Public Meeting Minutes: March 19, 2018 at 5:30 PM - Regular Board of Directors Meeting

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March 19, 2018 at 5:30 PM - Regular Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

March 19, 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
1.2.1. Board Absences
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Recommended Motion(s):  Board Member absences as presented Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Board Member absences as presented Passed with a motion by Dan Hoesly and a second by Jennifer Miller.
  • Marni Danhauer: Absent
  • Terry Fusco: Absent
  • 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
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Richard Luebbe will arrive late due to personal conflicts.
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 from RVW, Inc. was 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 Joyce Baumert and a second by Doug Pauley.
  • Marni Danhauer: Absent
  • Terry Fusco: Absent
  • Richard Luebbe: Absent
  • Doug Kluth: Yea
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
  • Gary Wieseler: Yea
  • Jack Young: Yea
  • Joyce Baumert: Yea
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Goals:
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Data
  • Partnerships
  • Technology
4. Educational Behavioral Health Program Updates
Speaker(s):  Darus Mettler or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion:  Dan Keiter of RVW, Inc gave an overview of their feasibility study for the Educational Behavioral Health Program.  He provided a copy of the EBHP Feasibility study to members of the Board and explained the site accommodations needed to retrofit the space.  Dan responded to questions from members of the Board regarding the EBHP and the requirements to install the program.
Attachments:
5. Consent Agenda
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Agenda
Recommended Motion(s):  Consent agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Special Education Contract for Anne Baptiste, EBHP Teacher at an index of 1.49 Passed with a motion by Doug Kluth and a second by Doug Pauley.
  • Marni Danhauer: Absent
  • Terry Fusco: Absent
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
  • Gary Wieseler: Yea
  • Jack Young: Yea
  • Joyce Baumert: Yea
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
  • Doug Kluth: Yea
  • Richard Luebbe: Yea
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Special Director Mettler gave an overview of a recommended new hire for the EBHB as a teacher for the new program.  He responded to questions from the Board regarding Anne's qualifications.
5.1. Minutes
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Goals:
  • Communication and Marketing
5.2. Treasurer's Report
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Attachments:
Goals:
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Data
  • Partnerships
  • Technology
5.3. Presentation of Bills #66837 through #66977 totaling $605,081.89
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Attachments:
Goals:
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Data
  • Partnerships
  • Technology
5.4. Coordinating Agency for ESU 7 Special Education Cooperative
Speaker(s):  Larianne Polk
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Goals:
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Partnerships
5.5. Disposition of Inventory
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Attachments:
Goals:
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Data
  • Partnerships
  • Technology
6. Action Items
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
6.1. Special Education Contract for Anne Baptiste, EBHP Teacher
Speaker(s):  Darus Mettler
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Recommended Motion(s):  Special Education Contract for Anne Baptiste, EBHP Teacher at an index of 1.49 Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Special Education Contract for Anne Baptiste, EBHP Teacher at an index of 1.49 Passed with a motion by Doug Kluth and a second by Doug Pauley.
  • Marni Danhauer: Absent
  • Terry Fusco: Absent
  • Gary Wieseler: Yea
  • Jack Young: Yea
  • Joyce Baumert: Yea
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
  • Doug Kluth: Yea
  • Richard Luebbe: Yea
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
Exception to the Special Education Negotiated Salary Schedule to set the salary for Anne Baptiste, EBHP Teacher, at a MA Step 10 Passed with a motion by Richard Stephens and a second by Jack Young.
  • Marni Danhauer: Absent
  • Terry Fusco: Absent
  • Gary Wieseler: Yea
  • Jack Young: Yea
  • Joyce Baumert: Yea
  • Donald Ellison: 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.
Discussion:  This Item was Removed from the Consent Agenda.
Attachments:
6.2. Negotiation Committee Update
Speaker(s):  Negotiations Commiittee
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Discussion:  The Negotiations Committee had no recommendation for the full Board at this time.  The Committee will meet April 16, 2018 at 3:40 p.m. to finalize their recommendation for Professional Development and Director Staff.
Goals:
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Data
  • Partnerships
  • Technology
6.3. Reading of Article II, Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 A through E
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Recommended Motion(s):  Article II, Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 A through E Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Article II, Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 A through E Passed with a motion by Jack Young and a second by Joyce Baumert.
  • Marni Danhauer: Absent
  • Terry Fusco: Absent
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
  • Gary Wieseler: Yea
  • Jack Young: Yea
  • Joyce Baumert: Yea
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
  • Doug Kluth: Yea
  • Richard Luebbe: Yea
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
Goals:
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Data
  • Partnerships
  • Technology
6.4. ESU 7 Administrator Contract Amendment
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Recommended Motion(s):  ESU 7 Amended Administrator Contract Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
ESU 7 Amended Administrator Contract Passed with a motion by Doug Kluth and a second by Richard Stephens.
  • Marni Danhauer: Absent
  • Terry Fusco: Absent
  • Richard Luebbe: Yea
  • Jennifer Miller: Yea
  • Doug Pauley: Yea
  • Richard Stephens: Yea
  • Gary Wieseler: Yea
  • Jack Young: Yea
  • Joyce Baumert: Yea
  • Donald Ellison: Yea
  • Dan Hoesly: Yea
  • Doug Kluth: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
Goals:
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Data
  • Partnerships
  • Technology
7. Discussion Items
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
7.1. Education Forum Report
Speaker(s):  Board Member Stephens
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion:  Board Member Richard Stephens gave an overview of his experiences at the Ed Forum in Kearney in February.  He highlighted the keynote speaker from the sessions and the learning he encountered with his students in the FFA program and individualizing the experiences for each student and parent.
7.2. Administrator's Report
Speaker(s):  Larianne Polk
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion:  AdvancED Update - Visit is March 26-28, 2018
Administrator's Goals - Attached for your Review
Quarterly Report and Scorecard - Attached for your Review
April 16 Board Meeting:
Board Recognition Dinner will be on April 16, 2018 at the Elks Country Club with Board Meeting beginning at 4pm.
Don and Terry will meet with Larianne from 2:45-3:15pm.
The Budget Committee will meet from 3:15-3:40pm in the Walnut Room. 
The Negotiations Committee will meet from 3:40-4pm in the Walnut Room.
Legislative Update:  Special Director Mettler and Professional Director Ostmeyer gave an overview of the Legislative Update for the Board.  Together, they highlighted the priority bills and what the implications of each would be.
Attachments:
Goals:
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Data
  • Partnerships
  • Technology
8. Adjournment
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Discussion:  Adjourned at 7:15pm
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