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July 2002 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, July 17, 2002 in Room C307 at Illinois Valley Community College.

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

Members Absent:

Others Present:
Jean Goodnow, President
Harriet Custer, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Robert Marshall, Vice President for Student Services
Frank Papke, Vice President for Business Services & Finance
Walter J. Zukowski, Attorney

 

CONSENT AGENDA
It was moved by Mrs. Paul and seconded by Mrs. Sweeden that the Board of Trustees approve the Consent Agenda consisting of the Minutes of the June 19, 2002 Board Meetings and the Approval of Bills in the Education Fund - $254,414.76; Operation and Maintenance Fund - $88,997.49; Operation & Maintenance Fund (Restricted) - $289,566.03; Auxiliary Fund- $181,591.85; Restricted Fund - $127,395.17; Liability, Protection & Settlement Fund - $18,560.72 and the approval of the Financial Reports as presented.

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

PRESIDENT’S REPORT
Dr. Goodnow reported that this meeting was an evening of trophies and celebrating successes. Mike Riley, Athletic Director, will be presenting the trophies later in the meeting. Summer mid-term enrollment figures are record high – 8.71% over last year. IVCC received word of receiving a Department of Community College Affairs grant in the amount of $50,000, which is $14,000 higher than last year.

PERSONNEL – Ratify One-month Sheridan Union Contract Extension
It was moved by Mr. Debo and seconded by Mr. Lansford to ratify a one-month extension of the agreement between the Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 513 and the American Fedration of Teachers, Local 1810 at Sheridan.

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

PERSONNEL – REHIRING OF SHERIDAN CORRECTIONAL CENTER EMPLOYEES
It was moved by Mrs. Sweeden and seconded by Mr. Phalen to approve the rehiring of Barry Sanders, College Coordinator, and Steve Swett, Youthful Offender Program Counselor to be assigned to the Sheridan Correctional Center on a temporary basis for six weeks.

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

It was moved by Mrs. Paul and seconded by Mr. Lansford to approve the rehiring of Bruce Markwalter, Computer Technology; Ken Carothers, Culinary Arts; Will Reidner, Automotive Technology; Douglas Ploch, Small Engine Repair; and Maxine Stanford, Secretary, to be assigned to the Sheridan Correctional Center on a temporary basis for four weeks.

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

CONFERRING OF CERTIFICATES – JULY GRADUATES
It was moved by Mr. Lansford and seconded by Mr. Shea to authorize the conferring of certificates on the July graduates and Mr. Piskur’s Honoris Causa Degree as presented.

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

BOARD POLICY MANUAL – SECTION 4000 (BUSINESS SERVICES)
It was moved by Mrs. Sweeden and seconded by Mrs. Paul to approve the recommended changes to Board Policies 4007 and 4017 as presented.

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

CAMPUS UPDATES
Mike Riley, Athletic Director, presented trophies won by IVCC teams in 2001-02. The Eagles won Region IV championships in baseball and men's and women's tennis. Softball, golf, women's basketball and volleyball all finished second in the region. Out of 108 athletes this year, over 30 had GPAs of 3.0 or better.

Students In Free Enterprise delivered IVCC's Midwest region champion SIFE team’s presentation at state competition in April and at nationals in Kansas City in May. Students in Free Enterprise team members and advisor Alice Steljes discussed 11 educational outreach projects completed last year.

Fran Brolley shared a short CD presentation that will be used to promote IVCC.

CLOSED SESSION
It was moved by Mrs. Sweeden and seconded by Mrs. Paul to convene a closed session to discuss (1) employment/appointment matters; 2) potential litigation; and 3) minutes of closed session meetings.

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

On a motion by Mr. Debo, seconded by Mrs. Paul, and carried unanimously, the regular meeting resumed at 9 p.m.

CLOSED SESSION MINUTES
It was moved by Mr. Lansford and seconded by Mr. Debo to approve and retain the closed session minutes of the June 19, 2002 meeting.

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

ADJOURNMENT
It was moved by Mr. Shea, seconded by Mr. Lansford, and carried unanimously to recess the meeting at 9:05 p.m.