Public Meeting Minutes: December 18, 2017 at 5:30 PM - Regular Board of Directors Meeting

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December 18, 2017 at 5:30 PM - Regular Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

December 18, 2017 at 5:30 PM - Regular Board of Directors Meeting
1. Call the meeting to order
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Discussion: 

President, Don Ellison presided over the meeting.

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

Roll call was taken at 5:31pm staff present:

Larianne Polk, Administrator

Linda Shefcyk, Business Manager

Katy McNeil, Secretary to the Board of Directors

Darus Mettler, Special Education Director

1.2.1. Board Absences
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
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.
Discussion: 

Board Member Richard Luebbe was absent from the Board Meeting and was not excused.

Goals:
  • Communication and Marketing
1.3. Pledge of Allegiance
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Discussion: 

All members present participated in the Pledge of Allegiance.

2. Public Forum
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
2.1. Welcome Visitors
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Discussion: 

No visitors were present.

2.2. Public Comment
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Attachments:
3. Approval of Agenda
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Recommended Motion(s):  Agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Doug Pauley and a second by Terry Fusco.
  • 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
  • Joyce Baumert: Yea
  • Marni Danhauer: Yea
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Goals:
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Data
  • Partnerships
  • Technology
4. Consent Agenda
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Agenda
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 Joyce Baumert and a second by Jack Young.
  • Richard Luebbe: Absent
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
  • Doug Kluth: 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
  • Terry Fusco: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
4.1. Approval of Minutes
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Attachments:
Goals:
  • Communication and Marketing
4.2. Treasurer's Report
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Attachments:
Goals:
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Data
  • Partnerships
  • Technology
4.3. Presentation of Bills
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Recommended Motion(s):  Bills as presented Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Attachments:
Goals:
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Data
  • Partnerships
  • Technology
4.4. Classified Staff Hire: 1 Paraprofessional
Speaker(s):  Darus Mettler or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
5. Action Items
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
5.1. Negotiations Committee Report
Speaker(s):  Negotiations Commiittee
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Recommended Motion(s):  Master Agreement for Special Education ESUEA for the 2018-2020 terms Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Master Agreement for Special Education ESUEA for the 2018-2020 terms Passed with a motion by Jennifer Miller and a second by Richard Stephens.
  • Richard Luebbe: Absent
  • 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
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
Administrator Polk increase in salary for 2018-2019 school year with 3% raise and a 5 day reduction in contract days for the 2018-2019 (1 year) school year only for completion of her dissertation. Passed with a motion by Doug Kluth and a second by Jennifer Miller.
  • Richard Luebbe: Absent
  • Jack Young: Yea
  • Joyce Baumert: Yea
  • Marni Danhauer: Yea
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
  • Terry Fusco: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
  • Doug Kluth: Yea
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
  • Gary Wieseler: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion: 

Chairman Doug Kluth presented the two-year negotiated agreement as agreed upon by the ESU7EA and Board Negotiations Teams with a 4% total package compensation increase in year one and a 3% total package compensation  increase in the second year.  Reopen language is included in the two-year agreement for possible renegotiation after health insurance premium costs are known.

The next Negotiations Team Meeting will be at 4pm on January 15, 2018 in the Walnut Room.

Goals:
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Data
  • Partnerships
  • Technology
5.2. Reading of Policies Article I: Unit Organization, Section 4: Board Officers, A-H
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Recommended Motion(s):  Article I: Unit Organization, Section 4: Board Officers, A-H as presented Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Article I: Unit Organization, Section 4: Board Officers, A-H as presented Passed with a motion by Terry Fusco and a second by Dan Hoesly.
  • Richard Luebbe: Absent
  • Joyce Baumert: Yea
  • Marni Danhauer: Yea
  • 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.
Attachments:
Goals:
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Data
  • Partnerships
  • Technology
5.3. Administrator Evaluation
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Recommended Motion(s):  Approval of the ESU 7 Administrator evaluation as presented Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Approval of the ESU 7 Administrator evaluation as presented Passed with a motion by Jack Young and a second by Richard Stephens.
  • Richard Luebbe: Absent
  • Doug Kluth: 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
  • Terry Fusco: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion: 

Evaluation Committee Chairman Pauley reported on the Administrator Evaluation Process.  Members of the Board provided feedback to the Evaluation Committee complimenting them on a successful process.

6. Discussion Items
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
6.1. Educational Behavioral Health Program Update
Speaker(s):  Darus Mettler or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Action(s):
Motion to move forward with Educational Behavioral Health Program and feasibility studies for staffing, programming and facilities up to a maximum cost of $15,000. Passed with a motion by Richard Stephens and a second by Gary Wieseler.
  • Joyce Baumert: Absent
  • Richard Luebbe: Absent
  • Jennifer Miller: Absent
  • Gary Wieseler: Yea
  • Jack Young: Yea
  • Marni Danhauer: Nay
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
  • Terry Fusco: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Nay
  • Doug Kluth: Nay
  • Doug Pauley: Nay
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
Board enter into closed session to discuss Legal Council Strategy for South Building Negotiations at 7:25pm. Passed with a motion by Terry Fusco and a second by Doug Kluth.
  • Joyce Baumert: Absent
  • Richard Luebbe: Absent
  • Jennifer Miller: Absent
  • Marni Danhauer: Yea
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
  • Terry Fusco: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
  • Doug Kluth: Yea
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
  • Gary Wieseler: Yea
  • Jack Young: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion: 

Special Education Director Mettler and Administrator Polk gave an overview of questions and answers for the EBHP (Educational Behavioral Health Program) programming and facilities proposal.  The presentation is attached for reference.

The ESU 7 Board entered closed session at 7:25pm. 

Motion passed 8/0.

Closed session ended at 7:31pm and the regular meeting resumed.

Attachments:
6.2. NESUBA Update
Speaker(s):  Larianne Polk or designee
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion: 

NESUBA was discussed at a previous meeting.

 

6.3. State Education Conference Report
Speaker(s):  Larianne Polk or designee
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion: 

This item was discussed on a previous agenda.

6.4. 2017 AESA Conference Report
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion: 

Attendees from AESA gave an overview of their experience at the National Conference in San Antonio.  Jack Young, Dan Hoesly and Don Ellison gave a recap of the sessions they attended which included federal education, fifty ways to encourage students, cooperative purchasing, behavior mental health programming and ISLS Student Loan Forgiveness topics.

 

Goals:
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Data
  • Partnerships
  • Technology
6.5. Administrator's Report
Speaker(s):  Larianne Polk
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion: 

ESUCC Update - ESUCC Re-design/Strategic Planning will  begin in January.

Facilities Update - Doors/Signage - Administrator Polk shared the facility updates with the Board including handicapped accessible doors and digital signage around the buildings.

Goals - Administrator Polk provided the Board with a copy of her goals, their goals and the departmental goals for the current year.

Quarterly Update and Scorecard - Administrator Polk provided her quarterly report and data scorecard to the Board for their review.

AdvancED and SIMPL Update - Administrator Polk gave an overview of SIMPL to the Board to assist them in their understanding of the process in preparation for the upcoming AdvancED visit in March 2018.

Intent to Extend - Administrator Polk provided the Board with a copy of her intent to extend her contract as required by her contract.

Announcement: Board Chromebooks distribution and training in January at 5pm in the Maple Room with the regular meeting following at 5:30pm in the Oak Room.

 

 

 

Attachments:
Goals:
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Data
  • Partnerships
  • Technology
7. Adjournment
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Discussion: 

Meeting adjourned at 7:53pm.

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