Public Meeting Minutes: 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 Minutes

October 15, 2018 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
1.2.1. Board Absences
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
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
Attachments:
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 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
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
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 #67918 through #68088 totaling $720,073.05
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
4.4. Special Education Contract for Paraprofessional
Speaker(s):  Darus Mettler or Designee
Attachments:
5. Action Items
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
5.1. Delegate Assembly/State Education Conference
Speaker(s):  Don Ellison or Designee
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
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
6.1. Educational Behavioral Health Program Updates
Speaker(s):  Darus Mettler or Designee
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
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
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
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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