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September 18, 2018 at 6:30 PM - Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
I. Determination of Quorum and Call to Order
II. Pledge of Allegiance
III. Reading of the Minutes
III.A. The regular Board of Trustee meeting minutes from August 21, 2018
Attachments: (1)
III.B. The public hearing minutes from August 21, 2018
Attachments: (1)
IV. Citizens' Comments (approved by board on 5-20-99)
Description:      This is an open forum for those persons who wish to make presentations to the board and who have signed up to do so under  board policy. Presentations are limited to five minutes each with a total of twenty minutes for all presentations.
    During the Citizens’ Comments section of the agenda, any citizen/taxpayer (that is, any member of the public, including college employees) may request to address the board in open meeting. If, however, the topic of the presentation to the board falls within one of the other policies of the college, such as the employee complaint or grievance policy or student complaint policy, the person must first go through the proper administrative channels. In such cases, the right to address the board is guaranteed after the administrative channels have been exhausted.
    If any speaker’s presentation contains complaints or concerns about an individual employee or
officer of the district, that presentation will be conducted in executive session with the board members unless the employee or officer about whom the comments are made requests that the comments be made publicly.
    These presentations are made for information purposes only. The board is required to listen to the presentations but not to discuss or act on the items presented. If the board feels the matter warrants further attention, it can be placed on the agenda for a subsequent meeting.
V. Special Items
V.A. Dedication of the Gym
VI. Presentations, Awards, and/or President's Report
VI.A. Retirement Resolution for Mr. Robert Nottebart
Attachments: (1)
VI.B. Retirement Resolution for Mr. George Robertson
Attachments: (1)
VI.C. Resolution for Mr. Fred Ermis
Attachments: (1)
VI.D. Resolution for Mr. Lyndon Dale Pinson
Attachments: (1)
VI.E. Retirement Resolution for Mrs. Patti Lawlor
Attachments: (1)
VI.F. SACSCOC Onsite visit and QEP
VII. Student Success
VIII. Reports to the Board
VIII.A. Financial Reports for August 2018
Attachments: (1)
VIII.B. Management Reports
VIII.B.1. Technology Report
Attachments: (1)
VIII.B.2. Financial Aid Report
Attachments: (1)
VIII.B.3. Testing Report
Attachments: (1)
VIII.C. Reports from College Governance Councils
IX. CONSENT AGENDA
Description: 

By consent of the board of trustees, the following items may be acted on in a single motion "to approve the consent agenda as presented."  If, however, any trustee wishes to discuss a particular item or for any reason wishes to act on any given item separately, he or she may simply notify the board chair to remove that item or items from the consent agenda, and that item will be removed and acted on separately.  A trustee may remove an item from the consent agenda for any reason, and he or she is not required to justify the removal or explain the reason for the removal.

X. Matters Relating to General Administration
XI. Matters Relating to Academic Affairs
XII. Matters Relating to Administrative Services
XII.A. Approve the transfer of $32,000.00 from plant repair and replacement fund to cover the cost of new signage at the Bay City Campus ($32,000.00 - transfer from repair and replacement plant fund)
XII.B. Approve an additional fee to the Bass Construction contract to install the additional electrical and duct heaters as needed for the new HVAC system for the Johnson Health Occupations Center (JHOC) ($143,839.00 - unexpended plant fund)
XII.C. Approve the contract submitted by Fielder's Choice Inc. to complete the design and construction of the new Baseball Stadium and Field ($1,584,252.00 - funds donated by Duncan Corbett)
Attachments: (1)
XIII. Matters Relating to Technology
XIV. Matters Relating to Student Services
XV. Matters Relating to Planning & Institutional Effectiveness
XVI. Matters Relating to Personnel
XVI.A. Board of Trustees
XVI.B. Office of President
XVI.B.1. Jessica R. Falcon extended from temporary, full-time TRIO Student Support Services Project Director, CA-4-9, to temporary, full-time TRIO Student Support Services Project Director, CA-4-10, effective September 1, 2018
Attachments: (1)
XVI.C. Office of Academic Affairs
XVI.C.1. 2018 Fall Overloads
Attachments: (1)
XVI.C.2. Tom-Kody W. Krpec employed as temporary, full-time instructor of developmental English, FAC-1-1, effective August 20, 2018
Attachments: (1)
XVI.D. Office of Administrative Services
XVI.E. Office of Student Services
XVI.F. Office of Technology
XVI.F.1. Kathy T. Nguyen received a change in title/assignment from part-time junior banner system administrator, $20.00/hr. x 9.75 hrs./wk. x 52 wks. = $10,140.00/yr., to regular, full-time system administrator, AA-13-10, effective September 19, 2018  
Attachments: (1)
XVI.G. Office of Planning & Institutional Effectiveness
XVII. END OF CONSENT AGENDA
XVIII. Paid Professional Assignments
XVIII.A. Paid Professional Assignment for Cindy Diener - House Bill 5 Support, Facilitator - fall 2018 (8/27/2018 - 12/14/2018) - $2,100.00
Attachments: (1)
XVIII.B. Paid Professional Assignment for Cindy Diener - House Bill 5 Support, Facilitator, Proctor, Grader - spring 2019 (1/22/2019 - 6/19/2019) - $2,100.00
Attachments: (1)
XVIII.C. Paid Professional Assignment for Merry Sprague - Acting Director of Financial Aid - October 1, 2018 through February 28, 2019 - $5,000.00
Attachments: (1)
XVIII.D. Paid Professional Assignment for Donna Schilling - Assistant Program Director, fall 2018 - $900.00
Attachments: (1)
XVIII.E. Paid Professional Assignment for Ernest Ramirez - Student Government Association Advisor/Sponsor Sugar Land - $2,000.00
Attachments: (1)
XVIII.F. Paid Professional Assignment for Liz Rexford - Student Government Association Advisor/Sponsor Richmond - $2,000.00
Attachments: (1)
XVIII.G. Paid Professional Assignment for Jeff Shine - Student Government Association Advisor/Sponsor Wharton Campus - $2,000.00
Attachments: (1)
XVIII.H. Paid Professional Assignment for Sean Amestoy - Agriculture Coordinator - fall 2018 - spring 2019 - $2,400.00
Attachments: (1)
XVIII.I. Paid Professional Assignment for Kim Raun - Microbiology Lab Coordinator - fall 2018  and spring 2019 - $2,400.00
Attachments: (1)
XVIII.J. Paid Professional Assignment for Dr. Wendy Waters - Assistant Department Head - A & P Coordinator - fall 2018 and spring 2019 - $4,200.00
Attachments: (1)
XVIII.K. Paid Professional Assignment for Jennifer Jeffery - Assistant Department Head - General Biology Coordinator - fall 2018 and spring 2019 - $4,200.00
Attachments: (1)
XIX. Executive Session:  According to the Texas Government Code (Chapter 551, Open meetings), the Board may conduct a closed executive session for the following reasons:  Consultation with attorney (551.071), deliberation regarding real property (551.072), deliberation regarding prospective gift (551.073), personnel matters (551.074), deliberation regarding security devices, or a security audit (661.076), deliberation regarding economic development negotiations (551.086).
XIX.A. Wharton County Junior College Safety and Security Audit Report (under separate cover)
XIX.B. College Farm
XX. Consideration and possible action on items discussed in closed session
XXI. Discuss Matters Relating to Formal Policy
XXII. Other Business
XXIII. Adjourn
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