Roll Call - Present Anthony Miceli, Carol Fortlage, Christine Krol, Anton Hocevar, Frank Mahnic

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1 1154 Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County Essex Place 6393 Oak Tree Blvd., Independence, Ohio MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING Tuesday, August 28, 2018 The Pledge of Allegiance was recited and the meeting was called to order at 8:35 a.m. Roll Call - Present Anthony Miceli, Carol Fortlage, Christine Krol, Anton Hocevar, Frank Mahnic Administration Present - Bob Mengerink, Bruce Basalla, Steve Rogaski, Jennifer Dodd Public Participation - There was none. Carol Fortlage made motion to add the OSBA Financial Health Workshop in Columbus, Ohio on August 23 rd to the list to be approved. Frank Mahnic seconded the motion. Resolution # Roll Call for Resolution # Resolution # Approve the Agenda as amended (Resolution # ) Motion: Frank Mahnic; seconded by Christine Krol Frank Mahnic, Christine Krol, Anton Hocevar, Carol Fortlage, Anthony Miceli Resolution # Accept the July 2018 Financial Statements Be It Resolved that the Governing Board of the ESC hereby accepts the Treasurer s Financial Statements for the month of July 2018 including the following reports: General Fund Analysis Report, Cash Position Financial Report by Fund, Schedule of Investments and Bank Reconciliation. Motion: Frank Mahnic; seconded by Carol Fortlage Frank Mahnic, Carol Fortlage, Christine Krol, Anton Hocevar, Anthony Miceli Resolution # Accept the July 2018 Check Register Be It Resolved that the Governing Board of the ESC hereby accepts the check register for the month of July Motion: Christine Krol; seconded by Carol Fortlage Page 1 of 5

2 1155 Nays: Christine Krol, carol Fortlage, Anthony Miceli Anton Hocevar, Frank Mahnic Motion passed 3-2 The Treasurer updated the Board on the Lorain Digital Academy s decision not to open for the school year Also he noted that there was a balance remaining in the Eastridge Scholarship Fund. It was decided that the Finance Committee would determine how to expend the remaining balance. Resolution # Approve Service Agreement with Learning Language Associates Be it Resolved that the Governing Board of the ESC approve the contract with Learning Language Associates for the established therapy rates for the & school years as recommended by the Superintendent. Resolution # Approve the Service Agreement with Kent City Schools Be it Resolved that the Governing Board of the Educational Service Center of Northeast Ohio approve the contract with Kent City Schools for the established lunch and snack rates for the school year as recommended by the Superintendent. Resolution # Approve ESC Central Office Staff Position approve the following additional ESC Central Office staff position as recommended by the Superintendent Motion: Christine Krol; seconded by Frank Mahnic Christine Krol, Frank Mahnic, Carol Fortlage, Anton Hocevar, Anthony Miceli The Superintendent reviewed his Goals and Objectives for the upcoming school year with the Governing Board. He also distributed packets of ESC marketing materials. Page 2 of 5

3 1156 Resolution # Approve Consent Agenda except for item B approves the Consent Agenda with the following items except for item B : a. Minutes of July 26, 2018 Regular Meeting b. List of Personnel Changes c. NCSSA New Teacher Substitutes d. NCSSA Substitute Renewals e. List of Credentialed Evaluators Motion: Christine Krol; seconded by Anton Hocevar Christine Krol, Anton Hocevar, Carol Fortlage, Frank Mahnic, Anthony Miceli Resolution # Approve item B from the Consent Agenda approves Item B from the Consent Agenda: b. List of Personnel Changes Resolution # Approve Professional Development for Board Members approves the following professional development events for Board members as an approved training program for board compensation. Pepple & Waggoner Ltd., School Law Update Seminar Thursday, September 20, 2018 Canton, Ohio Thursday, September 27, 2018 Dublin, Ohio Thursday, October 11, Independence, Ohio Motion: Frank Mahnic; seconded by Anton Hocevar Frank Mahnic, Anton Hocevar, Christine Krol, Carol Fortlage, Anthony Miceli Page 3 of 5

4 1157 Resolution # Enter into Executive Session to discuss employment of a Board Employee at 9:38 a.m. Be It Resolved that the Governing Board of the ESC enters into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing: 1) employment and 2) compensation of employees of the board per ORC (G). Reconvened at 11:14 a.m. Future Agenda Items FY Permanent Appropriations Fiscal Year End Review Liaison Reports Mrs. Fortlage noted that the Finance Committee met to review the year end summaries of revenues and expenditures. The Tech committee also met. During the meeting there was an explanation of how the partnership between the ESC and Connect would handle the Ohio Online Learning Program and the EMIS Academy going forward. Due to changes in personnel the Treasurer s office would handle billings while Connect would pick up the tech services for the program. Ohio Schools Council spoke to their new inventory system and customer management software. Lastly, a partnership was discussed between the ESC and OSC for promoting Social Sentinel to districts and a potential consortium purchase. Mr. Hocevar mentioned that one of the major topics at the OSBA workshop was the new Credit Card policy that was approved by the House and the Governor. Dr Krol mentioned that she also attended the Tech Committee meeting and noted that the ESC had a new partnership with Kent State University. Mr. Mahnic noted the he also attended the OSBA workshop and spoke on the following topics: Board/Treasurer relationships; levies and communication with the district; recommended policies; school audits, and Booster Club issues. Mr. Miceli asked administration if any credit card policies changes needed to be made. The administration stated that they would be working on a policy that would be in compliance with the law and through the Policy Committee would bring the Board the new policy for their approval. Resolution # Adjournment at 11:30 a.m. Page 4 of 5

5 1158 ADDITIONAL DATES TO REMEMBER Next Regular Board Meeting, Thursday, September 20, 8:30 a.m. ESC Offices - Room F OSBA Capital Conference November 11-13, 2018, Columbus, Ohio AESA November 28 December 1, 2018, Colorado Springs, Colorado NSBA March 30 April 1, 2019, Philadelphia, PA Minutes submitted by Bruce Basalla, Treasurer Minutes approved 9/20/2018 President Treasurer Page 5 of 5