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September 9, 2020 at 7:30 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 7:30 P.M. on September 9, 2020, at ESU 15 Trenton 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
Discussion:  Present were: Cheri Burke, Dennis Chipman, Marty Conroy, Dave Jibben,  Jason Loop, John Metzger, Don Remington, Kate Repass,  Allison Sandman and Jesse Stevens.
Excuse Absent Board Members
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Discussion:  Absent board members: None
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 Dave Jibben to approve the consent agenda, seconded by John Metzger Motion Passed.
  • Martin Conroy: Yea
  • Jason Loop: Yea
  • Jesse Stevens: Yea
  • Cheri Burke: Yea
  • Dennis Chipman: Yea
  • Kate Repass: Yea
  • John Metzger: Yea
  • Dave Jibben: Yea
  • Allison Sandman: Yea
  • Don Remington: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Approve Minutes of August Meeting
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Approve September Bills
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Discussion:  September Payables of $189,094.09 and Payroll of $69,376.64.
Approve the August Treasurer's report
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Approve September Agenda
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Approve Additional 1% Allowable Growth
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
A motion was made by Dave Jibben to approve 1%, seconded by Don Remington Motion Passed.
  • Martin Conroy: Yea
  • Cheri Burke: Yea
  • John Metzger: Yea
  • Don Remington: Yea
  • Dennis Chipman: Yea
  • Dave Jibben: Yea
  • Jesse Stevens: Yea
  • Kate Repass: Yea
  • Jason Loop: Yea
  • Allison Sandman: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Approve LB 103 Resolution
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
A motion was made by Don Remington to approve LB 103 Resolution, seconded by John Metzger Motion Passed.
  • Cheri Burke: Yea
  • Jesse Stevens: Yea
  • Allison Sandman: Yea
  • John Metzger: Yea
  • Kate Repass: Yea
  • Dave Jibben: Yea
  • Dennis Chipman: Yea
  • Jason Loop: Yea
  • Martin Conroy: Yea
  • Don Remington: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Approve 2020-21 Budget of Expenditures
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
A motion was made by Martin Conroy to approve 2020-21 Budget of Expenditures, seconded by Don Remington Motion Passed.
  • Jesse Stevens: Yea
  • Jason Loop: Yea
  • Dennis Chipman: Yea
  • Allison Sandman: Yea
  • Cheri Burke: Yea
  • Kate Repass: Yea
  • John Metzger: Yea
  • Don Remington: Yea
  • Martin Conroy: Yea
  • Dave Jibben: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Approve Resolution to set Final Property Tax Request
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
A motion was made by Jason Loop to approve resolution to set final property tax request, seconded by Allison Sandman Motion Passed.
  • Dennis Chipman: Yea
  • John Metzger: Yea
  • Allison Sandman: Yea
  • Jason Loop: Yea
  • Dave Jibben: Yea
  • Don Remington: Yea
  • Jesse Stevens: Yea
  • Cheri Burke: Yea
  • Kate Repass: Yea
  • Martin Conroy: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Approve Paul Calvert as ESU 15 Fiscal Agent Representative for State and Federal Funds
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
A motion was made by Dave Jibben to approve Paul Calvert as ESU 15 Fiscal Agent Representative for State and Federal Funds, seconded by Don Remington Motion Passed.
  • Cheri Burke: Yea
  • John Metzger: Yea
  • Dennis Chipman: Yea
  • Jesse Stevens: Yea
  • Allison Sandman: Yea
  • Jason Loop: Yea
  • Dave Jibben: Yea
  • Don Remington: Yea
  • Martin Conroy: Yea
  • Kate Repass: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Approve Teaching Assignments for 2020-21 School Year
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
A motion was made by Allison Sandman to approve teaching assignments for 2020-21 school year, seconded by Martin Conroy Motion Passed.
  • Dennis Chipman: Yea
  • Dave Jibben: Yea
  • Jesse Stevens: Yea
  • John Metzger: Yea
  • Cheri Burke: Yea
  • Martin Conroy: Yea
  • Jason Loop: Yea
  • Kate Repass: Yea
  • Don Remington: Yea
  • Allison Sandman: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Approve Bentley and Kisker, Pc. Payment
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
A motion was made by Cheri Burke to approve Bentley and Kisker, PC. payment, seconded by Jason Loop Motion Passed.
  • Jason Loop: Yea
  • John Metzger: Yea
  • Martin Conroy: Yea
  • Dave Jibben: Yea
  • Kate Repass: Yea
  • Allison Sandman: Yea
  • Cheri Burke: Yea
  • Jesse Stevens: Yea
  • Dennis Chipman: Yea
  • Don Remington: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Approve Dell Marketing LP Payment
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
A motion was made by Jesse Stevens to approve Dell Marketing LP bill, seconded by Martin Conroy Motion Passed.
  • Kate Repass: Yea
  • Jason Loop: Yea
  • Dennis Chipman: Yea
  • Dave Jibben: Yea
  • Jesse Stevens: Yea
  • John Metzger: Yea
  • Martin Conroy: Yea
  • Don Remington: Yea
  • Cheri Burke: Yea
  • Allison Sandman: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Approve Edgenuity Inc Payment
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
A motion was made by Allison Sandman to approve Edgenuity Inc bill, seconded by Don Remington Motion Passed.
  • Dave Jibben: Yea
  • Jason Loop: Yea
  • John Metzger: Yea
  • Don Remington: Yea
  • Martin Conroy: Yea
  • Dennis Chipman: Yea
  • Kate Repass: Yea
  • Jesse Stevens: Yea
  • Allison Sandman: Yea
  • Cheri Burke: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Approve Alicap Insurance Payment
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
A motion was made by Dave Jibben to approve Alicap Insurance bill, seconded by John Metzger Motion Passed.
  • Kate Repass: Yea
  • Dennis Chipman: Yea
  • Dave Jibben: Yea
  • Jason Loop: Yea
  • Don Remington: Yea
  • John Metzger: Yea
  • Jesse Stevens: Yea
  • Martin Conroy: Yea
  • Cheri Burke: Yea
  • Allison Sandman: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Approve On To College Payment
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
A motion was made by Cheri Burke to approve On To College bill, seconded by John Metzger Motion Passed.
  • Martin Conroy: Yea
  • Dennis Chipman: Yea
  • Cheri Burke: Yea
  • Kate Repass: Yea
  • Jesse Stevens: Yea
  • Allison Sandman: Yea
  • John Metzger: Yea
  • Jason Loop: Yea
  • Dave Jibben: Yea
  • Don Remington: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Approve contract for Kacee Samway as a Paraprofessional for the 2020-21 school year
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
A motion was made by Jesse Stevens to approve contract for Kacee Samway as Paraprofessional, seconded by Don Remington Motion Passed.
  • Dave Jibben: Yea
  • Kate Repass: Yea
  • John Metzger: Yea
  • Dennis Chipman: Yea
  • Don Remington: Yea
  • Cheri Burke: Yea
  • Jesse Stevens: Yea
  • Allison Sandman: Yea
  • Martin Conroy: Yea
  • Jason Loop: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Approve contract for Colby Cox as a Paraprofessional for the 2020-21 school year
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
A motion was made by Don Remington to approve contract for Colby Cox as a Paraprofessional, seconded by Martin Conroy Motion Passed.
  • Kate Repass: Yea
  • Allison Sandman: Yea
  • Dennis Chipman: Yea
  • John Metzger: Yea
  • Don Remington: Yea
  • Dave Jibben: Yea
  • Cheri Burke: Yea
  • Jesse Stevens: Yea
  • Jason Loop: Yea
  • Martin Conroy: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Approve contract for Teresa Osborne as a Paraprofessional for the 2020-21 school year
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
A motion was made by Martin Conroy to approve contract for Teresa Osborne as a Paraprofessional, seconded by Don Remington Motion Passed.
  • Jason Loop: Yea
  • Don Remington: Yea
  • Jesse Stevens: Yea
  • Kate Repass: Yea
  • Allison Sandman: Yea
  • Cheri Burke: Yea
  • John Metzger: Yea
  • Martin Conroy: Yea
  • Dave Jibben: Yea
  • Dennis Chipman: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion Items
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discuss NASB District Area Meeting Registration
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Discussion:  Mr. Calvert updated the board on the NASB District Area Meetings. Virtual meetings starting Sept 30- Oct 14,2020, $100.00 per Unit. Board member John Metzger has reached a level 9. He has been on a school or ESU board for 23 years in total. 
AESA Call to action Registration
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Discussion:  Mr. Calvert updated the board on the AESA Call to Action Day. It will be a virtual meeting set up with Senator Adrian Smith and they are trying to schedule Senator Ben Sasse as well.
NASB State Convention
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Discussion:  Mr. Calvert updated the board on the NASB Convention for virual and in person attendance in Omaha, NE. Nov 18-20th, 2020.
AESA National Convention Registration
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Discussion:  Mr. Calvert updated the board on the ESU National Convention, it will be a virtual meeting the first week of Dec, 2020. 
Reports
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Special Ed. Director
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Administrator
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion:  Mr. Calvert updated the board on the Budget for the 2019-20 year.
Schools are up and going, one or two schools have had a few cases. Superintendents are meeting virtually every other Tuesday morning with about 70-80% attendance. Robin Stevens and Heidi with the Southwest NE Health Dept have been in attendance as well. Superintendents have expressed the want to have in-person meetings at the ESU as well. Mr. Calvert has scheduled Jay Bellar the Executive Director of School Activities Association to attend the next meeting with the superintendents.

There will be a Southwest NRCSA meeting in October. The Board Workshop in North Platte for January has been canceled this year.
Board
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Executive Session:
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Adjournment
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion:  Adjourned at 8:08 pm next board meeting will be Oct 14, 2020 via zoom at 7:30 pm. 

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