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January 21, 2020 at 7:00 PM - ESU 3 Regular Meeting

Minutes
1. Call to Order and Roll Call
1.1. Excused Board Members, if Applicable
Action(s):
Motion to excuse absent board member, Phil Wright Passed with a motion by Brett Kuhn and a second by Ron Pearson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
2. Nebraska Open Meetings Act Notice; Location of Posted Information
3. Organization of Educational Service Unit #3 Board for 2020
Action(s):
Motion to approve Treasurer: Jan Glenn; Bank Depository: Pinnacle Bank; Newspaper Publication: Omaha World Herald; Legal Counsel: Stalnaker, Becker, & Buresh, P.C. (Aimee Cizek) & PGH&G (Perry Law Firm) (Justin Knight) Passed with a motion by Mary Scarborough and a second by Alan Moore.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  2020 Board Elections:

President: Ron Pearson
Vice President: Stu Dornan
Secretary: Denny Wilkins
4. Recognition of Visitors
Discussion:  Tyler and Clay Krapp. Curt and Jason Bromm.
5. Public Comments
Discussion:  No public comments.
6. Approval of Consent Agenda
Action(s):
Approve consent agenda Passed with a motion by Stuart Dornan and a second by Ted Stilwill.
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 Denny Wilkins and a second by Brett Kuhn.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion: 

The Treasurer's Report noting receipts totaled $1,105,288.50 for the month and disbursements totaled $1,667,795.88.

8. 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 $1,549,646.58.

9. Administrative Report
Discussion:  Dr. Schnoes shared information on the following topics:  Facilities update; Front Entry signage; Elections for board members; NSBA National Conference.
10. New Business Agenda Items
10.1. Review and Sign Code of Ethics for ESU #3 Board Members
Discussion:  The Board Members in attendance reviewed and signed the Code of Ethics for 2020. 
10.2. Review Article 1 Board Policies and Board Goals
Discussion:  There were no recommended changes to the Board Goals.
10.3. ESU #3 Gifford Farm Lease Approval
Action(s):
Motion to approve the Gifford Farm Land Lease with Tyler and Clay Krapp for 2020-2023 Passed with a motion by Brett Kuhn and a second by Mary Scarborough.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Tyler and Clay Krapp were present to meet the board.  Both parties are looking forward to the three year lease on the farmland at Gifford Farm.
10.4. Legislative Report
Discussion:  Curt Bromm and Jason Bromm were present to discuss the issues facing the 2020 Legislature this year.  
10.5. Head Start Grant 2020-21 Approval
Discussion:  This agenda item was tabled until February.
10.6. Approve Fence Replacement at Gifford Farm
Action(s):
Motion to approve fence replacement at Gifford Farm from the American Fence Company for $77,131.68 Passed with a motion by Alan Moore and a second by Mary Scarborough.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10.7. Approve Change Orders for Student Services Dept Remodel Project
Action(s):
Motion to approve Change Order RRFP-01 for $9,673.85 and Change Order RFCO1 for $11,846.25 Passed with a motion by Brett Kuhn and a second by Stuart Dornan.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10.8. Approve Furniture Bid for Student Services
Action(s):
Approve the bid from All Makes for $7,598.05, Office Interiors & Design for $9,814.21, CI Select for $18,714.65, and Encompass for $165,082.74 for a total of $201,209.65 for the Student Services Department furniture project Passed with a motion by Ted Stilwill and a second by Brett Kuhn.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10.9. Report from AESA National Conference
Discussion:  Denny Wilkins and Ron Pearson were in attendance at AESA's national conference.  They shared several comments regarding what they learned from attending the conference.
10.10. Review 2020 Board Calendar and 2020 Board Agenda Items
10.11. Review ESU #3 Administrative Evaluation & Contract
Discussion:  Dr. Schnoes shared a brief summary of his evaluation.  Dr. Schnoes' contract was automatically extended on January 16, 2020.  
11. Adjournment
Action(s):
Motion to adjourn meeting Passed with a motion by Alan Moore and a second by Mary Scarborough.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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