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August 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, August 16, 2000 in Room C307 at Illinois Valley Community College.

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

Members Absent:

Others Present:
Jean Goodnow, President
Harold Barnes, Director of Computer Services
Francis Brolley, Director of Public Information
Harriet Custer, Vice President of Academic Affairs
Robert Marshall, Vice President of Student Services
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. Sweeden that the Board of Trustees approve the Consent Agenda consisting of the Minutes of the July 19, 2000 Board Meeting and the Approval of Bills in the Education Fund - $90,560.31; Operation & Maintenance Fund –$29,050.90; Operation & Maintenance Fund (Restricted Fund) – $838,848.44; Bond & Interest Fund - $84,683.75; Auxiliary Fund - $505,370.44; Restricted Fund - $173,053.16; Liability, Protection & Settlement Fund - $33,449.91.

It was moved by Mrs. Paul and seconded by Mr. Franklin to approve the financial reports as presented.

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

PRESIDENT’S REPORT
Dr. Goodnow reported that IVCC will be featured in the "Movin On" publication which promotes community colleges to high school juniors and seniors. This publication will be sent to every high school in the IVCC district and is being paid for by the Education-to-Careers partnership. Enrollments are holding steady in comparison to last year at this time. There is a slight increase in headcount. Dr. Goodnow reported on the many projects that have taken place over the summer. The biology labs and classrooms in Building A look wonderful and the roof on Building C will soon be completed. Dr. Goodnow praised Pepper Construction on their excellent work and the timely manner in which completed. The College will receive a $10,000 grant from the RGK Foundation. Edna McManus worked with SRAVTE to secure this grant, which will help single parents/displace homemakers who need assistance with tuition, books, mileage reimbursement and child care expenses.

TRUSTEE’S REPORT
Todd Phalen has been elected chair of the Illinois Community College Trustees Association’s Northwest Region. He attended an executive retreat on August 4 & 5. The retreat covered a variety of topics and Mr. Phalen reported it was an excellent experience.

FY2001 TENTATIVE BUDGET
It was moved by Mr. Franklin and seconded by Mr. Debo to adopt the Resolution approving the Tentative FY2001 Budget.

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

It was moved by Mrs. Sweeden and seconded by Mrs. Paul to authorize publication of the Notice of Public Hearing.

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

PERSONNEL – FACULTY APPOINTMENT – RONALD E. GOERNE
It was moved by Mr. Franklin and seconded by Mr. Debo to approve the appointment of Ronald E. Goerne as the Commercial Custodian Instructor at the Sheridan Correctional Center at an annual salary of $35,000.

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

PERSONNEL – STAFF APPOINTMENT – KATHLEEN GLASCOCK
It was moved by Mr. Franklin and seconded by Mr. Frost to approve the appointment of Kathleen J. Glascock as Director of Career Planning and Placement at an annual salary of $40,000.

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

BID REQUEST – LANGUAGE LAB EQUIPMENT
It was moved by Mrs. Paul and seconded by Mr. Debo to grant the Business Office permission to seek bids for technological enhancements to the Foreign Language Lab, Room A301 at an estimated cost of $136,000.

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

APPROVAL OF EMERGENCY WARNING SYSTEM CHANGE ORDER
It was moved by Mr. Shea and seconded by Mrs. Sweeden to approve Alternates #2 & #5B as per bidding documents for the Emergency Warning System for buildings A, B and C at a total cost of $215,920.00

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

ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS CONTRACT
It was moved by Mr. Franklin and seconded by Mr. Shea to approve to reinstate the Sheridan Correctional Center instructors, Kenneth Carothers, Arthur Bruce Markwalter, William Reidner, and Barry Sanders for FY2001.

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

COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT – IVCC AND PARKLAND COLLEGE
It was moved by Mr. Frost and seconded by Mrs. Paul to approve the amendment to the Joint Educational Agreement between Illinois Valley Community College and Parkland College as presented.

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

JOINT EDUCATIONAL AGREEMENT
It was moved by Mr. Shea and seconded by Mr. Phalen to approve the 2000-2001 Educational Agreement between Black Hawk College, Carl Sandburg College, Heartland Community College, Illinois Central College, John Wood Community College, Spoon River College and Illinois Valley Community College as presented.

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

PARTIAL STUDENT SUPPORT
It was moved by Mr. Debo and seconded by Mrs. Paul to approve the list of applicants for Partial Student Support as presented.

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

CONFERRING OF DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES
It was moved by Mr. Phalen and seconded by Mr. Shea to authorize the conferring of Degrees and/or Certificates on the August graduates as presented.

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

CLOSED SESSION
It was moved by Mr. Debo and seconded by Mr. Franklin to convene a closed session to (1) Negotiations, (2) Personnel Matters and (3) Minutes of Closed Session.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Frost. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mr. Phalen, Mr. Debo, Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, Mrs. Sweeden, Mr. Franklin 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 8:12 p.m.

CLOSED SESSION MINUTES
It was moved by Mrs. Sweeden and seconded by Mr. Franklin to approve and retain the minutes of the July 19, Closed Session meeting.

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

ADJOURNMENT
It was moved by Mr. Debo, seconded by Mr. Shea, and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 8:15 p.m.