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August 17, 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 8/12/21. 

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 Ted Stilwill 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:  There were no visitors present.
4. Public Comments
Discussion:  There were no public comments.
5. 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.
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 Brenda Sherman and a second by Brett Kuhn.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion: 

The Treasurer's Report noting receipts totaled $1,070,323.48 for the month and disbursements totaled $2,143,534.19.

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

Bills were presented in the amount of $1,808,649.90.

8. Administrative Report
Discussion:  Dr. Schnoes provided an update on the following topics:  Summer construction projects, ALICAP Safety Honor Roll, ESUCC leadership, AESA Call to Action in Washington DC, COVID-19 news, and upcoming events for Board Members.
9. New Business Agenda Items
9.1. September Board Meeting Date for 2021-22 Public Budget Hearings
Action(s):
Motion to set the Public Budget Hearing on the 2021-22 General Fund Budget and the Public Budget Hearing on the 2021-22 General Fund Property Tax Request for September 14, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. respectively at ESU #3 Passed with a motion by Alan Moore and a second by Brett Kuhn.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
9.2. Review the Proposed 2021-22 Budget
Discussion: 

The Board’s budget committee met on July 20th and reviewed the proposed ESU #3 budget. An overview of the proposed budget was presented to the entire ESU #3 board at tonight's meeting.  Jan Glenn, Chief Financial Officer, assisted with the budget presentation and addressed board questions.  The board provided no additional suggestions or changes to the proposed 2021-22 budget.

9.3. Authorization to Sign ESU #3 Service Contracts for 2021-22
Action(s):
Motion to authorize Dr. Dan J. Schnoes, or his designee, to sign ESU #3 service contracts on behalf of the ESU #3 Board for the 2021-22 fiscal year Passed with a motion by Brett Kuhn and a second by Stan Turner.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
9.4. Approve Board Policy Updates
Action(s):
Motion to approve the updated Board Policies, Article 2, Section 9F, Article 4 Section 12D and Article 6 Head Start Passed with a motion by Brett Kuhn and a second by Mary Scarborough.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10. Adjournment
Action(s):
Motion to adjourn meeting Passed with a motion by Brett Kuhn and a second by Mary Scarborough.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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