July 15, 2008 Minutes of Special Board Meeting

The Board of Trustees of Illinois Valley Community College District No. 513 convened a special session at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 15, 2008 in the Board Room (C307) at Illinois Valley Community College.

Members Physically Present:
David L. Wilcoxson, Board Chair
Dennis N. Thompson, Vice Chair
Lori E. Scroggs, Secretary
Paula J. Endress
David O. Mallery
Deborah L. Sweeden
Cassie Fuller, Student Trustee

Members Absent:
Thomas C. Setchell

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 Mr. Mallery and seconded by Dr. Scroggs to amend the agenda and add an agenda item – President’s Report on the Truck Driver Training Facility. Motion passed by voice vote.


Dr. Corcoran reported the truck driver training facility bid results were opened and were significantly over what was estimated. This was to be an agenda item for the July Board meeting. Dr. Corcoran would like to hold a special meeting of the Facilities Committee and discuss in depth before bringing it to the Board in August. The timeline for acceptance of the bid is 60 days. A Facilities Committee meeting will be scheduled soon.

Mr. Mallery entered the meeting at 5:40 p.m.


It was moved by Dr. Scroggs and seconded by Mr. Thompson to convene a closed session at 5:42 p.m. to discuss 1) collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye" – Ms. Fuller. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes" – Dr. Scroggs, Mrs. Sweeden, Mr. Thompson, Mrs. Endress, Mr. Mallery and Mr. Wilcoxson. "Nays" – None, motion carried.

On a motion by Dr. Scroggs, seconded by Mr. Thompson and carried unanimously, the regular meeting resumed at 10:09 p.m.


It was moved by Mr. Thompson, seconded by Ms. Fuller, and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 10:09 p.m.