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Board Meeting Minutes - August 2012

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Sauk Valley Community College Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes for August 27, 2012

The Board of Trustees of Sauk Valley Community College met in regular session at 7:00 pm on August 27, 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:

  • Edward Andersen
  • Lisa Wiersema
  • Robert J. Thompson
  • William Simpson
  • Scott Stoller
  • Margaret Tyne
  • Andrew Bollman
  • Student Trustee Karrow

Absent

  • None

SVCC Staff

  • President George J. Mihel
  • Attorney Miller
  • Dean of Business Services Paula Meyer
  • Coordinator of Public Relations Rachel Marco
  • Dean of Instructional Services Jon Mandrell
  • Administrative Assistant Debra Dillow

Consent Agenda

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

President’s Report

Dr. Mihel distributed a report on SVCC enrollment figures compared to our peer colleges.  Dean of Instructional Services, Jon Mandrell provided a presentation on the new adjunct faculty                                               website.  Dean of Business Services, Paula Meyer provided a financial update.  Dr. Mihel asked the Board to tour the new  science labs after the meeting.

Reports

ICCTA

Member Bollman provided an update on the recent ICCTA Executive Committee meeting he attended and indicated pension reform will be a topic of our legislators.  He plans to attend the ACCT meeting in Boston in October.

 

Student Trustee

Student Trustee Karrow provided the Board with a report on her attendance at the ICCB SAC Leadership Institute in May 2012.  She also shared her experience as a participant in the Community College Summer Enrichment Program.  She distributed information on upcoming events scheduled for the students sponsored by SGA and Student Activities. 

Foundation
None

Board Policy Review

Dr. Mihel reviewed Board Policies 108.01 Duties and Responsibilities of Board Officers and will not recommend any changes; Board Policy 109.01 Duties and Responsibilities of the Board of Trustees and 110.01 Committees of the Board and will recommend changes.

Board Policy 105.01 Instruction in Writing (First Reading)

It was moved Member Bollman and seconded by Member Stoller that the Board approve the deletion of Board Poicy 105.01 Instruction in Writing for first reading.  In a roll call vote, all vote aye.  Student Trustee Karrow advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

Board Policy 105.01 Principles for Board Authority (First Reading)

It was moved by Member Bollman and seconded by Member Wiersema that the Board approve Board Policy 106.01 Principls for Board Authority for first reading.  In a roll call vote, all voted aye.  Student Trustee Karrow advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

Protection, Health, and Safety Completions

It was moved by Member Stoller and seconded by Member Simpson that the Board approve the Statements of Final Construction Compliance regarding these projects for submission to ICCB for action.  In a roll call vote, all voted aye.  Student Trustee Karrow advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

Administrative Resignation - Facilties

It was moved by Member Tyne and seconded by Member Stoller that the Board accept with regret the resignation of John Ditto, Director of Building and Grounds effective August 17, 2012.  In a roll call vote, aye.  Student Trustee Karrow advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

Administrative Resignation - Business Services

It was moved Member Simpson and seconded by Member Tyne that the Board accept with regret the resignation of Paula Meyer, Dean of Business Services effective August 31, 2012.  In a roll call vote, all voted aye.  Student Trustee Karrrow advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

Closed Session Minutes of July 30, 2012

It was moved by Member Tyne and seconded by Member Wiersema that the Board approve the Closed Session minutes of July 30, 2012.  In a roll call vote, all voted aye.  Student Trustee Karrow advisory vote: aye.  Motion carried.

Adjournment

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

The meeting adjourned at 8:05 p.m.

Next Meeting

The next regular meeting of the Board will be at 7:00 p.m. on September 24, 2012 in the Board Room.

 

                                                Respectfully submitted,

 

                                                _________________________________________

                                                Lisa Wiersema, Secretary