amundson, Board Executive Secretary, in person at the Board of Optometry office, Langford, SD, both locations having been noticed as available for public access.

 

2. Approval of Agenda

 

Dr. Hartford moved to approve the agenda, seconded by Dr. Haiar. Motion passed by roll call vote.

 

3. Treasurer's Report

 

Dr. Hartford moved to accept the treasurer’s report, seconded by Dr. Hart. Motion passed by roll call vote.

 

4. Contracts

a.

Tieszen Law Office- Dr. Hartford moved to approve the FY17 contract with the same terms as FY16 contract, seconded by Dr. Hart. Motion passed by roll call vote.

b.
SDOS- Dr. Hartford moved to approve the FY17 contract with the same terms as the FY16 contract, seconded by Dr. Haiar. Motion passed by roll call vote.
c.

BPro- Dr. Hart moved to approve the FY17 contract with an increase of the hourly rate to $70/hour, seconded by Dr. Hartford. Motion passed by roll call vote.

d.
Kathryn Haivala- Since Dr. Haivala performs investigative services on an as-needed basis, her contract will not be renewed at this time.
e.

Lisa Kollis-Young- Dr. Hartford moved to approve the FY17 contract with the same terms as the FY16 contract, seconded by Dr. Hart. Motion passed by roll call vote.

f.
Deni Amundson- Dr. Hartford moved to approve the FY17 contract with an increase of 2.7% in the yearly salary from the FY16 contract, seconded by Dr. Haiar. Motion passed by roll call vote.

 

5. Time and Place of Next Meeting

 

April 22, 2016, 9:00 a.m.(CST), Tieszen Law Office, Pierre, SD.

 

6.  Adjournment

 

At 6:32, Dr. Hart moved to adjourn, seconded by Dr. Haiar. Motion passed by roll call vote.