2016: Process for Requesting and Paying for Services

  1. Any member school district, non-member public school district, non-public school system, other educational service unit, or other political subdivisions may request services to be provided by Educational Service Unit No. 4 (the "ESU") by following the process in this policy.
  2. Submitting Written Requests
    1. A request for services shall be submitted in writing to the ESU administrator. Member school districts may submit requests to the ESU administrator or the advisory committee.
    2. If the request is submitted to the advisory committee and the advisory committee proposes or recommends that the ESU provide such services, the advisory committee must submit the member school district's written request to the ESU board at the time the advisory committee makes its proposal or recommendation.
  3. Requirements of Written Requests
    1. Written requests must include the following information: 
      1. the services requested; 
      2. the proposed duration of the services requested;
      3. the location(s) where the requested services may be performed; 
      4. the proposed method, time, and frequency of payment(s);
      5. the name, telephone number, and email address of a representative of the requesting party who the ESU may contact for additional or clarifying information; and 
      6. any other information the requesting party would like the ESU to consider.
  4. Payment for Services
    1. Services provided by the ESU may be paid for in any method, time, and frequency approved by a majority of the ESU board.
    2. The ESU board shall approve the method, time, and frequency of payment prior to the commencement of services by the ESU and set forth the method, time, and frequency of payment in any written contract or agreement regarding the ESU's services.

Adopted on: March 10, 2008
Revised on: March 12, 2018
Reviewed on: April 11, 2011
Reviewed on: May 10, 2021