Public Meeting Minutes: September 14, 2017 at 5:30 PM - Regular Board of Directors Meeting

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September 14, 2017 at 5:30 PM - Regular Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

September 14, 2017 at 5:30 PM - Regular Board of Directors Meeting
1. Call the meeting to order
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Discussion: 

President Don Ellison conducted the meeting.

1.1. Notification of Open Meetings Law
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
1.2. Roll Call
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Discussion: 

Roll call was taken at 5:30pm

Staff present:

Larianne Polk, Administrator

Linda Shefcyk, Business Manager

Katy McNeil, Secretary to the Board of Directors

Marci Ostmeyer, Professional Development Director

Darus Mettler, Special Education Director

1.2.1. Board Absences
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Recommended Motion(s):  Discuss, consider and take action to approve the Board member absences 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
Action(s):
Discuss, consider and take action to approve the Board member absences Passed with a motion by Jennifer Miller and a second by Jack Young.
  • Joyce Baumert: Absent
  • Marni Danhauer: Absent
  • Richard Luebbe: Absent
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
  • Gary Wieseler: Yea
  • Jack Young: Yea
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
  • Terry Fusco: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
  • Doug Kluth: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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
Discussion: 

No visitors were present.

2.2. Public Comment
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Attachments:
Discussion: 

No public comments provided.

3. Approval of Agenda
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
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 Terry Fusco and a second by Dan Hoesly.
  • Joyce Baumert: Absent
  • Marni Danhauer: Absent
  • Richard Luebbe: Absent
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
  • Gary Wieseler: Yea
  • Jack Young: Yea
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
  • Terry Fusco: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
  • Doug Kluth: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
4. Consent Agenda
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Recommended Motion(s):  Discuss, consider and take any action necessary to approve the consent agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Discuss, consider and take any action necessary to approve the consent agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Doug Pauley and a second by Terry Fusco.
  • Joyce Baumert: Absent
  • Marni Danhauer: Absent
  • Richard Luebbe: Absent
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
  • Gary Wieseler: Yea
  • Jack Young: Yea
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
  • Terry Fusco: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
  • Doug Kluth: Yea
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
4.1. Approval of Minutes
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Recommended Motion(s):  Discuss, consider and take all necessary action to approve the minutes as presented 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
4.2. Treasurer's Report
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
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 for the current month total:$782,589.14 - Bills # 65927 through #66036
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Recommended Motion(s):  Bills as presented 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
4.4. Three Classified Paraprofessional Special Education Contracts
Speaker(s):  Darus Mettler or Designee
5. Action Items
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
5.1. Adoption of the 2017-2018 Budget
Speaker(s):  Budget Committee, Larianne Polk
Recommended Motion(s):  Adoption of the 2017-2018 Budget as presented Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Attachments:
Action(s):
Adoption of the 2017-2018 Budget as presented Passed with a motion by Terry Fusco and a second by Jack Young.
  • Joyce Baumert: Absent
  • Marni Danhauer: Absent
  • Richard Luebbe: Absent
  • Doug Kluth: Yea
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
  • Gary Wieseler: Yea
  • Jack Young: Yea
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
  • Terry Fusco: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion: 

Board Member Fusco discussed the process of budgeting.

5.2. Resolution for Tax Asking and Final Levy
Speaker(s):  Larianne Polk
Recommended Motion(s):  Tax Asking and Final Levy Resolution as presented 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):
Tax Asking and Final Levy Resolution as presented Passed with a motion by Doug Kluth and a second by Gary Wieseler.
  • Joyce Baumert: Absent
  • Marni Danhauer: Absent
  • Richard Luebbe: Absent
  • Terry Fusco: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
  • Doug Kluth: Yea
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
  • Gary Wieseler: Yea
  • Jack Young: Yea
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
5.3. Reading of Policy 1.01.01 Role and Mission
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Recommended Motion(s):  Acceptance of changes to Policy 1.01.01 Role and Mission as presented 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):
Acceptance of changes to Policy 1.01.01 Role and Mission as presented Passed with a motion by Dan Hoesly and a second by Doug Pauley.
  • Joyce Baumert: Absent
  • Marni Danhauer: Absent
  • Richard Luebbe: Absent
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
  • Terry Fusco: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
  • Doug Kluth: Yea
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
  • Gary Wieseler: Yea
  • Jack Young: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
6. Discussion Items
6.1. Negotiations Committee Update
Speaker(s):  Chairman, Doug Kluth
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: 

Chairman Kluth gave an overview of the first meeting with the ESUEA for this Negotiations season.  The timeline for Negotiations and a review of the process from the previous year were discussed.  The next meeting date of Negotiations is on October 16 at 4:30pm.

6.2. Conference Attendance Reports
Speaker(s):  Attendees
Discussion: 

Richard Stephens gave an overview of discussions from the NCSA Labor Relations Conference.

Terry Fusco and Don Ellison gave an overview of the York Area Membership Meeting and items discussed.

6.3. Administrator's Report
Speaker(s):  Larianne Polk
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: 

Coop Purchasing: Administrator Polk discussed the benefits of cooperative pricing through the ESUCC Coop purchasing program.  Nebraska Schools experienced a $4 million savings in 2016-2017 through cooperative purchasing.

Quarterly Report: Administrator Polk described the Administrator Evaluation Process and timeline with use of the Quarterly Report as a reference tool.

Upcoming Events: Administrator Polk gave an overview of upcoming events for Board Member participation.

Board Retreat: Administrator Polk reminded the Board of the Board Retreat on September 28 from 12:30pm-4:30pm at Dusters.

Administrator Polk thanked the Budget Committee for their time through the budgeting process.

7. Adjournment
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Discussion: 

Meeting Adjourned at 6:13pm.

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