ESU Coordinating Council
April 02, 2014 2:00 PM
Finance, Audit, and Budget 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 in the ESUCC website, NCSA, and host site on February 24, 2014.

Open Meetings Law
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Discussion

Call to order at 2:04 pm.

2. Roll Call
3. Information Item
Chair of Committee - Dennis Radford
3.A. Audit - Exit Conference on March 26
Attachments
Discussion

We have some of the same findings as last year, they did clear several findings from last year. Scott is working on the Audit Responses from the exit interview. We will continue to work on their suggestions in the upcoming year. Don Dunlap gave a report to the Exec Committee last year do we want to have him present to a Committee and/or ESUCC Board. Expenses continue to be an issue with auditor, we need to turn them in a more timely manner (60 days). Suggested to not cross over fiscal years. Segregation of duties and central location for all contracts are a couple of other areas of concern.

3.B. Budget Planning
3.B.I. Review Salaries
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Motion to recommend a 3% increase for personnel deemed necessary by the Executive Director after financial review. passed with a motion by Tedesco ESU 11 and a second by Standish ESU 18.

Discussion

Dennis Radford reviewed the salary document including a flat 3%. They also reviewed Project Status given by Priscilla Quintana that showed the status of each project.

3.B.II. Review Contract for Staff
Dennis Radford
Discussion

We will use the same contract used in the past reviewed by legal (at-will).

3.B.III. Master Service Agreement
3.C. Coop Member Equity
Paul Tedesco
Attachments
Discussion

Committee reviewed the Coop Equity document. We will need to hold on to Member Equity until we get through the next few years, reviewed annually, with new system.

4. Recommended Actions Items
Chair of Committee
4.A. Approve Claims, Financials Statements, and Assets for Month of February.
Chair of Committee
Rationale

 

Attachments
Recommended Motion

Recommend that the ESUCC Committee approve the Claims, Financials Statements, and Assets for Month of February.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Recommend that the ESUCC Committee approve the Claims, Financials Statements, and Assets for Month of February. passed with a motion by Radford ESU 17 and a second by ESU 03 Kettelhut .

5. Adjournment
Discussion

Adjourn meeting at 3:15PM.