ESU Coordinating Council
May 03, 2016 8:00 AM
Executive Committee Meeting
1. Call to Order
Rationale

Notice to visitors:  To be heard at this meeting, the "Request to be Heard" form, must be completed and submitted to the Secretary to the Executive Director of ESUCC.  The President of the Board of ESUCC will call upon visitors wishing to address the Board in the order they were submitted or by subject.

Pursuant to Section 84-1411 of the Nebraska Statutes, notice of this meeting was given by advertisement on the ESUCC website, NE Public Meeting site, and host site.

Open Meetings Law
: Pursuant to Section 84 - 1412 of the Nebraska Statutes, the public is hereby informed that a current copy of the Nebraska Open Meetings Act is posted in this meeting room. 

Discussion

Call to order at 8:00 Am. Staff: David Ludwig, Deb Hericks

2. Roll Call
3. Agenda Item
Chair of Committee
3.A. Statewide Proposal Protocol
Rationale

Protocol Diagram

Lines of Communication

Discussion

Executive Director reviewed the protocol to be used in vetting ideas through affiliates, Exec Director, through ESUCC Committee, on to the Board as a whole. Discussion held regarding regional training versus statewide training. Google Summit should be vetted as a statewide project if ran statewide. Executive Director to discuss Summit with TAG affiliate.

3.B. ESUCC Officers
President West
Discussion

Discussion tabled.

3.C. Late Fee Policy
President West
Rationale

Late Fee Policy

The ESUCC has in the past years experienced late payments of invoices.  The Policy will provide further direction for ESUCC staff. 

Recommended Motion

Recommend approval of the Late Fee Policy

Discussion

Discussion tabled.

3.D. Statewide Services Definition
President West
Rationale

Statewide Services Definition

Discussion

President reviewed the statewide service definition. We will continue to modify/define process.

3.D.I. Template Training
President West
Discussion

Discussion tabled.

3.E. NESUBA Needs Assessment
President West
Rationale

This is designed to have each ESU Administrator visit with their Board specific to training(s) provided through NASB.

Discussion

President is requesting a needs assessment of ESU Boards for any training needs that Boards may need.

3.F. ESU Staff Presenting Outside Their Service Agency
President West
Rationale

ESU Staff Presenting Outside Their ESU

Discussion

Discussion tabled.

4. Next Meeting Agenda Items
5. Executive Session
Rationale

The ESU Coordinating Council is authorized by state statute to enter into executive session. Executive session may be held when clearly necessary for the protection of the public interest or for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual. Reasons that meet this standard include but are not limited to: (a) strategy sessions with respect to collective bargaining, real estate matters, pending litigation, or litigation which is imminent as evidenced by communication of a claim or threat of litigation to or by the public body; (b) discussion regarding deployment of security personnel or devices; (c) investigative proceedings regarding allegations of criminal misconduct; (d) evaluation of the job performance of a person when necessary to prevent needless injury to the reputation of a person and if such person has not requested a public meeting; and (e) legal advice.

Explanation

At this point, it is appropriate for the Board to meet in closed session for one of the stated matters and/or any other permissible closed session matters in compliance with the law.

PROPOSAL:

That the Board hold a closed session:

1. For strategy session with respect to negotiations/collective bargaining clearly necessary for the protection of the public interest or for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual in compliance with the law.

2. For strategy session with respect to property/real estate matters clearly necessary for the protection of the public interest or for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual in compliance with the law.

3. For strategy session with respect to pending litigation, or litigation which is imminent as evidenced by communication of a claim or threat of litigation to or by the public body clearly necessary for the protection of the public interest or for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual in compliance with the law.

4. For discussion regarding deployment of security personnel or devices clearly necessary for the protection of the public interest or for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual in compliance with the law.

5. For investigative proceedings regarding allegations of criminal misconduct clearly necessary for the protection of the public interest or for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual in compliance with the law.

6. For personnel and the evaluation of job performance clearly necessary for the protection of the public interest or for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual in compliance with the law.

7. For discussions of the legal consequences of specific action and legal advice clearly necessary for the protection of the public interest or for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual in compliance with the law.

6. Adjournment
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Motion to adjourn at 8:32 AM passed with a motion by Lofquist ESU 09 and a second by Schnoes ESU 03.