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April 2000 Board Meeting Minutes

The Board of Trustees of Illinois Valley Community College District No. 513 convened a regular session at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19, 2000 in Room C307 at Illinois Valley Community College.

Members Present:
Jimmie D. Lansford, Chairperson
William H. Franklin, Jr., Vice Chairperson
Deborah L. Sweeden, Secretary
Harry R. Debo
Kristine A. Paul
Thomas A. Shea
Al Steinz, Student Trustee

Members Absent:
H. Todd Phalen

Others Present:
Jean Goodnow, President
Harold Barnes, Director of Computer Services
Francis Brolley, Director of Public Information
Harriet Custer, Vice President of Academic Affairs
Frank Papke, Vice President of Business Services & Finance
Larry Rousey, Director of Facilities
Walt Zukowski, Attorney

 

CONSENT AGENDA
It was moved by Mr. Franklin and seconded by Mrs. Paul that the Board of Trustees approve the Consent Agenda consisting of the Minutes of the March 15, 2000 and March 24, 2000 Board Meetings and the Approval of Bills in the Education Fund - $116,245.06; Operation & Maintenance Fund -$68,019.82; Operation & Maintenance Fund (Restricted Fund) - $321,084.57; Auxiliary Fund - $77,569.50; Restricted Fund - $189,168.06; Audit Fund - $1,200.00; Liability, Protection & Settlement Fund - $17,408.29.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Steinz. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, Mrs. Sweeden, Mr. Franklin, Mr. Debo, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" - None, motion carried.

FINANCIAL REPORTS
It was moved by Mrs. Sweeden and seconded by Mr. Debo to approve the Financial Reports.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Steinz. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, Mrs. Sweeden, Mr. Franklin, Mr. Debo, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" - None, motion carried.

PRESIDENT’S REPORT
Dr. Goodnow introduced Jacob Frost as the newly elected student trustee. Jacob is majoring in political science and is from Princeton. Dr. Goodnow thanked Debbie Sweeden and Todd Phalen for representing the Board at the IVCC Honors banquet on Friday evening. Dr. Goodnow reported the Illinois budget for fiscal year 2001 includes funding Illinois Community Colleges operating budgets at the levels recommended by ICCBand IBHE and supported by the Governor. For IVCC this means an additional $13,500 in the operating budget. The annual IVCC Job Fair will take place on April 20 with 106 companies participating. Dr. Goodnow distributed brochures on the Regional Trustees meeting. The College will host a Legislative Briefing on May 3. Dr. Goodnow referred to the calendar which lists the many events occurring in May: Recognition Event, May 5; Graduation, May 12; Nurse’s Pinning Ceremony, May 13; and GED Graduation, May 15. Public Information is working on the Annual Report. Dr. Goodnow reported approximately $12,000 has been pledged in the Employee Campaign with a total of 62% of full-time employees pledging. The Graduation speaker for May 12 will be former Board member, Tony Sorcic.

PERSONNEL - STAFF RETIREMENT- JAMES H. KILDAY
It was moved by Mrs. Paul and seconded by Mr. Franklin to accept James H. Kilday’s retirement effective August 31, 2001, approve his participation in the College’s Voluntary Retirement Plan, and wish him a long, happy, and healthy retirement.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Steinz. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, Mrs. Sweeden, Mr. Franklin, Mr. Debo, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" - None, motion carried.

PERSONNEL - FACULTY RETIREMENT - DEL TUNNELL
It was moved by Mr. Shea and seconded by Mr. Franklin to accept Del Tunnell’s retirement effective May 31, 2001, approve his participation in the College’s Voluntary Retirement Plan, and wish him a long, happy, and healthy retirement.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Steinz. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, Mrs. Sweeden, Mr. Franklin, Mr. Debo, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" - None, motion carried.

PERSONNEL - STAFF APPOINTMENT - GLORIA BOUXSEIN
It was moved by Mrs. Sweeden and seconded by Mr. Steinz to approve the appointment of Ms. Gloria Bouxsein as Division Chair of Health Professions/Director of Nursing at an annual salary of $51,404, effective June 5, 2000.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Steinz. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, Mrs. Sweeden, Mr. Franklin, Mr. Debo, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" - None, motion carried.

PERSONNEL - FACULTY APPOINTMENT - LINDA THOMAS
It was moved by Mrs. Paul and seconded by Mr. Franklin to approve the appointment of Ms. Linda Thomas as Instructor in Reading assigned to the Division of Humanities and Fine Arts for the 2000-2001 academic year, with placement on the salary schedule at step C-8 - $37,100 based on the 1999-2000 salary scale, terms of the 2000-2001 salary are being negotiated.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Steinz. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, Mrs. Sweeden, Mr. Franklin, Mr. Debo, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" - None, motion carried.

PERSONNEL - FACULTY APPOINTMENT - RAY GARCELON
It was moved by Mr. Steinz and seconded by Mr. Debo to approve the appointment of Mr. Ray Garcelon as Instructor in Health and Physical Education assigned to the Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics for the 2000-2001 academic year, with placement on the salary schedule at step C-8 - $37,100 based on the 1999-2000 salary scale, terms of the 2000-2001 salary are being negotiated.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Steinz. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, Mrs. Sweeden, Mr. Franklin, Mr. Debo, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" - None, motion carried.

BID APPROVAL - AUDIT SERVICES
It was moved by Mr. Debo and seconded by Mrs. Paul to grant the Business Office permission to accept the bid of Clifton Gunderson, Dixon, IL to perform the audit services for FY2000 in the amount of $24,000; FY2001 in the amount of $25,000; and FY2002 in the amount of $26,000 as the lowest and most responsible bidder.

Also grant the Business Office permission, upon completion of the FY2002 audit, the option of negotiating a three-year renewal for fiscal years 2003, 2004, and 2005.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Steinz. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, Mrs. Sweeden, Mr. Franklin, Mr. Debo, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" - None, motion carried.

BID APPROVAL - AIR/MOISTURE INFILTRATION, PHASE III
It was moved by Mrs. Paul and seconded by Mr. Franklin to grant the Business Office permission to accept the bid of Halm Brothers, Inc., Ottawa in the amount of $185,050 as the lowest and most responsible bidder.

Also grant the Business Office approval for the architectural and engineering fees of 9% ($16,654.50) and reimbursables in the amount of $750 for a total of $17,404.50 and the architectural and engineering fees of 9% ($760.50) for design work on Building F.

The total amount approved for this bid is $203,215.00

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Steinz. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, Mrs. Sweeden, Mr. Franklin, Mr. Debo, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" - None, motion carried.

BID REQUEST - COPY CENTER PAPER
It was moved by Mrs. Paul and seconded by Mr. Steinz to grant the Business Office permission to seek bids for 500 cases of white copy paper at an estimated cost of $11,500.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Steinz. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, Mrs. Sweeden, Mr. Franklin, Mr. Debo, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" - None, motion carried.

COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT - HEARTLAND, KANKAKEE & RICHLAND
It was moved by Mr. Debo and seconded by Mr. Franklin to approve the Cooperative Agreement between IVCC and Heartland, Kankakee, and Richland Community Colleges as presented. (A copy of the agreement attached and made a part of the minutes.)

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Steinz. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, Mrs. Sweeden, Mr. Franklin, Mr. Debo, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" - None, motion carried.

CLOSED SESSION
It was moved by Mr. Franklin and seconded by Mr. Debo to convene a closed session to discuss (1) Employment/Appointment Matter, 2) Potential Litigation, and (3) Minutes of Closed Sessions.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Steinz. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, Mrs. Sweeden, Mr. Franklin, Mr. Debo, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" - None, motion carried.

On a motion by Mr. Franklin, seconded by Mr. Shea and carried unanimously the regular meeting resumed at 8:20 p.m.

It was moved by Mr. Shea and seconded by Mr. Franklin to approve and retain the minutes of the March 15 Closed Session meeting.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Steinz. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, Mrs. Sweeden, Mr. Franklin, Mr. Debo, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" - None, motion carried.

RECESS
It was moved by Mr. Shea, seconded by Mr. Steinz, and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 8:22 p.m.