ESU 7
November 17, 2014 7:00 PM
Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Notification of Open Meetings Law
Don Ellison or Designee
Rationale

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.  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.

2. Roll Call
Don Ellison or Designee
3. Pledge of Allegiance
Don Ellison or Designee
4. Recognition of Visitors
Don Ellison or Designee
5. Board Absences
Don Ellison or Designee
Rationale

Staff Recommendation: The board approve/disapprove absent board member(s).

6. Public Comment
Don Ellison or Designee
7. Minutes
Don Ellison or Designee
Rationale

Recommendation: The board approve the minutes as presented. 

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Minutes as presented passed with a motion by Wendy Rahtz and a second by Bob Norvell.

8. Treasurers Report
Larianne Polk
Rationale

Recommendation: The board approve the Treasurer's Report as presented.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Treasurer's report as presented passed with a motion by Wendy Rahtz and a second by Bob Norvell.

9. Presentation of Bills
Larianne Polk
Rationale

The summary of bills for October totaling $566,688.72

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Bills in the amount of $566,688.72 passed with a motion by Terry Fusco and a second by Dan Hoesly.

10. Services Billing
Darus Mettler/Dan Ellsworth
Rationale

  • The following is information on payments in arrears:
    • Technology: Total of $1,311.87 from 8 schools.
    • SPED:  ESU 6 $930.84, Grand Island $462.28 and West Boyd $223.40.

11. AdvancED Update
Professional Staff
Rationale

Professional Services Staff will report on progress of the Goals as identified from AdvancED recommendations and Strategic Planning.

 

12. Spotlight School District
Dave Perkins
Rationale

The Board will be updated as to the Leadership, Services, and Support provided to Leigh Community Schools.

13. Cen7ter Life Skills Technician
Darus Mettler
Rationale

Melissa Olson will join Cen7ter as a .75 FTE life skills technician.  She graduated with a Bachelor's degree from UNL and has various experiences with students with disabilities.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Melissa Olson's contract as a .75 FTE life skills technician passed with a motion by Wendy Rahtz and a second by Eric Stewart.

14. Policy 2.18/3.34 Second Reading
Larianne Polk
Rationale

Recommendation: Approve Policy 3.34 after Second Reading.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  After second Reading, Policy 3.34 passed with a motion by Richard Stephens and a second by Doug Pauley.

15. Policy 1.02.01 First Reading
Larianne Polk
Rationale

Approve the first reading of Policy 1.02.01 and advance to the December meeting.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  The first reading of Policy 1.02.01 and its advancement to the December meeting passed with a motion by Dan Hoesly and a second by Bob Norvell.

16. Chief Administrator Job Description Revision
Larianne Polk
Rationale

Administrator was requested to update Chief Administrator Job Description.  Revised document is attached.  

 

Recommendation: Board approve revised job description. 

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Revised Chief Administrator Job Description passed with a motion by Dan Hoesly and a second by Wendy Rahtz.

17. Bathroom Remodel/Repair
Larianne Polk
Rationale

Administrator was directed to study and research potential bathroom remodel/repair options and quotes.  This information will be shared.  

Recommendation: Move ahead with bathroom remodel/repair project. 

18. Production/Media Utilization Report
Larianne Polk/Beth Kabes
Rationale

Data related to production and media utilization will be shared. 

Attachments
19. Negotiations Committee Update
Committee Chair
20. Recognition of SPED Negotiation Team
Larianne Polk
Rationale

Correction: The motion for Agenda Item 20 was written as "Recognition of the SPED Negotiation Team (ESUEA) passed with a motion by Eric Stewart and a second by Wendy Rahtz."  The correction motion should read, "Recognition of the SPED Negotiation Team (ESUEA) as the exclusive bargaining agent for non-supervisory certificated staff for 2016-2017 term passed with a motion by Eric Stewart and a second by Wendy Rahtz.



Recommendation: The board approve the corrected minutes.

Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Recognition of the SPED Negotiation Team (ESUEA) passed with a motion by Eric Stewart and a second by Bob Norvell.

21. Administrator Leave Report
Larianne Polk
Attachments
22. Administrator Report/Other Business
Larianne Polk
Rationale

 
  • Update on upcoming conference 
  • Update on Administrator Goals
  • Facilities update 
  • Minimum Wage Update
  • New Board Members
  • Annual Report
  • Share HVAC report
  • Audit Update

Attachments
23. Adjournment
Don Ellison or Designee
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Motion to adjourn meeting passed with a motion by Eric Stewart and a second by Dan Hoesly.