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June 16, 2020 at 7:30 PM - ESU 3 Regular Meeting

Minutes
1. Call to Order and Roll Call
1.1. Excused Board Members, if Applicable
Action(s):
Motion to excuse absent board member Brett Kuhn Passed with a motion by Stuart Dornan and a second by Alan Moore.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
2. Nebraska Open Meetings Act Notice; Location of Posted Information
3. Recognition of Visitors
Discussion:  No visitors present.
4. Public Comments
Discussion:  No public comments.
5. Approval of Consent Agenda
Action(s):
Motion to approve Consent Agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Alan Moore and a second by Mary Scarborough.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
5.1. Approval of Previous Board Meeting Minutes
5.2. Personnel Report
5.2.1. Hired
5.2.2. Resigned/Terminated
5.3. Contract Report
5.4. Approval of National Travel and/or Lodging Expenses Exceeding the Applicable Federal Rate Report
5.5. Items for Disposal, Asset Change, or For Sale
5.6. Board Member Insurance Coverage
5.7. Head Start Leadership Reports, Policy Council Updates, Contracts, Etc.
6. Approval of Treasurer’s Report
Action(s):
Motion to approve the Treasurer's report as presented Passed with a motion by Mary Scarborough and a second by Ted Stilwill.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion: 

The Treasurer's Report noting receipts totaled $2,155,387.10 for the month and disbursements totaled $1,771,892.62.

7. Approval of Bills
Action(s):
Motion to approve bills as presented Passed with a motion by Denny Wilkins and a second by Ted Stilwill.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion: 

Bills were presented in the amount of $1,919,620.49.

8. Administrative Report
Discussion:  Dr. Schnoes shared updates on the following topics:  Budget, Legislative return, COVID-19 district support from ESU #3, Superintendent meetings, Approval forms - 12/18 back with over 50% of students, July board meeting, and attendance at future conferences.
9. New Business Agenda Items
9.1. Board Presentation: Gifford Farm
9.2. Presentation: Head Start
9.3. Presentation: Information Systems and Technology
9.4. Review COVID-19 Resolution
Discussion:  No action was taken, so the Resolution stays in effect.
9.5. ESU #3 Accreditation
Discussion:  We have received notification from NDE that ESU #3 has been accredited from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.
9.6. Approve Board Policy Updates
Action(s):
Motion to approve updates to policies: Article 3 Section 7C, Article 4 Section 5C, and Article 5 Section 10 A1 Passed with a motion by Stuart Dornan and a second by Mary Scarborough.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
9.7. Approve 2020-21 Handbooks
Action(s):
Motion to approve the 2020-21 ESU #3 Employee Handbook, the Brook Valley School Handbook, and the Head Start Handbook Passed with a motion by Ted Stilwill and a second by Alan Moore.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
9.8. Budget Committee Meeting
Discussion:  Budget Committee Meeting on July 21st at 5:30 pm.

Directors will be present for brief comments on their budgets and for questions.  This meeting will be held in person.
9.9. Board Retreat for Goals Review and Planning
Action(s):
Motion to approve the 2020-21 ESU #3 Board Goals Passed with a motion by Denny Wilkins and a second by Ron Pearson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board reviewed and approved the current Board Goals for 20-21.  They also reviewed the new ESU Standards and the current timelines for our upcoming Continuous Improvement External Visit.  The board also discussed the next steps to begin a Strategic Planning process for goal review.
10. Adjournment
Action(s):
Motion to adjourn meeting Passed with a motion by Alan Moore and a second by Mary Scarborough.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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