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January 18, 2022 at 5:30 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 given by advertisement in the Omaha World Herald on 1-13-22. 

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. Recognition of Visitors
Discussion:  ESU #3 Strategic Planning Agenda Item had the following visitors:

Dr. Scott Blum
Bill Pulte
McKayla LaBorde
Dr. Rich Beran - Superintendent - Gretna
Amber Johnsen - Louisville - Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
Dr. Kami Jessop - Director of Special Services - Westside
Dr. Todd Tripple - Director of Staff Development - Millard
Lucas Bingham - Director of Information Technology - Papillion LaVista
Dr. Montessa Munoz - ESU #3 Educational Consultant
Adam Larson - ESU #3 Educational Consultant

 


 
4. Strategic Planning Process
Discussion:  Learning Forward Executive Director, Fred Brown facilitated the Strategic Planning process with the group.  The target for this meeting was to review documents / evidence from the past five years and to establish / define the purpose of the Strategic Planning Process and ESU #3.
5. Organization of Educational Service Unit #3 Board for 2022
Action(s):
Motion to approve Treasurer: Jan Glenn; Bank Depository: Pinnacle Bank; Newspaper Publication: Omaha World Herald; Legal Counsel: McGill Gotsdiner Workman & Lepp, P.C., L.L.O. (Aimee Cizek) & PGH&G (Perry Law Firm) (Justin Knight) for 2022 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 2022 Officers were elected:
President:  Ron Pearson
Vice-President: Stu Dornan
Secretary: Mary Scarborough
 

Board Committees for 2022:

Budget Committee: *Brett Kuhn, Alan Moore, Ted Stilwill, Stan Turner

Policy Committee: *Stu Dornan, Mary Scarborough, Ron Pearson, Brenda Sherman

*Chairperson

6. Public Comments
Discussion:  There were no public comments.
7. Approval of Consent Agenda
Action(s):
Motion to approve Consent Agenda 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.
7.1. Approval of Previous Board Meeting Minutes
7.2. Personnel Report
7.2.1. Hired
7.2.2. Resigned/Terminated
7.3. Contract Report
7.4. Approval of National Travel and/or Lodging Expenses Exceeding the Applicable Federal Rate Report
7.5. Items for Disposal, Asset Change, or For Sale
7.6. Board Member Insurance Coverage
7.7. Head Start Leadership Reports, Policy Council Updates, Contracts, Etc.
8. 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 $1,477,413.75 for the month and disbursements totaled $1,905,423.71.

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

Bills were presented in the amount of $1,478,656.13.

10. Administrative Report
Discussion:  Dr. Schnoes shared information on the following topics: Current negotiated settlements, Legislative session and bills to watch, AESA news: Dr. Schnoes' election to the AESA Board for the next 4 years, 2022 Board Calendar and the upcoming NSBA National Convention.
11. New Business Agenda Items
11.1. Review and Sign Code of Ethics for ESU #3 Board Members
Discussion:  The Board reviewed the Code of Ethics and signed it for 2022.
11.2. Review COVID-19 Resolution
Discussion:  No changes were recommended.
11.3. Review 2022 Board Calendar and 2022 Board Agenda Items
Discussion:  Dr. Schnoes shared a few changes needed for the 2022 Board Calendar, specifically in July and September. An updated calendar will be shared at the February meeting. 
11.4. Approve Bid for 2022 Remodeling Project
Action(s):
Motion to approve and accept 1) Base Bid of $448,000 with Alternates 1 and 2: $280,000 for a total of $728,000 from Rogge General Contractors, Inc.; 2) ESU #3 Heat Pumps and Controllers bid from Facility Advocates for $50,001; for a grand total of $778,001.00 for the Second Floor Conference Center/Administration Offices Remodel Project and giving Dr. Dan J. Schnoes, CEO, authority to sign the necessary contracts Passed with a motion by Brett Kuhn and a second by Ted Stilwill.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
11.5. AESA Conference Follow up
Discussion:  Ron Pearson and Dr. Schnoes shared information regarding their attendance at the AESA National Conference held last December.  
11.6. Review ESU #3 Administrative Contract Procedures
Discussion: 

Effective on January 16, 2022, the contract for Dr. Schnoes was automatically extended for one additional year (through June 2025). 

Salary discussions for the 2022-23 fiscal year for Dr. Schnoes may begin next month.

12. Adjournment
Action(s):
Motion to adjourn meeting Passed with a motion by Mary Scarborough and a second by Ted Stilwill.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.

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