May 13, 2008 Minutes of Special Meeting

The Board of Trustees of Illinois Valley Community College District No. 513 convened a special session at 5:40 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13, 2008 in the Board Room C307 at Illinois Valley Community College, Oglesby, IL.

Members Physically Present:
David L. Wilcoxson, Board Chair

Dennis N. Thompson, Vice Chair

Paula J. Endress

David O. Mallery

Thomas C. Setchell

Deborah L. Sweeden


Members Absent:
Lori E. Scroggs

Cassie Fuller, Student Trustee


Others Physically Present:
Jerry Corcoran, President

Cheryl Roelfsema, Interim Vice President for Business Services and Finance

Sue Isermann, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs

Glenna Jones, Director of Human Resources

Walt Zukowski, Attorney



It was moved by Mrs. Sweeden and seconded by Mrs. Endress to approve the agenda as presented. Motion passed by voice vote.



It was moved by Mrs. Sweeden and seconded by Mr. Thompson to convene a closed session at 5:41 p.m. to discuss 1) the appointment of legal counsel for the public body; 2) collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives; 3) imminent litigation.

Roll Call Vote: “Ayes” – Mrs. Endress, Mr. Mallery, Mr. Setchell, Mrs. Sweeden, Mr. Thompson, and Mr. Wilcoxson.  “Nays” – None, motion carried.


On a motion by Mrs. Sweeden, seconded by Mr. Thompson and carried unanimously, the regular meeting resumed at 6:25 p.m.




It was moved by Mr. Setchell and seconded by Mr. Thompson to appoint Walter J. Zukowski as the legal counsel for collective negotiating matters.  Motion passed by voice vote.



It was moved by Mr. Thompson, seconded by Mrs. Endress, and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 6:26 p.m.