ESU 7
October 17, 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 Joyce Baumert and a second by Jack Young.

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 Dan Hoesly and a second by Jennifer Miller.

V. Action Items
Don Ellison or Designee
V.A. Board Absences
Don Ellison or Designee
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Terry Fusco will be absent due to family business.

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 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 Doug Pauley and a second by Jack Young.

V.C. Presentation of Bills
Don Ellison or Designee
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The summary of bills for the current month total:$615,353.96 - Bills #64103 through #64258

Inservice bills total: $ 258

SPED Arrears:None to Report

TECH Arrears: Central Community College $12.50, Clarkson $87.50, Shelby/Rising City $912.50, St. John Lutheran $140.00, Howells/Dodge $337.50, Leigh $100, Nebraska Christian $100, Twin River $62.50   

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 Kluth and a second by Jennifer Miller.

V.D. Reading of Policy 2.01 Budget
Don Ellison or Designee
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take all necessary action to approve Policy 2.01 Budget as presented.

 

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Policy 2.01 Budget as presented passed with a motion by Jack Young and a second by Doug Pauley.

V.E. Bond Measure
Larianne Polk or designee
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A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE DISTRICT TO enter into AN interlocal cooperative WITH one or more Nebraska public school districts and/or educational service units; AUTHORIZING SUCH COOPERATIVE to issue bonds on behalf of the District in a principal amount not to exceed $100,000 to finance the cost of any public building or buildings and related improvements to real estate owned by the District, including parking facilities, any recreational facilities and related improvements to real estate, any flood control and storm water drainage, and any street and road construction and improvements and related fixtures operated by the District; DELEGATING THE AUTHORITY TO DETERMINE THE PRINCIPAL AMOUNTS, MATURITY DATES, INTEREST RATES, REDEMPTION PROVISIONS AND OTHER TERMS OF SUCH BONDS; IMPOSING A TAX TO PAY THE PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON SUCH BONDS; DESIGNATING THE BONDS AS QUALIFIED TAX-EXEMPT OBLIGATIONS; AUTHORIZING CERTAIN ACTIONS AND DOCUMENTS; PUBLISHING NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE SUCH BONDs; AND PRESCRIBING OTHER MATTERS RELATING THERETO.

Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any action necessary to approve the Bond Measure as presented.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Bond Measure as presented passed with a motion by Richard Stephens and a second by Doug Kluth.

V.F. Approving interlocal agreement membership
Larianne Polk or designee
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take all necessary action with regard to approving the participation of the undersigned Qualified Public Agency in the Nebraska Technology Financing Cooperative #6 under and pursuant to §§ 72-2301 to 72-2308 known as the Public Facilities Construction and Finance Act and the Nebraska Interlocal Cooperation Act, §13-801 et seq., as now existing or as hereinafter amended, and other laws, to provide services and support to all members of the Cooperative including but not limited to issuance of bonds, disbursement of bond proceeds to members, retention of bond paying agent, record keeping and other administrative services relating to the financing of information technology for members, and for other lawful purposes.  A draft of the motion to be considered is on file at the office of the Administrator.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Motion to approve (a) the participation of the of the undersigned Qualified Public Agency in the Nebraska Technology Financing Cooperative #6 under and pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 72-2301 to 72-2308 known as the Public Facilities Construction and Finance Act (the “Act”) and the Nebraska Interlocal Cooperation Act, Neb. Rev. Stat. §13-801 et seq. as now existing or as hereinafter amended, and other laws, to provide services and support to all members of the Cooperative including but not limited to issuance of bonds, disbursement of bond proceeds to members, retention of bond paying agent, record keeping and other administrative services relating to the financing of information technology for members, and for other lawful purposes; (b) the interlocal agreement, becoming a member of, and being a party to the NEBRASKA TECHNOLOGY FINANCING COOPERATIVE INTERLOCAL COOPERATION ACT AGREEMENT #6 as though this educational service unit had been an original member and party, and as though this educational service unit had originally signed such Interlocal Cooperation Act Agreement, copies of which are on file with district records and are hereby incorporated herein by this reference, and being bound by all terms and conditions thereof, including those established by the governing body of such Interlocal Cooperation Act Agreement; (c) that the board by approving this agenda item is authorizing the Administrator or a designee to proceed in accordance therewith according to the terms and conditions as presented or such other or additional terms and provisions as negotiated and approved by the Administrator or a designee; and (d) is authorizing and directing the Administrator or a designee to sign, execute, and deliver such documents, to act as a member on the Cooperative Governing Board and as this Qualified Public Agency’s representative on all matters related all of such documents, and to take or cause to be taken any and all other action and sign any other documents as may be necessary to complete the transaction, and to implement and administer the same through the course of the interlocal agreement and the life of the Cooperative as contemplated thereby, for and on behalf of this educational service unit, unless or until this action is changed or modified by the district board. passed with a motion by Richard Stephens and a second by Doug Kluth.

V.G. ESU 7 Unit Calendar Revisions
Larianne Polk
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any action necessary to approve revision of the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 Unit Calendars.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Revision of the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 Unit Calendars passed with a motion by Jennifer Miller and a second by Dan Hoesly.

V.H. Delegate Assembly/State Education Conference
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any action necessary to approve one Board Member to represent ESU 7 at the Delegate Assembly Friday, November 18, 2016.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Selection of voting member/delegate, Richard Stephens, passed with a motion by Doug Kluth and a second by Jack Young.

V.I. NESUBA Representation
Don Ellison or designee
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any action necessary to approve the voting members as ESU 7 representation in NESUBA.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  ESU 7 Representation in NESUBA, Don Ellison and Joyce Baumert passed with a motion by Jennifer Miller and a second by Richard Stephens.

VI. Discussion Items
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VI.A. NASB Regional Meeting Update
Don Ellison or designee
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Attendees of the Regional Membership Meetings for NASB will report on the meeting.

VI.B. Negotiations Committee Update
Larianne Polk or designee
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Confirmation of Board Members on the Negotiations Committee for 2017-2018.

Preview of Negotiations Work for 2017-2018

VI.C. Evaluation Committee Update
Doug Pauley
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The Evaluation Committee will provide an update.

VI.D. Administrator's Report
Larianne Polk
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Facilities Update
ESUCC Update - Attached for your Review
Administrator's Goals - Attached for your Review

SIMPL Update

AESA Student Loan Forgiveness Update - Attached for your Review

NPERS Report - Attached for your Review

Board Vacancy Update

  • Marni Danhauer - District 10
  • Gary Wieseler - District 2

Annual Report Update

Upcoming Conferences Update

  • State Education Conference
  • AESA

 

Attachments
VII. Adjournment
Don Ellison or Designee