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Board Meeting Minutes - April 2012

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Sauk Valley Community College Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes for April 30, 2012

The Board of Trustees of Sauk Valley Community College met in regular session at 7:00 pm on April 30, 2012 in the Third floor board room at Sauk Valley Community College, 173 Illinois Route #2, Dixon, Illinois.

Call to Order

Chair Andersen called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. and the following members answered roll call:

  • Ed Andersen
  • Robert Thompson
  • Andrew Bollman
  • Margaret Tyne
  • William Simpson
  • Lisa Wiersema
  • Scott Stoller
  • Student Trustee Halstead

Absent

  • None

SVCC Staff

  • President George J. Mihel
  • Attorney Miller
  • Academic Vice President Alan Pfeifer
  • Dean of Business Services PaulaMeyer
  • Coordinatorof Marketing and Public Relations Rachel Marco
  • FacultyMember David Edelbach
  • FacultyMember Steve McPherson
  • AdministrativeAssistant Debra Dillow

Consent Agenda

It was moved by Member Stoller and seconded by Member Bollman that the Board approve the Consent Agenda. In a roll call vote,
all voted aye.  Student Trustee Halstead advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

President’s Report

Dr. Mihel reported to the Board that the Remodel Open House was a major success with almost 400 visitors. He indicated that the spring play "You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown", was excellent and complimented Anna Kurtz for her work with the  theater. Alan Pfeifer provided an update on academic programs, highlighting that the college is redesigning the Art Program for fall 2013; working on developmental courses; and that the adult education classes are being redeveloped to include technology.

Reports

ICCTA
Member Thompson indicated that June 1, is Lobby Day. He indicated that one of the items discussed at the AACC meeting he attended was that the trend for lobbying to focus more on the organizations versus the legislators because that is where the funds are. He also shared a marketing presentation from the AACC utilizing “Career Coach”.
Student Trustee
None
Foundation
Student Trustee Halstead provided an overview of the events sponsored by the college and Student Government in the month of April. He introduced new Student Trustee Kala Karrow.

External Directional and Electronic Signage

It was moved byMember Simpson and seconded by Member Thompson that the Board approve the purchase and installation of exterior directional and electronic signage from ASI Signage in the amount of$66,546 with funds to be derived from funding bonds.  In a roll call vote, all voted aye.  Student Trustee Halstead advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

Bid Award – 2012 Window Improvements

It was moved byMember Bollman and seconded by Member Tyne that the Board approve the bid for the 2012 Window Improvements Project fromT.D. Kurtz Glass in the total amount of $343,370 to be paid with Protection, Health, and Safety funds.  In a roll call vote, all voted aye:  Student Trustee Halstead advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

Industrial Education Training Equipment Purchase

It was moved by Member Thompson and seconded by Member Stoller that the Board approve the purchase of the Industrial  Education Training Equipment from Aidex Corporation in the amount of $121,809.50.  In a roll call vote, all voted aye.  Student Trustee Halstead advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

Bid Award – Science Labs ACM Abatement

It was moved by Member Tyne and seconded by Member Stoller that the Board approve the bid for the Science Labs ACM Abatement from Colfax Corporation in the total amount of $112,800 and the fee for IDPH licensed asbestos project manager and general conditions from Wight and Co. in the total amount of $64,000 and $10,000, respectively, to be paid with Protection, Health, and Safety funds.  In a roll call vote, all voted aye.  Student Trustee Halstead advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

Extension of Ohio TIF

It was moved by Member Bollman and seconded by Member Wiersema that the Board approve the resolution to support the extension of the Village of Ohio TIF as requested.  In a roll call vote, all voted aye.  Student Trustee Halstead advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

Closed Session

At 7:40 p.m. it was moved by Member Stoller and seconded by Member Wiersema that the Board go into closed session for the purpose of appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of the College; collective bargaining; closed session minutes consideration; pending litigation probable or imminent.  In a roll call vote, all voted aye.  Student Trustee Halstead advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

The Board returned to regular session at 7:55 p.m.

Administrative Appointment Instructional Services

It was moved by Member Thompson and seconded by Member Bollman that the Board approve appointment of Jon Mandrell as Dean of Instructional Services starting July 1, 2012 at an annual salary of $75,000.  In a roll call vote, all voted aye.  Student Trustee Halstead advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

Administrative Appointment Instructional Technology

It was moved by Member Bollman and seconded by Member Stoller that the Board approve the appointment of Dr. Molly Baker as Director of Instructional Technology starting June 11, 2012 at an annual salary of $68,000.  In a roll call vote, all voted aye.  Student Trustee Halsted advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

Salary Adjustments

It was moved by Member Thompson and seconded by Member Wiersema that the Board approve a 3.5% salary adjustment for all non-faculty as outlined above.  In a roll call vote, all voted aye.  Student Trustee Halstead advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

Sauk Valley Community College Adjunct Faculty Contract

It was moved by Member Tyne and seconded by Member Bollman that the Board approve the Sauk Valley Community College Adjunct Faculty Contract as presented.  In a roll call vote, all voted aye.  Student Trustee Halstead advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

President’s Contract

It was moved by Member Stoller and seconded by Member Simpson that the Board approve the President’s Contract to continue from July 1, 2012 through July 31, 2015 with an annual salary of $164,453.  In a roll call vote, all voted aye.  Student Trustee Halstead advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

Closed Session Minutes March 26, 2012

It was moved by Member Bollman and seconded by Member Wiersema that the Board approve the closed session minutes of March 26, 2012 as presented.  In a roll call vote, all voted aye. Student Trustee Halstead advisory vote aye.  Motion carried.

Adjournment

Since the scheduled business was completed, it was moved by Student Trustee Halstead and seconded by Member Stoller that the Board adjourn. In a roll call vote, all voted aye.  Student Trustee Halstead advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

The meeting adjourned at 8:10 p.m.