ESU 7
December 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 Joyce Baumert and a second by Dan Hoesly.

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 Wendy Rahtz 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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Doug Kluth will be absent due to family travel.

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 Dan Hoesly 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 Terry Fusco 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:$600,176.30 - Bills # 64416 through #64564

Inservice bills total: $ 0

SPED Arrears:Elk Horn $227.78 and $408.79

TECH Arrears: Clarkson $1,062.00, Lakeview $1,531.64, High Plains $3,221.25, Lakeview $256.25
Leigh $8.75, St. Edward $1,368.75

Below is a list of checks you may have questions about:

Check # Amount Vendor Description
64435 $16,898.13 Boone Central Title I Reimbursement/ILCD Workshop
64443 $7,693.83 Capital One AESA trip
64448 $7,977.05 CDW-G Rack/Tower (Tech bond)
64457 $8,928.46 Cross Co. Title I Reimbursement/ILCD Workshop
64465 $7,285.85 Eakes Copier Maintenance
64471 $9,793.48 ESU 6 AV Repair Agreement
64480 $9,878.17 High Plains Comm. School Title I Reimbursement/ILCD Workshop
64489 $7,490.34 Jan Curry SPED contracted pay
64537 $7,325.45 Prime Communications, INC. Racks for server room (Tech bond)
64552 $4,779.20 Das State Accounting Network service charges
64553 $4,212.32 Streakwave Wireless Edgerouter and Tech bond improvements


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 Bob Norvell and a second by Jack Young.

V.D. 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 attached salary schedule for 2017-2018 Master Agreement.

 

 



Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  The attached salary schedule for 2017-2018 Master Agreement passed with a motion by Richard Stephens and a second by Doug Pauley.

V.E. 2017-2018 Mileage Allowance
Larianne Polk
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As per Policy 3.14 Mileage Allowance, the Board shall approve the mileage rate in the August meeting.

The ESU Master Negotiated Agreement stipulates all employees covered by the agreement shall receive mileage compensation at the IRS approved reimbursable rate.  Currently, all of our employees are compensated at the same rate, $.535.

Recommendation: Discuss, consider, and take any action necessary to approve mileage rate per Policy 3.14.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Mileage rate per Policy 3.14 passed with a motion by Doug Pauley and a second by Bob Norvell.

V.F. Database Administrator Contract
Larianne Polk or designee
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any action necessary to approve the contract for Kerri Jo Krivohlavek, Database Administrator.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Contract for Kerri Jo Krivohlavek, Database Administrator passed with a motion by Dan Hoesly and a second by Joyce Baumert.

V.G. Administrator Evaluation
Don Ellison
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The annual Administrator evaluation will be summarized by Don Ellison.

Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to approve the ESU 7 Administrator evaluation.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  ESU 7 Administrator evaluation passed with a motion by Doug Pauley and a second by Dan Hoesly.

V.H. Board Member Resignation
Don Ellison or designee
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Board Member, Bob Norvell, has submitted his letter of Resignation for the ESU 7 Board of Directors effective December 31, 2016.

Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any action necessary to approve Resignation of Bob Norvell, ESU 7 Board Member as presented.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Resignation of Bob Norvell, ESU 7 Board Member as presented passed with a motion by Donald Ellison and a second by Jack Young.

V.I. Board Member Nomination to Appoint
Don Ellison or designee
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There are two applications for the vacancy of District 10 for the ESU 7 Board of Directors.  The Board will discuss the applications of Marni Danhauer and Ray Huggett for appointment to the Board.

Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any action necessary to approve _____________ as nominee for appointment to the ESU 7 Board of Directors for the term beginning in January 2017.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Subsidiary Motion Passed:  Motion to enter into Executive Session to discuss Board Candidate Applications for District 10 to protect the public interest at 6:12pm passed with a motion by Richard Stephens and a second by Doug Pauley.

Motion Passed:  Motion to select Marni Danhauer as nominee for appointment to the ESU 7 Board of Directors for the term beginning in January 2017 passed with a motion by Doug Pauley and a second by Dan Hoesly.

V.J. Migrant Education Contract
Larianne Polk or designee
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Maria Ortiz was offered the position of Migrant Education Service Provider, pending background check.  She will be providing supplemental instructional and support services to migrant students throughout the following counties: Antelope, Boyd, Brown, Holt, Madison, Pierce, Rock.   Maria has prior work experience working with children at a daycare.  Maria, a former migrant student, is now enrolled at Metropolitan Community College and completing an online program.

Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any action necessary to approve the contract for Maria Ortiz, Migrant Education Service Provider.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Contract for Maria Ortiz, Migrant Education Service Provider, passed with a motion by Doug Pauley and a second by Bob Norvell.

V.K. Reading of Policy 1.02.02 Public Participation in Board Meetings
Don Ellison or Designee
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take all necessary action to approve Policy 1.02.02 Public Participation in Board Meetings as presented.

 

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Policy 1.02.02 Public Participation in Board Meetings as presented passed with a motion by Jack Young and a second by Terry Fusco.

VI. Discussion Items
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VI.A. State Education Conference Report
Larianne Polk or designee
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Attendees will give an overview of their participation in and attendance at State Education Conference.

VI.B. AESA Conference Report
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Attendees will give an overview of their participation in and attendance at AESA in Savannah, GA.

VI.C. NESUBA Update
Larianne Polk or designee
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Attendees will give an overview of the NESUBA Meeting at State Education Conference.

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

Administrator's Goals - Attached for your Review

General Election Results - Attached for your Review

Scorecard

School Messenger App and How to Use it

SIMPL Overview

Upcoming Events

Quarterly Update

Intent

 

Attachments
VII. Adjournment
Don Ellison or Designee