ESU 7
September 19, 2016 5:30 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 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 Terry Fusco 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:  Motion to approve absent Board directors passed with a motion by Wendy Rahtz and a second by Jennifer Miller.

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 Dan Hoesly and a second by Terry Fusco.

V.C. Adoption of 2016-2017 Budget
Larianne Polk and Budget Committee Chair
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any action necessary to approve the 2016-2017 Budget as presented.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  2016-2017 Budget as presented passed with a motion by Doug Kluth and a second by Wendy Rahtz.

V.D. Presentation of Bills
Don Ellison or Designee
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The summary of bills for the current month total:$887,252.15 - Bills #63921 through #64102

Inservice bills total: $ 897.40

SPED Arrears:None to Report

TECH Arrears: Central Comm. College $12.50, Clarkson $12.50, Humphrey $1,825.00, Howells-Dodge $87.50, Schuyler $1,116.25, Shelby-Rising City $912.50, St. John Lutheran $140

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 Doug Pauley and a second by Jack Young.

V.E. Reading of Policy 2.04 Audit
Don Ellison or Designee
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take all necessary action to approve Policy 2.04 Audit Policy as presented.

 

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Policy 2.04 Audit Policy as presented passed with a motion by Jack Young and a second by Terry Fusco.

V.F. Policy 2.06 System of Accounts
Larianne Polk or designee
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any action necessary to approve Policy 2.06 System of Accounts as presented.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion to Amend Passed:  To amend the motion from: "Policy 2.06 System of Accounts as presented" to: "Policy 2.06 System of Accounts as amended" passed with a motion by Wendy Rahtz and a second by Dan Hoesly.

V.G. Technology Resignation
Larianne Polk or designee
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Reccomendation: Discuss, consider and take any action necessary to approve the resignation of Travis Kassing, Network and Computer Systems Specialist.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Resignation of Travis Kassing, Network and Computer Systems Specialist, passed with a motion by Doug Pauley and a second by Jack Young.

V.H. Technology Contract
Dan Ellsworth or Designee
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Cody Nelsen has been offered and accepted the Network & Computer Systems Specialist position at ESU 7.  Upon Board approval, Cody will start Friday, Sept. 30, 2016.  Cody has a Bachelors Degree in Telecommunications Management from University of Nebraska at Kearney and was valedictorian at Newman Grove High School.  His past work experience at HNcBNc and Educational Service Unit 10 make him a good fit to support our schools and a great addition to our technology services team.

Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to approve the contract of Cody Nelson, Network/Computer Systems Specialist.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Contract of Cody Nelson, Network/Computer Systems Specialist passed with a motion by Doug Kluth and a second by Jack Young.

VI. Discussion Items
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VI.A. Budget Committee Report
Budget Commiittee Chair
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The Budget Committee Chair will give a summary of Budget Committee Processes.

 

 



VI.B. Administrator's Report
Larianne Polk
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Facilities Update
ESUCC Update: Attached for your review.
Administrator's Goals: Attached for your review.

Administrator's Quarterly Report: Attached for your review.

Upcoming Dates: NASB Area Membership Meeting, State Education Conference, AESA - Savannah

2017 Board Visits

Board Election candidates

Attachments
VII. Adjournment
Don Ellison or Designee