ESU 7
November 16, 2015 6:00 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
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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 Jennifer Miller and a second by Terry Fusco.

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 Doug Pauley and a second by Joyce Baumert.

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

 

 




Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Motion to approve absent board directors passed with a motion by Doug Kluth and a second by Jack Young.

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. Presentation of Bills
Don Ellison or Designee
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The summary of bills for the current month total:$ 635,285.87      - Bills #  62326       through # 62478   

Inservice bills total: $    0  

SPED Arrears:CPS $13,139.34, Lakeview $56,194.59             

TECH Arrears: Clarkson $4,086.20, ESU 2 $246.23, Palmer $8.75, St. Edward $724.26, St. Isidore,  $2,172.64

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 Terry Fusco and a second by Joyce Baumert.

V.D. Recognition of Clarkson Public Schools
Larianne Polk
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ESU 7 Board recognizes Clarkson Public Schools Manufacturing I Class for its dedication to excellent craftsmanship.  Thank you for contributing to ESU 7's mission.  The table you created exemplifies what we encourage every school district to achieve.   

Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any action necessary to recognize Clarkson for their hard work and craftsmanship.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Recognition of Clarkson's Manufacturing I class passed with a motion by Bob Norvell and a second by Joyce Baumert.

V.E. December 21, 2015 Meeting Time
Larianne Polk
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Due to closure of ESU 7 on December 21, 2015 at 2:30pm, a time change for the December 21 Board meeting is being proposed.  Options for the new time are: 4:30pm, 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm.

Recommendation: Discuss, consider, and take any necessary action to change to change the time of the December 21, 2015 Board meeting.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Change of time for the December 21, 2015 Board meeting passed with a motion by Jack Young and a second by Dan Hoesly.

V.F. Second Reading of Policy 1.01 Philosophy and Mission
Don Ellison or Designee
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take all necessary action to approve the second reading of Policy 1.01 Philosophy and Mission as presented.

 

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  After second reading, Policy 1.01 Philosophy and Mission, passed with a motion by Jack Young and a second by Jennifer Miller.

V.G. First Reading of Policy 3.19.02 Educational Service Unit 7 Certified/Professional Evaluation
Don Ellison or Designee
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take all necessary action to approve the first reading of Policy 3.19.02 Educational Service Unit 7 Certified/Professional Evaluation as presented and advance it to the December 21, 2015 meeting for second reading.

 

 

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  First reading of Policy 3.19.02 Educational Service Unit 7 Certificated/Professional Evaluation and its advancement to the December 2015 meeting passed with a motion by Terry Fusco and a second by Doug Pauley.

V.H. Professional Development Resignation
Larianne Polk
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any action necessary to approve the retirement and resignation of Barb Friesth, Professional Development Coordinator.

 

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Resignation of Professional Development Coordinator, Barb Friesth, passed with a motion by Wendy Rahtz and a second by Bob Norvell.

VI. Discussion Items
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VI.A. Production Utilization Report
Otis Pierce
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An update on the Production Department utilization will be given.

Attachments
VI.B. ESU 7 Scorecard
Professional Services Team
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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, Board goals, and Administrator goals.

 

 

Attachments
VI.C. Spotlight School: Migrant Education Program (MEP)
Dee Condon or designee
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The board will be updated as to the Leadership, Services, and Support provided to ESU 7 schools by the Migrant Education Program. 

 

 

Attachments
VI.D. Administrator's Report
Larianne Polk
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Facilities Update
Statewide Update

  • Dan Shoemake Letter and ESUCC Response

Administrator's Goals

Administrator Evaluation and timeline

Timeline to hire new staff

Administrator Absence Report (See attached)

State Education Conference:

  • Registration packet to attendees
  • eMeeting Seminar on Negotiations Software from Craig Caples

AESA

  • Folders to attendees
  • Transportation Options
  • Technology Needs (App Info, IPAD)
  • Contact info for spouses

 

 

Attachments
VI.E. Negotiations Committee Report
Negotiations Committee Chair
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The Board Negotiations Committee met with ESU 7 Education Association (ESUEA) on November 2, 2015 and November 16, 2015.  Both committees continued to discuss desired outcomes.  Committee Chair Doug Kluth will provide a summary.  The next meeting will be scheduled in December.

 



VII. Adjournment
Don Ellison or Designee
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Recommendation:
 Motion to adjourn.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Adjournment of meeting at 7:40pm passed with a motion by Doug Pauley and a second by Dan Hoesly.