ESU 7
September 17, 2015 7:00 PM
Regular Board of Directors Meeting
I. Call the meeting to order
Don Ellison or Designee
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LEADERSHIP  •  SERVICE  •  SUPPORT  -  ESU 7 Mission Statement


Notice of this meeting was given in advance according to State Law 84-1411, by giving notice of the meeting to the public on ESU 7 website www.esu7.org and posted at location of meeting.  Notice of this meeting was also given in advance to all members of the Board of Directors.  Availability of the agenda and purpose of the hearing was communicated in the advance notice of the meeting and in the notice to the members of this hearing. All proceedings of the Board of Directors were taken while the convened hearing was open to the attendance of the public.


I.A. Notification of Open Meetings Law
Don Ellison or Designee
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This meeting has been preceded by advance notice and is hereby declared to be in open session.  A copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted in the meeting room.

I.B. Roll Call
Don Ellison or Designee
I.C. Pledge of Allegiance
Don Ellison or Designee
II. Public Forum
II.A. Welcome Visitors
Don Ellison or Designee
II.B. Public Comment
Don Ellison or Designee
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The board has the discretion to limit the amount of time set aside for public participation. 


Citizens wishing to address the board on a certain agenda item must notify the Educational Service Unit administrator prior to the board meeting.  Citizens wishing to present petitions to the board may do so at this time.  However, the board will only receive the petitions and not act upon them or their contents.

Public Participation in Board Meetings Policy 1.02.02

III. Approval of Agenda
Don Ellison or Designee
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The sequence of agenda topics is subject to change at the discretion of the board. 

Order of Business, Regular Meetings Policy 1.02.01

Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to approve agenda.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Agenda as presented passed with a motion by Terry Fusco and a second by Joyce Baumert.

IV. Approval of Minutes
Don Ellison or Designee
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take all necessary action to approve the minutes as presented.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Minutes as presented passed with a motion by Jennifer Miller and a second by Jack Young.

V. Action Items
Don Ellison or Designee
V.A. Board Absences
Don Ellison or Designee
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Staff Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take action to approve the board absences. 

 

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Board absences passed with a motion by Richard Stephens and a second by Joyce Baumert.

V.B. Treasurer's Report
Don Ellison or Designee
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take all necessary action to approve Treasurer's Report as presented.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Treasurer's Report as presented passed with a motion by Jack Young and a second by Doug Pauley.

V.C. Adoption of 2015-2016 Budget
Larianne Polk and Budget Committee Chair
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Budget Committee Chair, Terry Fusco, will review any proposed changes since the August meeting.

Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to approve the 2015-2016 Budget as presented.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  2015-2016 Budget as presented passed with a motion by Dan Hoesly and a second by Joyce Baumert.

V.D. Resolution for Tax Asking and Final Levy
Larianne Polk
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to approve the Tax Asking and Final Levy Resolutions as presented.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Tax Asking and Final Levy Resolutions as presented passed with a motion by Doug Pauley and a second by Terry Fusco.

V.E. Presentation of Bills
Don Ellison or Designee
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The summary of bills for the current month total:

Tech Arrears: Humphrey $3,265.00; Lakeview $81.25; Leigh $8.50

SPED Arrears: None

Inservice bills total: $151.96
Excess lodging total: None


Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take all necessary action to approve bills as presented.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Bills as presented passed with a motion by Wendy Rahtz and a second by Jack Young.

V.F. SPED Contract
Darus Mettler
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Lori will join Cen7ter as a .75 FTE job coach.  Lori will assist students during their non-paid work experiences out in the community.  Lori will bring several years of experience in working with students of all ages and abilities. 

Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to approve the contract for Lori Loughiman as presented.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  SPED Contract for Lori Loughiman as presented passed with a motion by Joyce Baumert and a second by Wendy Rahtz.

V.G. SPED Resignation
Darus Mettler
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Reccomendation: To discuss, consider and take any necessary action to accept the resignation of Melissa Olson as presented.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Resignation of Melissa Olson as presented was passed with a motion by Terry Fusco and a second by Joyce Baumert.

V.H. Second Reading of Policy 1.05.01 Administrative Procedure
Don Ellison or Designee
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take all necessary action to approve the second reading of Policy 1.05.01 Administrative Procedure as presented.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  After second reading, Policy 1.05.01 Administrative Procedure passed with a motion by Dan Hoesly and a second by Jack Young.

V.I. First Reading of Policy 3.11 Negotiations
Don Ellison or Designee
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take all necessary action to approve the first reading of Policy 3.11 Negotiations as presented and advance it to the next meeting for second reading.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  First reading of Policy 3.11 Negotiations and its advancement to the October meeting passed with a motion by Joyce Baumert and a second by Jennifer Miller.

VI. Discussion Items
VI.A. Finalize Board Goal 2
Don Ellison or Designee
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After the board retreat on June 18th, final steps to complete goal 2 is:

1. Develop criteria, timeline, and objectives.

2. Completion date: September Board Meeting.

Attachments
VI.B. ESU 7 Scorecard
Larianne Polk
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Administrator Polk will report on progress made within identified areas of growth.  This continuous improvement tracking tool will support ESU 7's AdvancED goals.

Attachments
VI.C. Negotiations
Negotiations Commiittee
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The Board Negotiations Committee has a meeting scheduled with the Educational Service Unit Education Association (ESUEA) on Monday, September 21st, 2015 in the Walnut Room from 4:30pm-6pm.

The timeline for negotiations/collective bargaining will be reviewed. First meeting to be held by November 1, 2015.

Committee of Board members Doug Kluth, Chair; Richard Luebbe; Richard Stephens.

VI.D. Spotlight School
Professional Services Team
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The board will be updated as to the Leadership, Services, and Support provided to David City.

Attachments
VI.E. Administrator's Report
Larianne Polk
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Facilities Update: Carpet, roof, rocks
Statewide Update: ESUCC Summary

670 Transfers

Public Records Request

Board visits

Technology Pledge

Upcoming conferences

VII. Adjournment
Don Ellison or Designee
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Recommendation:
Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to adjourn.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Adjournment of meeting at 8:28 pm passed with a motion by Bob Norvell and a second by Jack Young.