June 2005 Board Meeting Report

The Illinois Valley Community College Board heard two campus updates during the meeting on Wednesday night. Jerry Corcoran, vice president for business services and finance/treasurer and Cheryl Roelfsema, controller presented to the board financial information for discussion concerning the fiscal year 2006 budget and Gloria Bouxsein, dean of health professions, presented an update on the IVCC nursing program expansion and renovation.

The board approved an intergovernmental agreement between IVCC and LaSalle-Peru Township High School for the use of the IVCC track facility in the amount of $13,500 per year for up to two years. The current agreement is set to terminate on June 30, 2005.

The board authorized the business office to seek proposals from banks interested in serving as IVCC’s bank depository for federal grant and the trust and agency funds.

In other business, the board authorized the staff to proceed with the submission of the updated Resource Allocation and Management Program (RAMP) proposal request for the Community Instructional Center to the Illinois Community College Board in the amount of $18,398,900, including IVCC’s match portion of $4,599,700 and for the Building C – Classroom/Library remodeling and addition to the Illinois Community College Board in the amount of $9,430,200, including IVCC’s match portion of $2,358,600.

In other action, the board:

  • Approved the change in dates in the July, November and December 2005 board meetings as follows: July 27 to July 20; Nov. 23 to or 22; and Dec. 28 to Dec. 21 all meetings will remain at the regularly scheduled time of 7 p.m.
  • Accepted the resignation of Dr. Robert P. Abele, philosophy professor and the retirement of Gil Williamson, technical specialist Illinois Manufacturing Extension Center.
  • Adopted a resolution establishing a prevailing wage policy.