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May 18, 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 5/13/21. 

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
Action(s):
Motion to excuse absent board member Alan Moore Passed with a motion by Brett Kuhn and a second by Stuart Dornan.
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:  Troy Glock, Director of Program Services
Audra Oestreich, Head Start Director
Robin Kolumban, Assistant Head Start Director
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 Mary Scarborough and a second by Ted Stilwill.
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 Stuart Dornan and a second by Ted Stilwill.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion: 

The Treasurer's Report noting receipts totaled $3,931,088.08 for the month and disbursements totaled $1,744,114.56.

7. 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 $1,584,328.55.

8. Administrative Report
Discussion:  Dr. Schnoes shared information on the following topics: Continuous Improvement External visit update, Legislative bills currently pending, SCHS Articles of Dissolution, and A. Cizek's law firm joining with another firm.
9. New Business Agenda Items
9.1. Presentation: Head Start
Discussion:  Troy Glock, Audra Oestreich, and Robin Kolumban provided an update on the Head Start program and the outlook for Fall 2021. A current HS parent joined the presentation and shared her experiences with the services received. This presentation also helps fulfill the federal grant requirement to meet with the board regularly to provide updates.
9.2. Election Redistricting Agreement
Action(s):
Motion to approve the agreement with UNO's Center for Public Affairs Research Department to complete the redistricting process for ESU #3 Passed with a motion by Brett Kuhn and a second by Mary Scarborough.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The board discussed the need to use the best resource available to help guide ESU #3 through the election district redesigning process.
9.3. Review COVID-19 Resolution
Discussion:  The consensus was to leave this in place and review again in August 2021.
9.4. Facility Review and Tour
Discussion:  A review of summer projects occurred.  The board also was provided a tour of the new Student Services remodeled area as well as a brief overview of the next two phases of remodeling which is currently being designed.
10. Adjournment
Action(s):
Motion to adjourn meeting Passed with a motion by Ron Pearson and a second by Stuart Dornan.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Next Board Meeting: June 22, 2021 @ 7pm at Gifford Farm.
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