Public Meeting Minutes: January 15, 2018 at 5:30 PM - Regular Board of Directors Meeting

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January 15, 2018 at 5:30 PM - Regular Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

January 15, 2018 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 conducted 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

Marci Ostmeyer, Professional Development Director

Darus Mettler, Special Education Director

Otis Pierce, Professional Development Coordinator

Laura Plas, Professional Development Coordinator

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

Jack Young was absent due to personal travel.

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: 

Dan Keiter of KVW, Inc. was present and welcomed.

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 Jennifer Miller and a second by Terry Fusco.
  • Jack Young: Absent
  • Joyce Baumert: Yea
  • Marni Danhauer: Yea
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
  • Terry Fusco: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
  • Doug Kluth: Yea
  • Richard Luebbe: Yea
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
  • Gary Wieseler: 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 Doug Kluth and a second by Doug Pauley.
  • Jack Young: Absent
  • Joyce Baumert: Yea
  • Marni Danhauer: Yea
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
  • Terry Fusco: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
  • Doug Kluth: Yea
  • Richard Luebbe: Yea
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
  • Gary Wieseler: 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 for the current month totaling $550,277.66 - Bills #66568 through #66700.
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. Special Education Resignation
Speaker(s):  Darus Mettler or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Attachments:
4.5. 2018-2019 Mileage Allowance
Speaker(s):  Larianne Polk
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Attachments:
Goals:
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Data
5. Action Items
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
5.1. Adoption of Article I, Section 2, A-B and Article I, Section 3, A-G
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Recommended Motion(s):  Adoption of Article I, Section 2, A-B and Article I, Section 3, A-G as presented Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Adoption of Article I, Section 2, A-B and Article I, Section 3, A-G as presented Passed with a motion by Terry Fusco and a second by Gary Wieseler.
  • Jack Young: Absent
  • Marni Danhauer: Yea
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
  • Terry Fusco: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
  • Doug Kluth: Yea
  • Richard Luebbe: Yea
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
  • Gary Wieseler: Yea
  • Joyce Baumert: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
Goals:
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Data
  • Partnerships
  • Technology
5.2. Nomination and Election Process
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Recommended Motion(s):  Discuss, consider and take any action necessary for the Administrator to preside over the nomination and election process; and that a roll-call vote will be used during the election after which the Secretary to the Board will declare the result. Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Discuss, consider and take any action necessary for the Administrator to preside over the nomination and election process; and that a roll-call vote will be used during the election after which the Secretary to the Board will declare the result. Passed with a motion by Terry Fusco and a second by Dan Hoesly.
  • Jack Young: Absent
  • Gary Wieseler: 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
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
5.3. Election of Board President
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Recommended Motion(s):  Election of as President of the Board of Directors Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Election of Don Ellison as President of the Board of Directors Passed with a motion by Dan Hoesly.
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
  • Jack Young: Absent
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Gary Wieseler: 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.
5.4. Election of Vice President of the Board of Directors
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Recommended Motion(s):  Election of as Vice President of Board of Directors Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Election of Terry Fusco as Vice President of Board of Directors Passed with a motion by Doug Kluth.
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
  • Jack Young: Absent
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
  • Terry Fusco: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
  • Doug Kluth: Yea
  • Richard Luebbe: Yea
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Gary Wieseler: Yea
  • Joyce Baumert: Yea
  • Marni Danhauer: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
5.5. Election of Secretary of Board of Directors
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Recommended Motion(s):  Election of as Secretary of Board of Directors Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Election of Doug Kluth as Secretary of Board of Directors Passed with a motion by Terry Fusco.
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
  • Jack Young: Absent
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
  • Doug Kluth: Yea
  • Richard Luebbe: Yea
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Gary Wieseler: Yea
  • Joyce Baumert: Yea
  • Marni Danhauer: Yea
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
  • Terry Fusco: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
5.6. Appointment of Secretary to the Board of Directors
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Recommended Motion(s):  Appointment of as Secretary to the Board of Directors Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Appointment of Katy McNeil as Secretary to the Board of Directors Passed with a motion by Jennifer Miller and a second by Doug Pauley.
  • Jack Young: Absent
  • Gary Wieseler: 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
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
5.7. Appointment of Treasurer to the Board of Directors
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Recommended Motion(s):  Appointment of as Treasurer to the Board of Directors Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Appointment of Linda Shefcyk as Treasurer to the Board of Directors Passed with a motion by Dan Hoesly and a second by Jennifer Miller.
  • Jack Young: Absent
  • Richard Luebbe: Yea
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
  • Gary Wieseler: Yea
  • Joyce Baumert: Yea
  • Marni Danhauer: Yea
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
  • Terry Fusco: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
  • Doug Kluth: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
5.8. Negotiations Committee Update
Speaker(s):  Chairman, Doug Kluth
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Recommended Motion(s):  Discuss, consider and take any action necessary to approve the total compensation packages of the above groups Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Discussion: 

No Action at this time

5.9. ESU 7 2018-2019 General Calendar
Speaker(s):  Larianne Polk
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Recommended Motion(s):  ESU 7 2017-2018 General Calendar as presented Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
ESU 7 2018-2019 General Calendar as presented Passed with a motion by Joyce Baumert and a second by Dan Hoesly.
  • Jack Young: Absent
  • Gary Wieseler: 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
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
Goals:
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Data
  • Partnerships
  • Technology
6. Discussion Items
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
6.1. Accreditation Update
Speaker(s):  Laura Plas and/or Otis Pierce
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion: 

Professional Development Coordinator, Laura Plas, gave an overview of the Accreditation process and who will be visiting our ESU and School Districts in March. 

Attachments:
6.2. Behavior Program Update
Speaker(s):  Darus Mettler or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion: 

Special Education Director Mettler and Administrator Polk gave an overview of answers to questions asked by the members of the Board during follow up calls.  Administrator Polk introduced Dan Keiter or RVW to discuss the information that would be involved in the feasibility study.

In February, there will be an agenda item to approve the EBHP as part of the 19-20 services plan.

6.3. Feasibility Study Information
Speaker(s):  RVW, Inc
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion: 

Dan Keiter from RVW, Inc. answered questions from the Board regarding a feasibility study in the development of the EBHP.  The study will take 30-45 days which will be followed by some preliminary designs and price estimates.  The second phase (Bid Process) will take 2-3 months.  Construction will take 4-6 months depending upon structural soundness.  Information regarding existing facilities will be utilized to enhance design structure and model successful programming.  RVW will meet with Administrator Polk and Special Education Director Mettler to discuss programming and structural need.

 

 

 

 

6.4. SIMPL Overview
Speaker(s):  Larianne Polk
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion: 

Administrator Polk provided an in-depth overview of SIMPL to the Board to better prepare them for the Accreditation Process.  She delved into the three stages of SIMPL and how our School Districts are engaged in the process.

 

Attachments:
6.5. Accountability and Disclosure
Speaker(s):  Larianne Polk or designee
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Attachments:
6.6. Administrator's Report
Speaker(s):  Larianne Polk
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion: 

Administrator Polk gave an overview of Legislative Bills which may affect the School Districts and ESU 7.

ESUCC Updates: Administrator Polk discussed the redesign process for the ESUCC. Feb 23rd will be ESUCC's Legislative Day at the Capitol.

Facilities: Administrator Polk informed the Board of heating challenges in the South Building.  Special Education Director Mettler will make plans to resolve the issues.

Administrator Polk gave an overview of this year's Santa Visits.

Officers of the Board are invited to Lunch for the taco bar on March 26, 2018 for the AdvancED Visit.  Lunch 12-1 with interviews to follow.

Administrator Polk will be absent for the February Board Meeting.  Special Education Director Mettler will be present in her absence.

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

Adjourned at 7:21pm.

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