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April 29, 2019 Minutes of Special Meeting

The Board of Trustees of Illinois Valley Community College District No. 513 convened a special session at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 29, 2019 in the Board Room (C307) at Illinois Valley Community College.

 

Members Physically Present:
Jane E. Goetz, Board Chair
Everett J. Solon, Vice Chair (entered the meeting at 5:02 p.m.)
David O. Mallery, Secretary (entered the meeting at 5:10 p.m.)
Amy L. Boyles
Jay K. McCracken
Melissa M. Olivero
Angela M. Stevenson
Matthew H. Klein, Student Trustee

Members Absent:              

Members Elect:
Amy L. Boyles
Jane E. Goetz             

Others Physically Present:
Jerry Corcoran, President
Cheryl Roelfsema, Vice President for Business Services and Finance
Deborah Anderson, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Walt Zukowski, Attorney

Ms. Goetz called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.

 

RESOLUTION DECLARING RESULTS OF BOARD OF TRUSTEES ELECTION HELD APRIL 2, 2019

It was moved by Ms. Stevenson and seconded by Mr. McCracken to approve the resolution declaring results of the April 2, 2019 election in which the candidates receiving the highest number of votes for the two six-year terms were Ms. Jane E. Goetz and Dr. Amy Sipovic-Boyles and were hereby elected as members of the Board of Trustees of Community College District No. 513.  Motion passed by voice vote.

 

ADJOURNMENT SINE DIE

It was moved by Mr. McCracken, seconded by Dr. Boyles, and carried unanimously that the meeting adjourn sine die at 5:02 p.m.

 

CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL

The meeting was called to order at 5:03 p.m. by Ms. Goetz with members Mr. Klein, Ms. Olivero, Mr. McCracken, Dr. Boyles, Mr. Solon, and Ms. Stevenson present.

 

REORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD

It was moved by Ms. Olivero, seconded by Mr. Solon, and carried unanimously that Dr. Corcoran be named Chair Pro-Tem for the purpose of reorganizing the Board.

 

It was moved by Mr. Solon, seconded by Dr. Boyles, and carried unanimously that Ms. Judy Day be named Secretary Pro-Tem for the purpose of reorganizing the Board. 

 

Dr. Corcoran requested a motion to nominate a Board Chair. It was moved by Ms. Olivero, seconded by Mr. Solon, and carried unanimously to nominate Jane Goetz for Board Chair.  It was moved by Mr. Solon, seconded by Mr. McCracken, and carried unanimously to close the nominations.  It was moved by Ms. Stevenson and seconded by Mr. McCracken to name Jane Goetz as Board Chair. Motion passed by voice vote.

 

Ms. Goetz requested a motion to nominate a Board Vice Chair.  It was moved by Ms. Olivero, seconded by Ms. Stevenson, and carried unanimously to nominate Everett Solon for the Board Vice Chair.  It was moved by Dr. Boyles, seconded by Mr. McCracken, and carried unanimously to close the nominations. Motion made by Ms. Stevenson and seconded by Mr. McCracken to name Everett Solon as Board Vice Chair. Motion passed by voice vote.

 

It was moved by Ms. Goetz, seconded by Mr. McCracken, and carried unanimously to nominate Angela Stevenson for the Board Secretary. It was moved by Ms. Olivero, seconded by Dr. Boyles, and carried unanimously to close the nominations.  Motion made by Ms. Olivero and seconded by Mr. Solon to name Angela Stevenson as Board Secretary. Motion passed by voice vote.

 

BOARD APPOINTMENTS

It was moved by Mr. Solon, seconded by Ms. Stevenson, and carried unanimously to appoint Walter Zukowski & Associates as its Attorney.

 

It was moved by Mr. Solon, seconded by Ms. Stevenson, and carried unanimously to appoint Ms. Cheryl Roelfsema as its Treasurer.

 

It was moved by Ms. Stevenson, seconded by Mr. McCracken, and carried unanimously to appoint Ms. Judy Day as Secretary to the Board.

 

REGULAR MEETING DATES AND TIMES

It was moved by Ms. Stevenson, seconded by Mr. Klein, to set the second Thursday of each month as its regular meeting day, at 6:30 p.m. in Room C307, the Board Room, on the campus of Illinois Valley Community College, 815 N. Orlando Smith Road, Oglesby, Illinois. Motion passed by voice vote.

 

TRUSTEE APPOINTMENTS

It was moved by Ms. Stevenson, seconded by Dr. Boyles, and carried unanimously to appoint Jane Goetz as the Illinois Community College Trustees Association Representative.  It was moved by Ms. Goetz to appoint Angela Stevenson as the ICCTA Alternate Representative. The motion was amended by Ms. Stevenson, seconded by Mr. Solon, and carried unanimously to appoint Jay McCracken as the Illinois Community College Trustees Association Alternate Representative.

 

Appointments to Board committees:

 

Audit/Finance Committee                                                      Facilities Committee

Mr. Everett Solon, Chair                                                         Mr. David Mallery, Chair

Mr. Jay McCracken                                                                 Ms. Melissa Olivero               

Ms. Melissa Olivero                                                                Ms. Angela Stevenson

 

Planning Committee                                                               Closed Session Minutes Committee

Mr. Jay McCracken, Chair                                                      Ms. Angela Stevenson, Chair

Dr. Amy Boyles                                                                      Dr. Amy Boyles

Mr. Everett Solon                                                                   Mr. David Mallery

 

CLOSED SESSION

It was moved by Mr. Solon and seconded by Dr. Boyles to convene a closed session at 5:15 p.m. to discuss 1) pending litigation; and 2) collective negotiations. Motion passed by voice vote.

 

The Board immediately went into closed session at 5:15 p.m. On a motion by Dr. Boyles and seconded by Mr. McCracken, the regular session resumed at 6:01 p.m.  Motion passed by voice vote.

 

INFORMATION ITEM

A Letter of Understanding on Column Movement was provided for information.

 

OTHER

Ms. Goetz shared a newspaper article, “IVCC Podcast, a new spin on promoting campus opportunities” by Scott T. Holland from The Times.

Ms. Goetz informed of the ICCTA Annual Convention on June 6 and 7 at Itasca and noted  that she plans to attend. The trustee leadership training sessions are scheduled on June 7.

Ms. Goetz congratulated Mr. Jay McCracken for recently receiving WGN Radio’s Most Valuable Person on the Planet for the day. Mr. McCracken, Superintendent of La Moille, was recognized as MVPP for his work with the students of La Moille and making a lasting impact on their lives as he works to guide them into college and career readiness.  Congratulations were extended to Mr. McCracken from all present.

 

ADJOURNMENT

Ms. Goetz declared the meeting adjourned at 6:05 p.m.