Public Meeting Agenda: October 15, 2018 at 5:30 PM - Regular Board of Directors Meeting

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October 15, 2018 at 5:30 PM - Regular Board of Directors Meeting Agenda

October 15, 2018 at 5:30 PM - Regular Board of Directors Meeting
1. Call the meeting to order
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Rationale: 

 

LEADERSHIP  •  SERVICE  •  SUPPORT

 

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.

Discussion:  President Don Ellison conducted the meeting.
1.1. Notification of Open Meetings Law
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Rationale: 

This meeting has been preceded by reasonable advance notice and is hereby declared to be in open session.  A copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted in the meeting room.

1.2. Roll Call
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
1.2.1. Board Absences
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Rationale: 

Richard Luebbe will be absent due to family travel.

Recommendation
: Discuss, consider and take action to approve the Board member absences.

Recommended Motion(s):  Board Member absences as presented Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Goals:
  • Board Goal 1: Use of Data for Quality and Efficiency
Discussion:  All Board Members were present for Roll Call.
1.3. Pledge of Allegiance
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Discussion:  All members present participated in the Pledge of Allegiance.
2. Public Forum
2.1. Welcome Visitors
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
2.2. Public Comment
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Rationale:  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
Attachments:
3. Approval of Agenda
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Rationale: 

The sequence of agenda topics is subject to change at the discretion of the Board.

Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any necessary action to approve agenda as presented.

 

 

 

 

 

Recommended Motion(s):  Agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Goals:
  • Board Goal 1: Use of Data for Quality and Efficiency
  • Board Goal 2: Behavioral Health Programming
  • Board Goal 3: Financial Projections
  • Board Goal 4: Updated Policy Manual
Action(s):
Agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Jennifer Miller and a second by Doug Pauley.
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
  • Gary Wieseler: Yea
  • Jack Young: Yea
  • Joyce Baumert: Yea
  • Marni Danhauer: Yea
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
  • Terry Fusco: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
  • Doug Kluth: Yea
  • Richard Luebbe: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
4. Consent Agenda
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Rationale: 

Unless removed from the consent agenda, items identified within the consent agenda will be acted on at one time. 

If any Board member wishes to discuss an item, it must be removed from the consent agenda at which time the remaining items will be acted upon.

Consent Agenda Includes:

  • Minutes from the previous meeting(s)
  • Treasurer's Report
  • Presentation of the Bills
  • Certificated/Classified Hire(s)/Reassignments/Resignation(s)
  • Other Routine Agenda Items

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

Recommended Motion(s):  Consent agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Consent agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Terry Fusco and a second by Gary Wieseler.
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
  • Gary Wieseler: Yea
  • Jack Young: Yea
  • Joyce Baumert: Yea
  • Marni Danhauer: Yea
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
  • Terry Fusco: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
  • Doug Kluth: Yea
  • Richard Luebbe: Yea
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
4.1. Minutes
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Rationale: 

This is a consent item.

Attachments:
Goals:
  • Board Goal 1: Use of Data for Quality and Efficiency
4.2. Treasurer's Report
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Rationale:  This is a consent item.
Attachments:
Goals:
  • Board Goal 1: Use of Data for Quality and Efficiency
  • Board Goal 2: Behavioral Health Programming
  • Board Goal 3: Financial Projections
  • Board Goal 4: Updated Policy Manual
4.3. Presentation of Bills #67918 through #68088 totaling $720,073.05
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Rationale: 

The summary of bills for the current month total:$ 720,073.05 - Bills #67918 through #68088

Inservice bills total: $0

SPED Arrears:$0

TECH Arrears: Clarkson $ 12.50 and High Plains $3,682.40

Excess Lodging for Consortium Incentive Grants Dissemination Event:
1. Ana Santos: $133.37
2. Darlene Rodriguiz: $141.49
3. Isaura Baretto: 245.36
4. Mayra Vargas: 122.41

Check # Amount Vendor Description
67923 $5,149.53 Amazon Grant/Telecom and DL Supples
67941 $14,358.56 Capital One Sped Travel and Sped Grant supplies
67942 $16,329.11 Capital One PD and Migrant travel
67945 $13,477.59 CDW-G Technology - school equipment flow through
67962 $20,127.88 Eakes Office Solutions Copier maintenance/Production
67969 $13,263.00 ESU 2 Gale Cengage learning subscription
67971 $24,278.41 ESUCC Master agreement fees/SRS/Learn 360/BlendEd
67991 $19,035.00 Imagine Learning Title III LEP literacy annual software fee
67997 $10,408.00 Kagan Professional Dev. Contracted Service
68015 $5,921.00 NE Community Founda Futureforce NE Perkins participation fee
68083 $5,621.35 Stuthman Enterprises Amanda Stuthman Speech Services


This is a consent item.

Attachments:
Goals:
  • Board Goal 1: Use of Data for Quality and Efficiency
  • Board Goal 2: Behavioral Health Programming
  • Board Goal 3: Financial Projections
  • Board Goal 4: Updated Policy Manual
4.4. Special Education Contract for Paraprofessional
Speaker(s):  Darus Mettler or Designee
Rationale: 

Shanna Griffith will be joining the Cen7ter team as a Paraprofessional.

Attachments:
5. Action Items
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
5.1. Delegate Assembly/State Education Conference
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Rationale: 

Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any action necessary to approve one Board Member to represent ESU 7 at the Delegate Assembly Friday, November 16, 2018 from 8:00am-9:30am.

Recommended Motion(s):  Selection of ________ as the NASB voting member/delegate Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Attachments:
Goals:
  • Board Goal 1: Use of Data for Quality and Efficiency
  • Board Goal 2: Behavioral Health Programming
  • Board Goal 3: Financial Projections
  • Board Goal 4: Updated Policy Manual
Action(s):
Selection of Richard Stephens as the NASB voting member/delegate Passed with a motion by Terry Fusco and a second by Doug Kluth.
  • Terry Fusco: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
  • Doug Kluth: Yea
  • Richard Luebbe: Yea
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
  • Gary Wieseler: Yea
  • Jack Young: Yea
  • Joyce Baumert: Yea
  • Marni Danhauer: Yea
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Richard Stephens was selected as the voting delegate for the 2018 State Education Conference.
5.2. NESUBA Representation
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or designee
Rationale: 

Recommendation: Discuss, consider and take any action necessary to approve _________ and _______ as ESU 7 representation/voting members for NESUBA.

Recommended Motion(s):  Selection of the ESU 7 representative ________ NESUBA for the 2018 State Education Conference. Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Goals:
  • Board Goal 1: Use of Data for Quality and Efficiency
  • Board Goal 2: Behavioral Health Programming
  • Board Goal 3: Financial Projections
  • Board Goal 4: Updated Policy Manual
Action(s):
Selection of as ESU 7 Representatives Don Ellison NESUBA for the 2018 State Education Conference. Passed with a motion by Jennifer Miller and a second by Doug Kluth.
  • Terry Fusco: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
  • Doug Kluth: Yea
  • Richard Luebbe: Yea
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
  • Gary Wieseler: Yea
  • Jack Young: Yea
  • Joyce Baumert: Yea
  • Marni Danhauer: Yea
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Don Ellison was selected for the NESUBA representative at the 2018 State Education Conference.
6. Discussion Items
Rationale: 

 

6.1. Educational Behavioral Health Program Updates
Speaker(s):  Darus Mettler or Designee
Rationale:  Monthly updates to the Board regarding the status of the Educational Behavioral Health Program will be provided during this item.
Discussion:  Administrator Polk shared information from the Building Committee Meeting held on October 11, 2018 regarding the schematic drawings and additional specifics with design and specific building details. Bid opening will be in mid November with anticipated bid selection at the November Board Meeting.  No special meeting will be necessary unless this timeline is pushed back.  Special Board Meeting notifications will follow policy Article II, Section 4. A: Special Meetings.

 
6.2. Negotiations/Budget Committee Reports
Speaker(s):  Negotiations Committee Chair/Budget Committee Chair
Rationale: 

The Board Negotiations and Budget Committees met at 4:00pm on October 1, 2018.  Chairmen Kluth anf Fusco will give an overview of discussions from their meeting.

Goals:
  • Board Goal 1: Use of Data for Quality and Efficiency
  • Board Goal 2: Behavioral Health Programming
  • Board Goal 3: Financial Projections
  • Board Goal 4: Updated Policy Manual
Discussion:  Committee Chairs Fusco and Kluth gave an overview of the joint budget and negotiations team meeting held on October 1, 2018 and the benefits of working together moving forward. 
6.3. NASB Regional Meeting Update
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or designee
Rationale: 

Attendees will report on the Regional Area Membership Meetings for NASB.

Goals:
  • Board Goal 1: Use of Data for Quality and Efficiency
  • Board Goal 2: Behavioral Health Programming
  • Board Goal 3: Financial Projections
  • Board Goal 4: Updated Policy Manual
Discussion:  Board Members Fusco and Ellison gave a report of their attendance and involvement at the Area Membership Meetings.  They gave a report of sessions and discussions with other Board Members and school representatives. 
6.4. Administrator's Report
Speaker(s):  Larianne Polk
Rationale: 

Facilities Update

  • Valve Replacement will take place 10/16/18

ESUCC Update
AESA Legislative Call to Action Report
ELLC Report
AdvancED Update
Administrator's Goals - Attached for your Review
Upcoming Events:

  • Area Membership Meetings
    • October 17 - Fremont
  • State Education Conference 11/14-11/16 LaVista
  • AESA: 11/28-12/1 Colorado Springs
Attachments:
Goals:
  • Board Goal 1: Use of Data for Quality and Efficiency
  • Board Goal 2: Behavioral Health Programming
  • Board Goal 3: Financial Projections
  • Board Goal 4: Updated Policy Manual
Discussion:  Administrator Polk discussed the following:

Facilities Update

  • Valve Replacement will take place 10/16/18 throughout the building.  ESU 7 will remain open during this time.

ESUCC Update

  • Administrator Polk gave an overview of efforts and discussions within ESUCC to create an Inventory of Services to illustrate what is being provided in Mental Behavioral Health around the state by ESUs currently to guide legislative discussions.
  • Administrator Polk gave an overview of Priority Status School Improvement with NDE and efforts to train Professional Developers in assisting with priority schools .

AESA Legislative Call to Action Report

  • Administrator Polk shared legislative priorities she discussed with Nebraska's Congressmen at the AESA Legislative Call to Action in Washington D.C. September 26-28, 2018.

ELLC Report

  • Administrator Polk participates in this National Professional Learning Community to establish Principal development procedures.  The committee met in New York City on October 4-5, 2018.

AdvancED Update

  • Administrator Polk lead the Board in a discussion regarding the future of accreditation systems for ESU 7.

Administrator's Goals - Attached for your Review
Upcoming Events:

  • Area Membership Meetings
    • October 17 - Fremont
  • State Education Conference 11/14-11/16 LaVista
  • AESA: 11/28-12/1 Colorado Springs
7. Adjournment
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Discussion:  Meeting adjourned at 6:13pm.
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