Area legislative forum planned education to be focus of event An area legislative forum, hosted by the Southeast Area Cooperative, is planned for Tuesday, Dec. 14 at Beresford High School. A dinner will begin at 6 p.m. with a legislative forum at 6:45 p.m.
Legislators from District 16 (Sen. Ken Albers, Rep. Mike Broderick and Rep. Roland Chicoine); District 17 (Sen. John "Joe" Reedy, Rep. Judy Clark and Rep. H. Junior Engbrecht); and District 18 (Sen. Gary Moore, Rep. Matthew Michels and Rep. Donald Munson) have been invited to attend.
Area school board members and administrators from the following school districts will be invited and in attendance: Alcester-Hudson, Beresford, Canton, Centerville, Cornbelt Cooperative, Dakota Valley, Elk Point-Jefferson, Gayville-Volin, Harrisburg, Hurley, Irene, Lennox, Parker, Vermillion, Viborg, Yankton and Wakonda.
The focus of the forum will be on legislative matters, issues/topics relevant to education in the upcoming 2000 legislative session, and local school district input to legislators.