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April 2001 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 18, 2001 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
Jacob Frost, Student Trustee

Members Absent:
Deborah L. Sweeden, Secretary

Others Present:
Jean Goodnow, President
Francis Brolley, Director of Public Information
Harriet Custer, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Robert Marshall, Vice President of Student Services
Frank Papke, Vice President of Business Services & Finance
Walt Zukowski, Attorney

 

SECRETARY, PRO-TEM
It was moved by Mr. Franklin and seconded by Mr. Shea to appoint Mr. Debo as secretary, pro-tem in the absence of Mrs. Sweeden.

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

CONSENT AGENDA
It was moved by Mrs. Paul and seconded by Mr. Frost that the Board of Trustees approve the Consent Agenda consisting of the Minutes of the March 21, 2001 Board Meeting and the Approval of Bills in the Education Fund - $239,051.14; Operation and Maintenance Fund - $100,295.60; Operation & Maintenance Fund (Restricted) - $183,082.54; Auxiliary Fund - $82,363.35; Restricted Fund - $186,732.96; Liability, Protection & Settlement Fund - $193,645.81 and the approval of the Financial Reports as presented.

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

PRESIDENT’S REPORT
Dr. Goodnow was pleased to report that nine of IVCC’s electronic students who took a qualifying exam for the state electronics competition were successful. Mayor Scott has notified the College that the tornado siren to be located near the College will be in place within a week. Dr. Goodnow reported that the College has received notification that ORS will discontinue providing cafeteria services, effective August 9, 2001. Jacob Frost, student trustee, introduced Lisa Twardowski as the newly elected student trustee for the 2001-2002 academic year. A special planning session for the Board is scheduled for Wednesday, June 6 at noon.

PERSONNEL – STAFF APPOINTMENT-LORI H. NALL, DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
It was moved by Mr. Phalen and seconded by Mr. Franklin to approve the appointment of Lori H. Nall as the Director of Development at an annual salary of $60,672.

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

PERSONNEL – STAFF RETIREMENT-THOM DAY, COORDINATOR OF LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES
It was moved by Mr. Shea and seconded by Mr. Franklin to accept Thom Day’s retirement effective August 5, 2002, approve his participation in the College’s Voluntary Retirement Plan, and wish him a long, happy, and healthy retirement.

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

PERSONNEL – FACULTY APPOINTMENT-JEFFREY S. CARVER, CHEMISTRY INSTRUCTOR
It was moved by Mr. Franklin and seconded by Mrs. Paul to approve the appointment of Jeffrey S. Carver as Instructor in Chemistry assigned to the Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics for the 2001-2002 academic year, with placement on the salary schedule at step B-9 - $39,550.

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

PERSONNEL – FACULTY APPOINTMENT-DAWN WIGGINS, MATHEMATICS INSTRUCTOR
It was moved by Mr. Phalen and seconded by Mrs. Paul to approve the appointment of Dawn M. Wiggins as Instructor in Mathematics assigned to the Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics for the 2001-2002 academic year, with placement on the salary schedule at step B-2 - $33,350.

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

BID REQUEST – REPLACEMENT BURNER/BUILDING "C" BOILER ROOM
It was moved by Mr. Shea and seconded by Mr. Franklin to authorize the Business Office to seek bids for the purchase, delivery and installation of one (1) replacement burner, Model KG-105, for the Kewanee boiler in boiler room "C" at an estimated cost of $18,000.

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

TRANSFER OF FUNDS
It was moved by Mr. Debo and seconded by Mr. Franklin to approve the transfer of funds $1,200,000 from the Operations and Maintenance Fund plus approximately $700,000 of the $900,000 approved by Board resolution in February 2001 for a total transfer not to exceed $2,000,000 to the Operations & Maintenance Fund (Restricted).

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

FY02 PROTECTION, HEALTH & SAFETY WORK
It was moved by Mrs. Paul and seconded by Mr. Frost to approve the Protection, Health & Safety project of the HVAC Air System Rework in Buildings A, B, and C in the amount of $325,000 and authorize submission of the appropriate resolution to the Illinois Community College Board.

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

JOINT EDUCATIONAL AGREEMENT
It was moved by Mr. Phalen and seconded by Mr. Frost to approve the Joint Educational Agreement between IVCC and John A. Logan College as presented.

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

CAMPUS UPDATE
Kim Abel, POWER (People Of the World End Racism) faculty advisor, gave a presentation on this group’s activities in the community. POWER strives to decrease all forms of prejudice based on religion, race, sexual orientation, and appearance and promote acceptance of our differences.

CLOSED SESSION
It was moved by Mr. Frost and seconded by Mrs. Paul to convene a closed session for the purpose of: 1) the employment, discipline, or performance of a specific employee of the public body and 2) to review minutes of closed sessions.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye" – Mr. Frost. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes" – Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, Mr. Franklin, Mr. Phalen, 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 7:55 p.m.

 

EMPLOYEE DISCIPLINE
It was moved by Mrs. Paul and seconded by Mr. Debo to approve the Resolution of Notice to Remedy for Employee (8034) as presented.

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

APPROVAL OF CLOSED SESSION MINUTES
It was moved by Mr. Shea and seconded by Mr. Franklin to approve and retain the minutes of the March 21, 2001 Closed Session meeting.

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

ADJOURNMENT
It was moved by Mr. Shea, seconded by Mr. Phalen, and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 8:07 p.m.