ESU 7
January 18, 2016 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
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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. Discussion item Technology Bond has been moved to Item III.A. to accommodate for guest speakers.

Order of Business, Regular Meetings Policy 1.02.01

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

 

 

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Agenda as amended passed with a motion by Richard Stephens and a second by Joyce Baumert.

III.A. Technology Bond
Paul Grieger, D.A. Davidson
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Paul Grieger, Managing Director of Public Finance at D.A. Davidson will present and answer questions on the Tech Bond.

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 Terry Fusco and a second by Jack Young.

V. Action Items
Don Ellison or Designee
V.A. Board Absences
Don Ellison or Designee
Rationale

Staff 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 Bob Norvell and a second by Doug Pauley.

V.B. Election of Board President
Don Ellison or Designee
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to elect         as President of Board of Directors. 

 

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Election of Don Ellison as President of the Board of Directors passed with a motion by Jack Young and a second by Joyce Baumert.

V.C. Election of Vice President of the Board of Directors
Don Ellison or Designee
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to elect         as Vice President of Board of Directors. 

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Election of Richard Stephens as Vice President of Board of Directors passed with a motion by Wendy Rahtz and a second by Doug Pauley.

V.D. Election of Secretary of Board of Directors
Don Ellison or Designee
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to elect         as Secretary of Board of Directors. 

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Election of Wendy Rahtz as Secretary of Board of Directors. passed with a motion by Wendy Rahtz and a second by Terry Fusco.

V.E. Appointment of Treasurer to the Board of Directors
Don Ellison or Designee
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Recommendation
: Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to appoint       as Treasurer to the Board of Directors. 

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Appointment of Linda Shefcyk as Treasurer to the Board of Directors passed with a motion by Doug Pauley and a second by Bob Norvell.

V.F. Appointment of Secretary to the Board of Directors
Don Ellison or Designee
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Recommendation
: Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to appoint          as Secretary to the Board of Directors. 

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Appointment of Katy McNeil as Secretary to the Board of Directors passed with a motion by Wendy Rahtz and a second by Terry Fusco.

V.G. 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 Dan Hoesly and a second by Joyce Baumert.

V.H. Presentation of Bills
Don Ellison or Designee
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The summary of bills for the current month total:$  591,516.72   - Bills # 62623 through # 62750 

Inservice bills total: $  76.00

SPED Arrears: CPS $12887.25; Lakeview $56194.59

TECH Arrears: Clarkson $326.22; Cross County $619.45; East Butler $25.00; High Plains $530.00; Howells Cath. $316.50; Howells-Dodge $50.00; Palmer $8.75; St. Bonaventure $175.00

Excess Lodging Totals: Don Ellison $631.75; Jennifer Miller $297.05; Jack Young $355.68; Dan Hoesly $295.73; Terry Fusco $347.51; Richard Luebbe $326.26; Larianne Polk $206.62; Marci Ostmeyer $238.81, Darus Mettler $ $444.09


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 Bob Norvell.

V.I. Negotiations
Negotiations Commiittee
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The Board Negotiations Committee has reached an agreement with the Educational Service Unit Education Association (ESUEA) related to the Master Agreement language and compensation.  

Recommendation:  Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to approve the Master Agreement for Special Education ESUEA for the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 terms.

 

 



Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Master Agreement for Special Education ESUEA for the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 terms passed with a motion by Richard Stephens and a second by Wendy Rahtz.

Motion Passed:  Classified Staff Compensation Package for 2016-2017 passed with a motion by Doug Kluth and a second by Joyce Baumert.

Motion Passed:  Professional Services Team Compensation Package for 2016-2017 passed with a motion by Doug Kluth and a second by Doug Pauley.

V.J. Meeting Time
Larianne Polk or designee
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To discuss an earlier meeting time for the ESU 7 Board.

Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to change ESU 7 Board Meeting times to               .

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Change of future ESU 7 Board Meeting times from 7:00pm to 5:30pm passed with a motion by Wendy Rahtz and a second by Dan Hoesly.

V.K. ESU 7 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 Calendar
Larianne Polk
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ESU 7 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 calendar including a Board Meeting changes to April 18, 2017 @ 7:00pm and September 19, 2017 @ 5:30pm.

Recommendation: Discuss, Consider and take any necessary action to approve the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 ESU 7 Calendars as presented including Board Meeting changes to April 18, 2017 @ 7:00pm and September 19, 2017 @ 5:30pm.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  2016-2017 and 2017-2018 ESU 7 Calendars as presented passed with a motion by Wendy Rahtz and a second by Jack Young.

V.L. First Reading of Policy 1.03 Organization
Don Ellison or Designee
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take all necessary action to approve the first reading of Policy 1.03 Organization as presented and advancement to the next meeting for second reading.

 

 

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  After first reading, Policy 1.03 Organization passed with a motion by Doug Pauley and a second by Bob Norvell.

V.M. Second Reading of Policy 3.04 Sick Leave
Don Ellison or Designee
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take all necessary action to approve the second reading of Policy 3.04 Sick Leave as presented.

 

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  After second reading, Policy 3.04 Sick Leave, passed with a motion by Jack Young and a second by Dan Hoesly.

VI. Discussion Items
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VI.A. Evaluation Committee
Larianne Polk
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To study alternative Administrator Evaluation tools.

VI.B. Administrator's Report
Larianne Polk
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Facilities Update
Statewide Update
Administrator's Goals

Scorecard: The Scorecard is attached for your review.

Self Evaluation

Santa Visits

 

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

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Adjournment of meeting at 8:13 pm passed with a motion by Dan Hoesly and a second by Jack Young.