CESA 8 - Board of Control Meeting
223 West Park Street, Gillett, WI 54124
Thursday, July 11, 2002 


AGENDA

Call to Order
Rose Bowen, Chairperson of the Board of Control at 7:05 p.m., called the meeting to order.  The agenda for this meeting was mailed on July 2, 2002 to: Appleton Post Crescent, Appleton, WI; Forest County Republican, Crandon, WI; Florence Mining News, Florence, WI;  Green Bay Press Gazette, Green Bay, WI; Eagle-Herald, Marinette, WI;  Shawano Leader, Shawano, WI; and CESA 8 District Administrators.

Roll Call
The following Board members were in attendance:  Rose Bowen, Oconto;  David Rakowski, Coleman;  Jeanette Sikowski, Crivitz;  Miles Winkler, Gillett;  Don Osborne, Oconto Falls;  Alvina Buss, Wittenberg-Birnamwood; and Bob Kellogg, Administrator and Board Secretary.

Introduction of Guests
There were no guests present at this meeting. 

The following CESA 8 personnel were present:  Kathy Kruschke, Office Manager and Sharon Quade, Fiscal Manager.

Approval of Agenda
David Rakowski moved for approval of the agenda and Jeanette Sikowski  seconded his motion. A correction was indicated to change agenda item #11 to read: Adjourn.  The motion carried by a 6-0 vote.

Approval of Minutes
Jeanette Sikowski moved for approval of the June 6, 2002, meeting minutes and David Rakowski seconded her motion.  The motion carried by a 6-0 vote.

Treasurer's Report 
Following a review of the monthly bills and treasurer's report Alvina Buss made a motion for approval.  Jeanette Sikowski seconded her motion.  The motion carried by a 6-0 roll call vote.

Sharon Quade, Fiscal Manager, distributed a “CESA 8 Fund Summary Report” to the Board.  This report will be distributed every quarter to the Board of Control for review.

Public Forum
There was no one from the public to address the Board.

Old Business
Dr. Kellogg, CESA 8 Administrator, informed the Board that the yearly “Legal Issues” workshop has been scheduled for Wednesday, October 30th at the Holiday Inn of Kelly Lake.  More information and a flyer will be sent out at a later date.  Also, a Legislature’s Workshop is in the works for Wednesday, September 25th at Indian Springs, Wabeno.  Again, more details to follow at a later date.

Dr. Kellogg, CESA 8 Administrator, presented the Board with “Potential Board of Control Goals for the 2002-03” school year.  After much discussion by Board members, David Rakowski made a motion to accept the BOC goals for 2002-03 as presented.  Alvina Buss seconded his motion. The motion carried by a 6-0 vote.

New Business
CESA 8 contracts were presented to the Board for review and approval as follows:

·    Jeanette Sikowski made a motion to accept the contracts and resignations as presented.  Alvina Buss seconded her motion.  The motion carried by a 6-0 vote.

·    Jeanette Sikowski made a motion to accept Eclipse Computer Services as the CESA 8 network support services for a hourly rate of $70, but not to exceed $40,320 for the 2002-03 school year. In addition to continue to purchase a $10,000 block of time from Connecting Point in Green Bay to be shared with the Suring and Gillett Districts (cost $95 per hour for these services).  David Rakowski seconded her motion.  The motion carried by a 6-0 vote.

·    Don Osborne made a motion to increase Charles Hastert’s daily rate by 5%, for a daily rate of $291.68 to $306.26, due to contract and personnel changes within the Special Education Department.  Alvina Buss seconded his motion.  The motion carried by a 6-0 vote. 

The Niagara School District informed CESA 8 that the Niagara School Board has made a decision to waive its representation for the three-year term on the CESA 8 Board of Control.  In accordance with CESA 8 policy the Wabeno School District was offered the position for the three-year period and they accepted.  David Rakowski made a motion to accept the Wabeno School District Board of Control member as a representative to the CESA 8 Board for a three-year term.  Miles Winkler seconded his motion.  The motion carried by a 6-0 vote. 

Robert Kellogg, CESA Administrator, informed the Board that he received a written request from the Menominee Indian School District for a copy of all CESA 8 school district contracts and that he will accommodate this request as soon as all contracts are in.

Administrator’s Agency Report  
Bob Kellogg, CESA 8 Administrator discussed the following items with the Board:

·        Evaluation of Staff Tool

·        Career Ladder Process for Support Staff

·        WASB Regional Meetings

·        Leadership Academy in Madison

·        Administrator’s Evaluation (Semi-Annual) and Administrator to continue a self-evaluation for the Board

·        Legislative Update 

Vouchers
Travel vouchers were presented and signed by Board members and submitted to the Board Secretary.

Adjourn:  
David Rakowski  moved that the meeting be adjourned.  The motion was seconded by Alvina Buss and approved by a 6-0 vote.  The meeting adjourned at 8:36 p.m.
 

Respectfully submitted, 

Bob Kellogg, Administrator, CESA 8
Secretary, CESA 8 Board of Control

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