the absence of Leslie-Anne Englehaupt, Mr. Thompson requested an amended agenda
by adding an action item to appoint a board secretary.
APPROVAL OF AMENDED
was moved by Ms. Olivero and seconded by Dr. Driscoll to approve the amended agenda,
as presented. Motion passed by voice vote.
Thompson made a motion to appoint Dr. Huffman as Board Secretary until the
Board reorganizes in April. Dr. Driscoll
seconded the motion and it passed by voice vote.
2012 IVCC Women’s Tennis Team members were present to express their thanks and
appreciation to the Board for allowing them the opportunity to continue the
tennis program this year. The team did
extremely well in their regular season conference play as well as at the
regional tournament where many of them took home medals. A member of the team read a letter to the
Board relating their experience playing tennis to qualities such as team work,
persistence, time management, and self-discipline which were all critical to
their academic and athletic success.
Corcoran introduced Taylor Gunia, an IVCC student and member of the volleyball
team, who attended the meeting because of her interest in the position of
student trustee for next year.
was moved by Dr. Huffman and seconded by Ms. Burkart to approve the consent
agenda, as presented. Motion passed by voice vote.
following items were approved in the consent agenda:
– November 20, 2012 Board Meeting
of the Bills
Fund - $1,102,698.08; Operations and Maintenance Fund - $70,945.38; Operations
& Maintenance (Restricted Fund) - $115,352.83; Bond & Interest Fund -
$1,216,464.58; Auxiliary Fund - $55,223.74; Restricted Fund - $215,242.79;
Audit Fund - $4,050.00; and Liability, Protection and Settlement Fund - $34,746.84
the stipends for the pay periods ending November 3, 2012 and November 17, 2012
for Proposal – Information Security Consultant
permission to seek proposals for an Information Security Consultant
Corcoran reported on the construction update: Peter Miller Community Technology
Center window trim and zinc panel installation is in progress. Elevator
installation is scheduled to begin January 15 and casework installation January
31. Second floor drywall should wrap up by the end of the month and painting
has begun. All of the Phase 2 East Campus work, including the East addition to
the welding and auto shop as well as construction of the new maintenance
building, is progressing nicely. Dean
Marianne Dzik had advised Dr. Corcoran that adjunct instructor, Andrew Fisher,
has a book out just in time for Christmas that would be a great read for
children and adults. The book is entitled Christmas 1588: Beginnings.
It is volume one of the Kringle Manuscripts series, available on Amazon.com for 99 cents and ready for
download to any Kindle. Nora Hamilton
has been awarded a Nurse Educator Fellowship by the Illinois Board of Higher
Education because of her excellent work and the recommendation of Dean Bonnie
Campbell. The amount of the fellowship award is $9,061 and it is to be used for
expenses related to professional development and continuing education. Dr.
Corcoran congratulated Professor Nora Hamilton and thanked Dean Campbell for
going the extra mile in supporting the outstanding nursing faculty. Also within the Health Professions Division,
congratulations to Professor Cherie Monterastelli and the Massage Therapy
faculty including Roxanne Cherpeske, Wendy Lamboley, Jane Sorrentino, Dan
Retoff, Marlene Moshage, Carrie Gonzalez, and Craig Castaneda for hosting an
excellent Massage Therapy graduation ceremony on December 12. The students and
their loved ones enjoyed the program and Dr. Corcoran was very proud of the
work done by the employees. Jean Batson-Turner’s
Human Services program honoring students and community partners was held on
December 11. Dr. Corcoran stated that Jean
is one of the most outgoing and positive people he knows and he always looks
forward to attending events that she coordinates because of the fine job she
does of modeling our core values to the community we serve. Professors Norm Engstrom, Dr. David Kuester
and Don Grant Zellmer recently directed the IVCC choir and show choir
performances on December 7 and 8. He
noted special thanks is in order to St. Bede Academy for allowing the College
to have these events in the Academy’s theatre while IVCC’s Cultural Centre is
closed during construction. Dr. Corcoran
congratulated Dorene Perez, Jim Gibson, and Dr. Rosie Lynch for the recognition
the college has received as a result of the Edible Car Contest again being
nominated for the prestigious Bellwether Award. The noted these three valued
employees do a great job of representing the college across the State, and,
frequently, across the nation. Last week, AFT Local 1810 held officer elections and the
following faculty were elected: President--Mike Phillips, Vice
President--Rebecca Donna, Treasurer--Cynthia Schultz, Corresponding
Secretary--Vince Brolley, Recording Secretary--Delores Robinson, and Sergeant at
Arms --Renee Prine, Michelle Story, and Jill Urban-Bollis. He congratulated these
fine individuals for stepping forward to lead the faculty for two-year terms. Cheryl Roelfsema, Pat Berry and Dawn
Watson have done an excellent job of producing the college’s second Popular
Annual Financial Report, which has been distributed to all members of the board
this evening. This report is for the year ending June 30, 2012. As noted on p.
10, the college has received 18 consecutive awards from the GFOA for CAFRs
(audits) and three consecutive awards for budgets. Last year was the first time
the college was the recipient of three awards for excellence in financial
reporting in one year. He congratulated Cheryl, Pat, Dawn and everyone in the
Business Office on a job well done.
A Facilities Committee meeting is scheduled
for Wednesday, January 9 at 8:30 a.m. in the Board Room. An Audit/Finance Committee meeting will be
scheduled for either Monday, January 28 or Tuesday, January 29. A member of the committee will check their
schedule and a time will be determined.
It was moved by Ms. Olivero and seconded by
Dr. Huffman to adopt the Tax Levy Resolution, Certificate of Tax Levy,
Resolution of Intent and Notice of Intent to Levy an Additional Tax, and
Certificate of Compliance with the Truth and Taxation Act, as presented.
Student Advisory Vote: “Aye” – Ms. Burkart. Roll Call Vote: “Ayes” – Ms. Olivero, Dr. Driscoll, Dr.
Huffman, and Mr. Thompson. “Nays” – Mr. Mallery, motion carried.
OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN BOARD OF TRUSTEES COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT NO. 513 AND
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS LOCAL 1810
It was moved by Dr. Huffman and seconded by
Mr. Mallery to approve the Letter of Agreement between the Board of Trustees
Community College District No. 513 and the American Federation of Teachers
Local 1810, as presented. Motion passed
by voice vote.
OF REGULAR MEETING DATES AND TIMES
It was moved by Dr. Driscoll and seconded
by Dr. Huffman to approve the following dates for 2013 and provide public
notice of this schedule. All meetings
will take place at 6:30 p.m. in Room C307, the Board Room, on the campus of
Illinois Valley Community College, 815 North Orlando Smith Road, Oglesby,
Illinois. Motion passed by voice vote.
January 15, 2013 Tuesday,
July 16, 2013
February 19, 2013 Tuesday,
August 20, 2013
March 19, 2013 Tuesday,
September 17, 2013
April 16, 2013 Tuesday,
October 15, 2013
May 21, 2013 Tuesday,
November 19, 2013
June 18, 2013 Tuesday,
December 17, 2013
SEMI-ANNUAL REVIEW OF CLOSED SESSION
was moved by Dr. Huffman and seconded by Dr. Driscoll to continue to retain the
minutes of closed session meetings.
Motion passed by voice vote.
AUTHORIZATION FOR DESTRUCTION OF
VERBATIM RECORDINGS OF CLOSED SESSION MEETINGS
was moved by Ms. Olivero and seconded by Dr. Huffman that the Board adopt the
“Be it resolved
that the Board of Trustees of Community College District 513, accepts for
destruction the verbatim audiotapes of Closed Session Meetings from April 22,
2010, May 12, 2010, and May 27, 2010.”
“Be it further
resolved that the Board of Trustees of Community College District 513
authorizes the destruction of Closed Session audiotapes from April 22, 2010,
May 12, 2010, and May 27, 2010 as all the criteria for destruction of these
tapes under the Open Meetings Act have been met.”
passed by voice vote.
It was moved by Mr. Mallery and seconded by Dr.
Huffman to convene a closed session at 6:51 p.m. to discuss 1) the appointment,
employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific
employees of the public body; 2) pending litigation; and 3) closed session
minutes. Motion carried by voice vote.
After a short break, the Board entered a closed
session at 6:55 p.m. On a motion by Ms.
Olivero and seconded by Dr. Driscoll, the regular meeting resumed at 7:20 p.m. Motion passed by voice vote.
It was moved by Dr. Driscoll, seconded by Dr.
Huffman, and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 7:31 p.m.