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March 16, 2021 at 7:00 PM - ESU 3 Regular Meeting

Minutes
1. Call to Order and Roll Call
Discussion:  Pursuant to Section 84-1411 of the Nebraska Statutes, notice of future meetings was be given by advertisement in the Omaha World Herald on __3/11/21___

In addition the meeting was posted on the following locations: the ESU #3 Website, the ESU #3 Headquarters front door, and the Sparq Meetings host site.
1.1. Excused Board Members, if Applicable
2. Nebraska Open Meetings Act Notice; Location of Posted Information
3. Oath of Office: Stan Turner
Discussion:  Mr. Stan Turner stated the Oath of Office during the meeting.  He will return the signed Oath of Office in the mail. 
4. Recognition of Visitors
Discussion:  No visitors present.
5. Public Comments
Discussion:  No public comments.
6. Approval of Consent Agenda
Action(s):
Motion to approve Consent Agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Stuart Dornan and a second by Mary Scarborough.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
6.1. Approval of Previous Board Meeting Minutes
6.2. Personnel Report
6.2.1. Hired
6.2.2. Resigned/Terminated
6.3. Contract Report
6.4. Approval of National Travel and/or Lodging Expenses Exceeding the Applicable Federal Rate Report
6.5. Items for Disposal, Asset Change, or For Sale
6.6. Board Member Insurance Coverage
6.7. Head Start Leadership Reports, Policy Council Updates, Contracts, Etc.
7. Approval of Treasurer’s Report
Action(s):
Motion to approve the Treasurer's report as presented Passed with a motion by Brenda Sherman and a second by Ted Stilwill.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion: 

The Treasurer's Report noting receipts totaled $1,991,130.41 for the month and disbursements totaled $2,038,338.20.

8. Approval of Bills
Action(s):
Motion to approve bills as presented Passed with a motion by Brenda Sherman and a second by Mary Scarborough.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion: 

Bills were presented in the amount of $1,560,023.49.

9. Administrative Report
Discussion:  Dr. Schnoes shared updates on the following topics:  Legislative Bills to watch (LB361, LB529, LB408, and LB642), New Election Districts, Gifford Farm Grant and Planetarium, Vaccinations and Covid-19, and the April Board meeting.
10. New Business Agenda Items
10.1. Department Presentation: Professional Learning
Discussion:  Dr. Blum shared information regarding several department updates.  He also updated the Board on the planning and progress made for the ESU #3 Continuous Improvement Process.  
10.2. Facility Planning Review
Discussion:  Dr. Schnoes shared information regarding several summer projects that are being planned (Gifford Farm, and Brook Valley) as well as an overview of the next phases for continuing the remodel of the Headquarters Building. 
10.3. Review Article 2 Board Policies
Discussion:  This item was tabled.
10.4. Approve Board Policy Article 3, Section 5J
Action(s):
Approve Board Policy Article 3, Section 5J as presented Passed with a motion by Alan Moore and a second by Brett Kuhn.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10.5. Administrator Contract Approval
Action(s):
Motion to approve the amended administrative contract for Dr. Dan J. Schnoes for the position of ESU #3 CEO/Chief Administrator Passed with a motion by Brett Kuhn and a second by Mary Scarborough.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
11. Adjournment
Action(s):
Motion to adjourn meeting Passed with a motion by Ron Pearson and a second by Alan Moore.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Next Board Meeting: April 20th, 2021 at 7:00 pm will be offered as a hybrid meeting.  
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