ESU 7
January 19, 2017 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. Oath of Office
Don Ellison or designee
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Don Ellison (12), Gary Wieseler (2), Richard Luebbe (4), Doug Kluth (6), Doug Pauley (8), Marni Danhauer (10) will recite the Oath of Office as elected Board Members.

Board Member Oath of Office

“I, (state name), do solemnly swear that I will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Nebraska, against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear truth faith and allegiance to the same, that I take this obligation freely and without mental reservation or for purpose of evasion; and that I will faithfully and impartially perform the duties of the office of the Educational Service Unit 7 Board of Education according to law, and to the best of my ability.  And I do further swear that I do not advocate, nor am I a member of any political party or organization that advocates the overthrow of the government of the United States or of this state by force or violence; and that during such time as I am in this position I will not become a member of any political party or organization that advocates the overthrow of the government of the United States or of this state by force or violence.  So help me God.”

 

I.C. Roll Call
Don Ellison or Designee
I.D. 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 Dan Hoesly 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 Terry Fusco and a second by Doug Pauley.

V. Action Items
Don Ellison or Designee
V.A. Board Absences
Don Ellison or Designee
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Richard Stephens will be absent due to family commitments.

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 Doug Pauley and a second by Jack Young.

V.B. Election of the ESU 7 Board President
Don Ellison or Designee
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to elect         as President of the ESU 7 Board. 

 

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Election of Don Ellison as President of the ESU 7 Board passed with a motion by Dan Hoesly and a second by Donald Ellison.

V.C. Election of Vice President of the ESU 7 Board
Don Ellison or Designee
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to elect         as Vice President of the ESU 7 Board. 

 

 

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Election of as Vice President of the ESU 7 passed with a motion by Donald Ellison and a second by Richard Stephens.

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 the ESU 7 Board.

 

 

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Election of as Secretary of the ESU 7 Board passed with a motion by Terry Fusco and a second by Dan Hoesly.

V.E. Appointment of Secretary to the ESU 7 Board
Don Ellison or Designee
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Recommendation
: Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to appoint         as Secretary to the ESU 7 Board.

 

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Appointment of as Secretary to the ESU 7 Board passed with a motion by Richard Stephens and a second by Jack Young.

V.F. Appointment of Treasurer to the ESU 7 Board
Don Ellison or Designee
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Recommendation
: Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to appoint         as Treasurer to the ESU 7 Board.

 

 

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Appointment of as Treasurer to the ESU 7 Board passed with a motion by Doug Kluth and a second by Doug Pauley.

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 Jack Young and a second by Terry Fusco.

V.H. Presentation of Bills
Don Ellison or Designee
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The summary of bills for the current month total:$556,584.57 - Bills #64566 through #64718

Inservice bills total: $ 0

SPED Arrears: Elk horn Valley $1,194.98

TECH Arrears: Clarkson $1,062.50, Lakeview $1,531.64, St. Edward $836.69

Excess Lodging: $1,894.58

Check # Amount Vendor Description
64583 $3,650.00 Perkins National Career Academy Coalition Perkins work
64597 $23,421.34 Central City Public School Title I Reimbursement
64619 $9,793.48 ESU 6 AV Repair
64698 $4,779.20 DAS State Accounting Central City DL connectivity and transport fee
64629 $1,647.11 Hy-Vee Admin./Senators lunch $520, Marzano $581.90

Excess Lodging:

Name Total Allotted Per Diem Used Per Diem Excess Amount
Jack Young $551.50 $772.16 $220.66
Marci Ostmeyer $725.50 1055.84 $330.34
Otis Pierce $551.50 796.45 $244.95
Larianne Polk $725.50 $786.97 $61.47
Don Ellison $551.50 $733.90 $182.40
Dan Hoesly
$551.50 781.05 $229.55
Joyce Baumert $551.50 $778.16 $226.66
Doug Pauley $551.50 779.12 $227.62
Terry Fusco $551.50 $722.43 $170.93



$1,894.58

 


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 Doug Pauley.

V.I. Migrant Resignation
Cynthia Alarcon
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to approve the resignation of Gricelda Brabec, Migrant Recruiter, as presented.

 

 

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Resignation of Gricelda Brabec, Migrant Recruiter, as presented passed with a motion by Jack Young and a second by Richard Stephens.

V.J. SPED Resignation
Darus Mettler
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any action necessary to approve the resignation of Todd Moon, Life Skills Tech as presented.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Resignation of Todd Moon, Life Skills Tech as presented passed with a motion by Doug Kluth and a second by Doug Pauley.

V.K. SPED Contract Amendment
Darus Mettler
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any action necessary to approve the amendment to Barbara Olson's, Speech Language Pathologist, contract as presented.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Amendment to Barbara Olson's, Speech Language Pathologist, ?contract as presented passed with a motion by Doug Pauley and a second by Jack Young.

V.L. ESU 7 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 General Calendars
Larianne Polk
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Recommendation: Discuss, Consider and take any necessary action to approve the ESU 7 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 General Calendars as presented

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  ESU 7 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 General Calendars as presented passed with a motion by Doug Kluth and a second by Jack Young.

V.M. 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 Terry Fusco and a second by Gary Wieseler.

V.N. Reading of Policy 2.02 Use of Facilities and Equipment
Don Ellison or Designee
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Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take all necessary action to approve Policy 2.02 Use of Facilities and Equipment as presented.

 

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Policy 2.02 Use of Facilities and Equipment as presented passed with a motion by Jack Young and a second by Marni Danhauer.

VI. Discussion Items
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VI.A. Accountability and Disclosure
Larianne Polk or designee
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Policy 1.20, Conflict of Interest states: Members of the Board of Educational Service Unit 7 shall abstain from voting on matters on which they may have a conflict of interest. Any Board member who would be required to take any action or make any decision in the discharge of his or her duties that may cause financial benefit or detriment to him or her, a member of his or her immediate family, or a business with which he or she is
associated, which is distinguishable from the effects of such action on the public generally or a broad segment of the public, shall take the following actions as soon as he or she is aware of such potential conflict or should reasonably be aware of such potential conflict, whichever is sooner.

Attachments
VI.B. Negotiations
Negotiations Commiittee
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The Board Negotiations Committee will report on activity to date thus far.

 

 



VI.C. SPED Updates
Darus Mettler
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Special Education Director, Mettler, will update the Board on staffing and Early Childhood Training Opportunities.

 

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

Legislative Update

Scorecard

School Messenger App

  • Follow up and Questions

Upcoming Events

  • Soups On- February 3, 2017
  • Legislative Issues Conference - January 23, 2017

  • Board President's Workshop -March 5-6, 2017

  • Board Visits - Sign Up with Katy

Santa Visits

Administrator's Goals - Updated and Attached for your Review

 

 

Attachments
VII. Adjournment
Don Ellison or Designee