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Sauk Valley Community College Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes for June 25, 2012

The Board of Trustees of Sauk Valley Community College met in regular session at 7:00 pm on June 25, 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
  • Lisa Wiersema
  • Andrew Bollman
  • Margaret Tyne
  • Robert Thompson
  • William Simpson
  • Scott Stoller

Absent

  • Student Trustee Karrow

SVCC Staff

  • President George J. Mihel
  • Attorney Miller
  • Academic Vice President Alan Pfeifer
  • Dean of Business Services Paula Meyer
  • Coordinator of Marketing and Public Relations Rachel Marco
  • Dean of Health Professions Janet Lynch
  • Director of Human Resources Kathryn Snow
  • Faculty Member Penny Duncan
  • Faculty Member Robert Duncan
  • Faculty Member Towana Ernst
  • Administrative Assistant Debra Dillow

Consent Agenda

It was moved by Member Tyne and seconded by Member Simpson that the Board approve the Consent Agenda. In a roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried.

President’s Report

Dr. Mihel shared with the Board that ICCB approved the degree program for Fire Science; the Foundation is planning a fundraiser event on September 29, 2012 “Red Solo Cup” Casino Night; science lab remodel is on schedule; Sauk is working with Woodlawn Arts Academy with a performance of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and the 2011-2012 Annual Report to the Community is in the final stage. This report will be sent out primarily electronically and available on our website. Paula Meyer provided an overview of state funding for fiscal year 2012.

Board Policy Review

Dr. Mihel reviewed Board Policies 103.02 Trustee Compensation and Expenses; 103.03 Trustee Workshops and Seminars; and 104.01 Adopting, Rescinding and Revising Board Policies and will recommend no changes.

Reports

ICCTA
Member Bollman reported on the recent ICCTA meeting held on June 1.  He indicated that new officers were elected and discussed the FY 2013 budget reductions.  He also distributed a report presented by ICCTA on “Illinois: A Demographic and Educational Profile.”
Student Trustee
None
Foundation
None

Budget 2012-2013 – First Reading

It was moved by Member Bollman and seconded by Member Stoller that the Board approve the 2012-2013 Tentative Budget for first reading. In a roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried.

Bid Award – Classroom Technology Equipment Purchase

It was moved by Member Thompson and seconded by Member Wiersema that the Board approve the purchase of the Classroom Technology Equipment from Inter Pacific, Inc. in the amount of $107,291.50. In a roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried.

Bid Award – Fire Science Clothing Purchase

It was moved by Member Bollman and seconded by Member Stoller that the Board approve the purchase of Fire Science Clothing from the Illinois Fire Store in the amount of $16,930. In a roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried.

Closed Session

At 7:35 p.m. it was moved by Member Tyne 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; closed session minutes consideration; pending litigation probable or imminent; for the discussion of matters relating to an individual student. In a roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried.

The Board returned to regular session at 9:20 p.m.

Academic Appeal Decision

It was moved by Member Tyne and seconded by Member Simpson that the Board uphold the administration’s decision of the Academic Appeal. In a roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried.

Faculty Appointment - Electrical and Industrial Technology

It was moved by Member Bollman and seconded by Member Stoller that the Board approve the employment of Mr. Jeffrey Johnson as an Assistant Instructor of Electrical and Industrial Technology starting August 17, 2012 at an annual salary of $43,257. In a roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried.

Closed Session Minutes May 21, 2012

It was moved by Member Stoller and seconded by Member Wiersema that the Board approve the closed session minutes of May 21, 2012 as presented. In a roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried.

Adjournment

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

The meeting adjourned at 9.24 p.m.