Tentative Agenda
Northwest Area Education Agency
Board of Directors Meeting
Monday, January 21, 2019
5:30 p.m. –Board Meeting
Le Mars ESC, Le Mars, Iowa

5:30 p.m. – meal
6:00 p.m.
Call Budget Hearing to order...................................................................................... Tom Bjorge
Recognition of Visitors............................................................................................... Tom Bjorge
Approval of Agenda for Budget Hearing ..................................................Northwest AEA Board
Presentation of FY 19 Budget, Northwest......................................................................Jodi Ryan
Hearing of Objections to the Budget .......................................................................... Tom Bjorge
Approval of Budget for Submission to the Department of Education.......Northwest AEA Board
1.0 Call meeting to order
1.1 Roll Call
1.1.1 Roger Brinkert
1.1.2 Dr. Tom Bjorge
1.1.3 Glen Coble
1.1.4 Glenda Den Herder
1.1.5 Ron Jorgensen

1.1.6 Mike McAlpine
1.1.7 Creston Schubert
1.1.8 Patricia Sutherland
1.1.9 Keith Zylstra

2.0 Recognition of visitors
3.0 Public forum:
3.1 Opportunity for public input.
4.0 Approval of agenda:
4.1 Additions or deletions may be requested by board members, visitors, or administrators.
4.1.1 If additions are requested, they will be included under Topics for Consideration.
4.2 Adoption of agenda.
5.0 Consent items:
5.1 Minutes of December 17, 2018 board meeting
5.2 Financial statement of December 31, 2018
6.0 Approval of Bills and claims:
6.1 Bills and claims
7.0 Personnel:
7.1 Request to rescind resignation for Dawn Gooley (APSA)
8.0 Division/committee reports:
8.1 Educational Services, Media and Technology, Katy Evenson: No report
8.2 Special Education, Jim Gorman: No report
8.3 Human Resources, Jerome Schaefer: Employee Advisory Group
8.4 Communications Coordinator, Liz Determan: No report
8.5 Chief Financial Officer, Jodi Ryan – Enrollment numbers
8.6 Board Secretary, Sherri Wing: Northwest AEA email addresses
9.0 Topics for Consideration:
9.1 AEA Board of Directors Annual Conference – March 28 & 29, 2019 in Johnston, Iowa
10.0 Action Items:
10.1 2019-2020 Northwest AEA Calendar
10.1.1 2018-2019 Calendar
10.2 Educational Liquidity Fund
10.3 Board Policy Update
10.3.1 Code 404 – 409.4
11.0 Chief administrator’s report:
11.1 Iowa Individual Administrator Professional Development Plan
12.0 Announcements:
12.1 Next meeting: Monday, February 18, 2019 at the Le Mars ESC, 5:30 p.m.
13.0 Adjournment