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July 20, 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 7/15/21. 

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 members Stan Turner and Stu Dornan Passed with a motion by Brett Kuhn 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 Mary Scarborough and a second by Brenda Sherman.
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 Alan Moore and a second by Brenda Sherman.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion: 

The Treasurer's Report noting receipts totaled $1,735,284.49 for the month and disbursements totaled $2,213,247.37.

7. Approval of Bills
Action(s):
Motion to approve bills 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: 

Bills were presented in the amount of $1,908,361.71.

8. Administrative Report
Discussion:  Dr. Schnoes shared information on the following topics: Summer Construction Projects, Head Start Grant notification of 5 Year Award, Superintendent Meetings, Upcoming area, state and national events and conferences.
9. New Business Agenda Items
9.1. Board Presentation: Business Services
Discussion:  Jan Glenn provided a brief review of the Budget Committee's review of the 2021-22 Budget.  She also shared several goals for the Business Department for the upcoming budget year.
9.2. General Fund Budget Additional Growth Rate of 1%
Action(s):
Motion to approve the additional 1% allowable growth rate for the 2021-2022 general fund budget Passed with a motion by Alan Moore and a second by Brett Kuhn.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
9.3. ALICAP Coverage
Discussion:  Dr. Schnoes reviewed the notice from ALICAP and briefly described the steps ESU #3 is taking to provide a secure network for all of our staff and districts. 
9.4. COVID-19 Resolution
Discussion:  The Board took no action on rescinding the Resolution.  The recommendation was to leave it in place until June 2022 in case there are any further complications with the Pandemic.
9.5. ESU #3 Pandemic Guide
Discussion:  Dr. Schnoes shared the updated version of the Green Level Poster.  He shared an overview of the precautions that are still in place and the monitoring that is occurring. 
10. 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.
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