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February 11, 2019 at 12:00 PM - REGULAR MEETING

Minutes
Opening Procedures
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Call to Order
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Discussion:  The regular business meeting of ESU 15 was called to order at 12:00 P.M. on  February 11, 2019, at ESU 15 McCook Office.
Pledge of Allegiance
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Discussion:  Pledge of Allegiance was cited.
Open Meetings Act
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Discussion:  President Repass advised every one of the open meetings act being posted and available
Verification of Publication and Notification
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Discussion:  President Repass verified that the ESU 15 Board meeting was advertised according to policy.
Roll Call
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Excuse Absent Board Members
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
A motion was made by Don Remington to excuse absent board members, seconded by Jason Loop Motion Passed.
  • Dennis Chipman: Absent
  • Dave Jibben: Absent
  • John Metzger: Absent
  • Derek Sandman: Yea
  • Jason Loop: Yea
  • Martin Conroy: Yea
  • Kate Repass: Yea
  • Don Remington: Yea
  • Cheri Burke: Yea
  • Jesse Stevens: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Absent board members: Dennis Chipman, Dave Jibben and John Metzger.
Comments from Guests
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Staff Presentations
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Action Items
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Consent Agenda
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Agenda
Action(s):
A motion was made by Jason Loop to approve the consent agenda, seconded by Don Remington Motion Passed.
  • Dennis Chipman: Absent
  • Dave Jibben: Absent
  • John Metzger: Absent
  • Derek Sandman: Yea
  • Martin Conroy: Yea
  • Kate Repass: Yea
  • Cheri Burke: Yea
  • Jesse Stevens: Yea
  • Jason Loop: Yea
  • Don Remington: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Approve Minutes of January Meeting
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Approve February Bills
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Discussion:  February Liabilities of $139,034.47 and Payroll of $78,487.67.
Approve the January Treasurer's report
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Approve February Agenda
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Approve Perry Law Firm as Official Legal Counsel
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
A motion was made by Don Remington to approve the Perry Law Firm as Official Legal Counsel, seconded by Jesse Stevens Motion Passed.
  • Dennis Chipman: Absent
  • Dave Jibben: Absent
  • John Metzger: Absent
  • Kate Repass: Yea
  • Cheri Burke: Yea
  • Jesse Stevens: Yea
  • Martin Conroy: Yea
  • Jason Loop: Yea
  • Don Remington: Yea
  • Derek Sandman: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Approve Community First Bank as Official Depository
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
A motion was made by Martin Conroy to approve Community First Bank as the official depository., seconded by Don Remington Motion Passed.
  • Dennis Chipman: Absent
  • Dave Jibben: Absent
  • John Metzger: Absent
  • Kate Repass: Yea
  • Jason Loop: Yea
  • Derek Sandman: Yea
  • Jesse Stevens: Yea
  • Martin Conroy: Yea
  • Cheri Burke: Yea
  • Don Remington: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Approve Nebraska Association of School Boards Annual Dues
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
A motion was made by Don Remington to approve the NASB Annual Dues, seconded by Derek Sandman Motion Passed.
  • Dennis Chipman: Absent
  • Dave Jibben: Absent
  • John Metzger: Absent
  • Kate Repass: Yea
  • Don Remington: Yea
  • Derek Sandman: Yea
  • Cheri Burke: Yea
  • Jesse Stevens: Yea
  • Martin Conroy: Yea
  • Jason Loop: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Approve 2019-20 Consortium Agreement with ESU 16
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
A motion was made by Martin Conroy to Approve 2019-20 Consortium Agreement with ESU 16, seconded by Don Remington Motion Passed.
  • Dennis Chipman: Absent
  • Dave Jibben: Absent
  • John Metzger: Absent
  • Kate Repass: Yea
  • Martin Conroy: Yea
  • Derek Sandman: Yea
  • Jason Loop: Yea
  • Don Remington: Yea
  • Jesse Stevens: Yea
  • Cheri Burke: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion Items
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discuss 2018-19 Financial Status
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Discussion:  Mr. Calvert discussed with the board the financial reports as of February, 2019. 
Legislative Update
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Discussion:  Mr.Calvert updated the board on legislative issues that could effect education.
Board Workshop Reviews
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Discussion:  Mr. Calvert updated the board on the Board Workshop that was held in North Platte, NE. The new formatting of the sessions and the overall workshop received good reviews. 
Reports
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Administrator
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion:  ESU day at the Legislation is on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 in Lincoln, NE. The day is designed for senators and their staff to do meet and greets with the ESU's in the state.
Several ESU administrators and the ESUCC Executive Director are retiring this year. ESUCC had two applicants and the current ESU 9 Administrator, Dr. Kraig Lofquist has accepted the position of ESUCC Executive Director.

 
Board
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Executive Session:
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Personnel
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Adjournment
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion:  Meeting adjourned at 12:31 pm. 
The next board meeting will be via DL on March 12, 2019, at 12 pm at the ESU 15 Office in McCook. 
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