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Board Meeting Minutes - August 2010

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Sauk Valley Community College Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes for August 30, 2010

The Board of Trustees of Sauk Valley Community College met in regular session at 7:00 pm on August 30, 2010 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:

  • Edward Andersen
  • Andrew Bollman
  • Joan Padilla
  • Scott Stoller
  • William Simpson
  • Lisa Wiersema
  • Robert Thompson
  • Student Trustee Sisson

Absent

  • None

SVCC Staff

  • President Dr. George Mihel
  • Attorney Miller
  • Dean of Information Services Alan Pfeifer
  • Dean of Business Services Paula Meyer
  • Dean of Instructional Services Dr. Mary Lou Kidder
  • Director of Human Resources Kathryn Snow
  • Director of Building and Grounds John Ditto
  • Coordinator of Public Relations Brian Olmsted
  • Dean of Health Professions Janet Lynch
  • Administrative Assistant Debra Dillow

Consent Agenda

It was moved by Member Thompson and seconded by Member Wiersema to approve the Consent Agenda. In a roll call vote, all voted aye. Student Trustee Sisson advisory vote: aye. Motion carried.

President’s Report

Heard Dr. Mihel report on the upcoming events happening at the college. 

Reports

ICCTA
Member Bollman indicated that at the recent Executive ICCTA meeting grant requests and alternative state funding were topics of discussion.
Student Trustee
Student Trustee Sisson reported that the following Student Government Officers were elected:
  • President – Taylor Viering
  • Treasurer – Colin Brinkmeier
  • Marketing Coordinator – Tessa Ginn
She indicated that they are still looking for students to fill the roles of Vice President and Secretary.  Student Trustee Sisson also reported on upcoming events sponsored by Student Government.
Foundation
None

Board Attorney

It was moved by Member Thompson and seconded by Member  Simpson that the Board appoint the law firm, Ward, Murray, Pace and Johnson to represent the college with Tony Miller as the primary attorney.  In a roll call vote, all voted aye.  Student TrusteeSisson advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

Working Cash and Funding Bonds – Issuance of Bonds and Levy of Tax

It was moved by Member Simpson and seconded by Member  Bollman that the Board approve the resolution providing for the  issue of Taxable General Obligation Community College Bonds,  Series 2010A, and General Obligation Community College Bonds,  Series 2010B, of Community College District No. 506, and the levy of a direct annual tax sufficient to pay the principal and interest on said bonds in order to increase the working cash fund of the District and pay outstanding and unpaid claims against theDistrict.  In a roll call vote, all voted aye.  Student Trustee Sisson advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

Faculty Resignation

It was moved by Member Bollman and seconded by Member Stoller that the Board accept the resignation of Jolene Leseman effective August 16, 2010.  In a roll call vote, all voted aye.  Student Trustee Sisson advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

Administrative Resignation

It was moved by Member Thompson and seconded by Member Wiersema that the Board accept the resignation of Dr. DonaldPearl effective August 20, 2010.  In a roll call vote, all voted aye.  Student Trustee Sisson advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

Interim Academic Vice President

It was moved by Member Bollman and seconded by Member  Wiersema that the Board accept the appointment of Alan Pfeifer asthe interim Academic Vice President effective September 1, 2010 with an annual salary of $116,583.  In a roll call vote, all voted aye.  Student Trustee Sisson advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

Closed Session

At 7:18 p.m. it was moved by Member Stoller and seconded by Member Bollman 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.   

The Board returned to regular session at 8:35 p.m.

Personnel Matter

No action taken.

Closed Session Minutes of July 26, 2010

It was moved by Member Thompson and seconded by  Member Stoller that the Board approve the Closed Session Minutes of July 26, 2010.  In a roll call vote, all voted aye. Student Trustee Sisson advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

Adjournment

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

The meeting adjourned at 8:40 p.m.